2016 Archive: Golden

Golden Control – 390 km

Location: Mount 7 Rec Plex Gymnasium, 9th Street South, Golden BC

Open: 16:50 PDT Mon 25 Jul   Close: 07:01 PDT (08:01 MDT local time) Tue 26 Jul

Note: All control opening and closing times are given in Pacific Daylight Time.  Golden is not in the Pacific Time Zone. It is in the Mountain Time Zone. 

Facilities: Sleeping Control (mats & blankets) with Showers, Washrooms & Meals

Potato-Leek Soup, Vegetarian and Meat Lasagne, Bread & Butter,
Cookies or Cakes, Fresh Fruit, Coffee, Tea, Fruit Juice, Sport Drink Mix, Water
Vegetarian Breakfast Frittata (baked eggs, onions, peppers, potatoes & cheese), Oatmeal, Milk, Yogurt, Muffins

Motel Accommodations: Please note this is a short list of nearby lodgings.
NO recommendation is implied for any of the accommodations listed.  There are many other options, especially adjacent to the TransCanada Hwy #1 at Hwy #95.

  • §  Econo Lodge Golden – 915 10th Ave. S  1-250-344-2291 (near control)
  • §  Rondo Motel – 824 Park Drive 1-250-344-5295 (near control)
  • §  Best Western Mountainview – 1024 11th St. N.  1-250-344-2333 (near TCH)
  • §  Super 8 Golden – 1047 TCH Hwy #1 1-250-344-0888 or 1-800-382-0484 

* Note – It is 85 km to the next control at Lake Louise (474 km). There is no place to buy food between Golden and Lake Louise. The gas station at the village of Field, BC is now closed. If you book in advance, it may be possible to find accommodations at 447km in Field, BC (there are guesthouses) or at The Great Divide Lodge at (459 km).