The Gals

The Gals

Welcome to our blog!


We are three young women embarking on a cross Canada cycling trip! We will be starting May 5th from Victoria, B.C, making our way

East to St John’s, Newfoundland, spanning over >7000km. We are planning to stay mostly in campsites, but will indulge now and then in a roof over our heads (be it a hotel/motel/holiday inn, friends/family, or couchsurfing/warm showers). We will be carrying all our gear on our bikes, including tents and camping equipment.


This is by faaaar our biggest cycling adventure yet, and, after a LOT of planning and practice, we are so excited to get rolling!


Feel free to contact us with any questions or comments, and please check out our fundraising pages along the side bar!


Thank you!


Claire, Julie & Nina

Saturday, May 21, 2016

Day 17: (May 21) Donald to Field 87km

Today before breakfast we broke camp and rode approximately 30 km to Golden, a cute mountain town near Kicking Horse ski hill. We had delicious breakfast in Golden at the Big Bend Cafe, which had cute quotes all over the wall, as well as a whole wall of hot sauces!
Who do we run into but Marty and Jim, cyclists we had met the day prior who were cycling for the Huntingtons Foundation of Canada. 
After Golden we had some climbing to do. We intended to make it to Lake Louise, but it was getting late and we were worried to make it to a destination before dark. We stayed the night in the very little town of Field at an Inn called Truffle Pigs. They had great food and as the name may hint they sold chocolate truffles in the shape of pigs!