The Lake Almanor Mile High 100 is back! Around the lake, up Warner Valley, around Indian Valley and back.
In its 34th year, the Mile High 100 Bike Ride continues to grow. Start & finish location for all rides, registration and post ride meal are at the Chester Park on the Feather River (www.milehigh100.com) in Chester, CA
Located where the scenic Southern Cascades bump into the gentle Northern Sierras, the Mile High 100 will treat you to an exciting day on the back roads that wander through the lush green forests surrounding Lake Almanor & Indian Valley. Breathtaking views of Mt. Lassen & scenic vistas await you, as you travel around Lake Almanor, the blue water gem of Northern California.
The Mile High 100 is not a bike race. It is collection of tours for cyclists of all abilities. Choose your ride (all with breathtaking views of Lake Almanor & Mt. Lassen): Century (108 miles), Metric (56 miles), or Half Metric (33 miles).
Century Ride (108 miles) – A relatively easy ride by century standards takes you up for a spectacular view of Mt Lassen, around Lake Almanor & through the peaceful Indian Valley. Elevation climb: ~3,200 feet. [Century riders are rewarded with a catered luncheon in Taylorsville, at the halfway point]
Metric Century (56 miles) -This ride encompasses the entire Lake Almanor basin. It is recommended for those who desire a challenging loop without the distance & bigger climbs of the full Century. Elevation climb: ~1,500 feet.
Half Metric Century (33 miles) – Take your time & enjoy the picturesque mountain vistas & clean air. This is a route that offers a nice leisurely ride via lakeside around Lake Almanor, the blue jewel on the North Fork of the Feather River. Elevation climb: ~600 feet
Food– You will enjoy high-quality natural food & beverages sure to satisfy the heartiest of appetites. Century riders are rewarded with a delicious catered lunch in Taylorsville. All riders will be treated to a wonderful lunch at the Chester Park following their ride from noon to 5 p.m. Riders who fail to register before May 15th, 2016 will not have meals arranged for them.