The Mile High 100 Bike Ride takes place in the Lake Almanor Area, a summer recreation mecca, every Father's Day weekend for the past 34 years.
The Mile High 100 offers three rides to accommodate cyclists of all abilities; a century ride, metric century ride, and half-metric century ride - all of which include lakeside views of Lake Almanor.
This ride offers 4 rest stops with lots of delicious food, SAG service, unique and breathtaking views of Lake Almanor, Mount Lassen and Indian Valley, and of course fresh mountain air.
As a registered rider, if you register before May 15th, you will receive an event t-shirt, goody bag, post ride lunch at Chester Park; century riders also receive a catered luncheon in Taylorsville.
In its 34th year, this ride continues to grow & improve. 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. This is not a race, but a 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. Clothing– Be prepared for unpredictable weather, with temperatures ranging from 28 to 98 degrees & a chance of afternoon thunderstorms. The Mile High 100 will take place rain, shine, or volcanic eruption. Helmets are required. Lodging– A variety of Campsites, Resorts, Motels, & Hotels are available. Visit: www.LakeAlmanorArea.com T-Shirts– A custom short-sleeved Mile High 100 T-Shirt is included in the registration fee. Please select your shirt size when registering. You must register by May15th, 2016 to be guaranteed an event t-shirt.
Check-In & Start Time- Riders may check-in or register on Friday, June 17th from 6:00 PM - 8:00 pm or on Saturday, June 18th from 6:00 am - 9:00 a.m. at Chester Park. Rules of the Road– Please be courteous & obey the rules of the road by following road signs & using appropriate hand signals. Early Registration– Due to the logistics of planning a successful event, meals and t-shirts will only be guaranteed for the riders who register by May 15th. Century: $75 Metric: $55 Half Metric: $55
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