ECMTB Epic Road Trip Contest - 2024

It’s summer road trip season!!

ECMTB Epic Road Trip Contest - 2024


ECMTB Epic Road Trip - 2024.pdf (148.8 KB)

Trail Systems Map:
Trail Systems - 2024.pdf (275.3 KB)

This is the thread to register your participation in and to post your trail system check ins.

For convenience, here are the rules, but the two pdfs above take precedence over this in case of discrepancy.

The Rules

Points are collected by visiting and riding a trail system in the list of trails covering the maritime provinces. Some trail systems will be worth more points than others based on distance from other trail systems.

Participants must have an login to enter.

Reply to the contest thread to let us know you are participating and we will add you to our scoring sheet. Rides prior to joining the contest do not count.

Register A Ride

  • Register - make a reply to the road trip thread with the trail system name, the ecmtb_roadtrip label and proof (strava track or photo at trailhead) and
  • Share the Stoke - make a post to Instagram or Facebook with tag ecmtb_roadtrip and mention of @ecmtb_net and @mtbatlantic.
  • Support Local - Mention any local businesses you hit up to help others find them.

Contest starts immediately and ends on the last day of September.

Rides must be registered within 72 Hours of the ride.

Repeat visits to the same trail system do not count twice for points.

Participants must have points in at least 2 provinces to win.

Participants must respect trail system rules and avoid riding in conditions that would cause damage.

We reserve the right to stop the contest early, if unforeseen circumstances warrant such action.

The Trail Systems

Trails systems are selected that have:

  • trailhead sign
  • on trailforks
  • minimum of 15kms of trails (some exceptions)

Trail Systems have been scored a point value based on: distance from other trail systems, lift or shuttle access, uniqueness, and balancing the contest.

# Province Trail System Pts
1 NB Sugarloaf Bike Park 5
2 NB MFB Chaleur 2
3 NB Club plein air de Caraquet 2
4 NB Sentiers Madawaska Trails 3
5 NB Minto 2
6 NB White Rock Recreation Area 2
7 NB Rockwood Park 2
8 NB Sussex Bluff Trail 2
9 NB Fundy National Park 2
10 NB French Fort Cove 1
11 NB Woolastook 1
12 NB The Becaguimec 1
13 NB Poley 5
14 NS McIntosh Run 5
15 NS Keppoch Mountain 3
16 NS Fitzpatrick Mountain 2
17 NS The Railyard 2
18 NS The Gorge 2
19 NS Gore Trails 2
20 NS Irishman’s Rd. 1
21 NS Kejimkujik National Park 1
22 NS 9 Mile River 1
23 NS Wentworth 5
24 NS River Ridge Common 1
25 PE Mark Arendz Provincial Park at Brookvale 5
26 PE Bonshaw Provincial Park 3
27 PE Cardigan 1
28 PE Glasgow Hills 1

The Scoring

A visit to a trail system on the list gets the number of points associated with the trail system.

Builder Bonus - give back to the community and make a post to the thread while on an official trail build / maintenance day gets 3 points. (up to 3 times bonus)

Completist Bonus - complete all systems in a province. (once for each province)

The Prizes

Three main prizes will be awarded:

Most Points

In each of men’s and women’s categories:

  • hat,
  • stickers
  • $50 gift card for the shop of your choice.
  • free ECMTB hoodie.

(a draw will be done in event of a tie for the most points in a category)

Participation Draw

Awarded by a draw of name from a hat containing all participants that have met minimum requirements of points in at least two provinces (excludes “Most Points” winners):

  • hat,
  • stickers,
  • $50 gift card for the shop of your choice.
  • free ECMTB hoodie.

Note, there will also be additional bonus prize giveaways every few weeks to keep things interesting.

Bonus Prizes

  • $50 credit for service at Granite Suspension courtesy of @a.mart
  • $50 bike wash/lube kit also from Granite Suspension
  • Norco bottle openers
  • Tire levers
  • CO2 inflator

For current points value see the: Score Tracking Sheet


Looking at the old contest threads made appreciate this contest al the more. I’m looking forward to seeing your fun trips.

@childs82 , I your hip lyric caught my eye on my skim through, lol:

saw a little cloud. Looked a little like… me.


Count me in!


Count me in! :call_me_hand:t3:


Count me in


Looking for a place to happen.


SO happy this is back! Count me in :call_me_hand:t2:


Count me in!


I’ll give it the ol college try :stuck_out_tongue_closed_eyes:


Sign me up! Looking forward to a great season checking out some new to us trails.


Sign me up!


So in!


2024 road tripping :call_me_hand: I’m game!


How exciting, sign me up please. :slight_smile:

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Hardtail Pat is in for sure! Glad this is back :smiley:

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Oh yeahh. Put me on the roster :metal:

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Put me coach I’m ready to play, as soon as my knee is repaired.

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I’ll play!

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Better call the newspaper up, I’m in too!