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Cardinal Gravel Camp

Ride Gravel With Us!

Enjoy four fully-supported rides on some of the best gravel routes in Virginia. Beginner-friendly and advanced routes will build on each other to prepare you for the final Gravel Camp weekend—two days of riding from Wilderness Adventure at Eagle Landing.

Sign up for a ride individually, or join our Gravel Camp Training Program to build your fitness and skills in a supportive group environment.

 These are non-timed rides and not races.

Camp Schedule

Each camp day is a supported gravel ride, with food and snacks mid-ride, and one of our professional mechanics at the start and on course if anything unexpected comes up. Register for a single ride or join the training program and get all four plus other goodies!

Ride 1: Saturday May 20 – The Peaks Retreat & Adventure Center

  • Start: 9am
  • 20-Mile Route: Beginner-friendly route with smooth rolling gravel.
  • 40-Mile Route: Two big climbs on smooth gravel roads followed by super fun and fast rolling gravel.

Ride 2: Saturday June 24 – Red Rooster Coffee, Floyd, VA

  • Start 9am
  • 24-Mile Route: This ride is short in distance, but expect some of the climbs to be steep. We will have no-drop groups based on pace, which means everyone will re-group after climbs and no one is left behind. Expect ride times of 2 to 3.5 hours. There will be one aid station at mile 10.
  • 31-Mile Route: If 21 isn't quite enough, but 45 seems like a bit much, this is right in between. Expect ride times of 3 to 4 hours. There will be one aid station at mile 10.
  • 45-Mile Route: A full day of punchy climbs makes this a challenging ride. Option to explore some singletrack along the way. Experienced riders can expect ride times of 4 to 6 hours. There will be one aid station at mile 25.

Rides 3 and 4: Saturday July 22 and Sunday July 23

  • Start 9am
  • Location: Wilderness Adventure Lodge
  • Short Route Saturday: Coming soon
  • Long Route Saturday: Coming soon
  • Short Route Sunday: Coming soon
  • Long Route Sunday: Coming soon

Book camping and Lodging directly through Wilderness Adventure.

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