"Short ride but one of the best in the province now that there is some new pavement."
"One of my favourite roads in BC. Ride it every time I go through this area. Have been known on occasion to ride it three times (New Denver, back to Kaslo and back to New Denver before continuing west. Pavement can be rough at times and that can reduce the fun factor of this ride. Watch for one righthander (westbound with a rock wall on the right and a swamp to the left) about half way through that often has washboard. You can find your buns getting a real good grip on the seat if you go in too hot!! Have ridden this road when it was freshly paved - thought I'd died and gone to
"I rode my '01 VFR almost 1800
km's over the last three days and this 46 km stretch was highlight of my
trip. Not as long or smooth as DH1,
but not nearly as busy (holiday weekend!). For an ex-Montrealer who
grew up riding "up-north" in the Laurentians this road is smooooth.
Can't wait 'til next year to do it again!"--Robert Ingram
"Great road, a real eye opener!" --Ron