Race Preview: Canadian Enduro Series - Panorama, BC

Aug 27, 2021
by Canadian Enduro  

Press Release: Norco Canadian Enduro Series

Welcome to Round #1, Panorama, of the 2021 Norco Canadian Enduro Series presented by Smith. It's been a while, but we are stoked to be back to racing after receiving the green light from Interior Health.

Panorama Resort is one of our all-time favourite riding destinations, we hope you're ready for a big weekend because this one is going to be epic! We're bringing you some insane stages at Panorama this year, including a brand new trail, Denalis(aka Slabasaurus). Full of loam, rock rolls and everything else good, this course will be one for the history books! We're absolutely pumped to be bringing you a huge variety of trails, and you'll be absolutely pumped after riding this course!

We can't thank Panorama Resort enough for having us back year after year. Thanks team!

Trail Love

Featuring over 2700 meters of elevation split across 5 Stages the weekend will be a big one. Starting with Stage 1 on Saturday through the bike park, and stages 2 through 5 on Sunday mixing it up between some epic Mount Goldie alpine trails and bike park flow.

The crew at Panorama Mountain Resort Bike Park have been hard at work to make this year unlike no other including a fresh, trail Denalis(aka Slabasaurus). The bike park boasts over 90km of epic trails and a highest trailhead of 2651m.

The riding in Panorama is 100% guaranteed to put a smile on your face!

More fun for the family

This year we are bringing the party with Red Bull Canada on-site with tunes and products to rock out and keep the party going. Thanks to Norco, all the riders will be receiving a little appreciation gift in their prize package and we will have tons of prizes and entertainment.

Have you been to Panorama Mountain Resort before? There are tons of fun activities for the whole family to enjoy, check the following:

Climbing wall
Learn the art of rock climbing on our wall located right in the heart of the Panorama Mountain Village. Click here for hours of operation or to pre-book.

Golf and mini golf
Located in the lower village, across from the Adventure Centre, Howling Wolf Mini Golf is a putter’s paradise with 18 holes perfect for the whole family. Take the Village Gondola and cross the suspension bridge to access the course. Mini golf putters and balls are included and can be picked up when you purchase your ticket. Last round of golf is 4 pm.

The Greywolf golf course located in a spectacular alpine setting at Panorama Mountain Resort just wins people over, time and time again.

ATV Tours
Toby Creek Adventures ATV tours operate a variety of exciting tours right from the resort. With access to hundreds of kilometers of trails, these ATV adventures are perfect for beginners to the experienced rider.

HOW GOOD are the views at Panorama!

Course Information


These events do not happen without our dedicated volunteers! If you're interested in volunteering at some of our events, please reach out and let us know how we can make your summer exceptional!

We're always looking for the following:
• Course Sweep
• Course Clear (rides behind the sweep and cleans course marking)
• Food Station
• Course Marshals
• Registration Table - Early start, early finish, interacting with the riders
• First-Aid - Must be comfortable with hiking/biking to your spot and be a minimum of WFR. We do offer paid positions.
• Finish Line Support - Hang out at the finish line

What we offer:
• Free sandwich and apres meal/beer on event day
• Free entry to any race this year! If redeeming for your kids/spouse you'll receive 75% off.
• Volunteer for more than two races and receive an additional free race!
• Free lift ticket for events based at resorts.
• High school Volunteer Hours for students!

If you're keen, register here as a volunteer

Thanks to all our volunteers, you are the backbone of the racing community!

Riding in Panorama is all about community. This crew is still smiling after a slog of a climb.

A massive thank-you to this year's series sponsors and supporters and anyone who Volunteered with us and anyone who helped with a hi-five, a beer or a spare tube! Without you guys these events are not possible.

Who's coming out on top this year?

The Norco Canadian Enduro Series is supported by:

Need something? More information?

• Visit our Website
• Athlete Inquires & Volunteer Information | Brooke Hanson admin@bcenduro.com (Event Manager)
• All other inquiries | Matt Hollbrook matt@canadianenduro.com (Owner / Event Director)

We would like to acknowledge that this event is taking place on the territory of the Ktunata Nation.

MENTIONS: @norcobicycles / @SmithOptics /


  • 5 0
 Just a leisurely 1600m climb to start the day on Sunday, nbd.
  • 1 0
 That'll wake you up in the morning!
  • 2 0
 And she's a steep one
  • 2 0
 It’s not just the meters but the short distance to do it. She steep!
  • 1 0
 @stinkball: You are not wrong. Pushing 10% average grade, jeez.
  • 1 0
 The ride isn't to bad, the hike a bike is where the going gets tough.
  • 1 0
 Well that aged like milk.
  • 1 0
 Er ya..big last minute change to the course.
  • 1 0
 Only 3 stages now
  • 1 0
 Why the change?

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