Canada North South Challenge
Version No. 1.0
revised: December 17, 2016
© 2016, Iron Butt Association, Sheridan, Wyoming
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Created by Canadian Bob
Munden, the Canada North South
Challenge is a
motorcycle ride between Canada's northernmost and southernmost
locations accessible by public roads. Inuvik, Northwest Territories, is the northern location, about 125 miles north of the Arctic
Circle. The southern
location is Point Pelee National Park, Ontario, which is about 40
miles southeast of Detroit, Michigan.
There is a time
limit for completion of
the ride, and the
ride may be taken
in either direction.
SaddleSore 1000, is described on the Iron Butt
Association website. The rules for that ride are similar, and valuable
relevant information is provided there.
Documentation: See here
Remittance Fee: $50
DBR - Dated Business
A DBR is a machine generated receipt with the date, time
LOCATION on it. Check it - do not assume it is correct. A
receipt with an incorrect time/date/location is worthless. Check
You must complete the Canada North South Challenge
ride in less
than 8 days.
You must obtain a Dated Business
Receipt (DBR) at the beginning
and ending locations, as
well as along the route every 350 miles (600 kilometers) or less.
route must be entirely within Canada.
If you leave Canada for any reason during the ride, you must re-enter
Canada at the same location as your exit, and you must document your
exit and re-entry.
Your official ride duration is determined from the starting
and ending DBRs. PLEASE check these documents and make sure
the time and date are correct!
recommended but not
you cannot get a DBR, you must take a
picture, including your motorcycle, to PROVE you were in each
location. Remember it is YOUR responsibility to prove your
starting point, route, and ending point. Spotwalla goes a long
way towards this proof.
There is no additional mechandise for this ride.