Events

2022 Hoodoo Events are proudly brought to you by

Santa Rec Run

November 26, 2022

Kick off the holiday season with friends & family from your school’s community. Run or walk the kids fun run (1km or 5km). The Youth Outdoor Recreation Society and its sponsors value the benefits outdoor programming brings to local youth. With some draw prizes, race prizes, workplace retreats up for grabs, and so much more. Don’t be a Grinch, join us and get active for outdoor programming!

It’s all about the kids and being active our outdoors!

Contact us for more information on how you can get involved.

Hoodoo Ski Tour & Snowshoe Festival

January 14, 2023

Join us at Apex Mountain Resort on January 14, 2023 to experience a wide range of activities during our First Edition of the Hoodoo Ski Tour and Snowshoe Clinics. Avalanche awareness clinics, beginner initiation tours, intermediate beacon search and tour, snowshoe tours and our incredible tours under the stars with dinner and wine at the amazing Gunbarrel Saloon. Whether you are a beginner, enthusiast or professional, the festival will have something for you. Bring your skis, split board or snowshoes and join in on the fun!!

View 2021 Event Pictures Here

Hoodoo Adventure Race Camp!

April 22 & 23, 2023

Over two days, you will learn what Adventure Racing is all about. We will go over all disciplines of Adventure Racing including:

  • Orienteering
  • Rappelling
  • Rock Climbing
  • Trekking
  • Mountain biking, and
  • Paddling

We will also share tips, talk equipment, and strategies so you can be prepared for your first Adventure Race.

Bighorn Bushwack Adventure Race

(3 & 8 Hour Adventure Races)

April 29, 2023

The Bighorn Bushwhack Adventure Race is the perfect introduction to Adventure Racing and provides two options:

  1. The 3 hour
    • Total distance (22.5 km) *optional advanced section*
    • Trekking (5 km)
    • Mountain Biking (13.5 km)
    • Paddling (4 km)
  2. The 8 hour
    • Total distance (45 km) *optional advanced section*
    • Trekking (10 km)
    • Mountain Biking (27 km)
    • Paddling (8 km)

Solos and Teams of 2 must complete the course by navigating to checkpoints using the maps provided. Course navigation is for all experience levels.

Teams with more experience have the option for advanced checkpoints.

Expedition Canada

May 23-29, 2023

Expedition Canada is a 5-7 day Adventure Race involving trekking, trail running, mountain biking, kayaking and canoeing, orienteering, and rappelling. Mixed, Male, Female, Young, and Masters teams of 4 (and one team of 2) must navigate their way, unsupported through an arduous 580km course that is only revealed to them hours before. This is an exciting but challenging race. We guarantee a race to remember. 

Penticton Beer Run

October 14, 2023

Covering 10 breweries and local eateries, this 10K walk/run will be a stunner! 

 

Starting at our newest brewery, Abandoned Railway, participants will thoroughly enjoy this year’s scenic route cruising down the KVR trail as they sample their way through Penticton.

 

Tastings from Bad Tattoo, Barley Mill, Cannery, Tin Whistle, Neighbourhood, Slackwater, Highway 97, Firehall, Giant’s Head, and Abandoned Railway are included.

 

This event is a must-do of the year!

Bighorn Bushwack Adventure Race

(24 Hour Adventure Race)

Sep 9, 2023

We are excited to bring to life this 24 hour Adventure Race. This is an excellent intermediate Adventure Race for teams of 2 or 4 (co-ed, female, or male). Teams must complete the course by navigating to check points using the maps provided.

  1. The 24 hour
    • Total distance (130 km) *optional advanced section*
    • Trekking (35 km)
    • Mountain Biking (75 km)
    • Paddling – canoe only (20 km)

Teams with more experience have the option for advanced checkpoints.

World Tour Paddle Film Festival

2023 (Date TBA)

Come relax under the stars and enjoy a wonderful spring Okanagan evening next to Okanagan Lake watching some beautiful Paddling documentaries.

Fresh food will be available as well as some fine local wine and craft beer. 

ALL PROCEEDS will be donated to Youth Outdoor Recreation Society (YORS).

Big White Peak Challenge

July 2023 (Date TBA)

Conquer 1 or 3 stunning peaks of the world-famous Big White mountain during this exciting trail running race.

The 1 peak course covers approximately 12 km of trail while the 3 peaks cover 30 – 35 km. From village to the dirt road, single track to lakes, ridges, and amazing mountain views, this event has it all. 

Hoodoo Race Rentals

Event we cover include… Skaha Lake Ultra Swim, Ultraman Canada, Ultra520k and the Bighorn Bushwhack!
Don’t see your event listed? Contact us for custom pricing. 

Hoodoo Adventures offers an array of rental packages to suit your needs. Just need a rental delivered? We got it. Need a paddler, too? We got that as well. 
Check in below for more information. 

Skaha Lake Ultra Swim Website
Ultraman Canada Website
Ultra520k Website

Skaha Lake Ultra SWIM
PKG #1 Rental Only

Skaha Lake Ultra SWIM
PKG #2 Paddler & Rental

Ultraman Canada
PKG #1 Rental Only

Ultraman Canada
PKG #2 Paddler & Rental

Ultra520k
PKG #1 Rental Only

Ultra520k
PKG #2 Paddler & Rental

Boodoo's Haunted Adventure Climbing

2023 (Date TBD)

Participants will hear the spooky story of Boodoo before climbing and playing their way through an adventure full of ghosts, ghouls and goblins to collect spiders that will be turned in for Halloween treats! 

A super fun hour of spooky family games, costumes and laughs with your friends!

Parents can leave kids aged 7+ with us for the hour. Adults must pay for a spot, dress up and play 🙂 Kids ages 5 & 6 must be w/ an adult. 

Participants will earn halloween candy and an extra little treat from us!

Cost: $15/person

Spaces are limited so book in advance.