Bikepack Canada and the US Bikepacking Summit have partnered to memorialize Ryan Correy, who after battling Stage 4 Colon Cancer, passed away in April 2018. Know a young rider who would be interested in attending one of the bikepacking summits free of charge? Read on to learn more about the opportunity…

Words and photos provided by Sarah Hornby

Ryan Correy – Bikepack Canada founder, Canada Bikepack Summit creator, and adventure cyclist extraordinaire – was keen to get a younger generation involved in bikepacking, his beloved sport. For Ryan, it was not only an enjoyable pastime, but also an important one. Away from everyday demands and creature comforts, Ryan saw bikepacking as a meaningful way to challenge oneself while connecting with nature, nurturing self-sufficiency and outdoor skills, finding meaning and motivation beyond prizes and finish lines, and bringing together amazing people.

In this spirit, we are excited to share this unique scholarship for one entry to the Canada Bikepack Summit and one entry to the US Bikepacking Summit, both taking place on September 14th-16th, in Canmore, Alberta, and Gunnison, CO, respectively. This opportunity has been generously funded by Lindsay and Neil Beltchenko, founders of the US Bikepacking Summit.

  • Ryan Correy Summit Scholarship
  • Ryan Correy Summit Scholarship


    • The Canada Bikepack Summit takes place on September 14th to 16th in Canmore, Alberta. More information can be found at
    • The US Bikepacking Summit takes place on September 14th to 16th in Gunnison, Colorado. More information can be found at
    • The scholarship will be reserved for an individual between the ages of 14 – 21.
    • Entries will be accepted until July 15th.
    • For Canada Bikepack Summit entries, apply here.
    • For US Bikepacking Summit entries, apply here.



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