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August 28, 2010

British Columbia: Spotted Lake

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Spotted Lake near Osoyoos, British Columbia

After mountain biking in Vancouver’s North Shore, we decided to move to the British Columbia interior.  Around Rossland and Nelson there would (more…)

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August 26, 2010

North Vancouver: CBC and Ned’s Atomic Dustbin, kind of.

Filed under: 2010, British Columbia, MTB Travel — anotherheader @ 11:51 pm

The long exit log on Mt. Seymour's CBC trail

After a day lost to rain, Val shuttled Scott, Thermo, and myself to the top of CBC.  CBC is a full-faced helmet and full body armor type of trail.  Not (more…)

North Vancouver: Pipeline and Griffin

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Scott takes the alternative line on Griffin

North Vancouver is always a hard place to ride.  The heavily armored trails are constantly rugged and pounding.  It demands the most of the (more…)

Squamish: Crouching Squirrel Hidden Monkey

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Scott moves down a step drop section on Crouching Squirrel Hidden Monkey

Situated on a coastal inlet, Squamish’s weather is usually cool and wet.  At least that’s what we tell ourselves.  This year and last, our stay in (more…)

August 25, 2010

Squamish: The Plunge and Half Nelson

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Thermo in the midst of Half Nelson

Knobs’ last day meant that we would scour the trail map for heretofore-missed Squamish classic rides.  We didn’t need to look far.  The Powerhouse Plunge is always a must ride for any visit.

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August 22, 2010

Squamish: Marc My Word and Value Added

Filed under: 2010, British Columbia, MTB Travel — anotherheader @ 9:43 pm

Dan rolls a tricky drop on Marc My Word

“What trails do you like here?” the guy behind the counter at a local bike shop asks.

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August 20, 2010

Squamish: Powersmart to Credit Line

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Thermo finds granite on Credit Line

Powersmart, in Squamish’s Diamondhead area, is one of our favorites.  There was little question of a return visit this year.  With Dan and Shiloh (more…)

August 19, 2010

Squamish: Mount Crumpit

Filed under: 2010, British Columbia, MTB Travel — anotherheader @ 9:16 pm

Knobs comes into view in Valleycliffe

At the start our Squamish stay we had planned to participate in the “Beyond the Valleycliffe of the Dolls” (“BVOD”) event on Saturday.  This (more…)

Squamish: Entrails, Icy Hole of Death

Filed under: 2010, British Columbia, MTB Travel — anotherheader @ 6:37 pm

How exactly do you pronounce "7"?

It rained in the morning.  Rain is hardly uncommon in Squamish but it caught us by surprise.  We hadn’t seen precipitation coming in the (more…)

Squamish: Chesire Cat, Chesire Kittens, White Rabbit, and Wonderland

Filed under: 2010, British Columbia, MTB Travel — anotherheader @ 6:05 pm

Thermo in Wonderland

One pill makes you larger

And one pill makes you small

And the ones that mother gives you

Don’t do anything at all

–“White Rabbit” by Jefferson Airplane

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