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August 28, 2011

Mountain Biking: Sooke’s Harbourview

Filed under: British Columbia, British Columbia, MTB Travel, The List, Travel — anotherheader @ 6:34 am

Victoria’s most notable mountain biking locale is Hartland/Mt. Work a.k.a. “The Dumps.”  There’s plenty of good stuff to ride at Hartland.  The area can easily occupy several days of (more…)

August 25, 2011

Mountain Biking: Mt. Seymour, Bridle Path and Sticks and Stones

Filed under: British Columbia, British Columbia, MTB Travel, Travel — anotherheader @ 6:18 pm

Riding around the rock on Mt. Seymour's Sticks & Stones

The truth is we don’t expect to find new mountain biking trails in North Vancouver.  In Squamish we can count on riding a newly minted trail each visit.  In North Van, the trail (more…)

August 23, 2011

Mountain Biking: Squamish’s Powersmart, Plum Smuggler, and Word of Mouth

Filed under: British Columbia, British Columbia, MTB Travel, Travel — anotherheader @ 7:14 pm

Powersmart is one of our favorite Squamish rides.  I’ve started a ride report this way before but it remains true.  Steep and often loose at the top, this mountain biking trail is (more…)

Mountain Biking: Pemberton’s Ph.D. Trail

Filed under: British Columbia, British Columbia, MTB Travel, The List, Travel — anotherheader @ 6:13 pm

"Falling Hazard Ahead" is truth in advertising: Becky on slopes of Pembertons Cream Puff (left) and Ph.D. (right)

The hunt for the perfect slab of whaleback granite continues.

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August 22, 2011

Squamish: West Coast Railway Heritage Park

Filed under: British Columbia, Photography, Travel — anotherheader @ 10:30 pm

Inside the mail car (HDR)

Even in the summer it rains a lot in coastal British Columbia.  That’s hardly headline news to the residents; Squamish ranks as one of the rainiest places in (more…)

National Parks: North Cascades

Filed under: National Parks, Northwest United States, Photography, The List, Travel — anotherheader @ 6:54 am

North Cascades Highway approaches North Cascades National Park

Did you know that North Cascades is one of United States 58 National Parks?  I didn’t, at least I didn’t before we started planning our mission to reach all of the (more…)

August 2, 2011

National Parks: Crater Lake

Filed under: National Parks, Northwest United States, Photography, The List, Travel, Volcano tourism — anotherheader @ 6:49 pm

Crater Lake National Park

Each summer we migrate to British Columbia Canada to mountain bike on the regions legendary trails.  This year the trek north presented an opening to check out additional (more…)

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