Archive for 'Mountain Biking Trips'
Posted on02. Sep, 2009 by Shane.
Water, Sun, Boats, Bikes, Food, Beers and Ice Cream go well together. And all I had to do was explore the edges of Back Bay in Yellowknife by mountain bike to experience it all. During the last days of summer, Yellowknife’s Back Bay becomes energized by Yellowknifer’s getting in as much sun and fun as possible. And two [...]
Posted on30. Aug, 2009 by Shane.
When nearing the end of summer in Yellowknife – finding ways to enjoy the last bits and pieces of the sun can become an obsession. So today I decided to mountain bike over to the Pilot’s Monument in Yellowknife to spend an hour soaking up the remaining summer sun and enjoy the great panoramic [...]
Posted on23. Aug, 2009 by Shane.
The next Yellowknife Mountain Biking trip was to the Yellowknife sand pits located west of town on Highway 3, just past the airport. You can park anywhere after the turn off at the shooting range sign on the highway. The sand pits are shared by quad enthusiasts, dirt bike [...]
Posted on17. Aug, 2009 by Shane.
Mountain Biking in Yellowknife has been great this summer! And today’s mountain bike trip to Tin Can Hill and ending at Negus Point in Yellowknife was no exception. Tin Can Hill offered us a variety of riding terrains from tree root covered dirt trails, loose gravel back roads, shield rock formations, soft muskeg, steep [...]
Posted on07. Aug, 2009 by Shane.
There certainly is no lack of options for mountain biking in Yellowknife. The road to Vee Lake, Northwest Territories was next on our list of places to conquer with our mountain bikes. Located on a turn-off just past Giant Mine on the Ingraham Trail, the Vee Lake road provided the four of [...]
Posted on10. Jun, 2009 by Shane.
Despite cool winds and the beginning of the monster bug season – there is no better way than to see Yellowknife then to go mountain biking in Yellowknife. Therefore Troy, Dave and I decided to make (what was) a 2 hour mountain biking trip through the oldest part of Yellowknife. We visited [...]
Posted on04. Jun, 2009 by Shane.
Tonight we rode the Fiddler’s Lagoon road all the way too — you guessed it — Fiddler’s Lagoon on the outskirts on Yellowknife (if indeed it is within the city limits). You can find the road we took at the end of Deh Cho Blvd. For those of you who [...]
Posted on31. May, 2009 by Shane.
Today was the hottest day yet and perfect for a 2.5 hour ride around Yellowknife! It got up to +12 degrees celcious – which probably sounds funny to people in the south. My friends in Nanaimo have reported that they were out at the beach in +28 degree sunny weather.
My supplies [...]
Posted on27. May, 2009 by Shane.
My friend David M. organized a Wednesday mountain biking ride for us at the Yellowknife Ski Club’s partially melted trails. There were a few surprises along the way including a hidden cemetary / graveyard. I probably would have taken many more pictures but the challenges of the muddy, boggy, rocky, steep [...]