Tag Archives: Troy Marsh
Posted on20. Mar, 2011 by Shane.
This weekend I traveled up the Winter Ice Roads made famous by the popular television series the Ice Road Truckers with my friends Troy and Josh. Our winter ice road adventure was visually stunning (see photos below), awe inspiring and fascinating. In other words, it was an [...]
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 on04. Aug, 2009 by Shane.
This August long weekend we had the opportunity to day camp for two days at the Reid Lake Territorial Park and campground in the Northwest Territories. Reid Lake is one of the many excellent camping and recreational spots that you can find along the Ingraham Trail approximately 60 km out of Yellowknife. We discovered that Reid Lake has [...]
Posted on25. Jul, 2009 by Shane.
Living in Yellowknife presents some mental and physical challenges with some great solutions to overcome them. As you may have guessed (or have heard), living North of the 60th parallel will feel a little isolating or extremely isolating at times (depending on the time of year, how cold it is [...]
Posted on20. Jul, 2009 by Shane.
Looking to find yourself in more beer garden photos? Here is a second set of beer garden photos from the Folk on the Rocks Festival in Yellowknife. These are a little more close-up than the first set of beer garden photos uploaded here. The heat was not as blazing [...]
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 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 [...]