Tuesday, August 9, 2011

"Shulaps Gold".... Tour de Chilcotins Day 5


I awoke on day 5 with excessive beer doping regrets. Maybe I should have done this clean? After a few cups of coffee and a real breakfast that Danielle whipped up I was ready for the final and biggest stage. We set off with a 3 km warm-up but soon after hit the wall that would be our 1500m climb to the high alpine! Slideshow


Some spots were ridable.....


And others were definitely not!


After 3 hours we reached one of my favourite valleys on the planet and found the perfectly etched single-track gold of the Lillooet Range.


It seemed to be raining everywhere but where we were!






And then it was time to shred the 1500m descent! I couldn't remember a time when this trail was in better shape! A little bit of moisture made it as tacky as it's ever been.


Cheers to a great 5 days of riding!


2 comments:

  1. where do I find this trail? It looks amazing!!

    blakctuskjerky @ gmail dot com

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  2. Cheers.... it's above Marshal Lake in the Shulaps mountain range.

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