Feature photo above by Ryan Creary. Motivation After experiencing a bikepacking race, the BC Epic 1000, last year and roaming some nearby routes, I decided to put together a multi-day bikepacking route to highlight our local area.I have lived in the North Cariboo now for 40 years and enjoyed a great variety of outdoor activities while here. north america, bikepacking, british columbia, coast mountain route, fatbike, canada Nov 13, 2020 Bikepacking the amazing trails of the South Chilcotin and Big Creek Parks toward Taseko Lake I know there is much for visitors to see and explore. The Cowichan Valley 8 is a 190km figure-eight bikepacking route that starts and ends at the parliament buildings in downtown Victoria, British Columbia. by Chuck Haney. Mostly dirt trail and timber roads, with a ferry. The Coast Mountains bikepacking route traverses British Columbia's biggest, highest, and wildest mountain range. Thanks to gear breakthroughs and pioneering rides, there's a new style of bicycle touring that embraces all types of terrain. The BC Trail – 1,199 kilometres. It follows, in parts, sections of pre-established trails, such as the Cascade Trail, the Oregon Timber Trail and the Baja Divide. / 267 km 4 days. This route traces a line of old prospecting and logging roads that are seldom traveled. Bikepacking route from Victoria to Tofino, BC. 192. A. 15 Incredible Bikepacking Routes In The U.S. ... 4600 miles, 1/3 singletrack, running from BC’s Coast Range to the tip of the Baja Penninsula. Bike Packing Routes Lower Mainland BC. Riding the Kettle Valley Railway in southern British Columbia. Close. on: May 12, 2019, 11:19:19 AM: vancouvergnome. (PDF) Fatbike Vacation in Anchorage, Alaska Courtesy of bikepacking.com. A growing list of community-submitted multi-day bikepacking routes ... A 1200 km traverse of southern British Columbia. coast mountains. On this bikepacking adventure, get ready to cool your feet in glacial lakes, bounce along a centuries-old highway carved out by the gold rush, and prepare to explore a highland copper mine. Please prepare accordingly with spare parts, supplies, and inform others of your route before heading out. Hartley Lake | 30km Return (19 miles) They rise steeply out of the Pacific as broken fjordlands on their western edge, lifting up to the globe's largest sub-polar icefields at their spine. Pages: [1] Topic Name: Bike Packing Routes Lower Mainland BC. BC Ballast. Locals Routes. Various BC bikepacking adventures 2020 (plus one. exposed to the elements. Courtesy of bikepacking.com. - 281.9 mi, +19892 ft. Bike ride in Victoria, British Columbia Be aware the local routes use gravel roads passing through areas of BC wilderness where cellular service will be weak and intermittent, to nonexistent beyond Hartley Lake. Posts: 24. This roundtrip will take you through the hinterland of the Canadian west coast in just ten days, starting you out at Vancouver and bringing you safely back again. Issue as a sidebar to Andrew Findlay and Ryan Creary’s story called “Into The Superunknown” about bikepacking the Purcell Range. Posted by 23 days ago. A 771 km point-to-point traversing BC’s Coast Mountain range. (PDF) Self-contained and Ultralight: Bikepacking comes of age. This iconic route, which overlaps with the southwestern leg of Canada’s Great Trail, starts outside of Vancouver and ends in Fernie. Bikepacking.net forums > Forums > Routes > Bike Packing Routes Lower Mainland BC. This gem follows several regional trails, including the Galloping Goose Trail, Sooke Wilderness Trail, and The Great Trail. 166 mi. This route traces a line of old prospecting and logging roads that are seldom traveled regional. 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