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Ride 5!

Ride 5!

RIde #5 was a realively simple one with Eric as my guide! We went waaaaaaaaaay back into the Purcell’s, all the way to KM 57 on Duer Creek FSR. There is a Yurt there that you can actually rent for the night. Cool! Most of the trip was actually driving! It takes...
Ride 4 – Competent-ish

Ride 4 – Competent-ish

Alright!!! 4 rides in 7 days, surely I’ll get better. Right? RIGHT!!!! Because Thursday was a setback I decided the plan was to: Look ahead, stay agile & keep calm. I did a pretty good job but here were the new twists: A sled != a car for turning: When the...
Two Steps Forward, One Step Back

Two Steps Forward, One Step Back

Today was a tough one…. We went a little further and it wasn’t just harder, it was exponetially harder! Lots of fresh snow, tight trail and a very newbie rider (That’s me….). A special call out to Eric for helping right me (& get me to calm...
She Rides Again

She Rides Again

Ride #2 was up a favourite skiing destination for us: Bootleg Mountain. That’s where we did the most skiing last year and probably again this year. It was a different test from the VOR: steeper in parts, more narrow and windy. The trickiest new part was all of...
Mama’s First Ride!

Mama’s First Ride!

Starting back in August the plan was laid to enable me to have a sled, instead of riding double all the time. This plan was not cheap, and it was not quick but finally today it was achieved! What you need if you want another sled: A new sled: In this case a new 800...