Mud Run Ride

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This weekend at McIvor Lake in Campbell River a friend and I participated in the Mud Run Ride race. This is a 5 km run 5 km mountain bike race interspersed with challenges that need to be completed before continuing on. We did it as a team of two, alternating who rode and who ran after every challenge, ending with… Read more »

Snowshoeing Fun

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A group of us took the day to head up to Mount Washington yesterday to try snowshoeing. We arrived around noon and after bathroom breaks, renting equipment, and getting trail passes we were ready for our afternoon adventure. It was a blast, tons of snow either packed or powder depending on your preference. We went… Read more »

Mt. Washington…

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Located near Strathcona Park and the Comox Valley about 2 hours away from Gabriola Island is the fantastic ski resort Mt. Washington. It is also now named Vancouver Island’s business of the year! Many businesses from up and down Vancouver Island were awarded in over 1 dozen different categories. For the whole story visit www.canada.com… Read more »