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Summer on the Inside

When I was young I had a pair of paddling shorts with a tag that read, “It’s always summer on the inside”. At the time I figured it meant that that shorts would be warm, but since then I find …

Stairway to Heaven

Now that fall has fully hit us with an onslaught of rain and colder weather its time to do two things. Think and dream about a proper ski season and then remember the best mountain bike rides you had this …

Chilliwack River Valley Trails Day

We invite you to join us at the official ribbon cutting ceremony that will celebrate a year of progress and revitalization, as well as unveil the new Chilliwack River Valley interpretive signage and information kiosk. 2015 was a great year …

2015 Around the Lake Give’ R Take 30

Race Day for the Around The Lake Give R Take 30 last weekend dawned with the promise of sunshine as the volunteers scurried about setting everything up for the big event.  As with all races, excitement was in the air …

Visiting Skookumchuck Narrows

My favourite thing to do is take people to amazing places for the first time. It’s a pleasure and excitement to share a special place with your friends. Almost like your divulging a secret. Late in September I took the …

10 Grand Ride 2015

The 2nd annual Vedder Mountain 10 Grand ride took place last weekend in Chilliwack, BC. The Vedder Mountain 10 Grand ride was born out of necessity in 2014 when some manly men from Chilliwack decided they were getting soft and …

Go Big or Go Home: Getting Better at the Long Slogs

One of my SUP specific goals this year was to become more comfortable with paddling longer distances.  I wanted to take part in the Nanaimo to Vancouver crossing again (without spending any time on the support boat for breaks), be …

Last Trail Day of the Summer!

The last trail day of the summer is just around the corner! This Sunday, September 27, come out to the Chilliwack Community Forest and show some love to our local trails! Bring closed toe shoes, gloves, water, and a shovel or …

Trail Updates

As summer comes to a close, the MWO team has been out hitting the trails and has seen first hand the work the trails crew has done this past month. …And we must say, it’s FANTASTIC! If you have yet …

350km to Mt. Terry Fox

Terry Fox is one of the greatest hero’s the world has ever seen. Its been 35 years since the Marathon of Hope. Terry Fox’s brother Darrell wanted to celebrate the 35th anniversary of the Marathon of Hope by riding 350 …