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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 …

Trail Updates & Community Input Wanted!

The trail crew has been putting in countless hours this month improving our local trails and has just submitted their latest crew report, and we’re here to pass along the updates to you! Pierce Lake Trail The only remaining bridge …

Vedder Super Loop Ride

I use the term “best ever” way to much. Everyone makes fun of me for it.  The last ride I went on was the best ever, cause it was the last ride I went on. Every ride is better then …

Thoughts on Beating the Heat

When it comes to beating the heat of this ridiculous, record-setting summer there are a couple of possible options that let you get things done outside: Climb or hike in shady surroundings, say on a north face that’s hidden from …