Peter Oprsal returns to Powell River, one of BC’s hidden gems.
Darkness comes quick …now that we’re heading into winter. I took a spin on Orange Loop at the Nordic Centre tonight – the lower part entering from Banff Trail. The trail was wet and slick throughout, but still made for … Read More
I love this time of year; the fall colours, cool air and amazing riding. A fun ride up at the Nordic Centre was had by me and the crew tonight. Most of the loops are in very good condition, tacky … Read More
We started at the Zappa Trails network (located near Lost Lake) – the trailhead (TH) is located in town. You can enter the network at numerous spots; we decided to start at the Ticket Booth, right off Lorimer Road. We jumped on Peaches en Regalia and worked our way across to Dinah Mee Humm, Pinocchio’s Furniture and finally over to Gee I Like Your Pants.
Looks like the trail crew has been busy maintaining the trails. Rock Star has seen the addition of new table tops and the start to all the blue runs, which include Super Star, has been changed up to flow better and now also includes a few more table tops. The section where Super Star and LTG start/meet, has been cleaned up and a new berm has been added to make the transition flow better. Great work Silver Star!
Rode Gillard Creek again tonight, this time without incident. I was still sore from my crash the night before – shoulder is definitely swelled up – so took it easy. I found the trails a little confusing, the few times … Read More