Mountain biking

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Okanagan search and rescue teams find man lost overnight in Kelowna backcountry

A mountain biker got lost on the Angel Springs trails and had to spend a cold, wet night in the forest

 

Jonathan Visscher of 100 Mile House high-fives Chief Hank Adam, elder Clara Camille and Dora Demers, who was the economic development officer for SXFN when the trail project began, before heading up Stairway to Heaven. (Ruth Lloyd photo - Black Press Media)

Trail opening spiritually and economically important moment for southern Cariboo First Nation

Stswecem’c Xget’tem First Nation celebrated mountain bike trail development at Jesmond Mountain

 

Michael Wijma, from left, Kalan Vath, Tobias Baumann, Tom Schoen, Rhys Vath, Caleb Engle, Charlie Gash and Olen Grady were all smiles after some trail work and trail riding at Soda Creek on July 25. (Dena Baumann photo)

Young Cariboo mountain bikers clear trails then clear a road gap

Five teens were out lending a hand on local biking trails and then enjoying them

 

Tom Schoen of First Journey Trails points out some of the lower sections of trail which have already received some maintenance by trail builder and crew leader Michael Wijma. (Ruth Lloyd photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Soda Creek mountain bike network gets needed maintenance

Xatśūll First Nation is partnering with trail company First Journey Trails to refresh the network

Tom Schoen of First Journey Trails points out some of the lower sections of trail which have already received some maintenance by trail builder and crew leader Michael Wijma. (Ruth Lloyd photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Riders enjoying the IYMBP-built trails in the Simpcw trail network. (Matthew Clark photo)
Riders enjoying the IYMBP-built trails in the Simpcw trail network. (Matthew Clark photo)

First-ever Allies Mountain Bike Festival back on for Simpcw near Barriere

After being cancelled in April, the festival is rescheduled for late September

Riders enjoying the IYMBP-built trails in the Simpcw trail network. (Matthew Clark photo)
Riders enjoying the IYMBP-built trails in the Simpcw trail network. (Matthew Clark photo)
Tyler Baba, in back, was riding with his son Kisho, on right, and friend Caleb Paquette during the grand opening of the Loose Moose. (Ruth Lloyd photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Mountain bike trail grand opening event draws a crowd to Williams Lake

Loose Moose trail event by WLCC attracts over 200 mountain bikers of all ages and abilities

Tyler Baba, in back, was riding with his son Kisho, on right, and friend Caleb Paquette during the grand opening of the Loose Moose. (Ruth Lloyd photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Wonderland Bridge near Quesnel. The Quesnel area offers more than 100 trails to explore – everything from technical singletrack to pump tracks. Bonnie Grenon photo

Singletrack or cross-country, your 2-wheel Cariboo adventure starts here

With hundreds of trails to explore, discover this must-visit mountain bike destination

  • May 16, 2022
Wonderland Bridge near Quesnel. The Quesnel area offers more than 100 trails to explore – everything from technical singletrack to pump tracks. Bonnie Grenon photo
Jeremy Stowards ended up in the Cariboo thanks to family and mountain biking. The 30-year-old is clearing his own path in the lakecity, as a trail builder. (Ruth Lloyd photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

OUR HOMETOWN: Cariboo mountain biker is forging a new path for himself

Jeremy Stowards is building trails and a business in Williams Lake

Jeremy Stowards ended up in the Cariboo thanks to family and mountain biking. The 30-year-old is clearing his own path in the lakecity, as a trail builder. (Ruth Lloyd photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
The re-opening of the parks and trails within the city of Williams Lake does not include local bike trails. Monica Lamb-Yorski photo.
Volunteers were out to kick off the season of trail maintenance in March, with work to repair erosion on Fox Fire. (WLCC photo)

Trail maintenance day scheduled for May 7 for trails on Fox Mountain

Volunteers are being invited to meet up at the Tourism Discovery Centre parking lot

The re-opening of the parks and trails within the city of Williams Lake does not include local bike trails. Monica Lamb-Yorski photo.
Volunteers were out to kick off the season of trail maintenance in March, with work to repair erosion on Fox Fire. (WLCC photo)
Volunteers were out to kick off the season of trail maintenance in March, with work to repair erosion on Fox Fire. (WLCC photo)

Williams Lake Cycling Club gearing up for another big mountain bike season

Club activities include trail work, a flow trail grand opening and membership drive

Volunteers were out to kick off the season of trail maintenance in March, with work to repair erosion on Fox Fire. (WLCC photo)
A rider carries her speed down a trail reinforced by rocks in the Simpcw trail network. (Paul Masukowitz photo)

Allies Mountain Bikes Festival for trail users to show love and support

Festival to include mountain biking, culture, film, will be first of its kind

A rider carries her speed down a trail reinforced by rocks in the Simpcw trail network. (Paul Masukowitz photo)
Guy Ridler was helping out to set some Fox Mountain fat biking trails after last week’s heavy snowfall with the Snowdog groomer. It was Ridler’s first time using the machine, and he found it to be quite a workout. (Ruth Lloyd photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Guy Ridler was helping out to set some Fox Mountain fat biking trails after last week’s heavy snowfall with the Snowdog groomer. It was Ridler’s first time using the machine, and he found it to be quite a workout. (Ruth Lloyd photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Danny Gorham and Josh St-Amour work on the new mountain biking trail that will end at the top of Jesmond Mountain. (Photo submitted)

Jesmond Mountain receiving new mountain biking trail

First Journey Trails has been contracted for the project

Danny Gorham and Josh St-Amour work on the new mountain biking trail that will end at the top of Jesmond Mountain. (Photo submitted)
Mountain bikers, city officials, the Cariboo Chilcotin Coast Tourism Association and members of the Williams Lake Cycling Club gather outside the Tourism Discovery Centre at the location of a new bike washing station in the lakecity. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Bike wash station now available at Tourism Discovery Centre

The City of Williams Lake has installed a new bike wash station…

  • Jul 11, 2021
Mountain bikers, city officials, the Cariboo Chilcotin Coast Tourism Association and members of the Williams Lake Cycling Club gather outside the Tourism Discovery Centre at the location of a new bike washing station in the lakecity. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
The view from Mount Waddington, and the surrounding Coastal Mountains, is proposed to be the site of a unique heli biking destination proposed by Squamish, B.C.-based Joyride Bike Parks Inc. (Paddy Kaye photo)

Heli biking tour operation proposed for Tatla Lake area

The tenure is for an extensive use licence for a 30-year term

The view from Mount Waddington, and the surrounding Coastal Mountains, is proposed to be the site of a unique heli biking destination proposed by Squamish, B.C.-based Joyride Bike Parks Inc. (Paddy Kaye photo)
Williams Lake resident Denise Deschene takes part in GoByBike Week in a recent year, running until June 6 this week in the lakecity and throughout B.C. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Williams Lake residents invited to take part in GoByBike Week in B.C.

From May 31 to June 6, GoByBike BC is encouraging people to ride their bikes as much as possible

Williams Lake resident Denise Deschene takes part in GoByBike Week in a recent year, running until June 6 this week in the lakecity and throughout B.C. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Two-year-old Kashius Weme rides at the Steve Smith Memorial Bike Park in Nanaimo on Tuesday, May 11. The youngster’s precocious bike-riding ability is already attracting cycle sponsors. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)

2-year-old B.C. bike rider already attracting cycle sponsors

Nanaimo’s Kashius Weme has a knack for extreme cycle sports

Two-year-old Kashius Weme rides at the Steve Smith Memorial Bike Park in Nanaimo on Tuesday, May 11. The youngster’s precocious bike-riding ability is already attracting cycle sponsors. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)
First Journey Trails CEO Thomas Schoen (from left), Jimco Services’ James Doerfling, Williams Lake First Nation Chief Willie Sellars and Sugar Cane Archaeology’s Marvin Bob break ground on a new mountain biking trail network project at WLFN. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

WATCH: Williams Lake First Nation breaks ground on multi-use bike trail project

Phase one of the project will see the construction of a 1,750-metre hiking and biking trail

First Journey Trails CEO Thomas Schoen (from left), Jimco Services’ James Doerfling, Williams Lake First Nation Chief Willie Sellars and Sugar Cane Archaeology’s Marvin Bob break ground on a new mountain biking trail network project at WLFN. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
First Journey Trails CEO Thomas Schoen (from left), Jimco Services’ James Doerfling, Williams Lake First Nation Chief Willie Sellars and Sugar Cane Archaeology’s Marvin Bob break ground on a new mountain biking trail network project at WLFN. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

WATCH: Williams Lake First Nation breaks ground on multi-use bike trail project

Phase one of the project will see the construction of a 1,750-metre hiking and biking trail

First Journey Trails CEO Thomas Schoen (from left), Jimco Services’ James Doerfling, Williams Lake First Nation Chief Willie Sellars and Sugar Cane Archaeology’s Marvin Bob break ground on a new mountain biking trail network project at WLFN. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Williams Lake Cycling Club president Shawn Lewis (from left), Jeremy Stoward of New Path Forestry, WLCC Boitanio Bike Park director Andrew Hutchinson accept a cheque from Williams Lake and District Credit Union investment specialist Abigail King. (Photo submitted)

Williams Lake Cycling Club gets bike park donation to bolster upgrades, maintenance

Plans are to complete three rideable lines each year, he added

Williams Lake Cycling Club president Shawn Lewis (from left), Jeremy Stoward of New Path Forestry, WLCC Boitanio Bike Park director Andrew Hutchinson accept a cheque from Williams Lake and District Credit Union investment specialist Abigail King. (Photo submitted)