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Another week of biking

Lusk/Jumping Pound/Cox Hill We wanted to get out for a ride, somewhere out of the valley. I agreed to, or maybe even suggested, adding on Lusk Pass to the JP/Cox ride. It would make it a little longer and would mean we wouldn’t have to drive all the way over. And sure, I’d heard Lusk Pass wasn’t a great route, and best used as a connector if you needed it, and not worth riding more than once. ┬áBut I didn’t know. I just didn’t realise! How could I have known? It was worse because I was riding a borrowed bike. … Continue reading Another week of biking

Getting hardly any distance up Cox Hill

The initial plan was to try and bike/snowshoe up Jumpingpound Ridge. The road to the trailhead was open for logging until some time around the end of January, so we thought we’d give it a shot. Unfortunately, although we probably could have managed to get out there in the trusty little Subaru, there was no guarantee we’d be able to make it back later in the day, once the snow was even sloppier. So, two-thirds of the way along the snowy logging road, we decided a moose in the hand is worth two in the bush, did a little digging, … Continue reading Getting hardly any distance up Cox Hill