Great riding in Whitehorse/Carcross,Yukon.-
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  1. #1
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    Jul 2008

    Great riding in Whitehorse/Carcross,Yukon.

    I had the pleasure of riding in Whitehorse and Carcross in September. I spent a week there and would have stayed longer had my rear derailuer not become lodged in my spokes after striking a rock on a screaming downhill on the Stan McGee trail in Carcross.

    I rode most of the trails on Grey mountain in Whitehorse. The kiosks and trail signs make it easy to navigate without a map. It reminded me of Revelstoke which has a similar setup.
    In Carcross the riding was more technical, big boulder slabs and stellar terrain. I was fortunate to meet Derrick and Wayne, a couple of guys who were building the trails. They drove me up to a trail that was just finished and I was one of the first people to ride it. The next day they drove me to the Stan McGee trail. They are in the process of building more trails and I look forward to getting a chance to ride with them next year.

    The best part was throughout my time in WH and Carcross it was like I had the trails to myself. Hard to believe. I have ridden in Whistler, Rossland, Nelson, Revelstoke, Golden and many places in the US and I rank the Yukon right up there. You Canadians are lucky. I will most certainly be back.


  2. #2
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    May 2010
    Yep, we are pretty lucky up here in the Yukon! Lots of great trails and a fun mountain bike community. Glad to hear you hooked up with Derek and Wayne!

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