Vancouver Island Bikepacking Route « on: July 24, 2015, 12:56:30 PM » I've been working on piecing together a bikepacking route the length of Vancouver Island [~850kms] on 95%+ dirt. Motivation After experiencing a bikepacking race, the BC Epic 1000, last year and roaming some nearby routes, I decided to put together a multi-day bikepacking route to highlight our local area.I have lived in the North Cariboo now for 40 years and enjoyed a great variety of outdoor activities while here. A. Courtesy of bikepacking.com. A growing list of community-submitted multi-day bikepacking routes ... A 1200 km traverse of southern British Columbia. Please prepare accordingly with spare parts, supplies, and inform others of your route before heading out. The route is about 80% off road on mostly old decommissioned rail grades. (PDF) Self-contained and Ultralight: Bikepacking comes of age. exposed to the elements. Posted by 23 days ago. by Chuck Haney. BC Ballast. I know there is much for visitors to see and explore. A 771 km point-to-point traversing BC’s Coast Mountain range. Thanks to gear breakthroughs and pioneering rides, there's a new style of bicycle touring that embraces all types of terrain. Location: Victoria, BC... Posts: 161. Hartley Lake | 30km Return (19 miles) Click while holding the Ctrl or Command ⌘ key to add a line without snapping to nearby roads, or change the Draw Mode to the setting in the toolbar below. The Travel Channel explores some of the best bikepacking – the marriage of ultra-light backpacking and off-road bicycle touring – routes in the United States. Started in 2016 by the late Ryan Correy, Bikepack Canada continues to grow with a podcast , an active Facebook forum , an online store with exclusive and hard-to-find gear , a growing network of routes , plus our annual summit ! Various BC bikepacking adventures 2020 (plus one. Courtesy of bikepacking.com. 15 Incredible Bikepacking Routes In The U.S. ... 4600 miles, 1/3 singletrack, running from BC’s Coast Range to the tip of the Baja Penninsula. Click on a point to delete it, or click and drag to move it. 2018 was the third year of the bikepacking race, created by Dr. Lennard Pretorius of Kamloops. - 849.6 km, +12589 m. Bike ride in Regional District of Mount Waddington, British Columbia (PDF) Fatbike Vacation in Anchorage, Alaska This roundtrip will take you through the hinterland of the Canadian west coast in just ten days, starting you out at Vancouver and bringing you safely back again. We want to build a Canadian community around a shared interest in bikepacking. I was happy to finally ride the whole route in one shot back in June. First complete ride through of the Vancouver Island Bikepacking Route in late June 2015. This route traces a line of old prospecting and logging roads that are seldom traveled. The BC Epic 1000 bikepacking ride, since 2015. 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