Flat Pass is getting a make over. A new section has smoothed out what was a slow, tippy toe downhill section into a flowier version. If you were one of the 5 people who actually rode the board/tree technical feature, you can still tuck into the old trail and continue to ride it. For most everyone else, you will likely appreciate the new, faster…[Read more]
A muted complaint I often hear about wearing a lifejacket – especially from my fashion-conscious teen stepdaughter – is that they’re too bulky and can really ruin a figure. To those naysayers I’d like to suggest you simply be you weren’t into paddling back in the 1920’s!
Race routes marked, too:
The 3, 10 and (now) 23k loops are all marked. The 3 and 10 start to the right of the cabin and follow the ski trail back to Q; the 23 starts up the road for 3k,…[Read more]
This is the new run at Mount Ste-Marie. It’s on the South side of the hill and is all natural snow (ungroomed). You must be accompanied by an instructor and/or ski patrol. To do this run you must sign up at the front desk. It starts at the top of the Vanier chair and goes down the South side. It brings you all the way down to the golf course.…[Read more]
Take a look at these Revolights: motion-sensitive lights that clip on to your bike wheel and project light forward and backward! This project got off the ground after a successful fundraising campaign on kickstart, you should check out their original fundriasing video, too, where they show some prototypes!
While I’m putting out videos, take a look at these geniuses paddling a swollen river (in Latvia, I think). If you’ve ever wanted an example of the danger of sweepers, you should watch this…
I came across this on Paddling Instructor. Note, it gets a bit weird after 5:20.
This is a short film about the gatineau river watershed, which is currently being threatened by a proposed septic sludge treatment plant along its shores north of Wakefield Quebec.
For more info visit http://www.savethegatineau.com.