2018/19 Winter Trail Conditions


#122

Nope. It doesn’t go near Evil Birch. We rode Susie Q and got on the lake at the big rock and rode across to the dam. Accessed Evil from the fire road above the quarry.


#123

West Pine is great right now. Snow covered, but just a light dusting. It’s so light though it doesn’t offer any resistance. Some ice in the usual places.


#124

Conditions at Nine Mile are very good. Fatbike not needed because the snow is so light. Studs required. The boardwalks and roots are slippery and it there is ice in many spots. Had to get off once at the flooded boardwalk. Very fun riding in there today.


#125

It’s a shame we’re not going to keep these conditions. Temperature is forecast to be above zero, except for Wednesday, until next weekend.


#126

I rode to the top of Keppoch on Sunday. Fresh snow and not another track to be found. A great ride


#127

Anyone have an update from Shubie?


#128

Bare spots of thawed slop with water on it, ice with puddles of water on it, slush and ice.


#129

Nine Mile River trails were excellent. Studded tires required. About 50/50 ice/ dirt.


#130

Flipside is fast and slippery. Ice, frozen ground, a little snow and rocks.


#131

Bowater is in exceptional condition. The dirt is very fast, the ice is good with studs. It’s an absolute hoot out there right now (just got back an hour ago). Dunno if it will last, so leave now and go ride it.


#132

FYI there’s a downed tree near the bottom of Scotch. Could probably get through it with a hand saw before it freezes solid, otherwise will need a chainsaw.


#133

Bunny hop!


#134

“Build a Bridge out of 'er!” :slight_smile:


#135

Anyone been to Bowater or Truro’s Victoria Park today? Looking to ride on Sunday morning and wondering which is the best option. Have other suggestions?


#136

Some friends got into Bowater today. Very icy, great condition.


#137

Nine Mile is icy. Studs required. Lots of fun.


#138

Thanks Jeff. Neil is studless, so Bowater may not be a great idea for him. Sounding like Victoria Park!


#139

Norawarren/west pine is mostly bare. But some large patches of ice on the ledge and the off camber section about half way out.


#140

Hiked daminion into first part of flipside yesterday. Lots of ice. Studs required. Saw two motorbikes going the other way through daminion, interesting to see the fresh marks from their studs on the roots, ramps and rocks…


#141

Fight was decent today without studs. Some sections had fairly large ice patches that required walking, but still a great time and a lot of exposed dirt & granite.