Big Mountain Bike Adventures

We have had so many messages from around the world checking in on us and the state of affairs right here, there’s a lot of love for Nepal and folks wish to assist. It’s a good mystery, however I did get tired of being reminded that Wallender was tired and thirsty and had to pee ALL THE TIME (signs of diabetes). Against this, memories of the great Mediterranean kings have been mostly lost in the sands of time. It was right here that the former trainer in me rose to the floor when a hiker trampled all over the delicate tundra for an image.

As we have been driving up in elevation, we realized that a serious distinction between the national parks in the Canadian Rockies and the mountainous American National Parks (including Glacier and Rocky Mountain Nationwide Park) is that in Canada a lot of the drives are within the valleys with the amazing mountain views on all sides.

Conquer that single piece of ground and you’ll absolutely conquer the mountain in time. It was finally time to take advantage of the additional weight and inflate our rafts. It has all the options of a world-class adventure mountain bike destination however its distinctive geography makes logistics difficult and expensive.

We rose early for the three and a half hour drive from Kittilä to Kilpisjärvi during which I stuffed in my information of Finland, its mountains and history, between bouts of slumber. The view overlooks a protracted chain of mountains sprawling down the east aspect of the Connecticut River valley. In the distance on the horizon was another ridge that marked the watershed into Norway we would be aiming for in a couple of days time. To get probably the most out of your mountain climbing journal, you need to write in it just earlier than you climb, as you summit and once you return.

The wheels had been set in movement for the concept of creating an international mountain bike travel company through the winter of 2001 while eating fondue and drinking wine in somewhat chalet perched above the town of Haute Nendaz, in the Swiss Alps.