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Vernon this weekend (with possible Merritt/Kamloops stops)

Which bike should I bring on this trip?


Norco Range 29
0%
Chromag Rootdown BA
100%
Total votes: 1
June 28, 2018, 9:12 a.m.
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Joined: June 26, 2012

My wife and I are headed to Vernon area this weekend. Staying Merritt Friday night and Vernon Saturday and Sunday nights. Tentative ride itinerary is below:

Questions:

- Do I bring my Chromag Rootdown or Norco Range 29?

- Anything you'd change from these ride plans?

- Of the riding areas listed, are there any must-ride trails? I am mostly looking for trails that are awesome but intermediate-friendly

Saturday - wake up in Merritt, eventually drive to Vernon

- Morning - solo ride in Merritt (thinking Burn and Windy Canyon)

- Ride together at Ellison Park (what's a good loop?)

Sunday - Vernon

- Solo ride at Noble Canyon (SOS/Baconator - did these a few years ago and they were sweet)

- Ride together at Kal Park (build ride around Twisted Sisters and Lookout Trail)

Monday - Kamloops

- Ride together at Pineview

Let me know your suggestions. Especially about which bike to bring.

June 28, 2018, 11:38 a.m.
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I think pineview is closed for calving. 

Go check out Merritt as a redemption, it’s dope. Rio is a sweet trail in Kamloops, however a shuttle trail.

Harper mtn has some awesome riding and camping.

June 28, 2018, 11:54 a.m.
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Joined: June 26, 2012

Posted by: skidrc

I think pineview is closed for calving. 

I've read everything opens up July 1st, which is why we're thinking Monday for Pineview.

June 29, 2018, 3:12 p.m.
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Joined: June 21, 2010

good stuff, if it's open it is fun riding.

June 29, 2018, 6:25 p.m.
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Joined: March 14, 2017

there's a Vernon thread on PB that can help you out.

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