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The Sisterhood Of Bikes

Words By Bree Armstrong
Photo By Lauren Labossiere
Roll into Cumberland on Wednesday evenings from late April to early October and you will spot a group of about 30 - 40 women gathered in front of The Riding...

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Lacing Up Community Spirit

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Soccer in the Comox Valley is more than just sport.     The slightly dewy grass is freshly cut, filling the air with the sweet smell of...

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Peaceful Paddling

Words By Gary Ball
Photos Heather & Keith Nicol
The joy of kayaking in Baynes Sound.     The most profound way of connecting with myself and with the natural world is through kayaking....

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The Ultimate Singletrack Experience

Words By Tara Miller
Photos By Dave Silver
Discovering new limits racing the BC Bike Race     The air is electric and alive with energy. Cumberland is packed with people. 600...

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Lost In The Wilderness

Words & Photos By Sara Kempner
A close encounter with the Cumberland Lake Wilderness Society     For those of us fortunate to live in the Comox Valley, we find ourselves...

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As The Disc Spins

Words By Max Oudendag
Photos By Nick Hutton-Jay
A renegade disc golf course spurs a community to create a forest playground.     This story has the feel of a fairy tale. For some...

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Magic In The Mountains

Words & Photos By Sarah Seads
Nearby alpine gems inspire locals and visitors alike.     An endless coastline, mild climate, and constant ocean breeze are all part of...

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Complex Terrain

Words & Paintings By Clive Powsey
Strike inwards on foot from Vancouver Island’s inhabited perimeter and, in a few hours walk beyond the strip malls, residential neighbourhoods, industrial...

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Pulling Plastic

Words By Dave Benton
Photos By Lorenz Jimenez
Indoor climbing gives wet weather adventurers a new way to play on rainy days.     Desperately clinging to a blob of wall-mounted epoxy...

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Finding Forbidden

Words By Ryan Stuart
Illustration By Ian Adams
Separating truth from fiction in the Comox Valley’s back yard.     There may be no finer view in the Comox Valley than the one from the...

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Where The Trail Begins

Words By Ryan Parton
Photos By Lorenz Jimenez
The reverent, irreverent and occasionally inappropriate stories behind Cumberland’s eclectic trail names.     Trail building in...

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Pedal Power

Words By Kerry Hale
Photos By Ross Bodenmann
The Comox Valley enjoys a reputation for clean living, and rightly so. With inviting beaches meandering along vast stretches of coastline, epic mountains...

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Giddy Up

Words & Photo by Kyle Hansen
Gone are the days of bundled up rides, getting home with frozen toes, and wet rain jackets. Today, we leave the saddles at home and make our way through a...

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An Ocean Playground

Words By Stuart Robinson
Looking out over the sheltered waters of the Comox Bay, is there a better place to experience the ocean and all it has to offer?a Summers are special here...

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Bouldering At Comox Lake

Words & Photos By Amanda Shpeley
From skipping stones to devouring ice cream cones, Comox Lake is a fond place for childhood memories. I enjoyed countless summer days focused on the water, all...

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Confessions Of An Average Sailor

Words By Sarah Clark
Photos By Richard Barry
“I used to race Lasers when I was a kid” is what I wrote on the new member release form. A half-truth. It should have read, “I used to bob around a...

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A River Runs Through It

Words By Ryan Stuart
Photos By David Prothero
On a summer afternoon with life jacket-less tubers bobbing by, teenagers jumping off cliffs and dogs fetching sticks, it’s hard to believe the Puntledge...

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Alpine to Ocean

Words By Sarah Seads
Illustrations By Ian Adams
It’s go time. I know the big day has arrived when I see canoes in the parking lot of Mount Washington Ski Resort. The annual Royal LePage Snow To Surf Race...

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Inspiration in a Mountain Town

Words & Image by Raphael Van Lierop
In the fall of 2011 I walked away from my role as the director of a big-budget video game production at a studio in Vancouver. I was looking for something...

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Riding is Awesome

Words By Eugene Chung
Photos By Benn Webb
Old school, new school, ski school no school. Freestyle, freeride, slopestyle, no style. Front side, back side, new lines. Singles lines, family days, winter...