My Bicycle Trip Across Canada: Day 6: Desert

May 3rd: Duffy Lake Prov Park, BC to Marble Canyon Prov Park, BC: 96km; hardest climb: 600m

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Woke up at 6:30, made a fire again, and packed up. We set up and left by 8:30.

The first part of the descent was a let down: rolling hills (so more uphills) and bumpy roads.

The second part was amazing though. Super steep downhill finish, then this spectacular view of a lake and mountains.

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Lillooet was quaint. We stopped at a A&W and I got 3 mama burgers and fries and a root bear. Finished that like a boss. Regretted that like a boss.

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The next 46km were brutal! Just intense rolling hills. Again and again. Barely made it to Marble Canyon Mountain.

Odometer reads 400km! (320 from this trip) [the other 80km is from riding in Vancouver before the trip, I presume]

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About dontdontoperate

28 year old originally from Barrie, Ontario, Canada. H.B.Sc. from UofT with a major in chemistry and a double minor in philosophy and math. M.Sc. from UofT in physiology and neuroscience. Finished my Ph.D. in biomedical engineering at McMaster in the fall of 2013.
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2 Responses to My Bicycle Trip Across Canada: Day 6: Desert

  1. Dan D says:

    I wonder if any of those rock walls on the right have been climbed?

  2. Pingback: My Bicycle Trip Across Canada: Day 50: Island In the Sun/Quebec | Dontdontoperate's Blog

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