Kootenay Mountain Biking
By Alan Danks
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Mountain Biking trail videos and events coverage from the Kootenays, British Columbia and other parts of Canada. For information, including trail info, Google Earth GPS data, head over to www.kootenaymtb.com. Thanks for watching.
|1||VideoOne last ride for 2010 (EliSim)||As the snow starts to fall it's time for one last ride of 2010||12/8/2010||Free||View In iTunes|
|2||VideoSmallwood July2010||Smallwood offers one of the best view points in the Nelson area. To get there you'll need to climb forested single track with some rocky slab features. At the top catch your breath and take in the view. The way down is a treat with more single track||8/5/2010||Free||View In iTunes|
|3||VideoAntler July2010||One of the many trails located in the 'SmallWood' area, near Nelson BC Antler offers flowing single track with some nice features along the way.||8/3/2010||Free||View In iTunes|
|4||VideoTrailVid: GiveOut 1Aug2010||Some clips from Bears Den (Lower Power Slave), Bedframe and Skiers Right.||8/2/2010||Free||View In iTunes|
|5||VideoBedframe 23July2010||Using some recent footage to create a bit of an update from the previous Bedframe trail video I made in 2005/2006. Some parts of the trail have certainly changed since then.||7/25/2010||Free||View In iTunes|
|6||VideoMtn Station 22Jul2010||A short video of some riding at Mtn Station. Nelson, BC. Canada.||7/24/2010||Free||View In iTunes|
|7||VideoTrailVid: EliSim (Snow)||We had to hit EliSim just one last time for the 2009 season. I guess we're done for the year now though.||11/15/2009||Free||View In iTunes|
|8||VideoTrailVid: EliSim||2009's new addition to Nelson's Mountain Station trail network, offers fast, loose, flowy sections of loam and a trail bridge, perhaps the first in the Kootenays.||10/11/2009||Free||View In iTunes|
|9||VideoTrailVid: 7-Summits||The 7-Summits trail offers over 30 kilometres of rolling single track with awesome mountain views, gruelling climbs and sweet descents.||9/8/2009||Free||View In iTunes|
|10||VideoTrailVid: Upper Hitman 23Aug2009||Upper Hitman starts as flat alpine single-track, then quickly turns into a fast and technical steep-fest. For trail video's and more, check out www.kootenaymtb.com||9/3/2009||Free||View In iTunes|
|11||VideoTrailVid: Burn & Beyond||The Burn & Beyond is one of the highest trails in the area, high above Kokanee Creek Park, near Nelson, BC. Canada.||8/28/2009||Free||View In iTunes|
|12||VideoVideo: Heli-Bike Trip||It's not often you get the chance to ride in a helicopter for the first time and then ride some great trails. 10 Riders head up to the Burn & Beyond, above Kokanee Creek Park, near Nelson, BC. Canada. 5 Riders leave Nelson Airport and are dropped||8/28/2009||Free||View In iTunes|
|13||VideoPreview: Power Slave (Aug2009)||One of the newer trails in the area, Power Slave features a great viewpoint, plenty of bermed single-track, steep loose sections and awesome roller coaster wood work. Well worth the extra hike up. This video shows the lower section of trail.||8/28/2009||Free||View In iTunes|
|14||VideoTrailVid: illuminati||Starting 1/2 way down Placenta, illuminati is a mix of loamy single track and off-camber traverses. A great alternative to the final fault-line descent of Placenta.||8/28/2009||Free||View In iTunes|
|15||VideoTrailVid: Skiers Right||Skiers Right is a nice way to finish a longer Giveout road descent. Less peddling and more forgiving than the well established Pulmonary Trail.||8/28/2009||Free||View In iTunes|
|16||VideoTrailVid: Afternoon Delight||Brushed out in the early 2008 season, Afternoon Delight offers plenty of rock slabs connected by short sections of single-track. Great warm up for 'Morning Sickness' which starts below.||8/27/2009||Free||View In iTunes|
|17||VideoPreview: Morning Sickness||Morning Sickness is a recent addition to the network of trails above Kokanee Creek Park. Swift single track connects a series of intermediate to fairly advanced rock slabs.||8/27/2009||Free||View In iTunes|
I recently visited Nelson/Rossland for a mountain bike vacation with my family. We watched many of these videos before and during our vacation to help pick the trails for the day. The quality and descriptions are top notch. The one thing that doesn't come across well in the videos is the steepness of the terrain. These guys are riding really steep trails and making it look easy. Well done.
Very Good Footage , Except....
Very good MTB show here BUT the resolution is terrible, besides that I like these shows quite a bit.
Is there a format/version with better resolution? Pretty sweet though.