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A fatbike trip to the Adirondacks

Discovering the Wilmington region

Photos and Text by Karine Corbeil

English version to come…

L’endroit : Les Adirondacks dans l’état de New-York, à seulement 2h de Montréal.

Le plan : avancer notre liste des 46 sommets de 4000’ dans les Adirondacks.

Et le fatbike là-dedans? : l’idée était de faire des approches et découvrir les sentiers de vélo de cette région.

Alors, suite à une longue journée de randonnée dans les montagnes Santanoni, nous sommes allés nous faire tourner les jambes au réseau de vélo de montagne à Lake Placid. Le réseau Lussi & Loggers offre des sentiers très accessibles et bien balisés.

Amateurs de bières locales, un arrêt obligatoire au Brew Castle situé à Keene histoire de faire des réserves a été fait. La chaîne de montagnes Seward était la prochaine sur la liste et nous sommes fiers d’avoir finalement pu gravir ces sommets.

Le périple s’est conclu avec l’exploration des environs de Whiteface en fatbike Chic-Chocs, et ce, avec un temps rude et beaucoup de neige sur la route. La descente Poor’s man Downhill fut une finale de mise!

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