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Ridecast | Canadian Shield XL: Planning and Pulling the Plug
Episode 16721st July 2023 • Bikepack Adventures Podcast • Chris Panasky
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In this episode of the Bikepack Adventures podcast, I take a little time to record a solo episode where I talk through my recent attempt on the Canadian Shield XL, a 1200km adventure that takes the rider through a large swath of Western Quebec, from the Ouareau Forest to the north of Montreal, all the way up to Mont Laurier in the north, Otter Lake in the West and Chelsea, Quebec in the South. With an elevation gain of approximately 16,000m, but more realistically closer to 20,000m, this route incorporates as much singletrack and forest roads as possible, while also giving opportunities to rest while crushing some rail trail.

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