98 mi. / 158 km4 days
Bikepacking the Camelsfoot Range4 Sep 29 Skyler Des Roches CanadaIf variety is the spice of life, this is a five-star bikepacking route. From nirvanic double-track, to rowdy DH descents, with some rooty tech, some open alpine free-riding, a tough bushwhack, and a bit of gravel grinding thrown in, it has it all.
75 mi. / 121 km3 days
Bikepacking the Lower Sunshine Coast48 Jul 22 Skyler Des Roches CanadaA forty minute ferry ride from Vancouver, British Columbia, is all it takes to escape urban chaos. No more than 5 minutes after docking at Langdale, on the Sunshine Coast, this route leaves the pavement behind, and enters a lush green tunnel and a seemingly endless network of loamy mountain bike trails.
79 mi. / 127 km3 days
Bikepacking the Best of the South Chilcotin Mountains7 Oct 27 Skyler Des Roches CanadaThe South Chilcotin Mountains are Canada's bikepacking hotspot. There is a good reason for this: nowhere else in the country offers such long singletrack trails of comparable quality in such a spectacular setting.
126 mi. / 203 km4 days
Bikepacking Chile: The Lakes District & Reserva Huilo Huilo26 Oct 21 Skyler Des Roches Latin AmericaTwelve years ago, the main bridge on this back road from Lago Ranco to Neltume fell down. As the rainforest engulfs the old road, gauchos have maintained a singletrack through this remote corner of the Chilean Lakes District.
145 mi. / 233 km4 days
Dirt Touring Araucanía: The Monkey Puzzle Trail, Chile34 Oct 16 Skyler Des Roches Latin AmericaEach year in mid-April, the subalpine forests of Araucanía explode into an autumnal fire. Rising high above the red and gold canopy of southern beeches are the umbrella-topped figures of Araucarias – also known as Monkey Puzzle Trees – which lend their name to this region of Chile.
479 mi. / 771 km14 days
The Coast Mountains Bikepacking Route, British Columbia3 Oct 14 Skyler Des Roches CanadaThe Coast Mountains bikepacking route traverses British Columbia's biggest, highest, and wildest mountain range. They rise steeply out of the Pacific as broken fjordlands on their western edge, lifting up to the globe's largest sub-polar icefields at their spine.