Discover the legend of Shangri-La.
200km of single track trails within the city limits +100km of trail within a half hour drive from town + 10 acres of jumps, drops and log work in the largest bike park in the Interior add up to one of the largest legal networks in British Columbia. Bike magazine called Williams Lake “the Shangri-La of mountain biking” in North America. With no “locals only” attitude, accommodation options for every budget from dirtbags to DINKs, and legendary watering holes, grills and juice bars, Williams Lake’s double-track beginner, epic cross-country and steep and gnarly downhills are truly trip-worthy.
For a full description of trails including on-line maps as well as fresh video and photo content for the Cariboo region, see ridethecariboo.ca.
Bringing mythic down to earth.
Getting to Williams Lake is much easier than you think. A short and scenic 6 hour drive from Vancouver, there are two route choices by road:
Via Hwy 1 & 97: Head east to Hope on the Trans-Canada highway. Once in Hope, turn North until Cache Creek. Take highway 97 North. Once you reach town, head for lunch at the Gecko then to Red Shreds to get yourself oriented.
Via Hwy 99 & 97: Take the highway to Whistler, then once you reach Pemberton hang a East and proceed over the Duffy Lake Road. Once you reach Highway 97 just after Lillooet turn North onto Highway 97. When you hit town, head to Red Shreds on 1st Avenue to get yourself oriented.
You can also fly on Pacific Coastal or Central Mountain Air. When you book be sure to mention your bikes.
See you soon!