Tagged: Cypress Provincial Park

Snow Grooming

2017 has been a fantastic ski season.   What does mean for the snow conditions along the Baden Powell trail on race day? “The way things look now, it will be nowhere near 1999 unless...

Downhill Dash

“Nimbly scampering down the rocky section on the other side of Black, careful not to blow out our knees and quads too early at this stage.  Gotta save some zip for the rest of...

Power washed

“At this point of the race (approaching Cypress aid station),  you will notice how clean we were emerging from this traditionally mucky section of the race.  This was primarily due to being power washed by the...

Hurtling Down the Chute

“Slowly, runners appeared out of the dense fog on Hollyburn Mountain – tiny dots of colour against a gray backdrop. They hurtled down the chute, muddy and exhilarated.”   …Hilary Matheson

It’s a Fine Line to Black Mountain

“The Knee Knacker starts off with a near 4,000ft vertical ascent of Black Mountain up and into the Cypress Mountain ski resort. This is just one of the things that make this race such...

Jumping Benji

With hops like these you’d think Benji won the Knee Knacker wouldn’t you? In a literal sense he didn’t but these photos show that Benji embodies the true spirit of Knee Knacker and is deeply...