MacDowall to Emma Lake 14-12V

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RIDE'N WITH THE BOYZ   
MARCH 8, 2014


10:20 AM Right click and open this Youtube video in a new tab or window 141201V.

10
:49 AM
We are at the intersection of the North Cabin trail and the cut across to Lily Plain trail.

11
:06 AM We find a bridge intact at Steep Creek.

11:11 AM We find no recent tracks down the Steep Creek river crossing trail?

11:22 AM The weather eroded trench instead of a trail leading down to the  North Branch .

One by one we are able to get our sleds "down" the Steep Creek River crossing on to the North Branch with a minimum of scrapes and damage.

11
:26 AM With the river access behind us we prepare to blast down to the Power line crossing.
Blasting down to the Power line crossing. Our video man is a brave soul watching carefully for monster sized, icy, sharks teeth sticking out of the snow 141217V.  

Fuel up at Shellbrook 12:45 PM  34 Miles/55 KM

SaberCat 700

SX XC  700

SaberCat 700

RMK 600  

 RMK 600  RMK 600    CrossFire 1000 Cat
660
ST
Cat
660T

17.98L

15.68L

13.88L

14.11L

19.21L

13.64L

16.94L

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N/A

 


12:45 PM
We head in for lunch.

1:44 PM
Fire up and had north towards Emma Lake.

This a link to this cross-country segment of the ride
141224V.

2
:34 PM We take a breather in the meadows.

2
:55 PM Time for a little Formula One down the Shell River.

Here part of our group heads back to Macdowall and our parting words were along the lines of

"Watch out for the huge drop off in the fields somewhere in the next mile or so!",
"OK!",
"10-4 message received!"
Now as the Vikings would say "The rest is up to the gods!"
Riding Shotgun in the nice meadows!

3:29 PM
Canyon Creek Road.

3:45 PM
Temporary Inversion is averted!

3:57 PM
Another meaning to "tracks deep in the snow"

4:07 PM
We meet up with the ungroomed trail route to Emma Lake.
 

 

Four of our group
head back on video!

This is link to the first of a few videos of the four riders trip back to Macdowall
141238.1V.
This is link 141238.2V Holbein thru the Nisbet Forest

SIGHTSEEING is one thing, but are you fit enough to participate  in a cross country snowmobile ride?

ONLY in SASKATCHEWAN!