Tagged: Eagle Bluffs

Eagle Bluffs race day photos from Hilary Matheson

“The sun peeked over the edge of Cypress Mountain as runners crested the Bluffs, and temperatures rose quickly (along with the bugs). I sought to capture the emotions that each racer was experiencing as they neared the top of the first big climb of the race and their tired legs...

June 25, 2017 – Training run photos by Salvador Miranda

What a weather contrast from last week’s training run.   From cloud, mist and rain to blue skies and heat!  The snow is quickly melting at Cypress.  Whether it will be gone by race day, we will know in less than two weeks. Salvador Miranda’s training run photos as the runners climb to Eagle Bluffs are in this...

Up! Up! And Away!

“Up! Up! And Away! From just above sea level to the top of Black Mountain in less than five kilometres! Crazy! It really is quite a spectacular feat when you consider that this is typically a whole race for some people. With Knee Knacker, it’s only the beginning of an amazing...

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 a classic, and so hard to nail your best time on the course. Come over the...

Ode to Eagle Bluff

“I’ve just ascended straight up the side of a mountain, climbing over scree, talus fields, and giant boulders. At no time did I see anything that even remotely resembled an actual trail. Perhaps there was a trail there once… Before it got buried under several tons of rock by an avalanche...