NimbyFifty turns 3 and invites Red Bull, Brett Tippie to the party

A “savage” mountain bike event billed by organisers as a “technical marathon xc bike race”, and scheduled to be the perfect pre-race for the Test of Metal, NimbyFifty returns to Pemberton’s switchbacking singletrack on May 26, 2012, and to celebrate turning three, the organisers have amped up the prize money, invited Brett Tippie to MC, … Continue reading

16 Farms, 50 Vendors, Food, Art, Love. Slow Food Cycle – the Vendors List.

Bikes and Food. That’s how the Slow Food Cycle works.

Back in 2005, an event was dreamed up to let people see what Pemberton was all about. (Jack Christie writes the Untold Story of the original Slow Food Cycle in the Straight.) Now attracting thousands of riders, the “peloton of pleasure seekers” has also been voted one of National Geographic Traveler magazine’s top 20 travel-worthy … Continue reading

Your crash course in the August 21 Pemberton Slow Food Cycle Sunday

Real food. Real people. Real fun.

Highway to foodlovers’ heaven

First, your soundtrack for the following post: And now, a special announcement from Michael McCarthy of the Province:  Pemberton is heaven for food lovers. In an feature in today’s paper, McCarthy recounts the strange conundrum of Pemberton: a rustic agricultural outpost that is becoming a destination for the food-savvy, for those who appreciate wild rose … Continue reading

Best Place in North America to cruise for hippie chicks

Pemberton, BC, is hogging the headlines this summer, and that’s okay. Seattle’s Dan Kostrzewski features the Slow Food Cycle ride (alongside Dave Steers’ lush photography) as one of the season’s top trips for the summer 2011 issue of Mountain magazine. Dan joined a media visit last summer that took a bike through BC’s organic boom-town, … Continue reading

2 week countdown to Nimby Fifty

With just 2 weeks to go until the second annual Nimby Fifty XC bike race lets loose from Pemberton’s North Arm Farm, it’s a good time to revisit Choose Pemberton’s first post, an interview with Nimby50’s braintrust, race founders Russ Wood, Terry Evans and Dean Linnell, about their source of inspiration. (More pictures from the … Continue reading

Adventure? Ready, Set, Go for the Pemberton Bucketlist

Pemberton Feature Promo from Randy Lincks on Vimeo. Pemberton photographer Randy Lincks shot this video for Tourism Pemberton  – the perfect starting place for creating the ultimate Pemberton bucketlist. What’s your must-do Pemberton experience?

Photographer Randy Lincks gets A+ for his Pemberton B-roll

After living in resort towns for 23 years (Vail, Colorado, and Whistler, BC), professional photographer Randy Lincks started hankering for life in a real town. When he landed in Pemberton, he turned his lenses on the raw, Coast Mountains community, shooting his distinctive cinematic landscapes for clients, magazines and stock agencies. This summer, Randy frantically … Continue reading

Take the Meager Mudslide Tasting Tour

The Meager Mudslide might have washed away access to the hotsprings… but Pembertonians aren’t ones to sit around sucking on lemons when there’s lemonade (cocktails) to be made. A crew of creative locals got to work creating Meager Mudslide concoctions, to help you feel just as warm and fuzzy as if you were deep-soaking in bliss … Continue reading