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Gordy’s View: New CAMBA Trail Video Update

Our backyard Penman Trails just got a little better thanks to the Chequamegon Area Mountain Bike Association‘s new groomed connector trail that links the CAMBA Seeley Pass trail and their Seeley Hills winter trails. Groomed six feet wide to allow for skiing and fat biking, the new trail connects to Seeley Pass by the S30 […]

First Ride of 2022 and CAMBA Trail Report

Happy New Year everyone! I got out for my first ride of the New Year and thought I would give a little hyperborean report on trail conditions. The CAMBA winter trails are groomed and finally in great condition for riding. Most of the early snow we got in the area was dry and powdery, which […]

LA8 Taking Over Hungry Bear and Cheq 100

Registration for the Hungry Bear 100 and Chequamegon 100 races will open early in the new year. As soon as I wrap up the insurance and file permits, I will open registration for both events. Announcements for registration will go out on social media channels and here at this Life Above 8 website. Beginning in […]

Northeast Waterfall Loop

Exploration: the action of traveling in or through an unfamiliar area in order to learn about it. Oxford Dictionary I enjoy reading books about the early polar explorers, the Voyageurs, modern adventure seekers recreating an historic trip from the past and even people trying to homestead on a small piece of wilderness they have managed […]


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