I’d noticed a mine site off the Yalakom FSR when looking at the GPX track from the ride to the Loose Screw, and James was keen enough to go back and check it out. We also found some “new” track along Mission Ridge, and met up with Franky, Mladen and others at Laluwissin.
The mine site is the Elizabeth mine, the best info I found about it is here: http://minfile.gov.bc.ca/report.aspx?f=PDF&r=Minfile_Detail.rpt&minfilno=092O++012
The Mission Ridge track needs some work, as the East ends have gates. The gotcha is the steepness of the Bridge River canyon (there is only one bridge), and the long stretch of connected First Nations land. Both Cooma (main) and Ama Creek Rd are gated. So the route needs more research before being introduced as mainstream….
Hhm. Not mentioned is the fact I had carb trouble that was bad enough that James and I didn’t spend a day running around Laluwissin :(