Duncan Mackenzie rides his with a youngster in Princeton.

Princeton trail planner honoured

A celebration of Duncan Mackenzie's life is being held on June 16.

Duncan Mackenzie was born on July 19, l981 and passed away December 29, 2011 from injuries suffered in an avalanche outside of Pemberton, B.C.

China Ridge Trails Society is hosting “Duncan’s Ride” – a celebration of life for Duncan Mackenzie of Whistler, B.C.

Duncan was well-known to the local biking community as he was instrumental in the building of the Rail Trail mountain bike trail up at China Ridge in 2009 and the Bike Corral in Princeton in 2010.

Duncan’s family members and friends will be attending the celebration in Princeton and will spread some of his ashes and unveil plaques at both these locations which were very special to Duncan.

All the volunteers that worked with Duncan and other members of the community are invited to join the activities on June 16.

10 a.m: Event starts at the Bike Corral. Three different bike rides up at China Ridge for all ages and abilities lead by China Ridge members. Shuttles available for riders.

Contact Lisa  at lisa.marie.thompson@hotmail.com or Trenna at trennamacleod@hotmail.com for details

5 p.m: Bike Corral Barbecue and dedication. Cost is by donation. Potluck items will be appreciated. Please call Colleen Kunderman @ 250-295-3625 if you would like to contribute. Check out www.chinaridgetrails.com for more information.


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