Doctor's Review: Medicine on the Move

June 3, 2020

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Mountain biking

Gnarly, epic, killer… the superlatives all apply to mountain biking in Canada, where some of the best ski hills become optimum bike terrain. Mont-Sainte-Anne (tel: 888-827-4579; in Quebec lays claim to one of the best mountain-bike networks in eastern Canada and is the only place in the world where a mountain-biking world cup has been held every year since 1991.

You can go off-road in Ontario on the Black Ash Trail ( in the gorgeous scenery of southern Georgian Bay. At Whistler Mountain Bike Park (tel: 866-218-9690; in BC, get air on everything from green-circle to double-black-diamond trails. The Garbanzo area offers 671 vertical metres of single-track trails, while the Air Dome is 780 square metres of indoor space filled with jumps, ramps and a foam pit for downhill, Slopestyle, Dirt Jump and BMX bikes.

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