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Forum: British Columbia - Mainland Hiking   08-24-2016, 01:32 AM
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Views: 762
Posted By TheGiggler
Thank you Arnold

Thank you Arnold
Forum: British Columbia - Mainland Hiking   08-23-2016, 03:20 PM
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Views: 902
Posted By TheGiggler
the way traffic is these days, 2 hrs from Van...

the way traffic is these days, 2 hrs from Van gets you not even 10 peaks
Forum: British Columbia - Mainland Hiking   08-23-2016, 03:20 PM
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Views: 762
Posted By TheGiggler
whistler downloading

does anyone who's been up this year know if W/B has started to scan passes for downloading from the Gondola?

they weren't last year, but i've heard/assumed they might start at some point with the...
Forum: Gotta Love Gear   01-17-2016, 08:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,532
Posted By TheGiggler
i've had good luck with the plastic 375 mL...

i've had good luck with the plastic 375 mL bottles that Smirnov vodka comes in. one emptied you can put whatever you want in. they have been leak free over a few years now. if you're really going...
Forum: British Columbia   10-23-2015, 04:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,322
Posted By TheGiggler
joining in here. i think these are from last...

joining in here. i think these are from last Tuesday (Oct 20)

https://forums.clubtread.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=103610&d=1445630841
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Forum: British Columbia   08-12-2015, 12:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,033
Posted By TheGiggler
Nice writeup and photos. I think we crossed...

Nice writeup and photos. I think we crossed paths in our trucks on the narrow road, and I have a picture of the same sunrise from across the valley at the Flatiron, so I thought I would post it here...
Forum: British Columbia - Mainland Hiking   09-12-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,641
Posted By TheGiggler
reasonable quality gas powered chainsaws and...

reasonable quality gas powered chainsaws and brush trimmers are not exorbitantly expensive, and once you have used them you will never ever go back to sawing or trail clearing by hand.

you can...
Forum: British Columbia   08-03-2014, 11:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,768
Posted By TheGiggler
Drove up there today and can't imagine trying to...

Drove up there today and can't imagine trying to get up there in a 2WD vehicle. Was thankful to have 4-LOW on the steep, loose and rough sections. At the parking lot were a Tacoma a RAV4 and a CRV....
Forum: British Columbia   08-03-2014, 10:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,806
Posted By TheGiggler
Simon, I was in the group of three that you...

Simon,

I was in the group of three that you saw on the peak to your southwest.

We also heard the howling on our descent (after hanging out long after you left) and actually caught a glimpse...
Forum: British Columbia - Mainland Hiking   07-14-2014, 09:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,597
Posted By TheGiggler
thank you Dru. have a trip planned up there...

thank you Dru.

have a trip planned up there in the near future that could/would have gone awry without this info.
Forum: British Columbia - Mainland Hiking   01-26-2014, 12:06 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,342
Posted By TheGiggler
last weekend the sign with the rescue fee had...

last weekend the sign with the rescue fee had been removed. seems that someone was able to convince Cypress of the folly of their ways.
Forum: British Columbia   01-26-2014, 12:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,302
Posted By TheGiggler
yes, we also experienced the mosquitoes in...

yes, we also experienced the mosquitoes in January. quite the unusual weather!
Forum: British Columbia - Mainland Hiking   01-12-2014, 12:23 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,342
Posted By TheGiggler
Anyone who wants to use these photos is more than...

Anyone who wants to use these photos is more than welcome to do so. It is nice to see that I am not the only one who feels strongly about these issues.
Forum: British Columbia - Mainland Hiking   01-11-2014, 03:59 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,342
Posted By TheGiggler
Cypress backcountry access changes

Some changes this winter to backcountry access up at Cypress "Mountain". It's hard not to feel like a second class citizen when heading up there to use the backcountry in our provincial park. Is it...
Forum: British Columbia   10-15-2013, 12:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 707
Posted By TheGiggler
how much snow was at the 3rd lake? looks like it...

how much snow was at the 3rd lake? looks like it all melted?
Forum: British Columbia - Mainland Hiking   06-03-2013, 11:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,100
Posted By TheGiggler
i would just cut horizontal strips and break out...

i would just cut horizontal strips and break out the chunks with a mattock. unless you are talking ultra-dense wood it's actually relatively quick. also leaves a textured surface that would be...
Forum: Snowshoeing and Backcountry Skiing   02-23-2013, 03:27 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,506
Posted By TheGiggler
Dave, you are making a living from your online...

Dave, you are making a living from your online and other media presence. As such, for right or wrong, you will be held to a higher standard than others when it comes to getting called out.

And...
Forum: Gear for sale! ClubTread Buy and Sell   12-01-2011, 11:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,210
Posted By TheGiggler
price drop on the backpack to $60. this is a...

price drop on the backpack to $60.

this is a pretty good deal now (I think). I need to move this pack. someone must need a pack for b/c skiing or snowboarding.
Forum: Gear for sale! ClubTread Buy and Sell   11-22-2011, 06:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,210
Posted By TheGiggler
deuteur pack: ...

deuteur pack:

https://www.clubtread.com/forumPix/335000/335940.jpg https://www.clubtread.com/forumPix/335000/335941.jpg
Forum: Gear for sale! ClubTread Buy and Sell   11-17-2011, 06:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,210
Posted By TheGiggler
Sorry about that. Fixed. And I sent you a...

Sorry about that. Fixed. And I sent you a message.
Forum: Gear for sale! ClubTread Buy and Sell   11-16-2011, 09:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,210
Posted By TheGiggler
Backcountry Ski/Board Pack & Brakes

the skis are sold. the pack and Freeride brakes are still for sale.

pictures of pack added below.


Deuter Edge 30 Litre Back Protector Pack - $60
- Opens from back when skis/board strapped...
Forum: British Columbia - Mainland Hiking   07-19-2011, 09:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,614
Posted By TheGiggler
anyone been to Cathedral Prov park recently? ...

anyone been to Cathedral Prov park recently?

the trail conditions say patchy snow, but wondering what the backcountry camp sites might look like ......
Forum: British Columbia   04-13-2010, 06:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,221
Posted By TheGiggler
As Spectrum mentioned, any sun-exposed slopes had...

As Spectrum mentioned, any sun-exposed slopes had heavy wet snow in the afternoon which can be dangerous on steep sections. In the morning and as soon as the sun starts to go down these slopes will...
Forum: British Columbia   04-12-2010, 11:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,221
Posted By TheGiggler
Seymour - April 11, 2010

Just a quick ski up to Seymour on Sunday. Pretty windy at third peak, but the highlight was watching three hawks soaring on the wind near first peak (two photos below of them).

I know there's...
Forum: British Columbia   09-19-2009, 09:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,605
Posted By TheGiggler
Thanks for the comments. It was a great day for...

Thanks for the comments. It was a great day for photos.

From the ski hill to the Lion can be done in 3 hours at a decent pace without any breaks. But as mentioned, it's pretty hard not to take...
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