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Forum: Paddling, Biking, and Other   01-01-2016, 11:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 8,051
Posted By Grey Hair
I agree completely with WestCoastPaddler's...

I agree completely with WestCoastPaddler's statement:

Further to the cycling discussion, none of the routes from Jasper are going to be remotely ideal for cycling -- there are cycling-unfriendly...
Forum: Paddling, Biking, and Other   12-26-2015, 03:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 8,051
Posted By Grey Hair
Hi West Coast Paddler, Thanks for exploring...

Hi West Coast Paddler,
Thanks for exploring our site. We are currently having a good look at your paddling site as we plan for a kayak outing with German friends who will visit next September. We...
Forum: Paddling, Biking, and Other   12-20-2015, 01:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 8,051
Posted By Grey Hair
Hi Seegs, I recall we paid something like...

Hi Seegs,

I recall we paid something like $120 each on Via Rail to Jasper, plus $25 for each bike. There are various deals if you leave on a certain day or book early, and we are over 60 so it's...
Forum: Paddling, Biking, and Other   12-17-2015, 06:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 8,051
Posted By Grey Hair
My husband and I took the train to Jasper and...

My husband and I took the train to Jasper and rode back to Vancouver in May 2014. The most scenic and memorable sections were the back road portions: Little Fort (south of Clearwater) to 70 mile on...
Forum: Hiking and Backpacking   06-16-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,038
Posted By Grey Hair
North American or British usage? Be very careful...

North American or British usage? Be very careful when crossing the pond!

GH
Forum: Gear for sale! ClubTread Buy and Sell   03-26-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,266
Posted By Grey Hair
Asnes Nansen skis - 185 cm - Nordic Backcountry

For sale: Brand new, never drilled, bought a few weeks ago in Norway, now in Vancouver, but I want to go to a shorter length.
Width: 76-56-66 Length 185 cm
Suitable for someone 5'5" to 5'9",...
Forum: Paddling, Biking, and Other   09-08-2012, 08:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,710
Posted By Grey Hair
Hi Cherry Pirate, Bike touring is a great...

Hi Cherry Pirate,

Bike touring is a great way to see new landscapes and experience new cultures.We've become addicted in recent years. See "bike trips" at our site here:...
Forum: Paddling, Biking, and Other   01-22-2012, 04:40 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 22,735
Posted By Grey Hair
Hear hear! Congratulations to Brek!

Hear hear! Congratulations to Brek!
Forum: Gotta Love Gear   01-09-2012, 04:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,131
Posted By Grey Hair
If I read correctly, you can only create...

If I read correctly, you can only create non-separating zipper this way. For sides of pants you need separating zippers.
Forum: Gotta Love Gear   01-09-2012, 02:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,131
Posted By Grey Hair
These guys have moved from Main to a new location...

These guys have moved from Main to a new location at 1005 Kingsway, between Knight and Fraser.
The fellow there would be able to answer definitively about availability of longer zippers. He's very...
Forum: Other Regions Hiking   11-13-2011, 02:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,024
Posted By Grey Hair
Masahito flew from Vancouver to Melbourne,...

Masahito flew from Vancouver to Melbourne, Australia, in mid-October.
He's currently in Adelaide, having walked 700+ km from Melbourne. He's staying with friends of ours in Adelaide.

Here is an...
Forum: Sign Up Board and Events   10-30-2011, 06:11 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 552
Posted By Grey Hair
Map & Compass Event - Lynn Valley- November 6th

With recurring discussion on CT of the usefulness of basic map and compass skills, this is an event some may want to consider attending. Come a bit early for basic instruction.

The Lynn Valley...
Forum: British Columbia   10-18-2011, 04:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,404
Posted By Grey Hair
Thanks for the pictures... especially the one of...

Thanks for the pictures... especially the one of the right gully with chockstone. Next time I will try the right gully first. Scrambles in Southwest British Columbia claimed the left was easier which...
Forum: British Columbia   10-17-2011, 10:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,404
Posted By Grey Hair
I agree it was a "Pretty rad place to take an out...

I agree it was a "Pretty rad place to take an out of town guest" but actually he enjoyed more the Panorama Ridge hike last Friday https://www.clubtread.com/sforum/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=41539... as this...
Forum: British Columbia   10-16-2011, 11:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,482
Posted By Grey Hair
See ...

See
https://www.clubtread.com/sforum/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=41547
Forum: Other Regions Hiking   10-16-2011, 11:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,024
Posted By Grey Hair
Walking Around the World

In April 2009 we met Masahito Yoshida at a tiny shop/gas station in the middle of the desert in western China. (Xinjiang Ughyar Atonomous Region). He is Japanese, now 30 years old, a mechanical...
Forum: British Columbia   10-16-2011, 08:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,437
Posted By Grey Hair
Thanks. Especially when you're OUR age. Creak....

Thanks. Especially when you're OUR age. Creak. Groaaan.
The clock ticks on.....
GH
Forum: British Columbia - Mainland Hiking   10-10-2011, 08:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 883
Posted By Grey Hair
We went up to Golden Ears 2 weeks ago. Trail was...

We went up to Golden Ears 2 weeks ago. Trail was no problem BUT it is NOT "fairly easy (<12 km, <800 m elevation gain) hike in". To do the peak in a day is 24 km round trip, total climb 1536m...
Forum: British Columbia   07-20-2011, 09:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,882
Posted By Grey Hair
tee hee hee I wondered when someone would do...

tee hee hee
I wondered when someone would do that!
GH
Forum: Sign Up Board and Events   06-12-2011, 01:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,087
Posted By Grey Hair
Sorry jimjams. It was last minute idea to post...

Sorry jimjams. It was last minute idea to post here.
I wasn't there today, but our daughter was organizing/course-setting.

Anyone can watch the club site under "next events" to see what's...
Forum: Sign Up Board and Events   06-11-2011, 09:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,087
Posted By Grey Hair
Where do you find 1:10,000 maps? You get...

Where do you find 1:10,000 maps?

You get them by attending an event put on by an orienteering club. Like this one.

They're made by the club mappers (volunteers),and in the case of Sumas a...
Forum: Sign Up Board and Events   06-10-2011, 11:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,087
Posted By Grey Hair
Orienteering Event at Sumas Mtn. Sunday June 12th

Come and try orienteering!

Use a compass, detailed map, and basic logic to navigate through open forest to a series of checkpoints. Take a leisurely hike/scramble, or make it a challenging...
Forum: Hiking and Backpacking   05-31-2011, 07:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,107
Posted By Grey Hair
Thanks theredben! Fascinating how plants and...

Thanks theredben!

Fascinating how plants and animals interact at this micro level....
You are a breath of fresh air in this site. Please keep posting!
GH
Forum: Photography Talk   05-23-2011, 09:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,836
Posted By Grey Hair
I once cut out a pic of an oil on canvas out of a...

I once cut out a pic of an oil on canvas out of a mag, matted and framed it. Nothing of value, but I know the area and just liked it. It's of Lake Macarthur, just above Lake O'Hara, done in 1925 by a...
Forum: Sign Up Board and Events   12-01-2010, 01:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,735
Posted By Grey Hair
I fully accept that we don't all have the...

I fully accept that we don't all have the "accumulated free time." But Bruce, I am less able to accept that you are "not in the ability range." It is easier than you think! The hardest part was to to...
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