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Forum: The Lodge   11-17-2016, 10:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,338
Posted By alexcanuck
Goodbye.

I'm done here. Between the knowledge I'm considered clickbait, the lax security and the bullying by this guy, I'm outa here. :(
Forum: Site Feedback, Help, and Suggestions   11-10-2016, 04:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 892
Posted By alexcanuck
Meanwhile, off in PM land...

In my inbox...

I felt quite attacked here. I did not go looking for a fight but I will defend myself vigorously. I still believe I have done nothing wrong or against the rules of CT, and have...
Forum: The Lodge   11-10-2016, 03:53 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,440
Posted By alexcanuck
BUMP!!! You know why.

BUMP!!!

You know why.
Forum: Site Feedback, Help, and Suggestions   11-10-2016, 11:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,287
Posted By alexcanuck
Thanks for the support! I really don't think the...

Thanks for the support! I really don't think the thread or my comment was inappropriate for the lodge in rainy November when hiking and snowsports both suck.



Actually, that "mean ban hammer"...
Forum: Site Feedback, Help, and Suggestions   11-10-2016, 01:08 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 956
Posted By alexcanuck
Am I gonna be banned for this?

So threads that meet the criteria of "This is a place for off topic discussion that may be of interest to the ClubTread community. Please be aware that this is not to be used for flaming,...
Forum: The Lodge   11-09-2016, 10:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 666
Posted By alexcanuck
I can say "I told you so" to quite a few people...

I can say "I told you so" to quite a few people who have mocked me now. "I told you Americans are sick and tired of the Washington insiders and their backers dangling puppets to smile and say the...
Forum: Gotta Love Gear   11-08-2016, 10:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,308
Posted By alexcanuck
Diversol...

Diversol (http://grapestoglass.com/shop/equipment-supplies/sani-brew-diversol-pink-stuff/) is one brand. I use it on plastic all the time, I wouldn't leave it soak for days but it'll be fine with...
Forum: Paddling, Biking, and Other   11-08-2016, 12:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,755
Posted By alexcanuck
Mind you, if any sort of a serious portage is...

Mind you, if any sort of a serious portage is involved the weight and size of the Oru becomes extremely attractive.

Having packed my 47lb inflatable to Garibaldi a few times now, the Oru has some...
Forum: Paddling, Biking, and Other   11-06-2016, 11:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,755
Posted By alexcanuck
Think of the weight, cost and storability! No...

Think of the weight, cost and storability! No pumping, no punctures, just leave it in the closet for months and months, then BANG spur of the moment "let's paddle False creek!". It'll be great, with...
Forum: Paddling, Biking, and Other   11-06-2016, 09:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,755
Posted By alexcanuck
They do look like a fine toy for the casual user....

They do look like a fine toy for the casual user. Just not for a serious paddler.
Re durability: I suspect the flexibility of the folds, hence floppiness of the boat will increase to a beyond...
Forum: Paddling, Biking, and Other   11-06-2016, 08:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,755
Posted By alexcanuck
I noted that the advertising is directed at a...

I noted that the advertising is directed at a very casual recreational user. Those flat panels can not make a good hull shape, slow with poor handling, and I doubt the durability. Light and cheap are...
Forum: Gotta Love Gear   11-03-2016, 10:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,308
Posted By alexcanuck
"Pink Powder" sold as beer and wine making...

"Pink Powder" sold as beer and wine making chlorinated sanitizing cleanser. Very good at persistent organic films, particularly clean rinsing, odor free after rinsing and drying.

And a soft bottle...
Forum: British Columbia - Vancouver Island Hiking   11-03-2016, 01:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 15,561
Posted By alexcanuck
Welcome to CT! I've cycled to Tofino 3 times...

Welcome to CT!

I've cycled to Tofino 3 times and I think I'm still alive, so it's not suicide. It is somewhat hairy, not for beginner or even intermediate-under-good-conditions (or so they tell...
Forum: Gotta Love Gear   11-01-2016, 10:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,308
Posted By alexcanuck
I get a chemical taste from my MSR bag and all...

I get a chemical taste from my MSR bag and all camelbak bladders I've had. I seriously would recommend not keeping water in them for weeks before supplying small children with it as sole source for...
Forum: Paddling, Biking, and Other   10-26-2016, 10:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,445
Posted By alexcanuck
Jeff: There is a very short non-navigable...

Jeff:
There is a very short non-navigable stream connecting the lakes. Short easy portage but no paddling. (High water levels in the spring may be passable? Don't know.)
Forum: Paddling, Biking, and Other   10-25-2016, 10:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,445
Posted By alexcanuck
Thanks for the info, especially the camping beta....

Thanks for the info, especially the camping beta. I've thought about paddling those lakes a few times, very little online.
The camping... Did it appear as though it was busy earlier in the season?...
Forum: Alberta Hiking   10-24-2016, 09:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,575
Posted By alexcanuck
Keep in mind that there are often (relatively)...

Keep in mind that there are often (relatively) safe corridors surrounded by hazardous/fun-for-the-experienced-and-equipped terrain. Often with tracks entering where you don't want to be, so no...
Forum: Conservation Corner   10-24-2016, 09:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 9,579
Posted By alexcanuck
Bump! Damn! Just pulled up this thread to...

Bump!

Damn! Just pulled up this thread to link it as my contribution to a global warming thread elsewhere, and the earliest photos are gone.

Any chance someone has access to some 1970's or...
Forum: British Columbia - Mainland Hiking   10-21-2016, 09:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,265
Posted By alexcanuck
Good start, hack it for a bit more toxicity and...

Good start, hack it for a bit more toxicity and adapt to automotive use. (https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2016/oct/21/bike-lock-developed-that-makes-thieves-immediately-vomit)
Forum: Gotta Love Gear   10-20-2016, 01:36 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,733
Posted By alexcanuck
Sorry you had to see that thoroughly off-topic...

Sorry you had to see that thoroughly off-topic bit of drama. Don't worry, it's not common here but it needed to happen. Dru swings a mean banhammer BTW, I think he practices a bit of geology on the...
Forum: British Columbia - Mainland Hiking   10-17-2016, 05:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,054
Posted By alexcanuck
Only as out-and-back return trips. There are a...

Only as out-and-back return trips. There are a few loops you can can do, but they tend go along old logging roads for a good bit as the return journey. I'd rather do the same trail both ways than...
Forum: Washington State   10-16-2016, 06:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,208
Posted By alexcanuck
Love the old-school harness!

Love the old-school harness!
Forum: British Columbia - Mainland Hiking   10-16-2016, 05:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,054
Posted By alexcanuck
I believe so. Much of the trail is low elevation...

I believe so. Much of the trail is low elevation and well accessible during winter. Locked public huts are rare in general.

Can't positively confirm though.
Forum: British Columbia - Mainland Hiking   10-16-2016, 03:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,054
Posted By alexcanuck
Do you mean hike the SCT in sections as...

Do you mean hike the SCT in sections as day-hikes, not carrying packs, returning to car-camping each night?
As a through-hike the start and end points of each day are far apart, no transit, nothing...
Forum: British Columbia - Mainland Hiking   10-15-2016, 06:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 10,167
Posted By alexcanuck
Post [QUOTE=oldmatt;754090], (All true) ... as well...

[QUOTE=oldmatt;754090],
(All true) ... as well as GrouseWoods development ... (all true)


That development and the Grouse Mountain base foot-print are in what was watershed territory but is...
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