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Forum: British Columbia   06-29-2017, 10:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,074
Posted By junglesavage
Hi dblair, Actually, the hand rail and gate...

Hi dblair,

Actually, the hand rail and gate were ripped off by the heavy snow winter and not by human hands. I am working on the trail this weekend, but will not be going as far as the cabin, so...
Forum: British Columbia   06-26-2017, 11:16 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,074
Posted By junglesavage
Thanks xj6response. I have worked on many...

Thanks xj6response.

I have worked on many trails dating back to the early 1990's. I organize trail building trips and build trails simply because I enjoy the work and the challenge. Most...
Forum: British Columbia   06-25-2017, 11:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,074
Posted By junglesavage
I agree that the entire Skookum Valley is not the...

I agree that the entire Skookum Valley is not the place for running shoes. I've been ice-stormed and thunder and lightening pummelled in that valley on more than one occasion, and if the weather...
Forum: British Columbia   06-25-2017, 10:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,074
Posted By junglesavage
Hello Ryl, I am glad you enjoyed your hike. ...

Hello Ryl,

I am glad you enjoyed your hike.

As the person who designed and built (with my volunteer crew) the new Watersprite Trail, I must admit I find it entertaining when I hear about the...
Forum: British Columbia - Mainland Hiking   01-09-2017, 11:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,994
Posted By junglesavage
Yes susied, these kinds of incidents can be...

Yes susied, these kinds of incidents can be discouraging to us volunteers, and a major inconvenience and expense. It is however, greatly satisfying for me to know that now, hundreds of hikers every...
Forum: British Columbia - Mainland Hiking   01-09-2017, 07:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,994
Posted By junglesavage
Thumbs down I have no sympathy for this point of view

The public can book the cabin through the BCMC Website for $20 per night. Everyone is equal. BCMC members pay $10.00 because they contributed financially through their membership fees.
As a side...
Forum: British Columbia - Mainland Hiking   01-09-2017, 02:17 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,033
Posted By junglesavage
Do not underestimate the value of a good sleeping...

Do not underestimate the value of a good sleeping pad. The warmest of sleeping bags will not be comfortable if cold is pouring in from the ground (your body compresses the sleeping bag against the...
Forum: British Columbia - Mainland Hiking   01-08-2017, 10:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,994
Posted By junglesavage
I understand your perspective, but...

Hello susied. I am also a BCMC Executive member (specifically the guy who planned and built the trail to the cabin). We are struggling with serious management issues with regards to the...
Forum: Conservation Corner   10-20-2016, 12:37 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 984
Posted By junglesavage
Monster in the Woods Music Video

This music video by Garibaldi Park 2020 was just released today ;)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v336YH-atBU
Forum: British Columbia - Mainland Hiking   10-01-2016, 02:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,271
Posted By junglesavage
Yes, it is the MFLNRO that is performing this...

Yes, it is the MFLNRO that is performing this work. The MFLNRO generously spent $50,000 on an excavator to upgrade the trail this summer.
There are a number of groups actively involved on the...
Forum: Sign Up Board and Events   09-15-2016, 10:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,191
Posted By junglesavage
I am cancelling this trip due to an ugly weather...

I am cancelling this trip due to an ugly weather forecast.

Trail building in a rain storm should be reserved for us old grizzled veterans and not those new to the experience :)
Forum: British Columbia - Mainland Hiking   09-12-2016, 05:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 943
Posted By junglesavage
Swamping

Hi Dane,

I have been clearing roads for almost 25 years (and trail building). We throw the alder over the bank/over the grown in side (as opposed to what you did). When cutting alder, it is...
Forum: British Columbia   09-11-2016, 12:59 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 12,252
Posted By junglesavage
Instructions

I can help you (I purchased the arrows and nailed them up myself). There will be official signage, but we haven't got them printed yet.

The arrow is at the end of the lower road system at...
Forum: British Columbia   09-07-2016, 07:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 12,252
Posted By junglesavage
Unhappy Not suitable for a car

I have driven the road probably 30 times in the last 3 years in a variety of vehicles. There is one hill before the dam that is highly problematic for cars. On one trip, we helped a member of the...
Forum: British Columbia   09-07-2016, 03:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 12,252
Posted By junglesavage
Thanks for the donation Jeff, Myself and...

Thanks for the donation Jeff,

Myself and another BCMC member met with a SORCA BOD member and spoke at length about the entire Watersprite Project (not sure how many years ago now). SORCA already...
Forum: British Columbia   09-06-2016, 07:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 12,252
Posted By junglesavage
Waterpsrite Cabin

There was a second meeting and vote, at which time the cabin was approved. Construction has already begun on the new cabin. Helicopter operations begin at the end of this week to bring in the...
Forum: British Columbia   09-06-2016, 07:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 12,252
Posted By junglesavage
Bikes not permitted - reasons

Hello jjnorm,

The trail sign was erected by the MFLNRO (the Government). If the trail was also for mountain bikes, it would require greater maintenance and upgrades. For instance, we did not...
Forum: Sign Up Board and Events   09-05-2016, 11:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,191
Posted By junglesavage
BCMC New Watersprite Trail Clearing and Construction Trip

Hello Clubtreaders,

For those wishing to help out or just learn about what it takes to build and maintain a trail, I would like to welcome members of the public to come join my hearty trail...
Forum: British Columbia   09-05-2016, 03:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 12,252
Posted By junglesavage
Thanks Guntis, More information from my post...

Thanks Guntis,

More information from my post on Bivouac regarding the new trail:

The New Watersprite Lake trail

This trail is currently under construction by BCMC. It presently provides...
Forum: British Columbia   09-05-2016, 03:56 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 12,252
Posted By junglesavage
From the person who chose/designed the new trail's route perspective

The old trail is now closed.

Much discussion and planning occurred on this question. If we were to keep the old trail in service, we would have had to build and maintain a significant amount of...
Forum: British Columbia   09-04-2016, 12:51 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 12,252
Posted By junglesavage
Hi clubtreaders, The GPS track above for the...

Hi clubtreaders,

The GPS track above for the new Watersprite Trail is INCORRECT. Guntis followed a steep old flagged route (not even a trail) shortly after the dam rather than the trail proper,...
Forum: British Columbia   08-23-2016, 02:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,749
Posted By junglesavage
New Watersprite Lake Trail

We are working as hard as we can as there is considerable urgency for us to decommission the old trail due to the environmental impacts of heavy foot traffic on the old route. A BCMC crew is...
Forum: British Columbia   08-20-2016, 12:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,749
Posted By junglesavage
New Watersprite Lake Trail

Just so everyone is aware, the BCMC (and myself) have been working rather relentlessly now for the past two years to built the New Watersprite Lake Trail, which is nearly complete. We will be...
Forum: Conservation Corner   03-30-2016, 04:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,554
Posted By junglesavage
Smile Garibaldi Park 2020

We are extremely pleased to announce the launch of garibaldipark2020.com (garibaldipark2020.com) :D

We are campaigning to open the aged 1990 Garibaldi Park Master Plan (create a new park master...
Forum: British Columbia   03-23-2016, 11:54 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 14,244
Posted By junglesavage
Thanks tricouni, It was a project many...

Thanks tricouni,

It was a project many months in the making.
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