ClubTread Community - Search Results

Advanced Search
Showing results 1 to 25 of 245
Search took 0.01 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: ph0n3y
Forum: Gotta Love Gear   12-03-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,097
Posted By ph0n3y
I backpack in non Gore-Tex trail runners. ...

I backpack in non Gore-Tex trail runners.

Part of my system is to let my feet/shoes get wet if need be, dry my feet well at camp and slip into new socks and the Gore-Tex over socks. My feet stay...
Forum: British Columbia   10-06-2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,243
Posted By ph0n3y
This was a fun one buddy - it'll be sad somewhat...

This was a fun one buddy - it'll be sad somewhat when the next slide or washout takes out the road. This end of the park may be closed off for good at that point.

This trip was very wet. Yet it...
Forum: Gotta Love Gear   09-27-2014, 12:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,818
Posted By ph0n3y
It really depends on your other gear so a...

It really depends on your other gear so a description of that would be helpful. If you usually go light and fast on your own, you should be able to stay with a much smaller pack then 70L or even 60L....
Forum: Alberta Hiking   09-09-2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,831
Posted By ph0n3y
In reality - you've got a better chance of being...

In reality - you've got a better chance of being in a serious car accident then having an incident with a bear where you get mauled/killed.

Make noise, carry spray and know how to use it. Read up...
Forum: Gotta Love Gear   09-03-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 11,411
Posted By ph0n3y
They do have wide width versions, for example: ...

They do have wide width versions, for example:

http://www.lowaboots.com/catalog/renegade-ll-mid-wide-width-leather-lined/3108470442/3

But depending on your foot - a wide width might be good in...
Forum: Gotta Love Gear   09-03-2014, 12:04 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 11,411
Posted By ph0n3y
I just bought a pair of these socks. Decided to...

I just bought a pair of these socks. Decided to try backpacking in light, fast-dry trail runners that were not Gore-Tex. Yes my feet got quite wet. Got to camp, dried my feet, slipped on a dry sock...
Forum: British Columbia - Mainland Hiking   08-26-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,972
Posted By ph0n3y
Little ways north in the Monashee area east of...

Little ways north in the Monashee area east of Vernon (inside the park and outside) offers some good backpacking. Twin Lakes is a great hike in this area. Vernon Outdoors Club would have info on the...
Forum: Gotta Love Gear   08-24-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,021
Posted By ph0n3y
www.tarptent.com I own the Notch 1-person....

www.tarptent.com

I own the Notch 1-person. Bombproof thus far. Going to be buying the Double Rainbow I think to replace my aging Hubba-Hubba.

If you ask - they can seam seal the fly in the...
Forum: Gear for sale! ClubTread Buy and Sell   08-22-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,451
Posted By ph0n3y
PM'd

PM'd
Forum: Gear for sale! ClubTread Buy and Sell   08-21-2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,451
Posted By ph0n3y
Backcountry Starter Kit?

Trying to clean out some gear that I've replaced etc. All of it is in great/slightly used and working shape.

Thought I'd try to sell this all as a package to someone just starting out and looking...
Forum: Gotta Love Gear   08-13-2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,260
Posted By ph0n3y
Not sure of your budget, but I'll also throw in...

Not sure of your budget, but I'll also throw in as personal recommendations:

Enlightened Equipment (backpacking quilts): http://www.enlightenedequipment.com/
Tarptent: www.tarptent.com

I'd...
Forum: British Columbia - Mainland Hiking   07-24-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,696
Posted By ph0n3y
Good chance never. There a 3 major washouts and...

Good chance never. There a 3 major washouts and with no industry use of the area - the cost to repair/open up the area strictly for recreation is pretty massive. Even if the washouts were repaired -...
Forum: Gotta Love Gear   07-04-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,899
Posted By ph0n3y
I second going with a TarpTent. I've got the...

I second going with a TarpTent. I've got the Notch and it's a fantastic solo tent, fairly bomb proof, especially if I tie out extra lines. My next 2 person will likely also be TarpTent. Customer...
Forum: British Columbia - Mainland Hiking   07-04-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,167
Posted By ph0n3y
I second that - I was in lower valley twice this...

I second that - I was in lower valley twice this spring and had several of the buggers on clothes, gear etc. Thankfully none attached. Bad year for the little bastards.
Forum: British Columbia - Mainland Hiking   07-03-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,167
Posted By ph0n3y
Personally - I'd start on Blowdown side. Get...

Personally - I'd start on Blowdown side. Get alpine first and save the potentially very hot slog through the valley back to Lytton trailhead. I don't think the trail is busy during summer months to...
Forum: British Columbia - Mainland Hiking   06-26-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,814
Posted By ph0n3y
Want a chill camping site? Move away from the...

Want a chill camping site? Move away from the lower mainland.

But on a more serious note - rec sites are the way to go although they can be noisier than the Prov Parks with the lack of control,...
Forum: British Columbia - Mainland Hiking   06-19-2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,441
Posted By ph0n3y
Head up into the Snowy Protected area. Not far...

Head up into the Snowy Protected area. Not far from you in Manning. I was there May long weekend (yet to add TR but coming) and could get up to almost 2000m without hitting snow...except on North...
Forum: Site Announcements   06-18-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 19,202
Posted By ph0n3y
Thanks for the update and your commitment Jim. I...

Thanks for the update and your commitment Jim. I have no doubt that the time, effort and heart that goes into ClubTread is significant and this move is going to be a positive one.

Cheers!
Forum: British Columbia   06-16-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,177
Posted By ph0n3y
Anyone know which peak is the true Kerr summit?...

Anyone know which peak is the true Kerr summit? Google Earth seems to show that the spot with the microwave tower on top is the true summit. Accurate?
Forum: British Columbia   06-15-2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,177
Posted By ph0n3y
Marble Range - June 7-8 2014

shigum and I headed up to Clinton area Friday night after work and car camped at Big Bar Lake Prov. Park. Nice spot along the lake - have to come back and do some fishing/car camping again some time....
Forum: British Columbia - Mainland Hiking   06-12-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,089
Posted By ph0n3y
With all the FUD out there from both sides of...

With all the FUD out there from both sides of this equation - where do you suggest that middle of the road folks go to get objective information on this issue? We can't trust our government, we can't...
Forum: British Columbia - Mainland Hiking   06-10-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,259
Posted By ph0n3y
Kind of defeats the purpose of the reservation...

Kind of defeats the purpose of the reservation system (which is to limit number of backpackers and hence impact on area) if everyone were to book a single tent pad and cram as many tents and people...
Forum: British Columbia - Mainland Hiking   06-10-2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,259
Posted By ph0n3y
I believe it is one tent per pad? Trying to cut...

I believe it is one tent per pad? Trying to cut costs?

From discoveramping reso system for Berg Lake: "Party Size: Tent pads generally accommodate 1 tent. Total party size cannot exceed 12...
Forum: Gotta Love Gear   05-31-2014, 08:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,212
Posted By ph0n3y
Thanks for posting the link. I was able to grab...

Thanks for posting the link. I was able to grab one while the sale was still on. Pretty easy to use, seems like accuracy is exceptional so far.
Forum: British Columbia   05-15-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,463
Posted By ph0n3y
Ever consider going somewhere else? If you don't...

Ever consider going somewhere else? If you don't get bored hey - keep at it. Who the hell am I to say different? But I can't tell today's trip report to Wedge from the one 12 hours back and the other...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 245

 
Forum Jump
 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome
 

Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.1