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Forum: The Lodge   07-29-2018, 05:29 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,663
Posted By Vertical_Trekker
I broke up with my girlfriend after watching the...

I broke up with my girlfriend after watching the South Africa's Celebration of Lights fireworks.

I drove to her house at 8:00 pm and gave her a gift of a box of freshly picked figs from my...
Forum: The Lodge   07-27-2018, 10:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,663
Posted By Vertical_Trekker
Yeah, I think so. I spoke to her last...

Yeah, I think so.

I spoke to her last evening in my car at her house after I picked her up at work.

She was angry at me because I told her having the wedding in October was too early.

She...
Forum: The Lodge   07-27-2018, 09:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,663
Posted By Vertical_Trekker
While I do agree with everything you said, I...

While I do agree with everything you said, I don't think there will be a huge difference if we get married in 2018 or 2019 since she will probably be 36 when the baby is born if I do get her pregnant...
Forum: The Lodge   07-27-2018, 05:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,663
Posted By Vertical_Trekker
My girlfriend has been seeing a counsellor due to...

My girlfriend has been seeing a counsellor due to her past medical problems. However, MSP doesn't cover for it anymore, so she just stopped seeing her counsellor.

I haven't seen a counsellor...
Forum: The Lodge   07-27-2018, 05:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,663
Posted By Vertical_Trekker
I asked her what the "dark side" meant and she...

I asked her what the "dark side" meant and she didn't want to tell me. I told that she was scaring me with that phrase.

She studied computer science in school, and she landed a computer related...
Forum: The Lodge   07-27-2018, 05:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,663
Posted By Vertical_Trekker
I agree and I've seen similar posts on reddit,...

I agree and I've seen similar posts on reddit, but I don't have a reddit account.
Forum: The Lodge   07-27-2018, 04:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,663
Posted By Vertical_Trekker
Should I break up with my girlfriend?

Three weeks ago, I gave my girlfriend a diamond platinum engagement ring for her and she accepted it. We have been together since February of last year.

I've been telling her that I prefer to get...
Forum: Gotta Love Gear   08-15-2015, 03:55 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,997
Posted By Vertical_Trekker
I use the Outdoor Research Olympia hat and it's...

I use the Outdoor Research Olympia hat and it's superb.
Water beads off from the hat better than my Arc'teryx Alpha SV when it was brand new!
Construction and materials used is absolutely top...
Forum: The Lodge   01-16-2015, 12:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,668
Posted By Vertical_Trekker
Raisins are an awesome source of energy! However...

Raisins are an awesome source of energy! However they do stick to your teeth.
Forum: Gotta Love Gear   01-06-2015, 05:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 13,793
Posted By Vertical_Trekker
Taiga was the Arc'teryx of Vancouver back in the...

Taiga was the Arc'teryx of Vancouver back in the 1980's and early to mid 90's. I still wear my Taiga Gore-Tex jacket back from the early 2000's and I haven't had a single issue with the jacket not...
Forum: The Lodge   11-16-2014, 10:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 857
Posted By Vertical_Trekker
Hotmail is horrible! Who else agrees?

Today, I purchased two items online and I provided my Hotmail email address as my contact so they could send me updates on my purchases. I haven't received a single email even though the transactions...
Forum: Gotta Love Gear   05-14-2014, 09:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,883
Posted By Vertical_Trekker
Why Patagonia Tells Customers Its Coats Are Toxic

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0bk7SwcpdSc

Last year, I got sick after wearing a Patagonia Better Sweater Hoody (dizziness and I felt faint) and I'm glad that Patagonia is being honest that some...
Forum: Gotta Love Gear   05-14-2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 10,924
Posted By Vertical_Trekker
In the last several years, I spent quite a bit at...

In the last several years, I spent quite a bit at MEC and I didn't get a penny!

How are they suppose to send it?

I'm on their mailing list for email, but I didn't get it from my email or snail...
Forum: Gotta Love Gear   01-29-2014, 09:11 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,780
Posted By Vertical_Trekker
I haven't hiked with an umbrella, but I wished I...

I haven't hiked with an umbrella, but I wished I did it when I was at Yellowstone National Park as I didn't wear sunscreen for just one day and I ended up with a nasty sunburn on the back of my neck...
Forum: British Columbia - Mainland Hiking   01-01-2014, 12:51 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,605
Posted By Vertical_Trekker
I'll be running the Squamish 50 for 2014. ...

I'll be running the Squamish 50 for 2014.

I'll be doing a report for the event after my run.
Forum: Gotta Love Gear   12-27-2013, 09:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,818
Posted By Vertical_Trekker
I very much agree that memories trump stuff any...

I very much agree that memories trump stuff any day, but it's hard to ignore a very good deal for a nice jacket that has a MSRP of 300 dollars. I'm the type that hates paying more than 100 dollars...
Forum: Gotta Love Gear   12-26-2013, 05:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,818
Posted By Vertical_Trekker
What outdoor gear did you buy on boxing day?

I bought an Adidas Terrex NDOSHPERE Primaloft Hoodie for 100 dollars.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w4Nnp_MEZ20

It's very warm, very soft, very quiet, and very light.

It's better than...
Forum: Paddling, Biking, and Other   10-23-2013, 12:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,308
Posted By Vertical_Trekker
Right now, people can catch coho and chum salmon,...

Right now, people can catch coho and chum salmon, as the pink salmon run is already over.

On Sunday, I caught a 30lb chum salmon in less than 3 minutes of fishing on a public boardwalk on the...
Forum: Gotta Love Gear   09-29-2013, 02:15 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 31,282
Posted By Vertical_Trekker
I've come to the conclusion that MEC products are...

I've come to the conclusion that MEC products are better than Patagonia - MEC products have a lower price too.

Please read my review of the Patagonia Insulated Better Sweater Hoody...
Forum: Paddling, Biking, and Other   09-21-2013, 10:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,308
Posted By Vertical_Trekker
This afternoon, I went salmon fishing on the...

This afternoon, I went salmon fishing on the Fraser River again and I ended catching a 9lb pink salmon in about 10 minutes of fishing. I'm not going to say it was easy fishing, but it was a lot of...
Forum: Paddling, Biking, and Other   09-20-2013, 11:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,308
Posted By Vertical_Trekker
Yes, I should have taken more time when it came...

Yes, I should have taken more time when it came to reeling in the fish. Since I was fishing on a high boardwalk structure, I really needed a stronger fishing line. I believe I was using a 8 lb test...
Forum: Paddling, Biking, and Other   09-20-2013, 08:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,308
Posted By Vertical_Trekker
I was using a medium action rod suitable for...

I was using a medium action rod suitable for larger trout/smaller sized salmon with an ultralight sized spinning reel more designed for small trout than salmon.

Yes, it was very fun while I was...
Forum: Paddling, Biking, and Other   09-20-2013, 07:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,308
Posted By Vertical_Trekker
No dude, I was fishing on a boardwalk!

No dude, I was fishing on a boardwalk!
Forum: Paddling, Biking, and Other   09-20-2013, 07:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,308
Posted By Vertical_Trekker
Now is the time to fish for pink salmon!

I went fishing for pink salmon on the Fraser River today and I hooked a nice silver coloured salmon in about an hour of fishing, unfortunately the line snapped. It was about 8 lbs.

For those who...
Forum: Gotta Love Gear   09-19-2013, 08:50 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 19,624
Posted By Vertical_Trekker
Mountain Equipment Co-op is currently using the...

Mountain Equipment Co-op is currently using the new logo on their completely redesigned website.

I'm also surprised that there is a photo of member wearing The North Face apparel on their profile...
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