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Forum: Alberta Hiking   12-02-2017, 12:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 903
Posted By PackRat
Bighorn Backcountry Recreational Use

I have not been on the site for awhile and took a quick look but did not see this posted. The Alpine Club is looking for input regarding backcountry use in the Bighorn area.
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Forum: Other regions   12-02-2017, 12:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,717
Posted By PackRat
Looks like a great trip and video, how is the...

Looks like a great trip and video, how is the water temperature?
Forum: Snowshoeing and Backcountry Skiing   11-08-2013, 04:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,615
Posted By PackRat
A lot of former Ttippers have made their way over...

A lot of former Ttippers have made their way over to Earn Your Turns:

http://www.backcountrytalk.earnyourturns.com/vb/forum.php
Forum: Hiking and Backpacking   06-24-2013, 04:40 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,498
Posted By PackRat
Tie a small stuff sack to the end of your rope...

Tie a small stuff sack to the end of your rope and fill it with a heavy rock. The heavy weight makes it more accurate to throw and less likely to hang up in tree branches.

The stuff sack is also...
Forum: Gotta Love Gear   06-23-2013, 10:50 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,383
Posted By PackRat
City of Calgary has posted a useful PDF for those...

City of Calgary has posted a useful PDF for those who may have been flooded:

http://www.cocnmp.com/eoc/ArrivingHome2.pdf
Forum: Gotta Love Gear   06-22-2013, 12:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,383
Posted By PackRat
You should be able to clean most of the...

You should be able to clean most of the non-porous items with detergent but they may require several washings. Porous items like sleeping bags and puffy coats may not be safe due to the sewage.
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Forum: British Columbia - Mainland Hiking   06-21-2013, 10:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,167
Posted By PackRat
I was in to Berg Lake June 13-16 and the trail is...

I was in to Berg Lake June 13-16 and the trail is in good shape.

We did a day trip up Toboggan Falls to the cave and found a bit of snow which may be gone by now.

You might want to make...
Forum: Alberta Hiking   05-17-2013, 03:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,318
Posted By PackRat
You mean I have to go hiking before I run around...

You mean I have to go hiking before I run around naked in the back yard?
Forum: The Lodge   04-08-2013, 04:32 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 873
Posted By PackRat
Agafia's Taiga Life

So if you ever thought about dropping it all and really getting away from everything, here is your story:

http://www.vice.com/far-out/agafias-taiga-life-full-length

In 1936, a family of Russian...
Forum: Alberta Hiking   03-07-2013, 12:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,805
Posted By PackRat
Glad you found your way over to Club Tread. ...

Glad you found your way over to Club Tread.

Like others have mentioned we are still enjoying Winter and planning all our big ski tours.

If you are driving the Jasper to Banff highway then you...
Forum: Conservation Corner   02-14-2013, 03:18 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,631
Posted By PackRat
Is the information package available as a PDF...

Is the information package available as a PDF file somewhere online or did they just send you printed pages?
Forum: Alberta Hiking   02-11-2013, 11:28 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,170
Posted By PackRat
The Grand Ski Traverses - Chic Scott

The Parkland XC Ski Club will be hosting a FREE show by Chic Scott on The Grand Ski Traverses of the Canadian Rockies and Columbia Mountains. Everyone is welcome!

Date: Tuesday February 12, 7:30...
Forum: Snowshoeing and Backcountry Skiing   01-01-2013, 05:51 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,828
Posted By PackRat
That is painful to watch!

That is painful to watch!
Forum: Canadian Rockies   11-26-2012, 02:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,840
Posted By PackRat
Ski Tour: Little Yoho Valley

Ski Tour: Little Yoho Valley - Stanley Mitchell Hut

March 31 - April 7, 2012

I was avoiding writing this trip report from last Spring as I was being selfish and wanted to keep this area all to...
Forum: Gotta Love Gear   11-26-2012, 11:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,998
Posted By PackRat
Petzl also has their Pixa line of Work Headlamps...

Petzl also has their Pixa line of Work Headlamps which are certified for some hazardous environments if that is a requirement.

http://www.petzl.com/us/pro/pixa/the-pixa-line
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Forum: Alberta   11-26-2012, 11:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,210
Posted By PackRat
Thanks for the video, November has been...

Thanks for the video, November has been excellent! We got in some great turns around Hilda Ridge on Saturday.
Forum: Canadian Rockies   10-03-2012, 10:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,869
Posted By PackRat
Thanks Clayton we had six perfect days of blue...

Thanks Clayton we had six perfect days of blue sky.

When I was talking to my camera before the trip I told him that he better perform or that would be his last trip! Thanks for the tips on...
Forum: Canadian Rockies   09-30-2012, 06:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,869
Posted By PackRat
Congratulations Davin I hear that you and Erin...

Congratulations Davin I hear that you and Erin have added a new little hiker to the family! He is probably taller than me already.
Forum: Canadian Rockies   09-30-2012, 03:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,869
Posted By PackRat
Here are a few photos of the Assiniboine area...

Here are a few photos of the Assiniboine area from a ski trip I did this past Spring.

http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/sets/72157629809727731/
Forum: Canadian Rockies   09-29-2012, 12:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,869
Posted By PackRat
Middle Earth to Mount Assiniboine - With guest app

Middle Earth to Mount Assiniboine - With guest appearance by Frodo Baggins

By the pre-dawn light of the 15th Day of September in the Year 2012, by Shire reckoning, myself and two drowsy hikers...
Forum: Site Feedback, Help, and Suggestions   09-29-2012, 11:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,003
Posted By PackRat
Just ignore me I am running into the same error...

Just ignore me I am running into the same error trying to post a trip report so I am testing some links to see if I can figure out the cause:

https://www.clubtread.com/forumPix/388000/388124.jpg
Forum: Site Feedback, Help, and Suggestions   09-29-2012, 11:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,003
Posted By PackRat
Just ignore me I am running into the same error...

Just ignore me I am running into the same error trying to post a trip report so I am testing some links to see if I can figure out the cause:
...
Forum: Photography Talk   09-14-2012, 11:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,513
Posted By PackRat
Thanks Marko that is a great tip now I just need...

Thanks Marko that is a great tip now I just need to find some time to reorganize my flickr site.
Forum: Canadian Rockies   08-27-2012, 03:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,501
Posted By PackRat
Great photos and trip report as usual! I ran into...

Great photos and trip report as usual! I ran into Loyd Nixon a couple of weeks ago and we were talking about some of his early ski tours but he didn't mention his peak bagging trips, he will get a...
Forum: Canadian Rockies   08-06-2012, 06:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,733
Posted By PackRat
Great trip and photos! It is good to know...

Great trip and photos!

It is good to know that I am not the only one with talking cameras and don't get me started on the chatty lenses.

I was looking at this as a two or three day leisurely...
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