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Forum: Paddling, Biking, and Other   07-03-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 24,358
Posted By spicytuna
I didn't even know what a J-Stroke was until last...

I didn't even know what a J-Stroke was until last August when I made an impulsive buy and ended up with a 16' Mad River Explorer. It was so impulsive that I realized afterwards that I couldn't fit it...
Forum: Gear for sale! ClubTread Buy and Sell   10-29-2013, 12:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,449
Posted By spicytuna
These scammers have to get together and...

These scammers have to get together and coordinate their emails.

A year ago, I received a response for my MEC gear swap ad from some worker on a oil rig off the coast. The typical scam involving a...
Forum: Other Regions Hiking   08-24-2013, 12:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,215
Posted By spicytuna
Thanks for all the quick suggestions! John,...

Thanks for all the quick suggestions!

John, I'm going to crash at Tomoko's place.

We're going to backpack the Tombstone range next week but she's currently in Assiniboine so I'll arrive in town...
Forum: Canadian Rockies   08-24-2013, 12:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,481
Posted By spicytuna
Awesome (not semi-awesome) work!!! I've...

Awesome (not semi-awesome) work!!!

I've heard of people doing the traverse from Ha Ling to Lawrence Grassi but this is the first trip report that I've read.

While it doesn't look terribly bad,...
Forum: Canadian Rockies   08-24-2013, 12:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,053
Posted By spicytuna
Nope. Doesn't work for me. I guess you'll...

Nope.

Doesn't work for me. I guess you'll have to friend every member on Club Tread. [B)]
Forum: Other Regions Hiking   08-24-2013, 12:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,215
Posted By spicytuna
Whitehorse

Hi,

I'll be flying into Whitehorse on Sunday afternoon and have a day and a half to kill before I start my drive up to the Dawson area.

Any ideas on how to kill some time? Any recommended...
Forum: Alberta Hiking   08-14-2013, 12:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 12,803
Posted By spicytuna
I don't think they'd care. If they do, you'll...

I don't think they'd care. If they do, you'll usually find a sign which designates the times where parking isn't permitted.
Forum: Canadian Rockies   08-08-2013, 04:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,197
Posted By spicytuna
Thanks for posting your report. I've done the...

Thanks for posting your report. I've done the southern approach which is quite pleasant but I've always wondered about the north approach.

Do you know if it's possible to traverse to Ha Ling from...
Forum: Alberta Hiking   08-05-2013, 09:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,100
Posted By spicytuna
Ha Ling to Lawrence Grassi traverse

So... has anyone successfully done this?

I know a lot of people have contemplated it but the ones who've done it seem to downclimb quite a bit before finding a break to climb up.

Here's are two...
Forum: Alberta Hiking   07-06-2013, 01:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,299
Posted By spicytuna
What is this?

Hiked up to Niles Meadow yesterday and came across this sight at the far end of Sherbrooke Lake.

I'm thinking it's the fur off a mountain goat but thought it was weird that the animal would shed a...
Forum: Alberta Hiking   06-21-2013, 10:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,596
Posted By spicytuna
It's also pretty dangerous. The wooden...

It's also pretty dangerous.

The wooden planks on the roof/observation deck have deteriorated to the point where they can cave in at any time. I wonder who would be held liable if that were to...
Forum: Alberta Hiking   06-21-2013, 10:47 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 12,332
Posted By spicytuna
Hi, I managed to stay safe so far since I'm...

Hi,

I managed to stay safe so far since I'm far from Cougar Creek.

However, the Bow River has been rising steadily and it's currently about 1m below the bridge on 8th Ave. (The bridge/road...
Forum: Gotta Love Gear   04-15-2013, 01:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,362
Posted By spicytuna
I still have some Coleman White gas from 10 years...

I still have some Coleman White gas from 10 years ago sitting in my storage locker in its original can. I hope to finish it off this year.
Forum: Alberta Hiking   04-01-2013, 02:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,437
Posted By spicytuna
That is friggin awesome! They should put one...

That is friggin awesome!

They should put one up at Kicking Horse resort.
Forum: Gotta Love Gear   02-13-2013, 10:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 6,303
Posted By spicytuna
I use SNS Pilot on my skis and although some...

I use SNS Pilot on my skis and although some people claim that the dual axle system is superior to NNN, I can't tell the difference over my previous SNS Profiles which of course is a single axle...
Forum: Gear for sale! ClubTread Buy and Sell   02-05-2013, 10:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 624
Posted By spicytuna
Boots are SOLD!

Boots are SOLD!
Forum: Gear for sale! ClubTread Buy and Sell   01-31-2013, 08:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 624
Posted By spicytuna
Dynafit TLT5 Performance

For Sale!

Dynafit TLT5 Performance AT boots
Size 26.0
Bought during the 2011/2012 season but used only a dozen times at most.
Excellent condition but one of the power straps worked itself loose...
Forum: Other Regions Hiking   01-26-2013, 01:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,405
Posted By spicytuna
sgRant, point taken about the differences in...

sgRant, point taken about the differences in these trails.

I've always wanted to do the Canol trail. I even posted a thread on it 6 years ago looking for partners but it still remains an elusive...
Forum: Other Regions Hiking   01-26-2013, 12:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,405
Posted By spicytuna
Thanks for the info. I was going to hike in...

Thanks for the info.

I was going to hike in via the normal route and hike out via the the North Klondike Valley to form a loop but I'll definitely talk to the park regarding its current conditions...
Forum: Other Regions Hiking   01-25-2013, 04:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,405
Posted By spicytuna
Darren, I took a look at the Donjek in...

Darren,

I took a look at the Donjek in Kluane which looks amazing but I only have a week off. [B)]

Looking forward to visiting your area of Canada!
Forum: Other Regions Hiking   01-25-2013, 10:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,405
Posted By spicytuna
North Klondike Valley - Tombstone Territorial Park

Hi,

Just doing some early planning for the summer and I currently have my sights set on the Yukon. I've been backpacking for around 10 years and although my dream destination has always been the...
Forum: Gotta Love Gear   01-11-2013, 04:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 998
Posted By spicytuna
Damn. I just had to click on this thread... ...

Damn. I just had to click on this thread...

And I just happen to be driving through Banff tomorrow. [8]
Forum: Snowshoeing and Backcountry Skiing   01-03-2013, 04:51 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,828
Posted By spicytuna
I guess they didn't have 3G reception up there or...

I guess they didn't have 3G reception up there or that rescuer would be updating his Facebook status prior to the rescue.
Forum: Alberta Hiking   01-03-2013, 03:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,028
Posted By spicytuna
I've taken a few courses with Yamnuska over the...

I've taken a few courses with Yamnuska over the last 10+ years and they're pretty good. They're well established and use ACMG guides as all of their instructors.

Personally, I'd cut out the middle...
Forum: Gear for sale! ClubTread Buy and Sell   11-06-2012, 10:38 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 778
Posted By spicytuna
FS : Salomon Sentinel Skis

Selling my 2011/2012 Salomon Sentinel skis. Used around a dozen times.

Length : 170cm
Dimensions : 129-93-119

Currently mounted with a G3 Onyx baseplate but they'll be removed prior to the...
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