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Forum: British Columbia   04-14-2015, 11:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 9,721
Posted By spetschu
Great trip report! This makes me want to go back....

Great trip report! This makes me want to go back. Nice that a long lost bag was found on the way too.
Forum: British Columbia   07-05-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,195
Posted By spetschu
Great pictures. It really pays to be patient and...

Great pictures. It really pays to be patient and find the best lighting.
Forum: Photography Talk   05-16-2013, 07:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 9,526
Posted By spetschu
Is your CLOCK icon also flashing along with Err? ...

Is your CLOCK icon also flashing along with Err?

Oddly enough I just got this while on vacation. I tried googling solutions and none worked. It was not until I returned home that I noticed the...
Forum: British Columbia   09-12-2012, 10:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,289
Posted By spetschu
Oh wow, that's what it looks like without snow!

Oh wow, that's what it looks like without snow!
Forum: British Columbia   09-08-2012, 06:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,809
Posted By spetschu
Great TR and beautiful pictures! Sounds like an...

Great TR and beautiful pictures! Sounds like an adventure.
Forum: British Columbia   08-18-2012, 10:51 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 8,837
Posted By spetschu
Great trip report, well don!

Great trip report, well don!
Forum: British Columbia   08-11-2012, 09:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,615
Posted By spetschu
Great pictures! Any chance an AWD Subaru could...

Great pictures! Any chance an AWD Subaru could make it all the way up?
Forum: British Columbia   07-13-2012, 10:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,390
Posted By spetschu
North Coast Trail and Cape Scott - July 5-9, 2012

Day 1 - Shushartie Bay to Nahwitti River

I hit the perfect weather window, although the first day was a brutal, muddy bog slog due to weeks of prior rain. It was a huge relief to finally break out...
Forum: Maps, GPS, Orienteering   07-02-2012, 06:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,474
Posted By spetschu
I've used MotionX, Offmaps, and most recently...

I've used MotionX, Offmaps, and most recently Gaia. The best for offline hiking is Gaia -- it has the most useful map sources and drains less battery than MotionX. I was surprised to see high quality...
Forum: British Columbia   07-01-2012, 04:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,592
Posted By spetschu
Great pictures! I'm going there next week,...

Great pictures! I'm going there next week, hopefully I'll hit some good weather as well.
Forum: British Columbia - Mainland Hiking   06-29-2012, 07:56 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,171
Posted By spetschu
I posted the notes from my 2005 trip to the TR...

I posted the notes from my 2005 trip to the TR forum. Hopefully they are of use if you choose to go. I'd echo what others have said though -- this is a difficult trail that is more remote than its...
Forum: British Columbia   06-29-2012, 07:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,762
Posted By spetschu
Indian Arm Trail, east side - Aug *2005*

Much belated trip report (2005) prompted by discussion in another thread https://www.clubtread.com/sforum/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=50758. Below are my notes taken shortly after the trip, I just never got...
Forum: British Columbia - Mainland Hiking   06-27-2012, 07:11 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,171
Posted By spetschu
I did the eastern half in 2005. If you want I can...

I did the eastern half in 2005. If you want I can send you my trip notes.
Forum: British Columbia   07-26-2010, 09:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,662
Posted By spetschu
Great pics, nice to see the snow is not an issue...

Great pics, nice to see the snow is not an issue anymore.
Forum: Mountaineering, Scrambling, and Climbing   07-15-2010, 09:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,515
Posted By spetschu
I noticed this hiking the east canyon trail the...

I noticed this hiking the east canyon trail the other day. There are 3 large boulders 10 minutes up the trail from the parking lot. Might be enough to make it a decent session spot. Lots of cleaning...
Forum: British Columbia - Mainland Hiking   07-15-2010, 09:21 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,335
Posted By spetschu
Ah, that is probably what the helicopter was...

Ah, that is probably what the helicopter was there for yesterday...

https://www.clubtread.com/forumPix/258000/258704.jpg https://www.clubtread.com/forumPix/258000/258705.jpg
Forum: Photography Talk   06-19-2010, 06:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,161
Posted By spetschu
I recently converted my collection to DNG. I go...

I recently converted my collection to DNG. I go with a mix of local (Timecapsule) and cloud (www.backblaze.com - $5/month) backup. The local drive is mostly for quick recovery of the OS, while the...
Forum: British Columbia   06-18-2010, 09:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,189
Posted By spetschu
Eaton Lake - June 18, 2010

The weather turned out great and we got in a nice hike. Just a bit of rain on the return trip. A couple of bridges were out but there were easy alternatives to get across. There was no snow at the...
Forum: Hiking and Backpacking   08-17-2009, 09:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 16,368
Posted By spetschu
I typically go with 15g per boil as well for...

I typically go with 15g per boil as well for summer with a windscreen (0.8L or so), doubling or even tripling that in winter depending on how much I expect to melt. My weights for empty canisters if...
Forum: British Columbia   08-17-2009, 09:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,700
Posted By spetschu
Great TR and pictures, thanks for the info.

Great TR and pictures, thanks for the info.
Forum: Maps, GPS, Orienteering   07-28-2009, 07:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,424
Posted By spetschu
As someone else mentioned, Motion X GPS is the...

As someone else mentioned, Motion X GPS is the most full featured GPS app. I also use Offmaps, primarily for finding my way to the trailhead on roads where I may not have cell phone access.

For...
Forum: Paddling, Biking, and Other   07-12-2009, 05:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,832
Posted By spetschu
I've done weekend trips with three adults before...

I've done weekend trips with three adults before in my 17' Clipper, as well as one trip with two adults and three small kids (6-7 yrs old). No problems with room for gear in either case.
Forum: British Columbia - Mainland Hiking   02-23-2009, 07:43 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 15,421
Posted By spetschu
I spotted a Lynx sitting on the roof of my shed...

I spotted a Lynx sitting on the roof of my shed in my backyard in Westwood Plateau about 5 years ago. Unmistakable ears. I even managed to capture a snapshot with my point and shoot. I'll have to...
Forum: British Columbia - Mainland Hiking   12-08-2008, 08:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 799
Posted By spetschu
I was up today. There was a snow dusting starting...

I was up today. There was a snow dusting starting at about 1200 meters and it got to a few inches deep near the peak and on the route to Thurston peak. It wasn't deep enough to require snowshoes, but...
Forum: Gotta Love Gear   11-29-2008, 09:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,252
Posted By spetschu
Go-lite shangri-la? Even with the nest it quite...

Go-lite shangri-la? Even with the nest it quite light.

http://www.golite.com/Product/proddetail.aspx?p=SH6128&s=1

Pyramids are probably your best bet for decent size within a reasonable weight...
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