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Forum: British Columbia - Vancouver Island Hiking   09-02-2017, 03:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,950
Posted By greyhound
You probably saw my trip report from 2011. The...

You probably saw my trip report from 2011. The only update I have is that Parks have removed all signage from the parking area for Price Creek this year...it has become a non-trail.
In 2011, there...
Forum: British Columbia   09-02-2017, 02:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,772
Posted By greyhound
First time I've been on this site for a while....

First time I've been on this site for a while. The W approach above Love Lake is rated low 5th. We didn't rope up for the summit except to do one rappel along the ridge between Rosseau and Septimus....
Forum: British Columbia - Vancouver Island Hiking   09-02-2017, 02:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,570
Posted By greyhound
I did this hike last week. 3.5 hours to summit....

I did this hike last week. 3.5 hours to summit. Nothing technical at all on the Hiker's route. There are families with children doing this hike. A few scrambly bits where the trail washed out last...
Forum: British Columbia - Vancouver Island Hiking   07-30-2014, 10:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,416
Posted By greyhound
The way up is pretty well known...just make your...

The way up is pretty well known...just make your way from Westwood over to Witchcraft Lake and then up to the summit. The South ridge trail is not new, but is definitely having a resurgence in...
Forum: British Columbia - Vancouver Island Hiking   07-18-2014, 10:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,416
Posted By greyhound
I know a really good 20 k loop that starts at...

I know a really good 20 k loop that starts at Westwood, climbs to the summit of Benson, then does an awesome descent down the South ridge and back to Westwood...all single track with the exception of...
Forum: British Columbia - Vancouver Island Hiking   07-18-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,416
Posted By greyhound
Hey, There is a good sized ultra community in...

Hey,
There is a good sized ultra community in Nanaimo. If you don't mind some logging roads mixed in with some mountain bike trails and the odd summit of Mt. Benson, we can show you runs up to 50...
Forum: British Columbia - Vancouver Island Hiking   06-30-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,162
Posted By greyhound
If you have access to a mapping GPS unit, then...

If you have access to a mapping GPS unit, then you can purchase the Vancouver Island Backroads map on SD card and insert it into your GPS... It actually has the Cream Lake trail right on it. My buddy...
Forum: British Columbia - Vancouver Island Hiking   06-04-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,841
Posted By greyhound
I haven't been up there this year, but the road...

I haven't been up there this year, but the road doesn't usually vary much from year to year. I have 4x4 and never any issues. My buddy has a 2x4 truck and sometimes has to take a second run at one of...
Forum: British Columbia - Vancouver Island Hiking   05-30-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,355
Posted By greyhound
This was actually in the news on the Island in...

This was actually in the news on the Island in October when the plane was found. I guess the Vancouver Sun didn't pick up on it until the remains were publicly identified.
Forum: British Columbia - Mainland Hiking   03-26-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,540
Posted By greyhound
I don't live on the Mainland, or I would do just...

I don't live on the Mainland, or I would do just that. And believe me, there has been training going on.
[xx(]
Forum: British Columbia - Mainland Hiking   03-25-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,540
Posted By greyhound
Excellent... Thanks for the responses. I think I...

Excellent... Thanks for the responses. I think I have a good idea what I am in for now.
Forum: British Columbia - Mainland Hiking   03-24-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,540
Posted By greyhound
I do indeed refer to the trail above Buntzen...

I do indeed refer to the trail above Buntzen Lake. The Diez Vista 50 km. trail race is on April 5th and when I say the best shoes, I mean trail runners. I don't want to wear shoes too heavily lugged...
Forum: British Columbia - Mainland Hiking   03-22-2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,540
Posted By greyhound
Diez Vista

I am running in the Diez Vista in 2 weeks and am looking for some Beta on the trails involved. I know there is some gravel paths, some hydro road, etc., but what is the "trail" part like? Is it...
Forum: Photography Talk   02-23-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 38,858
Posted By greyhound
This morning on Mt. Benson in Nanaimo. It's been...

This morning on Mt. Benson in Nanaimo. It's been snowing for 2 days and still hasn't stopped
https://www.clubtread.com/forumPix/432000/432096.jpg
Forum: British Columbia   01-26-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,375
Posted By greyhound
Swallowed a mozzy yesterday while trail running.

Swallowed a mozzy yesterday while trail running.
Forum: British Columbia   01-05-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,477
Posted By greyhound
Very cool....I had no idea this was still around....

Very cool....I had no idea this was still around. I have heard many stories about this place, as my Dad was a logger there in the mid 1940's when he was a teenager.
Forum: British Columbia   12-25-2013, 12:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 890
Posted By greyhound
Nice...4 of us did the Red Pillar with canoe just...

Nice...4 of us did the Red Pillar with canoe just 2 weeks before you. An awesome trip.
Forum: Gotta Love Gear   10-12-2013, 04:39 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 12,722
Posted By greyhound
[ I've smoked no shortage of Jeeps on winter...

[ I've smoked no shortage of Jeeps on winter roads.]
Aren't they hard to light and rather harsh?
Seriously though, I have an '08 GMC Canyon crew cab with an inline 5 cylinder...I have owned it...
Forum: British Columbia - Vancouver Island Hiking   10-04-2013, 05:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,680
Posted By greyhound
Nothing on Mt. Benson yet... I am planning on...

Nothing on Mt. Benson yet... I am planning on getting up there this weekend.
Forum: British Columbia - Mainland Hiking   09-25-2013, 05:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,668
Posted By greyhound
This is from 2011 ...

This is from 2011
https://www.clubtread.com/sforum/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=39915

Hope it helps
Forum: Backcountry Recipes   09-22-2013, 09:10 AM
Replies: 20
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Views: 4,781
Posted By greyhound
I have seen (and carried and eaten on a hiking...

I have seen (and carried and eaten on a hiking trip) a Brie from Save-on that is non-refrigerated. They also have it at London Drugs. Both stores stock it on a regular shelf. I found it to be a...
Forum: British Columbia - Vancouver Island Hiking   09-18-2013, 08:31 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,000
Posted By greyhound
I saw a bear wandering across Phillips ridge when...

I saw a bear wandering across Phillips ridge when I was on my way to the Golden Hinde a few years ago, so they are definitely in that area. The area at the top end of Buttle Lake is absolutely...
Forum: British Columbia   09-15-2013, 06:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 7,180
Posted By greyhound
Mt. Cokely/Mt. Arrowsmith

As today was the final day of my vacation and I have spent the last 2 weeks either bush bashing up some peaks on the Island or hiking in some beautiful Mainland alpine, some friends and I decided to...
Forum: British Columbia   09-14-2013, 08:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 951
Posted By greyhound
4 days in Whistler

My wife and I spent 4 days in Whistler last week. We went out for a hike each day...nothing strenuous, but very scenic. Living on the Island, we don't get into the mountains on the mainland too...
Forum: British Columbia   09-13-2013, 11:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,175
Posted By greyhound
Hey Prother, I too, felt like there was some...

Hey Prother,
I too, felt like there was some 5th class on that climb, but I was going with Island Alpine's description of 4th class.
My buddy and I are slowly ticking off the IQ's...we only have...
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