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Forum: Gotta Love Gear   11-15-2009, 04:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 998
Posted By Canadian
Perhaps a good option would be to explore a...

Perhaps a good option would be to explore a golf-wear shop at the end of the season and see what they've got.

Modern golf wear is often synthetic.

Thomas
Forum: Alberta Hiking   11-15-2009, 04:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,472
Posted By Canadian
Great stuff guys. I'm already planning a weekend...

Great stuff guys. I'm already planning a weekend trip this summer to the SW Sask area.

TDW
Forum: Gotta Love Gear   11-13-2009, 07:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 998
Posted By Canadian
I'm 6'4 and wear a 48L suit. I have the exact...

I'm 6'4 and wear a 48L suit. I have the exact same problem. I have good luck with Patagonia and just cotton khaki from Sears.

If things are good for you monetarily, consider a tailored safari...
Forum: Alberta Hiking   11-13-2009, 07:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,472
Posted By Canadian
Wanted: Desert Climates

Okay guys and gals,

I'm officially a desert rat. I spend loads of time in the nearby desert locale of Writing On Stone down by Milk River, but am interested in finding other similar desert...
Forum: Canadian Rockies   06-29-2009, 05:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,939
Posted By Canadian
I was at Blakiston Valley trail, just past...

I was at Blakiston Valley trail, just past Snowshoe a few weeks ago. Snow was impassable for me, wearing ankle boots and long pants. I may try it again in mid-July. I walked to Snowshoe, went up the...
Forum: Backcountry Recipes   03-19-2009, 07:48 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,621
Posted By Canadian
Complete Meals

Okay,

So I know some of us don't like MH or similar meals. I do. But I find them calorically unsatisfying, and was wondering, what do you add to the meal to fortify it.

Like if I eat a pouch of...
Forum: Hiking and Backpacking   01-24-2008, 05:32 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,417
Posted By Canadian
I'm planning to stay around home: Bertha...

I'm planning to stay around home:

Bertha Lake, at least 3 times (June, July, August)
Coffin Bridge, once
Milk River ridge, as often as possible. I was there last weekend.
Red Rock Canyon,...
Forum: Hiking and Backpacking   01-24-2008, 05:24 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,621
Posted By Canadian
I fell in the Milk River last summer, late at...

I fell in the Milk River last summer, late at night while returning from some exploring of the opposite side. Ironically, my companion was wearing a walking cast and he was just fine. The river was...
Forum: Other regions   04-18-2007, 08:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,781
Posted By Canadian
I'm curious. How much water do you consume every...

I'm curious. How much water do you consume every hour? We live in similar biomes and I'm prone to heatstroke if I push myself beyond a basic walking pace. I find I usually have water left over (in...
Forum: British Columbia   03-22-2007, 05:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,391
Posted By Canadian
I have indeed. The Cypress Hills are largely...

I have indeed. The Cypress Hills are largely nothing to sneeze at, although the terrain is similar to that of the cultivated prarie. Vegetation is knee high and my family visited a fort last year...
Forum: British Columbia   03-21-2007, 04:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,391
Posted By Canadian
Sorry Farmer, This was my first effort to...

Sorry Farmer,

This was my first effort to post pictures online. I'm not big into Facebook or anything, so it took a bit of figuring out.

The whole walk (including the jaunt past the end of the...
Forum: British Columbia   03-21-2007, 04:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,391
Posted By Canadian
Writing on Stone (belated report, with pics)

https://www.clubtread.com/forumPix/121000/121632.jpg

Okay,

My dad and I went out into the badlands a few weeks ago (Feb 24). The whole point of the trip was to check for game and try out my...
Forum: Gotta Love Gear   02-21-2007, 08:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,394
Posted By Canadian
I just wear my Columbia parka shell when...

I just wear my Columbia parka shell when encountering rain. Usually, rain turns to snow except in the heat of summer, where there is no rain.

If you're really cheap, a milsurp rainsuit can be had...
Forum: Alberta Hiking   12-20-2006, 11:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,568
Posted By Canadian
I snowshoed up to Bertha Lake last winter. Took 5...

I snowshoed up to Bertha Lake last winter. Took 5 hours with all my resting, but I made it.

Canadian
Forum: Alberta   11-23-2006, 10:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,859
Posted By Canadian
I have never crossed the river (although I did...

I have never crossed the river (although I did swim in it several times.) so I don't know much about the area across. I do know backcountry camping is available, but the area is mostly pasture, so...
Forum: Other regions   11-18-2006, 05:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,078
Posted By Canadian
Looks great. I always enjoy the deserts around...

Looks great. I always enjoy the deserts around here in Southern Alberta which are pretty similar to your Utah. However I'm still hoping to eventually see Utah beyond SLC.

Some day perhaps.
...
Forum: Alberta   08-08-2006, 12:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,057
Posted By Canadian
Good job Justin, I've spent the past 5 years...

Good job Justin,

I've spent the past 5 years or so exploring the badlands of S. Alberta. It has been ages since I went to Drumheller, but it looks like a good time.

Glad to see you're getting...
Forum: British Columbia   07-25-2006, 06:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 981
Posted By Canadian
Five Days in the Third Circle

Hi all,

As I referenced in Rented Mule's post, I spent five days in the desert badlands with a fraternity brother, Paul. We're both students and what was originally planned as a 3 day weekend...
Forum: Other regions   07-25-2006, 06:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,906
Posted By Canadian
I spent five days in the Canadian badlands...

I spent five days in the Canadian badlands earlier this year with a fraternity brother. Every day we'd hike until we ran out of Gatorade.

Man, we ate like kings, drank exotic drink, etc. My...
Forum: British Columbia   05-10-2006, 04:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,140
Posted By Canadian
Lessons Learned: Writing on Stone

Okay,

I don't have any flashy pictures to show you, but last Saturday I ventured out into the badlands to do some recce work in advance of the Kappa Sigma fraternity camping trip. I can almost...
Forum: Alberta Hiking   05-01-2006, 06:14 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,398
Posted By Canadian
Well over 20C @ Writing On Stone last Saturday....

Well over 20C @ Writing On Stone last Saturday. All the ice is gone and the river is running quite swiftly.

Suffice it to say, it was the wrong day to wear all-black and a boonie. Maybe next time,...
Forum: Hiking and Backpacking   04-19-2006, 06:16 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 8,146
Posted By Canadian
I always loved army rations. Except for the...

I always loved army rations. Except for the premade mac and cheese.

My worst mistake in food was a whole box of melba toast as my primary food item on a dayhike. I think I ended up tossing the...
Forum: Other regions   03-24-2006, 11:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,410
Posted By Canadian
I'm actually planning a fraternity camping trip...

I'm actually planning a fraternity camping trip to the badlands of Alberta. Your TRs are always useful, as it has been a while since my last overnight excursion into the desert.

It seems that...
Forum: Gotta Love Gear   03-21-2006, 11:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,294
Posted By Canadian
Thanks Eeyun, I'm looking forward to trying...

Thanks Eeyun,

I'm looking forward to trying out my OR Voodoo hat in the desert this spring.

Canadian
Forum: Gotta Love Gear   03-21-2006, 11:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,294
Posted By Canadian
Just a few pairs of shorts and pants mainly. For...

Just a few pairs of shorts and pants mainly. For shirts, I'll be sticking with my TNF El Cap and my army-issue woolen shirts.

Any thoughts would be helpful. Are there any products I should avoid?...
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