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Forum: Canadian Rockies Hiking   09-03-2017, 11:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,276
Posted By Gussmall
I wish I had info for you but your right it does...

I wish I had info for you but your right it does seem like quite the plac3, I hiked over the north kananaskis pass to the border of height of the Rockies and looking down into that valley it looks...
Forum: Canadian Rockies Hiking   07-27-2017, 11:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,853
Posted By Gussmall
I have done the hike to mo 18 which is an awesome...

I have done the hike to mo 18 which is an awesome hike. I have heard the trail that continues to mo16 is a bogged down horse trail. Unbridged stream crossings and not very well maintained. This guy...
Forum: Alberta Hiking   07-18-2017, 10:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,818
Posted By Gussmall
I'm sure he will be fine, I am doing the skyline...

I'm sure he will be fine, I am doing the skyline this year with my 11 year old also over 3 nights in august. For him I find the trick is good treats and ensuring he is relatively comfortqble... which...
Forum: Hiking and Backpacking   07-13-2017, 11:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,329
Posted By Gussmall
absolutely, make a cousey (warming envelope/...

absolutely, make a cousey (warming envelope/ bowl) out of reflectics (lots of stuff on youtube) and then use freezer bags to portion it out, put the freezer bag into the Cousey/bowl and fill with hot...
Forum: Gotta Love Gear   07-13-2017, 11:29 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 494
Posted By Gussmall
Grayl water filters, awesome company

So i am not one to do product reviews but i felt I should on this one. I have been using a grayl water filter for a couple years now and have always found it to be super easy to use and convenient....
Forum: Alberta Hiking   07-07-2017, 10:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,721
Posted By Gussmall
Lol yep, I find those buggers are nasty...

Lol yep, I find those buggers are nasty everywhere this time of year.... I may try drinking muskol to develop super immunity...
Forum: Canadian Rockies   07-06-2017, 11:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,280
Posted By Gussmall
Nice report! A buddy of mine headed out on...

Nice report! A buddy of mine headed out on tuesday so i was hoping he got through... im headed to skyline in August... should be a little less sketchy by that time.
Forum: Alberta Hiking   07-06-2017, 11:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,721
Posted By Gussmall
ya exactly, and the heat this week has been...

ya exactly, and the heat this week has been pretty helpful to our cause...i'm thinking its going to be a great weekend for weather. Things should be drying out nicely.
Forum: Alberta Hiking   07-04-2017, 11:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,721
Posted By Gussmall
Haven't done it recently but I am headed there...

Haven't done it recently but I am headed there this weekend as well, the trail report has been improving and this wicked heat should be helping things. I will be the guy with his 11 year in tow...
Forum: Canadian Rockies   07-04-2017, 10:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 580
Posted By Gussmall
Good job on getting there that is a bit early for...

Good job on getting there that is a bit early for that area but you are right it is a gorgeous spot! The mosquitos are wicked all summer when the sun goes down. But it is one of the nicest areas in...
Forum: Canadian Rockies   06-28-2017, 10:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,229
Posted By Gussmall
That "bail out point" looked a bit on the...

That "bail out point" looked a bit on the challenging/disastrous side... good choice on avoiding it. Awesome pictures as always.
Forum: Gotta Love Gear   06-27-2017, 10:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 603
Posted By Gussmall
I was intrigued by the idea to use this during...

I was intrigued by the idea to use this during the winter to help keep some light and maybe a bit of heat in the tent, i ordered one from amazon and it came to me used and broken... not impressed...
Forum: Canadian Rockies   06-27-2017, 08:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 737
Posted By Gussmall
Norman lake / sunset pass and twin lake June 24 to 26 2017

Was supposed to be hiking the highline trail from Vista lake trail head to sunshine however the avalanche conditions scared us off... or played it smart (safe) I guess.

June 24th we headed out to...
Forum: Alberta Hiking   06-22-2017, 10:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,338
Posted By Gussmall
yep we are expecting some snow... will let you...

yep we are expecting some snow... will let you know how it goes...
Forum: Alberta Hiking   06-22-2017, 05:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,338
Posted By Gussmall
Finally got to speak with someone at PC, and the...

Finally got to speak with someone at PC, and the route is highly not recommended, they have had most people that booked phone in to cancel. We are going to do the vista lake to twin lake portion as...
Forum: Alberta Hiking   06-22-2017, 03:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,729
Posted By Gussmall
you may find the conditions there less than...

you may find the conditions there less than favorable at that time of year though. lots of snow and it can be quite muddy even into august.
Forum: Alberta Hiking   06-17-2017, 03:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,338
Posted By Gussmall
I definitely will post a report if i end up...

I definitely will post a report if i end up going... will decide by tuesday i think if i am and if not it will go some where else a touch less snowy.
Forum: Alberta Hiking   06-17-2017, 10:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,338
Posted By Gussmall
That's what I'm thinking as well but the trail...

That's what I'm thinking as well but the trail report shows otherwise, just hoping they change it and ease my mind....
Forum: Alberta Hiking   06-17-2017, 12:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,338
Posted By Gussmall
I would agree with that! I love hiking in spring...

I would agree with that! I love hiking in spring with snow crested peaks it's beautiful... I'm also OK with hiking in poor trail conditions, it's the avalanche warnings that concern me, I'm not...
Forum: Backcountry Recipes   06-16-2017, 09:51 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,925
Posted By Gussmall
bulk barn sells the high fat content ( normal...

bulk barn sells the high fat content ( normal )powder peanut butter as well. tastes like normal pb when you add water.
Forum: Alberta Hiking   06-16-2017, 07:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,338
Posted By Gussmall
LOL Ya a bit snowier might be me being...

LOL Ya a bit snowier might be me being optimistic. I had looked at those cameras and some of the angles don't look too bad... the one i attached below looks down right pleasant! some make the area...
Forum: Alberta Hiking   06-13-2017, 08:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,338
Posted By Gussmall
Egypt lake, highline- late june??

I have a trip booked June 24 to 26 supposed to hike from Vista lake trail head on hwy 93 through shadow lake then whistling pass to Egypt lake and then out by way of Healy pass. Last year I hiked...
Forum: Alberta Hiking   05-07-2017, 10:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,351
Posted By Gussmall
to answer my own question... i should have...

to answer my own question... i should have brought the snow shoes. Very dry from the parking lot to the chairs at the howse pass viewpoint, but then a km up the hill and the snow is still pretty...
Forum: Alberta Hiking   05-03-2017, 08:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,351
Posted By Gussmall
i did see your trip report but my understanding...

i did see your trip report but my understanding of your report was that you only did the trail to the chairs and then you followed the river to the lake. i will be taking the trail the entire way...
Forum: Alberta Hiking   05-02-2017, 10:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,351
Posted By Gussmall
Glacier lake banff

heading to glacier lake for an overnight this weekend, anyone been out this year? went early in may last year and it was snow free but last year was pretty dry, i'm wondering if snowshoes would be...
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