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Revelstoke on a budget; Powder for the People!

Revelstoke! RMR doesn’t need to be described much; every self-respecting ski bum knows it’s a got a ton of vertical, isn’t overly crowded and is smack-dab in British Columbia’s Powder Highway. Right now RMR is also going off with a pile … Continue reading

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Rogers Pass 2019 Winter Permit, update and a new map!

Revelstoke! Once thought of as a stop on Canada’s east-west TransCanada Highway, its name has become synonymous with deep snowpacks and skiing. Located just an hour east of “Revy” is Rogers Pass — aka backcountry skiing heaven. This article provides … Continue reading

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Chasing Fall to Thunder Mountain and Scenic Hwy 12

Fall trip to Moab Sept/Oct
Drove Scenic Hwy 12, visited Bryce Canyon, rode Thunder Mountain. Stayed at Bryce Gateway Inn Continue reading

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Chasing Fall some more – Moab Mountain Biking

Fall trip to Moab Sept/Oct
Whole Enchilada, Klondike Bluffs, Fiery Furnace hike, Navajo Rocks. Camped at PackCreek Campground#7. Continue reading

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Chasing Fall – Moab Mountain Biking

Fall trip to Moab Sept/Oct
Captain Ahab, Dead Horse Point, Horsethief. Camped at PackCreek Campground#7. Continue reading

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Trek Remedy 2014 dumpster bike build

The build A bit of work, a bit of time, a lot of dumpster-diving, a bunch of accumulating spare parts in bins & inspiration from cheapskates the world over. Spare parts from FB Marketplace, Pinkbike, Craigslist and Ebay. Thanks to … Continue reading

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Bearfoot Bistro – Dad’s birthday

It’s not every day one turns 82! Sharon and I treated Mum and Dad to an overnight stay at the Pinnacle Hotel in Whistler then a magnificent, tastefully done dinner at the Bearfoot Bistro. What a show they put on … Continue reading

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Whistler Bike Park (and Creekside) gets bigger and better – 2019 update

It isn’t controversial to state that Whistler’s Bike Park is the best in the world. It certainly has the most trails, the most km of trails and the most variety. Count bike parks with the most trails; Whistler has the … Continue reading

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Vancouver Harbour Cruise – Indian Arm cruise with Kor Kor – June 25, 2019

A 4 hour cruise from downtown up to Silver Falls up Indian Arm and back with Kor Kor. Its a nice value especially with the lunch buffet and a neat way to see the city and its surroundings, even for … Continue reading

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JOFFRE PEAK – A KNOWN PRODUCER (tm – Sharon Bader)

Joffre Slide from David Safarik on Vimeo. Last update – June 4, 2019 “Civilization exists by geologic consent, subject to change without notice”– Will Durant. Many of these shots are hi-res and in large size format – open them in a new tab to … Continue reading

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