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kootenaycat
03-06-2005, 07:19 PM
The plan to go sledding today got vetoed, so I tagged along with the usual crew on the quads. We thought Sheep Ck (Salmo) would be the best bet as it was in a valley with steep sides, so it would have limited sunlight, which we thought would mean frozen snow. It would have been a good idea if we had unloaded at 6:00 AM !! Instead, by 9:00 the snow was already softening up, which made for fun blasting up this little hill!

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Me airing down to attempt to gain more flotation.
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We managed to make it to with a couple hundred feet of the HB mine, so walked up and checked it out.


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Here, Wayne decided to check out this adit that had been filled in. For some reason, no one else wanted to follow!
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We retreated down to have a break on the main road.
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On the Waldie Lake road we met up with 3 sledders who were heading up to one of the lakes to do some ice fishing.

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These snow facets at an earlier time of the season would be a setup for a future avalanche, but shouldn't be a problem seeing as there is no snow predicted for a while.
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After talking to the sledders, we decided to try the mainline road again, and saw these rocks covered with ice!

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Then, saw this avalanche from earlier in the season.

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Eventually, we made it close to the end of the mainline, where we were stopped by soft snow.
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On the way down, Wayne and I waited for Kevin and Barry for a while. When they finally showed up, I asked Kevin why he had snow packed in his headlights, rack, handlebars etc! Kevin found out the hard way what happens when you catch a steering tire in the soft snow on the edge of the trail! Fortunately he and the quad suffered no damages from the endo, unfortunately, I was not there to take pictures for everyone to enjoy!


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Jeepnut
03-07-2005, 06:24 AM
Nice pics as always Kevin[36]

Someones going to have to teach that rookie Kevin how to ride a Quad.He did know he was riding a quad and not a sled rite????[9]

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Pegleg
03-07-2005, 07:03 AM
sweet pics again of course

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jeeper
03-07-2005, 08:02 AM
As usual !More awesome pics !!!!!!





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Honky
03-07-2005, 08:10 AM
Hey thereís Kevin! (blue Quad) First time Iíve seen his ugly mug on the site. Has he signed up yet?

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kootenaycat
03-07-2005, 10:22 AM
quote:Originally posted by HWA

Hey thereís Kevin! (blue Quad) First time Iíve seen his ugly mug on the site. Has he signed up yet?

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I don't think he's signed up yet, but he should so he can post the pic of us giving him the one finger salute yesterday! Yeah Jeepnut, Kevin still has some learning to do on the quad, he was getting better by the end of the day though, we didn't have to keep telling him to get off and push when it started breaking through the crust! I think Kevin felt like me yesterday, we should have gone sledding instead, perfect weather for it!

imported_n/a
03-07-2005, 11:14 AM
hey kevin, think the old xr woulda kept up??

kootenaycat
03-07-2005, 02:51 PM
quote:Originally posted by thespank

hey kevin, think the old xr woulda kept up??

[15][15][15] You gotta trade that thing in on a quad!

Cookie
03-07-2005, 03:29 PM
cool shots!nothing like plain old fun(in b.c)

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78f150
03-07-2005, 06:15 PM
Nices pics looks like fun.

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surreysinner
03-07-2005, 10:38 PM
I like the caves in the kootneys. Looks like a wild ride

(que) How is it carrying a chainsaw with that latch you have one of the quads? I was thinking about getting one , but thought it might hamper my riding or it may flex the bar a lot. I ride really extreme, so what do you think.

Could have used one more than once.

Lick em, stick em, send em home raw!

ez_b
03-08-2005, 06:04 AM
sweet pics, i always love the pics of the mines

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Shera
03-08-2005, 08:36 AM
Nice pictures and there is still snow somewhere in this provience , we have the flowers already blooming here on the coast

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kootenaycat
03-08-2005, 06:00 PM
quote:Originally posted by surreysinner

I like the caves in the kootneys. Looks like a wild ride

(que) How is it carrying a chainsaw with that latch you have one of the quads? I was thinking about getting one , but thought it might hamper my riding or it may flex the bar a lot. I ride really extreme, so what do you think.

Could have used one more than once.

Lick em, stick em, send em home raw!

Them "caves" you are talking about would be old mines!:D

The Kodiak with the saw on the front rack is mine and I haven't found it to be a problem yet. All I did was buy a plastic chain saver at CT and stick it down behind the front bumper, and couple of bungies and it hasn't gone anywhere yet! One bungie, and the saw comes out, really quick. The bars are made to flex some, look at all the crummies the loggers drive, usually they transport their saws (with 28"+ bars) by cutting a slot in a 4" or 6" post, and drop the saw into the slot. The main body of the saw is just floating around, where mine is resting on the front rack.


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Rider
03-09-2005, 08:26 AM
Wow brave crew that goes galavanting around Salmo [wako] Real gooder [redneck] bunch of american war diserters, gro op guys ect [freak] I'm told a few ppl have disapeared on trips up there never to be found.
Can you say crossbow from the bushes? THWACKKKKK you never hear or see it coming just an arrow and bye bye. If your up that way and you find something you shouldn't be seeing. Get ready, and get out.


Rider

kootenaycat
03-09-2005, 04:31 PM
quote:Originally posted by Rider

Wow brave crew that goes galavanting around Salmo [wako] Real gooder [redneck] bunch of american war diserters, gro op guys ect [freak] I'm told a few ppl have disapeared on trips up there never to be found.
Can you say crossbow from the bushes? THWACKKKKK you never hear or see it coming just an arrow and bye bye. If your up that way and you find something you shouldn't be seeing. Get ready, and get out.


Rider

Sounds like you've been listening to too many rumours again! I have no doubt there are grow ops along with war deserters around the area, the Slocan Valley was a known hideout in the late '60s, but as for people disappearing and getting shot by arrows? Apparently the people who have disappeared weren't very missed, because no one has been looking for them!:D There was a training excercise by the RCMP at the Canex mine last fall, they are suspecting growers of using old mines which isn't a bad idea! Lot of them around here that I've found only by hiking around in the thick growth! It's crossed my mind before, put a steel door on an old mine, put a generator aways inside for electricity, and vent all fumes out one of the original air shafts way back in the boonies! But I can guarantee that I would be the one the judge throws the book at!!

SPEEDY
03-13-2005, 03:46 PM
backoff cityboy

kootenaycat
03-13-2005, 05:09 PM
quote:Originally posted by SPEEDY FSJ

backoff cityboy

Kevin, is that the best you can do for your first post!:D And where the hell is the funinbc salute picture?[9]

Honky
03-14-2005, 03:45 AM
Hey I might even have an old pic for Kev's avatar. Finally you made it to the site[36][36]



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Jeepnut
03-14-2005, 05:39 AM
Hey x city boy......[33]Do i have to come up there and show you how to ride a quad[?]

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