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Forum: Day Trippin' 07-04-2014, 09:04 PM
Replies: 356
Views: 93,668
Posted By Crooked Creek
Question Kids are doing well. Loving the summer (except...

Kids are doing well. Loving the summer (except for the bears that keep bugging us.)

New house is coming along well, but still tons to do in the basement and outside.
...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-28-2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 356
Views: 93,668
Posted By Crooked Creek
Cry When we give up hope; there is not much left... ...

When we give up hope; there is not much left...

But sorry,this is one of my busiest times of the year and on top of that I just developed an acreage and moved into a new half-finished house, so...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-28-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 356
Views: 93,668
Posted By Crooked Creek
Eek Haha, that's funny. I had forgot about that. I...

Haha, that's funny. I had forgot about that. I just thought I was entering pics on Facebook for a chance at winning a fishing trip; had no idea I was consenting to be a cover girl :rofl. But looks...
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-21-2014, 11:10 PM
Replies: 356
Views: 93,668
Posted By Crooked Creek
To be continued

So my apologies for stalling out on the RR, but while you're waiting, check out this very well made video filmed in the area I was at. Beautiful ariel shots. I actually stayed at one of this guy's...
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-05-2014, 11:35 PM
Replies: 356
Views: 93,668
Posted By Crooked Creek
Nice bike. And boat. Let me know if you do a...

Nice bike. And boat. Let me know if you do a float test :wink:.



Well, you seem to be in Idaho, so I would go north. :D
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-04-2014, 11:24 PM
Replies: 356
Views: 93,668
Posted By Crooked Creek
Question Sorry to burst your bubble, MitchG, :wink: but...

Sorry to burst your bubble, MitchG, :wink: but even the toughest "indestructible" tow tubes are 840 denier, which is the same as my Feathercraft's floor except without the high quality urethane...
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-28-2013, 07:08 PM
Replies: 356
Views: 93,668
Posted By Crooked Creek
Packrafting Jock Creek continued

After the last beaver dam, the fun began. The trick was staying in the deep water on the outside bends without hitting the bank and trees.

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Forum: Day Trippin' 12-28-2013, 05:55 PM
Replies: 356
Views: 93,668
Posted By Crooked Creek
Thumb Yes it was. We've have about 3 winters already...

Yes it was. We've have about 3 winters already this year and the roads are horrible so I thought I'd try and finish this report up. Glad to see you're still along for the ride.
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-28-2013, 05:18 PM
Replies: 356
Views: 93,668
Posted By Crooked Creek
Packrafting Jock Creek

After an hour or so I get to the edge of the lake.

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Unfortunately...
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-27-2013, 07:35 PM
Replies: 356
Views: 93,668
Posted By Crooked Creek
Oops...

So I forgot something important. You may remember I had a boat in my pack...

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Forum: Day Trippin' 12-27-2013, 03:31 PM
Replies: 356
Views: 93,668
Posted By Crooked Creek
Thumb Back in action.

So after a brief hiatus :rofl, let's resume.

We were here.



It had been quite the ride, and I was ready for a nap.

At last my destination was in view.
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-07-2013, 10:37 AM
Replies: 356
Views: 93,668
Posted By Crooked Creek
Question Yep, arid regions are a whole different animal....

Yep, arid regions are a whole different animal. People sometimes wonder about the remoteness of rides like this, but when water is everywhere and fish are easy to catch, that sure helps. As long as...
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-05-2013, 10:51 PM
Replies: 356
Views: 93,668
Posted By Crooked Creek
Question Well, that could be a long story, but I'm...

Well, that could be a long story, but I'm involved with a hospital, school, AIDS orphanage, child rescue center, and some other humanitarian work in West Africa. Was there to meet with local leaders...
Forum: Ride reports 12-02-2013, 12:22 AM
Replies: 814
Views: 150,658
Posted By Crooked Creek
Thumb Late to the party.

Haven't been on ADV in ages and what do I see but my fellow Albertan doing the ride I'd like to be doing...

I was in Ecuador in July and personally I like the route south from Loja to San Ignacio....
Forum: Ride reports 12-01-2013, 10:49 PM
Replies: 353
Views: 79,294
Posted By Crooked Creek
Thumb Indeed

Wonderful adventure and brilliant storytelling. Thanks for sharing! Looking forward to the rest of the journey.
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-30-2013, 10:09 AM
Replies: 356
Views: 93,668
Posted By Crooked Creek
Eek Oh yeah...

Sorry, it seems that I have forgotten about it. It's been a busy fall. Between full time work, building a house, developing an acreage and a young family there hasn't been a lot of extra time... And...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-29-2013, 07:38 PM
Replies: 356
Views: 93,668
Posted By Crooked Creek
Not a lot of razors out there in the bush. But...

Not a lot of razors out there in the bush. But unfortunately I've succumbed to "civilization" now...




What a great opportunity. Tom has been a real inspiration to me. If you ever see him,...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-25-2013, 11:00 PM
Replies: 356
Views: 93,668
Posted By Crooked Creek
Whoops, been gone all summer. In Ecuador (without...

Whoops, been gone all summer. In Ecuador (without bike :(:) and then in the Muskwa - Kechika.

Check out the pics...
Forum: Ride reports 06-18-2013, 03:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,746
Posted By Crooked Creek
Laugh Go team!

Great pic at Monkman :clap. Where are you at now?
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-20-2013, 01:24 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 10,046
Posted By Crooked Creek
Nicely done :clap

Nicely done :clap
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-29-2013, 11:21 PM
Replies: 356
Views: 93,668
Posted By Crooked Creek
Question So where were we?

We were here.



It had been quite the ride, and I was ready for a nap.

At last my destination was in view.
...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-11-2013, 10:42 AM
Replies: 356
Views: 93,668
Posted By Crooked Creek
In case anyone's REALLY bored... I took a video...

In case anyone's REALLY bored... I took a video for the other kids (and uploaded it for a chance to win $50.) The kids love to tag along when dad goes outside, and see pics/video when they can't...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-09-2013, 10:56 PM
Replies: 356
Views: 93,668
Posted By Crooked Creek
A proper marshmallow fire will have next to no...

A proper marshmallow fire will have next to no smoke. :deal

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Forum: Day Trippin' 04-09-2013, 01:39 PM
Replies: 356
Views: 93,668
Posted By Crooked Creek
Excellent. I'll be landing about 50 miles NE this...

Excellent. I'll be landing about 50 miles NE this summer.



Geology "Rocks" haha...



That is correct. Now to get some time for this RR... Was going to work on it last night, but went...
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-31-2013, 01:37 PM
Replies: 356
Views: 93,668
Posted By Crooked Creek
Laugh Guess where I'm going this summer... <iframe...

Guess where I'm going this summer...

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Forum: Day Trippin' 03-29-2013, 09:00 PM
Replies: 356
Views: 93,668
Posted By Crooked Creek
Question Well, you'll see in a bit :D. You can get 650...

Well, you'll see in a bit :D. You can get 650 Dakar to the moon with the enough time/energy/resources, but I wouldn't say it would easy.
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-25-2013, 03:30 PM
Replies: 356
Views: 93,668
Posted By Crooked Creek
:lurk While you're waiting, if you need some...

:lurk While you're waiting, if you need some entertainment, check out some vids on my youtube channel (http://www.youtube.com/user/CrookedCreeking).
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-24-2013, 02:12 PM
Replies: 356
Views: 93,668
Posted By Crooked Creek
Cry No, I'm sorry. Been a little busy up here. We...

No, I'm sorry. Been a little busy up here.
We are just about half way done... :eek1
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-03-2013, 08:05 PM
Replies: 356
Views: 93,668
Posted By Crooked Creek
Thumb Kemess Mine to Black Lake

But more on the mine (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kemess_Mine) on the way back, because I didn't have time to look then, nor do I have time to write now :D.

Besides, it's getting dark. And the...
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-20-2013, 04:48 PM
Replies: 356
Views: 93,668
Posted By Crooked Creek
Thumb Glad to be of service. Let me know if you make...

Glad to be of service. Let me know if you make the trip out. Love me those Safaris too though.
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-20-2013, 11:32 AM
Replies: 356
Views: 93,668
Posted By Crooked Creek
Eek Good call. I was just speaking in general terms...

Good call. I was just speaking in general terms about the road in its present state, but good to know the timeline. Definitely lots more to see up there :thumb.
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-19-2013, 10:48 PM
Replies: 356
Views: 93,668
Posted By Crooked Creek
Moose Valley to Kemess Mine

Learned a lot about the local flora and fauna from Ron, but I'll leave that for you to find out the next time you're in the area.

Here's the creek where Ron does some salmon research for the...
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-18-2013, 04:50 PM
Replies: 356
Views: 93,668
Posted By Crooked Creek
Moose Valley

What's this man-made object I see...

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This is my mail drop off point and the home of...
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-09-2013, 10:54 AM
Replies: 356
Views: 93,668
Posted By Crooked Creek
Sorry, been hard at work :rofl. ...

Sorry, been hard at work :rofl.

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Forum: Ride reports 02-02-2013, 07:56 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 51,262
Posted By Crooked Creek
I don't, but I took it out from the Library (love...

I don't, but I took it out from the Library (love internet library ordering...) when I did the Stikine/Spatsizi. That's where I first got the idea for the Turnagain. We would have done it then if we...
Forum: Ride reports 02-02-2013, 12:27 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 51,262
Posted By Crooked Creek
:clap PM sent. As it turns out, in my top 3 canoe...

:clap PM sent. As it turns out, in my top 3 canoe trips for this summer is the Turnagain river, which is accessed via the Boulder City road. Are you going to go all the way to the Kutcho Creek Mine?
Forum: Trip Planning 01-26-2013, 04:11 PM
Replies: 1,039
Views: 553,840
Posted By Crooked Creek
Thumb Crooked Creek, Alberta.

Located 3 km from highway 43, between DeBolt and Valleyview. Have tent/floor/couch/motorhome space and might even feed you. Great fishing nearby in Swan (5 min, rainbow trout) or Sturgeon Lake (10...
Forum: Canada 01-26-2013, 11:39 AM
Replies: 472
Views: 55,195
Posted By Crooked Creek
:lurk

:lurk
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-17-2013, 11:31 PM
Replies: 356
Views: 93,668
Posted By Crooked Creek
Johanson Lake to Moose Valley

And here we are

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nestled in the clouds.
...
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-15-2013, 01:31 AM
Replies: 356
Views: 93,668
Posted By Crooked Creek
It was indeed. Saw more than 10 times as many...

It was indeed. Saw more than 10 times as many bears as vehicles on this stretch. I love having the place to myself.
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