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Forum: Day Trippin' 04-09-2015, 02:40 PM
Replies: 389
Views: 113,060
Posted By Crooked Creek
Dude, I am proving you right. Sorry.

Dude, I am proving you right. Sorry.
Forum: Canada 03-27-2015, 10:33 PM
Replies: 481
Views: 62,959
Posted By Crooked Creek
Canol bike? ...

Canol bike?
...
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-14-2015, 04:33 PM
Replies: 389
Views: 113,060
Posted By Crooked Creek
Question Nope, didn't need to carry gas. Have a 600km...

Nope, didn't need to carry gas. Have a 600km range if I take it easy (which I didn't haha), and had arranged with the outfitter at Black Lake to buy fuel from him.
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-11-2015, 12:13 AM
Replies: 389
Views: 113,060
Posted By Crooked Creek
Thumb I was wondering if you had given up on me. Great...

I was wondering if you had given up on me. Great to hear you're still along for the ride. And congrats on becoming a mom. Adoption is a beautiful thing.

As far as introducing kids to the...
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-10-2015, 11:59 PM
Replies: 389
Views: 113,060
Posted By Crooked Creek
Cool. Nothing real technical on either of those...

Cool. Nothing real technical on either of those trips, but still risky by yourself. Most of my friends on the Grand Canyon trip it was their first time packrafting (and they had never kayaked) and...
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-09-2015, 04:45 PM
Replies: 389
Views: 113,060
Posted By Crooked Creek
Now you're talking :evil. There are no marked...

Now you're talking :evil. There are no marked trails/maps as far as I know in that area at all. Remember, this is as remote as you can get in North America outside of the Arctic. But that said, if...
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-09-2015, 02:45 PM
Replies: 389
Views: 113,060
Posted By Crooked Creek
Question Sweet! If you're coming by Crooked Creek, let me...

Sweet! If you're coming by Crooked Creek, let me know.

If you're planning on riding the Cassiar (and you should at some point), the Spatsizi is hard to beat. Lots of details on that in the...
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-09-2015, 01:48 PM
Replies: 389
Views: 113,060
Posted By Crooked Creek
Question Alatna should be awesome. On the Feathercraft,...

Alatna should be awesome. On the Feathercraft, for that video all I did there was slip the head mount that comes with the GoPro under the grab handle and pull it tight. Worked ok until you get in...
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-08-2015, 08:18 PM
Replies: 389
Views: 113,060
Posted By Crooked Creek
Eek Where were we?

Oh yes. Here.

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-UZs6l6CP_qE/Ur5CiJDcenI/AAAAAAABSqk/NA5zFywdWEE/w736-h552-no/Adventure+Ride+2012+057.JPG

500 kms from the nearest paved road.

These...
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-03-2015, 07:28 PM
Replies: 389
Views: 113,060
Posted By Crooked Creek
Which 450 are you talking about? WR450F? No...

Which 450 are you talking about? WR450F? No Yamaha 450 factory street legal bikes to be had as of yet?

If you're in the area again, feel free to stop in and say hi, or at least get a donut at the...
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-02-2015, 08:13 PM
Replies: 389
Views: 113,060
Posted By Crooked Creek
Question Oops

So I just was reminded about this Ride Report. To be fair I've been busy.
...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-04-2014, 09:04 PM
Replies: 389
Views: 113,060
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: 389
Views: 113,060
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: 389
Views: 113,060
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: 389
Views: 113,060
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: 389
Views: 113,060
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: 389
Views: 113,060
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: 389
Views: 113,060
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: 389
Views: 113,060
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: 389
Views: 113,060
Posted By Crooked Creek
Packrafting Jock Creek

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

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-YQV4RExOXiU/Ur4nUa_IKMI/AAAAAAABSoY/6OJLQs6p3RY/w736-h552-no/Adventure+Ride+2012+028.JPG


Unfortunately...
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-27-2013, 07:35 PM
Replies: 389
Views: 113,060
Posted By Crooked Creek
Oops...

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

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-EBo8MzjyZ_k/T_KSwX5qYrI/AAAAAAAA6ag/LoGLnnKjVB8/w863-h552-no/June+2012+272.JPG

...
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-27-2013, 03:31 PM
Replies: 389
Views: 113,060
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: 389
Views: 113,060
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: 389
Views: 113,060
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: 818
Views: 167,648
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: 362
Views: 90,498
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: 389
Views: 113,060
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: 389
Views: 113,060
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: 389
Views: 113,060
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: 1,910
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: 11,673
Posted By Crooked Creek
Nicely done :clap

Nicely done :clap
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-29-2013, 11:21 PM
Replies: 389
Views: 113,060
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: 389
Views: 113,060
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: 389
Views: 113,060
Posted By Crooked Creek
A proper marshmallow fire will have next to no...

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

https://fbcdn-sphotos-h-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-frc3/485364_10152686531910231_113690971_n.jpg
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-09-2013, 01:39 PM
Replies: 389
Views: 113,060
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: 389
Views: 113,060
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: 389
Views: 113,060
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: 389
Views: 113,060
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: 389
Views: 113,060
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: 389
Views: 113,060
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...
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