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Old 08-21-2016, 09:06 PM   #26
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Things I dislike about other hikers:
-Litter'ers
-Spitting into a drinking stream
-People that blast music on the trail
-People that go off trail and wreck vegetation
-People that piss on the toilet seat in the outhouses

Straight inconsideration for the trail that's out there for everyone. I don't know if I can handle anymore of these crowds.
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climbed sky pilot yesterday. something i wanted to do all year.

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Did you guys have any anchors/harnesses to do that climb?
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Old 08-21-2016, 10:40 PM   #28
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You should have 29 inch tires or bigger and they should be reinforced AT or LT rated to minimize risk of getting a flat tire. Your truck should also have a real transfer gear (with H2, H4, L4, not AWD) so you can use engine braking going back down the steep sections, otherwise you would be using your brakes all the way down and get that burning "brake pad" smell. Make sure you have a full tank of gas before going in and the spare tire is fully inflated and you have the tools to change a flat. Most SUV's like Xterra, Pathfinder, 4Runner or Cherokee can do it but I would not risk a RAV4, Kia or CRV although it's probably been done.
Thanks for the advice. My xterra falls into that category, but I haven't done any off roading in it. Maybe I'll tackle it next year after I get a few off road trails under my belt.
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Did you guys have any anchors/harnesses to do that climb?
no, the climb up is fairly easy. the climb down is a bit sketchier and it's not uncommon for people to rappel down, but we didn't. just be careful and take your time! also if someone is down there to help assess your foothold selection that's a good idea. whatever gets you down safe.
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What would you guys recommend that's long and scenic? Looking for great areas for landscape photography.

I've also got terrible knees so I prefer lower elevations. I went up Hollyburn on Cypress a couple weeks ago. That's about as steep as I wanna go.
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Old 08-21-2016, 11:32 PM   #31
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Botanical Beach on the island.

Lighthouse park, North Van. (I've heard this one is good, but have never done it myself)
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A good place for a short, one hour hike is Capilano Canyon Park. You can also visit the salmon hatchery while you are on the trails and get good pictures of Cleveland Dam.

The news reports about recent sightings of a black bear on the Capilano Pacific trail are blown out of proportion. When I talked to one of the park staff prior to a hike on Saturday, he said that the RCMP were called in to chase the bear away from the hiking trails.
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Old 08-23-2016, 12:42 AM   #33
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You would like Elfin lakes as well.

Overnight in Garabaldi Park would open up lots of trails, since you get the switchback part over with. Black tusk, Panorama ridge, Mount Price, Garabaldi lake and Taylor Meadows.

Yeah Linderman is easy, try going to Greendrop lake for a bit more fun
Just did Garibaldi Sunday morning. My advice to anyone interested is to get there very early. I got there for 7am and got great parking, left around 2pm and people were parking down the rode for 2km..

Anyways we hiked Garibaldi to scope it out for our overnight to Panorama Ridge in 2/3 weeks and it was amazing. The camp area is very nice, everything is very well kept (as it should be because you have to rent and reserve tent pads) I'm very excited! Overall I found the hike to be pretty easy as the elevation-distance was pretty mild but 18km is still pretty long
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i swear to god my fb timeline this summer is either:

pics of Garibaldi Lake
pics of Joffre Lake
pics of Wedgemount Lake

are these lakes like easy hikes or something? everyone's flocking to em.
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i swear to god my fb timeline this summer is either:

pics of Garibaldi Lake
pics of Joffre Lake
pics of Wedgemount Lake

are these lakes like easy hikes or something? everyone's flocking to em.
They are very scenic, people do it for the instagram. There are much easier local hikes but they payoff isn't the same. Joffre on paper dosnt seem very difficult but it was actually pretty difficult to me as most of the elevation gain was in the beginning and lots of huge stairs but Garibaldi on the other hand is just very long, 18km with only 900m elevation gain
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i swear to god my fb timeline this summer is either:

pics of Garibaldi Lake
pics of Joffre Lake
pics of Wedgemount Lake

are these lakes like easy hikes or something? everyone's flocking to em.
Post these pictures

Unusually, the authors are self absorbed attention whores. Nice eye candy though
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I was planning on spending a weekend at Panorama Ridge this summer but too busy and never got around to it. Is it alright to camp there in October still?
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I would try Garabaldi lake with a light pack first. Then see if you're willing to haul up a tent after that.

In October, I would expect cold conditions, so layers + cold weather ( -10 C to 0) sleeping bag, will be added weight. Not that I've personally went during October, but that's what I would expect.
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I'm good with cold. I've gone camping in the fall with regular summer stuff and was still overly warm.

I'd be going with a hammock rather than a tent. I find it way more comfortable and it's a lot less to pack.
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Well, right now at elevation temperatures are 10-15 C during the day. If you're ready for that, then you'll be alright.
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