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post #1 of 3 Old 07-08-2007, 09:13 PM Thread Starter
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With any luck I will be leaving Toronto on Sunday July the 15th for a short ride to see my mum in Orillia. She is just recovering from surgery (4wks ago) but if all is well I will be setting off for Alberta on Monday morning. I am hoping to reach Canmore Alberta by Thursday where I have 2 weeks of climbing arranged. After that I plan to ride up to the Yukon and do the Dempster. Then its a long ride home to Georgetown (just northwest of Toronto). Any suggestions re gear to bring, or good places to stay (especially in the prairies).
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post #2 of 3 Old 07-09-2007, 12:27 PM
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Maybe this would be a good starting point for your planning:

Your mention of climbing in Canmore brought back good memories of my first rappelling experience in the Crow's Nest Pass followed by a good mountain climb the next day in that area.

Have a great trip. You must be a teacher to get that much time off!!

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post #3 of 3 Old 07-27-2007, 03:50 PM
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Been away from the site for a bit, but I'm not far from Canmore and can possibly meet you if you wish for a drink :mrgreen:

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