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Old 02-23-2017, 10:54 PM   #526
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looking down Harrison lake, its big, 40 miles long and up to 5 miles wide.
and even further is Fire mt, with Flame mt, Candle mt & Ash mt in the distance. was a gold mine back in the 1880's
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Old 02-23-2017, 10:58 PM   #527
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Cogburn beach. wife and me used to camp here all the time, it's awesome in the summer, and has great views of the mts across the lake
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Old 02-23-2017, 11:05 PM   #528
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coming up to Bear creek. local logging company has a base of ops here. they run a lot of the Pacific's, Hayes & Western stars out here. big trucks do big holes in the road...
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and here's one of them Pacific's right now...
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Bear creek falls and area
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Old 02-23-2017, 11:13 PM   #529
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last view of Harrison lake. the road curves away to go around Mt Breakenridge and up to Shovel Creek
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the road follows Silver creek
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and a log sort at the mouth of Silver creek. more of them knarly old trucks
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Old 02-23-2017, 11:18 PM   #530
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was able to drive a couple miles up Silver creek. calm before the storm, once the snow starts dissolving, Silver comes WAAAAY up...
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Old 02-23-2017, 11:22 PM   #531
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not much snow surprisingly
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but enough for dawg...
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Old 02-23-2017, 11:30 PM   #532
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jeez, hope it holds my truck....
(non-metric, 300 000 lbs)
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the road climbs enough for a quick glance at Harrison
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this is what i mean by yahoo's (or morons...)
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Old 02-23-2017, 11:42 PM   #533
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went to the 56k mark, then turned around. not enough gas, and got to drag my butt in to work tomorrow...
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heading back
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enough time to have a fire and a bite
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Old 02-23-2017, 11:47 PM   #534
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lots of waterfalls, like literally every few hundred feet. just took some of the bigger ones
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bah, heading home... still sick, but i sure do feel better..
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Old 02-25-2017, 12:20 AM   #535
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Thanks for the pics Dieseldawg. Thats real pretty country.
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Old 04-18-2017, 01:36 AM   #536
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thanks Joe
have'nt been getting out as much as i want too. march was the gloomiest on record around here, less than 70 hrs of sun for the month, rain on 28 of 31 days, and temps below normal....where's the global warming everyone is talking 'bout.....
finally got a nice day on easter sunday, took dawg to the river
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did'nt last long....last bit of blue goin' away...
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Old 04-18-2017, 01:48 AM   #537
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think someone forgot to tell mother nature it's spring already....snowing on the mountaintops
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dont bother Diesel though, but his age is really starting to catch up with him. lost this trout, and his failed attempt on the geese, by the time he got over there they just took off and flew around him.
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the crew camouflages in not too bad...
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Old 04-18-2017, 01:52 AM   #538
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went for a little hike. quit smoking 3 weeks ago and wanted to see if it made a difference- yup, it does...
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doing a little better keeping up to Dawg...sort of....
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trail was a little mucky in spots
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Old 04-18-2017, 02:03 AM   #539
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dawg was really into collecting sticks this morning...
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Old 04-18-2017, 02:14 AM   #540
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after our little hike, talked the wife and son into going for a drive up the fraser canyon. instead of the usual puppy p break at Hunter creek, we took this road down to where Hunter meets the Fraser river
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coming at ya!
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lower Hunter creek, and where it runs into the Fraser
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and dawg had a 20 pound-ish salmon wiggle out of his grasp...
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Old 04-18-2017, 02:26 AM   #541
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just past Hunter come across this guy. think he was going faster than the posted speed on the off-ramp, he kissed the light standard pretty good- too bad, chinook unit that looked in real nice orig shape...
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around the town of Hope. it's one claim to fame, where Rambo First Blood was filmed in the early 80's
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and heading up the canyon
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Old 04-18-2017, 02:33 AM   #542
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some more cruisin' around the canyon
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another puppy p break
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there was a waterfall there, told my son to smile, best i got...
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i actually did tell Diesel to smile, and he gave me this silly look...
(little bit better than the son's...)
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Old 04-18-2017, 02:45 AM   #543
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off the main road, a bridge in the distance
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little bit of snow just on the very tops
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up near Anderson river area. looks like we're catching up to blue sky....
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just driving around..
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nice little area to have a fire and cook some smokies....
drove a couple hrs into the bush for this....
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Old 04-18-2017, 02:58 AM   #545
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not a bad spot to spend the afternoon, just have to keep dawg away from the rapids
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finally got a pic of wifey on the way home despite her repeated threats of "get away from me with that thing"
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and cleared up enough when we got back to see fresh snow on the north side mountains
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went riding around Klowa mountain today, just north of Nahatlatch valley.
stopped at the McDick's in Hope for big macs and q p's. dont think dawg was crazy about the big mac.....we have a critic...
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had to wait about 1/2 an hour for construction in the canyon
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Fraser has come up 'bout 6-8 feet
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the old, "retired" aerial car ferry in Boston Bar
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followed the tracks from Boothroyd for awhile, then turned down this old skidder road, or what was left of it...
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it goes thru some nice open country
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road is not the greatest....'specially for a 21 ft long crewcab...with a 17 ft trailer...
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and the only place big enough (and only place at all...) to get turned around is down this hill...
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and there she be, can just make out the box....gonna haft to lift the trailer higher this yr...ramp racks scraped a bit goin' down
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and with this stupid rock strategically placed, just enough room for a 38 point u-turn getting around it and back up the hill...
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Klowa Mt is not too far from Nahatlatch and wifey wanted to check out the Nahatlatch fire lookout view, i was up there last nov but it was clouded in, so i was game
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some of the views on the way to the fire lookout
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and ya, we hit snow
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