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Travel Blogs from Kootenay National Park
... and got prepared for the backpacking trip. We were so lucky to spot two moosses here!
The next morning we were all set for first day 25 km terrain along Bryan Creek, over to Assinibione pass to Lake Magog, where our campground was supposed to be. We had great weather, nothing but the clear sky. The first day was beautiful, Assiniboine pass was not as high as one would expect, but the way up to it long. On the other side of the pass, another world has opened to our sight, ...
... It was a pretty aggressive bug but the worst of it cleared up after about four days, leaving me feeling as strung out as a withdrawing heroin addict. Shame really, as I had looked forward to having a legitimate excuse for staying in bed on New Year's Eve. I am a die-hard hater of this particular holiday and always end up being angry drunk, weepy and maudlin over the disappointments, regrets and non-achievements of the past year(s). If only it were socially ...
... they had left.I didn't – and still don't – particularly like the idea of being a housekeeper but if it meant coming back then I would happily suck it up and do the job. I handed my notice in at BW and was pretty surprised when everyone seemed fairly upset that I was leaving as I thought I had been quiet and miserable and nearly always had my phone switched off!!
The last couple of weeks passed so slowly. I took Thanksgiving weekend off to go back to ...
Day 5—August 6th, 2010
McLeod Meadows in Kootenay National Park, BC
281 miles—some rain but mostly easy
Elevation 3,708’, 371 miles from home
No Avg MPG as we have changed to liters and aren’t that ambitious to convert prices $1.03 to $1.09 per liter (more than $4.00 per gallon)
We had hotdogs and baked beans last night that wreaked havoc with my system way into the night. Jake slept like a baby. My stomach and the guy ...
... as the bus faded into the distance. Marvellous. So I was halfway up a mountain, a good 70kms from my final destination and my only companion was a gas station attendant who was engaged in picking his teeth with a small hunting knife. Whipping out my mobile I prayed for a signal. Of course there was one – we were only half an hour from the metropolis of Radium after all.
Fifteen minutes later I was rescued by a cheerful cabbie from Invermere Taxis who had only ...
TravelPod Member ReviewsRedstreak Campground Kootenay National Park
Amenities good but noisy campers spoilt the night. Dry firewood available at a cost.
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