Radium Valley Vacation Resort
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Up early, sunny skies, temp just above freezing. Sposed to go to the 80's in the lowlands near where I will camp tonite. Probably the last day I will have a shower and shave in the morning before riding out until I get home!
Saying a reluctant goodbye to Jasper National Park (my trip highlight so far) and hello to the beautiful Icefield Parkway enroute to Radium Hot Springs (tonite) and then Glacier National Park Monday ...
... to make some fabulous fajitas… which attracted a nearby caribou to sniff out our campsite. No worries – just checked us out and wandered off. Chris also fried some bacon on the fire… mmm.
We headed to bed early, and in the middle of the night Chris was awakened by the clatter of many hooves; a herd of mountain goats speeding right through our campsite. I, of course, slept right through ...
... riding in our wolf shirts as a pack), then Karaoke in town on Thursday, sleep, work and repeat. Life had taken on a mind of it's own this was a significant contributing factor to lack of a blog update. I simply didn't have the time. In between our rigorous routine, Gin & Pancake Night, trips to Kicking Horse and Cranbrook and a very drunken St Patricks Day, time seemed to be sprinting away from me quicker than Usain Bolt!
One night, during a reasonably heavy ...
... what the Kiwis call a PRIMARY road!” I had to laugh because I do remember the severe lack of paved roads especially in the south island in NZ. The road also climbed up into the mountain and edged some very steep drops. I get nervous around open cliffs like that. NZ was quite a challenge with that sort of thing so you think I would be over it…but nope. Jym decided he wanted to get out and look so we stopped and he thought it was funny trying ...
... hours later:
EMMA'S SNOWBOARDING ADVENTURE
As I sat at the top of the bunny hill with a piece of wood and fibreglass strapped to feet, it suddenly occurred to me that this might not be such a good idea. With no instructors around and not even the faintest knowledge of snowboarding technique I spent the first couple of runs scooting down on the flat of my board and bailing hard into the snow from Great Speeds. FYI: snow = not ...
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