AB Foothills route/campground suggestions?

Discussion in 'Canada' started by GreatWhiteNorth, Oct 19, 2012.

  1. GreatWhiteNorth

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    Yeah, nice to be able to get to high ground within cell phone range to call in. Don't get me going about cell phone coverage... I'm with Rogers, and their coverage away from TC-1 is pathetic. Consistently my buddy Reg gets coverage in some pretty remote areas, and I get NO SIGNAL! Still looking for the Rockies Backroad Mapbook - even MEC here in Wpg didn't have it!
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    Exactly what we're looking for - big Thnx!
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    Keeping an eye on this thread... :ear

    I turn 40 next year and the wife has authorized (maybe I just dreamed that part) a fly+ride or a week-long ride, depending on how the bank accounts look. So, either South to ride a bike home, or taking the KLR to the Mountains or a loop of Superior.
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    I checked out Google Earth and it clearly shows a road that goes from Cadomin to Mountain Park and then winding back east to the FTR. Yesterday I bought a big thick "Canada Back Road Atlas" on sale, but I don't see it in this map book!

    I just went on-line here: http://www.backroadmapbooks.com/shop/index.php?main_page=product_book_info&products_id=198 and bought this .pdf


    Much more detail in the "Canadian Rockies" edition. That road thru the Mountain Park mine site and Cardinal Reserve area is clearly shown. I've seen it mentioned that recent mining in the Cadomin/Mountain Park mine site renders that route impassable back to the FTR. Anyone know... is this still the case? Can anyone comment on using this route?
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    Thnx! That would be super helpful. I'll check out your guys's ride report(s).
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