Favourite Western Canadian Photos

Discussion in 'Canada' started by Fatallybitten, Mar 5, 2012.

  1. Spaggy

    Spaggy Long timer

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    Columbia Icefields
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    Between Jasper and Mt. Robson
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    Alberta Foothills
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    Alberta Foothills
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  2. Mike Ryder

    Mike Ryder Kriegerkuh Supporter

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    Tesako lk.
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    Vicuna mt.
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    Anderson group.
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  3. DRRambler

    DRRambler AKA Albertastrom

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    This is Red Rock Canyon Road

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  4. 1200GSCanuck

    1200GSCanuck Been here awhile

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    i've biked out west tons of times, however nothing beats getting off the chair lift, climbing a few more hours with your gear over your shoulders, one step at a time, then strapping on the board for the ultimate adrenalin rush. No mechanicals...just me and my board to keep it all together. zoom zoom
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  5. Fatallybitten

    Fatallybitten Slow and getting slower Supporter

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    I have been negligent in not returning to this thread for a while. The 2012 riding season saw a new steed with the KLR being traded out for a KTM 990 Adv. Trips included an early season run through Montana and Wyoming and a late season ride through Idaho and Washington State, including the Olympic Peninsula. In between were rides through southern Alberta and BC and a ride through northern BC and into the southern Yukon. I put a total of just over 18,000 kms on the new bike. I will post a few photos at a time over the next couple of months while I wait for spring and what is shaping up to be another great year of riding!

    To start off, in keeping with a few of the other guys, here are some camping photos. Life is good:

    Dutch Creek, off the FTR in Southern Alberta
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    Stewart BC
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    Also Stewart BC
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    Monkman Provincial Park, in, big surprize, BC
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    After a few meals of this
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    You can't beat this!
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    All the best for 2013! I'll be back....
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  6. Fatallybitten

    Fatallybitten Slow and getting slower Supporter

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    So, here are some from last year's riding in Western Canada:

    From the prairies
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    To the foothills
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    To the mountains
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  7. BTL

    BTL No more snow!!

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    Columbia IceFields.
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  8. Nitrousbrian

    Nitrousbrian n00b

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  9. Fatallybitten

    Fatallybitten Slow and getting slower Supporter

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    Peace River country west of Fort St John

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    Monkman Provincial Park Campground

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    Canuseo Falls - Monkman Provincial Park

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    Salmon River - technically some of the area in the photo is in Alaska

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    Toe of the Salmon Glacier

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    Salmon Glacier from above the road

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    Mount Robson - highest peak in the Canadian Rockies

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  10. Mike Ryder

    Mike Ryder Kriegerkuh Supporter

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    Great shots Fatallybitten, I love the pic of Robson.
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  11. Spaggy

    Spaggy Long timer

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    I love the road from Jasper to Mt. Robson. That's a beautiful part of the world.
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  12. Gregster

    Gregster Been here awhile

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    Nice pics guys :clap I reeeeeeeeealy need to move back out west.
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  13. Fatallybitten

    Fatallybitten Slow and getting slower Supporter

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    This one is from 1978 on a weekend backpack trip into Berg Lake. It doesn't always look like this, but when it does it is breathtaking!

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  14. Mike Ryder

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    that thing is a beast.
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  15. nordicbiker

    nordicbiker Been here awhile

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    Thanks everyone for those great pics - now my appetite is growing and growing, but I need to wait until June, when my X-Canada trip starts!

    So this weekend I will spend in the snow with the 690 Enduro, just to get my "biking hormone" levels down! :D
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  16. Dangeross

    Dangeross Space cowboy! Supporter

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    You guys are truley blessed in western Canada!
    It's a trip in the bucket list...........:clap
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  17. Fatallybitten

    Fatallybitten Slow and getting slower Supporter

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    Even with temperatures well above seasonal levels here in Alberta, this time of year is difficult. Yes, you can spend time skiing, snowshoeing, and even hiking this year, but there is no substitute for the two outdoor activities that are my passion, motorcycle travel and sailing. This year, I plan to do a bunch of both. The "big trip" on the KTM this year is a ride to the Yukon, including the Dempster to Inuvik if the weather and road conditions permit. On the sailing front, I plan to do another circumnavigation of Vancouver Island, something I haven't done since 2006. There will also be a number of short trips both by motorcycle and boat and I even plan on combining the two and doing a Vancouver Island back roads motorcycle tour and a sailing trip through Desolation Sound all in a three week period in September. Gunnerbuck's photos of Northern Vancouver Island have whetted my appetite for a moto-camping trip in his neck of the woods.

    Keep the photo's coming. More inspiration is always appreciated.


    Here is photo on the Powderface Trail, west of Calgary last August

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    David
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  18. madjak30

    madjak30 Adventurer

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    How about a few pics from Alberta from last season...T

    Just north of Sylvan Lake, AB
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    Pee break near Pigeon Lake, AB
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    Corn field south of Bently, AB
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    In Penticton, BC
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    Daughter's first ride on the bike...
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    Camping north of Buffalo Lake, AB
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    This season is currently loading!!

    Later.
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  19. istephens

    istephens FJR Pilot

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    Statue at Dunvegan, north of Grande Prairie (summer 2012)
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    Dunvegan Bridge over the Peace River (summer 2012) - this is the largest suspension bridge on the Prairies!
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    Lots of mountains already, so I thought I'd post up one from the prairies - this is south of Cypress Hill Prov Park, not far from Medicine Hat, AB, (summer 2012)
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    Highwood Pass, Kananaskis Park, AB (spring 2011)
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  20. Fatallybitten

    Fatallybitten Slow and getting slower Supporter

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    Here are a few pictures of wildlife I saw on my travels in BC and Alberta during 2012.


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    Any others to add?
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