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Monthly Archives: July 2012

Snowboarding in Whistler

Whistler, it’s one of those places most everybody knows for one reason or another. I know it for it’s world class options for outdoor activities, mainly snowboarding. I have always wanted to ride Whistler and I finally had the chance to. Although it was summer and the snow was typical summer snow you can find […]

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Rock Climbing at Cheakamus

I woke up today feeling pretty tired from mountain biking all day yesterday but the forecast was 80 degrees and clear blue skies, so obviously I’m not going to say no. There is a really good 2000 ft multi-pitch route we wanted to do on the Chief in Squamish but we didn’t’ really know the […]

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Mtn Biking at North Shore BC (w/ vid)

The first actual day here in Vancouver, BC could not have been better. Got a decent sleep and woke up around 9am (much needed), then started the morning off with some pretty delicious breakfast from a little chinese bakery. I can’t tell you what it was called but it was basically a roll with ham […]

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Canada!

Well, I am finally at my first official stop, Vancouver BC. The drive went well and there are definitely some beautiful views once you get closer to the border. I had never been as far as Bellingham, WA before and that was a really nice area to drive through as well as in Canada. A […]

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Going to the Dark side

A last minute addition to the camera collection for the trip is the Hoya ND x400. See the pic above? Yes, it really is that dark. This thing reduces light values by 9 stops to less than 1/500th of its original intensity! In most situations, you cannot even auto focus with this filter attached. You […]

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