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Old 08-15-2017, 05:31 PM   #1
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BC Travels in August

Left Vancouver headed for Whistler.
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first night in the Riverside RV place in whistler
Next day Went up Blackcomb Mountain and did an alpine hike. Views were spectacular.

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thats looking across to Black Tusk. We climbed that for our 30th Wedding Anniversary!
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The Alpine meadows were stunning
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Then a site along the Duffy Lake Road
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Old 08-15-2017, 05:39 PM   #2
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The up to Taughton Lake in the Chilcotins. Nothing much to write home about, we were visited by momma grizzly and her three cubs...

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After that I went mountain biking in the high meadows which were spectacular...5.jpg

A night outside Lillooet, at Fraser Cover where we hit the smoke...
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Then onto Juniper Beach outside Cache Creek where we hid in the bug tent to avoid the cinders
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Dark orange skies.
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Old 08-15-2017, 05:41 PM   #3
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Left Vancouver headed for Whistler.
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first night in the Riverside RV place in whistler
Next day Went up Blackcomb Mountain and did an alpine hike. Views were spectacular.

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thats looking across to Black Tusk. We climbed that for our 30th Wedding Anniversary!
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The Alpine meadows were stunning
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Then a site along the Duffy Lake Road
Hi David,
We spent 4 weeks in your beautiful B.C. this summer. What a a gorgeous province. Plan to be back in 2019.
Enjoy your trip.
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Old 08-15-2017, 05:43 PM   #4
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Then Finally into wine country. Lake Okanagan,. Still lots of smoke haze.

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the Caravan..

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Nice sites at Okanagan Lake Provincial Park. We scored a last minute reservation and got a front row site.

Then up to the Salmon arm area where we had a curious visitor.

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Then home.

A great trip in a wonderful caravan.

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Old 08-15-2017, 05:47 PM   #5
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Vey nice! Really too bad about the fires. We got the smoke in Washington as well. Question, why aren't the side arms of your awning fully deployed up to the top? I have not seen an awning deployed that way before.
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Old 08-15-2017, 05:55 PM   #6
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Arniesea, always done it that way... Made sense to me that way they would support the weight on them. never really looked any other ways! I'll try as you suggest is the norm...
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Otherwise only the spring switch is keeping your awning out, once you raise the arms and lock and tighten them down, then they take the strain off the spring inside your awning.
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What happened to your mountain lion visitor?
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Arniesea, always done it that way... Made sense to me that way they would support the weight on them. never really looked any other ways! I'll try as you suggest is the norm...
Here is an excellent orentation video from ETI that shows everything about the first generation trailers. The Awning deployment procedure starts at the 18:00 mark.




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What happened to your mountain lion visitor?
Aka Charlie the fearless barn cat
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