Tough border crossing - Page 2 - Escape Trailer Owners Community

Go Back   Escape Trailer Owners Community > Escape Me | General Topics > Cyber Campfire
Click Here to Login
Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
 
Old 02-27-2016, 05:09 PM   #11
Senior Member
 
Old Skool's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2013
Location: Southcentral, Alaska
Trailer: 2014 5.0 TA Classic (Old School)
Posts: 385
Quote:
Originally Posted by Steve Clark View Post
and Justin Bieber in.....
You have to admit his new song "Love yourself " is very catchy. Scott

Scott and Lori
__________________

Old Skool is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-27-2016, 05:14 PM   #12
Member
 
Join Date: May 2011
Posts: 35
Quote:
Originally Posted by gbaglo View Post
Yup. And we're gonna build a wall and the Americans are going to pay for it.
Funny enough I got a invitation this week to a new kind of block party - specified it was a BYO Cement building blocks & location of the party was the nearest border to where you live!
__________________

Fiberglass Fan is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-27-2016, 05:48 PM   #13
Senior Member
 
Patandlinda's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2013
Location: Ventura County, California
Trailer: 2013 19 Escape
Posts: 4,008
Quote:
Originally Posted by gbaglo View Post
To keep Celine Dion out.
Glen one of our favorites ! Pat
Patandlinda is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-27-2016, 05:49 PM   #14
Senior Member
 
kstock11's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2013
Location: Asheville, North Carolina
Trailer: 2014 Escape 19
Posts: 671
A friend of mine did a canoe camping trip that crossed into and then back out of Canada. At the border coming back into US, there was a sign across the river stating that you had to go through the checkpoint on the road above the river. The ironic thing was that there was no path up from the river - just lots of brambles and poison ivy. My friend climbed up and spoke to border control and after much discussion, they let the group continue on their way without all climbing up. Of course, this was back in the 90's before 9/11.
__________________
Kevin
Thanks to the interstate highway system, it is now possible to travel across the country from coast to coast without seeing anything - Charles Kuralt
kstock11 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-27-2016, 06:09 PM   #15
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2013
Location: none, Washington, D.C.
Trailer: None
Posts: 1,071
Quote:
Originally Posted by kstock11 View Post
A friend of mine did a canoe camping trip that crossed into and then back out of Canada. At the border coming back into US, there was a sign across the river stating that you had to go through the checkpoint on the road above the river. The ironic thing was that there was no path up from the river - just lots of brambles and poison ivy. My friend climbed up and spoke to border control and after much discussion, they let the group continue on their way without all climbing up. Of course, this was back in the 90's before 9/11.
There are several lakes in the BWCA where half the lake is in the US and the other half in Canada. If you look at a map of the BWCA it shows a red line running through the lake indicating the boundary unfortunately they forgot to put the red line out on the lake . I have several friends who crossed over this imaginary line and were nabbed by the Canadian Border Patrol . The border patrol made them land their boat on the nearest island . They were then flown to the closest magistrate for a hearing , fined and released. The bad part was that you had to find your own way back to pick up your boat. You soon learn to stay close to the South Shore of the lake .
steve dunham is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-27-2016, 06:14 PM   #16
Senior Member
 
gbaglo's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: North Vancouver, British Columbia
Trailer: 2009 Escape 17B - "Toad". '08 Toyota RAV4 V6
Posts: 10,729
Same situation at Ross Lake in the Skagit Valley. US grabs Canadian sports fishermen who stray over the border. You can see the border though because of the cut through the forest on the mountains either side.

Problem is that US draws down the lake at times to the point where there is nothing but mud flats and stumps on the Canadian side.
__________________
2009 Escape 17B "Toad"
2008 Toyota RAV4 V6 Sport
North Vancouver, British Columbia

What happens to the hole when the cheese is gone?
- Bertolt Brecht
gbaglo is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 02-27-2016, 06:47 PM   #17
Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2012
Location: Blue Springs, Missouri
Trailer: 17B Picked up 4/19/16
Posts: 41
Quote:
Originally Posted by gbaglo View Post
Same situation at Ross Lake in the Skagit Valley. US grabs Canadian sports fishermen who stray over the border. You can see the border though because of the cut through the forest on the mountains either side.

Problem is that US draws down the lake at times to the point where there is nothing but mud flats and stumps on the Canadian side.
Stayed at Ross Lake Resort several years ago. Can't wait to go back.
Otter is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-27-2016, 07:34 PM   #18
Senior Member
 
gbaglo's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: North Vancouver, British Columbia
Trailer: 2009 Escape 17B - "Toad". '08 Toyota RAV4 V6
Posts: 10,729
Must be a different Ross Lake.
I think there is no road in to the lake from the US side. Provincial Park on the Canadian side.
Attached Images
File Type: png Screen Shot 2016-02-27 at 4.36.48 PM.png (368.7 KB, 17 views)
__________________
2009 Escape 17B "Toad"
2008 Toyota RAV4 V6 Sport
North Vancouver, British Columbia

What happens to the hole when the cheese is gone?
- Bertolt Brecht
gbaglo is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 02-27-2016, 07:41 PM   #19
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2013
Location: Mesa, Arizona
Trailer: Scamp 2010 D19
Posts: 20
Ross Lake Resort is just above the Ross Dam. You can hike in, or boat up Diablo Lake and portage around Ross Dam. Makes for a wonderful canoe trip!
__________________
John Schroeder
http://justfinding.blogspot.com
phxkayaker is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-27-2016, 08:52 PM   #20
Senior Member
 
JohnB's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: Vancouver, British Columbia
Trailer: 2012 15A
Posts: 395
Georgia Straight Newspaper article from 2011 about Ross Lake by Jack Christie. Jack is a writer broadcaster who has written many books and articles on travel, recreation and sport. I believe he lives in the greater Vancouver BC area.

Just across the border, North Cascades National Park beckons | Georgia Straight Vancouver's News & Entertainment Weekly

Remember the good old days when all you needed to cross the Canadian/US border was to say you were from either country and possibly have to show a drivers license.
What happened to the good old days?

I'll wait for 'The Donald' to bring the bricks and mortar to the border!
Till then I will just keep enjoying camping in this great area we have so close to home.
__________________

JohnB is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off






» Virginia Campgrounds

Reviews provided by



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:35 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Copyright 2012 Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.