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Old 09-03-2014, 06:54 PM   #11
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Old 09-03-2014, 07:20 PM   #12
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Originally Posted by yardsale View Post
No trailer, yet.
Tents work great, just sayin'.

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Old 09-03-2014, 08:08 PM   #13
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Yeah, work.. that nasty four-letter word. Plus I have the added responsibility of a very elderly mother. That's okay, I'm grateful I still have her. That won't always be the case.
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Old 09-03-2014, 08:13 PM   #14
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Hmm Lets see Work, Vacation Time though I have more then enough getting it is the problem living in a state that trying to get south on a Friday or north on a Sunday is an all day event!! :{ But since the trailer can be used in the colder months I am hoping for more use before and after the summer folks do not interfere with my moving around.

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Old 09-03-2014, 08:25 PM   #15
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Not much! I just totaled the mileage on the trailer & over the last 3 1/2 years the 17B has gone 54,963.2 miles & around 615 days on the road. Retirement is Wonderful!
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Old 09-03-2014, 08:41 PM   #16
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You're my hero John... Don't think Norma & the Girls would go for it tho'.
We retire next March...
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Old 09-03-2014, 09:18 PM   #17
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Originally Posted by Ian G View Post
Only thing that keeps us from camping is having to work ... but it is the work that allowed us to buy the new Escape 19
Guess I can put up with working for another 4 1/2 years
Looks like we are both on the same time table to retirement I just hope they don't change the rules before I get to the finish line.

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Old 09-03-2014, 10:31 PM   #18
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What's keeping us from camping? Finally, nothing.

We pick up our trailer at ETI on Friday of next week, then head (slowly--we're rookies) across the Crowsnest Highway to Waterton Lakes NP where we will stay for at least a week. From there, we will monitor weather forecasts from Montana and Idaho right down to Utah, then decide where to go next. Before the snow starts to fall on the mountain passes, we'll head to the Oregon coast, then make our way back up to BC.

Steep learning curve ahead, but that's what keeps the old neurons firing. We welcome any suggestions you might have for must-see attractions, great hikes and bike rides, and exceptional campgrounds along the loop we plan to make.
Brent and Cheryl.
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Old 09-03-2014, 10:47 PM   #19
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Life often gets in the way.
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Old 09-03-2014, 11:56 PM   #20
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A granddaughter who owns grandmas heart strings, a broken foot, a Harley Davidson (hence the broken foot) and kids who like to 19 too much.

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