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Offline North61

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Inuvik Spring Skiing
« on: April 04, 2010, 09:02:36 pm »
Best April skiing anywhere!  Easter Day..fantastic.  Features the Optimus 00, a great classic kerosene stove.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AYU7aAxf8Ko

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Re: Inuvik Spring Skiing
« Reply #1 on: April 04, 2010, 10:19:01 pm »
Congrats on still being able to ski.  Nice looking trail.  Happy Easter!!

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Re: Inuvik Spring Skiing
« Reply #2 on: April 06, 2010, 07:34:11 am »
Hi North61,

Great looking landscape there.   And still good snow and ice!   Us southerners are so jealous!   Our spring skiing around here was toast back in early March (in the rain  :( ), where the klister season started way to early.  I wish I lived in or beside the "land of little sticks", that beautiful open taiga country, where you can travel cross country, but always have firewood (and longer winters of course  :) )

You like old brass stoves, don't you!   ;)  

While you were skiing on the long weekend, I did an overnight hike (no snow) on a trail on the north shore of Superior.  No snow at all in the bush, and seasonally we are several weeks ahead of schedule.   Rotten "ice" (mush) on the lakes with open patches.   In the valley I camped in, the ground was still frozen an inch down - had to drive the tent pegs in with an axe.   No bugs which is nice.  

Looking forward to your ongoing video productions, bringing us images of the winter life north of 61  :)
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Re: Inuvik Spring Skiing
« Reply #3 on: April 08, 2010, 09:30:24 pm »
well we do have a fair amount of winter up here!