The pin drop is not the least but accurate!!! Double check your driving directions before heading out. Please check the link below for trail map. http://www.albertaparks.ca/media/123484/blackfoot%20winter%20web%20map.pdf
Meet at the Waskehegan staging area:
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Thank you all .It was a nice day and a good ride. Update of my knee: I have a brace and crotches going to physio this after noon and should be back on my skis next year.
0 · February 18, 2014
Oh Lilianne!!! I am so sorry to hear this outcome :(Take care... Heal up quick
1 · February 18, 2014
0 · February 19, 2014
I'm sad to hear this. I was hoping for your sake it would be better news! :(
1 · February 19, 2014
it is a tear ligament. Sure I will be ready for cycling season
Praying it heals well ... You said you are a hand healer (in your Living from the Heart group - http://www.meetup.com...) Maybe even from a distance the prayers of some of us can influence your knee healing! Get well and heal soon! Hope to try and keep up with you when you are healthy ... I almost couldn't stay ahead of you skiing with a torn ligament! Go for it and keep a vibrant spirit and attitude - that goes a long way!
1 · February 20, 2014
Lots of trails to choose from. I wasn't watching closely, guess our group doubled over a portion of the trail but the 15 kms wasn't too much. Lots of options for distance and well groomed trails.
0 · February 17, 2014
I had a great afternoon! So happy I went out! It was great to meet you all and very much looking forward to the next meetup!
1 · February 16, 2014
Fantastic! Had a great day with some great people!
Great day on the trail. Thanks Mike & Heather for helping make it happen. I'll sleep well tonite and when my head hits the pillow I'll hear the silence of the outdoors and see the pristine snow and birch & poplar stands and the sun setting over the lake.
Hey I had a great time today skiing with you all . We skied until 6 pm. Didn't gps track this outing , but we think we easily did 15 km . Had so much fun didn't have time to stop to take any photos , so I'm going to post this photo that I found online , hope you all like it :) . Hope Lilianne you make out ok with your knee . Dale thanks for the carpooling help and hot apple cider drink at the end of the skiing trip .
3 · February 16, 2014
Must have went to wrong are all I seen were two trucks horse trail or I already left. It's ok
0 · February 16, 2014
All good I am leaving have fun!!!
I am here but wrong place? I put in the map u said
Where r u?
We are in parking lot by washrooms and shelter
Range road 210 Blackfoot Waskahegan staging area
Great job on organizing the carpooling Mike!!! Thank you!!!Everyone please bring some water or rehydration drink along with a granola bar or 2.
Ok the carpooling is set for the day . I'm picking up Kie and Chelsea . See you all on the ski trails :)
I've got space to carpool . I drive a 4 door blue honda sedan . Rear seats fold down 60/40 split for skiing equipment . So that mean got space for two passengers . One spots spoken for ( Dale ) so got space for one more person if somebody needs a ride .
0 · February 14, 2014
I live near U of A - Mike, is that on your way or can I meet you somewhere?
0 · February 15, 2014
Let's try and pick a meeting spot , I just left a message with Dale . I live around 111 ave 142 street . Let's decide on place and time to meet that's convenient for all of us and a time . I'm waiting to hear back from Dale .
OK what time ETD Mike? About 1:25 or so? I'll come in on the Yellowhead How about the Costco parking lot at[masked] St NW, Edmonton? I drive a 2002 Gold Toyota Echo so I could triangulate to find you by text msgs or voice call. Got Mike's cell # now. Ya we can talk around noon by phone.
Whoops, Forgot I'm lending my Echo to my nephew so I'll be driving my wife's silver Toyota Echo. But I'll be parking it at Costco and leaving it there while catch ride with Mike.
I would like to carpool.I could be waiting at Costco if you tel me wich one
Hi Dale , Kie ,let's meet at costco on 149street 124 ave just of the yellow head trail prior to 1:30 so that we have the skiing equipment in the car and are on the road at 1:30 . It will take about 45 minutes to get to the skiing trail head .
Hi Lillian . We can take two vehicals if need be . Dale is offering to drive if extra space is needed for other skiers . Is it possible to get your contact number so that we are in contact if the need arises . Hope to see you tomorrow .
Let's meet in the north east part of the Cosco parking lot . See you all tomorrow .
sadly my cell phone took a swim and I am not able to use it. Let me know where you are meeting. I am always on time to make sure peoples don't wait for me .I will be coming from St-Albert.
Hi Lilian let's meet at 1:15 pm at the costco parking lot[masked] street NW Edmonton in the northeast part of the parking lot . See you tomorrow :)
1 · February 15, 2014
Hi Mike, I would love a ride. Do you still have room? Would it be possible to pick me up at home since I don't drive. I live on 99 st and 89 ave.
I will be there and if needed I will drive.
Hi Chelsea . I will look at details in the morning and get back to you mid morning .
Ok, sounds good. Thank you.
Hey all, Mike & I just spoke by phone. Plan is that he pick up "Pinkerton" & Chelsea and come straight to the Waskahegan staging area. Meanwhile Lilianne & I will meet at the NE corner of the Costco parking lot at 1:[masked] St NW, Edmonton - please txt me Lilianne if you need to [masked]). We will decide which vehicle to use (I will be in a Silver 2002 Toyota Echo. We will proceed straight to Waskahegan via the Yellowhead. See y'all at 2:30 at the trail head! Cheers.
Heading to Elk Island in the afternoon. Have fun!
not sure if I will make it after all. Just got back from vacation and need a holiday.
Working! :( Have fun guys! :p
Looking to car pool it. I live in Sprucw Grovw but can drive to Edmonton environs
Hi Dale , yes I can pick you up somewheres on the west side of the city , I'll give you a call Sunday around noon . My cell number is. [masked]
Might I be able to catch a ride with someone from the Edmonton area. I'm lending my car to my nephew ... could get a ride to departure in or near Edmonton. My cell[masked]
Hi Dale,I'm in Sherwood Park but will get Mike to message you. Hope you can join us!!!
Please make sure you follow this link for your travel directions. http://www.albertaparks.ca/cooking-lake-blackfoot/information-facilities/day-use/waskahegan-staging-area.aspx
0 · February 3, 2014
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