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    Quote Originally Posted by DHexplorer View Post
    Has anyone ever driven over the border?
    nope, no one drives over the border... thats just not how its done.

    (you just need a pass port)

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    Quote Originally Posted by essenmeinstuff View Post
    nope, no one drives over the border... thats just not how its done.

    (you just need a pass port)
    Riding over the border and all the way to Whistler is much more hardcore, guess ill have to try that since no one drives.

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    Would crank worx be a stupid time for my first trip? Taking the wife who rides but isn't into park riding everyday for a week... Unlike me

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    You also need to declare and/or have receipts for anything of value you are bringing with you. You might need to prove where you bought something like a camera or laptop. Probably more relevant for us Canadians going into the States as we are more likely to buy stuff in the States (as it is much cheaper!)

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    I was planning on going in August, but I see crankworx is going on in the middle of the month. Do they close down a bunch of the trails during the event? Is it worth going during that time, or should I go after? Don't get me wrong, I would love to have the chance to watch the pros, but this is my first trip to "THE PARK", and I don't want to waste ride time.

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    My buddies and I have gone 7 yrs straight and our worst trip was when we went right after Cranworx. We usually planned our trips in late July but that was when they changed Crankworx from August to July. We got there a week maybe two after the festival and the trails were beat up. It still kicked ass over anything we have in Utah or the US for that matter.
    Honestly it will be a great time whenever you go. It's hard not to have a good time. This year were heading up mid September for a week.

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    we have gone after the last two years. never gone during. everything i've heard is don't go during if you really want to just ride. huge crowds and huge lines. an instructor told me a few dudes paid for lessons just to skip the lines.

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    Quick update . . .

    I still have my job so the trip is still on! That was in question for a while there unfortunately.

    Still waiting on my passport to arrive. The Dept. of State was unhappy with the birth certificate copy I originally provided so I had to send a better copy. I live in Ohio but was born in FL, so if they're still not happy I'm in trouble. The new copy I sent them had the raised certification they griped that the old copy lacked, so pretty sure I'm good now. Waiting in line to apply for the passport was a new definition of hell. A ton of people packed into an unventilated hallway (although the girl in front of me was really hot).

    I still have not procured a box for the bike. I've been eyeing those crateworks boxes. I'll probably end up going that way but GODDAMN it sticks in my craw to pay $220 for a corrugated plastic box that I might use twice. The cardboard one is still north of $150!! Good gig if you can get it I guess.

    Wound up going with a 3c DHR 2 for the front end and a maxxpro highroller 2 for the back. Bringing a maxxpro DHR 2 and a maxxpro DHF 2.7 as backup. If you have not tried a DHR 2 yet - esp on the front, Urge you to give it a shot. Side lugs are more or less same as DHF, but bigger. The tire's a fargin' beast in the corners.

    Replaced my old avid code's with 2012 codes last fall. Trimmed the hoses & bled over the winter, only to discover that the front master cylinder was blown. Courtesy of Avid there's a shiny new code on the front now - props to Mark at Universal Cycles for (1) taking the time to listen to me & not just assuming I don't know what I'm talking about and (2) hooking up the warranty claim.

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    You'll love the minions up there and great idea bringing the spare set. You don't want to pay retail in the village (~$100).

    Aww, B-Mac -- I envy you. Whistler-virgin. You are going to have your mind totally blown! Have a great trip, bro!

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    bmac,,,,,

    there's no point spending 250 bucks on a plastic box if you only intend to use it twice,,, you might as well get a bike box free of charge from your local bike shop. and go mad with the ductape to strenghen it, that 250 bucks you save will then cover your lift pass.

    trek bike boxes seem to be one of the best,,, they seem to be a bit stronger than regular boxes...

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    You also need to declare and/or have receipts for anything of value you are bringing with you
    So in other words: bring a receipt for your bike? Hmm never thought about that, I've only crossed the US-CAN border on business travel so I wasn't really carrying anything of note.

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    I've crossed from the states a few times and never needed any receipts. Just have your credentials ready. My buddy left his in the back of the truck when we hit the border and we ended up inside the building getting a shakedown for about a half hour.
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    Quote Originally Posted by delirian View Post
    bmac,,,,,

    there's no point spending 250 bucks on a plastic box if you only intend to use it twice,,, you might as well get a bike box free of charge from your local bike shop. and go mad with the ductape to strenghen it, that 250 bucks you save will then cover your lift pass.

    trek bike boxes seem to be one of the best,,, they seem to be a bit stronger than regular boxes...
    I absolutely agree with you on this point, however the trigger has been pulled, rendering this a purely academic discussion. My wife ordered the crateworks box yesterday.

    I seriously considered just getting a bike box. My major concern is this: I can never replace my bike (well, frame) if it is seriously damaged in transit. Turner doesn't make the highline any more & very few XL highlines were ever made, so the possibility of replacing a frame is more or less nil. Realize that Turner has good CS & repairs can be made, but if something happens on the trip out, I'm stuck renting. The plastic box is not great, but definitely more burly than a box designed for a single use & comes with foam bits for the frame & space for the wheels.

    So, weighed the pros and cons & my paranoia won the day. It usually does.
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    Quote Originally Posted by GeePhroh View Post
    You'll love the minions up there and great idea bringing the spare set. You don't want to pay retail in the village (~$100).

    Aww, B-Mac -- I envy you. Whistler-virgin. You are going to have your mind totally blown! Have a great trip, bro!
    Haha! Appreciate it. Absolutely can't wait.
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    "It looks flexy"

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    Quote Originally Posted by B-Mac View Post
    I absolutely agree with you on this point, however the trigger has been pulled, rendering this a purely academic discussion. My wife ordered the crateworks box yesterday.

    I seriously considered just getting a bike box. My major concern is this: I can never replace my bike (well, frame) if it is seriously damaged in transit. Turner doesn't make the highline any more & very few XL highlines were ever made, so the possibility of replacing a frame is more or less nil. Realize that Turner has good CS & repairs can be made, but if something happens on the trip out, I'm stuck renting. The plastic box is not great, but definitely more burly than a box designed for a single use & comes with foam bits for the frame & space for the wheels.

    So, weighed the pros and cons & my paranoia won the day. It usually does.
    i understand your point and concerns,,,, on my first few trips i used one of them crappy polaris bags, i pipe lagged my frame using the foam pipe lagging that you use to insulate pipes. also used knee and elbow pads for extra protection, bike survived no problem. the only things we have had had damaged are one brake leaver/master cylinder. 2 mechs, 1 mech hanger (snapped off at the bolt) all these could have easily been prevented by removing said items. so now everytime we fly we remove the rear mechs, and brake levers.
    good luck with your new case,,,, enjoy your trip whistler rocks your gonna love it....
    when do you go... we fly out in a coupple of weeks, (16th june)

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    Quote Originally Posted by B-Mac View Post
    That suggestion above about packing gear and armour with the bike is fantastic. I've been wondering how I'm going to get my gear there.
    You might need to do the opposite. If a bag/box exceeds 50 lbs, most airlines charge you a surcharge. Might be better to pack the bike box as light as possible to keep under the 50 lbs and simply pack and pay for a second bag.

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    Quote Originally Posted by supercusty View Post
    Would crank worx be a stupid time for my first trip? Taking the wife who rides but isn't into park riding everyday for a week... Unlike me
    Crankworx is fun, but the races do close down some of the trails. I've overlapped with Crankworx, but the inconvenience of having parts of Aline and Dirt Merchant closed was a pain. I'm glad I went during Crankworx at least once, but probably would not do so again.

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    Official Trip Report (long post . . . )

    Trip went off as planned. Rode 4 of the 7 days. Got back last Saturday 7/28. Remaining 3 were spent hanging with my wife, climbing things or packing to leave. Some observations in no particular order:

    (1) The riding there is so freakin' good as to be nearly indescribable. You really just need to go there and experience it.

    (2) My skill level is not where I'd hoped it was. Accordingly, I will not be posting video of my hackish A-Line attempts (you're SUPPOSED to land on top of the tables, right??). I think if I work hard on my jumping skills over the winter & next season, I could possibly pull off the majority of this trail next time we go. Seems like I lacked the core strength necessary to hit the big jumps with sufficient speed to get to the tranny. You g-out so hard that your form & timing go all to hell & then you're completely sketched out in the air. Or worse. This was getting significantly better in the one week I was there, but a week was not really enough time to work up to the bigger lips.

    (3) Everything is one hell of a lot bigger/steeper than it looks on YouTube. Yah, I'll ride "Fade to Black" my first time at a real DH park. Shuuuurrrre. My initial goals proved to be slightly too ambitious, but are forgiveable considering the state of ignorance in which they were announced.

    (4) "Crank it up" is possibly the most fun I've ever had. Never popped off the far side of a wall ride & landed on a transition before. Never hit a step-up that big before. I got pretty comfortable on this trail & was clearing all the tables MOST of the time. Blue Velvet is probably number 2 on my list of "cool-ass stuff that I was actually able to ride cleanly most of the time." Although there were some tables on Blue Velvet I never got over b/c didn't go up to Garbanzo as many times as the fitsimmons lift.

    (5) No one was a dick to me the whole week, despite my obvious newbie status. Everyone's actually pretty cool. Then again, I went out of the way to move to the side when faster guys came up behind me & otherwise not be a nuisance to the faster guys. Still, everyone's pretty laid back & cool there.

    (6) I took a lesson with one of the instructors on the first day. It was a group lesson, but I happened to be the only person in the group. Learned that I was preloading all wrong, which was why I was having a problem with getting bucked on the steeper lips. Lesson was worth every penny. I'd STRONGLY urge other newbs like me to do the same.

    (7) I'd wondered if the steeper sections of Moraine State Park in PA would be a warm-up for Whistler. They definitely are. Good to learn how to commit to steep & sketchy stuff when everything's all slick before you attempt Whistler. Found myself comparing several trail sections to Moraine more than once.

    (8) The food is almost worth the trip by itself. My wife and I dropped a decent chunk of change on high-zoot restaurants while were there. Local sushi has been permanently ruined for me after eating the locally caught tuna at whistler.

    (9) The stupid crateworks box actually worked pretty well. No real issues with it whatsoever. Still think it should cost less.

    (10) Very weird to ride in a place where rain is GOOD and dry is BAD. Pretty much the opposite in OH & PA. The soil there gets grippier in the wet vs. turning into peanut butter like it does here.

    (11) This trip has confirmed my opinion that the maxxis DHR II is the the best front tire ever made. The thing just gripped and gripped, even when the bike was leaned way over in the breaking bumps. 4 days at Whistler & it's showing some considerable wear however. The breaking lugs on my high roller II on the back got shredded - a phenomena possibly exacerbated by my overuse of the brakes?? My rear brake pads only lasted 2 days LOL.

    (12) Body armour is good. Think I'd have broken my elbow but for my pads. Think I almost broke something in my left hand. My armour suit, a 661 vapor suit, was too hot though & got left in the hotel room the whole time. Rode with just knees, elbows and a full face the majority of the time.

    (13) For some reason, you just don't get tired as fast there. I'd usually call it a day because Jen was waiting for me for dinner rather than being too tired to go up again. This was true even after a couple of runs down from Garbanzo, which took me forever. Locally, 4 hours or so of the short runs around here tire me out but I felt like I could ride forever there. Adrenaline?? Dunno, but loved it.

    (14) My helmet finally gained some character after biffing off a tree in karate monkey. You really have to be careful where your back wheel locks up - funny things can happen LOL. Oh, and wood bridges are slippery.

    (15) Almost everyone who works there & a lot of the people who ride there are either from the UK or Australia. You actually begin using various UK-isms before you leave to avoid sounding awkward.

    (16) Lastly - I could have hit the container jump on freight train but chickened. I stopped to look at it & watched a few guys go over it & knew I could ride it. I was up there alone on my last day, starting a new job 2 weeks after I get back & just decided it wasn't worth the risk. Really regretting that now. Puss.

    Thanks a ton to the folks who have contributed to this thread. I used a lot of your advice & it helped me to be less freaked out about riding there alone, which I was most of the time. I'm planning to post an edited video as soon as I get it done. My raw clips are in the process of uploading and can be viewed at my youtube channel if you're so inclined.
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    Quote Originally Posted by B-Mac View Post
    Trip went off as planned. Rode 4 of the 7 days. Got back last Saturday 7/28. Remaining 3 were spent hanging with my wife, climbing things or packing to leave. Some observations in no particular order:

    (1) The riding there is so freakin' good as to be nearly indescribable. You really just need to go there and experience it.

    (2) My skill level is not where I'd hoped it was. Accordingly, I will not be posting video of my hackish A-Line attempts (you're SUPPOSED to land on top of the tables, right??). I think if I work hard on my jumping skills over the winter & next season, I could possibly pull off the majority of this trail next time we go. Seems like I lacked the core strength necessary to hit the big jumps with sufficient speed to get to the tranny. You g-out so hard that your form & timing go all to hell & then you're completely sketched out in the air. Or worse. This was getting significantly better in the one week I was there, but a week was not really enough time to work up to the bigger lips.

    (3) Everything is one hell of a lot bigger/steeper than it looks on YouTube. Yah, I'll ride "Fade to Black" my first time at a real DH park. Shuuuurrrre. My initial goals proved to be slightly too ambitious, but are forgiveable considering the state of ignorance in which they were announced.

    (4) "Crank it up" is possibly the most fun I've ever had. Never popped off the far side of a wall ride & landed on a transition before. Never hit a step-up that big before. I got pretty comfortable on this trail & was clearing all the tables MOST of the time. Blue Velvet is probably number 2 on my list of "cool-ass stuff that I was actually able to ride cleanly most of the time." Although there were some tables on Blue Velvet I never got over b/c didn't go up to Garbanzo as many times as the fitsimmons lift.

    (5) No one was a dick to me the whole week, despite my obvious newbie status. Everyone's actually pretty cool. Then again, I went out of the way to move to the side when faster guys came up behind me & otherwise not be a nuisance to the faster guys. Still, everyone's pretty laid back & cool there.

    (6) I took a lesson with one of the instructors on the first day. It was a group lesson, but I happened to be the only person in the group. Learned that I was preloading all wrong, which was why I was having a problem with getting bucked on the steeper lips. Lesson was worth every penny. I'd STRONGLY urge other newbs like me to do the same.

    (7) I'd wondered if the steeper sections of Moraine State Park in PA would be a warm-up for Whistler. They definitely are. Good to learn how to commit to steep & sketchy stuff when everything's all slick before you attempt Whistler. Found myself comparing several trail sections to Moraine more than once.

    (8) The food is almost worth the trip by itself. My wife and I dropped a decent chunk of change on high-zoot restaurants while were there. Local sushi has been permanently ruined for me after eating the locally caught tuna at whistler.

    (9) The stupid crateworks box actually worked pretty well. No real issues with it whatsoever. Still think it should cost less.

    (10) Very weird to ride in a place where rain is GOOD and dry is BAD. Pretty much the opposite in OH & PA. The soil there gets grippier in the wet vs. turning into peanut butter like it does here.

    (11) This trip has confirmed my opinion that the maxxis DHR II is the the best front tire ever made. The thing just gripped and gripped, even when the bike was leaned way over in the breaking bumps. 4 days at Whistler & it's showing some considerable wear however. The breaking lugs on my high roller II on the back got shredded - a phenomena possibly exacerbated by my overuse of the brakes?? My rear brake pads only lasted 2 days LOL.

    (12) Body armour is good. Think I'd have broken my elbow but for my pads. Think I almost broke something in my left hand. My armour suit, a 661 vapor suit, was too hot though & got left in the hotel room the whole time. Rode with just knees, elbows and a full face the majority of the time.

    (13) For some reason, you just don't get tired as fast there. I'd usually call it a day because Jen was waiting for me for dinner rather than being too tired to go up again. This was true even after a couple of runs down from Garbanzo, which took me forever. Locally, 4 hours or so of the short runs around here tire me out but I felt like I could ride forever there. Adrenaline?? Dunno, but loved it.

    (14) My helmet finally gained some character after biffing off a tree in karate monkey. You really have to be careful where your back wheel locks up - funny things can happen LOL. Oh, and wood bridges are slippery.

    (15) Almost everyone who works there & a lot of the people who ride there are either from the UK or Australia. You actually begin using various UK-isms before you leave to avoid sounding awkward.

    (16) Lastly - I could have hit the container jump on freight train but chickened. I stopped to look at it & watched a few guys go over it & knew I could ride it. I was up there alone on my last day, starting a new job 2 weeks after I get back & just decided it wasn't worth the risk. Really regretting that now. Puss.

    Thanks a ton to the folks who have contributed to this thread. I used a lot of your advice & it helped me to be less freaked out about riding there alone, which I was most of the time. I'm planning to post an edited video as soon as I get it done. My raw clips are in the process of uploading and can be viewed at my youtube channel if you're so inclined.
    Great comments. I'm pretty much in the same boat having only gone 2 days in 2010, 0 days in 2011, and 2 days so far this year. That last lip on Freight Train bugs me as I almost went over the bars one run and there's one particular one on A-line. I sure love riding Blue Velvet/Freight Train or Freight Train top to bottom. It'll be even cooler when they have Blue Velvet all the way to Crank it Up.
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    Regarding receipts: Americans don't need receipts for bringing stuff to Canada. Only Canadians do.

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    Quote Originally Posted by gticlay View Post
    Great comments. I'm pretty much in the same boat having only gone 2 days in 2010, 0 days in 2012, and 2 days so far this year. That last lip on Freight Train bugs me as I almost went over the bars one run and there's one particular one on A-line. I sure love riding Blue Velvet/Freight Train or Freight Train top to bottom. It'll be even cooler when they have Blue Velvet all the way to Crank it Up.
    My trail map had the proposed extension. That will be a great run when its done. Really loved Blue Velvet.
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    Wow - what an awesome time you had. Congrats on timing such great weather and glad the trails treated you well. Trails have been prime shape the past few weeks.
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    Very nice writeup, thanks. Sounds like you had a blast.
    If you recall the $$$ places you ate, post them. Might help convince the gf it is worth _her_ time to go with me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by B-Mac View Post
    (16) Lastly - I could have hit the container jump on freight train but chickened. I stopped to look at it & watched a few guys go over it & knew I could ride it. I was up there alone on my last day, starting a new job 2 weeks after I get back & just decided it wasn't worth the risk. Really regretting that now. Puss.
    That jump is not very difficult, but can be intimidating. The lip is pretty steep but there is really no big penalty for a mistake. Just got back from Whistler a week ago so I thought I'd share this to encourage you to go back soon and hit that jump.



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    Quote Originally Posted by B-Mac View Post
    (16) Lastly - I could have hit the container jump on freight train but chickened. I stopped to look at it & watched a few guys go over it & knew I could ride it. I was up there alone on my last day, starting a new job 2 weeks after I get back & just decided it wasn't worth the risk. Really regretting that now. Puss.
    If you can jump at all, the Container is really easy. The mount is easy, you can overshoot it and nothing bad happens. The dismount is a little more tricky imho. If you overshoot, bad things can happen, better to simply roll it or huck it just a little.

    Otoh, prudence is always a good thing to not shorten your trip or come back to your job hurt (or not at all).

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    Excellent report B-Mac, It was informative, and inspiring!
    I've never been to Whistler (been to Vancouver for a conference) but now it's on my list of riding destinations.
    I always wondered about the weather and how it affects the riding but it sounds like you had mint conditions
    Thanks and still would like to see pics
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    yepistler is indeed a fantastic place it's as addictive as crack cocaine, and can be as harmful if not treated with respect,,,, it's always best to ride within your limits,
    yep the jumps on aline are huge to someone who isnt used to them, i come up short on a few of them and it can be scary when you do so, it's taken me 5 years visiting twice a year to pluck up the skills and confidance to hit them properly, and do the creek jump on dirt merchant and the big glc, i am still yet to hit the container jump and fade to black, i keep phsycing myself out, but i know what the consequences of failiure are. .

    if you do go back, look at Welcome to Bear Back Biking. these guys will help improve your riding and get you jumping the bigger stuff,

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    I did get WAAAY better at jumping while I was there. I was having a problem with some pretty serious bucking. There's a little jump skills area over by the start of A-Line that my instructor/guide took me to after a warm-up run down B-Line. Basically, I was pre-loading too early.

    I was doing pretty well, but I didn't really get that muscle memory, so my timing was occasionally messed up - especially on some of the bigger lips and at higher speeds. The lip on that container looked pretty gradual though, pretty sure I could have pulled it off. Next time, definitely.

    I've got a DH trip planned to Seven Springs PA on 8/12. Planning to spend a bunch of time working on building up that muscle memory (& core strength!) and increasing confidence.

    Delirian - Agree 100% with the first line of your post!

    SoulRider - Thanks for the vid and advice. Pre-trip, I'd get sweaty hands and a bit of fear looking at Whistler vids. Now, just a mad compulsion to go ride LOL. Miss that place bad already.
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    Quote Originally Posted by fgiraffe View Post
    Very nice writeup, thanks. Sounds like you had a blast.
    If you recall the $$$ places you ate, post them. Might help convince the gf it is worth _her_ time to go with me.
    Araxi was one of the better ones. Jen really liked the drinks & the food was outstanding.

    Sidecut" at the four seasons was good. The appetizers were absolutely out-freaking standing. Desserts were also outstanding. The steak was good, but not quite as good as advertised. If your GF likes mixed drinks, I do not believe you will find better mixed drinks anywhere. Drinks are pricey however.

    The Brew House was probably MY favorite. Not really high zoot, but they have 6 or 7 house-brewed beers on tap at any given time. Not very pricey either (comparatively speaking).

    Sushi Village was the best Sushi I've ever had. A few of the people working at Whistler recommended this place to us. You really can't go wrong with seafood in BC I think. About the same price as sushi here locally, but way better.

    Splitz was another place we went. Worth a trip but no beer on draft, which is a problem for me.
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    Excellent, thanks!

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    Sweet thread, thanks everybody for really good feedback

    I'm planning a trip for early August... Just before Crankworx...Still not sure if I am going to drive or fly (I'm in Northern California).

    Did anybody consider getting extensions on their health insurance to cover them in BC? I'd hate to have a crash with a $1000+ bill if I can avoid the cost with a small fee.

    Also, did anybody consider getting travelers insurance or etc in case their bike or luggage gets lost/stolen?

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    Insurance

    I think it is a pretty good idea to get supplemental trip insurance. I've used Insuremytrip.com for a recent trip to Whistler and one to Peru. For two of us it was $350 for a 20 day trip to Peru. The website asks you to put in your info and what you are expecting then it bids it out to other insurance places. Ours wound up being through American Express. But we were able pick between different companies.

    It covered:
    Flights
    Delays
    Cancellations
    Evacuations
    Hospital Stays
    Lost baggage- Did not cover damage to bikes caused by operator error

    We are headed back to Whistler this summer, I plan on using them again to pick supplemental insurance.

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    Make sure that any trip insurance will cover extreme sports. I'm pretty positive that this may be an exclusion for coverage.

    If you already have insurance, your provider will reimburse you for your medical bills when traveling abroad. Contact them and inquire.
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    my friends wennt to whistler last year and had such a good time, I hope to go when the snow melts

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    Quote Originally Posted by keepbalanced View Post
    my friends wennt to whistler last year and had such a good time, I hope to go when the snow melts
    Why wait the snow is AWESOME right now

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    Great thread with some good info.

    Heading up mid June for 4 night with our high school club.... can't wait!!

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    Need to go there, this place is amazing. BTW, heard that British Columbia has the most trails in the world per capita.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tuumbaq View Post
    Why wait the snow is AWESOME right now
    haha very true! I hear its a great place to go ski / board, if only money grew on the tree in the back yard!

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    After the trip this summer, all Mrs. B-Mac & I talk about is how we'd buy a condo there in a heartbeat if we were "Paris Hilton Rich." I'd love to spend some time up there in the winter re-learning to ski & then shred Whistler and Squamish all summer.

    Where's my damn lottery check???
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    ha ha ha...
    thats how i survive long boring days in work... dreaming of whistler lol... everytime the euro lottery goes big. we do a little syndicate, the question always gets asked, what would you do if we won, hmmmmmm let me think, ha ha yep thats it house in whistler ha ha.

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    Booked our house... 10 of us going up mid June!! First time for all of us.

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    Quote Originally Posted by delirian View Post
    ha ha ha...
    thats how i survive long boring days in work... dreaming of whistler lol... everytime the euro lottery goes big. we do a little syndicate, the question always gets asked, what would you do if we won, hmmmmmm let me think, ha ha yep thats it house in whistler ha ha.
    When you win the lotto maybe I can rent a room at your new mansion

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    Quote Originally Posted by keepbalanced View Post
    When you win the lotto maybe I can rent a room at your new mansion
    ha ha ha...
    bro im not about proffit or making money. if i dropped the lotto and was living out there, you could stay for free mate.

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    Quote Originally Posted by cgjeff View Post
    Booked our house... 10 of us going up mid June!! First time for all of us.
    when are you going exactly. we are gonna be there the last 2 weeks of june, if you wanted some one to show you round.

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    Quote Originally Posted by delirian View Post
    ha ha ha...
    bro im not about proffit or making money. if i dropped the lotto and was living out there, you could stay for free mate.
    that would be awesome, i'm pulling for you to win the lotto! you can do it!

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    Quote Originally Posted by keepbalanced View Post
    that would be awesome, i'm pulling for you to win the lotto! you can do it!
    h ha ha,,, looks like i better run out and grab a ticket then.

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    I feel like you kind of owe it to both of us to go buy one! lol

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