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Prince George, BC to Calgary, Alberta - Jan.2, 2007

Old 01-03-2007, 07:32 AM
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Thumbs up Prince George, BC to Calgary, Alberta - Jan.2, 2007

Quite the drive. On average I do this drive in about 8.5 to 9 hours, including grabbing a quick lunch and gasing up the 4runner in jasper. Well, due to some ass terrible conditions, it was more like 12 this time...

This was it in the nicer sections where I could actually afford to take a hand off the wheel or I'd hit the ditch. There was 4-5 inches of snow between the tire grooves in the worse parts.



This hombre wasn't so lucky as me. He ended up blocking traffic for a good half hour...



.. and then after I'd driven around one avalanche and pretty much over another, I ended up getting locked inside the avalanche zone for about 45 minutes till they set me free. Oh, and I have absolutely no idea where the dude with the boat is going either



And to prove to the naysayers who don't believe my 4runner exists, there she is in all her (dented) glory... Don't worry, no damage sustained on the trip. I made it safe and sound. Apparently the road is closed today. Seems like a good idea to me.
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Old 01-03-2007, 07:36 AM
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Ever since they privatized the road maintenance in this province winter driving has become much more 'interesting'.

Did you grab any of that firewood
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I miss BC. The only reason why they close roads in the praries, is if its too windy and the snow drifts are too big.
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Hah, I drive a 4runner, not a logging truck
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