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PostPosted: Wed Jan 17, 2018 11:03 pm    Post subject: Re: Vanagons in the Wilderness Thread Reply with quote

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Is that what you named your van...? Laughing
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PostPosted: Wed Feb 07, 2018 11:42 am    Post subject: Re: Vanagons in the Wilderness Thread Reply with quote

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August ‘17 total eclipse, Umatilla National Forest, Oregon

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November ‘17 OR-CA road trip, Gregory Beach, Shasta, California
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PostPosted: Wed Feb 07, 2018 7:08 pm    Post subject: Re: Vanagons in the Wilderness Thread Reply with quote

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August ‘17 total eclipse, Umatilla National Forest, Oregon

Looks like Australia to me.
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PostPosted: Wed Feb 07, 2018 11:19 pm    Post subject: Re: Vanagons in the Wilderness Thread Reply with quote

Flagstaff AZ

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close up. same spot

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PostPosted: Fri Feb 09, 2018 5:15 pm    Post subject: Re: Vanagons in the Wilderness Thread Reply with quote

Since the snow in our yard is deeper than the van at this point, I dug a few from the 2017 archives to motivate myself and others for the 2018 camping season!

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Old tunnel, Greenwood, BC

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Near Douglas Lake, BC


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A smoky day (as was the whole summer) near Lundbom Lake, BC

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more smoke

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And finally, loading our work camp (pulled the 13' trailer with the van for 1200km each way) in -25C. Cold camping, but beautiful few weeks in November
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 11, 2018 7:34 pm    Post subject: Re: Vanagons in the Wilderness Thread Reply with quote

^^Fantastic!
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 11, 2018 11:43 pm    Post subject: Re: Vanagons in the Wilderness Thread Reply with quote

Day out in the Victorian forest, next destination Woods Point Smile

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PostPosted: Mon Feb 12, 2018 7:28 am    Post subject: Re: Vanagons in the Wilderness Thread Reply with quote

RMNP.
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 12, 2018 7:35 am    Post subject: Re: Vanagons in the Wilderness Thread Reply with quote

rfoubi wrote:
Since the snow in our yard is deeper than the van at this point, I dug a few from the 2017 archives to motivate myself and others for the 2018 camping season!

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DSC_1127 by Robin Foubister, on Flickr

Old tunnel, Greenwood, BC

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DSC_1173 by Robin Foubister, on Flickr


Near Douglas Lake, BC


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DSC_1275 by Robin Foubister, on Flickr

A smoky day (as was the whole summer) near Lundbom Lake, BC

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DSC_1279 by Robin Foubister, on Flickr

more smoke

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And finally, loading our work camp (pulled the 13' trailer with the van for 1200km each way) in -25C. Cold camping, but beautiful few weeks in November



I dig the bike, looks like a giant? I ride a 2016 reign and love it!
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 12, 2018 7:54 am    Post subject: Re: Vanagons in the Wilderness Thread Reply with quote

Here is one of our adventures. Get out there and enjoy your VAN!


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PostPosted: Mon Feb 12, 2018 8:42 am    Post subject: Re: Vanagons in the Wilderness Thread Reply with quote

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It almost looks like your van is silver, and reflecting the foreground....
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 12, 2018 9:07 am    Post subject: Re: Vanagons in the Wilderness Thread Reply with quote

That was a great video jael. I enjoyed watching it. What drone are you using mavic?
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 12, 2018 9:41 am    Post subject: Re: Vanagons in the Wilderness Thread Reply with quote

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It almost looks like your van is silver, and reflecting the foreground

No doubt! I swear he must bring a wash bucket everywhere he goes. Very Happy
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 12, 2018 9:47 am    Post subject: Re: Vanagons in the Wilderness Thread Reply with quote

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That was a great video jael. I enjoyed watching it. What drone are you using mavic?


DJI Phantom 4.

I have another one just off the west coast of Vancouver Island. Evil or Very Mad

These have been great drones.
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 12, 2018 10:27 am    Post subject: Re: Vanagons in the Wilderness Thread Reply with quote

Ron

Great video !

Did you fabricate the rack for your maxtracks over the rear driver-side window, or is this a rack you purchased ?

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PostPosted: Mon Feb 12, 2018 10:32 am    Post subject: Re: Vanagons in the Wilderness Thread Reply with quote

Great video Syncro Jael! I enjoy the effort you put into those. It is inspiring.

Keep ‘em coming - our next trip is still two months away Very Happy
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 12, 2018 10:33 am    Post subject: Re: Vanagons in the Wilderness Thread Reply with quote

Syncro Jael wrote:
Here is one of our adventures. Get out there and enjoy your VAN!


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Great video. Some shots/time lapses gave me cold chills. Well done. I want a syncro now.
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 12, 2018 12:10 pm    Post subject: Re: Vanagons in the Wilderness Thread Reply with quote

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Ron

Great video !

Did you fabricate the rack for your maxtracks over the rear driver-side window, or is this a rack you purchased ?

Thanks
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They were purchased. VOW both sides. I was also able to insulate them under the Molle Grid.

http://www.vanagonlife.com/theshop

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PostPosted: Mon Feb 12, 2018 3:57 pm    Post subject: Re: Vanagons in the Wilderness Thread Reply with quote

Applause Jael
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 12, 2018 7:51 pm    Post subject: Re: Vanagons in the Wilderness Thread Reply with quote

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It almost looks like your van is silver, and reflecting the foreground....


yeah I had to do a double take on it because at first I thought it was wrapped in like a chrome or something.
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