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Hello everyone this is our first trip to the mountains, there are four of us with different rideing exp. From 25yrs(mostly trailrideing) too a first year rider. We are wondering if there is a good place to ride trails and start to learn how to ride the powder?? We are looking for info for vale+area????
 

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Clemina is a good place for beginners, good trail up to the cabin and lots of playing in near the cabin before you go to the steep. Still always a good idea to have at least one person with you that knows the area.
 

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Clemina Creek would be a great place to start

A nice 20+km long groomed trail that leads all the way to an alpine bowl if you choose, but there are many small and safe places to play on along the way in and a nice warming cabin in a lower meadowy area that has potential for great fun as well
 

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Hello everyone this is our first trip to the mountains, there are four of us with different rideing exp. From 25yrs(mostly trailrideing) too a first year rider. We are wondering if there is a good place to ride trails and start to learn how to ride the powder?? We are looking for info for vale+area????

Welcome to Snow and Mud 'Trailrider'... In Valemount, Clemina would be a good start. Easy ride into cabin. :):beer:
 

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Clemina Creek would be a great place to start

A nice 20+km long groomed trail that leads all the way to an alpine bowl if you choose, but there are many small and safe places to play on along the way in and a nice warming cabin in a lower meadowy area that has potential for great fun as well

A few of us were there last weekend, in the wind , we beat the cut blocks behind the cabin. Not long climbs but MORE than enough deep to get stuck over and over. The end of the day so tired so soar from laugh at each other
 

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I am a big fan of Allen, Quick ride in and then you get choice easy ride, sspaced out trees or big hills
 

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Thanks for all the info, can't wait to try the mtn terrain, reading alot about equip being stolen-do we need to chain everything down-usually don't worry about it!?! or is it just a couple bad apples making it tough for all?
 

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Thanks for all the info, can't wait to try the mtn terrain, reading alot about equip being stolen-do we need to chain everything down-usually don't worry about it!?! or is it just a couple bad apples making it tough for all?
be vigilant....theives are opportunistic. if they see an easy score, they will jump on it. if you are driving a superduty Ford, yank a relay or fuse or something when you park at night, they are by far the most popular choice of thieves. secure your gear, lock everything, and your trip will bring fond memories.
 

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Hey TEEROY, being a Superduty owner and on my way to Vale in 2 weeks, what is a good fuse to pull that will disable the truck?
 

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Hey TEEROY, being a Superduty owner and on my way to Vale in 2 weeks, what is a good fuse to pull that will disable the truck?
I'm not a Ford guy Culvert, but I would pick a fuel pump relay, or ignition power relay maybe...check your owner's manual for placement and description of the relays. unless one of the fine Ford driving members speaks up....I'm sure someone here knows something about them. I'm a GM man....:d

it's a lot cheaper option than installing an expensive alarm system, may not let you know they're breaking in, but it will at least still be there.... :beer:
 

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Thanks again everyone for all the info we are heading out this afternoon. looking forward to the weekend. Looks like i have one more stop to purchase some locks and chains. I dont drive a FORD and I have an expensive alarm system i do like to keep my toys as well as my new truck.

THANKS again Trailrider

hopefully this will be the first of many trips :)
 

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:) Well we got home last night the smile still on my face this morning. We took the advice and rode Clamina on Sat. what a beutifull ride in , thanks to everyone for the advice on the hill, we were the group of four all Ski-doo short tracks-1-141"3-121" . We had alot of dumb looks when we unloaded, but we stuck to the small bunny hills and had a blast, everyone was so freindly and helpfull. We stoped at the cabin for lunch talked to lots of people,got some more advice where to ride with our shorttracks. We were one of the last ones off the hill just did not want to leave but it started to get dark. Sunday we rode Allen creek, again a beutifull ride in, got to the cabin and asked for some advice as to where to ride for ROOKIES, got blown off by the first person I aproached for advice (got to be one in every bunch) we just did not want to get in over our heads or in anyones way. The next genteman I aproached was very helpfull (sorry we could not help with the need for water for your machine) we road a bit more challenging hills gained a little more skill and confidence, got stuck a few more times and had a lot of fun.

Now its time to talk to our machanic about long tracking one of my machines, for the next trip.

THAKYOU ALL ONCE AGAIN TRAILRIDER + WIFE

:d:d :d:d
 

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I'm not a Ford guy Culvert, but I would pick a fuel pump relay, or ignition power relay maybe...check your owner's manual for placement and description of the relays. unless one of the fine Ford driving members speaks up....I'm sure someone here knows something about them. I'm a GM man....:d

it's a lot cheaper option than installing an expensive alarm system, may not let you know they're breaking in, but it will at least still be there.... :beer:

Or just take Trents truck as it does not start after -15
 

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I'm not a Ford guy Culvert, but I would pick a fuel pump relay, or ignition power relay maybe...check your owner's manual for placement and description of the relays. unless one of the fine Ford driving members speaks up....I'm sure someone here knows something about them. I'm a GM man....:d

it's a lot cheaper option than installing an expensive alarm system, may not let you know they're breaking in, but it will at least still be there.... :beer:

I read somewhere that a couple thieves were caught and had a pocket ful of relays and fuses. You can bet that a) they have internet access, and b) they can plug in a fuse and drive away faster than you could with a key.

Sorry to be a bummer. Get imaginative!
 
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