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Sounds like the meeting is going really well. Just wanted to post a message to let people, who remember me giving a talk there in 2010, know that I now have a book published about my trip - with the help of The Ted Simon Foundation.

'Gone Riding' is available on kindle as the easiest way for North Americans to get a copy. And please do - I'm really nice about Canada!

More details on my website...
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Does anyone know the dates for the meeting in Nakusp 2015?? I missed it this year and I'm not making the same mistake again.....However I have to book my next years holidays in October.

If anyone has any info, that would be great
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Laundry

To answer my own question, in case someone wants to know for next year. There is indeed a laundromat with some front loading washers just a short walk from the campground by the Esso gas stn.
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Great meeting. I really learned a lot.
Ziggy gave a URL where we could download his list. I lost it so I'm hoping someone else got it.
And is there a place to see photos?
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Thank you!

We had a wonderful time in Nakusp. It was our first meeting and we will certainly attend others. Made somne wonderful new friends. Special thanks to Gene of Nakusp who took about 18 of us on a challenging trail ride. Some of the 15 who survived felt a real sense of accomplishment. Thanks to Grant, Susan, Ekke and Audrey and all the volunteers for a job well done!
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Does anyone know the dates for the meeting in Nakusp 2015?? I missed it this year and I'm not making the same mistake again.....However I have to book my next years holidays in October.

If anyone has any info, that would be great
Easy - it's always the last weekend before Labour Day!

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Great to hear people enjoyed it!

See you all there next year!
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As like all the HU meetings we went, it was great!
We would (as always) like to thank everybody involved (volunteers, fellow presenters, Grant & Susan and Ekke & Audrey) and certainly to all you guys who took the effort to stay up to be there for our presentation late saturday evening. We were both really tired and I think most of you also from a couple of really interesting days but still you gave present, so thank you for that!

We didn't know what to expect from the surroundings, but we really enjoyed travelling around Nakusp and highway 3 is indeed very beautiful, we recommend it to anybody who will attend next year!
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A big thanks to all the riders , speakers , presenter and specially to Grant and Susan . I really appreciate all of you , you guys were awesome . I felt like I was home . Came across a lot of interesting people . Thanks to all the people that made my 11 year old ( Evan ) part of the adventure . We will se you guys next year . Simon
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Cool Horizons Unlimited Nakusp 2014

Wonderful get-together in Nakusp of 340 travel addicts. Here's the URL of an album I posted on my Facebook page showing various aspects of the event as well as some of the Kootenay region's attractions.
https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?...1&l=011091e7d4
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I really enjoyed my first meeting and plan to attend in the future. The area, people & general atmosphere made it an outstanding weekend. Thanks again for all your work.
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360 of HU camp 2014

Here is a 360 of the camp ground. First timer had a great time, good food, good speakers. Thanks Susan and Grant
Aug 22, 2014 - YouTube
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Hi all, here are a few of the pictures from the weekend.


Fantastic hosts Ekke and Audrey


Volunteers getting ready on Wednesday afternoon.


Mark showing us how it's done.


Nevil showing Mark how it's done!


It's always busy at the registration desk and HU store.


Nobody goes thirsty... unless they want to.

Of course there are always fantastic presentations and demonstrations at every HUBB meeting.

From how it all began,


To Nevil showing us how it's done.... Again (a man of many talents).





and everything in between. It was a great weekend.

Just a few of the many fantastic rides and some of the people having fun.






Grant and Susan's new Steed.


It doesn't matter how you got here, as long as you got here.




Ducati taking it all in before heading off on an epic RTW with Shannon and Mike.


The tireless and fun Jennifer,


and Susan.

Stay tuned for Mike's skills course and the decreasing radius...

Here's a time-lapse of everyone packing up on Sunday, and us leaving eventually on *ahem* Tuesday at 1700hrs.

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Rick's pics of Canwest 2014

Great fun at the event this year! My event pics (plus additional folders containing pics of the rest of my travel through BC and Alberta) can be found here:

08 HU Canwest Photos by rpanne | Photobucket

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