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Be prepared for all types of weather in the fall.
Today’s weather forecast for northeastern B.C. is calling for 10cm of snow, fall is here. It may not be much or last long, however it’s that time of year where the weather can change over night, traveling late in the camping season, be prepared . A ski hill just east of Kelowna BC had snow about two weeks ago. It didn’t stay long either, however it was snow.

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Hey Soup,
What's the situation at Waterton Lakes NP? Saw where some of the American GNP fires had crossed the border illegally, without reporting to customs, making them illegal alien fires on our side of the border. No doubt Trudeau will welcome them in anyways, and give them more free (subsidized?) wood to burn......

Seriously, is WLNP worth the drive from Ontario this time of year? Just wanted to have a look around, maybe stay a day or two, then head a little bit north towards the Crowsnest Pass area for a lookie see as well.
TY for any advice, warnings, wisdom, seeing as you're in the area?


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Been driving in snow all day and now sitting in Ft St John for the night with up to 4 inches forecast.

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MDKMDK wrote:

Hey Soup,
What's the situation at Waterton Lakes NP? Saw where some of the American GNP fires had crossed the border illegally, without reporting to customs, making them illegal alien fires on our side of the border. No doubt Trudeau will welcome them in anyways, and give them more free (subsidized?) wood to burn......

Seriously, is WLNP worth the drive from Ontario this time of year? Just wanted to have a look around, maybe stay a day or two, then head a little bit north towards the Crowsnest Pass area for a lookie see as well.
TY for any advice, warnings, wisdom, seeing as you're in the area?


Well right now we are in the middle of the worst fire season ever, in BC with the Southeast corner still see a number of active huge wild fires.
We just had a thunder storm go through our area with lighting starting a couple of new Forrest fires. One of these fires is with in a few hundred yards of the regional Hospital and a high school, plus a lot of homes.
By next year... who knows what the area will look like. Send me a private note and I can give you some hidden gems of places to visit.
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SideHillSoup wrote:

MDKMDK wrote:

Hey Soup,
What's the situation at Waterton Lakes NP? Saw where some of the American GNP fires had crossed the border illegally, without reporting to customs, making them illegal alien fires on our side of the border. No doubt Trudeau will welcome them in anyways, and give them more free (subsidized?) wood to burn......

Seriously, is WLNP worth the drive from Ontario this time of year? Just wanted to have a look around, maybe stay a day or two, then head a little bit north towards the Crowsnest Pass area for a lookie see as well.
TY for any advice, warnings, wisdom, seeing as you're in the area?


Well right now we are in the middle of the worst fire season ever, in BC with the Southeast corner still see a number of active huge wild fires.
We just had a thunder storm go through our area with lighting starting a couple of new Forrest fires. One of these fires is with in a few hundred yards of the regional Hospital and a high school, plus a lot of homes.
By next year... who knows what the area will look like. Send me a private note and I can give you some hidden gems of places to visit.
Soup.


We've been following it all year, and it doesn't look or sound pretty. Hope the weather helps out with a good dose of rain, and you all survive it.
Hang in there. PM sent.

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We were up there in August 2018, rained 15 days out of 19 days so watch the weather and be flexible about your plans.

* This post was edited 10/08/18 11:03am by c.traveler2 *


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