Sept 10, 2005 - Saturday
Grand Prarie, AB to Fort Nelson, BC
This route went through areas that reminded me of Wisconsin - some
farms on rolling hills, some (well - a lot - specifically near the
uppper half of the day) running through large forest tracts.
map shows a spot "Flat tire". I passed a pickup with a
fifth-wheel tiple axle camper sitting in a pullout. A gent was
working under it so I turned around to see if he wanted any tools or
help. Well - yes, kinda. He had everything - and
more - at
hand - except the tool needed to lower the spare tire from underneath
the bed of the truck. Just a Torx or Torx like socket or
This part should be included with the base truck's toolkit.
The tool that was included just didn't work. We
different things but to no avail. Certainly no Verizon
out where we were. In the end I went my way in search of a
pickup - hoping to find the needed tool. About 10 miles down
road, after stopping at another truck, I came across a similar pickup.
The owner nicely stopped but was unsure if he had the needed
tool. He said that he'd be sure and stop to see if he could
For now - that's all I know. The owner said he'd
with the outcome. Hope it worked out well.
Farms - small rolling hills - reminded me of Wisconsin
Back to the tree lined route
I turned around to get a shot of the BC sign - so why not get one of an
Rounding a corner - dropping into a valley and the town of Taylor