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OneMatch
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12/12/2014 08:21AM   (Thread Older Than 3 Years)
Part 5 is up and running. this is 40:29 in length.

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Enjoy!

Paddling To, Through and Around Alaska Part 5 - The Chilkoot Portage
 
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bbrown6057
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12/12/2014 10:41AM  
Unreal. Bob needs a huge S for Superman badge by his name.
 
12/12/2014 12:11PM  
Looks almost as rough as some of those BW portages I tripled portaged with a third of that load ;). Really enjoying getting a better perspective of the adventure.
 
ozarkpaddler
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12/12/2014 12:30PM  
Is there a way to watch it in a lower resolution? My rural, low speed internet let me watch about 31-32 minutes in over an hour then wouldn't finish the video. May have to watch it at work?
 
CanoeKev
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12/12/2014 12:49PM  
quote ozarkpaddler: "Is there a way to watch it in a lower resolution? My rural, low speed internet let me watch about 31-32 minutes in over an hour then wouldn't finish the video. May have to watch it at work?"
I'm not sure it can be watched at a lower resolution. I converted it to MP4 at the lowest resolution to make it as easy and efficient as possible for Jerry to download to Vimeo.
 
OneMatch
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12/12/2014 01:04PM  
quote ozarkpaddler: "May have to watch it at work?"

Isn't that what everyone does??. As CanoeKev says, it is already at it lowest resolution, sorry!
 
Dbldppr1250
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12/12/2014 02:45PM  
Once again, Jerry, great job on the music. My hat is off to Beav- what a haul over the pass!
 
12/12/2014 05:23PM  
Another great episode. Had enough of the small laptop screen and did the chrome cast on the big screen. What was I thinking before.
 
thinblueline
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12/12/2014 05:34PM  
Okay, no more crying for me after an 800 yard Quetico portage.
 
12/12/2014 08:26PM  
Wow. BeaV. Wow.
 
HighPlainsDrifter
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12/13/2014 08:47PM  
Wow. Beav is the man. Determined. Very unreal to carry a canoe over that trail. Looking forward to following segments.
 
12/14/2014 12:50PM  
i didn't think i would enjoy these so much. this is far more entertaining than the usual alaska junk on tv. i got agree with others, beav is really a rare type of superman.
 
12/15/2014 10:12AM  
quote bbrown6057: "Unreal. Bob needs a huge S for Superman badge by his name."
I had to laugh when I seen your superman comment. Prior to the trip, I was trying to find a business in Skagway to ship a food package to. I contacted Packer Expeditions (they do guided trips on the Chilkoot) via email and in our exchange of emails they found out my plan to carry the canoe over the Pass. They made the skeptical comment "what do you think you're superman or something?" I didn't take offense at this comment but I didn't forget it either.
 
gsfisher13
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12/15/2014 03:11PM  
BeaV, thank you for sharing your adventure with us. I am thoroughly enjoying it so far, especially the honest parts like being mad at the wind, thankful for things like hitting the dock and shelter in the middle of the night, sharing mistakes like the floating tent. That's honest adventure to me, not cleaned up, not everything is warm and cuddly. I appreciate your willingness to be real with us.
 
Savage Voyageur
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12/15/2014 07:20PM  
That Chilkoot portage makes the Grand Potrage look like a walk in the park.
 
12/15/2014 07:35PM  
quote gsfisher13: "BeaV, thank you for sharing your adventure with us. I am thoroughly enjoying it so far, especially the honest parts like being mad at the wind, thankful for things like hitting the dock and shelter in the middle of the night, sharing mistakes like the floating tent. That's honest adventure to me, not cleaned up, not everything is warm and cuddly. I appreciate you willingness to be real with us."
Yep!
 
tombo131
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12/16/2014 11:34AM  
This all has just been amazing to watch so far. On the question of resolution, is there any way to watch this in hi-res for those with large bandwidth?
 
OneMatch
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12/16/2014 05:22PM  
quote tombo131: "This all has just been amazing to watch so far. On the question of resolution, is there any way to watch this in hi-res for those with large bandwidth?"

Sorry, no. In order to have enough data storage on my vimeo account, all the episodes were made in low resolution
 
tombo131
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12/16/2014 09:03PM  
quote OneMatch: "quote tombo131: "This all has just been amazing to watch so far. On the question of resolution, is there any way to watch this in hi-res for those with large bandwidth?"


Sorry, no. In order to have enough data storage on my vimeo account, all the episodes were made in low resolution
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Ah, gotcha. Could always use YouTube, I believe their current limit is 120 GB per video
 
OneMatch
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12/16/2014 09:07PM  
quote tombo131: "quote OneMatch: "quote tombo131: "This all has just been amazing to watch so far. On the question of resolution, is there any way to watch this in hi-res for those with large bandwidth?"



Sorry, no. In order to have enough data storage on my vimeo account, all the episodes were made in low resolution
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Ah, gotcha. Could always use YouTube, I believe their current limit is 120 GB per video"


BeaV expressed that he doesn't want it on youtube. He likes that it is not open to the general public, just family, friends and the good folks here.
 
tombo131
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12/16/2014 09:16PM  
quote OneMatch: "quote tombo131: "quote OneMatch: "quote tombo131: "This all has just been amazing to watch so far. On the question of resolution, is there any way to watch this in hi-res for those with large bandwidth?"



Sorry, no. In order to have enough data storage on my vimeo account, all the episodes were made in low resolution
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Ah, gotcha. Could always use YouTube, I believe their current limit is 120 GB per video"



BeaV expressed that he doesn't want it on youtube. He likes that it is not open to the general public, just family, friends and the good folks here."


Completely understandable. I'm addicted regardless, I've watched 7 episodes so far today. So much for getting work done.

Just an idea to consider, BeaV, maybe some hi-res DVD data files could be sold here on this site, and the profits could either go to you or to support BWCA.com

Regardless, thank you for sharing this with us. The only word that fits this is 'epic'.
 
MacCamper
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12/18/2014 01:47PM  
As AndySG said, the honesty brings more realism to this than any "for tv" presentation. Your subtle reference to God reflects my often mental discussions when I'm on solo trips. I cannot imagine the dialogue you carry with yourself. You must be very good company! Looking forward to my next 'BeaV fix' tomorrow. Thanks
 
12/28/2014 06:38PM  
I'm hooked on watching these videos. I love the raw emotion that is shown as well as the difficulties and the thought process to tackling them.
 
01/01/2015 03:37PM  
Jeese, I love watching these episodes. I'm so happy that you took the time to record what you could. This is the real deal. There's big expeditions or the survival type guys that have camera crews following them and are fully sponsored but this is as real as it gets. There's no safety net here.

I remember doing the one mile bushwhack in Quetico between Ted Lake and Robinson. I remember the fear that if something bad happened in that forest I wouldn't be found in time. It's real fear. Beav must have made peace with this feeling as it would be most of the trip for him. What he did is freaking amazing and will become legend.

I hope someday this can be a PBS series because I know there's people all over the world who would be just as fascinated as we are.

Beav, gotta question. Were you concerned that a humpback whale could breach under your boat? Or that an Orca could mistake your canoe for a meal?



 
01/01/2015 06:20PM  
quote TomT: "I remember the fear that if something bad happened in that forest I wouldn't be found in time. It's real fear. Beav must have made peace with this feeling as it would be most of the trip for him. What he did is freaking amazing and will become legend.

Beav, gotta question. Were you concerned that a humpback whale could breach under your boat? Or that an Orca could mistake your canoe for a meal?"

That fear you speak of is a good fear. It helps keep us aware and safe. It's the uncontrolled fear that is dangerous.

I wasn't concerned with orcas really. Humpbacks, however, are known to occasionally surface under a boat or ship to scratch an itch. So I did have some concerns that I would be chosen for such a purpose and at times I would alter my course to avoid the paths of these giants.
 
06/02/2016 06:29PM  
Who is this beast? He is BeastMode all the way! I will not complain about double portaging again!
 
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