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 '/  y  T  .'  ENINSULA  *JjfMeb  /       SECHELT, B.C.  BIG B.C. SKI FUTURE  r\  I RN::" REGION A.  : N EVV SPA P ER Sr' "ft!  OUTDOORS,  HUNTING.  yx  WINTER SPORTS  MAGAZINE SUPPLEMENT  Week of October 16. 1972  /-  /  Travel industry- booms  Tourism in British Columbia  produced a record revenue of 480  million in 19717 up 3.4 percent  over 1970. This makes tourism,  which includes resident  travellers as well as non-resident  tourists, the third largest industry in the province.  The forest industry with a  revenue of $1.7 billion in 1971 is  the first and mining, with;$521.1  million, is second.  But the travel industry, iwhich  included all types of outdoor  recreation plus goods, equipment  and services associated with  recreation, is moving in on  second spot.,,  ''Eventually I can see the  travel industry becoming the  leading industry in the province," said Richard Colby,  executive director of^ the  Department of Travel Industry.  "I think it's feasible that [if we  play our cards right the travel  industry could be Number One in  B.C. by 1980."  Mr. Colby and tourist officials  are counting on a 10 percent  increase this year over last  year's revenue bringing it; up to  around $530 million.  Last year 3.2 million  Canadians from outside! B.C.  visited the province and. contributed 27 percent of the  revenue, about $129.3 million,  and U.S. and overseas visitors  contributed about 53 percent.  Around 2.7 million \ B.C.  residents (this total includes one  or more trips) toured various  sections of their own province  and produced a revenue of $82.7  million.  This means the outdoor  recreationist, with the aid of a  camper, trailer or home-mobile,  is spending more time in the B.C.  wilderness. The smaller \ B.C.  cities and towns, as well as the  larger, cities, all benefit from the  travels of the outdoorsman and  his family.  This winter season the British  Columbia Department of Travel  Industry, in co-operation with the  Alberta Government Travel  Bureau, is putting on a Canadian  ski promotion program in  California. It includes snow  reports, television shows, interviews, publicity and ski  shows.  There have also been inquiries  from Mexico to run special ski  vacations from that country to  B.C. In the province itself the  B.C. Travel Bureau, the  Canadian Ski Association,; 1200  W. Broadway, Vancouver;; The  Canadian Youth Hostels  Association, 1406 W. Broadway,  Vancouver; the various YMCAs,  and many other outdoor clubs in  the province, all have information on skiing and ski  vacations.  New j ski areas have been  developed for the 1972-73 season.  One new ski complex is at  Powder Mountain on the  Squamish-Pemberton highway.  Another is the Mount  Arrowsmith area, near Port  Alberni on Vancouver Island.  Many ski areas have increased  their runs, added cross-country  trails and renovated their ski  lifts. Some have overnight accommodation for trailers.  And for those who want to see  spectacular ski races there are a  whole series of ski championship  meets in B;C. this season including:  The International Canadian-  American ski championships at  Rossland, plus other top  championship meets at  Kamloops, Revelstoke, Prince  George, Osoyoos and Whistler  Mountain. The races start in  January and tinish in mid-April.  (Siee story page 3.)  The B.C. Snow Vehicle  Association has a brand new  setup this season that will be  stressing recreation for! the  whole family. They also have a  race schedule of nine events that  go from Dec. 16 to Feb. 25, to be  held in the Cariboo, Okanagan,  Kootenay and Big Bend areas.  (See story page  8.)  This    growth    of '  outdoor  _ -"   ��� /���   !   .   ;  recreation in B.C. is also  rejflected in the B.C. park  campsite figures for 1971.  I Camper vehicles show a 28.3  increase over 1970, trailers 16.3  percent increase, tent trailers a  16.9 percent rise and tents a 39.5  increase over the 1970 figures.  Some of the older campsites  can only accommodate tents due  to re-development problems. But  (Continued on page 2)  See Hunting  y  ?  /  /  r  /  owners:  ��� ���  y-  must be registered  prior to use  after October 1/72.  Under the terms of the ALL-TERRAIN VEHICLES ACT,  all snowmobile owners must register their vehicles prior to  use after October 1st of this year. Registration can be  made through any office of the Motor^VehicIe Branch for  a fee of $5. On making this payment, the snowmobile  owner receives an owner's certificate ... plus two decals,  which must be applied to either side of the machine.  The purpose of this law is to determine the number and  _  location of snowmobiles within British Columbia ano"  tb allow positive identification of the owner in case of  accident, damage, loss or theft. In snowmobile accidents  where a death occurs - or where damage exceeds $200 -  a report must be made on the standard Motor Vehicle  Accident Report Form.  Snowmobile Rental Dealers require  special certificates ^  All Rental. Dealers who engage in rental of snowmobiles  mustj obtain a specja  Rental Dealers certificate,  In registering for/this certificate, the Rental Dealer jnust  specify the number of rental snowmobiles he owns and  pay a fee of $25. This "egistration must be completed "  prior to a machine's use after October 1st of this year  by applying ta^ttre\Superintendent of Motor Vehicles,  Motor Vehicle Inspection Division, Motor-Vehicle  ictorja. Rental Dealers are ajso advised  icliability insurance coverage is required  |to the public.  and all other outdoorsmen - are  .  once again reminded .that the law requires them ta-dispose  of sewage and litter in excavations covered with  12 inches of clean soi. For this purpose, always carry a  shovel - and a good ^upply of litter bags.  Branc  _t  on all vehicles rented  Snowmobile owners -  -publi  / -   WRN OUTDOORS and WINTER SPORTS SUPPLEMENT  T...2. HUNTING  Bircls iri bush  to find  BIG HORNSHEEPsbcw their displeasure of the photographer. These rams are located  in tbe high mountain- country of: B.C.   " \ -     -   .- | 3.c Gov't puoto.  r     * i-i '- '  ~     .   ~ 1     f  Grizzly Gulch  :      M '   -  park asked  J   -I!    ���   .  Grizzly Gulch in Southeastera  B.C., ste of lone" of "Western  Canada's firstfoil wells, inay  -_ become an historic pari if the  - federal government heeds tha  -  request to make it one. -       f  -1   i -   .' -       I  The WatertonXakes Chamber  of Commerce rfaijns the areal  about five miles from "Watertori  . Lakes [National Park in Alberta^  is threatened |by a logging  project, apparently started to  stop -an. infestation of bark  beetles..      .-   f���| 1  FROM PAGE ONE  Hunting activities  1  -_  I  total! 839 million  ROVER & LAND-ROVR  Scnslo* F-��-*wTr Parts  JAY'S B&E MOTORS LTD.  1257 Styroour St, yaneoomr 2  T*Ja M����55li    K-.     H_tt_-1  f    1  PEUGEOT  ��  _   *���  p__rts-~5ales-5enr.ee  JAY'S B&E MOTORS  TLTD.f  7257 Seymour St. Vancouver 2  "��.-��___ P_iS85-��714  I    I  1679 .Stewart Am, Wgnalmo. ��X-  Ttftx MJttBi f     -MU 75W��1  i  -within the past" two years" there  has been a new} concept ;m  campgrounds, to develop hew  . sites for both tents; and trailers,  and to renovate the old campsites  to tale care of both.-.  The campgrounds themselves  bave increased from 97 last"year  to 11B in 1972 and mare are nnder"  construction. Tb_re are now 13  marine parks in B.G, compared  to lOlastyear, and five more are  in the wnrksu        .-{  . Aootheritem of recreation that  ties in with residential tourism is  bunting. A survey made for the  B.G. .fish.and "Wildlife Branch,  just recently released/points ont  tbe various activities associated'  with hunting. His survey is the  _ first of its "kind dealing "srith -B.C.  residential2nmt_ng sad there are  no past figrires for comparison-;  The. booklet,   "The  V-One   of  Resident Hunting! in" British '  Columbia" is available without  FIND ARTIFACTSfANlJ BOTTLES  4h the GOLDMASTER 66pTR  W1NERAL-METAL DETECTOR  6" and 10J2" waterproof loops  Sensitive 4Vz" meter  Utilizes penBght cells  2 Year Warranty  Poller eogvlriet invited  [ Fioa your l__=a_ de__.gr or vriis: - -)  WHITES ELEQTRONICS, LTD, .  33784 Hazel Slpel -1    Box 339, Abbotsford, B.C.  _"'-** *        "l _ *  FOJ P._>Jip_a____99,  BeacbcnjaMug"  GboJ-townrog*  Csspiss, JtockboBBdiBS, Ms.  -    ���  I  I  -  _  ���  . i  -  _  _  .  _-  -'{  -      "  --  j     :  i y-  f      '  M  -  *"  '  1  :/  '  1  .   ^  f  charge from the B.C. Ksh and  "WIl-Dife Branch inTVictoria. 7  ��� The! survey -reports that in  addition to /the time actually  ' spent on theriecreatioh of hnnting  there as considerable time and  energy spent on activities"  associated with the sport  They     inelnde:-    shooting  practice,   exploring   hunting  territory,   f "viewing       and  photographing game,  (using  binoculars- and _ telephoto lens)"  and training! dogs for hunting.-  The survey totalled 966,000 days  in activities^/or for/everytwo  days spent hunting .another;day  "was .spent in preparation. TQie  total of the Renting and activity  days in 1970-71 Tras 2,809,000_f|  __be survey also points out that  ��� B.C. residents spent more than  $39JS million on huiitiiig activity  in; the 1970-71 season.^This  amounts to $^.pea7l_nhter.br_.  $21.50 per dayfpr each d__yspaat7  "hunting. It coyss7^m^ ammunition,  egugiment, lod^%* -_  licences and tags, transportation  and miscellaneous expenses. 7!  Actually there is "no monetary  stari dard to measure thfe "value of  outdooq recreation in health aid  fitness,|   rda^afion " and    arf  jpyment of the outdoors, be it in  outdoor sports, :photograpby|  canning andlbiKng -or some  omer outdoor leosure.activity;! |  J In short, its^iiot a question of "  monetary valnes,_brit bow mndf  you gain in fun andbealth in your  recreat&n fimp  .-  Get iput  there  and  yourself!  enjoy  . -=  .    ByARMEHOMEWOOD  - At thiseafly stage of the sport  it looks like bunters Jare in for  slim pickings, in7.the fell and  winter of 1972-73 - the winter of  '71-72 took care of that.r  If that "wasn't; enough, mother  nature threw a second magnum  barrel at "waterfowl in the  province "with .the spring floods  this 1 May ahd7Junet.!On-y the  early nesting!mallards and  Canada geese escaped the high  ���water "with" the: later nesting  species bit bard /try floods. -  Moose"5uffered severely in the  hard "winter in the Peace Country  of British Colqmbia's north.  Shorter seasons, and] in some  areas, aboli__hnient of fantlerless  seasons is bound to s^ a cut in  the harvest this;fa11. | i  Earlier this year itjseemed a  compulsory hunter-training  pro-am ~was going Jtol cause  some confuaon In tfaejpurchase  of. hnnting licaices. f But it's  business as usual fin. most  sporting1 goods stores throughout  British Columbia; "with the exception of Vancouver Island. The  usual "areyou aresident', etc,  questions 5dH get you a bunting  licence anywhere' except on  Vancouver Island: (See the B.C.  bunting regulations 'covering.  Tsland licences);! 1     f   \  Grouse tmdst species) are at a  low'ebb in tbar life!cycle in  British Columbia: Even the  usually jubilant early Vancouver  Island bine grouse forecast was  missing tins year, as %ere the  coast deter reporis.v:  | - ^       -  _ :r"Maybe aboutfliesame as lasfe  year" was :about7tbe f best we  _ could get oh/ deer an3 grouse  from Vancouver Is__md|And last  year, certsiinly didn't raise any  eyebrows with buhter successes.  7 /Upland game inB.C.'i interior  figures to be inTery short supply.  Ruffed grouse and Franklin  grouse are two species showing a  drop with the Blue grouse of the  interior far from plentiful but in  greater numbers than the first  mentioned two.  A goodfriend of the "writer wbo  /knows file 100-Mile area of the  Cfe_ril_oo-JkethepEteibf his hand,  spent a _ fishing and game  scouting trip there a couple of -  creeks ago and came/up with a  angle sighting/of a grouse in 800  mfles^of-baciwoods driving.  . Ibe/only bright note/ of bis trip  was spotting seven deer!   *  But he bad |io spoil /that by  sayingin a nonnalyear (3 would  probably bave^seeh 70."l   =  "When the Caiife_7:P__rtridge  iras^T��aeased-in theiaidi hills of  Kamloops afew years ago it was  hoped: they would replace our  declining upland game bird  stocks.And for awhile this exotic  Aaan import did just that/ but  just for a .year or so! Their  numbeishave tumbled each year %  ance, and today yco rarely hear  theff exciting calls/from ihe dry  bills _: ������; around iMooet and  surrounding Xamloops^ Lake.  Ihe/rChukar partridge ���fa poor  show;slated once again for this  fine/game biri    If  The exciting and J highly  popular ringneck pheasant had a  great nesting year; in 1972 and  first-hand reports from the  Cka-iagan Valley point to; a good  1 cropof birds but public shooting  I grounds gradually dwrndlLng in  7 size: just as it has in the Lower  I M-rinland. *  I At best we can expect no more  I than "scratchy pheasant hunting  \ in fhe Lower Mainland and fair to  I" goodisportin the O.K. Valley for  \ those/ who/ pay a fee for the  I privilege of hunting on Indian  f lands and private property such  I as the Coldstream Ranch' at  I Vernon.  *'     All-in-all a rather grim hunting  season is the forecast for the fall.  Black bear are numerous in  most/ areas  of  the  province,  almost to the pest stage in West  .. Vancouver 'and Coquitlam. The  one emigratory bird that is  plentiful inJCoastal areas is the  bandtail pigeon which opened  1 Sepfctl.  '  '.  I And don't forget, if you are a  I migratory bird hunter (ducks,  j geese] doves, pigeons,��etc.) you  7 must! have; a migratory bird  f licence as well as the* provincial  I hunting licence. The B.C. licence  lis available at sporting goods  I stores, the miagratory bird  \ licence at post offices.  fSi^hts are  I important  l Shooters tend to either take  I their/rifle sights for granted, or  /-���to have strong opinions on the  Tkindjof sights that are best for  l^them/l       | f ;'  I T^ip Hfle^ regardliass of the  I sighting equipment, has to be  ^adjusted so that it shoots where  I the actual user wants tb place the  I bullet| lhe f way in which the  fsightsare seen and aligned, and-  / how the rifle is held and con-  ffrolled by the shooter affect  j bullet placement.  i Open sights have some advantages, and some disad-  /vantages as well. They are  ^simple; familiar to all shooters,  /and for fast, short-range shots or  foul weather hunting they're  :hard to beat7Long range shots  and poor light limit the efficiency  !of open sights.  } Scope sights are alternately  ^hailed; /as the answer^ to all a  hunter's aiming problems, or  "cursed! as the cause of missed  shots./|Again,: either : can be  correct/ but it all depends on the  shooter.       '  p One7pf the scope's greatest  advantages is that when properly  foeussed a clear image of the  target, its surroundings, and the  aiming/reticle all appear on the  eye-piece lens. Errors in aim are  reduced, as 5 only one aiming  mark, the scope reticle, has to be  lined lip on the target.  7 A second major advantage of  the seope sights is that a target  can be/clearly distinguished in  poor light, of when hidden by  brush or heavy shadow.  I Generally, 1 aiming problems  with a scope sight are caused by  a rifle and sight that doesn't fit  the shooter properly, and by the  shooter;trying to line up on the  target by peering through the  scope with one eye.  Courtesy C.I.L. Industries k  WRN OUTDOORS and WINTER SPORTS SUPPLEMENT  /Week :of  October   16,   1972   3  -country skiing is for  nomads who like the wilderness  The ski is man's oldest means  of travelling over snow and ice. It  was essential as a method of  travel in the wild sections of Asia  and Northern Europe. The  earliest skis were made from  bones of large. animals and  strapped to the shoes by leather  thongs.  The word is believed to be an  abbreviation of suski, a word the  nomadic Finn-Ugarian tribes  used, meaning snow-glide. The  most ancient skis ever found in  the world are in a museum in  Stockholm, Sweden and their age  has been fixed at about 4,000  years old.  And now, thousands of years  later, skiing is coming rail circle.  The trend is back to the crosscountry skiing \ of the ancient  Scandinavians, with wood  replacing the bone skis.  Up to the time of the chair lifts  cross-country skiing was very  popular in Canada. Then came  the lifts and skiers forgot how to  "herring-bone" up a hill and  concentrated pn downhill and  slalom skiing.  Many ski resorts are going  along with the trend and are  marjring out ski trails for the  novice and expert that takes  them on a scenic route to various  lookout points.  Many of these trails are  marked with fluorescent tape but  this gets torn off the trees so if  you j are going out in the  wilderness be sure to have a map  of the terrain and a compass.  Here are some more tips for  the skier who is just taking up,  cross-country skiing. And incidentally you don't have to  follojw a marked trail or go on a  definite tour, you can just set out  from the roadside providing the  terrain is fairly open.  If it takes four hours to "go in,"  (asciend a mountain) it will take  one hour to "come out" (down  the/mountain). Novices can  make it four hours each way.  Inifact novices should practise  downhill skiing with crosscountry skis before trying a tour.  Wear loose-fitting, clothing,  and ijwear a head covering.  Learn the art of waxing skis.  You use different waxes for wet  and dry snow.  When the ski is not gripping the  snow the wax is too hard or when  the snow sticks to the bottom of  the skis the wax is too soft.  Similarly a change of snow  conditions from dry to wet or tb  crusty and granular snow will  mean different waxes.  There are some all purpose  waxes on the market but it is best  you visit your-ski shop and let the  attendant recommend the  various "waxes and show you how  to apply them.  Be sure your poles are the  correct length. If they ate short  they will get your back muscles.  Make sure your skis ^are the  correct weight and not too stiff or  too flexible.  Keep your head up and fingers  loose when striding along.   /  Top ski meets for B.G.^ Alta.  Jk British Columbia and Alberta  ^���ye been awarded the majority  ^the top ski meets this season  by the Canadian Ski Association.  . First big event of the 1973  season will be the Pontiac Cup  series slalom at Mount  MacKenzie, Revelstoke, B.C. It  will be held Jan. 27-28.  Next will be the International  Canadian-American (Can-Am)  Ski Championships at Rossland,  B.C., on Red and Granite  Mountains. The downhill events  will be held on a new course on  Granite. This event is expected to  draw top skiers from Canada and  the U.S. and could include skiers  who competed in this year's  Olympic Games.  One of the biggest events of the  season will be the Canadian  Senior Alpine Championships at  Tod Mountain, Kamloops B.C.,  on Feb. 2334-25. It was held at  Rossland last season.  The Pontiac Cup series continues with two giant slalom  events at Purden Mountain and  ski village, 38 miles east of  Prince George, B.C. on March 10-  11-  The giant slalom and slalom  events in the Pontiac Cup series  will be held at Mount Baldy,  Osoyoos, B.C., on March 17-18.-  The B.C. and Canadian  Juvenile Championships will be  held at Whistler Mountain, at  Garibaldi, 70 miles from Vancouver, on April K��l3-14.  Alberto ha��two big Canadian  Skiy Association meets. in the  early spring. There is an event at  Lake Louise on Feb. 1-2 which  will include two downhill ri_(ces  for the Sir Norman Watson  Trophy.  The finajs of the Pontiac Cup  series, in which east meets west,  will be held at Marmot Basin,  Jasper, on April 4;7 inclusive.lt  will include downhill, giant  slalom and slalom events.  /  y  y  /  with a Royal Bank personal loan  ROYAL BANK I  -th$ helpful bank  /  /- 4 "Wee* of October 15, 1972  -""-     i    -    WRN OUTDOORSbnd WINTER SPORTS SUPPLEMENT 1  DRESSING GAMEjENOW-HOW  Hiiiitink doesii^ifim^li wit  shot  " 1 ! "  i  Every teg game-hunter should  know bow to dress 'an animal,  after it has been killed-      .   _.  It is of tbe ntmdst importance  . to bleed tbe carcass]as qtricfcly-  and as freely as posable.  If the bullet is placed in. the  bead hardly any blood will be  i^ffled _-__dt__et__rdat__--_-_~.be cut  without delay. "When: the bullet  has injured tbe chest cavity, then  tbe blee<��i_g wiB be internal, and  cutting the throat, | though . it  shorild still be done, wUI not  produce a large flow* of Mood.  Ihe bead shorild be kept lower  than the rest of the] animal to  facilitate tbe. flow of. blood. A  welHaled carcass |keeps longer,  than one which has Ijeen poorly  bled. fj  Some    sportsmen    prefer  "stiddng" tbe animal, that is  .1 . ��� -  wounding the heart or severing  the large blood vessels'"at that/  point Ibis method; is usually  better with a large spedes of  deer or moose.        . }  As soon as animal is killed it.  should be tagged. Do not destroy  evidence" pf its sex.   \  -    7 _  Cut tbe careas open from  crotch to throat Be extremely  carefril not to puncture the intestines or bladder, for. if any  matter from these sources gets  cn the meat, it win taint it to,  some degree. j  .    _     *  Cut around the vent and loosen  the organs" in the pelvic cavity,  fairing care-to ieep hair from  coming in contact with the meat  Now turn the carcass so that tbe.  bead is downhill. Cot; windpipe  and gullet free at the throat Ptin.  backwards on these, cutting free  from _h body any part that  sticks. Now remove all internal  " organs. | Open - the" cavity and  spreadit apart with a stick. "Wipe  it dry with a" dean cloth.  Neverjwash the caviiy out wiih  water. Some hunters Teave a  coating of bloodinside the deer to  provide a glaze that rednees the  drying of tbe meat-while being  aged.   | 77"  If you: can, leave it hung on a  cold night so that it will/freeze, it  will keg) for a long/period of.  time. A good idea is la wrap it in>"  deer ____ln_rwith_the hair/outside,'  "as "the /hatr has/ excellent in-  sn_-_Lting;prqperties.  - _Never*put the animal between  your front fender and car engine "  as the heat of the motor win spoil  themeaL*A_ways keep the meat.  cooL  Deer meat is not toujgh if it has  been properly aged; Ag��ng at the  pre/per temperature is necessary  in tenderizing any meat Most  butchers recommend that deer  meat be aged for about a weekat  a temperature of from 37 to 40  degrees. Tins agingtime depends.  on how old the deer may be; a  real old buck should be aged for  about 10 days.7   "f_~   f   /  If you are taking the carcass  out of the woodsSrfOTefeopling  and quartering, leaveTthe /heart  and liver ih the body cavity.; The  easiest way to cool the carcass is  to hangit in a^sha^y/spot /This  should: ber done7as: soon- as  possible, as"body heat causes the  meat to Sjpofl giiicHy. Spread it  so that air can circulate freely.  In handling the meat, cut the  carcass inhalf down the centre of  Great C^nadiari Hg game calls for  ijig-game rifle made with tough  chrbnie molybddium steel and  f _      .      -   t - J - _ :   - :      7     I  American  . -/=->  That's why e:  !  rely |qn Winchester for dependable,  hard Mttirig center fire rifles ithat look and  shoot the way they want*  Stylish, fast-shooting Model 88  ; Levers, or light-recoiling Model  ; 100 Semi-Automatics: "The'most  : advanced thinking/ of men7who  ; know what rifles should look and  ; shoot like went Into the Model  and 100s rifles ahd carbines. One- .  piece walnut: slocks on both give you the accuracy.  of a bolt action. "Winchester Proof-Steel barrels and m  triple-lug ^dating bolts provide a secure locking  system and extreme durability. Model 88s fire fast  - repeat shots!with a slide lever action lhat keeps  your finger nght on the trigger. Model 100s gas'  operation J gives less apparent recoIL Model. 88 :  and 100 riffes In 243/2847308 Winchester!  Carbines in 243 and 308 Winchester. " \  Improved | Model 94, or reintroduced Model j  54A, for proven Winchester design and per-   '  formance: More than 3^500,000 Model 94s  have been sold since 1894. There are reasons: The barrel Is cold forged "from chrome:  molybdenum steel for strength and accuracy..  Tbe stockancl f orend have a classic Western .  look and feej of quality. Receiver and barrel are pollstied and bluecfto perfection. Im-  /  proved leveraction now works better than"  - :  _  -    __.  -  X  ���*  "-  ���  *  .  .  A "i  ever. The Model 64A is now back in the line.. .and better"!  than ever too, witlrdistinct-Ye half magazine, pistol grip, f  and contoured lever. Mode^ 94 In 30*30,32 Winchester!  Special, and 44 Magnum. Model 64A in 30-30 only. f  Re-designed Model 70 and new Model 70A for bolt action I  strength and accuracy: The Winchester ��_odel 70 is*  known to hunters on seven continents as 'The Rifle-'  m__n*sRifle."The1972Model70features =  a totally re-designed stock of ... -    -        _  solid walnut, withreal. cut check^ \ \']  '��� erfng, and detachable sling  swivels. Barrel and receiver  are chrome steel forg- - '  Ings. The new Model  70A Is all Model 70, -  less some non-functional "trimmings. "  It's a handsome,  no-nonsense  rifle.expenenced  hunters may actually prefer to the 70 Standard. -  Model 70 and 70A in popular calibers. Just ask1  - your Winchester dealer. Check for Winchester-  Super-X ammunition too, for bestperforrriance|  in your Winchester rifle. "     f  JVJNCH��5T��A. /CANADA," Cobourg, Ontario*  Winchester  thewayuou  wantit *  the backbone I lengthwise. This  can be done with a belt axe, but a  small meat saw wiU do a neater  " job and is certainly easier to use.  Cut the sides in two pieces, with  the; floating ribs remaining on the  hind quarters. Place each  quarterlin a clean muslin sack.  /Venison is butchered exactly  like beef and ;the cuts of deer  meat are the same as these from  a/veal |  |A deer that will weigh about 125  pounds if hog-dressed ; should  provide/! about 100 pounds of  meat, 87% pounds of which are  usable. From thisyou can obtain,  by. proper cutting, about 39  pounds of steak, 27 pounds of  roast, 10 pounds of miscellaneous  cuts and about 11 pounds of scrap  meat that can. be used" to good  advantage in a stew.  fYou //should always have  dressing; equipment with you  when hunting; .big game. The  equipment should include a  sharp hunting/knife, 25; feet of  strong /rope, for dragging the  carcass $ out of the woods or  roping to the car; a small belt  axe, some light muslin sacks,  each big enough to hold a  quarter/ of the/animal and some  wiping cloth. \  Winchester  riew rifle  .The Winchester Model 70A, a  new bolt action centre fire rule  which combines accuracy and  durabmty with economy, is being  marketed by /the Winchester-  /Westemf Division of Cflin Corporation! this | year. /Designed  espeeiariy for |disceri_ing sportsmen who are /desirous of a bolt  action Trifle that offers Winchester/! dependability7 at a  modera^ price, the new Model  70A is available in six standard  calibers with 22-inch barrels, and  . iri threelmagnum calibers with  24-inch barrels.  /Despite its lower price; the new  firearm incorporates many of the  new features that are being introduced into the more expensive  veraon of the Model 70 rifles in  .1972, including the new/overall  appearance of. the Model 70  which is/brought about by configuration and/ deep etched cut  checkering.   | . 7  /Among the. other 'popular  'features'!, of the higher grade  Winchester bolt action rifles  which are also a part; of the  Model 70A are a Winchester  /Ftoof Steel barrel and action  made,of chrome molybdenum  steel, adjustable rear sights and  front sight ramp and hood, a reair  sight leaf with white diamond for  qmeker/aghting,exdusiye three-  position safety- an engine-turned  bolt and a -rode serrated; trigger  which provides more cdritrolfor  squeezing off accurate shots. .  The stock of the Modd70A is of  dark, solid American walnut and  has a high eomb Monte Carlo and  ah undercut cheek piece for  quick, natural alignment; with  either iron or [telescopic sights.  /The six standard caliber Model  70A's each weigh 7Vb pounds and  come with tough composition  butt plates, wlule the three  magnum calibers each weigh 7Y4  pounds and are equipped with  rubber recoU pads. /  WRN OUTDOORS and WINTER SPORTS SUPPLEMENT  SNOWMOBILE TIPS  Week   of  October   16.   1972   5  S  Safety stbrts with knowing the regulations  y  With so many snowmobiles  cruising the countryside it is  vitaUy important that each owner do his part tb make  snowmobiling a welcome activity  in rural and suburban neighborhoods.  Here are some useful tips to  keep in mind:  Always read operating instructions supplied with your  snowmobile.  Always sit with both feet inside  the cab or on the boards but  never locked into the foot rests.  On bumpy terrain place one knee  on the seat for better; balance.  You'll find it easier to lean into a  hUl from this position. \  When travelling at night check  your lights, avoid river; and lake  crossings and follow | marked  trails to keep clear of barbed  wire fences.  Know local regulations. Come  to a complete stop before  crossing a street or highway.  Always stop, look and listen and  cross only at a 90 degree angle to  any roadway. Remember traffic  always has the right of way.  Check your throttle before you  turn on the ignition. Does it  automatically and freely return  to the idling position when  released? A frozen throttle is as  dangerous as a loaded gun.  Nevjer point your machine  toward people or property when  staining.  Never jam on the brakes, apply  steady pressure. Snow conditions  vary braking distances. Always  allow a wide skid margin when  turning.  Dp not travel solo, even for a  half; hour. Let your friends and  family know where your party is  going. Travel with extreme  caution over unfamiliar terrain.  Never jump a snowbank without  knowing what is on the other  side. Don't leave your key in the  ignition.  Skiers and snowmobiles don't  n_M Keep within areas provided  for snowmobiling.  Never check your gas tank or  battery level with a match.  Never add fuel while your  snowmobile is running. Never lift  your machine's tail to clear the  track as rocks, ice, and other  debris can be thrown out. _.  COVERS WEST  WRN  ement  This supplement is one of two  published annually by  WESTERN REGIONAL  NEWSPAPERS LTD., a group of  community newspapers serving  non-metropolitan centres in  British Columbia and Alberta.  Each Spring and Fall, WR  Newspapers distribute these  supplements in 7 their  newspapers, accompanying  them with locaUy-printed second  sections, or special! pages.  Additional copies of this main  supplement are also distributed  to other communities through  regional and local Fish and  Game, Tourist, Ski, Snowmobile,  and other organizations.  In each supplement,; the key  subject is OUTDOORS. The  Spring issue also features  SUMMER FUN . . I fishing,  travel, camping, games'... while  the FaU edition's added features  are HUNTING,  and WINTER  Grizzly finds  air travel  only way to go  There's one grizzly ."��� bear in  Jasper National. Park that's  going to have some high flying  nightmares when she hibernates  this winter.  The bear had been ripping  packsacks and tents in search of  food near a Jasper Park campsite so the park wardens took the  bear via helicopter to another  section of the park.  The park wardens, I in conjunction with the Canadian  Wildlife Service, loaded the  tranquilized, 275-pourid three-  year-old female grizzly into a net  below the helicopter and flew her  from a campground at Amethyst  Lake to a remote wilderness  area.  SPORTS     .     .     .     Skiing,  Snowmobiling, etc., etc.  Additional copies are available  to those who may wish them for  mailing to distant friends and  relatives. The complete list of  WESTERN REGIONAL  NEWSPAPERS carrying this  particular issue is given below...  write to any of them for your  requirements.  j BRITISH COLUMBIA:  Abbotsford, Sumas & Matsqui  News  CanipbeU River Courier  Chilliwack Progress  Cranbrook Courier  Creston Review  Dawson Creek Peace River  Block News  Kamloops News Advertiser  Kimberley Daily BuUetin  Ladysmith-Chemainus Chronicle  Langley Advance  Mission Fraser VaUey Record  Powell River News  Quesnel Cariboo Observer  Sechelt Peninsula Times  Sidney Review  Smithers Interior News  Surrey Leader  Terrace Herald  j ALBERTA:  Brooks Bulletin  Camrose Canadian  Coajdale Sunny South News  Drumheller Mail  Fairview Post' .  High River Times  Innisfail Province  Lacpmbe Globe  Lediic Representative  Olds Gazette  Rinibey Record  i Rocky Mountain House Mountaineer  St. Paul Journal  Stettler Independent  TatJer Times  Three Hills Capital  Vermilion Standard  Vulcan Advocate  Westlock News  Wetaskiwin Times  /  #'  FOR THE YEAR 'ROUND  / n  s  ���If  rtsman  /  Sportsman  ned garments  Let these specially designed garments help you enjoy your Fall and Winter  /���  activates more!  Since 1887 Jones have been making this  comfortable and practical line of clothing.  Ask for it by name from Department,  Sporting Goods Stores and youf local^ln-  dependent Dealer.  JONES  Tent & Awning Limited  2034 West 11th Avenue,  Vancouver 9, B.C.  y  /  y ��� * I  6 Week,of October IB.  1972  WRN OUTDOORS and WINTER SPORTS SUPPLEMENT  Youh liomelon Wheels shoMd be  ���prqo^  TeHndefrom the winter"weather,"  courtesry pf Mike' Radigan.  Tsafiooal; -Director! of tbe  Heenational -Institute."Bis -tips  cover both the "vehicle that is  going to keep busy all winter 2nd  one that is going to be laid "up in  the back jard.        J  -      ���     "  PSrst, tips for the putdoorsmen  who wffl be using tbeir vehicles  during fhe winter: -- j  Radigan suggested that for_  "winter,use"HV7owners refrain  from ____g their water tanks  Here are some tips on| fMore departing ^for thar  protecting jour recreational L destinatitH-S. "Wben5ytra arrive  More and more outdoor en-  thusasts . are f -nsrng    their  recreation  vehides,   campers,  trailers," mobile| homes,   etc,  throughout the winter.- Skiers,  snowmobDers, leejfisbennen-^  snowshoers and hunters are!  nang them to get tolthe scene of  the.action. In fact, some ski  resorts, have  set |np special  parking lots for C-_n_per�� as they]  find their own accomodation *  facilities : overtaxed    on    fhe  "sreekends. |   f       -_'. -  or winter  r^^&'T&SJ^- '^ _��!!  How did  Sabretipget  ^5^^^* ?=^r-^��-:  IMPERIAL  outperforms  with centre fire. In  an popular calibres,  bullet weights and  top marks ior smooth  chambering, extreme ���  accuracy and perfect  mushrooming. ThaFs the  kind of perf oimance that's  made Sabrefip a favourite  types. Sahrefip's repu���  t among big-game hunters.  tatJoniswendeserved-With 1 Tlie kind of performance  a unique plasBc lip that    "j .you'll find throughout the  protects against deforma-  I IMPERIAL centre fire family,  lion, SabreSp has earned   {IMPERIAL��� from C1U -  "ft .    "   - *  -^1  .1  l i -  New addition lo the  ClllSportsman's collection:  C1L Mode] 972-C  Custom grade] bolt action rifle..  j  -1   Famous Mauser action.      "  |  M        F" - ��� i *  f Sporting Arms & Ammunition  I - ���    j  1 1 $ 1  1 w5t_i your "unit feoronghly war-  l medals time enough to fill the  - water-tank. Then drainit and add  a__j_{-__reezeloflie_a--kand_S--Ower  - traps I   rbefore        starting  _ homeward/^Wmter Tisas of KVs  oftehMidheat tape "useful, T^iere  powCTps- available- to prevent  pipefreeze^^g).      77     7   "||  He cautioned winter RV users  to", dram holding tanks .before  h-a-finghomeand add some antifreeze:!   .    I   7  y     7   ||  "Owners rf recreational veh-  icles.1^10 Intend to use themltb  "visit 7_4_i areas, for -" overnight  accomfnodaticm at snowmobile  or _s_p events," or. for ice fishing  *' wai-t-Jkip" * headgnarters, may  conadar adding extra insulation  Jack up trailer or motor home  andTpnt it on sturdyj wooden  blocks. Remove all batteries and  storeTin a warm=plaee| Charge-  should be applied to stored  batteries at least twice during  the ^winter months to| prevent  formation of sulphuric! acid  - crystals on the lead plates and  consequent shorting: iTops of  batteries should be Utoroughly  clean, and dry before storing.  Windows and vents Should be  tightly closed; however, crack  one window open dn the sheltered  side of your-RV to allowJsome air  to enter. Block up refrigerator,  water heater, and heater vents,  and all outside drains. Cover all  "upholstery with pld sheets or  7 77fbr men of  WW'AGTim  t__ro-_^^thev���-hide,ii_-3t_-Il_ng ���newspapers tb prevent fading.  - stormfwindows  (dear plastic    ~  - worfepoe), and carrying, out  - other cammon-sense winterizing  . tasks.'j 7?    _   r  For J these - leaving, the  ; recreational Tehidein the back  1 yard Tt-K^RVi director recmn-  " mendsj that -all water supply  fcmTre "be drained including sink  and s__pwer traps. Add a cup; of  antifreeze to  each sink  and  shower "drain.   Handpunips  should |be removed and sewage  holding tanks should be drained  and  ahti-freeze  added,  this  - should falso be done if yon are  .using the "vehicle  during  the  winter|    *   --  Here|are additional steps: ' -  -  -K  _Duck factory9  }gyrew with  waterfowl  ByBKUCESMITH  Dncfe Unlimited is a private  non-profit oiganizatioh, engaged  in __e : development and"  preservation* of waterfowl  breeding habitat in Canada. The  organization was formed in 1538  :foHowmg fhe severe* drought*of  the 1930s.- _ ; ":  An   American  organization  . called l^'More Game Birds in  -America'' took an interest in the  plight te Traterfowl and em-  barkedfon a program to initiate  government action aimed at  preservingand protecting vital  " prairiefmarshes.  Backed by several interested  partiesf who donated their time  and money, Ducks Unlimited  -Incorporated was formed in 1937  in the |Onited States, and the  drive for fends -began. "One year  later in 1938,f Itaqksii TWin-ited 7  (C__i_ad|-)7"was formed as the-  operationaltxftf,Tand the first  ^TTtirk {-_actory:'> was built fat  -Manitoba^ Kg &ass Marsh.f |  Snce| then, f "Dneks; Urilimited  has grown into one1 of .North  -America's leading conservation "  oi^anizaticm-^ invest-hg millions  of American dbllars in orer 11M  ;water" fnanagemeia-proj^ts *in-  : Canada! ^Ihe land on wMch these  projerfsrare located is made  available free of charge by  government and private landowners, and. amounts to over  two TnTnimi acres.  Thi��. yearDncks Unlimited will  spend Jalmost $3 million "in  Canada! idevekping Si wetland  area.;. I lliirty-twD    nf    three  prefects are in Alberta and nine  are in B.C.  Remove and store; curtains and  drapes. Throughly., dean the  entire vehicle andjapply|a coat of  good, protective wax. Apply  grease to all exposed* chrome  trim." If:  Motorized RVs should be  protected with janfi-freeze in  radiator and with'thihner winter  oil in the engine. During the  winter, start and run engine once  a week or oftener, and remove  battery after each sudi test -  Remove" snow 7_rom| the exterior of the.unit as ^often as  possible. Remove; all packaged,  canned and bottled, foods and  drinks from inside your RV.  Boat slio^  set for ti  B.C.5 Altai  - The annual international boat  and sport show cwill again be  visiting Vancouver 7 and  Edmonton this | springs THe  Vancouver show will be held FebV  -23:to March 4 ihchiiav^and the,  Edmonton one will run from  April 4 to 8 induave.   >  ���c-s  ^  rEHDIMS  Now,  Focus so ^7:  Fastryou'll  think it's  Automatic!  Your thumb rides the .blue button,  instantly snaps the picture sharp and  dear, keeps it that way "for every  -second of fast action viewing! The  slow center focus is gone ... Insta-  Focus| is almost as fast- as the  human eye!   =:  Now'you can identify and size-up  your-quarry the instant you raise  your "glasses to your eyes . .. when  every.! second counts, there's no  struggle to clear up a fuzzy picture  . . . no chance of overshooting the  sharpest.focus. Unbeatable for run.  ning game ..;. for action.sports! ..  "SQUINT-PRUF" FRONT LENSES  screen out reflected glare from water, haze, snow and sand! Matched  optics'throughout prevent eyestrain.  ROLL-DOWN RUBBER EYECUPS expand, your vision with eyeglasses,  sun Snd shooting glasses��� extended, they cut out-annoying side light  Bujhfnoll offers the greatest range  of binoculars available; ��� priced  fi-bm $29.93/ _ See your\ Bushnell  Dealer or write for the brand new  1972 Bushrx.ll Catalog  iM^sHiiell  899 West 8th Avenue  VANCOUVER 9, B.C.  Put your brand on a  RUSTLER  If you're iooldilg ior a camper that can take it, take a        '  look al_Rnstler. You can take Rustler anywhere.  Tlemoimtains?Sn^"Wh-tfeverthe_eiT-_m_stgugh���that's .  Rnstler cora_try_ Tisliing? Fine. Rustler;belongs beside  -yDuriavouiitelake brstreain. Orhow about weekending with  the family? No big deal A Rustler sleeps six ih total  comfort And of course, no matter where you go, you go  fiist class. Each, and every Rustler comes complete with  kitchen, closets, dining area     f 7  and loads of sleeping room. ____. __, _r_~~__ _f_m ___��  [Optional toilet and vanity       t _W_^_____fMAW_C_f9  available at your-wish). =^fur**W*^rM  Hustle down to your Rustler    f f  dealer and put your brand on af f  -Rustler truck 1  ; campei;  -���      ������      * i- I  ^      i  " i  Tb___ ��� ham ihe wonderful world of Neonex Leisure  Products Ui.T1055 West Hastings Street, Vancouver 1 B.C  Manufactnring plants in Edmonton and'Red Deer. Alberta,  ^Viiit_Er,-M-L_utciba ��� Woodstock and Amprior, Ontario.   . A  WRN OUTDOORS and WINTER SPORTS SUPPLEMENT  Week   of  October   16.   1572  >  STEELHEADING has plenty bf happy moments as proved by the smile this fisherman  has as he nets a huge steelhead. This was caught on the Thompson River in the winter  months. 7 B.C. Gov't Phofo  Dedicated fishermen go  anywhere for steelhead  Steelheading is not only a  sport,' it is. a'way of life with  dedicated anglers.  The steelhead is a large, seagoing trout. British Columbia is  extremely fortunate! to have so  rriany rivers and streams flowing  into the Pacific Ocean as the  steelhead makes its way up these  streams to spawn in the winter,  and in some areas, in the summer.  Vancouver Island is the ideal  spot for steelheaders as there are  both winter and summer runs.  Similarly there are many rivers  on the mainland that have both  steelhead seasons.  Once thought of as strictly a  sport for coast fishermen  steelheading has now spread to  the interior. There is a  tremendous run on the Thompson  River. The fishing starts at  Spences Bridge where the  Thompson runs into the Fraser  River,and continues toward the  source.  There is the whole Lower  Mainland fishery in the Fraser  and Squamish Valleys and  numerous streams up the coast  that have their sources back in  the B.C. interior. This includes  the famed Kispiox back of  Terrace where record size  steelhead have been caught.-  these fierce, fighting fish will run  from five to 20 pounds and up.  For handling fighting fish-this  size, the steelhead fisherman  needs a good whippy, light saltwater rod, nine to 12 feet long,  although seven feet will hold a  pool-bound fish.  A good fibreglass spin-casting  rod and a spin-casting or bait-  casting reel that will take 200  yards of 15 pound test  monofilament makes' a good  combination.  1 If you intend to fish steelhead  with a fly, your best bet is an  Atlantic salmon rod which is  specially made for fly fishing  salmon on streams, using salmon  (coho) flies.  ���] You can also fish for steelhead  l>y drifting the lure at the end of a  bobber, casting with a lure, or  just letting bobber drift with the  current into a hole, with bait on  ��� the hook.  I The main thing is to get the  lure or bait, you can use shrimp,  dew worms or salmon roe, down  tb the steelhead. There are all  types of weight and you should  use a type that will carry your  bait along the rocky bottom of the  stream but will not catch in a  rock.  : Split shot, attached to the line,  the bell-shaped weight and the  pencil lead are best.  i The lead pencil type is soft lead  that fits into a narrow rubber  sheath. It is attached to a three-  way swivel with a short two to  four pound test leader. The  second prong of the swivel is  attached to the main line and the  third end is attached by a short  leader to the lure or bait. Lengths  of the leaders will depend on the  type of water hut should not  exceed 12 inches,  j There are many steelhead  lures on the market and at any  given time all of them or any one  of them will start catching  steelhead. It is a finicky fish and  sometimes very fastidious in its  eating habits. It can nibble at a  dew worm until there is nothing  but the part on the hook left and  it.  lure  the angler will never know  Other times it will hit the  like a torpedo.  Orange or pink seem to be the  colors the steelhead go for,  probably because the salmon egg  is a natural food for it. It tikes  fluorescent pink, orange or red  lures, simulated roe made up in  egg clusters, and flashy tinsel  lures.  Noted among the lures are the  cherry-bobber, daredevil, tee-  spoon, spin-glo and the wobt ling  or flutter lures such as the  Gresvig and Jenson crockodiles,  to name only a few.  Space doesn't permit a dete iled  account of fishing for steelh jad,  the etiquette of the pool and the  "working" of the water. Drop  into your favorite tackle dealer  and get his advice on what ta ;kle  to use and some hints on catci ling  the steelhead, the wily smoothy  of the swift stream set.  And if you can get hold of a  book on steelheading, "Game  Fishing in the West by Mike  Cramond is recommended, you  can get a better idea on how to  fish for steelhead.  is up to you.   .  The catching  Mobile home  standards set  All mobile homes |and  recreational vehic es  manufactured, after Oct. 1 and  sold in B.C. must meet the  ' vehicular safety standards of the  Canadian Standards Association  The new regulation sets higher  standards for braking systems,  hitches, lights, tires and glass on  the vehicle.  Canadian Wildlife  Bird  year-long job  .where mallards are known to  gather prior to their fall  migration. / These bands,  returned by the public, give  information on where birds  migrate to, and they also enable  the Canadian Wildlife Service to  determine the hunter-kill-rate of  young compared to the adult  birds. �����.������  The Vancouver office also cooperates with the National Kill  Survey by acting ais a collecting  point for material sent in by B.C.  hunters.  Each year approximately one  hunter in  10,  of jsomre" 33,000  waterfowl hunters, receives a  An evaluation of the potential   package  of self-addressed, en-  breeding population of waterfowl   velopes asking' that me hunter,  is conducted early in May and   return   one   wingi  from   each  June on selected water bodies to   waterfowl he shoots during the  determine the number of pairs of./season. These are forwarded to/  waterfowl species using them,   the Vancouver office in B.C. for .  Most waterfowl return from the   processing.    '      \  south as paired birds. By examining approximately  W.A. Morris, a wildlife  biologist with the Canadian  Wildlife Service, describes below  some sections of their year-long  program. If there are any  queries he can be reached at 125  E. 10th Ave., Vancouver 10, c-o  The Canadian Wildlife Service,  Department of Environment.  In mid-January the Canadian  Wildlife Service conducts aerial  surveys, particularly in the  coastal areas, to determine the  number of wintering waterfowl,  and their distribution. The counts  include most hunted species as  well as' observations of trumpeter swans.  The number of pairs resting on  the same lakes during the same  period of time on a year-to-year  basis gives a good indication of  the potential reproductive rate of  the waterfowl.  This operation is done on a  cooperative basis with the B.Cr  Fish and Wildlife Branch and  Ducks Unlimited, B.C.  This survey i_Tl--raa-_yL__Qllowed  by observations on the same  lakes during the latter part of  June to estimate the average  number of young duckling in  relation to previous counts oh the  same lakes from previous years.  In mid-August Canadian  Wildife Service undertakes a  waterfowl  banding  program  3,50u wings sent ui. by thunters,  each year, the|Wildlife Serivce is  able to tell what! species are  taken and also, the sex and age of  the bird up to one year or older.  It is also possible, by  examining the wings from^the  National Kill Survey, 4*f determine percentage of each species  of waterfowl shot by the hunter.  Usually in B.Ci 95 pjercen�� of the  birds are made up of mallards,  , pigeon and pintail.  An additional mail survey is  also sent from Ottawa and again  a one in 10 sample is sent out in -  the form of gold-colored cards  which are retained by the hunter -  until the end ojf the season and  then returned.  Skiers to benefit  from logging site  A public park for year-round  recreational activity, including  what some believe will be the  best skiing on Vancouver Island,  will be established in a natural  bowl ofi the north facing slope of  Mount Arrowsmith. The property  to be donated by MacMillan  Bloedel Limited comprises  approximately 1,350 acres of  timberland.  John, Hemmingsen, the  company's executive vice-  president, Natural Resources,  said the company has Been advised that the board of the  Alberni-Clayoquot Regional  District has agreed to undertake  ownership and administration-of  the land for recreational purposes.  The property is situated on the  north  slope of Mount  Cokely,  between the 3,500 and 4,800 foot  levels. Cokely is a lesser peak in  the Mount Arrowsmith complex.  The latter, with an elevation of  5,962 feet, overlooks the Alberni  Valley    and/   the   '"Parksville-'  Qualicum area in central Van-1'  couver Island.  Ski and outdoor enthusiasts in  the district have described the  new parkland as property which  can become a first-class  recreational facility for both  winter and summer use.  Mount Arrowsmith's potential  for outdoor recreation has long  been evident, bjut it had riot been  develqped previously because  the only routes up the mountain^  were steep paths, the. best-known  of which is a trail built about 1921,  for pack-horse trips from  Cameron Lake. It takes some  eight hours to mak�� the climb-  and descend by this [trail, which  will be maintained and improved  by the Company as part of the  recreational program.  MacMillan Bloedel has al:  undertaken to log ski run areas  designated by. the- Regional  District.  The area is accessible by MB  logging roads, open to thef public-  evenings,      weekends      and  holidays.  Relocation of about 1V. jtiiles of  the old CPR hiking trail from  Cameron Lake up the mountainside-is to be conjpleted this ,-  fall. In addition, the Company x  will build a new nature trail in  the vicinity of the park area.    y  MacMillan Bloedel also has  agreed to keep roads open during  the winter, except under  unusually difficuJjt snow conditions, so there will be access for  vehicles^ on weekends and'  holidays as far as the parking lot.  /  ��� i  /  /  / ���  /  /  X  '$  / r   *  I  _ i*  :!  8 T?ee_kr t)f  a  1  - i  .  .   -  -  1  -  *   .  -%  October  16. 19  I!  " -  - %  i  WRN OUTDOORS and WINTER SPORTS  r  SUPPLEMENT  may  coi-abinfcd B_G association  There's a new setup -Looming  ior s__owmobilers {this season:  The British Columbia Snowi  .-Vehicl&Assr)ri..tion'will probably  2-fike Seminoii and Ted ZeUy are"  .directors. I  The 1973 B.C. Snowmobile  Qjan5.i0ns_.-ps will be held at  Terry "Fleming .reports that a  new track is now being built foi  the" Class. AA .meet and  Hevelstoke residents 7 are  providing plenty of ]co_eperation  and e_-____n___a______     *  combine into three] divisions, all-- Hevelstdke Feb. __4-__5. ISrector  three still responsible to the  BCSVA. There wBl be a racing  division, "a recreation division  and a new. iudustry division;  " probably taCking in the present  B.C.- Snowmobile ~" Industrj-  Assodation.     |   f ���    - I  -ThP plan for the combined  divisions has been approved in ,  principle and now waits approval  by the executive of iheTBCSYAl  **",-,"'.  If fhe plan _s approved each of  tbe divisions will appoint three  representatives] fx)   the "tfirefr  . torate of the new BCSTA, wiicb  mQ~  become | an    umbrella,  organization   embracing   all  aspects of snoTCTnotnling. ���   .    I  SnowTT^Jhilprs "wist-ing to find  out more about the ^tentative new  organization are asked to write,  to: Tbe B.C f_a_KJw-Ye__ide  AssodatitHX, Suited 618, 510. "W,  Hastings, "Vancouver 2.   ���       j  ]Sew officers of toe BCSVA are  -Al Horning, president; :BiH  Shields., vice-president; Bob  Crawfcard, secretary; lindsay  "Webster, treasurer; John Wolfe,  race director; Kip Idason,'past  president; Terry Fleming,  lindsay __aat___tari-_ Jack Kerr,":  Other B.C; Snowmobile  regional Class A meets to be held  tins season are: Dec 16-17 at  Clearwater; "Dec. 30^51, "Vernon;  Jan. 6--7, lOO-lffle House; Jan. 13-  14, Penfieton; Jan.- 20-21,  Kamloops; Feb. 3-4, Prince  1George; Feb! 10-11, Nelson; and  then aimes ihe Kevelstbke races  Feb. 24-25. .1  "^7  y??v ^'���"-jKtri3t����sa��*iK3-  JiM:A^$y  !���   r      5     -  Use q! logging jroads  >s* recreation  I "The figures- reveal the in-  creasmginterest of thepublicin  outdoor activities and the -role  lhat indnstriallogging roads play  in providing'"access7to thecut-  dDors|".said C3_isholm. 'These  logging roads traverse "vast  areas! -where no public rpads  ___dstprathout the-logging roads  fhe lands accessible toihe public  for recreation in B.C. "would be  drastically reduced."   7   |J  ! A total _Dfi75j522 persons used  MB reads iri 1969/81,621 in7L970  and 88,626 in 1971. (The: figures  aetu-^fyrepresent ^reereatidriist  days'! sincef some of the public  used fhe roads more than'once in  any given year.) - _  ~ The network of logging roads  " through   British \ Q-lmnbia's  managed: forest |lands    are  drawing thousands of additional  outdoor recreatianists eacfh'year.  In 1971 a total of 88~625_British  Columbians and visitors to the  province nsed iJaeMDlan Bloedel  Togging roads for access to the  outdoors,  7,090 more persons  fhanin 1970 and 41,000more than  five years ago, MB's "Vice-  President  of Logging, H.R.  Chishohn, reported:" - 7  ; Chishohn said well over 500,000  persons bave used; MB logging  roads for fishing, hunting, hiking,  skiing and- other j outdoor activities in tbe past nine years.,   "  NOVICE SNOWMOB1LERS receive tips on starting at a  combined rally and safety session near Manning Park.  7 t    ; Photo courtesy Alan Wassell  ^ - 7.. \ I -  Sriowmo-biles need {padding  "Windshield-, of snowmobiles  must be redesigned and cockpits  must be padded to ensure; safety,  Dr. - Donald Johnson, an orthopedic surgeon, J told a  snowmobile panel at fa Canada.  Safety Council? conference in  Montreal |       f 7  "The     snowmobile   \ is     a S  relatively safe vehicle and ac-.  cidents have gone down this past  winter," he said. He noted injuries to lower extremities had  gone "down in the past two years  but facial injuries had increased.  He suggested that snowmobile  riders wear face masks or  helmets to lessen the chances of  serious head injury. ;  starting easier with  the new 1073 and 2073  m . '7 r ���- ���; * ���!." - ��� --. 1   ���   ���  Exclusive  Easy Arc': starting is just one pf the features that _.  makes these two lightweight saws ideal for hunters!  outdoonsmen and campers. An easy two-finger pull starts them.  . lights/eight makes them easy to handle. Yet"theyjbolh hcr^e  ihepower to cut up firewood, deadfalls, even q ame"."      !  Both models feature automatic chain oiling. Easy access!  controls. Quieter muffler and exclusive Sureguard safety chain.  The 2073 has even.more: roller nose bar and  senii-automa-ic chain tensioner, > :  Outdoorsmenlhave never had it 30 easy.  i-    l   -        - - _._--. .-1 J  annouiices  ;/  M  Dis-ribBtsa tkroachosl __r__ish Co.u__sb.a ihroncn ever ISLXSeaisis-bv  i - -- . .-       -  ���: J  - Lfnrhjza. oi ihs "Wssl CKrsJ-Psrves Ziidi.s Coaipcny  Ycncouvsr      Nanolsio .    '     .    -  Chsci _Ss Ye-icw Pbces ior ysur necrest dealer  The JohnsonfTSs are.here. Ahd they're  something to whisper about. -        |  -'   "-'  I ! \  Thanks to tuned exhausts, tuned engines,  extra insulation, better mufflers, the) Golden  Ghost is ouifqv"6*65* snowmobile ever.  And our "73jPhaniom has Johnson's'new Rotura  rotary tombuslion engine. Some day  all -snowmolailes may be powered this way.  This year> the Phantom is.  ~        t    ��� ? \  Add our exclusive MdgFlash ignition system.  High intensity .sealed-Heam headlight. Long  lasting tracks. Bght model line-up. And you  get some idea of why Johnson has meant  dependability and performance for 51 years.  _i HC  Disfrihuled Ihroughout British Columbia by  ; 503 E. Pender St., Vancouver 4 ��� 255-9531  '������ 18Q5. Frempnf Rd.. Nanaimo ��� 758-5270  Cohlacl your nearest branch for "lhe name of your  nearest Johnson dealer 7

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