Super Astro !!
Our journey South took us to multiple sections of the Chiliwack river.We thought this would quench our whitewater appetite until the higher rivers had chance to come down. Expecting mellow class 3/4. We had our nerves handed to us on a plate on the first section. Non stop action in a narrow tree strewn, no eddy roller coaster ride. The second two sections we chose were definitely more mellow less tree strewn and we were able to relax and enjoy it alot more. This section includes the candian slalom teams training ground Tamihi rapid...this is one tough slalom course. Big volume, holey boulder garden that feels like it goes on forever. One advantage to the chilliwack is its free Camping and spectacular sights. Wondering about how we are shuttling in our new keep fit regime (in order to obtain Rambo physique see further down) we are now putting our walmart super bikes to full use and in the last three days we (Si) have biked over 30km.
Fed up of rain and no showers we headed to HOPE (or as the guide book describes abandon all hope). Hope was the only place we could get a hotel room. Hope is famous for being used in many Hollywood films (if the rain clouds would lift for a minute we would see the beautiful surrounding mountains). The most famous film being Rambo First blood... we did the one street tour in Astro tonight.
Si after the bike shuttle!!