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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 11, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta Tuesday, June 11, 1974-THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD Mountain rides 6a real tonic' CALGARY (CP) If Howard Watkms attitude is any indication, the annual jaunts organized by Trail Riders of the Canadian Rockies provide an addictive summer ex- perience Once a trail rider, always a trail said One- Man FURADAN 4 8 Flowable systemic insecticide Gives you broad spectrum msec! control that helps you make Kills aphids flea beetles leafhoppers and Colorado potato beetles One application gives fast knockdown and quick clean-up residual activity for long-lasting control When insects gang-up on your potato fields call on the one insecticide that can take them all on by itseH Chemagro FURADAN 4 8 Flowable Ask your supolier Order now and have FURADAN on hand when needed RESPONSEabifity lo you and nature CHEMAGRO LIMITED C ly Ofilw Or Miw Onlfli D Mr Watkms, who has been a member of the non-profit organization since 1940 He has chalked up enough miles in the saddle to wear the 2 500-mile and then some Mr Watkms is trail master on the annual jaunts into the wilderness which so capture the hearts of some riders that they return year after year 'We don t rush, he ex- plained We take our time stopping anywhere somebodv wants to get off to take pictures or relax The horses are all old hands at trail rides Thej re surefooted, gentle and patient with the greenest of dudes The scenery is spectacular of course, and the wonderful feeling of being away from everything in the wilder ness where the air is clean and nobody's in a hurry, is a real tonic You just leave all your worries behind Breathtaking Riders each year explore a different area of the Rockies high country This year, they'll be setting up base camp at Johnson Creek Meadows, above Johnson's Canyon in the Banff area Day rides from the base camp will take participants to Pulsatilla Pass Badger Pass and Luellen Lake That trail provides breathtaking views of glacier-topped Bonnet and Pilot Mountains and the jagged arete of the Sawbacks Riders will also visit the Indian Paint Pots, twin spring-fed pools tinted vivid hues of blue Eight separate ndes will be held this summer, beginning July 7 Each costs and lasts six days "Most of our riders are from places other than Mr Watkms said "They come from all over the United States, Britain and Europe The king and queen of Thailand, for example, are life members One of the advantages of the trail ndes, Mr Watkms said, is that people from all professions, all nationalities and all walks of life can meet and get to know each other without the trappings of a stratified society The'scenery and wildlife are other attractions "This is big-game Mr Watkms said "One year we were able to stalk bighorn sheep in there and get close enough for some great pic- tures "We have experienced guides to look after our to every 10 riders We limit the number of riders to 35 and about half of these have very little, if any, ndme experience But by the end of the week, they re old hands Guests bring sleeping bags or bed rolls, warm clothing and toiletries We ve never had a serious accident on a ride, but we always have a doctor along f Part of the built-in happiness is Hoii- daire's durability. Year after year, no matter where your holiday planning takes you in this grand land of ours, Holidaire gets you there... it gets you back. Happiness is reliability. And it isn't done with magic or mirrors, it's done with quality in design, materials and workmanship. Also See Our Friendly Salesman On The Complete Line of DATSUNS And Other TRAVEL TRAILERS 1102-3rd Ave.S. (Leth.) LTD. Phone 328-9651 ;