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    I'll send you a DM

    I'll send you a DM
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    looks amazing ripz

    looks amazing ripz
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    yeah good point, maybe Alagna isn't going to...

    yeah good point, maybe Alagna isn't going to change much by then! would be a shame to miss out on La Grave though. As you know, no matter the conditions, it's an experience like no other

    And they...
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    He's got a lot of time still though. It can all...

    He's got a lot of time still though. It can all change very quickly, and there's almost 4 weeks until he arrives. I'd not panic yet!
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    Hi tried to send a PM. I'll buy the Kastle...

    Hi

    tried to send a PM. I'll buy the Kastle skis off you. And i'd take the down jacket. I'm away until mid march, but happy to pay up front. Can collect from Chamonix.

    Send me and PM if you're...
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    i was there last week, and then again this...

    i was there last week, and then again this weekend. the snow on the north faces was ok on saturday. you can still ski all the way to the road, some friends skied la voute and chiroze left on saturday...
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    Pretty hard snow, alot of bumps, but still...

    Pretty hard snow, alot of bumps, but still enjoyable. It's still fun here whatever the conditions. Could definitely do with some snow to freshen things up though
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    just till march 1, then i'm going to cambodia for...

    just till march 1, then i'm going to cambodia for a couple of weeks.

    i'm hoping to get out again in april tho, so i'll let you know what my plans are nearer the time
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    currently in la grave for a few weeks. been out,...

    currently in la grave for a few weeks. been out, eaten, was about to go to bed when i saw a facebook update from scottish skier, saying how much snow there is in stuben. thinking of driving there now...
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    Cheers guys. I couldn't resist a bit of...

    Cheers guys. I couldn't resist a bit of dick-waving on this one, as i've waited so long to do it!

    Doug - Grigor's done pretty well for season 1! I'd love it if he does trif 3, but i reckon his...
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    My "season" was a bit of a disaster. It was meant...

    My "season" was a bit of a disaster. It was meant to be season number 5 in La Grave, but I only really managed 4 weeks and then had to come home.

    However i was out last weekend and got to ski a...
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    la grave avalanche

    Here's some footage of the la grave avalanche:

    YouTube- Avalanche 23.12.09
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    You planning a trip to la grave? The guy that i...

    You planning a trip to la grave? The guy that i told you might have a room was alan, who it turns out you've been in touch with anyway. small world! let me know if you're coming down.
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    La Grave great today, but very busy. Did Trifide...

    La Grave great today, but very busy. Did Trifide 1, with just one track in it, was beautiful, very very fast. Then decided the queues were too much, and called it a day after doing the Orciere, also...
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    la grave closed today, almost certainly tomorrow...

    la grave closed today, almost certainly tomorrow too. lots of new snow, but the wind is crazy, so who knows what it will be like when it finally opens.
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    yep, the 6 day is free, and in terms of accuracy,...

    yep, the 6 day is free, and in terms of accuracy, the 9 day is a couple of notches below picking numbers out of a hat
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    are your twatting-predictions based on snow...

    are your twatting-predictions based on snow forecast? my subscription's expired.
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    i hope so, my season begins sunday, would be a...

    i hope so, my season begins sunday, would be a nice start! febuary has been a really good month in that part of the alps recently.
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    it's been dumping here all night. rain in my...

    it's been dumping here all night. rain in my village, now turning to snow. the lift is closed today because it's been coming down so hard. the next few days could be epic, as there must have been...
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    me and a non-mag friend might come up from la...

    me and a non-mag friend might come up from la g**** and add to the whole maggot brokeback mountain vibe
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    i'll be in la grave for about 3 months starting...

    i'll be in la grave for about 3 months starting sometime towards the end of jan. i maybe there for some of the time you're about, but i'm not sure yet on the exact date i'm going out
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    conditions are still good. some friends did...

    conditions are still good. some friends did enfetchote yesterday - it's a pretty quick tour off the top of the first drag lift, they said the final descent was waist deep in places, and great snow. ...
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    i didn't ski today, but here in la grave...

    i didn't ski today, but here in la grave yesterday it was still great. i did chiroze (left), pan de rideau, and la voute.

    all were great, chiroze was epic, a bit wind affected at the top but...
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    dumping in la grave village. it was warm and...

    dumping in la grave village. it was warm and sunny 20 minutes ago now it's winter again!
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    la grave has been pretty good recently, we've not...

    la grave has been pretty good recently, we've not had the snow you guys in the north have had, but in the last three days i've skied the pan de rideau, chiroze, orcieres (twice), and la voute today....
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    you'll just have to take my word for it as i...

    you'll just have to take my word for it as i don't own a camera! that's pretty lame i know...

    but it was nice!
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    la grave was amazing today. powder down to about...

    la grave was amazing today. powder down to about 2000m (altho some was on top of crust). From 3600 to p2 was the :fmicon:
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    i think you're on to something there... you...

    i think you're on to something there... you should set it up! i once had an idea for a dating agency for people with aids! but everyone took the piss and told me i was a twat, but i still reckon it...
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    i hope so, altho the crazy 3000m freezing level...

    i hope so, altho the crazy 3000m freezing level on sunday should fck anything good that's left on the mountain!!!

    there can be few places on earth more fcking boring than la grave when the lift...
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    In La Grave was snowing till i went to sleep, but...

    In La Grave was snowing till i went to sleep, but turned to rain sometime in the night. The lifts closed because of the avy risk. The 2nd time in 3 days.
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    yeah, last year i got to la grave the first day...

    yeah, last year i got to la grave the first day of feb and the conditions were shit, and then it started snowing and basically carried on snowing until april!

    i should be there now for the season,...
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    i'm meant to be in la grave for the season again,...

    i'm meant to be in la grave for the season again, but i've torn a muscle so won't be out there for a while.

    my friend was there for a while last week, and he said he had a couple of good days...
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    so.... any maggots in la g?the lift was closed...

    so.... any maggots in la g?the lift was closed today so tomorrow should be incredible if they open up!
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    no offence, but i think that this is bullshit!...

    no offence, but i think that this is bullshit! i'm living out here at the moment, and during the recent storm the top was closed for all the days of snowfall, and then for 2 full days after it...
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    i've just spent 4 days in la grave and a few in...

    i've just spent 4 days in la grave and a few in morzine.
    definitely agree about la grave, all the snow's blown off the top of the mountain, but some good stuff lower down if you don't mind hitting...
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    trying to get this image out of my head.... on...

    trying to get this image out of my head....

    on a less grim note... does anyone know how conditions are in la grave? i'm probably out in the alps for 8 days, starting this saturday, and i'm trying...
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    someone took a dump behind the main desk at the...

    someone took a dump behind the main desk at the reception during our xmas party.... maybe something along those lines when i leave!

    yep, it's empty at the moment. i might be going out for a week...
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    i know. it's not good! but i'm hoping they'll...

    i know. it's not good! but i'm hoping they'll take me back when i get back, so i can't really take the piss.
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    i was meant to be packing in my job today and...

    i was meant to be packing in my job today and going to la grave for 4 months plus, but the bastards have told me that i can't leave for another month. :cussing:
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    i'm the same. stuck at work and it's pissing it...

    i'm the same. stuck at work and it's pissing it down with rain.... but according to snow-forecast there's a big big dump coming to les 2 alpes, so fingers crossed they've got it right this time
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    yeah, i admit the webcam doesn't look good... but...

    yeah, i admit the webcam doesn't look good... but i think that cam's a bit misleading. it gets really windy up there, and those rocks can be scoured bare by the wind, even when there's ok snow...
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    shame to hear there's so little snow there. have...

    shame to hear there's so little snow there. have you got any plans to go over into la grave? any idea what the conditions are like over there?
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    la grave

    i'm here in la grave at the moment. its been incredible. today was easily the best i've had this season. been skiing trifides 1 and 2, great snow. top of the vallon is amazing, as is the whole of...
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    In val d'isere at the moment, got completely...

    In val d'isere at the moment, got completely dumped on last night. was thigh deep and more in places today. most of the mountain was closed off, including the connection to tignes. should be...
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    la grave

    i've been in the alps the last 4 weeks and just as it seems the snow is finally f****ed a little bit more comes along, but this looks like it's going to be a proper big dump! i'm off to la grave on...
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    i haven't unfortunately! i'm crap with...

    i haven't unfortunately! i'm crap with photos/cameras etc...

    i got in touch with ripzalot when it started snowing, but i think he was working, and i had to come back and work today, but he said he...
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    i've just been out in Morzine for a few days and...

    i've just been out in Morzine for a few days and it chucked it down on wednesday, and looked like it was going to carry on for at least a few days more.
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