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    Never let facts get in the way of an opinion. ...

    Never let facts get in the way of an opinion. It's the american way!


    Im rooting for Skiboss. Ill always root for Skiboss. Im also now a Yuuge Sasaki fan. Wish his youtube channel had english...
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    What was the weak layer/explanation for that one?...

    What was the weak layer/explanation for that one? Was it a recent rain event that percolated down but the liquid became trapped or something? Plus, a large, aggressive amount of bombing of course.
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    Not trying to argue, just trying to understand. ...

    Not trying to argue, just trying to understand.

    The quick writeup on NWAC makes it seem like the slide ripped all the way to the ground, not on a recent raincrust. I wouldnt questions a recent...
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    Interesting phenomenon. That area had seen quite...

    Interesting phenomenon. That area had seen quite a bit of skier compaction this winter as its a really popular slackcountry spot, right? Yet, none of those skiers had triggered the slide on that...
  5. There will for sure be enough open creeks for...

    There will for sure be enough open creeks for (un/intentional) pondskimming. All options still on the table haha.
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    Pretty insane that an out of bounds full burial...

    Pretty insane that an out of bounds full burial under 5' of debris was uncovered by ski patrol quickly enough for the victim to have no significant injuries. I wonder what the response was like...
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    Unplowed lots i can deal with fine. Not ideal,...

    Unplowed lots i can deal with fine. Not ideal, but my 4runner handles 12" of slop in Lot 4 just fine.

    Treating Lot 4 like valet parking with no valets is a problem. Fucking selfish assholes...
  8. $50 + 2 slices of Costco bacon for the bindings. ...

    $50 + 2 slices of Costco bacon for the bindings. If that is the Best Offer i get them, right?
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    Womens ski was by far and away the best show. ...

    Womens ski was by far and away the best show. They skied the way i want to ski. Fast, fluid, stylie and sendy. Rad.
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    Womens skiing fucking killed it. Totally stoke...

    Womens skiing fucking killed it. Totally stoke worthy. Seemed like a venue/conditions that allowed them to shine.

    Mens snowboarding was uninspiring, and womens snowboarding, as usual, didnt look...
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    Alpental is parked out on the access road halfway...

    Alpental is parked out on the access road halfway to Sahalie ski club. I was completely parked in at lot 4 and was lucky that the asshole who parked me in was just leaving to go ski so i could tell...
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    Anyone have a rubble report from Stevens?

    Anyone have a rubble report from Stevens?
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    I'd like to state my uninformed opinion as fact...

    I'd like to state my uninformed opinion as fact on this topic:

    Crystal will for sure open tomorrow (unless CMB gets hit with a mudslide). And it will snow enough schmoo to cover any crust above...
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    You planning on heading up there tommorrow? On...

    You planning on heading up there tommorrow? On Ikon or day ticket?
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    Do you get any vouchers for having to be evac'ed...

    Do you get any vouchers for having to be evac'ed from a lift? like do you get your day ticket comped, or $10 voucher at the cafeteria? Or a sweet sticker for each lift you've been lowered off of?
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    How crusty is it beneath the dust? Was planning...

    How crusty is it beneath the dust? Was planning to get in a night session Tuesday or Wednesday.

    Decided to dig some trail today in nice, sunlit forest.
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    hahahaha i came here to post "WTF you put...

    hahahaha i came here to post "WTF you put dynafits on these!?!?!"
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    Everything is a straightline if you dont know how...

    Everything is a straightline if you dont know how to turn... or stop. True story. When in doubt, straightline out...yada yada.
  19. Niki Axe. Its a mistake any of us could make.

    Niki Axe. Its a mistake any of us could make.
  20. Hmmmmmm. Gives me one of those crazy ideas. Get...

    Hmmmmmm. Gives me one of those crazy ideas. Get some clinical strength anti-perspirant and rub that shit all over the outside of the jacket! If it can stop chronic sweat, it can stop a little...
  21. Like the deck in that area wouldnt get soaked and...

    Like the deck in that area wouldnt get soaked and dark from the water? or like the nikiwax actually stained the deck?
  22. what skis do you have? Are they red?

    what skis do you have? Are they red?
  23. Yup. Spray on the wet garment, let soak in a bit...

    Yup. Spray on the wet garment, let soak in a bit and spray some more on, turn inside out and throw in the dryer. Dont spray clothing over any smooth surfaces, unless you want to prank somebody.
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    Gonna take a file to them again tonight. ...

    Gonna take a file to them again tonight.


    It was catching edges both ways. A ski would shoot off the to the outside, or would suddenly dart across the other ski. I dont think it was an issue...
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    How have people detuned their protests? Mine ski...

    How have people detuned their protests? Mine ski great in everything from typical maritime pow to legitimate blower powder. But when i was skiing them yesterday through some nice heavy fresh snow i...
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    Snow was a little overcooked, but soft. Got very...

    Snow was a little overcooked, but soft. Got very heavy and found out my Protests need a little more detuning, and my DINs need cranking (thanks ACH haha).

    Shout out to ACH and Baker Bob for...
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    Told the boss I'd be feeling ill in the morning....

    Told the boss I'd be feeling ill in the morning. Hoping there is enough soft stuff to cover up the rubble and make it worth it. I'll be checking the telemetry in the AM to see if I'm healthy enough...
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    Hell yeah buddy, way to get after it!!

    Hell yeah buddy, way to get after it!!
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    Well, one is open today, the other is not. One...

    Well, one is open today, the other is not. One will have magnificent piles of debris, the other will have mediocre debris piles. One will have the worlds largest umbrella, the other you will want...
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    sounds like the slots are too skinny, the screws...

    sounds like the slots are too skinny, the screws too fat, or the chamfer at the head of the screws isnt long enough to allow the plate to move freely beneath the head of the screws.
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    How about clothes. Dress warmer or cooler than...

    How about clothes. Dress warmer or cooler than usual? Or as you normally would?
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    Cat/Heli Skiing Etiquette and Tips

    Going for a single day with Valhalla in early march with my fiance. First time ever going catskiing, and as it is a bunch of money id like to get the most out of it.

    What are some things i...
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    High dose ibuprofen taken with 1/4 cup kimchi,...

    High dose ibuprofen taken with 1/4 cup kimchi, and 2 cups of milk prior to skiing will do ya.
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    I think it was the combination of not a great...

    I think it was the combination of not a great venue, really shitty snow, and pretty low coverage. Snow looked like a wind event had happened- grabby wind compacted, crusty ridgelines, and deep dense...
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    snow looks super grabby or something. Even...

    snow looks super grabby or something. Even Tabke, almost got caught halfway through his run on an innocuous looking turn.
  36. Yeah its 2004 4runner that had a couple cracks in...

    Yeah its 2004 4runner that had a couple cracks in the windshield already (glad i didnt get those fixed previously haha). my deductible is $250 and the last couple times ive had to use my insurance...
  37. Hoodoo on Saturday was very wet and heavy, but...

    Hoodoo on Saturday was very wet and heavy, but atleast it was soft. Just had to really keep speed up or it got grabby. Fun turns, with minimal visibility were had. Introduced my lady to the joys...
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    Yep, pretty much this. Thing is, you have to...

    Yep, pretty much this. Thing is, you have to reach a certain skill and experience level to full grasp this understanding. Usually have had one close call prior to figuring it out.

    I open er up on...
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    hmmm, maybe this is the answer. The tribes have...

    hmmm, maybe this is the answer. The tribes have one helluva lot more freedom with landuse than your standard developer... and resort/real estate seems like something theyd want to invest in.
  40. How does Hoodoo handle storms and holiday crowds?...

    How does Hoodoo handle storms and holiday crowds? Thinking about driving on past Hood and the likely shitshow, and straight to Hoodoo this saturday.
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    I tried. Yep, you're an asshole. GFY.

    I tried. Yep, you're an asshole. GFY.
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    The guy flew across the country, stayed slopeside...

    The guy flew across the country, stayed slopeside and nailed one of the best storm cycles in my short time here in the pnw, and sounds like his whole family had a blast. The guy doesn't share the...
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    Yup, priority space in carry-on goes to boots,...

    Yup, priority space in carry-on goes to boots, shell layers, toiletries and electronics. In that order.
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    In all honesty, whats the difference between...

    In all honesty, whats the difference between skiing with your kid in a pack on an uncrowded tuesday afternoon groomer, vs biking to the grocery store with your kid in a bike seat?

    My niece gets...
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    "oh, they must be having problems with the...

    "oh, they must be having problems with the website, ill just grab them at the window on saturday"...
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    Still doesnt say anywhere on the website a...

    Still doesnt say anywhere on the website a layperson would look that they arent selling tickets at the window. they need to update this asap on the frontpage, as well as the buy lift tickets page.
  47. Is that the new normal, or was that because of...

    Is that the new normal, or was that because of the powder starved hordes finally getting some good conditions?
  48. Haha my dog is the only thing i know of that gets...

    Haha my dog is the only thing i know of that gets happier about fresh snow than myself. Goes from groggy, sleepy time to butt-tucked-for-traction zoomies in 2 seconds flat upon being let out into...
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    Interesting. I would have though that being on...

    Interesting. I would have though that being on the IKON would lead to more "destination vacationers" and an increase in weekday visitors. But i guess the super pass is just selling to the 3 times a...
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    Hey! I represent that statement!

    Hey! I represent that statement!
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