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    I have Volkl Snow Rangers in 180cm that are...

    I have Volkl Snow Rangers in 180cm that are taking up space in my garage. As an early fat ski they're about 75mm under foot. I have no idea what the turning radius is. They have Salomon 997 bindings....
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    They never groomed Peak to Creak every day - just...

    They never groomed Peak to Creak every day - just once a week on Wednesday.

    Early season Creekside was usually download only so they'll probably close it off and direct everyone to Garbonzo and...
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    Your range hood probably draws less than 1A and...

    Your range hood probably draws less than 1A and shares a circuit with other devices. You Samsung combo range hood/microwave draws 8-10A and should have it's own circuit.

    Kitchens use split...
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    Last November three highways were wiped out --...

    Last November three highways were wiped out -- Highways 1, 3 & 5 -- cutting off Vancouver from the rest of Canada. They're under construction and mostly open but google directions still won't use Hwy...
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    In a previous round of sales a friend bought a...

    In a previous round of sales a friend bought a Kokanee branded gondola and converted it to an outhouse at his cabin.
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    Another approach is a utility trailer set up for...

    Another approach is a utility trailer set up for camping. All the camping gear goes in in the trailer and there's room on top for bikes, boats or whatever. A friend built his so the kitchen was at...
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    My slide in camper (Northern Lite 9.6) came with...

    My slide in camper (Northern Lite 9.6) came with a 95W panel and charger. I don't find it useful since I try to park in the shade when camping. Any shade on the panel cuts the output. It's probably...
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    I did buy an Epic pass (April 20) and did receive...

    I did buy an Epic pass (April 20) and did receive a confirmation email.
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    I've had a Brother multi-function network laser...

    I've had a Brother multi-function network laser printer for several years that's had no issues. I only use Brother cartridges but they last for years. I'm not printing much these days.

    My next...
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    While the PM invokes the Emergencies Act it still...

    While the PM invokes the Emergencies Act it still needs to be ratified by Parliament (which it was) and the Senate (where it was unlikely to pass). Senators are appointed for life by whatever...
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    The rule for the last 20 years is "you need proof...

    The rule for the last 20 years is "you need proof of citizenship and proof of residency". A passport (or enhanced driver's license between BC and Washington) is the most convenient (although you can...
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    I'm still waiting for him to govern. He's a...

    I'm still waiting for him to govern. He's a public servant and (I suspect) most people agree with the initial grievances - stupid border crossing rules and stupid provincial restrictions (in BC I can...
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    From The Pique: Several people seriously injured...

    From The Pique: Several people seriously injured

    One person is dead and two others seriously injured after three separate avalanches in the Sea to Sky on Saturday, according to RCMP.

    At about...
  14. Municipalities everywhere try to manage growth by...

    Municipalities everywhere try to manage growth by constraining growth. It's doesn't work. I'm a free market, supply and demand kind of guy. If people are moving to your town or visiting your town...
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    Restaurants are open. Proof of full vaccination...

    Restaurants are open. Proof of full vaccination is required. You can use your ArriveCAN app. Groups are limited to 6 people. Nightclubs and pubs are closed. You need to make reservations to eat at...
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    I have some Volkl AX4 you can have. 118-83-106,...

    I have some Volkl AX4 you can have. 118-83-106, 178cm, 20m turning radius, Marker comp 1400 bindings. My current boots are 296mm. I bought the Volkls used and don't remember if my boots were set up...
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    Whistler (the town) has always relied heavily on...

    Whistler (the town) has always relied heavily on a working visa program which is currently all f---ed up. Plus a general lack of housing. Plus if anyone in your [shared] household gets sick then...
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    Last Winter Big White went to "online only" for...

    Last Winter Big White went to "online only" for [rfid] day tickets - something about a pandemic. Since there was no cost advantage for buying a 3 or 5 day I tried adding to my card every night. It...
  19. A little vague. How long are you staying? Where...

    A little vague. How long are you staying? Where are you staying? How big is your gang? How much money do you want to spend?

    Most shops have a free 11" x 17" paper map of the village that will...
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    I've been happy with Fanatyk.

    I've been happy with Fanatyk.
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    Last season every gondola had a QR code that took...

    Last season every gondola had a QR code that took you to the exploretok.com app for your phone. From there it's easy to pick a restaurant and time. I always picked a lunch time before uploading in...
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    They're not instant and they're not free. It...

    They're not instant and they're not free. It takes 15-20 minutes to get a result, you need space to store people waiting for a result and you need staff to administer the test. The test kit is around...
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    It's crazy how much the Nicola River moved. It's...

    It's crazy how much the Nicola River moved. It's decades/centuries of erosion over three days. There's a rail line to but I don't know what happened to it.
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    Last week's AR was unusually focused and strong....

    Last week's AR was unusually focused and strong. From a CBC article:
    The term atmospheric river was first coined in 1998 by Massachusetts Institute of Technology researchers Yong Zhu and Richard...
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    If you're interested in the highway repair...

    If you're interested in the highway repair progress the BC Ministry of Transportation has a flickr page they update daily.
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    They're like a child that learned a new word....

    They're like a child that learned a new word. Atmospheric rivers are a normal weather event that is almost never newsworthy.
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    Last weekend (Nov 13) when the rain was starting...

    Last weekend (Nov 13) when the rain was starting there were orders and alerts for some hillside neighbourhoods.
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    A lot of those houses were under an evacuation...

    A lot of those houses were under an evacuation order because the slopes were becoming saturated and unstable.

    The real reason for the flooding in Abbotsford is slowly coming out - the Nooksack...
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    powdork - interesting. There a part 2...

    powdork - interesting. There a part 2 as well. It's a total fail on the part of government actors. First, after years of preparation and planing there's still no plan. Second, it only considers sea...
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    In Canada "closed" means closed and "ski area...

    In Canada "closed" means closed and "ski area boundary" means no ski patrol past this point; be careful and have fun.

    CBC glades has some dodgy bits and small cliffs so a little caution is a good...
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    It has more to do with 11" of rain in 2 days.

    It has more to do with 11" of rain in 2 days.
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    Nice way to spend the day. Do you split into...

    Nice way to spend the day. Do you split into groups to get the long shot?

    Whistler/Vail has announced their winter safety plan.

    Face Coverings
    Face coverings will be required in indoor...
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    The place I bought in 2019 was a one bedroom at...

    The place I bought in 2019 was a one bedroom at Lost Lake Lodge. It goes into a nightly rental pool when I'm not using it. There's a management company that handles everything rental related....
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    This year W-B requires that vollies be fully...

    This year W-B requires that vollies be fully vaccinated and I assume that staff must be fully vaccinated too. Last season the public had to wear "face coverings" which usually meant a buff or...
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    Well done. Tow thumbs up.

    Well done. Tow thumbs up.
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    In BC it is a provincial health order (to enter a...

    In BC it is a provincial health order (to enter a restaurant). In theory the door guard is supposed to check your BC QR code with an app and check ID. Out of country can show their ArriveCAN...
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    Are you looking for every week or just once in a...

    Are you looking for every week or just once in a while? A couple of years ago I was looking for a winter Monday to Thursday place but I ended up buying instead.
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    It's a breezy 126KMH at 7th Heaven.

    It's a breezy 126KMH at 7th Heaven.
  39. What is a Legal Winter Tire in B.C.?...

    What is a Legal Winter Tire in B.C.?

    A legal winter tire (on a standard passenger vehicle or a four-wheel/all-wheel vehicle) MUST have at least 3.5 mm of tread depth.

    A winter tire must be...
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    I wish I could find the clip on Global News. To...

    I wish I could find the clip on Global News. To paraphrase "stay out of dirty America; no free test for you!"

    If you're in Washington for a day trip then you're unlikely to test positive until a...
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    My GF likes to do day trips to Bellingham so I...

    My GF likes to do day trips to Bellingham so I suggested she get tested here (Langley) and when she gets the results it's road trip time. Sadly, our Minister of Health was already on it and there...
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    The border was never as "closed" as the media...

    The border was never as "closed" as the media reported. You can see a simple summary here. That site lets you drill down to port of entry, month and vehicle if you like that sort of thing.

    In...
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    Interesting so I had to look it up: OECD ICU beds...

    Interesting so I had to look it up: OECD ICU beds.

    Canada (#5) - 12.9 bed per 100,000
    USA (#3)- 25.8
    Germany (#1) - 33.9

    Alberta's 1:12,000 is 8.3 beds per 100,000
    BC has 10.6 beds per...
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    I have an ASUS AC-1750 router connected to a...

    I have an ASUS AC-1750 router connected to a cable modem and the WiFi didn't reach the other end of the house. I pulled some CAT5 through the attic, added a spare LinkSys router (with Tomato...
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    I think a lot of Epic pass holders from...

    I think a lot of Epic pass holders from Washington were out of luck because they could still go to US resorts. Some Ontario residents with Edge cards and plans for spring break were out of luck too.
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    I don't go to Whistler for the shopping. By April...

    I don't go to Whistler for the shopping. By April I'm done skiing. Historically March was the big snow month but not so much the last two years. Maybe it's climate change. If I was only spending a...
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    The Pique has nothing for rentals. The best place...

    The Pique has nothing for rentals. The best place I've used (as a landlord) is Facebook's Whistler Housing for Locals. Your own place (a studio or one bedroom) will cost 900 - 1500 a month if you can...
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    Last year my camping trip to Fintry Provincial...

    Last year my camping trip to Fintry Provincial Park (near Kelowna) was cancelled due to a plague and this year it was wildfires. I'm expecting locusts next year. You heard it here first.
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    The official Interior Health guidance is: At this...

    The official Interior Health guidance is: At this time, non-essential travel to the Central Okanagan should be avoided.

    Most Interior Health restrictions and recommendations are specific the the...
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    When I've needed foam mattresses I went to my...

    When I've needed foam mattresses I went to my local foam shop. Different densities available and zippered covers too.
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