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    Welcome to the future of skiing.... Or should I...

    Welcome to the future of skiing.... Or should I say everything. Don't worry, we will all be happy in the camps.....
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    Have you seen the news lately?!! These are...

    Have you seen the news lately?!! These are people who live to make money. They cant be this stupid and still function in the world. The only position that brings their actions into any kind of...
  3. Hoodoo was fantastic. Blue Bird day, snow got...

    Hoodoo was fantastic. Blue Bird day, snow got really good as the sun worked on it. The best part was that there was almost nobody there. I rarely saw anybody on the runs I was taking. I skied...
  4. Great photos of Bachelor. Looks like you will be...

    Great photos of Bachelor. Looks like you will be returning.....
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    LWS. You sound like you could have a great...

    LWS. You sound like you could have a great future working for Icon and the rest of corpriate amerika. Brilliant synopsis.
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    You mean like keeping ikon on the weekends and...

    You mean like keeping ikon on the weekends and loosing the local walk up traffic?! How long until only ikon passes will pass the loading gate?
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    I never sat back to ski pow, that would be a...

    I never sat back to ski pow, that would be a waste. I only pointed out that "Powder Days" have all but disappeared from the sport. However I don't hear anybody denying that Powder Days are mostly a...
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    I never sat back to ski pow that would be a...

    I never sat back to ski pow that would be a waste. I only pointed out that "Powder Days" have all but disappeared from the sport. Enjoy the mank.
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    maybe....

    maybe....
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    In honor of mr mcconkeys' accomplishments, like...

    In honor of mr mcconkeys' accomplishments, like everybody since, I will not have a Powder Day. This is because fat skis put an end to that mythic experience. We have now replaced, what required...
  11. So is that a picture of the vet screwing a new...

    So is that a picture of the vet screwing a new smile on that horse?!
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    It is interesting that this topic is turning up,...

    It is interesting that this topic is turning up, all at once, on ski related web pages all over the net. Maybe it is just the times we live in (and, or, die in), but it looks to me as if there is...
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    First they took the tele boots, now they want to...

    First they took the tele boots, now they want to close ski areas to skinning skiers... the whole world is infested with trumpish crap and bound to end soon.
  14. Thread: Ski Bluewood!

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    So I skied there the year after they opened. The...

    So I skied there the year after they opened. The runs were very narrow and as a result the bumps were the most consistant moguls I have ever skied. You could actually forget about watching the...
  15. Anybody notice that Bachelor has surreptitiously...

    Anybody notice that Bachelor has surreptitiously closed the entire mountain (except the cinder cone) to uphill skiers? Falling back on the old bad thinking habits?!
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    When it comes to lift line stupidity.... You have...

    When it comes to lift line stupidity.... You have to take your hat off to to the lift line configuration on Pine Martin lift at Bachelor. It is the silliest bottom terminal I have ever seen! They...
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    When it comes to lift line stupidity.... You have...

    When it comes to lift line stupidity.... You have to take your hat off to to the lift line configuration on the bottom terminal of the Pine Martin lift at Bachelor. It is the silliest bottom...
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    Sorry if I misspoke.... I mean adaptive asshole. ...

    Sorry if I misspoke.... I mean adaptive asshole. You are right the alliteration is much better that way.
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    I was skiing at Bachelor and was loading on to a...

    I was skiing at Bachelor and was loading on to a high speed quad. I entered into the loading area with 3 other people. As I looked back over my shoulder to watch for the approaching chair, I saw a...
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    As far as overrated ski areas in Oregon you have...

    As far as overrated ski areas in Oregon you have to consider Willamette Pass for how it manages to be so bad. Considering how good the terrain, the trees, and the access are, it should be a good ski...
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    have fun rutting up the slopes.

    have fun rutting up the slopes.
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    Wish that had English sub titles!!!!!

    Wish that had English sub titles!!!!!
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    Liquid Air is a very interesting non battery grid...

    Liquid Air is a very interesting non battery grid storage process. Looks much better than batteries at this point. The best part is that it is all off the shelf technology that is allready used...
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    What"?! No roller coaster or bumper cars or...

    What"?! No roller coaster or bumper cars or other carnie shit we all look to the mountains to provide. Sad day.
  25. Thread: Shiffrin

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    Where the hell did she find time to practice...

    Where the hell did she find time to practice guitar and singing?! I am not saying that she should give up her day job, but wow. Way better than chasing celebs and red carpet blather. Just hope...
  26. Thread: Shiffrin

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    Lindsey and Body make me proud to be a skier......

    Lindsey and Body make me proud to be a skier... Micaela makes me proud to be human!
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    I am considering a trip to the Willowas in...

    I am considering a trip to the Willowas in August. Thinking about skiing on Eagle cap if the snow pack and my body will allow it. Any info on the condition of this year's pack would be appreciated.
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    Does anyone here have some insight into the...

    Does anyone here have some insight into the snow-pack in the Willowa Mountains? I am curious what the snow pack on Eagle Cap might look like in August?
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    I certainly hope this will evolve into Blindfold...

    I certainly hope this will evolve into Blindfold Cliff Skiing soon!
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    I think the next frontier should be drunk/ blind...

    I think the next frontier should be drunk/ blind folded skiing. Bring on the Darwin's...
  31. It will be worse, since prezzident dump will...

    It will be worse, since prezzident dump will probably decide to start a war as the first plank in his election platform. It worked the last time they got a republican reelected, why reinvent the...
  32. I've got to say that HOODOO in Oregon is a great...

    I've got to say that HOODOO in Oregon is a great small area. Over the years the now, not so new, owners have proved again and again that they are into improving the public ski experience. Hell they...
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    Does anyone remember the 60's movie "The...

    Does anyone remember the 60's movie "The President's Analyst"? Very unexpected, prescient vision of our future as the phone company takes over everybody's brain. It was clearly intended as a...
  34. Thread: Holy Shit!

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    So what did the guy, with his pants pulled off,...

    So what did the guy, with his pants pulled off, get caught on the chair?! I thought it must have been the "safety bar", but the bar is clearly in the up position. What the hell was he caught on and...
  35. I am 6 foot 2 inches tall. The reason I don't...

    I am 6 foot 2 inches tall. The reason I don't use "safety bars" is that the foot rests are usually to short for my skis, bindings, boots and shins. I have to cram them into the contraption, and it...
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    I was told by the local ski shop, that tele boots...

    I was told by the local ski shop, that tele boots did not deal well with manipulation. The same shop told me that AT boots are much the same.

    Gosh, sorry I didn't pull that knowledge of the...
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    Don't pull in so tight that the vehicle you park...

    Don't pull in so tight that the vehicle you park behind can't open their tailgate or hatch. Even if you dam truck is way to big for this space to begin with.
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    I just got back to see your post. I think you...

    I just got back to see your post. I think you missed the part about getting Tele boots to fit "W-I-D-E" feet. If you try, you will find that there are almost NO BOOTS. Trust me, I just went...
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    I think you missed the part about getting...

    I think you missed the part about getting backcounty boots to fit "W-I-D-E" feet. If you try, you will find that there are almost NO BOOTS. Trust me, I just went through this last year. I did...
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    A ski industry that outlawed tele gear and didn't...

    A ski industry that outlawed tele gear and didn't even bother make any BC boots for wide feet, with which to replace them. No skis work if your boots suck.
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    I have seen several avalanches on Hog rock. Came...

    I have seen several avalanches on Hog rock. Came around the bend, driving home from Hoodoo, to be surprised that my lane was filled with several feet of snow that slid from above. Fortunately...
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    Is that for real or is it just the Hoodoo, on...

    Is that for real or is it just the Hoodoo, on again off again, telemetry doing it's thing?
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    What your ground is like, will have a lot to do...

    What your ground is like, will have a lot to do with what you have to do to pace pavers. If it is rocky, clay soil it can be hard to dig in. No big skill requirement, but it can be hard work!...
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    Bachelor has endless, epic tree skiing. Been...

    Bachelor has endless, epic tree skiing. Been skiing there for decades and I still find myself in places I have never skied before. The area is huge! If you like skiing trees you will not be...
  45. Thread: Shiffrin

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    I have seen the future and her name is Shiffrin

    I have seen the future and her name is Shiffrin
  46. Thread: Shiffrin

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    I have seen the future and her name is Shiffrin!

    I have seen the future and her name is Shiffrin!
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    Put on some damn headphones when you have to have...

    Put on some damn headphones when you have to have tunes in the Mountains. Skiing and hiking with speakers blaring.... Fuck That!
  48. Thread: Shiffrin

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    I am pretty sure I am in love... way out of my...

    I am pretty sure I am in love... way out of my league.
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    As to tline setting up knee breaker traps for...

    As to tline setting up knee breaker traps for skiers, in the trees if a major ski area... I hope the first person who gets injured by that BAD IDEA sues the shit out of them. As a rabid tree...
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    I skied Hoodoo on Friday and had a great time. ...

    I skied Hoodoo on Friday and had a great time. Much of the mountain is open and the coverage was passable. Plan to go back tomorrow.
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