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  1. As someone who cut his teeth on 300 feet of vert,...

    As someone who cut his teeth on 300 feet of vert, and with lots of friends in your parts who get most of their days in at blue, this whole thread speaks to me.

    Definitely takes a higher level of...
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    Thanks to this thread I just picked up a used...

    Thanks to this thread I just picked up a used RX100 M3 to get myself started - figure we venture out to some of the most picturesque places on the planet, may as well... take a picture?
  3. This is what I'm flummoxed by - surely the public...

    This is what I'm flummoxed by - surely the public interest in sharing information for the purposes of education trumps the public interest of prosecuting / sending the message, however dumb their...
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    "Guidebook pressure" on 93N has driven a lot of...

    "Guidebook pressure" on 93N has driven a lot of folks 93S from the sounds of it...
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    Quite deliberately haven't named any spots, but...

    Quite deliberately haven't named any spots, but yeah, not interested in turning the rest of that park into the parade you see at those trailheads.
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    At least in the Kan the deep freeze seemed to end...

    At least in the Kan the deep freeze seemed to end mid-day yesterday as -25 at the trailhead became -4 back at the vehicle. The solar effect was quite strong and there were multiple naturals on solar...
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    An example of how Avalanche Canada presents PWLs...

    An example of how Avalanche Canada presents PWLs (and other problems) in a separate tab. Recreationalists are taught to look at the ratings and the known avalanche problems as a minimum. Most years...
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    Got a few laps in on the Spray before it turned...

    Got a few laps in on the Spray before it turned to a frozen tundra - with anywhere from 50-80cm over the week it rode reaaaalllly well. Here's to hoping this cold snap doesn't last to long or fuck up...
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    I recently listened to the audiobook, Dead...

    I recently listened to the audiobook, Dead Mountain, and there were two factors that always made me doubt the avalanche theory, those being the openings cut from the inside of the tent, and the...
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    8-10 foot California, so 2-3 foot Rockies? Glad...

    8-10 foot California, so 2-3 foot Rockies? Glad you finally got some snow to ride this season though!
  11. The more I think about this issue, and as shitty...

    The more I think about this issue, and as shitty as it is, the more I realize how irresponsible it likely was to open resorts. I think it's fairly well established that without non-essential travel...
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    Got trapped deep in the Y-drainage last time out...

    Got trapped deep in the Y-drainage last time out there so maybe I'm just jaded!
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    Beauty shots! I've found Healy borders more on...

    Beauty shots! I've found Healy borders more on type 2 fun unless the skies are clear like that.
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    Forecast was calling for a dusting so we were...

    Forecast was calling for a dusting so we were pretty surprised to see it. Between Tent Ridge and Purple Knob seemed to have the most (roadside) accumulation.
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    Pretty nice refresh in Kananaskis, probs 40cm in...

    Pretty nice refresh in Kananaskis, probs 40cm in Spray Valley. Get it before it turns into a nasty slab on a whatever sun crust / wind crust / hoar is below.
  16. Edmonton is not the end of the world, but you can...

    Edmonton is not the end of the world, but you can see it from there...
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    Thanks for the reminder of the date - probably a...

    Thanks for the reminder of the date - probably a good time to re-read Ken Wylie's book "Buried". As well, as a snowboarder who grew up idolizing Craig Kelly this one always stood out to me.
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    But, but they'd been planning to hit that line...

    But, but they'd been planning to hit that line all week!
  19. So what I'm hearing is that very soon I may not...

    So what I'm hearing is that very soon I may not be able to get a blowy from the Golden Husky, but either way the other person should be wearing an airhole mask and that I should stick around for...
  20. Perfect summation! Can't wait for the day when we...

    Perfect summation! Can't wait for the day when we can all go back to living our lives not caring, being bothered by, and put at risk by other people's actions, but until then...
  21. Speaking to folks in BC it is my understanding...

    Speaking to folks in BC it is my understanding that, for example, if someone in a household tests positive the rest of the house is asked to self-isolate without getting tests. Is this incorrect? It...
  22. I thought the Charter of Rights guaranteed all...

    I thought the Charter of Rights guaranteed all Canadians cheap bulk TP, PST free holiday shopping, and low density snow?
  23. I don't particularly give a shit about NDP vs...

    I don't particularly give a shit about NDP vs Conservative vs Liberal, but throughout the pandemic the guy has given carte blanche, and even encouraged the worse elements of the population to...
  24. Your comments on the absurdity of banning...

    Your comments on the absurdity of banning interprovincial but not intraprovincial hits the nail on the head, but the problem here is that Horgan is a populist turd who appeals to anti-Alberta...
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    Been taking advantage of a favourable snowpack in...

    Been taking advantage of a favourable snowpack in Kananaskis for the past few weeks putting in some more committing lines, but it looks like the buried windslabs are waking up again adding a solid...
  26. How so? I run a society (far removed from the...

    How so? I run a society (far removed from the ACC) and certainly have the ability to respond in situations like this. Societies/associations tend to have less revenue generating opportunities during...
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    Samesies - picked up a plain jane barryvox for...

    Samesies - picked up a plain jane barryvox for this season and have zero complaints. Simple is usually better...
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    This. Don't know why anyone would give Sunshine...

    This. Don't know why anyone would give Sunshine the benefit of the doubt in any HR situation. In a normal circumstance I would agree that it sounds a bit odd, but not when those shady pricks are...
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    Got in a pretty good season opener around...

    Got in a pretty good season opener around Highwood last weekend. Enough snow to make some turns in the alpine but it was quite thin elsewhere (and warming) - this weekend's snow will be most welcome....
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    I'm on my second season with a jetforce pack and...

    I'm on my second season with a jetforce pack and use it every time I go out no matter the avy forecast. There is a weight penalty for sure but I'm happy with the pack (Halo). Like another poster...
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