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  1. I don't recall seeing this, the gondola would...

    I don't recall seeing this, the gondola would eliminate all bus service in the canyon right?
  2. Curious, the gondolas hold 35 people, can you sit...

    Curious, the gondolas hold 35 people, can you sit or do you have to stand?
  3. ++ Dantheman. The 1050 capacity per hour is...

    ++ Dantheman.

    The 1050 capacity per hour is not going to do it, SB tram does 600 per hour and the lines can be horrendous. I understand UTA has to plan for peak days but how do they balance the...
  4. So Alta is giving season pass credits for unused...

    So Alta is giving season pass credits for unused / shortened season. They also raised all season pass prices, some significantly.

    Regular season pass is up $100 from $999 to $1099. Not sure the...
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    I installed the direct drive opener last summer,...

    I installed the direct drive opener last summer, car was stolen this past winter. The dead bolt that goes through the track to prevent the door from being opened was not why I bought it. I had no...
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    Hardly 4X as expensive, paid $369 and this will...

    Hardly 4X as expensive, paid $369 and this will easily open a large double door. Yes, I chose to run conduit from an existing outlet only because I wanted it to look good, could have easily used a...
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    Chamberlain direct drive garage door opener. No...

    Chamberlain direct drive garage door opener. No overhead track, quiet as shit, no chain, belt or noisy screw. Nothing to lubricate and the installation is so much easier than a conventional opener....
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    $2500, Jesus Christ... About 20 years ago I...

    $2500, Jesus Christ... About 20 years ago I bought two Alta Supreme double chairs for $250 each and that included the center pole being removed and then reattached with legs so it could be set on...
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    I use mine quote a bit and no problem, I did put...

    I use mine quote a bit and no problem, I did put a light coating of white lithium grease on the gears. When clamping you don't need to put a lot of pressure, just enough to get it square. The...
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    I have the DW / DW tour and a new pair of...

    I have the DW / DW tour and a new pair of Meridian's, I put all of them on the line and like them right there. My son bought a very lightly used pair of Meridian's two years ago that had demo...
  11. Thread: Gas Prices

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    .94 gallon in WI at a Costco just W of Milwaukee....

    .94 gallon in WI at a Costco just W of Milwaukee. Most stations are 1.04-1.15 depending how close competition is. WTI crude went negative today which is one spot in North America, Cushing OK where...
  12. With the SL County restaurant ban that would be...

    With the SL County restaurant ban that would be another reason for local resorts not to reopen. Its bad enough that season pass holders aren't buying tickets now they can't even buy lunch.
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    Alta suspended

    Alta suspended
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    So this sounds like a wrap

    So this sounds like a wrap
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    Bump $125

    Bump $125
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    Absolutely necessary to be very worried, couple...

    Absolutely necessary to be very worried, couple of points about the NY Times Editorial. They state they have made many assumptions, one being is no additional steps are taken including more testing. ...
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    Costco had halted free samples. Thumbs up to them...

    Costco had halted free samples. Thumbs up to them for keeping the people on their payroll cleaning, wiping down carts, handles on coolers etc. These are subcontractors, not Costco employees, they...
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    Ski season cancelled?

    What are the chances that a state government forces ski resorts to close? Washington has banned gatherings of more than 250 people, could they apply this standard?
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    Halting flights from just Italy is silly. Travel...

    Halting flights from just Italy is silly. Travel between euro zone countries makes selective country restrictions silly.
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    The shop said they cut the ski and found nothing....

    The shop said they cut the ski and found nothing. If what you say is true then depending on where they cut it they might miss the titanal.
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    Dynastar Legend 96 missing titanal

    Friend has a new pair of Dynastar Legend 96's with Look Pivots. He skis them about 10 days, at end of a day he releases rear binding and it pulls out, all four screws clean as a whistle. Takes...
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    14th pair of Moments in the family, (wife, sons,...

    14th pair of Moments in the family, (wife, sons, DIL's granddaughter etc) maybe I need counseling? These are my new groomer skis to go along with the Deathwish and Deathwish tour.318911
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    FS Blizzard Bonafide

    2014 - 2015 173 Blizzard Bonafide's. Good shape, top sheet scratches, a few chips. Bases & edges very good,drilled once for STH13's on the line, located SLC.

    $175 + freight if need to ship.
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    FWIW: The patient was a man in his 50s who had...

    FWIW:

    The patient was a man in his 50s who had "significant, chronic, underlying health conditions," said Jeff Duchin, health officer for Seattle and King counties, during a CDC press briefing.
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    Technically not a gaper quote cause the guy...

    Technically not a gaper quote cause the guy probably doesn’t ski. Had a new pair of skis delivered to local SLC FedEx for pick up, signature required. Walk in hand the guy my ID, point to the box...
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    The resident Wasatch snow expert had this to say...

    The resident Wasatch snow expert had this to say today:

    Next real chance for snow will be late Sunday or Monday of next week (March 8/9). Models not really in too much agreement other than to...
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    My wife had her first day on her new 152 Bella's...

    My wife had her first day on her new 152 Bella's yesterday, more than she could have expected. She has Sierra's in a 162 for her everyday groomer ski. She was skiing the Zephyr 146 / 101 kids...
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    My wife's new Moment Bella's, she is lovin...

    My wife's new Moment Bella's, she is lovin them.318052
  29. FWIW, the typical parking structure cots $30,000...

    FWIW, the typical parking structure cots $30,000 per stall. Soil conditions, location access roads, land acquisition etc are not included.
  30. Unrelated plumbing question. We are seasonal...

    Unrelated plumbing question. We are seasonal residents in Sandy, WI rest of year. I am shocked how many vent pipes I see coming out of roof's. We have a large 3000 sq foot home in WI and we have...
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    Will do.

    Will do.
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    I have never met a shop that won't mount...

    I have never met a shop that won't mount bindings. Nothing special about mounting Moment skis, suggested mount point is clearly marked. BTW, I have never mounted except suggested and have no...
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    Oh hell pulled the trigger, why not?? The...

    Oh hell pulled the trigger, why not?? The Bella's make our Moment purchases a perfect Bakers Dozen.
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    Sold...

    Sold...
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    146 CM, sorry about omitting this.

    146 CM, sorry about omitting this.
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    Have a pair of Moment Zephyr kids powder skis we...

    Have a pair of Moment Zephyr kids powder skis we can part with, 129-101-113, very good condition. One mount with Salomon C-7 / Z- 7 bindings (three screw toe piece) not included. Bought these about...
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    Anyone have a report on the Bella in 152CM? My...

    Anyone have a report on the Bella in 152CM? My wife is 4'10" - 94 lbs, seems like a perfect powder ski for her. She has the Sierrra for a dedicated groomer, soft snow, chop ski. Local rep does not...
  38. Thread: Tax time

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    The standard deduction increase for married...

    The standard deduction increase for married filing jointly was $11,700. Even at the marginal tax rate of 22% (tax bracket $77,401 - $165,000) the reduction in taxes would be $2,574. That's a nice...
  39. Thread: Tax time

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    Here is what the Tax Foundation says about the...

    Here is what the Tax Foundation says about the number of filers who itemize. I think the important thing to note is pre tax reform 30% of filers itemized. I am not saying it is not a significant...
  40. Thread: Tax time

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    Charitable deductions are still good as long as...

    Charitable deductions are still good as long as you do not take the standard deduction.
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    Loading a quad chair at Alta yesterday a skier...

    Loading a quad chair at Alta yesterday a skier can't get through the gate. His buddies stand in the way and block others. No big deal, a few chairs end up getting loaded with two, three, one etc....
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    Pow Mow not part of Epic or Ikon, maybe the...

    Pow Mow not part of Epic or Ikon, maybe the crowding is not related to the passes?
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    When we bought our house three years ago the...

    When we bought our house three years ago the septic report was good BUT be aware that any inspection is somewhat cursory. We have a two tank system with no pumps other than a small basement sump pump...
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    In WI we are required to get a septic inspection...

    In WI we are required to get a septic inspection whenever a property is sold. The report, good or bad must be sent to the county and if the system failed the county then requires it be fixed. ...
  45. 4:30 AM, traction restrictions lifted in both...

    4:30 AM, traction restrictions lifted in both canyons, LCC is closed to public...
  46. Where?

    Where?
  47. I have seen 10' high debris on the edge of Main...

    I have seen 10' high debris on the edge of Main Street skiers left of the groomed after the 90 degree turn. But sliding all the way to Taint and Biltz is unbelievable. My guess is limited terrain...
  48. how about this comment from Alta's Facebook page...

    how about this comment from Alta's Facebook page

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  49. Very dense snow with howling winds from the NW....

    Very dense snow with howling winds from the NW. The snow density is more like an atmospheric river off the pacific, what gives?
  50. Thread: Shiffrin

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    I am 69, five years ago I gave our younger son...

    I am 69, five years ago I gave our younger son our extension ladder...
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