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    Itís one thing to drive an automatic with ski...

    Itís one thing to drive an automatic with ski boots, but driving a manual requires skill on another level.
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    359007 Lolo Pass has been fun this season, be...

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    Lolo Pass has been fun this season, be it BC skiing or skinny stickiní. Itís been a great place to get your winter fix when you get sick of the drier valleys.

    I guess I gotta be...
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    I think it's time to bump this thread...

    I think it's time to bump this thread...
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    When they had the parking attendants I felt as...

    When they had the parking attendants I felt as though the parking was better-packed. Haven't seem them around this year yet.

    Snowpark really has changed the dynamic of that mountain, especially...
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    This is such a great little rant. Most of the...

    This is such a great little rant.

    Most of the time I would ski over to phone booth, decide ďfuck that icy scraped-off boilerplateĒ, and back out. Broom closet was always the preferred spot to get...
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_u5LbmmlkFw

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_u5LbmmlkFw
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    Just wanted to take a minute here to give local...

    Just wanted to take a minute here to give local mag "Lawless" some major props for the hookup.

    My sincerest thanks to him for being generous, especially during a season such as this.

    May your...
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    Looks like they managed to avoid the worst of the...

    Looks like they managed to avoid the worst of the pineapple express. The moose creek snotel barely nudged over 32F at 6200ft for a little while, same with saddle mtn site.
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    It's raining in the mountains here overnight, and...

    It's raining in the mountains here overnight, and this ^ is the kind of uplift I needed this morning. Thanks Bmills.

    And +1 on night skiing. I wish it was more popular in the west.
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    This storm feels like a punch in the gut right...

    This storm feels like a punch in the gut right now.
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BniKoHRlMi0
  12. Thread: NFL 2020/2021

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    If they lose, at least it'll be to last year's...

    If they lose, at least it'll be to last year's super bowl winner.

    If they win, then they get to take their historic season to the AFC championship.

    Sounds like the Browns will have a good...
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    Took the opportunity yesterday to do some...

    Took the opportunity yesterday to do some meadow-skipping around Lolo Pass. She and I were itching to get another taste of winter, what with the high-and-dry valley life.

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    The sunny...
  14. Backup kicker for the NFL. Rake in that cash...

    Backup kicker for the NFL.

    Rake in that cash as long as I can before screwing up the game-winning field goal and getting the boot.

    It would also be awesome to be some rando skier alongside...
  15. Thread: NFL 2020/2021

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    No fuckiní dowt Browns!!! With the Seahawks...

    No fuckiní dowt Browns!!!

    With the Seahawks losing this weekend, a win by the browns here is exactly the pickup I needed.


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  16. I wonder what keeps more resorts from doing this...

    I wonder what keeps more resorts from doing this in the U.S? Are they afraid of liability from someone at the gate "not giving enough of a warning", or perhaps it's just plain ol' cheapness?

    When...
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    I dunno. It'd make for a good TR.

    I dunno.

    It'd make for a good TR.
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    Sunny afternoon leftovers at the bowl today....

    Sunny afternoon leftovers at the bowl today. Inversions north of evaro made for some pleasant views.

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    Howdy mags, Been 2 seasons since Iíve popped...

    Howdy mags,

    Been 2 seasons since Iíve popped down to the Ghee/JH, and Iím trying to weigh some options out right now.

    We have a good family friend of my fiancťe who is living at the Teton...
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    We have some family friends on the East coast...

    We have some family friends on the East coast that insisted on going back to Big Sky this season, because they are endeared to the place so much and are IKONers. My SO and I have been trying to...
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    Pentagon says Pence, not Trump, approved National...

    Pentagon says Pence, not Trump, approved National Guard deployment

    The acting secretary of defense, Christopher Miller, said in a statement that he discussed the deployment of National Guard...
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    Those lifts are going to open up a lot of terrain...

    Those lifts are going to open up a lot of terrain in the Saint Regis Basin as well as that north bowl.

    It'll really change the dynamic of that area, and I hope for the better.
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    As a day trip, it can be great. The mountain is...

    As a day trip, it can be great. The mountain is made to ski powder, and if there isn't any it'll get old in about a day. But it's a nicely-pitched mountain with something for everyone. Good...
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    The trip up to Lookout Pass today was a remedial...

    The trip up to Lookout Pass today was a remedial lesson in skiing cascade concrete. Drive up was fairly easy, minus the 3 semis stuck in the right line (sans chains) that thought they could sneak...
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    Good to be back at the bowl today. Minimal crowds...

    Good to be back at the bowl today. Minimal crowds the whole day, and despite being totally chewed out the snow stayed good.

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    Has anyone mentioned the new cut on TV mountain? Itís at a...
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    Turner, now THAT is a contender for an exact...

    Turner, now THAT is a contender for an exact opposite of Steamboat. The whole operation took root off an old logging operation, and the original owner had the vision to see how a ski area was best...
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    They haven't opened it, but the patrollers at the...

    They haven't opened it, but the patrollers at the top shack didn't care if you wanted to hike for the turns. Top area was (mostly) fine, but getting back into the bowl had some weed-whacking.
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    Weíre certainly going to have to hold to what we...

    Weíre certainly going to have to hold to what we got for now.

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    Belrock certainly delivered a few good turns if you hiked for it, but you were mowing the lawn at times.

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  29. Thread: Board Games

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    Got introduced to Everdell tonight. Itís a bit...

    Got introduced to Everdell tonight. Itís a bit confusing and intimidating to start, but we played with people that were familiar with the game, and could explain it to us. Canít imagine what itíd be...
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    Thatís when you jump in with the pile driver...

    Thatís when you jump in with the pile driver move.

    Maybe a folding chair if you have one lying around.
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    You think hitting rocks on a thin snowpack is...

    You think hitting rocks on a thin snowpack is unique to your part of the Rockies??

    If you donít have rock skis yet, either demote a pair you currently have or buy a pair that can be used/abused....
  32. Thread: Kitty Stoke

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    GG is looking very well-fed ever since her move...

    GG is looking very well-fed ever since her move to Wisconsin. A little chonkification going on there?

    Must be great knowing the kitty is lovingly being taken care of.
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    That was a very detailed and sobering report....

    That was a very detailed and sobering report. Really hope that it puts the fear into the rest of the BC community to tone it down until conditions improve.

    I just hate how it takes a tragedy like...
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    Iím wanting to go, but am going to have to go...

    Iím wanting to go, but am going to have to go through the process of getting my pass. Gotta be in Helena by the early afternoon, so might even just hold off for another day.


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    Yeah The new lift has definitely changed the...

    Yeah The new lift has definitely changed the dynamic on storm days, especially if patrol has to delay the bowl openings due to bombing.
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    I could see those numbers on a decent year....

    I could see those numbers on a decent year. There's usually a crowd of regulars that go up on the weekdays.

    Even the most manic days get pretty spread out though, once the opening line gets up...
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    The base has made for some pretty stellar skiing...

    The base has made for some pretty stellar skiing at the resort. Recent storm was a bit upside down with the warming temps, so it would try to submarine your boards if you weren't careful. Still...
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    Lost Trail was a gem today. Over half a foot...

    Lost Trail was a gem today. Over half a foot overnight on top of their precious leftovers, and did not stop snowing all day. Snagged about 6th chair or so, and the parking lot never filled.
    ...
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    Oh man I have been pent up waiting for the chance...

    Oh man I have been pent up waiting for the chance to get out. Snowbowl delaying their opening certainly is a bummer, and I just hadnít been willing to make the drives anywhere for skimpy conditions....
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    Deep Creek Ski Area is the name! I recognized...

    Deep Creek Ski Area is the name!

    I recognized that image, and flipped through a ďhistory of MT skiingĒ book that has a couple pages that talk about the place a bit:

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    Yeah but that remaining 5% is going to ski like...

    Yeah but that remaining 5% is going to ski like heaven.
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    Not me personally. Never tried to point it up...

    Not me personally. Never tried to point it up that basin, especially with how much of a pain the track up into this one was.

    Anything good hiding up thataway?
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    Ya also gotta keep yer shots just vague enough to...

    Ya also gotta keep yer shots just vague enough to keep it fun:

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    Quality comment. And: Keeping is vague...

    Quality comment.

    And:



    Keeping is vague means that a newer user has to put in the effort to find it first. Doing your research on a new place before ever going there is important, and it...
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    Basically no other option except to rise and...

    Basically no other option except to rise and shine before the rest.

    I fucking hate lines. HATE THEM.

    At least this means I'll still be able to enjoy bloodies on the deck this season.
  46. Iíve never once heard of midday grooming. Would...

    Iíve never once heard of midday grooming. Would suck to be forced to sit out a full hour in the middle of your ski day, esp when sunlight is in short supply this time of the year.


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    You lucky skunk. Send some of that stuff...

    You lucky skunk. Send some of that stuff stateside!
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    Decided to scoot over to Lolo Pass yesterday for...

    Decided to scoot over to Lolo Pass yesterday for some nodorking and to see how the snow has been holding up at higher elevations. High and dry in Missoula, but a little elevation change makes all the...
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    Blessed be the mods for changing the thread title...

    Blessed be the mods for changing the thread title (and a special thank you to baby bear). Accepting change to anything isnít easy, especially when it comes to an 8-year old thread. Iím sure smaller...
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    Part of the issue with Bridger are the hordes of...

    Part of the issue with Bridger are the hordes of college students that flock to Bridger in greater numbers each season, a majority of which are out of staters.

    A significant percentage of them...
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