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    Cool Thanks for the info everyone. I have read...

    Cool
    Thanks for the info everyone.
    I have read his book already and you are right it is(and i don't read books much at all)
    Looks like ill try to find it on prime.
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    Warren Miller on Discovery Plus

    https://tvdateswatch.com/movies/ski-bum-the-warren-miller-story/

    Ive been resisting the urge to getting the Discovery Plus streaming service as it is just another monthly expense i can do without...
  3. I'm not sure if I've even made it to the gear...

    I'm not sure if I've even made it to the gear reviews on their before, I'm rather fascinated by some of the crap posted on there.

    And holy shit, look, someone else fell off the lift. Another...
  4. Aaaaaaaand they are dropping like flies,...

    Aaaaaaaand they are dropping like flies, literally.
    This time a 5 year old child at ski sundown, looks like he just broke an arm though.

    https://theskireports.com
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    Didn't whistler go through this same thing last...

    Didn't whistler go through this same thing last year with Vail?
    I remember reading about a bunch of locals being super pissed because shit wasn't getting opened or stayed closed longer than it use...
  6. I just can't believe it would happen to that kind...

    I just can't believe it would happen to that kind of connection twice in a mater of months, for an industry that's so regulated and litigious, that's almost unfathomable. Lawyers are just foaming at...
  7. Here is another one where the entire chair fell...

    Here is another one where the entire chair fell with people on it.
    https://liftblog.com/2021/01/10/indianhead-lift-closed-following-incident/

    How is this not all over the news? The only 2 stories...
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    One of my go-too's for that reason!

    One of my go-too's for that reason!
  9. This one may take the cake. A Norwegian Princess...

    This one may take the cake. A Norwegian Princess (and I don't think they are talking about the cruise line) was injured after jumping out of a chairlift with her daughter. I'm pretty sure they don't...
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    The new backcountry ski area in Colorado,...

    The new backcountry ski area in Colorado, Bluebird Backcountry just closed due to Covid. At least temporarily.
    Looks like Hunter will open back up Friday after being closed most of the week because...
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    Thanks for the update. I missed that one. Now...

    Thanks for the update. I missed that one.
    Now how many of you are going to go out and buy this guides book to find some more stashes?
  12. Prior to the Bristol incident, the one that...

    Prior to the Bristol incident, the one that dominated the new was the son of some broad who's a supposed celebrity (never heard of her) fell 40 feet at Aspen. I'm not sure how anyone survive a 40 ft...
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    This one reminded me of the story of a former...

    This one reminded me of the story of a former guide who is getting sued for spilling the beans on hidden stashes.
    ...
  14. How about this lift malfunction. (reason 5280 not...

    How about this lift malfunction. (reason 5280 not to trust anything from Russia). Now I know this is only a rope tow but holyshit!
    ...
  15. What the hell is going on with the lifts?

    Since there is absolutely no stoke in the weather for the east this week (hope you're enjoying all that snow PNW)
    Lets figure out why there seem to be a lot of reports so far this season of people...
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    Ive been seeing on The Ski Reports...

    Ive been seeing on The Ski Reports that there have been a number of deaths on the slopes this year.
    This has to be tough on patrollers as not all of them are paid professionals. A lot of them are...
  17. She was born in the Twin Cities and started...

    She was born in the Twin Cities and started skiing at a very young age at Buck Bill, but then her family moved to Colorado when she was still a child so she could train.

    Buck Hill, for being such...
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    Sticky: Question. I have a profile and cover photo in my...

    Question.
    I have a profile and cover photo in my profile settings, but it does not appear when i make a post.
    Why is this?
    Is there a setting I am missing?
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    Based on some of the posts below, it seems like...

    Based on some of the posts below, it seems like there are still huge crowds at WB this year. I think I was under the impression that most of the major Canadian resorts (WB, Banff, MTB) had Americans...
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    Wow Sounds like another "hold my beer and watch"...

    Wow Sounds like another "hold my beer and watch" incident.
    Here I thought Texans only came to Colorado to do that on skis.
    This proves me wrong.
  21. Grip it and Rip it.....until you hit that fucking...

    Grip it and Rip it.....until you hit that fucking snowboarder who's sitting on the back of bump where they can't be seen causing you to knock him out cold and you to blow out your ACL, and shatter...
  22. OK... But a simple wrong would have been just...

    OK...
    But a simple wrong would have been just fine.
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    It seems that all the "experts" are saying this...

    It seems that all the "experts" are saying this kind of stuff is going to be more likely because of the pandemic and the backcountry is going to be super swamped this year. I'm no expert, so for...
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    PA and NY have basically shut everything down in...

    PA and NY have basically shut everything down in the sate, except skiing. No Dining, No drinking, No nothing. they basically cancelled Christmas, but you can still ski. The few places that are open,...
  25. Well damn I guess I've been going to the wrong...

    Well damn I guess I've been going to the wrong place for my weather. I just need to come here since there are so many experts, like you.
  26. Hey we all have to start somewhere.

    Hey we all have to start somewhere.
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    Forget reddit, its a pain in the ass to navigate....

    Forget reddit, its a pain in the ass to navigate.
    I use The Ski Reports for my ski info
    Theskireports
  28. I'm finding it unbelievable how many people are...

    I'm finding it unbelievable how many people are bashing Joel for ruining POW days. Don't blame him, blame the EPIC and IKON and INDY passes (that no doubt most of you probably OWN). That's what's...
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    Like many have commented, longer skis give you...

    Like many have commented, longer skis give you more leverage to control speed by snowplowing.
    And as the last commenter pointed out, twin tips help as well.

    Instead of keeping the toddler between...
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    Sorry I'm late to the party (not very fashionably...

    Sorry I'm late to the party (not very fashionably either).
    Wall Of White is a fantastic book. Very detailed and very well written (so well so a dum dum like me can follow).
    I'm going to have to...
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    I was lucky enough about 15 years ago to ski a...

    I was lucky enough about 15 years ago to ski a bump run with Johnny Mosely somewhere in the mid-atlantic when he was doing a bunch of touring (signing autographs and what not). The bumps were solid...
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    My experience with kids is that when they are...

    My experience with kids is that when they are afraid to do something, you need something else to take their mind off of it while they do it. Then they don't worry about what they are afraid of.
    I...
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    U.N.

    There is a story out on ABC news that says according to the United Nations, Skiing may not spread the corona virus outside.
    So then I have to ask, why bother wearing a mask while skiing?
    ...
  34. Ah Jake's Peak, every time I see that it reminds...

    Ah Jake's Peak, every time I see that it reminds me of a fantastic book (and I rarely read books) that talks about about Jake extensively (the person the peak is named for) and goes into great detail...
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    At the resorts that are open, have they required...

    At the resorts that are open, have they required you to wear masks on the chair if your just riding with the people who you came with?
    Are they requiring you to keep it on while your skiing? Like is...
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    EU

    Yeh i saw that.
    Apparently Germany wants all European Ski resorts to shut down.
    Austria is having none of that.
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    credit card

    At what point do they teach you how to use the credit card machine?

    While I've never skied in France, I've heard that if you get injured, you better pony up some plastic BEFORE they rescue you.
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    border crossing

    Is the border still closed between US and Can?
    Isn't that going to put a good dent into the BC and Monreal Ski scene or do they get enough Canadians to support?

    Snork
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