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    Thanks for setting this up. So one question... ...

    Thanks for setting this up. So one question...

    This season we had 2 adult passes and then got the $100 discounted pass for our two older kids, then bought a cheap pass for the little one.

    Next...
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    I am prepared for bar droppers... in a few cases...

    I am prepared for bar droppers... in a few cases they did it extremely early, almost before everyone had a chance to scoot their asses back on the chair. Everyone else - not just me - got pissed. ...
  3. Thread: Ikon Pass

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    The whole it hasnít snowed in over a month part...

    The whole it hasnít snowed in over a month part probably has a lot to do with that.
  4. Just avoiding large crowds in general...

    Just avoiding large crowds in general...
  5. This is an interesting thread bump. Here we are,...

    This is an interesting thread bump. Here we are, 10 years later, and AKB has been getting after it way more than the average bear. Puts most of us to shame.
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    I have multiple dents on my helmet from fucking...

    I have multiple dents on my helmet from fucking bar slammers. The worst.
  7. I thought about this too. It definitely...

    I thought about this too. It definitely increases my odds of opting for the skin track if it ever snows again, especially on a weekend.
  8. Thread: Ikon Pass

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    The IKON pass has definitely affected Utah, but...

    The IKON pass has definitely affected Utah, but it's also very true that the sudden end of winter in California is a bigger factor. I was already out there and know a bunch of other people who did...
  9. EDGE DEEP! Make sure to wear your beacon. ;-)

    EDGE DEEP! Make sure to wear your beacon. ;-)
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    Seriously, what a pain in the ass on a powder day...

    Seriously, what a pain in the ass on a powder day or in a tight / awkward spot. I also had a few questionable non-releases with some Jesters a number of years back. Haven't skied on any for at...
  11. I assume youíre referring to the accompanying...

    I assume youíre referring to the accompanying photo of BCC instead of LCC?

    óó

    Itís been a while since weíve had a good check the spare reference around here.
  12. Yes, first rational behavior in the last several...

    Yes, first rational behavior in the last several weeks. I think she also knows that if she really wants to get into it, I have some ammunition (behaviorally, but also things like the down payment on...
  13. Holy shit. I can't believe how different...

    Holy shit. I can't believe how different Sherwood looks after just one month. Last day I was there was January 26th and all of those chutes in South Bowl were absolutely loaded and looked like...
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    Been using the Dry Guy ones for several years now...

    Been using the Dry Guy ones for several years now and they work great.
  15. Mentioning scum, my wife's lawyer started going...

    Mentioning scum, my wife's lawyer started going all Laura Dern... to the point that my wife actually just fired her yesterday and agreed to hire a mutual mediator instead.

    I know family law...
  16. This. I was out there earlier this month for that...

    This. I was out there earlier this month for that supposed shit show day up LCC after the road finally opened and... that wasnít crowded. Not really. Sure, a bit of a wait for the Collins chair and...
  17. ^^ Yes, it's closely scrutinized by TRPA for lake...

    ^^ Yes, it's closely scrutinized by TRPA for lake clarity purposes.
  18. Yep. I was specifically referring to the holiday...

    Yep. I was specifically referring to the holiday in question. I waited in some LONG gondola lines at KH that weekend.
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    Yeah, I mean, we all obsess over this stuff but...

    Yeah, I mean, we all obsess over this stuff but theyíre only 4mm wider underfoot.
  20. Less bottleneck...

    Less bottleneck...
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    Thanks for the rec. I need to pickup more base...

    Thanks for the rec. I need to pickup more base layers...
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    On the line. Happy with it.

    On the line. Happy with it.
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    Yeah, not a gaper quote. There's absolutely such...

    Yeah, not a gaper quote. There's absolutely such a thing as too much snow - it happens in Tahoe all the time, at least back when it actually snowed here. If it comes in too big the odds of getting...
  24. I think they're just so tired of accidents every...

    I think they're just so tired of accidents every time it snows more than a quarter inch (which hasn't happened in a while!) they're being more aggressive with the stuff. It definitely seemed that...
  25. Thread: Trucks.

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    A lot of these trucks are like luxury cars now. ...

    A lot of these trucks are like luxury cars now. My F-150 is waaaaaay nicer than any other vehicle I've owned before. Even the base line models have a lot of bells and whistles these days.
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    That's solid. Best post in this thread in a...

    That's solid. Best post in this thread in a while - really gets to the heart of the matter of just being clueless.
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    The brakes probably got a little bent and just...

    The brakes probably got a little bent and just need to get straightened out. This started happening to mine after a crash.
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    Okay, that's pretty damn funny.

    Okay, that's pretty damn funny.
  29. We donít need to grow opium in the US. The...

    We donít need to grow opium in the US. The largest producers and distributors of opiates on the entire planet are US based pharmaceutical companies... and they do that shit in a lab.
  30. Lol... thereís so much here.

    Lol... thereís so much here.
  31. No, the overwhelming majority of us do not. But...

    No, the overwhelming majority of us do not. But major sectors of our economy require a controlled flow of managed immigration. There isn't an economist in the country who disagrees with that.
  32. Hmm... wish I hadnít seen that. Might need to go...

    Hmm... wish I hadnít seen that. Might need to go check out some flight prices.
  33. Jackson Hole 2019-2020 - & The 'Ghee, The King, Kelly Canyon, Pebble Creek

    Miles is a maggot BTW. Forget his username, I think it might be Gopher or something like that. Sweet line, especially that last turn into the final air.

    Winter refuses to return to CA (Iíve been...
  34. Thread: OCD

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    Sounds like someone has an OCD significant other...

    Sounds like someone has an OCD significant other and is lashing out. ;-)
  35. Not really. You can just lap the stoke chair and...

    Not really. You can just lap the stoke chair and be good to go.
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    Nah, they have guides on staff and two private...

    Nah, they have guides on staff and two private cats to use.

    If you have eff you money this is actually a pretty sweet setup. Ridiculous, of course, and not something I would ever do even if I...
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    This is accurate. Despite being a tip driving...

    This is accurate. Despite being a tip driving directional skier, I happen to like the whole centered stance high speed run out technique where you can bounce right off of everything while going...
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    Poll: Nope, not a patroller. If I was, yeah, I'd...

    Nope, not a patroller. If I was, yeah, I'd probably do it all the time out of habit. That makes complete sense.
  39. Pretty tough to find last minute cat op spaces. ...

    Pretty tough to find last minute cat op spaces. You can get on some mailing lists for cancelations.

    Revelstoke will be way less crowded than Kicking Horse so keep that in mind. Kicking Horse is...
  40. I can't do it this weekend, but in general let me...

    I can't do it this weekend, but in general let me know if you ever want to do a swap with my family's 3 bedroom house in Truckee (if it ever snows again). I keep meaning to get out to Aspen.
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    Haha. My friend was actually involved with this...

    Haha. My friend was actually involved with this deal. Not the owner, but the owner of the land hired his financial group to secure investors, etc.

    Was really hoping to get out there at some...
  42. It'd be a lot more beautiful if it ever snowed...

    It'd be a lot more beautiful if it ever snowed again..... ugh.
  43. ^^ Yeah, I'm not recommending it. Not to mention...

    ^^ Yeah, I'm not recommending it. Not to mention any amount of cash I could have built up by doing that would be irrelevant in the grand scheme of our community property unless I had been doing it...
  44. Better call Saul? ;-) You could very slowly...

    Better call Saul? ;-)

    You could very slowly save up cash so long as you don't start taking irregular withdrawals that would be a red flag.
  45. My best advice would be - if you ever have kids,...

    My best advice would be - if you ever have kids, still make your marriage a priority no matter what. Take that multi day vacation without them (in 11 years since my oldest was born we never got more...
  46. I know. I wish like hell I could just cut bait...

    I know. I wish like hell I could just cut bait and walk away completely, but once you have kids....

    Iíve told many friends that getting married doesnít mean shit, youíre really committed (or...
  47. Not at first... I mean, we were in college and...

    Not at first... I mean, we were in college and then having fun in our 20's and things were so different - that was really a lifetime ago (I just turned 40 a few months ago, so the divorce is right on...
  48. Yep, I'm not going to overreact. And yes, in an...

    Yep, I'm not going to overreact. And yes, in an ugly divorce that behavior can absolutely carry consequences with certain judges depending on the collective context. Some of her friends called her...
  49. This has its own thread on TGR... but it's...

    This has its own thread on TGR... but it's fantastic and always worthy of being reposted.
  50. Fun development for me this week. My ex started...

    Fun development for me this week. My ex started dating this guy from work. After 23 years together she gave it all of 2 weeks since we officially called it quits... which, while definitely tacky,...
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