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    Not yet, because once created the emissions these...

    Not yet, because once created the emissions these vehicles generate decreases with time as the power grid gets greener. Start pushing everyone to the better thing, and then improve it from there.
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    It puts a price on pollution, which we've learned...

    It puts a price on pollution, which we've learned does have a cost to clean up/deal with. The idea/hope is that with the revenue generated by the commodity sales, the government can help fund more...
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    I got these this year and I love them: ...

    I got these this year and I love them:

    https://www.giro.com/en/rumble-vr/p/7058519

    They've got a very grippy vibram sole that is stiff enough to pedal well but soft enough to wear around the...
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    Everest went IKON? Didn't see that one coming.

    Everest went IKON? Didn't see that one coming.
  5. Thread: Ikon Pass

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    Just your usual guides/lessons/etc. offered by...

    Just your usual guides/lessons/etc. offered by the mountain is my guess. When skiing introduces the VIP line for the rich surgeons to not line up with the poor dentists, our sport will have hit rock...
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    Maybe she just had to take a massive shit?

    Maybe she just had to take a massive shit?
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    Fuck it I'll buy one.

    Fuck it I'll buy one.
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    In Canada, we are all very courteous and never...

    In Canada, we are all very courteous and never stop on traverses.
  9. Dunno, but some places they just keep fukcing...

    Dunno, but some places they just keep fukcing stopping, and I just assume it's a complete Warren Miller-esque gong show at the top and/or bottom.
  10. I found the skiers at Sun Valley to be generally...

    I found the skiers at Sun Valley to be generally all pretty adept at riding lifts and carving up the groomers. That must count for something.
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    Hahah I would love to spend a lift ride with...

    Hahah I would love to spend a lift ride with captain badass here while we both fight with each other trying to move the bar in opposite directions. Then I'd pretend to give up, only to sloooooooowly...
  12. Maybe he's a trophy husband?

    Maybe he's a trophy husband?
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    Probably some flag waving and horn-honking. The...

    Probably some flag waving and horn-honking. The usual business. Screw those fans for getting excited and having fun!!
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    Well, Kucherov should get a game or two for his...

    Well, Kucherov should get a game or two for his dirty hit after he tripped that dude there. So, they're at least down a solid player. If they go down 3-0 it's lights out.
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    So, Tampa sucks now I guess.

    So, Tampa sucks now I guess.
  16. Yep Summit T-Bar, and that terrible Champagne...

    Yep Summit T-Bar, and that terrible Champagne double. Looooooongest double in the world and also the slowest in North America (from my assessments). Taynton bowl was OB that year, but the mountain...
  17. Bumped chairs at Pano back in 1999/2000. What a...

    Bumped chairs at Pano back in 1999/2000. What a fun few months that was.

    Would love to go back, and this just makes me want to even more! How's that new "Monster" zone they opened up?
  18. Glen Eden. Tiny, small-as-fuck hill but it's...

    Glen Eden. Tiny, small-as-fuck hill but it's right at the edge of the Greater Toronto Area, which has a population of 6.5 million people. It doesn't snow very much, but they have an excellent...
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    I stand corrected then. Sorry to sideslip all...

    I stand corrected then. Sorry to sideslip all over this thread!
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    How else would you learn to ski the fingers? I...

    How else would you learn to ski the fingers? I imagine it's rare for people to just point 'em on their first go.
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    You copy/pasted some information debunking a...

    You copy/pasted some information debunking a bullshit children's experiment, and you believe this somehow disproves a global scientific consensus?

    Yikes.
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    Aspen's got some of the friendliest locals...

    Aspen's got some of the friendliest locals around, from my experience. Come to think of it, I've been given free booze there more than any other place I've ever been to. I hope that won't change if...
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    Spanky's seems to have a lot of rules lately. ...

    Spanky's seems to have a lot of rules lately. Went around someone who needed to stop for a rest (like WTF it's 30 steps) and I'm pretty sure I got heckled (I think they shouted something at me - I...
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    Best Gaper qoute of the weekend?

    Making local friends do these gaper touron things when I visit is one of my favourite things to do.


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  25. Thread: Ikon Pass

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    Cool site I stumbled across. ...

    Cool site I stumbled across.

    https://ikonorepic.com/


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    And good for you and the other Ikoners for...

    And good for you and the other Ikoners for getting out and having fun. In a sport that is considered to be dying, getting more butts in chairlifts is important. Maybe it'll suck for the small local...
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    Agreed. Plus without that annoying 4 minute hike...

    Agreed. Plus without that annoying 4 minute hike imagine the throngs of people back there. A funicular would seem more apropos given WB's love of "NORTH AMERICAS ONLY _______."
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    I found this from 2015. Pretty interesting,...

    I found this from 2015. Pretty interesting, actually:

    https://liftblog.com/2015/11/15/whistler-blackcombs-next-20-years/

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    Perhaps most interesting at Blackcomb is a new aerial tramway...
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    World's best internet blogger Wayne Flann has...

    World's best internet blogger Wayne Flann has been keeping a close eye on it all season for us. From yesterday:

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    Those rocks at the top weren't showing on Friday the 15th.
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    I mean it sounds awesome but doesn't that burn...

    I mean it sounds awesome but doesn't that burn off an hour + of a ski day?

    For me, PB&J sandwiches on the lift is the only way to go, anywhere. Eat later. Ski now.
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    Revelstoke has a one single tiny shack where you...

    Revelstoke has a one single tiny shack where you can buy chocolate bars or some sort of panini-press grilled cheese made by your classic 23-year-old mountain man with a plaid shirt, knitted toque,...
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    The glacier melt has been enough that the top...

    The glacier melt has been enough that the top portion of the track is too steep - I *think* the t-bar cables won't reach the surface, it's too far of a gap between the haul rope and the snow. ...
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    Vail will never buy my local hill... For once I...

    Vail will never buy my local hill... For once I am lucky!

    https://gleneden.on.ca/
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    I'd argue its the fat powder skis that have more...

    I'd argue its the fat powder skis that have more to do with this than simply an increased # of skiers. Back in my day we had to slay the pow with 200cm skinny sticks, and it took SKILL and PRACTICE,...
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    Looking more and more like Horstman T-bar won't...

    Looking more and more like Horstman T-bar won't open at all this year. Has that ever happened before? Anyone know if some sort of replacement alternate lift to the top of 7th is in the works?
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    Whatever is in the trees at Whistler. 2m base,...

    Whatever is in the trees at Whistler. 2m base, lets say.
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    Dont' act like you spray it all around evenly.

    Dont' act like you spray it all around evenly.
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    You know when you duck in to the woods for a...

    You know when you duck in to the woods for a piss, and you piss between your skis and make what appears to be a super-deep piss hole in the snow? Anyone know how deep that hole can actually get? ...
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    See yall out there tomorrow. Aiming for first...

    See yall out there tomorrow. Aiming for first bucket @ Creekside. Gongs will be rung.

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    Will be skiing next week TUE-FRI (12th-15th) -...

    Will be skiing next week TUE-FRI (12th-15th) - already have a local crew with some hard chargers I think but if anyone wants to hook up for a few laps lemme know. Always appreciate new perspectives...
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    3 day is still MIA though. Had a buddy call in...

    3 day is still MIA though. Had a buddy call in and ask about that - they literally told him on the phone that they "got rid of the 3 day edge card to offer more flexibility to our guests."

    5 days...
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    But that is me (random touron). I can only get...

    But that is me (random touron). I can only get out to W/B for a week or two a season, and then Vermont or whatever for a few days as well. Annual pass at my local hill is $3something. It's all...
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    I find Vail's offerings to be, actually, pretty...

    I find Vail's offerings to be, actually, pretty reasonable and a.... good deal???

    Oh god I feel terrible just typing that. I need to go wash my hands!
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    What aboot wind resistance? Are these graphs...

    What aboot wind resistance? Are these graphs just theoretical or have they taken in to account actual real-life results?

    I'm pretty sure that if you drive 120km/h vs. 100km/h you use about 924%...
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    Very nice! Sun always makes things better. ...

    Very nice! Sun always makes things better.


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    Speaking of bumps ...

    Speaking of bumps

    https://i.imgur.com/d6pSruc.jpg

    Practicing aggressive pole plants?

    https://i.imgur.com/DTW7U3L.jpg

    and the end of the day after some Mad Tacos...
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    No new snow but its still easy to have fun out...

    No new snow but its still easy to have fun out there.

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    Trev getting after it in the woods up there somewhere. Skiers vs. Snowboarders is so 2009...
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    We are all lame tourons at...
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    Super nice day at Stowe yesterday. Seemed like it...

    Super nice day at Stowe yesterday. Seemed like it was just me and my crew, and Benny I assume. All lifts spinning, whod a thunk?

    Snow was great, people were cool. Stopped to take a piss. Stayed...
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    jesus.... and here I am about to drive 7 hours to...

    jesus.... and here I am about to drive 7 hours to VT tomorrow with my buddy and my dad, and we're all stoked AF, who cares what the conditions will be. Ice, fresh, hardpack, slush, we've skied them...
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    Heading to Stowe on Thursday. Where does Benny...

    Heading to Stowe on Thursday. Where does Benny usually set up to sign autographs?
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