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    I love dav as much as the next guy, but he is...

    I love dav as much as the next guy, but he is still just a dude skiing a groomer. I saw him at Silverton once and THAT was super cool to see.


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    I think this is more of a long-term bet that...

    I think this is more of a long-term bet that people are willing to pay more for a better experience. It takes a bit of time to get people to pay more for a product that was cheapened for so long. ...
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    This is not petty and will end up being good for...

    This is not petty and will end up being good for both resorts. This move will easily make national news and be remembered.
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    all of us?

    all of us?
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    Disagree, Jackson may get more snow than CB, but...

    Disagree, Jackson may get more snow than CB, but CB has better quality snow on average thanks to the north-facing aspect and higher elevation of the majority of the extremes.

    CB's terrain also...
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    You are, quite simply, wrong. Telluride,...

    You are, quite simply, wrong.
    Telluride, Crested Butte, Silverton, Snowmass/Highlands and A-Basin beg to differ (and the predominant aspect at those resorts isn't southeast).
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    Jackson has great blips during the season, with...

    Jackson has great blips during the season, with mediocore to downright terrible snow between, the high resorts of Colorado have less bouts of pure perfection, but have consistently good conditions...
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    I agree with you on the frontage between GTown...

    I agree with you on the frontage between GTown and Empire, but the frontage between bakerville and plume is almost always faster (at least on weekends)

    Jordan
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    Just an FYI, it appears that someone told google...

    Just an FYI, it appears that someone told google maps that Silver Valley Road is closed through the end of November so it won't route you that way. However, it is not closed, and you should always...
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    one more bump

    one more bump
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    bump

    bump
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    WTB: ON3P Charlie Murphy (151 cm)

    Looking to grab a pair of these for my 13 year old son. If your kid has outgrown his or her's, I would love to buy them from you!

    Jordan
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    Construction began in July on the WB peak period...

    Construction began in July on the WB peak period shoulder lane from twin tunnels to empire. I, for one commend CDOT for at least doing something with the limited resources offered by taxpayers. I...
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    Except with Ikon, i doubt keystone will be keen...

    Except with Ikon, i doubt keystone will be keen on allowing A-Basin people to park in their lot an shuttle up to the basin.
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    Al doesn't own A-Basin.

    Al doesn't own A-Basin.
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    I predict either powder alliance or...

    I predict either powder alliance or loveland/monarch/ski cooper exchange days
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    A-basin is on the mountain collective...cool! ...

    A-basin is on the mountain collective...cool!

    http://arapahoebasin.blogspot.com/2019/08/mountain-collective.html
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    Yep, Vail was the first ski area congomerate to...

    Yep, Vail was the first ski area congomerate to put the focus on skiing rather than real estate. That in itself is kind of cool, it was just a bit too successful and led to overcrowding. I really...
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    I don't think there will be any measurable...

    I don't think there will be any measurable improvement from the crowds seen with the epic pass.

    At least A-Basin is getting a better deal. I was really hoping for a partnership with MC instead....
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    We left CB at 6:30PM yesterday and cruised back...

    We left CB at 6:30PM yesterday and cruised back to Denver in 4 hours. The key to dealing with summer traffic in CO is enjoying the day in the mountains on Sunday prior to driving back.
  21. Dave Matthews Band is at fiddlers green if you...

    Dave Matthews Band is at fiddlers green if you are into that kind of thing
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    Frank and Brittany are two of the most...

    Frank and Brittany are two of the most accomplished ski mountaineers in the state of Colorado, but they are also some of the nicest people I have ever met. Their dedication to the ski/mountain...
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    Every day we ski at Loveland, Coon Hill stares at...

    Every day we ski at Loveland, Coon Hill stares at us in the face. Ben's (my 12-year old) biggest ski goal for this year was to ski it. Yesterday, we skied it in perfect powder conditions. Not bad for...
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    Me and my 12 year old hiked up willy's wide...

    Me and my 12 year old hiked up willy's wide staircase and we dropped through snorkel door to snorkel nose at A-Basin yesterday. Afterwards, we poked around a bit in the steep gully #5.
    ...
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    A-Basin on mountain collective next season is a...

    A-Basin on mountain collective next season is a real possibility
    ...
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    ugh, I stand corrected. It sure looks like...

    ugh,

    I stand corrected. It sure looks like Ikon. If the issue really was about overcrowding and parking, this makes no sense.
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    Anyone who thinks a basin will end up on ikon...

    Anyone who thinks a basin will end up on ikon hasnít been paying attention. No way in hell they do that.


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    I was under the impression that there is a class...

    I was under the impression that there is a class 4 move or 2 on the ridge. Not exactly a walk in the park with ski boots on. Plus, snow climbs are fun. Iíve only ever skied it after climbing it. ...
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  30. As of next season, Arapahoe Basin will sadly take...

    As of next season, Arapahoe Basin will sadly take the crown from CB as my favorite ski area in Colorado.
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    North face of Sniktau skied incredibly well...

    North face of Sniktau skied incredibly well yesterday. No crust, no wind slab, just powdery goodness over a well consolidated base.
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    However, the full forecast does mention potential...

    However, the full forecast does mention potential deep instabilities on cold high north facing slopes. Yes they obviously donít see it as enough of a concern to raise the danger rating but they do...
  33. two Poma 3-seater fixed grips were installed at...

    two Poma 3-seater fixed grips were installed at Loveland in the past 5 years or so and neither have safety bars. However, the new detachable just installed this summer is their first lift with a bar.
  34. Maybe i'm in the minority here, but I think many...

    Maybe i'm in the minority here, but I think many 6 year olds are more than capable of riding a chairlift without an adult if taught how to properly ride the lift as long as the chair is low enough to...
  35. Loveland currently (not just "back in my day")...

    Loveland currently (not just "back in my day") doesn't have a safety bar on their beginner lift. I had 4 kids learn to ski on that lift. No problems, and I have never heard of anyone falling off of...
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    Rip Hans. The people suggesting that the...

    Rip Hans.

    The people suggesting that the triggering party (if there even was one) should be charged are insane. If you put yourself below a steep slope on a high/extreme danger day, no one is...
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    I would bet A-Basin doesn't join Ikon. Ikon is...

    I would bet A-Basin doesn't join Ikon. Ikon is just as bad as Epic. Look at Eldora's parking woes this season. Partnering with Ikon even for just a few days access would put them right back in the...
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    I heard that their cut was $10 per skier day on...

    I heard that their cut was $10 per skier day on the epic pass.
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    That's actually not a bad deal for the 5 CB days...

    That's actually not a bad deal for the 5 CB days and late season Breck. Fuck keystone, though.
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    I used to support a LL/AB pass, but I think...

    I used to support a LL/AB pass, but I think paying an extra $250-300 for both passes is worth the reduction in crowds that not having a joint pass would bring to both resorts. An AB/LL pass would...
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    Aaron, I am for all of the things you suggest...

    Aaron, I am for all of the things you suggest (except maybe the heavy vehicle hold...commerce is one of the most important functions of the interstate highway system).

    Improvements should be...
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    This was a conscious decision. I love Denver for...

    This was a conscious decision. I love Denver for what it is, i.e., the best combination of economic opportunity and outdoor recreation on this continent. I totally understand why so many people...
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    I love how all the butt-hurt summit county...

    I love how all the butt-hurt summit county "locals" think they can take a public road paid for by tax dollars and restrict use of that road to themselves and their friends.

    YOU chose to buy an...
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    This was a one of those weekends that put me on...

    This was a one of those weekends that put me on cloud 9 as a dad

    My son, Ben placed second at the Loveland ski club Big Mountain Comp saturday...
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    Every infrastructure project is "kicking the can...

    Every infrastructure project is "kicking the can down the road", but that doesn't mean its not worth doing. The needs of an area evolve over time, especially in a growing economically prosperous...
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    Disagree, Adding additional lanes and tolling...

    Disagree, Adding additional lanes and tolling them seems to work well at reducing overall traffic in the Denver area. Traffic used to back up EB from empire to Floyd Hill without the toll lane. Now...
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    Bitch all you want, but until Coloradans vote to...

    Bitch all you want, but until Coloradans vote to fund beefing up our infrastructure, this is the new normal. This shit is fixable and self-inflicted. Imagine if Coloradans never supported the...
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    Thanks guys, I brought them to Colorado ski...

    Thanks guys,

    I brought them to Colorado ski and golf and they are going to contact Marker to get their take. I'm not expecting much, but I figured maybe Marker would want to know at least.
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    Thanks! Anywhere else to park if the intercept...

    Thanks!

    Anywhere else to park if the intercept lot is full? I don't mind paying to park if need be.
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    I don't understand this. LIDAR can identify slow...

    I don't understand this. LIDAR can identify slow movements and accelerating movements over time, but can't predict brittle failures due to a trigger like a hard slab avalanche triggered by a skier.
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