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  1. Would make for a great time lapse sequence in a...

    Would make for a great time lapse sequence in a Warren Miller film of old. A bunch of local ski bums with well worn gear and clothing lined up for two hours. Then we see a bunch of shiny new, fancy...
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    Nokian is moving tire molds from their factory in...

    Nokian is moving tire molds from their factory in Russia to the USA TN plant that they recently completed. So, they have a gap in production. Don't ask me how I know this, but I know a guy, who knows...
  3. I'm surprised POWDR hasn't tried to get a resort...

    I'm surprised POWDR hasn't tried to get a resort lodge built as close to the ski hill as possible.
  4. What, they going to station someone at the bottom...

    What, they going to station someone at the bottom of Red Chair and collect a toll to climb the Cinder Cone, or up to Pine Martin Lodge? Some patroller going to check my Cinder Cone hiking pass when I...
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    One can only imagine that a few very wealthy...

    One can only imagine that a few very wealthy folks who ski at these mountains sent in some emails to the suggestion box;

    "Hey, you guys ever think about adding some thing like a 'fast pass' for...
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    I guess John Cummings could respond to Senator...

    I guess John Cummings could respond to Senator Wyden with something like your post. But, maybe the fact that POWDR Corp. leases the public land via a SUP, makes it different.
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    Wait a minute, you are getting 100k miles out of...

    Wait a minute, you are getting 100k miles out of a set of snow tires? And they actually work in winter conditions?
  8. LMFAO. I needed that this morning. Hey, but I...

    LMFAO. I needed that this morning. Hey, but I hear that Red Chair is going to run 7 days a week now to take some relief off of Pine Marten, so at least we got that going for us.
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    I believe this is for climate change.

    I believe this is for climate change.
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    If you need snow tires this year, buy them this...

    If you need snow tires this year, buy them this week if you can. Or risk having slim pickings in your size and preferred brand when the snow does fly.

    Domestic mfg. didn't hit the production...
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    Not only did she get strangled to death, but her...

    Not only did she get strangled to death, but her body was found 3-4 weeks after the fact. So, that just ramps up the heat on a dude that for a month after she was dead was driving around in her van,...
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    This is definitely going to be marketed to the...

    This is definitely going to be marketed to the jet set type. Where time is money, and money is no object.
  14. Sounds cool. I'm just going to teleport over. ...

    Sounds cool. I'm just going to teleport over.

    https://mysteriousuniverse.org/2018/06/the-mysterious-case-of-the-teleporting-skier/
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    This is true. Fat people don't or can't use their...

    This is true. Fat people don't or can't use their diaphragms to breath.
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    So now us local pass holders are considered...

    So now us local pass holders are considered non-premium. I feel much better now.
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    Someone I rode a chair with at Bachelor...

    Someone I rode a chair with at Bachelor recommended this book to me, while I was complaining about breathing with a COVID mask on, and mentioned a slightly deviated septum for a stiff arm to the face...
  18. Thanks, I can almost see the alien spacecraft...

    Thanks, I can almost see the alien spacecraft entering the upper Cascade Mtn. atmosphere.
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    Talk about an old ski

    I think this goes beyond vintage long board day ski quivers....Thank Ullr they finally found the other ski!


    https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/1-300-old-ski-discovered-184945535.html
  20. Right, Dynamic pricing!

    Right, Dynamic pricing!
  21. This is just a horrible picture. I can't see a...

    This is just a horrible picture. I can't see a damn thing with all those white smudge marks!
  22. Well, damn, they have covered all the bases then.

    Well, damn, they have covered all the bases then.
  23. There was a year or two where Crystal gave early...

    There was a year or two where Crystal gave early ups to season pass holders. An extra 30 minutes load up on the Gondy to ride Green Valley. I think it was for a limited period during the winter. But...
  24. What happens when you have 100 Fastpassers in...

    What happens when you have 100 Fastpassers in line for Summit on a bluebird 20" blower pow day? Do they let all 100 load up before all us non-FP wankers? Or will they let a few groups of 4 go, and...
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    All that growth will come with CA style problems....

    All that growth will come with CA style problems. The hubris of TX will be no different than CA was and is.

    Corporations are coming to TX to milk it dry, and leave it in a state of disrepair and...
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    Same thing here. A 1940's era home in a nice part...

    Same thing here. A 1940's era home in a nice part of town where they just left the entry way, and tore every thing else down to the slab.
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    That's just nuts. Complete gut job for $1.25 mill?

    That's just nuts. Complete gut job for $1.25 mill?
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    Buy low, sell high. At least when the zombie...

    Buy low, sell high.

    At least when the zombie apocalypse hits, Harry should be okay, unless zombies can swim.
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    Cost of lumber going up. Speculators smell...

    Cost of lumber going up. Speculators smell profits.

    Harry should log that island if there's any decent timber or hardwood to be harvested.
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    Harry, build a lighthouse on the island. Then...

    Harry, build a lighthouse on the island. Then rent it out. For some crazy reason, people like to stay in lighthouses.
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    I don't regularly post in this thread, but when I...

    I don't regularly post in this thread, but when I do, I have no idea if I'm posting old information.

    But this was funny as hell;
    ...
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    Not a bad deal if you can charge $40/day for...

    Not a bad deal if you can charge $40/day for parking. Add another $20 for the whole 24 hours. Or 30 day monthly for $1k.
  33. Thread: Ikon Pass

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    Haha!, right, while the locals roll up to the...

    Haha!, right, while the locals roll up to the lift with their Ikon pass.
  34. Thread: Ikon Pass

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    Dude, put those stickers on your bumper, or at...

    Dude, put those stickers on your bumper, or at least on your skis. It's the environmentally responsible thing to do.
  35. Thread: Ikon Pass

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    Mine came last week. So did my brothers. Now...

    Mine came last week. So did my brothers.

    Now where to go this winter. Thinking of doing the usual. WE trips to Xtal. Drive to JHMR. If the Wasatch get snow, maybe fly to SLC and see how the 1%...
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    Seems like Portland RE is holding its own for...

    Seems like Portland RE is holding its own for now.

    In September 2021, Portland home prices were up 8.3% compared to last year, selling for a median price of $525K. On average, homes in Portland...
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    Aren't you guys called hydrologists? Or is that...

    Aren't you guys called hydrologists? Or is that something completely different? Pretty soon all you water engineers are going to be all washed up.
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    No kidding. The PE firms and hedge funds, big...

    No kidding. The PE firms and hedge funds, big banks will go out and buy up all the water sources, and screw the US Citizen into thirst and then drain our life savings just for a glass of...
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    It's not socialism. It's referred to as fascism....

    It's not socialism. It's referred to as fascism. This may be information at a 7th or 8th grade level though.
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    Well it's horrible advice if you live to be 90...

    Well it's horrible advice if you live to be 90 YO. Not so good advice if you die at 66.
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    The best financial advice I ever received was to...

    The best financial advice I ever received was to buy low and sell high. It seems pretty obvious, but in practice it's harder than it looks.
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    Just create a water commodities market. Problem...

    Just create a water commodities market. Problem solved. People can speculate on water just like oil, gas, or any other raw material. The price of water will naturally gravitate to an equilibrium...
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    If only man had the technical knowhow to harness...

    If only man had the technical knowhow to harness the floods and divert them to the drought stricken West. Oh well, let's spend billions to send billionaires into space instead. (Sorry for the thread...
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    Food would be extra. But, yes the rest comes in...

    Food would be extra. But, yes the rest comes in at $900 pp
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    I booked 2 x 2 of 5 day passes, which were about...

    I booked 2 x 2 of 5 day passes, which were about $360 pp IIRC. I would just end up not buying lift passes, and use the family discount on the Ikon for the wife. So that dollar figure would come down...
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    Just out of curiosity I jumped on the JHMR...

    Just out of curiosity I jumped on the JHMR website and went through the motions of booking a ski trip with air, 7 nts lodging and lift tix (although I have that awesome Ikon pass that gets me 7...
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    It's more of a lifestyle than a ski vacation. ...

    It's more of a lifestyle than a ski vacation.

    But on the odd occasion that I do trade in my ski lifestyle for a ski vacation and a change of scenery, I usually look for cheap airfare if it's a...
  48. This times 250,000 WFH'ers in ski towns. And...

    This times 250,000 WFH'ers in ski towns.

    And if you think the lift line will be bad, wait until you try and get a table at a ski town restaurant.
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    Take a look at the Vredestein Quatrac Pro.

    Take a look at the Vredestein Quatrac Pro.
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