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    After a painfully slow start to the season,...

    After a painfully slow start to the season, Verbier/Bruson yesterday was the bomb. Phone calls were made, sick days were taken, smiles were made. (No I am not a professional photographer.)
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    Any beta of La Grave/La Meije, and particularly...

    Any beta of La Grave/La Meije, and particularly whether it will get dumped on this weekend? Debating a weekend there with friends or whether to head further east instead (based in Geneva area), maybe...
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    Just to remind us all that despite the dire...

    Just to remind us all that despite the dire conditions, there's still ways of having fun out there, here's a short edit from a friend of mine getting after some:


    http://vimeo.com/19836555


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    Gonna hit the slopes somewhere tomorrow. Haven't...

    Gonna hit the slopes somewhere tomorrow. Haven't decided on locations yet - day trip from Nyon area - so France & Valais are equal options. Anyone have any beta on fresh snowfall?

    Verbier seems to...
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    It's snowing in Les Mosses. Taken this morning.

    It's snowing in Les Mosses. Taken this morning.
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    yes I could really be up for that. You can't do a...

    yes I could really be up for that. You can't do a full day?

    PM you contact details.



    What website you using for forecast? I'm seeing (sunday prediction) similar weather to sat but with...
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    Planning a day in Chamonix (GM) tomorrow before...

    Planning a day in Chamonix (GM) tomorrow before it closes on the 9th. Anyone up there at the minute? Any beta on conditions?

    If someone wants to share some turns, get in touch :)
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    http://www.lemonde.fr/societe/article/2010/04/05/d...

    http://www.lemonde.fr/societe/article/2010/04/05/des-avalanches-font-quatre-morts-dans-les-alpes_1329179_3224.html


    Sad times. Be careful out there guys...


    +++++ vibes
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    Today did not suck. Not by far. Val D'anniviers...

    Today did not suck. Not by far. Val D'anniviers delivered the goods, as always! Nice bit of blower pow, and literally no one else going after the goods. Saw maybe 3-4 all day getting some, and just...
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    Anyone got any reports from today's snow fall?...

    Anyone got any reports from today's snow fall? Considering whether to head to the Valais (probably Verbier), otherwise Chamonix looks quite tempting..

    If anyone wants to hook up, I'd be more than...
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    Fingers are crossed and I'm dancing like mad over...

    Fingers are crossed and I'm dancing like mad over here..might start sacrificing chickens later on ;) Let's hope we get a nice big dump eh?

    My 2 regular ski buddies are out of the pictre (one is...
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    Not much help but I'll be there for a week as of...

    Not much help but I'll be there for a week as of next Saturday (27th). Up with the family but if any mags are there, would love to go hit some powder/touring...
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    Well it's dumping down by the lake here....Has...

    Well it's dumping down by the lake here....Has been since early morning and it seems to be getting heavier.


    Woohooo!!
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    Quite. Another weekend with fresh pow....

    Quite.



    Another weekend with fresh pow. What a bummer.
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    I was up in the Jura too for a quick tour on...

    I was up in the Jura too for a quick tour on Sunday. Not sure quite how that picture works, but massive props on making the pow look deeper than it was! What route did you guys take?
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    Dunno, I can probably be out of work and ready...

    Dunno, I can probably be out of work and ready about 7ish? I'll PM you my number. Would be good to get up there at night - never done that before!

    If anyone else fancies it, you're more than...
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    haha! Yes we did the same - turned around and up...

    haha! Yes we did the same - turned around and up through Arzier. Think you may have passed us by the radio mast. Didn't notice you were telemarking, but I did see a bearded (I think?) fellow with a...
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    Nah, I'm a bit higher than Crans, up on the NSTCM...

    Nah, I'm a bit higher than Crans, up on the NSTCM train line (Givrins to be exact!). You're right, the cover was thin. I'm ever the optimist!

    I don't think La Dole is open - as you said, it wasn't...
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    Pounded it all last night and til about 830am...

    Pounded it all last night and til about 830am this morning then much finer snow. I reckon a good 20cm MINIMUM fell at my house last night (see picture, taken this morning). I'm just above Nyon,...
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    Very interesting interview. Nice to hear someone...

    Very interesting interview. Nice to hear someone standing behind the guides at a time when they seem to be coming under a lot of fire.

    Thanks for the link :)
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    Same report from Flaine. Excellent powder day,...

    Same report from Flaine. Excellent powder day, nice and fluffy until most of the way down to the village. Best part of 40cm of fresh stuff at the top.

    Let's hope this is a sign of things to come :)
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    Dumping in Nyon too :) Seems to have snowed most...

    Dumping in Nyon too :) Seems to have snowed most of the night...couple of cm's have settled at my house, which is only about 650m elevation.

    Plans for the weekend?
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    Gorgeous pictures! Nice one....

    Gorgeous pictures! Nice one....
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    :eek::eek::eek: be very very careful. That...

    :eek::eek::eek:


    be very very careful. That alone would make me take the autoroute..



    Actually, that alone would make me NOT drive in the mountains after snowfall..Clear roads or not, ice...
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    Where is that? I want in :)

    Where is that?


    I want in :)
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    the vignette costs CHF40 but you will be able to...

    the vignette costs CHF40 but you will be able to buy the 2010 vignette now. To be honest, you'll probably get away with it - the only place they'll stop you realistically is at the border, provided...
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    need to see what the work is like....Looking less...

    need to see what the work is like....Looking less and less likely though :(

    I'm just above Nyon..
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    It's coming guys, I can feel it in the air :)...

    It's coming guys, I can feel it in the air :) Woke up to snow on the Jura down to about 650m-700m....

    I think I may have to take a day off this week.

    Anyone else getting powder fever :FIREdevil
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    I was thinking of going up on Sunday for a few...

    I was thinking of going up on Sunday for a few runs...but maybe I won't now!

    Waiting for this stupid September weather to leave, bring on the cold!!:FIREdevil
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