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  1. Cirque opening was delayed due to a dud...

    Cirque opening was delayed due to a dud explosive. Just curious, anybody know how they deal with that? I can't figure it out.
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    Bachelor/Bend mentioned yet?

    Bachelor/Bend mentioned yet?
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    Anybody know/have a good guess as to what will be...

    Anybody know/have a good guess as to what will be open at Targhee on opening day?
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    People who fucking stand in doorways, in front of...

    People who fucking stand in doorways, in front of liftlines, etc.
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    Anybody here get in on that sweet protest money?...

    Anybody here get in on that sweet protest money?
    http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865673092/Chaffetz-Raucous-reaction-at-town-hall-meeting-bullying-and-intimidation.html
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    Yeah, Parley's Summit is cool. We looked there. ...

    Yeah, Parley's Summit is cool. We looked there. I can see the appeal.
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    We could have moved anywhere and chose SLC...

    We could have moved anywhere and chose SLC entirely for the skiing. If you need to be near a big city it cant be beat. I live in SLC and Snowbird, Alta, Brighton, Solitude, Park City and awesome...
  8. Top of Gad2 I believe.

    Top of Gad2 I believe.
  9. Looking for ski partner wed 4/15 afternoon SALT LAKE CITY

    Can't take a vacation day, so I'm planning on heading out after work. I'm done 3:00-3:30. My current partner is probably bailing as the dust before the storm messed up the filtration at his plant...
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    Ugh...I am all in on climate change. I believe...

    Ugh...I am all in on climate change. I believe the scientists. However, I am severely skeptical that there is anything any individual can do to move the needle. Go ahead and convert your car/bus...
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    It (One Wasatch) is so dumb. The expert skier /...

    It (One Wasatch) is so dumb. The expert skier / pow snob has no interest in the Wasatch back (Park City). The east coast / midwest beginner/intermediate family vacation really has no interest in...
  12. Thread: Time well spent?

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    Well, yeah business culture in America seems...

    Well, yeah business culture in America seems today to be all about getting bigger and maximizing profit, but you can be successful (in a different way) by serving your core customers and employees...
  13. Thread: Time well spent?

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    If he is successfully running the day-to day...

    If he is successfully running the day-to day operations and can still make time to roll up his sleeves and help out the grunts, he sounds like a great manager - the kind of guy most people would...
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    In my opinion, Snowbird is hands down the best...

    In my opinion, Snowbird is hands down the best mountain in Utah (better than Alta), and competitive for all of North America. Great steep, featured terrain that's easily accessible, large area,...
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    Looks like an awesome trip. In SLC, you should...

    Looks like an awesome trip. In SLC, you should do the South ridge of Mt. Superior (5.4) in Little Cottonwood Canyon across from Snowbird, the classic Wasatch ridge scramble. My favorite trail run...
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    Just got my (soon to be) 5 year old poles. He's...

    Just got my (soon to be) 5 year old poles. He's stoked. Definitely helps on flat spots and in the lift line. I'm not really worried that ski poles in his five year old hands will ruin his form for...
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    Isn't the price to use the resort infrastructure...

    Isn't the price to use the resort infrastructure the cost of a lift ticket? So, $104 / adult / day and, which according to the Vail website, is not included with the lesson. So the $850 / day lesson...
  18. Where can I car camp Mon 11/10 near Jackson, WY / GTNP?

    Just realized I have Veterans Day (Tue 11/11) off. Looking to cruise up and spend a late fall/early winter day in the Tetons (from SLC). Where can I camp? Won't have any time to hike after the...
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    http://www.utahimports.com/

    http://www.utahimports.com/
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    Not quite in Sugar House but Fresco Italian Cafe...

    Not quite in Sugar House but Fresco Italian Cafe in the 15th/15th area is probably my favorite restaurant in SLC, especially if you can sit on the patio on a nice day.

    Pho Thin is in SH and a...
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    I suspect Vail eventually intends to own most of...

    I suspect Vail eventually intends to own most of the Central Wasatch, most of "One Wasatch" - as it does Summit County / Vail Colorado. The interconnection nightmare will take a long time to get...
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    I just gotta say, the transportation angle is so...

    I just gotta say, the transportation angle is so overblown. Traffic in the Cottonwoods is all about SLC and has little to do with PC. The SLC MSA is like 1.7 million people. Summit County has 36k -...
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    Ok so its private property (mostly or totally). ...

    Ok so its private property (mostly or totally). But its not its own sovereign nation. What sort of red tape does one need to navigate to put ski lifts up? Zoning, permits, etc.? I'm totally...
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    And the airbrushing in sleeves and higher...

    And the airbrushing in sleeves and higher necklines on high school yearbook photos? That's what the rest of the country hears about Utah.
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    Remember a couple of months ago when Utah made...

    Remember a couple of months ago when Utah made national news that it was considering not allowing Snowbird to serve beer at Octoberfest? That sort of thing has got to stop.
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    "Now the experience I was thinking of would be to...

    "Now the experience I was thinking of would be to ski all day at the Bird, stay in Alta that night then ski most of the day at Alta, head over to Solitude and stay a night. Next day maybe blast...
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    This is a bad idea. Snowbird, Alta, Solitude...

    This is a bad idea.

    Snowbird, Alta, Solitude and Brighton are awesome for skiers interested in terrain and snow. Park City resorts have decent terrain and snow, but pale in comparison to the...
  28. Got Bird passes at a discount through my wife's...

    Got Bird passes at a discount through my wife's employer. Wife and I gonna get Brighton nite passes to take kids up midweek - probably two days per week. Most dollars I will spend is on group...
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    The campgrounds near slc fill up consistently. ...

    The campgrounds near slc fill up consistently. However, there are first come / first served campsites available. Find out when check out and check in is and then show up early to nab one that is...
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    I don't like the interconnect idea. I am mainly...

    I don't like the interconnect idea. I am mainly a resort skier (Snowbird pass) and sometimes backcountry. For me the issue really boils down to we are spoiled silly with the amount of quality...
  31. I've got a four year old and a two year old...

    I've got a four year old and a two year old skiers. So have done this twice recently. I would recommend you don't buy a lesson. Kid will be more comfortable with you than with a stranger and if...
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    Tram convo: Guy gets my attention with, "hey,...

    Tram convo: Guy gets my attention with, "hey, whoa! is that a new yoga position?", his friend, "nah, just buckling my boot" they then proceed to have a several minutes conversation about how the...
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    All-time low interest rates. That's been in...

    All-time low interest rates. That's been in place for several years, but many believe we may get a more real economic recovery in 2014 (good recent data points). That's the short answer.
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    Heard an old lady on the tram say her friend fell...

    Heard an old lady on the tram say her friend fell into a crevasse at alta.
  35. I think the "arm chair qb'ing perpetuates the...

    I think the "arm chair qb'ing perpetuates the problem" point is that when victims know they will be severely criticized afterward there will be some who will not report avalanches and accidents and...
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    powfiend if you have a friend with you, or can...

    powfiend if you have a friend with you, or can find one in the parking lot, I've got 2-for-1 coupons for the bird. Free if you want them. Expire 12-25 and I'd hate to let them expire in my drawer -...
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    I get the tram pass and there are many days that...

    I get the tram pass and there are many days that I don't use it because its so long lined. In fact, to start most days, its up Gadzoom to Little Cloud - faster than standing in the tram line. But...
  38. Thread: SLC Mags?

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    I moved to SLC last year. We live on the eastern...

    I moved to SLC last year. We live on the eastern border of Sugar House near Parley's and Foothills. I work from home and have two young children. We picked this neighborhood because we heard that...
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    chugach001...i have to disagree with you a little...

    chugach001...i have to disagree with you a little bit...I am what you describe...I worked in finance from 21-35...now work remotely from my new home in slc...21-35 was pretty terrible...90 hour work...
  40. This new local and everyone i know is anti-...

    This new local and everyone i know is anti- skilink.

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  41. Thread: New to SLC

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    Anybody up for a Sunday (01/13/2013) tour? ...

    Anybody up for a Sunday (01/13/2013) tour? Should be sweet with the Thur-Sat 10-20 inch fresh.
  42. Agree you need to make good decisions, etc. and...

    Agree you need to make good decisions, etc. and beacon oftentimes is a body recovery device, but there are other considerations as well...if you get buried and don't come back, people will...
  43. Thread: New to SLC

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    Spiderzak...I will be in touch or pm me if you're...

    Spiderzak...I will be in touch or pm me if you're planning on an slc weekend.
  44. Thread: New to SLC

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    Thanks concretejungle.....will do.

    Thanks concretejungle.....will do.
  45. Thread: New to SLC

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    New to SLC

    Moved to SLC in May from Indianapolis...Took a job in Indy for a few years, finally got permission to telecommute and came back to the mountains...Looking for friends to ski and climb with...contact...
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