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    I look at it this way: if sufficient fools invest...

    I look at it this way: if sufficient fools invest in the venture, I get another ski resort option closer to home than Revy, and better overall snow potential than Sun Peaks. I may have to share the...
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    Ya, but then the lint just ends up collecting in...

    Ya, but then the lint just ends up collecting in my navel.
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    A chick that digs the miseryslippers? She's low...

    A chick that digs the miseryslippers? She's low rent and probably into kinky bondage, if you're into that sort of thing.
    Probably perfect fodder for the offers to Ullr thread.
    Do it for the...
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    I won’t speculate to the stability of his thought...

    I won’t speculate to the stability of his thought process, but I can guarantee that his memory is still as sharp as ever.
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    The 8 Peaks proposal is still alive, and Mike was...

    The 8 Peaks proposal is still alive, and Mike was ramping it up when the VGDR master plan was approved, but it has quieted down a bit again. The Saddle Mtn Controlled Rec Area is in place, but...
  6. Default #of posts per page is 25 - I am set...

    Default #of posts per page is 25 - I am set default and at page 1600. Others must be set at more posts per page.
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    If comparing snow and geography, Blue River is...

    If comparing snow and geography, Blue River is like Revelstoke, Valemount is Golden, with the VGDR being a resort located just over on the lee side of Rogers Pass. In the 11yrs I've been...
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    [QUOTE=XXX-er;5868116]A friend of mine in Dunster...

    [QUOTE=XXX-er;5868116]A friend of mine in Dunster tells me land is being aquired by the Guggehiem foundation, she doesn't know why

    Valemont had some awesome MTN biking, a good craft brew and food...
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    Heh. There are already busloads of asian (and...

    Heh. There are already busloads of asian (and middle east) tourists going by every day traveling between Edmonton to Vancouver, stopping in places like Jasper and Wells Gray. Would they fork out the...
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    In my time on this planet, the world has more...

    In my time on this planet, the world has more than doubled its population; I may live to see it reach 10billion. What used to be little community-owned/supported ski hills have turned into resorts...
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    2 months, give or take a week, after planting....

    2 months, give or take a week, after planting. Thinning is very important after the tops are about 5cm tall, as is making sure there is enough phosphorus in your soil.
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    Much too young to lose his genius. Rock on across...

    Much too young to lose his genius. Rock on across the continuum, Mr Peart.
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    Any online resources or details on a canuck...

    Any online resources or details on a canuck hunting in Hawaii, and bringing meat back to Canada? I bowed out of the trip to Maui again this Jan, but if it is cost effective, this might convince me to...
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    Very likely, wife and I were putting money they...

    Very likely, wife and I were putting money they were coming from the party palace down the next block. And scuttlebutt is this isn't the young lady's first leaving the scene, so to be a fly on the...
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    10cm in the last hour on the porch, and predicted...

    10cm in the last hour on the porch, and predicted to keep it up until tomorrow eve. Looks like it's snorkel time in the north Columbias/Cariboos! Just in time for a birthday brappp and a turn or two....
  16. Kinda lame to ask someone to do something that...

    Kinda lame to ask someone to do something that you are too much of an internet pussy to carry out in person. I mean, that what the ski-off thread is for. Telling someone to off themselves is just...
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    If someone carries them locally, perhaps try on a...

    If someone carries them locally, perhaps try on a pair of hunting/hikers from Meindl. I've gone through a couple pairs of heavy hikers and while they are a bit heavier than the competition, they held...
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    I read the AD's response as a PTSD symptom to the...

    I read the AD's response as a PTSD symptom to the holiday stress.
    Seek help AD, you are not alone!
  19. Thread: Trucks.

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    Not sure the last time I rode in platinum or high...

    Not sure the last time I rode in platinum or high country trim level truck; our LT True North 1500 Chevy has far more bells and whistles than necessary as it is. I'll have to take your word on that....
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    My ladies had all the symptoms other than fever I...

    My ladies had all the symptoms other than fever I think. Their cough lingered and now my wife is on antibiotics for bronchial pneumonia. Mild enough that she wouldn't give up holiday pay at the...
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    The wild hunt passed and no mayhem and chaos....

    The wild hunt passed and no mayhem and chaos. Well, maybe a little chaos, spend the longest night and shortest day of 2019 looking for a lost sledder. Found safe and sound after 24hrs. Gorgeous...
  22. A beak built for busting open clam.

    A beak built for busting open clam.
  23. Thread: Trucks.

    by BCMtnHound
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    I laffed that the driver feels the need to turn...

    I laffed that the driver feels the need to turn his mirrors in. I mean, the truck is both skyjacked and a dually - I think your mirrors are safe dude.
  24. I've got some canadian gold and silver coins and...

    I've got some canadian gold and silver coins and english sovereigns stashed. But the article posted by puregravity means that any help I could give by a photo of my coin might be worthless? That...
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    Yup.

    Yup.
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    No longer so annoyed...

    No longer so annoyed
    https://www.tetongravity.com/forums/showthread.php/282005-Shit-That-Impresses-You/page17
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    X-post from the Shit that Annoys thread. So...

    X-post from the Shit that Annoys thread.

    So the car received damage in a hit and run incident early Thursday morning. My wife posts about the event on the local social media page, asking the...
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    It isn't unusual at this intersection to have to...

    It isn't unusual at this intersection to have to help locals, usually young people with less than ideal tires/vehicles, make it out of the snow; I help push a couple of vehicles through each winter...
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    Waking up at 3:30 to a car horn and the sound of...

    Waking up at 3:30 to a car horn and the sound of tires racing on snow and ice. Look out the window and just past my driveway entrance a small FWD hatchback is trying hard to gain traction in the...
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    Well, sometimes that is the only way to stay...

    Well, sometimes that is the only way to stay warm, ala the Cremation of Sam McGee.



    ..... too soon?
  31. Thread: Unprepared

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    Yup. I haven't yet found a policy that will cover...

    Yup. I haven't yet found a policy that will cover me 'off trail' for either sledding or on skis. And off trail is anything that is not a maintained groomed controlled trail.
    My group plan at work...
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    Based on all the recalls in the past few years...

    Based on all the recalls in the past few years for both meat and greans for e-coli and listeria, I'm not certain one food source or the other can claim to be safer in regards to process...
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    Anecdotal, but fatalities due to avalanche in...

    Anecdotal, but fatalities due to avalanche in this area have dropped over the past few years, after the previous decade saw a significant increase. This was largely due to the huge increase in the...
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    Great reminder that it's time to brew up a batch...

    Great reminder that it's time to brew up a batch of glogg.
    My usual mix is 2L of red wine, 1 bottle port, 1/2 bottle of german brandy, with the usual cinnamon, cloves, orange, almonds and raisins,...
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    Way back when I had a roommate or two, there was...

    Way back when I had a roommate or two, there was a nice large vision stewpot on the shelf. In the fall at cattle processing and hunting season, I would cook up fresh tongue. You start by boiling the...
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    '92, 94 and 95 for me, maybe I was getting dusted...

    '92, 94 and 95 for me, maybe I was getting dusted by you speeding by? Only once the full distance, otherwise just the 30ish km. Great race, especially starting at -25C with temp dropping, and all the...
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    This^^ Our SAR team volunteers hours to act as...

    This^^

    Our SAR team volunteers hours to act as race marshals for local ski and running events. We are not technically tasked, so there are nuances to consider about rendering 1st aid, equipment is...
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    Berkenbeiner!

    Berkenbeiner!
  39. Thread: Energy Bars

    by BCMtnHound
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    Jerky. Dark chocolate. Dried fruit and nuts....

    Jerky. Dark chocolate. Dried fruit and nuts. Pinch of salt. Mix any way you want.
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    We went for a basic cuisinart set of Al clad...

    We went for a basic cuisinart set of Al clad stainless steel, added a big saute pan also from cuisinart, have 3 sizes cast iron, and a mess of le creuset roasters, braisers, and a stewpot. Except for...
  41. Glad to hear life is moving forward in a positive...

    Glad to hear life is moving forward in a positive direction! All the best in building your home and filling it with new memories.
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    We call it snow fever here. Gotta reduce that...

    We call it snow fever here. Gotta reduce that fever temp somehow!
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    New DSP, stored until now, and with I assume the...

    New DSP, stored until now, and with I assume the latest firmware update (2011), and no recalls or other performance issues I am aware, I say use them.
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    Just change the password to the internet and...

    Just change the password to the internet and cancel their data plans until they replace your stash. Didn't you ever get caught raiding your parent's cabinet?
  45. I've had people describe places in Van with...

    I've had people describe places in Van with reference to the broadway store as well. Funny.

    I can count on 2 hands how many times I've walked into their stores, and just Van and Victoria. One...
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    Bwahhahaha!

    Bwahhahaha!
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    Those frenchies, they give up too easily...

    Those frenchies, they give up too easily :biggrin:

    A couple of friends have Arvas. They seem happy, but I haven't played wth them though. The older Neos were definitely a bit bulky in comparison.
  48. Mmmmmm. Ahhhhhh

    Mmmmmm. Ahhhhhh
  49. Been a member since the mid-80s. Always been more...

    Been a member since the mid-80s. Always been more interested in the gear than the fashion they peddled. And their own brand of packs I always gave serious consideration to. My patronage has taken a...
  50. Thread: Truisms

    by BCMtnHound
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    The further from civilization you go, the odds...

    The further from civilization you go, the odds are good the goods are odd.
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