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    So crowded 311038

    So crowded

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    Grooming was terrible 311035 311036

    Grooming was terrible

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    Godammnit MacNaughton does nobody read anymore?...

    Godammnit MacNaughton does nobody read anymore? https://snowbrains.com/revelstoke-bc-on-a-budget-powder-for-the-people/
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    80 days so far in 2 seasons with approx 50/50...

    80 days so far in 2 seasons with approx 50/50 inbounds/touring. No issues
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    This year in particular a significant amount of...

    This year in particular a significant amount of patrol resources are dedicated and deployed to making sure runouts are clear before bombing. I speculate it's because this year control and bombing...
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    Cayoosh Pass310450310451

    Cayoosh Pass310450310451
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    Size 1.5 on ski cut off T-bars today fyi if...

    Size 1.5 on ski cut off T-bars today fyi if anyone is wondering why they're not rolling them
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    Edit better picture of crack on Spearhead Col...

    Edit better picture of crack on Spearhead Col approach. Thousands of people skin over this every year. Thousands

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    Speaking of results Was on our way to East Col...

    Speaking of results

    Was on our way to East Col but were told by some (understandably) spooked ski tourers that they turned around on Spearhead Col. A bomb caused a 30 cms crack on the steeper...
  10. Thread: Two-way Radios

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    I snagged some whip antennas for base camp and...

    I snagged some whip antennas for base camp and longer distance comms to a mechanized operation for weather and obs for the Baofeng U5VR. Not knowing what to expect I got clear comms from FM to...
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    Revelstoke309482309483

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    The windslab development up high is something. ...

    The windslab development up high is something. It does mean that surface hoar issue is largely mitigated up high ( but probably still exists in sheltered pockets like leeward couloirs).
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    It was interesting to see the experience through...

    It was interesting to see the experience through someone who didn't have the mindset to do much with the backcountry travel education ( and admittedly disclosed same). It's also a good reminder that...
  14. Passed it on Doug. Sorry about the pup

    Passed it on Doug. Sorry about the pup
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    Efff
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    We're going to have some locals show us around KH...

    We're going to have some locals show us around KH in a couple of weeks and they;re savvy enough to let me know what I can publicize and what I can keep off the radar. Looking forward to it
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    Honestly I'm trying not be dickish or all...

    Honestly I'm trying not be dickish or all douchebag local especially since I'm not a local but what you said, what Alex said and what Kulharin said (I would call revelstoke's terrain more interesting...
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    Touring imo is where it's at for both RMR and...

    Touring imo is where it's at for both RMR and KHMR.

    The people in both towns are also a tight pretty awesome community.

    Revy has a bit more non sled accessed terrain. Both towns have tons of...
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    Took advantage of RMR's high alpine lifts to find...

    Took advantage of RMR's high alpine lifts to find scraps of pow following the previous days 46cms nukeage. Success!

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    STRONG BUY. Sad to say because North Van is so...

    STRONG BUY. Sad to say because North Van is so expensive I look at Revy and see bargains.
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    Its mellow. Not at all like Retallack

    Its mellow. Not at all like Retallack
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    Chute's unnamed. It collects wind loaded snow...

    Chute's unnamed. It collects wind loaded snow from SW so we figured it'd be good to go plus has a nice convexity to cut and test before dropping in.

    We were thinking of going back up to do...
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    45cms in 24 hours. Biggest athletic endeavour...

    45cms in 24 hours.

    Biggest athletic endeavour of the day was shovelling out then getting out all the way from the Monashees to the Selkirks308695308696308697308698308699308700308701
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    Snowing hard throughout the day. Up Connaught....

    Snowing hard throughout the day. Up Connaught. Snowing so much it makes Revelstoke insanely great again.

    Happy new year from Revelstoke! May the powdery nano dust of frozen unicorn santorum...
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    Revelstoke and Rogers Pass New Year

    Illecillewaet to Lookout to Lookout West to Ravens to out. Barely adequate

    Snowing lightly through the day. Skies overcast. Winds light. Everything's mogulled308585308586308587308588308589
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    The look on your face when you got the hot seat...

    The look on your face when you got the hot seat was priceless D Deserved
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    Some FM-specific advice - there's not a pile...

    Some FM-specific advice

    - there's not a pile of tree skiing so be smart with what you have. Ie ski it on gray bird and tour high on bluebird

    - the glaciers have changed a lot in the past 10...
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    I set up a web page for a 10 person group when...

    I set up a web page for a 10 person group when going to FM. You can use this as a guideline for your own trip

    http://www.leelau.net/2007/fairymeadows0703/tripprephink.htm

    When I booked the...
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    Sky may I use these pictures for an article to...

    Sky may I use these pictures for an article to warn about PWL latencies and headsup?
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    Aye that's the rub. Colorado skiers would...

    Aye that's the rub. Colorado skiers would presumably be more trained to deal with PWLs. Coast skiers aren't. Which is why people like the puregravity imbecile exist
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    Just to add to what Alex said Infoex reports a...

    Just to add to what Alex said Infoex reports a region I'm going to roughly call Central and North Selkirks had FLs that were quite low. Selkirk Lodge south of Albert Canyon, Snowfall Lodge west of...
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    https://instagram.com/stories/j.memay/220481756388...

    https://instagram.com/stories/j.memay/2204817563887006840?utm_source=ig_story_item_share&igshid=1pjcbdtyhz4ju

    Heli bombing Blackcomb results
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    Heel gap number is correct. I eyeball so there's...

    Heel gap number is correct. I eyeball so there's the tiniest of gaps

    Finally released the Xenic by splatting off a pillow skiing inbounds at RMR. Heel released as I came up short on a double and...
  34. Thread: More Revelstoke

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    Woke up Saturday to rain. Well it was a good...

    Woke up Saturday to rain. Well it was a good run.

    Highway cleared up a bit so more people got through. Still not super crowded but mixed precip turning to heavy snow at top of gondi. Still...
  35. Thread: More Revelstoke

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    Took a bit of time Friday also to walk.a friends...

    Took a bit of time Friday also to walk.a friends dog over in the Big Eddy and punch a track in the Lower Fingers to see how things are. Still some alder despite us sawing a bit but next storm cycle...
  36. Thread: More Revelstoke

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    So the highways were plugged or closed as...

    So the highways were plugged or closed as anticipated. 60cms either fell or were falling on day 4. Another 20 fell for day 5.

    This was Thurs and Friday midweek. Despite temps supposed to go...
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    Right on C! It's drying out and the snow held...

    Right on C! It's drying out and the snow held at about 800m FL. Meanwhile just 100kms south it was raining to 1600m - so weird

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  38. Thread: More Revelstoke

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    Revelstoke and area snow safety resources...

    Revelstoke and area snow safety resources https://snowbrains.com/rogers-pass-2019-winter-permit-update-and-a-new-map/
  39. Thread: More Revelstoke

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    Acceptable 306872

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    You;d have to get here ...

    You;d have to get here

    https://www.drivebc.ca/mobile/pub/events/majorevents.html

    Major Events

    Highway 1 Both Directions
    Highway 1, in both directions. Travel advisory in effect between...
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    Note the discounts in the article and 2 for 1s -...

    Note the discounts in the article and 2 for 1s
    - gear rentals
    - Woolsey
    - 112 pub
    - Regent fine dining
    - Rockford

    Just the RMR 2for1s alone are worth the coupon book.
  42. Thread: More Revelstoke

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    Highway closures already planned for tonight per...

    Highway closures already planned for tonight per PC. Nothing's going to help anyone who isnt already Revelstuck
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    More snow again and heard there were to be...

    More snow again and heard there were to be highway closures so used some RMR tix. Stuck inbounds. They had 20 the prev 12 hours then 13 new and highway issues kept the roads stuck with traffic and...
  44. Thread: More Revelstoke

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    Day 2. Went into other side of the highway at...

    Day 2. Went into other side of the highway at the Pass. Another 20cms new. With wind loading it was variable low density 30 to 50cms running easily on buried surface hoar so stuck to benched...
  45. Thread: More Revelstoke

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    More Revelstoke

    Appear to have timed this storm cycle well. Day 1 Rogers Pass. Tried to get an alpine window but storm came in. 10cms new on top of previous 10 cms

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    Here goes RMR yesterday from 12.30. Nobody...

    Here goes

    RMR yesterday from 12.30. Nobody there
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    The Xenic feels quite locked in at the heel. ...

    The Xenic feels quite locked in at the heel. Like others have said with brakes (with which I'm skiing) the heel is supported by the brake pad. Without brakes the heel would float

    There is very...
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    So far after 3 days. One.on hard pack and two...

    So far after 3 days. One.on hard pack and two massive touring pow

    - A tad fiddly to step in. Toe pieces tend to dive through the vertical stoppers that position the boot at the toe pincers. I'm...
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    Cube Hotel is 90/100 per room. Free breakfast. ...

    Cube Hotel is 90/100 per room. Free breakfast.

    Buy a coupon book for 2for 1s for RMR tix. I wrote this

    https://snowbrains.com/revelstoke-bc-on-a-budget-powder-for-the-people/
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    I'm always interested A! But am planted for the...

    I'm always interested A! But am planted for the week
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