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  1. Sorry to hear this, RIP. He could have some...

    Sorry to hear this, RIP. He could have some colorful conversations with folks that didn't understand line etiquette early AM especially on big days. He had a chair stashed under the deck which was...
  2. That what I thought, one of First Chair Brian's...

    That what I thought, one of First Chair Brian's crew.
  3. Was he one of the guys in line early just about...

    Was he one of the guys in line early just about every day?
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    There was a mention of opposition to this being...

    There was a mention of opposition to this being installed. Is there any history of cables snapping? We have seen chairs come off cables, cables coming off wheels, bull wheels failing, Yan-Lift...
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    $30,000 houses, 550 of vertical and some fine...

    $30,000 houses, 550 of vertical and some fine establishments on Silver St in Hurley.
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    Curious, what happens to Rowmark with PCMR no...

    Curious, what happens to Rowmark with PCMR no longer providing race training?
  7. I was also hoping to see Mountain Hosts listed. ...

    I was also hoping to see Mountain Hosts listed. Having hosts at the bottom of each lift as well as the top would help with the influx (IKON) of skiers unfamiliar with the terrain. I answered more...
  8. I had a recent college grad ask me about working...

    I had a recent college grad ask me about working this winter at Alta. I went to the website to look at available positions and they have few openings other than ski school instructors, apprentice...
  9. Thread: Ikon Pass

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    Maybe too cold but steep plays little part in it....

    Maybe too cold but steep plays little part in it. If you look back at posts from last winter you will find all kinds of stories from Alta about IKON pass holders getting in way over their head. My...
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    Wonder what the used market for C7 is going to...

    Wonder what the used market for C7 is going to do? Kerbeck Chevy in Atlantic City is selling new LT-1 coupes for $44,800.
  11. My on time is always dusk with electric eye and...

    My on time is always dusk with electric eye and off is 11:00 PM in the summer. Late fall and winter I move off to 10:00 PM, don’t really care as we are in SLC December through April anyway.
  12. When we moved in to this house two years ago...

    When we moved in to this house two years ago there were two separate hard wired transformers, one in back, one in front. They used a timer so it required changing the on / off setting based on when...
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    What's with the buzz / military style hair cuts...

    What's with the buzz / military style hair cuts that many police officers sport? When I was growing up the crew cut or flat top was popular but that was 60 years ago. I won't go so far as to say...
  14. Shit, we live West of Milwaukee and Kroger...

    Shit, we live West of Milwaukee and Kroger grocery warehouse jobs are being advertised for $20 / hr to start, full benefits and a 90 day probation period. Make it to 90 days they give you a $1000...
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    A good friend, who absolutely refused to ski in...

    A good friend, who absolutely refused to ski in anything except the red Salomon SX 91's(?) was buried wearing them.

    Only thing I have noticed about a boot conspiracy is when you buy new boots the...
  16. I would go with a wood look vinyl. I just...

    I would go with a wood look vinyl. I just installed a stone looking vinyl in a bathroom that Lumber Liquidators guarantees is 100% waterproof. This is a floating floor so no glue, just click...
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    Our 10 yo granddaughter is "this close" to...

    Our 10 yo granddaughter is "this close" to passing me by. Its not going to be a case where we can't ski together but she is just going to be better. This past year she won nine of her ten U-10...
  18. We always called that gap "Wasnatch"

    We always called that gap "Wasnatch"
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    Yea, never saw a fireplace at floor level. Is...

    Yea, never saw a fireplace at floor level. Is the fire box the same width of the opening or is it wider?
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    Love the STH's. Have them on multiple pair of...

    Love the STH's. Have them on multiple pair of skis in the family without ever having an issue. I like the adjustable toe wings and downward pressure on the ATF plate. Also very easy to set the...
  21. Has anyone got after Ciochetti's ribbon?

    Has anyone got after Ciochetti's ribbon?
  22. Alta reports Collins mid mountain and...

    Alta reports Collins mid mountain and historically under reports. I asked the question of OW 10 - 12 years ago while riding the chair with him and he said "so nobody comes in the office and...
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    I did a kitchen remodel using cabinets and...

    I did a kitchen remodel using cabinets and flooring from Home Depot. The only thing I did not do myself was counter tops. The cabinets were delivered direct to our home on a semi, driver and a...
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    It was an April wet sloppy day so conditions...

    It was an April wet sloppy day so conditions pretty much sucked. They were hooky, grabby and did not want to go where I tried to point them. Two runs and I took them off, they felt like a really...
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    Thanks, this makes sense and is kind of what I...

    Thanks, this makes sense and is kind of what I thought. I was actually considering the Commander 98 for strictly groomer / firm snow conditions. Demoed the 108 this spring and I absolutely could...
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    OK, so I have the Deathwish which I use most days...

    OK, so I have the Deathwish which I use most days other than on really firm groomer days. I find them to be great on deep days. Would the Wildcat 108 be too similar to the Deathwish (112) to make any...
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    I wish you had not posted this, I need another...

    I wish you had not posted this, I need another pair of skis like the proverbial hole in the head but they look spectacular.
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    Used to live in the Fox Cities in WI, had an old...

    Used to live in the Fox Cities in WI, had an old Holiday Inn that changed hands probably 10 times in the last 35 years after Hwy 41 became limited access. Hotel was left stranded with no easy way to...
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    Didn't K2 move all or most of their production to...

    Didn't K2 move all or most of their production to China 10 years ago?
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    She raced a USSA / Metro Cup at Chestnut on...

    She raced a USSA / Metro Cup at Chestnut on Sunday March 10th. I checked the results and the vast majority of racers were WJR with very few WIIJR kids. I only saw a couple from Chestnut and then a...
  32. Maughan has been a proponent of a tunnel between...

    Maughan has been a proponent of a tunnel between BCC & LCC, that was what I was referring to. I think sheds might have a place in the solution.
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    Our Granddaughter races on Nordica Doberman, two...

    Our Granddaughter races on Nordica Doberman, two different lengths for SL and GS. Next year she has a new pair in 146 for GS and her shorter GS skis from this year become her SL skis. Her Carson's...
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    Carson's are 80, 83 or 85 underfoot depending on...

    Carson's are 80, 83 or 85 underfoot depending on length, that seems good to me. Our granddaughter has no problem in deep powder with her 136's. BTW Moment made the Zephyr for kids, 101 underfoot,...
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    They are the best kids ski on the planet, our...

    They are the best kids ski on the planet, our granddaughter is on her second pair.
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    Just remembered she did a March Saturday / Sunday...

    Just remembered she did a March Saturday / Sunday race at Chestnut, not sure it was the open.
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    Looks like Moment Carson's to me.

    Looks like Moment Carson's to me.
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    My wife and I are retired and live in SLC all...

    My wife and I are retired and live in SLC all winter ( 30 miles west of Milwaukee during the summer) so she gets the opportunity to come out and ski with us several times during the winter. Started...
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    Yea, figured out that was Tyrol, she looks great...

    Yea, figured out that was Tyrol, she looks great in the night video.

    Our U10 Granddaughter racing for Ausblick had a "PERFECT SEASON" in the Wisconsin Junior Racing League. Attached is a video...
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    where was the picture taken with the girls...

    where was the picture taken with the girls holding their trophies?
  41. Mike Maughan posted this on Alta's website, re:...

    Mike Maughan posted this on Alta's website, re: traffic solutions in LCC.

    https://www.alta.com/blog/lcc-traffic-solutions

    I like the fact he is not talking about tunnels, trains, gondolas...
  42. "Powder day they don't add buses??? That is...

    "Powder day they don't add buses???


    That is the problem with buses, you can't at the drop of a hat add drivers when you need them today but not yesterday or tomorrow. UTA does not have drivers...
  43. I like "To Observe and Ignore"

    I like "To Observe and Ignore"
  44. Yesterday afternoon while walking to our car (in...

    Yesterday afternoon while walking to our car (in the car pool area, doing our part) the Alta Town Marshall was driving past the front entrance of the GMD and a guy in a SUV opened his window and...
  45. We got to the mouth of the canyon about 8:00,...

    We got to the mouth of the canyon about 8:00, they let everyone up to I think Gate B, we were stopped short of gate A and waited about 20 minutes. Alta Central at 8:10 said the road was open, not...
  46. Last chair turns were the best

    Last chair turns were the best
  47. [QUOTE=altacoup;5644928]^^^ I've said this a...

    [QUOTE=altacoup;5644928]^^^

    I've said this a few times before. But I expect a third lane and a gondola in LCC for the 2030 Olympics, with a ski event at Snowbird. Not going to give further info...
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    While waxing my new this year Deathwish's...

    While waxing my new this year Deathwish's yesterday I noticed that there was an area on both skis that are base high. No sure why or how I never noticed it before but after putting a true bar on...
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    That looks great. Our 10 year old granddaughter...

    That looks great. Our 10 year old granddaughter is on her second pair of Carson's, currently on 136's. As a racer she will more than likely be on the 154's next season. When we put her on her first...
  50. Thread: Ikon Pass

    by bigdude2468
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    Quite possible it happened just as he said. ...

    Quite possible it happened just as he said. Early season before Christmas rode the Supreme chair with three IKON holders, late 20's early 30's, two guys and a girl. Had a nice conversation with...
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