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    OFFICIAL I70 BITCH THREAD....

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    Not quite I 70, but Iím pretty sure this guy has shut it down in the past. I really wanted to help, but the rear end was flying all over the place, kind of like a decapitated snake. We...
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    And when the wind turns upslope, Denver smells...

    And when the wind turns upslope, Denver smells like poop. But that same wind generally brings snow, so I donít mind too much.
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    313021313022 A former neighbor gave this to us...

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    A former neighbor gave this to us and I had it cleaned up and framed a few years back. It details Colorado resorts of the time including Idelwild, Mt Werner, Berthoud Pass, Hidden...
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    The trees on Berthoud Pass were pretty great...

    The trees on Berthoud Pass were pretty great yesterday. Bottomless turns and face shots were had.

    If anyone has plans to stay at the Geneva Basin hut this season, please send me a PM. I...
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    Joel Gonzales is great. I worked as a PA with...

    Joel Gonzales is great. I worked as a PA with him for 2 years and assisted him in lots of surgery. He is a gifted surgeon, good doctor and nice guy. He scoped both my knees after I left his...
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    I canít speak to cheap accommodations in the high...

    I canít speak to cheap accommodations in the high country, but our regional transportation district (RTD) has started a new service called Snowstang. Downtown Denver to A basin and back for $25. ...
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    Here is another vote for the spring free...

    Here is another vote for the spring free trampoline. I bought the 9, round (R79) used 8 years ago and it is still in good condition in spite of the Colorado sun. The only problem is that the...
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    I love my labs. Not the fat, dumb, slow English...

    I love my labs. Not the fat, dumb, slow English labs. The American bird line. Yesterday was my 5 month old pup's first day of skiing and she was fantastic. We live in town, so not much time off...
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    Itís been a few years, but Iíve driven my stock...

    Itís been a few years, but Iíve driven my stock tundra to the top of mercury lift. Then walked the old road to the top of peak 10.

    Iíd love to hear about that adventure in September.
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    Danno, with an 8 year old ocean novice kid,...

    Danno, with an 8 year old ocean novice kid, consider this place.

    http://www.findvacationrentals.com/hawaii/haena-cabin-rentals-4216.html

    Kimoís Yurt is near Haena and a 5 minute walk from some...
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    In Denver and Golden that weekend is Colorado...

    In Denver and Golden that weekend is Colorado Classic bicycle race. This year is womenís racing only, but Iíve always enjoyed these events. Also consider the da Vinci exhibit at the Denver Museum...
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    Iíll ask.

    Iíll ask.
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    [QUOTE=Foggy_Goggles;5702259]Wait? I just looked...

    [QUOTE=Foggy_Goggles;5702259]Wait? I just looked at their page. https://www.facebook.com/pg/Headwaters-Trails-Alliance-116456708394358/posts/?ref=page_internal Is the public access currently closed...
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    Rollins/Corona Pass is still covered in snow. ...

    Rollins/Corona Pass is still covered in snow. From Winter Park, the gate was closed about 4 miles from the top at the first trestle. I did a bit of patch skiing, but it wasnít what I had hoped...
  15. I have nothing but family and friends discount to...

    I have nothing but family and friends discount to offer at winter park, but there are single day tickets to Loveland on Craigslist for $40. Iíd sure rather ski the ridge in April than sloppy bumps,...
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    I skied winter park today (which was FANTASTIC)...

    I skied winter park today (which was FANTASTIC) and observed debris from the Disney chute as well as debris from Stanley. Stanley went this morning and left perhaps 8í deep x 40í wide debris at the...
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    Disney chute avalanche

    https://koaa.com/news/covering-colorado/2019/03/05/video-shows-avalanche-mitigation-above-berthoud-pass/

    Disney went big today with some help from the chopper. Article says it hasnít gone to the...
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    I did a continuing medical education conference...

    I did a continuing medical education conference on wilderness medicine on Donner Pass years ago that was put on by University of Nevada Medical Center. Hours of touring with old docs that know the...
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    If you either of you two are still interested in...

    If you either of you two are still interested in this ski for $200 + shipping, I sent PMs to you both. Please let me know.
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    So $200 is a fair price? Is anyone in Denver...

    So $200 is a fair price?

    Is anyone in Denver or the surrounding area interested in these skis for $200. I'd rather not ship them.
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    FS: Rossi Pro RC 112. 178 cm.

    A friend is cleaning up after her dirtbag son who finally moved out and found these among a bunch of worn out junk. I have no use for them and I've never skied them, but I've read that people really...
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    If you are considering September turns in...

    If you are considering September turns in Colorado and you plan to visit Great Sand Dunes NP, you should consider skiing there. As odd as skiing the dunes may sound, it will almost certainly be...
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    Some fantastic photos of some fantastic lines! ...

    Some fantastic photos of some fantastic lines! I'm awfully envious.
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    For local weather conditions, I use snotel. I...

    For local weather conditions, I use snotel. I tried to paste the specific link, but their server is down so I can't. Not sure how long it has been down as I haven't skied in nearly 2 weeks and am...
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    If you want good advice on skiing Colorado's...

    If you want good advice on skiing Colorado's Front Range in May, find a copy of "Front Range Descents" by Haddad and Faughey. It gives great info on great routes as well as when each route is...
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    Look at "Colorado 10th Mountain Huts and Trails"...

    Look at "Colorado 10th Mountain Huts and Trails" by Lou Dawson. It is a fantastic guide book with info on skiing around each hut as well as multilpe routes to link huts. I particularly like that he...
  28. Just a bit west of Vail on I-70 south of the...

    Just a bit west of Vail on I-70 south of the Wolcott exit is the Lazy J Ranch. I haven't been in years, but they had a great five stand skeet shooting setup in the past. They had guns to lend and...
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    We met this old guy at Loveland today. Probably...

    We met this old guy at Loveland today. Probably 90 years old. I was scooting in for hot chocolate with my 5 year old and this guy strikes up a conversation. I ask about all of the flags on his...
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    One of the hardest things for me when my boys...

    One of the hardest things for me when my boys were little was the poor drive time to ski time ratio. An hour drive to Loveland, 2 hours of skiing followed by an hour drive home made me cranky. We...
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    If staying at Glacier Basin campground in RMNP,...

    If staying at Glacier Basin campground in RMNP, consider skiing Flattop Mountain. Start at the Bear Lake parking lot just a bit west of your camp site. If skiing solo and from sea level, I'd advise...
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    If the OP is looking for a basic fitness as a...

    If the OP is looking for a basic fitness as a father, husband, and regularly employed guy who likely has little free time, consider commuting by bicycle. CO roads are bike friendly as is the...
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    I stayed in the yurt near Haena last July. ...

    I stayed in the yurt near Haena last July.
    www.kimosvacationrentals.com
    $110 per night for a pretty big place with a kitchen and close enough to the beach to hear the surf when the wind is right....
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    4 and 8 closed around 11:00 with good reason. No...

    4 and 8 closed around 11:00 with good reason. No visibility and tons of wind affected snow in places it generally isn't. Trees below cats meow and the surface lift trees held a lot of good snow,...
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    I rode with a patroller late yesterday who said...

    I rode with a patroller late yesterday who said that #8 opens saturday and #9 for Christmas. #4 was not nearly as fun as I'd hoped for yesterday, but the company was great.
  36. There is a purple building on 22nd and california...

    There is a purple building on 22nd and california called "the center for humanitarian treatment of laborers" but in Spanish. It is run by the city, so I assume that it is legal. $10/hour for...
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