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  1. Wrong when Home Run is open and you get there...

    Wrong when Home Run is open and you get there early on a weekday (and take the other gondola). The walk from the bus to Big Springs gondola and from skiing to bus pickup on return destroys your boot...
  2. Not only did the Backside at Kirkwood open, but...

    Not only did the Backside at Kirkwood open, but Lookout Vista T-bar also did. I thought I missed the Backside opening as I was on my 2nd lap on the Wall when I saw Eagle Bowl and chair 2 were open. I...
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    "Yosemite’s Tioga Road will open on Friday, the...

    "Yosemite’s Tioga Road will open on Friday, the first day of summer, but initially only for two hours a day.

    The park announced that motor vehicles and bicycles will be allowed on the trans-Sierra...
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    Sonora Pass may open tomorrow according to...

    Sonora Pass may open tomorrow according to https://twitter.com/caltrans9?lang=en

    I was tipped off from email from Snowbrains who also posted at...
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    Mad Pat maintains a list of who is open in the...

    Mad Pat maintains a list of who is open in the Spring in the East at https://madpatski.wordpress.com/
    Mont St-Sauveur and Killington probably will make it into June this year.
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    Heavenly Buddy pass is $101/day and Ski With A...

    Heavenly Buddy pass is $101/day and Ski With A Friend is $106 from 12/14-20 at Heavenly and could be even higher after 12/20.

    Stagecoach base is supposed to open on Thurs 12/6 with free food on...
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    I've only been to Mustang as friend who has been...

    I've only been to Mustang as friend who has been many other places cat and heli-skiing says it's the best. I sat out 2017 as I already had trip planned to Whistler and connecting my Mustang dates to...
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    "Cheap" and "powered" do not go well together...

    "Cheap" and "powered" do not go well together although you may be able to park in front of a closed business in South Tahoe or Truckee for the night and find a plug. Not sure how big of a...
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    Beer bars? There's a beer trail...

    Beer bars? There's a beer trail https://tahoesouth.com/beer-trail/

    I usually can find something I like from the specials or regular menu at Lakeside Inn. Downstairs has a Latin American menu and...
  10. The deal on the October 10 SF TGR movie is...

    The deal on the October 10 SF TGR movie is "everyone in attendance will get a buy-one-day-get-the-next-day-free lift ticket to Mt Bachelor (holiday restrictions apply)". While the...
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    See https://www.facebook.com/coop.cooper which...

    See https://www.facebook.com/coop.cooper which includes ".. proud to have just completed a 14yr marathon run with my family @KirkwoodMtn and @HeavenlyMtn resorts." and "If anyone knows of or needs...
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    I've been looking for years (5+, see my post on...

    I've been looking for years (5+, see my post on page 46 of this thread from Feb. 2013) and saw one on Craigslist in SF yesterday that I told my wife was the one. 4WD Dodge diesel 1 ton single rear...
  13. You need to go further N, to at least I-80 in...

    You need to go further N, to at least I-80 in Truckee to get any totality as the furthest N part of Lake Tahoe (Incline Village) will only be 99.9% eclipsed. Reno will have about 2 minutes and 45...
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    Surprised this 4x4 ambulance has not been posted....

    Surprised this 4x4 ambulance has not been posted. I would not buy an ambulance or shuttle bus as I've seen how much time they can spend idling.
    http://sacramento.craigslist.org/rvs/5861236791.html
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    A report from second group to ski with them at...

    A report from second group to ski with them at http://www.firsttracksonline.com/boards/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=12002 and an article about them at...
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    I made road trips from CA to Canada the last two...

    I made road trips from CA to Canada the last two winters. Two years ago it was Bachelor, then three days of BC cat skiing, Kicking Horse, Lake Louise, Sunshine and Panorama, followed by multiple days...
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    I have not read the lease and am not a lawyer,...

    I have not read the lease and am not a lawyer, but are you sure that El Dorado County has juridsiction? Google maps shows El Dorado County is the N-side of Hwy 88 and in many places way N. Chairs 7...
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    Poll: My friend has skied with Extremely Canadian at...

    My friend has skied with Extremely Canadian at Whistler and in South America and at LaGrave. He has good things to say about them. His reports from days spent with them at Whistler last April are at:...
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    To me it looks like Northstar has two worthwhile...

    To me it looks like Northstar has two worthwhile chairs with one intermediate run open on each one. That is arguably better than Alpine or Squaw, comparable to Heavenly, but Kirkwood, where I plan to...
  20. Late show is sold out. Probably will go to early...

    Late show is sold out. Probably will go to early show solo and have room if one or two people need ride back towards South Bay. - Plans changed so I will not be going even though I used the two free...
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    I did my first cat skiing trip last winter and...

    I did my first cat skiing trip last winter and renewed for the same mid to late Feb dates for the upcoming winter. While conditions last winter were difficult (see...
  22. I knew what you were talking about, but my notes...

    I knew what you were talking about, but my notes show me skiing Lookout Vista T-bar at the beginning and end of March 2014. I rode the lower Covered Wagon handle lift on April 4, 2014, but don't...
  23. Would like ticket to SF show. Would like to go to...

    Would like ticket to SF show. Would like to go to a higher one, but the one at Squaw is on my birthday and already have concert tickets for that night.

    Will be getting higher later today as I plan...
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    All the higher Sierra passes are closed...

    All the higher Sierra passes are closed again.This includes Monitor, Ebbetts, Sonora and Tioga.
    Howard Scheckter at http://mammothweather.com/ predicting 6-8" between today and Thurs.
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    Mammoth offers same price as BAF if you have a...

    Mammoth offers same price as BAF if you have a pass from another hill. But you have to buy ticket for specific days by 8 pm the previous day by calling 800-Mammoth. And until you actually buy, don't...
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    1996 Chevy 3500 4x4 Turbo Diesel Ambulance...

    1996 Chevy 3500 4x4 Turbo Diesel Ambulance Conversion - $12500 (Truckee)

    Since nobody has posted this one, I did. http://sacramento.craigslist.org/rvs/4347568374.html

    Is price too high for...
  27. Found answer to me question by adding TGR to...

    Found answer to me question by adding TGR to google search for "Way of Life" and "San Jose".

    TGR posted the following to their facebook page on Tuesday in response to question about it: "
    We had...
  28. What happened to scheduled showing of "Way of...

    What happened to scheduled showing of "Way of Life" in San Jose today at 3 pm? It was supposed to be in Convention Center where ski show is being held this weekend. It was listed a week ago when I...
  29. Sorry I missed the movie this year. Wife and...

    Sorry I missed the movie this year. Wife and friend and I went last year after I won tickets from a photo contest. Two of our Alpine/Squaw tickets and all of our Bachelor tickets got used. I'm going...
  30. $70 Bus Only - That is more than my gas cost and...

    $70 Bus Only - That is more than my gas cost and I would want to be there for close on Sunday, not Saturday. Plus I can leave San Jose at 5:30 AM and be there at 9 AM, which is probably too early if...
  31. Anybody doing a daytrip from Bay Area to Kirkwood...

    Anybody doing a daytrip from Bay Area to Kirkwood for closing day? I'm thinking about it, but not really committed and would want to find a rider or two or a ride.

    I was there the last two...
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    I think the owner said that although it is not...

    I think the owner said that although it is not quite that high, they know if clearance says 12 feet, they will clear. I added a picture from his ad.
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    What does everyone think of this?...

    What does everyone think of this? http://sfbay.craigslist.org/sby/rvs/3577590379.html
    Canadian-built camper with slide-out and good headroom in cabover on crew-cab 1-ton 4X4 with 496 V-8 and only...
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    +1 Some choices to stay between Mammoth and...

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    Some choices to stay between Mammoth and Kirkwood are:

    Carson Valley Inn, Minden, NV way less expensive than Kirkwood and not that far away. Good Basque restaurants in area.
    Topaz Lake,...
  35. I was going to say pea+ sized. It looks like it...

    I was going to say pea+ sized. It looks like it hit a lot harder in Gilroy where streets and lawns were nearly covered with white....
  36. White stuff fell from the sky in San Jose, CA...

    White stuff fell from the sky in San Jose, CA this afternoon. First we had heavy rain, then pea-sized hail, then some thunder.
  37. Kirkwood 12/20 not free for everyone

    Powdork posted about Kirkwood being free for the masses on Tuesday 12/20. But from Kirkwood's website: "FREE skiing & riding to our locals on Tuesday December 20th as a thank you for their continued...
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    I was able to get someone from craigslist to send...

    I was able to get someone from craigslist to send me two of the 2-day passes. With insured shipping, they cost $100 each which gets me to my goal of not paying over $50 for a day of skiing when I...
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    This season will make 49 years

    I first skied in the spring of 1963 at Heavenly Valley, before there was a Nevada side. My family tried to go for New Year's, but the road was closed due to storm and avalanche so we returned home...
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    "$110 is stupid. Look on KSL.com, or just wait...

    "$110 is stupid. Look on KSL.com, or just wait until you can make it to Provo yourself."
    They are $110 and $115 on KSL. I live in California and will not be in Utah until March and I heard these are...
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    Are these tickets only valid two consecutive...

    Are these tickets only valid two consecutive days? Is there anyone near Provo that can get me one? I could pay a little extra.

    I will be in Utah March 9/10-12/13.

    There is someone trying to...
  42. RSN-TV reporting that Squaw bought Alpine

    I'm not sure how official this is or if they are only extending the long running rumors from unofficial squaw, but RSN-TV at South Lake Tahoe is reporting this morning that Squaw has bought Alpine.
  43. Anybody driving from South Tahoe to Alpine/Squaw...

    Anybody driving from South Tahoe to Alpine/Squaw this weekend? I'm looking for a ride, preferably early Sunday morning to Alpine. My wife and I will be at cabin near Stateline. She is not interested...
  44. Train from Sacramento to Truckee not very practical- try Greyhound

    Their is only one train a day and it leaves at 11 am and takes 3.5 hours to get to Truckee. It also costs $73 and is sold out on some days. There are also Amtrak Thruway buses, but they want part of...
  45. Shogun - post 1054 in this thread - is a hero

    I sent Shogun a PM, some of which follows here: At 12:30 pm on Tuesday, while one of the very few riding Squaw Creek, I went over you when you dug out the buried skier. You and your brother are...
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