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  1. They have backup generators. At least for where...

    They have backup generators. At least for where it's crucial, anyway.
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    How so? I mean... Mammoth and the adjacent...

    How so? I mean... Mammoth and the adjacent backcountry is pretty world class. Quite a bit better?
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    Right, but we’ve often referred to Olympic Valley...

    Right, but we’ve often referred to Olympic Valley for various reasons including the attempted incorporation so it’s the most realistic alternative to actually catch on.
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    I've come to realize this is a backdoor way of...

    I've come to realize this is a backdoor way of everyone just calling it Olympic Valley, without fighting the IOC. It's worth noting the Squaw base area in the app and elsewhere is labeled as...
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    Tell me you're out of touch in the ski world...

    Tell me you're out of touch in the ski world without telling me you're out of touch in the ski world. That was the most Lou Dawson thing ever.
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    I agree - it just feels wrong not having a fresh...

    I agree - it just feels wrong not having a fresh issue on the table right now.
  7. But that's in Canuckistan. Man, I drove over...

    But that's in Canuckistan. Man, I drove over Rogers pass during a storm and that is some crazy, sketchy shit. All time white knuckle drive.
  8. Clarification: it's not happening but the topic...

    Clarification: it's not happening but the topic has been strongly considered of late after the road was closed due to skier/rider triggered slides, no?
  9. The only time they're going to close anything is...

    The only time they're going to close anything is if a slope is above an important roadway, like they do on Teton Pass now after too many idiotic incidents.
  10. Yeah the kid passes are steep, relatively...

    Yeah the kid passes are steep, relatively speaking. I’ve had both SB and Ikon the last several years but all three kids have ikon passes (costs less but they also love Alpinisade Valley South).
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    Bummer there's still only one venue in North...

    Bummer there's still only one venue in North America, but I get that it's difficult to arrange currently. I'm hoping to make it to the Kicking Horse event this year - would love to watch in person.
  12. Yes, that's what I was referring to. Still love...

    Yes, that's what I was referring to. Still love Palisade Meadows on weekdays, though.
  13. If only there was some other resort in the area...

    If only there was some other resort in the area with better terrain than Mt. Rose and none of the crowds of Squawlpine. :fmicon:

    Err... I mean Palisades Tahoe / Alpine Meadows. Palpine?
  14. The best part of the renaming of the resort are...

    The best part of the renaming of the resort are all of the dipshits on social media commenting stuff like "GO WOKE GO BROKE!"

    Riiiight. Last time I checked, Target is still in business after that...
  15. Thread: The FIFTY

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    It was just a joke relating to early morning...

    It was just a joke relating to early morning flights out of that airport and not being happy about it. But it got a lot better once it was revealed what a huge douchebag that guy is. I encountered...
  16. I figured the eagle in the logo was a nod to the...

    I figured the eagle in the logo was a nod to the Eagle's Nest aka McConkey's on KT. I don't think the logo is all that bad, just the name is a little boring for a place that is very much the...
  17. It's up on the sign in front of Olympic Valley...

    It's up on the sign in front of Olympic Valley road today and all over their social media, so yes.

    And yes, the IOC is a huge stickler about using the Olympic brand.
  18. Olympic Valley clearly wasn't an option due to...

    Olympic Valley clearly wasn't an option due to trademark issues... but I'm wondering how much they paid some firm to come up with Palisades? Pretty vanilla. Without a catchy new name, everyone is...
  19. Palisades Tahoe is kind of a lame resort name...

    Palisades Tahoe is kind of a lame resort name IMO. That's the best they could come up with?

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  20. Clearly a long time listener, first time...

    Clearly a long time listener, first time alias-poster. Pretty sure I know who this is and I approve.

    Thanks for the food recommendations OP, I'm about to drive up to Seattle later this month. ...
  21. Wow, that's pretty cool that they're being so...

    Wow, that's pretty cool that they're being so pro-active.
  22. Yeah, I think we discussed it in this thread a...

    Yeah, I think we discussed it in this thread a few years ago. I've never seen anything quite like it before (at least not in CA), where the same city and mailing addresses are literally split...
  23. Truckee is mostly in Nevada County but a good...

    Truckee is mostly in Nevada County but a good portion goes across the county line into Placer, including all of Northstar.

    As for defensible space, I know they've been doing a ton of work in...
  24. I'm actually fine with daylight savings. Didn't...

    I'm actually fine with daylight savings. Didn't feel that way until I had kids...
  25. Damn, y'all need to chill. Court, yeah, the...

    Damn, y'all need to chill. Court, yeah, the closures are a bit much to be honest but that's more the fault of people being fucking idiots and that sucks for us non-morons. Having said that, there's...
  26. I’m confused… so we all ski groomers now?

    I’m confused… so we all ski groomers now?
  27. Haha, 100% First kid trips and you're all over...

    Haha, 100%

    First kid trips and you're all over it. Third kid falls off like a 5 foot deck while at a party and you just take another sip of beer, "Oh, he's fine. Bit of a drama queen."
  28. Speaking from experience... Annadel Park in...

    Speaking from experience... Annadel Park in Kenwood / Santa Rosa got absolutely nuked in Oct 2017 and the trails were okay after we cleared all of the debris and fallen trees. We didn't allow...
  29. I mean you're not wrong but... we were together...

    I mean you're not wrong but... we were together 23 years, had 3 kids... so it was fine for a decent stretch. So no regrets. Okay, maybe a few regrets, whatever. At least she didn't cheat on me...
  30. Look bro, the fire was a hoax. This entire thread...

    Look bro, the fire was a hoax. This entire thread is full of crisis actors…
  31. There were a number of girls like that in my high...

    There were a number of girls like that in my high school. In particular in my history class it was a desks-in-a-circle setup so you could see above and below the tables and they'd always sit in the...
  32. Seriously. Some of you need to be thankful and...

    Seriously. Some of you need to be thankful and STFU. How ridiculous.

    Yeah, CalFire wants to ruin the local economy on the north shore. That's definitely it. :rolleyes:
  33. I've been through three fires in the last 4-5...

    I've been through three fires in the last 4-5 years. Looting happened at all of them. It's not an important story until the dust settles - there are far more important things to report on. ...
  34. Yeah, I mean, it's one thing for a guy to turn...

    Yeah, I mean, it's one thing for a guy to turn his head at a short skirt and some tan legs as a sort of innate reaction, but once you realize it's some girl under 18 get ahold of yourself. I have...
  35. My oldest turns 13 in a few weeks and I just had...

    My oldest turns 13 in a few weeks and I just had to have my first "no, you cannot wear that out" conversation. Oh boy. And so it begins...
  36. Looks like the fire is beginning to turn towards...

    Looks like the fire is beginning to turn towards SLT on the most recent fire maps. Not good.

    Edit: yeah, i saw Zeke's vid. Read posts below.
  37. Because Big Chief, Deer Creek and some other...

    Because Big Chief, Deer Creek and some other trails on the other side of Sawtooth (i.e. Happy Face) are pretty fun? Not excusing violating the closure, however.
  38. ^^ So much depends on the steepness as well as...

    ^^ So much depends on the steepness as well as the soil composition. For example, after 2017 in Sonoma we really didn't have any flooding issues related to the burnt terrain, but you may remember...
  39. I get the impression they've come to the...

    I get the impression they've come to the conclusion that taking this thing head-on just isn't realistic with the wind, so trimming the margins and holding the side lines and squeezing it is the best...
  40. Damn, the line they've been able to hold here so...

    Damn, the line they've been able to hold here so far is pretty incredible considering the wind...

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    Yeah but it will likely only be open to certain...

    Yeah but it will likely only be open to certain countries and the US will not be one of them, or probably shouldn't. Thanks to a bunch of dipshit anti-vaxxers.
  42. THE OFFICIAL 20/21 TAHOE SKI & SNOWBOARD THREAD. PANDEMIC SCHMANDEMIC!

    The SAR bullshit is super frustrating. I tried to volunteer for Sonoma County several years back because I know the Eastern county terrain maybe better than anyone (and my friend who is on that team...
  43. Thread: covid liability

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    Jesus Fucking Christ. Are you really trying to...

    Jesus Fucking Christ. Are you really trying to argue that political affiliation isn't a major overlap of who is getting vaxxed vs. those who aren't? I mean... come on.

    Fun to see we are always...
  44. Holy shit. Digging through this it's interesting...

    Holy shit. Digging through this it's interesting to see which parts of the EIR were upheld and which were not.

    This sums up so much of what happened...

    And to the extent an agency omits an...
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    ^^ lol. Pretty sure that's known as "book club."

    ^^ lol. Pretty sure that's known as "book club."
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    I had hope for this next generation until TikTok...

    I had hope for this next generation until TikTok happened...
  47. Thread: 2021 PGA

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    Tiger felt the same way about Phil early in their...

    Tiger felt the same way about Phil early in their careers. Phil might be the most naturally talented of them all.
  48. Many of the women in this thread are not my taste...

    Many of the women in this thread are not my taste but what the hell? If you’re complaining about her you’ve got problems.
  49. THE OFFICIAL 20/21 TAHOE SKI & SNOWBOARD THREAD. PANDEMIC SCHMANDEMIC!

    Maintaining two households has been a real bummer on my bank account and not my preference, but I’ve been away from Truckee for a full month now due to the air quality. Finally paying off for me I...
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    I love my wife and all, but Jesus Hercules Christ...

    Just to be clear, we’re fine with slightly larger pillows on the couch that are actually comfortable for spreading out or what have you? Just not the smaller “decorative” ones correct? Because I’m...
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