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    Great tree riding, ruedi can be a bit of a cunt...

    Great tree riding, ruedi can be a bit of a cunt tho


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    Please, keep telling people that... ...

    Please, keep telling people that...

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  3. Seeing a helicopter drop off skiers on...

    Seeing a helicopter drop off skiers on shiribetsudake is not cool.
  4. You've listed some great touring spots there no...

    You've listed some great touring spots there no doubt. I haven't been to all of them, but I still don't think many of them (maybe eniwa-dake is the exception) have the same below tree-line steep fall...
  5. Gotta say I am totally against the idea of heli...

    Gotta say I am totally against the idea of heli ski operations in Western Hokkaido :cussing:.

    Don't get me wrong, I love heli (when my budget allows :eek:) and I've been heli-boarding many times...
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    Whilst I agree that generally Honshu has more...

    Whilst I agree that generally Honshu has more bitchin' terrain than Hokkaido, it's not like it's completely flat... ;)

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  7. Not worth coming to from the northern hemisphere,...

    Not worth coming to from the northern hemisphere, try NZ glacier country in October
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    Here's the slope in question. The average...

    Here's the slope in question.

    The average pitch is 35 degrees. Just below the top is a convex rollover to 40 degrees. As you can see, it funnels into a narrow gully with trees at the bottom. Quite...
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    Flat, icy, warm, crowded, too many bluebirds

    Flat, icy, warm, crowded, too many bluebirds
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    Also, bear in mind that the approaches to the...

    Also, bear in mind that the approaches to the high alpine on the main divide either involve a day of creek crossings and energy sapping lateral moraine rock hopping with a heavy pack or a helicopter...
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    Plenty of snow in the high alpine on the main...

    Plenty of snow in the high alpine on the main divide in NZ. Long days and good weather.

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  12. Please feel free to stay at home, meanwhile I'll...

    Please feel free to stay at home, meanwhile I'll be here, um yeah it's Australia.


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    Sorry not sorry ...
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  14. For every rule, there's always an exception ...

    For every rule, there's always an exception

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  15. Thread: Anchorage

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    Anchorage

    Ok I can't believe it's taken this many posts and also that it's gonna take someone from the other side of the planet (Aus) to point this out, but there's only one place in Anchorage - ABC...
  16. [QUOTE=Chainsaw_Willie;3749815]What's the best...

    [QUOTE=Chainsaw_Willie;3749815]What's the best month for skiing in Australia?


    Normally August is the best month, this photo was taken in September though!


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  17. Certainly, that's Mt Feathertop (yes i named...

    Certainly, that's Mt Feathertop (yes i named myself on TGR after this mountain, that's how much I love it!). It's near the ski resort (by "near" I mean a solid 4 hour skin) of Mt Hotham which is in...
  18. Whilst we are visiting the Southern hemisphere,...

    Whilst we are visiting the Southern hemisphere, this is also September in Australia, yes that's not a misprint, this is Australia!

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  19. Um this is less than 2 weeks ago in NZ... They...

    Um this is less than 2 weeks ago in NZ...

    They had a shit year, but got an awesome late season dump

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    NZ is all rocks and rain at the mo, this is...

    NZ is all rocks and rain at the mo, this is Australia last week,

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    http://www.fineartlandscapes.net/images/Feathertop...

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    Fuck, don't listen to everyone putting it down (me included I suppose!). If you are "johnny on the spot", able to be there for 3...
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    Alaska is a big place, could you be a bit more...

    Alaska is a big place, could you be a bit more specific? Chugach? Wrangell-st elias?
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    Resort wise things are fairly lame compared to...

    Resort wise things are fairly lame compared to overseas offerings. I generally wouldnt plan way in advance and book somewhere as conditions can be totally lame. Generally, opening weekend in june...
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  25. "The Finger" 600 vertical metres of sweet...

    "The Finger"

    600 vertical metres of sweet chugach couloir

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    You mentioned Tokachidake earlier... ...

    You mentioned Tokachidake earlier...

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