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    Anyone in summer ops at WB been contacted about...

    Anyone in summer ops at WB been contacted about the bike park? Any sense as to whether or not they are looking to get things prepped for a park season or are they taking a wait and see approach so...
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    Kalisto/Benny, thanks for the beta.

    Kalisto/Benny, thanks for the beta.
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    Anyone been up the Garibaldi Park Road since this...

    Anyone been up the Garibaldi Park Road since this heat has hit it? Wondering if will be possible to drive to some the higher parking lots w/o chains this weekend (still have my winters on).

    Cheers
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    Where are you getting these turns in around...

    Where are you getting these turns in around squamish - looking great.
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    remind me what was allowed in terms of touring on...

    remind me what was allowed in terms of touring on the resort last year when they closed.
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    Thanks everyone - I never would have thought to...

    Thanks everyone - I never would have thought to look at Ikea! CT has them, but it's part of a >$100 kit (in Squamish anyway), otherwise sold out.

    On the passes, didn't they used to have a year...
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    Anyone know who in Whistler or Squamish stocks...

    Anyone know who in Whistler or Squamish stocks pozi screwdrivers (#3)? I've tried all of the usual places and no one seems to carry them. Also - what does it take to get one of those named parking...
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    I think that they are able to do pretty good job...

    I think that they are able to do pretty good job at contract tracing and in many cases know where/from whom a person contracted it.

    I think that some of the restaurants have been ordered to...
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    Some are (subject to all of the regular...

    Some are (subject to all of the regular restrictions). If you have staff exposure event, you are closed for 2 weeks and consequently there are a number of restaurants that are closed for a few weeks.
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    I think you’re misunderstanding what I’m saying –...

    I think you’re misunderstanding what I’m saying – I don’t care what your personal views are about the best way to approach the pandemic (as long as you’re following the rules). Whether you think...
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    Good to see you're staying home and not making...

    Good to see you're staying home and not making unnecessary trips out of the house. I mean with all your spouting off about what other people should be doing, great to see you leading by example.
    ...
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    I assume that's because the 80% of people still...

    I assume that's because the 80% of people still skiing all have has seasons passes so tend to own equipment, the 20% who buy days passes make up 80% of rental pool. If this is what its like at 80%...
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    I suspect that's going to be the foundation of a...

    I suspect that's going to be the foundation of a problematic layer for the rest of the season.
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    Not sure if its related or not, but my wife and I...

    Not sure if its related or not, but my wife and I were on the hill Sat and noticed tonnes of large groups of people (10-15 pp) apparently going into the backcountry. I don't think I've ever gone...
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    It's the La Nina game - all about judging the...

    It's the La Nina game - all about judging the storms and when things open. Last time I remember a season with that sort of approach it was 10/11 iirr.
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    What are the odds they can get the alpine opened...

    What are the odds they can get the alpine opened before monday/tues? Seems like they aren't going to have a chance to clear out this storm snow for a few days yet.
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    So tomorrow is the day we find out if this whole...

    So tomorrow is the day we find out if this whole thing works! A power day on a sat, near the holidays, that was predicted well in advance - I can't make it tomorrow, but if it works out and lines are...
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    By old comforts - do you mean Vertical ST's or...

    By old comforts - do you mean Vertical ST's or pre-vertical, if vertical, I've got a case of beer with your name on it next time you're passing through the S2S. I've gone with epoxy for now, but...
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    Thannks for the offer - I ended up going with a...

    Thannks for the offer - I ended up going with a Band-Aid fix of slow set epoxy, but if you're ever in whistler I owe you a pint for the offer... Cheers
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    It's also into the xmas season, I think from...

    It's also into the xmas season, I think from early Jan onward weekends will become easy to book again. I have to say - between the slight inconvenience of having to booking keeping the half-hearted...
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    Thing might have changed since I was a kid, but I...

    Thing might have changed since I was a kid, but I was in same school district growing up as the kids on Bowen, and they had to take a ferry to the mainland every morning - that ferry (and making the...
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    Thanks both - some solid resources there!

    Thanks both - some solid resources there!
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    Any one here work with Ops or Patrol, hearing...

    Any one here work with Ops or Patrol, hearing rumors of when the Alpine might open? Feels like there is enough snow for them to open soon, unless it's a cost decision.
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    Dynafit Binding Spare Parts

    Hi,

    Any one out there working in a shop that happens to have spare volcano for an older set of dynafit TLT vertical bindings? T

    Thanks
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    If this weekend was a reflection of open...

    If this weekend was a reflection of open terrain/uphill capacity to permitted reservations, I might be a convert to the reservation systems permanently.
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    What's this about penalizing pass holders for no...

    What's this about penalizing pass holders for no shows? I look to book a week out, and sometimes a call leads to my working a day that a week out I expected to have a few hours to sneak out. I get...
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    I'm not sure that an address system could work...

    I'm not sure that an address system could work here right now. WB/Vail has sold you a right to ski, while the guidance suggests/asks/begs etc that you not ski other than at your local hill, the...
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    Who is "you" in this post - are you referring to...

    Who is "you" in this post - are you referring to me? I live in neither Vancouver nor Whistler and don't have a dog in this fight - all I'm pointing out is the rules and the requests are not...
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    I think most people know the current...

    I think most people know the current recommendation and spirit (stay home and, if you ski, ski at the closest resort to your front door). The conflict comes from the recommendation and spirit being...
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    So what is local to Squamish/Pemby? Or just...

    So what is local to Squamish/Pemby? Or just touring only for them?
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    I've been wrong before, but the fine print seems...

    I've been wrong before, but the fine print seems ok to me, as long as you've selected core season and only one resort. The key is not to ski at other resorts while your resort is closed for an...
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    That seems right for the 1 - 10 day epic cards...

    That seems right for the 1 - 10 day epic cards but I'm not sure that's how I read the unlimited epic card/general seasons pass rules (see section 2(a) of the terms and conditions).

    The way that...
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    That is good info - AKWL, consider double posting...

    That is good info - AKWL, consider double posting as its own thread or in the vail reservations thread. I suspect you might save Maggots more money in that one post than any other (and maybe all of...
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    The new travel restrictions for SWBC are not...

    The new travel restrictions for SWBC are not clearly written - which is part of the problem. It's tough to blame the general public for not following the rules properly when they are not coherently...
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    That's it for me exactly - I work from remotely...

    That's it for me exactly - I work from remotely from home (Covid or not), want a chance to get out and be part of the community. I'd be just as happy assisting with adaptive ski program or the ski...
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    Not that I want to take away from the vital task...

    Not that I want to take away from the vital task of PG's work to identify the squirrels with lasers that are clearly responsible for harnessing the wind to cause landslides near cable structures (a...
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    I'm not an insolvency lawyer so it's not legal...

    I'm not an insolvency lawyer so it's not legal advise, but I think you're an unsecured creditor - once the senior debt is paid, if you get in the pool of unsecureds (a bit of paper work) hen, if...
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    This is 100% my fear - my wife and I live local...

    This is 100% my fear - my wife and I live local and haven't bought a seasons, even with the discount, because I'm afraid of- one mountain, just creekside up, only red green, garbanzo and, maybe,...
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    I’m thinking of skipping the season’s pass this...

    I’m thinking of skipping the season’s pass this year and focusing instead on touring and learning to get better on a sled in the mountains. Other than go a lot, anyone recommend an outfit that...
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    Any one know what they are doing with the t-bar...

    Any one know what they are doing with the t-bar now that it's coming down.
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    Thanks all for the suggestions, that facebook...

    Thanks all for the suggestions, that facebook group has been great. I forgot to ask, having checked out some neighborhoods in Squamish, can someone confirm how the Tacoma thing works there - do I...
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    So with covid and mandated work from home, our...

    So with covid and mandated work from home, our short term stay in whistler, became a long term stay in BC and now an indefinite stay here. Given we've got to find somewhere to live and we're in the...
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    IMHO, it doesn't seem like it to me. Amending...

    IMHO, it doesn't seem like it to me. Amending covenants for a bit of flesh is a normal part of the game. BoA got higher liquidity requirements, which improves it's realizable security in a...
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    I don't see the bail out there - Vail is getting...

    I don't see the bail out there - Vail is getting a waiver of covenants in its loan facility - I don't know but if I had to guess from the context, I suspect the existing lenders are waiving either...
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    This is incorrect, the Gov page that you linked...

    This is incorrect, the Gov page that you linked to states only that those Recreation Sites with camping facilities (or those with a risk of increased social contact (e.g. kiosks, ticket booths,...
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    I'd go further and say the walk to upper village...

    I'd go further and say the walk to upper village is actually pretty nice in good weather - I'd encourage it over Excalibur.
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    Fairmont means blackcomb on the way down or, if...

    Fairmont means blackcomb on the way down or, if you want to ski out whistler, stay right generally and a 15 min walk from the village to the upper village. Getting it wrong on blackcomb is a short...
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    I'm not sure merits of all of the complaints in...

    I'm not sure merits of all of the complaints in the petition - but it would be nice if it put the hill on notice that there are some pissed off people and that they can be vocal.

    I would be...
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    And the link The AD included has a good photo of...

    And the link The AD included has a good photo of both Secret Bowl and Secret Chute.
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    Not sure it’s a Whistler question, but it’s...

    Not sure it’s a Whistler question, but it’s something I deal with more at Whistler than at other places.

    I think it’s a humidity thing, but can anyone: (i) explain why, after a wet snowfall, the...
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