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  1. Thread: Whistler 21/22

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    gonna be a long walk to get from singing pass to...

    gonna be a long walk to get from singing pass to disease ridge
  2. Thread: Santa Cruz

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    mangled a rear der cage on my gen3 bronson the...

    mangled a rear der cage on my gen3 bronson the other day...haven't looked at it that closely yet.........
  3. Thread: Whistler 21/22

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    I had a couple calls first thing and about 10am...

    I had a couple calls first thing and about 10am it popped into my mind but they were already sold out...
  4. Thread: Ask the experts

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    I'm 5'9", 0 ape index on a large gen3 Bronson...

    I'm 5'9", 0 ape index on a large gen3 Bronson which lists the reach as 459mm in the high setting. Running shortest possible stem (Chromag ranger 31mm) and a 35mm rise bar, and seat slammed all the...
  5. Thread: Whistler 21/22

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    sounds like if 7th isn't broken on any given day,...

    sounds like if 7th isn't broken on any given day, it's open instead of Glacier
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    the one on my Samurai is into it's 9th season...

    the one on my Samurai is into it's 9th season this year, showing it's age, but still rocking!
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    I had a catastrophic z1 wedge failure with both...

    I had a catastrophic z1 wedge failure with both stanchions snapping off below the crown in 2007 which left me with 3 vertebrae compression fractures, a skull fracture, and a total loss of hearing in...
  8. Thread: Whistler 21/22

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    long covid?! haha TBH, I don't even really...

    long covid?! haha TBH, I don't even really remember my last really good spring skiing day, so I'm not one to talk!
  9. Thread: Whistler 21/22

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    https://twitter.com/jimincreekside/status/15166439...

    https://twitter.com/jimincreekside/status/1516643910046859268/photo/1
  10. Thread: Whistler 21/22

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    granted my spring skiing days haven't happened...

    granted my spring skiing days haven't happened much in the past couple years <COUGHCOVIDCLOSURECOUGH>, but, is this actually as per usual??
  11. Thread: Whistler 21/22

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    nice!

    nice!
  12. Thread: Whistler 21/22

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    Sunday was, pretty not great...did a couple laps...

    Sunday was, pretty not great...did a couple laps after skiing with our toddler on the lower mountain, didn't see a lot of value in doing more than a couple.
  13. Thread: Whistler 21/22

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    not even sure that the images were Wayne's as...

    not even sure that the images were Wayne's as much as other peoples images he posted to the blog, if they were his, then a bit harder to be too upset by the ask imo. I'm sure an inbounds avy fatality...
  14. Thread: Whistler 21/22

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    I don't disagree..I mean, even the skier death in...

    I don't disagree..I mean, even the skier death in west bowl was being initially described as a "ski incident" by Vail and only later confirmed as an inbounds avalanche.
  15. Thread: Whistler 21/22

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    is Wayne still an employee? but also, vail sucks!

    is Wayne still an employee? but also, vail sucks!
  16. Thread: Whistler 21/22

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    didn't have enough time to wait out alpine...

    didn't have enough time to wait out alpine opening today, but still decent mid mountain conditions this morning.
  17. Thread: Whistler 21/22

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    180km/h gust on the Peak at 8:30am!

    180km/h gust on the Peak at 8:30am!
  18. Thread: Whistler 21/22

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    arrrrgggghhhh, bureaucrats scheduling Monday 9am...

    arrrrgggghhhh, bureaucrats scheduling Monday 9am meetings late Friday with a fat forecast....
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    yup re Fillmore, super simple, effective...I got...

    yup re Fillmore, super simple, effective...I got given them so made the price kinda moot, but I am impressed thus far
  20. hear hear! Bland, soulless, homogenous...

    hear hear! Bland, soulless, homogenous corporatism.
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  22. one of those believe it when I see it situations,...

    one of those believe it when I see it situations, but have heard a lot of rumblings from a lot of people plugged into the bike side of WB that they have low expectations when it comes to the long...
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    lol, the braiding in Squamish would make your...

    lol, the braiding in Squamish would make your head explode (I hate it)...that just looks like someone lost attention for a split second
  24. Thread: Whistler 21/22

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    granted I don't go to handlebar that much since I...

    granted I don't go to handlebar that much since I moved out of town, but damn I was crushed the last time I went and they no longer had the currywurst!
  25. Thread: Ask the experts

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    yup, pretty wide gulf between cheap (Radpower...

    yup, pretty wide gulf between cheap (Radpower $2400 cdn) and everything else which seems to be $5000++
  26. Thread: Ask the experts

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    $10g ebikes with scram nx and motors that brick...

    $10g ebikes with scram nx and motors that brick regularly, what's not to love?!
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    new quad chair for WH2O...surprised to see it run...

    new quad chair for WH2O...surprised to see it run so close to existing Silver King and not run more White Queen as per the master plan.
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    They've been sitting on a proposed development in...

    They've been sitting on a proposed development in Whistler for 240 bed staff housing building since 2020 that actually has received 3 readings from council (4th is final approval), and we've been in...
  29. Thread: Whistler 21/22

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    lots of variability in coastal, mountainous...

    lots of variability in coastal, mountainous terrain, let alone systems tracking across thousands of kms
  30. Thread: Whistler 21/22

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    if you have low expectations you'll never be...

    if you have low expectations you'll never be disappointed!
  31. Thread: Whistler 21/22

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    mostly, but they weren't far off through that...

    mostly, but they weren't far off through that december/early january cycle!
  32. Thread: Whistler 21/22

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    great tip!

    great tip!
  33. Thread: Whistler 21/22

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    I would think the pontoon, is probably overkill

    I would think the pontoon, is probably overkill
  34. Thread: Whistler 21/22

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    Hunter Gather across the street from splitz is...

    Hunter Gather across the street from splitz is also pretty good
  35. Thread: Whistler 21/22

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    2.5C @ 1900m on the Duffey yesterday looking at...

    2.5C @ 1900m on the Duffey yesterday looking at some weather station data
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    'reasonable' definition notwithstanding, and...

    'reasonable' definition notwithstanding, and within $10 being totally reasonable, I'd probably just pay the asking rather than try and haggle over such an insignificant amount and have done so one...
  37. Thread: Whistler 21/22

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    although I knew that, I never remember when that...

    although I knew that, I never remember when that is, so nice to stumble into it today! Ended up doing 2 lowers and a full.
  38. Thread: Whistler 21/22

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    very firm this aft, also very windy and snowing....

    very firm this aft, also very windy and snowing. Weasel and Fallaway both groomed on DMD though, so that was nice at least
  39. Thread: Whistler 21/22

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    sunday, could be goodish....

    sunday, could be goodish....<crosses fingers, knocks on wood, anti jinx>
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    sweet terrain, fixed grip lifts, less snow than...

    sweet terrain, fixed grip lifts, less snow than WH20, chill vibe, fun place to ski!
  41. Thread: Whistler 21/22

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    sun has been nice, and I've had a couple of...

    sun has been nice, and I've had a couple of Sundays in a row taking Jr to the magic carpet with the wife for the first time so that's been good! starting out slow and he seems to be taking to it!...
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    I also lol'd at that, clearly they haven't been...

    I also lol'd at that, clearly they haven't been since pre-pandemic
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    short or long term?

    short or long term?
  44. Thread: Whistler 21/22

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    Can't say I've got a backcountry pass in decades,...

    Can't say I've got a backcountry pass in decades, personally...that being said I think Vail has certainly continued to tighten the protocol over the years and I guess their perspective is that they...
  45. Thread: Whistler 21/22

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    got up Whistler yesterday aft and the turns were...

    got up Whistler yesterday aft and the turns were really decent, have done the Sunday afternoon storm day trick a few times now and it's worked out for me with the lift lines thinned out and and winds...
  46. I think I broke 2-3 when I had pivots a bunch of...

    I think I broke 2-3 when I had pivots a bunch of years ago
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    TBS bike parts out of Canuckistan also has full...

    TBS bike parts out of Canuckistan also has full 12 speed shimano line of ders. right now too it seems
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    https://www2.gov.bc.ca/assets/gov/farming-natural-...

    https://www2.gov.bc.ca/assets/gov/farming-natural-resources-and-industry/natural-resource-use/all-seasons-resorts/whistler/19_cheakamus__south_base_development_-_whistler.pdf
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    Yup, but more recently (currently) they're...

    Yup, but more recently (currently) they're (WB/RMOW/DOS/SLRD) not in support of Garibaldi at Squamish (right resort for the right place questions notwithstanding) even though it is supported by the...
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    WB has also managed to convince the local and...

    WB has also managed to convince the local and regional governments to protect their monopoly and oppose other ski area development in the corridor, so we're kinda stuck with Vail unfortunately, and...
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