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    Either that or they wanted to get good seats for...

    Either that or they wanted to get good seats for the next Wind Event™.
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    Just guessing.... location says "south of 49" +...

    Just guessing.... location says "south of 49" + suspected prescription drug addiction + inherent distrust of police = obvious 'murican?

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    Well, I think the RCMP saying the act was...

    Well, I think the RCMP saying the act was deliberate means that it is extremely likely that it was.... deliberate.

    This is, like, the police of Canada. The RCMP isn't your average run-of-the-mill...
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    Wait - why do you think this thing broke all by...

    Wait - why do you think this thing broke all by itself and wasn't deliberately cut like the police are saying again?

    The biggest clue you're missing as to how this happened is that the RCMP have...
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    Whippersnappers at KH can't handle the double...

    Whippersnappers at KH can't handle the double blues.
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    Trigger Warning: Anecdotal evidence I went up...

    Trigger Warning: Anecdotal evidence

    I went up the S2S gondi once a few years ago. Kiteboarders were out in full force in Howe Sound, it was windy as fuck down there. Gondi line and up top was...
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    But he forgot the acid-shitting birds.

    But he forgot the acid-shitting birds.
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    What if I have no friends?

    What if I have no friends?
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    I work in a factory that makes miniature models...

    I work in a factory that makes miniature models of factories.
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    Next stop on that trip was KH. We roll in to...

    Next stop on that trip was KH. We roll in to Golden and it starts dumping. Wake up, nothing crazy 4" in town maybe 6" up top but I tell my buddy to get his ass up cause the gondi line will be bad. ...
  11. Skiers should be wealthy enough to buy passes for...

    Skiers should be wealthy enough to buy passes for both Epic and their local hill. If not, then I suggest re-evaluating the economics of their dental practice.
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    The RCMP says it was cut. I am just as...

    The RCMP says it was cut. I am just as be-skeptical-of-the-police-and-government as the next guy, but I can't comprehend WHY they would want to perpetuate this lie, if it in fact was not cut. I...
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    Took this pic of the brutal lift lines at Revy...

    Took this pic of the brutal lift lines at Revy one morning a couple seasons ago. I think there must have been mayyyyybe 200 people out skiing that day.

    https://i.imgur.com/SVIitV6.jpg?1
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    Evidence from Reddit? Well, I'm convinced!

    Evidence from Reddit? Well, I'm convinced!
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    Revy has also finally seemed to recover from...

    Revy has also finally seemed to recover from their terrible timing of opening right at the start of the 2008 financial crisis and is building a new lift with some beginner/intermediate terrain way up...
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    https://www.tetongravity.com/forums/showthread.php...

    https://www.tetongravity.com/forums/showthread.php/329091-Gondola-cable-snaps?p=5731730#post5731730
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    For sure - and once it starts to really fail, you...

    For sure - and once it starts to really fail, you just duck and cover your head like a turtle and listen for the chaos to happen. We also can't assume whoever did such a thing is also smart enough...
  18. My knee still hurts and is likely mildly...

    My knee still hurts and is likely mildly infected.

    Last Sunday I rode the bike over to the grocery store to pick up a few things for supper. Good times. Leaving, go to hop down a simple curb at...
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    But with an arrow so we can stand beside our...

    But with an arrow so we can stand beside our friends and make them look quite foolish if I say so myself!
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    Maybe he just wants to float around on the board...

    Maybe he just wants to float around on the board and look down in to the depths below. Sounds kinda fun, if that's the case.
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    Everest went IKON? Didn't see that one coming.

    Everest went IKON? Didn't see that one coming.
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    Just your usual guides/lessons/etc. offered by...

    Just your usual guides/lessons/etc. offered by the mountain is my guess. When skiing introduces the VIP line for the rich surgeons to not line up with the poor dentists, our sport will have hit rock...
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    Maybe she just had to take a massive shit?

    Maybe she just had to take a massive shit?
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    Fuck it I'll buy one.

    Fuck it I'll buy one.
  25. Thread: Ikon Pass

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    In Canada, we are all very courteous and never...

    In Canada, we are all very courteous and never stop on traverses.
  26. Dunno, but some places they just keep fukcing...

    Dunno, but some places they just keep fukcing stopping, and I just assume it's a complete Warren Miller-esque gong show at the top and/or bottom.
  27. I found the skiers at Sun Valley to be generally...

    I found the skiers at Sun Valley to be generally all pretty adept at riding lifts and carving up the groomers. That must count for something.
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    Hahah I would love to spend a lift ride with...

    Hahah I would love to spend a lift ride with captain badass here while we both fight with each other trying to move the bar in opposite directions. Then I'd pretend to give up, only to sloooooooowly...
  29. Maybe he's a trophy husband?

    Maybe he's a trophy husband?
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    Probably some flag waving and horn-honking. The...

    Probably some flag waving and horn-honking. The usual business. Screw those fans for getting excited and having fun!!
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    Well, Kucherov should get a game or two for his...

    Well, Kucherov should get a game or two for his dirty hit after he tripped that dude there. So, they're at least down a solid player. If they go down 3-0 it's lights out.
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    So, Tampa sucks now I guess.

    So, Tampa sucks now I guess.
  33. Yep Summit T-Bar, and that terrible Champagne...

    Yep Summit T-Bar, and that terrible Champagne double. Looooooongest double in the world and also the slowest in North America (from my assessments). Taynton bowl was OB that year, but the mountain...
  34. Bumped chairs at Pano back in 1999/2000. What a...

    Bumped chairs at Pano back in 1999/2000. What a fun few months that was.

    Would love to go back, and this just makes me want to even more! How's that new "Monster" zone they opened up?
  35. Glen Eden. Tiny, small-as-fuck hill but it's...

    Glen Eden. Tiny, small-as-fuck hill but it's right at the edge of the Greater Toronto Area, which has a population of 6.5 million people. It doesn't snow very much, but they have an excellent...
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    I stand corrected then. Sorry to sideslip all...

    I stand corrected then. Sorry to sideslip all over this thread!
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    How else would you learn to ski the fingers? I...

    How else would you learn to ski the fingers? I imagine it's rare for people to just point 'em on their first go.
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    Aspen's got some of the friendliest locals...

    Aspen's got some of the friendliest locals around, from my experience. Come to think of it, I've been given free booze there more than any other place I've ever been to. I hope that won't change if...
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    Spanky's seems to have a lot of rules lately. ...

    Spanky's seems to have a lot of rules lately. Went around someone who needed to stop for a rest (like WTF it's 30 steps) and I'm pretty sure I got heckled (I think they shouted something at me - I...
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    Best Gaper qoute of the weekend?

    Making local friends do these gaper touron things when I visit is one of my favourite things to do.


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  41. Thread: Ikon Pass

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    Cool site I stumbled across. ...

    Cool site I stumbled across.

    https://ikonorepic.com/


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    And good for you and the other Ikoners for...

    And good for you and the other Ikoners for getting out and having fun. In a sport that is considered to be dying, getting more butts in chairlifts is important. Maybe it'll suck for the small local...
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    Agreed. Plus without that annoying 4 minute hike...

    Agreed. Plus without that annoying 4 minute hike imagine the throngs of people back there. A funicular would seem more apropos given WB's love of "NORTH AMERICAS ONLY _______."
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    I found this from 2015. Pretty interesting,...

    I found this from 2015. Pretty interesting, actually:

    https://liftblog.com/2015/11/15/whistler-blackcombs-next-20-years/

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    Perhaps most interesting at Blackcomb is a new aerial tramway...
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    World's best internet blogger Wayne Flann has...

    World's best internet blogger Wayne Flann has been keeping a close eye on it all season for us. From yesterday:

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    Those rocks at the top weren't showing on Friday the 15th.
  46. Thread: Ikon Pass

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    I mean it sounds awesome but doesn't that burn...

    I mean it sounds awesome but doesn't that burn off an hour + of a ski day?

    For me, PB&J sandwiches on the lift is the only way to go, anywhere. Eat later. Ski now.
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    Revelstoke has a one single tiny shack where you...

    Revelstoke has a one single tiny shack where you can buy chocolate bars or some sort of panini-press grilled cheese made by your classic 23-year-old mountain man with a plaid shirt, knitted toque,...
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    The glacier melt has been enough that the top...

    The glacier melt has been enough that the top portion of the track is too steep - I *think* the t-bar cables won't reach the surface, it's too far of a gap between the haul rope and the snow. ...
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    Vail will never buy my local hill... For once I...

    Vail will never buy my local hill... For once I am lucky!

    https://gleneden.on.ca/
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    I'd argue its the fat powder skis that have more...

    I'd argue its the fat powder skis that have more to do with this than simply an increased # of skiers. Back in my day we had to slay the pow with 200cm skinny sticks, and it took SKILL and PRACTICE,...
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