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    Crested Butte Avalanche Center bringing the lulz:...

    Crested Butte Avalanche Center bringing the lulz: "The Gunnison Valley Ice Skating Coalition and Crested Butte Ice Climbers for 2018 Club, continue to support a blocking ridge of high pressure over...
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    For sure. Still funny. At least I-70 should...

    For sure. Still funny. At least I-70 should remain open on cloudy, but not snowy days. ;)
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    Ha! I have the TV on in the background and they...

    Ha! I have the TV on in the background and they just said that I-70 is closed at Floyd Hill due to the sun.
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    The funny thing will be when all the dipshits are...

    The funny thing will be when all the dipshits are bitching about snow in April once there is (hopefully) a base. But they'll want to ride their bikes then...
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    I think those are only brand new Wilderness...

    I think those are only brand new Wilderness areas, too. I know of some expansions near Crested Butte that took place in 93 that aren't listed and took away what had been considered classics...
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    Thanks! Yeah, all the books in the series are...

    Thanks! Yeah, all the books in the series are B&W. Wish we had some say in that, but we don't and it's a huge price change. A competing book that is color has half as many routes but is almost $10...
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    Thanks everyone! For those of you with the book,...

    Thanks everyone! For those of you with the book, have any of you seen any errors? I know we need snow to actually ski most of the routes, but if you've seen something, will you let us know? Our...
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    Kinda surprised the gunny basin is somehow at 45....

    Kinda surprised the gunny basin is somehow at 45.



    Thanks! Now if we could just get some snow!



    True dat.
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    I just shot my friend at the local chapter and...

    I just shot my friend at the local chapter and told them they better dump IMBA.

    Such bullshit. I don't get why they couldn't have at least said, "no comment" and left it at that.
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    No, no it is not ;) Nor is Keebler pass, there...

    No, no it is not ;) Nor is Keebler pass, there are no elves here.
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    No daytime route yet... Need some natural snow. ...

    No daytime route yet... Need some natural snow. http://www.skicb.com/content/uphill-skiing
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    Yeah, Crested Butte has a separate route that...

    Yeah, Crested Butte has a separate route that goes up to 10 Peaks, where ideally someone would buy a beer or something. They do full moon dinner tours and things like that, too. For all the shit I...
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    Man, I don't know. When I see Killian videos I'm...

    Man, I don't know. When I see Killian videos I'm usually thinking, "someone buy that guy a lesson". I know he's one of the biggest badasses ever, but I'd still want to punch myself in the face if I...
  14. New heli zones off cty rd 2

    New heli zones off cty rd 2
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    Thanks for the love! There is another thread...

    Thanks for the love! There is another thread over here: https://www.tetongravity.com/forums/showthread.php/314172-PSA-Colorado-BC-route-guide-book The book tour has been a ton of fun, and it's...
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    Totally, that's why I had to throw the word...

    Totally, that's why I had to throw the word cragging in there. Highlight of my climbing career was a multipitch route in the Crestones, which was a ton of fun

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    Rock cragging feels like going to the beach to...

    Rock cragging feels like going to the beach to me. I just get hot and bored after a few hours. Ice, on the other hand, consists of swinging around sharp things at a constantly changing medium. So a...
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    Rock climbers are funny. They always hate on ice...

    Rock climbers are funny. They always hate on ice climbing. It must be all the sitting around that appeals to the rock climbing crew. ;)
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    Maybe, but ice climbing> rock climbing. By a...

    Maybe, but ice climbing> rock climbing. By a factor of 1 million.
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    Thanks! Sent from my VS990 using TGR Forums...

    Thanks!

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    Bummer, hope we have some snow for you by then,...

    Bummer, hope we have some snow for you by then, too! At least it's been warm and hartmans is still riding great. Hopefully meet soon...

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    We have one coming up at bent gate, and we're...

    We have one coming up at bent gate, and we're trying to nail down a day for the flagship rei

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    Love to see some of you tonight at Wilderness...

    Love to see some of you tonight at Wilderness Exchange or tomorrow at Estes Park. We have Ska beer :)

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    Note to self: If hitchhiking a pass, hold out my...

    Note to self: If hitchhiking a pass, hold out my thumb AND my beacon for quicker pick-ups...
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    The buzzy vs Austin brawl should be a good one ...

    The buzzy vs Austin brawl should be a good one

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    War Eagle!!!

    War Eagle!!!
  27. No, I think we understand that in CO too. Or at...

    No, I think we understand that in CO too. Or at least in CB.
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    Wildsnow's take on our book: ...

    Wildsnow's take on our book: https://www.wildsnow.com/23406/konsella-ski-touring-mountaineering-book-colorado/

    We'll be starting our book tour next week if any of you can join us in Basalt,...
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    4 part newspaper editorial from Pagosa Springs,...

    4 part newspaper editorial from Pagosa Springs, comparing their housing needs to the Gunnison valley- it's pretty interesting stuff: ...
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    Wait, is that local government that is making...

    Wait, is that local government that is making those loans? We sure don't have that here.

    Agreed that was an excellent post, glademaster! The only thing I would add is that all those feel-good...
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    20 years ago. You can have a nice little day in...

    20 years ago. You can have a nice little day in Summit- off to the outlet mall, home depot, maybe even bed bath and beyond. If you have time.
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    For sure. Lots to it. When I was still doing...

    For sure. Lots to it. When I was still doing construction a few years ago, though, I was finding that material costs were easily 35-40% cheaper in Denver when I did a couple of jobs there. It...
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    If you want to start talking about sq ft prices,...

    If you want to start talking about sq ft prices, start talking about build costs in the mountains. I don't know what it is elsewhere, but it's $300 sq ft for contractor grade materials and a simple...
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    Much closer to the Paonia side of the pass than CB

    Much closer to the Paonia side of the pass than CB
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    It isn't that bad yet, I hope. People start...

    It isn't that bad yet, I hope. People start comparing CB to Breck it's time for me to leave...

    I had a place up Kebler listed this summer. Almost 14 acres and 3300+ sq ft for 214K, N facing...
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    It would have been hard to find a single rock in...

    It would have been hard to find a single rock in February of last year...

    Crested Butte is a little different from a lot of ski towns when it comes to real estate and rentals. Sales tax revenue...
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    In an average year, the only steeps would be west...

    In an average year, the only steeps would be west wall and Horseshoe, and maybe the headwall. But every once in a while it's been open wall to wall around New Year's.
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    Stayed up way too late last night watching...

    Stayed up way too late last night watching manhunt, about the unabomber. Good stuff.
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    You're 100% spot on. Within town, there are...

    You're 100% spot on. Within town, there are limits and the fees are going up. Most everywhere else, including Mt CB, it's just standard stuff like having a business license. There are a couple of...
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    Hey telee, welcome if you're heading this way. ...

    Hey telee, welcome if you're heading this way. Always happy to show a mag around. There are a bunch of mags other than goneskiing and me that don't post much anymore here in CB.

    And yes, the...
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    Yay, another 2" storm that can turn to crap. And...

    Yay, another 2" storm that can turn to crap. And another one in the forecast for the weekend.
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    You can order the book off our website now! And...

    You can order the book off our website now! And if you have 8 minutes to kill, here's a video with a photo or 2 of all the routes: ...
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    2nd on digging mind Hunter so far Sent from my...

    2nd on digging mind Hunter so far

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  44. Dude. I could have written that better. But the...

    Dude. I could have written that better. But the cliff notes was pomocas meh, ascensions, gold standard.

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  45. Seriously. I got a pair of Pomocas last year and...

    Seriously. I got a pair of Pomocas last year and no damn way would I trade nylon ascensions for those things. No grip and if there is a rock within 50' they self destruct.
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    That was a great ending, and they got the calls...

    That was a great ending, and they got the calls right.

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    ^^ Yeah, that's it. It's fairly obvious from 50...

    ^^ Yeah, that's it. It's fairly obvious from 50 between Gunnison and Montrose.

    They probably do get a fair bit of snow since it's on a N-S ridge with lots of blown in snow onto E and NE facing...
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    Thanks LL! We should have books on our website...

    Thanks LL! We should have books on our website in a month or so, so you can get your autograph ;)

    I don't know if we'll make it up there this season given all the travel we'll be doing in CO for...
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    I'd be lying if I said that I put my seatbelt on...

    I'd be lying if I said that I put my seatbelt on after loading up the groceries and preparing to drive 100' to the gas pumps in the parking lot. Similarly, I'd be lying if I said I always have my...
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    Reading my copy now, to try to get into the right...

    Reading my copy now, to try to get into the right frame of mind for the upcoming winter.

    Interesting commentary in the recent MT slide thread that so many accidents are just the same set of...
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