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    In Canada a 15 year old Pleasure Way V8 powered...

    In Canada a 15 year old Pleasure Way V8 powered top of the line van goes for $30-$50k Cdn. 20+ year old VW V6 powered Winnebago Rialta vans go for close to $40kCdn. So if today's $100k motor home...
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    This thread is about staying in RVs in parking...

    This thread is about staying in RVs in parking lots. Dog stays in heated RV while owner is out skiing or boarding.
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    It does say "insulated with spray foam" and two...

    It does say "insulated with spray foam" and two part spray foam does have among the highest R value. It does seem unlikely that they would find anyone willing to pay that high of a price, though.
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    And no mention of RV length, engine size or how...

    And no mention of RV length, engine size or how many cylinders, or even chassis make although it looks like a MB emblem in one pic.
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    While I am a fan of Dave2D and his roasts, I got...

    While I am a fan of Dave2D and his roasts, I got to ask: what does this video have to do with a TGR thread titled "Ski RVs, who' sleeping in parking lots"?
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    The pop top up does eliminate stealth camping,...

    The pop top up does eliminate stealth camping, unless one is sleeping on the bench with the top down. But really any kind of set up with fridge or furnace vents is obviously an RV to a cop or other...
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    My ski chalet for the past 28 years has been a...

    My ski chalet for the past 28 years has been a winter capable 26' Oakland 5th wheel trailer, marketed as a "Four Season RV" by the company that makes Bigfoot campers. It has an R20 floor and R12...
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    Thanks for the invite to KH but I am not sure if...

    Thanks for the invite to KH but I am not sure if I can fit it in to my busy schedule.

    Last season I did 55-60 days at Sun Peaks plus a 6 week Ikon Pass tour with my dog in a winter capable truck...
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    You are right about Revelstoke as I should have...

    You are right about Revelstoke as I should have listed it in my post about resort expansion in B.C. I forgot about the Gondola cabins that were added.

    The new lift should address two of RMRs...
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    Valemont Resort Problems: No local population of...

    Valemont Resort Problems:
    No local population of day skiers to speak of. (Revy has 5 times the population. and it is not enough)
    Not enough hotels/motels so lots of people would stay in Jasper and...
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    When Kicking Horse opened with a gondola covering...

    When Kicking Horse opened with a gondola covering 4k vert. feet and NO mid terminal, I knew it was being developed by someone with NO ski industry experience.

    People are buying ski resort real...
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    The guy behind Jumbo Resort is Vancouver...

    The guy behind Jumbo Resort is Vancouver architect Alberto Oberti who is also behind the stalled for lack of investors, Valemont Mtn Resort. It;s master plan has several red flags, not the least of...
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    Don't leave out this one: ...

    Don't leave out this one:

    http://www.hotjugz.com/
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    [/B] Yes.

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    Yes.
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    [QUOTE=brraaap802;5651606]They must have kissed...

    [QUOTE=brraaap802;5651606]They must have kissed and made up since they were suing each other over the Canucks back when it was purchased.[/QUOTE

    I also find this partnership a bit strange but...
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    The guys backing this new resort are Aquillini...

    The guys backing this new resort are Aquillini who owns the NHL Canucks and Gaglardi who owns the NHL Dallas Stars and also owns Revelstoke Mountain Resort. So it would seem that the $$ is there,...
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    I don't know how convincing it would be on a...

    I don't know how convincing it would be on a trailer, but a sign on a truck door: "Acme Diaper Service" is a pretty good passive anti theft device.
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    I talked to a guy with a Lance slide in truck...

    I talked to a guy with a Lance slide in truck camper who said it was rated for -40 degrees, but that would require a shore power plug in or running generator 24/7. It was a big camper with a slide...
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    Am I allowed to suggest finding a business with...

    Am I allowed to suggest finding a business with its own parking lot, show up after they close for the night and leave the next day before they open? Or is someone on here going to blow a gasket?
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    At the start of my current 7 week road trip a...

    At the start of my current 7 week road trip a lady at the Utah Park and Ride asked me if I was living in my camper and I said well yeaaaaah and then she tried to give me $20.

    Later that week...
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    A 4k lb wet weight camper requires a 1 ton truck...

    A 4k lb wet weight camper requires a 1 ton truck with air bags or overload springs in my world, especially going up or down mountain switch back roads.
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    My 91 Dodge 4x4 with Cummins 12v has a 5 sp...

    My 91 Dodge 4x4 with Cummins 12v has a 5 sp manual trans made by Getrag (they also supply to BMW) and it is definitely NOT shit.
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    A room in the Motel 6 in Jackson is $200/night in...

    A room in the Motel 6 in Jackson is $200/night in summer but only $60 in winter. In the morning drive 10 minutes to the Stilson free shuttle bus lot where they have a heated waiting room, free coffee...
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    I skied Challenger about 10 days ago with 18cm...

    I skied Challenger about 10 days ago with 18cm fresh and it was great, but I have not skied the lower Burfield since except for Munro Ridge which is in good shape. Some fresh snow on Tuesday really...
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    I have had some white knuckle moments in an...

    I have had some white knuckle moments in an 8800lb 4x4 truck camper with good tires that I managed to keep rubber side down but if I had been pulling a trailer at the time...IDK. There is a reason...
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    My 9 year old 2000watt Honda generator just died...

    My 9 year old 2000watt Honda generator just died and while the engine runs fine, repairs to the inverter/generator will run close to $1000CDN and a new replacement 2000watt gen is $1150. However it...
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    There has been a VW Rialta on an RV lot in...

    There has been a VW Rialta on an RV lot in Kamloops B.C. for several months. These things go for $35-40CDN which is around $25-30US....or maybe they don't go at that high a price. Either that or the...
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    It is the used diesel that you don't want to own.

    It is the used diesel that you don't want to own.
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    "There's no way this dental lawyer is going to be...

    "There's no way this dental lawyer is going to be driving around in a truck without leather!"

    Cloth seast can easily be recovered in leather, sometimes better than stock leather seats.
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    With my set up I don't have an aluminum box ski...

    With my set up I don't have an aluminum box ski holder, instead I just tie the skis to the ladder, tip and tail, with the cable lock between the bindings.
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    A ski bag and then a bike cable lock wrapped...

    A ski bag and then a bike cable lock wrapped tightly around ski and ladder between the binding heel and toe piece would e the finishing touch.
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    Can I use Bitcoin to buy lift tickets in the...

    Can I use Bitcoin to buy lift tickets in the Canadian Rockies, if not then Jake you don't belong here.
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    I am curious as to which airport that you are...

    I am curious as to which airport that you are flying to, Calgary or Kelowna. Calgary has a bigger airport (more flights?) but the drive is roughly twice the drive from Kelowna and with Calgary it...
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    Try to get a day in at Lake Louise especially on...

    Try to get a day in at Lake Louise especially on a sunny day, the mountain scenery at LL is among the best or THE best in North America. The original lift wasn't installed for skiing but built for...
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    Because of the flawed lift system at Revy, one...

    Because of the flawed lift system at Revy, one usually skis the upper mountain 2000'vert. Stoke chair and not the full 5600'vert due to low elevation.

    Whitewater also has a 2000'vert Glory Ridge...
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    I put a pair of skis in a ski bag and then tie...

    I put a pair of skis in a ski bag and then tie the skis, tip and tail, to side of my rear ladder. I then tightly wrap a bike cable lock around the ladder and between the skis heel and toe piece.
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    Coyote RV, are a custom aluminum frame camper...

    Coyote RV, are a custom aluminum frame camper builder specializing in pop ups but could easily build a solid wall shell.
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    The Stoke chair at Revy will probably be worth...

    The Stoke chair at Revy will probably be worth skiing but not much further down the mountain will be worth it. I am waiting until January.

    LL/SSV should be OK but they call it the rocky mountains...
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    You will be hard pressed to find a good camper...

    You will be hard pressed to find a good camper that is light enough for an F150. F350 or possibly get away with F250.
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    I am pumping diesel and the fridge is on the...

    I am pumping diesel and the fridge is on the other side of the truck from the filler spout, so the fridge stays on.
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    These days propane fridges and heaters do NOT...

    These days propane fridges and heaters do NOT operate with a constant pilot light so as the appliance cycles on and off the propane supply is also turned on and off. This is why I drive with propane...
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    12v fridge draws a fair amount of power and in...

    12v fridge draws a fair amount of power and in winter there is not enough sunny days and daylight hours for solar to be a reliable source of power. And in winter propane fridges sip propane.
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    Last Monday was High 5 Day. $5 cash and a food...

    Last Monday was High 5 Day. $5 cash and a food donation for the Kamloops Food Bank gets you a lift ticket. All kinds of one day a year skiers and boarders show up with their $20 Value Village...
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    More jelly: Whistler lists 23 of 240 runs open,...

    More jelly:
    Whistler lists 23 of 240 runs open, Sun Peaks has 105 of 137 runs open.
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    They usually only have one mountain open in late...

    They usually only have one mountain open in late April due to lack of people.

    Best time to go is early to mid April, crowds are gone, everything is on sale, and while WB can get rain at any time, ...
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    Flying to Calgary in order to get to Revy means...

    Flying to Calgary in order to get to Revy means having to go thru Rogers Pass which averages 60 closures annually, most of them in winter and spring. Flying to Kelowna (then 2.5hour drive to Revy) or...
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    Wow, I never realized until now that Terrace and...

    Wow, I never realized until now that Terrace and Shames are such low elevation ASL.
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    Gary, I'm not sure that it would be worth the...

    Gary, I'm not sure that it would be worth the extra driving but Sun Peaks now has 91 of 137 runs open and well, the few rocks that we have showing are nicely spaced. My new Kore 93's come out, next...
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    The RVs with the crappy insulation will feel warm...

    The RVs with the crappy insulation will feel warm and comfortable upper body with the furnace blasting away but it will never quite get warm enough lower down.
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    Northern Lite could be light on insulation as...

    Northern Lite could be light on insulation as could others. Most only have R5 insulation at best and some just have 3/4" plywood walls and no insulation on the lower section of the camper.
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