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    Walked up the poma run with the dog last two days...

    Walked up the poma run with the dog last two days at Panorama. The snow guns have been going hard, looks like the temperatures have allowed a good lay down of man-made base.

    Ski teams have been...
  2. Awesome, will do. Spending one night on the way...

    Awesome, will do. Spending one night on the way down in Beaver!


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  3. possibly dumb driving route question: Calgary to Palm Springs…

    Driving Calgary to Palm next weekend, returning the following weekend. All I-15. My preference is to use my all-season tires and not burn my snow tires. Will be crossing the border at Coutts , and I...
  4. Agree 100%. A total waste of a life due to...

    Agree 100%. A total waste of a life due to stupidity.


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    It isn’t the cheap effs at RCR, it is all on one...

    It isn’t the cheap effs at RCR, it is all on one man, Murray Edwards, the owner of RCR. He is hyper hands on, even from his home in Switzerland. I have heard he mandates that he has to approve every...
  6. Nice stuff there lads! Wow! Sent from my...

    Nice stuff there lads! Wow!


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  7. This makes sense. Having known the individual for...

    This makes sense. Having known the individual for years. I like him, and I am a homeowner, and have known him for years from a different perspective. But he is a micromanager. It is why,IMO, he left...
  8. I have actually never been up Monster. Because...

    I have actually never been up Monster. Because the cats pick folks up at Never Never Land, skiing that and the threee runs to skiers right I can always find decent lines. Jekyll and Hyde is...
  9. I clearly picked the wrong week to go to Palm...

    I clearly picked the wrong week to go to Palm Springs for a week. Great to hear you got the best snow of the season. Heading up Friday for the weekend and hoping to find a few of my secret stashes...
  10. Crap! I am in Palm Springs until tomorrow,...

    Crap! I am in Palm Springs until tomorrow, working until Friday and driving out Friday after work for the weekend, or I would be more than happy to show you around. Hang for the weekend?


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  11. 2022/23 Canadian Rockies and related locations thread..

    Tragedy yesterday, RK Heli flies out of Panorama Resort.
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    When skiing trees, only look at the gaps between...

    When skiing trees, only look at the gaps between the trees


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    It would have been on the initial plans from the...

    It would have been on the initial plans from the hill design team to the Dutch, many years prior. By 2009, the gondola was already in place. The Dutch didn’t build according to the recommended plan....
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    I did a few runs at Pano last year with a guy...

    I did a few runs at Pano last year with a guy that was very involved in that project. The layout of the hill was ignored by bean counters, basically from Europe < who were building the mountain as...
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    LOL< could well be the case! It was at best, 45...

    LOL< could well be the case! It was at best, 45 years ago last I played it. And , typical of Ontario, hard to tell the top of the hill from the bottom!


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  16. Hear ya brother. My bro and several of his...

    Hear ya brother. My bro and several of his university friends are coming to Pano on Feb 3-6, then they are off to Red for the balance of the week. Very firm conditions, hoping this turn in the jet...
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    Is there still the golf course at the base of the...

    Is there still the golf course at the base of the ski hill?Friends have a cottage outside of Minden on Gull Lake. Used to go up for weekends at their cottage. Great country.


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    Did Pano’s “Ski With the Pro’s” program two weeks...

    Did Pano’s “Ski With the Pro’s” program two weeks ago with a guy who lives in Bayfield, but his son lives above Boler. While we were skiing he said they had opened up, and his grandkids ski Boler...
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    Steady - Edie PSA! Keep it coming! Sent from...

    Steady - Edie PSA! Keep it coming!


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  20. 2 hours out today at Pano. Quite wet, but fun...

    2 hours out today at Pano. Quite wet, but fun skiing groomers : Heaven Can Wait, Schobers to Stump Farm, Rollercoaster, when we were soaked, then in.

    Hopefully sets up and fresh groomed gets...
  21. Did the SWTP program last weekend. Lots of fun on...

    Did the SWTP program last weekend. Lots of fun on groomers but we stayed away from anything without snowmaking.

    Summit was turning but no runs open. Looked like the patrol was up top, I am...
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    I moved from London in 1981, right after grade...

    I moved from London in 1981, right after grade 12. So I don’t think so.


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    New car for mountain resident (Outback?)

    Had a 2004 Sienna XLS premium edition that we drove for 13 years. Gave it to my daughter who was a broke student and she drove it another 5. 200+km on the ODO and while the body was beat to shreds, I...
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    Wow! Spent my high school years skiing Boler,...

    Wow! Spent my high school years skiing Boler, then referred to as the Byron Ski Club, or as we referred to it as the Byron bump! But we had fun. Lift lines were so stupid, we taught ourselves ballet...
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    not sure if I missed the mention, but RK has...

    not sure if I missed the mention, but RK has awesome terrain in the Jumbo basin in the Purcells. Can do multi-day or by the day, stay at Pano and resort ski as well. The terrain is amazing and the...
  26. If that Norquay you skinned up? the old lodge now...

    If that Norquay you skinned up? the old lodge now gone? Been many moons since I have been there. Kids were in BAR Quickies, we had the old lodge for our use exclusively. really good setup, except for...
  27. SV opening Thursday? The 3rd of November now? ...

    SV opening Thursday? The 3rd of November now?

    Quick change there!
  28. Sunshine village opening day Nov10 Lake Louise...

    Sunshine village opening day Nov10
    Lake Louise this Friday Nov 4 ….. Welcome to the Wiwaxy 500.

    Kicking Horse and Panorama Friday Dec 9

    Fernie, tentative Dec 3
  29. 2022/23 Canadian Rockies and related locations thread..

    Well, we finally had our first reasonably major snowfall in Calgary and Rockies. As of last weekend, driving Hwy 1 through Banff to 93 on Friday, and returning Sunday, zero snow on any of the high...
  30. Find a level 3 or level 4 instructor at your main...

    Find a level 3 or level 4 instructor at your main resort. Sign up for a lesson and if it works well lock in 3 more.

    Also, check your local resorts for early season lesson camps. My resort...
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    It was that weekend last year where we had the 14...

    It was that weekend last year where we had the 14 hour trip from Pano to Calgary….well I didn’t but out neighbours at Pano did. Greasy 4” wet snow on the highway, trucks galore on Sunday. We left...
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    Potentially there then as well. PM me. Happy to...

    Potentially there then as well. PM me. Happy to show you around if I am there. Still working out holidays/time off with kids schedules.
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    Curious when the last time you skied Panorama?...

    Curious when the last time you skied Panorama? Yes the grooming is exceptional, and while it doesn’t get the massive Fernie dumps, it also avoids the 4-5x a season Pineapple expresses that can wreck...
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    Jasper is a summer tourist town with Marmot ski...

    30+ years ago you could take the CP Rail passenger train through Calgary, Banff, Kicking Horse River canyon through Golden, Rogers Pass, Kamloops, the Fraser Canyon to Vancouver. The CN Rail...
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    I have a 2015 5K iMac and a 27” 4K Dell and when...

    I have a 2015 5K iMac and a 27” 4K Dell and when Covid hit, I added another. 27” 4K LG. The Dell and LG work with my work laptop well, but I would prefer more screen real estate. I work on a...
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    Skied there three years ago. Brother’s university...

    Skied there three years ago. Brother’s university buddy and wife live in Rossland, so they have been getting together annually for four years or so.

    Such a fun hill. Loads of terrain and pockets...
  37. Thread: Ontario 2022

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    Between ‘73 and ‘76, two of my brothers and I...

    Between ‘73 and ‘76, two of my brothers and I would walk up to Prince Edward drive, get on a bus operated by the Ravens club and get driven up with some 200 or more other kids for a Saturday of...
  38. That dog of yours is awesome! He must sleep like...

    That dog of yours is awesome! He must sleep like a rock after a few laps of doing that! Great vid!


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    If that was taken today, it wasn’t where I was up...

    If that was taken today, it wasn’t where I was up there! Nice view! For me, summit was docked in until we got at least 1/3rd down, but were mainly Stoke and Ripper chairs all day.

    Welcome to BC....
  40. Second day down. Raining lower down, Stoke chair...

    Second day down. Raining lower down, Stoke chair snow too to bottom. Ripper rain line 2/3rds way down. Dense snowfall at the top, not fluffy pow at all, and yesterday was 5cm fresh to soften things...
  41. Sorry, the typing was effed. We are at the...

    Sorry, the typing was effed. We are at the Sutton. My uncle has a 2 bedroom that we were able to upgrade to a 3 for minimal charge. At dinner on the hill last night, making spaghetti tonight in...
  42. Heading to Revy with a bunch of fiddy-somethings on Monday…

    Trying at Sutton…any thoughts? Got my lift tix…

    Dinner locales might be major issue Rees welcomed…


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    effing do it… Sent from my iPad using...

    effing do it…


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    Skied Red 3 years ago for 3 days. First day,...

    Skied Red 3 years ago for 3 days. First day, hadn’t had snow in 3 weeks. Groomers were good to get to know the areas.

    Was in the bar (possibly the best ski are bar in existence) at 3:30 until 6....
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    Co-worker spent a day at Fortress Mtn in Alberta...

    Co-worker spent a day at Fortress Mtn in Alberta for that filming a few weeks ago. Some iconic athletes in that clip. Mac ‘n Jack (friends son was the guide) won the Paralympic Gold in Men’s downhill...
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    Who is hating on John? He is an awesome dude....

    Who is hating on John? He is an awesome dude. Also helped a bud hen the wife had a bad fall. He is totally great peeps. So sorry to hear he is suffering, but if he is still skiiing, more good to him....
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    I may be way dating myself. They used to have...

    I may be way dating myself. They used to have tickets by the hour. Not sure if that is still the case. Haven’t skied there in 12 years.
  48. Thread: Ontario 2022

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    So, c.1978, what we referred to as the Byron Bog,...

    So, c.1978, what we referred to as the Byron Bog, London, Ontario, is now Boler Mtn? This idiot turned 60 last week.

    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20220125/0fecace018fa1a0bc1514844e70d3713.jpg...
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    Yep, that is him. He was a terrific guide and...

    Yep, that is him. He was a terrific guide and instructor for my wife, sister in law and my kids when I was down and out with a herniated disk. We also attended an Easter Service he ran at the summit...
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    Grew up in the Laurentians of Quebec. I lived to...

    Grew up in the Laurentians of Quebec. I lived to ski. My parents were dead broke, but my Mom worked at an antique dealer stripping old furniture (no comments), and the guy she worked for ran the...
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