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    Overheard in Lot 4 on Sunday: "Cooper! watch out...

    Overheard in Lot 4 on Sunday: "Cooper! watch out for the poop right there!". Followed minutes later by: "Cooper! don't make a snowfall with poopy snow!".

    At least someone seems to be enjoying it.
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    Should have put chainmail on your tires. ...

    Should have put chainmail on your tires.


    thats super shitty though. Hope the shoulder tire change wasnt too terrible.
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    The cheapest AirBNB you can find.

    The cheapest AirBNB you can find.
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    You think so? Im not real handy and i found it...

    You think so? Im not real handy and i found it pretty darn easy to tape beer coozy to hotspots on my foot, heat the liner in a normal oven (just turn it off when the liner goes in) and have my GF...
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    Go to Evo. Ask for Oftpiste's kid. Honestly,...

    Go to Evo. Ask for Oftpiste's kid.

    Honestly, intuitions are pretty easy to do at home with a normal oven, a beer coozy, a pair of scissors, some duct tape, and a friend/girlfriend/wife. But if...
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    Riding bikes on sloppy trails has a crazy amount...

    Riding bikes on sloppy trails has a crazy amount of carryover to winter driving in terms of the handling principles involved.
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    Hey now! ...actually, thats pretty fair. Ill...

    Hey now!


    ...actually, thats pretty fair. Ill take that hit to keep other californiagrowns off the road and keep the road open for others.
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    I heard loading up my rocket box with snow for...

    I heard loading up my rocket box with snow for the descents gives better traction on the ups AND downs.


    But seriously, why is it such a stupid question to ask? I would assume that putting...
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    Speaking of which, I have the cheapest set of...

    Speaking of which, I have the cheapest set of cable chains i could find on Amazon for my 4runner, just to keep in the back... cause its the law an all. I dont think they fit my new tires actually. ...
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    It seems like that would only catch the very...

    It seems like that would only catch the very obvious offenders... which, then again might be the point i guess. Also, pulling over tractionless cars during snowstorms in likely fairly heavy traffic...
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    Be careful what you wish for. In past years it...

    Be careful what you wish for. In past years it was easy enough to avoid the shit show by leaving a little earlier. If they actually implement chain checks, prepare for horrendous traffic backups...
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    Meh, we knew the deal when we bought the pass. ...

    Meh, we knew the deal when we bought the pass. Always the last to open, always the last to close. Usually has the best day of my year, always has the most character building snow conditions of my...
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    Ill worry while i ski thank you very much!

    Ill worry while i ski thank you very much!
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    Is REX or the gondola open though? Would they...

    Is REX or the gondola open though? Would they not close off access to the top part of that groomer through next week in the hopes that the pack settles and won't slide when they do bomb it and try...
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    I feel like with the late start to the snow...

    I feel like with the late start to the snow season a lot of people are going to be itching to get out and make some aggressive terrain choices this coming week. Looks like the storms are going to...
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    Probly 5" of new snow on top of the old rain...

    Probly 5" of new snow on top of the old rain crust stuff at Central. Didn't ski terribly, but I'd only recommend for someone just looking to get exercise. Coverage is pretty low and was kinda tough...
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    Decided that the ability to joke about hookers,...

    Decided that the ability to joke about hookers, cocaine, and NWAC, while keeping my conscience clear, was worth a little over $30, so ended up donating this morning. I do think there is promise in a...
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    BYOB (Bring Your Own Ball) or will a cocaine...

    BYOB (Bring Your Own Ball) or will a cocaine buffet be provided?
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    Goddamnit NWAC. I am disapointed they are...

    Goddamnit NWAC. I am disapointed they are studying the wrong type of snow with the wrong type of "professionals" again!

    On the otherhand, i am now very interested in attending any future NWAC...
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    My guess is just that, but i would wager that by...

    My guess is just that, but i would wager that by Saturday you will be dealing with a nice 4" of decently dry snow on top of a refrozen, sometimes breakable raincrust, on top of a 14" snowpack. ...
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    Damn, that is cheap. I wonder how far out you...

    Damn, that is cheap. I wonder how far out you have to buy the tickets to get that large of a discount? Good to know that i can score cheap tickets for my parents when they come out later this...
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    Anyone have leads on discounted day tickets this...

    Anyone have leads on discounted day tickets this year? looks like with Vail and Alterra buying stevens and crystal, REI and Costco are no longer selling discounted tickets. Do i actually need to...
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    #Goodforthebase #StillBetterThan2014 Is...

    #Goodforthebase
    #StillBetterThan2014


    Is snow sticking around at pass/PCT level around snoqualmie and hyak? No intention of putting skis on, but thinking of taking a walk around with the dog and...
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