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    115+cm in the Mcgregors yesterday and was...

    115+cm in the Mcgregors yesterday and was storming when we left :party:

    Still hard to get to though
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    Your level of enthusiasm is one of a kind swiss....

    Your level of enthusiasm is one of a kind swiss. Nothing sticking yet, just some flakes blowing around but still enough to get me excited! But far from enough to make me want to ski down a gravel...
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    It was briefly snowing in PG this morning. I've...

    It was briefly snowing in PG this morning. I've never skiied in September before...
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    And this winter keeps on giving! Headed into...

    And this winter keeps on giving! Headed into Wates-Gibson hut (Tonquin Valley, Jasper) for 7 nights 8 days with snow in the forecast followed by what looks to be clearing weather later in the week....
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    [QUOTE=swissiphic;5322149] Thanks swiss....

    Thanks swiss. Brought the real camera out that day and it paid off. We have had one hell of a year, the best I have had in 6 years of living here hands down. Thursday was the first time out I've not...
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    haha this is great, hearing your theories is as...

    haha this is great, hearing your theories is as good as the true story!

    We were up on a ledge trying to find the weakness through cliffs down to the lake below. I find a ramp that goes, sweet. I...
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    First day of spring conditions around these parts...

    First day of spring conditions around these parts did not go so great for us! Somehow this ended up causing zero damage or injuries so now its just a funny picture and story

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    Ok I'll play. It was deep in the McGregors this...

    Ok I'll play. It was deep in the McGregors this weekend. Reports of +- 100cms from PK but their website cannot be trusted. 120 HST in the North Cariboos. No matter what the actual total, it is...
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    Thanks! Here's more, from Powderking this time....

    Thanks! Here's more, from Powderking this time. The storm cycle this weekend dumped a ton of snow! According to my scientific pole plunging there was about 100cm of unconsolidated snow up there...
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    Early start to the season around here. The highs...

    Early start to the season around here. The highs and lows of early season skiing were very high and very low!

    Highs
    https://www.instagram.com/p/BaUvnZJHpgS/?taken-by=east.coast.dan

    Lows...
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    I hear that skiing between PG and Mcbride has...

    I hear that skiing between PG and Mcbride has been good and skiing around Wells above treeline was great last week. Looking like a couple good storms rolling through this week, should make for a good...
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    PK is also now skiing well. Yesterday was good...

    PK is also now skiing well. Yesterday was good with about a foot of fresh and sounds like it snowed that much again last night
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    Went skiing near McBride again yesterday. Just...

    Went skiing near McBride again yesterday. Just enough dust on the crust to make some good turns! Hoping we get some needed snowfall soon, but need to also remember that it is still only early...
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    Looks like you guys had a nice day. I was back...

    Looks like you guys had a nice day. I was back out yesterday and it was much better, probably close to 6inches had fallen since Thursday but it was still sharky. I've never skiied boulder I think...
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    I didn't feel I had the seniority to start a new...

    I didn't feel I had the seniority to start a new thread haha

    No core shots! Maybe I wasn't skiing hard enough
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    This was on Lucille. Road sucks, drove up to 7km....

    This was on Lucille. Road sucks, drove up to 7km. Snow was good, but it may have warmed up a bit since then, this was on Thursday. There was less than a foot at the cabin, we were only able to ski...
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    Is nobody else getting out there yet?! Near...

    Is nobody else getting out there yet?!

    Near Mcbride it was skinny but fun!

    Edit: Sorry for making you all turn your heads sideways. Will do better next time haha

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    The mountains in the Valemount/McBride area had...

    The mountains in the Valemount/McBride area had quite a dusting of snow on them this weekend. Starting to get stoked!

    The Valemount Bike Park is worth the drive btw, world class trails and more...
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    Looks like you had one hell of a season swiss! ...

    Looks like you had one hell of a season swiss!

    Anyone still out there? Corn season is upon us! Might even be a bit of fresh snow at higher elevations right now. This is a sweet little edit a...
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    Anyone still getting out there? Did a short heli...

    Anyone still getting out there? Did a short heli bump down the South Dore near Mcbride to Chevron Peak Sunday. Conditions were firm but amazing weather and still lots of snow up high. Access/exit is...
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    Thanks XXXer for showing me around Hankin last...

    Thanks XXXer for showing me around Hankin last weekend! What a hidden gem you guys have out there

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    Anyone from Smithers want to show me around on...

    Anyone from Smithers want to show me around on Monday? Will be visiting the in-laws for the weekend and can sneak away for the day. Can't stay out too late, have to head back to PG but would like to...
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    Well AP you might be right about the power of our...

    Well AP you might be right about the power of our collective bitching! PK was great yesterday. Skiied in about 30cms of fresh surprisingly light pow. Snowed about 5-10cms while we were there and was...
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    Had an amazing day sled skiing at the Torpy...

    Had an amazing day sled skiing at the Torpy yesterday, winter isn't over yet! 30-40cms of perfect snow with a bomber base underneath and blue skies.
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    Skiied PK Sunday and had the sleds up at Bijoux...

    Skiied PK Sunday and had the sleds up at Bijoux (just South of PK) Monday. There was almost 100cms of fresh to be had but yesterday it went to shit. Freezing level is up into the alpine. If you're...
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    If you think 38cms is too much for PK I should...

    If you think 38cms is too much for PK I should show you around! I've had so many amazing days with 50+cms. Two days in particular that is was hard to see and breathe on the way down :)

    But as...
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    Skiied Mount Murray near Wells yesterday... was...

    Skiied Mount Murray near Wells yesterday... was awesome. Still a little sporty near the bottom but oh man it was good up high. Too bad I brought the dog, there was too much fresh snow!
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    Personally I would stay downtown, either Ramada...

    Personally I would stay downtown, either Ramada or The Coast. Couple decent places to eat/drink in the evening within walking distance.

    As for skiing it depends on what you're after but PK...
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    Nice! I might have to come check it out over...

    Nice! I might have to come check it out over christmas.

    Was up at Powderking on Thursday and almost every stick and stump is covered up now, should be 100% next weekend! Was at...
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    I'll try to share the stoke... hope this works ...

    I'll try to share the stoke... hope this works

    https://www.facebook.com/dan.soicher/videos/vb.100000735264467/1083790494988782/?type=2&theater&notif_t=like
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    I couldn't resist and went into the Sandie...

    I couldn't resist and went into the Sandie yesterday. Up until sub-alpine it was terrible but sub-alpine and above was amazing. Hope my surgeon doesn't kill me!

    Swiss - Where is that? Looks...
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    I've heard good reports too and I am beyond...

    I've heard good reports too and I am beyond ancy!! Hopefully getting the all clear from my surgeon Wednesday and then its game on
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    In the Mcgregors there have been reliable reports...

    In the Mcgregors there have been reliable reports of 100+cms at treeline and above. Unfortunately I am still recovering from collarbone surgery. Looks really good up there in the pictures I have...
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    Stop your whining! Its getting really hard to get...

    Stop your whining! Its getting really hard to get to snow near PG. I was even thinking of going to spend a day or two out your way to get my spring fix in.
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    Spring skiing at the Farm yesterday. Ski-out was...

    Spring skiing at the Farm yesterday. Ski-out was painful but otherwise a nice day.

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    Anyone want to try and stay above the rain...

    Anyone want to try and stay above the rain tomorrow? Skiing with dogs in tow so cannot have much if any snowmobiling involved.
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    Sorry missed your post. Ended up going...

    Sorry missed your post. Ended up going snowmobiling in the Renshaw. Beautiful day with some decent snow if you went far enough back. Not as much of a crust out there. Was snowing when we left,...
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    Conditions haven't changed much... there is now a...

    Conditions haven't changed much... there is now a dust on that crust

    Still want to go for a ski with the dogs tomorrow if anyone wants to join though. On the plus side it looks like weather should...
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    I live in PG but go up to PK most Thursdays. The...

    I live in PG but go up to PK most Thursdays. The north seems to be the only place with somewhat consistent snow this year.
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    Skiersteve I'm not sure... depends on snow and...

    Skiersteve I'm not sure... depends on snow and such. I'll probably either ski or snowmobile on Sunday. I work Saturdays.

    jetski I would be surprised if conditions didn't improve at PK by the...
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    What a difference 3 days can make PK 2/12...

    What a difference 3 days can make

    PK 2/12
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    During our AST course at PK this weekend we had...

    During our AST course at PK this weekend we had the layer above the rain crust fail consistently around CT15-20 depending on how deep it was buried.
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    XXX-er we may have but to be honest with you I'm...

    XXX-er we may have but to be honest with you I'm not sure where that is? Is it near the handicap parking sign?

    AP I don't think so, I'm not an ice climber. But I did meet a few people while...
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    Well XXX-er hats off to you man, that cliff is...

    Well XXX-er hats off to you man, that cliff is flagged better than some in-bounds terrain I've been to.
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    I do feel a little better ;) Too bad about...

    I do feel a little better ;)

    Too bad about the rain up high, we had some really warm temps up into alpine south of here as well. No sign of warm inversions up North though.

    I'm surprised to...
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    PK was actually really fun yesterday. 15cms of...

    PK was actually really fun yesterday. 15cms of hero snow on a fast base, jumps everywhere. It will still be good today and probably early Saturday as well.

    Wish I could have had a taste of that...
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    I'll be at the hill tomorrow, hope its still...

    I'll be at the hill tomorrow, hope its still deep! Hankin on the 26th.

    Already have a place to stay but thanks for the heads up.
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    Thanks XXX-er. Sounds like it could be a bit like...

    Thanks XXX-er. Sounds like it could be a bit like PK, where the lack of snow can make it more fun! As long as you don't punch through to what's underneath.

    I really want to check the place out...
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    Any beta from Hankin over the next few days would...

    Any beta from Hankin over the next few days would be great. I am hoping to ski there either 25th or 26th
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    PK was a lot of fun today. About a foot on top of...

    PK was a lot of fun today. About a foot on top of the crust. Still some hazards to be found but good times. Snowed most of today and snowing when we left.
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