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    Iron horse lift line was great, lap after lap,...

    Iron horse lift line was great, lap after lap, yesterday. https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20210512/276cfb2dea7c74c55033e5911241a9e4.jpg

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    Yesterday was the most classic spring day I've...

    Yesterday was the most classic spring day I've had in 2 or 3 seasons. Groomers were empty and rippable until the bumps softened up for two hours. And my own silver lining of pandemic is the return of...
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    Meanwhile, WP/MJ at 334" and counting. Come on...

    Meanwhile, WP/MJ at 334" and counting. Come on April-uary, keep it up!

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    CO dad level = expert. Sent from my SM-G975U...

    CO dad level = expert.

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    X2 WP was perfect softness hero snow today....

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    WP was perfect softness hero snow today. Bluebird first half, snowing again when we left at 2p.

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    WP has over 100" more snow than Copper this year....

    WP has over 100" more snow than Copper this year. Coverage is better (but still less than a "normal" year there). Snow quality/consistency is better right now.

    Skied Copper yesterday and much fun...
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    Over/ under on number of abandoned boats at +/-...

    Over/ under on number of abandoned boats at +/- 3.5.

    I have low confidence of metro Denver being able to get past Genesee this weekend. Maybe Medveds will offer turns at East Arapahoe Basin?
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    WP/MJ was soft, and crowd free. Maybe not...

    WP/MJ was soft, and crowd free. Maybe not everyone thought it was a holiday? A bunch of the little stuff adding up.

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    Was up at the Boat on Wednesday, and morning...

    Was up at the Boat on Wednesday, and morning lineup for first gondi/Christie express was pretty decent sized (not out to the buses, but around, up the stairs and to the ticket window, Disneyland...
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    MJ was surprisingly soft. Easy boot top depth in...

    MJ was surprisingly soft. Easy boot top depth in lots of places. A TON of trees down since last week with the wind event. Still some rocks and stuff you hit occasionally, but definitely runs out...
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    Colorado Weather Discussion Thread

    Edit to add: 2010/11. Think first, then post.

    Bamboo, wasn't that season that powder day on Pali on Mother's Day? Such a good year.
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    Yes. 5 year hiatus after college, but this is my...

    Yes. 5 year hiatus after college, but this is my 40th season skiing WP.

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    Would be good to put more names with more faces...

    Would be good to put more names with more faces after about 12 years posting/lurking. I also like the WP/MJ Sunday afternoon lap idea, as one of those "old guys" (40th season skiing MJ for me this...
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    I wait until a 60" base before really pushing the...

    I wait until a 60" base before really pushing the throttle. Even in rope drop scenarios, I have found some stumps and rocks that could do the same. Enjoy the powder, avoid the season enders.

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    I guess I am asking how this would go. Not drunk...

    I guess I am asking how this would go. Not drunk or trying to be funny, just trying to understand. Ruining someone else's life is not the answer, and I'm not angry at all about this situation. I am...
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    Not intended as any kind of a joke. But the...

    Not intended as any kind of a joke. But the company posted on FB what I was replying to, that another group started the whole thing above their guided group. So my (very serious) question is, should...
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    If true, ^^^this is some shit. Can/will charges...

    If true, ^^^this is some shit. Can/will charges be filed?
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    Was at WP with a family group of 9 yesterday and...

    Was at WP with a family group of 9 yesterday and our longest wait barely approached 5 minutes. When I explained to the out of towners that they would have a private ski area the rest of the week they...
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    Bent Gate, Powder 7 in Golden, Green Mountain,...

    Bent Gate, Powder 7 in Golden, Green Mountain, and after they tracked down an obscure sole replacement for me, Christy Sports in Arvada has a few experienced shop rat veterans working there that did...
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    WP/MJ was surprisingly soft yesterday, really...

    WP/MJ was surprisingly soft yesterday, really enjoyable. Of note, multiple lift rides with first time MJ skiers/riders who had switched from EPIC. Good news is they don't know where the soft snow...
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    IME, WP/MJ doesn't get good coverage and truly...

    IME, WP/MJ doesn't get good coverage and truly fun (read trees and steeps) until closer to a 60" base. Early directed skiing openings happen, but take the rock skis, and stay out of the woods if you...
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    Didn't treat the softshell, used snoseal on...

    Didn't treat the softshell, used snoseal on leather (I know, blasphemy). First trial today in single digit temps, fingers were toasty! Great gloves, thanks for the excellent customer service.
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    Just got a pair of the SX, stoked to try a glove...

    Just got a pair of the SX, stoked to try a glove again after about five years of mitten life. Quick question, does anyone use NikWax on the softshell back? Would I even need to for stormy CO days?
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    My condolences to what sounds like a great Mag,...

    My condolences to what sounds like a great Mag, and his friends and family. Sounds like a terrible accident. Ride in peace, and enjoy those endless powder runs in Valhalla.
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    I think Gratzo posted a picture from CB that was...

    I think Gratzo posted a picture from CB that was similar.
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    Want to start a 110+ category for Nighthawks this...

    Want to start a 110+ category for Nighthawks this year? My bro and I had fun last year,and nowhere for me to go but up! Plus, fun beer league vibe.
  27. Poll: Ikon base. Most days at WP, a few at...

    Ikon base. Most days at WP, a few at Eldo/Copper/Boat (and now Aspen) and a trip to chase best snow out of Utah, Jackson/Big Sky, Revy/Banff or Reno.
  28. FYI, but buddy passes changed on IKON this year....

    FYI, but buddy passes changed on IKON this year. 10 days (or 8 days on IKON base pass) at 25% off the window rate. By my ( likely shitty) math, they will be about $100/day that time of year. 4 pack...
  29. Make a field trip this year. Time it to do this....

    Make a field trip this year. Time it to do this.
    https://www.winterparkresort.com/plan-your-trip/lessons/ski-and-ride-school/adult-lessons/bob-bump-jamboree
    And your boots need to fit better too....
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    Looked like lots of wet slides driving over...

    Looked like lots of wet slides driving over Berthoud today, mostly the new layer. Skied Parsenn at MJ and I could see/feel the differences between new and old.

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    That's probably you on the cat track then. There...

    That's probably you on the cat track then. There were a couple of folks out and about that day that I just didn't seem to catch up to!

    Oh, and the one Masters dude on some Hart F17s that I did...
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    Slush bumps from 4/22 On top of Golden Spike, MJ,...

    Slush bumps from 4/22 On top of Golden Spike, MJ, 11:30am, soooo perfect. Phantom top to Railbender has some superhero lines. God I love spring skiing.233880

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  33. Sweet Jesus Frankenfurting Christ, I was just...

    Sweet Jesus Frankenfurting Christ, I was just here for the armchair lawyering, but this right here? That shit is why I love this place. Spit take all over my office, I should know better than to...
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    Any reports from Loveland? Heading up tomorrow,...

    Any reports from Loveland? Heading up tomorrow, may have folks to ditch. Early sounds like the call?

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    WP snowstake can showing 10" since 4pm. On top of...

    WP snowstake can showing 10" since 4pm. On top of 8" today. So tomorrow morning report will me...roughly 16" and counting. Wish I didn't have to make a little money, but I'll be searching for some...
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    Poll: Immersion Ski Movie 3 Under The Influence ...

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    Immersion just really ran into me at the right time and place in life and seems to hold up on repeat viewing. Watching High 5s come into being from a...
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    I like this 14th idea...

    I like this 14th idea...
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    I am in same boat as you, wife +1 daughter. We...

    I am in same boat as you, wife +1 daughter. We skied A-Bay only + Loveland 4-pack 2 seasons ago, and actually enjoyed it, plus they had a very attractive 4-pack lesson that year. My brother hits up...
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    Ikon Base, mostly for WP/Copper/Eldo but probably...

    Ikon Base, mostly for WP/Copper/Eldo but probably two trips next winter with Big Sky/Jackson Road trip most likely, Utah a close second if time and snow permits. Dying to get to Revy and Banff...
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    I'd settle for a train platform over at 93 & 72...

    I'd settle for a train platform over at 93 & 72 and the ski train having one additional stop from there to WP. I would actually consider riding it for the exorbitant prices they charge at the point.
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    I have had a blast up there the past two...

    I have had a blast up there the past two weekends. I get things done in town and at the house in the morning. Roll up and grab early lunch on the way, park in a vacated spot about 100' from...
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    Dropping the Nastar course is nothing compared to...

    Dropping the Nastar course is nothing compared to how they butchered Drunken Frenchman. And continue to groom Derailer. And "closed" some solid tree stashes.

    On the weather front, I left at 3...
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    Copper was busy, I had a line to wait in at Reso...

    Copper was busy, I had a line to wait in at Reso on 2 of 3 rides. Only about 5-10 minutes, but still a line. The real fuckery was the 5 hour trip home. Left at 2:45, Golden at 7:45. We made the...
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    Seriously N, I expect a solid TR!

    Seriously N, I expect a solid TR!
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    Don't forget, the Wasatch needs 100" just to get...

    Don't forget, the Wasatch needs 100" just to get Alta/Bird sharks safely covered. But I've had plenty of March, April and May days that rock, even without a 100" base. Blower, cold, and usually way...
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    X2 Sad to see CB dropped, that was fun while...

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    Sad to see CB dropped, that was fun while it lasted. Also sad I likely won't use Bachelor this spring or Alyeska days, but those are long shots anyways. A JH/Big Sky trip next year would be...
  47. Best (try to keep up with the locals, good luck)...

    Best (try to keep up with the locals, good luck) to me was CB, with JH a close second.

    Worst (I am definitely the best skier here today, which ain't a good thing for the average) to me is always...
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    Lauren Whitney is the best in the battle to be...

    Lauren Whitney is the best in the battle to be the next Kathy Sabine. At least if the weather guessers are going to cause the masses to ruin our powder, they should look good doin' it.
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    Great TR, way to set the bar high for any first...

    Great TR, way to set the bar high for any first time TR posters, and what a cool way to honor the memory of a friend. Thanks for sharing.
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    I went up with the fambly... Looking at the wind...

    I went up with the fambly... Looking at the wind forecast last night, and Joel's timing report, and the predicted opening temp in the negative single digits, I decided we'd skip scrambling up there...
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