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    I was passing thru there a couple of years ago...

    I was passing thru there a couple of years ago and spent a few days. At the time there as nothing fresh, all hard pack, so I was on the skinny skis, on piste. Between Livigno and Bormio next door it...
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    Looks like I'll be in skiing in Cour area for...

    Looks like I'll be in skiing in Cour area for next few days, anybody in the area for a beer.
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    Artesina Right now job has me in Genoa, so...

    Artesina
    Right now job has me in Genoa, so yesterday did a day trip up to a smaller hill in Maritime Alps called Artesina. Not a bad hill for some quick, mostly under the chair, type freshies....
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    Thats looks like the chair on the back side of La...

    Thats looks like the chair on the back side of La Thuille where it crosses the border to France to La Rosaria (sp?) If so there is an old fort and small service hut at the top.

    Here's a pic I...
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    Most of Limone closed today, only few...

    Most of Limone closed today, only few pistes/lifts open. Next to impossible to ski off piste, snow to deep!! Any attempt to go off piste, even a few meters off, and skiis would submarine and you'd...
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    Weather finally broke down here in Genoa, after...

    Weather finally broke down here in Genoa, after over two days of solid pouring rain. Can see a good layer of snow in the foothills above the city.
    Leaving about 6AM for a run up to Limone for...
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    My buddy and I arrived at Limone Fri night, in...

    My buddy and I arrived at Limone Fri night, in heavy snow. I laid in on Sat sick, he texted he was having hard time with no vis in heavy snow. We had friends stop by on Sun and conditions were so bad...
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    Lucked out. A relief guy showed up at work so a...

    Lucked out. A relief guy showed up at work so a buddy and I are headed to Cham in a couple of hours. Arrive Thurs night for the weekend, probably do a day or two on-piste to get the legs in shape...
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    Yea, also helps if you don't have to actually pay...

    Yea, also helps if you don't have to actually pay for your own equipment.
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    200 mtrs from hotel is a little German place...

    200 mtrs from hotel is a little German place called the Bierfall, just left there about 5 min ago, lol

    ps: got about 4" fresh in the valley just while I was having dinner
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    I left Sanremo at 04:30 to be in...

    I left Sanremo at 04:30 to be in Gressoney-la-Trinite by 08:30, never made it. Had pouring rain all the way across Italy, turned up the Gressoney valley and hit the show/ice line about 5 mi below St...
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    It's really howling out of the south down in...

    It's really howling out of the south down in Sanremo right now, pouring rain and waves breaking over the seawalls, nice Christmas, lol.
    I booked in the long weekend at Gressoney/Alagna/Champoluc,...
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    Well, I'm in Sanremo, It right now, thinking...

    Well, I'm in Sanremo, It right now, thinking about heading up Thurs morning for a 4 day weekend, just not sure where yet, may come down to hotel availabity. Gressoney/Champoluc/Alagna is looking to...
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    Boss hasn't told us where we'll be stationed for...

    Boss hasn't told us where we'll be stationed for the winter yet, should know in next few weeks. Right now just got back into SanRemo Italy for some maintenance, but Barcelona is being talked about...
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    You must have your own snow making machine with...

    You must have your own snow making machine with you, lol. Was in Cour most of last week, skied Cour, la Thuile, & Pila, never even saw a flake of new snow.
    On Sat afternoon saw a 3-4yr old kid...
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    Just left Cour a couple of hours ago. Whole...

    Just left Cour a couple of hours ago. Whole valley is basically "dust on crust". YMMV
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    Epic in Kitzbuhel until mid afternoon. Skied lap...

    Epic in Kitzbuhel until mid afternoon. Skied lap after lap of the Steinbergkogel wall/bowl in 1 1/2-2ft fluffy pow all day until heavy cloud and snow came in around 2PM. My legs were gone by then...
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    Socked in and snowing most of the day at St...

    Socked in and snowing most of the day at St Anton. All upper lifts closed, zero viz. Spent most of the day under the Kapal chair and the Zammermoos chair, even those had 5-10 mtr viz at the top,...
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    Just arrived St Anton, expect to spend the next...

    Just arrived St Anton, expect to spend the next 10 days or so bouncing around western Austria. Right now thinking here for a few days, then maybe over to Zillertal valley, then maybe the Welt and...
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    Yup, had about 2 1/2 feet of fresh and nonstop...

    Yup, had about 2 1/2 feet of fresh and nonstop snow on Sunday at Limone. But it was heavy and pretty solid, you could only keep speed up on the steeps, other than that it would just drag down your...
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    Not sure if you're aware of it or not, but 10km...

    Not sure if you're aware of it or not, but 10km west of Modane, in Orelle, on a nice day, you can jump on the 3 Valleys Express and be in Val Thorens in a few minutes. I wouldn't depend on it on a...
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    Three Valleys for the Holiday Hey, just booked...

    Three Valleys for the Holiday
    Hey, just booked hotel in Brides for Sat thru Wed. Never been in that area before, gonna check it out. I've got a sore ankle from a bike accident a couple of months ago...
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    Slide today on the east of Montgenevre, in the...

    Slide today on the east of Montgenevre, in the valley to Claviere. No details. I was in Claviere heading to Montgenevre and was hearing the occasional heli chopper. Then a little more activity. When...
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    Thinking about Val Thorens for the weekend. First...

    Thinking about Val Thorens for the weekend. First time out this year and first time there. Looks like they've been dumped on earlier this week and more to come Fri. Second option is Courmayour, but...
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    Champoluc/Gressoney/Alagna ?? Thinking about...

    Champoluc/Gressoney/Alagna ??
    Thinking about heading up for an single overnight after work Mon to catch some fresh on Tues from this storm, where do we head.
    Some write-ups say the better base is...
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    Thx for the heads up on conditions. Think I'm...

    Thx for the heads up on conditions. Think I'm just going to pack it in and head back down to Italy. I've been hitting it pretty hard the last few weeks and my knees are just about done in, I don't...
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    Just arrived in Cham, drove over from...

    Just arrived in Cham, drove over from Jungfrau/Eiger this afternoon.
    Anybody know what condition the Vallee Blanche is in? Guides are saying there's still some powder up there, pretty hard to...
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    I was back there today so took a few more for...

    I was back there today so took a few more for younow that I have an idea what your looking for.
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    Few tracks in the lower bowl area, but I couldn't see any...
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    Like this? Taken today 112023

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    Englberg/Murren I just got into Engelberg...

    Englberg/Murren

    I just got into Engelberg couple hours ago, figure I'll do 2-3 days here then move on to Murren/Wengen area for a few.
    Anybody around give me a hollar, here by myself.
    Was in...
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    Thx for the link.

    Thx for the link.
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    Thanks, just the kind of info I was looking for,...

    Thanks, just the kind of info I was looking for, didn't know about the pass closure or the train.

    Got caught last week going from St Anton to Bormio, the TomTom and Google sent me to a closed...
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    St Moritz to Andermatt?? Does anyone know if I...

    St Moritz to Andermatt??

    Does anyone know if I can drive the more northern route from St Moritz, thru Thusis, Bonaduz, Flims, Obersaxon, Tujetsch, Andermatt??

    Google has me going down from...
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    This was Huckfugen on Wednesday, at least what I...

    This was Huckfugen on Wednesday, at least what I could see of it. Actually it did clear up after lunch, but by then it didn't matter.

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    Heading up to Mayrhofen area for the week, check...

    Heading up to Mayrhofen area for the week, check it out, see what it's like. If anyone has any info or in the area give a shout. Thx
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    Nice day in St Anton, but I was a day late, all...

    Nice day in St Anton, but I was a day late, all lift served faces were tracked out. You could still get some fluffy crud or an occasional short stretch of nice I you worked for it. By the end of the...
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    Leaving for the St Anton area in about 4-5 hrs....

    Leaving for the St Anton area in about 4-5 hrs. Drive thru the night. Never been there before, staying at least thru the weekend, maybe more, depending. Only hotel I could find was in Landeck, google...
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    Just back from the day at Limone, It, top was...

    Just back from the day at Limone, It, top was windblown and zero viz. Lower in the trees and along the ridges was awesome, knee to thigh deep freshies all day but with limited viz.

    Here just...
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    Thx for the info. I had seen pictures of the old...

    Thx for the info. I had seen pictures of the old fort when I did a search, looks cool. Just didn't know if that was where to head for fresh. Saw way over on skiers right, right of the gondola, theres...
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    Old news. Olux is still about 8 hours each way...

    Old news.
    Olux is still about 8 hours each way by train and they haven't had shit for snow yet this year either. Besides can get there late on a Fri but no way to get back Sun night. My job doesn't...
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    75cm fresh + rock skis = base Besides I grew...

    75cm fresh + rock skis = base

    Besides I grew up right alongside you, Maine, (and probably many years before you) base is usually 2-3" of blue ice mixed with snow dust, LOL, or as they say "New...
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    All those require a 3 day car rental plus travel...

    All those require a 3 day car rental plus travel time & expenses, that avgs $1000 per weekend, I know I've been renting/traveling four out of the last six weekends. Done Val d'Isere/Tignes, Verbier,...
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    Limone Piemonte? Any body ski there? Know where...

    Limone Piemonte?
    Any body ski there? Know where to get tracks or check out first thing Sunday?
    It's pretty close to me here in Sanremo but they haven't had any real snow yet this year so I haven't...
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    1400? - don't have a clue Right now, @ 10:15 P...

    1400? - don't have a clue
    Right now, @ 10:15 P in the village just walking home from dinner is a very light rain.

    I can't see myself skiing here tomorrow, probably try Courmayeur.

    Skied my...
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    Morning was pretty good at la Thuile, windy and...

    Morning was pretty good at la Thuile, windy and cloudy higher up but got in a few good runs on 2 and 3. Weather cleared around 11 and they opened to the top of the face, Chaz Dura, and that lasted...
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    Sunday afternoon & evening US time are the NFL...

    Sunday afternoon & evening US time are the NFL AFC and NFC Conference championship games, the later game being San Fran 49'ers vs N Y Giants
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    Conference, right, if you say so, your there for...

    Conference, right, if you say so, your there for the damn GAME!!! LOL Should be an awesome game, likely one of the best of the year.
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    Yea, I definitely want to go over the top one of...

    Yea, I definitely want to go over the top one of these days, may not be this weekend though. I'm just hitting different places for a day or two at a time over weekends right now. I've got a month's...
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    I made the 4 1/2 hr drive, just arrived in la...

    I made the 4 1/2 hr drive, just arrived in la Thuile. All was clean and good until I hit Aosta and started the climb around 7:00 PM, ran right into it, just barely got the rental Fiat to the hotel...
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