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  1. Pretty fair slidin today. 2 Liberty Bowl laps...

    Pretty fair slidin today.

    2 Liberty Bowl laps that were walk ons and some Bowl Laps.

    The line management at Swifty, the Bowl and the Ocho is non-existent and today there were some lines, woulda...
  2. I don't have a problem with the RFID in the...

    I don't have a problem with the RFID in the least. Now that they don't have to check tickets and scan them, manage the fucking liftline.
  3. ^^I I like the way you think.

    ^^I I like the way you think.
  4. That is a Keeper.

    That is a Keeper.
  5. BB opens Friday! Important Information No...

    BB opens Friday!

    Important Information

    No Uphill travel starting Wednesday (12/4) at Midnight for the remainder of the season. Mountain Ops are preparing the mountain for Opening Friday (12/6)....
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    If you look under the right porch you could...

    If you look under the right porch you could probably find one of those for a 12 pack. There has to be a Kayak graveyard full of them somewhere.

    OTOH a week or so ago I was shown a very sobering...
  7. Pure comedy Gold!

    Pure comedy Gold!
  8. Unfortunately a lot of people, and not just...

    Unfortunately a lot of people, and not just Americans feel that way. Things will have to get a LOT worse in order to begin what you propose.

    I have my own business that involves enviro consulting...
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    Yeah, except GMs rarely see Cat Operators, just...

    Yeah, except GMs rarely see Cat Operators, just the magic they leave behind.

    Lift Ops are always working to a certain extent and seem miserable so that is good.

    Patrollers are usually having...
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    Bwhahahahahahahahahahaha! Slightly off topic but...

    Bwhahahahahahahahahahaha! Slightly off topic but the price of a Die-Hard VS the price of an LI Battery for a Makita or Milwaukee 18V pack???

    And they are in no way similar in compound nor...
  11. Pretty uncrowded yesterday, so much so that I had...

    Pretty uncrowded yesterday, so much so that I had to ask if it was actually Freak weak.

    Then I spotted a pack of rabid pow hipsters from the BB at the top of Challenger.
  12. Bots don't do Rhetorical.

    Bots don't do Rhetorical.
  13. When more opens lets go on tour.

    When more opens lets go on tour.
  14. I leave for Atlanta for 5 days next Thursday so...

    I leave for Atlanta for 5 days next Thursday so you can probably count on snow starting right around then.

    I think that Beta was pretty solid, last time I looked (last Week) Duck Walk looked...
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    Good buddies of mine were part of the Canyons...

    Good buddies of mine were part of the Canyons Patrol when they went that route. It was a bitter struggle and eventually they managed to organize. They saw increases in wages and benefits but had to...
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    Really, must be some sort of a new Beacon, never...

    Really, must be some sort of a new Beacon, never heard of it.:fmicon:



    It is well known that Ortovox Beacons have a shorter range than some others, more like 35-50 feet or about 15 units of...
  17. Take that kind of shit to Polyass.:fmicon: OK...

    Take that kind of shit to Polyass.:fmicon:

    OK today was much better than Saturday. A bit of new snow, more terrain open and Jerry has left the building for a while.

    The Bowl skied nice,...
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    What is an S3+?

    What is an S3+?
  19. If you have not done so, stop in the PHQ at the...

    If you have not done so, stop in the PHQ at the top of 6-Shooter or Lone Tree, those were also built by Yours Truly with a lot of help. Both feature unique architecture derived from being short on...
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    Good boots and boot fitters are indeed priceless....

    Good boots and boot fitters are indeed priceless.

    Picture 1 was at the Y/C in 2002. The young lass is now a fine ER Nurse. Picture 2 was from around 2006 and was a co-workers "wound". A...
  21. Me neither, I have gotten more 1st tracks that I...

    Me neither, I have gotten more 1st tracks that I deserve over the years. But some people really take that shit seriously.

    I have seen punches thrown and generally it is over stupid shit that...
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    Other Moniker skippy. See them there white...

    Other Moniker skippy.


    See them there white letters?304451304452


    OK you asked for it.
  23. Drop the gloves and go at it, grab em by the...

    Drop the gloves and go at it, grab em by the Jersey and pull it up over their heads and whale the fuck out of em. Oh wait that's Hockey.

    Generally the folks that show up that early and put their...
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    I have no idea what kind of shape you are in but....

    I have no idea what kind of shape you are in but.

    How sore do you get from a day or a week of skiing recreationally? How do your feet feel?

    Now imagine what it would be like to do that 4-5 days...
  25. Not my finest work but we were in a bit of a time...

    Not my finest work but we were in a bit of a time crunch for version 1.0. Then the flat roof leaked (design flaw) and we had to cobb on the current roof system.

    The T&G was a nice touch though...
  26. We try hard not to be assholes out here, getting...

    We try hard not to be assholes out here, getting more difficult al the time.
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    Maybe some of the larger places in the east can...

    Maybe some of the larger places in the east can get away with that. As soon as the job requires an EMT cert. and avalanche control work the pay rate skyrockets to 10-12 bucks an hour.

    And as been...
  28. That alone is what makes me think this is a Bot.

    That alone is what makes me think this is a Bot.
  29. Big Sky is really going to need to figure that...

    Big Sky is really going to need to figure that shit out before Christmas. Parking lots were close to maxed today. The system for Swifty was kind of fucked up. You line up, go through a queue and then...
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    @ HMS..... I do believe you are affiliated...

    @ HMS.....

    I do believe you are affiliated with the AAA.:eek:

    Promotive and Smith has this going for people just like you....

    pro orders are not eligible for returns or exchanges
    Thank you...
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    I have never really found that a larger coarse...

    I have never really found that a larger coarse range is really that big an advantage nearly as much as the guy using he tool having more than a passing familiarity with it.

    Use what you want, the...
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    Like skis opinions on Beacons varies. I have a...

    Like skis opinions on Beacons varies.

    I have a 3+ and used it professionally and now use it recerationally. I have used every brand on the market except Arva.

    My rule of thumb is replace when...
  33. Sssssh, I told Cono that to get him to quit...

    Sssssh, I told Cono that to get him to quit whining and STFU.

    And Ron went on ignore long ago.
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    Opening day, be it skiing, baseball or hunting...

    Opening day, be it skiing, baseball or hunting season.
  35. Breaking news.

    Breaking news.
  36. ^^^ 1995, 1st year of the Tram. We were...

    ^^^ 1995, 1st year of the Tram.

    We were opening terrain as fast as we could get lift operators trained and ropes and signs up.



    Nope, there is a reason he has been able to remain working...
  37. Yeah, the thing is most of these names are not...

    Yeah, the thing is most of these names are not ski runs per se, they are either avalanche starting zones or paths and in order to be able to remember which is which you need memorable (to you) names....
  38. Not to correct the Mayor but. The Patrol...

    Not to correct the Mayor but.

    The Patrol fucking hated the name Schmitty's Coulior and always called it the Big Cooler. Don't know if you have ever interacted with Yunce but that came from him (a...
  39. WTF? Bernie died years ago but why not keep...

    WTF? Bernie died years ago but why not keep Hummers as the institution it was.
  40. ^^^ Decisions decisions.

    ^^^ Decisions decisions.
  41. https://www.allstickerprinting.com/stickers-and-la...

    https://www.allstickerprinting.com/stickers-and-labels?gclid=EAIaIQobChMIpIPn1OaK5gIV3h-tBh1o-QAcEAAYASAAEgIN5vD_BwE


    The SWMT contingent needs to get on this. Anyone have any graphics skilz, put...
  42. I think it more of a matter of, "we need to do...

    I think it more of a matter of, "we need to do something".

    WRG has been pretty vocal that they need some sort of human interaction at the Headwaters hike. Given that the majority of the 3x...
  43. ^^^ I have not asked but I am pretty certain this...

    ^^^ I have not asked but I am pretty certain this was developed in good intent in an effort to reduce the number of Jerry's cliff-ed out or destroyed.

    It was also probably seized upon as a "look...
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    When my yearly subscription ended last month they...

    When my yearly subscription ended last month they auto charged me at the new rate. I called them and as politely as possible I told them that the new fee was more than I could afford and wanted their...
  45. Are you kidding? That would mean developing an...

    Are you kidding? That would mean developing an actual plan and shit.
  46. If I could get Big Sky to adopt a new rating: ...

    If I could get Big Sky to adopt a new rating:

    The Hexagon!

    Even more difficult than most difficult.

    I could make a mint.
  47. Nice tease.

    Nice tease.
  48. Picked up my pass yesterday. Young lady at the...

    Picked up my pass yesterday. Young lady at the Guest Service asked if I was aware how of the "new" RFID system will work. I said to inform me.

    Can't punch a hole in it or wear it around your neck,...
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    For better or worse. I spent 5 summers working...

    For better or worse.

    I spent 5 summers working in Challis for the USFS and bopping around between there and Stanley and Salmon. It was a true cultural experience.
  50. I predict that this system will not last through...

    I predict that this system will not last through X-mas. And I will still park where I usually do. A little walk to my locker is good to loosen up the knees.
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