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    Classic!

    Classic!
  2. Uh, I would actually disagree with that. Most of...

    Uh, I would actually disagree with that. Most of the guys I know who have really killed it, i.e. slept with more than 100 women with lots of hot ones, tend to be somewhat me first guys. Where I...
  3. Classic thread to dig up! I did it the...

    Classic thread to dig up!

    I did it the opposite of you. I went to college first My first winter was when I took winter off of my senior year. Then I spent several years in Tahoe, although I...
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    I believe that you are right. I think that is...

    I believe that you are right. I think that is low-mid tide tail.

    I should be at Mammoth right now. I should have been there since Saturday, coming back Sunday. Oh well, first world problems. ...
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    Nice shots guys! PW7 that is a beautiful left....

    Nice shots guys!

    PW7 that is a beautiful left.

    We were planning to be in Mammoth from the 21st to the 29th. Obviously plans have changed. Baldy is trying to stay open for now, but I'm really...
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    Nice shots! Let us know.

    Nice shots! Let us know.
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    I would agree. When I lived in Tahoe most of...

    I would agree.

    When I lived in Tahoe most of us hated all of the 'rich' tourists from the Silicon Valley. When you work in the service industry it is natural, one encounters some less than...
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    I guess my trip from the 21st to the 29th is...

    I guess my trip from the 21st to the 29th is probably a no go now. Baldy is getting hammered, and hopefully there will be waves during that period.

    It figures this would happen when the storms...
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    I ski in grey pants, sometimes a red sweatshirt...

    I ski in grey pants, sometimes a red sweatshirt sometimes a grey jacket. My wife is sometimes there, blond hair, champagne colored jacket and black pants.

    We actually went up on Friday. Both my...
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    The website does take that into account.

    The website does take that into account.
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    I surfed the south HB pier today, from 11 to...

    I surfed the south HB pier today, from 11 to around 1230. It was shoulder high, with the occasional head high set. It was somewhat walled, but if you picked out the right corner they were lots of...
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    This is horribly sad regardless of the outcome. ...

    This is horribly sad regardless of the outcome. Even if it was self-defense, and he gets off, the fact that he was in this situation in the first place is really not good.

    I have seen mental...
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    That is nuts! The funny thing about watching...

    That is nuts!

    The funny thing about watching this run is that after a couple of cruxes where he hit cliffs/double stagers I kept thinking he was just going to cruise into the finish, then he would...
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    It is still fun. It really should be good for...

    It is still fun. It really should be good for the next couple of weeks at least. It would be really great to get another solid storm and push things into April.

    EDIT:

    Supposedly they got 6...
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    Well, Baldy still has decent coverage on Thunder....

    Well, Baldy still has decent coverage on Thunder. We went yesterday, Saturday, and it was fun. We got to Thunder around 1 and skied until around 330. It was not super warm, so it softened up in...
  16. Interestingly enough I have NEVER done an ordinal...

    Interestingly enough I have NEVER done an ordinal logistic regression. Not even in grad school. I can't count how many times I've done logistic regression or multinomial regression, but never an...
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    The BAF thing really bugs me. I used to enjoy...

    The BAF thing really bugs me. I used to enjoy hooking my friends up, regardless of whether or not I was going to be there.

    There were actually a number of occasions where I had friends do 3-day...
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    This weekend was lots of fun, despite being firm....

    This weekend was lots of fun, despite being firm.

    Saturday was socked in up high, so we hit some groomers and then ended up lapping Gravy Chute in the afternoon. Gravy was a blast. It was...
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    I'm with you there. Let's just keep hoping. We...

    I'm with you there. Let's just keep hoping. We are really lucky we got the early base.
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    Nice! Glad you are having fun. Sometimes when...

    Nice! Glad you are having fun. Sometimes when Mammoth is having a not so great year I think back to Hunter, Belleayre and Ski Whyndam. Even in a bad year we are lucky.
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    I'm not sure if this has been mentioned in this...

    I'm not sure if this has been mentioned in this thread, but here is a ski bus from the LA area that seems like a good idea:

    https://lamammothbus.com/about/



    So far they only have 1 day...
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    "That's not soft!" :) It does look like March...

    "That's not soft!" :)

    It does look like March or April at Baldy, but the skiing is still fun and the coverage on Thunder is still good. It would be really nice to see at least one more system.
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    I will be up this weekend. Leaving Friday...

    I will be up this weekend. Leaving Friday morning, skiing Friday Saturday and Sunday. I was hoping to leave Thursday morning, but the scientists I'm working with have been somewhat slow in getting...
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    https://www.facebook.com/dan.lunt.75/videos/101570...

    https://www.facebook.com/dan.lunt.75/videos/10157021889937308/?t=1

    Above is a video I shot yesterday skiing Gold Rush. It will give you a feel for what Baldy is like right now. I would fast...
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    Today was really fun at Baldy. I got up there...

    Today was really fun at Baldy. I got up there around 1245, did about 10 laps, mostly Emile's and Gold Rush, and called it a day. It was pretty slushy by that point, I would go a bit earlier if you...
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    If anyone is interested Baldy is now selling...

    If anyone is interested Baldy is now selling passes for next year for 299. They are good for the rest of this season too.
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    Hitting Baldy, the resort, today for some...

    Hitting Baldy, the resort, today for some afternoon laps. I will probably get there around noon and ski until a little after 3. Hopefully some of the rest of you will be around.
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    This is a great website. It allows you to plan...

    This is a great website. It allows you to plan routes effectively and and get charging times and such. It gives information about cars that are not out yet.

    https://abetterrouteplanner.com/
    ...
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    Canyon usually goes into late April. If it were...

    Canyon usually goes into late April. If it were to be done in early April that would be VERY early.
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    If you don't want to go anywhere you can try...

    If you don't want to go anywhere you can try doorstep deliveries. I use them regularly when I am up there and they have been great.

    http://www.doorstep-deliveries.com/wordpress/
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    I would agree about the groomers. Ott, My...

    I would agree about the groomers.

    Ott,

    My comment on the groomers had mostly to do with doing chair 5 laps on Friday when I did not get on the mountain until around noon. At that point the...
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    RIP to a true pioneer of skiing.

    RIP to a true pioneer of skiing.
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    Yesterday was actually fun. It is VERY scraped...

    Yesterday was actually fun. It is VERY scraped off in spots, and also quite firm in areas, you really want to wait until it softens up. I drove up in the morning and got on the hill at 1130 and...
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    That's interesting that the 25th was that bad. ...

    That's interesting that the 25th was that bad.

    MLK weekend was very mellow. Minimal lines for even the upper gondi, which is rare. 23 had barely any lines. I really could not believe how mellow...
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    I have only made one trip in January, granted it...

    I have only made one trip in January, granted it was for 4 days, but because conditions are not great I don't feel so bad. Baldy got snow early so I have been able to get one or two days there every...
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    Certainly a possibility, but it is hard to...

    Certainly a possibility, but it is hard to imagine. I was 9 when I started skiing at Belleayre, the giant of the Catskills, and I did not have a hard time getting off the lift. I guess little...
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    Nice! I might try to do that on Saturday. I am...

    Nice! I might try to do that on Saturday. I am always bummed to miss two weekends in a row at Mammoth, but I got in 4 days, that were actually pretty empty, over MLK and I have been able to get in...
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    Saturday was really fun. I surfed around 34th...

    Saturday was really fun. I surfed around 34th street, beautiful long lefts, shoulder to head high with the occasional overhead set. It was clean, and the good ones were lining up for 80 to 100...
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    Baldy was lots of fun today. We skied a bunch of...

    Baldy was lots of fun today. We skied a bunch of laps on skyline, which was nice, then we lapped the line under the chair and the,area to the skier's left of the lift for the rest of the day.. it...
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    On 23! What the fuck were they doing on 23? Not...

    On 23! What the fuck were they doing on 23? Not exactly a lift for people learning to get on and off.
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    It is pumping down here today. I am deciding...

    It is pumping down here today. I am deciding where to go, then I might sneek in a Baldy session in the afternoon if the spirit moves me. I love having these options.
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    Yesterday ended up being REALLY fun. Started at...

    Yesterday ended up being REALLY fun. Started at 9 and skied a couple of chair 5 groomers, which were great, then went over two chair 9 for a couple more groomers. The chair 9 area was really nice,...
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    Yesterday ended up being fun, although not epic. ...

    Yesterday ended up being fun, although not epic. The new snow helped things, although there are still rocks around. Some bumps are forming, they could use some wind to buff things out.

    I skied...
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    That Climax/Upper Creek shot looks better than...

    That Climax/Upper Creek shot looks better than most of what I have seen in photos recently. I probably would have just kept lapping that.

    I really hope this next storm does pan out.
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    Last weekend was pretty much a copy of the...

    Last weekend was pretty much a copy of the weekend before. The coverage is good, groomers are great. There are some good, and some bad turns off the groomed, but it is great to ski Baldy with this...
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    Interesting. It makes me feel not quite as bad...

    Interesting. It makes me feel not quite as bad about staying down south and hitting Baldy. Baldy has had fun groomers, and some fun off-groomer turns in the right spots. It is also an hour and 20...
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    That is pretty scary.

    I know there are some great spots out there, but it REALLY sketches me out.
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    I skied the resort at Baldy the last two days. ...

    I skied the resort at Baldy the last two days. It was fun, the groomers on Thunder are in great shape. Off the groomed it is a mixed bag. I skied under Thunder a bunch, it got okay as it softened...
  49. Classic! I guess I should have titled the thread...

    Classic! I guess I should have titled the thread differently. Unintended consequences.
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    Very nice 406! I'm back east right now, but I...

    Very nice 406!

    I'm back east right now, but I should be able to get a couple of Baldy days when I get back, probably Friday and maybe one this weekend. With the swell lining up the way it is...
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