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    Will I receive benefit tickets for my friends if...

    Will I receive benefit tickets for my friends if I purchase my Unlimited Season Pass in the spring?
    If you purchase an Adult or Senior Unlimited Season Pass before April 9, 2017, you will receive...
  2. My conspiracy theory, complete with tinfoil hat,...

    My conspiracy theory, complete with tinfoil hat, is Whistler Blackcomb has commissioned experimental ultra-high power rfid readers. Say on the order of several hundred watts. As the rfid tags are...
  3. I got two, one from Guest Services, then another...

    I got two, one from Guest Services, then another arrived by mail a day later. They both will work, just have to remember to leave one in the car as a spare. I've used rfid at Alta, seemed fine. I...
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    Very mellow on Whistler today, light crowds, lots...

    Very mellow on Whistler today, light crowds, lots of fun. Couple laps through Glacier Couloir, 2nd time following a ski school class consisting of little rippers. By the time they all jumped in the...
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    We just lapped Boomer all day, finishing with a...

    We just lapped Boomer all day, finishing with a Goat Path to Grand Finale to McConkey's Trees. No lines, all fresh, all day.
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    I wonder what it says about me since I like...

    I wonder what it says about me since I like Whistler. Although I did have one day having my way with Blackcomb this year. I guess big tits is code for icy moguls? :)
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    Yes.........

    Yes.........
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    +1 and vacuumed

    +1 and vacuumed
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    Not today.

    Not today.
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    I'm guessing we were all standing about 5 feet...

    I'm guessing we were all standing about 5 feet apart. I liked when the ski patrol escorted the gate crashing boarder out of the corral. At least the goings on kept me amused during the wait.
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    Big ditto here. Probably one of my best runs...

    Big ditto here. Probably one of my best runs through Boomer then flying into Boot Chutes. For a brief moment I was a superstar.

    And how nice is it when Harmony's closed and the T-Bar runs? Just...
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    I was skiing around with friends yesterday and we...

    I was skiing around with friends yesterday and we talked about this kind of thing. Unfortunately as has been said 'People are stupid' (Not directing this at any specific ethnic, religious or...
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    Good karma for someone there.

    Good karma for someone there.
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    Not Aussies, at least my accent recognition...

    Not Aussies, at least my accent recognition software didn't detect it.

    As far as 'Where does this go?', I did that many many years go. I was hiking up the chimney to the grey zone. At the top I...
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    Had an interesting eye-opener talking to some...

    Had an interesting eye-opener talking to some tourists about to cross some avi signs into harmony. They told me (emphatically) that these were warning only, cross at your own risk. I guess 'Closed...
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    Whatever it says is/was true. All the...

    Whatever it says is/was true. All the mid-mountain lifts went on standby around noon. Not sure what happened after that as I found my way down to Creekside.
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    :) I've seen some magically hiking around the...

    :) I've seen some magically hiking around the signs, 'Never saw them'

    Reminds me of drivers in Quebec, "Why is everyone waiting when that blocked off one-way street is obviously the way to go?'
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    I would think a rental would be cheaper,...

    I would think a rental would be cheaper, providing you can somehow fit 5+equipment into something.
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    No more perimeter, pacific coach now. I think...

    No more perimeter, pacific coach now. I think Star Limousines is the usual limousine service from YVR.
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    I can ditto the back/legs thing. 5 i n a row, I...

    I can ditto the back/legs thing. 5 i n a row, I wake up at 5:40, check snow report, go skiing. If tomorrow is less than 15 I might sleep, finally

    And yes, it is good. Even made me look like a...
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    Yes, definitely not happy today. Keeps locking up...

    Yes, definitely not happy today. Keeps locking up here.
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    Weekend crowds? Whistler emptied out around...

    Weekend crowds? Whistler emptied out around 11:30. At least Red chair did. I kept lapping Goat path, a few McConkey's Trees and finally ended up at 3 in Dusty's. Fun times were had by all.
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    Didn't try any fancy timing today; just skied...

    Didn't try any fancy timing today; just skied down to Peak chair and hung out for an hour until it opened. Think I was on chair 3 or 4, untracked down Whistler Bowl then skiers left of Shale Slope. ...
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    Bad thing: Harmony and Peak didn't open today;...

    Bad thing: Harmony and Peak didn't open today; patrol said they were having large settlements with deep cracks while they were ski cutting Whistler Bowl. Harmony had the usual problems; grip problems...
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    The opened the traverse up to where it splits,...

    The opened the traverse up to where it splits, either up or down, around noon.

    I managed first tracks into boomer, had so much fun I had to man up an do it again.

    The top few inches was...
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    To echo all the rest: Pretty goddamn good day...

    To echo all the rest: Pretty goddamn good day today.

    Skied from the opening bell (when they finally let us up creekside, then red) until around 2pm.

    Ratfink as second run was off the hook,...
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    Lee, well said. The same loudmouth asked me when...

    Lee, well said. The same loudmouth asked me when the lift would open. My semi-sarcastic 'It opens when it opens' wasn't well received. And the crown in Kaleidoscope was really impressive as well.
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    I was skiing Harmony laps today so can't confirm...

    I was skiing Harmony laps today so can't confirm the following. The grapevine reported that West Cirque slid to rock during AC. Anyone confirm?

    OH, and still pretty awesome today.
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    Yes, Managing somehow. Today was 'OK' too. Got...

    Yes, Managing somehow. Today was 'OK' too. Got into Boomer a few times after they opened up the road into Harmony after lunch. Very nice, all the way down.

    The lifty at Harmony said they were...
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    Yes, definitely a fine day. No-one on the...

    Yes, definitely a fine day. No-one on the mountain, ratfink, franz's meadow... lots of fun. Someone told me that Chunky's was good, although some care required.
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    Good and Bad (for me) news. Good: Snowing...

    Good and Bad (for me) news.

    Good: Snowing pretty hard now at Creekside base. Should be good tomorrow.
    Bad: I'm leaving tomorrow for about a month and a half.
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    If you're flying Air Canada into the US there are...

    If you're flying Air Canada into the US there are currently NO carry on bags allowed, but you get one extra checked bag. And they're waiving excess baggage charges during the current panic.

    And...
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    I was on Whistler, everything opened. Someone...

    I was on Whistler, everything opened. Someone told me he had his best day this season on Blackcomb. So I guess everything opened there as well.
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    What a difference a day makes. Harmony,...

    What a difference a day makes. Harmony, specifically Harveys and Robertsons, was money today. Over the head blower until day end.

    Who cares if you can't see? Trees are your friends.
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    #2 Top of Harmony and the Camel Humps #5 looks a...

    #2 Top of Harmony and the Camel Humps
    #5 looks a bit like Little Whistler. At least to my untrained eyes.
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    I also discovered that the helmet cam doesn't...

    I also discovered that the helmet cam doesn't like puking snow. So many many minutes of white were recorded.
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    Very good today, skied deeper than the 18cm...

    Very good today, skied deeper than the 18cm reported.

    Alpine didn't open on Whistler today so tomorrow should be ...... better.
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    Today brought me down to earth. Yesterday I was a...

    Today brought me down to earth. Yesterday I was a god, floating down Chunky's' raging Ratfink, bashing McConkeys.

    Today I kept hitting things; hard. And kept on doing it. Until 12:30 when the...
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    Pretty heavy today, basically had to point them...

    Pretty heavy today, basically had to point them to get down the hill. Lower VD was some work. That said my first run down Paleface was money. And even though I promised my knee some rest I stayed up...
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    Looks like they've got some digging to do before...

    Looks like they've got some digging to do before Harmony starts spinning.

    http://lh6.ggpht.com/_RfW4KVEIUK4/SwXQ_jDu9eI/AAAAAAAAAdE/Iu_O8VLF0GQ/s720/P1000799.JPG
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    Everyone wondered why I decided to spend this...

    Everyone wondered why I decided to spend this winter in Whistler. Now they know.

    And the big skis are out, everything up top is as good as it gets. Now to get some skiing in before the hordes...
  42. I was surprised how easy it is to get in there...

    I was surprised how easy it is to get in there now. Pretty good today as well although my legs are feeling 4 days of relatively hard charging.
  43. I think you were first into Cockolorum, then I...

    I think you were first into Cockolorum, then I followed you and kept going into Mondays. At least I think that was you on the Lhasa Pows.

    Awesome day yesterday... nuff said
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    I kind of liked Brett Carlson in Parental...

    I kind of liked Brett Carlson in Parental Advisory. For all kinds of reasons.
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    TJ, I have two free day passes, good from...

    TJ,

    I have two free day passes, good from April 9th to June ... . I'm on my way back to Montreal so if you want them Pm me. I can drop them in the mail, hopefully get to you before you head out.
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    And there's always this book ...

    And there's always this book

    http://www.whistlerguidebooks.com/Images/advanced_front1.gif

    With pages like this:

    http://www.whistlerguidebooks.com/Images/whistler_b.jpg...
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    Yes lots of waist deep. Did a few laps through...

    Yes lots of waist deep. Did a few laps through Chunky's then hiked goat path the rest of the day. Late opening due to avie control mid-mountain and down. Lots of bombs on lower insanity.

    Not...
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    Left whistler at 6pm, spent 3 hours or so waiting...

    Left whistler at 6pm, spent 3 hours or so waiting to find out that the highway was to all intents closed. Turned back, cancelled my room in vancouver, re-booked my flight for 11:20 pm tomorrow,...
  49. I met Joe Lammers on Whistler today, he said...

    I met Joe Lammers on Whistler today, he said Piccolo slid yesterday with a 6ft crown.
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    NSR - Clay Kitten Shooting

    Clay Kitten Shooting NSR

    No snow here in Montreal, so it's read or playtime.
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