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  1. ^^^what Iím curious about is spring at Squaw. How...

    ^^^what Iím curious about is spring at Squaw. How long will Squaw One run this season before we need to cabin up to get to the snow. Once they require downloading we will save our turns for Mammoth...
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    Below FKNA, just off 395 there is a pull out and...

    Below FKNA, just off 395 there is a pull out and roads that should be dry that you can camp on. Not as nice as FKNA, but it worked for me and my kid when we were there two years ago. Snow line was a...
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    Actually it is those feelings right there that...

    Actually it is those feelings right there that make someone susceptible to conspiracy theories.

    Funny thing is guys like CS think the rest of us are being played the fool.

    God I hope his kids...
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    Hey ya'll. I beehive I am all caught up on PMs. ...

    Hey ya'll. I beehive I am all caught up on PMs. If I missed you or missed sending you certain information, please send me a follow up PM. As of this post.
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    My buddy just ordered a pop up cab over camper...

    My buddy just ordered a pop up cab over camper and he told me he is getting the pick axe.

    Why does he not earn points for a fucking mounted pick axe?
  6. Thread: Ikon Pass

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    Iíd be happy hiking more than standing. Until I...

    Iíd be happy hiking more than standing. Until I get tired. Then maybe Iíd stand and wait.

    Truth be told, Iíd maybe still visit with an Ikon pass with the family. There looks to be a ton of fun...
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    Looking at that map again and Scooter Pie looked...

    Looking at that map again and Scooter Pie looked nicely filled in a week ago. I've skied that line a few times over the years. Either full corn or dust on crust corn. Always spring.
  8. ^^^^that is major bs. When they presented...

    ^^^^that is major bs.

    When they presented the deferral option last spring/summer, they never mentioned a 'blackout period' for deferred passes as compared to new pass purchases. I just see what...
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    ^^^Enjoy. Not sure what your kids are up to, but...

    ^^^Enjoy. Not sure what your kids are up to, but 9 laps were a ton of fun with my family. Long runs and moderate pitch in the sun. Hit it early, as it gets early sun.

    Website says Canyon/Eagle...
  10. Thread: Ikon Pass

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    Ikon Pass

    Squaw is great when the snow is good. With its low elevation it can often be a thin or spring pack. Loads of gnar all over the place. Shorter runs except KT which is pretty much all below 8k. Outside...
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    We are headed up for Memorial Day w/e and are...

    We are headed up for Memorial Day w/e and are thinking about sticking around that next week. But only if the lifts are spinning. Hoping 5 is still spinning for the w/e.

    They said wait and see...
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    Mammoth 11'053'. Get high not covid 20/21

    June month or mountain?

    I emailed them and they said they have no idea. Weather dependent. Etc. about the month.
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    This OP feels like the 80's. Good ole days of...

    This OP feels like the 80's. Good ole days of passive sexism.
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    Figured I throw in this lunch break shot. We took...

    Figured I throw in this lunch break shot. We took our lunch at this exact spot every day.

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    From that overhead map shot it looks like it...

    From that overhead map shot it looks like it faces due south. Beg the veg gets burned more often than not.
  16. Thread: Ikon Pass

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    Never been to the Big. Always wanted to go. Team...

    Never been to the Big. Always wanted to go. Team always seems like the goal there. But Iíll keep skiing Mammoth and sliding right onto lifts mid week all over the hill. Maybe wait 5 minutes for a...
  17. KT was holding well last Sunday. Figures it still...

    KT was holding well last Sunday. Figures it still had several lore weeks. And we are going to get that dump in the third week of April, so it should be refreshed and good to go.
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    ^^^that is awesome.

    ^^^that is awesome.
  19. THE OFFICIAL 20/21 TAHOE SKI & SNOWBOARD THREAD. PANDEMIC SCHMANDEMIC!

    Donít think summit loaded until 8:55 when I was there Sunday. Maybe they are slacking later in the season?




    Doooooood. Old KW spun backside to the 2nd Sunday in April. That is the day Vail is...
  20. Thread: Ikon Pass

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    Please donít respond to the Bunny. He is just an...

    Please donít respond to the Bunny. He is just an angry ignorant man.

    Again, would come and visit if they get rid of Ikon and go to pre ikon crowds which are way more valuable.
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    Sticky: ^^^^^i think there may be other non full rocker...

    ^^^^^i think there may be other non full rocker skis around those lengths that are wider underfoot. RTM maybe. But then again, not sure.

    You mentioned 110. Mantra did come in 108 at some point,...
  22. Thread: Ikon Pass

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    Yes. Why ski a ikon crowded resort of I canít...

    Yes.

    Why ski a ikon crowded resort of I canít ski the one lift I want to ski there.

    Also wonít go and buy a day ticket like I would have considered before ikon

    The combo of ikon pass but...
  23. Divided Sky in Meyers is the only place I know....

    Divided Sky in Meyers is the only place I know. And Iím not hip at all.
  24. Not that it would really help with accessing...

    Not that it would really help with accessing solar aspects, but pre Vail, one spring KW was spinning 8-3 late April and then weekends in May. I think it was first just the front 5, then just 5/6 in...
  25. Donít drink the tap water. Food in Punta Mita...

    Donít drink the tap water.

    Food in Punta Mita was really good when we were there.

    All rights down that way. La Lancha was the most consistent, but Buros breaks with more swell.

    Iíd call...
  26. Itís not about slide paths. mammoth spins their...

    Itís not about slide paths. mammoth spins their lifts at 8:30. Squaw and a heavenly used to on the weekends. They donít anymore. Itís a choice.
  27. There is a shop around here that could cut those...

    There is a shop around here that could cut those down for you for just another $35. You may want to reconsider.
  28. Ya lost be at "get there by 7am"

    Ya lost be at "get there by 7am"
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    Varmits? Where is this secret place of glory?

    Varmits? Where is this secret place of glory?
  30. I sleep in my standard Ď17 Subaru between a...

    I sleep in my standard Ď17 Subaru between a trailhead and a lift base. Does that make me lower middle class or upper lower class?
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    Where do you get from any of my post that I think...

    Where do you get from any of my post that I think the ski was built wrong.

    When I said detune, I meant I rubbed a Diamond stone across it. Gummi would not really do it. But never said the ski was...
  32. Thread: Ikon Pass

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    ^^^^ I bet it was a response to the decreased...

    ^^^^ I bet it was a response to the decreased price Epic, and last minute, hence poorly communicated. I did get emails from Squaw directly letting me know. Ya would have thought they would have made...
  33. Is JH really a better early season option for a...

    Is JH really a better early season option for a group of intermediates than DV? I recall plenty of grooming at JH, but it all seemed like kind of limited and repetitive groomers. Never been to DV,...
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    I've skied the chute skiers left of the 14 chair...

    I've skied the chute skiers left of the 14 chair line. Its pretty sweet. Not this trip as I'm not sure if it goes.

    We are mostly tourist, so going back there to check things out happens. We...
  35. I'll ski there again if I can do so cheaply. My...

    I'll ski there again if I can do so cheaply. My wife is a teacher so we ski the holidays and a KW Only pass is what we get. Wish Fail would add on two days to N* and Have early and late season so I...
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    I picked up a pair earlier this year. Only have a...

    I picked up a pair earlier this year. Only have a few days on them but they were pretty damn fun on day after the powder day kind of snow. Fun in the spring as well.
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    ^^^^ my son started calling 9 ďGrand Central...

    ^^^^ my son started calling 9 ďGrand Central StationĒ because you can get anywhere except the backside from it. Such a great chair.

    We followed a similar route most days last week. It was a bit...
  38. Skied AM in the morning Easter and SV in the...

    Skied AM in the morning Easter and SV in the afternoon. Got to say, that is a good combo for spring. Softened quickly but got a few hot laps in on firm groomers before a few High T laps to perfect...
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    Mammoth 11'053'. Get high not covid 20/21

    Liv2Ski FWIW, I am using Glide-On wax out of CO, but I think they no longer make wax. Had cool snow wax with cold snow wax mixed directly under the binding. Newish bases on ON3p with a decent...
  40. ^^^^those

    ^^^^those
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    That shot is insane with the heel up. Ouch. Glad...

    That shot is insane with the heel up. Ouch. Glad he is back out today. Iíd be out for weeks.
  42. Thread: Ikon Pass

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    I think it is May 8th but I donít see that...

    I think it is May 8th but I donít see that written any where.
  43. Hey SV folks. Is Silverado closed for the season?...

    Hey SV folks. Is Silverado closed for the season?

    Looks like I can ski Sunday and deciding between AM and SV.

    If I end up at AM Iíll look for Mikey
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    Bummer man. Would have been fun to spin a few...

    Bummer man. Would have been fun to spin a few laps with you and the mini. Weíve got him contours so I should be out touring again soon.

    Friday we skied opening until 11am. Liv2ski I see your...
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    So if you noticed you found the tips of a ski to...

    So if you noticed you found the tips of a ski to hook up before you wanted them to, you would do nothing? Sounds like you suck at maximizing your gear. Fuck dude. I took a Diamond to the tip of the...
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    Wipeouts again today. Just stunning. Paranoid was...

    Wipeouts again today. Just stunning. Paranoid was fun. Chair 5 has transitioned to spring for the most part.
  47. Well, I use it for real time wind data from which...

    Well, I use it for real time wind data from which I forecast the surface condition. And I do not pay for it. There are some locations you need to pay to get velocity but wind direction is free.
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    And spring break.

    And spring break.
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    Mammoth 11'053'. Get high not covid 20/21

    Wipeout 2 has been the winner all week. If I was solo Iíd be lapping 23 and mostly that run. One of the reasons I love skiing with my kid is he makes us explore the entire mountain and have fun...
  50. Thread: Ikon Pass

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    Sweet. Now I donít need to buy a Kirkwood pass

    Sweet. Now I donít need to buy a Kirkwood pass
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