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    If ski season fails to materialize next season,...

    If ski season fails to materialize next season, is snoqualmie in a comparatively advantageous position to other resorts in that they might build into their business model a total skunking of snow...
  2. Why do you think there were so few people there?

    Why do you think there were so few people there?
  3. Seems like the BC regulars think that the SIP...

    Seems like the BC regulars think that the SIP should only apply to the BC jongs, and that they themselves can carry on in the manner they were before.

    There is a lot of self-centered thought...
  4. It's a big deal. My SO is very close with her old...

    It's a big deal. My SO is very close with her old judge who is the ranking county judge in our area and had to make the decision to close courts. She talks with him throughout the week.

    I assure...
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    I was thinking about some low angle stuff this...

    I was thinking about some low angle stuff this weekend, bit NWAC telling me to stay home is one too many "don't go" signs for my liking. I'll be digging trail with my dog instead.
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    To my knowledge this is the first very real...

    To my knowledge this is the first very real common enemy that the modern world has faced together. If we do collaborate succesfully as a species to fight this medical and economic emergency, I think...
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    Who do you think will be more affected by losing...

    Who do you think will be more affected by losing 2-3k? For you it's disposable income used for vacation recreation. For the op/guides/staff it's needed income to likely get by in the mountain town...
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    I'd be game to pay $20/visit (or similar) for...

    I'd be game to pay $20/visit (or similar) for patrol to keep hours and do avi mitigation/carcass rescue for tourons. would be a way to help out seasonal workers, while also benefiting the "core"...
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    Why was the UK exempted from the travel ban? ...

    Why was the UK exempted from the travel ban? Seems odd when it has one of the largest outbreaks in Europe.

    Regardless it would be nice if POTUS could get his shit together during this national...
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    I bet the mean orange man in the big white house...

    I bet the mean orange man in the big white house has lots of trust money tied up in the pharma company that will come out with an overpriced vaccine next week....
  11. "I bought him at a discount from the pound in...

    "I bought him at a discount from the pound in oregon" is my answer when folks ask where i got my dog.
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    Ding ding ding!

    Ding ding ding!
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    You are going to get it. Accept this fact. Do...

    You are going to get it. Accept this fact. Do what you can to boost your immunity so you can kick its ass when you do come in contact with it, but realize that you're gonna get it unless you...
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    You throw spitballs? Ewww. Gapers class clown...

    You throw spitballs? Ewww. Gapers class clown over here.
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    Ski boss with the next level sponsorship. 318657

    Ski boss with the next level sponsorship. 318657
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    Tests arent available currently. Should be...

    Tests arent available currently. Should be distributed accross the country by the end of the week. And they wont waste a test on someone feeling healthy like myself (even though i would be...
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    Headed to Big White later this week to meet up...

    Headed to Big White later this week to meet up with my SO's family, and then on to Nelson this weekend. Any discounted lift tickets available for Big White?
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    Can they come get you out of your home though? ...

    Can they come get you out of your home though? My understanding is that you take the test, and get the results later that day, so unless you are already in the hospital it seems like involuntary...
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    Dude, this here is america. They cannot legally...

    Dude, this here is america. They cannot legally quarantine you against your will i dont believe. I go skiing with a cold all the time, so do others. Not ideal, but shouldnt keep you from a pow day....
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    Toughen up. Courmayeur is literally a 20 min bus...

    Toughen up. Courmayeur is literally a 20 min bus ride away. If the virus is in Courmayeur, its in Chamonix also.

    Its gonna get everyone. Id rather get it in the next few weeks when my work...
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    Keep your friends close and enemies closer?

    Keep your friends close and enemies closer?
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    Health officials have said there are likely...

    Health officials have said there are likely hundreds to thousands unreported cases in WA due to a lack of testing and the fact that most will just have a cold to mild flu symptoms. Now that they are...
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    I live .25 Mile from the nursing facility where...

    I live .25 Mile from the nursing facility where the Seattle folks who died are from, and 3 blocks from the hospital they died at.

    And now my SO thinks she is sick. I'm gonna get it. We're young...
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    I wear my 3 Pendleton shirts pretty much weekly,...

    I wear my 3 Pendleton shirts pretty much weekly, and have done so for about 5 years now. In the office, on the MTB trail, and as a layer when skiing. Ive only washed them when theyve gotten muddy...
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    Skied well but the lines were long at Alpy today....

    Skied well but the lines were long at Alpy today. Was weird. The "stashes" got skied out quick, and some of the areas that normally get skied quick lasted a while. 3rd Lap of the day and a 5...
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    I hear that Stevens has fixed their parking...

    I hear that Stevens has fixed their parking problems and is nixing the MTB park so they can focus resources on the winter customers experience instead. Plus you get get Whistler on the same ticket. ...
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    Is it a closed area? Or is it controlled backbowl...

    Is it a closed area? Or is it controlled backbowl open for touring now? Or is it outside the boundary BC?
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    i typically carry an extra pair of goggles on me...

    i typically carry an extra pair of goggles on me during pow days to swap out if i start fogging or blowup and get snow on the inside. Any helpful tips on keeping goggles from fogging on the cat...
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    From the Yuge Sasaki instagram post it looked...

    From the Yuge Sasaki instagram post it looked like the base is about 20". Coverage will be minimal. now add in the light dusting of snow they just recieved to lightly cover up shallow rocks, and...
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    I was warned about the Euros love of the bar, and...

    I was warned about the Euros love of the bar, and was prepared on my first lift ride there, but damn they are quick. like before skis leave the snow quick.

    Also, i had more topsheet chipping...
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    If a chair full of adults (in america) brings the...

    If a chair full of adults (in america) brings the bar down on my head without warning (im tall so it hits me if i dont duck) i will hold the bar down far longer than is comfortable on the offload as...
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    Is the scratchy crust pretty much gone?

    Is the scratchy crust pretty much gone?
  33. what kind of discount are you typically looking...

    what kind of discount are you typically looking at if you book a last minute seat at a cat-op in BC? like 10% off the advertised rate, or more like 30-40%? Or no discount usually?
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    Why is that as compared to Stevens/Snoqualmie...

    Why is that as compared to Stevens/Snoqualmie passes where i would think winds would be funneled through? probably off topic and for another thread.
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    I was remarking to my SO yesterday how soft ive...

    I was remarking to my SO yesterday how soft ive become in regards to wind since moving to WA. We get wind events so rarely compared to Tahoe. Windhold used to be THE consideration when figuring out...
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    Yep. I would not believe that telemetry up...

    Yep. I would not believe that telemetry up there, it gets windloaded for sure. That said, the amount of water measured does correlate pretty well with 2' of snow.

    First lap in Felsen at 130pm i...
  37. I can do $37/night and ill throw in a free powder...

    I can do $37/night and ill throw in a free powder skirt.
  38. I typically use the short tack nails, and 2-part...

    I typically use the short tack nails, and 2-part epoxy to mount bindings. Saves the effort of drilling.
  39. Well shoot, looks like my offer on the 916s was...

    Well shoot, looks like my offer on the 916s was too lowball anyways.
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    Same. Also helped that when i molded my...

    Same. Also helped that when i molded my Intuition powerwraps i duct taped a beer coozie over the top of my foot to allow for extra room.
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    Or to build a quick booter, or a snow couch, or...

    Or to build a quick booter, or a snow couch, or to be annoying and smack your partner in the butt from 320cm away. Lots of uses, really.
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    Never let facts get in the way of an opinion. ...

    Never let facts get in the way of an opinion. It's the american way!


    Im rooting for Skiboss. Ill always root for Skiboss. Im also now a Yuuge Sasaki fan. Wish his youtube channel had english...
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    What was the weak layer/explanation for that one?...

    What was the weak layer/explanation for that one? Was it a recent rain event that percolated down but the liquid became trapped or something? Plus, a large, aggressive amount of bombing of course.
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    Not trying to argue, just trying to understand. ...

    Not trying to argue, just trying to understand.

    The quick writeup on NWAC makes it seem like the slide ripped all the way to the ground, not on a recent raincrust. I wouldnt questions a recent...
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    Interesting phenomenon. That area had seen quite...

    Interesting phenomenon. That area had seen quite a bit of skier compaction this winter as its a really popular slackcountry spot, right? Yet, none of those skiers had triggered the slide on that...
  46. There will for sure be enough open creeks for...

    There will for sure be enough open creeks for (un/intentional) pondskimming. All options still on the table haha.
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    Pretty insane that an out of bounds full burial...

    Pretty insane that an out of bounds full burial under 5' of debris was uncovered by ski patrol quickly enough for the victim to have no significant injuries. I wonder what the response was like...
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    Unplowed lots i can deal with fine. Not ideal,...

    Unplowed lots i can deal with fine. Not ideal, but my 4runner handles 12" of slop in Lot 4 just fine.

    Treating Lot 4 like valet parking with no valets is a problem. Fucking selfish assholes...
  49. $50 + 2 slices of Costco bacon for the bindings. ...

    $50 + 2 slices of Costco bacon for the bindings. If that is the Best Offer i get them, right?
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    Womens ski was by far and away the best show. ...

    Womens ski was by far and away the best show. They skied the way i want to ski. Fast, fluid, stylie and sendy. Rad.
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