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    With as much as they charge for lift tickets I...

    With as much as they charge for lift tickets I think the ski area owes you the right not to have to stand in a long line while partially empty chairs are going up. If it's crowded and the chair is...
  2. Baby Driver Here's the opening scene, which is...

    Baby Driver

    Here's the opening scene, which is worth watching even if you never see the whole movie. Turn it up, the music is a key part of the deal.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7ARFyrM6gVs
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    I got some Outdoor Masters with green lenses last...

    I got some Outdoor Masters with green lenses last season for fog and flat light. The googles are first rate. Not sure about the optical correctness of the lens, they worked OK in the fog but my...
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    Saw a jerky stand on the side of the highway...

    Saw a jerky stand on the side of the highway advertising "Fresh Jerky." Isn't that an oxymoron? The whole idea of jerky is that it doesn't have to be fresh. How can you tell if the animal was...
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    Thanks! Hoping to make a trip up from Utah and...

    Thanks! Hoping to make a trip up from Utah and hit the Bowl between X-mas and New Year's again. Hopefully you'll have enough snow by then to check out the new "backside." Only thing better than...
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    OK, the new lift is in and it appears with all...

    OK, the new lift is in and it appears with all the new runs on the Snowbowl website trail map. Does that mean it is totally complete and it will absolutely positively be open at the start of this...
  7. In the early 70"s Pepsi had a concert series in...

    In the early 70"s Pepsi had a concert series in Milwaukee. Saw Led Zeppelin with Joe Walsh and James Gang opening for $3.50. Now you can't even get a Coke for that price at a concert. A month...
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    I don't Know it Must have Been the Roses from...

    I don't Know it Must have Been the Roses from Tales of the Great Rum Runners is a true classic. Hunter was a master. Garcia said that Hunter wrote the words he would if he could. We are so lucky...
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    Been buying from him for years and never been...

    Been buying from him for years and never been disappointed. Terry rocks!
  10. Thread: Ikon Pass

    by Mudfoot
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    We renewed early and got $30 off last season's...

    We renewed early and got $30 off last season's early price ($619 vs $649). Also, last year we used our IKON passes at 8 different areas, including in Canada, and could walk on the lifts everywhere...
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    Don't really know, but I would think their...

    Don't really know, but I would think their insurance rates would be lower if they had safety bars.
  12. IKON Pass for Soli gives you a free UTA bus pass....

    IKON Pass for Soli gives you a free UTA bus pass. What's to stop people from parking at Brighton and using the bus for a free 5 min. shuttle both ways?
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    As stated above, if the buyer did not find out...

    As stated above, if the buyer did not find out about your property until after the Listing Agreement expired then the realtor has no claim to a commission. Do not ask your realtor. Cite the...
  14. Thread: Wasatch 2019

    by Mudfoot
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    Don't know of any shuttles, but it's 100%...

    Don't know of any shuttles, but it's 100% rideable going up WOW if you want to man up and do a two-way. Not sure about the mud factor. Wife just got back from a road ride up Guardsman Pass and said...
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    Those bindings were recalled. The heels do not...

    Those bindings were recalled. The heels do not stay down and will slide back and pre-release. Great skis but I agree, do not ski them with those bindings. Smooth big smile flex. I knew an Alaskan...
  16. Found - Pit Viper Sunglasses

    Found on the ridge just above the Guardsman Pass Winter Closure Gate. Looks like they melted out of last winter's snowpack. Still in perfect shape. PM me if you think they are yours.
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    The future has always been scary. Boomers grew...

    The future has always been scary. Boomers grew up during the Cold War doing regular drills hiding under their school desks in case of a nuclear attack. Based on the world today I'd guess that SS is...
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    I paid into SS for over 40 years and now that I'm...

    I paid into SS for over 40 years and now that I'm taking money out (based on how much I put in) you're paying for it? Every generation has it's problems and issues, like the Great Depression for...
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    I think if you spent any time in Silverton you...

    I think if you spent any time in Silverton you would not consider living there. Hundreds of thousands of tourists in the summer, and then mostly shut down, cold and isolated in the winter. Some...
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    The scarf is a nice touch. Have to add that to...

    The scarf is a nice touch. Have to add that to my backcountry atire.
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    Contrary to what we see in the entertainment...

    Contrary to what we see in the entertainment media, 99.9% of criminals are not "masterminds." Stuff that gets stolen is not the result of a complicated plan it is almost always a crime of...
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    I've skied the M4 and did not like the harsh feel...

    I've skied the M4 and did not like the harsh feel on any kind of harder snow caused by the lack of camber. I was amazed at how much more they worked my legs on a bumpy traverse compared to several...
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    Why would you want to purposely force yourself to...

    Why would you want to purposely force yourself to repeatedly turn precisely where everyone else has turned? Isn't that exactly the opposite of freedom? Sure, once in a while it's fun, and it's...
  24. It appears it's going to be a long sweet late...

    It appears it's going to be a long sweet late season in the backcountry down there. Everything in that picture looks good.
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    Hey, I'm old school. Only got a flip phone and...

    Hey, I'm old school. Only got a flip phone and don't take it skiing. Like Grandpa used to say, "don't believe anything you hear and only half of what you see." Sat next to them on the bench, it...
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    Mom and pre-teen son sitting on the bench in the...

    Mom and pre-teen son sitting on the bench in the shuttle bus kiosk at the base area waiting to go back to their rented condo with their stocking feet down in an inch deep puddle of spring snow melt. ...
  27. Thread: Ikon Pass

    by Mudfoot
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    Just skied my IKON days at Big Sky during the...

    Just skied my IKON days at Big Sky during the week. Lift line at the tram was 45 min. or more every day. Locals can get a regular season pass or pay $1,000 for the season pass which includes tram...
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    Sorry for the confusion. Looks like I was wrong...

    Sorry for the confusion. Looks like I was wrong on a several counts. Been skiing the Telluride area off and on for many years and have always thought Temper "run" was skied from farther up the ridge...
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    Thanks for correcting me. I was thinking of the...

    Thanks for correcting me. I was thinking of the "Graveyard" which is farther up the valley above the falls. Heard that story about 20 years ago and my aged memory is not what it used to be. ...
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    II probably was not particularly clear, but the...

    II probably was not particularly clear, but the point I was making is that the tight chute right under the house is not Tempter, which tops out just a little farther up See Forever, although the...
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    The picture of the chute with a house at the top...

    The picture of the chute with a house at the top is not Tempter, which is a little farther up Gold Hill. As far as I know it is not legal to ride it from the ski area but is a popular poach by...
  32. https://hartskis.com/clearance-skis Better...

    https://hartskis.com/clearance-skis

    Better late than never. Screaming deals for several different kinds of skis.
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    I've got a better idea, just let me have first...

    I've got a better idea, just let me have first tracks every run.
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    Why should I spend money for extra equipment I...

    Why should I spend money for extra equipment I then have to carry just to save you more efficiently? Sounds like a reasonable position.
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    BC Pole Probes

    I have no particular experience with this in an emergency situation, but I have seen a lot of people in the bc who have adjustable ski poles that can be connected into a short probe and therefore do...
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    300 meters before it hit them and then another...

    300 meters before it hit them and then another 500 to the bottom, which is a steep sided gully. That's a 2,600+ foot slide into a classic terrain trap. Lucky they didn't get swept all the way to...
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    Taste with Rory Gallagher. "Just wanta be your...

    Taste with Rory Gallagher. "Just wanta be your catfish!"
  38. Probably the same girl I saw in the Alta parking...

    Probably the same girl I saw in the Alta parking lot a few years ago. She had a sticker on the back of her helmet that said "Don't follow me, you won't make it."
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    So apparently it's OK to lie or intentionally...

    So apparently it's OK to lie or intentionally mislead Mags when you sell stuff on TGR as long as you rationalize it as "marketing"?
  40. Thread: RIP Roy Clark

    by Mudfoot
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    https://youtu.be/v_kbgjsuCec

    https://youtu.be/v_kbgjsuCec
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    Lived in Spokane for 3 years quite a while ago. ...

    Lived in Spokane for 3 years quite a while ago. Had an episode when it rained for 22 days straight, which was enough to drive me away. It is not a place to live if you are a skier. Red Mountain is...
  42. A chip off the old block. His Dad was one of the...

    A chip off the old block. His Dad was one of the best of his time.
  43. Thread: C'mon Man!

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    If you are trying to kill something with a high...

    If you are trying to kill something with a high powered rifle you should be pretty damn certain what it is before you pull the trigger.
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    I'm having a little trouble with the math on...

    I'm having a little trouble with the math on "working regular hours" in an office and "easily skiing over 70 days a year." Do you live and work at a ski area? Is every weekend 3 days? I was never...
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    Where there is a will there is a way. If you are...

    Where there is a will there is a way. If you are willing to do whatever it takes to ski a lot and are moderately intelligent and resourceful I'm sure it can still be done. The game has changed but...
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    Ski Loft charged $50 for a simple shell punch and...

    Ski Loft charged $50 for a simple shell punch and then when I called 6 weeks later and told them it did not hold and needed to be re-punched they said "yeah that's real common, bring them in" When I...
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    A lot of people in this country are not...

    A lot of people in this country are not interested in politics unless they believe they are voting on an issue or candidate that makes them think they doing "God's work."
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    Got some friends that manage a bunch of condos in...

    Got some friends that manage a bunch of condos in Telluride. Since weed has been legalized they find quite a bit left in the rooms by tourists who are flying out, can't smoke it all and are afraid...
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    I had some Kryptons with a 3-piece shell and nice...

    I had some Kryptons with a 3-piece shell and nice progressive flex. Replaced the stock liners with Power Wrap Intuitions and it stiffed them up a good 15% and totally screwed up the sweet flex.
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    Years ago I was riding behind my wife on the Road...

    Years ago I was riding behind my wife on the Road Apple Rally course in Farmington, NM, but not during a race. She rides over a foot long snake and the front tire flings it up on her ankle. She...
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