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  1. Iím trying to convince myself itíll be good for...

    Iím trying to convince myself itíll be good for base building. But youíre right: hard to beat 6ft+ of snow in 2 weeks


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  2. 311267 Definitely fun at the Pass yesterday

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    Definitely fun at the Pass yesterday
  3. Thread: Props to...

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    Sticky: Thanks Adam (adamdelman7) for the quick...

    Thanks Adam (adamdelman7) for the quick transaction & well packaged skis.
    Just as described.

    Just need snow now
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    Iím interested and will send a message Sent...

    Iím interested and will send a message


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    Sticky: Adding Blizzard 178 Zero G 95 HAVE SKI, DON'T...

    Adding Blizzard 178 Zero G 95

    HAVE SKI, DON'T WANT IT:
    160 K2 Phat Luv: Alpineadventure
    165 2008-2009 Karhu Bertha: h-atlas
    165 powder plus: mntlion
    167 k2 Work Stinx: Alpineadventure
    170...
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    It's usually pretty good. There are two...

    It's usually pretty good.

    There are two categories: 1) Ski shops with new gear: Peak Sports from Corvallis, Berg's from Eugene and Next Adventure from Portland usually have a good selection...
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    Corvallis OR Ski Swap Oct 18-19 2019

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    Willamette Pass was ca$h today 273964

    Willamette Pass was ca$h today
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    Bumping an older thread. Both of my G3 Ion brakes...

    Bumping an older thread. Both of my G3 Ion brakes recently had one of the spring arms break. They broke the same piece within a week of each other.

    The brakes were functional but I wasn't...
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    Heavenly pulled the plug too early in my opinion....

    Heavenly pulled the plug too early in my opinion. I skinned up 269773 to the small hill above the groove lift after the lightning stopped. Snow got better and better the higher I went

    Hogsback to...
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    Willamette Pass was fun last weekend and is...

    Willamette Pass was fun last weekend and is opening officially on Friday.
    Lower mountain only; $30 reduced price tix
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    Pulled the trigger. Thanks for the nice discount....

    Pulled the trigger. Thanks for the nice discount.
    I figure this will beat pulling out the phone to check slope angles
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    Itís official. Tim pulled the plug. Williamette...

    Itís official. Tim pulled the plug.
    Williamette Pass season was three days long. RIP 2017-2018
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    Donít count on it Hoping for spring break...

    Donít count on it

    Hoping for spring break (last week of March) but itís not likely
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    From 1/29: Another season that bites the...

    From 1/29:


    Another season that bites the dust; per their webpage:

    At this time Willamette Pass is experiencing record warmth and our snow pack has diminished to a low level. Operations are...
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    Willamette Pass is opening Friday. Finally. I...

    Willamette Pass is opening Friday. Finally.
    I think they could have been open last weekend, but we had fun even though lifts weren't spinning.
  17. Thread: how to ski banff

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    Banff kicks ass. Had my second day at SSV today...

    Banff kicks ass. Had my second day at SSV today and had fun with the few centimeters of new snow. Conditions are thin in places (got a few new gouges) but it adds to the spiciness.

    Was lucky on...
  18. Thread: how to ski banff

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    I'm flying in & driving up tonight and will be at...

    I'm flying in & driving up tonight and will be at LL tomorrow.
    I read the road to Sunshine will be closing tomorrow briefly for Avalanche control work.
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    We got out last Sunday after going stir crazy....

    We got out last Sunday after going stir crazy.
    Weather cooperated and the snow was nice: thin wind-buffed "pow" and edge-able firmness.
    Had the place to ourselves.

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  20. Thread: how to ski banff

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    Thanks for the feedback. I will upgrade to 4WD...

    Thanks for the feedback. I will upgrade to 4WD with some proper tires.

    Will I also need to buy a Banff National Park Pass? I will be parking at the hotel in Banff for the most part while I am...
  21. Thread: how to ski banff

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    Thanks a bunch for this info. I am headed out to...

    Thanks a bunch for this info. I am headed out to Banff and Revy (Mtn Collective passhole) next week- Jan 14-22nd.
    We're going to Banff for 5 days to ski LL & Sunshine then on to Revelstoke for 3...
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    I was wary to send mine back, but we had a...

    I was wary to send mine back, but we had a stretch of warm weather coming up.

    I sent my bindings back on Friday (11/24) and received a brand new pair yesterday (11/29). Totally happy.

    I think...
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    I also went to Red Lakes Peak yesterday. I skied...

    I also went to Red Lakes Peak yesterday. I skied a short pitch first thing (looker's right as you're climbing) before heading up to the summit and had some of the best smoovest corn of my life.
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  24. Fun opening at Willamette Pass yesterday... ...

    Fun opening at Willamette Pass yesterday...

    Register Guard video
  25. Willamette Pass opening on Friday. Should be a...

    Willamette Pass opening on Friday. Should be a good weekend with snow levels dropping.
  26. The road is plowed to the Visitor Center, which...

    The road is plowed to the Visitor Center, which is very close to Garfield Peak. Easy access, but a long drive since the only way in is from the South entrance.

    How was Bachelor today? I heard...
  27. Crater lake/Garfield Peak

    We went down to Crater Lake to ski Garfield Peak yesterday. Snow was terrific, but unfortunately no views of the lake...

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  28. We got lucky and hit the Twins on Monday. I think...

    We got lucky and hit the Twins on Monday. I think it's likely the snow got washed away on Tuesday

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  29. Rather than start a new thread: Anybody have any...

    Rather than start a new thread: Anybody have any Breck tickets for sale? I will be there this weekend (3/21-23). I need 2-3 days. Thanks!
    Already tried King Soopers and the Epic card, but they...
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    I'm from Yonkers and it nailed me too. It was...

    I'm from Yonkers and it nailed me too. It was "sneakers" that was the give away apparently. Grew up there, but haven't lived there for decades.
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    Went up to get my "free" day (Use a 4pack...

    Went up to get my "free" day (Use a 4pack on/before 12/20 and get one free day). They shut the main lifts--Pine Martin and Skyliner-- down at 1:30 or so due to the haul lines getting iced up. They...
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    That new dog on Family Guy

    That new dog on Family Guy
  33. Thread: Son Volt

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    Saw them last night in Eugene. They kicked ass....

    Saw them last night in Eugene. They kicked ass. Great mix of new stuff with the older classics. Enjoyed their cover of Neil Young's "Are you ready for the country?"
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    I was up there last Friday (7/12). Skied from the...

    I was up there last Friday (7/12). Skied from the Summit (not worthwhile) and down the SW chutes.

    http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3820/9305581844_4d48541c25_b.jpg

    Top of the chutes was firm,...
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    It was indeed. Enjoyed watching you ride some...

    It was indeed. Enjoyed watching you ride some sick lines off the top, buell.

    MBSC: I would be honored to ski with you (I have greatly enjoyed reading your TRs), but I'm heading out for the East...
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    We went up to Diamond this past weekend. Had...

    We went up to Diamond this past weekend.

    Had to clear the road on the way up:
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    Climbin' Diamon':...
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    We topped out at 10,600' and skied to the base of...

    We topped out at 10,600' and skied to the base of meadows (5,200' I think), so it was over 5,000 ft.
    There's a nice bootpack in now.

    One more pic to whet your appetite:...
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    We went up to ride the Wy'east face on Hood today...

    We went up to ride the Wy'east face on Hood today

    The view yesterday evening from near our bivy spot off of the Meadows road:
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    We got there at 9:30am or so and there were a...

    We got there at 9:30am or so and there were a bunch of cars parked just off the road at the Sunrise Lodge turnoff. We joined the crowd; made sure to park far enough off the road so the bike lane was...
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    We went to Bachelor today since the nice weather...

    We went to Bachelor today since the nice weather has returned.
    The new snow was pretty thick, but we had fun in the Cirque Bowl and went back for second helpings
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    Sisters and BT looking...
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    We took advantage of the good weather on Monday...

    We took advantage of the good weather on Monday (5/20) and enjoyed skiing the NE and SE bowls of Mt. Scott.

    We were able to drive up about as far as possible
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    Views were good
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    Winner! ...

    Winner!


    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-VShpcqd3zE
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    Milk Creek is played. I was surprised at how much...

    Milk Creek is played. I was surprised at how much was melted since last week. We still had lots of fun though.

    View from Pamelia Lake last night:...
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    OK. Here's this week's: What fell by May the...

    OK. Here's this week's:

    What fell by May the Tenth?
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    Mt. Jefferson was nice and corny yesterday. I...

    Mt. Jefferson was nice and corny yesterday. I skied the SW Bowl
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    Upper slopes are looking good but require an earlier start....
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    Vandals took the handles

    Vandals took the handles
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    Nice Broken Top stoke. We drooled over the...

    Nice Broken Top stoke.

    We drooled over the lines on the east side on the approach from Tam:

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    Bachelor sure was good this week. Friday was one of the better pow days this year.
    (No...
  48. Thread: Son Volt

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    I have been listening to "Honky Tonk" all day and...

    I have been listening to "Honky Tonk" all day and loving it. Some really fine pedal steel work.
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    Been a good March so far. Tam McArthur Rim...

    Been a good March so far.

    Tam McArthur Rim from the 3 Sisters Backcountry yurts early this month:
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    and what better place to celebrate St. Patrick's Day than Potato Hill?
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    New movie in the works. Checkout swearnet.com

    New movie in the works.

    Checkout swearnet.com
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