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    What's the policy on touring on resort? I seem to...

    What's the policy on touring on resort? I seem to remember last spring it was allowed initially then got shut down
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    That's what I was thinking. Not sure what the...

    That's what I was thinking. Not sure what the alternative is though. I guess dig out a spot at Joffre or walk back to your car?
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    Nice timing! Best run on the south coast imo....

    Nice timing! Best run on the south coast imo. Where did you park with Joffre closed? At cerise then climb back up the matier to exit?
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    yesterday was pretty incredible. couple cm of new...

    yesterday was pretty incredible. couple cm of new snow so i was planning on a groomer/park day. i guess they severely underreported or wind filled things in, cause it was pretty deep in places!...
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    code to know whether to tone it back or shred it...

    code to know whether to tone it back or shred it up? sorry, i missed the part where i said that. i think we're talking past each other here. i'll make this very simple: question: should these 2...
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    Yes you should make your own decisions with...

    Yes you should make your own decisions with available info, but I question the usefulness of some of the info in the bulletins. What use is a moderate or considerable rating for an area that...
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    Totally agree. As others have said though I...

    Totally agree. As others have said though I assume it's due to lack of funding.

    A couple other things that bug me- the forecast areas are way too big. It's absurd that the Duffey is in the same...
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    why anyone would eat in a restaurant right now is...

    why anyone would eat in a restaurant right now is beyond me. seems like a completely unnecessary risk
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    pretty rad how quickly they get spankys open...

    pretty rad how quickly they get spankys open after a storm. did any other alpine lifts crack?
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    this is the irony of the pandemic - if we're...

    this is the irony of the pandemic - if we're doing everything right, at every stage it will seem unreasonable. and after a year of lockdowns and restrictions to prevent transmission and ppl getting...
  11. there's a reason why it's standard practice in...

    there's a reason why it's standard practice in many densely populated asian countries
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    nice, slalok starting to look filled in too

    nice, slalok starting to look filled in too
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    jesus christ. shitting on cars? it's skiing. this...

    jesus christ. shitting on cars? it's skiing. this kind of stuff really makes me want to move to the interior.
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    sounds like a great day! in less great news:...

    sounds like a great day!

    in less great news: https://www.piquenewsmagazine.com/local-news/a-snowboarder-has-fallen-to-his-death-on-whistler-mountain-3243758
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    Gambled and lost waiting in 30 min lines on Garbo...

    Gambled and lost waiting in 30 min lines on Garbo and red for peak to open all day. Got a couple late afternoon tracked spankys laps as consolation. Hopefully it opens for some of you tomorrow. Take...
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    haha i have many friends in the same boat. it's a...

    haha i have many friends in the same boat. it's a weird feeling wanting the snow to stop
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    So another 20cm forecasted tonight. Hoping that...

    So another 20cm forecasted tonight. Hoping that doesn't lower the probability of peak opening tomorrow
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    booking wed then. thx clownshoe!

    booking wed then. thx clownshoe!
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    was hoping whis alpine would crack today but it...

    was hoping whis alpine would crack today but it nuked instead. got 3 pretty ridiculous spankys laps, 2 in standard whis vis using the force but still amazing.

    bets on whis alpine cracking...
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    Hopefully Zero. Hoping to get up there by 930 on...

    Hopefully Zero. Hoping to get up there by 930 on Mon
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    that's what i wasn't getting. thanks.

    that's what i wasn't getting. thanks.
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    had a good duffey day on tuesday. coverage was...

    had a good duffey day on tuesday. coverage was better than expected based on what i had heard. crux of the day was crossing cerise creek on that makeshift bridge (thanks to whoever built that, i'm...
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    had a great day today. was nice to finally get...

    had a great day today. was nice to finally get into the alpine. standard windpressed pow and shit vis, but still awesome. non-existant lines all day. i'm loving the reso system
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    damnit, peak must have been decent. heading up...

    damnit, peak must have been decent. heading up tomorrow!
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    did peak or harmony open today?

    did peak or harmony open today?
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    Guessing spankys is still super boney based on...

    Guessing spankys is still super boney based on what peak looks like. Hoping showcase stays closed till early next week. Would like to get a mellow skin and quiet lap on the glacier before the hordes...
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    Got up there at 10 today. Was hoping peak chair...

    Got up there at 10 today. Was hoping peak chair would crack but never did. Got 2 fun laps on harmony before it got shut down due to wind I think? Zero lift lines. Decent amount of pow over crust...
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    Lol classic bcomb gondola

    Lol classic bcomb gondola
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    They’re cool with touring up to peak? Destroying...

    They’re cool with touring up to peak? Destroying shale slope would be rad but assume that's not allowed
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    i know of that site but doesn't seem to be...

    i know of that site but doesn't seem to be accurate. if i'm reading it correctly, it says that glacier and crystal and other alpine lifts have been open when they haven't.

    was going to head up...
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    Anyone know of a website that tracks opening...

    Anyone know of a website that tracks opening times of all lifts in the past few days? http://www.whistleralpine.com/ no worky anymore
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    Got up to Creekside at 10. Took 25 min to upload...

    Got up to Creekside at 10. Took 25 min to upload on gondy then was pleasantly surprised by non existent lift lines. Pretty meh snow but fun ripping groomers till my legs were toast. App says I got 17...
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    what about on whis? presumably peak is off limits...

    what about on whis? presumably peak is off limits otherwise shale would be tracked to shit? harmony? wish this stuff was posted somewhere
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    sick. where are you allowed to tour right now and...

    sick. where are you allowed to tour right now and what are the allowed uphill routes?
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    sweet, looks like the bcomb gondy is actually...

    sweet, looks like the bcomb gondy is actually functional too
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    report from a buddy on whis was quick upload and...

    report from a buddy on whis was quick upload and not busy. stoked for tomorrow!
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    the messaging is so frustrating. with masks and...

    the messaging is so frustrating. with masks and now travel restrictions. "strongly recommend" and "should" aren't good enough. people are self-interested assholes. if something is deemed necessary,...
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    yeah i don't think it really matters what you or...

    yeah i don't think it really matters what you or anyone else considers your local mtn.
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    shit, well that effectively means no whis for...

    shit, well that effectively means no whis for vancouverites.
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    a couple runs on black opened. it warmed up so...

    a couple runs on black opened. it warmed up so the 50 cm they got turned to mashed potatos. skinned up strachan side and found some decent heavy pow
    https://vimeo.com/479209417
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    yeah but i think the definition of "late" is...

    yeah but i think the definition of "late" is going to get a whole lot earlier if no one carpools. i mean if the number of cars that show up by time X goes up 3x... i try to be out the door by 615...
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    is anyone worried about parking if no one feels...

    is anyone worried about parking if no one feels safe carpooling anymore? i feel like creekside (where i always park) can't handle a 2-3x increase in cars.

    i was pleasantly surprised by the...
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    what are ppl thinking about the upcoming season?...

    what are ppl thinking about the upcoming season? upside is no international tourists, potential downside is way more lower mainland visitors "working from home" and i could see vail closing terrain...
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    seymour and grouse have better parks but as far...

    seymour and grouse have better parks but as far as terrain and slackcountry goes, cypress is the best of the north short mtns. people knock the north shore but after taking crowds and the drive into...
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    having been to a few huts in BC, there's no way...

    having been to a few huts in BC, there's no way i'm going again until covid is no longer a thing. if anyone in your hut has it, you are getting it. i wouldn't be worried about the heli ride - people...
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    funny how disconnected i am with the snowpack...

    funny how disconnected i am with the snowpack now. this time of year i'm normally pouring over weather station data and avy forecasts - i have no idea what's going on in the alpine now. i thought...
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    actually, there is a law against it now....

    actually, there is a law against it now. http://bcparks.ca/covid-19/: Park closures will be enforced through regular monitoring and patrols and anyone found in a closed park will be evicted and could...
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    actually i've presented data, the exact opposite...

    actually i've presented data, the exact opposite of an anecdote. you're missing the point here. when someone says "we should ban kids toys because you can slip on one and end up in the hospital", you...
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    stepping out your door for anything other than...

    stepping out your door for anything other than groceries, including a walk to the park, is non-essential travel. do you step outside your door for exercise? non-essential. if you are being a...
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    What I'm saying is that for myself and other...

    What I'm saying is that for myself and other experienced backcountry users, I do less harm from a public health perspective by going into the backcountry than going for a walk in my neighborhood....
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