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  1. Snowing straight down and hard. Should be good...

    Snowing straight down and hard.
    Should be good on all exposures.
    Give your sluffs / slides a passing lane on the steeps!
  2. Knock on wood, no call outs on either kooks or...

    Knock on wood, no call outs on either kooks or core.
    Here's to the same with the coming snow...
    Wish my bod allowed more freedom this spring...
  3. Never been accused of being paranoid, but l was a...

    Never been accused of being paranoid, but l was a Boy Scout.
    Motto = Be prepared.
    Been more like the ant than the grasshopper this last week.
    Funny how those pantries stocked with a year's worth...
  4. The human powered skiing record was set today for...

    The human powered skiing record was set today for the LCC.
    Remarkable times...
  5. ^^^ This. Buckle up y'all. Here we go...

    ^^^
    This.
    Buckle up y'all.
    Here we go...
  6. I question the Baldy control work rationale....

    I question the Baldy control work rationale.
    When Snowbird is closed and the snowpack is stable.
    To protect infrastructure? No.
    To open for skiing? No.
    To make teardown safe? No.
    What's the...
  7. The point for you is that through WBR we are...

    The point for you is that through WBR we are allowed to rescue even you in the backcountry.
    If you need it...
    Know that there won't be air ambulance services for in or out of bounds rescues; have...
  8. Word is that Alta and Solitude have convinced...

    Word is that Alta and Solitude have convinced external powers to allow uphill traffic beginning tomorrow.
    Teardown was done on Tuesday, but the convincing part took a couple more days.
    Closure will...
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    Ya know a float sounds pretty good about now...

    Ya know a float sounds pretty good about now...
  10. I'm confused. Bighorn is in the background here....

    I'm confused.
    Bighorn is in the background here.
    This is the N face of B.E.
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    D'accord.

    D'accord.
  12. I like that line for ascending the north peak; it...

    I like that line for ascending the north peak; it has a more constant gradient. Not so steep as the bowl.
  13. I drink my pee. Saves on carrying water, it's...

    I drink my pee.
    Saves on carrying water, it's warm on a cold day, tastes like chicken, the benefits are endless.
  14. When we pioneered the Y Not in the mid 80's there...

    When we pioneered the Y Not in the mid 80's there was one piton at the lip courtesy of Mugs the summer before.
    Next time back it was hammered useless, as have other anchors been over the years....
  15. Taylor Martin is a badass. But looks like he...

    Taylor Martin is a badass.
    But looks like he skipped Flattop!
    Slacker...
    Did a summer traverse years ago,
    with a pm start on aforementioned private property.
    Always thought ski photos above the...
  16. Finally found the white courtesy phone....

    Finally found the white courtesy phone.
    Patrolling is one of the lowest paid professions.
    And one of the more rewarding in many ways.
    If one chooses it as a career one better be ready to be frugal...
  17. Located with a dog and dug a teenager out of the...

    Located with a dog and dug a teenager out of the gully in the runout in the early 90's.
    He and two friends were headed to Lone Peak that way.
    Justin turned back and his friends triggered a slide...
  18. Sorry for my optimism last night. Thought they'd...

    Sorry for my optimism last night.
    Thought they'd work through the night,
    but work on the highway ceased at 8 pm.
    Noon might be a conservative estimate...
    Have a fun day elsewhere, all.
  19. Bad habit to forecast the forecasters, eh? Guess...

    Bad habit to forecast the forecasters, eh?
    Guess we'll see.
  20. Just getting home and seeing a 50 yr event in the...

    Just getting home and seeing a 50 yr event in the hood.
    Gotta disagree w/the drift.
    My forecast is the LCC open @ 0800. Possibly earlier?
    Get in line...
    lts surfy and fast.
  21. Limber Pine on the road an hour ago, natural,...

    Limber Pine on the road an hour ago, natural, after two rounds of shooting.
    Coulda been Jedediah or Little Pine East; all have the same runout.
    Just that Limber Pine loads more from current wind...
  22. 7 - 7.5k at a guess. Surfy this morning; way...

    7 - 7.5k at a guess.
    Surfy this morning; way better than yesterday...
    Almost 5" storm precip.
    Monte Christo complex ran further than I've seen in 40 yrs...
  23. ^This. pm whyturn and go ski up north tomorrow....

    ^This.
    pm whyturn and go ski up north tomorrow.
    Gonna be a shitshow in the LCC.
    Hit Altabird on the weekend.
    Ask patrolmen with black dogs for change...

    btw where was everyone today?
    Knew...
  24. Pm me your # if stuck up here...

    Pm me your # if stuck up here...
  25. Fify

    Fify
  26. Jong. Start by drinking a real beer instead of NY...

    Jong. Start by drinking a real beer instead of NY piss.
    Only Snowbird trollers swill that shit.
    Bring a case of that to their locker room and you're likely to gain favors.
    Nowhere else in the...
  27. Nice skiing ya brother. Hope my bod let's me...

    Nice skiing ya brother.
    Hope my bod let's me walk uphill w you this winter.
    That black girl is a real bitch, eh?
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    Bump

    Bump
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    Thanks for sharing that. Wow, tough course...

    Thanks for sharing that. Wow, tough course indeed.
    No wonder a third of the field DNFd.
    Hopefully no season enders...
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    How can the best slalom skier ever be such a...

    How can the best slalom skier ever be such a great glider as well?
    Boy do the ltalian women have a strong squad...
  31. Yeah, Brewer had his demons. Salt Lake born and...

    Yeah, Brewer had his demons. Salt Lake born and bred, East High, bounced through 3 patrols in less than 10 years, yet liked by all.
    Stood too close to the edge that final day, and many others...
  32. RIP Brewer...

    RIP Brewer...
  33. Remember when the term "bridging" went out of...

    Remember when the term "bridging" went out of vogue?
    I always thought it was a very apt term for the structure you are describing.
    lt is a real thing, and like you state, is relied on heavily by...
  34. Moguls from the dirt up. Let no snowflake be...

    Moguls from the dirt up.
    Let no snowflake be undisturbed.
    If the above two fail and one has facets on the ground that skiers cannot impact, then one is deservedly slow in openings after large loads.
  35. Baldy tomorrow. Vibes to the young man who died...

    Baldy tomorrow.
    Vibes to the young man who died up Farmington way today.
    Seems like they were trying to play proper...
  36. Vibes, Alpine brothers. Hard event to get past....

    Vibes, Alpine brothers.
    Hard event to get past.
    I know...
    You all do good work.
    Know that and be proud...
  37. Dibs + Brian nice pics and stoke... Thanks....

    Dibs + Brian nice pics and stoke...
    Thanks.
    Vibes to the brothers at Alpine...
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    Little advice if you really want to beat him:...

    Little advice if you really want to beat him:
    Change your user name.
    Funny how a name can close doors, slow you down, etc.
  39. QFT Hard to imagine outliving one's offspring....

    QFT
    Hard to imagine outliving one's offspring.
    Not the natural order of things.
    That fella's time was done.
    The boys that found him had noticed his skis sticking out the run before.
    He'd been...
  40. Rabbit rabbit.

    Rabbit rabbit.
  41. I see what you are doing here. Antlered animals...

    I see what you are doing here.
    Antlered animals are exempt from watershed restrictions.
    Nice disguise Sheldon!
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    Time spent with Marcus Caston can be deducted...

    Time spent with Marcus Caston can be deducted from your life...
    Seriously.
    Known him since he was a grom.
  43. My my aren't we picky for December! I missed...

    My my aren't we picky for December!

    I missed the rope drop.
    When did they open it?
    Moguls already.
  44. Merry Christmas, all.

    Merry Christmas, all.
  45. Great to meet you, too. Love how you and your...

    Great to meet you, too.
    Love how you and your better half enable each other's habit and supply each other's fix...
    How it should be.
    Tulas a really good bad dog, eh?
  46. Sun oughta affect the snow today less than any...

    Sun oughta affect the snow today less than any other day of the year.
    Happy solstice, all.
  47. We don't have the same definitions of side and...

    We don't have the same definitions of side and back country here stateside.
    Far as rescue responsibility is concerned.
    Like yours a whole lot better...
  48. Totally different avalanches. The fatal was old...

    Totally different avalanches.
    The fatal was old snow, probably on the Nov. facets?
    It was kinda widespread, deep, and long running.
    The speedo guy's slide is new snow, quite local, shallow, and...
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    This. Children should outlive their parents....

    This.
    Children should outlive their parents.
    Its the natural way.
    Kinda like suicide; the folks you leave behind are the ones suffering.
    Not you.
  50. Pretty great to hear of someone's best day of...

    Pretty great to hear of someone's best day of their life in our hood.
    S. facing will be pretty safe and well traveled by others tomorrow above town.
    You'll meet other ski enthusiasts on any of the...
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