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    Thanks, I didn't know that. Based on location,...

    Thanks, I didn't know that. Based on location, the aerial photos are likely for engineering plans to support the planning for the large development of ~500 units between Thunder Wolf and the Lone...
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    At least three of these Aircraft Control Point...

    At least three of these Aircraft Control Point markers on Flat Iron. What is the purpose, part of the Highlands lift construction?

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    Yes, SoCo and TWolf are accessible from Flat...

    Yes, SoCo and TWolf are accessible from Flat Iron. The lift line was cut to the Highlands last fall and no other trails have been cut. The challenge for less confident skiers is getting back to the...
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    Based on a few runs way to the east (skiers...

    Based on a few runs way to the east (skiers right) of Little Dogie to the Poop Chute that area held snow well last season. I am optimistic that there will some powder stashes when the main area is...
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    Doppelmayr has been busy on Flat Iron this past...

    Doppelmayr has been busy on Flat Iron this past week getting another lift installed. The lift tower footings have been excavated.

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    Top station excavation looking east towards the...
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    Not Bunion is correct, again. The gallatin is...

    Not Bunion is correct, again. The gallatin is much clearer upstream of the Taylor fork. Didn't know about the "Blow Out" but know the Taylor Fork was muddy this spring.
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    Wow the Gallatin is really muddy today! ...

    Wow the Gallatin is really muddy today! Yesterday it was blue and today looks like the Mississippi. What happened? Looks similar to when the YC had the leaking retention pond.
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    Thanks for sharing! Shack hunting is always fun.

    Thanks for sharing! Shack hunting is always fun.
  9. Fifty chefs from Morocco recruited to sling...

    Fifty chefs from Morocco recruited to sling poutine at Whistler for the season, interesting. I couldn't pass the French language requirement, but know about gravy and curd cheese.
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    A well presented Hopzone IPA fly with a Fireball...

    A well presented Hopzone IPA fly with a Fireball dropper works better up at Spanish Lakes for the eye candy.
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    To keep it sporting I don't "chum" for the...

    To keep it sporting I don't "chum" for the locally revered yellow bellied marmot, though when it is slow I get tempted to put a sweaty pack next to a rock pile but resist. I thought Marmots weren't...
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    Only catch and release with the marmots. They...

    Only catch and release with the marmots. They really go for a granola bar or bag of peanuts fly.
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    Sorry about the boast picture, but a custom rod...

    Sorry about the boast picture, but a custom rod with integral reel is a once in a lifetime event.

    Good luck with getting a taut line on a musky!
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    Yes I paid full price, 100% custom made rods like...

    Yes I paid full price, 100% custom made rods like this are always "rack rate". A hike up to Ramshorn or Spanish Lakes to fish would be fun so I can test out the new gear.
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    A far superior sound compared to monaural music...

    A far superior sound compared to monaural music on AM radio....
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    Nice pictures of MT trout!

    Nice pictures of MT trout!
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    First the cinnamon bear gets evicted, then the...

    First the cinnamon bear gets evicted, then the elk and mule deer. Are we next?
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    The sun rose over the Gallatin Range for another...

    The sun rose over the Gallatin Range for another beautiful day. Saw a cinnamon bear near the intersection of Low Dog and Low Dog Rd where the houses are being built looking like he owned the area.
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    OK, enough speculation (sorry Harry). Here is...

    OK, enough speculation (sorry Harry). Here is the deal: this year's PBR in Big Sky will be non-gender binary. Some competitor's who once identified as male will compete in barrel racing and a few...
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    OK, mea culpa, Bunion was right, again. I didn't...

    OK, mea culpa, Bunion was right, again. I didn't realize that groundhogs are marmots like the noble yellow bellied marmot in MT. I admit to killing groundhogs, a lot of them, on my grandfather's...
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    It is the Yellowstone Club after all....

    It is the Yellowstone Club after all....
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    $377K fine is not chump change even for YC. A...

    $377K fine is not chump change even for YC. A fine like that would crush a local watering hole or restaurant.
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    In news unrelated to ground dwelling rodents (our...

    In news unrelated to ground dwelling rodents (our new mascot?), Big Sky will be using RFID passes next season. When I swing by the pass office to get my pass for using lifts during the summer I was...
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    Never shot a marmot, as l eat what I kill but eat...

    Never shot a marmot, as l eat what I kill but eat too well on other vittles to eat marmot.
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    The old range got bulldozed for house lots, so...

    The old range got bulldozed for house lots, so need to set up a new range on one of two spots near me. One of my brother's is visiting in early August and we usually have a weapons fest or two while...
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    A marmot or three would be welcome additions, as...

    A marmot or three would be welcome additions, as there is no quibbling about if you hit the mark or not at distance. I am still pissed about my chewed up pack, so maybe I don't see the nobility of...
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    Lack of a plan is an issue in Bozeman too. Every...

    Lack of a plan is an issue in Bozeman too. Every new strip mall and housing platt is another curb cut, forcing more traffic lights and congestion. It doesn't have to be like that with some planning...
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    Aren't marmots rodents just like rats? Big fat...

    Aren't marmots rodents just like rats? Big fat rodents with orange teeth that chewed up my pack at Glacier NP, but have their place.

    Big Sky needs a development plan before every square foot is...
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    Looks like a great day in Big Sky today! Met...

    Looks like a great day in Big Sky today!

    Met up with Harry for a few beers and talked about our regrets about missing the Bear Tooth Pass fun. We did toast those up on the pass, Harry with...
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    Snow & rain this morning at 6800 feet, so much...

    Snow & rain this morning at 6800 feet, so much for the trails like Snake Charmer drying out.
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    Why limit yourself to one device? Roman Candles...

    Why limit yourself to one device? Roman Candles as a standoff weapon, lit cigar between the teeth and a empty beer bottle with a few bottle rockets to send into those foolish enough to close in when...
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    You are a good man. Eye patch or bandaged hand?

    You are a good man. Eye patch or bandaged hand?
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    It has always been idiots playing with explosives...

    It has always been idiots playing with explosives and potentially setting fires, that is what makes fireworks so much fun especially for young. A grass fire that cause the fire department to roll or...
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    You have two kidneys and none of us will live for...

    You have two kidneys and none of us will live for ever.....
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    These two Eastern Europeans have good dentition,...

    These two Eastern Europeans have good dentition, no obvious signs of meth and with some coaching can say "Harry my sugar daddy" and "I want to ski Harry" in understandable English. They do smoke...
  36. My retirement savings are doing really well, the...

    My retirement savings are doing really well, the Argentine utility and Bolivian railway stocks pay great dividends and Bit Coin should come back any day now.
  37. Things must have gotten a little better at...

    Things must have gotten a little better at Killington after the collapse, Benny is going to invest in a season pass.

    Damian is around the various forums imparting his wisdom and predictions. ...
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    No judgement, but I for one do not want to see...

    No judgement, but I for one do not want to see any Big Sky Conoco employees without clothing.
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    The North Fork Trail parking lot. When heading...

    The North Fork Trail parking lot. When heading up the Spur Road there is an obvious brown sign marking the turn up a dirt road that winds through private land and the lot is on the left and marked...
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    In Australia....

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    How long until Ned Lamont brings back the tolls...

    How long until Ned Lamont brings back the tolls on 95?

    Bennie please post up pix of you in blue floral print.
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    While in the meadow yesterday I did a quick walk...

    While in the meadow yesterday I did a quick walk to the falls yesterday and did see a juvenile moose on the trail. The falls have an impressive volume of water right now.
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    In other news my private rifle, skeet and pistol...

    In other news my private rifle, skeet and pistol range is being developed for house lots and the collection of spinning iron targets, sighting bench and target stands were removed. Fortunately my...
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    283804283803 Not KIA, but my now deceased dad...

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    Not KIA, but my now deceased dad who was a Army Air Corps navigator in the 5th Air Force. The first picture is after OCS and in the second he is in the center with his air crew after...
  45. Some notice the poor manicure on this grizzly, I...

    Some notice the poor manicure on this grizzly, I wonder how is it Harry talks me into carrying the bacon when we hike? Grizzly bears have impressive claws at close range, but I have never really...
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    I can barely ski Lower Morningstar on two skis...

    I can barely ski Lower Morningstar on two skis with poles, how can I possibly infiltrate a cabal of accomplished monoskiers?
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    Is this post missing a picture? Maybe it is my...

    Is this post missing a picture? Maybe it is my reading comprehension again, but I like pictures.
  48. Glad the PT is going well! That picture you sent...

    Glad the PT is going well! That picture you sent of the knee and brace was pretty scary. I am still planning a cruise down to Jackson for a visit and maybe wet a line.
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    Glad you yielded to the big boys and girls in...

    Glad you yielded to the big boys and girls in that new sports car.
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    Clear sailing from BZN to West Yellowstone two...

    Clear sailing from BZN to West Yellowstone two weeks ago
    from a construction perspective. I did get hung up in a bison jam near Hegben Lake.
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