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    I'm not going any time soon. I've been to Iceland...

    I'm not going any time soon. I've been to Iceland 3 times and spent 3 months there total, not doing much international travel right now. I was just curious how you personally got up to Hornstrandir...
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    wait, you skied Hornstrandir? How did you get...

    wait, you skied Hornstrandir? How did you get there, heli? I've been on literally every road in the West Fjords as far as you can go. I was going to take a flight up to Hornstrandir but was there too...
  3. where do you see that about Moab? the forecasts I...

    where do you see that about Moab? the forecasts I see say partially cloudy and 65 through tuesday.



    thanks, that's kind of my thinking. I skied A Basin last weekend and the snow was also...
  4. How's it looking out there for Alta, Snowbird and...

    How's it looking out there for Alta, Snowbird and Solitude? I have a 4 day weekend this weekend, trying to decide whether to go to Moab and bike/offroad or go skiing in SLC area.
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    oh, I forgot about that spot. Haven't skied...

    oh, I forgot about that spot. Haven't skied Loveland in a while. interesting. when are they supposedly going to start this? next season?
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    interesting. so is their plan that you skin up...

    interesting. so is their plan that you skin up the road into Dry Gulch and get picked up? or will there be some way to get there from Lift 8?
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    Yesterday at Copper was good. Very few people,...

    Yesterday at Copper was good. Very few people, lots of snow. First day on Tucker since they put in the new lift. Way different than it used to be, not as good with all the bumps. Still pretty good...
  8. I got rid of my shifts last year due to the...

    I got rid of my shifts last year due to the pre-release issues. I had a lifetime tech and two Atomic reps working on them and they couldn't get them to stop pre-releasing. They ski great when they...
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    how bad's it going to be this weekend?

    how bad's it going to be this weekend?
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    that's a good idea actually. might have to start...

    that's a good idea actually. might have to start doing that.
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    Itís doing well, so far. Iíve done two days at...

    Itís doing well, so far. Iíve done two days at Copper and one MTB ride on North Table. My lower back is killing me and my cardio sucks but my knee has actually been fine. Even hit some moguls in...
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    Yeah I dunno that Iíll be doing it much more. Def...

    Yeah I dunno that Iíll be doing it much more. Def doesnít feel worth it. Iíll have to figure something else out. Either paying for a dog friendly Airbnb or staying at the mountain until 8 doing work...
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    went to copper this morning, left the...

    went to copper this morning, left the intersection of 70 and 25 at almost exactly 5:30, took an hour and half, minimal traffic, slept in the car an hour, went skiing. Left the parking lot to come...
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    two or three years ago you could leave Golden at...

    two or three years ago you could leave Golden at 6:30 and it was fine. Last year you had to be past Golden by 6 or even 5:45. last weekend, I couldn't sleep at all saturday night. Woke up at 4 and...
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    yeah, that's kind of what I was trying to say....

    yeah, that's kind of what I was trying to say. That's why I always suggest the audiobook to people and tell them to try and listen to the whole thing in one or two days tops.
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    good luck. not smoking is a gift. for the...

    good luck. not smoking is a gift.


    for the record, what worked for me was listening to the whole book in two days.
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    not my experience. Had some geezer take a swing...

    not my experience. Had some geezer take a swing at me last year because I "skied too close to him". Also have seen several fist fights between old people in the lift lines at MJ.
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    you're lucky. I get addicted to everything....

    you're lucky. I get addicted to everything. luckily the worst it got was alcohol and i've been sober 3 years now. even more glad that I had the sense to never try coke or heroin, etc, or I'd probably...
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    The Allen Carr book isn't a good book. It's a...

    The Allen Carr book isn't a good book. It's a good way to quit smoking. He quit by hypnosis and I'm convinced that the book is intended to cause a sort of hypnosis through the redundancy. Reading the...
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    TRUTH

    TRUTH
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    if you really want to quit, get the Easy Way to...

    if you really want to quit, get the Easy Way to Stop Smoking audiobook by Allen Carr. Put on some headphones, and listen to the whole damn book while smoking cigarettes like he tells you to. When the...
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    I was suprised at how bare some parts of Copper...

    I was suprised at how bare some parts of Copper were. like grass showing through in Resolution Bowl, etc. don't remember it being like that this time last year, even though I know the stats say we're...
  23. agree. Sram Code RSC. they're awesome.

    agree. Sram Code RSC. they're awesome.
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    got it. thanks for the info. was just curious how...

    got it. thanks for the info. was just curious how much more time it would have cost me if I had stayed skiing later.
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    how long did it end up taking you total to get...

    how long did it end up taking you total to get home from WP? also, I guess it would be relevant to ask...where generally is home?
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    I could see it from the top of Spaulding. It's...

    I could see it from the top of Spaulding. It's bumped out.
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    I went up early and came back early ish. Guess I...

    I went up early and came back early ish. Guess I missed the bad stuff.
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    traffic wasn't bad today, actually. maybe...

    traffic wasn't bad today, actually. maybe everyone heard the horror stories from yesterday and stayed home.
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    Yeah it blows.

    Yeah it blows.
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    FWIW I didnít go up there due to taking it easy...

    FWIW I didnít go up there due to taking it easy on the knee, but Tucker looks very bumped out.
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    Word thanks guys. By this point last year, I had...

    Word thanks guys. By this point last year, I had about 35 days in and could tell you what was skiing good anywhere, but with the injury, this year so far I just havenít been paying attention at all....
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    i'm thinking about heading up tomorrow for my...

    i'm thinking about heading up tomorrow for my first day of the season, to either WP or Copper. Going to be stuck on green and blue groomers, as it's my first day back from a torn PCL and I'm not...
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    I skied them a lot last year via the snocat...

    I skied them a lot last year via the snocat (thanks to the beacon line skipping rule). they're def not double blacks. I was just wondering how many people are skiing back there and if it's all bumped...
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    I see the stupidly named 3 Bears lift at Copper...

    I see the stupidly named 3 Bears lift at Copper is open. anyone skied the even more stupidly renamed chutes off of Tucker since the lift has been open? Curious how it is now as a lift served area.
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    well, this thread is making me feel a little...

    well, this thread is making me feel a little better about picking this particular winter to start out rehabbing from a torn PCL. Love WC. Skied my first day of the season down there last year in...
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    gotta be a shop employee

    gotta be a shop employee
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    the baby yoda punching/shit talking/bad shooting...

    the baby yoda punching/shit talking/bad shooting scene was amazing. laughed my ass off
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    Yes. The Koalas are the stiffest skis Iíve ever...

    Yes. The Koalas are the stiffest skis Iíve ever ridden. They absolutely do not have a speed limit and are pretty hard to shut down. Theyíre terrifying in trees because theyíre nearly impossible to...
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    I figured. The asym Spurs are very easy to pivot...

    I figured. The asym Spurs are very easy to pivot and smear with their lack of camber, but the stiffness makes them super easy to blast through chop and charge steep lines. I think the old ones...
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    alright thanks. The Koalas are more chargey than...

    alright thanks. The Koalas are more chargey than the Spurs so that answers that.
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    can anyone compare C&D's to Spurs or Koalas?

    can anyone compare C&D's to Spurs or Koalas?
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    They're relatively easy to ski. I'm 5'10, 205 and...

    They're relatively easy to ski. I'm 5'10, 205 and have the 188's. a strong intermediate skier his size should be able to ski that length, I'd think. They do well enough on groomers to be a single...
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    I've skied them a couple days. Rustler 11's are...

    I've skied them a couple days. Rustler 11's are my main ski. I love them. Something about them for me is just the right balance of weight and charger that they're super fun for the way I ski (which...
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    you're comparing apples to oranges. The Wildcat...

    you're comparing apples to oranges. The Wildcat vs the Atris is a better comparison. they both have a lot of rocker tip and tail, and are wood construction. The Dictator is a metal flat tail charger.
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    ugh. my knee injury and 9 to 5 job are killing me...

    ugh. my knee injury and 9 to 5 job are killing me right now with all these snow pics.
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    bamboo skis bounce around too much for me in bad...

    bamboo skis bounce around too much for me in bad snow. Rustler 9's all day.
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    pretty much.

    pretty much.
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    that's basically what I care about at this point.

    that's basically what I care about at this point.
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    that's a new one on me. my grandpa is strict...

    that's a new one on me. my grandpa is strict mormon and a rich racist asshole. youngest of 9 in a strict mormon family. it stopped with him. my parents were drug eating cali hippies. well. they were....
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    everyone is at capacity. anyone near mountains or...

    everyone is at capacity. anyone near mountains or any other desirable feature says the same thing.

    my grandparents are Mormon and from Logan/Provo so I have some idea. I have family that lives...
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