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    They use industrial x-rays on the haul ropes. It...

    They use industrial x-rays on the haul ropes. It gets passed through a little machine, and engineers look at that for imperfections. This is not done regularly, but there is a maintenence schedule....
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    I distinctly remember the day when we had a...

    I distinctly remember the day when we had a complete roll reversal:smile:

    I remember when she was little, maybe 5 she would sometimes have complete meldowns on the slope, crying, saying I canít do...
  3. Salomon BBR. They were pretty popular around...

    Salomon BBR. They were pretty popular around 2012, and the shape was certainly not like anything else. They had a free demo one day, so what the heck? About 10 turns down the hill I realised they...
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    Depends I think. If it has been closed due to...

    Depends I think. If it has been closed due to fresh snow, and people have been lining up at the gate for a while to get in, then get on the back of the queue behind the other 200 waiting or be...
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    Normally seen queued up at longhorn at 7am in...

    Normally seen queued up at longhorn at 7am in shorts
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    During the activity the main things that are...

    During the activity the main things that are going to help you are fitness, technique and to some degree equipment. By equipment mainly skis, but also boot fitting and setup. The wrong setup can...
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    There is a guy with a metal detector who you can...

    There is a guy with a metal detector who you can pay to come out and help find the ski. Don't have his details, but ski patrol probably have his number. He doesn't like going into really steep...
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    Sleigh rides, dog sled rides. Not sure if...

    Sleigh rides, dog sled rides.

    Not sure if they still have it, but there used to be a thing where you could get skiied around the mountain. They had a set up, kind of like a wheelchair sitting on...
  9. I travel overseas with skis all the time. the...

    I travel overseas with skis all the time. the airline weights, bag limits and baggage costs are the killer. Research that carefully.

    It is possible to travel with just a rollerbag and hand...
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    Love the "VD chutes"! When the snow is on, that...

    Love the "VD chutes"! When the snow is on, that is a great place to be! There is also "poop chutes" into blackcomb glacier.

    On a different theme, I love the names at Blackcomb, "DOA", "coma" and...
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    As much as you want it to be true, "food bank"...

    As much as you want it to be true, "food bank" and "trust fund" are terms that would never be used by an Aussie, as they don't exist back home.

    Beware, today 26/1 is Australia day, so look out...
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    I went to the bathroom at whistler. At the urinal...

    I went to the bathroom at whistler. At the urinal next to me the gaper with gopro on his helmet had forgotten to either take his helmet off or switch the camera off, whilst he was looking down...
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    For those with a sense of history about...

    For those with a sense of history about antarctica I would highly recommend this book
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    Hi, Sent some money. I'd rather spend the...

    Hi,

    Sent some money. I'd rather spend the money on a good cause than wasting it. Get well soon

    Robbo
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