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    Today was super deep, had to really pick the...

    Today was super deep, had to really pick the lines carefully though. Definitely saw plenty of idiocy about, lots of people skiing off piste without backpacks when it was obvious that even short steep...
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    Today was a lot of fun, although especially...

    Today was a lot of fun, although especially before noon there wasn't that much snow yet. The afternoon, though, with some nice tree skiing = win.

    That being said, I can't wait until tomorrow. It's...
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    Today was surprisingly good. Many places were,...

    Today was surprisingly good. Many places were, unexpectedly, completely refreshed!

    http://dl.dropbox.com/u/474717/DSC_0022.jpg
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    Ahha! It looks like it's always good to complain...

    Ahha! It looks like it's always good to complain about the snow ;)
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    Bah bah. Went to Paris for a week and when I came...

    Bah bah. Went to Paris for a week and when I came back everything was blown to pieces. I had hoped that the low temperatures would have kept the snow good, but the wind's been destroying pretty much...
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    Aika jees! Wish we'd have treeskiing like...

    Aika jees!

    Wish we'd have treeskiing like that on this side of the pass. The runs tend to be a bit short and the trees too many ;)
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    After yesterday's awesomeness, today was really...

    After yesterday's awesomeness, today was really sucky in comparison in Gerlos/Königsleiten. The wind and high temperatures had whipped everything into .. manky crust. Higher up, where sheltered areas...
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    Zillertal really delivered today, with the wind...

    Zillertal really delivered today, with the wind drift there was "enough" of snow to go around. It looks like the locals were also late to join the party as we managed to get first tracks on about...
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    Today was quite alright, 10 - 50 cm of super...

    Today was quite alright, 10 - 50 cm of super light pow on top of a crust. Deep enough in most places we skiied!

    http://dl.dropbox.com/u/474717/IMG_0447.jpg
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    They finally opened all the lifts today so making...

    They finally opened all the lifts today so making it up to the alpine was a bit easier ;)

    The snow in Zillertal was pretty variable, ranging from wind crust to heavy powder and pretty much...
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    Awesome pics, thanks!

    Awesome pics, thanks!
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    Zillertal delivered again today, although access...

    Zillertal delivered again today, although access to runs that were higher up were limited due to bad visibility and high winds. Should be getting better tomorrow..

    As for pics, been riding alone,...
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    Maybe 40-50 cm of new snow, at some places lots...

    Maybe 40-50 cm of new snow, at some places lots more, in Zillertal. Visibility was naturally pretty bad, but for my second day here (and the second day of the season for me), it was really pretty...
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    Sliding in Verbier, luckily no victims:...

    Sliding in Verbier, luckily no victims: http://www.planetski.eu/news/3363

    Four more days of work left, then it's two days of trying frantically to think of what I'll need, gear wise, in the coming...
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    Dumping after the 4th? I only hope it'll be the...

    Dumping after the 4th? I only hope it'll be the same for northern alps too! Flying to Munich on the 4th and heading down to Zillertal for the next months. If anyone's looking for some skiing/touring...
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    Yeah, the föhn really ruined it for us during our...

    Yeah, the föhn really ruined it for us during our three week trip last March in the Zillertal area. Looks like it'll be on on Wednesday again, but hopefully the storm (!?) coming in after that...
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    Really stoked to see the base building up! Let's...

    Really stoked to see the base building up! Let's just hope the föhn doesn't ruin everything. Less than four weeks to go to my own 3 month trip ;)
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    :( Vibes.

    :(

    Vibes.
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    And I, being located in Finland, will get to...

    And I, being located in Finland, will get to spend three months (bit of a once in a lifetime chance) of the season in .. tadaa, Austria! Starting to feel a bit bummed out, but maybe the base will be...
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    Planning on spending three months in Austria,...

    Planning on spending three months in Austria, located in Krimml / Gerlos. Gerlos and the Zillertal area will be the home mountain - both the Tirol skipass as well as the Salzburg skipass cover this...
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    Looks like it doesn't work anymore. Well, damn....

    Looks like it doesn't work anymore. Well, damn. The forecast had normal precip for France / Switzerland, higher than normal for most of Austria and super high for eastern Europe.
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    http://www.accuweather.com/blogs/euro/story/56651/...

    http://www.accuweather.com/blogs/euro/story/56651/winter-forecast-20112012.asp

    I don't think this got posted yet. Looks definitely better than what we had last year and pretty awesome for those in...
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    Sick! Spending a couple of months, maybe even...

    Sick! Spending a couple of months, maybe even three, in the Alps with Gerlos/Zillertal as the base this season (January - March) - stoked to see early season look so good. Let's just hope last...
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    Oh, and proof: ...

    Oh, and proof:

    http://dl.dropbox.com/u/474717/IMG_1753.jpg
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    Great day around Zillertal today. Visibility...

    Great day around Zillertal today. Visibility wasn't that great and the snow was a little heavy and slid everywhere it could. Still, with 30-50 cm of fresh on the ground, skiing mellow terrain close...
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    Heading to Zillertal area on Saturday - any idea...

    Heading to Zillertal area on Saturday - any idea if we should continue driving straight to South Tirol as it looks like they've been getting a lot more snow the last few days? Three weeks of skiing,...
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    T-minus 12 days to flight to Munich and then...

    T-minus 12 days to flight to Munich and then driving to Wald im Pinzgau, where we'll be for two - three weeks more. Can't wait, the days at the office are starting to get to me.. Fingers crossed for...
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