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    Wasn't it local Native Bands that came out...

    Wasn't it local Native Bands that came out against ski resort development at Cayuse near Pemberton, several years ago? B.C Provincial governments have mostly been in favour of ski resort deveolpment,...
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    I use the 1/2" thick 2'x2' interlocking squares...

    I use the 1/2" thick 2'x2' interlocking squares from Walmart that are made for standing on.
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    I have stayed in my truck camper at a snowmobile...

    I have stayed in my truck camper at a snowmobile staging area on Hwy 191, a couple miles south of the Hwy 64 intersection turnoff for Big Sky.

    I have also stayed at a pull out on Hwy 64, just...
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    I have an 8.5 foot popup truck camper with 2"...

    I have an 8.5 foot popup truck camper with 2" thick walls insulated with XPS rigid foam: R10. It makes a huge difference, especially in really cold temp, heat distribution remains quite constant.
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    If the roof leak has been professionally repaired...

    If the roof leak has been professionally repaired then I would tend to think that subsequent leaks are less likely. That said, there is no getting away from the fact that it is an almost 25 y.o. RV...
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    Air bags and/or leaf springs re-sprung and an...

    Air bags and/or leaf springs re-sprung and an extra leaf added, front and rear if possible. LT load range E tires. Allow extra distance between yourself and the car in front as stopping won't be the...
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    Re: burned up camper van. As a former insurance...

    Re: burned up camper van. As a former insurance claim adjuster, I used to say: "The thicker the file, the higher the payout". So lots of builder estimates, parts list, lots of documentation to make...
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    Canada lags behind most places in the US when it...

    Canada lags behind most places in the US when it comes to nurses, hospital beds, and ICU beds per capita, so you don't want to get sick in Canada.
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    I don't know how it works today, but decades ago...

    I don't know how it works today, but decades ago when I was an insurance claim adjuster, in Canada a lawyer took a percentage of the claim as fee, payable win or loose the case. While in the USA the...
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    ^^^This is what i was thinking. If a builder is...

    ^^^This is what i was thinking. If a builder is reluctant to give a written estimate, then have a "parts" list and ask what their price would be to build and install these items. Then write down the...
  11. Whistler sells garbage bags with their logo and...

    Whistler sells garbage bags with their logo and the arm and neck holes already cut...that's way too prepared for rain, imo. However right now B.C. is experiencing a cold snap which could mean no rain...
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    Generator auto start function for low voltage...

    Generator auto start function for low voltage batteries does exist. Winnebago EKKO has it, along with a $150k+ price tag. Other Rvs have this feature as well.
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    I have a DC to DC smart battery charger, It takes...

    I have a DC to DC smart battery charger, It takes power from the alternator and solar panel either separately or together and acts as solar charge controller.

    Changing a propane furnace fan to a...
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    I stayed for a few nights in my truck camper at...

    I stayed for a few nights in my truck camper at the Walmart in Frisco. Even though there were signs saying no overnight RVs there were several and some looked like they hadn't moved in a while.
    ...
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    ^^^This. A patroller strike or call in sick...

    ^^^This. A patroller strike or call in sick campaign just forces/gives Vail an excuse to shut down lifts and terrain. And they will certain cater to the bulk of their customers, the families with...
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    Ok stoplights can be annoying but they should...

    Ok stoplights can be annoying but they should stop you from driving down the road, not stop you from skiing at a ski area. Please explain why they might be a hindrance to prospective Stevens Pass...
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    The problem is that not enough American skiers...

    The problem is that not enough American skiers are savvy enough to realize that there are more than a dozen ski resorts in western Canada not named Whistler that are uncrowded, not expensive, have...
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    Or one can sled access or self power access just...

    Or one can sled access or self power access just about any cut block in B.C. and as such ski the B.C. backcountry when and where you want as long as you don't interfere with timber values or build...
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    The campground in Lake Louise is open year round...

    The campground in Lake Louise is open year round and was $35/night when I was last there a few years ago. Plug-ins and a shower room. No overnight parking at the ski area lot.
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    I would think that driving on I-90 past Spokane...

    I would think that driving on I-90 past Spokane and then thru Bonner's Ferry and up the Columbia Valley via hwy 95 to Golden would be the best route from Seattle.
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    Moving goal posts and hoops to jump thru at the...

    Moving goal posts and hoops to jump thru at the border, probably the biggest concern.
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    Dunderhead, here is what you are looking for:...

    Dunderhead, here is what you are looking for: https://valemountglaciers.com/

    The project has the backing of locals, environmentalists, First Nations, and government, with the master plan being...
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    Everyone knows that Einstein was a genius and so...

    Everyone knows that Einstein was a genius and so everyone knows that dunderhead calling me "Einstein" is sarcasm, but calling the developers of Zincton "delusional" as dunderhead did, cannot be...
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    Zincton seems to check a lot of dunderhead's...

    Zincton seems to check a lot of dunderhead's boxes; rural area, not a mega resort, local land owners involved, environment mining rehab.

    Of course it may or may not be financially viable but if...
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    Separating skis in ski rack to foil a thief, only...

    Separating skis in ski rack to foil a thief, only works if the ski rack is full. So if you are among the last to leave the bar there won't be enough skis left in the rack to hide yours from the...
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    I think dunderhead should join these Mountain...

    I think dunderhead should join these Mountain Riders Alliance guys https://www.facebook.com/MountainRidersAlliance/
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    Whatever you wear in Colorado will work in the...

    Whatever you wear in Colorado will work in the B.C. interior.
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    Separate your skis?...Fine, just don't be the...

    Separate your skis?...Fine, just don't be the last one out of the bar.:wink:
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    It is cheaper and more minimalist to buy a sled...

    It is cheaper and more minimalist to buy a sled vs build a ski lift.
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    I'm guessing the drive axle is not a dually, thus...

    I'm guessing the drive axle is not a dually, thus gaining some interior width, but kinda costly. I don't think Coachman is a luxury brand but they might have had a high end model back then.
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    The ex rental is a good thing as it means the...

    The ex rental is a good thing as it means the rental company maintained it with regular oil changes etc. Also manufacturers build rental RVs a little sturdier than non rentals as they know it will...
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    As far as the Bigfoot "water pooling", while it...

    As far as the Bigfoot "water pooling", while it indicates a slightly deformed roof low spot it also means that the water is not leaking into the camper in that area, otherwise there would be no pool.
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    ^^^Nailed it. This is what I use for a portable...

    ^^^Nailed it.
    This is what I use for a portable shower with a low flow shower head. Just heat up water on the stove and drain the grey holding tank right after. http://www.hotjugz.com/
  34. Thread: Whistler 21/22

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    I need to go from Victoria to Sun Peaks and...

    I need to go from Victoria to Sun Peaks and thought about applying for a job at Sun Peaks where I used to work, and then quitting once I got there (I'm retired).....too sleazy; didn't do it; will...
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    Well, not all heel pieces are low profile, so if...

    Well, not all heel pieces are low profile, so if the binding is 2.5"+ in height, mounted where the ski is 1/2"+ thick, then there is your 6"+ and too tight for a 6" tube unless you only put one ski...
  36. Thread: Whistler 21/22

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    It's essential travel only on 99 and 3. There was...

    It's essential travel only on 99 and 3. There was an additional mudslide last week on hwy 99 and Princeton residents have started a petition to keep hwy 3 essential only, in response to Big White's...
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    I puts skis in a ski bag, strap one pair to each...

    I puts skis in a ski bag, strap one pair to each side of my ladder and lock in place to the ladder using a bike cable lock wrapped tightly around skis between toe and heel piece.
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    Every time i think about buying a diesel heater I...

    Every time i think about buying a diesel heater I remind myself that I still need a generator to charge camper batteries. So, when running my Honda 2200watt gen, I turn off the propane furnace and...
  39. The last time I was at Red and WW was about 3...

    The last time I was at Red and WW was about 3 years ago; Red was free overnight parking, Whitewater was $25CAD or $40CAD for a 15amp plug-in.
  40. Thread: Whistler 21/22

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    I can't help you with Whistler, but everywhere in...

    I can't help you with Whistler, but everywhere in the B.C. Interior is less crowded, less expensive, less rain, drier snow.
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    So, how much are you prepared to bid?...asking...

    So, how much are you prepared to bid?...asking for a friend.
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    Is Atmospheric River just a new name for...

    Is Atmospheric River just a new name for Pineapple Express or is AR something different?
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    ^^^ A dyslexic RV.

    ^^^ A dyslexic RV.
  44. Thread: Ikon Pass

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    Anyone doing Red and Revy on an Ikon pass, if it...

    Anyone doing Red and Revy on an Ikon pass, if it is snowing, needs to stop at Whitewater on the way. Off the 2k' vert Morning Glory chair there is outstanding black diamond tree skiing that 3/4s of...
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    Whitewater, near Nelson, B.C. gets the most snow...

    Whitewater, near Nelson, B.C. gets the most snow in western Canada at 39ft average/season and no crowds, no on hill accommodation, 3 fixed grip chairs, as it is the anti-Whistler.
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    One time at Sun Valley I shared a chair with an...

    One time at Sun Valley I shared a chair with an old local guy (he was younger than me because I am really old) and I pointed out a steep run and I said, "I bet that is really nice on a powder day"....
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    Pass thru charging will of course take quite a...

    Pass thru charging will of course take quite a bit longer (maybe a lot longer) to charge the Jackery. Check with their website specs but I think they say that pass thru charging shortens battery...
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    You could fly to Castlegar, but in winter the...

    You could fly to Castlegar, but in winter the airport's nickname is Cancelgar, so I would recommend flying to Kelowna.
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    I have a '91 3/4ton Dodge 4x4 with a winter...

    I have a '91 3/4ton Dodge 4x4 with a winter capable popup truck camper, powered by a 5.9L Cummins diesel 12 valve known for its power and fuel economy. My set up with 2 pr of skis, me and all my...
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    I'm not sure what a 90v heater is but a 100watt...

    I'm not sure what a 90v heater is but a 100watt heater won't keep you warm as it is the equivalent of a light bulb or electric blanket which I think draw 100watts or more.
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