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    Carveman....if you are going to Flaine to train...

    Carveman....if you are going to Flaine to train with Flane Super Ski then you need to speak to Rene Roulet.
    Super nice older guy, ex trainer of French Olympic team...a real grizzled mountain veteran...
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    I got that Verbier mail too. When I've got a...

    I got that Verbier mail too.

    When I've got a few minutes I'm going to look at the elative costs of a Cham and Courmayeur pass. Need to check carefully but if they are free for Verb' them I figure...
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    I'll be in Verbier that weekend, still getting my...

    I'll be in Verbier that weekend, still getting my broken leg up to speed so also won't be doing anything crazy, but feel free to drop by...
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    Ripz....get the train to Le Chable and walk up...

    Ripz....get the train to Le Chable and walk up the road towards Verbier, find yourself a nice hairpin bend and grab your spot.
    Ask everybody you meet: "Are you rungsp?" and maybe one of them will...
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    V'61: I'll be in Verb for TDF too.

    V'61: I'll be in Verb for TDF too.
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    HuckSchmuck is there at the moment...PM him, he...

    HuckSchmuck is there at the moment...PM him, he should be up to date on LG
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    Closing Lac de Vaux? I'm surprised as that is...

    Closing Lac de Vaux?
    I'm surprised as that is usually the first to open and last to close.
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    Hmmm....maybe not many pictures... But quality...

    Hmmm....maybe not many pictures...

    But quality beats quantity...those action shots are stunning.
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    It was possible on at least once TDJ!...

    It was possible on at least once TDJ!
    Huckschmuck, myself and my son did it on January 2nd (may have been 3rd).
    We took the Long Way Down from Fontenay shouldder, down through many field and...
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    Averages: I was getting car insurance (on the...

    Averages:
    I was getting car insurance (on the phone)
    She: "What will your average milage be next year sir?"
    Me: "What do you mean "average milage next year"? You mean what milage do I expect to do...
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    What kind of bullshit statistic is the 4 year...

    What kind of bullshit statistic is the 4 year average?
    4 year??

    10 year may be a useful measure, 20 or 30 would be better.
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    Tony, I can't speak for Cham' but you will not...

    Tony, I can't speak for Cham' but you will not have queue problems at Verb for Easter. Even the key link/pinch points will be fine. Easter is late, season has had a lot of negative press for snow......
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    A few cms of fresh, but wet, snow this morning. ...

    A few cms of fresh, but wet, snow this morning.

    Oh, I am in Surrey...and it will have melted by lunchtime.

    Hey TDJ...it was good to meet you at the weekend...
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    Anybody in Verbier this weekend? Hook up? We'll...

    Anybody in Verbier this weekend? Hook up?
    We'll be there....I'll be packing the sunscreen, looks like being a scorcher.
    We would like some snow now please....pleeaaase?
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    bbirtle...I'm with you on this one. Vintage...

    bbirtle...I'm with you on this one.
    Vintage season? Obviously not.
    Terrible season? Obviously not

    So far for me:
    10 the dec weekend...total powder frenzy
    New Year....groomers were fine, some...
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    Verbier for the last week: Last weekend hard and...

    Verbier for the last week:
    Last weekend hard and polished on piste, forgetabboutit off piste.
    Briefly met Verbier61 who told us to expect some good times skiing with Guilia from Powder Extreme....
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    Hey TDJ...Nendaz 16c at the weekend?? Strange...

    Hey TDJ...Nendaz 16c at the weekend??

    Strange weather situation!

    I was in Verbier for the wekend and it was sunny but nowhere near as warm as that. There was no sign of slush at all.
    Off...
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    I'll be in Ver 3-4 Feb and 10-18 Feb Would love...

    I'll be in Ver 3-4 Feb and 10-18 Feb
    Would love to hook up with any Mags...

    PM and we can exchange phone numbers...
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    When I were a lad and it snowed every year in...

    When I were a lad and it snowed every year in Sarf London....we used to see skiers on Streatham Common and in Norwood Park.

    The best lines are in an area of Streatham Common that was (is still?)...
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    Hayduke....I think that Gavin in Verbier61's post...

    Hayduke....I think that Gavin in Verbier61's post may be a.n.other: On TGR "Hucksmuck" and on Snowheads "Parlor".

    not sure....but informed guess...
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    Well I'm off to Verbier for the weekend...there...

    Well I'm off to Verbier for the weekend...there is some snow, there will be some skiing and it is still only early December.

    Did I mention the smile on my face?!
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