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    The long wave radiation game is strong atm. Cool...

    The long wave radiation game is strong atm. Cool natural phenomena that occurs well into may/early june based on personal experience gained from past overnighter camps at altitude...I recall a ski...
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    Snow keeps piling up in the Stewart townsite. ...

    Snow keeps piling up in the Stewart townsite. 70cms since around noon yesterday. Town is buried.

    No match for the GAME CHANGER Stewart style custom vehicle snow rake. Cleaned off our vans like...
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    Absolutely nuking in Stewart, atm... About...

    Absolutely nuking in Stewart, atm...

    About 45cms on the ground from the past 11 hours of stacked twonie drops and still comin' down hard.

    It's a true classic dump...just like the old days, it...
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    Damn... 'tis a nice part of the neighborhood you...

    Damn... 'tis a nice part of the neighborhood you guys live in there. Heart swells for quality of NWBC life...we really do have it all when it comes to diversity of ski terrain, snowpacks and...
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    Stunning. Is that the King Louis face?

    Stunning.

    Is that the King Louis face?
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    Back to the Dairyland zone for another hit it and...

    Back to the Dairyland zone for another hit it and quit it milk crate product testing night mission.

    Ventured into previously sluffed out/wind affected terrain and suffered a bit on the uphill...so...
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    they sure are...kinda. I wanted more leading...

    they sure are...kinda. I wanted more leading edge width and fore surface contact area to aim for potentially much better melt freeze spring variable breakable crust performance. The shape works...
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    Nice work A.P.! If yer up for bootpacking 40-45...

    Nice work A.P.! If yer up for bootpacking 40-45 degree boot ankle to mid cuff loose facets over a decomposing crust over another 20cms of facets over another crust...come to bear pass for some...
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    Word is the snow in the hillz has been nuked by...

    Word is the snow in the hillz has been nuked by the winds. Sooo, reverted back to baseline fundamentals and have been hitting the urban gravel and road bed lines. God bless the gravel, it ain't...
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    Did a coupla days of ski touring from valley...

    Did a coupla days of ski touring from valley bottom out at Surprise Creek east of Bear Pass. Day one featured rain runneled refrozen breakable crust over 30cms of damp mank. Ski turns required a...
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    Report of a near miss in the Shames backcountry...

    Report of a near miss in the Shames backcountry yesterday. Big powder cloud. No details on exactitudes of sequence of events but it was a skier remote. As for avy data; suspicians that it ran on...
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    Snapped off a quick lap this morning down AOT at...

    Snapped off a quick lap this morning down AOT at the hill to complete a trifecta of days of mind bendingly good skiing. No skiing for the next 7 days so feeling some gratitude for workin' the...
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    Measured 45cms of light, dry fresh in the higher...

    Measured 45cms of light, dry fresh in the higher elevation portion of my downhill ski track from yesterday. Yesterday was pretty good...today was mind bendingly good. Cooler overnight temps...
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    Had a few 'holyfuckingshitthisisunreal' turns...

    Had a few 'holyfuckingshitthisisunreal' turns today at Shames.

    Twas pretty deep on some pitches. No base to snowpack so fat skis, steeper boot/binding forward lean/ramp angle, soft forward...
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    50cms of comeback snowfall yesterday and another...

    50cms of comeback snowfall yesterday and another something like 20 overnight made Shames great again. Zero to hero.

    60cms snow depth at the base, prolly 120ish top of tee.

    The fattest of the...
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    In my three decades livin' in Rupert, the quality...

    In my three decades livin' in Rupert, the quality of the sunsets (on the rare days the sun did shine) got incrementally better year by year due to the increase in pollution pumped over across the...
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    Still slayin' gravel 'cause there's no easy...

    Still slayin' gravel 'cause there's no easy access snow around Terrace.

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    Drive through turns during a road trip to the...

    Drive through turns during a road trip to the coast today. Thanks for the sand, P.G.; it was a blast. =D Conditions really were optimal...human and hound postholed moist sand provided a bit of...
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    Sorry for the transgression...i know this ain't...

    Sorry for the transgression...i know this ain't the buy sell page...but... was someone on this thread looking for some K2 181cm Coomba skis a few years ago? If so, i got some if yer still interested.
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    haha, bro hug right back atcha Gary! Lookin'...

    haha, bro hug right back atcha Gary! Lookin' forward to more urban jibbing sessions wit ya summer or winter when u move back!

    Early Oct terrace trip eh? We could do a dual sport day; morning...
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    Now is the window for all time gravel skiing...

    Now is the window for all time gravel skiing conditions around Terrace. Today's project.

    So stoked to be back on the boards after a summer of too much heat, too many bugs and didn't have the...
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    Yo Alive; lookin grim around Terrace for on snow...

    Yo Alive; lookin grim around Terrace for on snow turns for the next week or so...but damn...gravel pit conditions are all time!!! Hittin' a new zone 2 morrow. Cherry pickin first D's in every...
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    So, buddy Brad just dotted the i's and crossed...

    So, buddy Brad just dotted the i's and crossed the t's on skiing not just every month of the year for many years running, but skied either fresh or very recently metamorphisized fresh snow in every...
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    Nice work lads! Have to ask though; with all...

    Nice work lads! Have to ask though; with all that snow did you guys bring the boards for some freshy schralping?
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    Super jealous. Sand/gravel skiing with the...

    Super jealous. Sand/gravel skiing with the slightest little skiff of white slurpy topping would be sublime right about now. Still double digit highs in terrace, atm, so no hope of that happening 4...
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    1st snow on hbm? 247079

    1st snow on hbm?


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    Expert. Pretty damn good composition, grammar...

    Expert.

    Pretty damn good composition, grammar and spelling for a guy who presumably is face falling off high school drunk. :)
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    Oh man, A.P.; pains the brain to lament that...

    Oh man, A.P.; pains the brain to lament that rapid annihilation of the Kathlyn Glacier.

    Thnx for update re;Sibolas...just looked on the b.c. fire map, didn't realize the Nadina Lake blaze was...
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    Absolutely no interest in going skiing there. ...

    Absolutely no interest in going skiing there. Just concerned about the state of the glaciers.

    Had to give up first the snow then gravel skiing due to the Saudi Arabian like summer we're having. ...
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    A few pics of our regional glaciers in the...

    A few pics of our regional glaciers in the general vicinity of Stewart....sad state of affairs. Fingers crossed for a a huge snow year or 20 followed by more classic nwbc summers...e.i. non summers...
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    Haven't skied on snow since May 1. No need to...

    Haven't skied on snow since May 1. No need to with our world class roadside gravel pit skiing here in northwest b.c.

    Super fun.

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    Throwback saturday. On the note of summer...

    Throwback saturday.

    On the note of summer coming down the pipe. A toque's off nod to the o.g. Rupert gen 2 ski crowd; mad skillz and steeze. When it comes to no snow skiing Rupert skiers had 'er...
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    Trai(l)tor.

    Trai(l)tor.
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    Shit, misleading wording...false facts! Total...

    Shit, misleading wording...false facts! Total vert is 4600 foot top to valley bottom...couloir itself is only about 2700 vert feet of steep including the 40 degree fan at bottom.
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    Damn.... Gary; no show. Lee; no show. ...

    Damn.... Gary; no show. Lee; no show. Abraham; no show. What about A.P.? no show.... so had to do 'er solo. Well, half of it. She had flushed out a few days ago and left a section of white...
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    Bring yer Vulcans, team green!

    Bring yer Vulcans, team green!
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    Yup. Exposed approach and the main path produces...

    Yup. Exposed approach and the main path produces size 3 to 4.5 avies and is overhung by glacier icefall with towering seracs. Very small windows of safe skiing and pretty much perpetual persistent...
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    Left line as a few pinches that are too thin for...

    Left line as a few pinches that are too thin for skiing through and a few ice sections and potential rappels. There is another one looker's right out of view that goes but the one in pic is the most...
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    Gary, fuck, weather looks okay for tomorrow. ...

    Gary, fuck, weather looks okay for tomorrow. Come to Stewart ASAP. Let's slay this beast! 4500 footer. I don't wanna have to do 'er solo.

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    Calling tech support. I have no fucking clue...

    Calling tech support. I have no fucking clue what's going on with my font.... like, I know i'm a contrarian but this is fucking bullshit if the mayor of shames can't read my posts!
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    Hey Gary, fyi; Mayoral elections for Stewart...

    Hey Gary, fyi; Mayoral elections for Stewart this fall. Any chance I could put a trailer on yer property so I have a local address so I can throw my toque in the ring?
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    hmmmmmm, looks normal white on blue on my...

    hmmmmmm, looks normal white on blue on my end....how is it now? Actually no need to read the text, the pics tell the story.
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    Interesting huge BTL deep pwl avy east end of Bear Pass/Stewart...pics

    Report from Bear Pass/Mez Lake north area from about a week agoish? In addition to the recent deluge of widespread point release/loose snow surface wet slides noted in Bear Pass, deeper weak...
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    ECD; man, those pics, that story. You win!

    ECD; man, those pics, that story. You win!
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    [QUOTE=Eastcoastdan;5321972]First day of spring...

    [QUOTE=Eastcoastdan;5321972]First day of spring conditions around these parts did not go so great for us! Somehow this ended up causing zero damage or injuries so now its just a funny picture and...
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    A season of gifts that keep on giving. ...

    A season of gifts that keep on giving. Heliskiing this morning around Meziadin Lake by Stewart. 20cms of fresh and pukin'...boot top friday the 13th freshies!

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    Dunno who's following the nbc stoke thread...but...

    Dunno who's following the nbc stoke thread...but dudes, where's the stoke??? Is everybody golfing already or something?
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    Stewart update: Fourish days of storm have...

    Stewart update: Fourish days of storm have hammered the town and mountains dumping a prodigious amount of new snow on the area.
    Probed between 60-80cms of hst at treeline up surprise creek. Some...
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    Oh man, missed Bill with the Belt! Gonna have to...

    Oh man, missed Bill with the Belt! Gonna have to get Bill a custom "2RAD4U" license plate for his vehicle. Think I saw the post on Facebook but kudos guys for nailin' the snow window for da Skeena...
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    Decided that I needed to work on my steep...

    Decided that I needed to work on my steep technique a bit for the planned local landslide, gravel pit and cutbank extreme skiing missions in the next week. So, sacrificed a day of superb local...
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