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    Regct do you know if those are measurement of the...

    Regct do you know if those are measurement of the snow surface or the rock underneath?

    I think most would agree that slope angles change as the depth of snow changes.

    FWIW the steepest thing I...
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    Another thread for you to start.

    Another thread for you to start.
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    I was more focused on an in bounds scenario. ...

    I was more focused on an in bounds scenario.

    There are times where a dog is readily available, and other times when 5-10 minutes may elapse before on scene while a trained professional or 2 may...
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    Will be skiing Saturday with friends from Maine....

    Will be skiing Saturday with friends from Maine. Shes still a strong skier he is a Blue/green kinda guy. We will be mostly groomer skiing.

    Weird day yesterday, freezing drizzle to 9600' and poor...
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    Sure, if the dog and handler are on scene. How...

    Sure, if the dog and handler are on scene.
    How often is that the case?
  6. Thread: Ikon Pass

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    Well, it was a Boyne resort so them letting that...

    Well, it was a Boyne resort so them letting that slip sounds about right.
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    100% Not like that is anything new, where...

    100%



    Not like that is anything new, where is Timmy B these days.
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    Not to get too mired in the GRTF but what are the...

    Not to get too mired in the GRTF but what are the options?

    Big Sky is going to continue to expand until the market crashes. And then it will still continue to expand.

    So you can bitch and moan...
  9. Thread: Ikon Pass

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    Maybe you are smart but your post is with blue...

    Maybe you are smart but your post is with blue font on a blue background. Dumbass.:biggrin:
  10. Thread: Ikon Pass

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    Give it time and all that will come to pass. I...

    Give it time and all that will come to pass.

    I ski patrolled professionally for 30+ years. It was the Golden Age for that lifestyle. That is life dead and gone now. Same with most of the other...
  11. Thread: Ikon Pass

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    All very true. Basically it is a cannibalization...

    All very true. Basically it is a cannibalization of the future.
  12. Thread: Ikon Pass

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    Supply and demand, oldest driver in the book. ...

    Supply and demand, oldest driver in the book.

    The folks that pay walk up rates either don't care or are uninformed about the ticket aggregators.

    I see these multi-passes as not going away. It...
  13. RIP threads are depressing, and now for something completely different

    https://youtu.be/QSo0duY7-9s

    Thanks for the laughs.
  14. Brevity is not your forte? Nuance has nothing to...

    Brevity is not your forte? Nuance has nothing to do with anything. You tend to get hysterical.

    OK I have some time to add on.

    You want to exclude work vehicles from a carbon tax? OK.

    Do you...
  15. # 1. can't read your post, your Font is blue on a...

    # 1. can't read your post, your Font is blue on a blue background.

    # 2. Fuck off JONG.

    Might as well update this.

    My symptoms these days are manageable although not 100% gone but I have some...
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    Vitamin D and longer days will do that. Hopefully...

    Vitamin D and longer days will do that. Hopefully the snow pack on the peak has turned the corner. Thanks for the efforts.
  17. Sorry, I don't follow most of your postings, my...

    Sorry, I don't follow most of your postings, my bad.
  18. Let us all feel lucky!

    Let us all feel lucky!
  19. I was thinking the same thing. After I thought...

    I was thinking the same thing.

    After I thought about how much $$$ in snow bikes and Drones these guys have and how they seem to have arrived, launched the drone and then just skied the avalanche...
  20. I drive a small PU for work. 17.5 to 22 mpg. I...

    I drive a small PU for work. 17.5 to 22 mpg. I need the ability to haul some shit around to job sites.

    You want to tax me? Go ahead, it will just get passed on to my clients, they can afford it....
  21. I still hear the term used on occasion and...

    I still hear the term used on occasion and usually in a ski area setting.



    In my experiences in Montana that is part of the process. Clean things out to as close to the ground as possible and...
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    If it was the Y/C it would have been a Benjamin.

    If it was the Y/C it would have been a Benjamin.
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    Shot these at about 8700'. It was...

    Shot these at about 8700'.

    It was everywhere.311669311670
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    Running 3 systems with Windows 10, 1 laptop, 1...

    Running 3 systems with Windows 10, 1 laptop, 1 desktop and 1 Tablet. All run OK but suddenly I am getting different Credential Errors that I am guessing are due to MS attempting to address the...
  25. RIP Brewer indeed. Never met him but several...

    RIP Brewer indeed.

    Never met him but several friends worked with him and said although he had his Demons (don't we all) he was a solid guy.

    TFW, is Howie still lurking about or did he hang up...
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    Holiday or not I had to go do my circuit. Spent...

    Holiday or not I had to go do my circuit. Spent the day in the Y/C and S/P admiring the patrol tracks in Marx.

    Maybe getting close to some peak alternate lines???

    LLS, I have buddy passes if...
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    I have given Youtube TV a spin as an alternative...

    I have given Youtube TV a spin as an alternative to Cable.

    Pretty impressed. All my locals, all the sports I want except for MLB TV ( I already knew that), streaming of movies and past content.
    ...
  28. ^^^ This is one version. I got to where I...

    ^^^ This is one version.

    I got to where I pictured the avalanche paths I was responsible for as being structures to be built over the span of a winter and that they would have weaker and stronger...
  29. You are so fucking smug and woke. Excellent...

    You are so fucking smug and woke. Excellent combination.
  30. An example. I was in Costco last week and saw a...

    An example. I was in Costco last week and saw a replacement light fixture that was about $ 21.00 with a set of LED lights that will last a damn long time and use very little electricity. 21W.

    I...
  31. Yeah, that is just how we need to go about trying...

    Yeah, that is just how we need to go about trying to make changes that will benefit everyone.
  32. Me either, if HMS hired me to edit I would be...

    Me either, if HMS hired me to edit I would be fired almost immediately for incorrect or over use of commas.
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    311351 edit to correct: Yesterday's new...

    311351

    edit to correct:

    Yesterday's new snow and strong wind near Bozeman increased avalanche danger. Today recent natural avalanche activity was seen in the Bridger Range, and skiers in...
  34. FIFY

    FIFY
  35. Is that lake usually frozen in Mid-January?

    Is that lake usually frozen in Mid-January?
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    I understand your viewpoint. The history of...

    I understand your viewpoint.

    The history of both Squaw and AM is rife with avalanches, some expected others not so much.

    Patrols do their best with the tools they have available and usually...
  37. There is a lot of cross pollination through ski...

    There is a lot of cross pollination through ski patrol exchanges and regional avalanche workshops. The ski areas located near me get together every fall (Big Sky, BB, Y/C & usually Red Lodge, Disco...
  38. Do we really need to do this? Ya can't just have...

    Do we really need to do this? Ya can't just have a discussion?
  39. When I had friends forecasting in Utah they were...

    When I had friends forecasting in Utah they were frustrated by the ski areas and their hostility towards any reporting of inbounds slides, even those trigger by explosives during control.

    It led...
  40. Social media certainly plays a role. Funny how...

    Social media certainly plays a role.

    Funny how that NSAA press release makes it clear that in bounds slides are rare and the danger is in the Backcountry yet they rely on Avi Centers for their...
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    Fuck!

    Fuck!
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    Well..... I did see an invincible blonde...

    Well..... I did see an invincible blonde patroller with a big smile at the top of Challenger at about 12:40. Visibility was improving a bit and she and her teammates were heading up to try and get...
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    Tread lightly on that incident. Pete knew what he...

    Tread lightly on that incident. Pete knew what he was risking, he felt it was worth it. Same thing for Tony the year before.

    Main takeaways are solo means fatal if you fuck up and most people...
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    https://www.facebook.com/TetonBackcountryAlliance/...

    https://www.facebook.com/TetonBackcountryAlliance/videos/557015825160812/?t=84

    Taylor mtn. Tetons ^^^



    Buddies of mine who used to work at the Canyons dealt with the same scenario. They...
  45. NOW????????

    NOW????????
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    I guess. When I look at those "faces" I see big...

    I guess. When I look at those "faces" I see big avalanche paths.

    The trim lines and the lack of trees should be a pretty good clue.
  47. You do comprehend that there are other ways of...

    You do comprehend that there are other ways of tracking climate trends besides human:fm: observations from manual or automated stations?
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    Lucky. I asked that of a buddy who is...

    Lucky.



    I asked that of a buddy who is still there. He said the patrol are being encourage to do their thing as they see fit during what has been a challenging avalanche cycle. These types of...
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    Hard to say. When we got off the 3x2 I asked...

    Hard to say. When we got off the 3x2 I asked about the Bowl (Turkey Traverse was closed) as was told probably not. As we were leaving Challenger at 1:00 I saw folks skiing the south wall. Pretty...
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    ^^^ Exactly. Have a safe winter.

    ^^^ Exactly.

    Have a safe winter.
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