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  1. #1351
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    Awesome views of the Waddington and the Tiedeman Glacier on the way up north to Smithers

  2. #1352
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    Felt like May on HBM today. Sunday dawned as a day in March and transitioned to the current May conditions by late afternoon. Glad we left early!
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  3. #1353
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    Burnie views

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    you and Shar are the only married couple on the Burnie trip so you would have got the " Conception room " cooler and quieter what with all that heat the Amish maid puts out but going at it like Pine Martens every night is a lot to live up to you know La

    might leave you too depleted to be on the A team eh ?
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    Lee Lau - xxx-er is the laziest Asian canuck I know

  5. #1355
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    Thin and getting thinner but hard freezes make for green light conditions. By my count 13 people skied the 5000 face between Friday and today, including a group who gave Lee's group a special salute on their way out from Burnie.

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    The 2000 or Headwall of Big Simpson. A shorter but often more interesting piece of skiing compared to the showcase 5000.

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    The Hour Glass. I really want to ski this line and a few others in it's vicinity. Unfortunately I only seem to find myself in this neck of the woods on my way elsewhere.
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  6. #1356
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    Poking our noses up the unskied couloir to the looker's right of Wolverine Den that Carpathian has talked about before.

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    The view up

  7. #1357
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    Yeah its an up route rather than a line to ski, good to see the Hourglass at extreme low tide, thinking back 4 yrs ago I can see where those rocks on the lookers right would have probably anchored the snow pack > the boot pack up the left

    http://www.schussboomerdownhill.com/

    On the other side of the hill we were rocking the skin suits and drinking lotsa beer, I think the Shussboomer might be the only citizen DH race left in Canada
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    Lee Lau - xxx-er is the laziest Asian canuck I know

  8. #1358
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    Awesome work AP, congrats! First "D"s are a beautiful thing.

    Al, they still run the over the hill in Vernon. Plan is to be skiing in the boomer again next year. Only cause I look so good in a DH suit Haha.

  9. #1359
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    I heard a comment on saturday that the skin suit squeezes the massive quad muscles of old DH racers up to be redistributed around the gut, I had some shorter GS skis but I splurged on a piece of toko HF tribloc and managed to win the old guy wreckreational class
    Lee Lau - xxx-er is the laziest Asian canuck I know

  10. #1360
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    By my revised count 14 people took advantage of the conditions and skied the Kathlyn Face this past weekend. We were 7 at the top when I was there. Well done to the local scene. This is a view of the face taken from my deck.

    5000 ft of skiing

  11. #1361
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    I posted a couple of pics of this feature last week. Went back this weekend and managed to ski the whole line. No clue wtf is going on with the upside down pic below.
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  12. #1362
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    Schnai Day today at HBM. Always a good time. Super fun family event. Bittersweet for sure.

    xxx-er made it across the pond with zero difficulty, even though he got pelted by some snowballs on the way in. They have to do something about that.

    Even with the low tide tide winter, the place could stay open for another month. If only we had the population. Overall another great season at Hudson Bay Mountain. Respect and thanks to Gary and Michael and everyone else who makes it happen up there. We are lucky to have a cool little hill to call our own.

  13. #1363
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    yeah i walked back up the hill and yelled which one of you fuckers hit me in the mouth ! and the kid that ran the fastest and furthest was the one, i scared the shit out of him and I think that throwing snowballs at the slush pit skiers is over
    Lee Lau - xxx-er is the laziest Asian canuck I know

  14. #1364
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    Right on. Bunch of little sh*ts are kinda ruining the while thing imo.

  15. #1365
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    A higher take off this year made for an easy ride with enough speed to do a 180 coming out the back end

    As always the lotus 120 is the slush pond tool of choice
    Lee Lau - xxx-er is the laziest Asian canuck I know

  16. #1366
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    Awesome April just keeps producing. Shames Mountain yesterday; midwinter dry pow on settled base.

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    What if the hokey pokey really is what it's all about?

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