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  1. #2126
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    Wow, wicked. Looks like the south side of Spokane four or five years ago. Total warzone. Stay safe!

    Hopefully no one got hurt in this one. That's gnarly.


  2. #2127
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    Miraculously he did not. He was in his master bathroom at the time which is on the right side of that pic. Thatís his living room and kitchen area under the tree. Split the house in half.

  3. #2128
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    Quote Originally Posted by 2FUNKY View Post
    Pure chaos in my hood this morning at 6:45.
    I heard a loud pop from inside my house followed by a loud crash. Ran out my front door to see my neighbors house with a tree in it. Ran over banging on his door and got them out safely. After that there was trees falling left and right and I was just running from house to house helping people get out while also watching the sky for more falling trees.
    Could not leave my neighborhood due to trees down everywhere so I called in my work crew to come help cut a path. While we were doing so several other trees came down in the process.
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    Wow...

  4. #2129
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    Holy shit!! Solid work brother - way to pitch in for your community!


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  5. #2130
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    Quote Originally Posted by 2FUNKY View Post
    Miraculously he did not. He was in his master bathroom at the time which is on the right side of that pic. That’s his living room and kitchen area under the tree. Split the house in half.
    Good thing he was in the bathroom. I would guess there was some underwear soiled when that came down.

  6. #2131
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    2Funky, what mph gusts were recorded?

  7. #2132
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    Quote Originally Posted by frorider View Post
    2Funky, what mph gusts were recorded?
    Unofficially they were around 70, the big issue was the fact that we just had a ton of rain with a big warm up. Majority of the trees uprooted. Some broke midspan but most uprooted.

  8. #2133
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    Damn! That's some scary shit. Glad nobody was hurt.

  9. #2134
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    better sharpen your edges if you're going up today to enjoy the sun. I was planning on ripping some groomer trenches before work but all my boards need a tune, not every ski day is better than work
    embrace the gape
    and believe

  10. #2135
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    Quote Originally Posted by b0ardski View Post
    better sharpen your edges if you're going up today to enjoy the sun. I was planning on ripping some groomer trenches before work but all my boards need a tune, not every ski day is better than work
    Silver is closed again today and has even called it for tomorrow. Lookout pass closed as well. I guess I'll just go to work?

  11. #2136
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    My unofficial report on Schweitzer is that is was VERY firm on-piste and so firm off-piste that even a ski pole tip had difficulty penetrating the surface.

    The plus? The new snow was barely lost and we now have a VERY solid base.

  12. #2137
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    Can confirm solid skating conditions yesterday--tough call between hockey skates and crampons off piste, though, as the rain crust seemed typically about 15-20 mm. Maybe not thick enough for the skates. Unreal how shiny the place got, though.

    Punching through with a pole seemed to show soft stuff below, but between rain and wind filling every low spot the top is smooth and mostly hard and slick. Rock coverage is nice but this layer looks to be a buried problem for a while.
    A woman came up to me and said "I'd like to poison your mind
    with wrong ideas that appeal to you, though I am not unkind."

  13. #2138
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    Schweitzer groomers were surprisingly good. I was expecting the worse with mist low and freezing mist higher. But the snow was actually good so we kept skiing. The mist turned to light snow and it turned out to be a really fun day. Off piste is a no go, though.

  14. #2139
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    all groomers @ 49.

    nice to have some sun.

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