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Recent content by Rowsdower

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    VAIL SUCKS

    JFBB's Insta this morning had a half dozen "please work here" ads for everything from ski patrol to snowmaking to lifties, and that hasn't been usual of them on social media this season either. Given some other chatter I've heard it seems like Vail is having trouble retaining staff.
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    Chairlift Identification Help

    Oh yeah that's right. Second then, in terms of vertical.
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    Chairlift Identification Help

    Biggest lost ski area in PA? Kahkout Mountain was a private ski area near Bushkill Falls. It had about 450 feet of vertical drop on 5 trails of different difficulties, some rather steep. I posted pictures of the lift some time ago, which was a 2500 foot long Borvig double chair installed in...
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    Good news for Indy pass holder

    If they add Platty I'll jump for it. I'm there once or twice a year anyway and I'll get the moneys worth for it from a VT trip and hitting Shawnee more during the year.
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    Good news for Indy pass holder

    Considering switching from Epic to this but not sure I wanna change my base of operations from Jack Frost to Shawnee... Also taking Cannon over Wildcat/Attitash or Bolton over Stowe... But I like the price point... but also if I'm spending time up north Epic pays for itself... decisions...
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    Chairlift Identification Help

    Full video of the former Wolf Hollow ski area near Delaware Water Gap, PA. You can see closer the top drive terminal of the double chair. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BU4n5mUb61k
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    Skiing is back!

    Add tax cuts and it will get passed. Printer goes brrrrrrrrr. The debt is all in your mind.
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    Skiing is back!

    They have a mask culture for sure. But its not the only thing. They also tested much more extensively at the earliest phases of the virus' spread. This helped tremendously. Similarly in Taiwan and SK (and Vietnam if you don't think their numbers are propaganda), early testing was crucial in...
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    Skiing is back!

    Belarus is practically a Russian satellite anyway. Place is ridiculously corrupt and very tightly connected to Moscow.
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    Skiing is back!

    See this is what I mean. The government told everyone what to do and they did it without the need for further enforcement or more drastic measures. It's because not despite the government suggesting something. You're dealing with a culture where there is a very strong collective mindset and a...
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    Skiing is back!

    Looking at Japan and suggesting their experience and response with this pandemic is predicated on a lack of nanny state policies is probably the worst read on east Asian cultures and their govts I've ever seen. I'm sorry, I just think this is such a flawed perception of how people over there behave.
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    Skiing is back!

    I mean, your surgeon also doesn't operate on you while he's sick.
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    Skiing is back!

    Again, that only really works if you believe the numbers they give you. Plus I think there's other instances of places without much in the way of health policy set up against this. There are developing countries don't have the infrastructure, or the interest in doing anything about it so its...
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    Skiing is back!

    Like I said, nobody cares about Belarus. If they're lying its not like anyone has an interest in shining a light on them. They're not China. And I watch Bald and Bankrupt too, but just because healthy people are walking around outside doesn't really tell us anything. He was made to quarantine...
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