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    Squamish is a 30-40 minute drive south of WB....

    Squamish is a 30-40 minute drive south of WB. Nevertheless, they still have employees.
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    IKON makes life easy, and that's what the whole...

    IKON makes life easy, and that's what the whole quote talks about
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    Just FYI if you are seriously considering...

    Just FYI if you are seriously considering Steamboat- better have an IKON:

    To our loyal Steamboat family,
    There are so many reasons we are looking forward to winter- being out in the fresh...
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    Steamboat is the Park City side of UTAH, for sure...

    Steamboat is the Park City side of UTAH, for sure NOT the Snowbird/Alta side. Plenty of mellow cruisers and good overall terrain. The most outstanding thing are the trees over on the right side...
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    They're not 5x better. A solid 3x better without...

    They're not 5x better. A solid 3x better without any doubt. ANY doubt.
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    There's a reason why they're often compared...

    There's a reason why they're often compared (really). They're all flat and boring. Yes, yes, you can find SOME steeps if you really look for them, but it's for sure the worst of the I-70 areas. I...
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    Breckenflat is the CO equivilent of Okemo which...

    Breckenflat is the CO equivilent of Okemo which is essentially white bread. No personality, bland, and everything looks the same as the last one. Keystone is a lot of fun with a lot to explore...
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    3. ONe at WB, one pair in SLC and 1 at my house....

    3. ONe at WB, one pair in SLC and 1 at my house. Reading comprehension is a valuable life resource: I have a box in the garage that probably has another 5-6 pairs in trying to get them exactly...
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    WHOA - A CUTOM INSOLE! Right - like you said FOR...

    WHOA - A CUTOM INSOLE! Right - like you said FOR ARCH ISSUES. So let me ask, is that the ONLY issue people ever have with boots? Right, of course not. But I guess CUTOM INSOLE's solve EVERY ISSUE,...
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    No doubt they feel WONDERFUL. And no doubt that's...

    No doubt they feel WONDERFUL. And no doubt that's because they're waaaaay too large. If you've never had a shop do those measurements then you need a MASSIVE upgrade in your shop experience. MASSIVE....
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    OK, plenty of good (and bad) info here, so let's...

    OK, plenty of good (and bad) info here, so let's start over.

    1) Do you know what your forefoot measurement is?
    2) What's the height of your instep?
    3) exact length of (both) feet?
    4) total foot...
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    OK pics, but like is something in those supposed...

    OK pics, but like is something in those supposed to make someone want to ski NE? Snow looks lousy in all of them. Typical NE "skiing".
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    On the Symphony lift at WB a couple of years ago...

    On the Symphony lift at WB a couple of years ago and some guy lost it on the headwall, and just bounced from mogul to mogul on and on and on all the way down. The whole lift was going, ohhh, ahhhh,...
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    OMG - It's so crowded!!!:wink: If you're going...

    OMG - It's so crowded!!!:wink:

    If you're going to ABasin bring your big boy pants. Tough, potentially gnarly. You MUST do Pallivicini if you go, but be forewarned, when it gets bumped up, it can...
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    I didn't expect Mount Snow crowds, but was...

    I didn't expect Mount Snow crowds, but was surprised how uncrowded.

    Uh huh. Least coast "experts" know EVERYTHING - just ask them.
  16. Thread: Colorado

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    ????????????????? Usually the skier to area ratio...

    ????????????????? Usually the skier to area ratio in CO is waaaaaaaaaaaaaaay lower than the northleast by like a factor of a gazillion.
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    <br>
    <span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); background-color: rgb(250, 250, 250);">&nbsp;<br>"same amount and character of terrain on the least coast as SB". <br><br>Steeps? What about trees? trail...
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    "same amount and character of terrain on the...

    "same amount and character of terrain on the least coast as SB".

    Steeps? What about trees? trail character? Size?, length? snow quality (on a bad day SB is waaaay better than any least coast...
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    Apparently you've either never been there, or...

    Apparently you've either never been there, or you're delusional. Name any ONE resort with the same amount and character of terrain on the least coast as SB. Just one.
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    Apparently you've either never been there, or...

    Apparently you've either never been there, or you're delusional.
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    It's a great hill - don't know why it doesn't get...

    It's a great hill - don't know why it doesn't get a lot of love- somewhat like Keystone. Maybe because there's not a lot of pucker terrain. Usually lots of uncrowded off the Pony Express lift with...
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    Was at Snowbird yesterday. Awesome, truly...

    Was at Snowbird yesterday. Awesome, truly awesome. What TYPICAL northleast skier is going to have a go at Mineral Basin with 6 to 8 of fresh around? Puleese. And Mineral Basin (and Road to Provo),...
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    Hey - like you said before " East coast people...

    Hey - like you said before "
    East coast people don’t go west for the terrain. "

    Still as funny now as it was a couple of days ago.
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    Well, first, it's massive (even more so than...

    Well, first, it's massive (even more so than Okemo as someone here mentioned) , so not having the alpine open still make a "beast" like K-Mart pale in comparison, plus, you don't spend all day...
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    Yeah, the three lifts coming together at the top...

    Yeah, the three lifts coming together at the top somebody thought was a good idea, but in fact is usually a complete cluster.
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