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    You sir have my complete respect. Health care...

    You sir have my complete respect. Health care and medical professionals are everyone's hope and heroes these days. ...
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    Got a pass for my resort of choice. Hoping to...

    Got a pass for my resort of choice. Hoping to ski a lot of weekdays. Will brown bag my lunch as always. It's good to be retired as long as the federal government doesn't implode and stop sending...
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    Nice MRG reference:thumbup: She Came in...

    Nice MRG reference:thumbup:

    She Came in Through the Bathroom Window.

    BTW. that whole cartoon could be DickC's way of making a statement on social distancing!
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    Hey don't mess with that beautiful golf course:-)...

    Hey don't mess with that beautiful golf course:-)
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    There is a giant gravel pit and eyesore that is even closer to the mouth of BCC. Build your transit village there. It's to the right in...
  5. Thread: New bike

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    Way to get out there Terry! There's been a lot...

    Way to get out there Terry! There's been a lot of reports in the media about how bikes are in short supply in a lot of places. So you did good.

    I've been living in Utah the last 6 mos at my...
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    I rode a bike past the mouth of Little Cottonwood...

    I rode a bike past the mouth of Little Cottonwood Canyon today. Here is a photo of the area where a proposed gondola base station might be built.
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    There are some big, pricey homes close to...
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    The LCC/BCC road situation is getting worse, but...

    The LCC/BCC road situation is getting worse, but it's still not so bad that I'd advise people to skip it, by any means. Trailboss would be the best guy to comment. I've spent most of the last two...
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    Good point. Talked to my son who knows more. He...

    Good point. Talked to my son who knows more. He favors dedicated bus lane with tons more bus lines. But heck, throw in the gondi too for stormy weather when road is closed for avi mitigation.
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    I agree with this. Build the gondi up LCC, put...

    I agree with this. Build the gondi up LCC, put dedicated parking for it at base of canyon. Put terminals at Snowbird, Alta, and continue it over to connect with Sol/Bright. This could help reduce...
  10. Thread: Skiing is back!

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    Some more discussion on the May jobs report...

    Some more discussion on the May jobs report forecast error:
    https://www.bloomberg.com/opinion/articles/2020-06-06/may-jobs-report-forecast-miss-could-have-policy-ramifications
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    Just to give ss20 something to chew on, yesterday...

    Just to give ss20 something to chew on, yesterday 6/6/20 it was 100 degs in SLC. Tomorrow night's low will be 40 degs. This is not in the mtns, this big swing is down in the valley!
    Up in the...
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    26913 Doing my part to get this thread back on...

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    Doing my part to get this thread back on track:daffy:
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    I generally would concur with some of the other...

    I generally would concur with some of the other posters that a western trip is not worth the trouble/risk/expense for late Nov/early Dec, but I think I understand your situation. You probably have a...
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    That time frame is always a bit of a crap shoot. ...

    That time frame is always a bit of a crap shoot. Do you have flexibility? Can you make your pick of destinations a week or two before arrival? Are you limited to certain resorts/season passes? ...
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    Sad times caused by a combination of pandemic...

    Sad times caused by a combination of pandemic cabin fever, job layoffs/financial crisis, summertime anarchy, and roiling racial woes.

    Did you hear about this kooky guy in SLC who aimed a bow and...
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    I lost a 1st cousin on 5/29/20. She lived in MA...

    I lost a 1st cousin on 5/29/20. She lived in MA and did not die from covid-19. She was over age 70 and had a chronic disorder. Relatives tell me covid might have had an indirect role in her death....
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    Yeah, not looking too good that we might make the...

    Yeah, not looking too good that we might make the drive up there from SLC. It would mostly be a symbolic thing anyway, to bring closure to a season cut short. I got in 28 ski days and would have...
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    Another story that is not so weird as it is...

    Another story that is not so weird as it is impressive. Queen Elizabeth goes for a horse ride in late May 2020 at age 94.
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    In my book that's like seeing a 94 year old on the ski slopes. Her...
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    Thanks for the heads-up. I have trouble...

    Thanks for the heads-up. I have trouble finding/navigating their website. From Beartooth Basin website

    LIFT TICKETS & PASSES
    CASH OR CHECK ONLY UP AT THE HILL!!! PLEASE PLAN AHEAD.
    WE ARE...
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    I think a big day for A-Basin is about 5000, so...

    I think a big day for A-Basin is about 5000, so 600 would be about 12% of max operating capacity.
    I'm in SLC and was thinking of going over to A-Basin for a couple days of skiing, but it looks way...
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    Hope your Mom makes it through this ok. The...

    Hope your Mom makes it through this ok.

    The only person I know was a 45 year old friend back East that is a health care worker at an Assisted Living Facility. She was very sick, but made it...
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    That all makes sense. A lot of very modest homes...

    That all makes sense. A lot of very modest homes in SLC have BIG RVs in the driveway. They love their toys out here.
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    I'd agree with the point that RVs are popular in...

    I'd agree with the point that RVs are popular in the US West. Anecdotally, there are a ton of them in the SLC suburbs I roam.

    Winter RVing: from everything I've heard trying to effectively...
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    Here in Utah I am getting the impression that...

    Here in Utah I am getting the impression that next season there will be plenty of locals available to do seasonal work at the ski areas. A lot of folks are out of work here. Anecdotally, I see them...
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    smac75 that is a very cool project! Some of my...

    smac75 that is a very cool project!

    Some of my earliest skiing memories are a few ski weekends around 1968-70 when my dad took us for ski weekends in Western PA in a trailer similar to that one:...
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