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    If Alterra buys Jay Peak, it will essentially own...

    If Alterra buys Jay Peak, it will essentially own the Ottawa-Montreal market with its Tremblant-Jay Peak combo.




    Agreed. Burke is a great mountain, but it's just stuck in nowhere land. ...
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    List is not up to date. Saint-Sauveur north of...

    List is not up to date. Saint-Sauveur north of Montreal is open till June 2nd at least.
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    Agreed.

    Agreed.
  4. Thread: Lake Louise

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    Agreed. However, the dude is traveling with...

    Agreed. However, the dude is traveling with non-skiers. There's not much to do in Revelstoke/Kicking horse.

    LL is the best of the of the Big3. Sunshine gets significantly more snow than...
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    The very top of the saddle is pretty much...

    The very top of the saddle is pretty much unskiable now. However, pumphouse chute is still completely filled with the exception of the very top. You could still ski to it from the Saddle, but...
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    Fully agree with this.

    Fully agree with this.
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    ??? There's enough information to pass some...

    ??? There's enough information to pass some level of judgment.

    To anyone with minimal backcountry/avy training, there are clear facts:

    The snowboarders did ski a dangerous slope on a day...
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    That sums my evaluation of the terrain quite...

    That sums my evaluation of the terrain quite well.

    I refuse to ski terrain traps in any condition. Risk vs reward. Why ski a fricking slope when a slide is guaranteed to kill you, when you...
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    Upon more careful examination, this is clearly a...

    Upon more careful examination, this is clearly a very dangerous trail to travel on in winter times. It is exposed to avalanches on either sides and crosses several clear avalanche paths You have to...
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    Thanks for the link. As always these avalanche...

    Thanks for the link. As always these avalanche reports make for instructive reading. The way I see it, the snowboarders behaved somewhat reasonably, although skiing high consequence terrain on a...
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    There are too many unknowns to judge anyone at...

    There are too many unknowns to judge anyone at this point. Beside ducking under a closed rope (which not uncommon), we don't know much.

    Crossing an avalanche slope above someone is clearly dumb...
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    The victim was backcountry skiing. He did not...

    The victim was backcountry skiing. He did not go under a rope. He was accessing the goods by skinning up. The snowboard dudes went slackcountry skiing from the top.
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    If you don't want to ski it, you can alway send...

    If you don't want to ski it, you can alway send it on a mountain bike.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mOvMR9K4YNc
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    Pic I took 2 weeks ago. Even though your skis...

    Pic I took 2 weeks ago. Even though your skis will be incontact with snow (70+ degrees) on most of the drop in, this is pretty much like jumping from a three storey building and turning toward a...
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    Made that mistake a few years back. In bad...

    Made that mistake a few years back. In bad conditions this is an endless run with no exits.
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    Was there two weeks ago. Corbett was open but...

    Was there two weeks ago. Corbett was open but it was a big drop on hard packed snow. The drop into the entrance vary from year to year but it was close to 20 feet this year. Saw one guy drop in,...
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    Skis are a checked baggage. I go out west once a...

    Skis are a checked baggage. I go out west once a year and I've always been charged a standard baggage fee. No oversize fee. 50 pounds limit applies.

    From United website: ...
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    That's fully correct. Ski bags, despite not...

    That's fully correct. Ski bags, despite not respecting the total 62 inches limit are considered as a normal bag.

    Just flew united last week no problem. When you do self check-in, just register...
  19. Heading to Jackson Hole Saturday. Models...

    Heading to Jackson Hole Saturday. Models forecast anywhere between 44 and 96 inches till Friday. eh eh eh .
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    One from out East (Big Jay) and one from out West...

    One from out East (Big Jay) and one from out West (Monashees, BC)
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    I heard it was at the crossing of Northway and...

    I heard it was at the crossing of Northway and Montrealer. I've seen two spectacular crashes there, but both times the dude ended up in the net.
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    The number that is being tossed around (including...

    The number that is being tossed around (including by Goldberg himself) is that they expect Jay Peak to go for around 80-100 millions. The remaining investors should therefore expect to get back 30...
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    While I wish for Burke to succeed, as a Jay peak...

    While I wish for Burke to succeed, as a Jay peak skier, I am pleased with this news. I was afraid that the Burke sale would be tied into Jay Peak's and that the former would act as an anchor to...
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    35 resort ski days, 12 backcountry ski days,...

    35 resort ski days, 12 backcountry ski days, including 7 out west. 10-12 additional resort ski days expected.
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