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    Another bummer from the year of 2020: ...
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    The only time I car camped for skiing was 1976,...

    The only time I car camped for skiing was 1976, stupid college kid on spring break in sunny March. Drove from VA to CO in '69 VW beetle, 10 day trip. Slept in cramped beetle three nights, including...
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    My 75 year old brother with a pacemaker, and...

    My 75 year old brother with a pacemaker, and about as overweight as the prez, tested positive for it on sep 1st. he had two days where he was feeling poorly enough to stay down in bed, but otherwise...
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    We get magazines now as compensation from our...

    We get magazines now as compensation from our trash company for also participating in their recycling program. Unfortunately, they don't offer any ski-related mags, only stuff my wife is mainly...
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    Hey Jimmy, thanks for sharing. I think I'd heard...

    Hey Jimmy, thanks for sharing. I think I'd heard vague mention of this, but didn't seriously look at it until your post. I've lived in Northern VA pretty much all my life. I had a summer job...
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    Typically Snowbird will probably have better early season conditions, but JH gets it too at times. And I agree to wait for late decision based on current conditions. Sounds like you're looking for...
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    Thanks Mike.

    Thanks Mike.
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    I'm hoping to ski for about three months at...

    I'm hoping to ski for about three months at Snowbird this winter. Currently not inclined to ride the tram at all, even with only 25 people onboard. Maybe I'd try it if there were only 5 onboard,...
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    Got flu and Tdap (DPT) shots at local drug store...

    Got flu and Tdap (DPT) shots at local drug store pharmacy yesterday. Unless a significant ailment arises, I guess I'll let all other doctor and dentist appointments slip until next year. :oops:...
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    Yes tram at Bird has windows that open front and...

    Yes tram at Bird has windows that open front and back. Correct you ski the whole place without the tram. One year I had a chairs-only pass and still had fun, but you can't lap the cirque area...
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    :-P Yeah, and so will every kid who gets on the...

    :-P Yeah, and so will every kid who gets on the field against him from now until then. Did you see the stiff-arms he laid on those defenders!
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    Watch a six year old from Texas that looks and...

    Watch a six year old from Texas that looks and plays football like a 16 year old varsity high school running back....
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    LP's Lost On You...

    LP's Lost On You popped up one day while I was listening to music on youtube about a year ago. Good song. Her voice is really different in a Minnie Mouse sort of way, but very effective. She can...
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    Good explanation of how Roundtop and other Vail...

    Good explanation of how Roundtop and other Vail mtns will run this winter with respect to pass/lift tickets: http://www.dcski.com/articles/1621
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    Disgruntled employee? I understand this lift is...

    Disgruntled employee? I understand this lift is not at Whistler ski area, but nearby.
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    Good post! I'm about to become a grandfather for...

    Good post! I'm about to become a grandfather for the first time and our daughter says she won't let us near without flu and DPT shots. So I'll have to get those soon.

    Played golf today for only...
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    Same thing about the two places I ski the most...

    Same thing about the two places I ski the most these days, the mid-Atlantic and Utah. And a cool morning in UT when it might be 10 degs, feels warmer, like 25 degs back East. I ski about 30-50 days...
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    I know a psychologist that is very busy right...

    I know a psychologist that is very busy right now, doing much virtually.
    Anxiety runs in my family. I had it pretty bad for about a year when I was in my early 20s, panic attacks, etc. One of my...
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    Agree with the other posters comparing Steamboat...

    Agree with the other posters comparing Steamboat to Park City and Sunday River. It's a good place for family skiing. Are you going alone? Are you staying for 3-4 days or a full week? Old trip...
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    Maybe the crowds at day-tripper mtns will be...

    Maybe the crowds at day-tripper mtns will be strong, but I suspect destination resorts will see a down turn in skier-days because of concerns about using airplanes and hotels.
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    I live in the inner suburbs of Wash DC area. ...

    I live in the inner suburbs of Wash DC area. There has been a remarkable downturn in local weekday commuting patterns due to huge numbers of people WFH. Traffic intersections near me that were...
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    Planning to spend 3+ months in UT again, mostly...

    Planning to spend 3+ months in UT again, mostly at the Bird.
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    Yeah, I have some peculiar reactions toward the...

    Yeah, I have some peculiar reactions toward the covid situation. :oops: A lot of it is just what level of personal risk each of us has gotten used to. And not just us, but those inside our bubble...
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    Anybody else deferring routine medical...

    Anybody else deferring routine medical appointments because you don't want to visit a doctor's office? This is not a good thing, but I am guilty of it. Bruised my foot real bad in July, never saw a...
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    Question for the AZ collective: what other ski...

    Question for the AZ collective: what other ski areas have made a name change, for what reason, and approximately when?

    In Southern PA the resort now known as Liberty Mountain Resort was...
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