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    About 15-18" fell over all the Wasatch Mtns on...

    About 15-18" fell over all the Wasatch Mtns on Prez Weekend, setting things up nicely for short term future.
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    Yes, but the irony is that the most crowded days...

    Yes, but the irony is that the most crowded days of the entire year are now becoming days that are good for crowd avoidance:grin:
    Again anecdotally, I've heard from friends that ski Tahoe that the...
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    Purely anecdotal, but it's my sense that there...

    Purely anecdotal, but it's my sense that there are a great many SLC locals holding limited IKON passes and that's why crowds were low at both Alta and Snowbird on the blackout dates of Feb 15 and 16,...
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    Remarkably light crowd at Snowbird yesterday...

    Remarkably light crowd at Snowbird yesterday 2/16/20, esp for a holiday weekend Sunday with 9" new snow. They tell me it was due to being an Ikon blackout day?? It was ski-on for many lifts for...
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    a short report with photos on Revy:...

    a short report with photos on Revy: https://www.pugski.com/threads/unofficial-guide-revelstoke-mountain-resort-bc.9562/
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    Thanks for sharing your experience Zand. I'll be...

    Thanks for sharing your experience Zand. I'll be going there soon for a few days. .Way to go on Corbets!
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    Congrats on the trailside moose sighting. That's...

    Congrats on the trailside moose sighting. That's neat!
  8. Thread: Colorado

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    Cooper, Copper and Breck all have excellent...

    Cooper, Copper and Breck all have excellent terrain for begginner-intermediates. You're gonna have a blast.
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    Which ski area in CO? They're all good, but we...

    Which ski area in CO? They're all good, but we could advise if you provide details
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    Wow. That looks like skiing that put a full...

    Wow. That looks like skiing that put a full thatch of hair on your chest Tony! :-P
    Love MRG.
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    Sorry, didn't read whole thread. A question came...

    Sorry, didn't read whole thread. A question came to mind, what does the rise of mega-passes and extreme reciprocity passes (e.g., buy a season pass to Monarch and get 3 free days each at 30-40 other...
  12. I've seen a six at Breck that was often...

    I've seen a six at Breck that was often inefficiently loaded and agree with your theory. But I was at Big Sky last year and rode their eight a few times and it seemed to load pretty well?? Maybe it...
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    Enjoying the anti-cell phone banter in this...

    Enjoying the anti-cell phone banter in this thread. I love 'em for about 30 mins per day. Hate 'em the other 23.5 hours.:flag:
  14. Thread: Season over :(

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    Hope your guardian angel watches over you...

    Hope your guardian angel watches over you tomorrow and you heal well and quickly.
    https://encrypted-tbn0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn%3AANd9GcSpP8zPObq4Vhs81QgNn8YVOr895Aptej7-MhrQYpVf8MjxMKwb
  15. Another great report and video. I'm impressed...

    Another great report and video. I'm impressed with the skiing you and your kids do! BTW, my son is a part time instructor at Snowbird and teaches a weekly adventure camp to a cadre of fast moving...
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    FBGM, thanks for posting full statement. Had...

    FBGM, thanks for posting full statement. Had seen brief video of this guy, but this has more detail. This scenario is scary for all of us who ski in avalanche country.
    Eyeopeners:
    - in-bounds...
  17. I enjoyed that. Those night time videos were...

    I enjoyed that. Those night time videos were great! Super cute kids! I'm spending the second half of this winter at the Bird and it was fun to get a video preview.
  18. Way to do it! Where did your daughter study? ...

    Way to do it! Where did your daughter study?
    It's been about 15 years since I skied the Alps. I had a good time skiing and really enjoyed the scenery, food, and cultural stuff too.
  19. LOL. Enjoyed your fresh take on some old...

    LOL. Enjoyed your fresh take on some old resorts. I've skied these mtns for over 50 years, except Whitetail. It's only about 30 years old. The reason these ski areas were built and remain viable...
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    I've skied Breck about ten days in the last five...

    I've skied Breck about ten days in the last five years. I really like the place, but I've found Peak 9 to be the busiest section and I usually stay away from there until closing time.

    I pretty...
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    Dropping in to Daly Bowl at Deer Valley:...

    Dropping in to Daly Bowl at Deer Valley:
    http://www.dcski.com/images/article_photos/2016/1480858671_scngwmqsz.jpg
    Those woods on the other side of the bowl are good too.

    Lower Daly Bowl:...
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    I have a small sample size of Solitude and Deer...

    I have a small sample size of Solitude and Deer Valley. I've been to Soli a little more often. It used to be pretty quiet, but last year it was mobbed the one day I went. I went to DV once last...
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    We're off to a very weak start here in the...

    We're off to a very weak start here in the mid-Atlantic in 2020, but typical ski conditions and length of ski seasons are as good or better now than ever in my 50+ years of skiing down here. That's...
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    Recommend you rent skis for the first few times...

    Recommend you rent skis for the first few times back. If you really want to buy then get some used stuff to last you a couple years. Then buy some better skis. You will find the shaped skis to be...
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    I think the first season for Epic Pass was 08/09...

    I think the first season for Epic Pass was 08/09 and when it came out it dropped a Vail pass from $1,849 to $579. Now it's what, $939?
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