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  1. tekweezle

    Use this instead of ski wax

    You should wax your skis periodically. Foolishly, I skied on dry bases on hard granular spring "sugar" snow. Just too lazy to wax, try going to go an extra day. By the end of the day, noticed wet plex hairs getting raised up off the bases.
  2. tekweezle

    May 1st and Mother Nature is Confused

    It snowed 1-3 inches last week for a day while I was passing through Stratton. It was beautiful. But then it melted in a day.
  3. tekweezle

    Killington Closing Juggernaut

    I skied it twice in my lifetime. First time was fun, just enough pitch, longer way down to skyeship base than great eastern. 2nd and last time, flat and uphill in spots. Generally sucked. Won't miss it really
  4. tekweezle

    May 1st and Mother Nature is Confused

    Strange thing is that it's still winter range in temperatures in a few places out west and Europe(Banff, Snowbird, Winter Park, and may Val Disere and Zermatt) if you seek it. Unfortunately I called it quits a few weeks ago when it look like winter was completely falling off the table so...
  5. tekweezle

    New to You in 2018-2019

    I went to a few new places courtesy of the Ikon pass. Steamboat and Winters Park plus went back to Deer Valley after last skiing there in around 2003. Also went to Val Disere /Tignes for 5 days Non Ikon pass. Previously had only gone there for 1 day.
  6. tekweezle

    Lake Louise

    Banff seems to be still reporting mid winter temperatures for what it's worth. For those still chasing winter this late in the season, could be a decent landing spot.
  7. tekweezle

    Lake Louise

    Another thing to add.... The inexpensive hotel/motels are setup a bit like Jackson hole. You stay in town and take free shuttle/charter buses to the mountains about 25 minutes away. So I skied at Sunshine Village and Lake Louise. So if you take an airport shuttle to the hotel, no need to...
  8. tekweezle

    Lake Louise

    I went there in January 2017 during a low snow year. As a result we were cruising on frozen hardpack. It was frigid and bitterly cold and I broke a binding crashing in an icy mogul. You might want to consider going in March April instead and give mother nature a chance to cover those...
  9. tekweezle


    Snowbird/Alta just got 42 Inches of snow in 3 days. You can't have a bad time when conditions are like that. Even the taste of mediocre resort cafeteria food is improved.
  10. tekweezle

    MAX Pass 2016-2017

    anybody buy the Max pass addon in season? Can you buy that at anytime? I don;t think the price increased from $329 but just want to be sure.
  11. tekweezle

    Want to Buy Wtb Tyrolia LD 12 Railflex bindings

    I broke a heel piece for my bindings. Does anyone have this bindings and want to sell? While I am just looking for a heel piece, if you have the whole set I would be interested. Sent from my Moto G (4) using Tapatalk
  12. tekweezle

    Affordable ski jacket?!

    You can always find good stuff at TJ Maxx. They are the same company as Sierra Trading Post. Sent from my LGL41C using Tapatalk
  13. tekweezle

    MAX Pass 2016-2017

    Back in April, it was $589 I believe. Hope they keep adding resorts! Sent from my LG-LS980 using Tapatalk
  14. tekweezle

    Crazy signs at ski areas

    Valle Blanche at Chamonix, France Sent from my LG-LS980 using Tapatalk
  15. tekweezle

    Crazy signs at ski areas

    here is a couple from Niseko Japan Sent from my LG-LS980 using Tapatalk
  16. tekweezle

    The skiing dilemma

    Make new friends! Sent from my LG-LS980 using Tapatalk
  17. tekweezle

    How many days so far? (2015-2016 season)

    At least I got to double digits this pathetic season. 6 at Stratton 1 at Solitude, Utah 1 at Snowbasin, Utah 2 at Snowbird, Utah I know, nothing to brag about.... Sent from my LGL41C using Tapatalk
  18. tekweezle

    Learn any lessons from this winter?

    I made it back this morning. Flying weather was great so we arrived on time(under 4 hours). Tuesday morning was a bit of heavy travel day so it was a little hectic getting out of the airport. I will have to adjust something in my planning. Unfortunately for me the only flights out was...
  19. tekweezle

    Learn any lessons from this winter?

    I took that advice and went to SLC this past weekend. 2 powder days(solitude and snowbird) and 1 slushy spring day(snowbasin) thus far. 1 more day at Snowbird and then the redeye back to NY. Ironic thing is that the flight was only 4 hours due to good flying weather. That's less than...
  20. tekweezle

    Learn any lessons from this winter?

    Seems like the most snow falls at the airport.... Sent from my LGL41C using Tapatalk