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    Funky_Catskills's Avatar
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    Aug 2014
    Hunter, NY
    Quote Originally Posted by raisingarizona View Post
    A hard wind slab at a 38 degree apex over a serious terrain trap is crazy scary stuff. They (freshly loaded hard slabs) can be really easy to spot for the experienced but they get a lot of folks that don’t quite have that mileage yet.
    Exactly why we backed off..

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    Jun 2004
    NEK by Birth; Alta/Snowbird by Choice
    Live, Ski, or Die!

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    Nov 2016
    Mad River Valley / MA
    It truly is a small ski community in the Northeast. I learned the other day that I knew Nick. Not personally but from a far. It turns out that my nephew's ex girl friend has been dating him for a few years. From all accounts he was a really nice kid and had a huge sense of adventure. Unfortunately inexperience and bad luck did him in or at least that is my opinion. Really sad news.

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