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    You know you're a ski bum when

    you spend about ten minutes watching the lift spin and the snow cat groom Superstar on the Superstar live cam at Killington.


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    Lol

    Ski addict

    For sure

    (Not sure about ski bum)

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    I'm stuck at work today, I've been jumping from ski area to ski area checking out the cams.

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    When you buck the system and fully rebel against societal pressures to chase the American Dream so you can move to the mountains and ski 100 days a year.

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    If you have 1 year old snow tires on a 10 year old SUV, you might be a ski bum.
    If you can think of 5 things to put peanut butter on in 5 seconds,
    you might be a ski bum.
    If you get a discount at the local ski shop without asking,
    you might be a ski bum.
    If you own more pairs of gloves than shoes,
    you might be a ski bum.
    If you can bounce a quarter off your quads,
    you might be a ski bum.
    If you know what time the lodge unlocks their doors,
    you might be a ski bum.
    If you know where the day-old bakery section is,
    you might be a ski bum.
    If the directions to your ski house include the phrase "When you turn off the paved road....",
    you might be a ski bum.
    If the ticket checker just waves you through,
    you might be a ski bum.
    If your address begins with "P.O. Box ...",
    you might be a ski bum.
    If you have 2 jobs,
    you might be a ski bum.
    If people look down admiringly from the lift,
    you might be a ski bum.
    If there is duct tape anywhere on your clothing,
    you might be a ski bum.
    If your favorites tab has more than 10 weather pages,
    you might be a ski bum.
    If you ever got a paycheck from a ski resort,
    you might be a ski bum.
    If the Apres bartender knows your name,
    you might be a ski bum.
    If there is a place in the parking lot that the locals consider "Your spot",
    you might be a ski bum.
    If you know your BSL and DIN, but can't remember your mother-in-law's birthday,
    you might be a ski bum.
    If your winter address is different than your summer address,
    you might be a ski bum.
    If you have ever put sunscreen only on your nose,
    you might be a ski bum.
    If you know your height in centimeters,
    you might be a ski bum.
    If you have ever poured water out of your ski boot,
    you might be a ski bum.
    If your ski gear cost more than your car,
    you might be a ski bum.
    If you ever ate lunch out of your pocket,
    you might be a ski bum.
    If you ever wore your long underwear from shower to shower,
    you might be a ski bum.
    If your car has a tow strap, jumper cables and a shovel,
    you might be a ski bum.
    If you have ever sold a ticket in the parking lot,
    you might be a ski bum.
    And of course, If your post count is over 5,000,
    you might be a ski bum.


  6. #6
    Quote Originally Posted by raisingarizona View Post
    When you buck the system and fully rebel against societal pressures to chase the American Dream so you can move to the mountains and ski 100 days a year.
    100 days isn't what it used to be, gainfully employed software developer who skis 100 days here

    Definitely duct tape and I dont mean duct tape on your gear, I mean spare duct tape wrapped around your pole for midday repairs.

    Edit - shit just checked 14 on the moose list
    The true happiness of a man can be found in the mastery of his passions.

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    When you drive 4 hours each way..get a hotel to ski a few trails in november...
    Lets go!
    I'll drive.

  8. #8
    Quote Originally Posted by kingslug View Post
    When you drive 4 hours each way..get a hotel to ski a few trails in november...
    No, that is when you know it is time to move.
    The true happiness of a man can be found in the mastery of his passions.

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    Quote Originally Posted by kingslug View Post
    When you drive 4 hours each way..get a hotel to ski a few trails in november...
    This, without the hotel. But for me, April and May, even June the last two years.

    I guess that leads to, you might be a ski bum if there are only three months of the year you don't ski in.

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    The amount of surface area on rear of your car has more stickers than paint.
    "Make Greenland Green again"

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