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  1. Homage to the Fixed-Grip Chair

    Homage to the Fixed-Grip Chair

    It’s tough to do a tribute to an existing thing, a current workhorse. Yes, we can lump fixed-grip chairs together with skinny skis, 8-tracks, my Dad’s ’64 Ford Galaxy, any number of old-tech memories. But while a lot of the things that moved or fueled our past don’t shine as brightly when we...
  2. Jnelly

    Top day tripper / "local hill" that would interest...

    Just out of curiosity. Where are some favorite spots that people have been over the years that are not destination resorts but should not be missed. For example, I recently talked to a guy who was in-love with Soldier Mountain bc of the cat skiing...he couldn't say enough good stuff about it...
  3. Core2

    Battle - Mega Resorts vs. Ski Areas

    It seems like we all either go one way or the other. Some prefer the smaller hills with unique local vibes and others prefer the mega resorts with awesome amenities. I've been to quite a few mega resorts and while I always had fun, they all left me feeling like something was missing. At smaller...
  4. Dave Petersen

    New Home Ski Area

    With our son heading off to a music conservatory or college this fall I am just daydreaming of where someday we would like to move. In high school and college I wanted to move to Vail. Ever since then I/we have wanted to move to Breckenridge (where we do have a timeshare). Any more with all of...
  5. FairToMiddlin

    Homage to the Fixed-Grip Chair

    It’s tough to do a tribute to an existing thing, a current workhorse. Yes, we can lump fixed-grip chairs together with skinny skis, 8-tracks, my Dad’s ’64 Ford Galaxy, any number of old-tech memories. But while a lot of the things that moved or fueled our past don’t shine as brightly when we...
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