Ski Stoke.... signs of things to come this AM

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  1. Ron

    Ron AKA Finndog Pugski Ski Tester

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    For those waking up to hot muggy days ahead, I hope this lifts your spirits a little

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  2. Wilhelmson

    Wilhelmson Getting off the lift Skier

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    We'll be there in February. Keep up the good work.
     
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  3. Carolinacub

    Carolinacub Yes thats a Cubs hat I'm wearing Skier

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    I went to the local mountain on Sunday to take a look at our transport toboggans and see what work I had to do on them. My wonderful wife and I then drove to the top of the mountain and sat on the chair exit and had us a wonderful picnic with champagne and cold cuts. Unfortunately the slopes were green not white.
     
  4. surfsnowgirl

    surfsnowgirl Instructor, Jeep Wrangler driver and winter lover Skier

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    That sounds like a very nice afternoon. It's always comforting to me to go to a ski mountain in the summer. it feels home to me and being there is like getting a hug from my favorite person.
     
  5. Bad Bob

    Bad Bob old n' slow Skier

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    Tick, Tick, Tick!

    Winter really is coming.

    It is fascinating to see the terrain we ski bare. Some of it is downright frightening. Used to ski an area called "Waterfall", you will just never guess what was there in the summer.
     


  6. Core2

    Core2 Out on the slopes Skier

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    need first 13k+ dusting pics to get excited
     
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  7. SkiNurse

    SkiNurse Spontaneous Christy Pugski Ski Tester

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    This was Loveland Pass on the July 22nd as I was driving up to Breckenridge for the week. :cool::popcorn::drool:
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  8. CalG

    CalG Getting off the lift Skier

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    In Season, I estimated those cornices at over 100 feet of drop. No telling how thick.
     
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    SkiNurse Spontaneous Christy Pugski Ski Tester

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  10. Philpug

    Philpug Enjoying being back on two wheels. Admin Pugski Ski Tester

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    Summer is winding down, we are seeing members like @Blue Streak coming out of summer hibernation.
     
  11. Ron

    Ron AKA Finndog Pugski Ski Tester

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    less than 30 days until the Christy Sports gear sale. :).


    and less than 30 days until the "Finndog Gear Sale" too.... lots of good stuff coming up..... :).
     
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  12. surfsnowgirl

    surfsnowgirl Instructor, Jeep Wrangler driver and winter lover Skier

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    It was 87 and ugly humid already at 830 this morning as i was driving to work so I was thinking cool thoughts.

    Here's a couple videos of me doing snow angels. It's a sign of what's to come because I plan to do many more snow angels in the future.

    One at our friends place in Vermont after a huge snowstorm



    Other one is at Yosemite at the end of May and I just couldn't resist the patch of snow.

     
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  13. Steve

    Steve SkiMangoJazz Skier

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    It's just about ½ way between my last ski day and my first projected ski day. Roughly 101 days each way.
     
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  14. sbooker

    sbooker Booting up Skier

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    Is this genuine? Did that dusting happen somewhere just now?
     
  15. surfsnowgirl

    surfsnowgirl Instructor, Jeep Wrangler driver and winter lover Skier

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    I like that philosophy. Where do you start out your season.
     
  16. Bad Bob

    Bad Bob old n' slow Skier

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  17. David Chaus

    David Chaus Eschewing obfuscation Skier

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    Yeah, I got that email too. Not worth it for me to work a weekend for $11.50/hr and get 20% off gear. Nonetheless, it’s the first email about anything to do with skiing. Besides those emails I get about preview clips for upcoming Warren Miller movies. Those never stop.
     
  18. Ron

    Ron AKA Finndog Pugski Ski Tester

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    coskigirl Making fresh tracks Skier

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    There is an award winning marching band at the high school a couple blocks from my house. I can hear them practice and play for games all fall. I came home last night to hear the sweet first notes of band practice. Now if only it would cool off enough to open the windows and hear them inside.
     
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  20. Brian Likes Pow

    Brian Likes Pow Out on the slopes Skier

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    Im writing my winter menu at work. I've got my winter staff picked also. Im essentially setting things up to work a part time job. Its coming quicker than you think!
     
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