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Forum: Alpine Skiing October 23rd 17, 11:28 PM Posted to rec.skiing.alpine
Replies: 19
Views: 183
Posted By lal_truckee
Interesting article on Bloomberg today.. “Six Glorious Places to Ski This Season”

On 10/23/17 7:56 AM, Eviel Dewar wrote:
Why wouldn't they pick Snowbird/Alta for powder?

Because Grand Targhee is the place for powder.
Forum: Alpine Skiing June 14th 17, 12:20 AM Posted to rec.skiing.alpine
Replies: 9
Views: 243
Posted By lal_truckee
Old pictures

On 6/13/17 2:03 PM, wrote:
My father recently passed away. Today I got a box of photos and mementos from the lawyer handling his estate. Included was a picture of my mother on...
Forum: Alpine Skiing January 26th 17, 11:42 PM Posted to rec.skiing.alpine
Replies: 7
Views: 345
Posted By lal_truckee
Motor Lodges

On 1/26/17 3:26 PM, JayPique wrote:
Sounds like bliss. Except for the fruit.

Anywhere you can get durian can't be all bad ...
Forum: Alpine Skiing January 4th 17, 11:13 PM Posted to rec.skiing.alpine
Replies: 14
Views: 547
Posted By lal_truckee
Brian Head versus Arizona Snowbowl?

On 1/2/17 12:00 PM, Toller wrote:
Last year I posted that I was visiting a friend in Sedona AZ and we wanted ski. I have never been on Western snow, and wondered where to go.
People recommended...
Forum: Alpine Skiing November 10th 16, 04:59 PM Posted to rec.skiing.alpine
Replies: 4
Views: 116
Posted By lal_truckee
It's Nov 9

On 11/9/16 8:11 PM, JasonPicolino wrote:First off, I need skis -
thoughts?recommendations?

You are just in time for local swaps. Gear up there.
Forum: Alpine Skiing November 2nd 16, 03:25 PM Posted to rec.skiing.alpine
Replies: 4
Views: 69
Posted By lal_truckee
best ski destionations in europe

On 11/1/16 6:55 AM, pigo wrote:
Will finally get to see Vietnam. Hopefully a lot more peaceful than the last time I was afraid I'd end up there :-) Anyone else in the group _actually_ been...
Forum: Alpine Skiing September 25th 16, 05:11 PM Posted to rec.skiing.alpine
Replies: 12
Views: 104
Posted By lal_truckee
Necessary to get new bindings checked?

On 9/25/16 9:10 AM, Toller wrote:

I guess my question is really if bindings are typically accurate from the factory, or if they can be significantly off.

Don't know if the industry still operates...
Forum: Alpine Skiing September 5th 16, 08:44 PM Posted to rec.skiing.alpine
Replies: 14
Views: 104
Posted By lal_truckee
Where would you go from Sedona AZ?

On 9/5/16 1:16 PM, Richard Henry wrote:
On Sunday, September 4, 2016 at 5:26:10 PM UTC-7, Richard Henry wrote:
On Sunday, September 4, 2016 at 6:34:37 AM UTC-7, Toller wrote:
What is a...
Forum: Alpine Skiing August 30th 16, 12:29 AM Posted to rec.skiing.alpine
Replies: 34
Views: 200
Posted By lal_truckee
Ski gear cleanout

On 8/29/16 4:01 PM, The Real Bev wrote:
On 08/29/2016 03:47 PM, Richard Henry wrote:

...and some leather thongs.

There's a joke there somewhere...


.... it's what you wear under...
Forum: Alpine Skiing August 29th 16, 07:02 PM Posted to rec.skiing.alpine
Replies: 34
Views: 200
Posted By lal_truckee
Ski gear cleanout

On 8/29/16 9:52 AM, Richard Henry wrote:
One of the things I left in the tool box was a plastic bag with needle and thread to patch up those little tears that happen on clothing from time to...
Forum: Alpine Skiing August 29th 16, 12:57 AM Posted to rec.skiing.alpine
Replies: 34
Views: 200
Posted By lal_truckee
Ski gear cleanout

Hard to let so much good gear go.
We had an actual foundation put under our cabin a decade or so back -
before that it was sitting on two foot diameter logs cut on the property
to make room for the...
Forum: Alpine Skiing July 21st 16, 03:03 PM Posted to rec.skiing.alpine
Replies: 23
Views: 116
Posted By lal_truckee
Jeopardy gets slope degree/percent wrong

On 7/20/16 8:57 PM, Richard Henry wrote:
From the box score in my son's last year playing college soccer (UC Davis at Oregon State)

Foul on UC Davis.
[59:57] Yellow card on UCD Henry,...
Forum: Alpine Skiing July 6th 16, 03:05 PM Posted to rec.skiing.alpine
Replies: 23
Views: 116
Posted By lal_truckee
Jeopardy gets slope degree/percent wrong

On 7/6/16 12:33 AM, Richard Henry wrote:
From 0 to 20 degrees, tan() is also roughly the same as sin(), so you throw that page out of your CRC math tables.

My copy of the CRC Math Tables was...
Forum: Alpine Skiing June 15th 16, 05:47 PM Posted to rec.skiing.alpine
Replies: 1
Views: 49
Posted By lal_truckee
Forum: Alpine Skiing June 4th 16, 02:56 AM Posted to rec.skiing.alpine
Replies: 7
Views: 84
Posted By lal_truckee
Skiers will never see this...

On 6/3/16 4:30 PM, Richard Henry wrote:
My uncle, fresh out of high school, worked as a dump truck driver when the State widened and paved the McCollough Turnpike west of Appalachian Gap,...
Forum: Alpine Skiing May 17th 16, 02:45 PM Posted to rec.skiing.alpine
Replies: 26
Views: 181
Posted By lal_truckee
Jay and Burke in trouble?

On 5/17/16 7:11 AM, Richard Henry wrote:
Burke Mountain Academy, the private high school near the base of Burke Mt ski area, is apparently confident that Burke will re-open next season. They have...
Forum: Alpine Skiing May 11th 16, 07:02 PM Posted to rec.skiing.alpine
Replies: 1
Views: 33
Posted By lal_truckee
Spring skiing

has moved to Squaw. Be early, before snow softens too much.
Forum: Alpine Skiing May 2nd 16, 07:25 PM Posted to rec.skiing.alpine
Replies: 2
Views: 29
Posted By lal_truckee
Shishapangma

I expect everyone has seen the reports that Alex Lowe and David Bridges
have been found on Shishapangma. Their remains recently emerged from the
glacier.

They died in an avalanche while climbing...
Forum: Alpine Skiing April 26th 16, 07:22 PM Posted to rec.skiing.alpine
Replies: 2
Views: 39
Posted By lal_truckee
skiing

remember skiing? we're still doing it around here. been a pretty good
season, projected to last well into May. had 20 inches of heavy new snow
Friday which will help the longevity.
Forum: Alpine Skiing April 16th 16, 07:11 PM Posted to rec.skiing.alpine
Replies: 26
Views: 181
Posted By lal_truckee
Jay and Burke in trouble?

On 4/14/16 5:06 PM, Richard Henry wrote:
The FEC accused Bill Stenger and Ariel Quiros, the money behind Jay Peak and Burke Mt (and the new hotels at each resort) of looting investor funds --

...
Forum: Alpine Skiing March 4th 16, 11:13 PM Posted to rec.skiing.alpine
Replies: 24
Views: 203
Posted By lal_truckee
volkl kendo vs stockli Stormrider 88

On 3/4/16 9:33 AM, downhill wrote:
lal_truckee wrote:
You are correct; All big time car race drivers got their start on what
is essentially the kiddie go-cart track.

Agreeing with idiots...
Forum: Alpine Skiing March 4th 16, 04:53 PM Posted to rec.skiing.alpine
Replies: 24
Views: 203
Posted By lal_truckee
volkl kendo vs stockli Stormrider 88

On 3/3/16 12:55 PM, wrote:
On Wednesday, 2 March 2016 15:40:49 UTC-8, wrote:
On Monday, 29 February 2016 18:24:16 UTC-8, downhill wrote:

skiguy...
Forum: Alpine Skiing February 29th 16, 06:11 PM Posted to rec.skiing.alpine
Replies: 24
Views: 203
Posted By lal_truckee
volkl kendo vs stockli Stormrider 88

On 2/29/16 6:59 AM, Joseph VLcek wrote:

Why is it people feel compelled to reply with personal opinions totally unrelated to the question?

Unlike most of us remaining around...
Forum: Alpine Skiing February 28th 16, 06:09 PM Posted to rec.skiing.alpine
Replies: 24
Views: 203
Posted By lal_truckee
volkl kendo vs stockli Stormrider 88

On 2/28/16 9:49 AM, wrote:
On Saturday, 27 February 2016 07:26:11 UTC-8, pigo wrote:
On Wednesday, February 24, 2016 at 11:44:08 AM UTC-7, Joseph VLcek wrote:
....
Can...
Forum: Alpine Skiing November 25th 15, 08:26 PM Posted to rec.skiing.alpine
Replies: 2
Views: 53
Posted By lal_truckee
Another one bites the dust

On 11/25/15 8:03 AM, Richard Henry wrote:
They also have pages for other states (and Afghanistan!!!) but no California. I know where there are 2 closed California areas - although I never skied...
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