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    Question currency in Canada: best options?

    Yeah, hiring a car out of Kamloops airport was not possible with a debit card, but apparently some car hire places will let you, if that is a concern. My advice is make sure you have at least a few sources, in case one buggers up. For me it is Citibank (Cash and EFT), 28 degrees (credit...
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    Question currency in Canada: best options?

    Citibank works, and is ok for cash withdrawal, but 28 degrees mastercard is still the best for purchases IMO.
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    McDonald’s is Opening a Store in Jindabyne

    That's what DA stands for.
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    Heated socks

    Last season there were a few of these around. At Wiegele in -18 the guides were rating them pretty highly. Last pretty much all day on the mid setting. I'd get them over heaters for sure.
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    Worst Snow You Have Ever Ridden On Or In

    Japan, end of feb 2010. It was 17 degrees and porridge.
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    Is 2017 Shaping Up To Be A Lean Season?

    No hindsight?
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    Advice needed Where in NSW to ski bc in a storm

    Somewhere easy to bail in zero vis. Tate or Ramshead?
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    Snow Report Thredbo 2017 - Trip Reports, Pics & Conditions

    Right, enough of this skiing caper, when does the AM track open?
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    Snow Report Sun Peaks 2017 - 2018

    Indeed, always pays to ask. In my experience it is obviously possible to get better deals than advertised at Xmas, just more difficult than January.
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    Snow Report Sun Peaks 2017 - 2018

    Take a look at the forum Gareth mentioned for ski buddies and awesome Xmas cheer.
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    Snow Report Sun Peaks 2017 - 2018

    Haggling at Xmas is difficult.
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    Snow Report Sun Peaks 2017 - 2018

    ^this. Xmas is the peak of the peaks, a week later and you have a private resort.
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    Snow Report Sun Peaks 2017 - 2018

    And these guys list a few properties available too http://www.topofthemountain.ca
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    Snow Report Sun Peaks 2017 - 2018

    Have you tried all of these? www.sunpeaksresort.com/plan-your-trip/accommodations/ www.3klicksaway.com/vacation-rentals-homes.asp?cat=4741 www.sunpeakscondos.com/ www.alluradirect.com/ sunpeaksdirect.com/ Also email Cahilty Lodge fd@cahiltylodge.com I haven't got anything else I don't think.
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    Observations 3-9 September

    Perisher calling 67cm in 24hrs :eek:
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    Advice needed Beacon, Shovel & Probe

    I'd say it is a rarity that headphones are given to all in a chopper. Point is route finding when you are cutting 98% of your exposure (ie. the skin up) is far less practiced as a heli punter than a self propelled bc skier.
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    Predictions 3-9th September

    Uh huh.
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    Predictions 3-9th September

    As last predicted, a day before. 3-4 days out nobody knew shit. But happy for you to keep patting yourself on the back.