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Event Anyone interested in a BC hook up on mt Bogong ?

Discussion in 'Backcountry' started by Ricardo64, Jul 18, 2020.

  1. Ricardo64

    Ricardo64 Addicted Ski Pass: Gold

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    Anyone interested in a BC hook up on mt Bogong ?

    if so let's discuss ?
    Post Vico ISO 2.0

    Open to all Newbies and Snow Dawgs ...
    we can discuss times, dates and where to meet ....
     
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  2. Rick Ross Da Boss

    Rick Ross Da Boss One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    Is this like a phone number in a toilet cubical kind of hook up ROFL
     
  3. piolet

    piolet Better make it three Ski Pass: Gold

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    If you go along as security, itd be a fitting victorian way to get laid and **** us all again
     
  4. crackson

    crackson A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    Well, say hi to button man for me.
     
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  5. skifree

    skifree A disciple of the blessed avi giraffe Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    Might be a bit out of Button Man’s range.

    But maybe not......
     
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  6. Ricardo64

    Ricardo64 Addicted Ski Pass: Gold

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    With all shits and giggles aside.

    Basically, the idea of this exercise is to go out into the BC as we would normally, and allow people of less skill sets to come along and allow them to learn by obsevation and communication, to build on our BC community skill set and make new friendships. If we have people venturing into the back country it makes sense for everyone, that it is done in a safe and enjoyable manner. Thus reducing the risk and demand on search and rescue and their lives. Training back people that want to know and learn about the back country so they understand the bush and its beauty and its perils, and are able to get out or help someone of a scrape if need be.

    It's all about Community ...BC community
     
  7. Ricardo64

    Ricardo64 Addicted Ski Pass: Gold

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    Is any one interested in helping organise or co ordinate these events ?:thumbs:
     
  8. skifree

    skifree A disciple of the blessed avi giraffe Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    Normally I’d be on board but being based in Radelaide this year and not Jindy I’m going to pass.
     
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    Chaeron A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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  10. Ricardo64

    Ricardo64 Addicted Ski Pass: Gold

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    This would be a great starting point for any Newbie even me .. I am sure I could learn something from someone !!!
     
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    crackson A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    Vic bc tip 1 - To speak victorian if they can't understand you, use your spare hand to block your nose.
     
  12. chriscross

    chriscross One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Last 2 bc fests have been great events, lots of variety, different skill levels. There is always something to learn from those more experienced. There are those who think that a "festival" kinda defeats the purpose of going bc and, while I get that point, learning and sharing with like-minded folk is very worthwhile. Films, talks, lessons, avi safety, guided tours. Not really sure if it will run this year, but fingers crossed. (and there was an outdoor bc bar)
    Meanwhile, some of us would love to join in a Bogong expedition but we're not allowed to go anywhere.
     
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  13. Ricardo64

    Ricardo64 Addicted Ski Pass: Gold

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    I too am in that senario that aren't able to travel more than 50 Km for excercie purposes. Hopefully the sun will shine through this gloomy cloud that hangs over us all.

    But we can plan trips ..Here!!!
     
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    skifree A disciple of the blessed avi giraffe Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    Should I ask if that is 50km a day? How many days at 50km a day is Bogong away?;)



    Yeah, I know you need to keep to a 50km circle from home:thumbs:, just a dream to contemplate a work round. Be a nice bit of armchair planning to break the trip into 50km a day ventures to get there.:)
     
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  15. Mister Tee on XC Skis

    Mister Tee on XC Skis A Local Ski Pass: Gold Ski Pass: Silver

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    I am a member of the Bogong Club. Any time spent up there is great , be it white or green season but as @chriscross said , we are locked down. It looks like this lock down may drag on much longer than 6 weeks.
     
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    I'm running FONC touring activities - including this weekend on the Big Fella. Will post trip reports.

    Such is the perks of living 8km from the lockdown zones.
     
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    Mister Tee on XC Skis A Local Ski Pass: Gold Ski Pass: Silver

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