Best way to ski Thredbo

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  1. telecrag

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    Left to right? Or right to left?
     
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    Looking up or looking down?
     
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  3. Kieran

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    Top to bottom (or, often, top to middle)
     
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    No no no mun ya be doin it all wrong . It's top to bottom .
    Left to right unless Powderbowl is calling .
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  5. Annabuzzy

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    I always go right to left, but that's based on the location of my accomodation.

    On a fresh snow day I think left to right offers the better skiing, just because that side of the mountain offers longer sustained pitches of ungroomed snow.

    Any new snow is gratefully accepted
     
  6. telecrag

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    Ahhh, but right to left gives better chance of fresh tracks!

    Im a rightie, I like when I meet the lefties in the middle and we swap stories.
     
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    I so rarely start on the left I wouldn't know but starting left does seem to have a bigger lift line (and more terrain).

    I have my new snow day routine, which I like. It gives me at least a handful of untracked to near untracked runs to start a day. After that I'm usually blissed out and couldn't care too much one way or another what happens the rest of the day.
     
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    I wear to the left. Suits you sir....
     
  9. telecrag

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    I do like the banter when a leftie starts rightie, or viceversa.
     
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    The right way to ski Thredbo

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    Either way ya gonna traverse ......
     
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    Not if you just ski the Supertrail all day!
     
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    More fun than whinging about the budget for sure!
     
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    The wrong way to ski Thredbo

    [​IMG]

    Wasnt so bad...
     
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    You're late!!
     
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    Skier's left, or looker's left?
     
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    Well, when you make the decision, you are at the bottom!
     
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    Close my eyes and dream/remember 81.
     
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    Far right

    or far left?
     

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    Great shots, whippet.
     
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    Left to right, unless dropping pet humans at Friday Flat. In which case it doesn't matter because everything's been poached.
     
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    If the winds blowing no matter where it starts it tends to finish in the middle.
     
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    Mate I should grab a copy of that, it was a cracker day. Great shot.
     
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    :nono: Stop giving people ideas you lot.
     
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    Mind you, same day

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    This is my lot...

    As such, I'm normally hunting. Surprisingly had one awesome day last year where it didn't matter.
     
  29. telecrag

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    Got to love a windy day!
     
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  30. Astro66

    Astro66 Still looking for a park in Thredbo
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    So these guys say to me .......... "Come to Thredbo and we'll rip up the backcountry. Bring your own poo-tube .............. and snow." <shakes head>
     
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    Is that Friday Flat ?
     
  32. telecrag

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    At the top of it, yes!
     
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    Those green runs at Thredbo are pretty gnarly.:D
     
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    You passed on the BC (There was some really nice snow on the way to DHG). To wimpy with your little girly skis.
     
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    :eek:

    Is that a crevasse?
     
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    Bergschrund
     
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    Glad you photoshopped The Cruiser chair out from the photo, made it more alpine looking.
     
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    Jeez them telecrooners are gettin restless this year. Hope it damn well snows soon- then the madness might abate............ yeah nah probably not.
     
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    It all depends on the day and who's on the mountain.

    If it's a standard day no freshies to be had then it's Crackers chair and Supertrail top to bottom to dial in the legs. If there's freshies to be had then it's a choice depending on wind etc but 9 times out of 10 it's lookers left first.
     
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    Day punters go right and stay there, the rest go left, further the better.
     
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    Unless, as TWs photo shows a few sneaky Vortex runs are involved, then go faar right
     
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    I'm guessing the lefts and rights all organically converge at black sallies around 12pm yeh?
     
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    Some days the middle is where its at

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    Damn - wish it was always like that. When was that @telecrag ?
     
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    Sometimes it's best to go low.
     
  48. telecrag

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    Actually it was pretty shit, but there were wind blown pockets to be found as they say!
     
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    Sometimes the right is fun even later in the day, with the Dr

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    I'm sure many ski it on ICE.