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News Falls Creek news and chat

Discussion in 'Falls Creek' started by currawong, Dec 9, 2014.

  1. Chaeron

    Chaeron Ski-Hike-Blade-Bike-Kayak Ski Pass: Gold

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  2. Moondog55

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    Just heard this, finding it hard to believe, the man is made of brass and cast iron
     
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  3. Sadie

    Sadie Chk Chk Boom Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    So sad. Hoping for a speedy recovery.
     
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  4. skiflat

    skiflat Old n' Crusty

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    Epic pass is out $859....
     
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  5. Chaeron

    Chaeron Ski-Hike-Blade-Bike-Kayak Ski Pass: Gold

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    Now do I or don’t I?

    Vail hasn’t covered itself in glory, but the pass is still good value if the lifts turn.
     
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  6. Chaeron

    Chaeron Ski-Hike-Blade-Bike-Kayak Ski Pass: Gold

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    Essentially same price as last year if one considers that the insurance which was previously optional and extra is now baked into the 2021 price....
     
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  7. skiflat

    skiflat Old n' Crusty

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    Yeah I can't fault Vail for refunding me early on without any rubbish about waiting the season out.

    I'll put $49 down.. but not for a month or two
     
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  8. Tom from Melbourne

    Tom from Melbourne One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Reduction in lesson discount (looks like it's gone from 25% to 20%)

    EDIT: Confusingly in FAQ it says 25% discount on lessons, but in the main internet page it says 20%

    EDIT AGAIN: But on the mobile it says 25%. I'm guessing it's 25%.
     
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  9. skiflat

    skiflat Old n' Crusty

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    Seems the price rises on 29th September.... may as well chuck the $49 down then

    The 5 year old keeps asking when she can ski again....as she wants to ski faster than mum and dad.....
     
  10. Mister Tee on XC Skis

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

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    I totally agree. If ever there was a year to have a global pandemic and not ski at Falls/ BHP 2020 is it. Look at the snow cam. at the Rover Chalet. Not good!!
    :-0
    https://bogongwebcam.gunther.com.au/
     
  11. Mister Tee on XC Skis

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

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    That is a big IF. I don' trust Vail. I don't use lifts but I love the FC/ BHP area for XC /BC XC skiing and want people to have fun up there and go home happy.
     
  12. Chaeron

    Chaeron Ski-Hike-Blade-Bike-Kayak Ski Pass: Gold

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    Given the (theoretical) price rise on 29/09 I’ve bought in - both for myself and my younger son.
     
  13. currawong

    currawong Old but not so Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    what decided you? I thought you were seriously considering not buying EAPs this time
     
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    nek minute lol
     
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    TinkyH23 One of Us

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    We'll do it. Hope springs eternal.
     
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  16. Chaeron

    Chaeron Ski-Hike-Blade-Bike-Kayak Ski Pass: Gold

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    Self-interest outweighs outrage. At that price I’ll bite.
     
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  17. Chaeron

    Chaeron Ski-Hike-Blade-Bike-Kayak Ski Pass: Gold

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    I was expecting to travel OS next year, but will put that on hold till 2022, so will be skiing locally, and that means Epic in terms of pricing and value.

    Doesn’t mean I have fallen in love with Vail or buried the hatchet, or actually expect it to work out - I’m taking the best punt on offer at the odds available to me, but don’t consider it a winning hand.
     
  18. Chaeron

    Chaeron Ski-Hike-Blade-Bike-Kayak Ski Pass: Gold

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    currawong Old but not so Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    chriscross One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Couldn't resist! Had to sign up myself. Fingers crossed for a better year.
     
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  21. Chaeron

    Chaeron Ski-Hike-Blade-Bike-Kayak Ski Pass: Gold

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    :D My love of skiing and my fondness for Falls by far outweighs any negative feelings or animosity I have towards any corporation!
     
  22. Moondog55

    Moondog55 One of Us

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    Steve Lee is apparently on his way to Wangaratta hospital for follow up and rehab.
    I am tempted to tempt fate on a lift pass myself but I'd need to buy new boots because.
     
  23. chriscross

    chriscross One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Could be good news, thanks for posting. Some vintage boots. Maybe time for an upgrade?
     
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  24. Moondog55

    Moondog55 One of Us

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    Would really like to upgrade but money is very very tight, a pair of S/H FullTilts in 30 would be about right tho
     
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    I think Falls is finished ,13 mm + rain today.
     
  26. Moondog55

    Moondog55 One of Us

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    There's always next year, which when you think about it is almost this year, after all XMas is only a few months away and all the shops have decorations and fairy lights already.
     
  27. rowdyflat

    rowdyflat One of Us Ski Pass: Gold Ski Pass: Silver

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    And then the supermarket is selling easter eggs and cute chocolate bunnies in February and we are almost there.
     
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    skiflat Old n' Crusty

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    271 DAYS
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    Until Friday, 11 June 2021 at 5:00:00 pm
     
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    TinkyH23 One of Us

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    Oh stop! That's really really depressing. :(
     
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    rowdyflat One of Us Ski Pass: Gold Ski Pass: Silver

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    Well Japan might be viable by February 2021.
     
  31. chriscross

    chriscross One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Yes, I'm dreaming already. 6hrs to FC for me, 11 hrs to Tokyo Narita (includes drive to airport). Another 3-4 on the bus and we're in the mountains. For about the same price as a week's accomm at FC. Was hoping for late season NZ but not likely now.
     
  32. Scott No Mates

    Scott No Mates One of Us

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    Great news moondog, thanks for the update. Hope all goes well for him.

    Is that a shoe tree? Was it grafted or did you bury your old boots?
     
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  33. Moondog55

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    Grafted of course.
    I will have a question about new boots tho.
     
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  35. Chaeron

    Chaeron Ski-Hike-Blade-Bike-Kayak Ski Pass: Gold

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    It’s buzzing in season- they were badly hit by the combination of the fires AND Ronageddon.
     
  36. Squid

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    Looks like most of us can go and ski on the large amount of snow still around:p
     
  37. emkae

    emkae One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Gotta be quick before it all goes...

    [​IMG]
     
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  38. Xplora

    Xplora One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    Wet and warm 4 days coming up so it will be bushwalking after that.
     
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  39. Chaeron

    Chaeron Ski-Hike-Blade-Bike-Kayak Ski Pass: Gold

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    Enjoy what you can when you can - time to go fishing...
     
  40. Xplora

    Xplora One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    Been doing that already. Slow start to the season and the wind lately has been terrible for fly fishing. This is all making us concentrate on getting all those other jobs out of the way and probably a good thing.
     
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    :tany::tany:
     
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    :cry::cry:
     
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    emkae One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Text from FCRM this morning had chains being fitted at the Orange bridge
     
  45. skiflat

    skiflat Old n' Crusty

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    skiflat Old n' Crusty

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    259 days to go...

     
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    Do people think they'll be any snow left for cross country skiing next Friday 2 Oct???
     
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    Xplora One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    No.