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How does the snow stake get cleared every morning?

Discussion in 'Perisher' started by Ultra2.0, Jun 2, 2020.

  1. Ultra2.0

    Ultra2.0 Hard Yards

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    is it heated? does it get physically cleared by staff? i keep watching the cams and se nothing, just covered one shot, cleared the next.
     
  2. Legs Akimbo

    Legs Akimbo Grumblebum Ski Pass: Gold

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    It rotates.
     
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    Nidecker One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    As in rotates upside down, not really fast round and round :)

    edit: although that would be fun too watch
     
  4. Ultra2.0

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    ahh ok, might explain why it falls over occasionally
     
  5. Donzah

    Donzah Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    There are two snow stakes!
     
  6. Nidecker

    Nidecker One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Oh now the conspiracy theories begin... You know they use the second one when not so much snow is forcast, it looks like cms but its really mm..... I saw a scientific analysis of this on social media, so it must be true!

    #howtostartarumour
     
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    skiflat Old n' Crusty

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    No Depthometer
    No care
     
  8. robbo mcs

    robbo mcs One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    I hiked into the secret site where snowstake is hidden last year. It is not that secret;)

    Here is a pic I took. You can see that there are actually 2x stakes, one the right way up and one upside down. It rotates 180degrees to invert and clear itself. You can also see a mechanism attached that rotates it, and the camera

     
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