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It's Epic at Vail.

Discussion in 'Snow Talk' started by Donzah, Feb 8, 2020.

  1. absentskier

    absentskier Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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  2. Scooter

    Scooter One of Us

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    Yeah but you would have been better off explaining it - I knew about it because I'm a snow tragic (and obviously spend too much time on Reddit) but was still thinking "interlodge" what the...?

    For those not in the know its:-

    An Interlodge event is when snow levels are so great and avalanche danger is so extreme that patrons and employees of Snowbird are confined to resort buildings while avalanche work is being done.

    violating Interlodge is a Class B Misdemeanor punishable by up to a $1,000 fine and 6 months in jail.

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  3. Scooter

    Scooter One of Us

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    Yeah I think the biggest storm cycle I had in Steamboat for all the times I have been there was 43 or 44" over 3 or 4 days so 110cms. That same season (which was epic) places like Tahoe were getting smashed in the meters....

    I'm still dirty I missed a 27" (68cms) in 12/24hr as I was there the week before - but then it is all about the timing LOL
     
  4. Bogong

    Bogong Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    Interesting, so people at Snowbird were locked up inside a bit like a very small quarantined cruise ship.

    I was once confined to a tiny tent for two days on the Bechervaise Plateau in south-west Tassie by tropical strength torrential rain, albeit with a 4 degree maximum temperature, and people went totally "stir crazy" after the first 30 hours.
     
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  5. Nitro911

    Nitro911 First Runs

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    are the lift pass prices epic as well?
     
  6. zac150

    zac150 One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    At another Vail resort
     
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  7. DidSurfNowSki

    DidSurfNowSki One of them Ski Pass: Gold

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    Perisher Centre at midday...
     
  8. scottski

    scottski A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    Vail Sucks

    they were handing out the stickers at the TBar in Steamboat last week.

    I got two
     
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  9. climberman

    climberman CloudRide1000 Legend Ski Pass: Gold

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    LOL
     
  10. hpsauce

    hpsauce A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    I can imagine some Thredbo-ers clicking out, leaving skis in line, and going for a coffee ;) Overtaking of skis not allowed.....LOL
     
  11. zac150

    zac150 One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    absolutely house rules