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Lake Mountain for the weekend

Discussion in 'Backcountry' started by teckel, Aug 31, 2005.

  1. teckel

    teckel Not a Loser Ski Pass: Gold

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    Lake Mountain's looking good. They haven't updated their website today, but the snow cam at Gerratys is looking very nice. But given that there's no base, it won't hang around for long. I'd recommend the next few days as the last gasp for a decent ski this season.
     
  2. HiLo

    HiLo Old n' Crusty

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    [​IMG]

    That doesn't just look good. It looks "I think I'll drop everything and drive up now." :woohoo:

    Geez, I'm tempted.
     
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  3. teckel

    teckel Not a Loser Ski Pass: Gold

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    Drop in on your way home and tell me all about it HiLo. (the new ski hire in Narbethong)
     
  4. HiLo

    HiLo Old n' Crusty

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    Are you as cheap as the place next door?

    (Group hirings for Scouts etc.)
     
  5. teckel

    teckel Not a Loser Ski Pass: Gold

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    Yes. And all skis are waxed. Next door never waxes. And we have giraffes (which can be hired) [​IMG]
     
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  6. Ziggy

    Ziggy A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    Cool.

    Giraffe's are hot waxed?
     
  7. Raury

    Raury Endless Winter Endless Winter

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    Good to see a hirer keeping up with BC trends as they happen.
     
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  8. snowshoe_fiend

    snowshoe_fiend Hard Yards

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    Raury, surely the giraffe is a BC fixture... no, an institution, rather than some mere piffling trend.
     
  9. Raury

    Raury Endless Winter Endless Winter

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    Well, yes, I suppose giraffes should be an institution, though with the number of people that flirt with capybara and Caribou, there is a danger of fragmentation within the ranks.

    Time for a new standard to be set? Lines drawn in the snow and all that?
     
  10. Bogong

    Bogong Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    I can vouch for the new Narbethong ski hire, maybe it will force the place next door to improve the quality of their gear as well. However Teckel may be telling fibs about the giraffes. I asked a month ago and they didn't have any in stock.
     
  11. teckel

    teckel Not a Loser Ski Pass: Gold

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    Just heard - the road from Marysville to Lake Mountain is closed - power lines down and cleaning up the trees that are dangerously leaning over the road. Cars could get up there earlier today, but it was very dangerous to do so. Apparently Marysville suffered badly during the storm. Just going there now to check it out. And Bogong, there are 2 giraffes in stock - you must have asked the wrong person [​IMG]
     
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