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Perisher 2014 chatter thread

Discussion in 'Perisher' started by Marty_McSly, Jan 26, 2014.

  1. cold wombat

    cold wombat Twitter Contributer Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    Good question! Lets find out!

    :D
     
  2. SnowBergMan

    SnowBergMan Hard Yards

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    Awesome...can you upload it? lol
     
  3. DidSurfNowSki

    DidSurfNowSki One of them Ski Pass: Gold

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    Is there a place on the hill where you can get a quick feed while you are waiting for the night skiing to open ?
     
  4. Hammer

    Hammer Hard Yards

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    We booked into Aldo's and had a few pizzas whilst watching the groomers do their thing preparing Front Valley...good food and a nice view!
     
  5. IAB

    IAB A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    Is there a table or list anywhere of vertical metres for each lift at Perisher? I've searched the web but no luck.
     
  6. DidSurfNowSki

    DidSurfNowSki One of them Ski Pass: Gold

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    Well if there isn't, Normo could rattle out what they are from the top of his head.
     
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  7. rocketboy

    rocketboy One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Download the Perisher App - go to Lift button - click on any lift report and among many details will be the vertical rise.
     
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  8. IAB

    IAB A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    Brilliant, thanks!
     
  9. Telemark Phat

    Telemark Phat Pass the butter Ski Pass: Gold

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  10. MarkGC

    MarkGC One of Youse Ski Pass: Gold

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    Well we've arrived, a little later than previous years but a longer stint of 10 days skiing :woohoo:

    15 hour journey, 4 stop strategy all planned, no spew, no flat tyres, no broken clutch cable, no McDonalds or similar, and a departure 50 minutes earlier than planned. TODAY I AM DAD KING!

    So regardless of what the next ten days bring, I'm already on a high. If anyone wants to hook up look for the guy in a blue jacket chasing 4 kids (no not the ski school instructors, that other guy). However my guess is that with four kids in tow, if you see me first I won't see you ;) .

    Happy sliding everyone.
     
  11. ODNT

    ODNT Part of the Furniture

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    lucky bugger
    enjoy your stay Mark
     
  12. Normo

    Normo Mostly Harmless Ski Pass: Gold

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    I can only remember the good ones........:D
     
  13. SnowBound

    SnowBound One of Us

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    @Normo is that you on the dashboard leading the pack?
     
  14. Normo

    Normo Mostly Harmless Ski Pass: Gold

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    That's a fact. Everyone else seems to have other distractions/priorities in their lives.:)
     
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    SnowBound One of Us

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    how have you managed to do that? i thought i was doing well getting 10,000 in 5 days ;)
     
  16. Normo

    Normo Mostly Harmless Ski Pass: Gold

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    It's just what I do. First lifts to last lifts and no great distractions.
    I put it down to job satisfaction.:D
     
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  17. Telemark Phat

    Telemark Phat Pass the butter Ski Pass: Gold

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    Normo has made some good life choices recently. Now he just needs to graduate from lifted VM records to BC VM records!
     
  18. Normo

    Normo Mostly Harmless Ski Pass: Gold

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    Are they grooming BC now???
     
  19. Telemark Phat

    Telemark Phat Pass the butter Ski Pass: Gold

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    Nup, thats the fun!
     
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  20. Astro66

    Astro66 Still looking for a park in Thredbo Ski Pass: Gold

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    I kept swiping the snow gums. Nothing happened ??? o_O
     
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  21. jward101

    jward101 Hard Yards

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    Proper effort. I'm doing it from BNE this weekend. Dependent on skill progression (of my two tinlids), we might cross paths. I will throw waves at all Blue Jackets + 4 kids.
     
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  22. RayC

    RayC A Local

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    3 day journey from BNE. Multiple stop strategy. No kids but we are picking up drinking buddies in Newey so possibility of spewing. Praying for no flat tyres etc. Probably live on McDonalds despite hating the stuff. With Petra's record likelihood of leaving 50 minutes early - zero. Hope to come across you, jward and various tin lids.
     
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  23. Hacski

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    To save a bit of money I've volunteered not to go this Sunday
    :(
     
  24. RayC

    RayC A Local

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    Send me the money you save and I will drink it for you. I will even suffer the hangover. How nice am I? :D
     
  25. Hacski

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    That'd be a waste. I'm doing Mon-Wed at Thredbo and had briefly factored in going early Sunday to get a day in at PB but am now a bit lift ticket price sensitive so given the mini-mini SIC at the end of the month will forgo this Sunday leaving MrsH and her sister to get up early. Still a day or two to change my mind though.
     
  26. Ozgirl

    Ozgirl Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    Its seems Normo is cause a stir over on facebook in the Perisher Riders group LOL

    I wish i knew how to link to a specific post only!
     
  27. Normo

    Normo Mostly Harmless Ski Pass: Gold

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    Who have I upset this time? :)
     
  28. Ozgirl

    Ozgirl Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    I wanna show you I really do... Hang will screen shot.
     
  29. Ozgirl

    Ozgirl Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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  30. Normo

    Normo Mostly Harmless Ski Pass: Gold

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    Yeah, well...........some folks try to create negatives out of every situation. Those who really see what I do each day are a bit more positive and supportive.
    I'll just get on with what I do and let others please themselves.:D
     
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  31. sara777

    sara777 A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    You are not only the Legend Normo, you are becoming the super Legend indeed! I can see an article in newspaper coming :thumbs: Well done, you have my admiration :cheers: the others can get f@#ed :nerd:
     
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  32. sara777

    sara777 A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    I like the mini-miniSIC bit :cheers:
     
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  33. Astro66

    Astro66 Still looking for a park in Thredbo Ski Pass: Gold

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    LOL I can just see Geoff, with his face pressed up against the glass, trying to work out why Normo is a Legend.

    Wake up Geoff. The wiggles are on TV. LOL

    2 Things Geoff.

    1) People do not decide to become extraordinary. They decide to accomplish extraordinary things. (Sir Edmund Hillary)

    2) It is not the mountain we conquer but ourselves. (Sir Edmund Hillary)

    The day you workout what Sir Edmund was on about. Is the day you understand Normo.

    Till then, keep chopping at the poppies. Because you'll never stop Normo.

    @Normo I'll say it again. You are an inspiration. :thumbs:
     
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  34. Telemark Phat

    Telemark Phat Pass the butter Ski Pass: Gold

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    FIFY
     
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  35. Ozgirl

    Ozgirl Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    So hang on Geoff's serious?

    FFS!
     
  36. Hacski

    Hacski Guest

    Not being on Facebook I'm obviously missing out on lots of stuff.
     
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  37. filski

    filski Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    That post showed up in my FB feed too and I don't belong to that group!
     
  38. Astro66

    Astro66 Still looking for a park in Thredbo Ski Pass: Gold

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    Truce broken, Telemark Boy. LOL

    Let's party.
     
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  39. Ozgirl

    Ozgirl Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    It a public post so if your fb friends are commenting all liking facebook thinks you want to see it!
     
  40. Fandango

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    Wow, Geoff Marsh seems to have a slight case of leaderboard envy by making that post, suspect he's posting just to cause trouble, sounds like a sour old thing. Good on you Normo for stirring them up, as you know Eyre lift is the best place to ski ;)
     
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  41. Ozgirl

    Ozgirl Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    Geoff is fast losing respect since he can't even construct a sentence!
     
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  42. dawooduck

    dawooduck relaxed and comfortable Ski Pass: Gold

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    I read that FB post as .... humour
     
  43. Ozgirl

    Ozgirl Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    So did it at first...
     
  44. Astro66

    Astro66 Still looking for a park in Thredbo Ski Pass: Gold

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    Facebook is what facebook is.

    I'm just glad Ozgirl showed it to us. :thumbs:

    At least Normo can see that, to us, those peeps are no more than keyboard cowards.
     
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  45. MarkGC

    MarkGC One of Youse Ski Pass: Gold

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    2 days down. I am getting a little sick of this 100% visibility, I mean how am I supposed to break off from the wife and kids if I can't pretend I couldn't find them :) .

    Today was a little better than yesterday as the ungroomed snow was a little softer.

    A big think you to the snowboarder who picked up and carried my youngest skis stocks and all up the hill into Piper Tbar. You are a true legend. Not only was that really nice, I had been trying to convince the little one that snowboarders are nice people, but she wouldn't have a bar of it, she has changed her tune now.

    Happy sliding everyone.
     
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  46. Mtn2Sea

    Mtn2Sea Addicted

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    Nice story @Mark GC , good to see helpful people on the hill. My +1, a competent boarder who just doesn't like going fast was knocked over from behind twice going from Blue Cow to Guthega yesterday. Once coping a mouthful of abuse for going too slow. Just wish I had been there.