Starting to get excited about the coming Oz season

Discussion in 'Snow Talk' started by Annabuzzy, Mar 13, 2018.

  1. Annabuzzy

    Annabuzzy Part of the Furniture

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    I am. Sure, it's only mid March but my thoughts are turning to June. To a few tiny slivers of man made snow which have me deleriously bursting with excitement. And then. And then it SNOWS. It snows an amount that people would sneer at in Japan, but in the Australian context we call it an EPIC DUMP. SNOWMAGGEDON!!!!! But you know what? I'd be excited too. I drive for 6 hours at night after a long day at work, survive, and then ski like an idiot for two days.

    And then it goes, better and better, until we all wind down in September.

    Bring it on!!!
     
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  2. DidSurfNowSki

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    FIFY ;)
     
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  3. climberman

    climberman CloudRide1000 Legend
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    Whadda ya mean ‘only March’!!
    Perfect time to keep being excited!

    Psyched again for another season of fun.
     
  4. currawong

    currawong Old but not so Crusty
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    I hates youse all
    A bit of snowshoeing is all i can look foward to, again
     
  5. chicski

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    Winter seems a long way away yet. More high temps forecast this weekend, we're normally looking towards first snow falls by now.
     
  6. Kopite

    Kopite Hard Yards

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    Feels very autumnal in Sydney today - got a jacket on first time this year. Made me check the forecast in Perisher which was according to apple weather 0 at 7:30am.
     
  7. gareth_oau

    gareth_oau Pool Room
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    Excited? I made my booking to Thredbo about 3 months ago.

    Only 150 days til we fly out.

    Ii might start packing this weekend
     
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  8. telecrag

    telecrag Old n' Crusty
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    Who is getting excited?

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  9. person s

    person s Old n' Crusty
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    best not leave it till the last minute
    you’ll probably still forget something and be forced to buy more stuff when you get there
     
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  10. gareth_oau

    gareth_oau Pool Room
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    You are sending me mixed messages here
     
  11. Tanuki

    Tanuki A Local
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    Getting psyched, but will try to avoid this:
     
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  12. LMB

    LMB Old but definitely not Crusty!
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    That’s nuts!
     
  13. DidSurfNowSki

    DidSurfNowSki One of them
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    Shh!!! We need warm and dry conditions this weekend !!!
     
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  14. chicski

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    As ordered. Though too warm won't be nice. Saturday's looking the best for riding. Sunday I think will be awful :emoji_cloud_tornado:
     
  15. Kopite

    Kopite Hard Yards

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    Some dry looking 'powder' there.....
     
  16. Gimp

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    Settle petals, still swimming in the lake, though the zone of comfort is getting thinner
     
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  17. Untele-whippet

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    I’m excitements!
     
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  18. DbSki

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    Chinese downhill race.
     
  19. W0nkey D0nkey

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    Some of the shit I bought for this season.







    Need some bindings and maybe some more skis IDK
     
  20. gareth_oau

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    That looks like a real stiffy
     
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  21. DidSurfNowSki

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    Looks pretty good to me. Where did you pick that up from ?
     
  22. CarveMan

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    Got a few things that I need to get through before skiing starts.

    Plus this is the best time of year to play golf, so I'm going to do a shitload of that.
     
  23. Untele-whippet

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    @Annabuzzy took pity on me.
     
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    How’s the sleep deprivation training progressing? :):zzz:!
     
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  25. Budgiesmuggler

    Budgiesmuggler A Local
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    That’s why I ski Japan (mostly)
     
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  26. CarveMan

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    A lifetime of insomnia will finally be considered an advantage.
     
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  27. kaegee

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    And all the best for what’s to come for you and CG :thumbs:
     
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  28. Gimp

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    Slow gums on a powder Saturday
     
  29. Jacko4650

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    Looking forward to seeing the excavators knocking down mountain bike jumps on the Thredbo cams - good sign of things to come!
     
  30. telecrag

    telecrag Old n' Crusty
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    ^month and a half to go. Unless......




    IT SNOWS!
     
  31. oldgeezer

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    We shall be looking for gear for our grandsons when Aldi do their sale.