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The are huts really necessary thread

Discussion in 'Backcountry' started by sidetrack, Sep 30, 2015.

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Are huts really really necessary.

  1. No i don't use them ever.

    7 vote(s)
    15.6%
  2. I will use them to socialise in but wouldn't miss them if they weren't there.

    19 vote(s)
    42.2%
  3. I will use them to sleep in if there in the area I'm in but I'm just as happy to use a tent

    14 vote(s)
    31.1%
  4. I will only go above to areas that have huts but still take a tent.

    2 vote(s)
    4.4%
  5. I would die if huts were removed from alpine areas

    3 vote(s)
    6.7%
  1. skifree

    skifree A disciple of the blessed avi giraffe Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    Well there seems to be a diversity of opinion, but this is difficult to filter out.

    In terms of yes and no my reading is many people have essentially said;
    • no not necessary
    • but no need to knock down the existing
    • nice to have the existing and have them maintained
    • a few have suggested improvements like toilets at hits that currently do not have toilets and this is where the topic gets messy.
    • Only a couple of places have been suggested as needing new huts, Main Range and I think some where out of Hotham. And again this is where the topic gets messy.
    I think the 1st 3 points were in the majorities view, tho some respondents have ignored these comments and assumed that arguments against the last 2 points meant people were against anything man made which of course is not a reasonable assumption.
     
  2. skifree

    skifree A disciple of the blessed avi giraffe Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    Only if Angus builds the bridges.
     
  3. Ubiquitous Steve

    Ubiquitous Steve Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    maybe KNP needs a sheep dip type arrangement on Alpine Way...Bears would be glad to plough through any such device if requested...one at Khancoben end and one at Thredbo side and one at ticket station on way to sawpit creek and couple of others..

    hey we thought of better idea ....Kittens Car Wash at Threbo Ticket end ....that would guarantee compliance with weed policy...even sidetrack ganna be impressed with this one.....LOL
     
  4. Kletterer

    Kletterer Thredbo Doughnut Tragic Moderator

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    Nothing like surviving a train wreck during procreation eh Angus.
     
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    Telemark Phat Pass the butter Ski Pass: Gold

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    Only funiculars.
     
  6. Angus_McCrory

    Angus_McCrory Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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  7. Angus_McCrory

    Angus_McCrory Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    Two failed marriages and a son who hasn't spoken to me in four years...... FOTY material here :D
     
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  8. Ubiquitous Steve

    Ubiquitous Steve Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    oh we would like some freeby hats....

    Team Bears good on scotch thistle "kill" but blackberries seem a bit tricky...
    we even dug some tuber bulbs right out of ground with mattock and that seemed pretty affective too....

    common on everybody cheer up:D whats the next big issue.:thumbs:..whats the next poll on little bears cannot wait....:deadhorse:
     
  9. Angus_McCrory

    Angus_McCrory Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    Brumbie..... got flamed on facebook for sugeesting a lovely picture of some brumbies near Selwyn would have been better shot with a Ruger rather than a Nikon......
     
  10. surveyorcam

    surveyorcam Hard Yards

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    Derailed or a train crash or a bit of both. Clearly if you are goingto have trains in the back country you should also have structural engineers.
     
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    surveyorcam Hard Yards

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    I believe the correct term is feral horse.
     
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    weerab One of Us

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    I'm heading for a meltdown with my only son. I am just over the pig sty he has made of our garage, no respect. Basically a nice kid but a complete pig.
     
  13. Angus_McCrory

    Angus_McCrory Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    You breed the, feed them and educate them and then they are pretty much on their own. Not much you can do about it, so no point in worrying about it.
     
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    Angus_McCrory Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    Not every palomino is a pal of mino...
     
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    Makes a poo tube session seem like a very small hurdle. There ya go nearly back on track.... And U S. settle we are not done here yet young man
     
  16. Ubiquitous Steve

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    train to Harrietville would be nice but those bike tracks are ganna have to go to accomadate the plan...greenies aint ganna like this..pic looks like the bridge over the Mitta Mitta on arm of Lake Hume...not sure how those pine trees got in pic tho....:p
     
  17. Charlie

    Charlie Still the most depraved poster here Ski Pass: Gold

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  18. Charlie

    Charlie Still the most depraved poster here Ski Pass: Gold

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    So, we have one at the end of every track?
     
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    Ubiquitous Steve Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    need Bogong to post Rubicon Railway lines ...into back country....Royston & Rubicon Dams!!!:whistle:
     
  20. climberman

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    Dilly!

    At the start!
     
  21. Charlie

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    There's 2 ends to a track!
     
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  23. Legs Akimbo

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    Yes. How else would we break the bridges?
     
  24. skifree

    skifree A disciple of the blessed avi giraffe Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    We have an Angus for that.
     
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  25. Angus_McCrory

    Angus_McCrory Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    I read that as "..... bring the fridges"

    Obviously thinking of cold beer.
     
  26. Legs Akimbo

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    A fair point. A rail line along the Main Range with properly staffed bars and hotels will only improve the experience. Like the Lake Louise and Banff chateaux.
     
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    telecrag Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    Thems was the days!