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The lost Buller files...

Discussion in 'Mt Buller' started by VSG, Jul 4, 2010.

  1. mx_boarder

    mx_boarder Habitual line stepper Ski Pass: Gold

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    Ok lets turn back the clock people...check the date stamp. I will scan/post a heap more 89/90 images as time allows.

    Wheres LTB?? [​IMG]

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  2. TOFF

    TOFF Im kind of a big deal Ski Pass: Gold

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    Average Buller pic

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    h2oskier One of Us

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    [​IMG]

    ques carveman...
     
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  4. Rush

    Rush Pool Room

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    Looking forward to this. This is when I started skiing Buller and I had some great years. I remember the first time I skied Federation top to bottom was a fantastic sunny Sunday September afternoon in 1990. I flew down the top half thinking I was a ski god..by the time I got to the bottom I was absolutely knackered.
     
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  5. mx_boarder

    mx_boarder Habitual line stepper Ski Pass: Gold

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    89 was my first year on the hill, age 4.

    Unfortunately I dont have any shots from out wide across the mountain, and mums answer to this was that the camera was too bulky to haul around all day!

    Plenty of village/bourke st/ski school snaps, and even one of a young mxb modelling his apres gear (and skis!) in the hallway of the kooroora hotel [​IMG]
     
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  6. TOFF

    TOFF Im kind of a big deal Ski Pass: Gold

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    I was 19 in 89 and have a billion (that's right, a billion) photos from Buller back in those days.
    Next time you come over you can hace some to scan if you like (I don't own a scanner).
     
  7. mx_boarder

    mx_boarder Habitual line stepper Ski Pass: Gold

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    Sounds good!

    Time for a bit of instruction...loving the yellow one piece.

    [​IMG]

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  8. VSG

    VSG Crayon Master Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    My first (of two) trip to Buller in 1981 coincided with the big snows in late July from memory... no camera surprisingly. It puked for three days so no landscapes to photograph. Would have been epic photography in any case.

    Digging the car out somwhere down the hill ( I think where Horse Hill lift now runs) so I could go home took ages.
     
  9. VSG

    VSG Crayon Master Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    The Carveman will ban me for it... cos its not mine. I sense we are only posting our own material... but I hope this shows how good it can get at Buller. prob mid 90s, magazine scan (SkiExtra).


    [​IMG]
     
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  10. luvthabumps

    luvthabumps A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    27/7/89 - sunbaking on the back of a canoe in the Ardeche Gorge in Southern France [​IMG] - great times.
     
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  11. mx_boarder

    mx_boarder Habitual line stepper Ski Pass: Gold

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    pfft...wanchor!

    heres how we rolled on weekends in 88-92. a pulsar ET turbo was traded on this, and it had the ol 'australia 1788-1988' plates.

    family friend managed to bang his leg up nicely on the last day, hence the medical centre pickup.

    [​IMG]
     
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  12. CarveMan

    CarveMan Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    Nah this thread can be about any historical pictures of Buller I reckon.
     
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  13. surferchris

    surferchris Hard Yards

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    Would love to see conditions like that every year, great picture
     
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  14. mx_boarder

    mx_boarder Habitual line stepper Ski Pass: Gold

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    [​IMG]

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  15. VSG

    VSG Crayon Master Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    Mx... your picture posting rate has grown exponentially in the last few days! ... I've created a monster...

    One more from me... artistic arty type...

    Ski.com.au forum regulars showing considerable steeze late July 2009... Carveman not among them... [​IMG]

    [​IMG]
     
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  16. mx_boarder

    mx_boarder Habitual line stepper Ski Pass: Gold

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    not old enough vsg...crank out some 80s pics!
     
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    miss_b_haven One of Us

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    Being Upload-Challenged as I am, I don't know whether this will work, and the closest thing to 80s I have is 2008 - hey, it has an "8" in it, but likely with some trial & error, I'll give this a shot. . .

    [[​IMG]
     
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  18. miss_b_haven

    miss_b_haven One of Us

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    Hmm, it seems I can only do these small images, or go for IMAX size, so I'll stick with the itty-bitty ones...



    [​IMG]

    Epic lunch at the Apres
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  19. PolePlant

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    Who's the person top 2 shots snowploughing down the chutes. [​IMG]
     
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  20. PolePlant

    PolePlant Guest

    Yeah
    80'sorband

    Nice pics MX
    That's the Buller I remember.
     
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  21. TOFF

    TOFF Im kind of a big deal Ski Pass: Gold

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    They are different people but I believe one has a ski.com.au badge on his (or her) jacket.
     
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    kimberlee81 One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    Miss B - we could have been standing next to each other!
    [​IMG]
     
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  23. VSG

    VSG Crayon Master Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    Very good eyesight, young man. But are you sure? [​IMG]
     
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  24. mx_boarder

    mx_boarder Habitual line stepper Ski Pass: Gold

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    Here we go...BB1 bottom station + mxb in race mode Aug 1990 [​IMG]

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  25. Rush

    Rush Pool Room

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    So when are you going to start skiing again?
     
  26. Vermillion

    Vermillion Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    It was supposed to be this or next week but looks like being longer now.
     
  27. mx_boarder

    mx_boarder Habitual line stepper Ski Pass: Gold

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    what he said [​IMG]

    might be a few wks before i get to miss b have
     
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  28. luvthabumps

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    oh, nicely done mx - you sure have a way with words.
     
  29. mx_boarder

    mx_boarder Habitual line stepper Ski Pass: Gold

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    im here all week - try the veal!
     
  30. mx_boarder

    mx_boarder Habitual line stepper Ski Pass: Gold

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    rocking the red jacket/striped beanie combo

    [​IMG]
     
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  31. Vermillion

    Vermillion Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    What a stud.
     
  32. Rush

    Rush Pool Room

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    Well my wife showed me the credit card balance and our 'savings' account last night. Gulp.

    All I can say is that it's good that it's a crappy season so far because I ain't got much coin at the moment.
     
  33. TOFF

    TOFF Im kind of a big deal Ski Pass: Gold

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    It was the 80's. Fashions were different.
     
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  34. mx_boarder

    mx_boarder Habitual line stepper Ski Pass: Gold

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    that was 1990 baby!

    sinead o'connor topped the australian charts with her hit single 'nothing compares 2 U', nelson mandela was released from prison, and mxb was causing a stir at ski school.
     
  35. Vermillion

    Vermillion Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    1990 Vermillion was showing the hotties at flat creek how to ski the steeps.
     
  36. Rush

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    1990 I was steezing it in my Navy Blue bib'n'brace and Navy/Light blue parka from Aussie Disposals! [​IMG]
     
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  37. mx_boarder

    mx_boarder Habitual line stepper Ski Pass: Gold

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    mum threw away/gave away our box of old gear recently...i was quite disappointed.

    at last count it had beanies/gloves/goggles/accessories dating back to the early 80s, and even some period buller lift tickets with the wire frame.
     
  38. TOFF

    TOFF Im kind of a big deal Ski Pass: Gold

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    The fashions in that pics are soooo 1986 though!!

    By 1990 you should have been in skin tight elastic stretch pants with early stages of fluro colous on your jackets. I suppose not everyone can be on the cutting edge of fashion like I have been for several decades now!
     
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  39. VSG

    VSG Crayon Master Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    You reek of oldness Verm. Pictured you as a young person. [​IMG] [​IMG]

    and how does Flat Creek come into this conversation? [​IMG] and steeps at FC?

    Buller!
     
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  40. VSG

    VSG Crayon Master Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    Buller.

    Old. perhaps early 90s? Note the singular track down the closest ridge, obviously late season, and an energetic individual in face of the climb out. [​IMG]

    [​IMG]
     
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  41. Vermillion

    Vermillion Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    1990 i would have been 5.

    After spending 2 seasons at that stage taming the steep slopes at Buller we took friends advice and stayed at their lodge at Flat Creek for a week. I think i was bored on the 2nd afternoon.
     
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    Yes, you only need to visit FC the one time.
     
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    Then why do people keep going back? I cant figure it out.
     
  44. Rush

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    Neither can I**

    **unless you have family members who are beginner skiers.
     
  45. Vermillion

    Vermillion Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    It's like that ugly chick that always seems to get a root.
     
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    BTW I'm going to take some time out to convert some of you Hotham haters into Hotham lovers.
     
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    TOFF Im kind of a big deal Ski Pass: Gold

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    [​IMG] [​IMG]
    I know someone like that [​IMG]
     
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  48. Doonks

    Doonks Let's cook! Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    really?
     
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    And yet you didn't even say hi
     
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