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Snow Report Thredbo 2018 Trip Report, Conditions & Pics

Discussion in 'Thredbo' started by Scoober, Jan 21, 2018.

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  1. Untele-whippet

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    zac150 One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Thredbo social media must have a newbie in charge, I’m liking what they are doing this year.

    First the captain keen series, which are a total laugh and leave you wondering what they’ll make him do next.

    Then these video’s, one showing the changes to the mountain for this year and the above one going through the snow making are great.
     
  3. Untele-whippet

    Untele-whippet beard stroker Ski Pass: Gold

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    Wait until the untelemarking hits the little screen!
     
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    zac150 One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Probably a bit like queer eye for the straight guy! I can picture it now, a strapping telewhippet struts into the day spa, he is washed, pampered, facial with mask and cucumbers, fingers and toes cleaned and scrubbed, shaved, massaged all whilst sipping on champagne and eating caviar! He then walks out Untele Whippet
     
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  5. Untele-whippet

    Untele-whippet beard stroker Ski Pass: Gold

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    You know you want to!
     
  6. Snow Blowey

    Snow Blowey Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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  7. sastrugi

    sastrugi At the centre of it all Ski Pass: Gold

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    Captain Keen had us wondering. Seems 'new' blood in Thredbo in general is starting to take effect. Years ago they would not have been seen promoting antics such as his out of season, they wouldn't have been wanting to encourage others to be using the resort out of season that way. Still can't work out if the difference is KT, NPWS or both.

    KT also branching out much further into backcountry these days, NPWS must have softened their deal.
     
  8. zac150

    zac150 One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Loving the captain keen series but I think they have this one wrong, @telecrag isnt the sniper a bloke and usually has a backpack?



     
  9. sastrugi

    sastrugi At the centre of it all Ski Pass: Gold

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    The one and only Backpack would never be caught with a snowboard ;)
     
  10. telecrag

    telecrag Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    @zac150 is still cut about a fantastic snake act from said backpack, truly superb work.
     
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  11. sastrugi

    sastrugi At the centre of it all Ski Pass: Gold

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    He's a pro alright LOL
     
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  12. zac150

    zac150 One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Bastard is the term I would use!
     
  13. zac150

    zac150 One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Too right I am, totally unethical, who walks up the middle of a clean line just to get there first!

    That line in that snow in a blue bird day wasn’t repeated last season.
     
  14. Untele-whippet

    Untele-whippet beard stroker Ski Pass: Gold

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    Unethical!
    Unrepeated!
     
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  15. zac150

    zac150 One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Unfortunately he is unrepentant
     
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    Unbelievable
     
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    Thought i was watching stargazing there. Turns out its just snowmaking live.
     
  19. Xwing

    Xwing One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    ...and then the cold harsh light of daylight reality hits

     
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  21. Piste Again

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    Ground cooling.
     
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    Lots of ground wetting today but unfortunately it is warm.
     
  23. telecrag

    telecrag Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    Just for the theorists

    Thats good, the ground loads up with water, which can then freeze into the Awestraylyan permafrost!
     
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  24. Untele-whippet

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    4 day Flexi Pass being released today for those interested. The usual 72 hour sale. Hopefully they haven't gone up by the usual $20 increment.
     
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  29. gareth_oau

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    Do you have a link?
     
  30. PMG

    PMG One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    PMG One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Hmm, that was a bit of a disappointment.
     
  32. gareth_oau

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    just called Thredbo and the flexi pass sale isnt asvailable for another week and will be available for online purchase
     
  33. PMG

    PMG One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    The person I spoke to was out by a week. All good.
     
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    Does that mean it's available next Friday/Saturday? Long weekend to purchase?
     
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    PMG One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    I was told last Friday it was going to go on sale that day and run for 72 hours so maybe the same for this week.
     
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    sastrugi At the centre of it all Ski Pass: Gold

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    At least for once I didn't miss out. I am on the mailing list but generally ignore all the emails. Thanks :)
     
  37. Interruptedbyfireworks

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    It’s trying... come on snow!
     

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    gareth_oau Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    There is snow falling (if you look carefully) on the High Noon live cam
     
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    So it is! Snowing sideways actually haha. I’ve never looked at the live cams before, only the app
     
  40. gareth_oau

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    Another 30 minutes if that and High Noon will be proper skiable!
     
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    Can I borrow your board then?
     
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    try this bored

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    Promises, promises. Still nothing.
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    Anybody else doing the Thredbo Long Lunch event tomorrow?
     
  45. gareth_oau

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    cann peeps please post some pics of the village activities over the weekend?
     
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    The Japanese ice carver has returned and is doing a great job. He did tell me that it was to hot for ice carving though.
     
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    Crowd starting to build for the Long Lunch. Always a bit of fun catching up with friends and locals up here. Clear sunny day and a bit of Mumm champers!!

    Did learn that the Muum being served today is a new product so amongst the first in the world to drink this .....according to the Mumm reps on site.



    Edit: just a few more pics......and weather. 6 degrees, no breeze, clear sunny day.

     
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    Can't say any of that really appeals, except the desserts!
     
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    Ha. You just relax, enjoy the company and a tipple. Food is always good just the same!!
     
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