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Snow Report Thredbo 2019 Trip Report, Conditions & Pics

Discussion in 'Thredbo' started by D-eye, Jan 1, 2019.

  1. telecrag

    telecrag Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    No worries!
     
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  2. LMB

    LMB Old but definitely not Crusty! Ski Pass: Gold

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    Kid wrangling.
    It gets better.

    Then they will make you kneel in the middle of the park and take pics upward as they hit the jump so you get the gnarliest air shot, and hit you up to fund their Apres sessions.
     
  3. piolet

    piolet Better make it three Ski Pass: Gold

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    Yeah it's not bad just impossible to plan around

    A lot of fun
     
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  4. chicski

    chicski A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    Good for you.
     
  5. LMB

    LMB Old but definitely not Crusty! Ski Pass: Gold

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    Surprised it didn’t end in abuse.
    Worth doing though, they need to know they were actually at fault and should learn from it.

    I’ve suggested to a few people that standing under the little area that people drop in from above, between Gunbarrel lift and HN, to strap into their bindings might not be the best idea..maybe shuffle along a bit for your own safety.... most times the immediate response is to tell me to F off. I still say it though. They may think about it next time.
     
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  6. telecrag

    telecrag Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    I'll check on here around 10, going to cut a few laps with Surfer1 first up
     
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  7. skifree

    skifree Sort of old & definitely grey Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    Only noticed one other telemarker (didn’t notice the the details of the rig) at Da Bo today apart from @JohnK whom i hooked up with after lunch to be shown how to get to Cascade car park from Karels.
     
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  8. surfer1

    surfer1 Addicted

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    How did he get his toboggan up the mountain?
     
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  9. piolet

    piolet Better make it three Ski Pass: Gold

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    Headband and sunnies if ya lucky
     
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  10. skifree

    skifree Sort of old & definitely grey Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    Used the lift presumably like everyone else, pretty sure he did not bootpack it.
     
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  11. Alleve

    Alleve Hard Yards

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    Surprising the lifties let him on
     
  12. Alleve

    Alleve Hard Yards

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    Do you know roughly when the show will air?
     
  13. surfer1

    surfer1 Addicted

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    Thats odd when I worked there... not so long ago you were not able to ride lift with a toboggan
     
  14. LMB

    LMB Old but definitely not Crusty! Ski Pass: Gold

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    Sweet Jesus Channel 7 Reporter Gurl...
    “...the father and daughter were retrieved in an area called backcountry...”
    o_O





    (Now waiting for Mum to call me and ask “you’re not skiboarding in the area called backcountry are you love?”)
     
  15. db2567

    db2567 One of Us

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    Is this how everyone finishes the day.
    The smell is addictive.
    Hadn't done it for a few trips....
    I'm sure just looking at the picture you can smell the cinnamon.
     
  16. LMB

    LMB Old but definitely not Crusty! Ski Pass: Gold

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    In school holidays the line was back to the ski racks outside the gear hire building.
     
  17. piolet

    piolet Better make it three Ski Pass: Gold

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    Heh
    I cut around that huge assed line to get to my bus (wait)
     
  18. Sage Oya

    Sage Oya Like the herb, lover of Pabst, cup ramen devotee Ski Pass: Gold

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    Yes, every time
     
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  19. sastrugi

    sastrugi At the centre of it all Ski Pass: Gold

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    :eek:ROFL
     
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  20. climberman

    climberman CloudRide1000 Legend Ski Pass: Gold

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    Hey mate, how did the day go?
    JP was so stoked to see SJ.
     
  21. telecrag

    telecrag Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    Pretty good @climberman the ABC crew were stoked with the interview. @Alleve i think around Xmas, I will post when I hear, it's a story.
     
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  22. gareth_oau

    gareth_oau Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    That’s the small, gnarly area just to the east of outback
     
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  23. telecrag

    telecrag Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    Heather is awesome too
     
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  24. nezumi

    nezumi One of Us

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    Is the ABC video online anywhere yet?
     
  25. telecrag

    telecrag Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    See above. Some of the ski footage will be floating about sooner. Don't worry, I'll be hammering it when it's on. To be honest, the skiing we did yesterday was way more impressive. Taking a sit ski into GCB like that was so nuts! Hey @climberman ?
     
  26. climberman

    climberman CloudRide1000 Legend Ski Pass: Gold

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    Absolutely full on. Paully just blew me away driving that thing so well. Popping off lips, cranking through bumps, just nuts.
     
  27. climberman

    climberman CloudRide1000 Legend Ski Pass: Gold

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    Remember, this is the skill set and reporting nous they also bring to every subject you don’t know about.
     
  28. Melskius

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    Was a magic day today, as was yesterday. Loved watching the snowplough build the jump, and watching those who dare to ride these. Fun note: hubby and daughter were riding the merrits chair, then got a ski school kid added to their chair - the kid was our son.
     
  29. piolet

    piolet Better make it three Ski Pass: Gold

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    Yeah saw a few sitskiers shredding today
    Awesome stuff
     
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  30. linked_recoveries

    linked_recoveries One of Us

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    The K2 Public Enemy is a great ski. Superb (if not the very best) at spraying a rooster tail at all those who follow. Years ago I followed a guy down the traverse and all the way down the Supertrail, ducking and weaving under that rooster tail. Promised myself one day I'd be delivering that spray. I just tried out my new (to me) Shreditor 92s and they're wonderful. And the rooster tail is still there. Suck it up people.

    If you're ever looking to upgrade from the Public Enemy the Shreditor 92 is a direct descendant. They're very good. Test the mount point as K2 recommends a spectrum from all mountain to centre (for the spinny / flippy kids). I'm at +2 from the rear-most line and I think I'm happy there. I'm on the 184 and they have a demo binding if you're ever interested in giving them a try (and we can catch up). Edit - although if you telemark you may struggle to lift a heel :rolleyes:
     
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  31. piolet

    piolet Better make it three Ski Pass: Gold

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    Yeah a great ski
    I've others but they serve as a fill in and happily so. They definitely hold up despite being over a decade old. Good all round design and rugged
     
  32. crackson

    crackson A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    Buy some new skis. Serious. Do it.
     
  33. LMB

    LMB Old but definitely not Crusty! Ski Pass: Gold

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    Stop encouraging the addiction @crackson
    :p
     
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  34. piolet

    piolet Better make it three Ski Pass: Gold

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    I have a few pairs newer. For a convoluted bunch of reasons they're what I'm on this week and I'm happy
     
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  35. Lifes2good

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    Say hi to Geraldine and tell her I'll see her next week - friend from primary school, she'll know who it is.
     
  36. telecrag

    telecrag Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    Were Public Enemy's the ones with studs in the tips? I had a pair many years ago I think. Have my Workstinx in the van, been thinking about having a go on them, it's been about 7 or 8 years.
     
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  37. piolet

    piolet Better make it three Ski Pass: Gold

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    Yup
    Black and white gangsta LOL
     
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  38. D-eye

    D-eye Photographer and skier Moderator

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    at a guess "Stand up Tobogganer" = snowboarder
     
  39. skull

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    Or a mono ski
     
  40. telecrag

    telecrag Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    Story on 9 about a guy getting rescued from an avalanche in Thredbo, broken ankle.
     
  41. chicski

    chicski A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    Thredbo is getting quite the coverage lately.
     
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  42. LaNeige

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    Link to the story
     
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  43. skifree

    skifree Sort of old & definitely grey Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    I wonder where he was “walking” to have a bunch of snow fall on him?
     
  44. LaNeige

    LaNeige One of Us

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    I was wondering the same, it's not the Kosi walking track that for sure. You really shouldn't be walking round the mountain when it's busy, so where?
     
  45. skifree

    skifree Sort of old & definitely grey Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    Complete postulation on my part based on no facts whatsoever but he takes the Kozi as foot traffic as many do and gets hit by junk falling from above at that little lookout area to the right of the Kozi unload area???
     
  46. chicski

    chicski A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    Is the TVT covered?
     
  47. jjs

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    Stand up tobogganer? Can you be any more condescending? Your smarmy attitude ruins your whole story.

    Sounds like the guy was in the wrong but owned up to it. Is this supposed to be a lesson to others about snowboarders always out of control, or is it a lesson on proper mountain etiquette, or is it just you telling us all how great you are to have been able to interact the way that you did?

    Skiers are called squids btw.
     
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  48. Untele-whippet

    Untele-whippet beard stroker Ski Pass: Gold

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    Don’t panic, he’s a just a bilingual telemarker.
    He speaks English and Sarcasm, it’s the blight of the freeheel weirdoes.
    Humour, bah humbug. ;)
     
  49. climberman

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    The least impressive snow story imaginable. Even worse than the other one.
     
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  50. chicski

    chicski A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    Goodness, you are carrying quite the chip there. Skifree has a very dry SOH, and LMB boards. You’re upsetting yourself over nothing.