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Thredbo powder, 26-27-8-2010

Discussion in 'Thredbo' started by VSG, May 4, 2011.

  1. VSG

    VSG Crayon Master Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    Didn't see much mud there [​IMG]
     
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  3. Donza

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    yeah it was pretty good

    good ten days to have off
     
  4. VSG

    VSG Crayon Master Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    Go Hang with your Wang.....

    where's the Blog this year, Wangster??????
     
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    wangster A Local

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    See my signature. I haven't updated for a couple of weeks because I haven't really had anything interesting to share!
     
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    BigWaveDave Hard Yards

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    goddammittt i was there the week after that and it was PISSING DOWN...

    missed it by |....that much....|
     
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    What a weekend that was.
     
  8. Donza

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    weekend was tracked...LOL

    oh well
     
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    loweee One of Us

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    I started work at midday most days that week. The season that nearly didnt start produces 2-3 back to back days that were epic.
     
  10. Donza

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    andy lloyds style does bother me though..

    I love freddys style but..
     
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    One of the best weeks in Thredbo's history.... easily.
     
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    PiniPowPow One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    _K_ First Runs

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    Nice lines PPP!
    If you don't mind, what setup are you running?
    Look like K2 Extremes (?)
    If so, what bindings and skins are you running?
    I have a pair and am so keen to hit up some alpine touring this year!
     
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    PiniPowPow One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    Last year was my transition into touring. I had K2 extremes with marker dukes, BD skins and my old alpine boots. I loved the extremes, great versatile, bulletproof skis.

    I have just about upgraded all the gear for this season. Faction Alias with Marker F12's and dynafit boots.
     
  15. Donza

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    Thats a pretty big call
    It was good... but .... i can think of 5 more off the top of my head easily
     
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    PiniPowPow One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    sometime back in 2004ish? I remeber 10cm in jindy
     
  17. Donza

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    august 2nd onwards. 2004

    That was fun as.
    http://www.ciau.com.au/snow/rrhist3.asp?rrid=144&mth=8/01/2004
    was better snow, a couple of days couple be called almost blower..
    you could ski the schuss easily...

    last august 25th was a bit so so with the snow.. the temps went a bit funky at times... the wednesday was great..freeze level seemed around 1000.
    but the thursday and friday... it got a wee bit soggy below say 1500 ..then colded up again ...
    hmmm
     
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    [​IMG]

    these beige folks get around...

    [​IMG]
     
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    ODNT Part of the Furniture

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    Nice Pini, I was in a tranz watching that with those tunes. Lines like that make me check forecasts everyday [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
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    its been just over eleven months since I last graced your slopes...it seems like eleven years after i missed out on that weekend.
     
  24. VSG

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    powder. 1996 was a good year. Pity I have no photos to show. Thredbo top to bottom dry snow.

    GCB was heaven.
     
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    benchives Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    I was in Thredbo 1996 - can't remember a thing.
     
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    Substance abuse can be a bad thing, pf. [​IMG]
     
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    quote

    All up 55cm fell on Monday and the total for the three day storm was 120cm. There have been greater 24 hour and 48 hour snowfalls - I can remember a couple of overnight falls of over 60cm, maybe in 2004 and in 1996, and in 1987 an infamous storm deposited enough snow to do backflips off the Bistro deck - but to see that much fall during the day in Australia is unusual.

    Also unusually, the storm was coming directly out of the south and most of the snow fell on the southern side of the main range - putting Thredbo directly in the firing line.

    Read more: http://www.mountainwatch.com/Features/82...o#ixzz1O1JhZh74
     
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    VSG Crayon Master Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    1987... a good year. Work group drove up for the snow... 10cm on the side of the road at Cooma.... 20cm between Berridale and Jindy... and fn heaps after that. And we drove up to Perisher.. [​IMG]
     
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    I was at WH20. I didn't bother to ski unless at least 15cm fell.
     
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    2008 was short, but very sweet. Great dry snow every week for 8 weeks. Skied Kosi all the way under the chair, and Gunbarrel. And a wild day with my nephew skiing lines I didnt know were there, like the trees off the side of Funnelweb into Cannonball, and I mean the bottom of Cannonball.

    Still I think it was 2004 at the darkside I hit thigh deep. Devils Playground.

    2000, olympic games opening, blue bird day, great snow, resort to ourselves, has to rank. Hope we get another olympics or something again.

    Lightest pow I have skied was late 2006, 25cm on nothing, but it was like skiing air, with rocks and shrubs under it. Micheals Mistake was so good, it was worth razzing the skis.
     
  32. Donza

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    agreed
    1996 during olympics was best prolonged period since 1992
    i was living in jindy for a while
    it was epic
     
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    Thredbo was crap that day.
    snow was like clag.. which isn't suprising considering it snowed in Jindy off a southerly.
     
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    Yeah I made the mistake of hitting Mt P that day. Blech, it looked good but was awful to ski.

    And I think 2 feet in town is a pretty big exaggeration
     
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    2 feet?
    hell nos....
    was 10-20cm
    and cold showers...(no power)
    if it snows in jindy off a Norwester then you know it will be light and dry on the hill.
     
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    Was in town that weekend and I seem to remember to things.

    Stodgey almost unskiable snow at Thredbo and a snow depth measurement of 18cm at the place I was staying higher up the hill in Jindy.
     
  37. Donza

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    then we agree..that was my recollection as well
    snow looked better at Cooma airport than Thredbo
    [​IMG]
     
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