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Thredbo Today

Discussion in 'Thredbo' started by wangster, Jun 11, 2009.

  1. wangster

    wangster A Local

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    I bought the platinum pass so I've been getting value in other ways besides skiing. Plus it's going to get a lot of use in summer
     
  2. spaz

    spaz Hard Yards

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    I got that response today re: windhold not avi risk.

    Fortunatley I was tipped off to when Kosi was opening today then rode the chair up with patrol who were happy to give me a little info as to were to ride. My daily run vid is loading now.
     
  3. sastrugi

    sastrugi At the centre of it all Ski Pass: Gold

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    Surely you've been on the mountain more than 10 days already? Jeez, even I've done 7 and you're up there all the time!!!

    But yes, the platinum makes a HUGE difference all year round for sure [​IMG]
     
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  4. wangster

    wangster A Local

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    Well.... I haven't kept a count, but if I've made 10 it's only just.

    Still a month to go for skiing. If I was really worried about it I would go more often. But I'm not
     
  5. telecrag

    telecrag Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    Well kiddies, K10 and I had a blast yesterday. Pretty windy, but a bit of patience resulted in fresh tracks down Antons. One of the best runs for me this season. Today still looking windy, but hoping for Karels.
     
  6. wangster

    wangster A Local

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    [​IMG]

    Wind was howling. There was some nice snow higher in protected areas. Down the bottom was super sticky
     
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  7. telecrag

    telecrag Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    Well, yesterday. Had a freeze, and a medium strength wind kept it hard all day. Off piste was a bone shaking experience, it looked all go, but those cookies were frozen solid. Patrol was kept busy bringing down the idiots doing the big air, must be fun landing on concrete without wheels and suspension. I have never seen so many people with their skis off, walking down the hill. Rule One: never take your skis off when its icy, they have edges, your boots dont.

    Not too many people on the hill, but a high percentage of punters. Met one guy on a lift, had been boarding three times, and didnt think he needed a lesson [​IMG]

    Pretty average day on the hill, but the cover is holding up OK, and the freeze is a good thing in the long run.
     
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  8. tbnext

    tbnext One of Us

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    Telecrag,

    Was lovely to meet you and nice to have a ski and a beer.
    Total agreement that the off piste looked tempting but it was all a fake, knee jarring frozen solid. The groomers esp up high were good however, exhibition was a stand out for me but these tele boys thought it was too windy, blah blah.

    Covers still OK, it was cold so the supertrail and high noon held up. Its still pretty good so if you are thinking of going you should.
     
  9. telecrag

    telecrag Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    Exhibition was the pick of the day. I finished up on that after K10, Jag and M10 went for lunch. Also saw off my crazy igloo party mates at Eagles. Apparently the Igloo is completely buried, and they spent a day and a half digging out an entrance, and removing a cubic metre of snow from inside. The rain two weeks ago drilled some holes in it, before they were filled in by the dump. They also par-buried a few little kegs of beer. In the morning they had lost one, so the party goers first job was to finish one keg, then use avi techniques to locate the next.

    Oh yeah tbnext, it was not the battle hardened teles that pulled the pin on Exhibition in the am, M10 doesnt like Sponars Tbar, so we graciously went and skied the Supertrail, and skiercross.
     
  10. oreo

    oreo One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Dumping at the upper slopes now after a very wet start.
     
  11. K10

    K10 Hard Yards

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    Was cool to catch up and ski with you guys again , Telecrag and Tbnext, for what may be the last day in the resort this year ( unless i do the gaper day)

    Also bumped into Snow Blowey heading out about the same time as your crazy igloo mates, however he was more sensibly going to Townsend if I recall correctly

    Anyway, on Sunday we (Myself, Jag, M10 and litte Cranky Pants) did a few runs on Merrits and then M10 and I decided to do a flying top to bottom last run down the Supertrail and hit the Skier Cross track with the helmet cam on

    Unfortunately I took the camera out at the top of the mountain whilst it was warm and the lens got condensation on it, still watchable though


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  12. DJM

    DJM One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Nice one K-man and co. Was that an old school 360 in there. Get the bikes out of the shed people its almost time.....