Originally Posted by slyder
I was willing to go but my buddy wasn't so we stayed. Got into a small jabbing back and forth. No raised voices or language was used by either of us.
Yes we were in the wrong but.
You were absolutely NOT in the wrong in this case. That guy is an idiot. If you can load on the lift from either side, pick the shortest side. Seems like a no-brainer to me.
edit: and to relate to your story I rode up the lift with an older couple (in their upper 40's) yesterday at Okemo who were wearing skis and outerwear from the early 90's telling me they understood why ALTA doesn't allow snowboarders, because snowboards do something
to the snow. And that skiers shouldn't go into the terrain park. Dumbest conversation I've had on the lift in recent memory. The guy couldn't even explain what that somthing