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Backcountry skiing a leading cause of Global Warming

Serious bummer. I am going to have to rethink what I am doing...

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According to climatologists, the two-month surge in usage of the word “EPIC!” is responsible for the wildfires that are currently decimating the state.
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Amazing, all the nuances of Colorado weather finally explained!

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It snowed and backcountry gear sales skyrocketed,” points out Towns. “The following winter was one of Colorado’s warmest. Fires ravaged the state. Colorado only saw a late comeback in winter this year because the majority of backcountry users had just plain given up—restoring normal weather patterns

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I blame all those front rangers. How are we locals supposed to get epic in our skin tracks and impress Becky at the Backcountry Brewery. Lets be honest we locals keep these mountains open none of you Boulder and Denverites!

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They kept talking about telemarking and telemark boots, and while skiers are tolerable I had to stop reading the freeheeling nonsense.

I am already convinced that most of our local problems are caused by these malfeasant fucks, extending the blame of the shit that spews from their faceholes to global warming is fine with me.

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No mention of snowboarding, so I guess even the environmentalist realize which sport is better.
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No mention of snowboarding, so I guess even the environmentalist realize which sport is better.
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An alarming new study has sent the ski industry into a frenzy after announcing that backcountry skiing and snowboarding have caused dramatic increases in global warming.
Reading is hard...
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