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post #2731 of 6580 (permalink) Old 01-23-2013, 09:03 AM
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Thanks for the Remind!!! I'll do that!!

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Did you all see what happened at Boyne Mountain on the Super Bowl lift???

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Did you all see what happened at Boyne Mountain on the Super Bowl lift???

WTF????? OMG! ....is that a Sinkhole or sum shit???? When, How??

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Saw that yesterday, can you imagine if that happened while they were open or on a weekend?

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I guess one of their water lines burst and yeah, created a giant sink hole under the lift tower. I'm surprised that's possible given how cold it has been but I guess that water is probably pressurized and if the pipe/hose bursts a lot of flow could happen in a pretty short amount of time.
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That is fucking insane.
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I guess one of their water lines burst and yeah, created a giant sink hole under the lift tower. I'm surprised that's possible given how cold it has been but I guess that water is probably pressurized and if the pipe/hose bursts a lot of flow could happen in a pretty short amount of time.
Actually, thinking about it, if the pipe was deeper than about 2-3 feet, it probably wasn't in frozen ground anyway! It's not like we get permafrost up there!

That's F'd UP!!!!! Anybody hurt??

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Actually, thinking about it, if the pipe was deeper than about 2-3 feet, it probably wasn't in frozen ground anyway! It's not like we get permafrost up there!

That's F'd UP!!!!! Anybody hurt??
Doubt anyone was hurt, happened around 8am before they opened.

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I am a little tempted into getting it though...what kind of condition is it in?
Less than 20 days and your normal Topsheet dings from lift lines and maybe some from the occasional bonks Dave and I did with it.

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Base is just dirty from Mt Holly sludge


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