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Old 11-28-2008, 02:53 PM   #11 (permalink)
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So now you guys get a taste of what its like in the northeast. One day we'll get a foot of snow and the next it could be 70 degrees.
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Old 11-29-2008, 02:05 AM   #12 (permalink)
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It's the same everywhere in the NW. Fucking sucks. Heading out tomorrow for a Canadian roadtrip. We were going to hit Big White & Silverstar, but that's not happening now since nothing is open. Hood was our backup plan, but they're not opening either. Now we're just going to tag along with some other friends that are going to Whistler. Hope it's not too shitty.

Oh, and why is this thread in the Equip Review section? lol
I have some friends that went to whistler from Seattle this weekend too. But they seemed stoked to be heading there. Seemed like whistler got at least SOME snow *shrug*
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Old 11-29-2008, 12:03 PM   #13 (permalink)
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Yeah, this is the first season in 5 years that we have not been open at Meadows for thanksgiving. Now snow in sight either. At this fucking rate, the only boarding I am going to get is in Alaska!
Wasn't 5 years ago the drought year, and two years ago the glacial outburst?

It will come. I don't think the current weather pattern will last past December.

All the snow is going somewhere. Alyeska had one of their best openings ever.
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Old 11-29-2008, 12:09 PM   #14 (permalink)
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really re thinking this whole living in the northwest thing!
WHAT You're just living on the wrong side of the Cascades.

After you complete your big move to Australia I bet you would give your third testicle for a little PNW drizzle.
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Old 11-29-2008, 04:30 PM   #15 (permalink)
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Yeah, this is the first season in 5 years that we have not been open at Meadows for thanksgiving. Now snow in sight either. At this fucking rate, the only boarding I am going to get is in Alaska!

At least when I lived in Arizona, I had sunny weather to still enjoy hiking. Here it is cluody 24/7 drizzles and still no snow...really re thinking this whole living in the northwest thing!
It's because I just moved out here. Also, God hates me.
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Old 11-29-2008, 10:45 PM   #16 (permalink)
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Sunpeaks is open , sure, with a grand total of one green run.

Revelstoke is where its at in the interior, spent the last 3 days riding it, at least theres some nice trees n black diamonds
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Old 11-30-2008, 06:50 AM   #17 (permalink)
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Well, long story short, had some trouble at the Canadian border, so we drove all the way down to Portland last night and crashed out at a buddy's house. On the way up to Timberline this morning, we checked the forecast on the phone and....it was closed due to low visibility. Back in Seattle now. Whole lotta driving for nothing
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Old 11-30-2008, 12:41 PM   #18 (permalink)
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Now thats a bummer

There is only one thing holding us up around here....Its hard to drive in Lake effect snows, ya gotta go slow or u will be six feet off the road in no time.

It sounds like you need a subaru. Looks like an average winter day on OR HWY 35. People will be passing you if you don't do at least the speed limit.
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Old 12-02-2008, 07:00 AM   #19 (permalink)
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50 inches in 3 days here in CO over the weekend
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Old 12-02-2008, 06:32 PM   #20 (permalink)
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I been following the weather around the country and thing are weird all over. It sorta makes you think about the damage we have done to our planet during the time we have inhabited it. There's been plenty of moisture all around, but the problem is that it seems to be raining in many places instead of snowfall.

hopefully we see a dramatic change in temperatures during December
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