Getting stoked

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Re: Getting stoked

Post by Montana St Alum » Sun Nov 07, 2021 1:04 pm

joeatomictoad wrote:
Sun Nov 07, 2021 10:38 am
Utah... Switzerland... let's call the whole thing off.
Ah, Switzerland!
I don't even care if the ski conditions are good. The dairy cattle basically live off arugula salads (the dairy is amazing), the local restaurants engage with local hunters, so the game is great (to paraphrase Homer Simpson, "venison cheeks....mmmmm!) and if you get a pizza, the tomato sauce started out the day on the vine!
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Re: Getting stoked

Post by Tom M » Sun Nov 07, 2021 8:34 pm

Rained and spit snow all day at the house (11/7). When the clouds lifted, there was a dusting of snow and we had elk show up for dinner. They are starting to beat feet out of the mountains, so that is a good sign. :)
Elk came for dinner.jpg



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Re: Getting stoked

Post by Montana St Alum » Sun Nov 07, 2021 9:29 pm

Tom M wrote:
Sun Nov 07, 2021 8:34 pm
Rained and spit snow all day at the house (11/7). When the clouds lifted, there was a dusting of snow and we had elk show up for dinner. They are starting to beat feet out of the mountains, so that is a good sign. :)
Elk came for dinner.jpg
7" at Grand Targhee!



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Re: Getting stoked

Post by joeatomictoad » Mon Nov 08, 2021 10:49 am

Tom M wrote:
Sun Nov 07, 2021 8:34 pm
They are starting to beat feet out of the mountains, so that is a good sign. :)
That's what separates us from the animals. Humans, or at least our sub-species of human, value recreation over self-preservation!!



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Re: Getting stoked

Post by Tom M » Mon Nov 08, 2021 11:18 am

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7" at Grand Targhee!
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And a chance to add more Tue, Wed, & Thur :)
Targhee Snotel.jpg



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Re: Getting stoked

Post by Montana St Alum » Mon Nov 08, 2021 11:22 am

We're supposed to get some in the Wasatch as well. I may have to make an early season pilgrimage up to Targhee if we get delayed. GT is usually "in the zone".



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Re: Getting stoked

Post by joeatomictoad » Mon Nov 15, 2021 11:47 am

Evolution of our sport is great... but our heritage is awesome, too, for stokes sake.



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Re: Getting stoked

Post by connyro » Mon Nov 15, 2021 7:13 pm

just got to ski in 12 inches of heavy lake effect here on the south shore of superior. Leathers, 3pins, Guides. pure fun. May not last but there was actually a base under the fresh. it was a good taste for the season to come...



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Re: Getting stoked

Post by Montana St Alum » Tue Nov 16, 2021 10:07 am

connyro wrote:
Mon Nov 15, 2021 7:13 pm
just got to ski in 12 inches of heavy lake effect here on the south shore of superior. Leathers, 3pins, Guides. pure fun. May not last but there was actually a base under the fresh. it was a good taste for the season to come...
Good! Not much of the white stuff in the lower 48. Waiting for stuff to open north of the 49th parallel!



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Re: Getting stoked

Post by lowangle al » Fri Nov 19, 2021 9:05 am

joeatomictoad wrote:
Mon Nov 15, 2021 11:47 am
Evolution of our sport is great... but our heritage is awesome, too, for stokes sake.
I don't know why but those old school videos with a lot of jump turns get me stoked more than a modern Powder Whore video.



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