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#17561 - 12/30/05 03:50 AM Re: Outfits [Re: intrepid02]
intrepid02 Offline
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Registered: 06/24/02
Posts: 1421
Loc: Boulder
Endured the madness at Keystone and A-basin yesterday. Keystone had lots of Euro-men sporting the onesies. Also saw some (American) dudes wearing Carhart Coveralls.

I can't imagine I'd be a big fan of snowboarding/skiing if my big week to go was the week between x-mas and new year's. It was miserably crowded at both places.

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#17562 - 12/31/05 03:29 AM Re: Outfits [Re: nerdom]
intrepid02 Offline
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Registered: 06/24/02
Posts: 1421
Loc: Boulder
Saw a GUY at Killington this weekend in a purple onesie! My brother and I nearly fell over laughing!

That guy was at Breck today!!!

But seriously, from the looks of things at Breck and Keystone this week, onesies seem to be the new fashion for men and women alike. How does something like this happen?

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#17563 - 01/01/06 02:27 PM Re: Outfits [Re: intrepid02]
andrew Offline

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Registered: 11/15/99
Posts: 1816
Loc: Denver, CO
yeah, the front range resorts are insanely crowded in general, but just aren't worth it during festivus. i get angry in utah when i am in a lift line for longer than 3 minutes.
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#17564 - 01/02/06 12:57 AM Re: Outfits [Re: andrew]
MarcC Offline
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Registered: 07/10/00
Posts: 3532
Quote:

yeah, the front range resorts are insanely crowded in general, but just aren't worth it during festivus. i get angry in utah when i am in a lift line for longer than 3 minutes.




True enough, but when your timing is lucky enough to catch the rope drop on the High Notch entry to Backside* with 17" of new, it made the 12 minute wait on the Collins lift line more than worth it. We were among the first dozen today. </gloat>

*: names are Alta references
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#17565 - 01/02/06 01:33 AM Re: Outfits [Re: MarcC]
andrew Offline

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Registered: 11/15/99
Posts: 1816
Loc: Denver, CO
was it good today? i figured it would be heavy and not very fun, so i spent the day working on the plumbing(not very fun). planning on going to alta tomorrow.

the nice thing about mostly skiing early in the morning on weekdays is that i get first chair quite a bit.
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#17566 - 02/09/06 09:10 PM Re: Outfits [Re: intrepid02]
Climer Offline
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Registered: 05/13/00
Posts: 348
Saw a guy at Okemo this weekend ( have seen him before) talked to him on the lift.

Imigrant to the USA and lives in FF county
73 years old
shoulder length gray hair
Those short 2 foot trick skis
No poles skied with his hands behind his back like a speed skater
Pair of black ski pants
Tweed jacket (like a suit jacket)
Ipod (listening to the beach boys)

Ripping it up like a guy 1/3 his age. He put in solid runs all afternoon long without stopping. sight to see

Climer


Edited by Climer (02/09/06 09:11 PM)

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#17567 - 02/10/06 04:18 AM Re: Outfits [Re: Climer]
intrepid02 Offline
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Registered: 06/24/02
Posts: 1421
Loc: Boulder
I've said it too many times already, but I'll say it again. Age is a state of mind. I took care of a lady today who is 90. Breath sounds clear as a bell. Oxygen sats of 95% on room air. She came in because she had been feeling weak... For over a year. She was pissed cuz all her docs kept telling here was "Well, you're old." Her response "But I want to play golf, and I don't have the energy."

Well, we found a very slow GI bleed today. Odds are we'll get that fixed and she'll be back to golfing in less than a week. Yay for old people who still rock out! (Except for the Stones' half-time show. That was just creepy.)

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#17568 - 02/10/06 04:34 PM Re: Outfits [Re: intrepid02]
nerdom Offline
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Registered: 09/07/01
Posts: 2483
Loc: Davis Sq., MA
hahahaha!! agreed on the Stones half-time show!! I had to change the channel!
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