Notice one guys carrying one ski in each hand. It's not the Highlands Bowl hike.
(I hope Rio comes on to confirm this is the A-Z hike btw, I'm 90% sure. That building in the background I don't recognize)
Anyway, Aren't you in the TAHOE! Oh, that's right, there's no room for a pack since they are bringing 40 pairs of skis.
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