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The skiers in my avatar are my parents, Quebec, circa 1940..


Sun Peaks , B.C. in winter, Victoria, B.C. in summer

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Interests (Hobbies, favorite activities, etc.):

truck camping, canoe sailing, roller skating, skiing, watching CFL football

What I do for a living:

former 1st aid attendant in the logging industry, now semi-retired, work part time at a ski shop

Home Mountain (where I ski most often):

Sun Peaks Resort, B.C.

Number of days I ski in a year:

average of 80 since 1974

Terrain or conditions I like to ski the most:

every thing except extreme and wet snow. If you can make snowballs out of it, then it is not powder.

Gear I use:

Working part time for a performance ski rental shop, skiing their gear full time.

For road trips I use my Blizzard Bonafide 180cm for soft snow and Kastle MX83 183cm for hardpack.

Early season rock skis: Nordica Hot Rod Jet Fuel 178cm

The regions where I typically ski:

Western Canada with some trips to Western US

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Western Gathering 2017 Trip Report - Whistler Blackcomb
DanoT posted in this thread in Trip Reports Today at 5:16 am | 78 replies | 3536 views
Side/base angles: please explain, thanks
DanoT posted in this thread in Tuning, Maintenance and Repairs Yesterday at 3:41 pm | 16 replies | 170 views
Rossignol SOUL 7's edge damage not warranteed
DanoT posted in this thread in Ski Gear Discussion 3/21/17 at 3:53pm | 125 replies | 3731 views
ski harness for 4 year old? he needs to learn how to stop
DanoT posted in this thread in Ski Instruction & Coaching 3/19/17 at 4:18am | 35 replies | 596 views
I Can't ski powder?
DanoT posted in this thread in General Skiing Discussion 3/18/17 at 8:53am | 56 replies | 3115 views
B.C. Canada - new resorts & existing resorts development.
DanoT posted in this thread in Resorts, Conditions & Travel 3/16/17 at 6:25pm | 19 replies | 433 views
Alberta/Eastern BC - 2016/17
DanoT posted in this thread in Resorts, Conditions & Travel 3/13/17 at 9:40pm | 171 replies | 5354 views
7 months stay - Whistler vs Banff?
DanoT posted in this thread in General Skiing Discussion 3/11/17 at 6:11pm | 10 replies | 261 views
Advice on Canadian resorts needed
DanoT posted in this thread in Resorts, Conditions & Travel 3/6/17 at 5:39pm | 9 replies | 290 views


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