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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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2015-16 Chase the Powder Road Trip
DanoT posted in this thread in Getting Together, Gatherings and Let's Go Yesterday at 5:40 pm | 12 replies | 386 views
bucket list suggestions?
DanoT posted in this thread in Resorts, Conditions & Travel Yesterday at 2:35 pm | 35 replies | 481 views
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DanoT posted in this thread in Automotive/Car Talk 10/5/15 at 4:10pm | 700 replies | 8854 views
What to do with my skis to start the season?
DanoT posted in this thread in Tuning, Maintenance and Repairs 10/5/15 at 3:17pm | 38 replies | 537 views
Wildlife encounters
DanoT posted in this thread in Snowboarding Discussions, Gear and... 10/5/15 at 1:59pm | 232 replies | 5335 views
Everest -Increasing climbers = Increasing danger
DanoT posted in this thread in Après-Ski 10/5/15 at 9:42am | 50 replies | 1506 views
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DanoT posted in this thread in General Skiing Discussion 10/4/15 at 9:09am | 18 replies | 343 views
Outback Limited vs. BMW 328d wagon? Discuss.
DanoT posted in this thread in Automotive/Car Talk 10/2/15 at 3:45pm | 97 replies | 1583 views
Tesla Model S P85D scores 103 out of 100 in Consumer Reports Testing.
DanoT posted in this thread in Automotive/Car Talk 10/2/15 at 2:35pm | 134 replies | 1675 views


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