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

Location:

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

Forum Post Count:

3072

Join Date:

2/5/10

Last Online:

4 minutes ago

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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DanoT posted in this thread in General Skiing Discussion 1/14/17 at 8:27am | 16 replies | 578 views
What was your best ski related buy/bargain this year?
DanoT posted in this thread in Ski Gear Discussion 1/13/17 at 10:18am | 304 replies | 10417 views
One day cat skiing destination
DanoT posted in this thread in Resorts, Conditions & Travel 1/12/17 at 2:09pm | 14 replies | 251 views
The myth of ski wax???
DanoT posted in this thread in Tuning, Maintenance and Repairs 1/8/17 at 9:36am | 309 replies | 57392 views
2016/17 PNW thread: news, weather, anecdotes, history, gossip and gloating.
DanoT posted in this thread in General Skiing Discussion 1/6/17 at 7:47pm | 389 replies | 11383 views
Super slippery ski socks?
DanoT posted in this thread in Ski Gear Discussion 1/6/17 at 3:52am | 9 replies | 168 views
Whistler historical lift ticket prices
DanoT posted in this thread in General Skiing Discussion 1/5/17 at 5:42pm | 43 replies | 865 views
Stolen demo skis, who is responsible to pay? How much?
DanoT posted in this thread in General Skiing Discussion 1/5/17 at 4:22pm | 51 replies | 1503 views
Say what?... Skiing jargon [A Beginner Zone thread]
DanoT posted in this thread in Beginner Zone 1/4/17 at 10:21pm | 108 replies | 1718 views

 

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