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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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Where are you going this season?
DanoT posted in this thread in Resorts, Conditions & Travel Today at 5:53 am | 43 replies | 512 views
Air Service Impact on Ski Resort
DanoT posted in this thread in Resorts, Conditions & Travel Yesterday at 7:50 pm | 24 replies | 335 views
Good Morning from Steamboat! (yeah, you want to see this)
DanoT posted in this thread in Resorts, Conditions & Travel Yesterday at 9:55 am | 7 replies | 316 views
Something They May Want Us To Know About Them
DanoT posted in this thread in Beginner Zone 10/28/14 at 9:20pm | 24 replies | 347 views
First to Open Speculation
DanoT posted in this thread in General Skiing Discussion 10/25/14 at 1:50pm | 416 replies | 9200 views
Time for a ski vise
DanoT posted in this thread in Tuning, Maintenance and Repairs 10/25/14 at 11:59am | 17 replies | 222 views
Rant: overselling wide skis
DanoT posted in this thread in Ski Gear Discussion 10/25/14 at 10:14am | 799 replies | 17258 views
Fernie vs. RED for BC resort + cat ski
DanoT posted in this thread in Resorts, Conditions & Travel 10/25/14 at 9:59am | 15 replies | 289 views
Is ski design making instruction obsolete beyond the beginner level?
DanoT posted in this thread in Ski Instruction & Coaching 10/24/14 at 9:51am | 137 replies | 2444 views


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