Canadian and US Skiers

Discussion in 'ten-forward' started by Blackspear, Jan 31, 2005.

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  1. Blackspear

    Blackspear Global Moderator

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    Where is the best snow with local reasonably priced accommodation in mid to late February?

    Coming your way next year :D

    Cheers :D
     
  2. Blackspear

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    No skiers amongst us, surely not :eek: :D :cool:
     
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    you might check here be sure to check out the Ubercam it is great for looking around in real time :D

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    you might check here also. check out the lodging guide and ski conditions

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    Best skiing by far in Canada IMHO, is here,

    http://www.whistler.com/indexFlash.php

    Took the trek out there a few times, it was great(long time ago when i was brave) :D




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  7. Blackspear

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    Ahhh that's one that I have always wanted to go to.

    So there would still be plenty of snow around at that time of the year?
     
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    No doubt about it. February is damn cold but it's peak season, just before the kids come out for spring break in march. :cool:



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  9. Blackspear

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    Excellent I like a mountain all to myself :D :cool:
     
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    When i say cold at that time of year, i mean here in Toronto. Out west in British Columbia it's quite a bit balmier. ;) :D

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    Give snowboarding a try! :D

    Personally, the shape i'm in know, sitting in the lodge drinking hot toddys and ogling the well, errr... u know, is about the extent of it for me. :p :D :D



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  12. Blackspear

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    Yeah that's what I want to try, have heard once tried you'll never go back...
     
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    Well, don't say that I didn't try.....

    My sweet little daughter works here, and used to maintain the "boarding" website - which right now is down.

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  14. Blackspear

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    LOL, I'm still looking and waying things up, all is not lost ;) :D
     
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    There is Whistler and Blackcomb Mountains. However, accommodations can be pricey. Whistler is very Swiss style with million dollar homes plus. It is a two hour [approximately] drive from Vancouver. Now if u are willing to go to the Interior of British Columbia, there is Silver Star and Big White, the latter which is practically in my back door. Accommodations and lift fees are much more reasonable than at Whistler.

    Vancouver has, just outside the city limits, three mountains to ski - Cypress Bowl, Grouse Mountain and Seymour.

    The Ultimate in B.C. is Whistler but it ain't cheap. Now if u have never tried snowboarding, two young university relatives from Brisbane came to ski in BC and ended up spending their time snowboarding. They took a city bus to Grouse from our residence. They got lessons, lifts, equipment rental, all for $50.00 but that was a few years ago. There have been years that snow has remained on the mountains until late March.... it all depends upon how warm it gets.

    BC weather in February is quite mild. Spring flowers are popping out and some trees are in blossom and lawns are green and some are even mowed. This of course if the Vancouver area, however, in the interior we are a few weeks behind. People have been known to ski on Grouse with short shirt sleeves and shorts. From these three mountains outside of Vancouver u will get the most magnificient view of Vancouver, the Fraser River and the Pacific Ocean.

    Have u ever thought of doing a holiday home exchange? Two years ago I wanted to do a holiday exchange of my home with someone Downunder. If you look at or even register and place a request at this site: www.homeinvite.com you may well find accommodations to suit you at no expense.
     
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    it's always skiiing time in Texas - especially here near Austin. Oh, wait..... :ninja:
     
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    Thanks Peaches, lots of good info there.

    Cheers :D
     
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    Sure go ahead and ignore uber-Detox missa Black-n-blue; at your own peril!
     
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    Do uber-ninja's ski? :rolleyes: :p (remember NO rock throwing Detox)

    :ninja: *puppy* :ninja:
     
  20. Blackspear

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    LMAO, how can you possibly ski with that much plonk in ya? ? ? And I'm sure not skiing on desert sand ya turkey ;) :D
     

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  21. Blackspear

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    Doesn't look like much fun to me, no quad lifts ;) :D
     

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    Didn't u say u were planning this trip for 2006 Blackspear?

    Looks like Peaches home might be free by then. ;) :D :D





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  24. Blackspear

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    LMAO, indeed, you know when a Aussie or a Kiwi moves in they move in for good, just like roaches :eek: :cool: :D
     
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    :eek: Oh dear, looks like I might have to turn u into servants then. :D :D This can prove very interesting. :D :D
     
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