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B.C. safety advocate says local ski hills putting skiers at

Postby Admin » Thu Dec 04, 2014 9:37 pm

http://www.theprovince.com/touch/story.html?id=10441316

Really? Has anybody truly ever complained that terrain was open too early? This is perhaps one of the most ludicrous stories I've seen in a news outlet in quite some time, but perhaps that's just my opinion. Thoughts?
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Re: B.C. safety advocate says local ski hills putting skiers

Postby EMSC » Thu Dec 04, 2014 9:58 pm

Someone is desperate for attention to push an agenda. Geez, you'd think no ski resort in the world had ever opened only on manmade before the way he talks. Oh, wait, only several hundred resorts per year open that way over the past several decades, duh.
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Re: B.C. safety advocate says local ski hills putting skiers

Postby Tony Crocker » Fri Dec 05, 2014 7:26 am

Admin has a short memory:
viewtopic.php?f=3&t=11597

In fairness the issue from the above thread stems from an area opening one trail but serving it with a high speed six pack at full capacity. Better to make the masochists who want to ski the November WROD wait in a long liftline instead.
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Re: B.C. safety advocate says local ski hills putting skiers

Postby Admin » Fri Dec 05, 2014 7:56 am

Tony, what in the world does Breckenridge having one run open on natural snow have to do with some moron advocating that opening resorts on man made snow only is dangerous? The two are completely irrelevant and disconnected.
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Re: B.C. safety advocate says local ski hills putting skiers

Postby Marc_C » Fri Dec 05, 2014 10:17 am

I think Mr. Kinar is an idiot. Perhaps well-meaning, but an idiot none the less. "Safety advocate" falls into the same bin as "conspiracy theorist" and "homeopathic medicine enthusiast" for me. I'm particularly impressed with his substitution of speculation for fact.
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Re: B.C. safety advocate says local ski hills putting skiers

Postby Harvey44 » Sat Dec 06, 2014 2:50 pm

I agree it's nuts. I can't figure out the agenda though.

Maybe he's just loco.
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Re: B.C. safety advocate says local ski hills putting skiers

Postby Geoff » Sun Dec 07, 2014 7:05 pm

Richard Kinar has obviously never skied on the east coast. :mrgreen:
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