R.I.P. Skrad

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R.I.P. Skrad

Postby Admin » Thu Jan 21, 2016 10:08 pm

I just learned the name of the victim from today's deadly avalanche on Gobblers Knob. It was our own Skrad. Good God,I just skied with the guy yesterday, and we talked about how our 50th birthdays are both coming up on the same day later this month. This one's way too close to home. Doug, I'll miss your enthusiasm, and the hill will seem empty without you. R.I.P., my friend.


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Re: R.I.P. Skrad

Postby Patrick » Thu Jan 21, 2016 10:57 pm

Crap !!!

My deepest condolences to his family and friends. And for everyone else out there, ski safe. :-(
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Re: R.I.P. Skrad

Postby jojo_obrien » Fri Jan 22, 2016 7:59 am

ughhhh such a fun little group of active users on the boards here........this is awful..........
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Re: R.I.P. Skrad

Postby tseeb » Fri Jan 22, 2016 9:03 am

Sorry to hear about your friend. Be careful out there everyone as this is looking like a bad year for avalanches.
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Re: R.I.P. Skrad

Postby jamesdeluxe » Fri Jan 22, 2016 9:25 am

OMFG, very sorry to read this news Admin.
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Re: R.I.P. Skrad

Postby Marc_C » Fri Jan 22, 2016 9:38 am

My condolences to all. It's always rough when we lose one of our own tribe.
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Re: R.I.P. Skrad

Postby EMSC » Fri Jan 22, 2016 10:34 am

Horrible news. So sorry for all his family and friends dealing with his loss.
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Re: R.I.P. Skrad

Postby Harvey44 » Fri Jan 22, 2016 10:44 am

Ugh Admin this must hurt you so bad. I am so very sorry. :(
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Re: R.I.P. Skrad

Postby stan » Fri Jan 22, 2016 10:57 am


...and condolences to those left behind.
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Re: R.I.P. Skrad

Postby jasoncapecod » Fri Jan 22, 2016 11:32 am

So very sad..
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Re: R.I.P. Skrad

Postby flyover » Fri Jan 22, 2016 1:00 pm

Awful news. My condolences to all family and friends.

Admin, I suspect you were up late. Your article is frank, informative and touching and is a fitting tribute to your friendship with Skrad.

Let's be careful out there.
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Re: R.I.P. Skrad

Postby Tony Crocker » Fri Jan 22, 2016 3:08 pm

Yes, admin's article was beautifully written, and it must have been a heart wrenching task.
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Re: R.I.P. Skrad

Postby rfarren » Fri Jan 22, 2016 11:00 pm

Very sad. My condolences.
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Re: R.I.P. Skrad

Postby Anthony » Tue Jan 26, 2016 5:50 pm

My condolences.
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Re: R.I.P. Skrad

Postby BigSpencer » Sun Mar 06, 2016 9:23 pm

Sad news Admin.....
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