JimG.":8zanfqju said:...what about all those lessons taught in the past using the older model? What does the instructor say to the student he/she taught last season using groomed trail techniques and who now needs to learn new techniques and unlearn old teaching?
Good point, Jim. No, it's not easy to say, "Whoops, hey, sorry, we all changed our minds about that" and to sound professional doing it.
But a little Ralph Waldo Emerson could help them get around that; "A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds...."