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Old 21st April 2017, 4:56 PM   #1
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Default Snow Season 2017

I've made a thread for this every year since like 2013 or 2014.

Same old same old.

Pretty keen. Recently got some roof racks for the Skyline. I need to go get my Snow Chains from the old mans place (or maybe some new ones) otherwise, im pretty set for the season

Yes, I know a Skyline isn't exactly the normal choice for a car to go to the snow.. Especially one that was built to take to the track

I'll be at Hotham for opening weekend + a few days after pending snow. Anyone whos up feel free to join me for a skate or drinks at the Genny.

Like cars? ^^
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Old 21st April 2017, 11:58 PM   #2
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Pretty poor this year, but saving for Hotham late July. The place where I learned to monoski decades ago. Gonna have a crack at Mary's slide on the mono.

Assuming one of the kids gets a job and can affor to go skiing, might be up for some buller day trips as well. He plays footy on Saturday so Sunday is the only day which is a bummer as Buller on a sunday sucketh they big one.

Living in the wrong country for sure.

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Old 26th April 2017, 2:11 PM   #3
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My mates and I just finished booking a driving tour of the NZ slopes from Christchurch to Queenstown and will be hitting 6 or 7 mountains over 10 days in August.

Most of the mountains we haven't been to before, so we are hoping they put on a good show whilst being fairly low on crowds before we hit the Qtown slopes.
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Old 28th April 2017, 6:36 PM   #4
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Bring it on
Usually do about 20 days a year between buller, falls and hotham.
Booked my 3rd Japan trip for Feb next year.

Got a new Jones Explorer on order for this season to replace the old GNU Billygoat.
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Old 3rd May 2017, 2:45 PM   #5
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I'm planning a ski trip this year, not sure where at this stage but will keep an eye out on this thread for tips. really looking forward to it.
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Old 14th May 2017, 10:14 AM   #6
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Aldi snow sale starts next saturday(20th)

Shall be attempting to get a snow sled for $10
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I feel a lot safer in my 20yo VS commodore than in some newer eurohatch or similar
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