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Did I tell you about the line I skied this week on Button Bay Island?

On Mon, Feb 28, 2011 at 4:48 PM, Greg Petrics <[log in to unmask]>wrote:

> We could just start a Mean Old Man alliance instead.
>
> Here's what we can do:
>
> 1.) Pick a few bogus trailheads that have no skiing at all near them (might
> actually be kinda hard!).
>
> 2.) Make a few obvious posts about these wrong trailheads on Ski-VT, TGR,
> T4T, etc...
>
> 3.) Go cut some sucker holes at obvious places at said trailheads.
>
> 4.) Let Mean Old Man wander around miles from the goods cataloging the BC
> skiing equivalent of the jackalope.
>
> 5.) Laugh.
>
>
> On Mon, Feb 28, 2011 at 4:30 PM, John Gilbert <[log in to unmask]>wrote:
>
>> if anyone has been to big jay lately, they'll notice the parking lot on
>> 242 has a few "no parking" and "private property" signs up (tacked to trees,
>> bought from the hardware store).  we wondered if it could be this renegade
>> curmudgeon after reading the post.
>>
>> they're pointless signs, partially obscured by the snowbank.  nobody pays
>> much attention to them.
>>
>> still, it would be nice to see some real enforcement over at jay- they
>> should keep it closed from the top permanently (as in forever).  if you want
>> in, hike in from the road- that access trail and the jailhouse chute should
>> never have been cut to begin with.  now the place is getting tracked out
>> like crazy, and folks ski the jailhouse chute reguarly (which doesn't hold
>> snow from what i hear).
>>
>>
>>
>> On Mon, Feb 28, 2011 at 11:38 AM, Jonny Adler <[log in to unmask]>wrote:
>>
>>> Mike:
>>>
>>> He is looking for trimmed lines. What he does is go on the Internet and
>>> read
>>> TR's and posts.  He identifies the trailhead based on what people
>>> say--like
>>> "anyone want to meet at the Teardrop tonight"?  Obviously the Teardrop is
>>> OK to
>>> mention because it is an actual ski trail.  It's perfectly legal to ski
>>> anywhere, so
>>> the reason not to mention a trailhead (other than keeping your secret) is
>>> not
>>> legality, it's because he goes there and then follows tracks.
>>>
>>> There are lots of naturally open areas and he's not concerned in the
>>> slightest
>>> about that. He's looking for cuts, and he has an agenda about it.
>>>
>>> We all need to police everyone that posts trailheads in my opinion.
>>>
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