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this is genius, I don't know why I didn't think of this as we have  
done all these things before, especially the laughing.

Let's go.

Mike


On Feb 28, 2011, at 4:48 PM, Greg Petrics 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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