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Re: The "Seattle Skintrack" on Table Mountain
« Reply #50 on: 02/14/17, 06:28 AM »

Well said, thank you.

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Re: The "Seattle Skintrack" on Table Mountain
« Reply #51 on: 02/14/17, 12:30 PM »

Been following this thread for awhile and I totally agree with OPs opinion that skinning there is in poor style, unsafe, and plain lazy, but illegally posting that sign is crap.

Backcountry skiing is inherently dangerous, but you can't dictate how others choose to use public land, and you certainly can't chain garbage like this to public property.

We need to educate the masses that appear to lack basic mountain skills, but I don't think that is the best way to go about it. Getting yelled at by downhill skiers or a sign might not work, but sending several tons of snow crashing down on them might just do the trick. Sometimes you gotta learn the hard way.

You wouldn't catch me skinning that zone with such easy safe access around the corner, but to each his own.


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Re: The "Seattle Skintrack" on Table Mountain
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