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      01-01-2009, 02:15 PM   #8
Tondtar
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Originally Posted by Sniz View Post
hey man,

great photos, well done.
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Originally Posted by TWiTCHY View Post
HORY CWAP!

Those are nice!
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Originally Posted by BillLee View Post
wow. nice pictures. they look good!
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Originally Posted by asdflkijd View Post
Nice pictures! Do you have a codo there or something?
Thanks for the kind words. No, I don't have a condo up there but I wish I did. As a matter of fact, I did some research and talked w/ couple of realtors this time around. Although the prices have come down around 25% last year, still it's out of my range to own one by myself. Some family members and I are looking into co-ownership as an option. I would love to have a place there. There are lots of things happening around summertime there also i.e., hiking, mountain biking, boating/ jet ski, water skiing, fishing, horseback riding and camping.

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The scenery's gorgeous and all, but you mean to say you were at Mammoth at the conclusion of a massive powder dump and you DIDN'T GO SKIING????
Sorry, but as much as I love photography and the Sierras in general, what you've described is utter sacrilege.
I wish I was an skier. My futile attempt in learning how to ski many years ago was interrupted for good after sustaining a massive knee injury (soccer accident) followed by couple of major surgeries and years of rehab. I am more of a "sipping cognac, reading a good book next to the fireplace at the lodge" kinda guy these days. I was actually happy to see myself out in the snow enjoying another form of recreation this time around (i.e. photography). The place was too gorgeous to stay indoors.

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Okay, those photos are amazing. I would really want to go there during this time as very few people usually go to these places during this time, except for people from L.A.
Actually, Mammoth is not such a best kept secret among Los Angelenos anymore. I met people from Northern California and Oregon there this time as well as hearing French, Hindu and German spoken in and around us everywhere. Of course, the place was swamped with Persians, Latinos, Koreans, Japanese and other Asians. Sort of like LA but with lots of snow around

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