Skiing in the desert...

Discussion in 'Community Discussion' started by groovebuster, Feb 4, 2006.

  1. groovebuster macrumors 65816

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  2. Nickygoat macrumors 6502a

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    If you ever visit the UAE or Saudi Arabia, the waste of energy and resources is shocking.
    But there are plenty of other indoor ski slopes around the world. Not sure if they're as large as this one though.
     
  3. Counterfit macrumors G3

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    There's one of these in Japan that's snowboarders only.
    and this:
    Mass means nothing to me (or other skiiers/boarders) in regards to base. We want depth!
     
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  5. crazycat macrumors 65816

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    I live in the UAE, and yes i have been to the ski slop in the desert. Its very very cold in there, i forgot to take my gloves with me and my hands froze. Its very fun but gets boring after 3 hours of sking thank god there us a TGI fridays there. Is it a waste of energey? maybe but so are a lot of things in the world. If you guys need any info post them here and i will try to answer them.
     
  6. Abstract macrumors Penryn

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    Dude, you're from a western country. Lets not go there.

    But it was only -1 C!!! :p
     
  7. crazycat macrumors 65816

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    <--- used to +30 C not -1 C :)
     
  8. groovebuster thread starter macrumors 65816

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    What does that mean? That I am not allowed to critizise waste of resources because I am from a western country? What kind of logic is that? Neither you know me nor my life-style...

    groovebuster
     
  9. iBlue macrumors Core

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    True.

    :D

    Berlin Tourist Information website



    In my opinion, indoor ski slopes anywhere are a waste of resources, but then so are a lot of things.
     
  11. Nickygoat macrumors 6502a

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    Why does Berlin need an indoor ski slope? Are they lacking snow in winter? Or any available hills?
    I know there aren't any in Berlin but sheesh.
     
  12. jsw Moderator emeritus

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    Strange that there aren't any by the Exxon refineries here in the US, then. ;)
     

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