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Snow Angels and a little detecting talk

March 12, 2023 11:10PM avatar
Well OregonGregg, I haven't seen many snow angels lately. Plenty of snow devils to be found this season though...

My only advice is don't try to make them snow angels in the dog park.

So as to keep the post detecting related, I'll tell everyone I've been a Law Enforcement guy in a Utah Ski Town for 33 years and involved in metal detecting for almost 20 of those years. Our resort is an old one and a detectorist who knows where to look can sometimes come down the hill with some decent silver coins. This is how I met UtahRich back when we were both swinging Etracs. A couple of hints about detecting snow country after the resorts close...

• Know the open/closed status of the mountain. There's a good deal of maintenance that goes on during the off season involving heavy equipment and explosives. Some resorts are on leased Forest land and some are private property.

• There's a great opportunity to promote the hobby returning lost cell phones. Most Ski Areas have a summer office and lost and found department.

• Expect aluminum and lots of it. Ski poles, binding parts, etc, that go through the grooming and snow removal tillers sound great and there's thousands of them.

• There's decent chances for finding jewelry of all types. (Hint, lots of lost gloves laying around and every now and then, there's a ring in them).

• Take your cell phone too. We respond to a lot of medical emergencies on the hill and even if you are in shape, your 911 call could save someone else.
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Utmike 285 March 09, 2023 09:51PM

No coil needed....

OregonGregg 84 March 10, 2023 10:45AM

Snow Angels and a little detecting talk

Utmike 92 March 12, 2023 11:10PM

Good reminders, Utmike, and now I wonder

Monte 71 March 12, 2023 11:25PM

It pays to know where they plow it

Utmike 86 March 12, 2023 11:43PM

I used to work parking lots at night. thumbs up N/T

Monte 58 March 12, 2023 11:59PM

Greatest Snow on Earth right there. . . .

UtahRich 82 March 10, 2023 12:31AM

664" and counting = 55 feet of snow

Utmike 71 March 12, 2023 11:38PM

No, but with the right detector and coil,

Monte 83 March 09, 2023 10:42PM

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