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Where do you keep your liftpass?

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If you don't have a "lift pass" pocket on the sleeve of your jacket - where do you keep your lift pass so that you don't have to get it out to use it?

Trouser pocket? jacket pocket (waist level/chest level)? on a lanyard?
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If I didn't have a pass pocket I'd keep it in my left jacket pocket and lunge at the panel on any disobedient gates...
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Strapped to my left wrist in a home made pouch.
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Pocket near waist height in salopete, seems fine in height range for adult use, shorter & kids a breast pocket height always works well.

No I don't have to get it out to use it Very Happy also thinking there's many double entendre in trying to describe this topic Toofy Grin

A memorable lift entry, eldest child and quite small at the time, triggered a gate in Morillon which then rotated the turnstile without him going through, I lifted him over to get in, that triggered the turn with my pass Embarassed then I couldn't get in there (its a conveyor to chair with son now heading to the chair alone) so then had to get my leg over (see, it's difficult not to DE Laughing ) to catch him.

Pulled by lefties to establish if I was using a junior pass to nefarious effect Embarassed all a bit of a state really.
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My Hestra gloves have a ski pass pocket on the back of them, works a charm.
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ski3 wrote:
Pulled by lefties to establish if I was using a junior pass to nefarious effect Embarassed all a bit of a state really.


The PCF were there?! Laughing
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In my backpack!!!

That way I can cause a hold up, not only as I get on the lift, but when getting through the initial gate!!
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Thomasski wrote:
ski3 wrote:
Pulled by lefties to establish if I was using a junior pass to nefarious effect Embarassed all a bit of a state really.


The PCF were there?! Laughing


Nobbled by a communist spell checker Very Happy
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Roscoe wrote:
In my backpack!!!

That way I can cause a hold up, not only as I get on the lift, but when getting through the initial gate!!


Is that the "grizzly bear" back scratching method of pass entry ? Very Happy
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ski3 wrote:
Roscoe wrote:
In my backpack!!!

That way I can cause a hold up, not only as I get on the lift, but when getting through the initial gate!!


Is that the "grizzly bear" back scratching method of pass entry ? Very Happy


For full effect, I remove my backpack, rummage around a bit, then realise I had it in my jacket all along with all the other things I should be carrying in my pockets and not a backpack!
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So you were the one who was furiously twerking at the lift barrier - at least you got the lifties phone number.
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After "Do they fit?" the next box on my ski glove list is "Do they have lift pass pockets?".

Over the years I've skied with different jackets on and even in spring in just a t-shirt or hoodie. I've never skis without gloves on though so having the pass in the glove makes most sense to me. Makes like easier when you hit that 1 random gate where they put the sensor on the right instead of the left too as you just move your arm over, not have to perform some perverted sex move to try and get your left trouser pocket over and up there.
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Having had a pair if gloves taken in a restaurant, I don't think I'd go for the pass in the glove option.
I bought a shell jacket last season & forgot to check for a sleeve pass pocket, rolling eyes a real pia at the gates with it in a chest pocket, that shell was worn once & sat in the cupboard ever since.
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@tangowaggon, that’s why I take a backpack so I can put gloves in when not in use and that pack never leaves me. I’m sure that’ll annoy some people on the back pack thread
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jirac18 wrote:
@tangowaggon, that’s why I take a backpack so I can put gloves in when not in use and that pack never leaves me. I’m sure that’ll annoy some people on the back pack thread


Laughing Laughing Laughing
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skimummk wrote:
If you don't have a "lift pass" pocket on the sleeve of your jacket - where do you keep your lift pass so that you don't have to get it out to use it?

Trouser pocket? jacket pocket (waist level/chest level)? on a lanyard?


Firstly one should Buy a jacket with a left sleeve pocket, but having not done that - I used to have a very snazzy 80's all in one suit that didnt so i ca speak with experience- then it all depends on leg length:

If you are tall enough then left trouser / hip pockets so you can pull a little hip swivel at the gate.
Short back bottoms should use left chest pocket and give the gate a quick tit dip.
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jirac18 wrote:
My Hestra gloves have a ski pass pocket on the back of them, works a charm.

True except in places where the liftie needs to see it in order to shoot it with his gun.

I have a pass holder that snaps onto my goggle strap. The liftie can see it, and it’s very convenient for me, except yesterday, when the card reader was about a foot off the snow!
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In LH sleeve or front ‘map/phone’ pocket…

Although since we have both magic pass and local pass on any given day it might be the wrong pass…

So the most frequent issue is not ‘where do I keep my lift pass?’ But ‘where in the world have I put the OTHER pass?’

Remedy has been for me to be the family pass fascist and keep tabs on all eight…
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Lots of food for thought - maybe will sew a pocket into the sleeve
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@valais2,
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all eight

Shocked That's a lodda people to keep tabs on, let alone lift passes!
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@Hurtle, ah…four peeps…eight passes
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@valais2, duh. I'm an idiot.
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Scooter in Seattle wrote:
jirac18 wrote:
My Hestra gloves have a ski pass pocket on the back of them, works a charm.

True except in places where the liftie needs to see it in order to shoot it with his gun.

I have a pass holder that snaps onto my goggle strap. The liftie can see it, and it’s very convenient for me, except yesterday, when the card reader was about a foot off the snow!


I'm not sure that exists much in europe. I've been to the most backward places here and they have decent pass readers. What sort of places utilise a human to do tasks like this?
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Big White, Silver Star and Snowbasin off the top of my head. I agree, I have not seen this in the Alps. That same human attempts to maintain order in the lift queue. Attempts.
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So you were the one who was furiously twerking at the lift barrier - at least you got the lifties phone number.


Laughing Laughing Laughing

Always turns a few heads.
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Scooter in Seattle wrote:
jirac18 wrote:
My Hestra gloves have a ski pass pocket on the back of them, works a charm.

True except in places where the liftie needs to see it in order to shoot it with his gun.

I have a pass holder that snaps onto my goggle strap. The liftie can see it, and it’s very convenient for me, except yesterday, when the card reader was about a foot off the snow!


Never heard of this being a thing. I reckon it might take me all of 10 seconds to remove it if required to do so. Now I know that will upset someone here as I’ll be delaying boarding the lift by said 10 seconds, and frankly I won’t care one jot. I’ll be too busy clicking my poles at the lifty and anyone I’m trying to get past all the time whilst smacking people in the face with my backpack. Of course that’ll be their tough shoite for getting too close to me. It’s the uphill queuer who has the responsibility to avoid the downhill queuer according to the rules Toofy Grin
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@jirac18, Laughing
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@jirac18, you forgot the part about lighting up a cigar!
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@Scooter in Seattle, oh I do like an occasional cigar! Yes that’ll tip some right over the edge. “There’s plenty of fresh air over there if you don’t like it!” Now where did I put my large Boom Box Speaker?
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I keep it in my fleece pocket....and sometimes have to hump the sensor like a randy dog, to get through. Skullie

I started with it in the lower pocket, until I realised that the sensors in EK can be at very different heights....and it was too low to be read by the high sensors. I then put it in the upper pocket - which worked fine for the high sensors. For the lower sensors, I had to go through like a libido fuelled Limbo Dancer!

A sleeve pocket would be so much easier, but give those skiing with me less amusement. Toofy Grin


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Legend. wrote:
Scooter in Seattle wrote:
jirac18 wrote:
My Hestra gloves have a ski pass pocket on the back of them, works a charm.

True except in places where the liftie needs to see it in order to shoot it with his gun.


I'm not sure that exists much in europe. I've been to the most backward places here and they have decent pass readers. What sort of places utilise a human to do tasks like this?


Only place I've seen it outside of NA is Hemel. Even some of the smaller, run down spots in Japan had normal gates.
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best jackets are the ones that have a pocket in the left forearm. I used to ski in an old Mountain Hardware shell that predated electronic passes -- loved the description about twerking to activate the gate. That was me!

Although I still love when I go to a small hill and they have the adhesive passes on the wire frame. Put those on your zipper and have them smash into your face on a fast run...I quickly learned they go on the pocket zipper.
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@Pasigal, those wire “bales” were good for cleaning the pipe back in the day wink
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Either the left arm sleeve pocket, or the pocket on the back of my gloves (depending on which gloves I'm wearing, though that can be a pain if you forget to take it out if you've swapped gloves for any reason - a 'friend' may have had that happen...)
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jirac18 wrote:
Now I know (having lift pass in pocket) will upset someone here as I’ll be delaying boarding the lift by said 10 seconds, and frankly I won’t care one jot.


If you want to delay other people just be the person who swars blind they don't have other lift passes/their phone/bank cards in the same pocket as they lift pass...then pulls out at least one, sometimes all 3 from said pocket.
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Mjit wrote:
jirac18 wrote:
Now I know (having lift pass in pocket) will upset someone here as I’ll be delaying boarding the lift by said 10 seconds, and frankly I won’t care one jot.


If you want to delay other people just be the person who swars blind they don't have other lift passes/their phone/bank cards in the same pocket as they lift pass...then pulls out at least one, sometimes all 3 from said pocket.


Laughing We have first hand experience of that and I can throw Mrs Jirac under the bus as the guilty party knowing full well she’s not on SH’s
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Have you not got a nipple ring? @scarpa to the forum...
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There are many upper arm mobile phone holders for joggers and other fitness freaks. If you don’t have an arm pocket, consider one of them?
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Have you not got a nipple ring?

I really wouldn’t suggest hanging your ski pass off a nipple ring.
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