Search:

Type: Posts; User: BP Pow

Page 1 of 2 1 2

Search: Search took 0.01 seconds; generated 2 minute(s) ago.

  1. Replies
    8
    Views
    688

    Hey all, Just an update that my group of 4...

    Hey all,

    Just an update that my group of 4 decided on Emmons-Winthrop as our route (no skis). We went up Inter Glacier to Camp Schurman last Friday afternoon and left around 2:30 a.m. Saturday for...
  2. Replies
    8
    Views
    688

    Thanks for the info guys. Will check out that...

    Thanks for the info guys. Will check out that blog and make some calls before we decide. Not looking likely but going to climb it either way.
  3. Replies
    8
    Views
    688

    Current Rainier snowpack/conditions

    Hoping to retrieve some beta on current Rainier conditions and snowpack. Have read in places that it is looking more like late July right now. My group's plan is to ascend from Paradise and ski...
  4. Replies
    20
    Views
    1,109

    CB: Trail 401 Gunnison: Hartman's

    CB: Trail 401
    Gunnison: Hartman's
  5. Replies
    175
    Views
    22,435

    Rowdy weekend at Wolf. Blower on Saturday,...

    Rowdy weekend at Wolf. Blower on Saturday, velvety-goodness on Sunday. The people were going nuts, it was great to see!

    https://tgr_prod.s3.amazonaws.com/39486/img_2688__forum.jpg
    ...
  6. Replies
    18,504
    Views
    2,173,523

    Any reports on moisture content? Gratz got me...

    Any reports on moisture content? Gratz got me riled up with his 'don't-expect-blower' comments. Looks like mid-30s in South Fork with some rain on Sunday, but that's around 8K elev. It also looks to...
  7. Replies
    27
    Views
    1,620

    Moment Ghost Train or Night Train. Check out the...

    Moment Ghost Train or Night Train. Check out the 3 Blister reviews on the Night Trains, they are extremely thorough and insightful.
  8. Replies
    6
    Views
    400

    Agreed for the most part. Like I said though, I...

    Agreed for the most part. Like I said though, I got a really good deal. Unfortunately I can't find 185s for nearly the same price that I paid for the 180s, but you're more than welcome to PM me if...
  9. Replies
    6
    Views
    400

    Wouldn't this amount of stiffness allow a...

    Wouldn't this amount of stiffness allow a slightly shorter ski to perform comparatively to that of a longer, less-stiff ski? i.e. super-stiff Empire 180 performs similarly to medium-stiff Night Train...
  10. Replies
    6
    Views
    400

    G3 Empire 115 sizing

    Hey all,

    Just scored an incredible deal on some new Empire 115's (the white, non-carbon ones). The guy only had 180cm available and I was somewhat hesitant to commit due to the shorter running...
  11. Replies
    19
    Views
    1,565

    Very interesting. And disappointing. Was really...

    Very interesting. And disappointing. Was really hoping for a bomber product that shined in ways other, less burly touring setups did not. I was resistant to the Duke/Guardian model but I may just...
  12. Replies
    19
    Views
    1,565

    Possible from just hard skiing? Cliff hucking?...

    Possible from just hard skiing? Cliff hucking? Firm bumps here and there?

    I treated these things like royalty and whenever I traveled always made sure there were no defects post-airline handling.
  13. Replies
    19
    Views
    1,565

    It was a good run MFD...

    Shucks...

    https://tgr_prod.s3.amazonaws.com/38858/0128152011__forum.jpg

    https://tgr_prod.s3.amazonaws.com/38858/0128152010__forum.jpg
    ...
  14. Replies
    1
    Views
    322

    MFD to Sollyfit transition

    Been considering switching from an MFD/STH setup to a Sollyfit plate this winter in the hopes of lightening my load and having a versatile system for when I move to CO this fall :biggrin: (after I...
  15. Replies
    8,039
    Views
    564,024

    Interested to hear from others how Burke was...

    Interested to hear from others how Burke was skiing yesterday. I'm bound to get shit for this, but Jay skied a lot more like 10" than it did like 20". The wind had some major effects on exposed areas...
  16. Replies
    4
    Views
    783

    So Wolf Creek was alright this weekend...

    0:36 for deepness


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nq5umpp3SkQ&list=UUEO2Frg_rhZ0ij5_pPMwJ4A&feature=c4-overview
  17. Replies
    24
    Views
    1,238

    Lodging in Jackson is great but I'd just bypass...

    Lodging in Jackson is great but I'd just bypass JH and head right to Targhee. I have found good deals at The JH Lodge and The Lexington.
  18. I am also in SLC from now until Tuesday. Forecast...

    I am also in SLC from now until Tuesday. Forecast looks great for BCC/LCC spots. Wondering how the snow will fare further north at Pow Mow or Snowbasin. Skied Snowbasin yesterday and nobody was...
  19. I own the 'Trains and ski primarily on EC and...

    I own the 'Trains and ski primarily on EC and some UT/WY/CO every year too. Love them in soft snow and anything over 2" fresh. Mogul performance is meh, but can't expect much from a ski with its...
  20. Yeah, I completely hear PearlJam09's point....

    Yeah, I completely hear PearlJam09's point. Obviously 'twas no attempt to disrespect the resort or prove our badass-ness, just a few pow hounds trying to gobble up the goods. Lotta respect for Magic!...
  21. Only if others are supervising. And only if I can...

    Only if others are supervising. And only if I can see my beer being poured. And DoWork has to be there to ensure my safety.

    Under these conditions I can cordially accept your invitation.
  22. Made a short video from last Friday up at Magic....

    Made a short video from last Friday up at Magic. My buddies and I are doing a little web series this winter chronicling our chase for pow turns and that epic (and cold!) day at Magic fit right in. I...
  23. Had an awesome time, the snow was amazing....

    Had an awesome time, the snow was amazing. Generally new to Magic but will be a return customer fer sure.

    Sent from my DROID BIONIC using TGR Forums
  24. Goodness confirmed. 147787 147788 Hey...

    Goodness confirmed.

    147787

    147788

    Hey DoWork, I didn't by chance see you on Friday did I? I was on Night Trains in a brown jacket. I recall speaking to a gentleman skiing on Magics.
  25. Replies
    8,039
    Views
    564,024

    Jay was most excellent yesterday with many tree...

    Jay was most excellent yesterday with many tree runs opening up for the first time...

    https://scontent-b.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-frc3/1472062_10201281843828123_2014540911_n.jpg
  26. Thread: Lift equipment

    by BP Pow
    Replies
    8
    Views
    679

    Lift equipment

    Had little success with search so figured I'd gather the knowledge of fellow TGR-ers. What's the best way to go about acquiring surface/chair lift used parts? I have come upon a land opportunity with...
  27. Yes they were mounted with the replacement screws...

    Yes they were mounted with the replacement screws provided by MFD, which are visibly shorter than the STH screws. Should have clarified that in my first post.
  28. I wouldn't consider this 'broken', but more of an...

    I wouldn't consider this 'broken', but more of an observation....If you see the attached image, I marked in red two small indents (1-2 mm at most) that the STH binding screws leave on the front mount...
  29. I agree with the point about pricing but that...

    I agree with the point about pricing but that would have had to come with time since MFD was probably not at the point where they could have dropped their price more and remained profitable. I have...
  30. Replies
    4
    Views
    939

    Ah damn I didn't realize McConkey is tomorrow....

    Ah damn I didn't realize McConkey is tomorrow. TGR at HOB should be great. Much more access to alcohol than in year's past at the IMAX theather :biggrin:
  31. Replies
    71
    Views
    6,548

    I believe the sale is on. "Snow My Goodness" is...

    I believe the sale is on. "Snow My Goodness" is what they are calling it. It's not very impressive (in my case anyway), but I can't imagine that this isn't the sale that has been previously mentioned.
  32. Replies
    14
    Views
    1,015

    +2. Happened during my mount with Moment Night...

    +2. Happened during my mount with Moment Night Trains. No issues.
  33. Replies
    71
    Views
    6,548

    Are you implying the sale is still forthcoming?...

    Are you implying the sale is still forthcoming? I'm seeing $330 RT from BOS to SLC and $310 from BOS to DEN...but that is nowhere near as good as last year's deals ($240 BOS to SLC, $206 BOS to SEA)
  34. Replies
    7
    Views
    766

    Priceline.com 'Name Your Price' option

    Has anyone had success with this option from Priceline.com? As an East Coaster, this seems like a fairly viable option if one can be flexible taking time from work and booking on a whim (2 days prior...
  35. Replies
    1,294
    Views
    107,310

    Just started brewing home batches this Summer....

    Just started brewing home batches this Summer. Slowly progressing to All Grain but still currently using extract with specialty grains. Finished a hoppy brown ale which was primed with Dark Grade...
  36. Thread: 10 days in Utah

    by BP Pow
    Replies
    27
    Views
    1,768

    Good stuff. Especially the late January advice....

    Good stuff. Especially the late January advice. Damn I wish I had known that before my first 2 Brewtah trips.
  37. Thread: 10 days in Utah

    by BP Pow
    Replies
    27
    Views
    1,768

    10 days in Utah

    Need some sound advice from the people...

    I am getting laid off from my desk job in November (hooray!) and planning to use a portion of the severance to stay somewhere in Utah for ~10 days in late...
  38. Replies
    879
    Views
    159,396

    A video I created 4 years ago shortly after Shane...

    A video I created 4 years ago shortly after Shane passed away. A truly inspiring person that I looked up to very much.


    http://youtu.be/q8I3fD490kM
  39. Replies
    175
    Views
    22,435

    Deserves another bump. Some great skiing here!

    Deserves another bump. Some great skiing here!
  40. Replies
    175
    Views
    22,435

    Mini photo TR from Silverton on 3/10. Amazing...

    Mini photo TR from Silverton on 3/10. Amazing place! Can't wait to go back.

    http://sphotos-b.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ash3/625642_10152651626295300_336746992_n.jpg
    ...
  41. Replies
    175
    Views
    22,435

    [QUOTE=skier666;3947663]Silverton - March 15th,...

    [QUOTE=skier666;3947663]Silverton - March 15th, 2013

    Ripping! Nice work.
  42. Replies
    18
    Views
    1,743

    ^Indeed! Don't even think about wearing a GoPro...

    ^Indeed! Don't even think about wearing a GoPro at Baker. The heckles from the lifts are relentless.
  43. Replies
    7
    Views
    1,117

    10-4. Thanks for the bump.

    10-4. Thanks for the bump.
  44. Replies
    7
    Views
    1,117

    I started spending my lift ticket dollars at...

    I started spending my lift ticket dollars at places like Wolf Creek.
  45. Replies
    7
    Views
    1,117

    Deep tree stoke from Wolf Creek

    Back on March 9th, Wolf Creek got hit with 16" overnight and 8" or so throughout the day. The trees were in prime condition - untracked from first lift and refills all day. Some of the best glades in...
  46. Replies
    175
    Views
    22,435

    By the way, how is this thread not more popular??...

    By the way, how is this thread not more popular?? The San Juans are unreal!! I know I got lucky with the conditions and everything, but shit, talk about some great mountains!
  47. Replies
    175
    Views
    22,435

    Some footy from Horseshoe Bowl on Saturday, March...

    Some footy from Horseshoe Bowl on Saturday, March 9th. Conditions were prime!!! I'll definitely be going back to Wolf Creek.


    https://vimeo.com/61673895
  48. Replies
    175
    Views
    22,435

    Yes sir! I was there Sunday as well. Gotta give...

    Yes sir! I was there Sunday as well. Gotta give props to Mark for being the best guide on the mountain. He brought us to the goods all day!
  49. Replies
    175
    Views
    22,435

    ^ Yes, Wolf Creek was most excellent 134515

    ^ Yes, Wolf Creek was most excellent

    134515
  50. Replies
    10,467
    Views
    747,515

    First time at Big Jay yesterday. Drove from...

    First time at Big Jay yesterday. Drove from Boston around 5, started skinning from Long Trail lot at 9:30. Longer skin than expected - very enjoyable though. The goods were gotten but as soon as we...
Results 1 to 50 of 97
Page 1 of 2 1 2