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    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!

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    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...
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    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.
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    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...
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    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...
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    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...
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    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...
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    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.
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    It was a good run MFD...

    Shucks...

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    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...
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    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...
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    So Wolf Creek was alright this weekend...

    0:36 for deepness


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    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.
  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. 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!...
  17. 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.
  18. 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...
  19. 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.

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  20. Goodness confirmed. 147787 147788 Hey...

    Goodness confirmed.

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    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.
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    Jay was most excellent yesterday with many tree...

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

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  22. Thread: Lift equipment

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    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...
  23. 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.
  24. 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...
  25. 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...
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    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:
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    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.
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    +2. Happened during my mount with Moment Night...

    +2. Happened during my mount with Moment Night Trains. No issues.
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    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)
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    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...
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    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...
  32. Thread: 10 days in Utah

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    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.
  33. Thread: 10 days in Utah

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    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...
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    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
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    Deserves another bump. Some great skiing here!

    Deserves another bump. Some great skiing here!
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    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.

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

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

    Ripping! Nice work.
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    ^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.
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    10-4. Thanks for the bump.

    10-4. Thanks for the bump.
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    I started spending my lift ticket dollars at...

    I started spending my lift ticket dollars at places like Wolf Creek.
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    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...
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    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!
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    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
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    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!
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    ^ Yes, Wolf Creek was most excellent 134515

    ^ Yes, Wolf Creek was most excellent

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    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...
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    Much traffic out there today??

    Much traffic out there today??
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    Anybody ski the 'Loaf today?? Was hoping that the...

    Anybody ski the 'Loaf today?? Was hoping that the upper lifts stayed on wind hold all day! Heading up tomorrow.
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    Sticky: The 2012 quiver... 128542 '12 186 Night Train...

    The 2012 quiver...
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    '12 186 Night Train w/ STH14 Driver/MFD for deep stuff and BC
    '09 186 Dynastar Big Trouble for corduroy, park, some resort
  50. After hearing some of these reports I'm starting...

    After hearing some of these reports I'm starting to feel damn glad I went with STH + MFD instead
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