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    Damn, hope! Iíll tell him to keep hunting.

    Damn, hope! Iíll tell him to keep hunting.
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    Two anecdotes for Spec, that indicate things are...

    Two anecdotes for Spec, that indicate things are a bit fucked:

    1) buddy reserved a Epic Evo Comp in Nov drm the biggest Spec dealer in the valley. He was given a hard Feb 2022 ETA. But the shop...
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    It was fairly black and white to those of us down...

    It was fairly black and white to those of us down the hill who could see the sub-group from the back of the line, led by Mr Turquoise jacket, side slip down to cut hundreds of people off.

    As he...
  4. Vibes! Youíve got more in plastic, yes?

    Vibes! Youíve got more in plastic, yes?
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    Crisis hopefully averted. We called around to a...

    Crisis hopefully averted. We called around to a bunch of Ibis dealers and Mountain Peddler in Eagle ended up having one in-bound in April, GX with Carbon S28ís as she wanted. We put $500 down so it...
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    Yeah, Iíll ask on that. Jensen, and this sales...

    Yeah, Iíll ask on that. Jensen, and this sales guy, have been challenging to say the least, regardless of the pandemic/delays.


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    Well fuck me... Just reached out to Jensen for a...

    Well fuck me... Just reached out to Jensen for a wishful update on my wife's Ripley v4 GX order - placed in Oct with a late June delivery date. Sales guy (who has been awful to work with) just got...
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    A sweet, sweet public call-out from PaddyO - ...

    A sweet, sweet public call-out from PaddyO - https://www.skimag.com/culture/why-skiers-never-cut-lift-lines-powder-day/



    I have since seen the man in the Turquoise jacket around. Black BMW...
  9. Good story here. It would be sweet if TNF made a...

    Good story here. It would be sweet if TNF made a coffee table book covering the Steep Tech history, design, media and eventual fashion crossover.
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  10. Voted And have a long term plan to get up to...

    Voted

    And have a long term plan to get up to Shames and explore the terrain that Mattias and Tikanni Husky make me lust for!
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    Right? My parents just bought a new 28í Class...

    Right?

    My parents just bought a new 28í Class A as their first RV and their first retirement splurge. Theyíd started with wanting a Eurovan-sized ďvan,Ē then wanted a sprinter, then class B, then...
  12. Correct, I read that a little fast. The broader...

    Correct, I read that a little fast. The broader scope of the vaccine decision is covered later on:



    It's ultimately a situation where the experts don't know either way and the decision should...
  13. https://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/covid-19/info-by-prod...

    https://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/covid-19/info-by-product/clinical-considerations.html



    Obviously the data is weak and inconclusive at best, but just like wine, sushi, shellfish and deli meat, a...
  14. First, lets just be clear: I'm all about the...

    First, lets just be clear: I'm all about the vaccine and have no second thoughts about it's safety or efficacy. I'm waiting for my second Pfizer next week.

    I don't think this 10% subset are the...
  15. 1925g listed here; seems about right -...

    1925g listed here; seems about right - https://www.blue-tomato.com/en-GB/product/Black+Crows-Nocta+122mm+177+2021+Skis-628150/?varid=304371367
  16. You have to realize that the generalization of 1...

    You have to realize that the generalization of 1 in 10 not getting it involves a ton more hair splitting than a simple yes vs no. Anyone with a long list of pre-existing conditions will wait for the...
  17. The ratio of yes vs no in "healthcare" mostly...

    The ratio of yes vs no in "healthcare" mostly mirror the ratio in larger society. The determining factors point toward education level of the workers, along with income and race factors. Good...
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    Yeah, I was curious when you said 15's. The 16's...

    Yeah, I was curious when you said 15's. The 16's i got don't have much clearance against the brakes; I can't imagine a 15" fitting.
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    Jackets: we saw Janelle Smiley rocking this a few...

    Jackets: we saw Janelle Smiley rocking this a few years back, but we never bought one. It's pretty sweet if an existing shell is big enough otherwise:...
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    We're running 16's with 215/60 R16 as well, but...

    We're running 16's with 215/60 R16 as well, but still get lots of ice pack up here. My wife drives it and most miles are on wet highway or soft/slush in town, with minimal melt while parked. It rubs...
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    It's on the trail-end of "downcountry," but for...

    It's on the trail-end of "downcountry," but for $5300, the Izzo Pro Race is available now in a large and will get you sub-27lbs with 130mm, rear lockout and great all around capability. Lighter than...
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    I skied Ajax 9-3 yesterday with my wife, great...

    I skied Ajax 9-3 yesterday with my wife, great day on the right aspects. Had some all-time runs on Jackpot; great snow quality in wind-sheltered S1 and Christmas Tree.

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    2020/21 Aspen/Roaring Fork Thread

    I met John Seipel ~8 years ago through his step-daughter and some Fall work weekends at the Polar Star Inn. A true character, but also a legend for his help and influence on the CO huts. This should...
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    Too small, looks like maybe 3-4í tall. He appears...

    Too small, looks like maybe 3-4í tall. He appears to have towed his toys:

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    Boom. 120! 363875 Sent from my iPhone...

    Boom. 120!

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  26. AQS. See:...

    AQS.

    See: https://www.tetongravity.com/forums/showthread.php/328237-Fix-your-own-fucking-gear-with-Aqua-seal-eh?highlight=aqs
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    I dig the vibe: ...

    I dig the vibe:


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cg-M8SIeKYU
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    Absolutely forward - itís a down tax rev year! ...

    Absolutely forward - itís a down tax rev year!

    But seriously - wtf did I just watch??
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    Should be good at Aspen today. Snowing pretty...

    Should be good at Aspen today. Snowing pretty hard all morning

    9:30 edit: 6" and just broke blue

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    I think most people in education are aware enough...

    I think most people in education are aware enough to realize that everyone on the staff needs to be grouped together so the whole ship can sail. I haven't heard any teachers around here whining that...
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    Beautiful joetron, beautiful!

    Beautiful joetron, beautiful!
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    On the surface, they just don't like feeling...

    On the surface, they just don't like feeling targeted, they deny there's "proof" that their environment leads to cases and it's an industry that has no internal fall-back for most of its employees...
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    The Patagonia stuff is sized very generously,...

    The Patagonia stuff is sized very generously, lasts a long time and is a great investment. We bought Down Suits in 3-6M size that we started our twins in last winter at 4mo and they wore them till a...
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    Enjoyed a classic Highlands day-after session...

    Enjoyed a classic Highlands day-after session yesterday from 10-2. Ran into a buddy who is also a new dad; great to ski, commiserate and laugh about babies.

    We skied off DT a few min after the...
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    2020/21 Aspen/Roaring Fork Thread

    Iíve been very intrigued by the Rustler 9 or Enforcer 93 as a low tide DD here. Maybe Stance 96 too? I have an old Brahma thatís fine but not quite my style.

    Currently, myself and another 6 of my...
  37. Love it, my old hood! Sent from my iPhone...

    Love it, my old hood!


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  38. Ski Magnolia Heights?

    Ski Magnolia Heights?
  39. Snow in the PNW 20-21: We may have Corona but Corona doesn't have us!

    Which of you hipsters was arcing for KOMO glory?

    ďIn Seattle, about 100 skiers and sliders are enjoying the snowy Queen Anne Hill counterbalance, said resident and safe-streets activist Mark...
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    Sent the wife out just now; cleared off the car...

    Sent the wife out just now; cleared off the car for her and damn that snow is light!


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    2020/21 Aspen/Roaring Fork Thread

    Yeah very solid morning, Face and dumps were excellent. I got a nice line down Perryís around 9:30 with not too many tracks.

    There was no one 1A at 9 and 2min waits otherwise. I had to leave at...
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    Some good thoughts from Keith Olbermann's opinion...

    Some good thoughts from Keith Olbermann's opinion piece today in the NYT - https://www.nytimes.com/2021/02/12/opinion/trump-impeachment-media.html
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    Dav's gotta send his kids to a boarding ski...

    Dav's gotta send his kids to a boarding ski academy somehow :fm:
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    362535 These were parked at a bike rack in...

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    These were parked at a bike rack in Aspen this morning, on an empty stretch of sidewalk. No one around, not in front of a business or residence where someone wouldíve just stepped inside. ...
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    It blows my mind when I see someone like this,...

    It blows my mind when I see someone like this, who has figured out how to attach their skis to their pack/ski strap/carrier (lots of that here for Highland bowl hikers), but they NEVER have the heel...
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    This. And if this same scenario and chain of...

    This.

    And if this same scenario and chain of events played out in another country, democratic or authoritarian, Americans and especially GOP voices would be condemning the situation as...
  47. Iíve got 8 relatives 60-70 in WA (Jefferson, King...

    Iíve got 8 relatives 60-70 in WA (Jefferson, King and Snohomish) who were able to choose a lot of available slots, but that was a couple weeks ago, and required some repeated time on the computer....
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    362426 Per Freeskier: FX106 Ti: Bringing...

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    Per Freeskier:

    FX106 Ti: Bringing metal to a big-mountain, powder ski. The FX 106 Ti eats Alaskan spines for breakfast, Jackson Hole cliff drops for lunch and Chamonix descents for...
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    Freeskier has a pretty extensive list as well, to...

    Freeskier has a pretty extensive list as well, to follow up on Evo's previews: https://freeskier.com/first_look/first-look-hardgoods
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    Sounds somewhat promising from BD. They're...

    Sounds somewhat promising from BD. They're touring lineup improved with partnering with Blizzard. Hopefully they're freeride line can make the jump?

    I like the new Mentis. My wife has the Vastus...
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