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    On the other side of the spectrum, I got the 13į...

    On the other side of the spectrum, I got the 13į flip chips for my XTDs and prefer them at 13 vs 15.
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    I donít have a crazy number of days on my pair,...

    I donít have a crazy number of days on my pair, but I was quite impressed by how they held up to dirt/rock bushwhacking for multiple miles. Surprisingly comfortable and I think they walk fine (mine...
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    I went up yesterday, snow starts about a mile...

    I went up yesterday, snow starts about a mile from the trailhead. SW chutes had good hot pow. Was setting off decent sized roller balls around 11am on a cool, mostly cloudy day, and saw evidence of...
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    Did South Sister this morning. Epic skinning...

    Did South Sister this morning. Epic skinning conditions, easy to get to the summit with no bootpacking. The top 1200 vert or so on the South Ridge was very nice, skied like 2-3 inches of powder with...
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    Not open, and if I had to guess, wonít be open...

    Not open, and if I had to guess, wonít be open until July. The Emigrant Pass/Devastated Area trailhead is your best bet, and Iíd say the climb is plenty doable in 3 hours, particularly if someone has...
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    Left the Bay early this morning and was skinning...

    Left the Bay early this morning and was skinning Lassen by 6:30. Beautiful morning and then clouds moved in around 9:15, making visibility less than great for the tail end of the climb and the...
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    The road to the Devastated Area reopened today,...

    The road to the Devastated Area reopened today, website isnít updated


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    I confirmed with the Forest Service that the road...

    I confirmed with the Forest Service that the road to Cold Springs campground is open currently. Therefore, I'm going to try to make the climb and ski the SE Chutes next Thursday, 5/30. Let me know if...
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    Planning to ski Lassen tomorrow (climbing from...

    Planning to ski Lassen tomorrow (climbing from the Devastated Area, potentially skiing the Southeast Face though if Northeast doesn't soften. Then will be poking around Shasta on Saturday and Sunday....
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    Anyone interested in skiing South Sister on...

    Anyone interested in skiing South Sister on Tuesday?
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    Great closing day at Alpine today, full on face...

    Great closing day at Alpine today, full on face shots in Three Sisters and Keyhole. Then skinned up Sugar Bowl on the drive home to the Bay and found more good pow with a bit of a crust in a few...
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    I was hoping to ski the SW chutes via Cold...

    I was hoping to ski the SW chutes via Cold Springs campground and the south face ascent on May 31st, is general consensus that the road won't be open to Cold Springs by then?
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    OFFICIAL TAHOE 18/19 STOKE, CONDITIONS, WEATHER THREAD

    I skinned up Homewood around 1pm today, didnít see anyone. Went the Ore Cart route to stay out of the way, but donít think that was necessary. Minerís Delight was nice, although itís starting to get...
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    Powdork, which Homewood base do you recommend...

    Powdork, which Homewood base do you recommend skinning from? Mellow groomers sound good for some afternoon exercise


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    I skied the old 85s for the first time today and...

    I skied the old 85s for the first time today and was impressed, all things considered. Iím 5í11Ē, 155lbs and got the 171s as a volcano/long spring mountaineering mission ski. Theyíre waaaay smaller...
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    Comish, what have you thought of your Wren 108s...

    Comish, what have you thought of your Wren 108s that are mounted on the line? I know the mount point is similar to the Billy Goats, but while the BGs are my favorite skis ever, Iím finding that I may...
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    I've demoed the 187 Meridian 107s the past three...

    I've demoed the 187 Meridian 107s the past three days and can offer a mini review, plus have a few questions. On a general note, Moment is amazingly generous in their demo/mounting/tuning/bootfitting...
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    It is a little different. Overall Mach1's are a...

    It is a little different. Overall Mach1's are a bit lower volume with even better heel hold. I'm going to need punches on the Mach1's in similar places as I did for the Cochise, so they don't seem to...
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    Iíve been on the new bright orange 130s for the...

    Iíve been on the new bright orange 130s for the past 3 seasons now. Theyíve been great boots for me. I think a decent chunk of the performance difference may be a result of the liner, but for me,...
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    Itís no Tom, but jdadour and I skied Pika Peak...

    Itís no Tom, but jdadour and I skied Pika Peak North Couloir on Saturday in awesome conditions. Boot deep pow with zero wind affect. Hereís a couple photos jdadour took on the descent.

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    I went to the Mammoth Crest yesterday and skied...

    I went to the Mammoth Crest yesterday and skied the little chute entrance on skierís left side of Red Cone. Snow was perfect supportable pow. Was so encouraged by snow quality there that I traverse...
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    Getting an MBA and skiing as much as possible

    Well it may change nothing, but it also costs PNG absolutely nothing to allow a special economic zone there. Itís an exposure playóif all these blockchain startups are incorporated in PNG, perhaps...
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    Getting an MBA and skiing as much as possible

    As someone who is currently getting an MBA in the Bay Area and is skiing a lot (I expect 80+ days this year and more next year), hereís my personal opinion.

    First, you need more work experience....
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    There was a bit of sun effect on the lower slopes...

    There was a bit of sun effect on the lower slopes of Bernieís Bowl/Pond Slope by the afternoon, but not too bad. Otherwise Summit was awesome once it ran, and Sherwood, Scott and the traverse past...
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    OFFICIAL TAHOE 18/19 STOKE, CONDITIONS, WEATHER THREAD

    Today was insane at Alpine. Skied waist to chest deep untracked blower until last chair. Got the first line down Scott Chute and then focused on traversing off Scott for the rest of the day. Far...
  26. Viva, thanks for the offer, I recall hearing...

    Viva, thanks for the offer, I recall hearing great things about the Goliaths back in the day. I do think theyíre going to be a bit big/tough to ski for my friend, though, so would be great if they...
  27. WTB: 174-180cm, 100-110mm,

    A friend is looking to purchase a pair of skis in the 174-180cm range, 100-110mm underfoot, not super stiff, not a huge turning radius. Strongly prefer to buy a ski with bindings (don't need anything...
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    Poll: Another plug for B&D breakaway leashes. Best...

    Another plug for B&D breakaway leashes. Best combination of safety and functionality I've found.
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    184cm Wrenegade 108s w/Look Pivot 18

    2017/2018 ON3P Wrenegade 108s, 184cm, mounted with Look Pivot 18 bindings on the recommended line for a 295mm boot sole length (only one mount). I'm one of the world's biggest ON3P/Billy Goat fans,...
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    Surprising lack of avy action allowed them to get...

    Surprising lack of avy action allowed them to get the top open before noon today. Pretty much everything was wind packed except Dragonís Tail and Hemlocks; the latter was by far the best snow I found...
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    Iíve skied non-asym and asym BGs. Not sure...

    Iíve skied non-asym and asym BGs. Not sure thereís a huge difference, but I assume the asym helps with slarviness. As you mentioned, theyíre phenomenal at that.

    On firm snow, you just need to be...
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    I feel like multiple people (including Blister)...

    I feel like multiple people (including Blister) have mentioned how the Wren 108 performs well in powder and could be used as a resort pow ski. I spent yesterday skiing the Crags (open spaces, trees,...
  33. Great day in the resort. Casper Bowl and the...

    Great day in the resort. Casper Bowl and the Crags opened, so I lapped that all day. A bit wind affected, but I didnít cross many tracks.


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  34. If the locals are still braving the holiday...

    If the locals are still braving the holiday crowds, any chance I could join in on these groups starting Wednesday?
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    I can confirm, this is an accurate conditions...

    I can confirm, this is an accurate conditions report. Nice shots!


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    Great day indeed. I mostly stuck to Lone Tree and...

    Great day indeed. I mostly stuck to Lone Tree and skied the Obsidian area and beyond on that traverse. Plenty of face shots and it got deeper as the day went on. Iím impressed patrol kept it...
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    Iíll be skiing Big Sky the next 5 days, would be...

    Iíll be skiing Big Sky the next 5 days, would be great to meet up with anyone for a few runs.


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    Iíve been using mine for a while and itís always...

    Iíve been using mine for a while and itís always worked. Definitely heavy but it carries weight pretty well and I can take on a plane.


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    Iím planning to be at Alpental tomorrow, first...

    Iím planning to be at Alpental tomorrow, first time there. Is full avi gear the standard procedure?


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    Great day at Crystal today, skied nice light,...

    Great day at Crystal today, skied nice light, untracked pow in Northway and Southback the majority of the day. Plenty left for tomorrow in Southback and snow quality was still excellent at 2pm today....
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    I'm 5'11", 155 lbs. On the 184cm 2018 BGs and I...

    I'm 5'11", 155 lbs. On the 184cm 2018 BGs and I have yet to need any more float, from heavy Sierra cement to light interior BC powder. I suspect I'd love the 189s--I think the decision would be more...
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    I'll put in a plug for Revelstoke's views as...

    I'll put in a plug for Revelstoke's views as well--it was beautiful this morning. Although I don't get the impression that sunny days are common. Incredible snow and terrain all week at Revelstoke,...
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    Anyone going to be at Crystal on Monday? ...

    Anyone going to be at Crystal on Monday?


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    Made the call on Revy for Wednesday-Sunday....

    Made the call on Revy for Wednesday-Sunday. Thanks for the conditions reports, would love to share a few runs and beers with any locals.
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    Anyone around Schweitzer the next two days and...

    Anyone around Schweitzer the next two days and want a few beers and potentially interesting chairlift conversations in exchange for a bit of guiding?


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    Anyone skiing Schweitzer the next two days? Iíll...

    Anyone skiing Schweitzer the next two days? Iíll be there for the first time and would appreciate some local insight and having a few beers


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    Given warm temps and scary Avi conditions in the...

    Given warm temps and scary Avi conditions in the PNW for next week, Iím considering heading to Revelstoke and potentially LL/SSV. It seems there has been a pretty wide mix of reports latelyóif...
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    OFFICIAL TAHOE 18/19 STOKE, CONDITIONS, WEATHER THREAD

    Upper mountain was closed today at Squaw but north facing snow in the trees off KT was good, particularly if you traversed just past the Saddle. It wasnít ultra consistent, but there was some good...
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    I have a lot of flexibility in the next week and...

    I have a lot of flexibility in the next week and was considering interior BCóis there anywhere with a solid enough base to have good terrain open if it snows?


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  50. Thanks! I've got two sets of poles I tour with so...

    Thanks! I've got two sets of poles I tour with so this is perfect.
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