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  1. Video please!

    Video please!
  2. Climbed that tower (the first time) in 1977. ...

    Climbed that tower (the first time) in 1977. Today would not have been a good day for it as the visibility went way down a couple of runs into my day.
  3. Day 4: Okemo in Ludlow, VT. Epic Pass used. ...

    Day 4: Okemo in Ludlow, VT. Epic Pass used.

    Okemo and Stratton (and to a slightly lesser extent, Mt. Snow) all share the same malady for experienced skiers: they're flat. While they may advertise...
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    Isn't the Tour F10 just the Squire on a frame? ...

    Isn't the Tour F10 just the Squire on a frame? Squire DIN goes to 10. I ski at 7 so would be totally comfortable skiing those but I'm old and don't jump off of stuff intentionally. If you get the...
  5. And Targhee. Still spent way less than a $teaux...

    And Targhee. Still spent way less than a $teaux pass cost prior to Vail buying them out. Had flashbacks of that hellish late April skin we did up and down Spruce when you crossed that creek and...
  6. 100% accurate 3 down, 97 to go. #4 tomorrow

    100% accurate


    3 down, 97 to go. #4 tomorrow
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    Some thoughts...based on my own observations in...

    Some thoughts...based on my own observations in college decades ago and then watching my 3 daughters much more recently.

    Girls are different than boys [thanks Captain Obvious]. Athletics-wise. I...
  8. Dry (and warm) spell is over. The EC got some...

    Dry (and warm) spell is over. The EC got some plowable snow Friday/Saturday followed by a big blow. Didn't get out to harvest any pow but did get out for Day 3 today at Stratton. Just an update to...
  9. That's a sweet pic Ayo. My exploits were nowhere...

    That's a sweet pic Ayo. My exploits were nowhere in that league but did get out to ride the wheel at Stratton today. That place is so different midweek.
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    ^Not without transfering from one mode to...

    ^Not without transfering from one mode to another. If you're in midtown, you can't get to EWR or JFK on one mode of transportation (e.g. Subway). As others have noted, lugging all of your shit...
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    Yeah, the reason you don't eat potato salad...

    Yeah, the reason you don't eat potato salad that's been sitting out for more than an hour or so is because of the mayo.
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    If you see it out on tables at restaurants, it's...

    If you see it out on tables at restaurants, it's probably OK. Most hot sauces are mostly vinegar so they should be good. Ketchup and mustard, no problemo. Hard cheeses, no problemo. Mayo I would...
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    I tried the supposedly "heavy duty" stick on...

    I tried the supposedly "heavy duty" stick on velcro on a boat cover and it failed miserably (ended up using snaps but you probably don't want to do that). As stated above, try to find a dry cleaner...
  14. As is normally the case with westerly winds...

    As is normally the case with westerly winds generating upslope, Magic gets shadowed by Stratton and Bromley.


    Wind hold I'm guessing. Was just at Stratton picking up an Ikon Pass and the winds...
  15. I've got some Griffons with 110mm brakes. Could...

    I've got some Griffons with 110mm brakes. Could let them go for $80. We can arrange a dropoff so we can avoid shipping.
  16. 3.75" accumulation here at BoM and 23*. A bit...

    3.75" accumulation here at BoM and 23*. A bit windy but not too bad.

    Probably a little thin to skin but that doesn't mean we won't.
  17. singlecross is getting them. Cat: Thnx for the...

    singlecross is getting them.

    Cat: Thnx for the offer to middle man (again) but I'm definitely making a trip over your way and will pass them off then.
  18. FS 2009(?) Volkl Mantras 184cm (96 Underfoot)

    SOLD
    Selling for a friend. Are they worth $100? I've never owned Volkls so don't know their value. Starting at $100 but price police do your thing.

    I took some Fritschi Freeride + bindings off...
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    Fuck me...I paid $88 more. Still a killer deal...

    Fuck me...I paid $88 more. Still a killer deal with free shipping and no sales tax in Cow Hampshire.

    Happy Thanksgiving all!
  20. Happy Thanksgiving EC Mags! ETA...would Skadi...

    Happy Thanksgiving EC Mags!

    ETA...would Skadi have a blue vag? Asking for a friend.
  21. Really like the Osprey Kode 32. Keeps most of...

    Really like the Osprey Kode 32. Keeps most of the pack off my back allowing sweat to evaporate.
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    With no place to ski today (not going to go back...

    With no place to ski today (not going to go back to Killington until it's t2b) I decided to catch up on some mounts.

    (1) Put an old pair of Freeride + on a friend's brandy new FX106 HPs. He's 73...
  23. Pow snob is a term of respect. And that age...

    Pow snob is a term of respect. And that age thing is called wisdom.
  24. FD is the pool boy. Besides...he's a pow snob. ...

    FD is the pool boy. Besides...he's a pow snob. I doubt he'll get out before the Notch is in.:nonono2:
  25. Have a friend that lives on the west end of...

    Have a friend that lives on the west end of Oneida Lake. He got more than a foot. Too bad it's flat as a pancake up there.
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    Sheeva's are 85.5 from the tail (straight tape...

    Sheeva's are 85.5 from the tail (straight tape pull) so same as the Rustlers.

    Thanks again!
  27. Great deal! Too bad Mrs. MNIAW doesn't like deep...

    Great deal! Too bad Mrs. MNIAW doesn't like deep snow...or maybe she's got it right since we live on the least coast.
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    Thanks all. Will measure in the morning and...

    Thanks all. Will measure in the morning and report back if they are the same.
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    Rustler vs. Sheeva question....everything I can...

    Rustler vs. Sheeva question....everything I can find says the construction and dimensions are the same. Found some 188 Sheeva 11s (NOS) for cheap (Sierra Trading Post) and bought them but now...
  30. I've been within 300 meters of the impact zone of...

    I've been within 300 meters of the impact zone of those rounds. The earth shook.

    Saw one land at King Khalid Military City airbase when it was just the air war going on. It had about 1/4 of one...
  31. Just before Desert Storm, the Air Force was going...

    Just before Desert Storm, the Air Force was going to get rid of the A-10. The Army offered to take them and asked aviators if we wanted to transition from helicopters to A-10s. I signed up because...
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    In case I wasn't clear.... Not every home or...

    In case I wasn't clear....

    Not every home or lot you buy has an HOA attached to it. Most don't. But if you buy into an HOA and sign the contract, you signed away your right to do whatever the...
  33. Bueller? Bueller? Bueller???

    Bueller?
    Bueller?

    Bueller???
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    Is breach of contract illegal? Most HOAs require...

    Is breach of contract illegal? Most HOAs require new owners to sign a "contract" agreeing to the HOA bylaws and covenants. Many are way more restrictive than city zoning ordnances...but once you...
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    ^^ Pretty sure that's who I saw doing Kohler. ...

    ^^ Pretty sure that's who I saw doing Kohler.

    Not picky about how or why I got the generator but no doubt you are correct. 99% sure it came from Rockingham Electric.
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    Just stay clear of Burlington (and 'burbs) and...

    Just stay clear of Burlington (and 'burbs) and Middlebury and nobody will say shit.
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    Not sure how many on this thread are old enough...

    Not sure how many on this thread are old enough to get that pic but I laffed.

    I was in the military for 20 years and the rare times we had military housing, it was like the HOA from hell. That...
  38. I was with Vt-Freeheel on his (and my) first day...

    I was with Vt-Freeheel on his (and my) first day out. It was pretty good.

    Then went out with Goniff on Veteran's Day and it was a mob scene. Completely scraped off by 10:30 and every run felt...
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    Agree. My electrician called me the other day...

    Agree. My electrician called me the other day and said, "I need an answer right now. I can get you an 18kW Generac today from my local supplier if you say go. Otherwise, we're looking at 3-4 months...
  40. ^^Paul May, it's drawer, not draw you dimwit

    ^^Paul May, it's drawer, not draw you dimwit
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    A little narrower than your spec but a crazy good...

    A little narrower than your spec but a crazy good deal. Remember, these ski short...
    https://www.geartrade.com/item/668069/elan-ripstick-86-w-skis-womens-20182019
  42. Would you sell these flat? If so, I'm in. PM...

    Would you sell these flat? If so, I'm in. PM also inbound
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    I hear you. But here's our reality... We...

    I hear you.

    But here's our reality...

    We don't lose power all that often so I don't expect to run the generator all that much. But if we lose power for an extended period (remember the ice...
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    We live in a house that had solar installed in...

    We live in a house that had solar installed in 2007. It's an asphalt shingle roof. 37 100W panels. They are so inefficient, we're gonna replace the system when we replace the roof (next summer)? ...
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    There's a pair of men's 172 Ripstick 96s for sale...

    There's a pair of men's 172 Ripstick 96s for sale on Gear Swap. Mrs. MNIAW is on 174 Ripstick 86s (she doesn't like 3D snow). She's 5'9" and a tentative intermediate that is not afraid of steeps....
  46. Dat first link is not accurate...Sunday River was...

    Dat first link is not accurate...Sunday River was open today and it show only Killington in the NE.
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    I live in SoVT...which really means nothing. I'm...

    I live in SoVT...which really means nothing. I'm also about her age which also means nothing. I also have skied a bunch of the closed ski areas round here.... Don't think I've ever run into her tho....
  48. Just updating.... I had hoped to have 10-12...

    Just updating....

    I had hoped to have 10-12 days under my belt by 12/1 but that's just not going to happen. Watching the webcam at the top of Killington's North Ridge quad yesterday (Wednesday)...
  49. You need to post what BSL the bindings are...

    You need to post what BSL the bindings are mounted for.....

    Sheesh.
  50. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vws54LfyTjE

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vws54LfyTjE
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