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    How different is this years Commander 108 than...

    How different is this years Commander 108 than last year? Is the tip rise just slightly higher than last year or is it pretty significant? Also how much more does it weigh?
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    They have been good to me. I had an eight year...

    They have been good to me. I had an eight year old stingray jacket that the fabric delaminated and they replaced it for me for free. I don't like the sabre that they replaced it with as much as my...
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    Thanks for the info. I was interested in a tour...

    Thanks for the info. I was interested in a tour wren 96 for skiing the volcanoes in the spring.

    I am not in good enough shape to carry anything to wide or heavy. The 96 would also be nice whenever...
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    How much would a wren 96 in 179 length weigh with...

    How much would a wren 96 in 179 length weigh with a tour core. Also is that something you make? I didn’t see it available on the custom ski builder online.


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    If meadows or Bachelor doesn’t open by Mid Dec, I...

    If meadows or Bachelor doesn’t open by Mid Dec, I may have to do that.


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    How much for just the spurs?


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    The goat will float better than the bodacious but...

    The goat will float better than the bodacious but the bodacious handles hard snow much better.


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    Higher and had faster chairs. Sent from my...

    Higher and had faster chairs.


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    Yep and that is down from $170. I see why though....

    Yep and that is down from $170. I see why though. They get tons of people from the bay that make $500k a year that are taking the family up there for the weekend. That and they want everyone to but...
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    I like Bachelor fairly well. I do agree summit...

    I like Bachelor fairly well. I do agree summit and NW are the only chairs with decent terrain and the mountain is lacking any truly steep terrain.


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    Not to mention the $160 lift tickets at...

    Not to mention the $160 lift tickets at Northstar.


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    Northstar!

    Northstar!
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    Thats a pretty good point. Thanks Sent from...

    Thats a pretty good point. Thanks


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    She is 5 so she skis free. I was thinking of...

    She is 5 so she skis free. I was thinking of getting us some type of ticket pack for mid winter and get a spring pass for the 2nd half of the year.

    Fusion is a good idea if the snow level is low...
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    I normally ski meadows but I am going to take my...

    I normally ski meadows but I am going to take my daughter to timberline this year for some family skiing. Is getting a 5 pack the best way to go or does anyone else know of a better way to get...
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    I haven’t spent time on the dynastar XXL so I...

    I haven’t spent time on the dynastar XXL so I cannot compare but I have skied the wren 108 ti. I didn’t have any problem with the tails washing out and I felt the overall edge grip was pretty good...
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    If you are worried about getting cold, I...

    If you are worried about getting cold, I recommend looking at the columbia bugaboo pants. I own a pair and I have used them without a lower base layer without any issue. I expect they will be...
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    Just curious.

    Just curious.
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    Why are you selling them?

    Why are you selling them?
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    I have H2NO Pants and did have a gore tex jacket....

    I have H2NO Pants and did have a gore tex jacket. They both worked fine and no real difference. If you are not touring, I wouldn't worry to much about breathability. If you are like me you will sweat...
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    Thanks for the feedback. I may have to give the...

    Thanks for the feedback. I may have to give the 190 a shot. I do like the idea of having more ski in front of me.
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    5’ 8’’ 200 lbs. Not taller but heavier. I think...

    5’ 8’’ 200 lbs. Not taller but heavier. I think the biggest problem for me was I was coming from a ski w -11 mount and used to staying forward more. It is a good ski and super quick in moguls. It...
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    As feedback I wouldn’t be as quick to recommend...

    As feedback I wouldn’t be as quick to recommend the 184. I picked up a 184 year ago and it is a good ski but I wished I had gotten the 190.
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    Did switching to the 190 fix your tip five...

    Did switching to the 190 fix your tip five issues? I had a 184 and had a lot of tip dive.
  25. Sent you a PM about some Bibbys.

    Sent you a PM about some Bibbys.
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    Timberline got some new snow. Sent from my...

    Timberline got some new snow.


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    I was looking at the black wren custom and...

    I was looking at the black wren custom and noticed on the site it said it is the stiffest ski you make. Is it stiffer both longitudinally and torsionally stiffer than the 108 ti?


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  28. Thread: New ACL

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    Good luck on the recovery. Listen to your PT and...

    Good luck on the recovery. Listen to your PT and you will be back next season.

    I tore both of my ACLs on Mt. Hood so I feel your pain.
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    Thanks for the feedback. I have a pair of 114's...

    Thanks for the feedback. I have a pair of 114's and have been debating about picking up some 108's for more of a daily driver and tighter terrain.
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    How much overlap is there between the 108 and 114?

    How much overlap is there between the 108 and 114?
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    Your right it isn't the best for the east coast....

    Your right it isn't the best for the east coast. I moved west in 2006 and haven't looked back since. I still stand by best ski ever but just not best for east.
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    Were these pics taken from the top of the wyeast...

    Were these pics taken from the top of the wyeast face?
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    Its stiff but nothing crazy. It is damper than...

    Its stiff but nothing crazy. It is damper than the wren 114 and 186 bodacious but it is also easier to ski. I took it through a few moguls and it didn't give me any problems. I didn't feel like it...
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    I skied the Wren 108 TI. It does have really good...

    I skied the Wren 108 TI. It does have really good edge hold on hardpack and it is probably the most damp ski I have ever skied. The day I skied it, it snowed 3 inches on top of refrozen hardpark. It...
  35. Thread: The FIFTY

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    Cody, is the Newton Clark Headwall part of the...

    Cody, is the Newton Clark Headwall part of the fifty project and if so do you have a general idea of when you will be skiing it?
  36. Heavenly on a weekend is the worst.

    Heavenly on a weekend is the worst.
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    I second this. The best damn ski ever made.

    I second this. The best damn ski ever made.
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    There are a few ON3P wren 114s left. With...

    There are a few ON3P wren 114s left. With discount code you can get them for $550. If you want a shorter charger the 179 may be worth a look.
  39. Thread: The FIFTY

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    They are not always accurate. A couple years ago...

    They are not always accurate. A couple years ago we came across a climber that fell while trad climbing in the back country. We called 911 and the GPS location 911 got from our phone was over 10...
  40. Others may disagree but I like Mt. Hood Meadows....

    Others may disagree but I like Mt. Hood Meadows. It doesn't have the terrain some other places have but if you can catch a mid week pow day you are in for a treat.
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    Which is your favorite Wren?

    Which is your favorite Wren?
  42. Thread: Blister

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    Did you tear your meniscus? Good luck with the...

    Did you tear your meniscus? Good luck with the recovery. I tore my ACL and meniscus in my left knee in 2011 and did the same to my right in 2015.

    Listen to your PT and get ready for next season.
  43. Thread: Blister

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    You have too much free time on your hands.

    You have too much free time on your hands.
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    For someone that like the wren in a 184 and felt...

    For someone that like the wren in a 184 and felt that was the right size for them would you recommend the woodsman in a 187?
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    For hucking you may want to checkout some of the...

    For hucking you may want to checkout some of the summer week long adult free style clinics at timberline. You won't ski anything steep but you will get plenty of practice on jumps. I haven't taken...
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    Where is your limit at right now and what is your...

    Where is your limit at right now and what is your home mountain? What your current ability level is highly impacts what you need to do to improve.

    If you are wanting to get the best bang for your...
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    Questions on Jackson Hole

    I have a week off work coming up and debating about going to Jackson, BC, or somewhere else. I've never been to Jackson but heard mixed reviews. A lot of people loved the terrain but said it was...
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    The bibby has slightly less tip splay and a...

    The bibby has slightly less tip splay and a decent amount more tail slay. Not sure about where the rocker starts between the two.
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    Is the float any different from the non metal...

    Is the float any different from the non metal version?
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    I own the 184 bibby and have skied the 184 wren...

    I own the 184 bibby and have skied the 184 wren 114. The wren 114 is a much more stable ski than the bibby. The bibby is more maneuverable and a quicker ski but the wren 114 blows it out of the water...
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