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  1. I'm in again this year and can coordinate pick-up...

    I'm in again this year and can coordinate pick-up & re-shipping from SLC. PM coming.
  2. Thread: Garden 2019

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    This is the current haul we a couple time a weeks...

    This is the current haul we a couple time a weeks for tomatoes and weekly for the peaches. MsB andI have been canning furiously and making all kinds of preserves. I came back from the Uintas around...
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    Post in the right forum?

    Post in the right forum?
  4. Thread: TR: RTW

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    What a unique experience for LCC. He'll have seen...

    What a unique experience for LCC. He'll have seen more of the world by the time he turns 8 than most of this board combined. Spectacular parenting!
  5. Update on the helicopter landing in Lone Peak...

    Update on the helicopter landing in Lone Peak Cirque, the moutainproject detectives have been hard at work. Turns out there are several Galland bros and they're all law-abiding citizens...

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  6. Thread: Wasatch 2019

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    Saw the pair when I rode up there in July. Huge...

    Saw the pair when I rode up there in July. Huge bull, average sized cow. Definitely permanent residents of the spot below the upper steeps where the trees start. Not too territorial which is good...
  7. Thread: Wasatch 2019

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    I rode it right before the big rain event and it...

    I rode it right before the big rain event and it was already pretty janky from the previous week's heavy rain, can't imagine what it was like after the flood...
  8. ^^^ Nicely done, looks way fat! Last Sat up in...

    ^^^
    Nicely done, looks way fat!
    Last Sat up in the Uintas I was walking to a crag when a dude with skis on his pack came out of the woods. He was keeping the streak alive with 34 straight months of...
  9. Thread: Wasatch 2019

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    How is it as a climb? Doing it from Soli/Brighton...

    How is it as a climb? Doing it from Soli/Brighton doesn't seem all that appealing to me for some reason...
  10. Thread: Wasatch 2019

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    Yeah it was horrendous. I don't mind getting...

    Yeah it was horrendous. I don't mind getting schooled in a technical section and having to HAB but having to do it on a dirt road cause it's so fucking steep and loose is just cruel. At least I've...
  11. Thread: Climbing Stoke

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    It's definitely worth a trip. Used to be a bit on...

    It's definitely worth a trip. Used to be a bit on the sketchy side but traffic these past few seasons has really helped clean up the popular lines.
    The season goes from early/late June (bad/good...
  12. Thread: Climbing Stoke

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    ^^^ Nice urban choss!! Wrapped up a long...

    ^^^ Nice urban choss!!

    Wrapped up a long standing project and put up a few random lines at the Jungle (Aquarius Plateau, central/southern UT) this weekend. Alpine choss (volcanic rock) of the...
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    When the hell are you finding the direct flight...

    When the hell are you finding the direct flight that cheap? I've never even seen it below $1k.... I'd probably go home more often if I saw it pop up for $500!


    +1 on this, aisle all the way for...
  14. Thread: Wasatch 2019

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    Now I really have to go back, looks like the...

    Now I really have to go back, looks like the likelihood of a major explosion has increased a lot!!

    Rode some PC new (to me) stuff yesterday. Wanted to take a look at Evil Empire, what an absolute...
  15. Apparently someone on MP message him then spoke...

    Apparently someone on MP message him then spoke with him on the phone. He denies any involvement and is apparently a great guy very respectful of all the things. He also claims to know who the real...
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    This. A few years ago I was trying to save $100...

    This. A few years ago I was trying to save $100 flying home (Geneva) and decided not to take the direct from SLC to Paris and instead fly through JFK first. I did save $100 but it took me over 40...
  17. Thread: "The Turn"

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    Well, it certainly wasn't today. The SW flow...

    Well, it certainly wasn't today. The SW flow pushed smoke from various fires all the way up to PC and into my lungs which were already suffering from the heat and dust. 86 when I got back to the car...
  18. If a tree falls in the forest... People did all...

    If a tree falls in the forest...
    People did all manners of dumb shit BITD, a small number of others became aware of it, and an even smaller number were inspired by it. One asshole could only breed...
  19. Da fuck? Opening up a new spring? That's crazy....

    Da fuck? Opening up a new spring? That's crazy. Probably dislodged huge amounts of choss that were sitting on top of a seep that never managed to see the light of day before and is now happily...
  20. I was curious about this and looked into the SRAM...

    I was curious about this and looked into the SRAM matchmaker. I've been riding with mismatched Shimano brake levers and SRAM shifters on their own clamp, I'm surprised I haven't been arrested and...
  21. Probably not the best location for this but since...

    Probably not the best location for this but since we're at a low point in the 'Satch thread for many reasons...
    X-post from mountainproject.com, see here.

    Someone has been landing a private...
  22. Thread: Wasatch 2019

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    Right? It also seems to be a favorite of the...

    Right? It also seems to be a favorite of the Wasatch Old Lady Hiking Group (TM) who I greatly disturbed on my ride. No amount of getting off the trail, polite small talk, and general good behavior...
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    Good to hear there will be death involved,...

    Good to hear there will be death involved, wouldn't have it any other way!

    Honestly, I tend to adapt fairly easily to whatever I'm riding, be it skis or bikes, as long as they're not ridiculously...
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    I shredded my rear Forekaster yesterday getting...

    I shredded my rear Forekaster yesterday getting loose in a rock garden and dove into this thread to try and find some agreement on a good option for Wasatch moon dust. What a rabbit hole it's been......
  25. Thread: Wasatch 2019

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    Holy shit... That looks like it would rattle a...

    Holy shit... That looks like it would rattle a bit on the down. Guess I'm not riding Days this year, bummer.
    I wanted to go back to Honeycomb to clear the rock garden (almost committed on my first...
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    I'm really happy with the UrbanCycling Flex 2...

    I'm really happy with the UrbanCycling Flex 2 shorts (see here).
    The waist isn't elastic, they have 2 large velcro adjustments which stay in place (unlike half of the other shorts I own). The...
  27. Thread: Wasatch 2019

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    It's the last section before Deso that almost did...

    It's the last section before Deso that almost did me in. Sustained grind with a water bar or root every 20', at some point I was going so slow I just couldn't clear them anymore.
    Also, fook Little...
  28. Thread: Kitty Stoke

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    Too much Ugly for the bed, paws sticking out...

    Too much Ugly for the bed, paws sticking out every which way... He is VERY ticklish and obviously asking for it.

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  29. Thread: Garden 2019

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    I remember reading about a trellising technique...

    I remember reading about a trellising technique that connects separate rows of tomatoes with sections of flexible PVC pipes (or something of the sort) to make an arch. Each row has its own trellis...
  30. Thread: Wildlife

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    Well, still no pics but saw the Solitude coyote...

    Well, still no pics but saw the Solitude coyote again today. Same spot, same goofy hunting method, same annoyed look once he got the marmot and had to run away from me. He's getting fat!
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    Ms Boissal and I did the Wailua paddle board...

    Ms Boissal and I did the Wailua paddle board thing. I had never been on a SUP and had no intention of ever getting on one but the time we spent on the water was really awesome. There are numerous...
  32. Thread: Garden 2019

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    I say that every season. And every season I watch...

    I say that every season. And every season I watch them climb to the top of their 6' cages then jump to the next cage and colonize it. Tomatoes can't be stopped. Might as well run some wires to the...
  33. Thread: Wasatch 2019

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    I'll be there if I can drag my carcass out of bed...

    I'll be there if I can drag my carcass out of bed in the AM.

    Got greedy this morning with a variation of and as usual bit more than I could chew. I tried to time the up so I could get to the top...
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    ZING! Family related amusement: my FIL has...

    ZING!

    Family related amusement: my FIL has chronic anxiety when it comes to grilling. He's 100% convinced that he ruins everything he puts on the grill. Meat, fish, veggies, you name it, he always...
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    Nah, everyone who posts here SHREDS!! But...

    Nah, everyone who posts here SHREDS!!

    But really, I hope they let up on their kid and wife a bit. Can't imagine I'd want to keep riding if that shit happens regularly...
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    This belongs equally in the shit that annoys you...

    This belongs equally in the shit that annoys you thread but the conclusion made me laugh so hard I'm putting it here... TLDR warning in effect.

    Earlier this week I was blissfully cruising along a...
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    Wuttabout Jeffrey Epstein? I bet a cable snapping...

    Wuttabout Jeffrey Epstein? I bet a cable snapping would leave marks very similar to the ones found on his neck.
    #comingfullcircle
  38. Thread: "The Turn"

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    Wandering around the headwaters of the Weber...

    Wandering around the headwaters of the Weber river by Pass Lake. Cold slog out of there in the tall wet grass.
    The turn happens in the Uintas in mid-August usually but I think this year has been...
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    Oh ma gawd... So purdy!

    Oh ma gawd... So purdy!
  40. Thread: Kitty Stoke

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    Ms Boissal did a fine job cleaning up the murder...

    Ms Boissal did a fine job cleaning up the murder scene for sure. He looks pretty ridiculous since he's so skinny, it's like we stitched an oversized head on a very small body. He's much happier...
  41. Thread: Kitty Stoke

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    Here's Artie the old lion in all of his scrawny...

    Here's Artie the old lion in all of his scrawny glory. He's warming up to his tonsure, I think we're going to leave the belly alone as it's completely knot-free and we don't want to mess with his...
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    More like pots of choss in the Uintas. All you'll...

    More like pots of choss in the Uintas. All you'll find at the end of the rainbow is more talus!
  43. Thread: Kitty Stoke

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    He's definitely improved his attitude after the...

    He's definitely improved his attitude after the knots were gone.
    I'd post pics but Ms. Boissal has decided he needs some time off before the final cut. She went back at it the other night and...
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    Moody weather and double rainbows in the Uintas ...

    Moody weather and double rainbows in the Uintas

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  45. Thread: "The Turn"

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    Last Sunday in the Uintas things went from...

    Last Sunday in the Uintas things went from pleasant temps to pounding hail and cold rain in about a minute. Got to the car soaked to the bone and chilled to the core, the thermometer was reading 43...
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    +1. Looks spectacular. I'd push my bike up that...

    +1. Looks spectacular. I'd push my bike up that thing every day.
  47. Thread: Wasatch 2019

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    Holy fuck. What is most impressive to me is the...

    Holy fuck.
    What is most impressive to me is the shot around 2:05 showing the Campus boulder. I used to climb up there a bunch and the problems were mostly tall and scary. A few years ago a big storm...
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    Reading signs and being told what to do is for...

    Reading signs and being told what to do is for liberal snowflakes. Dude has a constitutional right to pump gas on whichever side he pleases. FREEDOM MOTHERFUCKER!!
    That's more or less what I got...
  49. Thread: Kitty Stoke

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    Right? I thought she had flattened him out at...

    Right? I thought she had flattened him out at first. Apparently he didn't budge for a few minutes after she stopped shearing him. I'm really worried about what I'm going to find when I get home...
  50. Thread: Wasatch 2019

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    Can't figure out where that is. Looks like the...

    Can't figure out where that is. Looks like the area just below Lisa Falls but the vegetation doesn't work...


    Absolute carnage.
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