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    First sand/gravel stoke session of the season. ...

    First sand/gravel stoke session of the season. One year older, feeling less bolder...cautious, tentative turns...

    Best part about the session was uphill testing of the Dairylandr 2.0's...more...
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    Submission for best micro couloir in N.A. Small...

    Submission for best micro couloir in N.A. Small in vert, big in incline. Aesthetically pleasing. "The Crack", Mount McLean, just east of Prince Rupert up in northwest b.c.

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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DTv0K2SUlCY

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DTv0K2SUlCY
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    From the 'keepin the vibe alive' mount hays ski...

    From the 'keepin the vibe alive' mount hays ski hill facebook group.

    First use of the iconic rope swing installed at the top of the run "Inspiration" circa 1980?

    Legend.....Dr. Risk

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    Smithers folks; any reports on snowline/snowpack...

    Smithers folks; any reports on snowline/snowpack obs around Sibolas yet this spring? Hopin' to head 'er up there at some point this sibola season. And not to worry, I'll respectfully give a wide...
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZRfTLpzD6No

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZRfTLpzD6No
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bs2B4t6QFWw&list=P...

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bs2B4t6QFWw&list=PLR0fnrQq4Kz9fpy6tCZZzWdF dEnH9sK58&index=2
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    I vote G.M. for gm.

    I vote G.M. for gm.
  9. One note on steep skinning/fat ski hard snow...

    One note on steep skinning/fat ski hard snow skinning...I have bad hips, wrecked lower back, screwed up feet and one bad knee and sidehilling on hard snow and switchbacks/kick turns don't work for...
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q-SqzJSSwJc&featur...

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q-SqzJSSwJc&feature=youtu.be&fbclid=IwAR1zW9ffcJcuNc E95NBqsQF_Lr52ccFT0kh4hNPlr9ELFnGXjev0t5_fKPk
  11. massive wet slab avy at yellowstone club ski area

    Yikes!

    "A very large wet slab avalanche released on an east aspect with an estimated 6-8' deep crown." - Gallatin National Forest Avalanche Center

    link to report: ...
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_JZdqBZlMpE

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_JZdqBZlMpE
  13. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uqUa_G1h3pw&t=18s...

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uqUa_G1h3pw&t=18s
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    So, the coast had an awesome snowpack this past...

    So, the coast had an awesome snowpack this past winter.

    Some old schoolerz got up to some old school moves up on Mt. Hays in April.

    Really miss those warm spring, after work slush bumps and...
  15. Not skiing on 100 percent cutting board plastic...

    Not skiing on 100 percent cutting board plastic yet, but, non skin skinning with 100 percent cutting board plastic? yup.

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  16. You forgot a 'look at me'. Three lawnmowers,...

    You forgot a 'look at me'. Three lawnmowers, dude.
  17. Workin' on a mod to use the lawnmower motor(s) to...

    Workin' on a mod to use the lawnmower motor(s) to power a rope tow for the summer ski gravel pitch.
  18. Gettowerx trippple wide custom lawnmower array

    Ghettowerx successfully completed the transition from winter ski gear innovations and mods into lawn and garden mode.

    The latest project: The Trippple mower array, lawnmowing time saver. Two self...
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    Just gotta figure out a nitrous system for my new...

    Just gotta figure out a nitrous system for my new trippple mower array. I wanna enter this Ghettowerx special if and when the event runs again...is there a special category for 'classic' self...
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    Shames area doin pretty good too. Probed an...

    Shames area doin pretty good too. Probed an average of 310cms just below treeline on the wnw aspect of the knowls. Continuous snow to parking lot, prolly about 70-100cms towards the base area. A...
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    Were u referring to the page count of this...

    Were u referring to the page count of this thread?

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    hbm may 5, 2012 327338 may 4, 2013 327339 ...

    hbm may 5, 2012
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    Fair amount of snow at HBM for early May. I've...

    Fair amount of snow at HBM for early May. I've been keeping a historical photo archive of may/june screenshots of this cam...it will be interesting to compare/contrast this year with other notable...
  24. Dunno what i'm doing wasting my time allocating...

    Dunno what i'm doing wasting my time allocating brain power to ski industry based gear mods and inventions and stuff. Might be more of a future in designing the 100 percent guarantee'd plug proof...
  25. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2xJ-O8iZbeM&list=O...

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2xJ-O8iZbeM&list=OLAK5uy_mnVen1XqaEIxItSQxfuVM6VArULW7 9qXA&index=2


    Gary Shandling, Gary Shandling, Gary Shandling, Gary Shandling,
    Gary Shandling, Gary...
  26. Been skiing my Dynafit Vertical St's like this...

    Been skiing my Dynafit Vertical St's like this these days, toes unlocked, ftw. No vertical release, no problem?

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    Anyone ever do helidrops, or, a one off heliski...

    Anyone ever do helidrops, or, a one off heliski day in that terrain? Looks pretty damn good. Could totally envision a productive Astar B3 circuit of landings and pickups.
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    I remember Baldy hittin my ski radar after...

    I remember Baldy hittin my ski radar after pleasure viewing the famous "Prosor Shots" pics of the area in a Powder Mag back in the 90's. Looks like an awesome hill/side/backcountry during the big...
  29. In a few years, you might just wanna bin the ski...

    In a few years, you might just wanna bin the ski crampons...actually, if things work out, might do away with traditional skins too for specific snow conditions. I'm workin' on an entirely new...
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    Bump. Need update on Cliff's thinking about herd...

    Bump. Need update on Cliff's thinking about herd stuff.
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    Thanks for the inspiration to actually sit down...

    Thanks for the inspiration to actually sit down and really think about a true no holds barred, unlimited funds and projecting into a realm of design where today's materials and technology are not a...
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    Looks like a good fit for my modded old liners. ...

    Looks like a good fit for my modded old liners.

    Design goals:

    Resistance free fore/aft rom in touring mode.

    Seamless fit and even shin/lower leg fit tension in the 8 to 4 oclockish range of...
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    Solved tail dive this season. 326408

    Solved tail dive this season.

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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=efJ42PRgwow

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=efJ42PRgwow
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qr6NOsluHYg

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qr6NOsluHYg
  36. Just in case anyone gives a shit... ...

    Just in case anyone gives a shit...

    Substituted the modified/grip enhanced skins for some custom split, old purple plush ascensions today just to see how they'd do on the steeps.

    Followed...
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    Any word on any changes planned for the zgtp for...

    Any word on any changes planned for the zgtp for next season?

    Wanna buy a pair; wundrin' if it's worth waiting for anything newer, shinier and/or fancier.
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FRURmhFE6BI

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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sumb3GYuAT8

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  40. IME/IMO, i really don't give a rats ass about...

    IME/IMO, i really don't give a rats ass about speed/time..it's all about zen state flow. Start slow and slow down from there. Halve the stride and arrive revived. Take a micro nap during each rest...
  41. That's cool. But around here, if a guy likes to...

    That's cool. But around here, if a guy likes to poke, prod and explore stuff that's outside the regular ski touring ops zones...the nature of the terrain often dictates going steep simply because...
  42. for sure that works, that was the o.g. mod...

    for sure that works, that was the o.g. mod but....no shock absorption.
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    Always enjoyed aic but the auratory pleasure...

    Always enjoyed aic but the auratory pleasure really got enhanced when I relistened to a lotta their work through a high quality set of cans. Lots of little subtleties and nuancy details popped into...
  44. New heel riser xtendrz and steep skinning skin grip modz

    With the covid thing going on, personal ski touring goals of big line first descents all around nw bc have been put on the back burner. Hopefully, the social mores change before the snow melts and...
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9ZOiEa7BJO0

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9ZOiEa7BJO0
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    Nice lookin' turns, there, A.P. How was the...

    Nice lookin' turns, there, A.P. How was the skiability of the snow? Schmooey shit, or, not so bad?

    Been continuing with exploring via dairylandrz lately. Snow's gone to shit for skiing but has...
  47. From the Totally Board 1 snowboard vid...

    From the Totally Board 1 snowboard vid soundtrack, circa 1984


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hpD4bRRYa1A
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    Hey, if this thing settles down in the...

    Hey, if this thing settles down in the summer...any interest in a group meet at a gravel pit that is discrete? Bonfire, beers and gravel pit ski laps? Buddy and I are workin' on a prototype...
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    I've always been a 'grass is greener' kinda...

    I've always been a 'grass is greener' kinda thinker...pros and cons to having that kinda brain. Pros: the constant ski gear tinkering and modding has upped the level of customized function of prit...
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    Yup. Dairylandr o.g.'s and the new for 2020,...

    Yup. Dairylandr o.g.'s and the new for 2020, 2.0's.

    They're basically like super nimble rock climbing shoes for specific snow conditions. I'm super stoked that the engineers OBVIOUSLY designed...
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