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  1. Greg - any insights or thoughts on comparison...

    Greg - any insights or thoughts on comparison between ZeroG Peak and MTN Summit?
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    Starting at Granite would've been smarter in...

    Starting at Granite would've been smarter in retrospect!

    Good luck with the Bigfoot. I'm signed up for the Moab Trail Marathon in November, so still a couple months to keep getting the fitness up.
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    Nice! I ran that same route (counter-clockwise...

    Nice! I ran that same route (counter-clockwise from Denny Creek TH) last Sunday in slightly cooler mist. It was really rad to connect some new-to-me summer trails, and the trail between Melakwa and...
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    Give it a rest, then.

    Give it a rest, then.
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    Not commenting on the choice of beverages, but...

    Not commenting on the choice of beverages, but FWIW, I believe Jed raced at either Middlebury or Dartmouth College. Been a while, but I've skied with him a few times going back to a brief period...
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    How does he already have Lightning Pro? I didn't...

    How does he already have Lightning Pro? I didn't think any had exited production to customers yet. As best as I'd seen, a number of early Pro orders aren't even scheduled for production until May,...
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    Well, got an official email from Ford this week...

    Well, got an official email from Ford this week that all model year 2022 orders have been placed, so order invites are now on pause for all other reservations. It sounds like 2023 order invitations...
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    A pack of clear mirror hanging clips (like for...

    A pack of clear mirror hanging clips (like for big bathroom mirrors without a frame) works really well for this.

    https://www.amazon.com/Tatuo-Plastic-Mirror-Holder-Hanging/dp/B07PJSP95C/
    ...
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    It's been announced in a few places, but the...

    It's been announced in a few places, but the rendering of that full block is on the evolution projects site here: https://www.evolutionprojects.com/projects

    More info here:...
  10. Couldn't help myself... order placed for the...

    Couldn't help myself... order placed for the 192cm C138. I've hefted various iterations of that shape a few times over the years and never skied it. Psyched to support a project like this...

    Now I...
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    @plugboots - can you share a bit more what you're...

    @plugboots - can you share a bit more what you're skiing and driving with the F1 LT, and what you like about them? I toured on the TLT5C for a few years, and hated it. I primarily tour on the Hawx...
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    The numbers are way more tilted if you look at...

    The numbers are way more tilted if you look at urban growth and actual destination ski areas, I'm sure.

    Adding to this, last week's NYT climate change & skiing article had the state that the...
  13. This morning's driving was quite sporty, as was...

    This morning's driving was quite sporty, as was parking in the Hyak lot. But an early start before work today paid off with a couple laps that were among the deepest I've ever had there. Thankfully...
  14. Thread: Trucks.

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    I'm sitting on an early reservation, but even...

    I'm sitting on an early reservation, but even with that it's not clear that it'll be possible to get one next year. Order buckets were alleged going to open in Oct, then that got pushed to Dec, so...
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    Good luck - been searching high and low for the...

    Good luck - been searching high and low for the same to no avail. I just caved and bought a Tour Wrap as a backup instead.
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    I missed this thread in its earlier days, but...

    I missed this thread in its earlier days, but have really interested in electric truck market for a while. Obviously Rivians are now rolling out to customers, and the F150 Lightning has a boatload of...
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    Hey Bronco - I do some work with Zamberlan, and...

    Hey Bronco - I do some work with Zamberlan, and that site is not legit. Zamberlan is in the process of setting up a Canadian subsidiary, but that site is a scam - not associated with any of the...
  18. Wife and I managed to get reservations for...

    Wife and I managed to get reservations for Sunday. BUT... when we tried to add reservations for both kids, their passes show an expiration of 4/30/21 and we got a message that their passes (regular,...
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    I've never skied at White Grass, but I've skied...

    I've never skied at White Grass, but I've skied with Chip at Mad River over the years, and he's one of the most interesting and fun people in skiing. There are a lot of places on my ski wishlist...
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    Alpental skier here, looking for the same thing...

    Alpental skier here, looking for the same thing this year. I actually like anoraks, and bought the Lofoten Anorak earlier this year in the hopes that it would do this as long storm-day shell. I knew...
  21. Ha! My legs were reminding me of that at 11:30....

    Ha! My legs were reminding me of that at 11:30. Was looking for the crew, but hard to find folks with everyone masked up - would've been fun to make turns.
    -Graham
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    I was going to mention the Sanook too. I have a...

    I was going to mention the Sanook too. I have a pair of Capital Thrashers in my garage, which are 121mm underfoot with a swallowtail, and I think 190cm? Maybe they were 188cm. Beautiful wood...
  23. I have a pair of barely used 184cm Bentchetlers...

    I have a pair of barely used 184cm Bentchetlers (1819 white version). They were mounted with STH16s on the line and back -3cm for a 328bsl. Only a couple days on them, and they just never fit my ski...
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    I'd consider adding Volkl M5 Mantra or Mantra...

    I'd consider adding Volkl M5 Mantra or Mantra 102. Might find them a bit stiff in the tails, but it sure makes steep, choppy snow and firm groomers fun. The 96mm M5 has become my go-to Snoq Pass and...
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    Sidenote, and perhaps a longshot - my wife left...

    Sidenote, and perhaps a longshot - my wife left her beloved Oyuki mittens on the top of the car pulling out of Lot 4 on Sunday. Obviously they didn't make it back down to Seattle. She called Lost &...
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    184cm Volkl Mantra M5 - firm snow, spring skiing,...

    184cm Volkl Mantra M5 - firm snow, spring skiing, cruising around
    183cm Black Crows Corvus - daily mid-winter driver for softer conditions/some pow
    186cm DPS 115RPC - pow day fun

    There are...
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    3/10 Update from NWAC: Due to a significantly...

    3/10 Update from NWAC: Due to a significantly worsening forecast for warmth and rain for this weekend and Monday we have decided to postpone AWOL at Alpental to April 17th. A takeaway from our...
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    Dusting off my login, which has accumulated quite...

    Dusting off my login, which has accumulated quite a bit of dust on it since last use. I posted this over on the Padded Seats thread as well, but figured I'd get some exposure for the upcoming NWAC...
  29. Thread: K2 Shaxe

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    I used a sample last year on a few trips, while I...

    I used a sample last year on a few trips, while I was with K2, and I really like it. It's heavier than an axe, yes, but lighter than an axe and a shovel separately. The design is solid, with quite a...
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    Edited, not meaning to leak any secret spots....

    Edited, not meaning to leak any secret spots. I've fished there a number of times, just surprised to see it pop up.
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    Undeross - is this outside Fraser, CO? I realize...

    Undeross - is this outside Fraser, CO? I realize it could be anywhere, but I swear that's the stream that goes through there (broken bridge in the corner is a giveaway). My inlaws hike up there all...
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    Longboards mounted tele, ready to go for this...

    Longboards mounted tele, ready to go for this year, but I'm going to be traveling that weekend. Dammit.
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    Having skied on the original 2009 and the current...

    Having skied on the original 2009 and the current Darkside, I much prefer the fully rockered current version.
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    Might be a little small, in my opinion. I'm a 34"...

    Might be a little small, in my opinion. I'm a 34" waist, and the large is pretty perfect for me, medium too small. Definitely a slimmer fit than the Flylow pants.

    Regardless of sizing, the...
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    Another one to add into consideration - we're...

    Another one to add into consideration - we're offering a new ski called the BackDrop for this fall. 142/112/131 for dimensions with a really light build (1820g), nice rocker profile, flat tail, tip &...
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    Nice photos! We went yesterday, and happened to...

    Nice photos! We went yesterday, and happened to hit the narrow weather window this week pretty well. Camped out Friday night on the road with my wife and two friends, and woke up to cloudless skies...
  37. Skiing/lodging recommendations for Chamonix/Zermatt?

    Looking for some advice from the collective here. I'm heading over to Europe in early April for some lift-served/touring and an Ortler tour with my wife and a few friends. We're flying into Geneva...
  38. iTomahawk, yes the new green skins use Pomoca's...

    iTomahawk, yes the new green skins use Pomoca's safer skin waterproofing, and it should be pretty noticeable.

    mcgrathchris - enjoy, just make sure to seal the inside of the holes, as CS said, to...
  39. I skied last winter with prototypes of the new K2...

    I skied last winter with prototypes of the new K2 tools, and I'm really psyched on how they came out. The Rescue Shovel comes with hardware in it to rig the shovel to the tip/tail holes on the skis...
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    Second hop on this one... I know a couple guys...

    Second hop on this one... I know a couple guys who just drilled tip and tail holes in their other brands' skis. Just make sure to seal the holes, and I'd recommend matching the diameter of the hole...
  41. Thread: K2 Coomback

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    Updated Coomback for Fall 2011. Dimensions/rocker...

    Updated Coomback for Fall 2011. Dimensions/rocker stay the same, but a little more carbon in the tip/tail for stiffness. New graphics too (left ski here:...
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    Some info here on Darkside and Megawatt:...

    Some info here on Darkside and Megawatt: https://www.tetongravity.com/forums/showthread.php/165230-Darkside-vs-Shoots-vs-atlas-vs-MW-vs?

    Just took mine out again on Sunday, and love them. No...
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    Up and down weekend at Alpental. The good -...

    Up and down weekend at Alpental. The good - skiing far exceeded expectations after this last week of rain. Deep and empty resort on Saturday, lots of good turns with Dromond, Mofro and a few other...
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    Otis, took them with me on vacation trip to Japan...

    Otis, took them with me on vacation trip to Japan - mix of light pow, wind buff, sunwarmed wet snow, wind-affect, cut-up crud, and occasional groomers/bumps for runouts over a week and a half....
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    Otis, I haven't skied the two seasons of...

    Otis,
    I haven't skied the two seasons of Darksides head-to-head, but comparing the new amount of rocker to my Sidestashes and testing various amounts of rocker on protos, I don't think the new one...
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    I work at K2, but just spent two weeks recently...

    I work at K2, but just spent two weeks recently skiing the Darksides for the first time. Coming from the Pontoon, the Darkside really surprised me. It has all the float and fun in softer snow, but...
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    Baron stuck in ski mode?

    Took a two-week ski trip and discovered a couple days into it that one of my skis mounted with Barons wouldn't go into tour mode as we're about to skin out a traverse. Cleared out any icing I could...
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    How are things shaping up in Niseko/Asahidake?...

    How are things shaping up in Niseko/Asahidake? I'll be over there in about a month, and curious to know how conditions are.
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    Good friend of mine now works at OR and had these...

    Good friend of mine now works at OR and had these out a bunch last year in the PNW. He loves them, seemed super durable and waterproof. I checked them out in the store the other day, they look...
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    Is anyone left around Valle Nevado? Any idea what...

    Is anyone left around Valle Nevado? Any idea what conditions are like there right now?
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