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    Rottweiler/shepherd mix.

    Rottweiler/shepherd mix.
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    Maybe I should go there. What shop was that? ...

    Maybe I should go there. What shop was that?

    My OCD got the better of me and I bought a true bar. Every pair of my skis and my wives skis are concave to some degree, except for my beat to shit,...
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    "The 49-year-old heli-ski guide from Pemberton...

    "The 49-year-old heli-ski guide from Pemberton was guiding a group of guests just before 3 p.m. when she was buried in an avalanche, says a release from the Whistler RCMP.
    Friends have identified...
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    Update. Brought skis back to shop. They reground...

    Update. Brought skis back to shop. They reground them at no charge and said they dressed the stone first so my skis were the first to go over it. They also said they would do 6 passes. They also said...
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    You may be totally right and a good chance I just...

    You may be totally right and a good chance I just want to blame the gear. I did not have an issue in deep 3D snow or on groomers, only variable 3D/2D snow. I think though on groomers I can let the...
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    $55 Canuckistan bucks. No idea if that's worth it...

    $55 Canuckistan bucks. No idea if that's worth it or not but need them by the weekend so don't have time to mess around.
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    Getting bases stone ground to flatten and 1...

    Getting bases stone ground to flatten and 1 degree base and 2 degree side bevel. Will report back in a few days.
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    Alright, got some photos of the base in the order...

    Alright, got some photos of the base in the order of front, underfoot and tail of the ski. Note I dont have a true bar so I'm just a pair calipers as a straight edge. Figured they'd be precision...
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    This is probably it. I like to get sideways. Damn...

    This is probably it. I like to get sideways. Damn camber.
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    I tested with the length side of some digital...

    I tested with the length side of some digital calipers. Figured they would be pretty much flat. Don't have a true bar. Didn't put a light behind there but if there's any gap, it's absolutely minimal...
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    Bases are flat :(

    Bases are flat :(
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    Sweet, will check later today. Here's hoping I...

    Sweet, will check later today. Here's hoping I can blame the gear.
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    Well shit, already got the red ones so that's...

    Well shit, already got the red ones so that's out. Will detune, blame the gear, then maybe learn to ski. Thanks for all the advice.
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    Also traditional camber skis? From where to where...

    Also traditional camber skis? From where to where did you detune?
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    Have a feeling this is probably it :(

    Have a feeling this is probably it :(
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    No, on recommended line

    No, on recommended line
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    Sadly not.

    Sadly not.
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    Why has my skiing gone to shit?

    At the risk of getting heckled, Iím trying to understand why my skiing has turned to shit with my new skis. Started doing longer tours and some more ski mountaineering stuff so accordingly picked up...
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    Have the same issue with super low volume lower...

    Have the same issue with super low volume lower legs. I disagree with going with a tongue style liner. Wrap style line is the way to go in my opinion. If an intuition wrap is not enough (it wasn't...
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    Tried the Atomic Backland Carbons and it...

    Tried the Atomic Backland Carbons and it unfortunately does not have enough room in the instep. Back to the drawing board. Was told to try the Tecnica Zero G boots. Anyone know how they compare in...
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    Alright this is kinda cool. Can someone tell me...

    Alright this is kinda cool. Can someone tell me who makes touring boots that fit my feet based on this magic? I bet I have the highest instep here.

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    Thanks for this. Will check out the Atomics.

    Thanks for this. Will check out the Atomics.
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    They're the same weight (1400g vs 1410g) so if...

    They're the same weight (1400g vs 1410g) so if there's no weight benefit, I don't want softer.
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    What boots fit like a Scarpa Maestrale RS?

    Always had a hell of a time finding boots that fit me. Every bootfitter I've seen have said no one really makes a boot for my type of foot. The ones that have come the closest have been Lange boots...
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    Thanks for the replies. Going with the Findr.

    Thanks for the replies. Going with the Findr.
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    Yes the BMTs are touring only skis for me. Just...

    Yes the BMTs are touring only skis for me. Just nervous about having so much camber and no big floaty tip on the Findr. I've always gone with fairly heavily rockered skis around here after the...
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    G3 Seekr or Findr for BC coastal snow

    I need some new everyday touring skis for around the BC coast area, i.e. wetter, heavier snow.

    I have a pair Volkl BMT 122 for deeper days but want something lighter and narrower for more...
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    Poll: For what it's worth, a friend of mine was just in...

    For what it's worth, a friend of mine was just in a size 2 avalanche a few weeks ago. Didnt get buried but had a hell of a time to extracate himself from the snow because his skis were buried and he...
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    "Vail Resorts says it will slash the price of a...

    "Vail Resorts says it will slash the price of a Whistler season pass starting in 2017 ó normally around $2,000 Cdn ó to roughly half that, and fold it into Vailís popular 13-resort Epic Pass, which...
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    Right but couldn't they do something like where...

    Right but couldn't they do something like where you aren't allowed to leave the resort boundaries except at specific spots? It was my understanding that happens at some other resorts, I guess in an...
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    Don't really care what they do to the...

    Don't really care what they do to the mountain/resort unless they fuck with the backcountry access. Does vails other resorts close off backcountry access?
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    First time trying this. Mounted my friends...

    First time trying this. Mounted my friends fucking skis.

    https://www.tetongravity.com/images/ci-images/48756/20160309_175249_resized__forum.jpg

    Used this youtube video:...
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    I realize this thread is really old by now but...

    I realize this thread is really old by now but wanted to add my attempt at changing ski camber/rocker. Picked up a pair of 2014 volkl nanuqs for cheap and didn't like the profile of them. Using some...
  34. Trying to decide between a 185 or 178 for PNW...

    Trying to decide between a 185 or 178 for PNW skiing, i.e. heavy snow. I'm 5'11, 165lbs. Currently touring on 185 Hojis but want something lighter and possibly shorter. Would I still want a 185 for...
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    WTB: Beacon, 3 antenna

    Looking for a 3 antenna beacon for relatively cheap. Something like a Tracker 2, Tracker 3, Pieps DSP etc. Not looking to spend too much and I'm also in Canada so you'd have to be willing to ship...
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    711 in Squamish (there are two, I think either...

    711 in Squamish (there are two, I think either one sells them). They're something like $10-$15 cheaper.
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    Just an update. I cut out an area similar to what...

    Just an update. I cut out an area similar to what the person in the above link did but not quite as large. It seemed that would be way too much. I compared to the "flex zone" on my stock Scarpa...
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    I realize this is probably pretty straight...

    I realize this is probably pretty straight forward but I'm good at fucking things like this up so pictures would help. I've searched the board but can't find this. Can you point me in the right...
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    That is what I'm talking about although I feel...

    That is what I'm talking about although I feel like it's both forward and rearward ROM that is too stiff with the PW. I think I will try to cut the hole you mentioned though as it sounds like it may...
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    I guess I should've clarified better. I have...

    I guess I should've clarified better. I have regular sized feet but with a very high instep so I guess it's not correct to say I have very low volume feet. What is very low volume though is my...
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    What makes them better?

    What makes them better?
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    Touring boots for very low volume feet/legs

    I have difficult to fit feet as Iíve been told by numerous boot fitters now. I have a very high instep/arch with a chicken heel, ankle and very low volume lower legs. This has resulted in me pretty...
  43. WTB: Hardshell pants, Size S or M, Long/Tall version

    Need some hardshell pants for extra long legs. Ideally a pair of Arcteryx Beta AR, tall version, but something similar will do. Needs an inseam of 34" or longer. Either small or medium should work.
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  44. I'd be in for this. Can probably take the time...

    I'd be in for this. Can probably take the time off work.
  45. Dibs on one pair of booster straps

    Dibs on one pair of booster straps
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    WTB: Women's shell jacket. Size small.

    Looking for a shell jacket for the girlfriend. Something in a "fun" color would be ideal. Most likely size small.
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    1st year Blizzard Cochise, 185 length. I'm 5'11...

    1st year Blizzard Cochise, 185 length. I'm 5'11 165lbs. This ski has just made skiing pretty much anything but ice fun. Skis pow just fine too.
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    Having never sledded and especially never sledded...

    Having never sledded and especially never sledded in deep snow can make that day a lot less fun though. My guess would be that you'd spend a lot of time digging out your stuck sled and being too...
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    Dibs #2 if CascadeCement doesn't take them.

    Dibs #2 if CascadeCement doesn't take them.
  50. Just got my pass in the mail and found it's...

    Just got my pass in the mail and found it's pretty much the exact same technology used to open doors at my workplace. It's a proximity RFID card that is completely passive. I.e. a reader sends out a...
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