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  1. I used to think that people on minimum wage just...

    I used to think that people on minimum wage just weren't trying...I've become enlightened. I also used to think that minimum wage wasn't designed to provide a living wage...again, I realize how...
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    I'm out, thanks.

    I'm out, thanks.
  3. Skiers left looks totally send-able

    Skiers left looks totally send-able
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    Where you stand depends on where you sit.... ...

    Where you stand depends on where you sit....

    20 years ago, we adopted an 18 month old, 85 lb Chocolate Lab from a family forced to downsize (military move) and didn't want the dog to suffer. Kids...
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    Yeah, echoing the Ptex1 love. Sent him an email...

    Yeah, echoing the Ptex1 love. Sent him an email and he responded immediately. As always. Now have to figure out if I can afford his insane deal.
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    If Danno speaks the truth, I'm out

    If Danno speaks the truth, I'm out
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    Sent you a PM

    Sent you a PM
  8. Care to back that up with facts and not just your...

    Care to back that up with facts and not just your opinion? At the mountain I was referencing, I have seen the numbers and F&B revenue has been higher than lift tickets and passes for quite a few...
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    Your wife wears a size 10 men's shoe? (mine does)...

    Your wife wears a size 10 men's shoe? (mine does)

    2nd dibs
  10. ^^Which is why I didn't order the loungers. ...

    ^^Which is why I didn't order the loungers.

    Seriously, any color for the base layers. Really appreciate you guys for putting this out there. The green Bross hoody got lots of compliments and...
  11. So that's why you gave them to me :eek:

    So that's why you gave them to me :eek:
  12. I'd go with purple...

    I'd go with purple...
  13. Vail has been charging for parking for decades

    Vail has been charging for parking for decades
  14. Can't speak for all ski areas but one I know...

    Can't speak for all ski areas but one I know pretty well and they're hemorrhaging money this year. Sure pass sales were up (more than 50% over previous year) but food and bev which is really their...
  15. I've got some 110(?)mm Aattack brakes that I'd...

    I've got some 110(?)mm Aattack brakes that I'd trade for 95s; calipers say 108-110 depending on where you measure the width. PM if interested. They're not new but totally functional. Just too wide...
  16. Yeah, most Scarpas have low instep heights. ...

    Yeah, most Scarpas have low instep heights. That's why they work for me. Atomic, Fischer, Head, Technica all have too much volume for my duck feet
  17. Google link worked for me...not picky about...

    Google link worked for me...not picky about colors for my 2X baselayers but 1 of each or whichever color you have more of.
  18. That ain't going to be enough to make a...

    That ain't going to be enough to make a difference...call me anchor-boy
  19. You don't look at the trees, you look at the...

    You don't look at the trees, you look at the gaps.

    Dick punch and 3 laps for you.
  20. Amazing pics Hank. MRG on a weekday is one of the...

    Amazing pics Hank. MRG on a weekday is one of the best ski experiences there is...anywhere.



    My dad and rich brother both live full time at WV. I don't ski with them because, well, WV sucks...
  21. Fuck yeah!

    Fuck yeah!
  22. I wouldn't get too judgemental if you've never...

    I wouldn't get too judgemental if you've never met VT-free IRL...trending toward sounding like NJ Dave



    For me, it's the trees. I was on 185's, 184's and 183's but they were a bitch in some of...
  23. In for 2X base layer.

    In for 2X base layer.
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    Like buttah, I am a total phanboi for Elan...

    Like buttah, I am a total phanboi for Elan now...off my love for Liberty V92 because the 2021 R96 I picked up (with the prototype topsheets) from someone on here is so much more versatile. Loved...
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    This is a steal deal...somebody buy these so I...

    This is a steal deal...somebody buy these so I won't
  26. I've seen more fights or near fights in the 4...

    I've seen more fights or near fights in the 4 times I've skied at Mt. Snow than any other place I've skied in 50+ years...with the exception of maybe my only day at Huntah. Lotta rage pent up in...
  27. I ski them inbounds. Not as stiff as a Redster...

    I ski them inbounds. Not as stiff as a Redster WC 130 but plenty stiff for me. I had the original Freedoms and I could fold those things in half...almost felt like I was droppin knees. The RS is...
  28. Nice!

    Nice!
  29. So I don't have to buy a fancy biking jersey to...

    So I don't have to buy a fancy biking jersey to ride in this group of hooligans?
  30. He needs to hire Jimmy McGill as his lawyer.

    He needs to hire Jimmy McGill as his lawyer.
  31. Picked up the Checkpoint ALR5 today. Guy had it...

    Picked up the Checkpoint ALR5 today. Guy had it on order and then found one in stock so bought the in-stock bike. Only reason the shop had it on the floor. Going to be a fun summer.
  32. Great advice...thnx. Heading to the local shop...

    Great advice...thnx. Heading to the local shop tomorrow (I did confirm today that they haven't sold it already).

    Trek Checkpoint ALR5 comes with 40mm tires.... Will give er a go on the stock...
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    I am...you got any brakes narrower to trade?

    I am...you got any brakes narrower to trade?
  34. Ha! Instead doing work for work today, I spent...

    Ha! Instead doing work for work today, I spent most of the day on pinkbike. Found 4 good candidates but nothing perfect. Actually found a Trek Checkpoint ALR5 at a local shop in Manchester, NH. ...
  35. Southern Greens may recover first...the Thursday...

    Southern Greens may recover first...the Thursday night/Friday event looks like 6-8" right now but NWS noting that, like previous storms, this one could push further northward delivering even more.
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    WTB: 56-ish Gravel Bike

    X-posted from Sprocket Rockets..

    Used to road bike when I lived in Germany because people there respect cyclists. Haven't ridden in 3 decades because people here are complete idiots when they get...
  37. ^Ha! Seeds indeed

    ^Ha! Seeds indeed
  38. Badass

    Badass
  39. If you can't figger out how to get the umlaut...

    If you can't figger out how to get the umlaut over the vowels, you need to add the "e"
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    My most challenging mount your own fucking skis...

    My most challenging mount your own fucking skis project.

    Have a pair of 2021 Elan Ripstick 96s that check every block for me here in Vermont. Great to tour on, great in the inbounds trees,...
  41. No, not all skiers...entitled fucks that happen...

    No, not all skiers...entitled fucks that happen to ski.

    Here at Magic, I have noted about 95% of the people complying with the mask mandate in line without having to be reminded. The repeat...
  42. WTB: Entry Level 56-ish Gravel Bike

    Seems like there's a few FS and WTB threads here so I thought I would put this here rather than over in Gear Swap which is almost exclusively ski gear right now.

    Used to road bike when I lived in...
  43. Fingers crossed for a nice refresh tonight into...

    Fingers crossed for a nice refresh tonight into tomorrow. Still skiing great but we haven't gotten any appreciable snow for a week. Steep natural snow trails are showing some wear in the usual...
  44. Thanks J...I'll PM when my plans firm up.

    Thanks J...I'll PM when my plans firm up.
  45. PM sent

    PM sent
  46. Oof...I won't post pics of one of the off-the-map...

    Oof...I won't post pics of one of the off-the-map glades at Magic yesterday. It will be featured in an upcoming add as Stefan from Red Vault was in there filming DoWork and Jeff with a G. Let's...
  47. For those that think it's only worth hitting...

    For those that think it's only worth hitting Magic on a pow day, you're really missing out on the best conditions in a decade here. Skied trees and bumps all day. Skied things faster than I'm...
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    ^Thread killer

    ^Thread killer
  49. Yes

    Yes
  50. I dunno... Can't remember the mag that I dealt...

    I dunno...

    Can't remember the mag that I dealt with but he had 2 different sized feet and bought 2 pairs of Scarpa Mobes - different sizes. His left foot was the bigger and my right foot was the...
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