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  1. Thread: Climbing Stoke

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    back to the board after a bit of a summer break...

    back to the board after a bit of a summer break from TGR and super happy to see all the climbing stoke. Looks great. I'll try to get some pics up soon, too.
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    DPS Spoons - if you are talking powder and...

    DPS Spoons - if you are talking powder and backcountry exclusively I would go for them. Great skis in the right conditions.
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    and understandably so!

    and understandably so!
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    sorry for the delay: I also got some shots from...

    sorry for the delay: I also got some shots from our Operalpstock outing - enjoy:

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    black crows deamon - good ski!

    black crows deamon - good ski!
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    Thank you for your input. I am already happily...

    Thank you for your input. I am already happily skiing the 188s mounted at -1.5cm (for the record: I am still 180cm and 74kg plus pack)

    I am happy that I went longer as they are very easy to...
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    I love TechTalk as it is. I love getting lost...

    I love TechTalk as it is. I love getting lost into details and neardery that I will never understand and I love how just a little wordplay can degenerate a thread to the most comical mess over 10...
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    their a lot more versatile than you might think....

    their a lot more versatile than you might think. Good in crust, too. If you think about 120mm I can recommend the L120! We recently had a appreciation society in some other thread (here)
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    @subtle: lets join forces for tomorrow! I was...

    @subtle: lets join forces for tomorrow! I was chatting with @bw_bp_hedonism, too. You still got my PM with my phone number -> write me there!
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    yes, nice area. very scenic. Also some nice...

    yes, nice area. very scenic. Also some nice sidecountry to be found.

    btw: @vendul: did you sign me up for the guided tour on friday and the stay from the 21st onward?
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    check something with a classic/ further back...

    check something with a classic/ further back mount point. I am not familiar with any ski you mentioned but I find skis designed for a modern, centered stance tend to tip dive more...
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    not on this matter. ___ Kiosks are everywhere...

    not on this matter.
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    Kiosks are everywhere (ok maybe not in Sedrun)... easy at Zurich station, too there are like 10 of them.
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    In e-Berg you can give your card back and get the...

    In e-Berg you can give your card back and get the deposit back. That has indeed changes and is now more common than the souvenir collection.

    Most swiss have something called "swiss pass" for the...
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    Thank you so much. We will keep it open till last...

    Thank you so much. We will keep it open till last minute in this case but depart with a tendency to the west.

    I have to get my van/ rv back... :mad:
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    @subtle: where to go? southwest of the alps? I...

    @subtle: where to go? southwest of the alps? I for once have a week off and would like to use the week-end to position myself for possible snow coming in. Do you think we will see a "powderalarm" or...
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    @luke: how does this canister thing work? I could...

    @luke: how does this canister thing work? I could pass by the Bächli dudes in ZH and depending about what Saturday we are talking hand this thing to you. Or is it more of a refill/ exchange?

    I...
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    We rented a van in japan (check this:...

    We rented a van in japan (check this: https://www.tetongravity.com/forums/showthread.php/320782-TR-Japan-2017-2018) and drove around quite a bit.

    We were very happy with everything but would have...
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    138 is no longer in their "normal" lineup. You...

    138 is no longer in their "normal" lineup. You can only get it during special runs like Powtime now. So you can not compare prices. It seems the Lotus 124 wich was simply sold out (but I guess...
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    I don't find this to be a mayor issue. But I am...

    I don't find this to be a mayor issue. But I am not trying to carve those things more drifting if it ist not a rather flat blue run. I think the bigger issue is the chatter when trying to steer on...
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    YES!! don't go to Bamberg, it is loveley,...

    YES!!

    don't go to Bamberg, it is loveley, sure, but there are like 1000 places almost as nice just way closer to Munich.

    Get yourself on one of the following glaciers as everything is melting...
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    yes.

    yes.
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    I am late to the party but nothing better than a...

    I am late to the party but nothing better than a german native speaker to tell you it says Midsole next to all the marks. I think maybe there a several as they wanted to have the toe in the same...
  23. Thread: Wash your gear?

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    My personal opinion is: you want breathability...

    My personal opinion is:

    you want breathability -> wash often

    you want it watertight -> never wash

    So I wash from time to time but not as often and I always use some gore-tex /...
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    Koala seems to be at least a different tail (true...

    Koala seems to be at least a different tail (true twin tip). I think it is not a rebadged 120.

    I will ad my comparison between L120 Spoons and Spoons here as this may apply in part to the L120 vs...
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    maybe cut off the button and just put in a new...

    maybe cut off the button and just put in a new one (that will be easier to remove) after the swap.

    For the record: newer models of pomoca skins don't have the button anymore and the clip can be...
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    L120 is a great pow touring ski! Never skied...

    L120 is a great pow touring ski! Never skied anything by ON3P but I love my Lotii for pow but also think they do very good for a 120mm in most other backcountry conditions. And yes they are best with...
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    You better figure out if you ski like Julien or...

    You better figure out if you ski like Julien or not :D I don't. So should I question my whole being now?
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    Black Crows Deamon (very slightly to heavy) but...

    Black Crows Deamon (very slightly to heavy) but might be what you are looking for otherwise.
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    super nice! Must be great to have Mondays for...

    super nice! Must be great to have Mondays for skiing.
  30. Thank you so much. I will do so!

    Thank you so much. I will do so!
  31. Thank you for pointing this out to me! I was...

    Thank you for pointing this out to me!

    I was already happily skiing again. If I get the time to repair my other pair that I fucked up I might do this in one go. So one (very dumb) question:

    You...
  32. What is your question? Does Mens RX (what she...

    What is your question?

    Does Mens RX (what she tried and fits) = XT (what you can get cheap)?
    Does Womens XT = Mens XT ?

    Title is really not the same question as your original post...
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    Hi, I am not selling any stormriders myself......

    Hi,

    I am not selling any stormriders myself... but I can check the link. I can not PM you (maybe something with your settings you should change).

    They seem to be still around as are some...
  34. Thread: Gear rumors 19/20

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    left side = birdie -> graphics for the ladies. ...

    left side = birdie -> graphics for the ladies.

    edit: forget what I said. left side is front side skis as mentioned. The ones that fade out in the tails are the birdies.
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    IF you go guided - good. If not maybe consider...

    IF you go guided - good. If not maybe consider this book for Cham: https://www.amazon.com/Chamonix-Pistes-Off-Piste-English-French/dp/2910672107

    You can get it everywhere in town e.g. the...
  36. Did you check the "via alta"? Those are the ones...

    Did you check the "via alta"? Those are the ones to look into for hut-to-hut hiking. Check if the huts are supposed to open - if so: you are good to go. You can than early move by public transport to...
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    Just the two of you? Small groups (like 2) are...

    Just the two of you? Small groups (like 2) are great for road trip where you plan from day to day / two days ahead.
    Can you get into Munich? Car rental seems cheaper there than in Switzerland (Try...
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    You don't have to pay baggage fees on trains if...

    You don't have to pay baggage fees on trains if you are on the train. There seems to be some regulation that brakes down to: you have to able to lift/carry/move all your luggage at once. My brother...
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    Great! Would anyone mind to bring some "change...

    Great!

    Would anyone mind to bring some "change for a nickl"-stickers, too?
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    It is really easy to just slip on the new plastic...

    It is really easy to just slip on the new plastic - even easier. I am just saying that they sell something that contains the part Ryan needs so it should be possible to get the little plastic clip.
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    they have this where your desired part is...

    they have this where your desired part is included. http://www.pomoca.com/de/accessoires/spitzenspanner/back_fix_tail_strap_.php

    just write pomoca directly. I think they will know.
  42. Thread: Gear rumors 19/20

    by LeoK
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    I was about to start snowboarding but now I...

    I was about to start snowboarding but now I reconsidered... lol

    Serious: Black Crows has the graphics that please me the most as a stubborn Swiss architect BUT I think they are getting less and...
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    The map is really drawn in a misleading way. The...

    The map is really drawn in a misleading way. The Gondolas are fine and of solid length but the chairlifts between Gütsch and Schneehühnerstock are rather short. Different ratio between them and...
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    I think that was "Schneehühnerstock"

    I think that was "Schneehühnerstock"
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    easy if we talk eurostlye piste skis (95mm still...

    easy if we talk eurostlye piste skis (95mm still considered solid all mountain) but maybe swiss pricing - maybe ask vendul if he has a spare pair of skis...
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    I have that shot, too. Should have used a...

    I have that shot, too. Should have used a different one... thank you for the feedback!
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    Are yout still around a week later? I have no...

    Are yout still around a week later? I have no time this week-end but if conditions stay good I woudl sure be in a week later. Would not have to be Davos. I'm based out of Zurich.

    Also I can not PM...
  48. Thread: Beast 14

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    Some people argue it is still the be(a)st for...

    Some people argue it is still the be(a)st for downhill. Get one if you don't need skinning without raisers and don't mind the weight. I never skied them but regret not to have profited from the low...
  49. Thread: Gear rumors 19/20

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    My highlight of the story is clearly the return...

    My highlight of the story is clearly the return of the faction monoski, and I don't even monoski. Also Black Crows fucked up their graphics (at least for me).
  50. Thread: Shiffrin

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    seems rather slow by her standards.

    seems rather slow by her standards.
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