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    I thought only coffee shops and yoga studios sold...

    I thought only coffee shops and yoga studios sold RMR tickets?
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    Dalbello lists the AX HD as a 110 flex, and the...

    Dalbello lists the AX HD as a 110 flex, and the AX 120 as a 120 (obviously). That 110 flex must be a typo labelling the HD as their mid flex AX?
  3. I go catskiing with a group of friend every year,...

    I go catskiing with a group of friend every year, and this year K3 Catskiing out of Revelstoke offered full refunds for groups that would like to cancel. I was really surprised, but its a good PR...
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    The last few times I was up they have had...

    The last few times I was up they have had patrollers and management walking the line, on different occasions, when they were down at the base. I think with the number of covid conspiracy...
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    They were originally allowing eating and drinking...

    They were originally allowing eating and drinking in line, but there were a lot of complaints due to asshats holding a coffee as an excuse not to have their mask up.

    They have also asked patrol to...
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    Are you talking about Syphilis?

    Are you talking about Syphilis?
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    I know a number of folks who really disliked the...

    I know a number of folks who really disliked the G3 skis initially. Complaining about them being hooky and skiing weird. But, after getting a base grind the skis changed completely, most of them...
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    Cool cool! They seem like a really popular ski...

    Cool cool! They seem like a really popular ski...
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    https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/bc...

    https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/bc-big-white-reservations-cancelled-covid-19-1.5846767

    Interesting move by Big White.
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    Anyone ski the G3 SLAYR 114?

    Based on the ski shape and description the G3 SLAYR 114 seems as though it's pretty stiff and meant for going straight. I am wondering if the ski gets kicked around in firmer snow because of it's...
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    Today Kicking Horse was +7.5 and Revy was +6 up...

    Today Kicking Horse was +7.5 and Revy was +6 up top. In Golden in looks like it was plus temps above 2000m
  12. Are you back at school Billy Madison style?

    Are you back at school Billy Madison style?
  13. In Golden the elementary school is no masks...

    In Golden the elementary school is no masks (K-3), and grade 4 and up wear masks all day. I believe the thought is that children that young will not use the mask properly (much like a lot of...
  14. Golden is similar to Fernie currently. Homes are...

    Golden is similar to Fernie currently. Homes are selling like crazy since people are leaving the cities and working from home. I was on "The Strip" (fast food joints on the Trans Canada) and there...
  15. In addition, I have added a SAM splint and...

    In addition, I have added a SAM splint and tourniquet. A triangle bandage will work as well, but the speed, ease and efficiency of a combat tourniquet is well worth the money.

    I also carry a...
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    Can anyone speak to the durability of the CAST...

    Can anyone speak to the durability of the CAST system over time? Any development of play between the mounting plate and the bindings? If so, how long did you have the bindings before you noticed...
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    Unless you and your Dad are looking to ski...

    Unless you and your Dad are looking to ski groomers skip Panorama and Kimberly. Both intermediate skiing for the most part. Kimberly usually gets similar snowfall and weather to Fernie, but the...
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    I don\t think anyone will disagree with you on...

    I don\t think anyone will disagree with you on this. Word on the street is if the FWT is back at KH next year there is a backcountry face that will likely double (or more) the vertical on the...
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    I am assuming your perception of Golden is that...

    I am assuming your perception of Golden is that it's sub-par and nobody should visit? Revy all the way?

    Sorry, I wasn't able to meet up. I had Montazuma's revenge going on for 5 or 6 days. It...
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    I get deals on industrial garbage bags,...

    I get deals on industrial garbage bags, unfortunately nothing designer. Maybe when the industry goes vogue it will change...
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    Thanks Whis! Did you do any skiing below the...

    Thanks Whis! Did you do any skiing below the hut? If so, how were the conditions lower down?
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    Thanks foe the beta. Looks like it could be a...

    Thanks foe the beta. Looks like it could be a wet weekend. Does Arcteryx sell wearable garbage bags for rain days?
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    Anyone have any beta on FL line in the Gorge area...

    Anyone have any beta on FL line in the Gorge area recently? Going to K3 Cats Fri-Sun and temps look less than ideal...
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    There is a lot of fresh snow on a cat trip, so...

    There is a lot of fresh snow on a cat trip, so going last isn't always a bad thing. The tail guide advice is great, make friends and they will likely show you some fun stuff on a run (not all tail...
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    My recommendation is to take take the Trans...

    My recommendation is to take take the Trans Canada Hwy to Banff... and then keep on driving and go to another community. This reduces your chances of getting an STI, being ran over by a terrible...
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    Lee, you could say the same about KH. If you...

    Lee, you could say the same about KH. If you know it well top to bottom there is a lot of interesting skiing. KH has a lot less friendly terrain. It all pretty steep, rocky and the trees are...
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    Golden is not the place to be. It's apparent...

    Golden is not the place to be. It's apparent that Revy is where it's at. Great restaurants, great coffee, great resort and great snow. No need to come here.
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    Also, anyone touring with a pro wrap/tongue? Any...

    Also, anyone touring with a pro wrap/tongue? Any issues outside of the liner reducing ROM?
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    Any beta on the tour wrap? How does it ski? ...

    Any beta on the tour wrap? How does it ski? Does it tour well?
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    Hockey Night in Canada just became better...

    Hockey Night in Canada just became better overnight.
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    Thanks John!

    Thanks John!
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    This has probably been answered somewhere on tech...

    This has probably been answered somewhere on tech talk, but I don't feel like looking for it. So... can anyone tell me whether Scarpa changes the shell size at full size (ie. 29.0) or at the half...
  33. That's fair. In reality, not too many folks get...

    That's fair. In reality, not too many folks get the opportunity to test a boot in cold weather. So, if you have any further input than this it would be appreciated...
  34. The vast majority of people that I know that ski...

    The vast majority of people that I know that ski the Hoji have mounted it back 2-3cm from the recommended line. I really had a tough time with the ski feeling pushy, and once I moved the mounting...
  35. Any thoughts on the rating for the Hoji Free...

    Any thoughts on the rating for the Hoji Free Tour? IMO I would give it a 130-135 flex. It was the stiffest boot I tried on (just didn't get to try the Lupo 130C). It was as stiff, or stiffer, than...
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    I should clarify. The punches would be in the...

    I should clarify. The punches would be in the forefoot for bunions.
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    Does anyone have any experience with punching...

    Does anyone have any experience with punching this boot for bone spurs. The boot fits me really well other than the need to punch for the spurs. Will likely need to do decent spot punches. Any...
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    Are you doing any bootfitting in Banff before Dec...

    Are you doing any bootfitting in Banff before Dec 15th?
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    I have had some chats with a few bootfitters...

    I have had some chats with a few bootfitters about getting new boots this year, and when I had mentioned that I was in the MTN Labs the last two years they all pretty much asked me how much I hated...
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    Rough News Out of British Columbia

    Thoughts go out to the Dave's family.

    https://globalnews.ca/news/5173850/dave-treadway-killed-ski-accident/
  41. Try adding home renovations and ACL...

    Try adding home renovations and ACL reconstruction rehab to that. I am one cranky man these days...
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    I haven't had any luck tracking down a weight for...

    I haven't had any luck tracking down a weight for the Koala. This is the first pair of DPS' that I have been really keen on. They look like a great build. Anyone have a weight on them? Cheers!
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    Tell everyone the truth Todd. This is in...

    Tell everyone the truth Todd. This is in Revelstoke. Just off the resort. Everyone go to Revelstoke. Trust me.

    Nice skiing BTW.
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    I spoke to a patroller that said that they run a...

    I spoke to a patroller that said that they run a hardline every year. Apparently the issue was back in Europe where the live stream was being broadcast.

    There is a tremendous amount of tech and...
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    I'm not sure how the feed was in Japan, but the...

    I'm not sure how the feed was in Japan, but the filming was terrible. They seem to have really dropped the ball this year so far.
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    Normally I would be using them, but I have family...

    Normally I would be using them, but I have family in town and won't get a chance to use them. So, I might as well offer them to someone in need.

    On a side note... I am seriously debating whether...
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    Are they in Golden the entire time or are they...

    Are they in Golden the entire time or are they moving on? I have a pair of Salomon Mtn Labs 28.5 (fit like a 29) he could borrow for a day or two until he sorts out a solution.
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    If there has been recent snow or it is snowing in...

    If there has been recent snow or it is snowing in Golden KH is a must for two days or more. Or, with no snow and blue skies it's worth as least checking it out for a day. The terrain is so good. ...
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    From my understanding the highest priority lift...

    From my understanding the highest priority lift will start at the top of the Pioneer chair and end beside the top of the gondola. This will essentially be making up for the lacking of a gondi...
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    I like Truth and Dare as an alternate option, but...

    I like Truth and Dare as an alternate option, but I feel that they should open up the ridge to the looker's left of Dare to the venue. It may end up funneling the riders to the same features, but...
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