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  1. Not really. You can just lap the stoke chair and...

    Not really. You can just lap the stoke chair and be good to go.
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    Nah, they have guides on staff and two private...

    Nah, they have guides on staff and two private cats to use.

    If you have eff you money this is actually a pretty sweet setup. Ridiculous, of course, and not something I would ever do even if I...
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    This is accurate. Despite being a tip driving...

    This is accurate. Despite being a tip driving directional skier, I happen to like the whole centered stance high speed run out technique where you can bounce right off of everything while going...
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    Poll: Nope, not a patroller. If I was, yeah, I'd...

    Nope, not a patroller. If I was, yeah, I'd probably do it all the time out of habit. That makes complete sense.
  5. Pretty tough to find last minute cat op spaces. ...

    Pretty tough to find last minute cat op spaces. You can get on some mailing lists for cancelations.

    Revelstoke will be way less crowded than Kicking Horse so keep that in mind. Kicking Horse is...
  6. I can't do it this weekend, but in general let me...

    I can't do it this weekend, but in general let me know if you ever want to do a swap with my family's 3 bedroom house in Truckee (if it ever snows again). I keep meaning to get out to Aspen.
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    Haha. My friend was actually involved with this...

    Haha. My friend was actually involved with this deal. Not the owner, but the owner of the land hired his financial group to secure investors, etc.

    Was really hoping to get out there at some...
  8. It'd be a lot more beautiful if it ever snowed...

    It'd be a lot more beautiful if it ever snowed again..... ugh.
  9. ^^ Yeah, I'm not recommending it. Not to mention...

    ^^ Yeah, I'm not recommending it. Not to mention any amount of cash I could have built up by doing that would be irrelevant in the grand scheme of our community property unless I had been doing it...
  10. Better call Saul? ;-) You could very slowly...

    Better call Saul? ;-)

    You could very slowly save up cash so long as you don't start taking irregular withdrawals that would be a red flag.
  11. My best advice would be - if you ever have kids,...

    My best advice would be - if you ever have kids, still make your marriage a priority no matter what. Take that multi day vacation without them (in 11 years since my oldest was born we never got more...
  12. I know. I wish like hell I could just cut bait...

    I know. I wish like hell I could just cut bait and walk away completely, but once you have kids....

    I’ve told many friends that getting married doesn’t mean shit, you’re really committed (or...
  13. Not at first... I mean, we were in college and...

    Not at first... I mean, we were in college and then having fun in our 20's and things were so different - that was really a lifetime ago (I just turned 40 a few months ago, so the divorce is right on...
  14. Yep, I'm not going to overreact. And yes, in an...

    Yep, I'm not going to overreact. And yes, in an ugly divorce that behavior can absolutely carry consequences with certain judges depending on the collective context. Some of her friends called her...
  15. This has its own thread on TGR... but it's...

    This has its own thread on TGR... but it's fantastic and always worthy of being reposted.
  16. Fun development for me this week. My ex started...

    Fun development for me this week. My ex started dating this guy from work. After 23 years together she gave it all of 2 weeks since we officially called it quits... which, while definitely tacky,...
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    They’re light and softish but can handle a hard...

    They’re light and softish but can handle a hard turn considering. Definitely not chargers but well balanced... especially since they’re for backcountry purposes.
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    It's my primary backcountry ski for the past...

    It's my primary backcountry ski for the past three seasons. Have them mounted up with Tectons. They're fun.
  19. WASATCH STOKE, CONDITIONS, OBSERVATIONS and ASSORTED DRIVAL 19-20

    Pow surfing definitely reminds me more of surfing than snowboarding. You have to shift your weight and maintain balance in a similar manner. And the challenge makes mellow terrain fun.
  20. Thread: The FIFTY

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    Completely agree. Ignore those fools on your...

    Completely agree. Ignore those fools on your social media post asking for feedback who said it looked cheesy. It was great and they’re just flat out wrong.
  21. It’s so bad I might buy a snowboard.

    It’s so bad I might buy a snowboard.
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    These are great skis, someone should snag them. ...

    These are great skis, someone should snag them. My new daily drivers this season.
  23. Google image search says Sandra Kubicka. God...

    Google image search says Sandra Kubicka. God damn. https://www.instagram.com/sandrakubicka/?hl=en
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    Yeah, yeah yeah, you were there. Unfortunately...

    Yeah, yeah yeah, you were there. Unfortunately it was more than 2 days, though. And even that was still a lighter setup than touring on Wren 108's. My point exactly.

    (in my defense the tectons,...
  25. Thread: OCD

    by TahoeJ
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    I think my wife's failure to understand this...

    I think my wife's failure to understand this played a small role in our upcoming divorce. What kind of fucking monster would load it the other way? ;-)

    Sorry, not sorry.
  26. So when do we start the new thread for the...

    So when do we start the new thread for the upcoming ski season?
  27. Thread: OCD

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    That pile of magazines had better be cleanly...

    That pile of magazines had better be cleanly stacked and parallel with the edges of the coffee table, am I right?
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    Damnit! Beat me to the punch...

    Damnit! Beat me to the punch...
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    Poll: I don't know why anyone would bother beeping...

    I don't know why anyone would bother beeping inbounds all the time. I will wear mine only on deep days or if I know the snowpack is particularly sketchy.
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    You know it's a crazy air when you're looking for...

    You know it's a crazy air when you're looking for the landing spot and then realize he's going over the whole damn thing. Wow!
  31. Paper work is filed, and it feels so good. 6...

    Paper work is filed, and it feels so good. 6 month waiting periods are a bitch, though. August 12th is in my calendar as "Independence Day." Bunch of my friends have already circulated this around...
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    Most lifts can't run in reverse. There are...

    Most lifts can't run in reverse. There are exceptions and you'll usually see a sign saying "this lift is designed to run in reverse" or something similar.
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    They do pretty well in chopped up heavier snow,...

    They do pretty well in chopped up heavier snow, when you consider how playful they can be. Surprisingly quick edge to edge for 122 underfoot. They're way better on groomers than any ski over 115mm...
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    I own wren 108’s and touring on them sounds heavy...

    I own wren 108’s and touring on them sounds heavy AF!
  35. I don’t know this Calamari character, but let me...

    I don’t know this Calamari character, but let me tell you a thing or two about his good friend Jimmy Linguini! So is that link a real thing or a parody in response to the Facebook post?
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    Let’s see a photo of the back heel screw... for...

    Let’s see a photo of the back heel screw... for starters.
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    I think we can all agree that Yuuge needs to be...

    I think we can all agree that Yuuge needs to be his new nickname, right? It certainly can't hurt with the ladies...

    I ate at his food truck and had no idea he was such a badass. Good food.
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    "I don't know if anyone's ripped this as hard as...

    "I don't know if anyone's ripped this as hard as I'm about to." - Robb Gaffney

    Fuck yeah.
  39. Thread: Trucks.

    by TahoeJ
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    Not really complaining... the truck is fucking...

    Not really complaining... the truck is fucking great. I've always had SUV's and love the change, especially for being able to throw a bunch of mountain bikes over the back, nice and easy.
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    That makes sense. Just need to buy more skis,...

    That makes sense. Just need to buy more skis, right? ;-)
  41. Thread: Trucks.

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    The truck length struggle is real. Several...

    The truck length struggle is real. Several months ago I pulled the trigger on an F-150 Platinum with a Super Crew cab (I have three kids) and 5.5 foot bed. I love it but god damn sometimes parking...
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    ^^ Your 108's are longer than your wider Bibby's?...

    ^^ Your 108's are longer than your wider Bibby's? That's a slightly unusual choice... or if you replaced the Bibby's would you go 190 next time?

    I have 182 PB&J's... the shortest ski I own...
  43. I was hoping you’d respond to my post, thanks. ...

    I was hoping you’d respond to my post, thanks. Man, 1912 sucked... i can barely remember it. ;-)
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    Backslap or wheelie, Turdell flashed that face....

    Backslap or wheelie, Turdell flashed that face. And that matters. He was the hands down winner.
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    Feeling pretty stoked so far on the Warriors...

    Feeling pretty stoked so far on the Warriors trading DLo for Wiggins. Nevermind the draft picks. Makes sense to have that money invested in a forward instead of another guard. He can fill in as our...
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    The NHL has been a shit show since the late 90's...

    The NHL has been a shit show since the late 90's when they fucked up their TV deals. I was a huge Sharks fan before that and then suddenly I couldn't even watch most of their games, while living in...
  47. Is that Paulina Gretzky? She is a baby mama...

    Is that Paulina Gretzky? She is a baby mama after all. https://www.instagram.com/paulinagretzky/?hl=en
  48. This weather really makes no sense. I have...

    This weather really makes no sense. I have bruised ribs from a bad crash in Utah and can't really ski right now, so it should be dumping.

    What is the lowest snowfall amount ever recorded in...
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    How about Yuge Air? :-) Even if he didn't...

    How about Yuge Air? :-)

    Even if he didn't mess up at the top, I'd still give the nod to Turdell. He skied that entire face ridiculously fast...
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    Agree that JLB beer is significantly better than...

    Agree that JLB beer is significantly better than Mammoth Brew Co. Nice little spot that usually has a food truck parked out front.
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