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    Superior would be awesome if it weren't south...

    Superior would be awesome if it weren't south facing.
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    hows the avalanche danger? every season there...

    hows the avalanche danger? every season there seems to get worse and worse. jesus
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    Damn, where in Chile is this? It looks cool, but...

    Damn, where in Chile is this? It looks cool, but I could see racking up being difficult.
  4. So how many people living in the buckhorn got...

    So how many people living in the buckhorn got covid this winter?
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    "holding everything else constant"

    "holding everything else constant"
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    I was thinking about this a little longer. It...

    I was thinking about this a little longer. It seems that denser, sintered snow forms facets much more slowly than freshly fallen dendrites. I'm not a snow scientist and I didn't go too in depth into...
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    Skier compaction isn't a myth. Take La Grave for...

    Skier compaction isn't a myth. Take La Grave for example. There, there is almost no avalanche control, yet people are constantly skiing the slopes. The terrain is perfect for avalanches, but you...
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    What do you bring for your flash setup?

    What do you bring for your flash setup?
  9. Where in the mid-Atlantic are you thinking?

    Where in the mid-Atlantic are you thinking?
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    I was talking to a guide there, and he was saying...

    I was talking to a guide there, and he was saying that much of the time the snowpack is pretty much all facets.
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    I just started kayaking over the summer. It's...

    I just started kayaking over the summer. It's really fun, but the community is definitely small. I also noticed that there are a lot more old people into this sport compared to other extreme sports.
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    ADK/Fife Brook Whitewater Partners

    I posted this on the NY Whitewater Paddlers Facebook page but I didn't have much success:

    I'm looking for people to kayak with from now until about the third week of August, weekends and weekdays....
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    Anybody in La Grave looking for a ski partner?...

    Anybody in La Grave looking for a ski partner? Ive been here for a month, and Ill be here until the end of March.
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    La Grave until the end of march

    Anybody looking for a partner in La Grave? I arrived here at the beginning of February and I will be here until the end of March. I am motivated to ski some bigger lines, but I am happy starting...
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    Bumping this thread I have a question about La...

    Bumping this thread

    I have a question about La Grave. Say I show up there in early February and I plan to stay until the beginning of April. Will I end up being able to find a bed in a hostel, or...
  16. But what about if that layer gets loaded with...

    But what about if that layer gets loaded with three feet of snow? It will be much more likely to avalanche than if the snowpack were allowed to build, and an avalanche would still be deadly. Storms...
  17. Nope. I was just wondering. Sounds like a shitshow

    Nope. I was just wondering. Sounds like a shitshow
  18. What type of bad decisions?

    What type of bad decisions?
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    Hey all, I'm in Utah this month and I'm looking...

    Hey all, I'm in Utah this month and I'm looking for touring partners. I have been backcountry skiing since 2010 and have done some avy courses. I am available Thursday to Monday of this week and the...
  20. Hey all, I'm in Utah this month and I'm looking...

    Hey all, I'm in Utah this month and I'm looking for touring partners. I have been backcountry skiing since 2010 and have done some avy courses. I am available Thursday to Monday of this week and the...
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    Just wondering, what would the "guide" in...

    Just wondering, what would the "guide" in question have to do to lose the quotation marks. From what I understand, at least one of them is certified by the AMGA and works for a reputable guiding...
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    Been seeing a lot of Mt Washington stoke on...

    Been seeing a lot of Mt Washington stoke on social media from the last few days. What are the conditions actually like? Is it filled in enough to make the drive from PA (about 8 hours) worth it?
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    PM'd

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    WTB Fritschi Vipec crampons 115

    Hey everyone, I'm looking to buy Vipec crampons in the 115mm size.
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    Guardians snap in half.

    Guardians snap in half.
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    Anybody know if the ADKs have any non-manmade...

    Anybody know if the ADKs have any non-manmade base left?
  27. Anyone know if the south facing aspects got...

    Anyone know if the south facing aspects got baked/are getting baked?
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    Looking for work in Chile

    I'm looking for a job in the mountains in Chile for 2017. If anyone has any leads, please let me know. Here are some of my credentials:
    7 seasons of touring experience in North America and 2.5 in...
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    WTB: Beat up Dalbello Kryptons in SLC

    I am looking for some beat up Kryptons for cheap in SLC. I plan to use the tongues and buckles to stiffen up my Dynafit TLT5s. An Intuition liner would be good as well.
  30. Thanks. I have looked at maps, but it is kinda...

    Thanks. I have looked at maps, but it is kinda hard to tell if there is an efficient way to go while avoiding the resorts. The Iron Mountain trail seems like the way to go, as long as PC and Brighton...
  31. I'm pretty new to the wasatch. Anybody have any...

    I'm pretty new to the wasatch. Anybody have any beta on touring from LCC to Park City and back?
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    Here are my thoughts based on skiing (mostly) in...

    Here are my thoughts based on skiing (mostly) in Chile:

    A week at Portillo is probably not worth it for you. It is as far as you can get from immersing yourself in the local culture, as the...
  33. Thread: SkiMo Racing

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    SkiMo Racing

    I am going to spend the winter in Utah this year, and as an ex-competitive runner and a current backcountry skier, the idea of SkiMo racing seems appealing.

    Is there anybody that has competed?...
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    We did! Flo was probably the first person to ski...

    We did! Flo was probably the first person to ski the chute (Canaleta Austriaca) featured in the video and a bunch of the other lines around there. The possibilities in Las Cuevas are endless and they...
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    Episode 2 https://vimeo.com/185710321

    Episode 2


    https://vimeo.com/185710321
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    Here's a video my brother and I made while skiing...

    Here's a video my brother and I made while skiing at the end of August and beginning of September. If you've got nothing better to do, give it a watch.


    https://vimeo.com/184782855

    Another...
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    WTB: Fritschi bindings S

    I am looking for Fritschi bindings size small. They are for a beginner.
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    Spent the weekend camping in Cajón del Maipo! ...

    Spent the weekend camping in Cajón del Maipo!
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    Working in Chile?

    Anybody able to help me get a job in the mountains near Santiago for their winter this year? I have a work visa in the country that expires in 2021.
  40. Thread: SLC partners

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    Nevermind. I ditched Utah for the moment to hang...

    Nevermind. I ditched Utah for the moment to hang out in California. Maybe next time.
  41. Thread: SLC partners

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    In Salt Lake City right now, but I'm not sure for...

    In Salt Lake City right now, but I'm not sure for how long. I would love to go touring if anyone is down. I have my Avy 1 and experience in BC and Chile. I dont have a tech setup, but I should be...
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    Mine have now snapped in half...and Im on a ski...

    Mine have now snapped in half...and Im on a ski trip in Chile. Since I bought them from Mountain Equipment Coop, I assume that their warranty will replace them, so maybe I could try some mods and...
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    Here is a shot from Sunday in an unexplored zone...

    Here is a shot from Sunday in an unexplored zone down the road from Portillo. I plan to write up a trip report soon.

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    Who felt the earthquake? My building shook...

    Who felt the earthquake? My building shook nonstop for a long time, and aftershocks keep it going. Any thoughts on aftershocks and skiing for the next few days?
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    I think it probably gets slushy when the sun...

    I think it probably gets slushy when the sun hits, but it may have rained a little, so the bit I skied in the area was not amazing. Its supposed to snow tomorrow, so the conditions may be pretty...
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    Skied the super C couloir yesterday. Although...

    Skied the super C couloir yesterday. Although the snow in portillo as a whole was pretty much ice, the couloir still had some pow.

    We took way longer than normal to climb up (I'm not going to...
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    Thanks. I wrote it up in the office, so I didnt...

    Thanks. I wrote it up in the office, so I didnt really have time to explain everything. We got the truck stuck trying to access Cajón del Peñón, which is right before Cajón Ojos de Agua, which is...
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    Portillo and Chillan

    From Thursday to Monday of last week I managed to escape my coastal city to go skiing.

    On the first day of my trip we toured around Portillo. The conditions were excellent, with a pow run and a...
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    Hey, Ive been living in Viña for the last year. ...

    Hey, Ive been living in Viña for the last year. Last winter I didnt get much skiing in due to equipment and logistical problems, but this year i hope that changes. It is definitely pretty hard to...
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    I arrived in Santiago a few weeks ago for my...

    I arrived in Santiago a few weeks ago for my first time. While there were signs saying other countries had to pay, including Canada, it did not say anything about the U.S. I am from the U.S. and I...
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