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    That Climax/Upper Creek shot looks better than...

    That Climax/Upper Creek shot looks better than most of what I have seen in photos recently. I probably would have just kept lapping that.

    I really hope this next storm does pan out.
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    Last weekend was pretty much a copy of the...

    Last weekend was pretty much a copy of the weekend before. The coverage is good, groomers are great. There are some good, and some bad turns off the groomed, but it is great to ski Baldy with this...
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    Interesting. It makes me feel not quite as bad...

    Interesting. It makes me feel not quite as bad about staying down south and hitting Baldy. Baldy has had fun groomers, and some fun off-groomer turns in the right spots. It is also an hour and 20...
  4. That is pretty scary. I know there are some...

    That is pretty scary.

    I know there are some great spots out there, but it REALLY sketches me out.
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    I skied the resort at Baldy the last two days. ...

    I skied the resort at Baldy the last two days. It was fun, the groomers on Thunder are in great shape. Off the groomed it is a mixed bag. I skied under Thunder a bunch, it got okay as it softened...
  6. Classic! I guess I should have titled the thread...

    Classic! I guess I should have titled the thread differently. Unintended consequences.
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    Very nice 406! I'm back east right now, but I...

    Very nice 406!

    I'm back east right now, but I should be able to get a couple of Baldy days when I get back, probably Friday and maybe one this weekend. With the swell lining up the way it is...
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    Huge fan of Todd and Surefoot in Mammoth. They...

    Huge fan of Todd and Surefoot in Mammoth. They have done amazing work for me. I ski about 40 days a year and the foam liners they have done for me last about 6 years at that rate. I got boots and...
  9. Great White attack on Santa Rosa Island

    This guy is lucky to be alive.

    https://www.theinertia.com/surf/surfer-shark-attack-15-foot-great-white-shark-california-santa-rosa-island/

    I have never surfed out at the islands. I don't have...
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    My guess is that lots of the town spots in Santa...

    My guess is that lots of the town spots in Santa Cruz are worse than the OC beach breaks. Obviously the peaks right by the HB pier or right off a Newport jetty are competitive, but HB and Newport is...
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    The 24th was fun on the north side of the HB...

    The 24th was fun on the north side of the HB pier. It is always nice to get back from 5 days in Mammoth and get fun surf, it is one of the truly great things about California. Not great, but...
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    Skied from Thurs through Monday and it was a...

    Skied from Thurs through Monday and it was a blast. I will concur that the buff on Dave's was awesome.

    For those that are thinking about going, get up there! We won't be back until the first...
  13. Thread: WSL

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    I really think Kelly just might pull a Kobe...

    I really think Kelly just might pull a Kobe Bryant at this contest. He looks like that right now. Kobe scored 60 in his last game, he really looked possessed.

    It would be fun to see Kelly win...
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    It looks interesting. If my math is correct the...

    It looks interesting. If my math is correct the only shot Kolohe has is if both Medina and Italo lose in this round and he wins the event.

    I love to watch Medina surf, part of that is being...
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    As always, great shots ESS. I particularly...

    As always, great shots ESS.

    I particularly like the tail shots, the snow looks light and soft. I love that area.

    I agree completely about traverses. It can get annoying when people do that.
    ...
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    NIce!! I love those days.

    NIce!! I love those days.
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    I rarely get breakfast in Mammoth, I usually just...

    I rarely get breakfast in Mammoth, I usually just eat yogurt or bagels at the condo, but the Stove is awesome, although I have not been there in years. I have never been to the Breakfast Club, but I...
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    Nice shot! It was pumping down here. I surfed...

    Nice shot!

    It was pumping down here. I surfed between tower 28 and tower 32. It was consistently shoulder high +, with some head high to slightly overhead sets. I surfed from 11 to 130. It was...
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    Thanks! It will be a morning decision whether...

    Thanks!

    It will be a morning decision whether to surf or ski. A good problem to have, if it can be called a problem.
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    Thanks for posting! I was going to go up...

    Thanks for posting!

    I was going to go up today, just to get my first day of the year and break in the boots/legs. A big WNW swell was building and it looked like the wind was going to hold off so...
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    Let's hope things are a go tomorrow.

    Let's hope things are a go tomorrow.
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    Thanks for the review! I might be hitting it...

    Thanks for the review!

    I might be hitting it tomorrow, if I can get enough done today, or possibly Saturday. We will see.
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    For those of you with some extra cash..... ...

    For those of you with some extra cash.....

    https://www.carmagazine.co.uk/car-news/first-official-pictures/pininfarina/battista_pf0/

    Supposedly 0-60 in under 2 seconds!

    A bargain at 2m euros!
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    The problem with your neighbor is a problem with...

    The problem with your neighbor is a problem with the complex, NOT with electric cars. As these issues get better and better that will be less of an issue. The issue is with charging, not with the...
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    Yeah ESS! Nice shots! And thank you for...

    Yeah ESS!

    Nice shots! And thank you for helping pack things down for us. I can't make it this weekend, but we have a 7 day trip planned starting the next weekend. I should get a day or two...
  26. An infimum? A greatest lower bound could...

    An infimum?

    A greatest lower bound could certainly be thought of as a max min in a sense.
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    Nice!! Hope it was good!!

    Nice!!

    Hope it was good!!
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    It is really not a long shuttle at all. We often...

    It is really not a long shuttle at all. We often use Eagle to get on the mountain, the yellow line runs right by our ski lease, i don't think I have never waited in a serious line there. I would...
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    Curious to see if anyone hit Snow Summit...

    Curious to see if anyone hit Snow Summit yesterday or Bear/Summit today.

    I will see how things shake out. I will probably hit bear/summit tomorrow and possibly Baldy on Sunday. I just want to...
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    We will probably be passing on this weekend, with...

    We will probably be passing on this weekend, with maybe a day at Baldy or Big Bear. I am content to let those up at Mammoth ski down this snow, pack it onto the rocks.

    If you are up there and...
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    That is a shame to hear about Kye. He absolutely...

    That is a shame to hear about Kye. He absolutely killed it in Numinous and he has some other great video parts. I thought he might ski well on the FWT.

    Was he arrogant? Entitled? Did he...
  32. We might be heading up Friday afternoon. We will...

    We might be heading up Friday afternoon. We will see.
  33. True on all counts. I would also add that the...

    True on all counts. I would also add that the stop for the motel 6 RETURNING from the village on the red line is across the street, and I don't know where the closest crosswalk is.

    The last condo...
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    It ended up being another fun, but not epic...

    It ended up being another fun, but not epic weekend here.

    I surfed both Saturday and Sunday south of the HB pier. 2.5 hour sessions both times, in the water between 930 and 10. It was a bit...
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    I think the guy was paddling back out after a...

    I think the guy was paddling back out after a missed wave. Not seeing it makes it tough to really evaluate.

    I have actually come close to running a guy over in that sort of situation. He was...
  36. Ott, Post 2 is a BIT better, but the...

    Ott,

    Post 2 is a BIT better, but the difference is not always huge, unless it is Sunday. I usually try to eat lunch early, the upper gondi is not as bad for a bit around lunch, then there is...
  37. I'm up 2-3 weekends a month and for many years I...

    I'm up 2-3 weekends a month and for many years I avoided pres and mlk weekends. Given how horrible the weekends on either side are I might come up pres. and mlk, take Friday off each time and get a...
  38. The crowd usually relaxes a bit after new years,...

    The crowd usually relaxes a bit after new years, but it should still be solid. I doubt it will be TOO bad, but it certainly won't be empty. One disadvantage might be that New Years is a Wednesday,...
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    Get the over it. Kids miss deadlines sometimes. ...

    Get the over it. Kids miss deadlines sometimes. Deal with it. Looking for a way to help alleviate a mistake is really not all that big of a deal in the scheme of things. You also don't know that...
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    Got in a midday session at south hb pier today. ...

    Got in a midday session at south hb pier today. Shoulder high+ with a bit of wind bump, but some good shape. I had a few REALLY fun ones. The biggest issue was that the current was insane. You...
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    Definitely being positive. I get what you are...

    Definitely being positive. I get what you are saying about November where you are, for us it is different. November is good, but it is not all THAT good, our surf does not vary as much from season...
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    They have downgraded it a bit since Saturday...

    They have downgraded it a bit since Saturday evening. At that point they were saying 3-4+, no downgraded to 2-3+, occasional 4. I was not saying it was going to pump, but the next few days down...
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    Hit up south hb pier the last two days from...

    Hit up south hb pier the last two days from around 10-1230.

    Saturday was actually really fun. There was a contest by the pier, so the peaks a bit further south were a bit more crowded than usual....
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    Got in an evening session today at tower 71. In...

    Got in an evening session today at tower 71. In the water from around 5 to about 625. Glassy, and REALLY fun. It looked walled, the tide was super high, but there were fun inside walls that ended...
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    I have a couple of buddies who will do this to...

    I have a couple of buddies who will do this to each other. They are both competitive, and bicker from time to time. Either guy will miss a wave, then paddle back out and whip in behind the other...
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    Fun midday session yesterday in Newport. I...

    Fun midday session yesterday in Newport. I surfed around 71, it was about head high and punchy. Steep, some closeouts, but closeout barrels to be had. It was clean and peaky in the middle of the...
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    I agree with a lot of this. It is VERY...

    I agree with a lot of this. It is VERY subjective.

    Let's say you are a bit on the shoulder and have been paddling first. If that is the case, and it looks like you are going to catch the wave,...
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    Surfed between towers 68 and 74 today in Newport....

    Surfed between towers 68 and 74 today in Newport. Chest high and fun, more rights because of the NW in the water. A strong southward drift in the water, I had to get out a couple of times and walk...
  49. He did score what many consider to be the...

    He did score what many consider to be the greatest goal ever scored during that game. I get the England was demoralized after Diego punched it in, but there are only a couple of players in history...
  50. Cocaine is a performance enhancer? It is not...

    Cocaine is a performance enhancer? It is not like taking steroids.

    Diego was an incredible player on the field. He certainly had his issues off the field.
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