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    SilverStar in B.C. is a lot bigger than it was 30...

    SilverStar in B.C. is a lot bigger than it was 30 years ago but I do recall a green run with a lot of roll-over bumps. Late day, fast cruise, few skiers so skied above it's "green" designation with...
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    Found some old vinyl I boxed maybe 25 years ago....

    Found some old vinyl I boxed maybe 25 years ago. First to play, John Mayall's Blues from Laurel Canyon. Forgot about this one. Certainly a blues based LP with some nice guitar work/ harmonica from...
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    Possibly the Park Rangers looking things over?...

    Possibly the Park Rangers looking things over? Didn't occur to me that there's a small cadre of climbing Rangers that use touring rigs in their line of work. Maybe a sign that MRP restrictions might...
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    Mt Rainier, Paradise cam a few minutes ago....

    Mt Rainier, Paradise cam a few minutes ago. Earlier imagery showed a party of seven on ski's heading uphill. Only vehicles in the lot were Park Service, not civilians so musta taken the long walk up!
  5. Thread: Ikon Pass

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    Expected response. Last year was by no means good...

    Expected response. Last year was by no means good in PNW and your ski days do vary for numerous reasons. Shared loss ( more equitable not favorable to one side) is the point. Should they be more...
  6. Thread: Ikon Pass

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    Still favoring their pockets. With data being...

    Still favoring their pockets. With data being available, how about something like this: I skied 22 days on my pass in 2018/2019. In 2019/2020, I skied 7 days. Thats about 33% of my previous years...
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    Hey B, hope everyone's well your way. Just...

    Hey B, hope everyone's well your way. Just lurking voraciously about the area. Clearing some mtb trails, pond maintenance, gardens, wood splitting, and some car work to figure out. Big ass speed bump...
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    A little levity for these challenging times. A...

    A little levity for these challenging times. A good story should always have a hook or two and net your interest.
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    Somethin's fishy

    It was April the 41st being a quadruple leap year.
    I was driving in downtown Atlantis.
    My Barracuda was in the shop, so I was in a rented Stingray and it was overheating so I pulled into a Shell...
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    Apparently a long term illness was involved. I...

    Apparently a long term illness was involved. I remember Stirling back in the late 50's - early 60's where he raced at several East coast venues amongst others. Anyone remember Mossport, Put-in-bay,...
  11. Wifey, the dogs & me went for a drive to eastern...

    Wifey, the dogs & me went for a drive to eastern side of Washington. Lusted at all the snow crossing the pass although it's going through a cycle. Stopped for a quick bite in Selah before heading...
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    They look like they're removable with three small...

    They look like they're removable with three small torx head screws. 1.5, maybe 2mm max. I haven't tried this but appears to be pretty simple. The rear brake is more complicated than the front brake...
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    Right on, way to get her stoke right and nobody...

    Right on, way to get her stoke right and nobody on the hill to mess with those great vibes. There's a silver lining to these ominous clouds!
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    Un-necessary travel highly discouraged by...

    Un-necessary travel highly discouraged by Governor Inslee as of today. So some touring in the vacated mountains might piss off our gracious leaders but I need some therapy! No skiing might be more...
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    I was referring to the heel piece (freeride)...

    I was referring to the heel piece (freeride) spacers, not the bindings.
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    Cool. It's a nice improvement and on wider waist...

    Cool. It's a nice improvement and on wider waist ski's, I'd expect slightly better ski feel. Telemark Pyrenee's site no longer has them so pretty happy I jumped on a pair. I could have gone FR 14's...
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    Searching for the 2020 model R 12 factory...

    Searching for the 2020 model R 12 factory supplied brake pad I'm missing, I followed a lead and discovered an "optional" to the R 12 stomp pad. It's included with the current R 14's, not so the R 12....
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    Thanks for the info, much appreciated. The part...

    Thanks for the info, much appreciated. The part for F12 is noted as something -101 & has a snap-in feature. Have the actual part number so Hagan folks might wrangle one for me, I'll check. I suspect...
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    Out of curiousity, did ATK deal directly with...

    Out of curiousity, did ATK deal directly with you? Their customer support has declined to assist me getting the little spacer part that fits under the FR 12 heel. Claim is no U.S. support, try the...
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    Heaviest to light: Blizzard ZeroG 108, 177cm/...

    Heaviest to light:
    Blizzard ZeroG 108, 177cm/ Switches / Back Diamond Glide mix = 6lb 5 oz (2828 gr.)a foot
    DPS 120 spoons 178cm/ ATK Raider 12 / Pomoca Pro skins = 5lb 8 1/4 oz (2464gr.) a foot...
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    Getting run off a cat track by a random molecule....

    Getting run off a cat track by a random molecule. We all started somewhere with skiing and newbies need to be given space. But when you track them for a few turns so you know which side to pass, they...
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    Just read that the Geneva Auto show is cancelled...

    Just read that the Geneva Auto show is cancelled due to a government decree, any gatherings of 1,000 or more people are not permitted during this crisis. Anyone know if a ski area with 1,000 +...
  23. I'm 66, 5' 9" & 150lbs. Strong skier but need to...

    I'm 66, 5' 9" & 150lbs. Strong skier but need to cover everything from volcanoes and snow droughts to deep touring days. Skis range from 170 (2pr), 176, 177, 178, 180. For reference, I started...
  24. Should be bringin some snow for Friday mornin....

    Should be bringin some snow for Friday mornin. First event, will I be hazed, will I enjoy it?
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    Yeah, just saw what they want on ebay for a pair....

    Yeah, just saw what they want on ebay for a pair. Maybe I oughta snag these. Jerry Garcia & all.
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    Seattle Craigslist/ K2 Jerry Launchers

    Never heard of these boards, K2 Jerry Launchers. 1,000 pair produced. Probably for the K2 collectors out there but too fuckin funny on the name. Seller thinks they're in the 100.00 league?
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    Blizzard had that same color pallet and...

    Blizzard had that same color pallet and geometrical patterns on a ski circa 1976 or so. Return to the past.
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    Well, if you can't use foot feedback or know your...

    Well, if you can't use foot feedback or know your skiing posture instinctively, might be for you. Made for the skier demographic that's clogging roads and over-populating the cafeterias. The fucking...
  29. Decision made, ATK R12's on the factory line....

    Decision made, ATK R12's on the factory line. Finding ATK's with the 120 brake wasn't easy but Exxpozed out of Germany had them and took 20% off for a total of 443 & change delivered. Their FR14's...
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    I hate to hear about collisions, especially when...

    I hate to hear about collisions, especially when it's an irresponsible jerk at fault. I watched a guy take a blind jump at Blackcomb, then drop a shoulder into an 8 - 10 year old girl that happened...
  31. ATK is a binding I already use and like. The 14's...

    ATK is a binding I already use and like. The 14's are beefier than my DIN which goes around 7 (never reveal your real age on one o' these DIN evaluators). ATK is a good consideration.
  32. DPS lotus 120 pure, what to mount and where?

    I have a pair of used (3 hrs./ like fkn new) Lotus 120 pures, those robin egg blue ones with "spoon". Former holes filled with marine epoxy. Very inclined to go with a touring binding with enough...
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    OAC integrated skin ski's

    Saw an overseas ad today about AOC ski's from Finland. Look more for tundra laps but the skins are integrated into the ski below the base height and protrude when backward forces make them. Company...
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    Man, sorry to hear this. RIP. First hike to I...

    Man, sorry to hear this. RIP. First hike to I took the wife on was out there with sunshine & 6'' fluff. Vibes to the valley.
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    When Whistler was tin cans on cable and the...

    When Whistler was tin cans on cable and the backside was a garbage dump & a shuttle bus you usually had to wait for. $5.00 heli lifts from mid-mtn. to the rarely skied summit.....yummhh. Yes, they...
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    We like it cold but have you seen the forecast...

    We like it cold but have you seen the forecast for (this coming) Sun. through the following Friday? Snow in Seattle according to two models and we're talking 6 days (intermittent breaks) in a row per...
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    Larry, Curly, and Moe?

    Larry, Curly, and Moe?
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    Was just off Stone way / 43rd for a few years....

    Was just off Stone way / 43rd for a few years. Any Buckaroo fans out there? You know, that dive bar with all the Ducatti, Motoguzzi, & cafe racer bikes out front.
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    A little off topic but race related. I was aboard...

    A little off topic but race related. I was aboard a 10 meter racing sloop with another 16 yr. old, both added late & think the heavy wind made us look better for ballast reasons than anything. Race...
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    It's base building time. Or it base repair time?...

    It's base building time. Or it base repair time? Should be adequate to cover sharks and the like by Sunday. The Paradise side of Rainier could see many, many feet whereas Crustal will get rain...
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    Some asshole dumped an elk head and legs, hooves...

    Some asshole dumped an elk head and legs, hooves off the side of a local trail, private property. Called the Dept. of Fish and Widlife and an officer came out for a look. The good, he found a guy one...
  42. Good to see things shaping up. Firming up the...

    Good to see things shaping up. Firming up the plan and driving over Late January / early Feb. First visit was in 74 but been there a bunch, my brother worked there for a few years. Hoping to hook up...
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    With a meager amount of snow, two hazards to...

    With a meager amount of snow, two hazards to watch for. Underlying rocks & other surprises and "whizzies". You know them when they blast by you three feet away going fast enough to dis-embowel you if...
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    Mine, after arthroscopic work to remove torn...

    Mine, after arthroscopic work to remove torn tissue were great for 18 years. Now have calcification on the one we x-rayed and some pain in the other so I'm going with Naproxin for after-ski relief...
  45. My bad. You do start at the furthest bleed screw,...

    My bad. You do start at the furthest bleed screw, then work next furthest and so on to the last, closest. Brain fart!
  46. I've done a complete set for the 05 Legacy and...

    I've done a complete set for the 05 Legacy and not that complicated. There's a lot of good info on the internet and I'm sure pic's too. Tough nuts will be encountered on the brake assemblies but all...
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    I'm braying for ya brother!

    I'm braying for ya brother!
  48. Link to "The Conversation" courtesy of Ron

    I had to read more after Mr. Johnson conveniently provided a link to "the conversation" regarding Australia and bushfires. That was written in late 2013 by the way. If you read more current articles...
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    Just reported on KIRO news, a Crystal Mtn....

    Just reported on KIRO news, a Crystal Mtn. update; "there's nearly 2 feet of snow here now and expecting another foot by Friday when they open". What happened to trusting your news sources? Marketing...
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    Did find the uphill travel link which helped....

    Did find the uphill travel link which helped. Outside season, nothing looks prohibited and that's about the only time I'd be there. Glad I checked though, you need a card from the ski patrol to climb...
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