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  1. Ditto what DJ said regarding conditions. We...

    Ditto what DJ said regarding conditions. We found some nice turns up in the trees on Moran face and the ridge on right hand side of Buffalo Bowl was nice to finish off the day. Would anyone be up...
  2. Hey, I'm heading for JH this weekend. Skiing...

    Hey, I'm heading for JH this weekend. Skiing Saturday thru Monday. On Saturday, I'm meeting up with family, (4 adults). I have a pass, but none of them do. It seems like I've seen posts in here...
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    I have these two in my office. The Corbett's...

    I have these two in my office. The Corbett's poster features Doug Coombs and Rob DesLauriers. https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20200131/f151530e9420d195712aae21ec752089.jpg

    Several years ago...
  4. Hey DJ, I guess I was kinda stealth this...

    Hey DJ, I guess I was kinda stealth this weekend. I did stop by Casper lodge on Saturday and Sunday around 11ish but didn't see anyone I recognized. I did run into lindenle on Sunday and we did a...
  5. So like passholer, I was fairly certain that it...

    So like passholer, I was fairly certain that it was gonna be a bit crunchy under the little bit of powder from last night, but I'm a glutton for punishment so I hit the Hobacks this morning anyway. ...
  6. Well now that it looks like the big storm cycle...

    Well now that it looks like the big storm cycle has abated, I'll be heading back over to JH skiing next Friday thru Monday. I'll mainly be skiing with my wife, but I suspect I'll be on my own on...
  7. Here's another good link to establish a baseline...

    Here's another good link to establish a baseline of knowledge in regards to snowpack conditions. They have several videos of recent analysis in the area. https://www.americanavalancheinstitute.com/...
  8. Fun 3 days in JH! Back in Eagle now, but looking...

    Fun 3 days in JH! Back in Eagle now, but looking forward to getting back. Thanks for spending turning some laps with me DJ. Nice to see Koko again and finally getting to meet Bbear! Here's a...
  9. It was nice today. Had some good laps with DJ....

    It was nice today. Had some good laps with DJ.
    No pics today, but here is a short vid clip (<30sec) from the Teton lift this morning.


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  10. Hey all, I'll be heading over there from Boise...

    Hey all, I'll be heading over there from Boise way on Wednesday evening. Looking to get some turns in Thur-Sat. If any mags want to make a lap or two with me, just let me know on this thread or PM...
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    Thanksgiving hike in the Boise foothills with...

    Thanksgiving hike in the Boise foothills with Cache...
  12. I went to high school in Cokeville and spent my...

    I went to high school in Cokeville and spent my summers there on my parents ranch during my college years. It's got some decent terrain for a little local hill but that area just doesn't get the...
  13. I spent the decade of the 90's in Poky. Back...

    I spent the decade of the 90's in Poky. Back then I didn't have a backcountry setup but we did do some climbing and skiing on Haystack peak in the spring (south of the ski area). There's some great...
  14. Hey DJ, nice intro to the season. I'll...

    Hey DJ, nice intro to the season. I'll definitely be over there with the new bionic hip - maybe as early as mid December. Got my 7-day plus pass so I'll be looking to get some of those "free" days...
  15. I was just gonna ask where that proposal was. At...

    I was just gonna ask where that proposal was. At various times I think the tunnel option has been brought up, even within more official forums. It would certainly make the commute faster, safer and...
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    Bear Lake in northern Utah....

    Bear Lake in northern Utah. https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20190914/30d868c4adc995557c5e771dd0a15031.jpghttps://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20190914/f9d19491ab52138c5a7203d62aa2233a.jpg

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    Views from top of Sidewinder in the Boise...

    Views from top of Sidewinder in the Boise foothills....
  18. Well I'm sitting here today, one week post THR. ...

    Well I'm sitting here today, one week post THR. I found this thread as I was doing research prior to surgery and although I didn't post anything in the thread, I did find the comments and insights...
  19. Nice stoke lindenle! I went with the 7day by...

    Nice stoke lindenle! I went with the 7day by pass. Looking forward to the season! I had a blast getting out with you guys this season. I was a bit worried about my status for next year, due to a...
  20. I don't recall on the knuckle prints, but on the...

    I don't recall on the knuckle prints, but on the claw marks we did take note of those and they were out in front, like 1 - 1.5 inches as best as I can recall. They were distinctive in the snow and I...
  21. Well, this thread kinda died down quickly, once...

    Well, this thread kinda died down quickly, once the red box quit running :D. Maybe I can breathe a little life into it with some human powered Teton stoke.

    I thought I'd post in this thread...
  22. So I just read thru this thread from last to...

    So I just read thru this thread from last to first, and didn't see any mention of Bogus Basin. It's a non-profit community based organization. For years, it was ran by a group who may not have been...
  23. Wow DJ, sorry to hear about that. Vibes to a...

    Wow DJ, sorry to hear about that. Vibes to a successful surgery and a speedy recovery!

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    I've heard from reliable sources that they do,...

    I've heard from reliable sources that they do, but I wasn't able to validate it on their website. I was gonna ask the owner, but they spaced it and didn't get it done. The biggest negative for the...
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    Beyond Soldier Mountain (Idaho)

    Soldier Mountain is a cool little ski area in south central Idaho. It is about 2 hours drive from Boise, but most people coming from the Treasure Valley drive right past it on their way to Sun...
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    I've had 3 ACLs over the years and speaking from...

    I've had 3 ACLs over the years and speaking from experience, I don't think you would want to go thru a ski mountaineering season on a torn ACL. I kept skiing on my first one and whenever I'd hit...
  27. Haha, when I posted that up I thought about the...

    Haha, when I posted that up I thought about the critique I might get for the two at a time stuff, but I'm kinda with SG on this one. Really, the main point was that I had limited time, so RS was...
  28. Dj and I took a couple of laps outside the gates...

    Dj and I took a couple of laps outside the gates today. We found some pretty good stashes that aren't even "secret". 6 days after the last big storm and still some goods to be had.
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  29. https://www.jhnewsandguide.com/news/town_county/ar...

    https://www.jhnewsandguide.com/news/town_county/article_74e0e79c-ed83-5a4f-b5b6-408b365126b0.html
    I haven't seen this link posted on this thread yet, so thought put it up here. I'm sure the problem...
  30. Hey mags I'll be back in town skiing JH this ...

    Hey mags I'll be back in town skiing JH this next week, (spent some time in December with DJ and Koko). I'll probably be spending Monday with one of my buddies from Boise, but the rest of the week...
  31. Hey Koko, just happened on your TR. I'm way...

    Hey Koko, just happened on your TR. I'm way impressed! I will definitely stay tuned in. Good luck with the rest of the adventure.

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  32. Had a great time with D.J and Koko the last...

    Had a great time with D.J and Koko the last couple of days. The groomers were skiing nice and I even got a little powder shot in. I may have accidentally missed a closed sign. In my defense, I...
  33. I'll be cruising over to JH from the Boise area...

    I'll be cruising over to JH from the Boise area this week looking to get some turns in prior to the local hill (Bogus Basin), opening up. I'll be skiing Wed-Fri at JH if anyone wants to make a few...
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    Not right now, but about 20 minutes ago on my...

    Not right now, but about 20 minutes ago on my ride. 253088

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    RE: Favorite guide books

    If you are looking for guide books in the WY area, Thomas Turiano has 3 that are superb.
    https://thomasturiano.com/author/
    The Select Peaks of the Greater Yellowstone includes peaks primarily in...
  36. Lots of useful information in this thread. One...

    Lots of useful information in this thread. One of the common themes that keeps resurfacing is the dynamic of the "new invite". A couple of strategies that I use here is to use shorter,...
  37. +1 for small group size, although I'm fine with...

    +1 for small group size, although I'm fine with 4.
    IMO being a good touring partner starts with figuring out how to get lined up with people who I like. Thru the years, I've gravitated to a group...
  38. Skiing the Cave Couloir (Middle Teton) for my 60th

    Yesterday, TGR posted an article and video of Owen Leeper skiing Powder on the Middle Teton on August 28th. Exactly 2 weeks earlier I was at the base of the Middle Teton, skiing the Cave Couloir on...
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    Thanks. I've eyed that line that you guys did. ...

    Thanks. I've eyed that line that you guys did. Looks good. So, here is how I would name the Fish Bone Couloirs, (I - X). I drew the line of our approximate descent. BTW, IX looks really fun! I...
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    thanks claymond. Never skied with Marc, but I...

    thanks claymond.
    Never skied with Marc, but I did follow his 12K peaks adventure last year. Pretty cool and it was a major accomplishment! In my opinion it kind of got topped by a couple of guys...
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    Donaldson Peak - Fish Bone II couloir

    Donaldson Peak in the Lost River Range has been on "my list" now for a few years, and specifically a ski descent of what is known locally as the Fish Bone Couloirs on the SE aspect. Wes Collins...
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    ^^^ We're looking mainly at some lines in the...

    ^^^ We're looking mainly at some lines in the Lost River Range this spring, with a potential trip into the Gros Ventre range, SE of JH. Also, looking at Castle Peak in the White Clouds possibly in...
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    Skiing the north couloir on McGown

    It's been awhile since I posted up a trip report here on TGR. The ACL last year may have been a contributing factor. ;)
    Anyway, I got out with Chris Lundy of Sawtooth Mountain Guides and we hit...
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    Lost River Range Snowpack Analysis

    This post may only interest 10 people on here, but if you are interested in spring ski mountaineering in the Lost River Range (Idaho), then hopefully this may be some useful information. April thru...
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    There is, but it is pretty thin in most places. ...

    There is, but it is pretty thin in most places. I saw a recent report that showed guys getting turns in on Pilots in the Mores Creek Summit area. I know that there is some decent touring in the...
  46. knee brace options

    I'm now wearing one of the high-end braces that old goat refers to in his post. This was a result of a repaired ACL and meniscus. (I just posted up some info on this over in the 2017 ACL thread). ...
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    I joined the ACL class of 2017 on Feb 4th. ...

    I joined the ACL class of 2017 on Feb 4th. Surgery was on Feb 20th. This was my 3rd rodeo. First one on the right knee about 18 years ago. Doc used my hamstring for the repair. It is been solid...
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    re: Idaho/Boise touring

    As Ich has stated, the pickings are pretty slim right around Boise and that would include Bogus, (I have seen video of some guys on the north side of the ski area but it looks thin). Soldier...
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    Nice TR! That last pic really shows how much...

    Nice TR! That last pic really shows how much snow is still up there in the high country. The TAY crowd should be pretty stoked this year. :smile:
  50. Great TR! I know that line is rarely skied, but...

    Great TR! I know that line is rarely skied, but this was definitely a good year to get it.
    Not sure if it is just my computer, or your post, but the first half dozen pics don't seem to be...
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