Search:

Type: Posts; User: randosteve

Page 1 of 6 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.03 seconds.

  1. Thursday, March 1st...7pm...Snow King Teton Room....

    Thursday, March 1st...7pm...Snow King Teton Room.

    Tickets on sale now at Skinny Skis for $5...$10 at the door.

    Proceeds benefit the Winter Wildlands Alliance.

    Thanks.
  2. Replies
    1,217
    Views
    273,698

    okay...for the out. i guess i can see that...but...

    okay...for the out. i guess i can see that...but don't you miss the extra glide you might get by being able to pressure the front of the cuff/tongue?

    it's kinda like telemark. those guys are...
  3. Replies
    1,217
    Views
    273,698

    do you guys really find the need for this? if...

    do you guys really find the need for this? if so...under what circumstances?

    i have a simple cord-based mod, not quite the same as the above, that allows me to close the cuff, but not go to...
  4. Replies
    22
    Views
    11,235

    i think you will find that occasionally, the...

    i think you will find that occasionally, the small variances in production exceed the small tolerances of the dynafit system...and there will be play/slop/vertical movement in the heel pins.

    i...
  5. yup...found some instability today as well. ...

    yup...found some instability today as well.

    https://fbcdn-sphotos-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-snc7/395465_2680642778950_1342731336_32019511_432493008_n.jpg
  6. yes...this sucks, bigtime! and it sounds like...

    yes...this sucks, bigtime! and it sounds like there is at least one person that is potentially seriously injured.

    i just copied the timeline from the JHN&G...but this is what is known so far. ...
  7. Replies
    1,217
    Views
    273,698

    i like pairing shorter skis 170-178cm (up to...

    i like pairing shorter skis 170-178cm (up to about a waist of ~110-115mm) with the TLT5s. using bigger skis with the TLT5s will stress them more than intended and i think they would explode quickly...
  8. Replies
    1,217
    Views
    273,698

    has anyone experimented with trying to seal off...

    has anyone experimented with trying to seal off the inside area of the acti-flex section (maybe with duct-tape) to make the TLT5s warmer?

    i'm finding, even with intuition liners, my toes are still...
  9. Replies
    32
    Views
    3,393

    i love videos like this. that dude is so fucking...

    i love videos like this. that dude is so fucking psyched!
  10. someone sent me this email... "Found in the...

    someone sent me this email...

    "Found in the Coal Creek parking lot on Saturday February 4th, 4 PM, black camera in case. Call to identify and claim. 208-456-3556"


    thanks for the skin-track...
  11. try messing with the canting adjustment. i...

    try messing with the canting adjustment.

    i think tweaking the upper cuff can sometimes effect the alignment of the pin.
  12. Replies
    37
    Views
    3,551

    man, i would think so...but i'm not certain. ...

    man, i would think so...but i'm not certain.

    i know they are still being offered on the order form and are on the dynafit price-list for next season.

    i will ask the PR dudes to find out if...
  13. Replies
    37
    Views
    3,551

    you can totally still get vert st and ft...but...

    you can totally still get vert st and ft...but you can't get the 5-screw speed classics anymore.

    edit: i'm wondering if you are on dynafit's international site...as opposed to the NA version. ...
  14. Replies
    25
    Views
    2,798

    Poll: pretty much always ski them locked...unless the...

    pretty much always ski them locked...unless the avy hazard is extremely high. also, no brakes or leashes.

    rarely, if ever, ski the resort with my dynafit rigs.
  15. Replies
    8
    Views
    1,842

    Wind can break snow crystals making them more...

    Wind can break snow crystals making them more abrasive like colder snow....so I would say that it can definitely effect what wax you use.

    Sent from my ADR6300 using TGR Forums
  16. managed to tip-toe up wimpys. some freaky...

    managed to tip-toe up wimpys. some freaky feeling snow underfoot at times, but no settling, and laid the skin track up in the safest zones possible. skiing was quite good, wind effected in spots,...
  17. Replies
    15
    Views
    1,017

    thermarest and msr mini-works filter still...

    thermarest and msr mini-works filter still available.
    ...
  18. Replies
    530
    Views
    389,370

    i'm pretty sure it was a line more to the...

    i'm pretty sure it was a line more to the looker's left heading into the last slide path on the skier's right. you can see a track above the big crown at about tree level on the left horizon. looks...
  19. i think it had more to do with hitting the sweet...

    i think it had more to do with hitting the sweet spot...than the temps. small, deliberate trigger in the pocket, caused the rest to go...BIG!
  20. i guess my answer is that at times (like now?) we...

    i guess my answer is that at times (like now?) we never really know how big a slide will run. maybe not the best choice for the day and location, but all that stuff is hard to remember when it's...
  21. i'm not with you on this one. granted all...

    i'm not with you on this one.

    granted all ops should be safely done. BUT, I don't see the problem with taking 1 hour to rescue a person from the top of mount ely with a heli, compared to...
  22. i found out a little more about that taylor...

    i found out a little more about that taylor slide.

    http://www.tetonat.com/2012/01/24/taylor-mountain-avalanche/

    http://www.tetonat.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/01/taylor-mountain-slide.jpg
  23. Just got word of big slide on s face of taylor. ...

    Just got word of big slide on s face of taylor. TCSAR heli responding now.

    Sent from my ADR6300 using TGR Forums
  24. 188 megawatts...in great shape! ...

    188 megawatts...in great shape!

    https://www.tetongravity.com/forums/showthread.php/236772-FS-2010-Black-Diamond-Megawatt-Great-Condition-300
  25. bump for epic powder dump in jackson.

    bump for epic powder dump in jackson.
  26. for more sizing reference...i normally wear a...

    for more sizing reference...i normally wear a 26/26.5 dynafit(+bd) shell which is typically a bsl of 297-300... with intuitions...the 27 tlt5 shell works perfect because it is 297mm. there is no...
  27. if you are really anal and want to cut more...

    if you are really anal and want to cut more miles...take WY County Rd 207/Manhead Rd between Randolf and Cokeville.

    it was local traffic only this summer due to construction...but probably(?)...
  28. just got some carbon mw's today and mounted them...

    just got some carbon mw's today and mounted them up with dynafit vertical ft12's. they are so freaking light and i can't wait to shred the 40" of pow we are supposed to get this week. that...
  29. FS: 2010 Black Diamond Megawatt -Great Condition- $300

    just in time for the big snow in jackson this week! :yourock:

    selling a pair of 2010 Black Diamond Megawatts 188cm. probably ~10 days on these. a couple resort days...the rest backcountry. ...
  30. not a whole lot...mainly just hunting for good...

    not a whole lot...mainly just hunting for good snow with photog. plan A turned to plan B which turned to plan C...and in the end we turned around <100' from the lower saddle due to some wind-slab...
  31. what was up with that skin track? did you guys...

    what was up with that skin track? did you guys get lost in the dark? ;)

    snow in the north fork was awesome. wild how shitty the hourglass still looks.

    care to share any photos of the...
  32. just like with the TLT5s...the carbon version...

    just like with the TLT5s...the carbon version will be stiffer than the non-carbon version.

    think of it this way...the one is a hybrid TLT5 and green machine...while the vulcans are a hybrid TLT5...
  33. i saw photos and got the low-down from the...

    i saw photos and got the low-down from the dynafit PR guys yesterday...but didn't get anything in print or take notes.

    i think the mercury is the non-carbon version of the vulcan...and maybe made...
  34. yes...the vulcan is the hoji boot.

    yes...the vulcan is the hoji boot.
  35. above 11.5k' in glacier gulch. not much to...

    above 11.5k' in glacier gulch.

    not much to report avy-wise in that area.
  36. sunny sides seem nice... ...

    sunny sides seem nice...

    http://www.tetonat.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/01/son-of-southwest.jpg
  37. no snow doc...but i'd think we'd be looking for...

    no snow doc...but i'd think we'd be looking for some bonding and strengthening of the snowpack above the facets...to create a bridge and stronger layer so the facet layer isn't effected.

    yeah, it...
  38. Replies
    5
    Views
    4,915

    1.5 on the ContourConnect ap. Will have to get...

    1.5 on the ContourConnect ap.

    Will have to get back to you about the firmware.
  39. Replies
    5
    Views
    4,915

    Works with my Incredible phone. Not sure what...

    Works with my Incredible phone. Not sure what firmware I have, but I usually click NO when it asks me to update the ContourGPS.
  40. meh... skin/ski the gut and get killed =...

    meh...

    skin/ski the gut and get killed = stupid.

    skin/ski in the safe zones and get some rad pow turns = not stupid.
  41. the backcountry is VERY sketchy right now. ...

    the backcountry is VERY sketchy right now.

    both remotely triggered in the park today...
    http://www.tetonat.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/12/wimpys-avys.jpg
  42. DITTO on -lots of down trees- in the park down...

    DITTO on -lots of down trees- in the park down low today. one right across the trail while we were out. didn't go too high. probably could have gone higher, but there were lots of signs, so we...
  43. i threw some more words and photos together about...

    i threw some more words and photos together about the grinds and cuts i made.

    http://www.tetonat.com/2011/12/14/maximizing-walk-mode-rom-of-the-black-diamond-quadrant/
  44. here's the ROM before and after i removed...

    here's the ROM before and after i removed material. i will work on getting some before and after photos of where i ground down the plastic.

    note: these quadrants may have been pre-production...
  45. working on a little video showing the before and...

    working on a little video showing the before and after.

    will post soon.
  46. sist...the quadrant's walk mode loosens up with...

    sist...the quadrant's walk mode loosens up with use. squirting some lube where the cuff and lower shell touch can help.

    that being said, i wanted to get more range out of mine after using the...
  47. Replies
    17
    Views
    1,430

    ^^^what he said. i usually mount and fully...

    ^^^what he said.

    i usually mount and fully crank down heel-piece screws first. then screw in toe-piece half-way...insert boot in toe-piece...align with heel pins...and tighten accessible screws,...
  48. warm temps? -8F at bradley/taggart this...

    warm temps? -8F at bradley/taggart this morning.

    i think danger will lurk in only the higher elevations (>11k") and steeper terrain in the short term. but i shoot from the hip...so take it for...
  49. Replies
    5
    Views
    830

    did it two consecutive years in the mid 2000's. ...

    did it two consecutive years in the mid 2000's. my partner was jay petervary, a well known endurance cyclist, and i think we placed in the top ten (like 9th/10th) both years.

    -first year is was...
  50. he could make something and just stick it to the...

    he could make something and just stick it to the plate.

    for the lightest shims...rando racers use cork.
Results 1 to 50 of 300
Page 1 of 6 1 2 3 4