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    Are they going to modify the Skier's...

    Are they going to modify the Skier's Responsibility Code to account for the new uphill traffic?

    I'd sooner skin up Minaret Rd than skin uphill at MMSA. Minaret is probably less crowded and more...
  2. I skied trees in the Crest on Saturday. Some...

    I skied trees in the Crest on Saturday. Some friends skied The Hose. All reports from Saturday were that the snow was good and rather deep. Still, the sun kissing the snow was thickening the mix. ...
  3. When some mini in Mammoth comes along and a few...

    When some mini in Mammoth comes along and a few of us hatch a plan to ski something ambitious like the Pinner or Mendenhall...then word spreads...somehow fifteen of us wind up in a predicament that...
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    Dark Star - Pick a marathon that does not...

    Dark Star - Pick a marathon that does not conflict with ski season. 35 minutes is a lot to cut off a marathon time. What are your 10k and 5k times? If you don't have speed right now, you'll have...
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    I'll probably head up early on Saturday morning. ...

    I'll probably head up early on Saturday morning. I'd expect to be looking for change for a nickel about noon.

    Has anyone scope or declared a location for Fort FKNA?
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    The date must have gone well. Vonns’ Divorce...

    The date must have gone well.

    Vonns’ Divorce Will Also End a Skiing Partnership
    http://www.nytimes.com/2011/11/30/sports/skiing/lindsey-and-thomas-vonn-have-filed-for-divorce.html?_r=1&ref=sports
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    Mammoth ski lease

    I'm looking for a spot in a ski lease in Mammoth this winter. If you have any information or suggestions, please send a PM my way.
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    The who on this one was pretty easy to figure. ...

    The who on this one was pretty easy to figure. No meth, just absolute climbing machines.

    http://sierraskijournal.blogspot.com/
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    Record? Not in my book, even after adding about...

    Record? Not in my book, even after adding about 4 inch H20 since 3/22.

    http://patrol.mammothmountain.com/SWEChart.png
  10. Diving board? The poster has some skills...still...

    Diving board? The poster has some skills...still that was readily apparent at how the ripping was going on Viva.

    It was serious refreshing to see a POV that went straight down the frigging fall...
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    The NYT article doesn't delve too much into...

    The NYT article doesn't delve too much into specifics for orthodics in ski boots. I can say that I overpronate. I have orthodics in the ski boots. Without them, my arches would tire towards the...
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    Petty's collection isn't even the best among The...

    Petty's collection isn't even the best among The Heartbeakers. Mike Campbell has the axes.

    Mojo has the solos that it does because Petty convinced Campbell to let loose a little with a new...
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    Flaskman posted this over at the Mammoth forum. ...

    Flaskman posted this over at the Mammoth forum.

    http://i36.photobucket.com/albums/e4/Flaskman/Chair23-1.jpg

    That's the top of Chair 23. I wonder if the patrollers used that nice ramp as a...
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    Soul Rebel is calling in reinforcements. I get a...

    Soul Rebel is calling in reinforcements. I get a grin out of the time when UPS truck got stuck delivering my Bro 179s to the Soul Rebel's pad.

    On another note, how much of a rip off McGee would...
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    An article from the New York Time last week. ...

    An article from the New York Time last week.

    http://graphics8.nytimes.com/images/2010/09/28/us/28religion/28religion-articleInline.jpg

    Basic Religion Test Stumps Many Americans
    By LAURIE...
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    At first I thought this thread was about a (sad...

    At first I thought this thread was about a (sad but true) Hollywood remake of the film. Original is excellent. Hollywood version is sure to be crap.

    Visually, the film is very good. It's quiet...
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    PM sent.

    PM sent.
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    Single - go enter something like 10K soon or even...

    Single - go enter something like 10K soon or even a half marathon in September to get an indication of marathon pace predictions. The Yasso 800s are very rough indicators, generally on the fast side...
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    hrmmmph....Doggie stoke thread you mo-ran. lol ...

    hrmmmph....Doggie stoke thread you mo-ran. lol

    Looks like fun and many smiles. Great post.
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    "To Kill a Mockingbird" is my top three of...

    "To Kill a Mockingbird" is my top three of favorite novels. The book is an absolute gem. I cannot think of a better first novel.

    Honorable Mention: Hemingway "The Sun Also Rises"
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    The America's Finest City half? GH - Drink if...

    The America's Finest City half?

    GH - Drink if you're thirsty. For longer runs like a half, something like a Gu, shot blocks, etc might be good to have along and eat about every 45 minutes.
    ...
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    Velvet Underground

    Velvet Underground
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    Yes. Boycott Powder. ..... Do as I say. Not...

    Yes. Boycott Powder.
    .....

    Do as I say. Not as I do.
  24. Thread: Inception

    by tarkman1
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    Cool movie. Ambitious. The whole movie is a...

    Cool movie. Ambitious. The whole movie is a vehicle for a concept and perhaps gratuitous special effects. The characters, on the whole, had zero depth. It was definitely above average for a...
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    Chalk up another Class A mishap in the name of...

    Chalk up another Class A mishap in the name of air shows. At least the pilot made it out in one piece, but probably about two inches shorter in height as a result from his little seat ride.
  26. Poll: Like Steve Earle would jump up and down on Bob...

    Like Steve Earle would jump up and down on Bob Dylan's coffee table saying that Townes Van Zandt was the greatest songwriter, I'd emphatically claim that people name drop the Beatles too much.
    ...
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    I'm out for the mini. Injured ankle.

    I'm out for the mini. Injured ankle.
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    Corn? The storms have interrupted the corn...

    Corn? The storms have interrupted the corn cycle. Lots of snow and options. Fishing season is afoot so that means you should be able to drive places like Rock Creek, South Lake, Virginia Lakes. ...
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    I think all of the Tiger haters are the same ones...

    I think all of the Tiger haters are the same ones who yelled "Ya da man" after non-par 3 tee shot. I like to see the best golfer in the world play golf and have all of the media shut.

    I couldn't...
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    Mark me down as a nihilist, dude. ...

    Mark me down as a nihilist, dude.

    http://www.ashleysaunders.com/ashblog/archives/nihilists012105.jpg
  31. Thread: Classic Books

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    Good, good recommendations so far. Here are my...

    Good, good recommendations so far.

    Here are my three favorite novels.

    1) To Kill a Mockingbird - A beautiful read where you seem to savor every word. It reads so easily because it's so damn...
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    Black Tambourine - rerelease?

    I walked into a favorite music store (regrettably in another town) and heard Black Tambourine playing. Huh? Really? The shop was playing an advance copy of something forthcoming. WooHooo!

    Look...
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    Mt Wood is calling...when the road goes a bit...

    Mt Wood is calling...when the road goes a bit closer.
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    Are we going to see another Stump Alley race...

    Are we going to see another Stump Alley race between MTT and Twins?
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    I like the date (it's not a conflict my 5/2...

    I like the date (it's not a conflict my 5/2 Eugene Oregon marathon). It should be good times.
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    How does one get that far off route on the...

    How does one get that far off route on the Mendenhall?

    I can see wanting to climb the route to assess conditions for the descent (rather than summit from the Mammoth side), but was there...
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    none of 'em can afford digicams and high speed...

    none of 'em can afford digicams and high speed connections...or at least cannot find the time between working three jobs to write trip reports.
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    Vonn won the gold!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! ...

    Vonn won the gold!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    I cannot wait to see her run.

    Mancuso, I think, was second with silver. I read for sure that she medaled.
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    Tahoe is not Eastside.

    Tahoe is not Eastside.
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    headed out of the Taboose area? I suppose we'll...

    headed out of the Taboose area? I suppose we'll see more from BCD between Lone Pine and Bishop than in years past.

    Nice shots as usual.
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    I'll take The Frames over U2, Van, Thin Lizzy,...

    I'll take The Frames over U2, Van, Thin Lizzy, and anyone else from Ireland.
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    Doesn't everyone know that for all the time...

    Doesn't everyone know that for all the time racers spend on skis that they never, ever freeski, ski powder, etc. Also, they never ever had skied anything other than race courses prior to being a...
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    1. The racer in the video kills it. Watch his...

    1. The racer in the video kills it. Watch his torso and how he uses his skis.
    2. Skiing powder is easy.
    3. Most Maggots overestimate their skiing technical abilities and knowledge until after...
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    It's probably not from lack of stretching. A...

    It's probably not from lack of stretching.

    A preliminary guess is that you're shoes
    - worn out
    - not the right shoes for you
    - not the right shoes for you without some modification (aka...
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    It's still low tide most places. The Crest is...

    It's still low tide most places. The Crest is your best bet. Watch out, don't get hurt, and have p-text handy.
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    Scott, tomorrow is bound to be the shortest hour...

    Scott, tomorrow is bound to be the shortest hour in your long history of skiing. It's also bound to be very gratifying. Enjoy every second. Welcome back.
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    It's an intriguing idea. There may be some...

    It's an intriguing idea. There may be some potential, but honestly I'm not sure what it is yet.

    "review of all the important avalanche safety information" ????

    I am skeptical. Slope angles. ...
  48. Thread: Up in the Air

    by tarkman1
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    Up in the Air

    "Up in the Air' could very well be a zeitgeist for America in 2009. All in all. It was a solid film on all fronts (acting, writing, directing).
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    Such is the reason why storm riding usually is...

    Such is the reason why storm riding usually is the best bet for the best pow Mammoth has to offer.

    Comish, I'm glad that your back skiing on two legs.
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    With this amount of heavier snow over the lighter...

    With this amount of heavier snow over the lighter stuff from the beginning of the storm, large accumulations, and rapid accumulation rates, avi control may take a lot of stuff to the dirt.

    I'd...
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