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  1. Thread: Trucks.

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    I give zero fucks about what other people are...

    I give zero fucks about what other people are doing or not doing with their wundertrucks, I just think it's rad that they exist. The amount of horsepower and offroad capability one can drive off the...
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    Yep. During my peak dirtbag/crappy phase I booked...

    Yep. During my peak dirtbag/crappy phase I booked a $500 direct flight to Italy on British Airways (no fee, super generous bike policy) operated by American ($150). I called each airline prior to...
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    Cool thanks. I find the HMG website to be lacking...

    Cool thanks. I find the HMG website to be lacking in info on material specifics for different models. For anybody else looking to up their influencer status, I found these links to contain the...
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    Can anybody speak to the durability of the HMG...

    Can anybody speak to the durability of the HMG packs w/o the ski upgrade? Specifically the side panels when used with skis? HMG doesn't offer the ski upgrades anymore, and the only woven dyneema...
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    The midwest and east coast have far shittier...

    The midwest and east coast have far shittier winter weather than CO could ever produce. Baffling that some people think a couple snowstorms, a stretch of cold temps or whatever would deter a...
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    Rode the ~1.5mi exit section today. Lots of steep...

    Rode the ~1.5mi exit section today. Lots of steep bench cut and some small tech features. Similar character to lower palisade rim but a lil different. When I talked to the owner of Rapid Creek Cycles...
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    Tumbling Dice Gimme Shelter Dead Flowers Can't...

    Tumbling Dice
    Gimme Shelter
    Dead Flowers
    Can't You Hear Me Knocking
    Loving Cup



    Same for me until I read the Keith Richards autobio. Went pretty deep after that. Would recommend.
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    WTT: Ski Crampons

    Moved up from a 95mm waist ski to a 104mm ski for spring touring this season, so my 100mm Dynafit crampons are no longer compatible. Looking to swap for a 105mm+ pair.
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    Finally mounting my CD104Ls. Instructions...

    Finally mounting my CD104Ls. Instructions couldn't be clearer on where to mount. What I don't understand is why they've included a crisp transverse line on the topsheet that doesn't seem to...
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    Nice! I remembered somebody in this thread was...

    Nice! I remembered somebody in this thread was looking for 'em.

    I'm holding out for a pair of std 191 wolfs. If anybody here is holding, holler.
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    1 PR of maple core protos available on 4FRNT...

    1 PR of maple core protos available on 4FRNT online garage sale right now...
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    Have had off/on back pain over the years - mine...

    Have had off/on back pain over the years - mine mostly from bad posture at a desk, but also related to the sports I do (ski, bike).

    I fix mine by focusing on the hips. Ski touring and cycling...
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    I have a pair of P18s that have been sitting in a...

    I have a pair of P18s that have been sitting in a box for years unused, and I still almost convinced myself that I needed some P15s.
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    Hey thanks for checking in to explain what type...

    Hey thanks for checking in to explain what type of grief does and doesn't make sense, who is allowed to claim victimhood, trauma, etc. I didn't understand the rules about how to feel but now I do....
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    Buddy of mine was walking in the door when shots...

    Buddy of mine was walking in the door when shots started. "Ran like a cheetah"

    I've been in that store 1000x. Might've been today if I wasn't out skiing. Hits different when it's one of your...
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    How remote? Is there a road? Is the road...

    How remote? Is there a road? Is the road maintained in any way in the winter?

    Trail sleds work on, well, existing trails. If you're going to be making your own trail, get a mountain sled, and...
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    No experience in the Hawx but I've used the ZGTS...

    No experience in the Hawx but I've used the ZGTS (Scout) for 2 seasons now, maybe ~120 days. Prior to ZG the best walking boot I'd owned was a Scarpa F1 (walkability = great). I've since picked up...
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    Yeah, first day at a resort for me in just over a...

    Yeah, first day at a resort for me in just over a year. Pretty stoked to grab good conditions in steep gullies and East Wall in the same day. Patrol was giving super detailed beta about rope drops....
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    If it has the ski carry upgrades Iíll get in line.

    If it has the ski carry upgrades Iíll get in line.
  20. Thread: Sego Condor 98

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    I'm also Condor curious please buy and mount for...

    I'm also Condor curious please buy and mount for 295mm k thanks!
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    Anybody been on the Ski Trab Vario.2? Seems like...

    Anybody been on the Ski Trab Vario.2? Seems like a potential contender in the Crest category of bindings.
  22. Thread: Why go skinny?

    by North
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    Picked up some CD104Ls last spring to replace my...

    Picked up some CD104Ls last spring to replace my 177 MTN Explore 95s for spring wannabe #mountaineering. I had pretty much stopped skiing the 95s and was instead skiing 188 QST 106s unless it was...
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    Eh, I think it's more a model trend, and OpenSnow...

    Eh, I think it's more a model trend, and OpenSnow and all other forecasting operations rely on models. GFS was going huge early. For one man forecasters I prefer Seth's Weather Forecast - that guy...
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    Looks like a (former?) maggot is doing snowmobile...

    Looks like a (former?) maggot is doing snowmobile content now. I've always liked Jeff's review style: pretty concise, and no BS. Production value is high IMO, and I hope he keeps it up.
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    Was on the BD website and noticed that they are...

    Was on the BD website and noticed that they are now selling a fully ATK-branded Crest, and a new plate that allows ATK brakes to be added to helio bindings.
  26. Thread: Wolves are rad.

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    Can an internet biological scientist explain the...

    Can an internet biological scientist explain the sound, studied, population management argument for moving the hunt up to RIGHT FUCKING NOW vs. Nov '21 as originally planned to allow the wolf pups to...
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    The service manual for my sled is the most...

    The service manual for my sled is the most comprehensive manual of any vehicle I've ever owned. They even cover suspension dynamics. Pretty cool.
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    I'll add that I was your son's age when we got...

    I'll add that I was your son's age when we got our first dog. My parents (like you) were both dog rookies, and everything you're predicting will happen happened. I think the part you're...
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    Have lived with a variety of dogs over the years...

    Have lived with a variety of dogs over the years and haven't experienced 90% of what's in that thread. Never knew labs were the perpetually hammered college freshman of the dog world. Sounds like a...
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    IMO we overcomplicate the PWL problem, and we do...

    IMO we overcomplicate the PWL problem, and we do so because we're looking for a solution that doesn't exist. I do not think more information is the answer. It is a common affliction with all...
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    The 2017 is not a good deal. If you're going...

    The 2017 is not a good deal. If you're going used keep looking. I've been wrong on every market prediction since COVID, but most seasons right now-ish would be peak used sled prices. New models...
  32. Dammit

    Dammit
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    That's a good list. Thx for posting

    That's a good list. Thx for posting
  34. PSA: Watercolor EHPs mounted for tele on Front...

    PSA: Watercolor EHPs mounted for tele on Front Range Ski Swap Facebook group. $100. If they weren't 175s I'd be on 'em.
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    Almost forgot "You will burn 1-2 of your ~4...

    Almost forgot "You will burn 1-2 of your ~4 guided runs on Tiger and/or Cabin"
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    Yeti your PM inbox is full, but thanks for...

    Yeti your PM inbox is full, but thanks for sending the skis!
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    Yeah this is a cool rant about everything thread...

    Yeah this is a cool rant about everything thread now. I'll try to cover all my opinions that nobody asked for:

    - I like Steamboat. Had an all-time trip back in high school, and a fun one with my...
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    Bummer for the local crowd. I will not weep for...

    Bummer for the local crowd. I will not weep for the tourist whose pandemic vacation has been ruined by...a pandemic.
  39. Thread: WSL

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    Watched Pipe Masters again. Loved every second...

    Watched Pipe Masters again. Loved every second of it - fun to watch JJF crush from quarters through finals. I remain surprised at the amount of heat surfing I can watch, but I suspect my interest is...
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    As much as I dig the bacon strips, these are...

    As much as I dig the bacon strips, these are getting yellow 997s and the awesome dayglow topsheets will be on full display. It's one of my favorite topsheets of all time.
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    Dibs Explosivs

    Dibs Explosivs
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    Not possible, from what I've been told....

    Not possible, from what I've been told. Temp-sensitive work.
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    Watched a lot of these and can't say I've ever...

    Watched a lot of these and can't say I've ever seen that layout. Pretty cool. Am I missing something or does the bike tray as shown require the ol' handlebar twist?
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    My #outdoorbro sales rep pals all seem to think...

    My #outdoorbro sales rep pals all seem to think it's worth it. There might be some insurance implications when classifying a vehicle for business use vs. personal?
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    I listened to the Totally Deep interview and it...

    I listened to the Totally Deep interview and it answered many of my lingering questions. If it's not obvious, I'm very interested in conversations about risk, margin of safety, etc as it relates to...
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    Nice. And a perfect contrast to the CS from...

    Nice. And a perfect contrast to the CS from BC.com in the Shift thread.
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    Fair enough. I hadn't considered that the second...

    Fair enough. I hadn't considered that the second incident could've happened elsewhere. Was in a COVID mindset. To be clear the intent of my last post was to point out the very likely possibility that...
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    The fatal incident was referenced in the film as...

    The fatal incident was referenced in the film as "April 2019" but the report I found was from mid-May, so this could be another instance of honest mistake in the film:...
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    So I'm not the only one to get that vibe? Tons of...

    So I'm not the only one to get that vibe? Tons of respect for the guy - undoubtedly knows more possesses more mountain skills than I ever will. Still, I've always felt that certain ski town micro...
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    Just a heads up Polyiso decreases in performance...

    Just a heads up Polyiso decreases in performance in cold temperatures, so if you're building a rig that will see cold temps, XPS and EPS have performance advantages (in the rigid foam category).
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