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    Probably right. Maintaining a bile while living...

    Probably right. Maintaining a bile while living in a rich resort town just sounds exhausting to me but good on ya for that motivations.
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    Meh, that last mumbo jumbo paragraph is...

    Meh, that last mumbo jumbo paragraph is definitely some religioulus enviro hopeful BS and not reality based material.
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    But never show up for a trail day? Sounds about...

    But never show up for a trail day? Sounds about right.
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    Is mountain biking going to make as much money as...

    Is mountain biking going to make as much money as skiing at ski resorts? Probably not but for the major players like Whistler, Winter Park etc. that are the primary destinations for nearby population...
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    It will last all day during a midweek sleeper day...

    It will last all day during a midweek sleeper day at an indy mountain. :D

    I'm hoping that the whole conglomerate ski area deal is going to create more business for the small mom and pop type...
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    I think the mtb park concept could be a lot more...

    I think the mtb park concept could be a lot more profitable if the trails were designed to be really user friendly but still fun. I know I could get my daughter riding if we had easy flow trails off...
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    Dang that's pretty Steve!

    Dang that's pretty Steve!
  8. You can't really do that down over here. The name...

    You can't really do that down over here. The name of the game in the Four Corners region is get the water off the trail as quickly as possible. Ridge lines, old road beds and natural benches larger...
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    Man some of you sound old. The riding in the vid...

    Man some of you sound old. The riding in the vid looked like fun to me and I didn't see any excessive destructive skidding and I build trail. Anyways, beautiful imagery.
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    I definitely don't like being too busy unless...

    I definitely don't like being too busy unless it's trail building and being out in the field. Right now I'm out doing trail stuff like 6 days a week and I couldn't be more stoked.

    The trips don't...
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    It is interesting looking back and seeing where...

    It is interesting looking back and seeing where we are now.

    I did the school thing for three years. I got an associates degree (a big deal for me) and got into nursing school. About 3/4 through...
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    And this is mans dilemma since the beginning of...

    And this is mans dilemma since the beginning of time, crazy can be fun and entrapping.
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    Nice Dolphinski! I got out on the 23rd and...

    Nice Dolphinski!

    I got out on the 23rd and skied Abineau with the Mayor. Like an idiot I didn't buckle down for the climb and got some good blisters on my heels and some gnarly shin bang. These...
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    Yup, can't see it. Most woman going into an...

    Yup, can't see it.

    Most woman going into an ugly divorce will be advised by their lawyer to get a protective order against their husband before court proceedings get under way. It's a classic...
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    Maybe so but this could be one hell of a...

    Maybe so but this could be one hell of a multi-seasonal Netflix drama series. Dean needs pitch this whole thing to some producers.
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    I don't know how any one can actually sit through...

    I don't know how any one can actually sit through most of that. I got in maybe 6 minutes and had enough.

    It's interesting I guess. It looks like he's having some hard times. Is there some divorce...
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    I might have to carry my boots in for now but...

    I might have to carry my boots in for now but after my first paycheck I'm going to look at some leather mountaineering boots like the ones hick suggested.

    Thanks for the replies.
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    Cool. I followed you back.

    Cool. I followed you back.
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    Boots for Building?

    So I've been hired on for a four month gig with ACE to be a trail crew leader on the Heart trail project here on Flagstaff. I've been working on this and the Little Elden trails reroutes now for...
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    It's a short season for biking there I imagine.

    It's a short season for biking there I imagine.
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    Welcome to the San Juans. I was there that...

    Welcome to the San Juans.

    I was there that September on my birthday but we got snowed out from riding. I watched Bender hit some of those sketchy jumps when we first got there though. There was a...
  22. The little shits won't know any better if we keep...

    The little shits won't know any better if we keep it that way.

    Let em earn their keep (maybe not the most appropriate expression but you get the idea) the same way we did as kids.
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    Ain't that the truth. I've been at this stuff...

    Ain't that the truth.

    I've been at this stuff for a hand full of years now, building trails for about 18, started out with the oldschool DH rake and ride type stuff and made my way in with the...
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    I think I'm more into hand built as well but we...

    I think I'm more into hand built as well but we need to whack out some pretty standard bench cut stuff so it seems like a good option. I was wondering if it's so wide that you have to really knock...
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    Hand finishing a machine build

    Hey trail builder mags, what's your technique for hand finishing a machine build? I've only done hand built trails but on the next leg of our current project we are going to be bringing out the SWECO...
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    Cool info, thanks meter man.

    Cool info, thanks meter man.
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    Maybe I missed it in the vid but I gotta ask, out...

    Maybe I missed it in the vid but I gotta ask, out of thousands of amazing lines in the eastern Sierra why is this one a 50? The potential looks unlimited there so I'm just curious what makes this one...
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    It sounds like this BMBA is doing a good thing if...

    It sounds like this BMBA is doing a good thing if the FS was really going to obliterate those trails. But it also sounds like the BMBA guy could have been a bit more transparent and invited the Ned...
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    Not all skiers are rich.

    Not all skiers are rich.
  30. I just started to plan a trip for February of...

    I just started to plan a trip for February of 2021. I'm thinking the 15th through the 21st. Where will the best snow be?
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    Most people don't need the terrain of Whistler...

    Most people don't need the terrain of Whistler and the article says that it's base area is higher and on average receives more snow. the location must be more attractive to people in Vancouver no?
  32. The heavy breathing just before the drop really...

    The heavy breathing just before the drop really puts you in the moment. Shit is scary!
  33. You guys should see this place on a busy weekend....

    You guys should see this place on a busy weekend.

    Them desert dwellers from the valley go full rehtard at elevation.
  34. that line is gnarly! I used to like a bit of air...

    that line is gnarly! I used to like a bit of air and I like a bit of exposure but when you combine the two.....yikes!

    Has anyone repeated this line since Mike first did it?
  35. This poor fucking guy was buried for an hour and...

    This poor fucking guy was buried for an hour and a half to two hours before being extricated and was still breathing. I hope he was knocked unconscious. What an absolutely horrific way to go.

    I...
  36. There are mid winter periods where people ski...

    There are mid winter periods where people ski safely up there. This day was not one of them apparently.
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    When we have the snow it's a damn fun mountain....

    When we have the snow it's a damn fun mountain. We don't have sustained steep pitches like in the Rockies or the Sierra but the terrain is really fun just a bit shorter. The snowpack is generally a...
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    On slippery rocks with rot on top of huge...

    On slippery rocks with rot on top of huge exposure? YAY! :D
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    Thanks you guys! I put a lot into that two...

    Thanks you guys! I put a lot into that two minutes and 9 seconds this season.

    @Buster, Thanks for helping me with my lack of internetting skills.

    @BMSFDS, I'm glad you liked the silent line. I...
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    Arizona Shredit

    It was a good season down here. Mu computer is being moody, she's 11 years old so for some reason I can't embed youtube videos. I apologize but you're gonna have to click on this here linky. Now...
  41. And with that snowpack the wet slides would...

    And with that snowpack the wet slides would likely be devastating.
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    That's just rough. At least the person that...

    That's just rough. At least the person that passed wasn't a client. It sucks regardless but I imagine the deceased had enough experience to make the call for himself that day and was probably a part...
  43. That's mock reality and funny as hell. The fact...

    That's mock reality and funny as hell. The fact that they aren't afraid to poke a bunch of fun at themselves seems to me that they probably don't take themselves too seriously and they might just be...
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    I think this is the natural thinking process....

    I think this is the natural thinking process. Even though I say "Lets just go take a look" I always have ideas in mind. All I'm saying is that I like to keep everything in check to not get too...
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    Really? I love the "Let's go take a look and see"...

    Really? I love the "Let's go take a look and see" much more than having a dead set objective. I think people with objectives tend to want to see green flags more so.

    We don't have a forecast...
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    I finally just read the report. Fuck. The...

    I finally just read the report.

    Fuck.

    The guides that were there must be reeling with guilt over this and that sucks. We all make mistakes so I will leave it at that.
  47. We come in peace.

    We come in peace.
  48. I try...... It wasn't directed directly at...

    I try......

    It wasn't directed directly at you, at least the cunty part. that was more of a broad stroke for a lot of us.

    In all seriousness though, we would do a lot better in the advocacy...
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    Are there any good channels on local taco joints...

    Are there any good channels on local taco joints worth visiting?
  50. Did she really? I'm no mathematician but this...

    Did she really?

    I'm no mathematician but this doesn't seem to add up imho. :D
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