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    It's hardly worth it mate. Ice straight to wets...

    It's hardly worth it mate. Ice straight to wets slush.

    I'm hoping my knee is able to be put back together soon otherwise next season will be a write off...
  2. Thread: KINGPIN RECALL

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    Take the hit and fit some Shifts/Tectons. ...

    Take the hit and fit some Shifts/Tectons.

    Sorry bud. No point throwing good money after bad
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    No, Had a ZOOM party with some of my...

    No,

    Had a ZOOM party with some of my colleagues in Chamonix & Morzine and I wondered for a while why they were all hitting the bottle quite so hard until I remembered that they can hardly even go...
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    'tis true Lot's of 'Uphill skiing' happening...

    'tis true

    Lot's of 'Uphill skiing' happening today mind. Mostly people being sensible

    A few people in the remnants of the park too, which is a bit less cool IMO

    Wouldn't recommend even a...
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    It's allowed, with the proviso that if you get in...

    It's allowed, with the proviso that if you get in to trouble you're on your own. From what I can see everyone is staying well within their limits and sticking to roads (covered in snow) and old...
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    Indeed - I would consider them as my...

    Indeed - I would consider them as my "Resort-skiing-with-short-tours-and-bootpacks" boots (a.k.a a downhill boot that would fit may various bindings), I'm in the market as my old ones have died
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    Short tour up to the first lift station and back...

    Short tour up to the first lift station and back down today sans ACL. Weird what I'm scared of now though...

    However, it's nice to remember that even when it's shite I still like skiing
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    Apologies if I'm too late to the party but have...

    Apologies if I'm too late to the party but have similar issues and the advice my boot fitter - the only one that I've ever had success with - was the same

    Scott Cosmos for touring

    Dalbello Lupo...
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    Ok, Cheers (Why the lack of consistency?!?)

    Ok, Cheers

    (Why the lack of consistency?!?)
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    And if I had the choice between 100 and 110 at...

    And if I had the choice between 100 and 110 at the same price..?

    Thanks mate.
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    Sticky: 322920 Faction Eleven9 with Warden- Powder ski...

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    Faction Eleven9 with Warden- Powder ski for big days

    Sick day 104 soon to be with Shifts - (between bindings right now) New this year and bought for a spring that never sprung - really not...
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    Is that right..? Thinking of trying to get some...

    Is that right..? Thinking of trying to get some in an end of season sale - For a 104 ski (Sick Day), i should get 100mm brakes?
  13. Thread: The FIFTY

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    Cody Smells!

    Cody Smells!
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    I would guess 1 preceded, 1 after, 1 never showed...

    I would guess 1 preceded, 1 after, 1 never showed any. The former guy though is basically just a bit run down and has lost taste and smell.

    I've been a bit down this week and had a funny taste in...
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    An update from (now) rural Switzerland... The...

    An update from (now) rural Switzerland...

    The local GPs made headlines by calling for Verbier to be put into quarantine as there are so many cases here. However, the decision has not been made as...
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    Oh mate... :( What was the f**king binding? ...

    Oh mate... :(

    What was the f**king binding?

    Did you see Hedwig Wessel up there?
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    Spraying is the Arabic way. Must say I quickly...

    Spraying is the Arabic way. Must say I quickly got used to the clean feeling.

    Then there's this - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vzb98tQp53I

    #Splash #IUseTabo

    (yeah I did that just to get...
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    I mean...my injury seems a little irrelevant...

    I mean...my injury seems a little irrelevant right now..
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    Au revoir a les francais aussi...

    Au revoir a les francais aussi...
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    France goes into shutdown...

    France goes into shutdown...
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    THEYVE SHUT THE BARS IN VERBIER TOO!! THIS IS...

    THEYVE SHUT THE BARS IN VERBIER TOO!!

    THIS IS NOT A DRILL!!

    All work and no beer make David something..something...
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    Yeah, whilst I appreciate this may be unhelpful,...

    Yeah, whilst I appreciate this may be unhelpful, I would wait until Monday to see what the upshot of all this is. I think most of the big places are gonna shut though. I would also caution that the...
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    Reports from my employer suggests France is about...

    Reports from my employer suggests France is about to follow suit early next week...

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    "Secret" reports would suggest that the rest of...

    "Secret" reports would suggest that the rest of Europe is about to follow the Swiss and Italians and shut down ski resorts...

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  25. Thread: The FIFTY

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    I bought an Arcade Belt today just cos of this. ...

    I bought an Arcade Belt today just cos of this.

    I did not need a belt. I (for some reasons) have loads of belts...

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    I can tell you that bookings at the transfer...

    I can tell you that bookings at the transfer company I work for have dropped off a cliff after next week so whatever the weather does it'll be mega quiet around here...

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    First time I've heard bombing this season...

    First time I've heard bombing this season...
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    Mate, it's shitting it down all over the Alps,...

    Mate, it's shitting it down all over the Alps, wherever you go is going to be awesome...

    Next week will be week of the season
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    ^^^^ Thanks guys that did actually help. Sent...

    ^^^^ Thanks guys that did actually help.

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    Literally first bluebird powder day of the season...

    Literally first bluebird powder day of the season for me find a great group to ride with, 1.5 runs in, fall awkwardly and feel a pop in the knee


    Fuck
    My
    Life

    :frown:
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    I can't look at you right now... 317922 ;)

    I can't look at you right now...

    317922

    ;)
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    Nice, is that the Bellecotte above La Plagne...

    Nice, is that the Bellecotte above La Plagne (sorta)?

    I had time for an run today. Dust on crust on South Facing slopes (Creblet, Bob), North might be better with a bit less of a crust underneath...
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    Yeah, I think it was the 4th time I returned my...

    Yeah, I think it was the 4th time I returned my KingPins for warranty that I decided I wasn't likely to buy Marker again...

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    Snow, Windy AF too. Sent from my Pixel 3a...

    Snow,

    Windy AF too.

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    Errr, AKA Lady Bec apparently - where the FWT...

    Errr, AKA Lady Bec apparently - where the FWT women often start from. (I think 'losers bowl' might have been a joke name within our little ski posse)

    So you go up the ridge from Col de la Chaux as...
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    Can't work out of that's shade or not :biggrin:....

    Can't work out of that's shade or not :biggrin:. Can you get down that way without the drop?

    Its gonna shut soon isn't it, but if you fancy another crack at it post FWT give me a shout.

    I might...
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    Glad I couldn't come with you now [emoji55] ...

    Glad I couldn't come with you now [emoji55]

    Nice work


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    Even I didn't think of that as a priority Bob...

    Even I didn't think of that as a priority Bob [emoji3526]

    Whoop!

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    tempting...tempting... Where have you found...

    tempting...tempting...

    Where have you found that's good?
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    *Prays* Not only has it been a weird season...

    *Prays*

    Not only has it been a weird season but I've had the worst luck with days off vs powder days [emoji53]

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    t'was the dudettes I spoke about upthread...

    t'was the dudettes I spoke about upthread...
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    Nah, there's plenty of "easy" stuff in La Grave...

    Nah, there's plenty of "easy" stuff in La Grave as well as the super-gnar

    (easy for someone with off piste experience I mean)
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    At the risk of receiving a hail storm of...

    At the risk of receiving a hail storm of abuse...Are US lifts so different from Euro lifts?

    I have heard of this happening over 'ere...once? maybe in all my 35 years and that was a kid who was...
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    Thats...got me sold. Just got to find some...

    Thats...got me sold.

    Just got to find some cash now after my phone just broke :mad:
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    Yay a massive unexpected snow fall right before...

    Yay a massive unexpected snow fall right before the busiest weekend of the season. I'm happy, really I am! :eek:
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    No one is going to turn down a tip but i'd also...

    No one is going to turn down a tip but i'd also say that buying him lunch will be enough too...
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    Oh ok, will be sure to throw 'danger trail'...

    Oh ok, will be sure to throw 'danger trail' around a bit to look all cool and US... ;)
  48. Thread: The FIFTY

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    What did they call the trail at the bottom? An...

    What did they call the trail at the bottom? An "Anger" Trail??

    Not heard that over 'ere before
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    Amazed and saddened by how quick I hit...

    Amazed and saddened by how quick I hit melt/freeze crust in Verbier today.

    (I was having a stinker tho.)

    Go As High as you can.

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    Help an out of touch bloke like me. What's the...

    Help an out of touch bloke like me. What's the intended use - if there is such a thing - of these things?

    Ripper on the piste but can still tear up week old cut up crud and chop or something I'm...
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