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    Impressive and congrats

    Impressive and congrats
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    Our granddaughter who mounts her own skis (see...

    Our granddaughter who mounts her own skis (see above) is a racer and SHE is begging for a pair of Podium's. Can't justify the cost the way she is growing. She is 10 years old and ski boots are 24.5.
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    I am buying a set of Firestone WeatherGrip for...

    I am buying a set of Firestone WeatherGrip for our4WD Explorer. They are 3PMSF rated and have a five year 65,000 mile tread life warranty.
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    10 yo Granddaughter mounted up her new Moment...

    10 yo Granddaughter mounted up her new Moment Zephyrs298368
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    Just added a new pair of Moments to the family...

    Just added a new pair of Moments to the family quiver of 11. A pair of 146 Zephyr's for our 10 yo granddaughter that have been on hold waiting for her to grow into them. She just hit 5' weighs 94...
  7. Two years ago a gaper wearing Rx specs had a hell...

    Two years ago a gaper wearing Rx specs had a hell of a time getting up LCC with an Outback and four George Kostanza BALD tires. Acquaintance who was behind me called Town Marshall, nothing, na da....
  8. So does this mean all the rental sedans / 2WD...

    So does this mean all the rental sedans / 2WD will have 3PMSF tires? I doubt it , rental cars companies will make a fortune upgrading people to SUV’s. I can see the signs at the counters telling...
  9. On the rare occasions UPD is at the mouth of the...

    On the rare occasions UPD is at the mouth of the canyon they would turn around the obvious violators, Camry's, Accord's, Malibu's mini vans etc. Now they can't even do that without checking every...
  10. This is so fucking stupid I want to jamb a pencil...

    This is so fucking stupid I want to jamb a pencil in my neck. UDOT updated the new road policy for tires due to the confusion that was generated by the first one they posted. I cut and pasted this...
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    I have a Mr Heater 50,000 BTU in a 3 1/2 car...

    I have a Mr Heater 50,000 BTU in a 3 1/2 car insulated garage. At 20 F it will run you out of the garage in 15 minutes.
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    For $349 I bought a new garage door opener WITH a...

    For $349 I bought a new garage door opener WITH a lock included.
  13. Moment's Carson comes in a 146, all wood...

    Moment's Carson comes in a 146, all wood construction and adult bindings work just fine. Strongly recommend, it is a great all mountain ski. Moment used to make a kids powder skis, the Zephyr. My...
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    When I saw these my first thought was what took...

    When I saw these my first thought was what took so long 297679for someone to come up with this idea, so simple. Here is a photo of the dead bolt, kind of dark but it snaps right through the track...
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    I have had good luck with Wagner Thermo Quiet...

    I have had good luck with Wagner Thermo Quiet Pads. Checked Rock Auto and they have them for $25. Being a newer vehicle I would have them turned, O'Reilly does that for $15.
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    Unrelated to the broken spring. I recently...

    Unrelated to the broken spring. I recently replaced our 20 yo opener with a Chamberlin direct drive unit, so much better. As long as you have a torsion spring it clamps directly to the end of the...
  17. Totally confused. When LCC is restricted its 4X4...

    Totally confused. When LCC is restricted its 4X4 or chains. IMO that is inadequate as the type of tires means just as much as the type of vehicle. Currently when they are checking vehicles they turn...
  18. Saw this in the minutes from the August Town of...

    Saw this in the minutes from the August Town of Alta council meeting, per Mike Maughan.

    The Ski Area and UDOT had discussed setting a strict regulation requiring only four-wheel drive vehicles or...
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    Not the Meridian but I ski the Deathwish &...

    Not the Meridian but I ski the Deathwish & Deathwish tour and they similar but definitely not the same. The difference in weight is very noticeable in heavy or chopped up snow. On groomers they are...
  20. I am on my third pair of Deathwish and they are...

    I am on my third pair of Deathwish and they are my everyday ski except on very hard snow days. At 112 they handle powder & soft great and I am a believer in TC on groomers. Bonafides are my other...
  21. The boulders that were washed across the road was...

    The boulders that were washed across the road was impressive, this photo was two weeks ago.295979
  22. Thread: Ikon Pass

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    If this is the case I would speculate that Soli...

    If this is the case I would speculate that Soli skiers might make the jump to LCC. Are we approaching the point where not being a part of IKON or Epic could turn out to be a brilliant marketing move?
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    I have a Ford Explorer and found a set of four...

    I have a Ford Explorer and found a set of four 18” exact same wheels for $200 on Craigslist. Had to drive about 80 miles to get them but definitely worth it.
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    I have seen it, beyond what a Maggot can even...

    I have seen it, beyond what a Maggot can even appreciate. I found the experience similar to my first trip on Timothy Leary’s mind altering medications, a new level of consciousness.
  25. Costco used to sell 4' LED fixtures that had an...

    Costco used to sell 4' LED fixtures that had an automatic shut off / turn on motion sensor. When we pull into the garage the fixtures turn on. They could be set to turn off after a specific time,...
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    Just a thought, is it possible that in a Mercedes...

    Just a thought, is it possible that in a Mercedes turning the key to on does not activate the fuel pump prior to cranking? 48 lbs holding at 45 sounds more than adequate.
  27. Staffing of public transportation is always a...

    Staffing of public transportation is always a challenge. Peak times are early AM, late afternoonís with not much in between. I would guess UTA does not have part time drivers so how do you meet...
  28. I agree entirely. We all suffer from really short...

    I agree entirely. We all suffer from really short memories. Last season Alta had measurable snowfall on 50% of the days they were open. We had some low snow years five & six years ago so traffic...
  29. Yea, until there is a transportation option other...

    Yea, until there is a transportation option other than four buses per hour with 28 seats people are going to drive. I have no desire to wear my boots standing on a bus when it might be an hour, or...
  30. Cops at the bottom of Canyon?? that would be a...

    Cops at the bottom of Canyon?? that would be a novel idea. UPD to me, "we don't have money in our budget to always check vehicles at the mouth of LCC.
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    +1

    +1
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    I have told this story before but a good friend...

    I have told this story before but a good friend who had new skis, clothes everything refused to part with his SX 91ís. Gave him enough shit about it he got testy so we dropped it. He gets sick,...
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    Being anal I always mark the center of the ski...

    Being anal I always mark the center of the ski and I filed small notches on each end of the frame exactly in the middle. Used a tiny bit of florescent paint in the notches so they are easier to see. ...
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    I have a Jiga-Rex and have not experienced the...

    I have a Jiga-Rex and have not experienced the chafing or wear on the centering gear. When I bought mine it was four or five years ago when they were being sold direct by Pliney(?). I had a question...
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    I don't remember if it was three or four, it was...

    I don't remember if it was three or four, it was 1995, 96. I had some minimal contact with her father (birth) as we worked for the same corp, him in Richmond, me in WI. He seemed to be an ok guy but...
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    You never know, sometimes leaving well enough...

    You never know, sometimes leaving well enough alone is the right move. I have an adopted niece that found her birth parents who gave her up for adoption when they were in college. They later...
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    Kiddo should love them. Our 10 yo granddaughter...

    Kiddo should love them. Our 10 yo granddaughter is on her second pair, same as in your photo in a 136. The day we put her on the first pair she told us to ďthrow them awayĒ when I asked her what we...
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    The funding period ended on April 19th of 2018. ...

    The funding period ended on April 19th of 2018. The description reads like it was written by a 6th grader. I like this line the best: the ability to maintain a balanced position and prevents you...
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    Hate them all, can't find one I trust. Recently...

    Hate them all, can't find one I trust. Recently moved and had to find a new dentist. Went to a woman, she filled a cavity no issue but then went on to try to sell all kinds of treatments. Went to...
  40. +1 on the Moment Deathwish Tour. You may want to...

    +1 on the Moment Deathwish Tour. You may want to check out this review before making a decision.


    https://blisterreview.com/gear-reviews/ski-reviews/2019-2020-moment-deathwish-tour
  41. Too bad, always enjoyed his do it my way or take...

    Too bad, always enjoyed his do it my way or take off attitude. He had his issues, oh hell, demons but God I liked him. Favorite story from a few years ago. A 90 year old skier named Naomi (rip...
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    Moment Meridian fits the bill perfectly

    Moment Meridian fits the bill perfectly
  43. Sorry to hear this, RIP. He could have some...

    Sorry to hear this, RIP. He could have some colorful conversations with folks that didn't understand line etiquette early AM especially on big days. He had a chair stashed under the deck which was...
  44. That what I thought, one of First Chair Brian's...

    That what I thought, one of First Chair Brian's crew.
  45. Was he one of the guys in line early just about...

    Was he one of the guys in line early just about every day?
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    There was a mention of opposition to this being...

    There was a mention of opposition to this being installed. Is there any history of cables snapping? We have seen chairs come off cables, cables coming off wheels, bull wheels failing, Yan-Lift...
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    $30,000 houses, 550í of vertical and some fine...

    $30,000 houses, 550í of vertical and some fine establishments on Silver St in Hurley.
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    Curious, what happens to Rowmark with PCMR no...

    Curious, what happens to Rowmark with PCMR no longer providing race training?
  49. I was also hoping to see Mountain Hosts listed. ...

    I was also hoping to see Mountain Hosts listed. Having hosts at the bottom of each lift as well as the top would help with the influx (IKON) of skiers unfamiliar with the terrain. I answered more...
  50. I had a recent college grad ask me about working...

    I had a recent college grad ask me about working this winter at Alta. I went to the website to look at available positions and they have few openings other than ski school instructors, apprentice...
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