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    Bah humbug. ...

    Bah humbug.

    https://cliffmass.blogspot.com/2019/12/the-most-boring-late-fall-in-years.html?m=1
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    You guys are going to jinx it if you keep...

    You guys are going to jinx it if you keep flapping your gums about the forecast. We'll be lucky to end up with 1" of refrozen slush at this point.
  3. Thread: NFL 2019/2020

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    It's "In the GRASP" as in the QB was in the...

    It's "In the GRASP" as in the QB was in the grasp of the defensive lineman with another defender approaching to make the kill shot. ...
  4. Thread: NFL 2019/2020

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    Looks like Seattle picked up Gordon...

    Looks like Seattle picked up Gordon...
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    I know it's tempting to buy gear cheap online but...

    I know it's tempting to buy gear cheap online but this is a good reminder to support your local mom and pop shops, even if you have to pay a little more.
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    I guess they're planning for the snow to stick...

    I guess they're planning for the snow to stick around, eh?
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    I'd look for something with disc brakes and fuel...

    I'd look for something with disc brakes and fuel injection. Older than that you'll be working on it more than driving it.

    Best truck I ever owned was a '90 F-250 XL, 300ci straight 6 with a...
  8. I realized this was happening with mine as well...

    I realized this was happening with mine as well last spring while conducting a search. Kind of scary to discover the beacon was only working SOME of the time.

    Ended up going with the Mammut...
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    I'm exhibit A as a person who works out 7-8 hours...

    I'm exhibit A as a person who works out 7-8 hours per week and still get my ass handed to me skinning or hiking. My motivation at this point is the fear of how slow I'd be if I didn't work out so...
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    That's what she said!

    That's what she said!
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    Let's not get too exited. From NOAA: ...

    Let's not get too exited. From NOAA:
    ...
  12. Thread: Moving Sale

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    What length are these boards?

    What length are these boards?
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    This. Had a similar problem with an old MS 460...

    This. Had a similar problem with an old MS 460 and discovered a bad spark plug wire. No spark will flood the saw.
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    “Aging isn’t what makes your body go to hell, not...

    “Aging isn’t what makes your body go to hell, not training is what makes your body go to hell,” Jackson says. “Not having any goals that require physical prowess is a death sentence.”

    From the...
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    It's still recovering!

    It's still recovering!
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    Lived there for 5 years working my ass off. This...

    Lived there for 5 years working my ass off. This was after 5 years of working my ass off to build a small house and move there. Played a bit and had a great time but it's not an easy place to make a...
  17. Never seen a screw together avalanche probe. Is...

    Never seen a screw together avalanche probe. Is it super old or just some randomly obsolete design?
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    I'd just get a second saw with a smaller bar. ...

    I'd just get a second saw with a smaller bar. Maybe go with an electric saw for delicate work.
  19. Kind of interesting if you read the entire...

    Kind of interesting if you read the entire article. In the settlement the county agreed to pay $5,000 to Portland Mountain Rescue and conduct a bunch interagency training to avoid delays in the...
  20. These are nice but a little warm. Our daughter...

    These are nice but a little warm. Our daughter says you’d better be a pretty good skier if you’re wearing this in the resort. I asked if I’m good enough and with out hesitation, says “just barely”....
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    There are limited permits available for the Thumb...

    There are limited permits available for the Thumb Rock camp that are issued by the climbing ranger. I think it’s less than 12 people at any time. There’s usually 4 or 5 tent platforms already...
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    I see "$225 OBO"

    I see "$225 OBO"
  23. Thread: The FIFTY

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    Oh how I wish this were true, I'd be one of the...

    Oh how I wish this were true, I'd be one of the top 10 ski mountaineers in the world if it was! I have a split boarder buddy who is on 10+ year old Scarpa Lasers who regularly smokes everyone on the...
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    Looks "fun". :wink:

    Looks "fun". :wink:
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    Found a reasonable price on the Petzl RAD line...

    Found a reasonable price on the Petzl RAD line here: https://www.ebay.com/itm/253706325259

    Shipping time is a few weeks but hard to beat that deal.
  26. Thread: The FIFTY

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    SAR and Mountain Rescue just want to get the job...

    SAR and Mountain Rescue just want to get the job done safely and quickly, in that order.

    What they don't want is a bunch of malarky and decisions made overly complicated. It's too easy for egos...
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    Vibes...

    Vibes...
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    Yep, Dynafit crampons work fine with Kingpins and...

    Yep, Dynafit crampons work fine with Kingpins and available here in a 130mm: https://skimo.co/dynafit-ski-crampons
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    I know there was some legal action in 2007 or so...

    I know there was some legal action in 2007 or so with the YC claiming it owned a small patch of private land (old mining claim?) at the top of Lone Peak that includes the upper terminal of the tram. ...
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    I have the Beal prussic as well and you're right...

    I have the Beal prussic as well and you're right that it's stronger. 22kn for the Beal and 16.4kn for the hollow block. However, the hollow block grips and releases better on the 6mm and just about...
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    If anyone is interested in backing up the Petzl...

    If anyone is interested in backing up the Petzl Rad line, I messed around with some hollow block loops on a 6mm cord and was able to get it to reliably grip with a 4 wrap prussic. Obviously you...
  32. Thread: Life skills

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    Throw a double daffy

    Throw a double daffy
  33. Thread: Life skills

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    Basic hygiene

    Basic hygiene
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    Google it, pretty good info out there on the saga.

    Google it, pretty good info out there on the saga.
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    I doubt there is a requirement for them to mail...

    I doubt there is a requirement for them to mail the checks to you. Why don’t you pick them up?
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    Stacy's out at Gallatin Gateway has the best deal...

    Stacy's out at Gallatin Gateway has the best deal in the valley on steaks if you're into that. http://www.staceysbar.com It's not the nicest place around but solid food and an authentic Montana...
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    Shoveling snow works the third dimension, right?

    Shoveling snow works the third dimension, right?
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    Probably hard to go wrong with either right now...

    Probably hard to go wrong with either right now and looking at the forecast for the next few days. Was at BB yesterday and everything seemed to be filled in pretty well for December.
  39. Thread: NFL 2018/2019

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    It's just a football game people!! ...

    It's just a football game people!!

    https://www.pittsburghcurrent.com/steelers-chargers-assault/
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    Green Bay?

    Green Bay?
  41. A few years ago, we moved to snow country where I...

    A few years ago, we moved to snow country where I needed to plow 1/4 mile of driveway and 2 miles of gravel road. I was told that a 4x4 quad would get it done and used one for the first winter. ...
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    I’m interested in where folks are purchasing...

    I’m interested in where folks are purchasing their RAD lines. Retail price is a bit steep.
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    You also may be able to use a standard ATC for...

    You also may be able to use a standard ATC for rapping if you use two, identical biners to increase friction through your device. One other thing to check out would be determining if some 4mm cord...
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    I found the Torrent too narrow in the forefoot. ...

    I found the Torrent too narrow in the forefoot. Back to the Cascadia for me.
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    I worked as a log carpenter for a few years. We...

    I worked as a log carpenter for a few years. We each had an electric and gas saw. Electric were only used indoors or for delicate chainsaw work because they have nowhere near the production of a...
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    I'm in.

    I'm in.
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    Here's my multi day BC first aid kit for 4 people...

    Here's my multi day BC first aid kit for 4 people (and what's usually in my pack):

    • five 1/4-ounce Nalgene bottles (Oxycodone, Benadryl, baby aspirin, advil, petroleum jelly)
    • one 1/2-ounce...
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=luultUD0eK0[/QUOTE...

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=luultUD0eK0[/QUOTE]

    Thanks for posting that!
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    See if you can take a WFR class in the early...

    See if you can take a WFR class in the early spring in the snow. I took one at Snoqualmie Pass in early April a few years ago and it was pretty realistic scenario for dealing with an avalanche...
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    I'm hoping Bunion's story will include the...

    I'm hoping Bunion's story will include the mysterious fire in '05. https://www.bozemandailychronicle.com/news/mountaintop-blaze-destroys-restaurant/article_6d22dcb3-136b-5808-b961-7d4dbe5e7602.html
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