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    On my way to ski this couloir, untracked from...

    On my way to ski this couloir, untracked from yesterday's storm.

    But i dug an extended column and 12 inches down, a hard thick layer.
    The column failed AND propagate just by isolating it, so i...
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    What's the downside of wearing high light...

    What's the downside of wearing high light transmission goggles on sunny days?

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    If you're still going to Barcelona, baqueira...

    If you're still going to Barcelona, baqueira beret has awesome skiing, and they have a lot of snow.
    Just west of Andorra on the same crest.

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    It's a small place, so wherever you stay it will...

    It's a small place, so wherever you stay it will be close to skiing.

    Mostly high rise places, don't expect a quaint place.

    But skiing will be great

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    3600 ft descent today. With only 100 ft up, going...

    3600 ft descent today. With only 100 ft up, going thru a natural tunnel in the crest.

    Beautiful weather. Decent snow up high, but aventure skiing and Creek crossing down low.

    Couloirs...
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    Walking home by a XI century Cathar church. So...

    Walking home by a XI century Cathar church.
    So if you walk inside the church yard, there are bones sticking out from the ground.

    Probably old...
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    electro muscle stimulation for strength, out of the kitchen for weight.

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    Hard to get a good ristreto in an automatic. I...

    Hard to get a good ristreto in an automatic.
    I had an expensive jura, and couldn't adjust it to pour a short shot in longer than 9 seconds. A good ristreto should pour in 15-35 seconds.
    Called them...
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    I've been using a isomac machine for 10 years,...

    I've been using a isomac machine for 10 years, then i moved to France and got a cheaper lelit.

    1. Grinder is really important.
    2. Pid is needed
    3. Pre infusion is needed

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    It's on your left, not your right Sent from...

    It's on your left, not your right

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    The one i know and like is bareges/la mongie. For...

    The one i know and like is bareges/la mongie. For my kind of skiing, couloirs, it's the best

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    I skied all over Europe and for me, the French...

    I skied all over Europe and for me, the French Pyrénées are best for powder.

    Steep, no glaciers, low avalanche danger, maritime deep snowpack.

    Tons of steep couloirs.

    And best, you can ski...
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    This ridge is one of my favorites. Before the...

    This ridge is one of my favorites. Before the resort opens, it's a 4,000 climb.
    After this weekend, a 1,000!
    Crete de la Touatere.
    It's the screen saver on my...
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    Skied this couloir this morning. In the sun,...

    Skied this couloir this morning. In the sun, great snow. As soon as the shade hit, frozen chunks, not do good.

    I know that a photo taken from the bottom doesn't go out justice, but still... This...
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    I don't think there's any mountain biker that can...

    I don't think there's any mountain biker that can keep up with an e bike

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    I'm not wired to be fast either, but I'm at 45...

    I'm not wired to be fast either, but I'm at 45 minutes on a climb, vs 1h15 before my e bike. Western States, wallternate. Up.

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    Second fail on the Ourdegon couloir. Started...

    Second fail on the Ourdegon couloir.

    Started early, good cold powder everywhere.

    Then after 3 hours, i see the couloir, and it's full of avalanche débris.

    But, like i learned from Jimmy...
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    Maybe. I skied Katanas with both boots and i...

    Maybe. I skied Katanas with both boots and i still prefer the zero

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    A lot of the off piste terrain in Europe us avie...

    A lot of the off piste terrain in Europe us avie contrôled

    If it would slide into a groomed run, it's bombed.

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    I skied all over Europe and I'm now in the French...

    I skied all over Europe and I'm now in the French Pyrénées

    Tons of snow, steep terrain, nobody skis off piste.


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    I had both and the zero g skis better than the...

    I had both and the zero g skis better than the free tour

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    On the list, couloir in the middle, barely...

    On the list, couloir in the middle, barely visible.https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20191118/e231baf8189db2f019b390f8dc28060a.jpg

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    Not sure if you serious, but e mountain bikes...

    Not sure if you serious, but e mountain bikes cost about the same as good regular mountain bikes.

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    So? Sent from my Armor_3 using Tapatalk

    So?

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    Not really an issue. The reverse camber is really...

    Not really an issue. The reverse camber is really minimal.
    The width when you side Hill is there but i tend to use ski crampons so it's not a big deal.

    But the skiing!

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    Not yet. But there are a number of couloirs on...

    Not yet. But there are a number of couloirs on pic du midi, ne, n and nw facing and they are on my list this year.

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    I ski steep couloirs in all conditions, powder to...

    I ski steep couloirs in all conditions, powder to corn to firm on Katanas.
    Great skis

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    This morning at...

    This morning at 7-30https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20191116/f394c406bc567fd2fa25b3dac5a5797f.jpg

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    Yes Sent from my Armor_3 using Tapatalk

    Yes

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    Skied a couloir on bedera in powder! Dug a...

    Skied a couloir on bedera in powder!

    Dug a pit, 120 cm to ground, pretty stable.

    By the time i got to the top, it started to snow. Visibility was good in the couloir, but when i got past the...
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    Romania, London,...

    Romania, London,...
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    Salomon mtn That's what Cody skied most of the...

    Salomon mtn

    That's what Cody skied most of the 50s

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    Keeps on snowing in the Pyrénées. Went today for...

    Keeps on snowing in the Pyrénées.
    Went today for a skin, skied familiar terrain in low visibility.

    We have well over a meter of snow, so I'm going to start exploring couloirs soon.

    Worried...
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    Yeah, i tour with the 184 Katanas in all...

    Yeah, i tour with the 184 Katanas in all conditions, including spring corn

    Great ski.

    The bmt is less stiff torsionally so i believe it wouldn't be as good on firm

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    Very true

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    Maybe I bought them. Best skis i ever had....

    Maybe

    I bought them.

    Best skis i ever had. Nothing available today can replace them

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    Mtb trails are good, it's just that most were...

    Mtb trails are good, it's just that most were originally for walking, so the switchbacks are really tight.

    If you like hiking, the ski resort near me, bareges la mongie is the best I've ever been...
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    They are 7 and 10. I live in squaw. We want...

    They are 7 and 10. I live in squaw.

    We want then to learn French and get the benefits of a French and US education.

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    My year in France

    In August, packed 250 lbs of gear, with my wife and two kids and moved to the French Pyrénées, luz Saint sauveur exactly.

    Mountain biked a lot. Which is long periods of meh trails, interspersed...
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    Not true. But they don't ski like a true 130,...

    Not true.

    But they don't ski like a true 130, probably because of the type of plastic used

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  41. I was just joking, a little But i think the...

    I was just joking, a little

    But i think the mtn is great, no drawbacks at all

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  42. Mtn mo better Sent from my Armor_3 using...

    Mtn mo better

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    Ok, Katanas, pomoca, mtn bindings, zero g...

    Ok,

    Katanas, pomoca, mtn bindings, zero g guide pro

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  44. Vwerks Katanas Sent from my Armor_3 using...

    Vwerks Katanas

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    Sorry, meant to say hard to find good mountain...

    Sorry, meant to say hard to find good mountain BIKERS that are on on e bikes.

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    This comment is so ignorant. Europe has e...

    This comment is so ignorant.

    Europe has e mountain bikes for a number of years now, no conflicts, and they are allowed on all mountain bike trails.

    It is hard to find good mountain bikes that...
  47. Salomon mtn would work great at 300g Sent from...

    Salomon mtn would work great at 300g

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  48. Yeah, i skied the Salomon mtn explore on Shasta...

    Yeah, i skied the Salomon mtn explore on Shasta this spring and they were all over the place on firm snow.
    Decided to sell them. Now I'm on my vwerks Katanas with mtn as my sole setup.

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    If the ks is slow, your cable needs to be...

    If the ks is slow, your cable needs to be shorter.

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    Well, it is exciting. Hard to do this on a non...

    Well, it is exciting. Hard to do this on a non electric.

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