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  1. Sierra Avalanche Center Seeks Passionate Executive Director

    Info on the job is here -

    https://www.sierraavalanchecenter.org/2020/may/18/sierra-avalanche-center-seeks-passionate-executive-director

    Happy to answer any questions or connect you with the...
  2. Good skiing further south than sonora last...

    Good skiing further south than sonora last weekend, too. Caught some windbuff above 12k - not too shabby for memorial day!

    Sierra Avalanche Center is hiring an Executive Director. Awesome chance...
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    I demo'd the 108s last year and took them up on a...

    I demo'd the 108s last year and took them up on a day like that at kirkwood. Really fun skis. Based on skiing 190 108's for like three days and 190 bibby's for 4 years - Yes - the feel is the similar...
  4. Right on toad I too would be bummed if my...

    Right on toad I too would be bummed if my motorized access to a closed road were suddenly opened to motorized vehicles


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  5. Thread: Wagon Stoke

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    I test drove one of these for work - had a...

    I test drove one of these for work - had a dealership that was interested in partially donating one to the group I work with.

    They are more like a mini-van than a unibody suv like a toureg or q5....
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    Bmt 122 Sent from my iPhone using TGR Forums...

    Bmt 122


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  7. Also mt rose has resumed on mountain operations...

    Also mt rose has resumed on mountain operations as of monday, clearing downed trees etc. Guy I talked to yesterday made it sound like if people act like dumbasses around the ops they'll close parking...
  8. pm'd about the msp's and silver pivots

    pm'd about the msp's and silver pivots
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    How has the mvp held up to the last ~8 years of...

    How has the mvp held up to the last ~8 years of other manufacturers making mid fats? I'm looking for a skinny ski for fuckaround days. I ski 188 q's pretty much every inbounds day, protests for super...
  10. But guys have you seen this one -...

    But guys have you seen this one -...
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    I ski a 12 or 13 inbounds and usually 10 - 11 in...

    I ski a 12 or 13 inbounds and usually 10 - 11 in the backcountry. I am on the crest 10 and loving it for my spring setup
  12. Color me jaded but isn't this just a power move?...

    Color me jaded but isn't this just a power move? Assuming vail has more cash / access to capital than alterra / the average indie...

    One might argue a stand up move would be to continue to pay...
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    Rod we both ski vwerks skis in the bc... ...

    Rod we both ski vwerks skis in the bc...


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  14. purely anecdotal - I've put dynafit st's and atk...

    purely anecdotal - I've put dynafit st's and atk r10's on bmt's with no problems. I mounted marker kingpins on the bmt 122's and the toe pins sheared off...
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    Sooo considering that both my touring skis are...

    Sooo considering that both my touring skis are fully rockered and that I had the wailer 5 or 7 years ago and, Iíd say my point about not being worth it to base ski acquisition on breakable crust was...
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    Word. The only time that I want something between...

    Word. The only time that I want something between a <2000g spring setup and a 2600g midwinter / cliff dropping setup is breakable crust. And guess what? It's not worth $800 to me to ski breakable...
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    Fuck I'm kinda glad to hear they don't - the...

    Fuck I'm kinda glad to hear they don't - the website sure made it seem like they'd ship to the US - you could pick it from a dropdown menu. Was looking the other day...definitely may have been 16...
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    first you're gonna want to hot scrape the skis....

    first you're gonna want to hot scrape the skis. Scrape and brush and scrape til you get the bases super bare - make sure there's decent base structure. Then use the paper bag technique to strip the...
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    Sold sry Sent from my iPhone using TGR...

    Sold sry


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  20. The most haunting thing is how quiet his buddy...

    The most haunting thing is how quiet his buddy filming was


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    My main concern when i picked up bmt's was...

    My main concern when i picked up bmt's was durability - i use the 94s as the go-to objective / spring skiing ski. Lots of skiing across small rock bands, skinning over rocks, etc. Admittedly nothing...
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    not per se - not looking at skiing a 180g binding...

    not per se - not looking at skiing a 180g binding on a dual sheet titanal charger. I just know that I can do 5-7k days on a 2600g set up, and if I could use, say a 188 stock layup quixote with mtn's,...
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    Dshack- had? Didnít like setup enough to keep...

    Dshack- had? Didnít like setup enough to keep around?

    Thanks mallwalker - more interested in full size alpine skis 2200-2500g... thinking Iíd run into problems skiing big skis w a 1300g boot...
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    Whatís the heaviest ski anyone here has skied and...

    Whatís the heaviest ski anyone here has skied and liked a 300g binding on?


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    Thanks dschane - That's the 184 - 1cm in length,...

    Thanks dschane - That's the 184 - 1cm in length, right?
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    The do it all touring ski I want doesn't exist...

    The do it all touring ski I want doesn't exist and I'm pretty sure it's a skinny q. I'm thinking enduro core, carbon, veneer. The standard q's w/ veneer in 188 weigh ~2200g. The mid-100 offerings...
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    Yah bro. Quixote - rx on the inside edge, gpo on...

    Yah bro. Quixote - rx on the inside edge, gpo on the outside
  28. I'm in. will ski the shit out of them and pickup...

    I'm in. will ski the shit out of them and pickup locally. pm'd
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    afraid of the 191?

    afraid of the 191?
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    ha i had no idea. made it probably 60-80 bc days...

    ha i had no idea. made it probably 60-80 bc days on those, fuckin with the heel like a retard the whole time. still don't know what a doddle is - something you do at night when you're alone???
    ...
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    #GalibierSavesLives thom thanks for putting...

    #GalibierSavesLives

    thom thanks for putting this thread together. I recently mounted ATK Crest 10's to a pair of 186 volkl bmt 94s. Loving them so far.

    I can contribute a direct a/b test vs...
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    Most of the ccr photos i've seen have been on...

    Most of the ccr photos i've seen have been on protests and are pretty dramatic. The fully rockered skis I like most - bmt 122's and 94's for touring, as well as the old blizzaarhd scout, are all...
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    Thanks for the comments - now I'm seriously...

    Thanks for the comments - now I'm seriously interested.

    Thinking about a map / carbon / veneer layup in a 4 flex. 185, 5'10 what I lack in technique I make up in speed...

    Just to check my...
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    I sheered the toe pin off of a pair of kinpins...

    I sheered the toe pin off of a pair of kinpins that were purchased used on skis. Happened last week while skinning. They do NOT fall into the warranty batches of bindings. Between covid fun w shops,...
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    Has anyone actually used as skinny q as a touring...

    Has anyone actually used as skinny q as a touring ski? Been thinking about how I want a chargy, 108ish do it all touring ski that's either full rocker or close to it, and I'm seriously considering a...
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    If you're good with the weight, that's an optimal...

    If you're good with the weight, that's an optimal 70/30 set up. Thinking about picking up something similar as a travel/only pack one ski ski

    I miss my 192 4 flex gpo's dearly and am doing mental...
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    FS Dynafit radical 2 st 10 - $250 shipped

    Officially joined weight weenies and pulled these off my summer skis. Good shape, used considerably but fully functional.

    They’re 120mm brakes

    Way way way more reliable than the og radicals....
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    What is the FRS listed under custom? Did that...

    What is the FRS listed under custom? Did that exist before??

    edit - went to tech talk nvm
  39. Thread: WTB tech toes

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    Maple/Ash/Aspen or Maple/Ash/Pawlonia for the...

    Maple/Ash/Aspen or Maple/Ash/Pawlonia for the trainer????
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    Word. I bought a pair of cd114's for touring -...

    Word. I bought a pair of cd114's for touring - they were heavier than I'd hoped so never mounted them but that shape is FIRE. The 114L piques my curiosity if it flexes anywhere near as stiff and damp...
  41. When I told my touring partners that the only...

    When I told my touring partners that the only place I post pics is an internet skiing forum they referred to the maggots collectively as my Ďdungeons and dragons friendsí.... I told them theyíre not...
  42. More folks out there than I've ever seen, tbh....

    More folks out there than I've ever seen, tbh. Here's another party dropping just climber's left of what you can see. good day fer sure -

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  43. I watched that kid drop that thing on friday (not...

    I watched that kid drop that thing on friday (not in our party). He looked 19. I was definitely most immortal around that age

    also that rock band is definitely right under the drop, and the drop...
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    Thom I think that would be bomb at your height /...

    Thom I think that would be bomb at your height / weight. I'm 185 and a pair of 187 ul flex 3 gpo's were a tad too soft for me in the bc (also skiing tahoe). Fun af for tree skiing but not what I had...
  45. Great news Eskido - theyíre only 25 bucks more...

    Great news Eskido - theyíre only 25 bucks more brand new from moment


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  46. seen more solly shifts in the last 3 days in the...

    seen more solly shifts in the last 3 days in the bc than ever before - gotta think there are many newer users. The last week is a great reminder to support Sierra Avalanche Center.

    J - if you...
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    Is the elasticity in the heel in the rt10...

    Is the elasticity in the heel in the rt10 noticeable? Compared to like a plum guide or tlt? Iíve really enjoyed the downhill feel of dyna rotations, pretty sure the toe on those has more impact than...
  48. The skin track remains the steadfast teacher,...

    The skin track remains the steadfast teacher, reminding us always to put one foot in front of the other. That really helped this week

    Snow wasnít bad either

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    Better than...
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    Looking at replacing dynafit rad 2.0 st10's on a...

    Looking at replacing dynafit rad 2.0 st10's on a pair of bmt 94's for the weight savings. While the st's are cush for a pin binding, it's still an effing pin binding might as well shed the weight
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    Sold a month ago sorry Sent from my iPhone...

    Sold a month ago sorry


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