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    Yeah. Its easier to work into tighter turns and...

    Yeah. Its easier to work into tighter turns and feels lot better in moguls. My wren isn’t bad in tighter terrain but it takes more work.


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    The woodsman is my longest ski and it feel pretty...

    The woodsman is my longest ski and it feel pretty maneuverable to me although my other skis are heavier skis w bigger turn radiuses and less tail rocker. If you like close to Portland you can demo...
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    I have a woodsman 108 in a 187 and love it. For...

    I have a woodsman 108 in a 187 and love it. For reference I also own a bodacious in 186 and wren 114 in 184. The woodsman in 187 felt like the right length for me. The woodsman handles tight spaces...
  4. It is suppose to rain Sat night and snow sunday....

    It is suppose to rain Sat night and snow sunday. The freezing level will be right at the base of the resort so if it is snow it will be heavy wet snow. Although if the forecasted temp is off a little...
  5. If that cats are running, Bailey would be a very...

    If that cats are running, Bailey would be a very sweet spot but I doubt they will be running this week.

    Bachelor is fun along with Meadows on Mt Hood.

    It may be worth stopping by Crater Lake....
  6. Went night skiing at MHM tonight and it was...

    Went night skiing at MHM tonight and it was awesome. The mountain is getting pounded. I should be up there again on Monday.


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    How much has the tip rocker and tip splay changed...

    How much has the tip rocker and tip splay changed with the new version? I was debating between a commander, mindbender, and wrenegade.


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    Do you have any beta on coverage at the...

    Do you have any beta on coverage at the trailhead? That would be a fun holiday excursion.


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  9. What length enforcers and what is the asking...

    What length enforcers and what is the asking price?


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  10. It was pretty nice. It stayed cold last night and...

    It was pretty nice. It stayed cold last night and they got a little more snow overnight. They also opened vista and there was plenty of fresh snow up there.


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  11. Are these still available? Sent from my...

    Are these still available?


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  12. Break out the rock skis. Sent from my iPhone...

    Break out the rock skis.


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  13. This is the same as last year. I believe the big...

    This is the same as last year. I believe the big thing they do not want to happen is someone drop from the wyeast face into superbowl when it is closed.


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    I would note they were discounted to $550 on the...

    I would note they were discounted to $550 on the ON3P website at the end of the season and were not selling very quickly. Thats when I picked my pair.


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    Melee, thanks for the info on the commander. I am...

    Melee, thanks for the info on the commander. I am going to keep my eye on it. I am interested in it and the wren 108. I am assuming blister will be putting out a review later this winter.


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    How different is this years Commander 108 than...

    How different is this years Commander 108 than last year? Is the tip rise just slightly higher than last year or is it pretty significant? Also how much more does it weigh?
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    They have been good to me. I had an eight year...

    They have been good to me. I had an eight year old stingray jacket that the fabric delaminated and they replaced it for me for free. I don't like the sabre that they replaced it with as much as my...
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    Thanks for the info. I was interested in a tour...

    Thanks for the info. I was interested in a tour wren 96 for skiing the volcanoes in the spring.

    I am not in good enough shape to carry anything to wide or heavy. The 96 would also be nice whenever...
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    How much would a wren 96 in 179 length weigh with...

    How much would a wren 96 in 179 length weigh with a tour core. Also is that something you make? I didn’t see it available on the custom ski builder online.


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    If meadows or Bachelor doesn’t open by Mid Dec, I...

    If meadows or Bachelor doesn’t open by Mid Dec, I may have to do that.


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  21. How much for just the spurs? Sent from my...

    How much for just the spurs?


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    The goat will float better than the bodacious but...

    The goat will float better than the bodacious but the bodacious handles hard snow much better.


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    Higher and had faster chairs. Sent from my...

    Higher and had faster chairs.


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    Yep and that is down from $170. I see why though....

    Yep and that is down from $170. I see why though. They get tons of people from the bay that make $500k a year that are taking the family up there for the weekend. That and they want everyone to but...
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    I like Bachelor fairly well. I do agree summit...

    I like Bachelor fairly well. I do agree summit and NW are the only chairs with decent terrain and the mountain is lacking any truly steep terrain.


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    Not to mention the $160 lift tickets at...

    Not to mention the $160 lift tickets at Northstar.


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    Northstar!

    Northstar!
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    Thats a pretty good point. Thanks Sent from...

    Thats a pretty good point. Thanks


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    She is 5 so she skis free. I was thinking of...

    She is 5 so she skis free. I was thinking of getting us some type of ticket pack for mid winter and get a spring pass for the 2nd half of the year.

    Fusion is a good idea if the snow level is low...
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    I normally ski meadows but I am going to take my...

    I normally ski meadows but I am going to take my daughter to timberline this year for some family skiing. Is getting a 5 pack the best way to go or does anyone else know of a better way to get...
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    I haven’t spent time on the dynastar XXL so I...

    I haven’t spent time on the dynastar XXL so I cannot compare but I have skied the wren 108 ti. I didn’t have any problem with the tails washing out and I felt the overall edge grip was pretty good...
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    If you are worried about getting cold, I...

    If you are worried about getting cold, I recommend looking at the columbia bugaboo pants. I own a pair and I have used them without a lower base layer without any issue. I expect they will be...
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    Just curious.

    Just curious.
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    Why are you selling them?

    Why are you selling them?
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    I have H2NO Pants and did have a gore tex jacket....

    I have H2NO Pants and did have a gore tex jacket. They both worked fine and no real difference. If you are not touring, I wouldn't worry to much about breathability. If you are like me you will sweat...
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    Thanks for the feedback. I may have to give the...

    Thanks for the feedback. I may have to give the 190 a shot. I do like the idea of having more ski in front of me.
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    5’ 8’’ 200 lbs. Not taller but heavier. I think...

    5’ 8’’ 200 lbs. Not taller but heavier. I think the biggest problem for me was I was coming from a ski w -11 mount and used to staying forward more. It is a good ski and super quick in moguls. It...
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    As feedback I wouldn’t be as quick to recommend...

    As feedback I wouldn’t be as quick to recommend the 184. I picked up a 184 year ago and it is a good ski but I wished I had gotten the 190.
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    Did switching to the 190 fix your tip five...

    Did switching to the 190 fix your tip five issues? I had a 184 and had a lot of tip dive.
  40. Sent you a PM about some Bibbys.

    Sent you a PM about some Bibbys.
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    Timberline got some new snow. Sent from my...

    Timberline got some new snow.


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    I was looking at the black wren custom and...

    I was looking at the black wren custom and noticed on the site it said it is the stiffest ski you make. Is it stiffer both longitudinally and torsionally stiffer than the 108 ti?


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  43. Thread: New ACL

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    Good luck on the recovery. Listen to your PT and...

    Good luck on the recovery. Listen to your PT and you will be back next season.

    I tore both of my ACLs on Mt. Hood so I feel your pain.
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    Thanks for the feedback. I have a pair of 114's...

    Thanks for the feedback. I have a pair of 114's and have been debating about picking up some 108's for more of a daily driver and tighter terrain.
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    How much overlap is there between the 108 and 114?

    How much overlap is there between the 108 and 114?
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    Your right it isn't the best for the east coast....

    Your right it isn't the best for the east coast. I moved west in 2006 and haven't looked back since. I still stand by best ski ever but just not best for east.
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    Were these pics taken from the top of the wyeast...

    Were these pics taken from the top of the wyeast face?
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    Its stiff but nothing crazy. It is damper than...

    Its stiff but nothing crazy. It is damper than the wren 114 and 186 bodacious but it is also easier to ski. I took it through a few moguls and it didn't give me any problems. I didn't feel like it...
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    I skied the Wren 108 TI. It does have really good...

    I skied the Wren 108 TI. It does have really good edge hold on hardpack and it is probably the most damp ski I have ever skied. The day I skied it, it snowed 3 inches on top of refrozen hardpark. It...
  50. Thread: The FIFTY

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    Cody, is the Newton Clark Headwall part of the...

    Cody, is the Newton Clark Headwall part of the fifty project and if so do you have a general idea of when you will be skiing it?
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