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    I wouldn't know because I don't fucking care. ...

    I wouldn't know because I don't fucking care. But if people are skiing smaller east coast mountains and stoked on that, then good on them. And again: no grooming is a good thing more often than...
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    So... this year's version of the PB&J has...

    So... this year's version of the PB&J has mustache rocker... not sure about the flex, but I had that impression.

    I own a pair - they're pretty darn fun... more playful yet chargy than any ski in...
  3. Fuck. Easier said than done but you're probably...

    Fuck. Easier said than done but you're probably right. I got roped back in for a bit, we went to hawaii without the kids and it was great, until we got back home........ just makes this shit...
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    It's personal preference - there's no other...

    It's personal preference - there's no other answer. This is in no way knocking Moment or any other brand... most come out pretty sharp because it's easier to just gummy the rocker zones than to...
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    Regardless, it's never a bad idea to wax (and...

    Regardless, it's never a bad idea to wax (and detune) a new pair of skis to your liking. It certainly can't hurt, especially if they've been sitting in a wrapper for however many months.
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    Why is being happy about no grooming a gaper...

    Why is being happy about no grooming a gaper quote? Sounds like the opposite to me. What am I missing?
  7. The Official 19/20 Tahoe Ski Snowboard Thread. Plus bonus Bootfitting Recs!

    These are definitely beacon-inbounds conditions.

    Even with a foot plus, if you havenít been out in the past week be careful of the lingering wind-scoured death ice that has shown up inconsistently...
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    ^^ Huh? Durtchi's TGR segments for the past...

    ^^ Huh? Durtchi's TGR segments for the past decade have mostly been big mountain freeride...
  9. Squaw is definitely worth 2 days (one at Squaw,...

    Squaw is definitely worth 2 days (one at Squaw, one at Alpine Meadows). Best options after that are Kirkwood and Sugar Bowl... just be aware that Kirkwood is a lot further away from Truckee / Tahoe...
  10. Iíd like to thank everyone for going to KT. Boot...

    Iíd like to thank everyone for going to KT. Boot deep blower pow in Waterfall and other gullies at Alpine. No lines.

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  11. The Official 19/20 Tahoe Ski Snowboard Thread. Plus bonus Bootfitting Recs!

    AM this morning: summit and roundhouse both on wind hold, Hotter Wheels is scheduled to go. Definitely a fan of the new lift. Edit: Nevermind, roundhouse spinning too.
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    Mixed conditions (wind buff, some chop, dust on...

    Mixed conditions (wind buff, some chop, dust on crust, etc.) and no I don't mean groomers. I'm not saying they're 100% equally as stable as much heavier skis, but the difference is far less than I...
  13. ^^ Nice! I keep meaning to go check that place...

    ^^ Nice! I keep meaning to go check that place out. It looks really crowded though. ;-)
  14. Uh oh, we're going to revive the skiing vs....

    Uh oh, we're going to revive the skiing vs. mountain-biking tahoe / west shore geographical debate I got hammered on in this thread a few years back. ;-)
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    I've been reading a lot of "get the 190's over...

    I've been reading a lot of "get the 190's over 184's if you want stability" comments and wanted to add my two cents. I'm 185 pounds on the Wildcat 108's in 184cm and while light they are still as...
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    It's not just you. To be honest, I really like...

    It's not just you. To be honest, I really like how secure the skis are together once you click the brake arms like that. Far better than really loose ones that want to slip apart when you're...
  17. I couldn't believe how good Alpine was today...

    I couldn't believe how good Alpine was today after waking up to only a dusting. Not many people, either... I'm wondering if I rode a chair with you (I had orange pants, grey jacket, Moment Wildcat...
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    Japan is having one of their worst seasons in a...

    Japan is having one of their worst seasons in a long time. Guessing itís low tide but who knows?
  19. Thread: NFL 2019/2020

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    I do! Iím stoked they didnít hire away the...

    I do! Iím stoked they didnít hire away the 49ersí D coordinator...
  20. It was definitely much better today than I...

    It was definitely much better today than I expected. Headwall opening was nice but plenty of stash hunting all over the mountain.

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    Skier666 was far braver than me with the mixed...
  21. Thread: NFL 2019/2020

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    That yardage is very misleading... a lot of soft...

    That yardage is very misleading... a lot of soft prevent later on where they were happy to give up anything but a quick score.

    Also: 365 passing yards isn't that great on 59 (!!) attempts. That's...
  22. Shirley and Granite at Squaw were awesome this...

    Shirley and Granite at Squaw were awesome this morning if you knew where the wind blown areas were. We got 4 laps in on granite before there was any line.

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  23. Thread: NFL 2019/2020

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    My mistake. This stat applies to Jimmy G, not...

    My mistake. This stat applies to Jimmy G, not Tanehill.
  24. Thread: NFL 2019/2020

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    Stats can be misleading, especially with smaller...

    Stats can be misleading, especially with smaller sample sizes, but I just heard Tannehill led the league in yards per attempt... which is one of the better stats IMO.
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    Vail has some fun little zones... obviously...

    Vail has some fun little zones... obviously nothing like we're used to around Tahoe in terms of terrain, but with slopeside accommodations I likely wouldn't leave aside from going to A-basin for a...
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    Bumpity bump bump...

    Bumpity bump bump...
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    If anyone is looking, selling some lightly used...

    If anyone is looking, selling some lightly used 184's here: https://www.tetongravity.com/forums/showthread.php/332401-FS-2019-Black-Crows-Atris-184
  28. I've found that G3 skins are great but the glue...

    I've found that G3 skins are great but the glue doesn't age well if you don't store them properly in the off season or maybe even for too long of a stretch during the winter. I left one pair of mine...
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    For me, the biggest surprise with skiing in...

    For me, the biggest surprise with skiing in Japan, as others have mentioned above, was just how unreliable / inaccurate the weather forecasts are. I'd heard the rumors but figured they were somewhat...
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    Whistler is pretty proud of their terrain and...

    Whistler is pretty proud of their terrain and skiers... but they're just too polite / Canadian. Same with Revelstoke.
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    Same thing happened to me 2 seasons ago with a...

    Same thing happened to me 2 seasons ago with a different lens color (my red-ish mirror sun lens). Bummer because I was a big fan of the goggles. They were past warranty at that point.
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    Whether a ski skis short or long doesn't really...

    Whether a ski skis short or long doesn't really have anything to do with turn radius, it's just how the ski feels for its listed length... often depending on the amount of tail / tip rocker.
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    I have friends who go surfing out there... but...

    I have friends who go surfing out there... but yeah, it's sharky for sure and I have passed on invites for that reason.
  34. Thread: NFL 2019/2020

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    He was the 49ers OC before the Packers hired him....

    He was the 49ers OC before the Packers hired him. When it happened, we just shrugged because he kind of sucked. He then proceeded to squander the prime of an all time QB. For just one example, I...
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    Seriously, stop fucking things up. I want to...

    Seriously, stop fucking things up. I want to make sure I know who I'm verbally abusing! ;-)
  36. Thread: NFL 2019/2020

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    Hate to break it to you but McCarthy sucks.

    Hate to break it to you but McCarthy sucks.
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    Reading the NYT article, I felt like she...

    Reading the NYT article, I felt like she approached the whole thing looking for an angle. She also didn't pay close enough attention, for example this part:

    "Snow pits are no longer the primary...
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    I approve of this comment. Plenty of pow out...

    I approve of this comment. Plenty of pow out there, get after it and get creative.
  39. I've been looking for the ~100ish all mountain...

    I've been looking for the ~100ish all mountain charger but also playful and poppy ski for a while now, never quite happy. Picked up a new pair of Moment PB&J's and they're exactly what I'd been...
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    FS: 2019 Black Crows Atris 184

    SOLD!

    2019 Black Crows Atris in 184cm. Mounted once with Salomon Shifts on the line at 305 BSL. 10 or so days on them and in excellent condition. $375 + shipping or local pickup (North Bay Area...
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    This is what I have for this purpose. Easy to...

    This is what I have for this purpose. Easy to pivot on shit / frozen snow as you make it back to the trailhead. A little wider and heavier (not much) than the OP requested, but it's pretty close.
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    This would look great on a promotional poster. Heh.
  43. The Official 19/20 Tahoe Ski Snowboard Thread. Plus bonus Bootfitting Recs!

    Haha, well then I missed your tone. I was going to say, it seemed oddly optimistic coming from the OG.
  44. Are you serious? It's a fucking cash grab and...

    Are you serious? It's a fucking cash grab and nothing else, plain and simple. I have no skin in this game because I don't intend to ski there, but it's a joke. How does making everyone wait around...
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    Donít mean to blow your mind, but the same...

    Donít mean to blow your mind, but the same factory can produce many different products.
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    We should rename this the unaware gaper thread. ...

    We should rename this the unaware gaper thread.

    Also, Blizzard used to be pronounced one way and then actually changed it, so thatís not a gaper conversation at all.
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    Not in tennis. The women sometimes outdraw the...

    Not in tennis. The women sometimes outdraw the men and the payouts are the same. Regardless, there's more to this whole thing than money.

    You're also missing the fact that there are men in...
  48. The Official 19/20 Tahoe Ski Snowboard Thread. Plus bonus Bootfitting Recs!

    Itís looking pretty good right now after those low elevation storms we had (photo is from a few days ago)... but during the average season it seems like the window for good skiing on his terrain is...
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    Good shit. There's a few maggots in that video...

    Good shit. There's a few maggots in that video...
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    Well, I have other skis too... but currently the...

    Well, I have other skis too... but currently the Nocta and Wildcat 108 are my favorites of the bunch.

    FWIW, I also own Ravens and while they're stiff for how light they are, at your size you might...
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