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  1. Theyíre great in that deep isothermal snow, too,...

    Theyíre great in that deep isothermal snow, too, when itís far too late/warm/dangerous to be skiing the run, but there you are. And low angle 3D snow.

    Low angle groomers: ski ballet.
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    In my mind, the archaeological discovery of...

    In my mind, the archaeological discovery of ancient populated areas being destroyed by something like a cosmic airburst is random. They likely had research questions at the start of their excavations.
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    Cool Science thread

    What is recorded history? (Thatís a serious question) How do you/we know how many there have been in that timeframe? The last known one, apparently, was in 1908.
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    A Tunguska sized airburst destroyed Tall...

    A Tunguska sized airburst destroyed Tall el-Hammam a Middle Bronze Age city in the Jordan Valley near the Dead Sea
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    This is fascinating. From the event, to the...

    This is fascinating. From the event, to the analyses, to the conclusions, to the potential oral tradition that was recorded in the Bible to the reminder of the intensity and length of dense human...
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    I want those few minutes back

    I want those few minutes back
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    Most of my current friendships were development...

    Most of my current friendships were development in college. I had no clue about what to do after school except that I had a large debt. In observing my friends from school, I see adult life choices...
  8. What the hell are you all talking about?...

    What the hell are you all talking about? Conditions to warrant xx size? Xx size is probably enough?

    Personally, Iím on my bibbyís or l138 in soft snow because theyíre fucking fun. With those...
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    Gladwell: a contrarian with intent to cause...

    Gladwell: a contrarian with intent to cause divisiveness in every published work.
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    confused. I always thought there were more than...

    confused. I always thought there were more than two dogs on tele tips that smelled of patchouli.
  11. Thread: The FIFTY

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    Have u seen him tele ski? :D

    Have u seen him tele ski? :D
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    When I looked at the wiki page for beta amanitin,...

    When I looked at the wiki page for beta amanitin, the references msds link is a dead link. An active link seems to provide more details: https://datasheets.scbt.com/sc-202860.pdf

    The mycologist...
  13. Thread: The FIFTY

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    I wanna get filmed, paid, and do a film tour to...

    I wanna get filmed, paid, and do a film tour to explain the lessons learned about failure. I got plenty of examples :)

    Can we expect the same for the first several attempts of university peak?
    ...
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    I know some folks in cogsci at UCSD and uiuc....

    I know some folks in cogsci at UCSD and uiuc. Know a mathematical neurobiologist at the u in anchorage. I can inquire about communications with high schoolers interested in their programs, ie, what...
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    I was always under the impression that California...

    I was always under the impression that California public colleges were pricey for students from out of state.

    I went to UCSD and lived/worked at a mountaineering shop in Berkeley for several year...
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    To Vaccinate or Not---The Rat Flu Odyssey Continues

    Apparently, the UK is having another surge, led by unvaxed school-aged kids, who just started school. Idk what mitigation techniques are being followed there. Anybody?



    And this is whatís to be...
  17. Having a pair or two of those flagship powder...

    Having a pair or two of those flagship powder skis in rentals/demos helps to sell the skis on the sales floor. Itís been a long time, but I had sales data from several ski shops to support that...
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    A slightly different type of avalanche...

    There are some examples of submarine landslides leading to tsunamis: https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Submarine_landslide
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    It takes dynamite to get me up Too much of...

    It takes dynamite to get me up
    Too much of everything is just enough
  20. Whoís ben harperís bass player now? Once saw a...

    Whoís ben harperís bass player now? Once saw a show with Harper, spearhead (when they first started), defranco, and a few others.
  21. Thread: 5-13-77

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    5-13-77

    that looked like fun. i tried but couldn't find more of that show. but it led me to a sept 3, 1967 show from rio nido, ca, which is pretty cool place steeped in music history.

    it also reminded me...
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    Got a little bit of moisture two weeks in a row...

    Got a little bit of moisture two weeks in a row in the western Sierra foothills. Hoping for something to pop. Been seeing a lot of beautiful local picts of chicken of the woods.

    Locally, we have...
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    My threshold was always 50 micrograms. Below...

    My threshold was always 50 micrograms. Below that, I really could never feel much if any effect.
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    This is his one sealed seams on a fly where the...

    This is his one sealed seams on a fly where the seams were not tapped. Fly on upside down. Havenít tried to retreat an entire fly.
  25. In western NV county, the generators, theyíre on...

    In western NV county, the generators, theyíre on big trailers rigs at the substation, are imported by pge. I believe the customers whoís circuit is energized by the generators pay their standard fee...
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    Thatís it...itís time to play G.O.T.O.S.

    Coming from a guy that used to regularly go to outdoor dance parties, those stage lights are 100% unimpeachable :P

    Our family of five donít all do the bikes at one time. :(
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    Both seems most likely.

    Both seems most likely.
  28. THE OFFICIAL 20/21 TAHOE SKI & SNOWBOARD THREAD. PANDEMIC SCHMANDEMIC!

    Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital, in Grass Valley, also has back-up generation. After the first extended PSPS several years ago, PGE installed big generators at the local substation and powered up the...
  29. What were/are the hospitals going to do?

    What were/are the hospitals going to do?
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    I had a windy pass tent that had obliterated fly...

    I had a windy pass tent that had obliterated fly coating, sent it to TNF (it was 15 years old at that time), and they sent my a new ve-25 fly. Now I just need to find a lightly used ve-25 because the...
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    i live in an anti-vax hotspot, which has had a...

    i live in an anti-vax hotspot, which has had a rough go lately. however, a few years ago there was a measles scare at one of the local low-vax schools. that school had a recorded vax rate in the...
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    Have you contacted msr?

    Have you contacted msr?
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    To Vaccinate or Not---The Rat Flu Odyssey Continues

    I want to see some solid benefit-cost analyses of mandates versus no mandates. People will get vaxed if itís mandated. They wonít be happy about it, but itíll drastically change the current...
  34. Itís interesting to see how the different forests...

    Itís interesting to see how the different forests are opening their backcountry differently. TNF, you are only allowed to camp near the pct and no fires ever in stoves. Inyo, the backcountry is open....
  35. Mysterious death of entire family while hiking

    Inyo NF just posted on FB of HAB on Deadman Creek on the east side of the Sierra and suspected HAB on two lakes in the 20 Lakes Basin, which is over 10k. I always thought that warm water was part of...
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    Having a jack living on the front bumper like...

    Having a jack living on the front bumper like that seems sketchy.
  37. Upper elevations in the 80/50/88 corridors west...

    Upper elevations in the 80/50/88 corridors west of the crest have had to deal with PSPS or possible PSPS events with pretty low temps. They have the same problem with transmission lines. Itís too bad...
  38. Good times. Itís pretty shitty when it happens...

    Good times. Itís pretty shitty when it happens when temps are low and people need heating.
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    So no palisaded village?!

    So no palisaded village?!
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    speaking of boosters and vaxing the rest of the...

    speaking of boosters and vaxing the rest of the world, has anybody seen a timeline from multiple sources that makes sense?

    recently dr jeremy farrar was interviewed on slavitt's podcast, in the...
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    Thanks for the response. interesting about no...

    Thanks for the response. interesting about no identified cases of those that are reinfected not infecting others.

    If I remember right, in that interview that i posted upthread by dr. damania of...
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    Perhaps already posted, the biggest hospital in...

    Perhaps already posted, the biggest hospital in Alaska announced a few days ago that they have started rationing care due to being overcrowded from covid patients.
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    Also no herd immunity because of new humans...

    Also no herd immunity because of new humans entering the world and the increase in R0 for delta moved the goal posts. Eventually huskydoc (i missed that post-canít keep up) will likely sign a...
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    To Vaccinate or Not---The Rat Flu Odyssey Continues

    Whatís the over/under on reinfection for the unvaxed? Iíve read many accounts of people being catching it twice. Is there literature on the severity of the reinfected? Currently, is it possibly to...
  45. Especially last season!

    Especially last season!
  46. I always look at that slope above I-80 wondering...

    I always look at that slope above I-80 wondering when it last avalanched in a large manner.
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    But somewhere, some prominent scientists...

    But somewhere, some prominent scientists interpreted the science to mean that there was no longer a need to track mild covid cases and to discourage surveillance testing for schools, which then...
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    For de Santis, regereron invested heavily in himÖ.

    For de Santis, regereron invested heavily in himÖ.
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    To Vaccinate or Not---The Rat Flu Odyssey Continues

    What Iím getting at is when I hear fauci discuss the success that is being reported from a third Pfizer booster dose, isnít that because of the predictable uptick in antibodies as a result of the...
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    People are advocating for natural immunity here,...

    People are advocating for natural immunity here, too.

    My whole family caught a cold two weeks ago. It was a little shocking.

    With natural and vax ďreinfectionĒ rates, isnít there something...
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