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    Rhubarb...ideas?

    Rhubarb G&T coming up tonight. We’ll see how it shakes out. The syrup is pretty money on ice cream

    From Alpine Cooking, a very EuroBBI-esque cookbook -...
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    Jeezuz, $133 wiper blades! Sent from my...

    Jeezuz, $133 wiper blades!


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    FS: 2020 Black Crows Atris 184.4, NIP

    Listing for a buddy who is looking to sell a new pair in plastic.

    $550 shipped

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  4. QFT. We always hit that up when coming back from...

    QFT. We always hit that up when coming back from NM.


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    This is the general circumstances that fed my...

    This is the general circumstances that fed my original comment that split this GTX/Non-GTX argument off. I think the reality is that people just have very different "majority uses" for their approach...
  6. Thread: Freezers

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    We bought this Haier 5cuft a few years back for...

    We bought this Haier 5cuft a few years back for $160 from Walmart. https://www.walmart.com/ip/Haier-5-0-cu-ft-Capacity-Chest-Freezer-HF50CM23NW/49136531

    It’s been great for two people and is the...
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    2019/20 Aspen/Roaring Fork Thread

    No rumors I’ve heard. But they did finish plowing to the top, on the aspen side, last week. I think the general consensus in Aspen is to leave it closed longer than shorter, with many hoping they...
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    I skinned up Aspen yesterday: had to walk to the...

    I skinned up Aspen yesterday: had to walk to the top of Kleenex, but then was able to skin from there to the Sundeck with only one other walk across summer road near Blazing Star.

    Skiing's still...
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d4WrPkKc2Wg ...

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d4WrPkKc2Wg


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tKVgRxCdZXE
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    thirty six thousand feet under the sea ...

    thirty six thousand feet under the sea

    https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2020/05/18/thirty-six-thousand-feet-under-the-sea
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    x3 We use cloth when we're at home, cleaning...

    x3

    We use cloth when we're at home, cleaning them with the toilet sprayer/bidet. There's no diaper service here, so we bought our own from Amazon. It's a little more work, but the cost savings is...
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    Funny, I've had a pretty similar path with shoes...

    Funny, I've had a pretty similar path with shoes and also have a haglund's deformity with my heel. I've worn through the back of most every approach shoe I've owned, but noticed the quickest with the...
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    Being Tech Talk, here's my thoughts: We don't...

    Being Tech Talk, here's my thoughts:

    We don't have a jogging stroller yet, but will be getting a double Bob this summer. You called out the two main issues with joggers: you only put one infant...
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    Highlands Bowl Slide

    I chatted with colleague this week who was up in the bowl when this happened. Two disappointing takeaways:
    1) there were indeed some big local names up there that day, choosing to ski the...
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    Congrats! Twins are awesome and a trip: I am one...

    Congrats! Twins are awesome and a trip: I am one and we have them.

    A good stroller is key, as that’s the only way one of you can go anywhere with the two of them. As others have said, strollers...
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    Bump for SkiCo's official closure. It was a good...

    Bump for SkiCo's official closure. It was a good season, until it ended too soon...

    - $100 off towards next year's pass is fine by me. I wasn't complaining about getting a credit towards future...
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    Shit, well I guess we better plan on it - the...

    Shit, well I guess we better plan on it - the boys came home in the Alltrack!

    She's got the right taste, no doubt. An 850R/V70R has always been one of my lusts and growing up in N Seattle they...
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    NAS D90's are fetching nice $$$ now. What's his...

    NAS D90's are fetching nice $$$ now. What's his replacement?
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    My wife was raised that way and her first car had...

    My wife was raised that way and her first car had to be a stick. Sh intends to keep our 2017 Alltrack 6sp another 15yrs so the the babies can learn on a stick and she can drive the thing into the...
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    I’ve had a half dozen pairs over the years and...

    I’ve had a half dozen pairs over the years and used them for approaches, scrambles, backpacking, and alpine rock. I’d say the only downside is snow traction with the smooth tee forefoot and former...
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    Same here. We’ve got 8mo old twins and the...

    Same here. We’ve got 8mo old twins and the Uppababy stroller and setup has been amazing. Worth the money for years of use and versatility.

    We went with Chicco Keyfit 30 Infant car seats. We have...
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    No. For anyone considering an Alltrack, but...

    No. For anyone considering an Alltrack, but wanting GTI/Allroad power: for an extra $1000 you can get the APR Plus tune, bumping to 234hp and 273lb/ft and a replacement drivetrain warranty -...
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    326848 Ive had the company of this 2000 5sp...

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    Ive had the company of this 2000 5sp 4wd with 207k on the clock for the last month. Runs like a champ and has been hauling wood, water, waste and whatever else the last few weeks. I haven’t...
  24. Thread: Ikon Pass

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    This.


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    Damn, solid deals.


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  26. Thread: Gas Prices

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    Drove into Port Townsend yesterday on some...

    Drove into Port Townsend yesterday on some errands and saw $1.50-70 for 87 and another station still pegged at $2.49. We’ll be driving back to CO next weekend. I’m expecting near $1/gal prices in...
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    The story at the bottom is spooky in light of...

    The story at the bottom is spooky in light of this week’s accident:

    “On Feb. 6, 2017, CAIC reported the following anonymous “observation” of an avalanche in Big Eyes that could have had more...
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    And now a full mea culpa from Paul, who was...

    And now a full mea culpa from Paul, who was caught yesterday. Big props to him for stepping forward and setting a good example:
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    No doubt, the energy potential up there is...

    No doubt, the energy potential up there is massive

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    For sure! We usually come up for a long weekend...

    For sure! We usually come up for a long weekend in April/May each year, and try to see some Spring. This timing has been pretty awesome, especially while aspen has been pretty wet and shitty. In Dec...
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    325679 Just a reminder from the 3/31/84 slide...

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    Just a reminder from the 3/31/84 slide that killed three patrollers, just to skiers right of where the slide popped today. They were bombing that day and had bombed the bowl in days/weeks...
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    Crazy, but not surprising.

    Word's getting around about the guy in the Bowl slide - I don't know him, but I have a close association as it turns out.

    Sounds like there was a slide in Hanging...
  33. Looking like at least 30 tracks by mid-day. Even...

    Looking like at least 30 tracks by mid-day. Even the north woods are not work the risk in these conditions and environment. Insane...

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  34. Interesting to hear a bit more. I've been...

    Interesting to hear a bit more. I've been watching (on Instagram) plenty of Aspen guys getting after the last few weeks. Not surprising what they're chosen to ski in the backcountry, and for the most...
  35. This is a huge bummer and some terrible decision...

    This is a huge bummer and some terrible decision making during this time - https://www.aspentimes.com/news/one-person-caught-uninjured-in-highland-bowl-avalanche-near-aspen/

    Apparently quite a few...
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    It's been a really nice place to come to over the...

    It's been a really nice place to come to over the last 15 years, and has always been in my mind as the doomsday escape place. Kinda crazy how our situation brought us here as all the COVID stuff...
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    Through some challenging circumstances we've...

    Through some challenging circumstances we've ended up in Western Washington for the last four weeks, laying low at my wife's family "compound" (40 acres of second growth forest, 1000' waterfront, ...
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    I've got some of this; it seems to do the trick...

    I've got some of this; it seems to do the trick for filling. Non toxic and FDA approved for "indirect food contact" (ie. not to be eaten or put into food, but allowed to make contact)
    ...
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    But for a party bus, a decent 7.3 will run you...

    But for a party bus, a decent 7.3 will run you 3-4x the price of a late 80s Suburban. My parents just unloaded their 1990 Suburban 1500 with 175k and decent shape inside/out for like $1200 to the...
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    Gotta assume a decent 7.3 will run you 3-4x the...

    Gotta assume a decent 7.3 will run you 3-4x the price of a late 80s Suburban. My parents just unloaded their 1990 Suburban 1500 in pretty great shape all around and 175k for like $1200 to the...
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    Curious - Are you intentionally planning to ski...

    Curious - Are you intentionally planning to ski the heaviest ski with a very light binding?


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    Nah, I'm a glutton for the questionable but...

    Nah, I'm a glutton for the questionable but earnest opinions that waft around the bowels of the Padded Room.



    Pressure stays the same, for the most part while using. It varies at different...
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    My thinking is to add a larger, 100gal pressure...

    My thinking is to add a larger, 100gal pressure tank at the house that has a higher draw down amount and should therefore be able to pre-supply a decent amount of higher-pressure water then what is...
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    Good point. I would guess there's some kind of...

    Good point. I would guess there's some kind of system at the pump house (I'll see if I can get in there), but with the other demands on the system, our water pressure is pretty lousy. My in-laws are...
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    Anyone have knowledge to drop?

    Anyone have knowledge to drop?
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    Q&A with SkiCo's CEO Mike Kaplan this week....

    Q&A with SkiCo's CEO Mike Kaplan this week. Probably doesn't relate to IKON, potentially Aspen Premier Pass Holders ($1500-2400 for a full season pass):

    AT: Will ASC refund season pass holders for...
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    A re-imagined blend of the Navis and Daemon, with...

    A re-imagined blend of the Navis and Daemon, with camber, h-shaped metal and lots of rocker. Should be an interesting option in the 98-104 category.
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    Bump. Looking for advice on adding a pressure...

    Bump.

    Looking for advice on adding a pressure tank to a well-based home water system. We are on a shared well with two other houses and there's no pressure system at the well itself. We are uphill...
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    I just jumped ship from ZG108+Vipec (~2400g) to...

    I just jumped ship from ZG108+Vipec (~2400g) to Ova Freebird w/Helio 200 (1450g).

    Still using my old Mercuries and yeah, it’s pretty fun to push a skinny light with a stiff boot


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    Benny+Brit, what a combo. It's StePHen fucking...

    Benny+Brit, what a combo.

    It's StePHen fucking Miller.

    Give us Steven Millers a break, for chrissakes!
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