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  1. 6'4", 195lbs. Usually run a 13 din, am running 12...

    6'4", 195lbs. Usually run a 13 din, am running 12 on the shifts. Doesn't ski like a 12 din. Back to the garage to quadruple check setup.
  2. I've had 3 prereleases on my shifts. All on...

    I've had 3 prereleases on my shifts. All on powdays. 2 have been one ski releasing to the side on compressions and I've skied away. Another one was popping around in pow on the side of a green where...
  3. I seek out the old scott grips that have a big...

    I seek out the old scott grips that have a big fat top for a nice comfy platform for my big hands.
  4. Why is everyone skating so much? Ya'll ski areas...

    Why is everyone skating so much? Ya'll ski areas that flat? At my area the gnar starts at the offload ramp and doesn't quit till halfway through the lift corral at the bottom.
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    Big Pink is twice the size of my condo, and has a...

    Big Pink is twice the size of my condo, and has a second story. Fuck yeah!

    Everyone always thinks of mellencamp, but never The Band's debut album: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Music_from_Big_Pink
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    I live in a condo complex. Generally chill...

    I live in a condo complex. Generally chill neighbors. My immediate neighbor is a french guy who gets super stoked everytime he sees im going skiing. Upstairs neighbor is a large lady who flooded...
  7. I personally find the terrain on Armstrong...

    I personally find the terrain on Armstrong really, really fun. Lots of nooks and little lines, varied, featured, steep in spots, playful, etc. I can bang out 10 laps in row and ski a very different,...
  8. 5 T2B laps by noon is a pipedream at alpental on...

    5 T2B laps by noon is a pipedream at alpental on a sunny powder weekend, fyi. Don't get that pass if you are expecting a let up in liftlines haha. We might have less people, but I really doubt...
  9. Two early eastpeak chairline laps were super fun...

    Two early eastpeak chairline laps were super fun with the wife. Totally bottomless and great quality. Super fun popping off everything and diving into waist deep turns with abandon. Then had here...
  10. At the end of the day, isnt it really just a one...

    At the end of the day, isnt it really just a one hit huckfest? The 2-3 hits after the drop in are cool, but those are just icing on the cake... you gotta impress on the drop in. Its ALL about the...
  11. Mens podium involved serious meat hucking and big...

    Mens podium involved serious meat hucking and big tricks. Women's winner did not have her board leave the ground and rode at a comfortable pace.

    Doesn't really seem fair that the prize purses...
  12. I always ride solo on a double chair, and haven't...

    I always ride solo on a double chair, and haven't heard a peep of shit about it... unless its with someone i know. Its not that i overly trust the folks i "know", but more that it limits my...
  13. FYI, Ikon pass will not scan, you need to get a...

    FYI, Ikon pass will not scan, you need to get a comp ticket from the ticket window... assuming you are ikonic.
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    No shame there. I shit myself in middle school...

    No shame there. I shit myself in middle school wrestling practice, and saw at least 2 other instances of wrestlers shitting themselves, 1 during a match.

    Also, during HS football my center shit...
  15. Got the all clear from the boss to ski Friday...

    Got the all clear from the boss to ski Friday (tomorrow). So, WSDOT willing, ill be sliding around up there tomorrow, ill be on the look out for you.

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    My boy Olly is obsessed with the cat. As soon as...

    My boy Olly is obsessed with the cat. As soon as it is out from cover on the floor he attacks and mouths the shit out of it usually attempting to fit the cats whole head down his throat like a...
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    Looks like a really good boy. Also looks like a...

    Looks like a really good boy. Also looks like a chewer. But goddamn he is so cute id have no problem budgeting $1000 in power cords for the first year haha.
  18. Hoping WSDOT can stay on top of it and the...

    Hoping WSDOT can stay on top of it and the bombing missions today make avi mitigation easier and quicker later this week.
  19. Big bombs go BOOM!!! tomorrow. Trying to...

    Big bombs go BOOM!!! tomorrow.

    Trying to finagle a day off on Friday. We'll see how that goes, and if the pass even opens to let employees up for Friday.
  20. I remember a few years ago crystal had patrollers...

    I remember a few years ago crystal had patrollers stationed at the start of the hike/traverse out to Southback checking everyone for beacons and hassling (but allowing to pass) those without beacons...
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    Looks like a brittany. From what I can tell at...

    Looks like a brittany. From what I can tell at her work, it's the least nuerotic brittany I've ever been around haha.
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    Yep, im excited for the kid. I dont NEED to sell...

    Yep, im excited for the kid. I dont NEED to sell these, but im frugal by nature and it makes me anxious having superfluous luxuries like 3 different pow skis when i just bought a house and have a...
  23. Yep. I keep a bag of funsize snickers in the...

    Yep. I keep a bag of funsize snickers in the center console of my 4runner for when my wife gets hangry. Car snacks are clutch because you are stuck next to her with no out for hours on end. The...
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    I work 0.5mile from the Kirkland, WA costco, and...

    I work 0.5mile from the Kirkland, WA costco, and live about 4 miles from another one. I have a fruit smoothie 6/7 days s week so bulk bags of frozen fruit are clutch. Dog food, dog flea meds, bone...
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    I've always liked progressively mounted skis, and...

    I've always liked progressively mounted skis, and saw +1 to +2 being thrown around as popular mounts. But, I knocked a girl up, and having 3 pairs of powder skis isnt gonna fly anymore so im...
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    Another day, another bump. Willing to split...

    Another day, another bump. Willing to split shipping with buyer.
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    Alterra Couged the shit out of this year. ...

    Alterra Couged the shit out of this year. Apparently Vail did too.
  28. Perfect spot to spam my protest sale:...

    Perfect spot to spam my protest sale: https://www.tetongravity.com/forums/showthread.php/339204-FS-Praxis-Protest-192
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    How much do they cost? Pricing wont show because...

    How much do they cost? Pricing wont show because they are sold out, and the custom vests are $350 which is real fucking spendy!
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    The perfect inbounds/sidecountry vest would be...

    The perfect inbounds/sidecountry vest would be fully contained (not shovel strapped to the outside deal), but it would also come equipped with an avalung. I am more concerned about treewells and...
  31. Well damn. I moved some things around at work...

    Well damn. I moved some things around at work and had my boss all buttered up so i could be up for the noon-330 shift today. Looks like ill be shooting for a Friday rebate.

    Its cycles like...
  32. I carry my avy shovel. Other than that, i mostly...

    I carry my avy shovel. Other than that, i mostly rely on hope.

    But really, i do the ol' reverse-drive-reverse-drive... rocking thing, throw mats under the tires, offer beer/bud to pushers, all...
  33. Civil Engineer. I do a lot of redlining designs...

    Civil Engineer. I do a lot of redlining designs for my drafters to draft, explaining design intents and backchecking of reports and plans that my staff level engineers work on, and project...
  34. This is basically what me and the missus were...

    This is basically what me and the missus were planning. Stack that cheddar by forgoing our honeymoon and all ski related trips this fall/winter/spring and then blow all that money next year on some...
  35. Alpental was tits today. Highlight was straight...

    Alpental was tits today. Highlight was straight lining through elevator shaft into like 6 or 7 high-speed turns each one waist deep, snow blowing over both shoulders. Cold and deep. And half full...
  36. Going on a trip with your spouse or family is one...

    Going on a trip with your spouse or family is one thing. Frowned upon by some, but not really that big of a deal IMO. Limited social circle, youre all together anyways... the risk is pretty...
  37. A chairlift insurrection?

    A chairlift insurrection?
  38. How bout take a single year off from traveling...

    How bout take a single year off from traveling with your big crew during a pandemic, and keep it local, in-state. Sun Valley or Schweitzer would be a couple places that come to mind.
  39. No pics, but alpental was cold and windy...

    No pics, but alpental was cold and windy tonight... Which meant a whole lot of wind transport and some really fun snow conditions. There is gonna be some seriously blown in spots on upper mountain...
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    Its definitely no sulfur, but i though a dead...

    Its definitely no sulfur, but i though a dead animal would have that typical smell of rotten flesh/death that i know very well. I would be stoked if its a dead mouse in the wall- the HOA pays for...
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    Its shocking how many people out there do not...

    Its shocking how many people out there do not want a yard. They see no value in it, don't want to deal/pay for the upkeep, and would even rather be inside an AC cooled house on a beautiful 80 degree...
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    Yep, 2 yr old dishwasher next to the sink. But...

    Yep, 2 yr old dishwasher next to the sink. But we clean the debris filter, and the drain hose was one of the hoses i removed, cleaned, and reattached. MAybe there is another debris filter i dont...
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    I have a bad smell coming from underneath my...

    I have a bad smell coming from underneath my kitchen sink. I cannot pinpoint where it is coming from when i wedge myself under there. I have removed, cleaned out, and reconnected every hoseline and...
  44. It was likely 2200ft/lap, so 4400ft of vert in 3...

    It was likely 2200ft/lap, so 4400ft of vert in 3 hours. You also should factor in having fresh legs each time for the descent, avalanche mitigated slopes, able to ski much steeper gnarlier lines...
  45. Yeah, that is a bummer. Night skiing with good...

    Yeah, that is a bummer. Night skiing with good terrain is one of the real perks of a Snoqualmie pass IMO.
  46. Probably the manager, Karen. But yeah i...

    Probably the manager, Karen.


    But yeah i think they end it around daylight savings most years, right?
  47. I guess word got out: 362072

    I guess word got out:

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    Shifts tour a fuckload better than frame...

    Shifts tour a fuckload better than frame bindings. But I also feel a fuckload more comfortable skiing aggressivly on my 16DIN frame bindings. YMMV. Always a compromise somewhere.
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    I tapped two separate people on the shoulder...

    I tapped two separate people on the shoulder early season to let them know their shifts weren't in ski mode. Neither understood what I was telling them. Now, with covid, I just don't bother to lean...
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    If you want to see a guy BOOOOOST watch all 3 of...

    If you want to see a guy BOOOOOST watch all 3 of austen sweetin's runs. But also, the redbull player is updated so you can navigate around to everyone's runs.
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