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    Hey euromags, I'm dumping some gear here...

    Hey euromags, I'm dumping some gear here in cham. Excuse the spam. https://www.tetongravity.com/forums/showthread.php/273613-Powdherb-s-Annual-EURO-Gear-Dump
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    Just some randoms over the last few weeks. ...

    Just some randoms over the last few weeks.


    http://i1109.photobucket.com/albums/h431/davedm/DSC02640.jpg
    Nantillion Glacier, Cham.


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    Hey guys, I feel the need to spam this thread...

    Hey guys, I feel the need to spam this thread with my EURO gear dump. Lots of stuff going relatively cheap:
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    I've been to Vail, and in yes you are correct. I...

    I've been to Vail, and in yes you are correct. I think Vail's stature as the world's most scientifically flat area could only be challenged by the flatness of the surface found in the Marshall Space...
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    I went to Ovronnaz the other day. Lot of new...

    I went to Ovronnaz the other day. Lot of new snow. First time there, place is pretty flat, but has some nice freeride zones.

    http://i1109.photobucket.com/albums/h431/davedm/DSC00783.jpg
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    Still some stuff to clean up at GSB Face Nord,...

    Still some stuff to clean up at GSB

    Face Nord, Pointe de Drone

    http://i1109.photobucket.com/albums/h431/davedm/DSC00713.jpg

    http://i1109.photobucket.com/albums/h431/davedm/DSC00695.jpg
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    I can give you anecdotal backup. They could...

    I can give you anecdotal backup. They could probably open something now... there is no doubt that it would be horrible though.
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    There were one or two. Easily avoidable. Glacier...

    There were one or two. Easily avoidable. Glacier seems quite dead. There is also a firm rain crust about 50 cm down that would be supportable assuming no new holes. We had no glacier gear. We also...
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    Hey guys thanks for the comments. From the car it...

    Hey guys thanks for the comments. From the car it was about 3 hours to the top, so not so bad. We were a bit out of shape, it being the first trip of the season, but conditions were amazing and the...
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    http://i1109.photobucket.com/albums/h431/davedm/DS...

    http://i1109.photobucket.com/albums/h431/davedm/DSC00503.jpg

    Today at simplon. Holy fuck it did not suck. 1500m vertical. Blower summit (Briethorn) to car.
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    It's true. I live in CH, and the Q of L ain't all...

    It's true. I live in CH, and the Q of L ain't all that. I don't care what your salary is, 16 dollar fast food is wrong. Too bad thats your only reasonable option 95% of the time.
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    I'm in cham right now. Conditions are dismal, I...

    I'm in cham right now. Conditions are dismal, I just got back from a few days climbing in Liguria and I'm astonished at the amount of snowmelt. Looks like mid-june last year.

    There were many...
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    I don't know if this is the right forum for this...

    I don't know if this is the right forum for this so hopefully none of you assholes harsh me for posting here, but anyways....

    I have a sick room in the Center of Chamonix for rent from April 12th...
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    http://a8.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-ash4/190...

    http://a8.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-ash4/190667_722958897670_25901513_40068613_3594827_n.jpg
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    Really good conditions at cham last few days....

    Really good conditions at cham last few days. Spent most of our time on the other side of the valley, where it was really good. I skied a lot of places that were verifiably rock/grass covered the day...
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    Puking in cham this morning. Caught with pants...

    Puking in cham this morning. Caught with pants down.
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    Some pics from yesterday. ...

    Some pics from yesterday.

    http://a4.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc6/180979_716625834180_25901513_39960384_3996033_n.jpg
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    Courmayeur has been off the chain lately. I made...

    Courmayeur has been off the chain lately. I made the mistake of going alpine climbing in Chamonix today.
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    A little sticky but good in the zone. ...

    A little sticky but good in the zone.

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    NO SNOW IN DE ALPEZ ...

    NO SNOW IN DE ALPEZ

    http://a1.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc6/180063_715854614710_25901513_39948461_6876736_n.jpg
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    Skied Le Buet yesterday. It was quite good. Check...

    Skied Le Buet yesterday. It was quite good. Check it out.

    http://a5.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc6/hs310.snc6/181796_713944951690_25901513_39907159_681270_n.jpg
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    Western Ch or France or whatever. It sucks. ...

    Western Ch or France or whatever. It sucks.
    http://sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc6/hs258.snc6/180676_712142399020_25901513_39869907_1306026_n.jpg

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    Goddamnit when is it going to snow!?!

    Goddamnit when is it going to snow!?!
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    This is somewhat spam, but I'm putting a large...

    This is somewhat spam, but I'm putting a large Praxis order directly from the factory in tahoe to Chamonix. Prices in euros that are better than any made in china shit you can get around here (and a...
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    Went to go ski NNE of courtes today (NNE face...

    Went to go ski NNE of courtes today (NNE face between 2800-3600 meters in Cham) but it looked shitty (friends skied it, they're still not back). Skied S facing couloir near argentiere glacier which...
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    It's certainly supposed to get colder. There is...

    It's certainly supposed to get colder. There is still good skiing up high. I doubt it will last. I've seen some bleeps on the ten day indicating some weather returning with colder temps. who the hell...
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    Damn conditions look good in courmayeur. I'll be...

    Damn conditions look good in courmayeur. I'll be up in cham starting the 12th. I think morgan needs to drink less espresso at dolonne while waiting for the first lift...

    See you soon.
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    Well the snow sucks here in the Western Alps. ...

    Well the snow sucks here in the Western Alps. Here is a TR from sat:

    I went up this weekend with my accountant and language consultant Guilhelm. After a good start, all the snow in western alps...
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    Skied Grands Montets at cham yesterday. The only...

    Skied Grands Montets at cham yesterday. The only line was the 3-hour ticket line that I didn't wait in. Snow was amazing. Still lots of rocks, but knee deep blower everywhere. Good for any time of...
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    nauseating.

    nauseating.
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    You'll find no shortage or roadside touring...

    You'll find no shortage or roadside touring around cham. You might even find some parking too. Col des montets rings a bell. Col de la forclaz in switzerland. Realistically, though, you can ski up...
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    The original plan was to ski grand envers, but...

    The original plan was to ski grand envers, but honestly I think it would be a complete disaster. For one, the lower part of the first pitch looked really complicated. We decided to ski past point...
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    Cham today was sick. It didn't snow as much as I...

    Cham today was sick. It didn't snow as much as I thought it was going to have, considering it rained a meter at my house in Morges, CH. It was exactly what I needed. Watch out for holes and slabz.
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    Snow has returned. Skied good snow this afternoon...

    Snow has returned. Skied good snow this afternoon between 3600m and about 2300m of the Aiguille du midi; we were the only skiers. If only I had gotten there earlier, it would have been a lot better....
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    Here's some spam for the euros: Powdherb's...

    Here's some spam for the euros:

    Powdherb's EURO gear dump! Fritschi's, Dynafits, BD skis - Teton Gravity Research Forums

    I want to emphasize that it is for Euros.
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    the rond was pleasing today....

    the rond was pleasing today. http://www.skisickness.com/post/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=48

    http://students.washington.edu/demasid/glacierrond/P1020648.jpg
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    http://students.washington.edu/demasid/pillowztr/D...

    http://students.washington.edu/demasid/pillowztr/DSC_0310.jpg

    Yeah cham is still good. Foehning hard now though.
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    It's been good in cham. Still a little crusty...

    It's been good in cham. Still a little crusty underneath the sunny aspects up to about 2200m. Found some good skiing off the midstation today. Real good.
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    http://students.washington.edu/demasid/entrevestr/...

    http://students.washington.edu/demasid/entrevestr/P1020266.jpg this happened today.
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    I have bunks available in chamonix for 25 euro a...

    I have bunks available in chamonix for 25 euro a night. Yeah that's right.

    I'm so broke already that I need to plan ahead.


    Plus you'll get to get rad with me. But you may not sleep with my...
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    It never ceases to amaze me how much cheaper you...

    It never ceases to amaze me how much cheaper you can get Euro goods in America.
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    Does anyone want ot ski some stupid shit in Italy...

    Does anyone want ot ski some stupid shit in Italy in the next few days? I'm in florence and thinking about heading up to Cham/Aosta/Gressoney/Alagna. I might even be tempted by touring in the...
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    Nuking very hard in Val d'Isere. At least 35cm on...

    Nuking very hard in Val d'Isere. At least 35cm on the ground in town....still coming down.
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    Skied Val d'isere near le fornet/laisenant today....

    Skied Val d'isere near le fornet/laisenant today. Wind fucked everything above about 2200m. Below treeline is good, but relatively skied out because there has been no vis for like a week. It's...
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    Hey guys.... My roomate has moved out for three...

    Hey guys.... My roomate has moved out for three weeks to Ttravel so I'm trying to rent my room in Val d'isere. If anyone is interested...it's a nice place, super view, good skiers around. Really...
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    Nuking rediculous today in Val d'isere. Wind is...

    Nuking rediculous today in Val d'isere. Wind is howling too....really hard. I don't know what's going to happen with this one...
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    Isn't shit thus far in Val d'isere-tignes.

    Isn't shit thus far in Val d'isere-tignes.
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    Spent most of the day skiing in Le Fornet in Val...

    Spent most of the day skiing in Le Fornet in Val d'isere. Found really, really good conditions. I would say we got about 25 to 30 cm at 2km. Getting skied out though. Might head to cham.
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    I skied in Tignes today. it was fuckign sick, but...

    I skied in Tignes today. it was fuckign sick, but highly wind affected. I bet it's going to rip out big. Coverage is good, but not great because of the wind. It's all on the east facing slopes now.
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    holy nukeage. cant wait to get over there.

    holy nukeage. cant wait to get over there.
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