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  1. Communicated with the guy, it's at 150. I'm...

    Communicated with the guy, it's at 150.

    I'm gonna hold off and keep running my Pike for now and look into a different fork later this summer.
  2. So I have a 2016 set of ENVE M60's with DT Swiss...

    So I have a 2016 set of ENVE M60's with DT Swiss 240 hubs (I think; I'm at work now). I can't imagine upgrading from those unless I destroy them somehow... but getting a $250-300 fork didn't seem...
  3. Any reason not to buy this '15 Fox 36 w/GRIP damper?

    After 3.5 years on my V1 Following, planning to buy a new Offering frame since I have wanted just a tad more give in the rear, a little more reach, and a stiffer rear end from what my Following...
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    I'm so glad this is a thread. Grew up two towns...

    I'm so glad this is a thread. Grew up two towns north (N. Hampton) and can concur with what all is in this thread. The Bill Burr tour is friggin all-time:

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    Doc Ponds & Plate are both great!

    Doc Ponds & Plate are both great!
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    Wow GIFs in the forum!! Well done Sent from my...

    Wow GIFs in the forum!! Well done

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    Hell of a weekend between care free slush surfing...

    Hell of a weekend between care free slush surfing at Stowe Saturday and soft steeps on Agiocochook/Mt Washington today! Grateful.
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    Haha yeah I mean I intentionally navigated us to...

    Haha yeah I mean I intentionally navigated us to the worst vis and snow so he'd be forced to keep his speed down my level ;)

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    Yeah def gonna need another session with Coach...

    Yeah def gonna need another session with Coach Biggins to prep for corn season, which is seemingly coming in June this year. More time to train!

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    No gear handouts, but a bigger reward for me of...

    No gear handouts, but a bigger reward for me of getting a few tips and watching the magic of a seasoned pro, and knowing that after a lot of nights at Planet Fitness and ski tours to ride awful snow,...
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    Finally got back over to Washington/Agiocochook...

    Finally got back over to Washington/Agiocochook this weekend! The pack is DEEP up there.

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    Had the pleasure of...
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    Sorry, meant to edit my post: we're hiking up in...

    Sorry, meant to edit my post: we're hiking up in Apex boots to snowblade down, but not before enjoying some warm Goose Island IPAs that have been sitting on the dash in the sun all day! :biggrin:
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    See ya up there! Date night but will be in Gray...

    See ya up there! Date night but will be in Gray pants gray pack splitboarding or on snowshoes depending on which device she wants to use herself

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    The top few turns were definitely "loud pow," but...

    The top few turns were definitely "loud pow," but once you got down into the flats it was actually quite surfable dust on crust, and occasionally no crust at all! Def the kind of conditions that are...
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    Prettiest evening skin yet up at Bolton last...

    Prettiest evening skin yet up at Bolton last night, and even some moments of legit soft snow where that 3" had drifted in between all the refrozen crust... Excuse me, loud pow....
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    Rented my room out in Portland and been renting a...

    Rented my room out in Portland and been renting a place up here for the winter! Wanted to get on snow mid week and that is just plain tough to do outta Portland.

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    Waited for the slush to refreeze, the sky to...

    Waited for the slush to refreeze, the sky to darken, and the wind to pick up last night before skinning up Stowe. Good podcasts listened to and happened upon a fresh frozen groomed track to rally...
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    Heavy heavy chowdah this morning over by Camels...

    Heavy heavy chowdah this morning over by Camels Hump. Needed some skin wax and wax wax... Both up and down were slow and sticky. Still, gorgeous bit of exercise... bummed to see some five-toed kook...
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    Did a longer mission to the 'daks Saturday so we...

    Did a longer mission to the 'daks Saturday so we could have en excuse to eat Kit Kats almost none stop. Did a lot of walking in the gorgeous sunshine....

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  20. Some badass backcountry Jackson moms right here!!...

    Some badass backcountry Jackson moms right here!!...
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    Spent the weekend getting trained how to lead...

    Spent the weekend getting trained how to lead outdoor outings for veterans as part of a Sierra Club program on the backside of Sugarbush/MRG. No skiing saturday/sunday but gorgeous views from that...
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    My take after having lived in...

    My take after having lived in Aspen/Tahoe/Jackson/Salt Lake City and now Portland Maine and up near Stowe:

    If you have experience in the backcountry and some time out West used to the terrain...
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    I find most tossed parking lot beverages are...

    I find most tossed parking lot beverages are Mike's Hard tallboys, which tells you a lot about the person already.

    Coooooold and delirious dawn patrol on MRG this morning. Pretty sunrise. Soft...
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    Thanks SM! Much appreciate the beta. I honestly...

    Thanks SM! Much appreciate the beta. I honestly have minimal self arrest experience but have started using all the skimo tools of late and started doing some minor practice this weekend. Good to know...
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    Thanks LBL!

    Thanks LBL!
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    Yup! Center Headwall. Some of the steepest...

    Yup! Center Headwall. Some of the steepest pitches on the mountain.

    Wild weather last night. Could barely see driving back up 89 out of Burlington. Did a little slow motion spin out on 2...
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    Been mostly sharing these in the New England...

    Been mostly sharing these in the New England forum but wanted to share with the broader pic-loving folks in here. A few from the East Coast season here...

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    It was! My short lens is broken right now...

    It was! My short lens is broken right now (there's a plastic piece in it with little tabs that are known to break off after a few years of rough use... thankfully a replacement part is only $6, now I...
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    Have a work conference to be at in Bay Area 4/30,...

    Have a work conference to be at in Bay Area 4/30, so thinking of cajoling one of my SF buddies to go up to Shasta the weekend before. Curious what plowing situation/approach situation will be like,...
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    Glad y'all like the pics! Got giddy when I was...

    Glad y'all like the pics! Got giddy when I was hiking up Right Gully, turned around, and saw a few skiers coming over the headwall. Been enjoying the shooting as much as the riding lately... or at...
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    A bit of personal chaos mixed in with some good...

    A bit of personal chaos mixed in with some good skiing in the last 48 hrs... skied the Notch on Friday, rode some great pow and one chute that was a little too narrow for my amateur snowboard skills....
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    Interesting morning skiing in Smugg's Notch (in...

    Interesting morning skiing in Smugg's Notch (in the notch, west side towards the top, not the ski area). If you hear of anyone turning up a Motorola G6 phone, LMK... left my pocket open after taking...
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    Guess you'll have to come on the next outing to...

    Guess you'll have to come on the next outing to the middle of nowhere ;)

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  34. FWIW, I've had the Sony A6000 for a few years now...

    FWIW, I've had the Sony A6000 for a few years now and it's been an incredible value and small enough that I can either stuff it in the hip pocket of my touring pack (BIG nod to Thule for that design...
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    I usually shoot with the 16-50 kit lens but this...

    I usually shoot with the 16-50 kit lens but this plastic part inside it is broken so shooting with the 55-200 while I wait for a part. I got an amazon refurbished package that had both lenses for...
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    Thanks! Fun project to add to the much when I'm...

    Thanks! Fun project to add to the much when I'm out walking around. I use a Sony a6000, which is an incredible bang for your buck and small enough I can actually fit it in a jacket pocket (and thus...
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    Fantastic holiday weekend up in NoVT. So many...

    Fantastic holiday weekend up in NoVT. So many good, crust-fee turns and *GASP* a bluebird day! I totally forgot what those were like :) So grateful for this run of excellent snow.


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    Fun one run outing today, although the dust on...

    Fun one run outing today, although the dust on crust being thin in spots in the notch made for some sporty ascending. Much more fun coming down...
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    Fun walk in the BV area this morning. Made some...

    Fun walk in the BV area this morning. Made some very loud noises with my edges on anything steeper while simultaneously moving a lot of snow towards my face. Got one T2B untracked chute that made the...
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    Fun am at the Bush this morning with Mr. Wintry...

    Fun am at the Bush this morning with Mr. Wintry Mix and both of us on the slow boards. Maybe 8-10" of cream above the ice, better cover than expected but thiiiiiiiin on anything south facing. Tried...
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    Happy that homophobic slurs (it's fine, they were...

    Happy that homophobic slurs (it's fine, they were cool once, you're not horrible, I said it for a long time too) aren't being left unchallenged. Progress from when I was the "professional" liasion...
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    WTB: Smith I/O7 lenses

    Hey y'all! Looking for any low light I/O7 lenses you might be holding... PM if so!
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    So fucking badass. If he had flown like 2 feet...

    So fucking badass. If he had flown like 2 feet farther he might have made it. Just glad he didn't die. I dunno what he was thinking!
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    That is a bummer up at Jay. Vibes to the family....

    That is a bummer up at Jay. Vibes to the family. I got blown off the trail and into th woods when I was changing over Saturday and sliding blind into trees was terrifying. Very relieved I bumped into...
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    Tried to skin up Stowe Saturday am for "exercise"...

    Tried to skin up Stowe Saturday am for "exercise" and couldn't get halfway up Gondolier, skins were slipping so bad. Truly heinous conditions that morning, after a week of being a sport abut it.
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    Yes!! So glad someone posted this. A classic. ...

    Yes!! So glad someone posted this. A classic.

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    It's the way to live, really...

    It's the way to live, really ;)https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20190207/63b427b68c85b565a9dd7b3dfbfcf010.gif

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    Skied some "loud pow" aka refrozen smooth/icy...

    Skied some "loud pow" aka refrozen smooth/icy groomed snow at BV this morning. Shockingly edgeable stuff. Objectively awful, subjectively fun! I was smiling.
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    Just starting the experience in the past 1-2...

    Just starting the experience in the past 1-2 months in New England. Tinder is garbage IMO in my 30's, not really getting anywhere there. Bumble seems to be a step up in quality and have met some nice...
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    Nice! Sent from my moto g(6) play using...

    Nice!

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