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  1. Good for the base... it's all good for the...

    Good for the base... it's all good for the base...right?
  2. Re: fogging - I've been using that OR Ubertube +...

    Re: fogging - I've been using that OR Ubertube + Zeal Portal with no issue. Ubertube + Smiths (idk the model) was a no go. Zeal's got their anti-fog coating sorted.
  3. Idk looks like a lot of walking.

    Idk looks like a lot of walking.
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    Check out the Armada Tracer/Trace 108. GF just...

    Check out the Armada Tracer/Trace 108. GF just picked some up, they're light and easy to ski. Sounds like you're looking for a 50/50 ski?
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    FWIW I have 184 goats for inbounds and tour on...

    FWIW I have 184 goats for inbounds and tour on 179 Steeple 116s, and I like that set up. Especially if you're gonna be skiing tight trees, I say go for it. I still have yet to find the speed limit on...
  6. This parkwiz app might be the only thing that...

    This parkwiz app might be the only thing that works better on andriod than iphones. Curious to see if all the Monday drops go like yesterdays.
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    Yep, AK it is. Thanks for the heads up, I'll...

    Yep, AK it is. Thanks for the heads up, I'll check out Wildsnow.

    Is it just the liner that makes the F1 warmer than the RS? Or the fact that there's more plastic in the construction. Basically...
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    Not sure if this is the right thread, but looking...

    Not sure if this is the right thread, but looking for some input on using a 1 kg boot in very, very cold conditions (20k ft in May). Overboots for sure, but wondering what people are doing with the...
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    I'm sure this has been covered before, but since...

    I'm sure this has been covered before, but since it's too dark to ski currently: How would you describe skiing goats? I was shooting the shit with a ski buddy, and I'm pretty terrible at describing...
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    Sticky: Simple 4 ski quiver. 175 Helio 105 - MTNs -...

    Simple 4 ski quiver.

    175 Helio 105 - MTNs - Spring/Big Days

    179 Steeple 116 - Ion LT - Winter Touring

    182 PB&J - Pivot 14 - Firm resort

    184 Billy Goat - Jester Pro - Resort DD
  11. Free/Beer: Warden 13 / Bushido- Central OR

    To be super clear: I wouldn't ski these bindings. I spent a year+ with these things, and had a number of pre-releases at the toe. There appears to be something wrong with the toe pieces, no matter...
  12. Can we also talk about those park-kid hood.......

    Can we also talk about those park-kid hood.... things? What are those exactly
  13. IMO, the parking policy is the least intrusive...

    IMO, the parking policy is the least intrusive way they could have gone about a reservation system. I'm not sure how much it works as a public health measure, but I think it's gonna allow people to...
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    Also wanted to throw out the Arva Reactor...

    Also wanted to throw out the Arva Reactor airbags, I've used the 24L for the last 3 years, and it carries everything I need for a typical day of touring, even including rope and all that. I have a...
  15. Don't worry, I got a few more before the tele...

    Don't worry, I got a few more before the tele skiiers showed up and spent all afternoon trying to spoon each other.

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  16. Surprisingly soft on everyone's favorite dog park...

    Surprisingly soft on everyone's favorite dog park today. Conditions look firm for opening week.
    ...
  17. Question for people who use the BCA radios. I'm...

    Question for people who use the BCA radios. I'm having a hard time figuring out the best place/way to clip the mic part to my backpack straps. I've got an ARVA airbag, and the clip doesn't like the...
  18. For what you're talking about, I think the answer...

    For what you're talking about, I think the answer is "the cheapest pin bindings you can get". Don't overthink it, there's minute differences between all of the options, but at the end of the day it's...
  19. So what's the deal with the bachy lot now?...

    So what's the deal with the bachy lot now? Instructions unclear.
  20. Kinda a bummer, but at least they're allowing...

    Kinda a bummer, but at least they're allowing uphill and can generally keep lifts spinning, unlike certain neighbors to the north.
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    I formally request a new thread but don't have...

    I formally request a new thread but don't have any good photos to start one.
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    Relative to a lot of the stuff in the NW, the...

    Relative to a lot of the stuff in the NW, the skin out to the usual suspects really isn't terrible down here. It's flat, at least.
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    This actually exists, my buddy had Praxis make a...

    This actually exists, my buddy had Praxis make a triple camber version of the Quixote, in a 182 with an UL core. Mounted with CAST. Can report back once the snow falls and I figure out how to shove...
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    price drop on bibs, make an offer.

    price drop on bibs, make an offer.
  25. Hah, all good choices. I tour on the old BG tour...

    Hah, all good choices. I tour on the old BG tour (Steeple 116) and love them for this use case, but they're a bit heavy and wouldn't be my choice for skiing super consequential terrain on days I know...
  26. I think that's probably true. FWIW, I split my...

    I think that's probably true. FWIW, I split my time equally between light skis with MTNs and heavier skis with Ion LTs with all the fancy gadgets/upgrades. In both cases, the skis stay attached to my...
  27. Even though it seems like you're going bigger,...

    Even though it seems like you're going bigger, just wanted to chime in and say that the Helio 105 is not a fun ski in pow (at least the old version). If it were me, I'd look really hard at a...
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    Whistler is pretty sweet.

    Whistler is pretty sweet.
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    Easy enough, thanks all.

    Easy enough, thanks all.
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    Does anyone know if the mount point for the PBJ...

    Does anyone know if the mount point for the PBJ moved over the years? I'm playing swiss cheese with some 2014 182s, and trying to decide if I should go forward or back of the recommended (reusing 50%...
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    Bump. Jacket sold, bibs still available.

    Bump. Jacket sold, bibs still available.
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    bump!

    bump!
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    IMO: "Normal" winter touring - you might want...

    IMO:

    "Normal" winter touring - you might want your ski to release, and you are usually skiing good snow - more full featured bindings (independent pins, length compensation) make sense. G3 and ATK...
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    FS: Outerwear

    TREW Trewth Bibs - Men's XS - $100
    Fits like a women's M/S. Great condition, a few small crampon holes in one leg.

    Mountain Hardwear - Cloud Bank GTX - M's Small - $150 - SOLD
    Insulated resort...
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    TTT

    TTT
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    Zed 9 is definitely enough, but it's somehow the...

    Zed 9 is definitely enough, but it's somehow the same price as the LT 12, and the LT 12 is orange, so, ya know. I'll keep an eye out for sure.
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    I'll pass on the Ions, ideally looking to spend...

    I'll pass on the Ions, ideally looking to spend about half that on a used set for the GF.

    PMed on the Pivots. Needing 95mm brakes.
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    WTB Ion Lt

    Think about it. There's lighter bindings out there. Zeds, BD Helio 200, ATK something or other. Or you ski really, really, really hard and 12 just isn't enough. There's Shifts, Tectons, Kingpins (do...
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    https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/pw/ACtC-3eF1UFF1...

    https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/pw/ACtC-3eF1UFF1AEuhPhsutG0-DsMC3SubMwsl95StKs1quUlU2aWN-cBoAnA4Natl9-S9FK4ZBgNoFYWry_NQl_RVnMT0DwmkLIb5cnsl_E15lD2MsN4zyvKgJYYmTRGuipMRN9SwouEqEl3NcT3pckSbU2w=w1265-...
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    I'd be curious what's out there on the slightly...

    I'd be curious what's out there on the slightly longer end of this spectrum. 170-174ish mid-pow ski.
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    How many vitamin Rs is a 3 ski mounting job?

    How many vitamin Rs is a 3 ski mounting job?
  42. PM'ed

    PM'ed
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    You forgot to add miniature cattle dog to that...

    You forgot to add miniature cattle dog to that list.

    Also this thread feels a bit premature. It's still 100F out.
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    Also lets talk about that mask/glove/shirt color...

    Also lets talk about that mask/glove/shirt color coordination.
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    It's somehow too stiff but also has the worlds...

    It's somehow too stiff but also has the worlds smallest balance point. I'd say it's best on groomers, which isn't the reason anyone buys that ski.
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    I've skiied both the BD Helio and the Hannibal,...

    I've skiied both the BD Helio and the Hannibal, and think that the Hannibal is a much better ski. I felt that the Helio has several identity crisis going on at once, and find that its remarkably bad...
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    Last year at Revy I didn't take out anything but...

    Last year at Revy I didn't take out anything but the goats. I know this isn't the answer to your question, but maybe consider goats 100% of the time? 116 is the new 100.
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    I like the idea of "light boots, light bindings,...

    I like the idea of "light boots, light bindings, and whatever skis you want." My main touring setup is La Sportiva Spectres (which are apparently softer than the F1s according to that comparative...
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    Can we start a lady goat group order instead?

    Can we start a lady goat group order instead?
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    https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/pw/ACtC-3eF1UFF1...

    https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/pw/ACtC-3eF1UFF1AEuhPhsutG0-DsMC3SubMwsl95StKs1quUlU2aWN-cBoAnA4Natl9-S9FK4ZBgNoFYWry_NQl_RVnMT0DwmkLIb5cnsl_E15lD2MsN4zyvKgJYYmTRGuipMRN9SwouEqEl3NcT3pckSbU2w=w1355-...
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