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    My BIL skied it yesterday in a day trip from...

    My BIL skied it yesterday in a day trip from Truckee and said it was great.
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    The unconfirmed rumor is that a Nugget Market...

    The unconfirmed rumor is that a Nugget Market (think Whole Foods, but family owned and Northern California based) is going in after making the decision not to open a store in Truckee. It would be a...
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    Just got back from 5 rough days in Mendocino...

    Just got back from 5 rough days in Mendocino County and connected on a little Blacktail as we were leaving the zone. A full moon, warm weather and a mountain lion on camera mid day shut down the...
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    Nothing better than skiing with my 3 year old son...

    Nothing better than skiing with my 3 year old son and 5 year old daughter even if we're sticking to Subway, Meadow and Weasel at PTAlpine! Experiencing the mountains through their eyes is the...
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    I’m a hack skier these days, but could spend the...

    I’m a hack skier these days, but could spend the rest of my life lapping Silvy.
  6. Thread: GUNS!!!!!!!!

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    Thanks for the advice. I ended up with a...

    Thanks for the advice. I ended up with a Winchester Model 70 Super Grade…time for a scope!
  7. Thread: GUNS!!!!!!!!

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    Unfortunately as a California guy, I can’t play...

    Unfortunately as a California guy, I can’t play with 95% of the gun featured in this thread…

    What I can pick up is a new deer rifle. I’m looking for a classic bolt action, likely chambered in...
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    Japan and a little close to home..

    I’ll post this up and leave it…

    https://mountaingazette.com/blogs/mountain-notes/beloved-south-lake-tahoe-skier-kyle-smaine-killed-in-avalanche-in-japan

    My Truckee Brother in Law is best...
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    Keep them coming! These are films for me to...

    Keep them coming! These are films for me to watch on the peloton or treadmill!
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    Echoing Mike Pow…thanks for the recommendation. ...

    Echoing Mike Pow…thanks for the recommendation. Amazing film, not a fan of the ending but the entire film was a non stop version of the bank heist scene in Heat. Wow. And for those who don’t like...
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    Nice Bolton. I’ve yet to ski in Japan but it is...

    Nice Bolton. I’ve yet to ski in Japan but it is on the list. My Japan experiences are limited to Tokyo, Kyoto and some random Port towns. Easily one of my favorite countries in the world!
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    Hi Nate, we likely crossed paths but it’s been...

    Hi Nate, we likely crossed paths but it’s been awhile. Hit me up on PM and we can play the name game!

    Jess
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    Casey’s memories line up closely with mine and...

    Casey’s memories line up closely with mine and we’ve shared a beer on the Alpine deck in the late 90’s…I think you were in law school or thinking about it at the time? The Clint Fiala, Rodd Adams,...
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    I finally got back into Japan/Tokyo in mid...

    I finally got back into Japan/Tokyo in mid November for some work.

    Just sharing with the travelers that while it doesn’t hurt you to fill out and upload the docs referenced above, NRT was a shit...
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    Le Grande Montets is a dream resort and...

    Le Grande Montets is a dream resort and manageable as a resort skier.

    If you want to experience the other side of Chamonix, a guide is mandatory for someone of your (and my) abilities.
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    Congratulations Phall…that thing is a beast! ...

    Congratulations Phall…that thing is a beast! Packing out a 120# Blacktail is child’s play! Great work!
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    425102I got as lucky as you can get. Cool...

    425102I got as lucky as you can get. Cool weather in California A Zone had deer moving all over the place and we got a beautiful 4x3 Blacktail an hour after sunrise.
  18. Yep.

    Yep.
  19. Agree with OG and it is none of our business.

    Agree with OG and it is none of our business.
  20. Hey TahoeJ….just a super awful story and yes, our...

    Hey TahoeJ….just a super awful story and yes, our Tahoe Group on this thread has been keeping it positive. Let’s keep it that way. No call out at all.
  21. Just to add, this is among the most positive...

    Just to add, this is among the most positive threads on TGR and plenty of us are friends of friends with both the family, SAR, LEO and others involved in the community. Let’s keep this thread on the...
  22. I’m a huge fan of Ewan McGregor’s Long Way Round,...

    I’m a huge fan of Ewan McGregor’s Long Way Round, Long Way Down and the latest pre Covid on E-Harleys Long Way Up. This epic TR is comparable without the support team and camera crew!

    Love it...
  23. TNSAR for the win! Thanks for being out there!

    TNSAR for the win! Thanks for being out there!
  24. Thread: 2022 PGA

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    I bumped into Greg Norman in the concierge lounge...

    I bumped into Greg Norman in the concierge lounge at the Palace Hotel in Tokyo a couple of years ago. Really cool guy with an IDGAF attitude and enough FU money to last a 100 lifetimes. He’s a...
  25. Thanks all. Definitely my preferred route down...

    Thanks all. Definitely my preferred route down the mountain, preferably after Tower 16 or Broken Arrow. I think we've always called it "The left side".
  26. Loaded question…as an Alpine and Squaw pass...

    Loaded question…as an Alpine and Squaw pass holder since the epic winter of 94/95, where is Sunnyside and where are the ponds?
  27. I believe the well known scam is that a fully...

    I believe the well known scam is that a fully refundable ticket can still be cancelled up to departure despite a boarding pass in hand.

    Lots of stories about this on Flyertalk.
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    Were the PJ's from Moffat Field training in late...

    Were the PJ's from Moffat Field training in late December/Early January? Grabbed lunch at Nugget in Davis and saw a few of the trucks and containers in the parking lot...likely grabbing lunch at...
  29. Thread: Shiffrin

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    The Parallel GS is live on Peacock. Quality...

    The Parallel GS is live on Peacock. Quality coverage/announcers and no spoilers from me!
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    Totally agree. PD made a comment years ago that...

    Totally agree. PD made a comment years ago that SP didn’t get or doesn’t get. I’m guessing SP has never stood in the Owens Valley and realized that us California flatlanders have huge mountains...
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    It’s a sad story on so many levels. As a Dad...

    It’s a sad story on so many levels. As a Dad with a two and four year old we love to take them out in packs (four year old has started getting out of the pack more often than not) on some of the...
  32. Thread: The FIFTY

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    Echoing our resident Surgeon, heat stroke or...

    Echoing our resident Surgeon, heat stroke or exhaustion is not a joke. Have experienced it one time on a golf course in HS with my Dad and others who knew to get me in the shade and ice around my...
  33. Started about 24 hours ago here in Davis with no...

    Started about 24 hours ago here in Davis with no let up. Local news and Bodie Zhafa all agree that it’s a true 100 year storm.
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    Nice work Phall! Great looking buck!

    Nice work Phall! Great looking buck!
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    Not going to jump into any conspiracy theories,...

    Not going to jump into any conspiracy theories, but heat stroke sucks and I’ve only experienced it on a golf course with my Dad and and other golfers who fed me ice water. Can only imagine that one...
  36. Iron Mountain hosted our high school race camp...

    Iron Mountain hosted our high school race camp for years when I spent time there in the early 90’s. A fun “park at the top” mountain.

    My brother, Splat and I had a disastrous photo shoot at the...
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    What if these two idiots set up an elaborate hoax...

    What if these two idiots set up an elaborate hoax seeking Insta-fame and it got way out of their control? Hoped that parents might float some cash for a bit…then the law, Reddit and TGR got...
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    Thanks Phall. My Grandpa died in’63 (I was born...

    Thanks Phall. My Grandpa died in’63 (I was born in ‘77) and this hunt felt special…there was just a weird connection.

    Good luck to all this year.

    My CA deer tag is punched for the year but...
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    384164 And it still shoots straight!

    384164

    And it still shoots straight!
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    Anyone else dealing with a bat shit crazy...

    Anyone else dealing with a bat shit crazy anti-vaxxer MIL? Asking for a friend…

    Fortunately, the apple fell a long way from the tree.
  41. At least she seems nice.

    At least she seems nice.
  42. How does it compare to lounging at the Ahwahnee? ...

    How does it compare to lounging at the Ahwahnee?

    You can still hear the ghosts of wounded WW2 GI’s in the great room while hearing the pianos Judy Garland and Sinatra used to croon over...
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    My daughter got the snip and it greatly improved...

    My daughter got the snip and it greatly improved both nursing and Mom’s happiness. She screamed for a few minutes and was good to go.
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    Barrel confirms August 1957 manufacture date. No...

    Barrel confirms August 1957 manufacture date. No rust and a very clean action. Looking forward to reacquainting myself with this rifle.
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    Good advice all around. Thanks Gretch, Conundrum...

    Good advice all around. Thanks Gretch, Conundrum and RF.
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    Just came into possession of my Grandfather’s 60+...

    Just came into possession of my Grandfather’s 60+ year old Remington 760 Gamemaster in .270 and am looking forward to getting it in front of some Blacktail or pig later this year.

    Rifle hasn’t...
  47. As a Tahoe skier for 38 years...it’s too early to...

    As a Tahoe skier for 38 years...it’s too early to start the thread. (I’m in my early 40’s)

    That said, anyone have an angle on some 191 Wailers 105? Too early to spew the thread? Marshall?
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    While disappointing, Powder has had an obvious...

    While disappointing, Powder has had an obvious decline in the last 5-10 years. While the Mags talk about its heyday, with talented writers and unique perspective, that brand disappeared years ago.
    ...
  49. Iron Mountain. We had High School ski team camps...

    Iron Mountain. We had High School ski team camps there prior to shut down.

    My brother and I even did a dysfunctional photo shoot with the one and only Splat in the early ‘00’s. (Dysfunctional...
  50. To add, my wife and I successfully hauled a 10...

    To add, my wife and I successfully hauled a 10 month old and a 3 year old to the top of KT and Eagles Nest. Empty hike aside from a Hippy Couple behind us and two Ultra Runners that were training. ...
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