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    Love these skis more and more every day. ...

    Love these skis more and more every day. Finally got them in some decent depth powder , was a 17in storm but caught a couple rope drops day after so settled down a bit less that that. Im on 188...
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    Pretty much what I've gotten out of this...

    Pretty much what I've gotten out of this necro-thread bump is how much this place misses Jong Slaughter
  3. Bird was a shitton of fun today. Didn't expect...

    Bird was a shitton of fun today. Didn't expect much coming in yesterday w my grom and figuring I missed the storm. Good stuff doing little cloud laps then bookends laps. Not super crowded except...
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    I love mine and haven't noticed them being any...

    I love mine and haven't noticed them being any weirder than other skis w heavily tapered tips or reverse sidecut sections, but I'm a hack who has random tip dive from time to time on all skis due to...
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    Thanks. Sounds good. Half the time I'd be on...

    Thanks. Sounds good. Half the time I'd be on these would be either farting around with the kids or hitting skiied out EC trees so lack of a true charger speed limit wouldnt matter too much. The...
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    Anyone have an opinion in the E93 vs E100? Have...

    Anyone have an opinion in the E93 vs E100? Have the older Nordica Hell and Back 185 and may want to replace this with one of these. Have wider Praxis Q 188 for deeper days , so he 93 probably makes...
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    Tech talkish Thread cunt as I was eyeing up the...

    Tech talkish Thread cunt as I was eyeing up the 93 or 100 to replace an older Nordica Hell and Back 185 as my no new snow ski in a 2 ski quiver w a Praxis Q. What did you like about the 93 that was...
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    I have the 130mm on my 188 Praxis Q , they...

    I have the 130mm on my 188 Praxis Q , they overhang a bit but tolerable, They actually lock together like nust, I have to pry the skis apart when they are base to base. Probably would have gotten a...
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    Bach skiied great the last 2 days. I get that...

    Bach skiied great the last 2 days. I get that there's a ton of space, but I can't get over how untracked parts of this place are days after a storm. Way different than the powder panic I'm used...
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    So who here has the GPOs w schzos at Pine Martin...

    So who here has the GPOs w schzos at Pine Martin Lodge right now ?

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  11. Yep number is really difficult to estimate. How...

    Yep number is really difficult to estimate. How can you determine which Ikon skiiers had a Mountain Collective for 2-3 days of use , or more w the 50% off additional days vs purchasing online multi...
  12. Thread: Ikon Pass

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    Seriously. These synched announcements , all w...

    Seriously. These synched announcements , all w similar theme and verbiage, came straight from some corporate type hack press release, like BP saying lots of fish really like oil in the gulf. I...
  13. Thread: Ikon Pass

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    I am kind of suspicious that all of the letters...

    I am kind of suspicious that all of the letters coming from ski area management sound eerily similar. Looks like Ikon PR department gave them talking points to use.

    I would love to see the...
  14. Thread: Gordycamps

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    Just missed the last couple, achillies injury had...

    Just missed the last couple, achillies injury had me bail on one, and then the next year we did the cancelled camp where not enough signed up initially but Gordy skiied w us for a day anyway. Then...
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    Bend/ Bachelor crew,I apologize in advance for...

    Bend/ Bachelor crew,I apologize in advance for bringing the high pressure with me. Must have used my good weather luck up in LCC last month. I will be getting into Bend wed night - Monday. Would...
  16. Thread: Ikon Pass

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    Couldnt agree more with this, Despite the value...

    Couldnt agree more with this, Despite the value in many cases, we have avoided buying Epic or Ikon passes due to the early commitment and lock in. I know every year ill be up in VT a bunch of...
  17. EDIT: Im an idiot... NM Sent from my Pixel 3...

    EDIT: Im an idiot... NM

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    Fucked up on timing with Solitude BBI and all,...

    Fucked up on timing with Solitude BBI and all, but already committed and will be in Bend w friends and wife March 14th if anyones around to make turns / grab beers with.
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    This would be awesome . Think we can get 75...

    This would be awesome . Think we can get 75 people or so? Would be pretty cheap per person. Obviously weather dependent, how long in advance does this need to be booked?

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  20. Yeah, despite the crowds / ikon issues , etc, ...

    Yeah, despite the crowds / ikon issues , etc, inbounds at Alta Bird are skiing fantastic now. The base is fat now, I can't remember the last time I saw so few rocks even on Cirque ,etc. Had a...
  21. I'm dumber than rocks and can't follow the...

    I'm dumber than rocks and can't follow the current list . For an idiot like me who missed the initial sale, are there any Larges left and unspoken for?

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    This has never happened to me. I bring a 60l...

    This has never happened to me. I bring a 60l backpack that is narrow and wide and def bigger than a rollly bag, but as long as it's on my back nobody has ever looked twice. Can always fit it in...
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    Source for Aaatack or Jester demo tracks?

    Anyone know a way of procuring these? I have a few older skis I took out of storage that are currently unmounted and would love to throw some demo tracks on them to swap bindings for the occasional...
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    Totally true , but you need to consider this is...

    Totally true , but you need to consider this is probably the least ridiculous question Bennys asked this month

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    Been skiing these for years. 100% correct answer...

    Been skiing these for years. 100% correct answer for what you are describing

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  26. Thread: Ikon Pass

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    That last part is what I assumed was happening. ...

    That last part is what I assumed was happening. If you are a casual skiier in the valley area, why not have a pass and get 5 bird days 5 Alta days and unlimited soli days. Will definitely increase...
  27. Thread: Ikon Pass

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    This is what I suspect is involved somewhat. Not...

    This is what I suspect is involved somewhat. Not arguing with those on the ground everyday that mountains are more crowded, but living on the EC and skiing at least 1 to 2 weeks in LCC most years ,...
  28. Thread: Ikon Pass

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    I wonder what percentage were MTN collective last...

    I wonder what percentage were MTN collective last few years. Did the Ikon substantially increase volume over the MC people which was similar but allowed 2 days free then unlimited at 50% off instead...
  29. Bought from Ptex1 back in 2008 and multiple...

    Bought from Ptex1 back in 2008 and multiple times since and he is still the man. Highly recommended

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    Like this idea. I've been skiing a mid90s to 100...

    Like this idea. I've been skiing a mid90s to 100 forever (mantras, Nordicas hell and back ) but have versitile 115+ Praxis Q or GPO as a 2 ski quiver. The H&B (old enforcer shape) is a carvy 100 w...
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    I've flown United a ton of times from PHL or EWR...

    I've flown United a ton of times from PHL or EWR to most ski destinations as a catalog to for you , I have never been charged a fee beyond nornal checked bags for a double ski bag loaded up to the...
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    Sorry, was this the regular Air or the Light...

    Sorry, was this the regular Air or the Light Hoody?

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    Bumping this to ask, how much colder Is.the nano...

    Bumping this to ask, how much colder Is.the nano air light hybrid on the back than the nap air light hoody without the back uninsulated section. I use a nano air vest over a baselayer all the time...
  34. I'm sure Ikon has added a bunch of traffic , but...

    I'm sure Ikon has added a bunch of traffic , but don't you think a weekend after an epic 70" in peak season would have brought out the masses anyway? I'm sure it's a factor just not sure how much of...
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    AAtack 13 Demo boot sole compatability

    So I came across some older 2017 AATack 13 demo binders, not the aatack2 model. Like the solid interface w the plates and low stack height , but can these be used w a grip walk sole or are they only...
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    Bindings do suck ass, the zero elasticity with...

    Bindings do suck ass, the zero elasticity with seemingly explosive bolt release toe is where the well earned "marker out" legend continued on. But if you have an old carver w a hostage rail on it...
  37. Any interest in splitting up? Likely not w the...

    Any interest in splitting up? Likely not w the inserts but if anyone wants the skis alone I have the exact same OG Protest unmounted at the moment and wanted to put those binders on them.
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    Yeah that's where my GPO was annoying, squirrelly...

    Yeah that's where my GPO was annoying, squirrelly on long cat tracks , required attention in a spot where I was mindlessly relaxing. Haven't noticed that w the Q and the Q is also the first Praxis I...
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    I have same layup w veneer, no issues w...

    I have same layup w veneer, no issues w squirrelly or splits on groomers at all. but my GPO did that a bit at first and were grabby adls shit in windfucked snow. . It's likely the tune, the GPOs...
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    Heading up to K-Mart with some friends who are...

    Heading up to K-Mart with some friends who are locked into this weekend, so will enjoy crushing granite refrozen raincrust over windjacked groomers. Nice follow up to last Sundays absolutely epic...
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    I've found I prefer the mounts on the GPO and Q...

    I've found I prefer the mounts on the GPO and Q on the line personally in most mixed conditions, but did get more tip dive than I wanted there on the 187 GPO so moved back 1 (mounted w Barons). so...
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    Yeah, I was concerned about this. I ran into...

    Yeah, I was concerned about this. I ran into Meek Mills crew on a corner in North Philly and they told me to watch out for some of their homies in Bend, said I might get done dealt wit out there if...
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    Schralp, been to Tahoe a bunch of times and...

    Schralp, been to Tahoe a bunch of times and never made it to N*, like most places, I'm sure there is quality stuff, I just dont know shit about that part of it. Thanks again.

    Alpy, luckily for...
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    Great description. Appreciate the info and pics....

    Great description. Appreciate the info and pics. Sound like it will work fine w this group. Wife loves the idea of skiing moderate angle pow or corn then hitting a bunch of breweries. Works for...
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    Thanks for the advice all. Driving to and from...

    Thanks for the advice all. Driving to and from mtn isn't a big deal,we do that a bunch since we home base somewhere and hit a bunch of nearby mtns usually. Connecting through SLC and DEN is kind of...
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    Yeah. No good directs from PHL to PDX anyway so...

    Yeah. No good directs from PHL to PDX anyway so would connect to Redmond. I agree Bachelor is somewhat off the beaten track for EC trip, but this group wants to do something different than the more...
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    Ugh, that bad? I've head the Flatchelor comments...

    Ugh, that bad? I've head the Flatchelor comments before, but kinda figured it was just ball busting more than reality.

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    Some of the group will follow me most places on...

    Some of the group will follow me most places on the mountain without mandatory air at the usual suspects, (Alta/bird, Jackson , squawlpine, etc). The rest are like my wife who will ski similar steep...
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    Hey Oregon folks, looking for some basic info on...

    Hey Oregon folks, looking for some basic info on a potential Bachelor trip from the EC in early March. We spend most of our away skiing in LCC but a mixed ability crew likes to take a trip...
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    Yeah. Medium Stiff was basically equal to 4 flex...

    Yeah. Medium Stiff was basically equal to 4 flex which was the original GPO stock flex.

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