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    Ooof. What a brutal, but educational set of...

    Ooof. What a brutal, but educational set of reading. My heart goes out to the victims. I'm also grateful to CIAC and Lou for shedding more light.


    Matt: good eyes. Dawson's recent blog seems to...
  2. Thread: Tent chat

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    Have you checked out these kifaru tipis?...

    Have you checked out these kifaru tipis? http://store.kifaru.net/shelters-c5.aspx Seems awesome for a hot winter camp. Expensive, though not much more than your other options. Bigger question mark is...
  3. Green means go: 136936 Bonus shot from...

    Green means go:
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    Bonus shot from Saturday. Lots of snow still
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    Amazing shot

    Amazing shot
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    Awesome stuff. TG, that tipi + stove looks pretty...

    Awesome stuff. TG, that tipi + stove looks pretty cush!



    Damn. Good thing you had those extra pads along? Or were those your buddy's sleep setup?
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    FYI/PSA for those unfamiliar with this POS...

    FYI/PSA for those unfamiliar with this POS http://beaconreviews.com/transceivers/Specs_PiepsFreeride.asp
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    Whether pit tests are useful depends on the...

    Whether pit tests are useful depends on the avalanche "problem"/"concern" (or whatever the next new term for this is) and what you're doing with it (just out for a tour, trying to forecast?). Here's...
  8. Thread: The Finger of God

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    Wow. Great read, thanks for the link Lee +1 on...

    Wow. Great read, thanks for the link Lee

    +1 on pit tests not needed, I'll check out the snowpit thread
  9. Agree that the ranger was probably confused....

    Agree that the ranger was probably confused. Caltrans, CHP all state agencies and snopark state-operated program and pretty clear about in-vehicle being OK



    Not 100% and don't have time to look...
  10. Interesting discussion. Mirrors one over on TAY...

    Interesting discussion. Mirrors one over on TAY http://www.turns-all-year.com/skiing_snowboarding/trip_reports/index.php?topic=26841.0



    Great attitude check man, have an awesome time in the...
  11. Yeah that was my understanding too (overnighting...

    Yeah that was my understanding too (overnighting in a car at a snopark) is fine if overnight parking is allowed. Very interested to know what you hear back from the ranger.
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    No way man, totally uninterested in awe...

    No way man, totally uninterested in awe inspiring, beautiful photos and a thoughtful writeup unless it's from the last few days. . .

    Seriously though, keep it coming. Can't wait till spring and a...
  13. nice shots check her sig eh

    nice shots



    check her sig eh
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    beautiful line. thanks

    beautiful line. thanks
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    Thanks grubbers. The analysis section is a great...

    Thanks grubbers. The analysis section is a great read
  16. Nice! Hope some good fun was had. From obs on...

    Nice! Hope some good fun was had.

    From obs on sac looks like like the slab is getting pretty variable out there.
  17. might get more feedback by posting on TAY PS I...

    might get more feedback by posting on TAY

    PS I can't see the embedded video. link?
  18. I wish. Careful up there...

    I wish. Careful up there http://www.sierraavalanchecenter.org/node/3275
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    quoted for truth.

    quoted for truth.
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    Maybe I missed it, but why NE? Colorado...

    Maybe I missed it, but why NE?

    Colorado College
    Whitman
    Reed
    Honors programs at big state Unis (CU, Utah, UI, UW)
  21. Bump with updated link to the article ...

    Bump with updated link to the article

    http://www.fsavalanche.com/NAC/techPages/articles/08_TAR_BirkelandBarteltMeiners.pdf

    Also, I didn't see it mentioned in this thread, so it's worth...
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    Christopher3000, well expressed! I'm genuinely...

    Christopher3000, well expressed! I'm genuinely not sure Drew was trying to express all you've said here, but it's very nicely put. As for Considerable, you make good points and though the guidelines...
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    SAC...

    SAC updated their report with a statement from the party involved in the incident, written by the buried victim:



    PS discussion of radio interference might be more useful to all in the thread...
  24. BUMP for truth, relevance, thread police

    BUMP

    for truth, relevance, thread police
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    Crazy video. Super hard to watch, though I did so...

    Crazy video. Super hard to watch, though I did so through SAC's site and knowing the guy was fine made it a bit easier. He's lucky beyond belief.

    Also great that SAC made this available, to learn...
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    Thanks for posting, interesting read. I agree...

    Thanks for posting, interesting read. I agree with much of what Drew said.
    I would point out though that it's no accident that AIARE's level 1 is titled Decision Making in Avalanche Terrain.
    This...
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    Yes, this was inbounds at crystal. More details...

    Yes, this was inbounds at crystal. More details in this slide zone thread
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    Oh nice, I hadn't noticed looking forward to...

    Oh nice, I hadn't noticed looking forward to reading the whole thing.

    Agreed on the sad but well done too.

    Passthedutchie, Good idea, thanks for cross-posting it there
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    Stevens Pass Avalanche retrospective in NY Times

    First of a SIX part series up today

    http://projects.nytimes.com/2012/snow-fall-preview/#/?part=tunnel-creek
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    more details on TAY thread here:...

    more details on TAY thread here: http://www.turns-all-year.com/skiing_snowboarding/trip_reports/index.php?topic=26573.0
  31. Oh man, makes me nostalgic too. Great shots from...

    Oh man, makes me nostalgic too. Great shots from a fantastic place. Thanks Gary!

    Shorty, yes the trails around Maligne offer lots of low-angle areas below treeline. The trails in the area are...
  32. @bodywhomper those graphs are great, but for...

    @bodywhomper those graphs are great, but for official forecast go to NWS Reno: http://www.wrh.noaa.gov/total_forecast/getprod.php?wfo=rev&sid=REV&pil=FLS

    e.g. from 1036 AM today:
  33. Yikes! Forecast to flood 4 feet by Sunday...

    Yikes! Forecast to flood 4 feet by Sunday evening.

    Sorry I'm too far away to help. Good luck to those who can make it out.
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    another

    http://email.sierratradingpost.com/dm?id=19A8FF86BFF5A8902079C46E6317A928
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    up for grabs: backcountry.com 20% code

    good thru 4/29

    2Q8-1-WZBCG

    post here once you've used it...
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    damn that sucks. sounds similar to that...

    damn that sucks.

    sounds similar to that fatality in santa cruz earlier this year. no good to be on autopilot around right turning traffic. and too bad this stranger fuckface had nothing better to...
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    dunno if this is old news, but i just heard the...

    dunno if this is old news, but i just heard the deadline will be extended to sometime in Sept:

    "During the past month, Kirkwood experienced some web
    processing errors with a limited number of...
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    yeah, especially if he's some kinda protected...

    yeah, especially if he's some kinda protected class ;)
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    this thread is hilarious dude. good luck with...

    this thread is hilarious dude.

    good luck with these dumbshit landlords. sounds like it shouldn't be a problem. if they keep harassing you i'm sure some of the lawyers on here can help you come up...
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    what davieboot said

    what davieboot said
  41. damn dude. i'll keep an eye out. definitely...

    damn dude. i'll keep an eye out.

    definitely call shops in sf and the east bay. ask for the service guys and tell them about it we always kept an eye out. i'm assuming you posted on the mtb...
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    not that nice

    not that nice
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    oops, i thought it'd be clear from context. i'd...

    oops, i thought it'd be clear from context. i'd like the harness for sport climbs and some use in the winter.

    i'm looking for something similar in price and features to those listed (bd...
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    snoseal and other wax-based products are good,...

    snoseal and other wax-based products are good, mink and other oil-based products are bad.

    oils seep into the cells of the leather & cause them to swell and loose their shape and structural...
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    NSR- BD harness sizing

    was looking into harnesses & BDs focus/momentum seem like good deals.

    unfortunately i'm right between small and medium (32" waist) the med seems a bit loose even in shorts and the small isn't...
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    wicked sick! just got back from my own trip to...

    wicked sick! just got back from my own trip to the broughton.
    TR in a while (once photos are organized)

    here's a teaser photo, unfortunately pretty low res. this was taken in baker sound...
  47. wow. this seems pretty common among small shady...

    wow. this seems pretty common among small shady law firms. de facto employees being treated as 1099...

    i have a buddy who (i think) successfully argued that he was an employee. this was probably...
  48. BWA! Way to get out and after it when the pass...

    BWA!

    Way to get out and after it when the pass was open and before the 580 got blowed-up
  49. Awesome photos! THanks man

    Awesome photos! THanks man
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    use the drop down for your region:...

    use the drop down for your region:
    http://www.montereybayaquarium.org/cr/SeafoodWatch/web/sfw_regional.aspx

    edit:
    oh, and I'll echo what others said about local/fresh being more important to me...
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