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    Do tell! I'm I big Encyclopedia Brown fan. This...

    Do tell! I'm I big Encyclopedia Brown fan. This "red handed bit" has we intrigued.
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    Our system requires that every four years you...

    Our system requires that every four years you pick one asshole or the other asshole. Don't let that define you. Don't force others into one of two boxes. That is divisive and that is an impediment...
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    I don't know, I mean its kinda bad but its not...

    I don't know, I mean its kinda bad but its not that bad!

    I haven't been out of my bubble yet but Winter Park has 146 ytd against an average of 350" and the best 3 months of ski season start...
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    Or said a different way, you need to make that...

    Or said a different way, you need to make that the easy part. It is a hard choice, but it is a choice. I feel like as you age, you don't have time for everything you did when you were younger. I'm...
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    I'm 47. I want to be doing this shit for as long...

    I'm 47. I want to be doing this shit for as long as possible and I think about that all the time. Mentally, two things have helped me. Despite the desire and dedication, I'm OK with not being as...
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    Snow Mountain Ranch

    Snow Mountain Ranch
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    Due to second homeowners having for money than...

    Due to second homeowners having for money than sense and the East Troublesome Fire, I've got more money than time these days. I'm gonna give a Port Tack Rack a shot on my M8000, I'll let you know...
  8. Kai, I honestly commend you for trying to dig a...

    Kai, I honestly commend you for trying to dig a little deeper into decision make. One thing that I think you are missing is what the role of an avalanche center is. They absolutely positively do...
  9. At least for the CAIC, that is more or less the...

    At least for the CAIC, that is more or less the purpose of both the daily (usually) discussion and the YouTubes.




    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dHE0o5eSNyI&feature=emb_logo

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  10. I don't disagree with ya Kai, but here are a few...

    I don't disagree with ya Kai, but here are a few comments from someone with 25+ years experience ski touring in a continental snowpack. There has been an increasing desire by backcountry users to...
  11. Thread: Sobriety

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    I have no special word of wisdom just support. ...

    I have no special word of wisdom just support. It is incredibly awesome that you guys are helping each other out. For all the bullshit around here, they are some really good people. If there is...
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    I neither local nor fine but thanks for pumping...

    I neither local nor fine but thanks for pumping the brakes for a hot minute. I'm hoping that once our 1a and 1b vaccinations are complete and we get past this holiday surge we can all feel a bit...
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    Welcome to the mountains of Colorado, where...

    Welcome to the mountains of Colorado, where everyone is entitled to piss of their deck and have granite (or "solid surface" for you "mountain modern" folks) counters. It's a fucking joke, in the...
  14. Poll: I'm not sure if I'm signed up for a pullover or a...

    I'm not sure if I'm signed up for a pullover or a zipper but I'm guessing I owe some money and need to provide shipping info? Sorry if I missed the instructions.
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    You know that there have been multiple large...

    You know that there have been multiple large human triggers avalanches lately right? We love to look for patterns and convince ourselves that it couldn't be use 'cause it doesn't look like us. It's...
  16. Yeah, but that's old guy put in the time pie in...

    Yeah, but that's old guy put in the time pie in the ski shit that only people like you and me do or have done. I don't disagree but I think that is part of the disconnect between those that have...
  17. The common thread is shitty decision making. Not...

    The common thread is shitty decision making. Not old not young. Not experienced or inexperienced.

    Where you want to call it Avalanche Education or not is open to debate. That said, this is the...
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    Don't blame it on the weed!

    Don't blame it on the weed!
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    With all these superthreads, I lose track of what...

    With all these superthreads, I lose track of what was discussed where. So those of you that backcountry ski please check both the Jones Pass and Loveland Pass incidents from yesterday.

    I get the...
  20. I'll say it again, there is nothing wrong with...

    I'll say it again, there is nothing wrong with the danger scale. There is no magic bullet to make the backcountry safer. Ski touring in an activity for rational people that can demonstrate...
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    Word from the official skier count's at...

    Word from the official skier count's at Winterpark is that Monday is the new Friday, I say get used to it and embrace it. Colorado, especially in COVID times, doesn't have a business issue, we have...
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    I'm not on Facebook so I can't speak to the non...

    I'm not on Facebook so I can't speak to the non call out there but it's a special kind of awesome to attempt some type of basically intown ski mountaineering line , totally goat fuck both the basic...
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    Then what boomer...this is my point. Would you...

    Then what boomer...this is my point. Would you rather be a hungry, undereducated minority women in the deep south today or in 1967? Good job on your 50+ years of progress. Don't forget crank up...
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    Tax policy really comes down to two concepts. ...

    Tax policy really comes down to two concepts. Either a universal public good paid for my everyone, or a wealth transfer system. On paper, they both seem like pretty fair concepts. Of course...
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    It's generational. A lot of them are great...

    It's generational. A lot of them are great people, my parents included. They just have a hard time owning history that they were, at minimum, complicit in creating. My mom will tell me to turn off...
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    Pretty much. Nowadays they just roll up to Whole...

    Pretty much. Nowadays they just roll up to Whole Food in their Prius' and tell the rest of us what we should be doing for sustainability and the environment without even a hint of self-awareness...
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    Classism, oloigarchy and a massively...

    Classism, oloigarchy and a massively dysfunctional government for the last 30years to start
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    Wants nice things, doesn't want to pay for them. ...

    Wants nice things, doesn't want to pay for them. Describes a large percentage of the boomer population in the coastal states and other "socially progressive" locations. When you ask the wealthy...
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    Yeah, but the it sounds like the machine screw...

    Yeah, but the it sounds like the machine screw head is on the backside of the draw face.
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    Wierd. I usually just drill through the draw...

    Wierd. I usually just drill through the draw front and the draw box to mount the hardware. How is the draw front attached? You're gonna have to take that off.
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    Wait...so what's cool is transitioning from...

    Wait...so what's cool is transitioning from Eurovans to box trucks? So confusing.
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    As you said, it all depends on the situation. ...

    As you said, it all depends on the situation. Here is the land of little snow, lots o' tree and generally shitty stability, doubling opportunities are limited. Also, whooped out roads and tunnel...
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    That last picture is how we used to do it. We'd...

    That last picture is how we used to do it. We'd actually rivet loops of webbing on the front of the tunnel for the tips then ski tie the tails to the rack. For the rack rods, you can use allthread...
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    Sick looking homemade 'Woo. Did you fab the rack...

    Sick looking homemade 'Woo. Did you fab the rack also? So many more options for sleds without heat exchangers in the tunnel.
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    I'm sure the DMV and Post Offices will be busy...

    I'm sure the DMV and Post Offices will be busy processing applications for PO Boxes and Licences. Word on the street from a couple of buddies in the lodging industry is that it is still busy this...
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    Part of what makes Steamboat fun in that it is...

    Part of what makes Steamboat fun in that it is the anti-rad. If I want to challenge myself, I take my snowboard (because I suck). My home hill has shitty groomers, Steamboat doesn't. It's a great...
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    Mines2, check Grand County SAR for the the least...

    Mines2, check Grand County SAR for the the least sketchiest of info.
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    Just don't use it to call SAR, work remote, "hope...

    Just don't use it to call SAR, work remote, "hope on a call" or otherwise additionally CF what has become a legendary CF. If millenials can CF Loveland Pass, you know damn well the Gen Xers can CF...
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    That's the gist of it. I'm starting to get super...

    That's the gist of it. I'm starting to get super frustrated that a place I love in my backyard is know as a place where people go and do stupid shit. Helicopters, dog teams, ski patrol, SAR,...
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    Blue board/rigid insulation is usually just used...

    Blue board/rigid insulation is usually just used as a thermal break. Is there any insulation under the slab? What is the height of the foundation wall relative to the slab? What kind of heat do you...
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    My sled weighs about 500 lbs and has about 170hp....

    My sled weighs about 500 lbs and has about 170hp. When you give is gas, sometimes it goes, sometimes it doesn't. When you turn the handlebars sometimes it turns, sometimes it doesn't. Sometimes it...
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    Powsurfing makes you feel like a kid again. You...

    Powsurfing makes you feel like a kid again. You can absolutely eat shit. Once you have a few soul arches under your belt, you're hooked. When push comes to shove, I like getting out in the snow...
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    While, I agree with you about the victim and the...

    While, I agree with you about the victim and the beers thing, a commitment to having the truck unloaded before wetting the whistle is robbing yourself of one of the simple pleasures of skiing.
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    Or a backcountry skier could realized the limitation of any hazard rating system, understand that this is serious business, real the full report and discussion daily and practice consistent...
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    Wild guess...you haven't been to a snowmobile...

    Wild guess...you haven't been to a snowmobile trail head in the the 12 months? Pretty common to see his and hers 850s for first sleds and no idea not to ride them.
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    I pulled 4 people our last week. One was my...

    I pulled 4 people our last week. One was my wife. One I almost called stupid to there face. But yeah, if it's not a recovery point, you gotta hook it up.
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    It sounds a lot worse there than here. Than...

    It sounds a lot worse there than here. Than said, "people who choose to take a ski vacation during the holiday and act like it is business as usual" strikes me a pretty entitled and selfish subset...
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    Nah, just joking on 26 day Closest Shadows guy.

    Nah, just joking on 26 day Closest Shadows guy.
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    ^^^such an odd humble brag tone deaf post. I...

    ^^^such an odd humble brag tone deaf post. I mean the runs are on the map but why? Thats like rolling into the lift line and telling everyone to follow you to your favorite stash. But hey, 26days,...
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    What was his level of experience and what source...

    What was his level of experience and what source do you have for your answer? Honest question. I've heard he was an accomplished climber from Boulder.
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