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  1. In the late 90ís rod johnson worked part time at...

    In the late 90ís rod johnson worked part time at marmot mtn works. He Swiss-cheesed many skis there and previously when he worked at rotte, comparing how the sweet spot for binding mount compared to...
  2. He probably thought, ďhell no, I donít want to...

    He probably thought, ďhell no, I donít want to trigger an avalanche on impact.Ē

    More benefit of the doubt that doesnít answer most questions, they may have not seen the SAC forecast because they...
  3. for me, unless there's some clear consensus by...

    for me, unless there's some clear consensus by like-minded alpine or tele skiers, i mount (hand-measured) boot center on the ski's marked (directional) boot center line.

    For me, there is more...
  4. I think I missed the part about where the two...

    I think I missed the part about where the two were standing relative to the avi path.

    The lack of additional info in their SAC reporting makes me think that they did not make any assessments of...
  5. I canít stand encountering the recreational use...

    I canít stand encountering the recreational use of drones in the backcountry.
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    Free your heel and your mind will follow.... :P

    Free your heel and your mind will follow.... :P
  7. Dang. That mammoth Climax bowl slide trigger was...

    Dang. That mammoth Climax bowl slide trigger was just my assumption.
  8. I donít see how they managed any risk. From what...

    I donít see how they managed any risk. From what I can tell, they were oblivious to the risk.

    Heal up, MTT
  9. I always thought that someone found the sweet...

    I always thought that someone found the sweet spot on the Climax slab. That was a really rough year for mammoth patrollers.
  10. Yíall see the outreach from the press on his...

    Yíall see the outreach from the press on his YouTube channel? In the comments section.

    Regarding analysis of their mistakes and decisions, maybe itíll be easier to list procedures they did right....
  11. I hope those arenít things of the past!

    I hope those arenít things of the past!
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    Thanks for the response. Damn! Clearly, those...

    Thanks for the response. Damn! Clearly, those people that laid the tracks missed the trigger points. No bueno. I hope peeps make good decisions out there!
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    Truck Tire Time

    Iíll measure full diameter of the tires when I get a chance. Visually, itís a noticeable difference.
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    Heal up!!

    Heal up!!
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    Sticky: From my phone, it looks about right! Thank you so...

    From my phone, it looks about right! Thank you so much!
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    Following up, that ^^ statement is not correct....

    Following up, that ^^ statement is not correct. 265/65r18 are bigger tires (taller) than 265/75r16. At least 1-2Ē bigger. I havenít measured. I have used tiresize.com to figure this shit out for...
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    Sticky: Looking for template for these marker bindings (3...

    Looking for template for these marker bindings (3 holes for the toe). For one of my kids skis. Tia
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  18. That really sucks (heavenly incident) :( ...

    That really sucks (heavenly incident) :(

    powdork, this is what I meant. http://www.acccalgary.ca/2015/05/human-factors-facets/
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    Thanks for the response. My question was more...

    Thanks for the response. My question was more related to wondering if people had skied a slope that others with a first hand understanding of hazard would have considered suspect.
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    That photo at top thread shows several tracks the...

    That photo at top thread shows several tracks the lookerís right Bowl. Does that bowl have the same persistent weaknesses? Iím assuming yes....
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    This one ya gotta watch to get full enjoyment ...

    This one ya gotta watch to get full enjoyment

    https://youtu.be/7qUM3340slk
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    The Official Salomon S/Lab SHIFT MNC Thread -AMA

    Not sure why one would want to make a tele turn using a shift binding ;)

    Tahoej, do you usually bruise from torque/boot pressure when you have a binding release? Did it mess up the canting of your...
  23. Maybe somebody will do a FACETS assessment of the...

    Maybe somebody will do a FACETS assessment of the Independence Lake Incident.

    For me, big honkin rocker touring skis are great with this type of hazard because lower angle lower consequence...
  24. The Official 19/20 Tahoe Ski Snowboard Thread. Plus bonus Bootfitting Recs!

    My spitball guess is that the odds are higher, as you suggest.
  25. Like ~2006, a bump run at snowbird slid at night...

    Like ~2006, a bump run at snowbird slid at night (full moon) and the bed surface was a mogul field.

    Sent from my SPH-L710 using TGR Forums mobile app
  26. but is considering all of those factors really...

    but is considering all of those factors really going to influence your (or anybodiesí) decisionmaking about skiing inbounds in avi mitigated areas?
  27. Thread: Trucks.

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    Trucks.

    Thatís interesting ^^^.

    Canít you get a new hilux in MX?
  28. That all sucks :(. RIP and condolences to family...

    That all sucks :(. RIP and condolences to family and friends.

    That windslab photo makes sense to me^^^. Lots of snow has been moving around for several days.

    FWIW, According to my reading of...
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    Yíall donít remember Yaddle from Star Wars 1? She...

    Yíall donít remember Yaddle from Star Wars 1? She sits on the Jedi council and meets Anakin when heís brought to meet the council for the first time.
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    i spoke to her ^^ a few years ago. That incident...

    i spoke to her ^^ a few years ago. That incident weighs heavy on her. I'm guessing old goat may know her.

    I've talked to two that patrolled alpine meadows on that fateful day. One, who was lead...
  31. Last I heard, tallac was part of north...

    Last I heard, tallac was part of north shore/Truckee.... at least that where most of the locals riding there are from.... amiright!
  32. Thanks for the response. The wax is on...

    Thanks for the response.



    The wax is on both the side of the stone that I would not sharpen with Emery paper and the side that I would/will sharpen.
  33. Opinions on the Ski Visions base flattener???

    Bump

    Iíve been using my skivisions base flattened and structuring tool more and more lately. Iíve been following the vid instructions/methods from the skivisions guy, focusing on using the stone...
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    Skivision hand tools can help flatten a ski. ...

    Skivision hand tools can help flatten a ski.

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    This helped me get through part of a long ass...

    This helped me get through part of a long ass tuning session

    https://youtu.be/JDKj0aX9PRg
  36. Thread: The FIFTY

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    I liked the amateurís sunset descent.

    I liked the amateurís sunset descent.
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    In the SW universe, only the bad guys (Sith) have...

    In the SW universe, only the bad guys (Sith) have the ability to use Force Lightning. There was significance in the movie when Rey got really upset and accidentally did it herself.
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    Are you all talking about when Rey uses ďforce...

    Are you all talking about when Rey uses ďforce lightning?Ē
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    Condolences to all involved. I have never...

    Condolences to all involved.

    I have never skied there, but have always enjoyed the role as the one punching in the traverse (as a resort ďguestĒ) on a powder day (e.g., kirkwood, Alta,...
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    Low impact physical and mental challenge. For...

    Low impact physical and mental challenge.

    For me (besides tele ski ballet - youíre really missing out!), I have found a martial/application style of tai chi chuan to be challenging both mentally...
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    Even better reason for a well written satire in a...

    Even better reason for a well written satire in a high circulated publication. See if the author can be trolled
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    Itíd be a fun experience in an icy empty parking...

    Itíd be a fun experience in an icy empty parking lot!!

    Iíd like to see that ďtank turnĒ done on dry pavement.
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    sorry to hear this and i wish you luck in your...

    sorry to hear this and i wish you luck in your recovery.

    one of the reasons that i learned to tele (mid-90s) was to slow myself down.

    to keep myself entertained when skiing with my littles on...
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    Iíd like to see a widely read rebuttal piece. ...

    Iíd like to see a widely read rebuttal piece.

    Like from nick p of the New Yorker. It would be glorious (but wishful thinking) if it was a harsh satire via Shouts and Murmurs.

    Or Megan M could...
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    Thatís like driving from squaw to Truckee on a...

    Thatís like driving from squaw to Truckee on a weekend....
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    I kinda wanted to go to that demo at alpine...

    I kinda wanted to go to that demo at alpine meadows, but I dread the traffic for the drive home....

    What are current thoughts on durability for the lynx? Would this be a binding to work in at the...
  47. Donít yíall walk around in your snowblades to...

    Donít yíall walk around in your snowblades to keep from wearing out your boot soles?
  48. Ice rink Sent from my SPH-L710 using TGR...

    Ice rink


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  49. Thread: Trucks.

    by bodywhomper
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    Trucks.

    A plug fell apart in my land cruiser. Damaged a lot, including the cylinder (tried the helicoil technique) and replaced the engine....

    Thereís a chance that the plug was either never installed...
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    I also thought that it was further out, but my...

    I also thought that it was further out, but my 14yo felt certain that it was much closer to end of ROTJ. I believe wookiepedia, states that itís 9 years after the battle that destroyed the first...
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