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    I leave the house, dressed to ski, boots on,...

    I leave the house, dressed to ski, boots on, every day, and have for the past 30 years. If you can ski powder in the trees, kick steps up a couloir, climb into the back of pickup, walk steep icy...
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    No punches pulled. As devastatingly damning today...

    No punches pulled. As devastatingly damning today as it was when it came out.
  4. For better or worse, Bonnie Henry has wherever...

    For better or worse, Bonnie Henry has wherever possible advocated a ďNudgeĒ rather than enforce strategy to public persuasion. With BCís numbers perhaps having crested, it seems unlikely weíre going...
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    Mounting Shifts on oneís regular skis creates all...

    Mounting Shifts on oneís regular skis creates all sorts of opportunities for short and occasional ďtoursĒ. Iíd choose tech toe fittings in my next hill boots.
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    I only watched the ski men, and while the skiing...

    I only watched the ski men, and while the skiing standard was low (FWT a guys would have charged in those conditions) the quality of the footage was great, and I actually enjoyed the community event...
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    Hilarious when people in the Sea to Sky corridor...

    Hilarious when people in the Sea to Sky corridor get territorial. Proximity to that many clueless gapers creates all sorts of opportunities for making money and anonymous hookups, but endless growth,...
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    Swatches from an Austin Powers set?

    Swatches from an Austin Powers set?
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    Looks like theyíve reproduced the DPS Wailer 112...

    Looks like theyíve reproduced the DPS Wailer 112 Foundation, which isnít a bad thing.
  10. I donít know or particularly care if Albertanís...

    I donít know or particularly care if Albertanís are any more or less likely to ignore Public Health Guidance, Iím equally concerned about anyone travelling from outside my local health region to...
  11. Horgan is listening to BC residents, especially...

    Horgan is listening to BC residents, especially those living in small remote communities with limited health care resources, who are getting increasingly frustrated with a flood of selfish entitled...
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    Salomon S12Ti Toe piece loosening.

    My beloved 184cm Wailer 112RP rock skis are currently mounted with Salomon S12Ti bindings (the older, tighter mounting pattern). The wings on the toe pieces constantly back off to dangerously loose...
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    Post Your Stripper Stories Here

    Weekday, mid afternoon, doing some home plumbing repairs, a slow day in our small town. I got a call from a buddy who needed some help moving a couch. He picked me up, we moved said couch, and before...
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    357165 Just out wandering around the mountains.

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    Just out wandering around the mountains.
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    What an awesome couple of weeks of deep powder...

    What an awesome couple of weeks of deep powder skiing that was. If you havenít checked it, this is an excellent and very detailed summary of regional conditions...
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    Thread drift, but I always enjoy going down the...

    Thread drift, but I always enjoy going down the Raichle /Fulltilt rabbit hole. Although it appeared to be the same, the Konflict didnít necessarily use the original (another Sven Coomer masterpiece)...
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    Note that the Full Tilt Original and Full Tilt...

    Note that the Full Tilt Original and Full Tilt Soul are also substantially different from each other, with the Original being the lowest volume fit (especially in the instep) and with slightly more...
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    Iím open to considering anything that might make...

    Iím open to considering anything that might make big mountain powder, steeps, and tight trees skiing more effortless. Other than the lowish tip, these seem a contender, and Iíd love to give them a...
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    Yes.
  20. An interesting read. Weíre not there yet, but...

    An interesting read. Weíre not there yet, but gentrification seems an unstoppable plague.
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    Iíve been using the OR Ubertube on a daily basis,...

    Iíve been using the OR Ubertube on a daily basis, and it mostly works well enough, but I just skied a full day of resort powder skiing and riding chairlifts while it was constantly dumping hard at...
  22. Exactly. Current PHOs apply until January 8th....

    Exactly. Current PHOs apply until January 8th. Theoretically they could change, but if they donít, and gatherings are prohibited, the ACC will adapt their policies. Iíve heard (from a good source)...
  23. With the potential for large numbers of clueless...

    With the potential for large numbers of clueless newcomers in the backcountry, it becomes difficult to express hazards which involve spatial variability in a single rating, because said newcomers...
  24. I went through this in my 20s following a serious...

    I went through this in my 20s following a serious car crash. Whatever path you find works best, the fundamentals are gradually and determinedly exploring your limits of both strength and flexibility,...
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    Corbettís have them for CAN$719, with free...

    Corbettís have them for CAN$719, with free shipping to the US.
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    Lean times for lovers of reverse camber skis....

    Lean times for lovers of reverse camber skis. Other than the BMT 109s and Ravens previously mentioned, the Movement Go 109s look interesting, you can still find 100eights, and Parlor have several...
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    Electric Bike Thread

    Theyíre getting closer, but when someone finally comes up with a lightweight, affordable, electric and fully functional alternative to a snowmobile, Iíll give them my money, and suspect many others...
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    Iron the glue to remove moisture and maintain...

    Iron the glue to remove moisture and maintain coverage. Eventually the glue gets beyond saving (sticking to itself and ski bases more than is tolerable), which is time to sell to some dirtbag for...
  29. My wife keeps making Randy ďMacho-manĒ Savage...

    My wife keeps making Randy ďMacho-manĒ Savage comments, but I love my Julbo Rush photo-chromatic glasses. I bought them for biking, but theyíre perfect as a put on and forget backcountry eyewear....
  30. I can also think of a handful of incidents in my...

    I can also think of a handful of incidents in my part of the World where expectant or new fathers died unnecessarily. Having serious shit going on in your mind (positive or negative) isnít conducive...
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    The Synapse 109 and Empire Carbon 115, were (are)...

    The Synapse 109 and Empire Carbon 115, were (are) fun, versatile, make shitty (untracked) conditions skiable, soft snow touring skis. The Sendr was by all accounts a much more demanding, charging, in...
  32. Unfortunately I'm 23" using Neil's fitting...

    Unfortunately I'm 23" using Neil's fitting method. Looks like a sweet pack.
  33. Relying on personal responsibility is absurd....

    Relying on personal responsibility is absurd. People want to ski, and will rationalize travel to do it. Jurisdictions that take this shit seriously put in road blocks, which at this point seems...
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    I find the Zed brake adds a shit load of...

    I find the Zed brake adds a shit load of resistance to rotating the heel piece, and that I have to crank on them to return to ski mode. Iím sure itís possible, but not easy to do so without removing...
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    My wife has super narrow feet, and suffered with...

    My wife has super narrow feet, and suffered with boots until I got her into a pair of 93mm Dobermans, removed the rivets to soften em up, and perfection. No touring boots Iíve found come close for...
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    Iím with you, that insatiable need isnít going...

    Iím with you, that insatiable need isnít going away. But because we also aspire to learn from life and acquire some modicum of wisdom, we can hope to find ways to harness it in ways that arenít...
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    Iíve been loving all the Fifty content, but this...

    Iíve been loving all the Fifty content, but this one didnít work for me. Iím all for suffering in the cause of exploration and self awareness, but grinding out miles, loaded up with ski gear, on the...
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    https://thepowdercloud.com/learn/avalanche-educati...

    https://thepowdercloud.com/learn/avalanche-education/ruminations-on-rain-crusts/
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    Itís going to be challenging too have anything...

    Itís going to be challenging too have anything sensible to say about a boot I tried on once, with unmolded stock liners, over a year ago, other than to say that I like to try on whatever boots seem...
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    Iíll play (it just rained to the alpine and...

    Iíll play (it just rained to the alpine and opening day has been pushed back). I have a low instep, low volume ankle, and skinny legs, size 28.5 (my feet are 285mm long). A 318mm BSL Raichle/Full...
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    If youíre down to your last $200, by all means do...

    If youíre down to your last $200, by all means do whatever you need to ski, but from my perspective there are better places to save money. If I was scrimping together a full setup on a budget, as...
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    FWIW, Iíve now put in a few bigger days on more...

    FWIW, Iíve now put in a few bigger days on more aggressive lines in my new Hoji Free 110s.
    Iím completely happy with the flex/stance/power while skiing, theyíre a step up from my Dynafit Mercuries,...
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    Just in time for Christmas in a country of 330...

    Just in time for Christmas in a country of 330 million serfs serving 3 million lords.
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    And youíd also need to re-attach the power strap...

    And youíd also need to re-attach the power strap (which is pretty key on this boot) as the rivet does double duty.
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    Canít speak to the actual angles, but they (Iím...

    Canít speak to the actual angles, but they (Iím in the Free 110) definitely come with a spoiler, which is riveted in place, but otherwise appears to be easy to remove. With the spoiler in place, Iím...
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    350524 Fully featured early season conditions at...

    350524
    Fully featured early season conditions at Kootenay Pass, skiing better than it looks.
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    Yes, a very well considered design. Iíve also...

    Yes, a very well considered design. Iíve also started using their regular mask, which Iím finding a huge upgrade from the collection of poorly fitting masks Iíve accumulated over the past 8 months.
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    Itís the green/yellow warranty version.

    Itís the green/yellow warranty version.
  49. With the current uncertainty, Lodge owners are...

    With the current uncertainty, Lodge owners are obviously in a very difficult position. Iíll be stoked if they can find a way to operate trips this year, but itís seeming increasingly unlikely. A...
  50. Flying in on Boxing Day.

    Flying in on Boxing Day.
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