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    My wife skied the Lookers right couloir on North...

    My wife skied the Lookers right couloir on North peak and it had a big runnel in the middle, so you have to ski one side or the other.

    Not prime.

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    Exactly. I think weight actually helps in the...

    Exactly. I think weight actually helps in the down, especially with 180mm travel

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    Enduro bike with only 6 inches of travel? ...

    Enduro bike with only 6 inches of travel?

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    So i got at bunny flat to find a spot to sleep in...

    So i got at bunny flat to find a spot to sleep in the car and... Can this be? Jim w in the parking lot.

    Last time i saw him was on kettle peak, which we did together with Abe.

    But he saved my...
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    That's why i went away from dynafit bindings,...

    That's why i went away from dynafit bindings, breakage and pre releases.

    Salomon MTN is bomber, light and in hard carved groomer turns, no pre releases, where with ft12s i had a hematoma on my...
  6. I had the boa on my bd boots and it worked great...

    I had the boa on my bd boots and it worked great

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    What skis are these?

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    Yeah, big cornice on banana chute yesterday....

    Yeah, big cornice on banana chute yesterday. Didn't look that formidable from the parking lot, but as i was climbing it, i realized that i didn't want to be underneath it.

    About halfway up i went...
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    E bikes on airplanes

    Flying Norwegian air to Europe and I would like to take my E mountain bike with me, I'll be there for a year.
    On their website, it says no E bikes allowed, even with the battery removed!!

    I...
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    That chute, not cute. I have a English-French...

    That chute, not cute.

    I have a English-French keyboard on my phone because we are moving to France for a year, so it thinks it knows better what i want to say.

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    Eating dinner at momart right now. Alpine...

    Eating dinner at momart right now.

    Alpine start at 11 this morning, up ellery to powerHouse.

    Damn, it always takes me s long time to find the entrance.

    Skied powerHouse around 2, pretty...
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    Sold

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    Brooks range puffy, medium

    I had this synthetic puffy for a couple of years. I just don't wear it, i always reach for the down puffy.
    Excellent shape, washed
    $30...
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    Great, thanks for all the info. Sent from my...

    Great, thanks for all the info.

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    Frozen like you could skin on it, or sketchy? ...

    Frozen like you could skin on it, or sketchy?

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    Meter man, are these the east facing chutes on...

    Meter man, are these the east facing chutes on shastina? I've heard the are steep and fun

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    On Friday, saddlebag road had about a meter of...

    On Friday, saddlebag road had about a meter of snow at the intersection with 120. Or maybe was Thursday

    I'm skiing so much that the days are blending in

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    I wonder why they are needed? Sent from my...

    I wonder why they are needed?

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    And then try a180 mm travel e bike. Rocks on the...

    And then try a180 mm travel e bike.
    Rocks on the downhill.

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  20. I think light boots are fine, but i still like...

    I think light boots are fine, but i still like the full shank one for kicking steps and for not feeling every little pebble as i walk.

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    Thanks. How true about being there to get...

    Thanks.

    How true about being there to get lucky.

    I went in Friday, and it was windy, cloudy, and i was thoroughly unmotivated.

    I guess after skiing so many days on the east side, i was...
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    Where are those chutes? Sent from my Armor_3...

    Where are those chutes?

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    Powerhouse is burned out at the bottom, probably...

    Powerhouse is burned out at the bottom, probably easier to go up the plateau, ski the steep stuff and climb back out .
    Snow coverage is good by the gate and the restrooms, to go to either the...
  24. Very similar to my experience Neuroma is...

    Very similar to my experience

    Neuroma is caused by a mechanical problem, shoes too tight, and it's solved mechanically too.

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  25. Thanks, really appreciate it. Sent from my...

    Thanks, really appreciate it.

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  26. Where did you get the orthotics done, and who...

    Where did you get the orthotics done, and who make them?
    I live in Tahoe, and i
    would like a pair.
    Thank you

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  27. What color is it, and would you sell it? Sent...

    What color is it, and would you sell it?

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    Yes, a few hundred feet North, first the non,...

    Yes, a few hundred feet North, first the non, then moynier.

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    Moynier is pretty short, it ends in a choke. ...

    Moynier is pretty short, it ends in a choke.

    The non is pretty rocky currently.

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    It's bullshit that bikers have the same impact as...

    It's bullshit that bikers have the same impact as horses.



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    Y couloir today skied well. Didn't get sticky...

    Y couloir today skied well. Didn't get sticky till just above the road, by the hairpin....
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    Never been to Cardinal, will i be on a trail up...

    Never been to Cardinal, will i be on a trail up to the snow line, or i have to go cross country?

    Trail works, cross-country on dirt not so much.

    Leavitt was pretty good today.

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    I wonder if anyone skied the y couloir? I'm...

    I wonder if anyone skied the y couloir?
    I'm going there tomorrow.

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    The Creek is fully covered at the hairpin West of...

    The Creek is fully covered at the hairpin West of the summit.

    Y couloir had a cornice even bigger than last year.

    Got stuck behind a car doing 20 on 108!!

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    Btw, what's up with the slope angles in the...

    Btw, what's up with the slope angles in the Eastern Sierra Backcountry skiing guidebook?

    Mt Gilbert is shown, accurately, at 50 degrees, but the Trident chutes at 35?

    The middle one is 50 +.
    ...
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    Does anybody know if the road to red lake...

    Does anybody know if the road to red lake trailhead is free of snow?
    Or the one to glacier Lodge trailhead out of big pine?

    I'm considering Norman Clyde or Cardinal mountain for next week.
    Thank...
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    Jim, nice trip. Sent from my Armor_3 using...

    Jim, nice trip.

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    Skied one of the Trident chutes today. Good snow...

    Skied one of the Trident chutes today. Good snow there, soupy everywhere else.

    Need some low temps.

    Any good east facing stuff?...
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    They are probably made in the same factory that...

    They are probably made in the same factory that makes$250 Oakley or poc goggles

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  40. Attempted round top this morning. The peak was...

    Attempted round top this morning.
    The peak was in a cloud which made the snow really wet.
    On the apron, lots of avie debris
    From this morning!

    Can't see where it's coming from, hoped not from...
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    Thanks, going tomorrow for a few days. Can't get...

    Thanks, going tomorrow for a few days. Can't get lucky if you're not there.

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    How's the North facing, high up, steep, snow?...

    How's the North facing, high up, steep, snow?
    I'm thinking of east side Backcountry skiing next week, and I'm having a hard time figuring the snow.

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    Since i got a e mtb in September, i got in better...

    Since i got a e mtb in September, i got in better aerobic shape, probably because
    1. I ride 12 hours a week instead of 8
    2. I'm less in the anaerobic zone and more in the aerobic one.

    I still...
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    I might, what aspect are you thinking? Also,...

    I might, what aspect are you thinking?

    Also, how's the approach to the middle sister?

    I would like to ski the east face, forgot the name.

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  45. I never thought the spot makes sense. I have...

    I never thought the spot makes sense.

    I have an inreach, but also a mcmurdo plb, which i would use first to send an sos signal, which I'm sure would get thru.
    Then the inreach, which might take...
  46. At low speeds Sent from my Armor_3 using...

    At low speeds

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  47. Rose delivered this morning. Cream cheese....

    Rose delivered this morning. Cream cheese. https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20190523/97a0cc397814cb773cfef99f4c9bdadc.jpg

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  48. Actually, waymo's system works really well, at...

    Actually, waymo's system works really well, at like speeds though.

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    A few months ago i bought a ulefone with a10, 000...

    A few months ago i bought a ulefone with a10, 000 mah battery, good for 3 days of heavy use.

    Great phone, 250, got it from China, it's also on Amazon.

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  50. Gimpy, was there any ice in crescent? On...

    Gimpy, was there any ice in crescent?
    On Saturday we found some very firm on skiers right.

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