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    New A6 Allroad sported on my way into town today....

    New A6 Allroad sported on my way into town today. Dentists: get your checkbooks out!

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    I took a pic from sky Mountain last night but it...

    I took a pic from sky Mountain last night but it doesnít do it justice. The planes were out of control Thurs/Fri


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  3. Can they fit into a less tall box? Your box...

    Can they fit into a less tall box? Your box dimensions add up to to much girth. Of the mats are flat enough and could fit into a 36x24x6Ē box, youíd get down to about $50


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    Sweet, yeah just spotted that in their Spur...

    Sweet, yeah just spotted that in their Spur initial review.


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    2020 Bump - I've got a strong interest in all...

    2020 Bump - I've got a strong interest in all these short-travel 29ers hitting the market. Curious to hear who has been on them a bit or has made the transition.

    I've been on a 2016 Santa Cruz...
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    100% on the off road reality; itís a minor thing...

    100% on the off road reality; itís a minor thing for most as it all shakes out.

    My distinction with the Alltrack is that I feel the need to be much more careful on basic FS/double-track roads in...
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    Exactly. I know the 14 day quarantine is...

    Exactly. I know the 14 day quarantine is unrealistic at this point, but something to slow and steady the flow of people in would help. In April-May, Town was already starting to fill steadily with...
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    That was exactly our line of thinking, despite...

    That was exactly our line of thinking, despite wanting a Volvo or Audi we werenít willing to pay and knew it wasnít realistic. But we wanted better performance and overall feel compared to newer...
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    Commercial flights are packed all this week, but...

    Commercial flights are packed all this week, but tons of privates too. Just nuts... I think the county will have to shut things down at some point in July when the positives keep climbing. Letís...
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    We paid $27-28k before TTR for our SE in late...

    We paid $27-28k before TTR for our SE in late 2018. Ours came with the DAP which is fine, but not that crucial for how/where we drive.

    Iíd say if youíre not looking to keep the car long term (we...
  11. Good good good, I like this. I think it would...

    Good good good, I like this. I think it would still be a nice space upgrade from our Outback/Alltrack reality, but Iím sure it wonít feel like that much.


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  12. Good stuff. Yeah I was looking at some earlier...

    Good stuff. Yeah I was looking at some earlier gen GX460s before they added the ridiculous grill. No 460s have removable 3rd row, just folding down ďinto the floor.Ē


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  13. Yeah Iíve heard the same. And for our assumed...

    Yeah Iíve heard the same. And for our assumed mileage the 15 vs 20mpg hwy isnít a deal breaker.

    That hertz rig is a good deal. Lots of I-70 miles that arenít too concerning too me


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  14. Yeah Outback will go in the next year unless it...

    Yeah Outback will go in the next year unless it dies first. Probably a newerish 5th gen 4Runner or a later 120series LC. Some good well kept, lower mileage ones around here from mansions


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  15. Another What Car Thread: Big-ish SUV's (or Minivan?)

    Iím pacing Toast at about a year ahead. Our boys are 10mo next week and weíve been holding out on making the SUV upgrade. Currently rolling with an Alltrack with 23k and a Ď05 Outback with 198k and...
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    Thereís skiing, but it will take a little effort....

    Thereís skiing, but it will take a little effort. Grizzly and upper Castle Creek stuff looks resilient

    The real question is how is COVID looking? Eagle and RFV valleys are poppiní


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    Gotta say... the seats in the Alltrack are likely...

    Gotta say... the seats in the Alltrack are likely my biggest complaint. My ass starts to get unhappy at around an hour. The Volvo seats are amazing, but the price is a bit out of reach.
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    I was dropping in a bit after 9am. Probably...

    I was dropping in a bit after 9am. Probably would've been a little better 15-30min earlier.

    We skied this same line a year ago the same weekend. Surprisingly similar overall conditions on the...
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    Nice, we got out there Saturday morning and were...

    Nice, we got out there Saturday morning and were pleasantly surprised by the snow quality on the upper portion.

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    We didn’t hunt for the ladder and opted for an end-of-season boot...
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    Haha, I just spotted that rig coming into aspen...

    Haha, I just spotted that rig coming into aspen an hour ago. Two dirt bikes behind the cab (and under the Lance). Another bike hanging off the front on winch straps
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    Sky Mountain was money yesterday afternoon and...

    Sky Mountain was money yesterday afternoon and relatively quiet. Heading up Buttermilk this afternoon and hopefully it's dried out up top.

    Was caught by a clueless tourist on a rental e-biker on...
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    A short reprise with 6Ē+ atop Aspen Mountain and...

    A short reprise with 6Ē+ atop Aspen Mountain and a lot of trees snapped off in town. Should be a nice morning up on the pass


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    Yeah my wife rode the pass on Sunday with about...

    Yeah my wife rode the pass on Sunday with about half the RFV and said the snowpack was surprisingly slim. We'll still go up and ski something, but it may be more brown then white.

    Crazy to think...
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    Yeah dudes. I got a nice ButterHack lap in...

    Yeah dudes. I got a nice ButterHack lap in yesterday and a CC Road ride on saturday. Both were refreshingly quiet. I've tried to sneak in some Airline laps as time allows, but afternoons are way to...
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    Bumps. Heíll take offers methinks Sent from...

    Bumps. Heíll take offers methinks


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    Rhubarb...ideas?

    Rhubarb G&T coming up tonight. Weíll see how it shakes out. The syrup is pretty money on ice cream

    From Alpine Cooking, a very EuroBBI-esque cookbook -...
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    Jeezuz, $133 wiper blades! Sent from my...

    Jeezuz, $133 wiper blades!


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    FS: 2020 Black Crows Atris 184.4, NIP

    Listing for a buddy who is looking to sell a new pair in plastic.

    $550 shipped

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  29. QFT. We always hit that up when coming back from...

    QFT. We always hit that up when coming back from NM.


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    This is the general circumstances that fed my...

    This is the general circumstances that fed my original comment that split this GTX/Non-GTX argument off. I think the reality is that people just have very different "majority uses" for their approach...
  31. Thread: Freezers

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    We bought this Haier 5cuft a few years back for...

    We bought this Haier 5cuft a few years back for $160 from Walmart. https://www.walmart.com/ip/Haier-5-0-cu-ft-Capacity-Chest-Freezer-HF50CM23NW/49136531

    Itís been great for two people and is the...
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    2019/20 Aspen/Roaring Fork Thread

    No rumors Iíve heard. But they did finish plowing to the top, on the aspen side, last week. I think the general consensus in Aspen is to leave it closed longer than shorter, with many hoping they...
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    I skinned up Aspen yesterday: had to walk to the...

    I skinned up Aspen yesterday: had to walk to the top of Kleenex, but then was able to skin from there to the Sundeck with only one other walk across summer road near Blazing Star.

    Skiing's still...
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d4WrPkKc2Wg ...

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d4WrPkKc2Wg


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    thirty six thousand feet under the sea ...

    thirty six thousand feet under the sea

    https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2020/05/18/thirty-six-thousand-feet-under-the-sea
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    x3 We use cloth when we're at home, cleaning...

    x3

    We use cloth when we're at home, cleaning them with the toilet sprayer/bidet. There's no diaper service here, so we bought our own from Amazon. It's a little more work, but the cost savings is...
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    Funny, I've had a pretty similar path with shoes...

    Funny, I've had a pretty similar path with shoes and also have a haglund's deformity with my heel. I've worn through the back of most every approach shoe I've owned, but noticed the quickest with the...
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    Being Tech Talk, here's my thoughts: We don't...

    Being Tech Talk, here's my thoughts:

    We don't have a jogging stroller yet, but will be getting a double Bob this summer. You called out the two main issues with joggers: you only put one infant...
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    Highlands Bowl Slide

    I chatted with colleague this week who was up in the bowl when this happened. Two disappointing takeaways:
    1) there were indeed some big local names up there that day, choosing to ski the...
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    Congrats! Twins are awesome and a trip: I am one...

    Congrats! Twins are awesome and a trip: I am one and we have them.

    A good stroller is key, as thatís the only way one of you can go anywhere with the two of them. As others have said, strollers...
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    Bump for SkiCo's official closure. It was a good...

    Bump for SkiCo's official closure. It was a good season, until it ended too soon...

    - $100 off towards next year's pass is fine by me. I wasn't complaining about getting a credit towards future...
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    Shit, well I guess we better plan on it - the...

    Shit, well I guess we better plan on it - the boys came home in the Alltrack!

    She's got the right taste, no doubt. An 850R/V70R has always been one of my lusts and growing up in N Seattle they...
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    NAS D90's are fetching nice $$$ now. What's his...

    NAS D90's are fetching nice $$$ now. What's his replacement?
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    My wife was raised that way and her first car had...

    My wife was raised that way and her first car had to be a stick. Sh intends to keep our 2017 Alltrack 6sp another 15yrs so the the babies can learn on a stick and she can drive the thing into the...
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    Iíve had a half dozen pairs over the years and...

    Iíve had a half dozen pairs over the years and used them for approaches, scrambles, backpacking, and alpine rock. Iíd say the only downside is snow traction with the smooth tee forefoot and former...
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    Same here. Weíve got 8mo old twins and the...

    Same here. Weíve got 8mo old twins and the Uppababy stroller and setup has been amazing. Worth the money for years of use and versatility.

    We went with Chicco Keyfit 30 Infant car seats. We have...
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    No. For anyone considering an Alltrack, but...

    No. For anyone considering an Alltrack, but wanting GTI/Allroad power: for an extra $1000 you can get the APR Plus tune, bumping to 234hp and 273lb/ft and a replacement drivetrain warranty -...
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    326848 Ive had the company of this 2000 5sp...

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    Ive had the company of this 2000 5sp 4wd with 207k on the clock for the last month. Runs like a champ and has been hauling wood, water, waste and whatever else the last few weeks. I havenít...
  49. Thread: Ikon Pass

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    This.


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  50. Damn, solid deals. Sent from my iPhone...

    Damn, solid deals.


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