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    Saddleback was such a fundamental part of my...

    Saddleback was such a fundamental part of my childhood and skiing evolution. I sure hope that someone figures this thing out somehow. I'd love to go ski those glades again sometime.
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    Random bump for solid gloves from a solid company...

    Random bump for solid gloves from a solid company (with which I have no association other than buying gloves sometimes)...

    Also, looks like they've got a decent number of extra-screamin' deals...
  3. Thread: Summer.

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    This deserves a bump. Thanks for sharing, AKPM.

    This deserves a bump. Thanks for sharing, AKPM.
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    Thank you for sharing this good ol' fashioned...

    Thank you for sharing this good ol' fashioned trip report. I enjoyed reading it.
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    Wow, this morning was outstanding. Didn't get...

    Wow, this morning was outstanding. Didn't get to the office quite as early as I aimed, but the pow was well worth it...

    Good to meet you, PowTron. I hope the rest of your day was great.
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    Nice, it would have been great to meet you Gary. ...

    Nice, it would have been great to meet you Gary. I was on the first heli out, and didn't get to talk at all with any of ye incoming folks. I'm glad to hear you got good snow. We were slightly...
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    Thank you again for the road advice, y'all. We...

    Thank you again for the road advice, y'all. We got through smoothly and quickly both ways Calgary/Golden, and had a great trip.

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    Very helpful info. Thank you all! I guess...

    Very helpful info. Thank you all!

    I guess we'll try to keep it flexible, with an eye on weather, and will hope for the best on roads.
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    Hello northerners, Can anyone provide a...

    Hello northerners,
    Can anyone provide a little insight on the drive from Calgary to Golden, please? How often does that route close due to weather, and for how long? What section closes? Does...
  10. As noted by Gcooker, elevation can be a major...

    As noted by Gcooker, elevation can be a major factor that time of year. I've hit rainy conditions at Red and WH2O in late Feb and early March. But, also good conditions at other times. WH2O is a...
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    Hello Canadian brethren... I'm headed north...

    Hello Canadian brethren...

    I'm headed north from Colorado at the end of this month to visit friends in Nelson and ski and chill out and enjoy the area and whatnot. We will probably ski WH2O at...
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    Very cool. I'd never seen Iceland as a fishing...

    Very cool. I'd never seen Iceland as a fishing destination. But I do love me some geology, and particularly volcanic geology.

    On the topic of those vertical features: that's a great example of...
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    Answering my own question re: FTP liners in BD...

    Answering my own question re: FTP liners in BD Guide gloves....

    Yes it works. Size medium FTP long-cuff liners fit pretty well in size medium Guide gloves. And it seems like they'll work well. ...
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    I'll answer my own question, in case anyone else...

    I'll answer my own question, in case anyone else is curious...

    FTP liners do indeed seem to work pretty well in BD Guide gloves. I have some medium long-cuff FTP liners to fit in my medium...
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    Has anyone tried putting FTP replacement liners...

    Has anyone tried putting FTP replacement liners into BD Guide glove shells?

    My guide gloves are barely broken in, but the liners are shot. I'd rather not buy a whole new pair of gloves, due to...
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    Well, count me among those who think it's lame...

    Well, count me among those who think it's lame that BD doesn't sell replacement liners for their gloves. My Guide gloves are broken in, but not a whole lot more than that. Meanwhile the liners are...
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    Definitely fun, and a nice length too. Thanks...

    Definitely fun, and a nice length too. Thanks for making/posting, JMO.
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    Hell yeah, dblatto! I have fond memories of the...

    Hell yeah, dblatto! I have fond memories of the red dogs (cub scout rainy camping, chowing moose, venison, and red dogs in a crowded tent...) . But yeah, definitely a little weird -- I have no idea...
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    Let me add some more love for the scott S4S as a...

    Let me add some more love for the scott S4S as a boat rod (and wading too...). I'm really happy with my 6wt for most floating, and particularly love it when chucking heavy stuff in the wind. Or...
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    It's not exactly rad mountain biking, and not...

    It's not exactly rad mountain biking, and not terribly remote, but don't miss the chance to ride the rallarvegen (old navy road) from Finse to Flam or Haugostol to Flam. Beautiful terrain, mellow...
  21. Thread: SUP

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    A rookie SUP question.... Must these things...

    A rookie SUP question....

    Must these things always cost around a grand (or more)? They seem like pretty simple devices, and yeah there's a bunch of material in there but I don't need a SUP made...
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    Cool project, and cool thread. (Also: way to...

    Cool project, and cool thread. (Also: way to show up to TGR and not act like an idiot right off the bat...).
    Best of luck in your efforts. I look forward to following along.


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  23. I like this thread. Westfallen Hof: yeah,...

    I like this thread.

    Westfallen Hof: yeah, definitely feels like someone's german grandmother's living room, but the food is adequate IMO, if not exceptional. Might be viable without a...
  24. Wow, a good ol' fashioned TR right here in the...

    Wow, a good ol' fashioned TR right here in the main forum! And a fun one to boot.

    Thanks Vets!
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    Excellent, thanks for the TR! (Now let's get...

    Excellent, thanks for the TR!

    (Now let's get some more snow around here...)
  26. Awesome. klar's TR's are always top-notch. ...

    Awesome. klar's TR's are always top-notch.

    Thanks for posting, klar! And for reminding me of how I need to be sure to ski some BC trees this winter -- those things are indeed very pleasant to...
  27. The Unparalleled movies have mellow soundtracks...

    The Unparalleled movies have mellow soundtracks as I recall. G Love, and such. But I'm not sure how available those are these days - if you can find 'em, prices are probably cheap.

    I thought...
  28. Great, thanks Lee. That's good to know. ...

    Great, thanks Lee. That's good to know.

    Perhaps this would also be an appropriate moment to mention that I have long enjoyed your trip reports and general good vibes and positive contributions...
  29. Thanks Lee. I hadn't noticed this one earlier...

    Thanks Lee. I hadn't noticed this one earlier and appreciate the bump. We've got a crew headed to Icefall in March and are stoked.

    A question: to what extent are ropes/harnesses/etc part of the...
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    Great stuff, thanks for putting that together...

    Great stuff, thanks for putting that together AKPM.
  31. Yup. And the three add-on mountains were Abasin,...

    Yup. And the three add-on mountains were Abasin, Monarch and Taos. Year before that (first year offered, I believe) was the same price but the extra days were at Abasin, Loveland, Monarch. Seemed...
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    I too have floated the Smith and found it to be...

    I too have floated the Smith and found it to be quite spectacular. Putting that at risk of permanent destruction seems like a bad call. (Or even just at risk of lower flows due to the mine messing...
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    I enjoyed myself there on Friday. They had a...

    I enjoyed myself there on Friday. They had a good amount of terrain open for unguided (you can hike up the ridge as far as Billboard), and they were talking of opening up some of the farther-our...
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    I have worn my short-cuff gloves a bit now....

    I have worn my short-cuff gloves a bit now. Here's my $0.02, for whatever it's worth...

    I like them pretty well. They are indeed warm, and dextrous. Whether or not they're dextrous as fuck I'm...
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    Good stuff, I appreciate the tips and some good...

    Good stuff, I appreciate the tips and some good info received via PM.

    We'll be there 6 nights, so doing a half day or maybe even full day fishing wouldn't cut much into the other activities...
  36. The Powderwhores always deliver. And the...

    The Powderwhores always deliver.

    And the Oriental is the place to see it -- certainly far superior to the two Boulder options. I'm still waiting for a return to the Dark Horse, or at least...
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    Questions re: Caye Caulker Belize fishing

    I'm headed to Caye Caulker, Belize, in a few weeks with the lady friend. The main motivations are chilling out and snorkeling. But clearly there are those in the world (and on this forum, I expect)...
  38. Practice casting in a field or someplace with...

    Practice casting in a field or someplace with nothing around you, with no fly on the line (maybe a strike indicator or something you can see).

    Practice fishing in tiny creeks where you don't...
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    Great stuff. I like the east coast stoke. And...

    Great stuff. I like the east coast stoke. And the hawg in the last pic to close it out in style.
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    Definitely cooler with canoe and without porters....

    Definitely cooler with canoe and without porters. More satisfying too, I'd think.

    Either way, booting 5400' isn't a walk in the park. Or, I mean, I guess it is in this case.
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    Awesome, thanks for sharing fellas! Katahdin...

    Awesome, thanks for sharing fellas!

    Katahdin and Baxter State Park are dear to my heart. I've never been in the winter and am not 100% sure I'd be up for the slog to Chimney Pond, but TR's like...
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    Sweet man, nice mission. Sometimes (often?) it...

    Sweet man, nice mission. Sometimes (often?) it seems like this sort of thing is best done solo.

    Any speculations on why that avy happened down in the trees rather than higher up in the terrain...
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    Sweetness.

    Sweetness.
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    Nice one!
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    Excellent! Thanks for the quality TR.

    Excellent! Thanks for the quality TR.
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    Holy shit, awesome!

    Holy shit, awesome!
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    That was definitely worth watching. Thanks!

    That was definitely worth watching. Thanks!
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    I think trog covered the ski terrain pretty much....

    I think trog covered the ski terrain pretty much. You'd want some good stability to hit the steeps on NY mtn, but April might do it and it'd be sweet if it works out. That's a big basin with all...
  49. OP - check yer PMs.

    OP - check yer PMs.
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    Goddamn! Nice stuff here.

    Goddamn!

    Nice stuff here.
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