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    Thanks! To be specific, not wanting to go fast...

    Thanks! To be specific, not wanting to go fast refers to the uphill, going fast on the way down is almost always better IMO.

    My other option is to pull the pivots off the deathwish and put the...
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    Is it a dumb idea to put shifts on non tour...

    Is it a dumb idea to put shifts on non tour wildcat 108s?

    I happened into a pair of shifts, and am looking for a place to put them. Probably want these as a mixed resort/touring or when I don't...
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    Unfortunately the fundamentals are correct, water...

    Unfortunately the fundamentals are correct, water can't support a shear stress except maybe on a very small scale because of friction/surface tension, and therefore can't 'bend' at least in a...
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    Guys, guys, don't you remember; if we take any...

    Guys, guys, don't you remember; if we take any more money from the rich people, and we aren't nice to them, no one gets to drink beer!
  5. You're on the right track. Near SLO, Oats peak is...

    You're on the right track. Near SLO, Oats peak is awesome, also do hazard peak while in mdo, pretty mellow riding, but definitely worth it. Irish hills is good for some more rocky/technical. You can...
  6. Thread: The FIFTY

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    Yeah it probably is unstable, but less so than...

    Yeah it probably is unstable, but less so than what fell off at least. Its all comimg down sooner or later. My experience is rock scars are usually dirty, but actually pretty good rock once cleaned...
  7. Thread: The FIFTY

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    Wild that Joffre keeps peeling away looks like a...

    Wild that Joffre keeps peeling away looks like a pretty steep wall is left now. Just think of the climbing opportunities! And Messner said all the good first ascents were taken... pfft.
  8. Thread: The FIFTY

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    Impressive effort and great video! This reminded...

    Impressive effort and great video! This reminded me why I love the Tetons, so epic...

    Curious what the logic is behind crampons on when rapping? Does everyone do this can I be lazy and slide down?
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    Interesting/good discussion here. Someone already...

    Interesting/good discussion here. Someone already brought up a comparison to climbing with regards to access, but also think about route/trail management too. Climbers have been very successful at...
  11. This made my morning! Had no idea this was such a...

    This made my morning! Had no idea this was such a widespread problem; cool that patagucci is at least willing to disown it.

    I've had good luck with patagonia gear; in my experience, it lasts a...
  12. Thread: The FIFTY

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    Nice stuff. Really stoked on this series keep it...

    Nice stuff. Really stoked on this series keep it up Cody!

    Driving over Rogers Pass in a summer downpour and the 1 west of Revelstoke at night in winter with crazy truckers were some harrowing...
  13. Nice day out at Mt Rose area. Good fluff in North...

    Nice day out at Mt Rose area. Good fluff in North facing trees. Nice to see the sun for a bit, but time for a reset.

    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20190324/62e93c537d56613624770acaf1978b2f.jpg...
  14. Nice stuff in here! Got out again today. Some...

    Nice stuff in here! Got out again today. Some nice spring snow on Maggie's north until it got too hot. Bailed to squaw and had a couple fun laps.

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  15. Went for a walk up hidden today. Man was that...

    Went for a walk up hidden today. Man was that nice.

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    Cirque looking real nice.
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  16. This is getting so ridiculous at this point I'm...

    This is getting so ridiculous at this point I'm just excited to see where it goes. What are the odds N* finishes the season at the top of the snow totals?
  17. Just drove over Donner summit. Enough snow to...

    Just drove over Donner summit. Enough snow to create a full on idiot show on the road.

    Might be more than dust on crust up high tomorrow.

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  18. Squaw was fun today. As mentioned, find where the...

    Squaw was fun today. As mentioned, find where the wind puts the snow.

    Hilight was looking over a Nstar and all the snow they have over there...

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  19. I thought Tahoe was still not safe; roof...

    I thought Tahoe was still not safe; roof avalanches, overwhelming snow banks, etc.

    Please advise.
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    Interested in seeing this...

    Interested in seeing this...
  21. I have the OG ones and love them. Cochise is not...

    I have the OG ones and love them. Cochise is not a pow ski, but can charge through pretty much everything.

    +1 for detune .with the torsional stiffness so high you can detune much more than you'd...
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    Yeah, mounted at recommended point. Which I think...

    Yeah, mounted at recommended point. Which I think is -5cm? Would consider 1 cm or 2cm further back if pow performance was more of a priority.

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    Got a pair of Deathwishes in early Jan and have...

    Got a pair of Deathwishes in early Jan and have skiied them every day I've gotten out since. I haven't wanted to get on anything else really. Granted, it has been mostly pow in Tahoe since then.
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  24. Went down and back to Reno last Friday to get a...

    Went down and back to Reno last Friday to get a friend from the airport when 80 was closed. Going east was easy, just get on and go. Coming back up had to show Truckee ID to get through. Most of the...
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    Does the bay area suck - yes. Can it work for...

    Does the bay area suck - yes.

    Can it work for you? Probably if you can handle the downsides or make enough money to not care about common man problems. There is some decent MTB, but it almost...
  26. Was on the bus in Jackson couple years ago in...

    Was on the bus in Jackson couple years ago in front of guy claiming CA didn't have avalanches...

    Just don't be that guy.
  27. Thats fair, not a full on prediction, but take...

    Thats fair, not a full on prediction, but take info where you can get it...

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  28. Seems strange. Definitely seems more than...

    Seems strange. Definitely seems more than considerable at least based on the snow around the house. Much more wind up high...

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  29. Yesterday at squaw was, as advertised, one of...

    Yesterday at squaw was, as advertised, one of those best kind of days. Reverse traverse provided the untracked, but sun going down at the end of the day on rockgarden was awesome. The snow and the...
  30. Remember when it wasn't snowing in November and...

    Remember when it wasn't snowing in November and everyone was freaking out?

    Haha

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  31. Been dumping all day in the shire. Really windy...

    Been dumping all day in the shire. Really windy too, especially for down low it must be insane on the crest.

    Thinking Wednesday or maybe Thursday might be the call unless this let's up soon...
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  32. Two thumbs up for silvy. Like Christmas in...

    Two thumbs up for silvy. Like Christmas in January all over again

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  33. Thread: The FIFTY

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    Looking forward to this... Sent from my...

    Looking forward to this...

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  34. Interesting mght be closed for the storm? They...

    Interesting mght be closed for the storm? They were both open a couple weeks ago. 8 hour rule was never strictly enforced. Gold run worked well to crash for a few hours and then beat the rush up in...
  35. Donner summit rest stop isn't a great option....

    Donner summit rest stop isn't a great option. Gold run is lower down and works better. Slept there many times. Sno park is best, but you need a pass...

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  36. Thread: BKXC

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    BKXC, is ok-good, reasonable comparison for mere...

    BKXC, is ok-good, reasonable comparison for mere mortals

    Nate, Jeff KW, and Trail peek provide the goods.
  37. Sweet stuff! Setting a good example by keeping...

    Sweet stuff! Setting a good example by keeping after the dream.
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    This is the underlying issue, heavily subsidized...

    This is the underlying issue, heavily subsidized (or just with not immediately obvious costs) widely available private auto transport enables large scale suburban sprawl. And that model is reaching a...
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    Nice! Its been a sweet set up for us. Would...

    Nice! Its been a sweet set up for us. Would definitely go with the fan/windows. The height increase kept us away from the swivels (why are the seats so high!?) but I've been meanigin to see if the...
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    Thanks! All those years in high school woodshop...

    Thanks! All those years in high school woodshop paid off I guess...
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    Great stuff in here, here's my rig. Promaster 136...

    Great stuff in here, here's my rig. Promaster 136 built out from scratch. Did MC roadtrip through BC and the west last winter handled everything great. Propane heater with external vent (and intake)...
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    Excellent TR. Wife and I went to LG for the first...

    Excellent TR. Wife and I went to LG for the first time back in Feb. Only regret was just doing 3 days. Views from the top of the glacier do not disappoint.
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    Bummer. I had a similar experience years ago....

    Bummer. I had a similar experience years ago. Honda Accord full of climbing gear stolen in the middle of the day on a busy street in La Jolla.

    Auto insurance covered the car, but not the stuff...
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    Super sad. Dave was an inspiration growing up.

    Super sad. Dave was an inspiration growing up.
  45. New to the Tahoe area this season (and posting...

    New to the Tahoe area this season (and posting for the first time after lurking around for a while). Just wanted to thank everyone for this thread. This kind of analysis and discussion is invaluable.
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