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  1. that's badass, super impressed. would love to...

    that's badass, super impressed. would love to repeat that one
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    The Woos are great in bad snow, I actually want...

    The Woos are great in bad snow, I actually want the Wrens for a heavy couloir ski...
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    haha, I can but I haven't been... I roll up to...

    haha, I can but I haven't been... I roll up to the trailhead in those north face down booties, which are nice to put back on my frozen feet after mornings like today. maybe I oughta change the...
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    1860g standard layup isn't awful, I'd love it...

    1860g standard layup isn't awful, I'd love it lighter cuz it would be competing with a 1250g ski, but idk. Anyone know how much weight in a ski that size the current tour layup might shed? I can...
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    Weight Weenie Touring Tips

    ^ thatís why itís important not to skimp out on probe length even in shallower snowpacks
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    Interesting, thanks. This is perhaps a very...

    Interesting, thanks. This is perhaps a very stupid question but what is "straight pull" Is that along the base, or from tip to tail in the air? (I can just go measure my other skis in this fashion...
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    For sure. I am a big fan of ritualizing any sort...

    For sure. I am a big fan of ritualizing any sort of safety procedures, for example making it a habit/instinct/ritual/whatever you wanna call it to turn my beacon on in the car before putting my...
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    So I've read a few times about ON3P measuring...

    So I've read a few times about ON3P measuring longer than most skis. Wonder if anyone can point specifically to the Wren 96. If they get a halfway-reasonable tour layup (~1600g/ski ish) I am gonna...
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    it's like 75% asphyxiation and 25% trauma in US...

    it's like 75% asphyxiation and 25% trauma in US last I read... and I think 50% asphyxiation and 50% trauma in Canada ( https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2645441/ )

    glad to read more of...
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    What Day Pack Do I Want? (non airbag)

    you have a dawn patrol pack? thereís not really a swivel ďfeatureĒ itís just easy to swivel the thing around with the waist strap buckled is all. I replaced buckles on numerous packs before so that...
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    going no beacon is gonna elicit some strong...

    going no beacon is gonna elicit some strong opinions from those of us who tour in places like the Wasatch where, even if you never venture into avalanche terrain, it is not unheard of to stumble upon...
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    fwiw Iím pretty sure at least one mag skis with...

    fwiw Iím pretty sure at least one mag skis with TH and I highly doubt anyone is carrying his shit for him...
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    Just picked up a BD Dawn Patrol 32 today, as I...

    Just picked up a BD Dawn Patrol 32 today, as I liked the way it swiveled on my waist / the way the main compartment zipped open (the osprey one was kind of annoying to unzip with the waist strap on...
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    Weight Weenie Touring Tips

    insulated shoulder sleeves are awesome. you also can blow the water back out of the hose so it doesn’t freeze. but the insulated sleeve is so much nicer than any other option. if you're gonna go...
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    Here is the best thing I've ever read on this...

    Here is the best thing I've ever read on this (and yes it is in tech talk jong) https://www.tetongravity.com/forums/showthread.php/308706-Uphill-Travel-Help?p=4935994#post4935994 that post and the...
  16. these pics are all rad. I can't imagine how...

    these pics are all rad. I can't imagine how fucking hard it is to surf like this either
  17. ^ yeah, anything due E or more solar than that...

    ^ yeah, anything due E or more solar than that was crusted. that line is ever so slightly ENE but if you strayed a few feet skiers left you felt the change. below in the gully it was the same......
  18. ^ good times indeed 316451 316452

    ^ good times indeed

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  19. 316405 might as well watch one set once in a...

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    might as well watch one set once in a while too
  20. ^ sick shots. spent the weekend in vegas in the...

    ^ sick shots. spent the weekend in vegas in the sun and had no fomo until now :fm:
  21. damn. next in line I guess

    damn. next in line I guess
  22. 316292 busy morning in the neighborhood......

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    busy morning in the neighborhood... watched this headlamp drop into the chute

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    looked good but took the longer, more north facing shot with no regrets

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    ^ how traditional is the wren mount?

    ^ how traditional is the wren mount?
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    rad. my pendulum is swinging back toward heavier...

    rad. my pendulum is swinging back toward heavier touring skis but 1950g for what I want (179 Wren 96) is still a bit more than I'd like... I'll wait and see
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    anyone know if ON3P still does custom tour layup...

    anyone know if ON3P still does custom tour layup orders? didn't see it in the options anymore but didn't look too carefully. and/or will they work with you via email or anything?
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    Sticky: oh weird yeah, mobile only. no clue then

    oh weird yeah, mobile only. no clue then
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    Sticky: ^ yeah you probably donít want your email address...

    ^ yeah you probably donít want your email address as your username
  28. 315772 after staring at this thing for the...

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    after staring at this thing for the last couple seasons I finally hit it. proper steep up top, around 50 and sadly that was breakable crust as the good stuff sluffed lower down. the middle...
  29. WASATCH STOKE, CONDITIONS, OBSERVATIONS and ASSORTED DRIVAL 19-20

    there is something about lines you can see from your house, they weigh on the mind and are incredibly satisfying to look back at from your house at after the deed is done.
  30. LOL yeah I was confused thinking they were meant...

    LOL yeah I was confused thinking they were meant to hang the thing up to dry with... surely far to small for human thumbs
  31. happy with my medium, similar ish warmth to my...

    happy with my medium, similar ish warmth to my mezzalama alpha but 1/6th the price. win!
  32. 315544 315545 315546 315550 north...

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    north half is very smooth. E facing had a crust where it was steeper (~40ļ) but got soft when you got into the mid angles. snow was soft up to ~9800' which is...
  33. haha they have the Julbo Aerospace but it still...

    haha they have the Julbo Aerospace but it still fogs... but hey you'd be surprised, I'm skiing my Praxis Wootests most days this season! though I did get the 179 UL/carbon 3 flex, they're still...
  34. hey now I canít afford goggles, spent my wad on...

    hey now I canít afford goggles, spent my wad on the skinny skis!!
  35. Thread: Shift V2?

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    ^ eh some people (here) say this about anything,...

    ^ eh some people (here) say this about anything, taking your helmet off, layering, whatever - "if you're in so much of a hurry fuck you" blah blah blah. it isn't about the speed, it's just nice not...
  36. I think you're right. I can and do open it up a...

    I think you're right. I can and do open it up a lot more on my ~1650g Wootests than on my ~1250g other stuff, I just usually accept the tradeoff in order to go (up) faster. For me to ski my very...
  37. just showed up. nice jacket! fwiw I think it fits...

    just showed up. nice jacket! fwiw I think it fits true to size in the medium anyway. NWS overnight calls for 7-11F range, so I'll try this over a capilene wicking shirt up and down for my dawn patrol...
  38. I'd also guess adrenalated's 128-width skis are...

    I'd also guess adrenalated's 128-width skis are Protests, which are narrower at the tip/tail than the waist width suggests.
  39. +1 for all of this. And don't sweat people...

    +1 for all of this. And don't sweat people splitting hairs here ("light but not too light" bindings, but recommending the MTN? can you honestly tell the difference between a MTN and an ATK when...
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    Sticky: I don't actually know, I've heard 10ish... I know...

    I don't actually know, I've heard 10ish... I know auvgeek was always looking for a pair of those also. I'd get the same exact setup as my woos... UL/carbon, 3 flex, maple... that's still the most...
  41. 315387 had to pick your aspects this morning...

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    had to pick your aspects this morning but the north half was still smooth on smooth

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  42. who's the wiggler?? I thought I was bad

    who's the wiggler?? I thought I was bad
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    ooh snap did not realize that had the sleeve. ty!

    ooh snap did not realize that had the sleeve. ty!
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    Anyone know of any packs / manufacturers with an...

    Anyone know of any packs / manufacturers with an insulated shoulder strap for a hydration hose? My Cotopaxi Cayembe 22L has this. I've seen it, I think, on some of the Dakine packs, but I don't...
  45. ^ same and same. should arrive tomorrow!

    ^ same and same. should arrive tomorrow!
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    Sticky: let's get enough people to preorder a Praxis...

    let's get enough people to preorder a Praxis build of the 179 Bro. for real, that is the ski you want.
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    itís nice (for the steaming viewers anyway) that...

    itís nice (for the steaming viewers anyway) that theyíre moving it along a bit
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    thanks gents, I'll leave my tune alone and just...

    thanks gents, I'll leave my tune alone and just pay more attention when on giveless icy hiking trails. because let me tell you, I do love these skis
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    man mine were like samurai sword sharp, I had to...

    man mine were like samurai sword sharp, I had to detune them... but perhaps I have gone overboard. I detuned the entire edge of the skis for like 15 mins maybe during a boring conference call...
  50. I'll back out on them, as my existing skins seem...

    I'll back out on them, as my existing skins seem to be much improved after a reglue, so first dibs is yours if seller is splitting...
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