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    Sticky: ^^^^keep in mind those skis have plenty of...

    ^^^^keep in mind those skis have plenty of rocker. If your kid is coming from a race shaped ski (like a lot of kid skis, ie flat tail little to no tip rise) the. You might want to consider sizing up...
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    We site is saying 2Ē. What does LDD say?

    We site is saying 2Ē. What does LDD say?
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    Same as LSL. If anyone has any discounts for BV...

    Same as LSL. If anyone has any discounts for BV for me and my son, we would be stoked to use them. Currently on the fence about going, but that was in part due to window price. Otherwise we might...
  4. I was gonna say that Powdork does not own any...

    I was gonna say that Powdork does not own any rock skis. Something along the lines of ďtools not toysĒ.

    Even more shocked to hear he is using day wreckers. Im impressed. And sure he would still...
  5. Thread: Ikon Pass

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    Maybe May 8th. Maybe.

    Maybe May 8th. Maybe.
  6. Beautiful.

    Beautiful.
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    Awesome Frank.

    Awesome Frank.
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    ^^^^yes. Maybe an electric eye is all it needs....

    ^^^^yes. Maybe an electric eye is all it needs. Daylight. Start chirping.
  9. Oh, sure just comply with the great reset. Jk. ...

    Oh, sure just comply with the great reset. Jk.

    Absolutely it is dry. I already see browning out occurring near sea level. Unless it rains a bunch more it will be a tinder box down here before...
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    Good call 666. I tried to get lessons three weeks...

    Good call 666. I tried to get lessons three weeks prior to our last trip and no dice. But we were not on Sesame Street so it was not too bad. Maybe we will see you out there.
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    It was a few years ago, but I built my wife a set...

    It was a few years ago, but I built my wife a set up for touring with a cheap frame binding and a cheap women's powder Moment ski for maybe $120. Not the most epic touring rig, but once she starts...
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    Thanks for your service man. Both the mammoth...

    Thanks for your service man.

    Both the mammoth updates and the fire fighting. Best of luck on your tour and hope you get back for a few turns in May.
  13. I totally need new boots and need to be fitted...

    I totally need new boots and need to be fitted now post surgery. Only thing that sucks about living where I do. Itís hard to find time when Iím in the mountains to do a proper boot fitting.
  14. Because she wanted them. As odd as this may sound...

    Because she wanted them. As odd as this may sound to you, she does not give two shits about your hang ups.
  15. ^^^^that sounds like the view was not quite as...

    ^^^^that sounds like the view was not quite as good.

    My kids assessment. Download J1 if the faces are closed. Even if the cat track is open, cause in his words ďcat tracks suckĒ. Otherwise, ski...
  16. THE OFFICIAL 20/21 TAHOE SKI & SNOWBOARD THREAD. PANDEMIC SCHMANDEMIC!

    J1 is ancient. My kid loves it.

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    I just made a table out of my skis.

    We were there last year and they required a download. The lower faces were thin and there was no a Coyote cat...
  17. Cirque looks thin for April. Damn. Always...

    Cirque looks thin for April. Damn.

    Always love looking at Deadwood. Even when itís on its side.
  18. THE OFFICIAL 20/21 TAHOE SKI & SNOWBOARD THREAD. PANDEMIC SCHMANDEMIC!

    Yeah, Mountain Run can be pretty sucky in winter. Depending on where Iím headed at the base, I usually head down Sunnyside instead. Typically by late April/ May there is no mad rush down at the end...
  19. THE OFFICIAL 20/21 TAHOE SKI & SNOWBOARD THREAD. PANDEMIC SCHMANDEMIC!

    Iíve never enjoyed downloading the Funitel or Tram.

    The one time it I thought I might was when my kid and I bumped into Turx, Cinders and their buddy Jamie in line to get on. We decided we wanted...
  20. ^^^what Iím curious about is spring at Squaw. How...

    ^^^what Iím curious about is spring at Squaw. How long will Squaw One run this season before we need to cabin up to get to the snow. Once they require downloading we will save our turns for Mammoth...
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    Below FKNA, just off 395 there is a pull out and...

    Below FKNA, just off 395 there is a pull out and roads that should be dry that you can camp on. Not as nice as FKNA, but it worked for me and my kid when we were there two years ago. Snow line was a...
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    Actually it is those feelings right there that...

    Actually it is those feelings right there that make someone susceptible to conspiracy theories.

    Funny thing is guys like CS think the rest of us are being played the fool.

    God I hope his kids...
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    Hey ya'll. I beehive I am all caught up on PMs. ...

    Hey ya'll. I beehive I am all caught up on PMs. If I missed you or missed sending you certain information, please send me a follow up PM. As of this post.
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    My buddy just ordered a pop up cab over camper...

    My buddy just ordered a pop up cab over camper and he told me he is getting the pick axe.

    Why does he not earn points for a fucking mounted pick axe?
  25. Thread: Ikon Pass

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    Iíd be happy hiking more than standing. Until I...

    Iíd be happy hiking more than standing. Until I get tired. Then maybe Iíd stand and wait.

    Truth be told, Iíd maybe still visit with an Ikon pass with the family. There looks to be a ton of fun...
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    Looking at that map again and Scooter Pie looked...

    Looking at that map again and Scooter Pie looked nicely filled in a week ago. I've skied that line a few times over the years. Either full corn or dust on crust corn. Always spring.
  27. ^^^^that is major bs. When they presented...

    ^^^^that is major bs.

    When they presented the deferral option last spring/summer, they never mentioned a 'blackout period' for deferred passes as compared to new pass purchases. I just see what...
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    ^^^Enjoy. Not sure what your kids are up to, but...

    ^^^Enjoy. Not sure what your kids are up to, but 9 laps were a ton of fun with my family. Long runs and moderate pitch in the sun. Hit it early, as it gets early sun.

    Website says Canyon/Eagle...
  29. Thread: Ikon Pass

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    Ikon Pass

    Squaw is great when the snow is good. With its low elevation it can often be a thin or spring pack. Loads of gnar all over the place. Shorter runs except KT which is pretty much all below 8k. Outside...
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    We are headed up for Memorial Day w/e and are...

    We are headed up for Memorial Day w/e and are thinking about sticking around that next week. But only if the lifts are spinning. Hoping 5 is still spinning for the w/e.

    They said wait and see...
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    Mammoth 11'053'. Get high not covid 20/21

    June month or mountain?

    I emailed them and they said they have no idea. Weather dependent. Etc. about the month.
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    This OP feels like the 80's. Good ole days of...

    This OP feels like the 80's. Good ole days of passive sexism.
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    Figured I throw in this lunch break shot. We took...

    Figured I throw in this lunch break shot. We took our lunch at this exact spot every day.

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    From that overhead map shot it looks like it...

    From that overhead map shot it looks like it faces due south. Beg the veg gets burned more often than not.
  35. Thread: Ikon Pass

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    Never been to the Big. Always wanted to go. Team...

    Never been to the Big. Always wanted to go. Team always seems like the goal there. But Iíll keep skiing Mammoth and sliding right onto lifts mid week all over the hill. Maybe wait 5 minutes for a...
  36. KT was holding well last Sunday. Figures it still...

    KT was holding well last Sunday. Figures it still had several lore weeks. And we are going to get that dump in the third week of April, so it should be refreshed and good to go.
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    ^^^that is awesome.

    ^^^that is awesome.
  38. THE OFFICIAL 20/21 TAHOE SKI & SNOWBOARD THREAD. PANDEMIC SCHMANDEMIC!

    Donít think summit loaded until 8:55 when I was there Sunday. Maybe they are slacking later in the season?




    Doooooood. Old KW spun backside to the 2nd Sunday in April. That is the day Vail is...
  39. Thread: Ikon Pass

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    Please donít respond to the Bunny. He is just an...

    Please donít respond to the Bunny. He is just an angry ignorant man.

    Again, would come and visit if they get rid of Ikon and go to pre ikon crowds which are way more valuable.
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    Sticky: ^^^^^i think there may be other non full rocker...

    ^^^^^i think there may be other non full rocker skis around those lengths that are wider underfoot. RTM maybe. But then again, not sure.

    You mentioned 110. Mantra did come in 108 at some point,...
  41. Thread: Ikon Pass

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    Yes. Why ski a ikon crowded resort of I canít...

    Yes.

    Why ski a ikon crowded resort of I canít ski the one lift I want to ski there.

    Also wonít go and buy a day ticket like I would have considered before ikon

    The combo of ikon pass but...
  42. Divided Sky in Meyers is the only place I know....

    Divided Sky in Meyers is the only place I know. And Iím not hip at all.
  43. Not that it would really help with accessing...

    Not that it would really help with accessing solar aspects, but pre Vail, one spring KW was spinning 8-3 late April and then weekends in May. I think it was first just the front 5, then just 5/6 in...
  44. Donít drink the tap water. Food in Punta Mita...

    Donít drink the tap water.

    Food in Punta Mita was really good when we were there.

    All rights down that way. La Lancha was the most consistent, but Buros breaks with more swell.

    Iíd call...
  45. Itís not about slide paths. mammoth spins their...

    Itís not about slide paths. mammoth spins their lifts at 8:30. Squaw and a heavenly used to on the weekends. They donít anymore. Itís a choice.
  46. There is a shop around here that could cut those...

    There is a shop around here that could cut those down for you for just another $35. You may want to reconsider.
  47. Ya lost be at "get there by 7am"

    Ya lost be at "get there by 7am"
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    Varmits? Where is this secret place of glory?

    Varmits? Where is this secret place of glory?
  49. I sleep in my standard Ď17 Subaru between a...

    I sleep in my standard Ď17 Subaru between a trailhead and a lift base. Does that make me lower middle class or upper lower class?
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    Where do you get from any of my post that I think...

    Where do you get from any of my post that I think the ski was built wrong.

    When I said detune, I meant I rubbed a Diamond stone across it. Gummi would not really do it. But never said the ski was...
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