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  1. Thread: Silverton TR

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    Agreed -- just pay attention to the traverses...

    Agreed -- just pay attention to the traverses when the guide tells you to (like on Mandatory Air).

    Otherwise, you're unlikely to ski anything more technically challenging than the The Face at...
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    OTR was closed during the entire storm cycle....

    OTR was closed during the entire storm cycle. Patrol did mitigation work on starting on Monday. Including upper OTR. Pretty sure it was not a natural.
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    Once you put it on edge -- yes. Running flat they...

    Once you put it on edge -- yes. Running flat they don't have a ton of contact. But it doesn't take much edge angle to engage a long effective edge.
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    Listening to their interview on Totally Deep...

    Listening to their interview on Totally Deep cleared this up a good bit. They are pretty clear that this first setup isn't for people who want rad avalanche controlled human-powered terrain. Its for...
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    PM sent.

    PM sent.
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    IME they do not like running flat on hard pack....

    IME they do not like running flat on hard pack. I've had some "oh-shit-almost-splits" moments when I forget that. As long as I'm throwing them on edge a bit and slowing things down it's been okay.
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    MX98 or if you can't fund those, Monster 98s...

    MX98 or if you can't fund those, Monster 98s (discontinued.)
  8. Thanks! My nano-air has started to lose some...

    Thanks! My nano-air has started to lose some loft. Grabbed this and the Tantrum II hooded wind breaker (down to $33) which looks like a nice trail running piece for shoulder seasons.
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    Whoa. Because some people like skiing and...

    Whoa.



    Because some people like skiing and are willing to wait for a ride out of the base area. Everything else was on wind hold and they couldn't get to a different ski area.

    Jesus --...
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    My coworker takes the bus in from out 285. She is...

    My coworker takes the bus in from out 285. She is fucking dreading her commute home cause everyone taking it to go skiing this weekend.
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    To be fair, 1 is really the only thing worth...

    To be fair, 1 is really the only thing worth skiing on a 20" day besides the ridge. And I agree re:HSQ. It is nice on chalky days when you can kill your legs in 2 hours.

    Fuck are the windslabs and...
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    Bitch all you want, but with 70 closed from...

    Bitch all you want, but with 70 closed from Morrison on, LP closed and winds that shut down most lifts (downside of making Chets a HSQ rather than fixed like Pali) -- it doesn't make much sense to...
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    Historically the Deathwish has been softer than...

    Historically the Deathwish has been softer than PBJ. Not sure about post 18/19 Deathwish when it got softened up.
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    Because 285 + Hoosier & Fremont in a snowstorm...

    Because 285 + Hoosier & Fremont in a snowstorm with lots of wind is probably as bad if not worse than i70.
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    My SO fucked her knee one season due to the exact...

    My SO fucked her knee one season due to the exact same thing.
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    Good point re:a heavy enough material to hold up...

    Good point re:a heavy enough material to hold up the rivet. I've got a hand held rivet gun to use.



    This seems like a really good idea and would likely match pretty well.
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    YMMV, but I had great luck in with AirBnB in the...

    YMMV, but I had great luck in with AirBnB in the Loire while bike touring. A few of the places we stayed offered a home-made meal option (note these are often "private room in house") which was in...
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    FKNA!

    FKNA!
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    The lock works fine. I just want to prevent...

    The lock works fine. I just want to prevent future expanding damage and water entry so I can use it for camp gear in the summer. In the winter it's just skis.

    Still want it fixed so as people...
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    But if I don't use a Weldworks can how can I...

    But if I don't use a Weldworks can how can I demonstrate my fine unique taste focused on hazy IPAs?

    Probably just buy a Rainer at the Rat this weekend and fix it in the parking lot. Will document...
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    Gonna try aluminium can shingle riveted on. If it...

    Gonna try aluminium can shingle riveted on. If it looks like hell maybe I'll throw some FiberFix over it and spray paint it all black.

    Thanks all, lots of good ideas.
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    There is a whole thread on the Corvus if you...

    There is a whole thread on the Corvus if you search.

    Do you like metal in your layup (Corvus) or not?
    Do you like full subtle rocker (Corvus) or camber with rockered tip (BD)?
    Do you want to be...
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    This is so fucking obvious. Thanks toast and...

    This is so fucking obvious. Thanks toast and single

    Besides, my new van looks too nice. No way to class it up but like some beer can fixes.
  24. Really good bindings. $100 in good shape is...

    Really good bindings. $100 in good shape is reasonable.

    Let me dig through my parts bin to see if I have a set of brakes that'd work for my application. If so, may grab these from ya.
  25. Thread: Shiffrin

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    Coroner has said it was a head injury from an...

    Coroner has said it was a head injury from an accident at their house. I can't imagine.

    Vibes to all involved.
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    I have no idea -- given the location by the lock...

    I have no idea -- given the location by the lock I was sort of suspicious. But the box was unlocked and nothing was taken (guess they didn't want 5 year old womens skis or goodwill poles.)

    I...
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    Roof box repair -- not a crack

    Anyone have thoughts on repairing this? I don't have the piece of plastic. Partner put her skis away and shut the lid (did not lock) -- when I got there 15mins later the lid was open and the piece...
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    The idea that Paris has no green space or urban...

    The idea that Paris has no green space or urban design is bullocks. There are numerous incredible urban parks, waterways, and cemeteries. Go to any urban planning graduate school in the US or Europe...
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    Don't let the Paris haters get you down. You're...

    Don't let the Paris haters get you down. You're going at a good time of year before the hoards show up in even crazier mass.

    Just walk a ton. Realize the Champs is dumb AF. Often the quarters a...
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    Traffic in the Loire is super minimal and nothing...

    Traffic in the Loire is super minimal and nothing like riding in CO (you're in CO right?). People regularly drove 2 of their wheels off the road to give me ample space to pass.

    I don't recommend...
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    Loire Valley is pretty dope if you like castles...

    Loire Valley is pretty dope if you like castles and wine (and biking). But it is a bit more difficult if you're against renting a car. Orleans, Tours and Angers are the big cities, but their are a...
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    Yep. 313152

    Yep.

    313152
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    Yep -- that is exactly what I thought. Hence...

    Yep -- that is exactly what I thought. Hence custom springs instead of airbags -- to gain an inch or so and deal with the fact it'll most often have a little camping setup in the back.
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    My understanding was airbags prevent sag when...

    My understanding was airbags prevent sag when loaded -- not adding clearance?
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    What if I wear a flat brimmed cap and drink out...

    What if I wear a flat brimmed cap and drink out of a yeti mug when I go?
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    Reason to not quote my post? Good point...

    Reason to not quote my post?

    Good point re:alignment. That's why I'm looking for someone who knows this stuff. I recognize its a simple job but 6 inquiries have all yielded "we don't work on...
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    Forgot to reset it for most of it. But from...

    Forgot to reset it for most of it. But from Gunnison to Denver I got 25mpg. Rig is FWD with upsized AT tires and a big ass roof box. I'm easy on the gas pedal.
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    YMMV -- but Jackson and Ogden valley when I...

    YMMV -- but Jackson and Ogden valley when I stayed there was cold AF in my buddies pop top. High teens is mellow compared to some of those valley inversion temps which are often more like -10.
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    Anyone in the Denver metro got a 4x4 shop they...

    Anyone in the Denver metro got a 4x4 shop they could recommend? Work I have in mind shouldn't be difficult but I want someone to advise and install for me that knows what their doing and can make...
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    Lol. Currently gettin' fresh rubber on the...

    Lol.

    Currently gettin' fresh rubber on the new minivan. Slightly upsized Cooper Discover AT3 4S.

    Then figuring out a small lift -- 2" strut spacer in front, thinking rear gets highlander...
  41. I didn't buy them. But I know I tuned and...

    I didn't buy them. But I know I tuned and adjusted at least 5 pairs my friends bought after I shared links with them. All Kastles for <$300 in good nick with clamps.
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    New Forza is smoking.

    New Forza is smoking.
  43. No, his wife got a lesser punishment for pleading...

    No, his wife got a lesser punishment for pleading guilty to a lesser crime because she wasn't the orchestrater behind all this. She's still to be sentenced and may well have jail time, just not time...
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    Good beta -- thanks. I'll take Bibbys and...

    Good beta -- thanks. I'll take Bibbys and Protests and start on the Bibbys.
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    Headed to Silverton tomorrow. Couple of questions...

    Headed to Silverton tomorrow. Couple of questions for first timer:

    - With snow in forecast easier to drive over Red Mountain pass or via Durango?
    - How big of skis for down there?
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    Most everything else up there ripped to the...

    Most everything else up there ripped to the ground in December. Primer was overdue.
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    I don't know because I'm not #vanlife. I'm...

    I don't know because I'm not #vanlife. I'm #weekendcamping.

    Typical weekend looks like: drive up after dinner on Friday. Sleep. Get up and skin a lap with pup. Take crap in the lodge. Ski.
    ...
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    Post number? Link?

    Post number? Link?
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    Thanks for confirmation @steveski . Anything...

    Thanks for confirmation @steveski . Anything particular to watch out for when buying? I'm leaning third Gen, avoiding the first year because first years typically have a bit of a shake-out in my...
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    The closures today are planned closures due to...

    The closures today are planned closures due to rockfall mitigation.
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