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  1. The Hideout is the raddest spot for a wedding...

    The Hideout is the raddest spot for a wedding I've been to in the Tahoe area. It's just a click or two west of Silver Lake, not far from the old Iron Mountain. There are probably a bunch more fotos...
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    Updated first post with the speaker and topic...

    Updated first post with the speaker and topic list. This is a bit of a draft (apparently some folks are having too much fun shredding Whistler's bike park to respond to email), so it might change...
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    Yo PJ, yes and big thanks for helping get the...

    Yo PJ, yes and big thanks for helping get the word out. I think (hope) the word gets out decently in the Tahoe area but hitting the greater Bay Area and Reno/Carson backcountry scenes is a bigger...
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    Not yet, still waiting on a couple final...

    Not yet, still waiting on a couple final commitments. Hopefully by next week. I will post it here when it's ready.
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    California Avalanche Workshop 2017

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    Registration link:

    http://https://register.asapconnected.com/CourseDetail.aspx?CourseId=62363

    It's that time...
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    Toured from Onion Valley to Langley over Fri -...

    Toured from Onion Valley to Langley over Fri - Tuesday. Great conditions out there. Creeks opening around 10,500. Some south faces burning faster than others. Big winds most evenings. Saw nobody once...
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    http://i106.photobucket.com/albums/m255/dishwasher-dave/CAW_2016_poster_D.jpg

    http://i106.photobucket.com/albums/m255/dishwasher-dave/CAW2016SpeakersandTopics-3.jpg

    Registration link: ...
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    http://i106.photobucket.com/albums/m255/dishwasher-dave/CAW2016SpeakersandTopics-3.jpg

    Took a little longer than it should have but here's the lineup with topics for the 2016 California Avalanche...
  9. No standalone website. Folks can register at...

    No standalone website.

    Folks can register at the www.ltccconnect.com page (under California Avalanche Workshop) but there is only a short description there.

    There is more info at:...
  10. California Avalanche Workshop 2016

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    It's that time...
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    Looking forward to nerding out in Breck.

    Looking forward to nerding out in Breck.
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    FWIW Rock Creek was open to Pack Station on Sat...

    FWIW Rock Creek was open to Pack Station on Sat 4/16. Easy travel into high country from there.

    Great skiing above 10k from Rock Creek to Mammoth. Corn was reliably awesome and even some hot pow...
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    Any Rock Creek updates? Still closed at SnoPark?

    Any Rock Creek updates? Still closed at SnoPark?
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    I think 27 (or 27.5) would be ideal.

    I think 27 (or 27.5) would be ideal.
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    WTB: Green Dynafit TLT 6 tongues

    Anybody have the TLT 6 green (softer) tongues sitting around you'd like to pass on? I'd pay $20 plus shipping to Tahoe for your trouble.
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    Also posted in Tahoe threadzilla... In case...

    Also posted in Tahoe threadzilla... In case you're interested this Saturday 10/17 these folks will be presenting at the California Avalanche Workshop at LTCC.
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  17. In case you're interested this Saturday 10/17...

    In case you're interested this Saturday 10/17 these folks will be presenting at the California Avalanche Workshop at LTCC. Tix via www.ltccconnect.com or show up a little early on Sat.
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    Here is a partial list of presenters and their...

    Here is a partial list of presenters and their topics. Still nailing down a few final details. Lemme know if you have any questions.


    Travis Feist / Upcoming changes to avalanche education in...
  19. It does look very nice. That Nick Meyers...

    It does look very nice.

    That Nick Meyers takes purdy photos. I was pleasantly surprised to see one of my photos in there as well. I think I owe a write up after the California Avalanche Workshop.
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    California Avalanche Workshop 2015

    http://i106.photobucket.com/albums/m255/dishwasher-dave/CAW_2015_poster_3-2.jpg

    It's the season to wax the skis, pull the dog hair out of the skins, and do some Continuing Education. We will have...
  21. Regarding W Shore Access stuff. It is a big deal....

    Regarding W Shore Access stuff. It is a big deal. There has been a strong outpouring and there is some indication that the main Jake's lot will be at least partially spared. I'm unclear what exactly...
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    http://i106.photobucket.com/albums/m255/dishwasher-dave/CAW_2015_poster_3-2.jpg

    Nice to have the 15-16 thread up. Beverages by that top right sponsor at the conclusion of the workshop...
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    @gimpy yep. it's doable. top is good but bottom...

    @gimpy yep. it's doable. top is good but bottom not so much. last night/today probably helped. a couple rock gardens need mas nieve but smoother lines go fine.
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    So far I've been very impressed by this series....

    So far I've been very impressed by this series. The focus on Human Factors is welcome and encouraging. Props to Powder and BD for supporting this sort of journalism.
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    Awesome to see the white stuff return. Don't...

    Awesome to see the white stuff return.

    Don't think this has been posted here. Multiple mags presenting. Check it and bring your BC partners.
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    California Avalanche Workshop

    The basic details:

    Where: LTCC Board Room
    When: Saturday 10/18 9am-5pm
    What: Snow and avalanche workshop featuring a variety of speakers including a couple of TGR amigos (Shralphmachio and...
  27. Thread: ISSW

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    These mountains are awesome! Sitting inside is...

    These mountains are awesome! Sitting inside is going to be rough though.
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    Dave Beck's "Ski Tours in CA" has a good...

    Dave Beck's "Ski Tours in CA" has a good description as well. Although this has been out of print for a while you can still find copies. Beck also just published a kindle book that apparently has...
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    Nice TR. Similar experience down there this...

    Nice TR.

    Similar experience down there this year. Good times despite the snow conditions.


    Truth
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    3. Painful to spend the dough but the best...

    3. Painful to spend the dough but the best solution.
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    Quality effort and good beta Arcsim.

    Quality effort and good beta Arcsim.
  32. Just wanted to chime in and recommend folks check...

    Just wanted to chime in and recommend folks check out the TAR article by Shralph (and the rest of the TAR too). Very well written and honest self evaluation. I recommend reading it carefully and...
  33. Just to be clear, Wilderness Ed at LTCC is...

    Just to be clear, Wilderness Ed at LTCC is running 2 avalanche classes this weekend (it looks like there are even some open spaces) and we have AIARE classes scheduled for the next 3 or 4 weekends....
  34. http://i106.photobucket.com/albums/m255/dishwasher...

    http://i106.photobucket.com/albums/m255/dishwasher-dave/ToddOffenbacherCollegeAntarcticSlideshow2013web.jpeg

    More pre-season fundraising stoke spam.
  35. Awesome photos. Gracias!

    Awesome photos. Gracias!
  36. Seems like allowing overnight camping at Meiss...

    Seems like allowing overnight camping at Meiss SnoPark is the easiest fix. Since it is already ok to park overnight w/ a Snopark permit the added hassle isn't much. Plus realistically it ain't that...
  37. Excellent article.

    Excellent article.
  38. Snowmo issue aside, the FS Forest Plan is a BFD...

    Snowmo issue aside, the FS Forest Plan is a BFD for recreation in the Basin (doesn't have anything to do with Forestdale). Again snowmo issue aside, I think winter recreation does get overlooked by...
  39. I'm pretty sure the toothache artist is Oswaldo...

    I'm pretty sure the toothache artist is Oswaldo Guayasamín. He's rad.
    (Tahoe folks might recognize his artwork up in the Divided Sky)

    Nice shots. Way to get after it.
  40. Great TR. Conditions are so good in the High...

    Great TR. Conditions are so good in the High Sierra right now. Looks like you had a good crew and great skiing.

    Thanks for sharing.
  41. Sorry to hear it's not a simple fix. It's...

    Sorry to hear it's not a simple fix. It's definitely lame that an oversight potentially has such significant consequences.
  42. Another rec for Pat. Sorry to hear that shop...

    Another rec for Pat. Sorry to hear that shop closed.
  43. This is very likely to be the LTCC Winter AIARE...

    This is very likely to be the LTCC Winter AIARE schedule, but not official yet. Registration begins the first week of December.

    January
    5,7,9,10 AIARE L1 (evenings only on 1/5 and 1/7)
    15-17...
  44. Thanks for sharing. Much appreciated.

    Thanks for sharing. Much appreciated.
  45. ESAC has today's advisory in their forum. ...

    ESAC has today's advisory in their forum.

    http://www.esavalanche.org/Forum/viewforum.php?f=21
  46. Sounds like you are already well prepared. My...

    Sounds like you are already well prepared.

    My WFR was one of the best educational experiences of my life. It is a great curriculum.

    As you noted, it is intense and I think it is impossible to...
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