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    ^^ true that - but everyone is peaceful here as...

    ^^ true that - but everyone is peaceful here as everybody gets some pow these days. Amazing forecast. The West of the Alps gets buried!
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    They are only active when touring. The boot is...

    They are only active when touring. The boot is further back in Downhill and the pins get covered by the blue block in the toe-piece. That comes up when you push the lever in front down.
  3. They are among the best fore sure but super...

    They are among the best fore sure but super expensive! I demoed the 84 and it is way less chattery than the x-series. But for my taste it was even to responsive - really great if you are into small...
  4. Movement seems like a good idea as there seem to...

    Movement seems like a good idea as there seem to be options to get used ones cheap. I have pre-rockered logic-X -> super light, a lot of chatter from the carbon on hard stuff when going fast but...
  5. Thread: Arc'Teryx Voltair

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    Send in the pack, get 250 CAD and buy a new...

    Send in the pack, get 250 CAD and buy a new one... I will probably not make use of the offer for a new pack as I will need it. But the 250 CAD are very welcome!

    I rarely tour under -20°C here in...
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    ^^great match of the colors of beer and binder -...

    ^^great match of the colors of beer and binder - supergoats?
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    Thanks you for the bump. I totally agree with...

    Thanks you for the bump. I totally agree with what has been said about Sam Anthamatten and wanted to reference his skiing in "This is home" here.
    It is amazing how in these film they skied some...
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    Sernftal

    a little less winning but the deepest first day of the season for me as far as I remember:
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    Finally somebody on the same page: looking...

    Finally somebody on the same page: looking forward to try the Spoons in Japan! I would definitely go for the wider skis but we don't really plan to do alpinism more like hiking for the powder... I...
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    The Swiss going out of their country is very...

    The Swiss going out of their country is very dependent on exchange rates. I know a few who are regulars in Serfaus.
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    there is freeskiers.net (good for gear swap) and...

    there is freeskiers.net (good for gear swap) and there is powderguide.com - I love the site but Snow for the Euros is really crowded compared to that place.

    Let's try to bring the stoke back in...
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    Hi, i could just measure the new iso blocks...

    Hi,

    i could just measure the new iso blocks out for you this week-end if you can not do so in the shop.
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    http://www.blacksheepsports.de/bootfitting/ ...

    http://www.blacksheepsports.de/bootfitting/

    write those guys a mail. They will set you up with the liners you need!
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    it gets pushed forward by the boot. I guess there...

    it gets pushed forward by the boot. I guess there is enough friction there you will not lose ist when you eject from the bindings.
  15. Thats why I would look into the options for...

    Thats why I would look into the options for maintenance as well. A good company will offer a service to refill your down when needed (not for free). You can get many years out of a good bag. I have...
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    a little design proposition. I guess here the...

    a little design proposition. I guess here the sticker would get a background (not a die cut or how they call that). I guess there might be room for improvement on the font but you will get the idea.
  17. Thread: Climbing Stoke

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    wow, insane granite structures and views! Thanks...

    wow, insane granite structures and views! Thanks for sharing the stoke!
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    I would totally be in for some stickers - if you...

    I would totally be in for some stickers - if you need some graphics-work or fiddling with .pdf types and such let me know.
  19. I assuem the canting rivet has play all the time...

    I assuem the canting rivet has play all the time to enable the lateral flexibility in the first place. Thus the lateral stiffness in ski mode gets created solely by the spine in the back according to...
  20. I think the breakage of this join is...

    I think the breakage of this join is design-inherent and can not cmpletly be avoided one we look at the mechanism that locks the lateral flex.
    The two sides of the cuff get locket high up the boot...
  21. In that case some nudes of your sister would do...

    In that case some nudes of your sister would do ;-)
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    Please keep us tracked on your progress - would...

    Please keep us tracked on your progress - would be really interested in this, too.
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    I just bought some Freetours and got the ISO 5355...

    I just bought some Freetours and got the ISO 5355 Blocks with them,too
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    Do you what you are doing ;-) - Old Salomon Boots...

    Do you what you are doing ;-) - Old Salomon Boots are a piece of design history now in the museums. Check for it`s creator Roger Tallon who did the French high speed trains TGV as well. I really like...
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    Maybe you get less crowded huts (except for when...

    Maybe you get less crowded huts (except for when all groups meet) if you go against the mainstream... not sure if it is still a valuable consideration as groups maybe start every day nowadays.
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    check this:...

    check this: http://coldthistle.blogspot.ch/2014/11/patagonia-nano-air-and-arcteryx-atom-lt.html
    I feel mostly the same but don't have as much in depth comparison as my atom is more of a every day...
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    Sounds good but doubles the time you take from...

    Sounds good but doubles the time you take from Munich to innsbruck. Therefore my suggestion to drive strait to Innsbruck (maybe small detour for Hochfügen if it has snow) and then proceed being...
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    Between Munich an Innsbruck there is not much to...

    Between Munich an Innsbruck there is not much to see... Garmish maybe but for the beginning of december you have to get lucky with the conditions (don't know much about the mentioned backside of...
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    SPOT saved my brothers live - so I will not...

    SPOT saved my brothers live - so I will not complain. BUT it has occurred a few days (out of lets assume 200) that his ok message was not making it all the way to us. So yes: SPOT works - but other...
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    But also "not avi controlled" does not mean you...

    But also "not avi controlled" does not mean you need a guide. With proper education and a behavior that suits the conditions and your experience you can also venture into the backcountry without a...
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    How is the protocol here? Do they speak english?...

    How is the protocol here? Do they speak english? Is the registration mandatory? Is this common in all Japanese resorts? Thanks for pointing this out anyways.
    I'll be up in Hokkaido from 3rd of...
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    so what are your boot choices? - me personally I...

    so what are your boot choices? - me personally I just changed my Dukes for Kingpins for Japan. But we plan on more touring. Do you have the option to mount with pin bindings?
  33. Thread: gear rumors 18/19

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    I think Pinding has a patent on the exact...

    I think Pinding has a patent on the exact movement but there are be other ways to show / hide pins. Also Pinding will be very heavy...
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    I have a 2009 MBP and the battery was down to...

    I have a 2009 MBP and the battery was down to zero like yours and my mac even told me to replace it on its on initiative. Somehow I kept it anyways and now it got significantly better to about 2-3h....
  35. Thread: DPS Phantom Glide

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    Makes me think of melt skis...

    Makes me think of melt skis (https://melt-ski.com) - any experience concerning the no wax base on them?
  36. Thread: DPS Phantom Glide

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    https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/dpsskis/phant...

    https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/dpsskis/phantom-permanent-base-glide-treatment-for-skis-an?ref=340306&token=5e40cea0

    This is their Kickstarter page.
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    As far as I know there never was a Spoon in any...

    As far as I know there never was a Spoon in any foundations. This feature is reserved for Pure3 and Alchemist.
  38. Maybe you should have a look at the Patagonia...

    Maybe you should have a look at the Patagonia Nano Air Light Hoody. I have an Arcteryx Atom FL and the Nano Air (so both the warmer versions) but the upper materials are the same as the one in...
  39. I think the control is a really different ski but...

    I think the control is a really different ski but I don't know where to put it. Seems no longer in the line up.
    The alp tracks is really a big difference in construction to the rest of the line as...
  40. If money is not an issue consider the movement...

    If money is not an issue consider the movement alp tracks. I demoed them in 84. Very responsive but damp and good edge hold. I think the construction is among the best you can get for light touring...
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    If you need a place to stay for the night in...

    If you need a place to stay for the night in Zurich, let me know - maybe I can even arrange to pick you up.
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    Don't think so. It looks like they photoshopped...

    Don't think so. It looks like they photoshopped the topsheet. For great inspiration on 10'000 dollar skis and to-expensive-for-dentals-fashion check out: https://www.instagram.com/zaiski/
  43. Thread: Norrona Sizing

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    Hi, I have a Lofoten Jacket from like 6 years...

    Hi,
    I have a Lofoten Jacket from like 6 years ago. So this information is not quite up to date. I'm about your size an weight and have M wich fits quite loose. I think you can really go for both...
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    I got all interested and googled around a bit ->...

    I got all interested and googled around a bit -> here is the link: http://www.skintrack.com/gear-tech/how-to-make-ski-hook-attachment/
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    If you are into freeride from the lifts go get...

    If you are into freeride from the lifts go get "Chamonix Off Piste" (Vamos). The Map to get is the official french "IGF" map in 1:25 000 with basic ski routes in it.
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    WOW count me in on this one. I like the Alpha FL...

    WOW count me in on this one. I like the Alpha FL 45 so much for alpine climbing but for carrying skis it is really far from ideal. I would love to see the suspension of the Voltaire on it. By far the...
  47. Thread: Climbing Stoke

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    thank you! Great stuff!

    thank you! Great stuff!
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    nice! can you tell us the name of the routes?...

    nice!

    can you tell us the name of the routes? I'm just curious!
  49. Thread: RV in Hokkaido???

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    I'll let you know when we are around but I have...

    I'll let you know when we are around but I have to disappoint you a litte. We are only 2. I'm sorry if I gave false information but I don't really know where this 5 person thing comes from. Should be...
  50. Thread: RV in Hokkaido???

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    We settled for japancampers.com in the end. I...

    We settled for japancampers.com in the end. I will update here with a review on them and going "cardanchi" in Japan in general as soon as we get back in January.
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