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  1. Thread: Climate Change

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    Yes, as long as wet bulb temperatures stay below...

    Yes, as long as wet bulb temperatures stay below 35C it isn't necessarily fatal to spend time outside, but many people will still die at 45-50C.


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  2. Thread: Climate Change

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    Yes. There will be many deaths from the current...

    Yes. There will be many deaths from the current heatwave, and this will only get worse.
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    QFT Ski areas should have rows of those fuckers....

    QFT
    Ski areas should have rows of those fuckers.

    If you have two cars there is no reason one of them shouldn't be an EV. For around town they are way more convenient than an ICE. I live in the...
  4. Thread: Climate Change

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    Yep. "Just 100 companies responsible for 71%...

    Yep.

    "Just 100 companies responsible for 71% of global emissions, study says
    A relatively small number of fossil fuel producers and their investors could hold the key to tackling climate change"...
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    As Nick says, better than no spare. The...

    As Nick says, better than no spare.

    The Rivian I ride in is a loaner from Rivian to The Nature Conservancy for work at some WY preserves. The preserve manager who gave me a ride is basically a...
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    Ah damn. I was hoping it could hold some real...

    Ah damn. I was hoping it could hold some real skis.
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    There is a pass through area in front of the bed...

    There is a pass through area in front of the bed but behind the backseat that might be long enough for skis. Would be a great place to carry them if it's long enough. The truck is nearly 208 cm wide...
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    The Rivian bed is incredibly short but when the...

    The Rivian bed is incredibly short but when the tailgate is down it looks like it could carry a sheet of plywood. The interior is actually small for an American pickup truck. I think it may be too...
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    I've had my KiaEV6 now for just over two months,...

    I've had my KiaEV6 now for just over two months, and it is by far the best car I've ever owned. I'll never buy another ICE vehicle just based on performance and ease of charging at home alone.

    We...
  10. Thread: Climate Change

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    Me too. We bought an EV at least partly to drive...

    Me too. We bought an EV at least partly to drive to ski - I personally don't want my traveling to ski to contribute to the end of skiing. And I wonder all the time if we should get our kids hooked on...
  11. Thread: Climate Change

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    And prices of renewables have fallen so fast they...

    And prices of renewables have fallen so fast they are now often the cheapest source of electricity. Market forces will react too slowly but might make the conversion to renewables inevitable.
  12. Thread: Climate Change

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    We are most likely going to surpass 1.5C of...

    We are most likely going to surpass 1.5C of warming around 2032 and 2C before 2050. We are going to see all kinds of crazy things. Even the boomers.
  13. Thread: Climate Change

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    The earth can't support 8 billion people who live...

    The earth can't support 8 billion people who live like we do, that's for sure. But not everyone lives like us. An average US refrigerator emits more CO2 annually than the average person in several...
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    Got a ride in a Rivian today. Holy shit is that...

    Got a ride in a Rivian today. Holy shit is that thing fast. It has really cool tech to change driving modes and clearance, etc. 413661413662413663
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    Picking a Stand Up Paddleboard, need SUP Help!

    Red makes awesome boards. Inflate to high pressures for stiffness and last a long time. I've had multiple Red boards and have taken them all over. They are great. The only others I have personal...
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    Haha! I'm pretty sure he supported Trump in ...

    Haha! I'm pretty sure he supported Trump in 2016. I think that means he may not be liberal. . .
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    There are two 2 50kW CCS chargers (what I need)...

    There are two 2 50kW CCS chargers (what I need) and 2 50kW CHADeMO chargers at the garage on Millward (supposedly). I'd either take the bus from there to ski or charge while getting dinner after...
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    Electric car thread

    Both will definitely require more planning and take longer than in an ICE vehicle but I think they are doable. At least I hope so.

    Skiing Jackson will require a charge on a high speed charger in...
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    Bummer to hear this. I live 160 miles from...

    Bummer to hear this. I live 160 miles from Jackson with Togwotee Pass to get over, and I'm hoping to use my EV6 for ski trips there. Worst case I will have to stop in Dubois for an hour+ to add miles...
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    Looks fucking cool to me!

    Looks fucking cool to me!
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    Awesome! The Ioniq 5 looks great, too! Let us...

    Awesome! The Ioniq 5 looks great, too! Let us know how you like it when you get it.
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    So far I don't have a great read on range as we...

    So far I don't have a great read on range as we haven't driven enough to know yet. I drove 100 hilly miles at 70 mph in 5F temps and blowing snow, and range was down a bit more than 20%. I thought...
  23. FIFY

    FIFY
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    ^^Awesome shots Ted!

    ^^Awesome shots Ted!
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    I don't think I could make the dates work but...

    I don't think I could make the dates work but just wanted to throw my name out just in case there's a slot and I could fit it in.

    Long time international expedition raft guide, several seasons on...
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    oops

    oops
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    Consumer Reports studied the effects of roof...

    Consumer Reports studied the effects of roof racks and hitch racks on gas mileage: https://www.consumerreports.org/fuel-economy-efficiency/how-bike-racks-affect-car-fuel-economy/

    Here is one...
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    The EV6 has a heat pump heater (and heated...

    The EV6 has a heat pump heater (and heated seats/steering wheel), which saves a lot of battery compared to the Ford Mustang Mach E's resistance heater. It also can fast charge 10-80% in 20 minutes if...
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    Electric car thread

    Real reason was 1 driver, 2 vehicles. The car came early and dealer is in another town. My wife has a couple crazy weeks coming up and wasn't going to be a able to go to the dealership with me to...
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    Cuz EV's can't actually go anywhere, of course....

    Cuz EV's can't actually go anywhere, of course. Duh!
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    406644406645 The Kia EV6 I was expecting to...

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    The Kia EV6 I was expecting to arrive March 9th arrived early! I don't have much time in it yet but I'll post more about it once I have.

    First impressions are that it is fast,...
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    I think what UAN means is yes, Jackson sucks and...

    I think what UAN means is yes, Jackson sucks and no one should ever waste their time skiing there. [emoji12]
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    My wife and I struck out on Yampa and San Juan...

    My wife and I struck out on Yampa and San Juan again. I'm not holding my breath for success on any ID permits either ...
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    I think one version of the Canoo is AWD.

    I think one version of the Canoo is AWD.
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    Dude, it's a CUV, not a wagon! Ok, it's...

    Dude, it's a CUV, not a wagon!

    Ok, it's really a wagon, and it looks like a well-thought out wagon. It doesn't have the ground clearance or rough terrain capabilities of an SUV but I t should be...
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    Just put a deposit on a Kia EV6 AWD. Should have...

    Just put a deposit on a Kia EV6 AWD. Should have it within a month. Some places are charging up to $10k for a "market adjustment," so I feel lucky to get it for MSRP. It will be interesting to see...
  37. Happy bday HMS!!!

    Happy bday HMS!!!
  38. Somebody had a bad time on the road between...

    Somebody had a bad time on the road between Driggs and Victor early afternoon. I hope it wasn't any of you and that everyone is alright. 399154
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    Thanks! I needed a laugh tonight!

    Thanks! I needed a laugh tonight!
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    2012 Montana Conditions, Stoke and Whatev Thread

    Oh no! Good for them but bad for us. Love that place. Hope the new owners keep it a great shop.
  41. Part 2: Padded Room Special Collection Of Junk That More Than Likely Will Be NSFW

    Xxx
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    Good info Bobbybill. I don't think they had much...

    Good info Bobbybill. I don't think they had much it any snowmaking in the early days. I wonder what the latest opening is with the snowmaking they have now and how much it has helped them get open in...
  43. Great interview HMS! And I love the cartoon too!

    Great interview HMS! And I love the cartoon too!
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    Even before then I'd imagine there will be very...

    Even before then I'd imagine there will be very bad snow years and it will be challenging fir any ski area to stay alive.
  45. It's a Large and the fit is great- I think that's...

    It's a Large and the fit is great- I think that's part of what I like about it. I'm 5'11, average inseam.
  46. Are you fat? Do you like it? What would you do different next time?

    I have a Fatboy and love it. I'm not sure why but I just think it is a great cross country feel and I even like riding it on flowy dirt. I don't ride anything very technical with it but it is great...
  47. I agree - great photos UAN! I know, "mount...

    I agree - great photos UAN!

    I know, "mount your own fucking bindings", but just in case any recommendations for someone to mount a set of Fritschi Tectons on either side of Teton Pass?
  48. Thread: Climate Change

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    Climate Change

    When I was studying resources in '17, the consensus seemed to be that renewables alone would not meet energy requirements - not by a long shot. Yes, we have NGO's saying it's possible with a world...
  49. Thread: Climate Change

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    Statements like this are not helpful. There are...

    Statements like this are not helpful. There are LOTS of very serious scientists and engineers who disagree with you and say wind, water, solar and storage can get us where we need to go.

    The...
  50. I had a knee replacement in April and I'm stoked...

    I had a knee replacement in April and I'm stoked for the WROD, as that's about the perfect level for me to get back on skis and start rebuilding strength so I'm ready to go when the son gets deep....
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