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    Give it some throttle just before landing as...

    Give it some throttle just before landing as well. That'll give you some forward momentum on impact so you won't be jammed into the handlbars.
  2. I think that third picture, of the pilot, is...

    I think that third picture, of the pilot, is probably on of the best portrait photos I've ever seen. The character is awesome and the way you can sort of see his eyes looking towards the camera...
  3. This looks like an excellent read, he is...

    This looks like an excellent read, he is definitely one of my idols.

    As far as what to read next, David Roberts is an absolutely exceptional author/mountaineer who has written some excellent...
  4. Ski Boots, Splitboard gear, Snowboard boots, Mountaineering stuff

    Selling off a lot of stuff so that I can switch to a hardboot set up for my split to chase more serious skimo objectives. I'll post links to stock photos for now, will try to get photos of the actual...
  5. Can you describe your perfect date? Mine is...

    Can you describe your perfect date?

    Mine is April 1st because the skiing's usually great here in Alaska and it's full of fun jokes. Can I take you out to dinner on April 1st? I'm willing to travel.
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    PM'ed both of ya

    PM'ed both of ya
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    Also this has been my 3rd splitboard in 3 seasons...

    Also this has been my 3rd splitboard in 3 seasons so if a splitboard manufacturer wants to hire someone to test their gears durability, HERE I AM.
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    WTB: Splitboard

    Long story short, I tagged a rock today and grenaded one half of my splitboard. Hoping someone on here could provide a good deal or maybe point me towards one they know of. I'm watching the interwebz...
  9. Excellent point there in the last paragraph. They...

    Excellent point there in the last paragraph. They should not be able to get what they want, if it affects what you want.
  10. Forecast is looking pretty good for pretty much...

    Forecast is looking pretty good for pretty much everywhere in southcentral for the next few days!
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    I agree. I also liked the early 2000's Yamaha...

    I agree. I also liked the early 2000's Yamaha Vipers. A little heavy but the triple sounds sweeeeeet. I never heard of any major problems with them and know of a few still running around with 6-7000...
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    I too have passed on these in the past due to...

    I too have passed on these in the past due to having other pairs. Not this time. I guess my current gloves will become my backups.
  13. pm'd ya on the airbag

    pm'd ya on the airbag
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    I do both and have fun on both. I am the man

    I do both and have fun on both. I am the man
  15. ISO: Geologist/Geospatial Analyst Position

    Hey Mags,

    I'll be graduating in December and figured posting here couldn't hurt the job search. I'm graduating with a degree in Geology with a concentration in Geospatial Science, meaning that...
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    For those of you that haven't read the book, DO...

    For those of you that haven't read the book, DO IT! It's in my top 5 for sure but not like that counts for anything.

    Also can't wait to see the entire film.
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    We hauled 70 gallons of fuel into the area a...

    We hauled 70 gallons of fuel into the area a couple of weeks prior to the trip. It would've been nice to be able to use the sleds everyday as there was some pretty incredible icefield access at our...
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    Spring Break in the Chugach

    I'm hoping that posting this video will motivate me to write up a detailed trip report for the ski trip my friends and I did for our spring break this year in Alaska. In a very condensed version that...
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    Hmmm interesting...

    Hmmm interesting...
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    http://www.adn.com/article/20150311/owner-haines-h...

    http://www.adn.com/article/20150311/owner-haines-heli-ski-company-rescued-after-avalanche

    Anyone know more?
  21. Look up Fairweather Ski Works LLC on facebook,...

    Look up Fairweather Ski Works LLC on facebook, they're a small local ski builder there in Haines and have been posting up pictures throughout the season.
  22. Woohoo! Next year is going to be HUGE!

    Woohoo! Next year is going to be HUGE!
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    If your friends bitch at you while your skinning...

    If your friends bitch at you while your skinning then imagine how much they'll bitch at you when you're trying to learn how to ski. Get new friends
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    My only disadvantage I've had while splitboarding...

    My only disadvantage I've had while splitboarding is that there is usually girls hanging all over me while I'm trying to skin.
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    https://vimeo.com/117246788 And how about a...

    https://vimeo.com/117246788

    And how about a super short video of the weekend as well
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    https://www.tetongravity.com/images/ci-images/3859...

    https://www.tetongravity.com/images/ci-images/38591/dsc_0084_(2)__forum.jpg

    https://www.tetongravity.com/images/ci-images/38591/dsc_0099_(2)__forum.jpg

    Lets bump this up
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    ^This is all good advice. I love the town of...

    ^This is all good advice.

    I love the town of Haines but if I was waiting out weather there without a vehicle for any amount of time I might just go crazy.
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    XP is definitely a worthy chassis, just different...

    XP is definitely a worthy chassis, just different than others of the time so it seems like people who didn't own one didn't like them because they could never get used to the extreme rider forward...
  29. Bad snow, great scenery ...

    Bad snow, great scenery

    https://www.tetongravity.com/images/ci-images/38207/dsc_0491__forum.jpg

    https://www.tetongravity.com/images/ci-images/38207/dsc_0515__forum.jpg
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    WTB 29.5 AT Boot

    Preferably not with a super stiff flex as I am a snowboarder just getting into skiing so I'm definitely not ripping. Would like something brand new for really cheap but I guess I'll settle for used...
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    This reads: I am fat, out of shape, and too lazy...

    This reads: I am fat, out of shape, and too lazy to tour a long ways to the goods so sleds should be banned from my areas.

    The only good thing about sled closures is that the more areas that get...
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    Smoke em if you got em. It'll be funner than...

    Smoke em if you got em. It'll be funner than walking
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    How long have you been waiting to sneak that name...

    How long have you been waiting to sneak that name drop in a comment?

    In reality though from all the flicks I've seen Keith is an insane rider and looks like one hell of a mechanic to go along with...
  34. Isn't it every skiers dream to move to Alaska? It...

    Isn't it every skiers dream to move to Alaska? It would be my dream anyways, if I didn't already live here.

    Things are getting better up high, high latitudes that is......
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    http://splitboard.com/talk/viewtopic.php?f=5&t=172...

    http://splitboard.com/talk/viewtopic.php?f=5&t=17253
  36. Picture #1 would be a good hint if you had...

    Picture #1 would be a good hint if you had intimate knowledge of the Delta Range *hint*
  37. Some stoke from last weekend to get you off the...

    Some stoke from last weekend to get you off the couch this weekend

    https://www.tetongravity.com/images/ci-images/37271/img_0483__forum.jpg
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    Yup tethers are a must as well. A sled track may...

    Yup tethers are a must as well. A sled track may as well be a chainsaw if you're stuck near it with the throttle pinned open. I've also seen sleds roll down a hill without the rider and be perfectly...
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    Your right hand should be on the handlebar when...

    Your right hand should be on the handlebar when you're sidehilling on the left side anyways so you should never need a lefty throttle. They are dangerous and unnecessary.
  40. https://vimeo.com/108204804 Got four days in a...

    https://vimeo.com/108204804

    Got four days in a row in early october thanks to a couple of storms that came through Fairbanks. It's been slow lately though
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    So interesting coincidence here. I haven't...

    So interesting coincidence here. I haven't checked this thread since I originally posted, but I ended up making a reservation to come down to Cloud 9 sports in Utah to get my P2 and M1. Now that I...
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    Yeeah don't listen to these fools Fairbanks is a...

    Yeeah don't listen to these fools Fairbanks is a good time and I manage to get plenty of riding in the winters between the deltas, thompson pass, and weekend trips down to anchorage.
  43. Yeah fill the heli. I'll go if you pay for my seat

    Yeah fill the heli. I'll go if you pay for my seat
  44. You're going to need to offer up a lot more...

    You're going to need to offer up a lot more beanies than that
  45. https://vimeo.com/108204804 Tonight

    https://vimeo.com/108204804

    Tonight
  46. I'm thinking if it's shaped like a C it might be...

    I'm thinking if it's shaped like a C it might be hard to start out without falling straight down to the bottom of the C. If I were you I would go for more of a "\" shape
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    BD Outlaw Avalung

    SOLD
    Like the title and pictures say, I've got a BD Outlaw Avalung for sale. It's a great pack that served me well last year. The only reason i'm selling is the torso length is too long for me. It...
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    Juneau is effing rad. End of story

    Juneau is effing rad. End of story
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    Search function and snowjapan.com

    Search function and snowjapan.com
  50. Now that you mention that it looks obvious but I...

    Now that you mention that it looks obvious but I definitely did not notice at first

    edit: well I'm an idiot, I guess you mentioned that two years ago
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