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    Did a few runs with the tongues and the boots...

    Did a few runs with the tongues and the boots were way too stiff. Also tried the tongues on my current pair of Hoji Free 110's and also found they stiffened the boots excessively. Good to know the...
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    Bought some Hoji Free 110's to replace my aging...

    Bought some Hoji Free 110's to replace my aging and customization butchered Vulcans and have generally come to similar conclusions as Kootenayskier. They're really sweet boots. I initially bought...
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    yikes...

    yikes...
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    Just curious if anyone has beefed up the forward...

    Just curious if anyone has beefed up the forward flex on their Hoji Pro Tours or Frees by adding a Mercury/Vulcan external tongue? Carpet testing reveals quite a noticeable increase in stiffness. ...
  5. I ain't no pro, so I used two layers of heated 3M...

    I ain't no pro, so I used two layers of heated 3M double sided carpet tape to hold the binding plastic cutting board mount plates to ski topsheets. Worked better than I thought, so much so that...
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    Are these still available? Are you in Canada by...

    Are these still available? Are you in Canada by chance?
  7. Thread: Canada

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    He ski Wasatch, we ski Wesach...call it good?

    He ski Wasatch, we ski Wesach...call it good?
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L4EDy6wTOsg&featur...

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L4EDy6wTOsg&feature=youtu.be
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    Dunno what the actual drink would be but how...

    Dunno what the actual drink would be but how 'bout this for a label?

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  10. Sure was an interesting read. Fascinating stuff....

    Sure was an interesting read. Fascinating stuff.

    It's been a while since I listened to this Blister podcast about Mike McKnight running 100 miles on zero calories. I think there are some...
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    Fuck...another good one down. RIP CHI PIG. ...

    Fuck...another good one down. RIP CHI PIG.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UjMmDttVBL4
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    Haven't been on this thread in a...

    Haven't been on this thread in a awhile...hopefully it's not a dreaded double post and/or previously discussed ad nauseam.
    ...
  13. Thread: UFC

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    Fight Island. Peeps made weight, no last second...

    Fight Island. Peeps made weight, no last second covid or other issues....it's (almost) time.

    On a pretty long string of bein' on the loosing side of fight predictions so why stop now?

    Oezdemir...
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    Pricing based on unrealistic, dreamworld...

    Pricing based on unrealistic, dreamworld delusions of grandeur. :redface:

    The two in one boot sales completely dominate the market allowing the manufacturer to sell 'em at a lower price...profits...
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    at half the price...for the non dentists among us.

    at half the price...for the non dentists among us.
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    as an aside....wuz thinkin'...go ahead and flame...

    as an aside....wuz thinkin'...go ahead and flame away if this sound ridiculous...

    Duo weight/purpose ski touring boot.

    Using the same clog that is engineered to provide robust support, have the...
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    First sand/gravel stoke session of the season. ...

    First sand/gravel stoke session of the season. One year older, feeling less bolder...cautious, tentative turns...

    Best part about the session was uphill testing of the Dairylandr 2.0's...more...
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    Submission for best micro couloir in N.A. Small...

    Submission for best micro couloir in N.A. Small in vert, big in incline. Aesthetically pleasing. "The Crack", Mount McLean, just east of Prince Rupert up in northwest b.c.

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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DTv0K2SUlCY

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DTv0K2SUlCY
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    From the 'keepin the vibe alive' mount hays ski...

    From the 'keepin the vibe alive' mount hays ski hill facebook group.

    First use of the iconic rope swing installed at the top of the run "Inspiration" circa 1980?

    Legend.....Dr. Risk

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    Smithers folks; any reports on snowline/snowpack...

    Smithers folks; any reports on snowline/snowpack obs around Sibolas yet this spring? Hopin' to head 'er up there at some point this sibola season. And not to worry, I'll respectfully give a wide...
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZRfTLpzD6No

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZRfTLpzD6No
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bs2B4t6QFWw&list=P...

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bs2B4t6QFWw&list=PLR0fnrQq4Kz9fpy6tCZZzWdF dEnH9sK58&index=2
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    I vote G.M. for gm.

    I vote G.M. for gm.
  25. One note on steep skinning/fat ski hard snow...

    One note on steep skinning/fat ski hard snow skinning...I have bad hips, wrecked lower back, screwed up feet and one bad knee and sidehilling on hard snow and switchbacks/kick turns don't work for...
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q-SqzJSSwJc&featur...

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q-SqzJSSwJc&feature=youtu.be&fbclid=IwAR1zW9ffcJcuNc E95NBqsQF_Lr52ccFT0kh4hNPlr9ELFnGXjev0t5_fKPk
  27. massive wet slab avy at yellowstone club ski area

    Yikes!

    "A very large wet slab avalanche released on an east aspect with an estimated 6-8' deep crown." - Gallatin National Forest Avalanche Center

    link to report: ...
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_JZdqBZlMpE

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_JZdqBZlMpE
  29. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uqUa_G1h3pw&t=18s...

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uqUa_G1h3pw&t=18s
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    So, the coast had an awesome snowpack this past...

    So, the coast had an awesome snowpack this past winter.

    Some old schoolerz got up to some old school moves up on Mt. Hays in April.

    Really miss those warm spring, after work slush bumps and...
  31. Not skiing on 100 percent cutting board plastic...

    Not skiing on 100 percent cutting board plastic yet, but, non skin skinning with 100 percent cutting board plastic? yup.

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  32. You forgot a 'look at me'. Three lawnmowers,...

    You forgot a 'look at me'. Three lawnmowers, dude.
  33. Workin' on a mod to use the lawnmower motor(s) to...

    Workin' on a mod to use the lawnmower motor(s) to power a rope tow for the summer ski gravel pitch.
  34. Gettowerx trippple wide custom lawnmower array

    Ghettowerx successfully completed the transition from winter ski gear innovations and mods into lawn and garden mode.

    The latest project: The Trippple mower array, lawnmowing time saver. Two self...
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    Just gotta figure out a nitrous system for my new...

    Just gotta figure out a nitrous system for my new trippple mower array. I wanna enter this Ghettowerx special if and when the event runs again...is there a special category for 'classic' self...
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    Shames area doin pretty good too. Probed an...

    Shames area doin pretty good too. Probed an average of 310cms just below treeline on the wnw aspect of the knowls. Continuous snow to parking lot, prolly about 70-100cms towards the base area. A...
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    Were u referring to the page count of this...

    Were u referring to the page count of this thread?

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    hbm may 5, 2012 327338 may 4, 2013 327339 ...

    hbm may 5, 2012
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    Fair amount of snow at HBM for early May. I've...

    Fair amount of snow at HBM for early May. I've been keeping a historical photo archive of may/june screenshots of this cam...it will be interesting to compare/contrast this year with other notable...
  40. Dunno what i'm doing wasting my time allocating...

    Dunno what i'm doing wasting my time allocating brain power to ski industry based gear mods and inventions and stuff. Might be more of a future in designing the 100 percent guarantee'd plug proof...
  41. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2xJ-O8iZbeM&list=O...

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2xJ-O8iZbeM&list=OLAK5uy_mnVen1XqaEIxItSQxfuVM6VArULW7 9qXA&index=2


    Gary Shandling, Gary Shandling, Gary Shandling, Gary Shandling,
    Gary Shandling, Gary...
  42. Been skiing my Dynafit Vertical St's like this...

    Been skiing my Dynafit Vertical St's like this these days, toes unlocked, ftw. No vertical release, no problem?

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    Anyone ever do helidrops, or, a one off heliski...

    Anyone ever do helidrops, or, a one off heliski day in that terrain? Looks pretty damn good. Could totally envision a productive Astar B3 circuit of landings and pickups.
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    I remember Baldy hittin my ski radar after...

    I remember Baldy hittin my ski radar after pleasure viewing the famous "Prosor Shots" pics of the area in a Powder Mag back in the 90's. Looks like an awesome hill/side/backcountry during the big...
  45. In a few years, you might just wanna bin the ski...

    In a few years, you might just wanna bin the ski crampons...actually, if things work out, might do away with traditional skins too for specific snow conditions. I'm workin' on an entirely new...
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    Bump. Need update on Cliff's thinking about herd...

    Bump. Need update on Cliff's thinking about herd stuff.
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    Thanks for the inspiration to actually sit down...

    Thanks for the inspiration to actually sit down and really think about a true no holds barred, unlimited funds and projecting into a realm of design where today's materials and technology are not a...
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    Looks like a good fit for my modded old liners. ...

    Looks like a good fit for my modded old liners.

    Design goals:

    Resistance free fore/aft rom in touring mode.

    Seamless fit and even shin/lower leg fit tension in the 8 to 4 oclockish range of...
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    Solved tail dive this season. 326408

    Solved tail dive this season.

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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=efJ42PRgwow

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=efJ42PRgwow
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