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    Yeah, :( Been lucky enough to be hosted by Roger...

    Yeah, :( Been lucky enough to be hosted by Roger and Loree for 3 amazing summer trips there and it will always hold a special spot in my heart. Doubt I will ever get to ski there, especially at that...
  2. Mod kits, and 2nd ski kits were available for the...

    Mod kits, and 2nd ski kits were available for the few days that they were on the website, before it all sold out. So easy to mount.

    I haven't added Dynafit inserts yet, but I know from past...
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    Salomon alpine boots had sole blocks that could...

    Salomon alpine boots had sole blocks that could be swapped with the tech fitting ones from their touring line. Too bad the shells would crack in less than a season (happened to me twice).

    Kind of...
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    No solid opinion on this, but from what I...

    No solid opinion on this, but from what I understand part of the motivation in not sharing the Infoex publicly is a concern that it would make commercial operators more reluctant to share. Thought is...
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    Made up not long after that. One for the books....

    Made up not long after that. One for the books. Hit a bunch of first tracks on fave lines FTW. :D
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    Haven't made it up today, but it sounds like last...

    Haven't made it up today, but it sounds like last night's snow healed the crust issue mostly. Still slushy and damp at the bottom of the hill (Red) though.
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    Looks like they might have you covered? Upgrade...

    Looks like they might have you covered? Upgrade kit
  8. Another small walk today, and I noted that you...

    Another small walk today, and I noted that you need to clean out any snow behind the puck before you remount the ski toes. NBD, there's not anything to catch it, so a quick swipe with your hand or...
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    Snicker...

    Snicker...
  10. Put these on new skis which I was reluctant to...

    Put these on new skis which I was reluctant to take out in our low tide conditions. However it is snowing now, and I've had them out a few days at the hill and gone for a couple of small, low...
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  12. bodywhomper, I've had that happen a few times,...

    bodywhomper, I've had that happen a few times, even though I am pretty careful about solvent cleaning the inserts before gluing in. Sometimes I run the corner of a file down the side of the inserts...
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    Seems to be pretty functional currently, except...

    Seems to be pretty functional currently, except still not seeing titles of threads I have visited in RED, and the main forums page is all in WHITE
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    New thread for 2.0 bindings...

    New thread for 2.0 bindings
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    Like I did back in 2017 - started a New Thread...

    Like I did back in 2017 - started a New Thread for the new 2024 Freetour 2.0

    Let's see if we can get traction for discussing the new system in the new thread, and keep questions and discussion...
  16. -- Freetour 2.0 - the 2024 CAST system thread - -

    Seems like a significant enough change in the system that it's time to start a new thread. You can find 30 + pages of chatter about the old system, along with a couple of pages of speculation and...
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    And "where is" - at least until the next flood.

    And "where is" - at least until the next flood.
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    Got a new thread going for this season...

    Got a new thread going for this season - kind of slow - just like the snow...
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    2023/24 BC Southern Interior

    Seems like winter is off to a slow start here, just like this year's thread. :(

    WW opened on Friday - but sounds thin, Red still waiting for more snow.

    Reports from Kootenay Pass last weekend...
  20. Thread: The FIFTY

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    Great stuff, so cool to see how far you have come...

    Great stuff, so cool to see how far you have come as a team with the storytelling, the alpine savvy and the filming.



    Was good to see that discussed and even better to see the payoff of getting...
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HM2TdWQg2BQ

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HM2TdWQg2BQ
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    Test-isolate-test to prove that you have the...

    Test-isolate-test to prove that you have the right circuit. Meaning: get a test that shows it live before you flip the breaker, then a test after to show that it has changed. Prevents the scenario...
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=01ASuU4m-No

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=01ASuU4m-No
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    There's also an Italian system - SNIPER...

    There's also an Italian system - SNIPER, as well as Mountain Drones out of CO. The licensing to do this could be fairly onerous. I'm also unsure of the utility as the prime a/c weather is often not...
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    The sky is falling!

    Big, fast warming in BC. Seeing lots of good pics on social media of some big slides.

    Here's one from this afternoon at WB:

    https://www.facebook.com/photo/
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    I recently got myself a Threadworks tarp. They...

    I recently got myself a Threadworks tarp. They are hard to get as they sell out in <1 hr after new stock goes up on the shop.
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    BC - snowmobile Fatality in the Purcells

    Reported on avalanche.ca and on the Columbia Valley SAR Facebook that they responded to a recreational snowmobile accident today. 2 involved, 1 fatality.

    Size 3/crown 40-100 cm/2 m burial

    From...
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    thepowdercloud.com is the best I have found. Not...

    thepowdercloud.com is the best I have found. Not the frequency of the old wildsnow, but quality.
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    I don't remember the exact quote, but I remember...

    I don't remember the exact quote, but I remember someone (Manuel Genswein maybe?) saying that in the data he never found a case of an avalanche death by suffocation, where the victim was missing his...
  30. Love good Yemen coffee. Even some amazing single...

    Love good Yemen coffee. Even some amazing single origin espresso stuff that comes through from time to time. I really like the odd balls - sour beers, funky coffee, etc.

    Too lazy to do much...
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    Thanks Gold Member. I haven't reached out to...

    Thanks Gold Member.

    I haven't reached out to my buddy as I know that either way, he will have a lot on his hands right now. I do know that he wasn't one of the fatalities, so that's good.
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    More BC deaths - March 1

    Unconfirmed # of fatalities, multiple injuries. Guided heli group.

    https://powdercanada.com/2023/03/heli-skiing-avalanche-kills-several/

    Fearing that a good friend could be involved in this...
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    Again - another 2 fatalities in BC (Feb 16)

    Outside the KHMR boundary, large group, large slide. :(

    https://avalanche.ca/map?panel=fatal-accidents%2Fterminator-2.5-2023-02-16
  34. These...

    These, they are GW.
  35. Dalbello sole blocks - source and compatibility

    I have some recently acquired Krypton 130 T.I. boots, and the soles are wearing alarmingly fast.

    Some local inquiries and Goggle searching have not turned up a source yet.

    Does anyone know if...
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    I got skunked by the power outage. Made a late...

    I got skunked by the power outage. Made a late decision to go over to WW for a change, got a couple runs in, went for a coffee and was in the lodge when the lights went out. :( Still, those were 2...
  37. Thread: Caffeine popup

    by snoboy
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    Silver lining - I learned how to block specific...

    Silver lining - I learned how to block specific things in my ad blocker. :D Now all annoying popups will die quickly. :D
  38. Thread: Caffeine popup

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    Since it's coming up on the one year anniversary...

    Since it's coming up on the one year anniversary of this famous line (perhaps adjusted a little to suit the situation):

    "Caffeine TV - go F@#$ yourself"
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    It keeps coming back even when you close it too....

    It keeps coming back even when you close it too. Booo!
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    I think that recreationists adopting some of the...

    I think that recreationists adopting some of the principles of a run list as used in professional settings has a lot of merit. It's something we started doing in my little posse last year, and is...
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    No personal experience with this program: ...

    No personal experience with this program:

    https://www.mountainmuskox.com
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    What's the difference between a viola and an...

    What's the difference between a viola and an onion?


    Nobody cries when you cut up a viola. (Told to me by a classical violinist.)
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    There's quite a few at the Red Mountain parking...

    There's quite a few at the Red Mountain parking lot this week, so I assume it's allowed. Not so sure about Kootenay Pass. It is BC Parks, so I'm guessing it may not be. Parking up there is already at...
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    In BC it's Technical Safety BC who regulates...

    In BC it's Technical Safety BC who regulates aerial ropeways. I imagine there is an equivalent provincial agency in each province.
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    The avalanche.ca site also has access to the BC...

    The avalanche.ca site also has access to the BC Highways weather stations. That's handy for a quick check in a region.
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    Time for a new thread...

    Time for a new thread methinks...
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    2022/23 BC Southern Interior

    Dumping all across the South East, el hefe says Silver Star is skiable... must be time for a new thread. :D
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    Recently had to buy a nice blanket. Lots of...

    Recently had to buy a nice blanket. Lots of options on Amazon etc, but many mixed reviews. Ended up here:

    MacAusland's Woollen Mills

    Really nice, thick, soft blanket. Haven't washed it yet, but...
  49. Thread: The FIFTY

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    "successfully unsuccessful" - I'm stealing that.

    "successfully unsuccessful" - I'm stealing that.
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    Those are both in strip mall hell. They are both...

    Those are both in strip mall hell. They are both walking distance from Tailout Brewing though, so that's nice?

    Where are you trying to play? Red? WW? One night prior to a lodge transfer?
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