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  1. Anyone been around the Warren Lake trail lately?...

    Anyone been around the Warren Lake trail lately? Just wondering if there's still a bunch of snow around there and along the ridge from Castle to Basin.
  2. The key is just getting out early and avoiding...

    The key is just getting out early and avoiding the known backups (like driving up the west shore in the afternoon).


    I've never gotten the impression that Placer County really, truly cares about...
  3. I have a bad feeling that this summer is going to...

    I have a bad feeling that this summer is going to be exceptionally crowded in the basin. The past few days have already felt like a weekend in July.
  4. Left brake lights are for commies.

    Left brake lights are for commies.
  5. Lower gate is scheduled to open 6/1, upper on...

    Lower gate is scheduled to open 6/1, upper on 6/15. Lower gate should open on time, not sure how much more snow needs to melt out above the upper gate.
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    Fender is currently offering 3 months of online...

    Fender is currently offering 3 months of online lessons for free here. I picked up a guitar (Taylor Big Baby) last month and just started playing regularly again for the first time in over a decade,...
  7. I'm definitely curious to see how things develop...

    I'm definitely curious to see how things develop over the next few weeks as shelter in place orders are relaxed. There has been a noticeable increase in people around the basin as the weather has...
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    Recommendations here: ...

    Recommendations here:

    https://www.tetongravity.com/forums/showthread.php/335021-Everyday-carry-flashlight
  9. Thread: Gas Prices

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    And it's still $3.59/gal in Tahoe City...

    And it's still $3.59/gal in Tahoe City...
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    Trade it in and buy a Pieps instead.

    Trade it in and buy a Pieps instead.
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=egd1cC5hH7s ...

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=egd1cC5hH7s


    https://youtu.be/pMl8CraRBk0
  12. No sno park? No problem! ...

    No sno park? No problem!

    https://www.instagram.com/p/B-hj9yPBE0n/
  13. Ski strap them along the top tube.

    Ski strap them along the top tube.
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    I took the studs (Nokian Nordman 7) off early...

    I took the studs (Nokian Nordman 7) off early this season and put on some Falken Wildpeak AT3Ws. So far, they've handled snow and some ice fairly well. The studs obviously perform better in wintry...
  15. This. At this point in time, coming up from...

    This.

    At this point in time, coming up from the bay area (or wherever) to Tahoe is irresponsible. With our grocery stores up here getting cleaned out and gas still being at $4/gal, I'd love to...
  16. Primary issue was way too many cars parking up...

    Primary issue was way too many cars parking up there, to the point where emergency vehicles wouldn't be able to get through.
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    Too many people are using these shutdowns as an...

    Too many people are using these shutdowns as an excuse to go on vacation.
  18. There are only 2 "legal" parking spots up on...

    There are only 2 "legal" parking spots up on Highland Drive. I recommend getting there before sunrise if you want a chance at either of them. Otherwise, you'll be rolling the dice on getting a ticket.
  19. Hopefully most people actually stay "in place." I...

    Hopefully most people actually stay "in place." I don't care if you have a 2nd home in Tahoe, please don't come up here.
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    The Airshed is a fantastic piece and can work...

    The Airshed is a fantastic piece and can work reasonably well as a baselayer. It is much more breathable than the Houdini/Alpine Start/Squamish. Check out the Arc'teryx Proton FL if you want a little...
  21. It may be slightly warmer than what you're...

    It may be slightly warmer than what you're looking for (80 g insulation), but I've been digging the Arc'teryx Proton FL lately. Slightly more insulation than the Patagonia Nano Air (and probably a...
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    Sidas insoles are generally on the lower-volume...

    Sidas insoles are generally on the lower-volume side of things. But they are still slightly thicker than the Superfeet Carbon, so I'm not sure if they are as thin as what you're looking for.
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    FS: Alpha FL, Atom SL, Nano Air Vest

    Shipping to US addresses only.

    Arc'teryx Alpha FL. Medium. A few seasons old, but still in very good shape. Only ever wore it ice climbing, so it has just been sitting in my closet since moving to...
  24. Frame is light blue and strap is light blue/red.

    Frame is light blue and strap is light blue/red.
  25. Packs have sold. Dropped the prices on the...

    Packs have sold. Dropped the prices on the bindings and goggles. Knee surgery bills are starting to roll in, these things need to go!
  26. Dropped price on the bindings again. Open to...

    Dropped price on the bindings again. Open to reasonable offers on everything.
  27. Dropped some prices.

    Dropped some prices.
  28. FS: Karakoram Bindings, Jones Packs, Julbo Goggles

    Karakoram Prime One Splitboard bindings w/ crampons. Medium. Used just a few times. The ladders for the toe straps have gotten a little chewed up and the ankle straps each have small tears, but they...
  29. Got to check out some steep lines on Tuesday....

    Got to check out some steep lines on Tuesday. Unfortunately I thought I was in the clear just below the spine and decided to let the board run, got caught off guard by the "bergshrund" and blew out...
  30. Looking for knee doc recommendations in the Tahoe...

    Looking for knee doc recommendations in the Tahoe area. I'm in Tahoe City, but don't mind heading a little further out for better and hopefully cheaper care.
  31. This. I haven't even been here that long, but...

    This.

    I haven't even been here that long, but I keep hearing about more and more people being forced out of the basin because their landlord decided not to renew the lease and affordable,...
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    FS: Rab Positron parka

    Prices include shipping within lower 48 only. Items are also available for pickup in Tahoe/Truckee area.

    Rab Positron down parka. Medium. Still in great shape with no holes or tears. $200

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    Iceman runs in jeans. ...

    Iceman runs in jeans.

    http://www.cachevalleydaily.com/sports/article_aa6d999e-cfbf-11e7-8287-bb05bd1cda77.html
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    Started in the low 60s with close to 100%...

    Started in the low 60s with close to 100% humidity and then got into the upper 80s. Just about everyone was struggling with the heat.
  35. Thread: Downgrading

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    Downgrading

    I picked up a Canon G7 X Mark II (they really need to simplify these names) about a year ago, but I'm not using it anywhere close to it's potential like I thought I would. I think I'm better off...
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    Ran my first ultra (50k) this past Sunday. It was...

    Ran my first ultra (50k) this past Sunday. It was hot. Too hot. Felt really good for the first 15 or so miles, but my legs were just cooked by mile 17 and I was relegated to walking the flats. I...
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    FYI, it looks like Equifax is no longer charging...

    FYI, it looks like Equifax is no longer charging to place a security freeze on credit reports.
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    What race did you sign up for? I've been...

    What race did you sign up for?

    I've been debating signing up for a 50k this fall, but I'm not sure if I'm putting in enough miles consistently for my body to hold up over that distance. Longest...
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    Watch is sold!

    Watch is sold!
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    My skinny wrists certainly make it look rather...

    My skinny wrists certainly make it look rather large. I prefer the fit of this watch, but want to upgrade to the Ambit3 Peak for the increased battery life as I'm looking to do some longer runs (10+...
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    FS: Suunto Ambit3 Vertical

    SOLD!

    Looking to sell my black Ambit3 Vertical. Still in great condition, no scratches or nicks. $215 shipped in the lower 48.

    https://cdn-files.apstatic.com/climb/113341361_large_1500310404.jpg
  42. If anyone is looking for a new beacon, the EMS in...

    If anyone is looking for a new beacon, the EMS in Nashua currently has the Ortovox 3+ and the BCA Tracker 2 for 80% off. The store closes for good on Tuesday, so get down there ASAP if you want a...
  43. MAKE TAHOE DEEP AGAIN ~ 2016/17 OFISHUL SNOW/FOOD/WHINE & STOKE THREAD

    Conditions at Alpine were fantastic today. Big thanks to the patrollers and everyone else who work to make sure we can safely enjoy these...
  44. I'm not too worried about getting back to Reno...

    I'm not too worried about getting back to Reno once I get to Tahoe. I'm perfectly ok with missing an extra day or two of work.
  45. So how likely will it be that I won't be able to...

    So how likely will it be that I won't be able to make it from Reno to Tahoe City tomorrow? I get in tomorrow night and my flight back east is Monday night. Maybe I'll just spend the weekend drinking...
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    Ice season kicked off last weekend in NH. ...

    Ice season kicked off last weekend in NH.

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    For those of you mentioning the fit of the F1,...

    For those of you mentioning the fit of the F1, are you talking about the new version or the older one? According to Scarpa's site, the new last is 1mm wider than the current Maestrale.


    Well I'd...
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    So I'm about to pull the trigger on the Scarpa F1...

    So I'm about to pull the trigger on the Scarpa F1 for my boots, they seem to have a decent balance between weight and downhill performance. I tried on the Maestrale recently and liked the fit of...
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    The Hyperlite Mountain Gear Summit Pack is just...

    The Hyperlite Mountain Gear Summit Pack is just about what you're describing. Not the cheapest pack, but I've been quite happy with mine so far.
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    Skis for mountaineering

    I'm thinking about joining the dark side along with the rest of you double-plankers this Winter. I've got some climbing trips that I'd like to do in the future where an AT setup will come in handy...
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