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    2.5 weeks later... At least the ridge probably...

    2.5 weeks later...

    At least the ridge probably won't rip to the ground after guests are skiing it this year.
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    I don't homebrew anymore but still have all the...

    I don't homebrew anymore but still have all the stuff, I tried the cylinder refill adapter and it's a huge PITA because the valve is designed to make them a challenge to DIY it...so I bought an...
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    Similar to promoting the Freedom boots with Chris...

    Similar to promoting the Freedom boots with Chris Davenport. I only know of one person who used those boots for skiing peaks.
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    Going out for a quick lap or three vs. keeping...

    Going out for a quick lap or three vs. keeping clients moving all day.
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    And closures on 285, and every canyon a parking...

    And closures on 285, and every canyon a parking lot.

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    I got mine Tuesday and took them out yesterday...

    I got mine Tuesday and took them out yesterday and I'm super impressed. Quick and easy, just wish there were a quick way to release the power strap.
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    The one time I went for a ride it was on a...

    The one time I went for a ride it was on a west-facing above treeline slope "deemed stable in the avy report" (i.e. no listed problems or concerns) in a zone adjacent to the San Juans.

    Tactfully...
  8. Thread: The FIFTY

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    Great watch, and has me wanting to go give Elias...

    Great watch, and has me wanting to go give Elias a shot. Certainly looks warmer than Denali. Having to carry everything up and over on your back doesn't look fun though.
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    No kidding, I used to be happy to go fight...

    No kidding, I used to be happy to go fight traffic downtown and now time of day and expected traffic volumes on road rides are a key part of my decision making.

    WTRL race schedules are being...
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    Do you hate convection ovens, or just calling...

    Do you hate convection ovens, or just calling convection ovens 'air fryers?'
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    Open task manager when youíre working with that...

    Open task manager when youíre working with that and see if itís RAM or processor or GPU thatís your bottleneck. Iíd guess processor or ram for something in a browser.
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    I have zero experience with any Trab bindings but...

    I have zero experience with any Trab bindings but do have the Alpinist and am happy with them.
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    For sure. If I didn't work out at home I'd...

    For sure. If I didn't work out at home I'd probably never work out at all. Got a new mountain bike this year and thought I'd get a bunch of rides in, made it out all of seven times. Seven road rides...
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    That's every year. For some reason nobody...

    That's every year. For some reason nobody involved in putting on the bash understands that people are there to socialize with friends they haven't seen lately, not for the local bluegrass band.
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    Wildfire by Dumont now, windy and dry today isnít...

    Wildfire by Dumont now, windy and dry today isnít going to help anything.
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    I don't think this week and possibly next will...

    I don't think this week and possibly next will work (either night) but keep me on the list, I'm going to try to start making some Thursdays.
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    https://rolltidewire.usatoday.com/wp-content/uploa...

    https://rolltidewire.usatoday.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/15/2021/12/1357189504.jpg?w=1000&h=600&crop=1
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    I'd worry more about it breaking while skiing....

    I'd worry more about it breaking while skiing. Nice thing is if it were to break all you do is reroute the velcro strap. I'll go with aluminum for 10g and $35 though, I have a hard time imagining...
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    Guess that's a wrap for '21-'22, maybe traffic...

    Guess that's a wrap for '21-'22, maybe traffic will be light for getting my kid to the groomers at least.

    Anyone have the historical chart of tide rolling vs. not?
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    I usually put snow tires on at Thanksgiving,...

    I usually put snow tires on at Thanksgiving, haven't done it yet and have no idea when I will. Next week looks like a big step in the right direction but if it's just a one-off...

    Georgia vs....
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    Fatigue, heat, dehydration. I've been doing...

    Fatigue, heat, dehydration.

    I've been doing the Gran Fondo workout plan, getting to the last week and hit all the workouts except the last long ride (this week). Fitness is definitely up. Time to...
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    My 5 year old was stoked AF to go skiing this...

    My 5 year old was stoked AF to go skiing this weekend, 1400-1900' laps too. I should get him a Strava account set up.
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    24-22 tide F. Pattern change in 11 months?

    24-22 tide

    F. Pattern change in 11 months?
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    Had fun skiing with my kid at Copper yesterday....

    Had fun skiing with my kid at Copper yesterday. Pattern change for Christmas?
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  25. Thread: The FIFTY

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    Because it's cold and dry and I'd rather use the...

    Because it's cold and dry and I'd rather use the space and weight on an extra insulating layer. Wind shirts block the wind, puffies add warmth if it's cold, and I don't ski in the rain. I guess if I...
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    I honestly can't remember the last time I used a...

    I honestly can't remember the last time I used a 3L shell jacket in the backcountry.
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    What're you planning to do with it? No matter...

    What're you planning to do with it? No matter what upgrading from a 10 year old AMD APU to anything modern will be a big upgrade, if your most intensive stuff is google earth/caltopo/chrome it'll be...
  28. Thread: Climate Change

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    6kWh/day is 250w average power consumption. A...

    6kWh/day is 250w average power consumption. A refrigerator will take about 1/3 of that. Hope you don't want to use a computer, turn on a tv, or have too many lights on. Making coffee or cooking is...
  29. Thread: Climate Change

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    That’s not a “nuclear” problem that’s a...

    That’s not a “nuclear” problem that’s a government regulation problem. China has no problem standing up new reactors quickly.
  30. Thread: Climate Change

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    Nuclear. Anyone who says they want to do...

    Nuclear. Anyone who says they want to do something about climate change but doesn't advocate for immense levels of nuclear R&D and deployment is not a serious person. Solar and wind is quibbling in...
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    Pattern change in 3-4 weeks ...

    Pattern change in 3-4 weeks

    https://www.cpc.ncep.noaa.gov/products/predictions/WK34/gifs/WK34prcp.gif
  32. Thread: F1 VS F1LT

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    I have adjustment plates on the two pairs of skis...

    I have adjustment plates on the two pairs of skis that I'd consider using both with, but don't really use them - the F1LT skis well enough that they can handle everything other than my on3ps with...
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    Plenty of people up there who are a danger to...

    Plenty of people up there who are a danger to themselves and others, probably worse now than it used to be, but ultimately nothing new. Nor is the line in that photo, when I was there it was...
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    I summitted from 14 when I went, if I ever go...

    I summitted from 14 when I went, if I ever go back I'll do it again. Because I'm from Colorado.
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    Iíve got a NIB SLX I bought for a spare and donít...

    Iíve got a NIB SLX I bought for a spare and donít need anymore.
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    No matter how tight I cranked down the cord on...

    No matter how tight I cranked down the cord on the RS, I couldn't eliminate fore-aft slop in the boot and so any sort of inconsistent snow was very challenging. F1LT fixes that issue for me, it's not...
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    Patent it and license it to ski boot...

    Patent it and license it to ski boot manufacturers.
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    Atom LT, nano air, etc are not softshells by any...

    Atom LT, nano air, etc are not softshells by any standard, theyíre typically considered mid layers.
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    You're also near sea level while I am touring...

    You're also near sea level while I am touring early morning near the continental divide most often. "What layers should I wear?" is impossible to answer without knowing what the weather is generally...
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    I mostly just use an Atom LT for my outer layer,...

    I mostly just use an Atom LT for my outer layer, up and down. Sometimes I'll throw a windshirt on top if it's really windy. I honestly don't recall the last time I used a shell jacket for BC skiing....
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    I'm more passionate about this issue than the...

    I'm more passionate about this issue than the main topic here - nothing is better than a short-sleeved cotton t-shirt (or cotton/synthetic blend) for the drive home after skiing. Throw a fuzzy fleece...
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    I came to the F1LTs from the Alien RS and have no...

    I came to the F1LTs from the Alien RS and have no first-hand experience with the F1. The fit is approximately the same, though part of the bootboard/liner differences made enough of a difference that...
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    Assuming they're the 184s you're definitely going...

    Assuming they're the 184s you're definitely going to die if you try to ski them at +0.75cm and should probably just cut your losses and sell them, which I'd begrudgingly help facilitate.
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    I have the "35L" jetforce pro which functionally...

    I have the "35L" jetforce pro which functionally carries about as much as the BD Dawn Patrol 25 that I have. I like both, had the Patagonia Descensionist 32L and didn't like it much. Didn't carry...
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    The Alien RS just didn't work for me, my feet fit...

    The Alien RS just didn't work for me, my feet fit them great but no matter how tight I cranked the cord down (including with stoppers to keep it from pulling through) I couldn't get the slop out of...
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    I wonder what the intent was with the start time,...

    I wonder what the intent was with the start time, there had to have been a pretty good idea how it would go getting started that late.
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    I just got my Movement 3tech alpi helmet...

    I just got my Movement 3tech alpi helmet yesterday, can't believe I paid full retail but it seems pretty nice. Also has no gap with my julbo aerospace reactiv goggles.
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    Commonly referred to as vegetable oils - canola,...

    Commonly referred to as vegetable oils - canola, soybean, sunflower oils etc. Ultra-processed, high omega-6 content, easily oxidized.
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    If it's a simple decision to make then I'd say...

    If it's a simple decision to make then I'd say yes lunch is probably the last you should choose to skip, skipping dinner is best for body comp and fat loss but hardest socially and sleep-wise,...
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    Stored body fat is a completely adequate fuel...

    Stored body fat is a completely adequate fuel source, and no blood sugar concerns unless you're a T1D.


    FTFY
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