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    In fernie the next two days. Snowboard all black....

    In fernie the next two days. Snowboard all black. Likely with an Ogio vest. Ask fir change
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    Interior friends. Can anyone advise on cheap lift...

    Interior friends. Can anyone advise on cheap lift tickets/ costco deals etc that one can pick up.
    We are heading that way hopefully tomorrow, Red first stop, have passes for KHMR but will likely do...
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    They used to have this back in the day. I think...

    They used to have this back in the day. I think it would be a good idea. I wonder how it works with Epic. Can they revoke full epic passes? Imagine getting your pass pulled for skiing lakeside. Who...
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    ugh that is fucked up. Blackcomb was good today,...

    ugh that is fucked up.
    Blackcomb was good today, not all time but spanky's was officially open (not boundary) and it was blowing in well.
  5. Hey sent you a dm in case you didnt see it.

    Hey sent you a dm in case you didnt see it.
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    Ya especially with clear skies. I can't explain...

    Ya especially with clear skies. I can't explain the whistler side at all. Though Spanky's was not a closure today and reportedly very good. Its kind of mindblowing that Blackcomb can open Spankys but...
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    No chance. Kite surfing yes, actual surfing nah

    No chance.
    Kite surfing yes, actual surfing nah
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    Go to Baker :fm: Today was a legit whistler...

    Go to Baker :fm:

    Today was a legit whistler storm day. 30cms during the day on top of a bunch over night. freezing levels kind of held up, snowing in the valley all day. Seemed like same temp from...
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    Hearing that Glacier Chair and Spankys both...

    Hearing that Glacier Chair and Spankys both opened today.
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    Thanks for the info in here Jongle. Seems like a...

    Thanks for the info in here Jongle. Seems like a no go for Whistler/PNW resort riding and likely too heavy for touring specific gear.
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    Hot damn I would be all over this if it was the following week.
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    This is the same for me. I've been before, know...

    This is the same for me. I've been before, know how good it can be and have flexibility to go wherever. If im going to Japan, its to ski deep pow.
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    I have a friend who lives in rusutsu, looks like...

    I have a friend who lives in rusutsu, looks like it has been a great few days.
    What do you use for forecast? Looking at Windy and snow-forecast it looks pretty bleak for the near future.

    My...
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    Is it actually though? I've got a friend in...

    Is it actually though? I've got a friend in Sapporo who says Teine sucks right now. I'd also be super worried that a lot of backcountry options are going to be super brushy still. We were planning on...
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    Is this off a chairlift? Or hike to from top of...

    Is this off a chairlift? Or hike to from top of chair. Either way this looks amazing.
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    damn. that looks juicy

    damn. that looks juicy
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    As of Xmas day they weren't. Southside 7th only....

    As of Xmas day they weren't. Southside 7th only. That might have changed today or yesterday.
    Its crazy how expectations change. we did a 5 minutes bootpack for 5 turns near the DOA apron and it was...
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    Heard that bombing, thought it was incredibly...

    Heard that bombing, thought it was incredibly brave to be bombing during the day these days with people just doing whatever the fuck they like on touring gear. Guess having the heli helps to spot...
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    A group of 6 who refused to squish up in the...

    A group of 6 who refused to squish up in the blackcomb gondola were complaining that Crystal wasnt open yet. They said that Patrol should have been doing Avi Control last night so that it was already...
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    Wild upload this morning. Longest i think i have...

    Wild upload this morning. Longest i think i have ever waited at the base of blackcomb. Not many actually skiing when i got up there.
    Decent accumulation and turns to be had. Woudln't be suprised to...
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    Crystal opened

    Crystal opened
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    Good turns today. nice to be able to ride right...

    Good turns today. nice to be able to ride right to Handlebar now too.
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    Edge card still exists. If you pay 899UDS early...

    Edge card still exists. If you pay 899UDS early you get as many days as you want. seems likes a win/win to me

    Sorry XYZ, i know what you meant. I don't really miss Wiz/Solar at all. Probably in a...
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    100% with agree with all of this*. they've just...

    100% with agree with all of this*. they've just been more upfront about chasing the $$$ then other previous owners, so that pisses people off. Everyone used to hate on Intrawest etc, but didn't...
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    Everyone i know who is riding the BA's are super...

    Everyone i know who is riding the BA's are super stoked. My wheel builders rim of choice right now.
  26. Thread: WSL

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    The thing i love about Nate Florence and those...

    The thing i love about Nate Florence and those young guys on the Big Wave Tour is they would be out there that day, likely doing the exact same thing, even if there wasn't a camera there. If you...
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    I would just throw a cushcore in either and you...

    I would just throw a cushcore in either and you will be good to go. Denting front is pretty rare for me even in the Bike Park, but i'm more of a finesse than plow kinda guy. (suck at finesse, too...
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    Were you at the top yesterday with your partner?...

    Were you at the top yesterday with your partner? Possibly in a blue jacket?
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    Im really trying to stay positive! but...

    Im really trying to stay positive!




    but fuck!
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    Maybe it went later? I saw basically just sluff...

    Maybe it went later? I saw basically just sluff from a bomb with no crown when we were skinning up. Didn't seem like any kind of propagation as well as nothing but sluff moving on whiplash which...
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    Avalanche advisory is looking a little spooky...

    Avalanche advisory is looking a little spooky right now. Stay safe out there. Didn't see any real signs out there today but trod cautiously.
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    But more seriously any Revelstoke locals...

    But more seriously any Revelstoke locals available to answer questions via pm. Have some things about the area I would like to figure out.
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    You bet! Quit the job, ditched the girlfriend,...

    You bet!
    Quit the job, ditched the girlfriend, annulled my lease. All Lee Lau had to dow was mention jobs/cheap hoes/cheap real estate and 4x overhead blower plow and im there!
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    Anyone have friends working for Avalanche Canada...

    Anyone have friends working for Avalanche Canada out there who could comment on the office vibe etc?
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    Maybe try the Kamber series from Osprey? the 42...

    Maybe try the Kamber series from Osprey? the 42 is big but has a detachable top which shrinks it significantly. Dual ice axe too which the Kode didnt have.
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    Sucks to hear that RideIt. Best of luck for the...

    Sucks to hear that RideIt. Best of luck for the recovery.
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    That sounds like 3/3 positive which is incredibly...

    That sounds like 3/3 positive which is incredibly weird for TGR!

    Maybe it was variable rate springs that didn't work. I vaguely remember discussion that some kind of spring didn't work like they...
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    How does everyone feel about progressive coil...

    How does everyone feel about progressive coil springs?
    Cane Creek just launched them for trail riding. I have a coil shock for my yeti which didn't work amazingly (due to linear nature etc) but if...
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    take anything we can get right now!

    take anything we can get right now!
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    Except they don't make them any more for some...

    Except they don't make them any more for some reason. Seriously one of the best packs i've had my hands on.
    edit: Just checked for the third time and maybe they made a comeback!...
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    Did a lap down the couloir this morning. Good...

    Did a lap down the couloir this morning. Good snow. Few sharks, traverse out was tough and sharky af.
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  42. Thread: The FIFTY

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    Finally saw the double AK episode. Great work....

    Finally saw the double AK episode. Great work. Jeremy still killing it at 44.
    Bjarne didn't seem to stoked at the end of Pontoon. Definitely seemed like his avalanche safety threshold is a little...
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    Shopping for work and saw these for Cyber Monday...

    Shopping for work and saw these for Cyber Monday

    https://deals.dell.com/en-ca/productdetail/3o26 - no SSD. can always add.
    https://deals.dell.com/en-ca/productdetail/3n42 - 12GB Ram with SSD
    ...
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    Buddies hit the couloir on blackcomb the other...

    Buddies hit the couloir on blackcomb the other day. apparently fun and worth the hassle. Gonna poke around tomorrow.
    Models are all over the place. Flip flopping everywhere.
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    Yikes. Was that a mandatory gap? or could you...

    Yikes. Was that a mandatory gap? or could you roll it?
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    Looks fun with good coverage, at least compared...

    Looks fun with good coverage, at least compared to here.
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    Nice!

    Nice!
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    Just picked up a BD Recon. Will update once i...

    Just picked up a BD Recon.
    Will update once i have some time on it.
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    A couple from the past few days riding....

    A couple from the past few days riding.
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    Just a Revelstoke website laughing at how little...

    Just a Revelstoke website laughing at how little snow we have...
    People getting upset about dumb stuff etc.
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