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    Just another bump for Terry/Slidewright. Always...

    Just another bump for Terry/Slidewright. Always got what I ordered and lots of good advice. Den
  2. More Heli terrain in the Cordova Alaska area?

    Public Comment Sought for Heli-skiing Temporary Permits on Cordova Ranger Dist.

    https://www.fs.usda.gov/detail/chugach/passes-permits/event-commercial/?cid=fseprd561231

    In the hay-days of...
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    Mental image I did not need. Sounds like...

    Mental image I did not need.



    Sounds like purchasing somewhere close to where you live, with a good return program, like REI is your best choice. When your gear breaks take it back and replace...
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    Ten years back, "follow me dad" became more of...

    Ten years back, "follow me dad" became more of threat to my safety than a fun outing. Really enjoy the ski days together now. That parenting thing worked out for me. Happy fathers day to the other...
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    How you discovered this I find slightly...

    How you discovered this I find slightly disturbing, but I must admit when it comes to most things, exploring one's boundary can be enlightening. Den
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    I try to not leave enough AQS to flow. I have...

    I try to not leave enough AQS to flow. I have discovered that AQS (now marketed as Aquaseal+FD) is extremely tough and requires a very thin coverage. I have also discovered that a couple thin layers...
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    Another handy trick for handling AQS is saliva. A...

    Another handy trick for handling AQS is saliva. A little spit on the finger allows a person to manipulate, smooth, and excite the AQS without it sticking to your finger. As in other things, repeated...
  8. Just got a REI advertiser with a start date of...

    Just got a REI advertiser with a start date of May 17 and they have $50 off both Garmin Inreach models through June 15
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    Had the pleasure of riding the lift with a sit...

    Had the pleasure of riding the lift with a sit skier attending a clinic. Interesting to talk gear development and how they are working to overcome the current limits . The local mountain has some...
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    When my boy was learning I stumbled onto a book...

    When my boy was learning I stumbled onto a book full of drills and advice at the local library. It was a few hundred pages of how to teach kids for instructors (PSIA). Discovered my library had many...
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    Most radios have a scan feature that will alert...

    Most radios have a scan feature that will alert you when there is traffic on one of your scanned channels. This works well until you have an inexperienced user use your emergency or hailing frequency...
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    powdork, learning how to push things back in has...

    powdork, learning how to push things back in has been the treatment for thousands of years. Worked well for me until I was repaired surgically. I would just lay on my back and use my fingers to...
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    Those pictures tell a sad tale, but at this point...

    Those pictures tell a sad tale, but at this point I could use a little good news, so a short quote from today's extended weather discussion is in order:

    "The Sunday low should finally be the last...
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    Well we hit that 400" although a lot if it is...

    Well we hit that 400" although a lot if it is sitting in piles at the bottom of run-outs.

    Since some of your requests seem to be getting answered, how about wishing us up a COLD, snowy, calm end...
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    Sounds very similar to the problem I have with my...

    Sounds very similar to the problem I have with my first message. Have you tried sending more tests later in the day to see how fast they work? Den
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    Just got an Inreach Mini this year and have about...

    Just got an Inreach Mini this year and have about twenty days of use on it. Here is one of the better reviews I liked"

    https://hikingguy.com/hiking-gear/in-depth-garmin-inreach-mini-review/

    I...
  17. Foggy, thanks for the links and yes we need a...

    Foggy, thanks for the links and yes we need a Inreach how to in Tech Talk.

    Just to keep this in the correct forum I thought I would mention that by just buying at REI and using their credit card...
  18. Thread: Gordycamps

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    Up here they name the run after you when you die...

    Up here they name the run after you when you die on it. We would like to keep Jed around, careful what you wish for. Den
  19. Poll: I have used and owned a Suunto Pm-5 for many...

    I have used and owned a Suunto Pm-5 for many years surveying and skiing. One year a ski partner and I had a competition going guessing slope angles. After a couple hundred challenges over a few years...
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    I have used SeamSeal by McNett for years. Works...

    I have used SeamSeal by McNett for years. Works great, put a small amount on each side and put together. I usually put the goggles on a round object (large bleach bottle) to hold everything in place...
  21. Shipping: $365.42 Standard Shipping That...

    Shipping: $365.42 Standard Shipping
    That shipping price is not going to help with sales unless we can get negative bids.

    Helio 105 is a good ski, rode it today, you just have to figure where to...
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    Did Kelly move or did Mike move on? thanks for...

    Did Kelly move or did Mike move on? thanks for the pics. If nortonwhis wants more there is plenty here:
    https://snowbrains.com/kickstep-project-must-watch-video-series/
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    Just to help keep things real: I have had to...

    Just to help keep things real:
    I have had to reglue Pomaca skins, I have had to replace their tip loop (plastic crap broke), and I have had to repair broken tail clips (plastic clip broke). These...
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    Easy fix if they sold the clip by itself. If not...

    Easy fix if they sold the clip by itself. If not all you do is slide the old clip off, put a Black Diamond clip on, and put the old plastic clip on to hold the BD clip in place. Den
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    XXXer must be skiing, I haven't used anything to...

    XXXer must be skiing, I haven't used anything to repair that type of damage except for Aqua Seal. it works. Den
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    My thanks to you and the rest of the crew. I'll...

    My thanks to you and the rest of the crew. I'll be watching Steve's site for new info.
    Did you do any test for interference to the sending beacon?
    I.E. radio/electronics too close to the beacon...
  27. I use Brakleen and a stiff brush. User discretion...

    I use Brakleen and a stiff brush. User discretion is advised because some folks can fuck up anything. If you are one of these people, a hot solvent with breath-ability and environmental issues may...
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    I agree with black diamonds, it is not about...

    I agree with black diamonds, it is not about reading the latest research, it is about knowing what YOUR beacon can do and having faith in it during a search. For me that has come down to learning to...
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    More beacon interference problems

    WARNING:
    I did a quick and dirty test. Pieps DSP sending unit, Pieps DSP Pro receiver, and Coast headlamp from Costco.
    Range reduced from about 55M down to 15M with my headlight on and within about...
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    WARNING: I did a quick and dirty test. Pieps DSP...

    WARNING:
    I did a quick and dirty test. Pieps DSP sending unit, Pieps DSP Pro receiver, and Coast headlamp from Costco.
    Range reduced from about 55M down to 15M with my headlight on and within about...
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    My headlamp (COAST) will make the AM radio sing...

    My headlamp (COAST) will make the AM radio sing when I get close. I have not tried it on my beacon, but will be doing so now. Thanks Den
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    DAMN, I was hoping it would give me streetkred....

    DAMN, I was hoping it would give me streetkred. Guess I'll have to re-read the rules. Den
  33. Thread: STP Deals Thread

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    Meadow Skipper, thanks again

    Meadow Skipper, thanks again
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    Basket loaded looking for a working code. Den

    Basket loaded looking for a working code. Den
  35. Tailwind posted this:...

    Tailwind posted this: https://www.tetongravity.com/forums/showthread.php/323915-PSA-Cheap-Scarpa-Intuition-Liners
    Sale at REI: ...
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    Years back in Alaska there was a state trooper...

    Years back in Alaska there was a state trooper who targeted "Out of state" drivers. He politely informed them that he could take care of the fine on the spot if they had cash. A German speaking...
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    Yoga, telemark skiing, and a strong and confidant...

    Yoga, telemark skiing, and a strong and confidant gobble. Michael Cares.
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    I have a 3'x100' roll of brown paper that I...

    I have a 3'x100' roll of brown paper that I purchased at the local home improvement store for under $10. It has helped me re-glue many pairs of skins, Pull that silly strip of tape off the middle of...
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    For those of you who miss things on the rest of...

    For those of you who miss things on the rest of this site:

    https://www.tetongravity.com/video/news/24-hour-ode-to-muir-streaming-event-starts-sunday

    Free for the rest of the day till 5. This is...
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    My son fixes a lot of plastic fenders and...

    My son fixes a lot of plastic fenders and cowlings by drilling the end of the crack to relieve stress (as XXX-er said) Then he sows the cracks up to stop the flexing. He drills holes on both sides...
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    Kind of like the ski bum thing, you started late...

    Kind of like the ski bum thing, you started late but you are trainable. A few years down the road when the skiing hurts more, your newly acquired wine skills will help.
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    Any chance you have the 3-pin version of the...

    Any chance you have the 3-pin version of the anti-ice tape?
    I'll take a couple anti-ice tapes and a set of binding wedges. PM a PayPal addy with shipping and a couple beers. Den
  43. Thread: STP Deals Thread

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    Thanks to both Meadow and prsboogle I have...

    Thanks to both Meadow and prsboogle I have freshies.

    I told my kid that there was a fresh code on trg, next thing *I hear is its 30% off with a $20 coupon, but it should be 40% off tomorrow. That...
  44. Thread: STP Deals Thread

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    Looking for a fresh code. Like others have said,...

    Looking for a fresh code.
    Like others have said, all they send me is advertisers. They used to send a code damn near every day, but that changed a few months ago, Nothing but useless spam now. Den
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    Do fire all summer, collect unemployment all...

    Do fire all summer, collect unemployment all winter. Become a member of the Human Resources Ski Team.
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    I am always looking for the good snow, but in...

    I am always looking for the good snow, but in real life I ski a lot of crap to find it. The conditions of the day are often referred to as "Challenging but Fun". To me, the ski being able to handle a...
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    Did you know Chet S? He gave quite the show...

    Did you know Chet S? He gave quite the show around Valdez. Loved to fly folks downhill, and was quite handy with a firearm.
  48. Pay attention to what life is telling you! I...

    Pay attention to what life is telling you!
    I guess I'll spend another year on free heal while you testdrive these for me/snooze you loose. Den
  49. Thread: Holy Shit!

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    It does matter! Years back I saw pictures of...

    It does matter! Years back I saw pictures of another lift failure with quite an impressive pile of jumpers who were all stacked up on top of each other close to the lift. I always look for the bail...
  50. Thread: STP Deals Thread

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    keycode AZX6405M. *Valid for web orders only....

    keycode AZX6405M.

    *Valid for web orders only. Discount will be applied at checkout on select items; excludes tax and shipping charges. Discount is 15% off our current listed prices when order...
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