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    Ski-flying Mt Superior

    I am not sure if this qualifies as skiing, but it's a cool POV on Mt Superior regardless...

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    Badass: I cannot imagine traversing K2 with skis...

    Badass: I cannot imagine traversing K2 with skis on my back!

    http://www.elksandbeyond.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/03/54jordan.jpg

    Steep!
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    Don't freak out yet: I got a letter from the IRS...

    Don't freak out yet: I got a letter from the IRS saying I owed them money. I called the 800 number and talked to a very helpful operator, explained the situation and the whole thing was resolved in...
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    A bike without spokes nor a chain?

    I't cool to look at, but I don't think you can really ride it...

    http://www.tuvie.com/nulla-minimalist-and-stylish-bike-concept
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    Tell her she's supposed to tilt the camera to...

    Tell her she's supposed to tilt the camera to make it look MORE steep, not less! :p

    Great effort climbing that thing with skis on your back!
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    Nice first post, I guess... I like these pics...

    Nice first post, I guess...

    I like these pics http://lh4.ggpht.com/John.Minier/SBFKQh08aGI/AAAAAAAACDc/jBefA24Ra_A/IMGP8869.JPG?imgmax=512 ...
  7. Thread: Avanlanche story

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    It's free in the US also, if they don't find you...

    It's free in the US also, if they don't find you ;)

    Hey Ville, the avalanche pictures are gone from this thread, could you re-post them? At least for me they are some of the most memorable...
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    We're at work, you bahstid! :fuckyou: Great...

    We're at work, you bahstid! :fuckyou:

    Great pics, so jealous, yesterday Monarch was good, but these pics are incredible!
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    I skied there today (first time for me) and it...

    I skied there today (first time for me) and it was GOOD!!!! :the_finge I had never
    been there before and we still managed to find untracked powder run after run all morning.

    Still getting face...
  10. So are you skiing on old-school, super-skinny...

    So are you skiing on old-school, super-skinny snowlerblades or what! :eek:
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    At first I thought it was fake, but it's in New...

    At first I thought it was fake, but it's in New Zealand, and that's normal down there!

    Hardcore, not sure how safe it is to be sailing through the air next to a hunk of metal like that...
  12. I figured you would put a beacon on them just in...

    I figured you would put a beacon on them just in case, or are you guys philosophically opposed to beacons? It must be cheaper than buying another dummy... I suggest you put beacons on your human...
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    Before I figured out that this is a photoshopped...

    Before I figured out that this is a photoshopped sequence, I thought: WTF? Are these guys participating in a powder skiercross event!?!?!? :D
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    Thirded! Even listening to MP3s I hear stuff in...

    Thirded! Even listening to MP3s I hear stuff in my music that I never heard before.
  15. The owner's name is Gary Neptune. Funny guy, owns...

    The owner's name is Gary Neptune. Funny guy, owns one of the best gear stores in Boulder since the 70s, and skis in leather boots and wool sweaters :confused:
  16. Thread: TR- Vail 12/8

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    So you're a telemarker, eh? ;)

    So you're a telemarker, eh? ;)
  17. Thread: DOH!

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    Yeah, I did that once. And to make it worst, I...

    Yeah, I did that once. And to make it worst, I forgot the girlfriend's wheel, not mine! Half an hour later when I returned at 100 miles an hour to get it, it was already gone: what kind of bastard...
  18. Seconded. I got to the parking lot, exited the...

    Seconded. I got to the parking lot, exited the car and spun around 360 degree looking for the 'mountain'. Coming from the Alps, the concept of a ski resort with less than 300 meters vertical was hard...
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    Gleiming, 80Km south of Saltzburg. They should...

    Gleiming, 80Km south of Saltzburg. They should build a lift there, if they
    don't have it already!

    http://www.corriere.it/Media/Foto/2007/11/10/FDG/SNOW_550x367_.jpg
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    Unless your skill are up to par with a...

    Unless your skill are up to par with a professional guide, I wouldn't do it.

    Do Wall Street instead: it's a pure hike up to the ridge, after that 4/5 pitches
    of 5.4. You get a taste for the...
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    Very impressive, I cannot imagine how much time...

    Very impressive, I cannot imagine how much time and effort you have
    to have put in to get to this point! :eek:

    So why the microphone? It doesn't sound like you will get anything useful from it...
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    I love it when people don't know what the Onion ...

    I love it when people don't know what the Onion is and get all worked up
    about their articles!

    Kansas Bans Evolution!
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    Hey Sojourner, how do your in-ear speakers...

    Hey Sojourner,

    how do your in-ear speakers compare to the ipod ones for sound quality?

    I have the ipod ones, and they sound pretty good for the size but fall out easily when jogging...
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    For those (like me) who are curious about the...

    For those (like me) who are curious about the Custom molding process
  25. Thread: My first post

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    So maybe you do know what a cheesehead is, but...

    So maybe you do know what a cheesehead is, but you sure don't know what sarcasm means. Try looking it up sometime in the dikshunaree.
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    Hey Suit, if you really banned him: GOOD JOB!...

    Hey Suit, if you really banned him: GOOD JOB! :yourock:
  27. Thread: COLORADO vs. UTAH

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    And Utah's state bird, unlike Colorado's, is the...

    And Utah's state bird, unlike Colorado's, is the seagull! Yup, 'tis a fact :confused:
  28. Thread: My BMI is 29.6%

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    Personally I think BMI is a good indication of...

    Personally I think BMI is a good indication of how 'fat' someone looks (except bodybuilders/athletes). I have no problem with that.

    What I think is bullshit is that the BMI number directly...
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    Create online maps of your ride/run

    With calorie counter, elevation profile and you can share it with everyone else!

    It's super easy: I made this map of my run today in 10 minutes. And now I know it's just over 7 Km long without...
  30. Thread: SportLegs...

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    Much better article about the lactic acid myth on...

    Much better article about the lactic acid myth on the NY Times
  31. Thread: SportLegs...

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    You can milk ANYTHING with nipples, but you knew...

    You can milk ANYTHING with nipples, but you knew that, right? :biggrin:
  32. Thread: SportLegs...

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    BTW, lactic acid does NOT cause sore legs. Lactic...

    BTW, lactic acid does NOT cause sore legs. Lactic acid is actually what allows your muscles to function, you want MORE of it.

    That doesn't mean that sport legs doesn't work, just that it must work...
  33. Thread: My BMI is 29.6%

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    New Republic article on why BMI is bullshite...

    New Republic article on why BMI is bullshite
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    I absolutely love the anime sound effects! Every...

    I absolutely love the anime sound effects! Every time they make a turn in the powder it swooshes like Michael Jackson's head in the thriller video!
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    That is absolutely stunning! How long did that...

    That is absolutely stunning! How long did that take? Did you have previous experience building wooden boats?

    I bet you launch it really carefully and never beach it for fear of scratching the...
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    Double AMEN to that! A couple of years ago I had...

    Double AMEN to that! A couple of years ago I had the technical ability to run class V, but any time I got near it I just could not paddle fast enough, the oxygen would slowly drain from my brain and...
  37. Your girlfriend is a dude? Not that there's...

    Your girlfriend is a dude? Not that there's anything wrong with that, I guess...

    Oh, no, now I get it, she 'interprets' dudes! Sounds like a good skill to have :biggrin:
  38. Wrong video, duuuuude.... 764mD9sh-Wo ...

    Wrong video, duuuuude....

    764mD9sh-Wo

    "We're at the cutting edge of cocking aböut!"
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    This one is scarier! ...

    This one is scarier!

    http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1070/1220725335_412128a005.jpg?v=0
  40. Thread: TR: Climbing

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    Wow! Just WOW!! Speechless: great pictures for...

    Wow! Just WOW!! Speechless: great pictures for sure, and even better climbing. Well done.:yourock:



    Don't hit the rope, not the ROPE!
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    I know what you mean, scary spawn of satan, did...

    I know what you mean, scary spawn of satan, did they look like this:
    http://tetongravity.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=29916&d=1187930284...
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    Here is an interesting article about historical...

    Here is an interesting article about historical Housing Values Ratio to Income.

    As you can see here:
    http://efinancedirectory.com/cimages/articles/median-income-priced-out.gif

    the current...
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    Here is an interesting article about historical...

    Here is an interesting article about historical Housing Values Ratio to Income.

    As you can see here:
    http://efinancedirectory.com/cimages/articles/median-income-priced-out.gif

    the current...
  44. I cannot believe there are two videos of that...

    I cannot believe there are two videos of that incident floating around the net! This one is better though than the one I am familiar with, which was shot from higher up.
  45. Thread: jpg versus raw

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    OK, compressed and lossy are two different...

    OK, compressed and lossy are two different things: you can compress without loss of information (for example gzip or gif).

    Having said that, nobody in the real world uses lossless JPEG, so carry...
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    He's not a native English speaker...

    He's not a native English speaker...
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    This probably belongs in the housing market crash...

    This probably belongs in the housing market crash thread, but I can't find it right now...

    Housing crash trajectory prediction onver 15 years

    I sure hope this guy is wrong, I cannot wait for 15...
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    Can this be real? ...

    Can this be real?

    http://www.arborsports.com/04/pages/snowboard_section/heli/heli_adrop_lrg.jpg
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    Great place for dosas, fully vegetarian, check...

    Great place for dosas, fully vegetarian, check out Masala behind the Sink
    in Boulder. I have a friend from Tamil Nadu and he loves it.
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    Wow, that is great! And then you EVEN get to live...

    Wow, that is great! And then you EVEN get to live in St. Louis...:p
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