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  1. Sorry, I don't follow most of your postings, my...

    Sorry, I don't follow most of your postings, my bad.
  2. Let us all feel lucky!

    Let us all feel lucky!
  3. I was thinking the same thing. After I thought...

    I was thinking the same thing.

    After I thought about how much $$$ in snow bikes and Drones these guys have and how they seem to have arrived, launched the drone and then just skied the avalanche...
  4. I drive a small PU for work. 17.5 to 22 mpg. I...

    I drive a small PU for work. 17.5 to 22 mpg. I need the ability to haul some shit around to job sites.

    You want to tax me? Go ahead, it will just get passed on to my clients, they can afford it....
  5. I still hear the term used on occasion and...

    I still hear the term used on occasion and usually in a ski area setting.



    In my experiences in Montana that is part of the process. Clean things out to as close to the ground as possible and...
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    If it was the Y/C it would have been a Benjamin.

    If it was the Y/C it would have been a Benjamin.
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    Shot these at about 8700'. It was...

    Shot these at about 8700'.

    It was everywhere.311669311670
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    Running 3 systems with Windows 10, 1 laptop, 1...

    Running 3 systems with Windows 10, 1 laptop, 1 desktop and 1 Tablet. All run OK but suddenly I am getting different Credential Errors that I am guessing are due to MS attempting to address the...
  9. RIP Brewer indeed. Never met him but several...

    RIP Brewer indeed.

    Never met him but several friends worked with him and said although he had his Demons (don't we all) he was a solid guy.

    TFW, is Howie still lurking about or did he hang up...
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    Holiday or not I had to go do my circuit. Spent...

    Holiday or not I had to go do my circuit. Spent the day in the Y/C and S/P admiring the patrol tracks in Marx.

    Maybe getting close to some peak alternate lines???

    LLS, I have buddy passes if...
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    I have given Youtube TV a spin as an alternative...

    I have given Youtube TV a spin as an alternative to Cable.

    Pretty impressed. All my locals, all the sports I want except for MLB TV ( I already knew that), streaming of movies and past content.
    ...
  12. ^^^ This is one version. I got to where I...

    ^^^ This is one version.

    I got to where I pictured the avalanche paths I was responsible for as being structures to be built over the span of a winter and that they would have weaker and stronger...
  13. You are so fucking smug and woke. Excellent...

    You are so fucking smug and woke. Excellent combination.
  14. An example. I was in Costco last week and saw a...

    An example. I was in Costco last week and saw a replacement light fixture that was about $ 21.00 with a set of LED lights that will last a damn long time and use very little electricity. 21W.

    I...
  15. Yeah, that is just how we need to go about trying...

    Yeah, that is just how we need to go about trying to make changes that will benefit everyone.
  16. Me either, if HMS hired me to edit I would be...

    Me either, if HMS hired me to edit I would be fired almost immediately for incorrect or over use of commas.
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    311351 edit to correct: Yesterday's new...

    311351

    edit to correct:

    Yesterday's new snow and strong wind near Bozeman increased avalanche danger. Today recent natural avalanche activity was seen in the Bridger Range, and skiers in...
  18. FIFY

    FIFY
  19. Is that lake usually frozen in Mid-January?

    Is that lake usually frozen in Mid-January?
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    I understand your viewpoint. The history of...

    I understand your viewpoint.

    The history of both Squaw and AM is rife with avalanches, some expected others not so much.

    Patrols do their best with the tools they have available and usually...
  21. There is a lot of cross pollination through ski...

    There is a lot of cross pollination through ski patrol exchanges and regional avalanche workshops. The ski areas located near me get together every fall (Big Sky, BB, Y/C & usually Red Lodge, Disco...
  22. Do we really need to do this? Ya can't just have...

    Do we really need to do this? Ya can't just have a discussion?
  23. When I had friends forecasting in Utah they were...

    When I had friends forecasting in Utah they were frustrated by the ski areas and their hostility towards any reporting of inbounds slides, even those trigger by explosives during control.

    It led...
  24. Social media certainly plays a role. Funny how...

    Social media certainly plays a role.

    Funny how that NSAA press release makes it clear that in bounds slides are rare and the danger is in the Backcountry yet they rely on Avi Centers for their...
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    Fuck!

    Fuck!
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    Well..... I did see an invincible blonde...

    Well..... I did see an invincible blonde patroller with a big smile at the top of Challenger at about 12:40. Visibility was improving a bit and she and her teammates were heading up to try and get...
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    Tread lightly on that incident. Pete knew what he...

    Tread lightly on that incident. Pete knew what he was risking, he felt it was worth it. Same thing for Tony the year before.

    Main takeaways are solo means fatal if you fuck up and most people...
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    https://www.facebook.com/TetonBackcountryAlliance/...

    https://www.facebook.com/TetonBackcountryAlliance/videos/557015825160812/?t=84

    Taylor mtn. Tetons ^^^



    Buddies of mine who used to work at the Canyons dealt with the same scenario. They...
  29. NOW????????

    NOW????????
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    I guess. When I look at those "faces" I see big...

    I guess. When I look at those "faces" I see big avalanche paths.

    The trim lines and the lack of trees should be a pretty good clue.
  31. You do comprehend that there are other ways of...

    You do comprehend that there are other ways of tracking climate trends besides human:fm: observations from manual or automated stations?
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    Lucky. I asked that of a buddy who is...

    Lucky.



    I asked that of a buddy who is still there. He said the patrol are being encourage to do their thing as they see fit during what has been a challenging avalanche cycle. These types of...
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    Hard to say. When we got off the 3x2 I asked...

    Hard to say. When we got off the 3x2 I asked about the Bowl (Turkey Traverse was closed) as was told probably not. As we were leaving Challenger at 1:00 I saw folks skiing the south wall. Pretty...
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    ^^^ Exactly. Have a safe winter.

    ^^^ Exactly.

    Have a safe winter.
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    I will agree with everything you wrote other than...

    I will agree with everything you wrote other than "Freak Event".

    Ski area avalanche mitigation is pretty fucking good in the US but everyone who skis terrain that is capable of producing an...
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    Heading down with the Gimp. Probably towards...

    Heading down with the Gimp.

    Probably towards the Bowl or Challenger although the south side sounds enticing.

    Edit to add:

    Pretty fun skiing on the Challenger side of things. Crons and Dobies...
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    I talked with a friend who was dealing with...

    I talked with a friend who was dealing with today's self inflicted shitshow. He has been there flying a cross for over 20 years and we both laughed that is was just a throwback to the bad old days...
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    All true, snow cat cut the communications line...

    All true, snow cat cut the communications line from the bottom of the tram to the top. The radio system is housed at the top so it put a lot of sand in the gears in terms of opening terrain.
    ...
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    Lake MXZ 303 Snow biking boots

    https://www.tetongravity.com/forums/showthread.php/264681-Are-you-fat-Do-you-like-it-What-would-you-do-different-next-time?p=5861782&highlight=#post5861782


    X-post to Sprocket Rockets forum.
  40. I will x-post this to Gear swap but. Lake MXZ...

    I will x-post this to Gear swap but.

    Lake MXZ 303 shoes/boots for sale. Used 3 times. Size 12. Excellent condition.

    I was thinking about $ 180.00 and you pick up (Bozeman) or pay shipping.
    ...
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    I cannot speak knowingly about Arva products but...

    I cannot speak knowingly about Arva products but no, something seems amiss.
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    Private property nitwit. However if you are a...

    Private property nitwit.

    However if you are a member you can skin anytime, day or night.
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    Still mulling it over.

    Still mulling it over.
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    Too toasted to turn today. 5xT

    Too toasted to turn today.

    5xT
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    I am on the same plan. Sunday IS a day of rest...

    I am on the same plan. Sunday IS a day of rest and some office work.
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    310276
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    Yeah because your level of expertise means so...

    Yeah because your level of expertise means so fucking much.

    Pretty sure the Patrol Dir. and the SS Dir. are one and the same.

    I was offered that job in 2013/14 and turned it down because I did...
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    leaving in about an hour.

    leaving in about an hour.
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    RIP Neal Peart

    Rock on.
  50. Art Vanderlay, Latex sales.

    Art Vanderlay, Latex sales.
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