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    Looks pretty good for central Andes I must say. ...

    Looks pretty good for central Andes I must say.
    And I'd call that "spring camping" not winter ;)
    Near las Leñas? Which ski area?
  2. Thread: Ski Chile 2017

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    I came back to Seattle and am getting a taste of...

    I came back to Seattle and am getting a taste of summer before fall, one of my favorite seasons, kicks into gear.
    The end of the Chile trip was spectacular. I got in some more time in La Parva and...
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    I'll be waiting for those deep penitentes to get...

    I'll be waiting for those deep penitentes to get fully covered up
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    Nice, I bet it was cold camping up high!

    Nice, I bet it was cold camping up high!
  5. Thread: Ski Chile 2017

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    Stayed at Refugio Placaroja when I was traveling...

    Stayed at Refugio Placaroja when I was traveling with my wife, otherwise camped. I recommend camping in Valle Arenas if hitting those lines, because otherwise the approach could be long if the Alto...
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    Met the polacos, they were nice and seemed very...

    Met the polacos, they were nice and seemed very badass. They climbed an already established route another day called el Fondo Marino. The name comes from the fact that the wall is old seafloor and...
  7. Thread: Ski Chile 2017

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    Cajon del Maipo is cool ...

    Cajon del Maipo is cool

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  8. Thread: Ski Chile 2017

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    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20170828/08b993ba...

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  9. Thread: Ski Chile 2017

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    Ski Chile 2017

    Sorry to miss out on skiing with you Friday, Casey. I met a friend up there this weekend and we found surprisingly good snow. The lower down off piste was good preserved powder in sheltered Santa...
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    In Santiago now and looking for touring partners...

    In Santiago now and looking for touring partners for the next week or so. Reach out to kamerondeckerharris@gmail.com if you'd like to get out!


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  11. Thread: Ski Chile 2017

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    You need this permission if planning to approach...

    You need this permission if planning to approach anything via the Cajon Arenas road (e.g. Morado, Mesoncito, Arenas)


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  12. Thread: Ski Chile 2017

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    Email is actually vallelasarenas1@gmail.com,...

    Email is actually vallelasarenas1@gmail.com, include dates of trip and try to do it as early as possible. Keep a copy of the email on your phone or printed.

    Access is controlled by the Alto Maipo...
  13. Thread: Ski Chile 2017

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    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20170821/1884968a...

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    Cajon skied good. Don't forget to ask for permission if heading to the areas beyond Alto Maipo


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  14. Thread: Ski Chile 2017

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    Woke up this morning to 13 cm of blower in Baños...

    Woke up this morning to 13 cm of blower in Baños Morales and no winds down low. Seeing plumes high, above 4 k but winds probably still not too strong.
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  15. Thread: Ski Chile 2017

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    Saw some people touring that way and another on a...

    Saw some people touring that way and another on a sled on Tuesday while we headed halfway up Antuco. Nice powder on the sheltered part of our volcano, imagine they got it real good [emoji274]

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  16. Thread: Ski Chile 2017

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    Ski Chile 2017

    Lonquimay and Corralco

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  17. Thread: Ski Chile 2017

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    Hey peeps, we took yesterday to explore the area...

    Hey peeps, we took yesterday to explore the area around Curacautin including a walk around the araucarias of Reserva Malalcahuello (Corralco ski resort). Snow level is below the park boundary and...
  18. Thread: Ski Chile 2017

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    Now that I'm getting a taste I'll surely be back...

    Now that I'm getting a taste I'll surely be back for more! On our way to tour the araucarias and hot springs around Curacautin on this rainy day (maybe a meter of fresh coming to the volcanoes)...
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    Antuco was good yesterday. Skied the NE summit...

    Antuco was good yesterday. Skied the NE summit slope before linking mellow bits back to the ski area. Made friends with a French hitchhiker we picked up and ended up summiting with him. Another few...
  20. Thread: Ski Chile 2017

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    Yeah mega dumpage, maybe 8" in Trancas and lots...

    Yeah mega dumpage, maybe 8" in Trancas and lots up high. Lots of wind too, resort is closed.


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  21. Thread: Ski Chile 2017

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    Pretty sweet in Chillan today. About 3-20 cm...

    Pretty sweet in Chillan today. About 3-20 cm fresh light pow. Wind was light in morning and picked up throughout the day.

    Took a locals advice and toured up the closed Tres Marias lift. Sort of...
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    Check out the videos Tof Henry has put up ...

    Check out the videos Tof Henry has put up


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  23. Thread: Ski Chile 2017

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    Will be flying into Santiago August 3 with my...

    Will be flying into Santiago August 3 with my wife. First week doing honeymooney things, but after that going to do some touring in central region (cajon del Maipo) and volcanos over following 2...
  24. Ah now I see, Memorial day! Crazy how much...

    Ah now I see, Memorial day!
    Crazy how much conditions can change up there this time of year
    http://mountrainierclimbing.blogspot.com/2017/06/liberty-ridge-june-16-june-18.html...
  25. Very strong effort to bag Rainier 2x in single...

    Very strong effort to bag Rainier 2x in single pushes from the car. Much crush.
    What dates exactly were these?
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    Lee, your site and TRs were very helpful in...

    Lee, your site and TRs were very helpful in planning this and other trips, thanks.
    Part of our being sandbagged on the Heartstrings was due to mixing up your TR...
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    Thanks, folks. If you haven't visited Canada,...

    Thanks, folks. If you haven't visited Canada, give it a try!
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    Feb break at Wendy Thompson hut, BC

    Per FlowingAlpy & Norseman's suggestions, thought I'd throw a TR up here instead of just on TAY. You can find a bit more description there:...
  29. Sweet times, folks, I look forward to meeting you...

    Sweet times, folks, I look forward to meeting you again at Chair 2
  30. Thread: evolution tour

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    Righteous tour! I hiked through that area in...

    Righteous tour!
    I hiked through that area in Summer 2011, still tons of snow in July. We thought a lot about skiing through there.
  31. Bump because those G3 Zenoxides are sweet. I have...

    Bump because those G3 Zenoxides are sweet. I have the 88s, nice stiff ski mountaineering ski. Somebody buy them....
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    So I've been AWOL for a minute... Still a TGR...

    So I've been AWOL for a minute... Still a TGR newb and hadn't figured out how to monitor threads.
    I've tried Cochise and didn't like them. Spynes are a little pricey.
    Swerve, that sounds like a...
  33. Thread: Go down easy

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    Tronador is so cool. And those Leñas couloirs.......

    Tronador is so cool. And those Leñas couloirs....
    Care to share some dates for those of us planning southerly excursions? Looks like you timed it well for high pressure and spring conditions.
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    Ordered some Intuitions today using my American...

    Ordered some Intuitions today using my American Alpine Club pro deal. FYI, they've really added a lot of deals for those of you who are AAC members.
    Still looking for shells, however!
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    Awesome trip, very inspiring. I think I have the...

    Awesome trip, very inspiring. I think I have the Kazakhstan bug
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    WTB size 29 resort boot, liners

    Looking for a decent shape size 29 resort boot. My 28 Dobermans are slowly deforming my feet. Stiff flex.

    Also would consider size 29 Intuition liners (wrap or tour) if anybody has some that...
  37. welcome back!

    Good running into you at Shasta. That was a sweet time. Hit me up if you're looking for a touring buddy.
    -Kam
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    Thanks, hiplains! Good doing business with you.

    Thanks, hiplains!
    Good doing business with you.
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    I've also been eyeing those MX98s by the way....

    I've also been eyeing those MX98s by the way....
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    These skis look rad. Did you fill the holes? I...

    These skis look rad. Did you fill the holes? I have the same size feet.
  41. Yes, I will be sure to use that stuff. I've also...

    Yes, I will be sure to use that stuff.
    I've also thought about trying a different kind of piece in there with the same outer-diameter.
  42. factor walk mode coming apart (but not breaking)

    Hello, this is my first post, so let me introduce myself. I live in Burlington, VT and have been skiing in our fine state all of my life, mostly at Mad River in the last few years. Also, please spare...
  43. BD Factor walk mode coming apart (but not breaking)

    Hello, this is my first post, so let me introduce myself. I live in Burlington, VT and have been skiing in our fine state all of my life, mostly at Mad River in the last few years. Also, please spare...
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