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    Sticky: Thanks, bud. Wish I had one pair and got twice as...

    Thanks, bud. Wish I had one pair and got twice as many days! Maybe 1 alpine and 1 touring...anyway...

    I don't have enough days on the FRS in actual pow to do a real review. They are not as good as...
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    I love the simplicity of this quiver! And both...

    I love the simplicity of this quiver! And both skis too.
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    That Backland shape seems like it would be...

    That Backland shape seems like it would be awesome in that waist width. It was good in the 107 width, but I thought it would be even better a touch narrower, like 95!
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    That's an awesome quiver. How do you like the...

    That's an awesome quiver.

    How do you like the MVP 119s? I have the Praxis FRS (almost a MVP 119) with alpine bindings - I commented that it would be a sweet shape for backcountry pow touring.
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    358852 188 Blizzard Rustler 11 with SHIFTs....

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    188 Blizzard Rustler 11 with SHIFTs. 2952 grams. Travel, do-it-all. Awesome ski. So versatile. SHIFTs are…okay.

    187 Praxis Protest with Kingpins. 2838 grams. Pow-touring. My favorite...
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    Sticky: Love this thread. Wes Mantooth...those Bibbys are...

    Love this thread. Wes Mantooth...those Bibbys are the business!!

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    188 Praxis FRS – resort pow. Basically a surfier Bibby. Still waiting for a legit pow-day, just a couple days with a few...
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    SuhweeT! Thanks for the heads up. Here's the...

    SuhweeT! Thanks for the heads up. Here's the linky: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5iJQSifgkR4&feature=youtu.be
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    Hoping to do some Cal Enduro Series events and...

    Hoping to do some Cal Enduro Series events and other stuff here and nearby, most likely:

    China Peak
    Ashland
    Shasta (?) doubtful.

    Maybe others if they get scheduled.

    Hopefully Fears,...
  9. Drizzling until 1:30 per the webcam. Still...

    Drizzling until 1:30 per the webcam. Still misting at 1:30 when I showed up. Sun came out at 2:00.

    Gotta love KT power hour!



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  10. 25* at the base of Squaw right now, 40* up high....

    25* at the base of Squaw right now, 40* up high. Inversion.

    As homie jrf said about the snow yesterday, "rain-soaked-butter." Skied awesome in highly-trafficked areas. Off piste areas with less...
  11. Was that you rolling solo (with the Sally MTN...

    Was that you rolling solo (with the Sally MTN Explore boots) on the choice spot? I knew that dude/you was core.

    We had done a few laps on the northside and were headed back home. We did some...
  12. Skiing is fun. This skied surprisingly well...

    Skiing is fun.


    This skied surprisingly well on the way out.
    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20210111/8a7464b92290dc0f0c166dd538715072.jpg

    Better coverage than it looks....
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    Good talk all - love the diff perspectives ...

    Good talk all - love the diff perspectives



    All great skis - we're totally splitting hairs. Don't think you can go wrong with either. Hands down my favorite is high praise - makes me want to...
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    I've owned 190 Bibbys, 190 Exit World (touring...

    I've owned 190 Bibbys, 190 Exit World (touring layup, Bibby shape), 190 Deathwishes, and 190 Wildcat 108 Tours. And 188 PB&Js.

    Since you have the Jeff for an inbounds daily and the Protest for...
  15. He must work out - look at DAT BUTT 356429

    He must work out - look at DAT BUTT

    356429
  16. Also, my daughter broke her tibia. Anyone have a...

    Also, my daughter broke her tibia. Anyone have a ski pulk I can borrow for a few weeks to pull her on some XC trails?

    Check out that cast color selection! Lol
    ...
  17. I'm selling/giving away a few items, and figured...

    I'm selling/giving away a few items, and figured I'd offer here for local pickup first


    175 4FRNT Madonna with STH12s. $120

    Garmin Vivoactive watch - $50. Good for time and Strava and that's...
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    Weight on FRS. More later... Sent from my...

    Weight on FRS.

    More later...

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    2-day Praxis FRS review. 188, flex 4, nylon...

    2-day Praxis FRS review. 188, flex 4, nylon topsheet (stock model).

    1 day of hardpack and winter chalk
    1 day of 4-6" little pow day

    In short, these things make me feel like Mario in Super...
  20. Been a slow start to the season for me, but...

    Been a slow start to the season for me, but here's a wee bit of stoke.

    First two from Alterra Mountain Resort at Lake Tahoe.
    ...
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    You got the EP8 in those RXs?? ;)

    You got the EP8 in those RXs?? ;)
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    190 Wildcat with Cast, plus... 184 Wildcat 108...

    190 Wildcat with Cast, plus...

    184 Wildcat 108 Tour with lighter touring bindings (VOYAGER 14!!, ATK, Helio, Alpinist, MTN). Or Deathwish Tour with similar bindings.

    Deathwish is a great ski,...
  23. Whoa - that's rad - thanks for sharing.

    Whoa - that's rad - thanks for sharing.
  24. Trail digging conditions are most excellent. ...

    Trail digging conditions are most excellent.

    Hope y'all are making the best lemonade you can with this shitty crop.
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    Kevo that's awesome. Can't wait to try mine...

    Kevo that's awesome.

    Can't wait to try mine out. The Voyagers are a thing of beauty.

    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20201212/70fb8766ad1a1e9591e36eaf54c76929.jpg
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    We're not worthy! We're not worthy! 350765 ...

    We're not worthy! We're not worthy!

    350765

    That was radical. Kudos.

    Nice Spur/rig set-up. Can you share what you have on the bike, other than the lights?
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    Thanks for the commentary y'all. Just pulled the...

    Thanks for the commentary y'all. Just pulled the trigger on a Mezzer for 27.5, 37mm offset. It's set for 180, but I will drop it to 170 for comparison with existing 36 Performance Elite. Looks easy...
  28. Only tagged 1 rock. Nice fat base builder up...

    Only tagged 1 rock.

    Nice fat base builder up high.



    This guy, man, rough night.

    Those straight roads will get ya when yer blind drunk!
  29. Low tide...

    Low tide...
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    This post makes me VERY happy. Bibbys have been...

    This post makes me VERY happy. Bibbys have been my all-time fave resort ski. But in this touring slot, I've gone through Ravens, Backland 107s, Lowdown 102s, and Praxis BCs. The BCs were the...
  31. Let's see how many more posts we can get about...

    Let's see how many more posts we can get about people complaining about $5 in service charges for a $25 season pass....in return for plowing parking lots all winter long. dafuq?

    You guys ever...
  32. Vibes for your loss, OP. That fucking blows.

    Vibes for your loss, OP. That fucking blows.
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    Here for the thread title

    Here for the thread title
  34. The Resort Formerly Known As just dropped a...

    The Resort Formerly Known As just dropped a hilarious video with Cody Townsend, replete with Saucer Boy shenanigans, homages to GNAR, and other Squaw-centric jokes. Plus, some ripping skiing.

    Just...
  35. I have split-skins - free who wants them? buyer...

    I have split-skins - free
    who wants them? buyer beware cuz
    they only stick half-time

    **
    I fucking hate it,
    the "motel" across the street,
    filled, not-filled, filled, not

    **
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    Wow. Bummer, dude! I hear all the Canadian...

    Wow. Bummer, dude!

    I hear all the Canadian heli-ops (and maybe BC huts too??) are currently offering trips to Canadian residents only.

    E.g., CMH:...
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    The Mags deliver! Thanks y'all. You're...

    The Mags deliver! Thanks y'all.



    You're totally right. Guess I better sell my kids.



    Exactamente, 'migo. This will make weekday "dad wants to sleep on top of a mountain, and now we have...
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    Just bought a 2006 Ford F-150 FX4 SuperCrew. It...

    Just bought a 2006 Ford F-150 FX4 SuperCrew. It has a 5.5' bed, and a very limited payload: 1630 lbs. [Shirk, I paid $7,500 for the truck...but I ain't building my own camper! I know my limits......
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    Anybody have a pair for 190 BCs from the last...

    Anybody have a pair for 190 BCs from the last 3ish years they'd like to sell me?

    I had some BCs back in the day, and miss having them in the quiver. Don't think I've found another mid-fat...
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    bump

    bump
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    BUMP

    BUMP
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    Just dropping in to say "HELL YEAH" on the...

    Just dropping in to say "HELL YEAH" on the Voyager 14. Fixes the only two things I didn't want in an ATK -- an overseas retailer AND the ramp angle. Guess I am going to have to order one up!
    ...
  43. How is the newish Backcountry skiing these days?...

    How is the newish Backcountry skiing these days? I had a pair long ago (maybe a 12/13 model?). Kinda crazy they haven't changed the shape in so long. But as I look for a mid-fat for touring, I keep...
  44. Since this flew under the radar...Tahoe National...

    Since this flew under the radar...Tahoe National Forest just approved a big deal plan for trails in the Truckee Ranger District called the East Zone Connectivity and Restoration Project. The big...
  45. As part of a larger project, Tahoe National...

    As part of a larger project, Tahoe National Forest just approved 35 miles of existing trail for eMTB use. Here's the environmental assessment:...
  46. Ah, gotcha. Thanks. Interesting to hear that...

    Ah, gotcha. Thanks. Interesting to hear that there hasn't been much increased use in that area. Of course, COVID and border closures are doing weird stuff to trail usage everywhere.
  47. You must be fun at parties. For real though...

    You must be fun at parties.

    For real though -- are you trying to convince people to support welcoming eMTBs onto all trails? I think that's your goal.

    Cool - go nuts. You do have some useful...
  48. OH, and this is a good story. Ever hear of the...

    OH, and this is a good story. Ever hear of the Flume Trail in Tahoe? It's by far the most IKONIC trail in Tahoe, with crazy views. It goes mostly through a Nevada State Park. I don't know what the...
  49. Good article on why it's different in Europe:...

    Good article on why it's different in Europe: https://www.singletracks.com/uncategorized/europes-warm-embrace-of-electric-assisted-cycling/

    Also, it looks like the Europe Commission only came up...
  50. This thread...is very frustrating. Some really...

    This thread...is very frustrating. Some really great posts in here, and then some folks (ONE In particular) have decided that they want the thread to be about ME AND MY VIEWS.

    So, here ya go,...
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