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  1. Anyone in the 2022 krypton? I want to order a...

    Anyone in the 2022 krypton?

    I want to order a pair but can't tell if I can put alpine soles on it.

    I've been in a older full lugged version (kr2 pro) for the last years but as I never had...
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    50% of normal snowpack - yikes! Looks like the...

    50% of normal snowpack - yikes!

    Looks like the high pressure is getting kicked out of the way- hopefully we'll see a change in the pattern next week?

    Subtle, let us know what's going to happen...
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    The French system can be confusing but it mostly...

    The French system can be confusing but it mostly makes sense once you get used to it. Each appellation (aoc) represents a specific land area and there are rules to follow on what kinds of grapes can...
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    Bubble bath?

    Bubble bath?
  5. In for a t-shirt, patches, and stickers. Sent...

    In for a t-shirt, patches, and stickers.

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    Rock garden is always a pleasure, at least when...

    Rock garden is always a pleasure, at least when the traverse out is in decent shape.

    Today was great, scored over 10k vert of powder turns. Pistes closed at G3 and maybe 10-15 freeriders running...
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    It seems we picked up a decent amount over here...

    It seems we picked up a decent amount over here in the northwest yesterday. Snow line looks around 800m. More precip forecasted for the weekend.

    Winter seems to be back. Good thing too, because I...
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    Isn't this why full grip poles have been on the...

    Isn't this why full grip poles have been on the rise? Long for the push, short for the steeps, multi length for the traverse.. Makes sense to me.
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  9. A raxed tititcaca solo créa. Wow that was a...

    A raxed tititcaca solo créa. Wow that was a pretty bad ass ski. 193, long radius, hardwood metal lamentation, and stiff. (would love a pair if someone is somehow holding)

    What other skis have...
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    Helping a friend work through some older bottles....

    Helping a friend work through some older bottles. Mostly over the hill. St Emilion was the winner for me. https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20211221/b358cf44295891958f479785179e633d.jpg

    Sent from...
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    Yes, and the north faces are still holding well,...

    Yes, and the north faces are still holding well, even if a bit thin at times.

    Great skiing with you Tri ! https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20211221/69bd19f7fde0a85937840cdfbe26be3d.jpg

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    Also played in the trees. It was deep,...

    Also played in the trees. It was deep, surprisingly so. Missed the powder hour opening but still scored plenty.

    Let's hope the warming next week can get rid of the weak layer in the alpine and the...
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    I'm sure it was excellent! I would have...

    I'm sure it was excellent!

    I would have sprung for a day ticket but I could only manage a half day.

    Will probably be at ovronnaz tomorrow.

    Hope things will be able to stabilize. Probably...
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    The view across the lake today is snowy. Even the...

    The view across the lake today is snowy. Even the Jura is looking good.

    To bad lifts are only running verbier today- also that weak layer is looking spooooky.

    Weekend should be good!

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    Who else has a beer advent calendar? My at...

    Who else has a beer advent calendar?

    My at home consumption is typically trapist ales or cheap Swiss lagers.

    Last couple years my wife has gone to the local beer shop to put together a mix and...
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    "My restaurant only sells beans" :biggrin: ...

    "My restaurant only sells beans" :biggrin:

    Sometime they dunk on us Americans as well :wink::
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R-l59gZKLEI&ab_channel=RTS-RadioT%C3%A9l%C3%A9visionSuisse
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    That footage has got to be from last season-...

    That footage has got to be from last season- looks like M.

    On the subject of our beloved station of Ovronaz. They have been approved for a new high speed 4 pack lift to replace the peitie pre...
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    From Italia.it “Certificates issued by the...

    From Italia.it

    “Certificates issued by the Health Authorities of Canada, Japan, Israel, the United Kingdom and the United States are considered equivalent to the EU Digital COVID Certificate and...
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    Things are snowy for us along Lac Leman. Totals...

    Things are snowy for us along Lac Leman. Totals don't seem huge over here but enough to get started with December skiing. Big stations are mostly open by now and the small ones will be opening a ver...
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    Are we going to have a good old fashion TGR...

    Are we going to have a good old fashion TGR forecast off?
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    Finally got around to opening up my season today...

    Finally got around to opening up my season today at Saas Fee.

    Fingers crossed this week's system will put down a good base....
  22. OK for the trains, best option is saver day pass....

    OK for the trains, best option is saver day pass.

    The day pass is good for all public transport country wide. Can be bought day of for full price or in advanced with a discount. With it you can...
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    Yes, normally marked as a yellow run. You can...

    Yes, normally marked as a yellow run.

    You can ski pow with common sense. A guide makes sense for doing bigger descents when navigation or exposure might be a consideration. Or if you just want to...
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    Marked in my calendar- Ski you then!

    Marked in my calendar- Ski you then!
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    If it were me it'd be a fatty high acid white....

    If it were me it'd be a fatty high acid white. Probably riesling or chinin blanc maybe marsanne or vermentino. I guess it depends if your ham is sweet, salty, or spicy. I'm imaging a glazed roast of...
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    Sticky: Doing some pre-season inventory and unpacking...

    Doing some pre-season inventory and unpacking skis after moving this summer

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    Kastle - BMX 78 - 188
    Kastle - BMX 88 - 188
    PM Gear - Superbro - 195
    Stockli - Stormrider DP Pro - 201...
  27. Nothing like a good tin of dines! 392332 Sent...

    Nothing like a good tin of dines! 392332

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    I'm taking off on Christmas holidays the 21st or...

    I'm taking off on Christmas holidays the 21st or 22nd but can probably join you for a day before.

    Food: Château de villa in Sierre- the temple of raclette! From zinal its all the way back down the...
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    Is that three pairs of showdowns? I like you...

    Is that three pairs of showdowns? I like you style.

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    Having a couple anchors for bands make noridc...

    Having a couple anchors for bands make noridc curls 10x better. Can go full range of motion, which is a huge bonus imo, and progress dropping band tension.

    Nordic curls are awesome.

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    I've been using a 25l mystery ranch fuze inbounds...

    I've been using a 25l mystery ranch fuze inbounds and out for going on 10 years.
    It has the MR futra frame, which seems a bit overkill for a pack this size but carries very nice.

    Only problem is...
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    Thanks for the insight. The short turning radius...

    Thanks for the insight. The short turning radius is really my only concern, most or all of my quiver is 25m+ so we'll see how I get on with something a bit tighter when going fast.


    Ill miss the...
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    It's done. Thanks for the confidence :yourock:

    It's done. Thanks for the confidence :yourock:
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    About to pull the trigger on some m-free 108s....

    About to pull the trigger on some m-free 108s. Tell me this is the ski I want to go between mx98s and BGs in the quiver. Will be replacing some broken stormrider TT 110s.

    Other skis I was looking...
  35. Some serious stoke from New Zealand- Mt Cook Caroline face

    https://youtu.be/fVROtqsxbUg
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    I’m not sure it’s dryer then the alps. Seems like...

    I’m not sure it’s dryer then the alps. Seems like to come down in bigger and less frequent dumps however.
  37. ^^of course it's still worth it. Overflow goes to...

    ^^of course it's still worth it. Overflow goes to the beer fund!
  38. https://travelsim.com/ Something like this is...

    https://travelsim.com/

    Something like this is probably better for roaming, depending on your carrier.
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    LOL Do I get a govt sponsored ski pass if I...

    LOL

    Do I get a govt sponsored ski pass if I move to Seattle? Let us in on this secret.
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    Hey a thread for my people. I've spent the last...

    Hey a thread for my people. I've spent the last 10+ years kind of cycling down busters vinferno here before jumping out of the industry a couple years back. I still wear the "wine technologist" hat...
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    I do like the way the Kryptons ski. Seems the new...

    I do like the way the Kryptons ski. Seems the new version has what I'm looking for.

    My gripes with the krypton have been the aforementioned cuff fit. Basically the radius of the tongues narrow and...
  42. I really like my mx98. However they really suck...

    I really like my mx98. However they really suck when you find yourself bushwacking in crusty or manky snow on runouts and lower mountain traverses. Keeping turns fluid when you run out of space takes...
  43. What are you like a retired lifelong skier with...

    What are you like a retired lifelong skier with 11,000 posts on tgr? And your weighing your options between getting core shots in Montana or coming to a TGR ski week with a bunch of homies in a...
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    My current Kryptons (29.5) are getting tiered and...

    My current Kryptons (29.5) are getting tiered and I'll be getting new boots in the coming weeks. Not sure if I should stay in kryptons or move to something else, the cuff always fit weird for me but...
  45. Saas Fee has crazy views and really stellar piste...

    Saas Fee has crazy views and really stellar piste skiing. Freeride options are limited by glaciers but there are plenty of secure options on unglaciated slopes. Good starting and or finishing point...
  46. Tossed in a few bucks last week. Cool to see the...

    Tossed in a few bucks last week. Cool to see the pool filling up.
  47. As Buster says not that hard. GVA to Sedrun is...

    As Buster says not that hard. GVA to Sedrun is 6.5 hours going along the lake and then through the Valais region and under the Fukrapass. Easy to make a couple stops and day trips on your way to...
  48. For reference on conditions in western suisse...

    For reference on conditions in western suisse here is some mid-december stoke from the last 4 or so seasons. Areas include Chandolin, Glacier 3000, Les Marecots,  Arolla,  Verbier (monoboard), Leysin...
  49. Push your trip back a month month, or two, or...

    Push your trip back a month month, or two, or three.

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  50. Augment 98? They might be even more coin than the...

    Augment 98? They might be even more coin than the kastles though.

    Blossom might be making something that fits the bill as well.

    Otherwise older stormriders or super bros aren’t far off.
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