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  1. WTB - Stock liner, 26.5, Tecnica ZeroG Tour Pro

    Title says it all, the stock liner on my ZGTP is clapped out after 50ish days and I'm looking for a replacement. If someone pulled out the stock liner to replace it with a fancy Intuition and wants...
  2. Thread: Kitty Stoke

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    Ugly, quite dejected with the current state of...

    Ugly, quite dejected with the current state of things...

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  3. Way, did I write Saturday? I meant Saturday 1...

    Way, did I write Saturday? I meant Saturday 1 month ago when nothing was out of the ordinary... These days I'm sitting at home sorting through old pictures.
  4. God damn crusty old Windows 95 preventing me from...

    God damn crusty old Windows 95 preventing me from spraying all over this thread and posting my Strava foot-by-foot shred analysis...

    Or not.

    On Sat Ms Boissal finally allowed me out of the...
  5. Oh cool, about a full Strava report with timed...

    Oh cool, about a full Strava report with timed segments and HR rates too...
  6. Powder, corn, windboard, refrozen mank, ice, I'm...

    Powder, corn, windboard, refrozen mank, ice, I'm an equal-opportunity super woke guy and I ski it all indiscriminately.

    I'm bent cause I still have to go to work for random and completely useless...
  7. There's also a long winded report of a party of 3...

    There's also a long winded report of a party of 3 getting caught by a wind slab on Chipman yesterday. Guy breaking trail managed to self-arrest but his 2 buddies went for a 600' ride which included...
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    BWAH!!! Well played sir, well played!

    BWAH!!!
    Well played sir, well played!
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    Agreed, I work with log scales all day long and...

    Agreed, I work with log scales all day long and have a pretty good handle on how they translate in terms of real numbers but every time I switch to linear scale I just recoil in fear.
  10. We should all thank Ullr for dumping 2+ feet of...

    We should all thank Ullr for dumping 2+ feet of remarkably well behaved snow on top of a welded snowpack. If this had happened a couple months ago we'd be doing body recovery all the way into the...
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    Here's another website with interesting...

    Here's another website with interesting visualization tools: http://91-divoc.com/pages/covid-visualization/

    It uses the Johns Hopkins CSSE dataset. Interesting to look at the data normalized by...
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    Ooooops. Karma's a deadly bitch... COVID-19...

    Ooooops. Karma's a deadly bitch...

    COVID-19 denying Virginia musician-minister Landon Spradlin has died of COVID-19 apparently contracted during a visit to New Orleans.
  13. Shit yeah! Nice to see some late season low...

    Shit yeah! Nice to see some late season low elevation stoke while stuck at the office for a random and useless meeting which threw a wrench in my plans for the day. FOMO++++
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    Not a fucking chance. You don't break a 73 year...

    Not a fucking chance. You don't break a 73 year streak of being in the wrong on everything.
  15. That road slog keeps the riff raff at bay! Well,...

    That road slog keeps the riff raff at bay! Well, kept at least... I have a number of buddies who will not ski Gobbs because it's just too far. One of them always counters with Cold Fusion when I...
  16. The Flagstaff and all Emmas skinners are...

    The Flagstaff and all Emmas skinners are definitely grade IV, maybe V depending on the day. ED or even ED+ ascent. Steel crampons and 2 technical tools required.
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    Free toilet paper. Although if there's a pic of...

    Free toilet paper. Although if there's a pic of his face on it it's guaranteed to chafe your butthole
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    Within 20 seconds of this morning's quake I got a...

    Within 20 seconds of this morning's quake I got a text from Ms Boissal telling me that her whole building wobbled. She works on the 14th floor so I'm sure it's not particularly reassuring. I was on...
  19. Thread: The FIFTY

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    Whippets are significantly more useful on the up...

    Whippets are significantly more useful on the up than the down. I've seen one person successfully self arrest with one. They're reassuring to have when booting super steep snow because they give you...
  20. It was nuking hard in BCC when I got in there...

    It was nuking hard in BCC when I got in there around 6 this morning. The plow hadn't come down yet, saw a couple car breaking trail in the downhill lane. There were already 10 cars at Cardiff and a...
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    Nate Silver had an interesting take on this a few...

    Nate Silver had an interesting take on this a few days ago in his podcast. Basically the bump the orange twat is getting is considerably smaller than the standard rally-around-the-flag bump observed...
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    My whole family would prefer I was safely...

    My whole family would prefer I was safely quarantined with them in France, staring out the window at all the snow they don't get to ski and driving each other crazy while eating huge amounts of...
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    The Syrian refugees are going to get decimated....

    The Syrian refugees are going to get decimated. As if they weren't already drowning in a bottomless pool of shit...

    India will be interesting. They're being very pro-active and aggressive. I work...
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    I'm not either, at least docs are unlikely to...

    I'm not either, at least docs are unlikely to gobble down aquarium cleaner versions of hydroxychloroquine and die from it and you'd think they're capable of assessing potential benefits vs known...
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    People who call and do leave a message. If I...

    People who call and do leave a message. If I don't answer just text me, chances are I'm doing something that can be interrupted for 10 seconds to text back but not 5 minutes of yapping. My main...
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    Ms Boissal mentioned that several docs she works...

    Ms Boissal mentioned that several docs she works with have openly admitted that they've self-prescribed hydroxychloroquine and started taking it prophylactically. I'm not sure what the regulation are...
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    +1 on this, thanks Huckbucket! I forwarded this...

    +1 on this, thanks Huckbucket!
    I forwarded this to Ms Boissal who was damn near brought to tears yesterday when her sister dug up a box on N95 she had forgotten about. They're already short on masks...
  28. Thread: Kitty Stoke

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    Cat on display in the kitchen, certainly classier...

    Cat on display in the kitchen, certainly classier than a bunch of old pots and pans!!

    A party of 3 on the couch and they managed not to tear into each other:

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    I'm not holding my breath...
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    I took a walk around my Sugarhouse 1914 pile of...

    I took a walk around my Sugarhouse 1914 pile of bricks yesterday to look for new cracks. Spotted a couple of very thin fractures about 2' long which I had never noticed before (had a mason tuckpoint...
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    Worth it. We have a non-iRobot brand and use it...

    Worth it. We have a non-iRobot brand and use it primarily to control the mess around the doggie door (4 cats + 1 dog) and the adjoining rooms. It does a fantastic job with paw prints. Combined with...
  31. Thanks guys, it was one hell of a day up there...

    Thanks guys, it was one hell of a day up there and despite the hordes everyone seemed to be having fun and nobody got crushed. I count that as a major win.


    Holy. Fuck. Where to even begin? ...
  32. Ain't that the truth! I think it was the busiest...

    Ain't that the truth! I think it was the busiest day I've ever experienced in the Wasatch back! For details (possibly dramatized) read below, if you want the TLDR: people everywhere, lots of kooky...
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    They were closed in SLC on Thu because of the...

    They were closed in SLC on Thu because of the earthquake, apparently lots of bottles took a ride and there was some major cleanup to do. They were only allowing 10 peeps in the store when they...
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    And there's you being your usual deeply ignorant...

    And there's you being your usual deeply ignorant and catastrophically idiotic cunt... What's new?
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    Didn't believe it either but apparently there is...

    Didn't believe it either but apparently there is A LOT of gang activity on the W side of the valley. The story is always the same too, people just walking down the street minding their own business...
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    Utah man denied coronavirus test allegedly...

    Utah man denied coronavirus test allegedly threatened to bomb hospital

    Ms Boissal texted me about a bomb threat yesterday while she was at work. She's used to dealing with violent patients as a...
  37. ^^^ Nice score!!

    ^^^ Nice score!!
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    Fucking hell that's a lot of acid. And of course...

    Fucking hell that's a lot of acid. And of course in gas form because that's the scarier option.
    Guess we'll see how it affects the bison and the brine shrimps...
  39. It must have settled a bit overnight, I found...

    It must have settled a bit overnight, I found 6-8" of creamy pow up high in WP today. It skied well with very rare moments of bottom feeding on crust. Clouds were in and out and vis was changing...
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    Dude (or dudette) is going to end up with...

    Dude (or dudette) is going to end up with Moroni's fallen trumpet shoved so far up their ass they'll look like a pig on a spit...
    How does one steal half-a-million masks without being noticed??
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    Chloroquine is the older less efficacious and...

    Chloroquine is the older less efficacious and more toxic cousin. Same mechanism of action but lower activity, at least in-vitro (8x less potent). That means higher doses and more tox and maybe no...
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    The problem with all the studies referenced so...

    The problem with all the studies referenced so far in this thread is that they were all in-vitro. It's relatively easy to kill stuff in plastic, including a virus. Translating that to humans works...
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    Apparently there was a spill of hydrochloric acid...

    Apparently there was a spill of hydrochloric acid at the Kennecott mine this morning, caused by the earthquake. No information on scale and nature (liquid vs gas) but enough that the national guard...
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    Study looks solid. Small n but at this stage it's...

    Study looks solid. Small n but at this stage it's not like they're going to enroll hundreds. The fact that the test group is significantly older than the control group yet fares better is encouraging...
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    Next time you're in town hit me up, I can give...

    Next time you're in town hit me up, I can give you a tour of all the obscurities the canyon has to offer (I happen to own a Black Bible, the legendary UT guidebook that's been out of print forever)....
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    Truth. It surprised me to see so many people...

    Truth.
    It surprised me to see so many people out, looked like a crisp and sunny October weekend in LCC. Wonder how many people got rejected of the V0s and will never return since it's a bit more...
  47. ^^^ Looks juicy. Consistent underforecasting this...

    ^^^ Looks juicy. Consistent underforecasting this past month is crushing my soul.
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    Welp, ski season in France is definitely and...

    Welp, ski season in France is definitely and completely canceled:

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    The (French equivalent of the) governor of Haute Savoie (read: Cham & a whole lot of other resorts) is prohibiting ski...
  49. I wonder how many times this shot and the few...

    I wonder how many times this shot and the few other lines that go off the ridge have been skied because people under-estimate the length of that hoof from the top of the Y. Without skins I imagine...
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    I had never felt an earthquake before. Waking up...

    I had never felt an earthquake before. Waking up to a 5.6 definitely does not make me want to experience anything more powerful...
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