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  1. Thread: Iran

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    So I'm half Persian (my dad was born and raised...

    So I'm half Persian (my dad was born and raised in Iran). My family all got out in the 50's and 60's so I really don't have much personal skin in this fight other than wanting the culture of my...
  2. Love it!

    Love it!
  3. Graduated from KGI in 2009 so I can't comment on...

    Graduated from KGI in 2009 so I can't comment on the regular colleges or undergrad life as I was an old-assed grad student but can comment on the area in particular.
    Claremont was great. Strangely,...
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    At the golf course. Foot of fluffy goodness on...

    At the golf course. Foot of fluffy goodness on sticks and grass. With the kid sledding so I only got a few pow turns a d the phone sucks so no pics. Somebody post something so we can kill this off.
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    Adding that there is tons of touring stuff...

    Adding that there is tons of touring stuff between Valle Blanche and the extremo stuff. We did Col d'Entrèves with a guide from the top of the midi and it was a great tour. It was too low tide for a...
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    Found the Dusty Mule Saloon on Tuesday night but...

    Found the Dusty Mule Saloon on Tuesday night but alas, no one had change for a nickel.

    Conditions were indeed challenging. Definitely the hottest, dustiest, and shittiest surface of all my seven...
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    One final thing...you may see me xc skiing...

    One final thing...you may see me xc skiing through your neighborhood in my underwear. I bring roller skis with old school tele bindings mounted on them and usually roll a morning ski early in the...
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    Bump for build week stoke! I will be heading out...

    Bump for build week stoke!
    I will be heading out Thursday with arrival Friday evening.
    Volunteering with Placement camp survey crew (PEERS). If I end up visiting your camp, I accept bribes for...
  9. Sticky: Lost an OG Maggot and dear friend Ubersheist this weekend

    Hi All,

    It is with a heavy heart that I need to say one of our own and my long time dear friend Josh aka Ubersheist passed away this weekend. Apparently from a heart attack. This one hurts. It...
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    Ok, stay with me here because this isn't the most...

    Ok, stay with me here because this isn't the most manly sandwich and it's French but it's a super good BLT alternative.
    Start with a length of good baguette split lengthwise.
    Put some good brie on...
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    I have no idea what is going on here but I'll add...

    I have no idea what is going on here but I'll add good middle eastern
    https://www.manousheexpress.com/
    Market underneath is good too.

    And ice cream
    https://liltigericecream.com/
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    Lisa Hayes from Robotech...

    Lisa Hayes from Robotech https://i.pinimg.com/originals/62/42/8a/62428a32e25b3fb7f852dd8e2a15df43.jpg

    Smart, hot, looks good in a uniform.
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    Yikes. Those eastern Washington grass fires move...

    Yikes. Those eastern Washington grass fires move so fast.

    Just saw Bring Your Own Brigade on Paramount+. What an amazing film. Hands down the best documentary on fire I've ever seen. Beautiful,...
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    Structure of pretty much every known protein...

    Structure of pretty much every known protein predicted in a year
    https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-022-02083-2

    Researchers used to take years to work out the structure of a protein using...
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    The thing is, RA isn't entirely wrong about...

    The thing is, RA isn't entirely wrong about exposure and our immune response. Maybe a bit irresponsible about everyday behavior but not wrong.
    Exposure will instigate an immune response....
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    I guess I should add the camp name lol. G-Spot....

    I guess I should add the camp name lol. G-Spot. If you can't find us, you're not coming.
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    thommy, you are just a trip around the ring road...

    thommy, you are just a trip around the ring road as we've been placed at 6:45 and C. Started digging shit out of storage yesterday. Excited to be going back but this is going to be an utter covid...
  18. Out on the Kayak this morning. Boated an absolute...

    Out on the Kayak this morning. Boated an absolute hog, probably 12+ lbs. Unfortunately it was a wild king which is way verboten to keep around these parts (gotta make sure the orcas get fed) so had...
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    It was late April 2011 during an epic drought...

    It was late April 2011 during an epic drought year in the Alps. I don't think Grachen was even open for skiing and there was no snow in town. Skiing down from the top of Zermatt into the village...
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    Chiming in to add when I went to Zermatt, we...

    Chiming in to add when I went to Zermatt, we actually stayed down in Grachen which is a cute little town on the hillside down the canyon from Zermatt. Way cheaper than staying in Zermatt but we had a...
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    Anybody going to be around Chinook pass tomorrow...

    Anybody going to be around Chinook pass tomorrow (Sunday) morning? Going to be down there probably doing some solo laps on Naches in the probable fog and rain.
    Look for the blue nissan frontier...
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    Saw this on another weather site. Pipeline fire...

    Saw this on another weather site. Pipeline fire looking more like a volcano!
    https://twitter.com/HotshotWake/status/1536404214116716544
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    Hey all, Post race recap. As Abraham said,...

    Hey all,

    Post race recap. As Abraham said, the wind came up really quickly. She was 3 miles from the finish and couldn't make much headway up wind so she and a couple others headed to the each...
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    divegirl is a badass

    My wife and maggette divegirl is currently competing on her SUP in the Seventy48 race https://seventy48.com/
    If you don't know what that is it is human powered craft racing 70 miles from Tacoma, WA...
  25. Avila beach in Central California. Checks all the...

    Avila beach in Central California. Checks all the boxes. Beach allows dogs before 10 am and after 5 pm. It is super nice there mid/late September (unless California is burning down again).
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    I had access to my older sisters collection and I...

    I had access to my older sisters collection and I may have instigated the purchase of a vinyl version of Huey Lewis' Sports, but before that I believe the first one I bought was the CD version of...
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    WTF is up with the pop-up outlets? So I can't use...

    WTF is up with the pop-up outlets? So I can't use a wall wart anywhere in my house or have to put in a power strip first? Thanks idiot who made that decision.
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    Sort of like the first chapter of Ministry for...

    Sort of like the first chapter of Ministry for the Future
    https://www.orbitbooks.net/orbit-excerpts/the-ministry-for-the-future/
    Life beginning to imitate art unfortunately.
  29. Thread: The 80s Rule

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    I'll throw one out there that I was listening to...

    I'll throw one out there that I was listening to yesterday. One of the most underrated albums and bands from the 80's. Boingo Alive
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boingo_Alive...
  30. Thread: Sonora Pass

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    Further recon from today. The lower slopes...

    Further recon from today.

    The lower slopes from the hairpin @9k. Snowbridge over the creek in the foreground. The thing to do seemed to be traverse right then head up the chute.
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    Several...
  31. Thread: Sonora Pass

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    Yes! I will be there bright and early Friday...

    Yes! I will be there bright and early Friday morning.
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    Yep, definitely better than expected. Got the...

    Yep, definitely better than expected. Got the call from Vets so bagged the BC and did lift served. Wise choice given the complete lack of crowds, partly cloudy skies, cold temps and 4" new. You would...
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    Mammoth Maggots! I'm in the area till Friday....

    Mammoth Maggots! I'm in the area till Friday. Staying in town tonight (Tuesday) then probably camping up in June Lk. Mostly backcountry skiing (well, meadow skipping today and Wed until this shit...
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    With the forecast next week even directly east...

    With the forecast next week even directly east facing might be tough to soften next week. Just my luck to drive 800 miles to escape the PNW to find some sunny corn and the cold follows me down.
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    Will be in the area next week on a backcountry...

    Will be in the area next week on a backcountry ski road trip Tuesday through Friday anywhere rom Sonora pass down to Bishop.
    Would be good to make some turns with mags. Look for a blue Nissan...
  36. Rare divegirl action shot! My pano of the top...

    Rare divegirl action shot!

    My pano of the top crowd
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    These young ladies sure were bold charging head first into the gauntlet
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  37. Will be there tomorrow for closing ceremonies...

    Will be there tomorrow for closing ceremonies with the whole family. Setting up in lot 4 with tailgate action.
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    I'll be there. Usual camp but no location yet.

    I'll be there. Usual camp but no location yet.
  39. Thread: Shiffrin

    by LegoSkier
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    Another maggot posted this on his Facebook but it...

    Another maggot posted this on his Facebook but it needs to be here.
    Wow, just an amazing piece of writing and it makes me respect her even more if that's possible. Fair warning, this just wrecked...
  40. Thread: Ukraine

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    https://instagram.com/shiah_lints Insta of a...

    https://instagram.com/shiah_lints
    Insta of a Seattle photojournalist currently in Ukraine I've been following.
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    Went there in September and this place was some...

    Went there in September and this place was some of the best Mexican food I've ever had https://www.eatcocinadebarrio.com/

    Also underrated SD activity: if you happen to be a fly fisherman, pack a...
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    Bumping for new series Outer Range. Just watched...

    Bumping for new series Outer Range. Just watched the first two episodes. Extra creepy and dark cowboy vibe staring Josh Brolin. I like where this is going.
  43. Back in the High Camp heyday when you could use...

    Back in the High Camp heyday when you could use the user-controllable webcam to zoom in on the women lounging around in bikinis up there in the summer.
  44. Thread: Ukraine

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    Dude, seriously did you suffer a brain injury...

    Dude, seriously did you suffer a brain injury recently or something?

    Comparing a conspiracy theory where high level politicians and celebrities are trafficking kids in the basement of a pizza...
  45. A good little urban hike we recently discovered...

    A good little urban hike we recently discovered is Japanese Gultch in Mukilteo https://www.wta.org/go-hiking/hikes/japanese-gulch
  46. Thread: Ukraine

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    So is Russia willie and Ukraine mtngirl or the...

    So is Russia willie and Ukraine mtngirl or the other way around?
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    No picture stoke but 9 year old mini-maggette has...

    No picture stoke but 9 year old mini-maggette has been skiing incredibly strong lately. She is absolutely charging down everything just as fast as I am and is now jumping off every little (< 5ft)...
  48. Thread: Ukraine

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    Watched the first couple episodes of "Servant of...

    Watched the first couple episodes of "Servant of the People" on Netflix last night. You can definitely see it being good media training for Zelensky's present role. It's pretty heavy stuff though to...
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    I vote we just permanently split the difference...

    I vote we just permanently split the difference at the half hour and call it good.
  50. Thread: Ukraine

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    Then you set up your own drive through and show...

    Then you set up your own drive through and show some skin https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=srvKMRhon2w
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