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    How did they know my password was 'Password1' ?

    How did they know my password was 'Password1' ?
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    Thanks, grabbed a couple of pairs. I've owned the...

    Thanks, grabbed a couple of pairs. I've owned the trail rockets (2 pairs), Kinbalus, and Supertrac RC's in the past. I would put the sizing/fit pretty similar to Salomon..
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    Can you come at it from the backside? (I just...

    Can you come at it from the backside? (I just said that. ) I assume its the standard welded on rack eyelets?
  4. Did my annual LCC ski day, Wandered over to Lake...

    Did my annual LCC ski day, Wandered over to Lake Peak and did a lap, then decided that Tri-Chutes looked good, so we went over there. The clouds and snow helped keep the temps in check, but it was...
  5. So tired. I need a high pressure breather before...

    So tired. I need a high pressure breather before we go into the spring powder cycle.

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  6. Fuck, not again: Crews searching for...

    Fuck, not again:


    Crews searching for southern Utah snowmobiler lost in avalanche
    https://www.ksl.com/article/46486109/crews-searching-for-southern-utah-snowmobiler-lost-in-avalanche
    ...
  7. I left around noon, but it looks like they didn't...

    I left around noon, but it looks like they didn't get Honeycomb or EGP open. Summit was open for awhile.
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    There was some back and forth on whether the...

    There was some back and forth on whether the victim was wearing a beacon or not that was separated from him in the slide. The dog also alerted in the same area as the weak signal...
  9. Solitude was great today, they got some good...

    Solitude was great today, they got some good terrain open. Drive up at 7:30 was pretty mellow.....

    Right side of closure!

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    Internal RECCO Rescue Partner Information. A...

    Internal RECCO Rescue Partner Information.

    A person buried in an avalanche was rescued alive on Monday morning January 14 in Jaun, Switzerland
    with the help of avalanche dog and RECCO Rescue...
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    The newer R9 Recco units work pretty well. If...

    The newer R9 Recco units work pretty well. If you've only fiddled with older units you owe it to yourself to try out the new ones.

    Wasatch Backcountry Rescue deploys a 2 man team with a dog,...
  12. Porter fork..

    Porter fork..
  13. RIP Scott. Crews recover body of snowmobiler...

    RIP Scott.

    Crews recover body of snowmobiler buried in La Sal Mountains avalanche

    https://www.ksl.com/article/46476507/crews-recover-body-of-snowmobiler-buried-in-la-sal-mountains-avalanche
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    I bet you can turn your beacon on and off with...

    I bet you can turn your beacon on and off with your goggles.
  15. We got your scraps in the afternoon... 266628...

    We got your scraps in the afternoon...

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    It's worth noting that even if this party had had...

    It's worth noting that even if this party had had beacons the results may have been the same because the skier that lived had gotten so far ahead of his partner that by the time he skinned back up a...
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    Fuck AirBnB. Was a host for a long time until...

    Fuck AirBnB. Was a host for a long time until this winter. It was pretty neat in the beginning, lots of skiers coming thru and there was a big social vibe to it, I met a lot of cool people. Now it's...
  18. With SFB down with a sore ankle (rumor on the...

    With SFB down with a sore ankle (rumor on the street is he came up short on Chad's...) Mrs. SFB and I headed out for some low key powder slaying. Didn't see any long lines or other tracks all day....
  19. Tuesday....looks like the winds are going to kick...

    Tuesday....looks like the winds are going to kick up tonight too.
  20. You mean PRO OBSERVER MARK WHITE'S observation...

    You mean PRO OBSERVER MARK WHITE'S observation from yesterday!!!
  21. I thought you were supposed to leave a message on...

    I thought you were supposed to leave a message on the WBR facebook page if you had an emergency.
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    Steve has a long range receiver he uses to...

    Steve has a long range receiver he uses to 'listen' for inference when we set the tests up. When we were doing the tests we didn't have any electronics other then the beacons in the area.
  23. Wise move, that means you will be healing up that...

    Wise move, that means you will be healing up that much sooner.
  24. I think he meant a 'green' Alta central...

    I think he meant a 'green' Alta central dispatcher. (since 911 wasn't called....)
    Alta Central is supposed to tell you to hang up and call 911.
  25. Knowing how to get a GPS location off your cell...

    Knowing how to get a GPS location off your cell phone and hand it off can shave a shit ton of time off a rescue. Run names are great and all, but short swing, gobblers, etc. doesn't exactly pin point...
  26. In the past people were told to call Alta Central.

    In the past people were told to call Alta Central.
  27. Maybe in the past, but 911 dispatch has updated...

    Maybe in the past, but 911 dispatch has updated training to handle avalanches. They are going to try to get a GPS ping off your phone, (Alta central can't do this), dispatch medical resources...
  28. Hey Peep! I got this in my email from one of the...

    Hey Peep!
    I got this in my email from one of the canyon officers regarding the rescue on short swing yesterday:

    "As a side note; The reporting party did not call 911. They actually called Alta...
  29. Lower leg injury on Short Swing... Speaking of...

    Lower leg injury on Short Swing... Speaking of which, short swing is a little thin, but the snow was soft.

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    Just seems to be Pieps\BD. I was helping Steve...

    Just seems to be Pieps\BD.
    I was helping Steve at BeaconReviews with some testing for the site and have been talking to him about my BD issues. He has seen issues with the LEDs in the trackers...
  31. Did some beacon testing this AM up Guardsmen, ...

    Did some beacon testing this AM up Guardsmen,

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    Headed up 10420 after Lunch. North East winds were kicking up. Must have been -30 at the top with the wind chill.
    Lots of snow...
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    Got out and did a few (hundred) tests today. ...

    Got out and did a few (hundred) tests today.

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    Sooo the Pieps and BD beacons in search mode cause interference with other beacons in search mode within a 2 meter range.
    More...
  33. Thread: Shift fail or ?

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    When I had issues with my OG Scarpa F1's Scarpa...

    When I had issues with my OG Scarpa F1's Scarpa kept telling me that they had the baddest ass skiers in Europe testing the boots all season.
    I then asked if those skiers were using reverse camber...
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    Brown medium outdoor research blackpowder pants...

    Brown medium outdoor research blackpowder pants to your door for $30...
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    I'll throw my Mammut Pulse into the mix tonight. ...

    I'll throw my Mammut Pulse into the mix tonight.

    I played around this afternoon in a huge field / no electronics and it looks like the range is reduced by 10+m when the transmitting beacon is a...
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    I think it's the 'this avalanche will kill you...

    I think it's the 'this avalanche will kill you more dead than this one'.
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    Got what I need do some testing. Will report...

    Got what I need do some testing. Will report back.

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    From beaconreviews.com "The reception range of...

    From beaconreviews.com

    "The reception range of the new transceivers is purportedly improved when the transmitting and receiving antennas are not aligned. The Pieps transceivers have always had...
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    That's the rub for me with some of these...

    That's the rub for me with some of these recommendations. When they DOT first launched the EMT program they discovered that EMT's were delaying transporting critical patients so they could do a...
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    I saw a great presentation by Mammut on beacon...

    I saw a great presentation by Mammut on beacon interference. One thing they brought up is a led headlamp uses pulse-width-modulation dimming to control the brightness. Basically the led is turned on...
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    From Beacon Review: Review Pending Although...

    From Beacon Review:
    Review Pending

    Although these transceivers were released worldwide in November 2018, they will be in limited supply until March 2019. A full rollout will take place in the...
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    We're going to get together this weekend and play...

    We're going to get together this weekend and play with the units we were having trouble with.

    I'm thinking it was the headlamps.... which I should know better. I was focused on my gps unit and...
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    https://vimeo.com/303429488 go to 14:30 for a...

    https://vimeo.com/303429488

    go to 14:30 for a detailed description
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    I guess the Skipper doesn't believe in forgiving....

    I guess the Skipper doesn't believe in forgiving. Doesn't seem very Christian like of him.

    https://www.gofundme.com/civil-suit-skip-vs-treestand-thieves-mcleans
  45. I think it rimming.....or is it riming? They're...

    I think it rimming.....or is it riming? They're the same, right?
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    Feet. I tested this morning with my mammut and BD...

    Feet. I tested this morning with my mammut and BD beacon and the BD beacon worked as expected. I'll get the other BD beacons this weekend and see if I can figure out what's going on.
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    Played around with 3 BD Guide BT's...

    Played around with 3 BD Guide BT's tonite....and.....they suck.
    We were picking up signal at around 40 feet with the antennas aligned and less then that in worst case orientation. At 40 feet I...
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    Nope......

    Nope......
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    I got issued a BD Guide BT last night. Haven't...

    I got issued a BD Guide BT last night. Haven't played with it too much yet. Box says assembled in Bosnia. It's a little clunkier then my old Pieps unit. Vbrates and beeps when you fire it up. I'll...
  50. Thread: Free shizzz

    by sfotex
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    Shoes and seal kit still available, other stuff...

    Shoes and seal kit still available, other stuff is gone!
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