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  1. One of my roommates has a pair of Praxis Pows...

    One of my roommates has a pair of Praxis Pows that he's looking to unload for cheap. He also has a pair of Lotus 138s that he could probably be convinced to sell (we're in Southern Vermont, so it's...
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    Is anyone going to be at Sugarbush tomorrow? ...

    Is anyone going to be at Sugarbush tomorrow? I've got an extra ticket from a quad pack, which I can sell for $50. PM if you're interested.
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    Doesn't colorado have some sort of permit-like...

    Doesn't colorado have some sort of permit-like system? I think most BC users there end up buying some variant of a hunting license for a few bucks (less than $20) that covers the rescue costs should...
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    Hey, I think you guys might have been the people...

    Hey, I think you guys might have been the people I said "Hi" to on the deck around 11:30.

    I've managed to make turns in powder for 11 out of the past 12 days! (5 days at Steamboat, and caught the...
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    And here's he thread: ...

    And here's he thread:

    https://www.tetongravity.com/forums/showthread.php/53387-Sci-Fi-Ski-Porn-Film-extras-needed-Solitude-125-a-day?highlight=extras+ski+movie+solitude
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    I've been through Finse (on the train line from...

    I've been through Finse (on the train line from Bergen to Geilo) as a kid. I remember thinking that it looked like a really cool place to spend a week cross-country skiing and exploring. It's...
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    I was there Wed and Thursday, and it was awesome!...

    I was there Wed and Thursday, and it was awesome! Started working on spins, and realized that I really needed to focus on popping on the larger jumps.
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    I dare you to post that in the surf forum! ...

    I dare you to post that in the surf forum!

    Lot's of good advice here! Thanks!
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    Advice for water ramps

    I'm headed to LakePlacid for a two day clinic on the water ramps. I'm definitely looking forward to this, but I was wondering if anyone had any advice. Are there any "tricks of the trade" that I...
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    I don't know about Breckenridge, but I know this...

    I don't know about Breckenridge, but I know this super-awesome instructor at Stratton...

    I've never met anyone who didn't have fun in an all-girls clinic. I'd do that, but I have the incorrect...
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    Maybe everyone else has already seen this (the...

    Maybe everyone else has already seen this (the search button is broken on my browser), but...

    http://www.newenglandskihistory.com/skiareaexpansions/

    I just spent an hour reading about all the...
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    Looks like the temperatures finally dropped in...

    Looks like the temperatures finally dropped in SoVt (33 at the base of Stratton). Comon snow.....!!!!!
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    Inception

    Yeah, so technically this might belong in the Media section (where there is in fact already a thread about the film), but this is ski related, so I'm putting it in here.

    So I saw inception last...
  14. Poll: Ummm, a Maggot summit being held in a converted...

    Ummm, a Maggot summit being held in a converted church?!?!

    Somehow this is strangely appropriate. Oh yeah, and I suppose I'll have to drop by and say hi, since you guys are literally next door.
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    Splat - Yeah, I tried teaching. I hated it. So,...

    Splat - Yeah, I tried teaching. I hated it. So, I'm back to being a computer nerd. At this point, my resume is really pretty funny. I've got engineering jobs, ski jobs, and teaching jobs all...
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    Yale is apparently "The Gay Ivy" But no.

    Yale is apparently "The Gay Ivy"

    But no.
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    Neurobiology? Same here!

    Neurobiology?

    Same here!
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    Change for a Nickle: New Haven edition

    Someone's Subaru is parked in the Amistad parking garage at Yale. Who are you?
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    Oh yeah , I've got one more question: I saw that...

    Oh yeah , I've got one more question: I saw that super-cool video of the guy riding the avalanche a few weeks ago. If I want to do that, which line should I ski?

    (Please, check the batteries in...
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    Dumb Tuckerman's Questions

    I've wanted to ski Tuckerman Ravine ever since I was a little kid reading about it in the ski magazines. Now that I'm living on the East Coast, it's time to give it a shot. Unfortunately, I'm kind...
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    Man I miss the Mammoth Minis..... I think I...

    Man I miss the Mammoth Minis.....

    I think I actually attended the very first, and was usually there every year until I moved out east. Anyone remember Punani rolling down Main St on his birthday?
  22. I don't know much about homeschooling, but I do...

    I don't know much about homeschooling, but I do have a teacher's license, so here goes:

    Most of the time kids spend in school isn't very educational (although you can argue that the social...
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    Wow! It only took 3 replies before this thread...

    Wow! It only took 3 replies before this thread degenerated into name calling.
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    Snowboard bans: Only in America?

    I was re-reading an article about Taos lifting their ban on snowboards, and it got me wondering. In the US there are 3 skier-only resorts left: Alta, Deer Valley, and Mad River Glen. As far as I...
  25. Count me in for the drawing : )

    Count me in for the drawing : )
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    I feel like I really need to jump in here, since...

    I feel like I really need to jump in here, since I've been teaching since I was in college, both part-time and a couple of seasons full-time.

    It seems to me that there a bunch of different types...
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    I was the Mtn Creek guy. It was more fun than...

    I was the Mtn Creek guy.

    It was more fun than skiing at Southington, but less fun than skiing the big Southern Vt resorts (Snow, Stratton, Okemo). More importantly, I got to ski somewhere I'd...
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    So I went. It was fun for a few hours, but not...

    So I went.

    It was fun for a few hours, but not somewhere I would visit more than once a season (or pay for). The park was definitely worth the visit (although the lack of snow makes for short...
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    The park in question gets built for the event,...

    The park in question gets built for the event, and the public doesn't have access to it until after the event takes place (and then only after signing a million waivers and forking over some cash). ...
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    Skins: $90 Some sort of AT binding: $200 ...

    Skins: $90
    Some sort of AT binding: $200

    budget: $0
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    Ummmmm, Mountain Creek?

    So, I'm a part-time employee at a certain Intrawest resort in Southern VT (the terrain flat, but my job is awesome!). Anyway, I'm really broke, and I'm sick of skiing at the unnamed resort. I would...
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    I love my Prohpet 90s, but I wouldn't mind...

    I love my Prohpet 90s, but I wouldn't mind something fatter for the deep days!
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    I suspect that you have to clamp the non-watch...

    I suspect that you have to clamp the non-watch piece to your body so that it faces forward. If this thing really is a radar system, then it would be broadcasting radar from that piece and catching...
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    Woot Ski speedometer?

    Anyone buying this?

    Here's the woot front page which currently has a ski speedometer for sale: Woot

    And here's a permanent link to the item:
    Sylvia Tech ski speedometer

    I'm curious, but I'm...
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    Every time I drive past that place, I think about...

    Every time I drive past that place, I think about poaching it....

    Anyone ever done it? I assume it wouldn't be too hard to clear the knuckle on regular alpine gear.
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    I'm going to third (fourth? fifth?) the advice...

    I'm going to third (fourth? fifth?) the advice that you might want to "follow the guns" If the freeze thaw is a vicious as it seems, you're going to want to be skiing at resorts that have good...
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    I'm on the 90s and I love them. I'm 6'0 and 210,...

    I'm on the 90s and I love them. I'm 6'0 and 210, on 179s. Obviously those a shorter than most people around here would ski, but I'm skiing primarily on the East Coast.

    The skis are really damp...
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    Actually, most CT drivers seem to be morons, but...

    Actually, most CT drivers seem to be morons, but I usually run into the sledders in MA and southern VT.
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    PSA: Your snowmobile trailer is heavy

    Why is it that the guy with the giant snowmobile trailer is always the one who is tailgating and weaving on the highway? If you're that impatient to get home/to the mountains maybe you should be...
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    The gear shots are cool! But the shot of Gene...

    The gear shots are cool!

    But the shot of Gene Simmons and the Faction guys is hilarious!!!!!!!
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    The key to passing Level 1 is to know the basic...

    The key to passing Level 1 is to know the basic technical vocab. If you don't know the basics, you may run into trouble. The other move that sometimes gets people in trouble is the wedge christie. ...
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    I assume sit skis are like DH bikes in that they...

    I assume sit skis are like DH bikes in that they take so much abuse that you're basically guaranteed to have failure n a regular basis. If you think about it modern skis, are clearly able to handle...
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    Does anyone know if it's possible to send Andy...

    Does anyone know if it's possible to send Andy messages in the hospital? I know some hospitals have web interfaces where you can submit a get-well message that then gets printed and delivered to the...
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    It doesn't seem to have been posted yet in this...

    It doesn't seem to have been posted yet in this thread (although I'm sure it's elsewhere), so here's the video of last year's finals. The last air is SSSSSSIIIIICCCCCKKKKK
    ...
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    I mounted a pair of Look PX 15 s on Prophet 90s...

    I mounted a pair of Look PX 15 s on Prophet 90s and I like them (plus I picked them up for $150). The only major downside to them is the weight. I like my skis to be a bit lighter for the park and...
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    I don't think going into the park is anything to...

    I don't think going into the park is anything to be ashamed of. Parks are a great choice when conditions are weak elsewhere on the hill (or if you're stuck somewhere that doesn't have real skiing).
  47. NO WAY!!!!! I live in the New Haven area, and...

    NO WAY!!!!!

    I live in the New Haven area, and people are constantly complaining about traffic. I used to live in downtown LA. CT traffic is absolutely nothing compared to LA traffic.

    In LA...
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    I've got to agree. Yes you want a 100+ waisted...

    I've got to agree. Yes you want a 100+ waisted ski if you're and "expert" in the west, but not all of us get to ski bottomless power on even a semi-regular basis. The 90mm all mountain skis are...
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    I've actually thought about windproofing. Either...

    I've actually thought about windproofing. Either by using some sort of membrane (Gore Windstopper) or windproof fleece (Polartec makes some). The only catch is that the materials are hard to come...
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    I'm glad MiniMcPoser is enjoying her hat: ) ...

    I'm glad MiniMcPoser is enjoying her hat: )



    nick > jesus - Yeah, believe me I'm not expecting this to be anything more than beer money (basically I'm having fun knitting, but I don't need more...
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