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  1. Thread: Approach Shoes?

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    I got some TX4ís, so far Iím really impressed-...

    I got some TX4ís, so far Iím really impressed- perfect width, stiffness, build quality etc. itís pretty awesome to look down and see a shoe thatís the same shape as my foot. Finally.


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  2. Iíve got a local interested in the Aliens, if he...

    Iíve got a local interested in the Aliens, if he passes theyíll still be hot and ready for the collective.


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  3. Thread: Approach Shoes?

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    Iíll second everything johnb said for sure. If...

    Iíll second everything johnb said for sure.
    If Iím doing an approach with water and snow but want to avoid my ski boots as long as possible, i bring a low top pair of thin neoprene socks. Feet stay...
  4. I canít compare them directly to mastraleís,...

    I canít compare them directly to mastraleís, hopefully someone here can; however, i have a wide forefoot and narrow heel and thatís why I canít make them work. I was going to punch them out for...
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    Pack sold!


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    Pmíd


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  7. I paid $80 for the garmonts, open to offers....

    I paid $80 for the garmonts, open to offers. Shipping shouldnít be too bad unless theyíre going to the east coast.
    $50 shipped? Theyíre pretty fresh


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  8. I have no plans to be out thereís, but Iíll look...

    I have no plans to be out thereís, but Iíll look you up if so!


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  9. Scarpa Alien RS 26, Cilo 30l, approach and running shoes 9-9.5

    Sold! Cilo Gear 30l pack. I got it here last year and donít need it. Youíll need to get a strap kit from Cilo for side compression straps; Iíve got a few tails but not many buckles.
    The lid is in...
  10. Scarpa Alien RS 26, Cilo 30l, approach and running shoes 9-9.5

    Scarpa Alien RS, size 26. I got these to replace my TLT 6ís, hoping if the rest was good i could punch out the forefoot to accommodate some width needs. Turns out my heel, ankle and instep are just...
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    Salomon MTN for fully pole based transitions. ...

    Salomon MTN for fully pole based transitions.
    I think to go any lighter than that, the utter simplicity takes some adaptations of your technique. I canít rip skins with a pole yet, so I lift my...
  12. Thread: Approach Shoes?

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    This discussion is helping me out a bunch. Iíve...

    This discussion is helping me out a bunch.
    Iíve got nerve damage from a former life as a patroller, so adequate width is very important. Iím also working through some plantar fasciitis, so I canít...
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    I have to chime in here and say that Iím really...

    I have to chime in here and say that Iím really digging the ld90ís you hooked me up with, mall walker. 327962327963


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  14. Thread: Approach Shoes?

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    Iíll check out the tx4ís thanks Sent from my...

    Iíll check out the tx4ís thanks


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  15. Thread: Approach Shoes?

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    My only beef with approach shoes is they all have...

    My only beef with approach shoes is they all have tapered toes for more precise climbing, makes em rough on my wide feet on lengthy approaches with a multiday pack.
    If you find a tough shoe that...
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    This is good news. Sent from my iPhone using...

    This is good news.


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    Thanks guys, Iím curious because after a couple...

    Thanks guys, Iím curious because after a couple of seasons, 2/3 of my MTN bindings have loose flippy lifters that move when i walk- Iím interested in going to the helios, but i was hoping something...
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    What holds the climber flap in place on helio...

    What holds the climber flap in place on helio 180ís/trofeos?
    Do they have a tiny magnet like the 200ís, or just a detent or friction fit?


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    Iíve noticed vertical play, the fork moves up and...

    Iíve noticed vertical play, the fork moves up and down in the top plate a bit. No slop in the track or tower base.


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    And not really any options for trying stuff on,...

    And not really any options for trying stuff on, especially with the scant local shops closed.
    Luckily, Iíve still got a decent pair of tlt6ís to fall back on.


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    Yeah, sorry- by buckling i mean closing tightly....

    Yeah, sorry- by buckling i mean closing tightly.

    Mtnlion, Iíve got a 13-15mm shell fit...


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    Ok, relatively simple question i think- Iím...

    Ok, relatively simple question i think-
    Iím trying some Alien RS, and besides needing more forefoot width, i need better heel hold. With all the buckles closed Iíve got too much room around my...
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    I shoulda grabbed some atk/bd while they were...

    I shoulda grabbed some atk/bd while they were cheap, now back to 344


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  24. Thread: 1kg Boot thread

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    For sure! I always have two of the 18Ē xl voiles...

    For sure! I always have two of the 18Ē xl voiles for power straps, and a handful of others for just in case.


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  25. Thread: 1kg Boot thread

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    Another Alien RS question, sorry if itís already...

    Another Alien RS question, sorry if itís already been covered- anybody have a source for bulk dyneema cord? Iíd like to carry spare cord, but the price seems high for the short pieces on scarpaís...
  26. Thread: 1kg Boot thread

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    Interesting mix of useful and otherwise. Seems...

    Interesting mix of useful and otherwise. Seems like maybe the fit isnít too much different after all, I guess ill ski the RS for the spring and see if I need more. Iím planning to load up on dyneema...
  27. Thread: 1kg Boot thread

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    I found a cheap enough pair of Alien RSís, so Iím...

    I found a cheap enough pair of Alien RSís, so Iím going to try them out. I wanted to wait for the F1lt, but fit concerns etc got me to pull the trigger. Iíll be jealous when the F1ís hit in the...
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    Amazing!! Pmíing Sent from my iPhone using...

    Amazing!!
    Pmíing


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    WTB: ski crampon clips for Salomon MTN

    Iím looking for the tiny black plastic clip that keep dynafski crampons centered. I lost one, the parts/service department at Salomon says check with your local dealer, local dealers are all...
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    Aquaseal or shoegoo works for me Sent from...

    Aquaseal or shoegoo works for me


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    I have and dig haute routes; i use em on tlt6ís...

    I have and dig haute routes; i use em on tlt6ís though, so not able to comment on zgtp.
    Otherwise totally satisfied although I do occasionally wish Iíd gone for the skimatics though, canít help...
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    Amazing level of detail nate, thanks! Iím going...

    Amazing level of detail nate, thanks!
    Iím going to ponder all if that, maybe itís not as slam dunk as i thought, my heel and ankle are pretty low volume. Sounds roomy everywhere but the forefoot...
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    Natebob, can you give us a quick review on the...

    Natebob, can you give us a quick review on the F1LT? Iím really curious.
    Iíve been in tlt6ís for 7 years, hoping to make a move to the F1 next year. ROM, skiing, flex, durability, etc? I was...
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    Interesting.... Iíve been pondering boots and a...

    Interesting....
    Iíve been pondering boots and a while back passed up on cheap zgtpís. Later I realized theyíre barely weigh more than my old tlt6ís; maybe worth further looks when the world settles...
  35. I trimmed these down for some spring skis, so...

    I trimmed these down for some spring skis, so keeping em after all, thanks for interest though!


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    How heavy is your touring rig?

    Iíll take a shot at Mall Walker level of detail...
    I do about 100/8 touring/resort days a year.
    Iím in central Washington, and most of the tours I do involve a decent approach so 4-6k is my usual....
  37. Price police: light use BD mohair mix skins for 180cm by 108mm

    Whatís a good price for these?
    Used maybe two weeks. Able to fit from 176 to maybe 185-7? Iíll measure when Iím home. Good glue, tails in good shape, and tips are wire bails, imo better than BD...
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    Iíve got no experience with g3, but i have pomoca...

    Iíve got no experience with g3, but i have pomoca and BD mohair mix, and both do pretty well on that. Not as bomber as full nylon but worth it for the weight savings.


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    Bump, price drop to $140 shipped Sent from...

    Bump, price drop to $140 shipped


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    Iím also willing to trade cash. Sent from my...

    Iím also willing to trade cash.


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    WTB: 100mm Dynafit style ski crampons

    Dynafit or Plum, 100mm....or 90.
    Iíve got a few items to trade- smith phenom goggles, salomon running pack, spyder crash shirt, swix radio bib. Pics in a couple days if thereís interest! Maybe cilo...
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    Black Diamond Mission pants, medium

    Sold!
    Black, two or three days, just not quite the fit Iím looking for. Last years model. I carefully removed the bizarre side release buckle for the beacon sleeve in the right pocket. A buddy had...
  43. Well, Iíve been looking for this ski for a while...

    Well, Iíve been looking for this ski for a while and Iím pretty interested, is anybody out there interested in the bindings and skins?
    Might just spring for the whole setup but maybe we could split...
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    For sure! I poked around off od White Queen into...

    For sure! I poked around off od White Queen into Five Mile yesterday, good snow if you stay in the trees where the wind didnít get it.
    I wanted to get up higher past Half Dome and hit some of the...
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    Looks like things got warm around whitewater the...

    Looks like things got warm around whitewater the last couple days....freezing level forecasts have gone warmer here, and back home in WA is colder- odd. Forecasts, man.
    Iím here though, so probably...
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    Thanks MU, depending on weather Iíll possibly be...

    Thanks MU, depending on weather Iíll possibly be on the way up early this week to poke around.


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    Lately Iíve bringing a tupperware of homemade...

    Lately Iíve bringing a tupperware of homemade curry, or stir fry and quinoa. Throw some avocado and sriracha on there, maybe tortillas for the stir fry quinoa.
    Nuts, dates, figs, and chocolate...
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    Outstanding, sounds like the right thing to do! ...

    Outstanding, sounds like the right thing to do!


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    Yeah, I think my best play is not using the lupos...

    Yeah, I think my best play is not using the lupos on there.


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    Iím pondering a visit to Nelson/whitewater and bc...

    Iím pondering a visit to Nelson/whitewater and bc nearby this coming week- any thoughts on current and near future conditions?
    There seems to be a decent amount of beta online and in print for...
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