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  1. Thread: WTB Shifts

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    Have some Solly branded Shift 10ís with 90mm...

    Have some Solly branded Shift 10ís with 90mm brakes Iíd let go for $300. My wife did 3 days on them. No issues, weíre just swapping for Dynafits. Located in the Seattle area, PM if interested.
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    Damn thatís a sweet ride! Too bad fat and slow is...

    Damn thatís a sweet ride! Too bad fat and slow is more my speed these days.
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    Love this thread. Relatives have been waiting...

    Love this thread.

    Relatives have been waiting on a custom Sprinter from Sportsmobile for a hot minute. They NEED AWD to get to those gnarly backcountry spots but will require suspension work to...
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    Do it, Loveland skied great yesterday.

    Do it, Loveland skied great yesterday.
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    Havenít received anything yet, but FYI Iím around...

    Havenít received anything yet, but FYI Iím around today and tomorrow then gone for a week. I can make a hand off anywhere within reason.
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    If itís early June, hit me up! Iíll likely still...

    If itís early June, hit me up! Iíll likely still have them. Targeting early June move.
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    SOLD: Voile Charger 181 $75 OBO

    Circa 2014 Voile Chargers, 181cm 112mm underfoot, white top sheets. One mount for Dynafit Radicals @ 317 BSL. A few base repairs and some chipping but all in all good shape. See pics, they capture...
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    I hit a deer with my old Jetta and per insurance...

    I hit a deer with my old Jetta and per insurance the body shop tried to use after market grill, headlamp assembly, etc. Apparently after fucking around trying to make it all fit for two days they...
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    I havenít had a proper setup for banging out...

    I havenít had a proper setup for banging out chair laps in 5 years. My wife has me skiing inbounds regularly again and I no longer wanted to be associated with all the beaters struggling to get in...
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    Yeah, but if Iím spending 95% of my day out...

    Yeah, but if Iím spending 95% of my day out walking to some skiing I damn sure want to enjoy that 5%.

    Posted this in the other thread but there seems to be a gap between the Hoji-type beef boot...
  11. Thread: 1kg Boot thread

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    Hold out and check the new Dalbello Quantum Free...

    Hold out and check the new Dalbello Quantum Free or Fischer TransAlp. They both look like they could fill that gap. Iím interested in both for the narrow last, simple buckles, no BOA mess, and...
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    Itís only 6:30...theyíre still making their way...

    Itís only 6:30...theyíre still making their way around C-470.

    I hope this thing isnít a dud, we need some heavy wet snow to stick. Not even a drizzle in Morrison yet.
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    I fondled the Radical Pro in Bent Gate the other...

    I fondled the Radical Pro in Bent Gate the other day. Seems like a nice boot if it fits. Holding out hope that new two buckle Fischer or the beefier Dalbello Quantum is a worthy TLT6 replacement.
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    Compared to turn heel, stomp, buckle, unlock toe,...

    Compared to turn heel, stomp, buckle, unlock toe, and rip skins I think it kind of sucks. I usually do all that then help my lady convert a ski over while she does the other.
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    Donít underestimate the weight penalty either....

    Donít underestimate the weight penalty either. Iím 50lbs heavier yet sheís pushing probably an extra .5-1lbs PER FOOT compared to my touring setup.
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    Get her on a proper tech binding for mellow...

    Get her on a proper tech binding for mellow touring is my $0.02. We got my wife a setup with Shifts for inbounds skinning and mellow tours thinking it would give her another ski for the resort plus...
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    If Red Rocks turns happen, I got first round at...

    If Red Rocks turns happen, I got first round at the Holiday Bar in town afterwards!
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    Moving to PNW from CO and wondering the same. On...

    Moving to PNW from CO and wondering the same. On Voile Vectors now but not loving how soft they feel. Fun for continental snowpack though. Bought them because I loved my old 112 underfoot Chargers....
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    Good olí Wild Basin, nice shot!

    Good olí Wild Basin, nice shot!
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    I know nothing about split bindings; do they...

    I know nothing about split bindings; do they release? Obviously this was a huge slide, but Iím wondering if the board attached counteracted the airbagís assistance in the fight to stay on top.
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    That Fischer boot looks like it may be a worthy...

    That Fischer boot looks like it may be a worthy replacement for my old TLT6.
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    The dimensions and rocker profile of the QST 112...

    The dimensions and rocker profile of the QST 112 reminds me of the old Voile Charger with a burlier layup. Sounds fun to me.
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    No hate here, I couldnít care less what he looks...

    No hate here, I couldnít care less what he looks like or if heís on a board or skis. Iím glad luck was on their side that day. Hopefully privately this dude recognizes it was luck not his avy...
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    ď...avalanche safety training likely saved his...

    ď...avalanche safety training likely saved his life.Ē

    Is luck now part of AIRE 1 curriculum? What an arrogant thing to say.

    Edit: I know itís easy to Monday morning quarterback, but why do so...
  25. Thread: Why go skinny?

    by V.R.P
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    Iíve got a hard on for some Zero G 85ís or the...

    Iíve got a hard on for some Zero G 85ís or the new BD Cirque 84 with light bindings and F1ís for those days that start in trail runners.
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    Iíd much rather continue to support Loveland than...

    Iíd much rather continue to support Loveland than bitch about Epic or Ikon while still giving them money.

    All that is open is skiing well, but it would be nice to disperse the lines a bit with...
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    I have you in line, but I got a local that...

    I have you in line, but I got a local that messaged me first and a bunch of others interested. Thanks all!
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    SOLD: Dynafit TLT Radical FT12 110mm brakes

    As the title says TLT Radical FT12ís w/ 110mm brakes. Put together a lighter setup this year and have no use for these. Iím 155lbs soaking wet so I donít think they saw too much abuse.
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  29. At least you have different highways to access...

    At least you have different highways to access the areas though. Here youíre at the mercy of I-70.

    This reminds me of my favorite dead baby joke.
    Q: Whatís better than 10 dead babies in a trash...
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    My thought as well. In that scenario at least...

    My thought as well. In that scenario at least both skiers are anchored (assuming rappel is backed up and ends knotted) if it slides, but that also requires the gear and knowledge to use it.
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    That would work too...until you pull the rope. Or...

    That would work too...until you pull the rope. Or is there a community fixed line up there?

    Edit: either way, the number of questionable decisions with no bail plan resulting in rescue that occur...
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    Making a lot of assumptions based on limited...

    Making a lot of assumptions based on limited information but it doesn’t appear that they had a backup plan. A microtraxion, tibloc, cord, and/or a set of bail stoppers and biners doesn’t add much...
  33. Thanks all. Canít be much worse than trying to...

    Thanks all. Canít be much worse than trying to ski from the CO front range.

    If we do check out Rainier Iíll do my homework and put together a proper tour plan. Only way is if we have good...
  34. From Denver area moving to the Seattle area. I...

    From Denver area moving to the Seattle area. I thought Baker so my wife could see a bit more of the state. Figured it was like anywhere.

    We could bring the touring setups - I had skinning up to...
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    Brilliant:...

    Brilliant:
    https://www.summitdaily.com/news/crime/summit-county-rescue-group-saves-stranded-skiers-missing-hiker-in-dangerous-avalanche-conditions/
  36. Future PNW resident here, am I safe to assume...

    Future PNW resident here, am I safe to assume Baker on Pres. Day weekend will be super busy? I figure no chance for any Ikon or Epic hills that weekend.

    Coming up to do some recon for an...
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    Oof, thanks. FR is fucked. Edit: Love the...

    Oof, thanks. FR is fucked.

    Edit: Love the kiddo stoke! Wishing for snow to spread folks out a bit.
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    That looks just like our pup that I want to get...

    That looks just like our pup that I want to get skiing this year, she loves the snow.

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    Thanks, yeah saw the Bear Lake snotel looking...

    Thanks, yeah saw the Bear Lake snotel looking pretty sad. Just trying to get the better half out for some mellow skinning without the Berthoud junk show.
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    Anyone been to Hidden Valley in RMNP or East...

    Anyone been to Hidden Valley in RMNP or East Portal?
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    Thanks all. Probably going to run AS’s this...

    Thanks all. Probably going to run AS’s this winter and put snows on next winter after we move and know the storage situation. The stock Falkens seem like garbage - my front left has developed an...
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    Cool to stumble onto this thread. We got a ‘17...

    Cool to stumble onto this thread. We got a ‘17 Alltrack this spring after my trusty old Jetta bit the dust (2.5L with snows on it was actually a beast.)

    What are people running for snow tires on...
  43. Thread: SOLD!

    by V.R.P
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    Yo, thebear contact me at the email address above...

    Yo, thebear contact me at the email address above if my PM reply didn’t go through.
  44. Thread: SOLD!

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    SOLD!

    SOLD, thanks TGR!
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    WTB: Dynafit TLT6 28.5

    As the title says, looking for some TLT6's in a 28.5. Let me know if you're looking to get rid of a pair. Thanks!
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    Third Pillar would be sick. I watched some dudes...

    Third Pillar would be sick. I watched some dudes trying to scramble down it this summer thinking it was the way to the base. Even that seemed puckering with the steep loose scree.
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    Why not sus it out to Floyd and bail to Eldora if...

    Why not sus it out to Floyd and bail to Eldora if it's bad?
  48. Thread: Touring pants

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    OR Trailbreakers for everyday touring. Cirques...

    OR Trailbreakers for everyday touring. Cirques for spring or heavy crampon usage days. The Rab Neo pants are killer too if not a little fragile considering the price.
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    I can't imagine either would be good given both...

    I can't imagine either would be good given both are typically windblown with rocky terrain underneath. I know the apron on DT isn't full enough yet. Ptarmigan, Lamb's, maybe other steep gashes...
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    Another vote for the Mich X-Ice for the long...

    Another vote for the Mich X-Ice for the long wear. Kind of spendy but it wasn't hard to find a rebate deal on them to bring them inline with cheaper options.
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