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    Thanks to both of you. I'll do a few more days...

    Thanks to both of you. I'll do a few more days with various socks to see if un-squeezing the toes makes a difference and if not I'll go back to the boot-fitter to discuss an additional punch
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    Would too much room be consistently noticeable...

    Would too much room be consistently noticeable though? I feel like if my foot had room to wiggle about it would only occasionally be in a position to bruise the toe, not pretty much all the time. The...
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    My boss invariably responds "yes" or "do it" to...

    My boss invariably responds "yes" or "do it" to any email. If you have more than 1 question in there it's anyone's guess which one he's actually answered. Not sure it's accomplishing what he wants...
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    Here's a new one for me. I have about 20 days on...

    Here's a new one for me. I have about 20 days on my ZeroG Pro Tour. Tight shell fit (1 finger) and narrower last than I'm used to in the forefoot but the bootfitter made them work with a couple of...
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    Siiiiiiiiiiiiiiiick!! Nice to see some Down...

    Siiiiiiiiiiiiiiiick!!
    Nice to see some Down action too!
  6. This is what I'm running on my Intense. Bought a...

    This is what I'm running on my Intense. Bought a 4-piston XT caliper to replace the stock 2-piston in the front, kept the levers, cables, etc... The difference isn't huge but it's noticeable in terms...
  7. Said goodbye to 2019 much later than MW today,...

    Said goodbye to 2019 much later than MW today, I'm on the lazy start train these days.
    The ants had gotten to Red Baldy but for some reason didn't farm the upper section of the face, had to remedy...
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    Funny you mention that, it was the obvious...

    Funny you mention that, it was the obvious uptrack choice and I figured we'd be on top of Willard within the hour. 90 minutes later we were sitting below gnarly cliffs on the NE side of the peak and...
  9. 18-24?? How about 40"!!! 308341 PS: the...

    18-24?? How about 40"!!!

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    PS: the base on the CD104L seems to be harder than the previous Down versions. Not sure if they've made a change...
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    At the very least bring a collection of Voile...

    At the very least bring a collection of Voile straps to deal with skin failures in the field. If you're trenching around in pow the friction of a strap holding the skin to the ski is barely...
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    Very much. Your backyard is HUGE! And complex. I...

    Very much. Your backyard is HUGE! And complex. I will definitely be back...
  12. Haven't dealt with any sharks this year but...

    Haven't dealt with any sharks this year but witnessed a buddy take a spectacular digger yesterday after clipping a coffee table-sized chunk of quartzite at high speed. He came out unharmed and we...
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    A few more Wasatch moods. Windy: 308329 ...

    A few more Wasatch moods. Windy:

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    Blue-birdy:

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    Mystical:
  14. Thread: Kitty Stoke

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    Hobbes acting cute just before taking a swipe at...

    Hobbes acting cute just before taking a swipe at me to try and claim by breakfast:

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    Very true on the sanitation stuff. Half the hut...

    Very true on the sanitation stuff. Half the hut puking and shitting their guts out would make for a memorable trip... If you're not a sauna person baby wipes will save you from ripening like an old...
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    If you're with a big group of peeps who don't all...

    If you're with a big group of peeps who don't all know each other social dynamics can be weird. I've been on a trip where a group of 6 and a group of 12 never mixed up and it ended up being a partial...
  17. Thread: Doggie stoke

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    Team ginger beggars hoping they'll get to "help"...

    Team ginger beggars hoping they'll get to "help" with xmas dishes:

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    My phone escaped out of my breast pocket while...

    My phone escaped out of my breast pocket while skinning last winter. It was coming out frequently for pics and at some point I forgot to zip the pocket back and off it went. I was breaking trail with...
  19. ^^^ Purdy! I've been slacking on spraying all...

    ^^^ Purdy!

    I've been slacking on spraying all over this thread, here are a few from this month.
    White Snake shoulder pre-shred and the oven that is the MillA basin:

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    Launching pad:
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    As Jmills said, no issue bringing in your own...

    As Jmills said, no issue bringing in your own stuff, I didn't even think about that when I went in and it didn't come up.
  21. Oui. Mostly used to denote a certain level of...

    Oui.
    Mostly used to denote a certain level of laziness and lack of interest in one's work rather than someone who's an asswipe (or someone walking around with dick in hand).
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    I worked with a guy a few years ago who was...

    I worked with a guy a few years ago who was promoted to a lower-middle management position (team lead) despite extensive evidence that he would be the worst thing that could happen to any team since...
  23. That would make for an interesting social study...

    That would make for an interesting social study actually. Why is it that you can run around the US around calling everyone a dick (cock/dong/...) and it's considered a gentle ribbing but the second...
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    Where is this winter version of Sodom and...

    Where is this winter version of Sodom and Gomorrahh you speak of??
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    Responded to your PM but I figure I might as well...

    Responded to your PM but I figure I might as well post here since the question pops up every year.
    I ended up going to PC Ski Boot and worked with Jerry and Brent. They managed to make my ZeroGs...
  26. Along with death and taxes there is no escaping...

    Along with death and taxes there is no escaping post-mortem baptism...
  27. The main problem here would be to find a word on...

    The main problem here would be to find a word on the same level as cunt which, afaik, has no equally offensive translation in French.
    Let's see... "Va crever espece de chatte molle qui pourrit la...
  28. Die already you PR-polluting flacid cunt!

    Die already you PR-polluting flacid cunt!
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    For me grinding the boot board helped reduce...

    For me grinding the boot board helped reduce pressure above the toe knuckles, I lost a bit of height there when the boots were punched for width. The instep pressure went down with a combination of...
  30. Followers of the Church of the UAC Rose. Ain't...

    Followers of the Church of the UAC Rose.
    Ain't that all you need these days? A picture with 4 colors, 8 quadrants, and 4 elevation ranges, a grossly reductionist system meant to convey a complex...
  31. Giving up is one thing but fully detaching from...

    Giving up is one thing but fully detaching from the church is another. I dated a girl BITD who grew up Mo and dropped out. She had become staunchly anti mo in parts because of the constant barrage of...
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    This. My bootboard is sanded to the point it's...

    This. My bootboard is sanded to the point it's nearly transparent but it didn't do as much as removing the elastic band holding the tongue down. I have to be more careful now when I take the boot off...
  33. Props for your restraint, centerpunching the...

    Props for your restraint, centerpunching the still untracked SE face between your tips. Even knowing it's probably heinous zipper crust I couldn't have helped myself...
  34. Definitely out there enough that these days a...

    Definitely out there enough that these days a negative TB skin test isn't enough for US immigration services and a blood Ab titer is required, usually in conjunction with a chest X-ray since the TB...
  35. It looks like it steps down a bit about 1/3 of...

    It looks like it steps down a bit about 1/3 of the way down but doesn't propagate. Hard to tell from the pic, maybe it has to do with the shrubs/trees in that zone. It was enough to spook the UAC...
  36. Bonus points for sure.

    Bonus points for sure.
  37. Dropping that slope with 2 crowns and 1 fatality...

    Dropping that slope with 2 crowns and 1 fatality in the past 5 days is an impressive show of faith even with a wing to potentially save you...
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    It's about the same on the Plum Oazos I mounted...

    It's about the same on the Plum Oazos I mounted earlier this month. I was concerned about the flat mode as it's not considered legit my Plum but so far I haven't had issues with the heel catching....
  39. When sitting on over $100B of tax-exempt assets...

    When sitting on over $100B of tax-exempt assets the proper fucking thing to do would be to spend a bit more than 1% on humanitarian aid to at least pretend to adhere to those christian principles the...
  40. Oooof, that would definitely freak me out and a...

    Oooof, that would definitely freak me out and a kite skier would be the very last thing I'd think about... Next generation avalanche mitigation strategy: just fly away from it.
  41. Pun intended :D Behold: 306540 Zoomed in...

    Pun intended :D
    Behold:

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    Zoomed in since it doesn't look anywhere near as clear in the pic. Deseret is also poking its nose.

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    From the top of Pilot a few years ago we could...
  42. S facing was spectacular this AM but is probably...

    S facing was spectacular this AM but is probably done for by now, what we skied at 10AM looked haggard on the 2nd lap with roller balls and pinwheels forming everywhere and small naturals running off...
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    A couple weeks ago I did my early season...

    A couple weeks ago I did my early season circumnavigation of Wolvering cirque. Parked at Alta, went up and over to Brighton, stayed as far off the groomers as I could on my way to Lake Mary (probably...
  44. We have a lot more of the light fluff than the...

    We have a lot more of the light fluff than the dense spongy snow which makes the latter even more of a treat when it happens. Especially early season when it makes it feel like we have a 100" base...
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    I looked into an under-the-counter wine fridge...

    I looked into an under-the-counter wine fridge when I added a dry bar in my kitchen. Those things look cool but ultimately would do very little for my $15 boxes of wine...
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    This. With the amount of terrain that is...

    This.

    With the amount of terrain that is accessible to someone with a touring setup I can't understand the desire to go to the resort for anything other than quick cardio before or after work. If...
  47. +1 on shockingly good coverage for this time of...

    +1 on shockingly good coverage for this time of the year. I have yet to hit a rock or buried log (fingers and toes crossed) and I've already skied areas I usually don't touch until later in the...
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    And I stand by what I said, you're making an...

    And I stand by what I said, you're making an idiotic association between "chemicals" or "processed foods" and health risks. As if the presence of one automatically led to the other. You could do a...
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    Stupidest post in this thread. Everything is a...

    Stupidest post in this thread. Everything is a fucking chemical you knob. And pretty much everything causes cancer, it's the dose that makes the poison.
  50. Thread: Kitty Stoke

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    3 of our 4 cats do that. At this point it's not a...

    3 of our 4 cats do that. At this point it's not a question of whether there will be cats in the sink and shower in the morning, it's a question of which one and how loudly they'll clamor for water....
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