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    They're burning down the house.

    They're burning down the house.
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    Remember when there was snow in the Sierra in...

    Remember when there was snow in the Sierra in June?
  3. Love it. A forum change, and it's not my...

    Love it. A forum change, and it's not my problem. This is a great way to pass the summer.
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    I hope our paths cross and I can figure-8 your...

    I hope our paths cross and I can figure-8 your lines. I'll be the slow one on the uphill.
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    It took you since 9/15 to figure this out? ...

    It took you since 9/15 to figure this out?

    Be glad life is good in the Wasatch. You didn't really want to be on Epicski anyway. Best wishes from all of us dorks.
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    It's no small coincidence that I was thinking...

    It's no small coincidence that I was thinking about Nils this week as I was going over the ski gear inventory. I found the bindings I grossly overpaid for in the auction we had for Plakespear back...
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    I was up on Emmigrant Trail hoping I could drop...

    I was up on Emmigrant Trail hoping I could drop down Silverfork, but no dice. The road is covered with rock and snow well before you reach the gate. Neither 4 or 108 opened today.
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    Mike, any update today? I got nothing new. The...

    Mike, any update today? I got nothing new. The weather system has made everyone a bit uncertain.
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    Thanks. I don't have any claim to special...

    Thanks. I don't have any claim to special information, but with all the snow this year, it's going to be a long wait for Tioga, so was hoping some would have good information for Sonora and Ebbetts....
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    Sonora Pass 2011

    Discussed unofficially with a Cal Trans employee. Passes are clear and ready to open as of the 21st. Buuuuuuuuuut, due to the expected foul weather over the next week they are not going to open the...
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    Its major off-season for this thread, but its...

    Its major off-season for this thread, but its also a good time to buy. Adding to the motorcycle quiver:

    2005 FJR 1300 ABS with less than 7K on the clock. Amazing deal!
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  12. I know I'm going to get called for spamming, but...

    I know I'm going to get called for spamming, but if any of you need a pair of free tickets to the Snow Bomb Ski and Snowboard Festival (comes with 3-Tahoe area lift tickets for each ticket), then...
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    I've put on about 37,000 miles since first...

    I've put on about 37,000 miles since first posting in this thread in 2007. Still enjoying the ride in spite of more gray hair.
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    Posted here when it was new. Now approaching 30K...

    Posted here when it was new. Now approaching 30K miles.

    http://i68.photobucket.com/albums/i16/Cirquerider/2010-03-07%20Mt%20Tam/MtTam012.jpg
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  15. I came across this deal for $35 Alpine tix....

    I came across this deal for $35 Alpine tix. I think this expires today
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    This is awful news. I remember C.R.'s injury in...

    This is awful news. I remember C.R.'s injury in 2005, (a huge snow year), and the overwhelming support for his recovery at that time. He seemed humble for a young person with huge talent. My...
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    They are D3516 units rated for 2.1 kW at sea...

    They are D3516 units rated for 2.1 kW at sea level and about 1825 at resort level. The installed capacity prior to the fire and loss of the 800 kW D399 last month, was 5.35 MW. This is just over 5.4...
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    This was the second particulate filter fire, and...

    This was the second particulate filter fire, and the first one was fully replaced at CAT's expense along with a new D3516 Tier II engine. I don't entirely know what happened this time, but the...
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    Just a side note to this. The fire originated in...

    Just a side note to this. The fire originated in a particulate catalyst that is required under the pollution control regulations for the newest engines. Basically this happens when engines run at...
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    Portable generators are on the way up the...

    Portable generators are on the way up the mountain, and snow is being cleared to place the units and connect them to the grid. The fire originated in the particulate catalyst trap required for...
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    Looks like a total loss. Scrambling to find...

    Looks like a total loss. Scrambling to find portable power sources. Meanwhile all the regulatory agencies are closed for permit purposes. Hope some portable generator owners answer the phones...
  22. A little off topic, but Monitor Pass opened on...

    A little off topic, but Monitor Pass opened on Friday. Bay Area maggots going towards Mammoth can take the shorter route up 88 to Markleyville to 395 South.

    Its over 90 degrees F here in El...
  23. Simply one of the most influential people in...

    Simply one of the most influential people in skiing and BASE. It is a sad loss.
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    This can pass, but only if you both are committed...

    This can pass, but only if you both are committed to a solution and winning to forgive and perhaps forget. Come September I'll have been married 30 years, and Its not all a fairy tale. Those...
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    Here is my post in this very important thread.

    Here is my post in this very important thread.
  26. The news from the search is bad. This just...

    The news from the search is bad. This just posted at News 10 RIP and prayers to the family.

    SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, CA (AP) -- Searchers looking for a missing skier found his body about 11 Monday...
  27. If you're coming from Reno, take 395 South to...

    If you're coming from Reno, take 395 South to Minden, then 88 to Carson Pass. Generally the least hassle and best roads. Should be good this weekend.
  28. Dookey, I am down with what you're saying. I ve...

    Dookey, I am down with what you're saying. I ve been doing a lot of this.

    Last weekend:
    http://i68.photobucket.com/albums/i16/Cirquerider/2009-01-01%20MC%20Ride/MCRide2009001.jpg

    New Years...
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    There is no interference between RECCO and a...

    There is no interference between RECCO and a transceiver. RECCO is a passive signal reflector, while a "beacon" is a 457 mHz transmitter and receiver. Completely different systems. There are some...
  30. Thread: TR: Switch

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    Props to minianimal. I laughed when he went...

    Props to minianimal. I laughed when he went switch on cue with the music. Good edit.
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    McRoon, I haven't seen you since Alpine Meadows...

    McRoon, I haven't seen you since Alpine Meadows in spring 2006, but have followed your ski stoke. Glad things worked out well for you (considering) in this. The back fusion thing should not even be...
  32. Thanks for the beta. I thought conditions were a...

    Thanks for the beta. I thought conditions were a little fluffy for an inaugural run. Got pics of the damage? :eek:
  33. So basically, what is stopping you is "image"?...

    So basically, what is stopping you is "image"?
    You have a good pow day with cold light snow and the patrol has done avy control so, too cool for a beacon or avalung. So if anyone laughs at you ask...
  34. Bookmarked. Brilliant!

    Bookmarked. Brilliant!
  35. Sunny and warm on the western slope. Web cams...

    Sunny and warm on the western slope. Web cams show a better story in the mountains, but damn! :nonono2:
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    I think what most of you are missing here is that...

    I think what most of you are missing here is that a tree-well is not an empty void. It is an area around a tree with loose powdery snow crystals, and you won't see it as you ski by. As suggested...
  37. Asking for trouble: "Hey babe what do you want...

    Asking for trouble:
    "Hey babe what do you want for Christmas?"

    Has anyone actually gotten an answer to this question?
  38. Dookey seems comfortable in the skin he's in just...

    Dookey seems comfortable in the skin he's in just about anywhere, anytime. :cool:
  39. Get out from under that fog layer, into the...

    Get out from under that fog layer, into the foothills, and its a different story. I rode the motorcycle up to 6000 feet yesterday and it was warm and sunny. The West slope is brown and completely...
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    Those pain killers seem to still be working....

    Those pain killers seem to still be working. :fmicon:
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    http://www.campyonly.com/images/modbikes/2008/bicy...

    http://www.campyonly.com/images/modbikes/2008/bicycle%20girl%202.jpg
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    The BMW is beautiful and a capable ride. I have...

    The BMW is beautiful and a capable ride. I have a couple buddies I ride with that have them and they do pull ahead in the twisties. The last couple weeks have still been good riding.

    From the Bay...
  43. Well I'm so sure we live in a desert, I signed up...

    Well I'm so sure we live in a desert, I signed up for a MSP advanced rider safety course for Nov. 22 (my birthday :D). Course is in Alemeda so I need to travel by motorcycle 120 miles each way and do...
  44. whoa, who is handling the camera on the moving...

    whoa, who is handling the camera on the moving shots? very smooth work and going faster than the skiers. :fm:
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    Wow, way to hit the season early! Coverage looks...

    Wow, way to hit the season early! Coverage looks much better than expected. Lets hope for some more fill-in on Saturday.

    I don't recall Carson pass being hit like this early. First TRs usually...
  46. I was looking up there the week before and saw...

    I was looking up there the week before and saw the patch, but couldn't imagine anyone climbing for it. Strong work (and a lot of work) for next to no snow. Here is what I saw from Silver Lake, and...
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    Being a grandparent must rock. Have fun kids! ...

    Being a grandparent must rock.

    Have fun kids! Your turn.
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    It's not over till its over. Karma is a...

    It's not over till its over. Karma is a persistent companion and payback is a bitch.
    Some of you remember we had a thief on EpicSki not unlike jessejones. Long after we though he got away with it,...
  49. Thanks for the great late June TR! Down in...

    Thanks for the great late June TR!

    Down in the valley, we have smoke, haze and more smoke. I can't breathe here! The snow has taken quite a hit up high but our lack of spring rain and snow is...
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    Waiting for the same recovery Tyrone had when he...

    Waiting for the same recovery Tyrone had when he dousched his knee.
    What was that 2005? Like a year before Hospital Air?

    Get it on Splat and good luck with the recovery.
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