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    So today was fun and interesting. We were late...

    So today was fun and interesting.

    We were late to get up there, figuring only a few inches would not be that great. We lapped chair 9 from around 1030 to around 1230, it was fun and slushy, but...
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    I'll report back this afternoon. I would say...

    I'll report back this afternoon.

    I would say it will seem like more than two, will probably be blown in in some spots, but we will see.

    It was not a big storm and it didn't go all night, but it...
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    ESS, Thank you for your service and stay safe....

    ESS,

    Thank you for your service and stay safe. I should have 1-2 weekend trips left, it would be great to link up in May.
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    ESS, As always, great shots. We thought we...

    ESS,

    As always, great shots. We thought we might be able to be there Sunday, but we ended up driving up Monday morning. That Skier's left Climax line you showed was INSANE the last time I was...
  5. The point 1.5 hours north is a place Wildmex...

    The point 1.5 hours north is a place Wildmex could take you. It needs some swell, I have never been there so I can't really comment, but it is on Wannasurf. If you book lessons/tours with Wildmex...
  6. Definitely second on Wildmex. Here is their...

    Definitely second on Wildmex. Here is their website

    https://wildmex.com/location/

    Their selection of boards is excellent. I was very impressed, lots of fish, fun shapes and longboards,...
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    Awesome shots as always ESS! I can only...

    Awesome shots as always ESS!

    I can only remember skiing Varmit's in the really big years, like 10/11 and 16/17. I don't know if I skied it in 18/19, which was a very good season. It takes quite...
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    Thanks for the explanation. That actually...

    Thanks for the explanation.

    That actually makes perfect sense, as I tend to remember the years when I have seen it fill-in as ones that were not necessarily epic. It's not a Varmits situation,...
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    I love that chute to skier's left of chair 14! ...

    I love that chute to skier's left of chair 14!

    Unfortunately, it does not always fill-in. I don't know what it takes, honestly it is not always about how big the snow year is, I think it can have...
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    Pinned and Speedfreak, Thanks for the reports....

    Pinned and Speedfreak,

    Thanks for the reports. I was bummed to miss it. This was a very good year for Baldy. While it would be nice to get more laps, you really can't complain with the season...
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    Ott, That's very clever of your son! We tend...

    Ott,

    That's very clever of your son! We tend to start at Eagle or Canyon, we are on the yellow line bus, so we catch it in whichever direction it is going. Even if we end up at Canyon we will...
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    Sorry to hear about the fires! I'm really hoping...

    Sorry to hear about the fires! I'm really hoping the Sierra get a late season round of precipitation. I'm worried about this fire season without that.

    Stay safe out there. We are all thankful...
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    Nice shots Skeeze! I have hit that...

    Nice shots Skeeze!

    I have hit that straightline before, although it was softer, and a bit more filled in when I did it. I have not done it on a windbuff day.
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    Did any of you guys hit Baldy for closing...

    Did any of you guys hit Baldy for closing weekend? I was too spent after four days in Mammoth to go up on Sunday. Do they allow people to hike Thunder and ski? The coverage on Thunder should still...
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    Will definitely look out for you Fofo. I will...

    Will definitely look out for you Fofo.

    I will be wearing a mask with a picture of my dog on it. That's probably the easiest way to spot me.

    Have fun! The mountain is really skiing great right...
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    Today was awesome. I started the day at around...

    Today was awesome.

    I started the day at around 1030 with a bunch of chair 9 laps. It was nice and fun, soft and slushy but not grabby, and you could just rail turns from top to bottom.
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    I will be out there today. Either a red...

    I will be out there today.

    Either a red Arctyrex jacket or a maroon Red Hot Chili Peppers sweatshirt. Blue North Face pants and a black helmet with a Gopro attached. Skiing on 4frnt EHPs. I...
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    Yesterday was an absolute blast. I was late...

    Yesterday was an absolute blast.

    I was late getting out of Newport, I had 4-5 days to ski so I wasn't that pumped to get out a 4 am, I ended up leaving around 615 am, getting to the condo at 1215,...
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    I saw that. It kind of sucks, given how good...

    I saw that.

    It kind of sucks, given how good the coverage on Thunder is.
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    My wife had someone tackle her in a parking lot and cut her underwear off. The attacker then fled, without doing anything else. I don't know what category that goes under. We never found...
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    Nice work scotts! How was the snow? Was it...

    Nice work scotts!

    How was the snow? Was it still wintery on the northern aspects? Has it changed over to spring?
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    A few days ago, Friday, I was able to catch a...

    A few days ago, Friday, I was able to catch a mid-day session in Newport at 36th street. It was about chest high and a bit soft due to high tide, but I took out a funshape and was able to enjoy it....
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    Today was fun at Baldy, although it didn't soften...

    Today was fun at Baldy, although it didn't soften up quite as much as I thought it might.

    I arrived at aroudn 1145, banged out about 10 Thunder laps and left at around 215.

    My first 5 laps were...
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    If things go well I will be up at Baldy on Friday...

    If things go well I will be up at Baldy on Friday afternoon. If not, I should definitely be there Saturday. Hopefully both.
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    I was able to sneak in a nice late morning...

    I was able to sneak in a nice late morning session yesterday south of the HB pier.

    It was chest high and pretty fun, although the wind was coming up. I am rusty from not surfing much recently, so...
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    I love that Head Chute you skied! Great shots of...

    I love that Head Chute you skied! Great shots of it.

    I'm glad the snow ended up somewhere. That is a pretty brutal hammering. Those shots of Wipeout look great though. When I was there the...
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    Wow!!! That is pretty nuts, even for Mammoth. ...

    Wow!!!

    That is pretty nuts, even for Mammoth.

    I just got in a quick late morning session south of the HB pier. The wind has had an effect here too, although in that case it is that the water...
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    If only Reine hadn't blown that backflip at the...

    If only Reine hadn't blown that backflip at the end!!!

    He and Aymar were just nuts. Lots of great skiing though.

    I sometimes think Turdell suffers from the same thing Joel Parkinson sometimes...
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    Stoked you guys got some Comish! I heard that...

    Stoked you guys got some Comish!

    I heard that the snow was pretty solid, which is good. I'm hoping it fills in some of those Paranoids entrances.

    I will be up for around 5 days next week,...
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    I honestly have not. Before Surefoot, and I...

    I honestly have not.

    Before Surefoot, and I got my first Surefoot liners in March of 2002, I was in a pair of zipfit liners, if you remember those. I got those done at Granite Chief in February...
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    Here is a photo of Telegraph peak. There are...

    Here is a photo of Telegraph peak. There are actually some tracks visible, although you can't see them in the photo.

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    Here is another video, this time of Goldridge on Friday. I tried to...
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    Surefoot has worked very well for me. I have...

    Surefoot has worked very well for me.

    I have been in Surefoot liners since the spring of 2002. I put about 200 days on my first set while still living in Tahoe, then about 250 days over my first...
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    Friday afternoon was awesome. The new snow is...

    Friday afternoon was awesome. The new snow is transitioning, but it really was not too grabby. Soft and slightly slushy in the north facing areas, Robin's and Goldridge, a bit slushier, but still...
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    Friday afternoon was lots of fun at Baldy.

    Friday afternoon was lots of fun at Baldy.
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    Those are some nice shots 406! It looks like...

    Those are some nice shots 406!

    It looks like they got a decent refill.

    I should be up tomorrow afternoon if things go smoothly.
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    I don't think it is as serious as what he was...

    I don't think it is as serious as what he was doing before. I would not call it trivial in general, but it is trivial in comparison to that crazy straightline. I would call it far less serious than...
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    I got in a fun 90 minute session today at 28th...

    I got in a fun 90 minute session today at 28th street. My first session in several weeks, I'm not sure exactly how long.

    There is some swell in the water, it was about head high and a bit...
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    ESS, I'm a statistician, which is not as...

    ESS,

    I'm a statistician, which is not as complex as it sounds. I write lots of code in a language called R, but I'm not a programmer per se.

    What you do is amazing. Props and thanks! You...
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    100% true! My wife is an advanced skier, she...

    100% true!

    My wife is an advanced skier, she has gotten into skiing seriously in the last 13 years, basically in the time we have been together. She comes to Mammoth with me about 80% of the...
  40. The only speeding ticket I have ever gotten was...

    The only speeding ticket I have ever gotten was on the Taconic.

    I was 17 and driving up to Mt. Snow with a buddy to ski. It was probably 5 am or so, no one around. I flew around the corner, not...
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    I've really like lots of the clips I've seen of...

    I've really like lots of the clips I've seen of Navarro, but that was on another level. It sucks to see him lose it on something trivial after doing something nuts.
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    It was tough to swallow. In the past we would...

    It was tough to swallow.

    In the past we would have had to leave Sunday evening anyway, to be in the office on Monday. Now things are different, but my wife does not entirely trust the internet we...
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    You guys are stoked to be there today! Today...

    You guys are stoked to be there today!

    Today was tough. We skied until 4 yesterday, then decided to spend the night and leave early in the morning. I could get work done up there, so no big deal...
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    Some days you have to follow the wind. Today...

    Some days you have to follow the wind.

    Today was pretty nuts in the wipeouts. About as classic as Mammoth wind buff gets.

    Here is a video of the wipeouts from today.

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    Stoked you guys got some! I do really love...

    Stoked you guys got some!

    I do really love Herb's, although it takes a solid amount of coverage to get it going because of the way it faces. I have had some really fun lines there this year,...
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    Today was really fun. The 6 inches or so up high...

    Today was really fun. The 6 inches or so up high really made the top fun. Climax and P2 were where I got my best laps. Chair 23 line was only around 10-15 minutes. Lines on the lower mountain...
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    Thanks for the response! This is exactly the...

    Thanks for the response!

    This is exactly the kind of information I am interested in.

    Does the Bolt allow you to change the levels of regen braking?

    If so, When you are going downhill using...
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    Excellent question. And no, I have not. ...

    Excellent question.

    And no, I have not.

    Honestly, I rarely ski Baldy on powder days. I usually head to Mammoth on those weekends. When I have driven those switchbacks on snowy/icy days I have...
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    Yes it is! Classic. That's what happens when...

    Yes it is!

    Classic. That's what happens when you suk at speling. It's also wat happens when someone who suks at speling goes into statistics and concentrates more on Greek letters for...
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    Glad you guys are loving this! The work-life...

    Glad you guys are loving this!

    The work-life balance is sort of crushing at this very moment. I had thought I was going to be able to leave tomorrow morning at 4 am, but it is now looking like it...
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