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    Nothing worse than your home hill being rebranded...

    Nothing worse than your home hill being rebranded "mountain resort"...God what an abomination. There is hope though, after years of mockery by locals, Durango "mountain resort" finally gave in and...
  2. Just made some plans to pluck what's left of the...

    Just made some plans to pluck what's left of the low hanging fruit in the sidecountry tomorrow...It's been so cold, I think there are some good leftovers still out there. I bet it's good up in...
  3. I hear ya girl, life is best enjoyed at a higher...

    I hear ya girl, life is best enjoyed at a higher speed, but no one escapes the cost of that. I really appreciate what she's done for not just women's ski racing, but for pushing the boundaries of...
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    ...Now just think of all the beaters that ski...

    ...Now just think of all the beaters that ski their tech bindings inbounds. I see legions of them at Bridger. It hurts my knees and back just to look at them in the lift line. I don't know how...
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    Man, the freaks this place brings together. So...

    Man, the freaks this place brings together. So weird. Amazing yet beautiful any of us have even a single thing in common.
  6. I don't think I know you in real life, but I hear...

    I don't think I know you in real life, but I hear ya, I won't ask him about it. The OG's do still hang ski bloggers in MT, or so I've been warned.
  7. Thread: Shiffrin

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    I still love you Mikaela.

    I still love you Mikaela.
  8. Ok, I was picturing post season for some...

    Ok, I was picturing post season for some reason....I didn't realize they let you hike up it back before the tram. And yes, few humans are more inspiring than the all day, every day living legends...
  9. Haha, I will! This just keeps getting better and...

    Haha, I will! This just keeps getting better and better. I love hearing these stories from the original gangsters before it was all just another carnival ride. Especially when I know some of these...
  10. Nothing I love more than these ski bum folk...

    Nothing I love more than these ski bum folk tales! Much appreciated. And sick video!
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    Funny how that all works out far more often than...

    Funny how that all works out far more often than not. Can't believe I was on the same mountain on the same day, this is kind of epic. Riverhouse does indeed rule. I gotta be careful at that place,...
  12. Thread: Shiffrin

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    What a spectacular creature of snow. I'm not...

    What a spectacular creature of snow. I'm not worthy, my Lord.:yourock::angel:
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    Haha, all due respect and humility. I just try...

    Haha, all due respect and humility. I just try and express my affections for our dearest lass of freeskiing domination whenever I get an opportunity!
  14. I think most went thru the Apple Core entrance. ...

    I think most went thru the Apple Core entrance. The main Little looked like one big side step, from a patroller I am guessing?
  15. I saw them doing that bootpack today...South...

    I saw them doing that bootpack today...South facing pow in the afternoon still. Also think I might have seen and heard the dude you are talking about, he had just skied the apple core and was pretty...
  16. Challenger has been skiing really fun, high speed...

    Challenger has been skiing really fun, high speed chalk and with no bumps big enough to make you change course. You can get way more steep turning mileage in overall there than on the peak, but then...
  17. Can confirm all of the above. Down here with my...

    Can confirm all of the above. Down here with my parents for the week. Great high pressure skiing! Perfect for them. Some of you talk about how your kids are making you proud, well I can relate...
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    Hey that's my future wife, don't objectify her!

    Hey that's my future wife, don't objectify her!
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    Yeah don't get me wrong, I am a Blizzard fanboy...

    Yeah don't get me wrong, I am a Blizzard fanboy for sure... But I still think those longish tapered tips on skis like this synapse are great for many backcountry conditions, as long as you're not...
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    There's something about that tip shape that seems...

    There's something about that tip shape that seems really versatile and helpful in many kinds of less that perfect variable snow situations...You mention the GPO and it has a very similar tip profile....
  21. I noticed this trend in the last pair of Salomon...

    I noticed this trend in the last pair of Salomon alpine boots I bought @3 yrs ago too and was immediately displeased. Have heard the same bullshit about it being "better for skiing modern skis". ...
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    I think the modern ski design is just so sick...

    I think the modern ski design is just so sick that you can float and carry speed way better on the narrower skis than you used to be able to. Watched my buddy rip a big face yesterday in massive 50+...
  23. Thread: Shiffrin

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    I can only help to legitimize your obsession,...

    I can only help to legitimize your obsession, scottyb...How can someone so adorable be such a beast? Me no cares, all I know is I feels butterflys.
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    I think the same. I have been on the old white...

    I think the same. I have been on the old white ones a bit lately as we have gotten several dumps of dense heavy snow. I have never been on anything more awesome or felt more invincible in the fresh...
  25. Sorry man my bad! I hope I didn't get your pay...

    Sorry man my bad! I hope I didn't get your pay pal account suspended!
  26. Amazing. It's certainly possible, there's...

    Amazing. It's certainly possible, there's already like 12 feet of snow down there. It would be awesome to get to know some good lines on that face and get it when it's good. It would take some...
  27. Speaking of south facing, it's just mind altering...

    Speaking of south facing, it's just mind altering and face melting what could be possible on that thing in it's prime^^^
  28. Yes, an old fashioned, romantic kind of girl she...

    Yes, an old fashioned, romantic kind of girl she is...Sully her gifts with the unbecoming conduct of holiday crowds and beater tracks thou must not....For this will invite the wet and windy wrath of...
  29. Man, the sun came out today but all great south...

    Man, the sun came out today but all great south facing seasons must come to an end...always before long enough, but this was one that will stand out in the clouded ski memories for a bit...

    Oh...
  30. Surfs up! I hear Slushman's is down though, 127...

    Surfs up! I hear Slushman's is down though, 127 mph wind gust overnight.
  31. Hmmm, that's interesting...Might come in handy to...

    Hmmm, that's interesting...Might come in handy to think up and deploy some strategically timed rumors myself along those lines.
  32. I need a new camera Norse, hopefully in the next...

    I need a new camera Norse, hopefully in the next month or two...The hill is sitting pretty well right now, and I am stoked that most of my orthopedic issues seem to be in temporary remission, woo...
  33. Sunrise Campground is right on the E. frontage...

    Sunrise Campground is right on the E. frontage road within a mile striking distance of downtown and the turnoff to Bridger.
  34. I just want to thank everyone...The drive up to...

    I just want to thank everyone...The drive up to the hill was like the Indy 500 today compared to the last few weeks, only a literal handful of our very own fine people venturing away from the lifts,...
  35. Nice, glad to see you timed it well. Right down...

    Nice, glad to see you timed it well. Right down to the back glow. Gotta love the back glow. Been a pretty good start but for more vigorous and frequent downhill wind events than average. If I...
  36. Thread: Shiffrin

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    She's a magnificent and superior force of nature...

    She's a magnificent and superior force of nature that's for sure. I just hope she can keep her focus and discipline amidst all the praise and hype, but something tells me that will come naturally...
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    Once again, the relentless 40mph downhill wind...

    Once again, the relentless 40mph downhill wind changed everything in just a few hours...Before that it was all mostly amazing perfect sparkle pow just a little ways down from the ridgetop. Very...
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    Just to clarify, it was not the same person who...

    Just to clarify, it was not the same person who was injured this Friday that was helivaced a few years back. It's a little unfair to let that continue 'cause it is two different people and also two...
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    I thought the same when I saw them in person the...

    I thought the same when I saw them in person the other day, right next to my 14/15 lime green old school ones...they look straighter for sure. Don't know if it's an illusion 'cause they are black or...
  40. I found some amazing conditions not too far off...

    I found some amazing conditions not too far off the beaten path today...Hard to believe the leftover low hanging fruit after the weekend frenzy which I missed after twerking my back the day of the...
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    That sounds like what they do to us about 5 times...

    That sounds like what they do to us about 5 times a year... We have a joke up here..."Winter Strom Watch, watch it go south, or, watch it split." But we actually got 1/3 of the snowmageddon they...
  42. I should go easier on those flatlanders...We are...

    I should go easier on those flatlanders...We are all just pieces of meat out there. I just fear for my parents when they come out and are all amped up to go skiing...I'm like, you could die during...
  43. Good to see a shot of denser snow coming...

    Good to see a shot of denser snow coming in...Holiday abomination almost over, lord have mercy...Thanks for the entertaining rants, and continue to watch your back for those cornfed meat missles of...
  44. That one is called Stupor Couloir. Glad you...

    That one is called Stupor Couloir. Glad you enjoyed it, amazing what even a 29" base can do for the place. Some pretty damn fun skiing out there in spots yesterday!...But that windfucked refrozen...
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    I remember thinking, "these are the last face...

    I remember thinking, "these are the last face shots I'm gonna get for a long time, might as well enjoy them"...which I kinda did in a perverse sort of way. Still so grateful for that sled ride, no...
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    Bring her to Bridger Bowl, chicks love it.

    Bring her to Bridger Bowl, chicks love it.
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    I just bought a pair of the skis at the local...

    I just bought a pair of the skis at the local shop...I read somewhere as well that they are supposed to come with skins but the shop said no. Kind of bummed, I guess they offered them only the first...
  48. There's some good spots, and some not so good...

    There's some good spots, and some not so good spots on the hill, so yeah not half bad I guess....I miss this November though, holy shit.
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    Here in MT I always worry when it starts snowing...

    Here in MT I always worry when it starts snowing in September...This season September was basically March or April, followed by basically February in October and December in November soooo, yeah it...
  50. Woo Hoo! Go Mikaela!

    Woo Hoo! Go Mikaela!
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