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    If you're talking about being COVID compliant,...

    If you're talking about being COVID compliant, it's not. If you want something to keep frostbite away when on the lift, or if it's really cold, this works.
  2. Thread: Petzl Leopard?

    by Lindahl
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    I cut the cord on my pair and bought the steel...

    I cut the cord on my pair and bought the steel Irvis fronts, separately:
    https://www.petzl.com/US/en/Sport/Crampons/IRVIS-front-sections

    Using a square knot on the cord, I can switch between...
  3. I think they had issues with the older ones...

    I think they had issues with the older ones breaking too easily, so they refined the construction to improve strength? The new ones are heavier than the old ones by about 100g I think?
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    Get one of these:...

    Get one of these:
    https://www.seirus.com/original-masque-6120.html

    And cut off the lower half of it, leaving the nose part and a small strip right under your nose. Fits in a chest pocket. Lets...
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    Are you sure you're talking about yesterday -...

    Are you sure you're talking about yesterday - Monday? I didn't see a single lift line all day, skied right onto the lift.
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    What's the name of the bar?

    What's the name of the bar?
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    Was at Engelberg yesterday. Really deep, but...

    Was at Engelberg yesterday. Really deep, but heavy-ish snow. Most stuff that was steep enough to ski fast was too dangerous, and most stuff that was safe to ski was too flat. Once the snow started...
  8. New sig?

    New sig?
  9. Also, I would carefully consider whether or not...

    Also, I would carefully consider whether or not you want to go Dynafit. If I'm skiing dynamic with some energy that pops me up and has me landing on my edges, I've popped out a few times. The toe...
  10. I usually run a DIN of 11/12 in alpine bindings,...

    I usually run a DIN of 11/12 in alpine bindings, and bindings like the Shift, Vipec, etc. I have no problem staying in a 10-RV ATK binding. That said, you're quite a bit bigger than me. I would say...
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    The originals might have a different mount point....

    The originals might have a different mount point. I think Pat chopped some at the front or the back for this new Praxis one?

    It's personal preference for how I drive skis. I really like the ball...
  12. I felt the Ascenionist didn't breath well enough...

    I felt the Ascenionist didn't breath well enough when I was in Colorado. For Colorado touring, where it's dry, I much prefer true softshells. I like that they block less wind - way better for keeping...
  13. You want the Outdoor Research Ferrosi jacket and...

    You want the Outdoor Research Ferrosi jacket and the Outdoor Research Cirque pants. Really good prices and incredibly well done. The Ferrosi is a super thin stretch woven softshell, which is great...
  14. I don't think it would mess with traction much,...

    I don't think it would mess with traction much, but kick turns are likely less fun with 5cm more tail. While it hasn't been a problem for her yet, she does have long legs, good flexibility and...
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    I like my originals at -9. Really great to see...

    I like my originals at -9. Really great to see such an awesome ski continue to be made. Good job Pat and Keith!
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    Poll: We were in Zermatt for the weekend and I spotted...

    We were in Zermatt for the weekend and I spotted this in the basement of the North Wall, it's a newer place, I think, so it was awesome to see.
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    Poll: This. Absolutely 100% this. Plus... they stomp...

    This. Absolutely 100% this. Plus... they stomp cliffs like mad. 4FRNT has a video about this somewhere from the first year they had the Renegade. Sterbenz talks about why the stiffer flex on the...
  18. Just do what I did instead? Seems unnecessary to...

    Just do what I did instead? Seems unnecessary to do plates, etc.
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    Poll: Really cool seeing this ski come back from the...

    Really cool seeing this ski come back from the dead. Even though I don't use it out here in Europe, it's still my favorite ski period. When I return to Colorado, I can't wait to take em out of...
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    Poll: I would reconsider increasing the tip height....

    I would reconsider increasing the tip height. IMO, you risk reducing the frictionless feel and giving it more of a plowing feel. The Kusala that I still love is amazing at slicing through powder and...
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    I've always entered from the alternate entrance....

    I've always entered from the alternate entrance. That western entrance spooks me. So much loading. Yeah, it sucks but at least you can assess with a lot less exposure.
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    My uncle went paranoid schizophrenic in his 50s....

    My uncle went paranoid schizophrenic in his 50s. It's scary how a pretty much normal person can end up totally fucking crazy. He's mostly normal when he's on his meds at least. Luckily family could...
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    Yeah, the Backland with an Intuition Pro Tour low...

    Yeah, the Backland with an Intuition Pro Tour low volume skis so much better and doesn't weigh that much more.
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    FIFY

    FIFY
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    Even if he did know what could happen, teenagers...

    Even if he did know what could happen, teenagers think they are invincible and nothing bad will ever happen to them because the world revolves around them. The worst thing that has ever happened in...
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    The problem with vests is that they're not good...

    The problem with vests is that they're not good for on/off and they're warm. So not good if you take off layers for getting to the sidecountry. Depends how your zone logistics go. If it's a short...
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    The new Mammut Flip is pretty sweet.

    The new Mammut Flip is pretty sweet.
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    Of course. That run was insane. Turdells landing...

    Of course. That run was insane. Turdells landing was super steep, much easier to land. Bummed for Yu about that top cornice air.

    The ladies were insane! So much fun to watch.
  29. Thread: New Gimp

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    Bummer man! ACLs suck. Your injury sounds like...

    Bummer man! ACLs suck.

    Your injury sounds like it has more complications than mine, but...

    You don't need an ACL to ski - my mom's been doing it for decades. I just kept skiing after a week or...
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    I've been living in Zurich since June. Moved from...

    I've been living in Zurich since June. Moved from Colorado. Everyone's done a decent job of summing it up.

    It's expensive, but you get paid well. The income disparity between my tech job and the...
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    Ack! Sorry to hear! That sucks!

    Ack! Sorry to hear! That sucks!
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    Any suggestions for Zurich? Not that they don't...

    Any suggestions for Zurich? Not that they don't have good bootfitters here (obviously they do - the race scene and all). Just heard it wasn't very common for recreational skiers to get bootwork done,...
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    The new Dukes look like an great option for...

    The new Dukes look like an great option for people who are sponsered by Marker/Volkl. Shifts probably make more sense because they're a proven product and less faff and moving pieces to jam up with...
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    Not just ankles, but just anatomy in general. I...

    Not just ankles, but just anatomy in general. I was born with short Achilles tendons - very limited dorsiflexion - which means I either blow out my calves using lower risers than I want, or I use...
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    That doesn't make any sense to me. The Monster 98...

    That doesn't make any sense to me. The Monster 98 is more than a pound heavier PER SKI. Totally different weight class. There's no way the Stance skis just as well in firm snow.
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    I think the Micro Puff makes more sense than the...

    I think the Micro Puff makes more sense than the Macro Puff. At the warmth level the Macro Puff is targeting, down is more weight efficient. And if it's cold enough to need that level of warmth, then...
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    So... I need some shell work done in Zurich....

    So... I need some shell work done in Zurich. Where do I find a proper bootfitter near Zurich that is doing punches, stretches, etc. and familiar with all the tools and techniques? I understand that...
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    Had a good time in Engelberg yesterday. Really...

    Had a good time in Engelberg yesterday. Really good conditions and high quality snow. Visibility was challenging, but manageable if you timed it right, till it went blue sky around 11am. Finished up...
  39. The forum is down on the web so I can't do a...

    The forum is down on the web so I can't do a Google search and the forum search in Tapatalk sucks. So... any bootfitter reqs in San Fran or San Jose area? Need some work done while I'm here on...
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    Are people flying back with the carbons in their...

    Are people flying back with the carbons in their checked luggage or their carry-ons? I assume the former?
  41. If the Micro and Nano stuff is too fragile, the...

    If the Micro and Nano stuff is too fragile, the Xenon will be too. It's essentially the same. Sounds like you need a hardshell puffy for durability reasons. Most of the non-hardshell ones are...
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    Who all is skiing this weekend? Looking to get...

    Who all is skiing this weekend? Looking to get out both days and don't have by agenda as of yet. Weather looks good. Finally some snow in the forecast!
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    So... Comparisons?

    So... Comparisons?
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    Airolo had good snow down to midtram. A little...

    Airolo had good snow down to midtram. A little thick but still really fun (and I'm coming from Colorado so used to rediculous fluff).

    It will be good there tomorrow. They never opened the lifts...
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    Ever used neoshell or Patagonia descentionist?

    Ever used neoshell or Patagonia descentionist?
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    With a farther forward mount point than -14

    With a farther forward mount point than -14
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    Where can I find this 50% card?

    Where can I find this 50% card?
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    I assume you mean a vertical release and not a...

    I assume you mean a vertical release and not a lateral release? Yeah, the pocket between the heel and the brakes can't be packed with snow. It's pretty easy to tell just by step in feel that you have...
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    Hertel Hot Sauce didnít work as well for me in...

    Hertel Hot Sauce didnít work as well for me in sub-10 temps. It also doesnít last very long. I prefer a standard cold wax until it gets to late spring and summer.
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    I'm with you on that. Anecdotal, but... no...

    I'm with you on that. Anecdotal, but... no release issues since the second half of last year. Even ran this one out, making a turn in hardened sluff debris after landing out of frame. Running at 10...
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