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    Anybody in Canada able to facilitate shipping to...

    Anybody in Canada able to facilitate shipping to 10514?
  2. Thread: WTB: Monoski

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    WTB: Monoski

    WTB: vintage or modern Monoski.

    One of you guys have one tucked away in the garage with storage wax on the base.

    I already have all-mountain skis. And powder skis. And FIS SL groomer...
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    Thanks Chris. Looking forward to trying the...

    Thanks Chris. Looking forward to trying the Chams in some DEEP conditions!
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    Sent you my phone # in PM.

    Sent you my phone # in PM.
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    Chris - I’ll take the Chams. Can I pick up...

    Chris - I’ll take the Chams. Can I pick up tonight? I’m going to Mofo’s at 5. Back home by 6:15.
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    nvm

    nvm
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    What’s the current mount BSL?

    What’s the current mount BSL?
  8. Insane deal. I already have a Proton LT and a...

    Insane deal. I already have a Proton LT and a Nano-Air hoody, so I got one for my brother and my dad.
  9. I keep buying Speed Turns from them. Can’t stop...

    I keep buying Speed Turns from them. Can’t stop myself.
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    Thanks for the intel. Looks like I’m breaking...

    Thanks for the intel. Looks like I’m breaking out my tele sticks and my daughter and I will sneak away to Ascutney for a day of old school skiing and homemade sandwiches.
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    My 9 year-old daughter just saw some vintage...

    My 9 year-old daughter just saw some vintage YouTube video about Poma lifts installed in Australia in the 60s. Now she wants to ride a surface lift... yeah kids. Still it’s an excuse to go...
  12. Hey thanks for the tip on the Ferrosi. I own one...

    Hey thanks for the tip on the Ferrosi. I own one and love it, but never realized that.
  13. Subaru has macpherson struts up front so the only...

    Subaru has macpherson struts up front so the only thing that can rub there on the side of the tire is the spring (up top) or the inside fender liner on the back side of the wheel well (when the...
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    I love my E100s but man this thread really makes...

    I love my E100s but man this thread really makes me want 104s. I wonder if there is a “block thread” feature...
  15. I’d love these for the Catamount Trail and low...

    I’d love these for the Catamount Trail and low angle stuff with my kids. Sending you a PM. Thinking about the kids AT gear for my kid too. I’m in Oxford CT on Monday - are you further East?
  16. That’s a Marmot Parbat - I think the pre-Membrain...

    That’s a Marmot Parbat - I think the pre-Membrain version. Through-stitched instead of H-baffled, but a very very good belay or expedition parka. That is a screaming-Maggot deal. Also the inside...
  17. I have used a Nano-Air hoody for the last three...

    I have used a Nano-Air hoody for the last three years. I burned a hole in the sleeve earlier this winter so just picked up a Proton LT. Both will do what you want. The Nano-Air is softer and more...
  18. PMed you about that Patagonia.

    PMed you about that Patagonia.
  19. I sweat like itís my job and run very hot ó happy...

    I sweat like itís my job and run very hot ó happy to run/skin in a t-shirt into the 20s ó and I wonít use anything but super light wool as my skin layer either.
  20. For the baselayer I go super light t-shirt, like...

    For the baselayer I go super light t-shirt, like 150-160gms and then put another 200-260 on top - long sleeve or 1/4 zip. That has worked out the driest for me.
  21. Thanks for this - interesting to read your take. ...

    Thanks for this - interesting to read your take. I am still super stoked on my Blizzard ZeroG 95s for volcanos and longer tours. Maybe I should add some 105s....

    Also stoked to read that...
  22. Thread: Indoor skiing

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    I admit. I called to ask that question. ďNot...

    I admit. I called to ask that question. ďNot currently.Ē was the response.
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    Had a nice skin up and ski down at Mt. Snow this...

    Had a nice skin up and ski down at Mt. Snow this afternoon after an errand in Wilmington. 55 degrees but a bit of wind up top. As usual when skinning, patrollers wave, women smile, gaper dads say,...
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    They look very similar to the Altai skis. And the...

    They look very similar to the Altai skis. And the naming convention makes me think theyíre some successor of Karhu skis which were also Finnish.

    My view on the Altai skis (I have to Hok) is that...
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    Saturday is going to suck. Iím going to sleep...

    Saturday is going to suck. Iím going to sleep in, skin up to the top of Mt Snow (the crowdedest, most Westchesterest, worstest resort in Southern VT) in the rain and wind and then ski down. Smiling...
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    Update: 10 minutes for 4-5 cycles with a...

    Update: 10 minutes for 4-5 cycles with a bench-mounted belt sander to take off 2-3mm rubber off the F1 toe and test/refit, this is now a happy pairing. I also deepened the position divot in the...
  27. Blizzard ZeroG 95 w Speed Turn 2.0 Blizzard...

    Blizzard ZeroG 95 w Speed Turn 2.0
    Blizzard Bonafide w Pivots

    I like Enforcer 100s a little better than Bonafides, but I could happily ski these two inbounds and BC for 2019/2020. Skied my ZeroG...
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    The animal in the picture is a blue morph Arctic...

    The animal in the picture is a blue morph Arctic Fox.
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    I have a Series 1 in great condition that Iíd...

    I have a Series 1 in great condition that Iíd love to swap for a Series 2. Growing kids...

    Can take a picture in Morning. I am in NY but happy to ship. Or I travel to Milwaukee and Omaha and...
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    Thanks Andy. Going to chalk it up to...

    Thanks Andy. Going to chalk it up to manufacturing tolerances and start up the belt sander.
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    Bumping this because those with Speed Turns are...

    Bumping this because those with Speed Turns are most likely to have an answer. Iíve got a new pair of Look ST 10 (which seem identical to Speed Turns) I just mounted up - and went to use my Scarpa...
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    Turned out to be PERFECT! After talking to the...

    Turned out to be PERFECT! After talking to the climbing ranger we decided to camp at Horse Camp as the gusts at Helen weíre supposed to be 90 mph. Set up camp at Horse Camp on Saturday morning and...
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    Agree. Will stick to lower angle, lower...

    Agree. Will stick to lower angle, lower elevation slopes this weekend. On the plus side, there should be enough snow. Not too worried about the overnight conditions with our gear (and I do have a...
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    Looks to me like the snow line will be 6000-7000...

    Looks to me like the snow line will be 6000-7000 feet. I think itíll end up adding 3-5Ē on the mountain. I plan to camp at Helen Lake on Saturday night and try to get some skiing in the chutes even...
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    MS - if youíre serious about a Bonnie, my buddy...

    MS - if youíre serious about a Bonnie, my buddy has one for sale. Black/red 2006, very few miles - maybe about 1400. Perfect condition. He just bought a Thruxton R so selling the Bonnie. I could...
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    Oh very tempted to bring out my LX570 but I think...

    Oh very tempted to bring out my LX570 but I think Iíve already got a mountaineering commitment that weekend. Will check the calendar.
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    I am done with the NE for the season. Slapped...

    I am done with the NE for the season. Slapped some storage wax on the Enforcers and put them away. Iím going to go to Shasta weekend before Memorial Day for my last ditch effort for some summer...
  38. Very sorry for your loss. Dogs are wonderful.

    Very sorry for your loss. Dogs are wonderful.
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    Thanks for that. I have mountaineering crampons...

    Thanks for that. I have mountaineering crampons and B&D ski crampons too. And my pied a plat and pied a canard are on point. But not en pointe!
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    7am would be leaving Bunny Flat the first day. ...

    7am would be leaving Bunny Flat the first day. Summit day is an alpine start - probably up at 3:30 and on the move at 4:00.

    Getting out of Bunny Flat earlier on first day might just allow some...
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    Thanks for the beta. Agree with the earlier start...

    Thanks for the beta. Agree with the earlier start on day 1. A post-ski nap at Helen Lake is definitely in the cards that day so getting up earlier is a good idea.
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    Planning a standard Alpine summit and ski of Mt....

    Planning a standard Alpine summit and ski of Mt. Shasta the weekend before Memorial Day - avoid the crowds somewhat and take advantage of the full moon. My current plan is to do it via Avy Gulch...
  43. Count me in for one. Black. L.

    Count me in for one. Black. L.
  44. Freeze Pro Shop has Look ST10 branded Speed Turns...

    Freeze Pro Shop has Look ST10 branded Speed Turns for $193. As much as I like the MTNs, thatís a good deal and will allow me to use the current TLTs for some powder touring boards or on my current...
  45. The one thing MTNs have as an advantage is...

    The one thing MTNs have as an advantage is adjustability, 30mm as opposed to 6mm I think. I suppose that might help resale value in another ten years LOL... but I suppose it could help if I swap...
  46. Thanks for the advice. Much obliged. Going to...

    Thanks for the advice. Much obliged. Going to see if I can find a deal on MTNs. If not, Iíll mount the TLTs.
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    Summited Mt Washington on 3/22 again this year...

    Summited Mt Washington on 3/22 again this year (First 2019 summit was in January). Much warmer than our January climb with windchill only around -20. Lots of snow though that made progress between...
  48. Simple question about TLTs vs. newer bindings

    Apologies for the jong question but Iím upgrading my touring skis for the first time in about ten years. Probably getting some Blizzard Zero Gís.

    My old skis have ďclassicĒ Dynafit TLTs and the...
  49. I had to come back east today on the red eye ...

    I had to come back east today on the red eye because the kids are in school tomorrow, but my wife is staying out a couple more days. She texted me to say that the refreeze made for an Easter...
  50. Itíll be slushy and grabby by lunchtime, but Iíve...

    Itíll be slushy and grabby by lunchtime, but Iíve been at Squaw last three days and there is tons of snow at High Camp/Siberia/Headwall/KT-22 and Shirley/Granite Chief. Silverado is closed but other...
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