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  1. Might be able to make it to the BB mini-summit...

    Might be able to make it to the BB mini-summit next week, will be able to contribute to group safety and lead a tour to Tone Capone's cliff (with a nice, new plaque) to pay respects if needed.
  2. I agree with the three previous posts, BB...

    I agree with the three previous posts, BB (particularly Ridge laps) were skiing very well today.
  3. 311509 Had a good day out east

    311509

    Had a good day out east
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    D2.5 not 3 ...

    D2.5 not 3

    https://www.mtavalanche.com/node/21587
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    Looks like the third victim was located. ...

    Looks like the third victim was located.

    https://www.kbzk.com/news/u-s-and-the-world/crews-find-person-buried-in-silver-mountain-avalanche
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    Any updates on the potential third victim?

    Any updates on the potential third victim?
  7. Yikes!

    Yikes!
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    Riding the lift yesterday making small talk with...

    Riding the lift yesterday making small talk with an obvious flat-lander:

    Him: "My dad read in the local newspaper someone cut their dick off with an e-ski."
    Me: "Uhhhh...wait what?"
    Him: "Yeah...
  9. Most dangerous part of the season...this year is...

    Most dangerous part of the season...this year is not unusual be safe...
  10. Because America 306836

    Because America
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  11. I normally follow this rule, but right now you...

    I normally follow this rule, but right now you can't get to Mundy's south without traversing since everything above the traverse isn't filled in yet. Heckling traversers has long been a past time of...
  12. Yeah that traverse is a little heinous now. ...

    Yeah that traverse is a little heinous now. Opening weekend it was thin but doable, yesterday it was about as bad as I have ever seen it, although worth it because Mundy's south was skiing pretty...
  13. So far this season I have seen more people get in...

    So far this season I have seen more people get in over their heads at Bridger than ever before. Last week I saw three dudes trying to climb out of the Diagonals, then others climbing out of Mundy's...
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    No kidding, I'd like to hear the story behind...

    No kidding, I'd like to hear the story behind that video.
  15. BB was skiing great last weekend but it's been a...

    BB was skiing great last weekend but it's been a warm dry week so I'm not sure how it'll hold up after opening today, but coverage is pretty good for early season. We're supposed to get a little...
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    IME every Euro resort I've been to is like...

    IME every Euro resort I've been to is like Snowbird on steroids. Skiing in the Alps is a bit different than Canada or U.S. because of the on-piste/off-piste thing but just have your avalanche kit...
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    I'll own up to using that sloppy language. I...

    I'll own up to using that sloppy language. I agree it wasn't a true alpine style climb, but it wasn't a full expedition/siege either. I think it kinda falls into a grey area where it was a small...
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    Exactly, when I think of 8000ers I consider what...

    Exactly, when I think of 8000ers I consider what they did alpine style. Using the standard of not using ladders in the ice fall then I don't think there has ever been an "alpine" style climb of...
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    I read an interview a while back about their ski...

    I read an interview a while back about their ski and they discussed some of your questions. I would link it but I can't remember where I read it. If I recall these are some answers:


    This was...
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    I didn't look at the picture too closely because...

    I didn't look at the picture too closely because I don't really care. A Sum'tec is sort of a hybrid where you could dry tool in pinch but it would be pretty hard, it's better use would be mellow ice...
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    Don't really care for the race non-sense, but...

    Don't really care for the race non-sense, but here is the difference:

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    This is an ice tool, which is primarily used to climb ice and dry tool.

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    This is an ice axe, which is...
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    So what do you propose we do? The recent...

    So what do you propose we do?

    The recent climate strike was supposed to be exactly what you are talking about, the only problem is we have these people who don't believe that climate change is...
  23. Is really Tim from Lethbridge

    Is really Tim from Lethbridge
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    Interesting to see folks bring up Africa, SE...

    Interesting to see folks bring up Africa, SE Asia, India & Latin America as a reason to not take action because they are under the impression that these countries are bigger polluters. According to...
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    Thanks for sharing, I had not seen those edits...

    Thanks for sharing, I had not seen those edits and found them fairly insightful. I appreciated how he ended the second episode speaking to the fact that our individual actions won't make much of a...
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    Honestly I'm surprised that this hasn't been done...

    Honestly I'm surprised that this hasn't been done yet. I think POW and it's affiliated athletes would gain a lot more credibility if they used their platforms to educate and lead by example. Maybe...
  27. Is the inspiration for the Spyke character on...

    Is the inspiration for the Spyke character on Portlandia
  28. 294630

    294630
  29. Not really a fugitive

    Not really a fugitive
  30. I'm pretty sure the reason Montana ended the...

    I'm pretty sure the reason Montana ended the open-container policy was that the feds were threatening to withhold Federal Highway dollars unless open containers were outlawed. I still reference a lot...
  31. If you want to get out with a random lurker, I...

    If you want to get out with a random lurker, I live in L-town and always happy to row/run shuttle/drink beer/try and catch fish. Can confirm, river is high and a nice shade of green but people have...
  32. Those are typically used to reference aerial...

    Those are typically used to reference aerial photos. They are probably collecting aerial photos for engineering plans or trail cutting for the new lift.
  33. ...and proper self-arrest technique, only guy who...

    ...and proper self-arrest technique, only guy who came close to catching the fall was the guy that had some decent technique 55 seconds into the video.
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    There's a good chance the pass gets closed this...

    There's a good chance the pass gets closed this weekend...
  35. I'm curious about your background with PLBs. I...

    I'm curious about your background with PLBs. I was under the impression GEOSAR and the likes were on NOAA weather satellites and primarily set up to work with EPIRBS which are typically on airplanes...
  36. I would start by calling the non-emergency number...

    I would start by calling the non-emergency number for the county's dispatch and just explain what you are trying to do. If the county has text-to-911 they may just tell you to text 911 if you...
  37. I am the person in charge of GPS and mapping for...

    I am the person in charge of GPS and mapping for our SAR, and absolutely use a PLB if you are in an emergency (or simply if you just need help because of exhaustion, lost, etc.). PLBs (if they work)...
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    Having skied the Grand as well as performing...

    Having skied the Grand as well as performing several other rappels in winter conditions, you really need to wear crampons to help control your descent. There are some ice bulges in the Stettner and...
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    Judging by your 10,000+ post count you seem to be...

    Judging by your 10,000+ post count you seem to be crushing the internet too. For not liking CG, you and TFW seem to really like to post about her...
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    No kidding, the book was based on the "50 Classic...

    No kidding, the book was based on the "50 Classic Climbs in North America" which includes the Hummingbird Ridge, which has only been successfully climbed once and will likely never be repeated, thus...
  41. Uphilling is fair game at BB after closing. Not...

    Uphilling is fair game at BB after closing. Not so much at BS.
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    So you expect all wild cards to win in order to...

    So you expect all wild cards to win in order to not 'rob others'? That doesn't even make sense. I agree he wasn't the best rider in the tour this year, but he was judged fairly and I don't think...
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    For fucks sake, one could argue that none of this...

    For fucks sake, one could argue that none of this "tricking over exposure off a 70 foot cliff" would have happened without thall. He is one of the few people who has significantly progressed the...
  44. Either way, the Forest Service would be the...

    Either way, the Forest Service would be the agency responsible for closing USFS land, the county commissioners don't have that authority (reporter may have originally misunderstood what San Juan...
  45. In the article they say they aren't closing USFS...

    In the article they say they aren't closing USFS land, just the roads that access it. The county doesn't have the authority to close federal land but they can close county roads for public safety. ...
  46. I'm gonna go on a bit of a rant here (against my...

    I'm gonna go on a bit of a rant here (against my better judgement). Does no one else see the double-standard you all are talking about? Whining about Ikon passes and crowds but at the same time...
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    Full report was released a little while ago. ...

    Full report was released a little while ago.

    https://avalanche.state.co.us/caic/acc/acc_report.php?acc_id=704&accfm=inv
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    This. The only way to progress fast, straight...

    This.

    The only way to progress fast, straight airs is to take bigger airs. These guys are already hucking 50 footers to their feet, would you be happier if they were hitting 100 footers? If so,...
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    Nope, nearest one is in Montrose or Norwood but...

    Nope, nearest one is in Montrose or Norwood but I'm not sure if the one in Norwood is still there.
  50. ^^^Agree^^^ I went on this same trip a few...

    ^^^Agree^^^

    I went on this same trip a few years ago and it was awesome, plus at $600 it is a total steal. I would definitely take the reservation but I am not available those dates.
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