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  1. Thread: 1kg Boot thread

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    Question: anyone have insight into what the best...

    Question: anyone have insight into what the best adhesive is for regluing alien rs gaiters back to the shell?


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    Iíd add the Hyperlite line of packs to your radar...

    Iíd add the Hyperlite line of packs to your radar as well. My main multi day pack has been the woven dyneema Porter 4400 for the last decade. Although expensive, their construction is top notch and...
  3. Thread: 1kg Boot thread

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    Once you go alien, itís hard to go anywhere else....

    Once you go alien, itís hard to go anywhere else. Provided you stay in the front of the boot, even at 6í and 210lbs I can ski them pretty damn hard in consistent conditions. The one caveat is that...
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    Have you lost a Nikon camera while skiing in the...

    Have you lost a Nikon camera while skiing in the bitterroot? Do you know a lil ripper (maybe 10 or 12 years old) named Delaware? Let me know the model of camera and where it was lost and itís yours! ...
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    990g claimed weight in a 27, 100 flex. No word on...

    990g claimed weight in a 27, 100 flex. No word on last but it looks like the shoe is the same as the alien rs. Canít imagine they would feel like building new molds for this given the popularity of...
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    https://sgbonline.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/F...

    https://sgbonline.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/F1-LT_EST_low.jpg

    Well there ya go. Not really an improvement imo, would have liked to see an f1 with a higher, burlier cuff and an alien style...
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    Skiing from town in Helena..fucking awesome. That...

    Skiing from town in Helena..fucking awesome. That was one of the weirdest, most amazing storm cycles I can remember in 20+ years of skiing in SW Montana. Peak to highway laps out from the backdoor in...
  8. Thread: Hooded Base Layer

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    Hooded Base Layer

    The Sitka apex hoody is the absolute best fabric and design Iíve ever found, having tried dozens of lightweight hoodies. Lightweight merino-nylon blend grid fleece with a slightly wind proof face,...
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    Same as anything else far as I know Sent...

    Same as anything else far as I know


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  10. Thread: Gear rumors 19/20

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    Gear rumors 19/20

    Yeah an f1 clog with a taller carbon grillamid cuff, a Zero G tour pro-gauge throw and 5-6mm cord would be frickin sweet!


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  11. Thread: Gear rumors 19/20

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    Gear rumors 19/20

    Iím curious as to why more brands (including scarpa actually) havenít turned to the Alien RS style closure for their lighter general touring boots. That system is light, modular, simple, and skis...
  12. Thread: Gear rumors 19/20

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    Gear rumors 19/20

    That dalbello is a weird looking thing, canít help but be reminded of those apex ski-snowboard hybrid boots.


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    10 days or so on mine so far, and I echo much of...

    10 days or so on mine so far, and I echo much of what has already been said. Articulation is significantly better than my Mtn labs or Maestrales, and you can rip everything, including inbounds...
  14. Thread: Gear rumors 19/20

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    Gear rumors 19/20

    261017 also found this. Moving to 105mm waist makes me think theyíre making room in the line for something bigger. A 110-115 waisted zero g with a more playful, powder oriented profile would be a...
  15. Thread: Gear rumors 19/20

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    261016 looks to be the case, a new ZG 95, wonder...

    261016 looks to be the case, a new ZG 95, wonder what they changed. The 95 is an excellent steep ski, but imo pretty underwhelming in soft/variable snow compared to other offerings. If it was up to...
  16. Thread: Gear rumors 19/20

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    Gear rumors 19/20

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    Johan has been hinting on insta of a new Blizzard ski, from this photo based on the graphics it looks to be a continuation of the zero g line? Maybe a rustler 11 type shape with a more...
  17. Thread: Skintrack stoke

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    259948259949 Things have been nicer than average...

    259948259949 Things have been nicer than average in mt this year, one of the few early seasons I can remember where we havenít had a widespread deep slab problem!


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    I would add that you need to select ďvalueĒ under...

    I would add that you need to select ďvalueĒ under the parameter field to get 24Hr change.


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    That, my friend, is the answer I was looking for....

    That, my friend, is the answer I was looking for. Wasnít aware of that feature. Thanks!!


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    Thatís always an option, but the cool thing about...

    Thatís always an option, but the cool thing about Andrewís site is that it color coded each snotel station on the map based on 24 hour SWE change, with different colors for each .1 inches. Itís just...
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    RIP Andrew Slater Snotel, what to do now?

    For many years the 24Hr SWE map http://cires1.colorado.edu/~aslater/SNOW/ developed by the late, great Andrew Slater has been by far the most useful and efficient tool in my online weather arsenal....
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    Blizzard Zero G 108 w/ Marker Kingpins

    185 Zero Gs and Kingpins, a now-classic combo for going way too fast in the backcountry. Mounted at recommended for a 301 bootsole (26.5 Mtn Lab). Bases and edges are in excellent shape, a half dozen...
  24. When I started snowboarding about 8 years ago, I...

    When I started snowboarding about 8 years ago, I realized immediately how terrible I was at committing to the fall line for the whole run on skis. It made my home mountains into completely different...
  25. Thread: Scarpa Alien RS

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    Dynastar Mythic 97 in a 177 and Blizzard zero G...

    Dynastar Mythic 97 in a 177 and Blizzard zero G 85 in a 171. I really see no reason why you couldn't go beefier in soft conditions, though I'd imagine some ankle rolling on sidehills based on how...
  26. Thread: Scarpa Alien RS

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    My two cents, after about 15 days in them. They...

    My two cents, after about 15 days in them. They are unbelievable, an impossible miracle. Out of the box fit was perfect for me, all day comfort without any hotspots, best range of motion and weight...
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    Agreed. Beats anything else I've used by a mile.

    Agreed. Beats anything else I've used by a mile.
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    I'm always very confused when people speak of...

    I'm always very confused when people speak of participation in a binary, as if you have to make a choice. I split my time between the two, skiing about 2/3 of the time and snowboarding the rest, and...
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    Sticky: 178708

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  30. Thread: Meet the Maggots

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    Sticky: Seventh generation resident of the Glorious...

    Seventh generation resident of the Glorious Republic of Greater Yellowstone, not old yet, inspired by long walks and obscurity.
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    FS: Voile X9 Skis, 190cm

    Located in Bozeman, buyer pays shipping CONUS: $300+SH PAYPAL ONLY.

    These are super fun, freestyle oriented powder touring twin, relatively light for their width (~2000g), with minimal topsheet...
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    My two cents, based on putting about 30 days of...

    My two cents, based on putting about 30 days of touring in them last year (and backed by a few Dynafit athletes who I've talked to about it), is that they are nearly there, but with significant...
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    Looks like the crazies. I'd wager that many of...

    Looks like the crazies. I'd wager that many of those lines have been skied, but probably not near that fast.
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    Anyone know if REI will sell them next fall? I...

    Anyone know if REI will sell them next fall?
    I only say this because I have a $700 dollar credit from a blown manaslu insert.
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