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    Thanks dude. I figured the rib would make at most...

    Thanks dude. I figured the rib would make at most 50% of the sluff come down on me, so I decided it was good enough to open up some turns on. I wasn't about to exit the rib and risk having bad timing...
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    Here's some very recent stoke from the 15/16...

    Here's some very recent stoke from the 15/16 season :the_finge


    https://vimeo.com/182773483
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    Skied kinda freshies all summer. The event I call...

    Skied kinda freshies all summer. The event I call the start of the season now is skiing down to the highway at the pass. Timed right, you can ski on some high glacier in fresh most months of summer....
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    On my low techs the screw to separate the halves...

    On my low techs the screw to separate the halves was on the bottom, not the top. And they've been consigned to paperweights for becoming too easy to turn. I'd check the bottom before you get too...
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    Links aren't TR's. Copy pasted with a "see more"...

    Links aren't TR's. Copy pasted with a "see more" linking to your blog isn't a TR. If you want people on TGR to care, put in the effort and do some original writing on here.
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    If you want to test your limits, there is no...

    If you want to test your limits, there is no replacement for something lighter. Chos are pretty manageable going downhill, for the weight class they're pretty forgiving. Go for the 17x length of...
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    I'm finding it hard to remember to be honest, I...

    I'm finding it hard to remember to be honest, I didn't get a pass last year due to work not really jiving as well with mid-week skiing so I had only a few days up there. Got a pass this year though....
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    Back for more, eh? Umm, it's good. My first two...

    Back for more, eh? Umm, it's good. My first two seasons were Nina and very good. Better chances of big enough storms to shut down the highway too, which makes the horse pretty quiet.
  9. Paint.net for sure. Super simple, just a more...

    Paint.net for sure. Super simple, just a more advanced paint.
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    Ah shit. He gave me my first pair of ice axes,...

    Ah shit. He gave me my first pair of ice axes, years back. Always keen to do something when I was in town. Rip buddy
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    Ever since I turned up the DIN on my RT's to 10...

    Ever since I turned up the DIN on my RT's to 10 (max), I can't help but notice it turns one way easier than the other out of ski mode. Both are hard as hell to turn, to the point I think I'm putting...
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    Everyone runs faster with a knife

    Everyone runs faster with a knife
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    Avalanche-wise, it's generally better to go...

    Avalanche-wise, it's generally better to go around. Usually things are steepest at the top, and almost always the most reactive wind-affected snow is at the top, that gives you the chance to do a...
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    I think that's the same one Jon and Sam killed....

    I think that's the same one Jon and Sam killed. He seems to be the bitch of the bunch, "Hey, go fetch me Craster's baby" "Hey you go first again, I don't feel like dying". What is dead may never die,...
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    Shit, I wouldda bought that thing and used it...

    Shit, I wouldda bought that thing and used it right away
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    Thanks guys. Unskiablility is my specialty

    Thanks guys. Unskiablility is my specialty
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    Still good skiing up there ...

    Still good skiing up there

    http://i63.tinypic.com/10z06pu.jpg
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    Depends how far you go. As long as you're not...

    Depends how far you go. As long as you're not crashing it and replacing parts constantly, it's not that expensive. I put more gas in my truck on the way to sled touring than my sled. If you're...
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    Both which would focus his sights on the true...

    Both which would focus his sights on the true north and off of revenge against the sick little fucker to the south who raped his sister, when she gets there. Unless you mean that he will attempt to...
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    It wouldn't make a ton of sense for the...

    It wouldn't make a ton of sense for the muntineers to send out ravens before their mutiny becomes the new establishment. And the main characters of the old guard were hoping to get Jon back, so they...
  21. Usually they start as snowmakers around here.

    Usually they start as snowmakers around here.
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    Emperor and Archduke in Glacier Creek. I wrote...

    Emperor and Archduke in Glacier Creek. I wrote about it on my blog in my signature
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    Shit you guys have some rad terrain out there! I...

    Shit you guys have some rad terrain out there! I oughtta visit more often.

    http://i63.tinypic.com/1zvvas9.jpg
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    It's April, stop dreaming, start doing! Mt...

    It's April, stop dreaming, start doing! Mt Victoria is about as classic as it gets around here.

    http://i66.tinypic.com/10n8ei8.jpg

    http://i67.tinypic.com/j9y4r8.jpg
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    That's a cool line, but it's nothing like the...

    That's a cool line, but it's nothing like the north face. Over 50 deg for 1000m (reportedly 55). Skied by one party ever.
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    There can be only one king ...

    There can be only one king

    http://www.pbase.com/nolock/image/97234443
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    Had to crush a lot of gravel heading up Bush...

    Had to crush a lot of gravel heading up Bush North as well. Bare from Valenciennes crossing all the way to Lyell Creek at least. Maybe changing aspect at Lyell Creek there has saved the rest of the...
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    http://i68.tinypic.com/dbjgj5.jpg That...

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    That escalated quickly. If you squint just right you can see the skintrack on the flats in the shadow near center
  29. I liked my chos. Decided to rail in wind funk on...

    I liked my chos. Decided to rail in wind funk on one peak and was amazed at how they dealt. Steep corn carves at speed, careful turns on >40* bare glacial ice, all kinds of stuff. Actually I've...
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    Just wait till the mangy decrepit sheep turn up....

    Just wait till the mangy decrepit sheep turn up. People slam on the brakes to gawk at the raccoons of the rockies. Gotta get out of the parks and into the redneck part of BC where people don't give a...
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    ^Big time. Pow all aspects and big peaks in....

    ^Big time. Pow all aspects and big peaks in. Perfect.
  32. Not for avalanche purposes, no. Probe on glacier/...

    Not for avalanche purposes, no. Probe on glacier/ for cornices, shovel for digging in on overnighters. If I'm soloing somewhere remote with none of those considerations, none of them. I can't feel...
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    Definitely glacial. Snow avys don't scour the...

    Definitely glacial. Snow avys don't scour the ground like that unless under really special circumstances (moist ground, certainly nowhere near ice). Impressive.
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    Looks like perfect weather and snow conditions....

    Looks like perfect weather and snow conditions. Great shots!
  35. Oooh yes, I know both. Thanks man

    Oooh yes, I know both. Thanks man
  36. You didn't do some Google Earthing before heading...

    You didn't do some Google Earthing before heading up? It's the big one on the left after Edith Cavell. Some of the best looking descents on the dry side around there. I ask because the fans are...
  37. How's Throne looking these days?

    How's Throne looking these days?
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    If the other lens is sensor blue I'm interested....

    If the other lens is sensor blue I'm interested. Looks to be in the pic.
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    Shit, you mean you had to ski Sunshine without...

    Shit, you mean you had to ski Sunshine without the Dive all this time? Sounds awful...
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    I've got 3 heel posts from my local shop over the...

    I've got 3 heel posts from my local shop over the past couple years for cheap (~$10). The Speed Turn (and speed turn 2.0) use a similar post, I'd think it would be identical. So hopefully Dynafit...
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    I do #2 religiously (or rip skins with skis still...

    I do #2 religiously (or rip skins with skis still on whenever possible). #1 I do every now and then, but I smack the middle of the binding with my pole butt end and the lever a few times instead....
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    Haha yeah, haven't used those for a couple years....

    Haha yeah, haven't used those for a couple years. Too much ski for me honestly. Even more so in mounatineery places where ice kung fu might be required.

    Oh, and snow turning to rain in town...
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    Well, I think I finally had my gear set right for...

    Well, I think I finally had my gear set right for skiing and was on the sled toward the line at 10:30 or 11, so not that long. Other than a couple sections skinning facetted pillows and a couple...
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    Skiing is pretty fun ...

    Skiing is pretty fun


    https://vimeo.com/154974698
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    Because people do awesome shit, even in race...

    Because people do awesome shit, even in race boots.


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    I think there are/were requirements for certain sections of euro races that crampons were required. Hybrid...
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    Driven it a few times. Thunder bay in a day is a...

    Driven it a few times. Thunder bay in a day is a really long stretch. Ontario is a really fucking big province, as stated. Drive to conditions (fast), that's the best way I find to keep awake. Bring...
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    There's some B&B in Donald I always drive past on...

    There's some B&B in Donald I always drive past on the way up the B road. Can't remember the name but the sign's out front.
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    Was at extreme (5) a couple weeks back....

    Was at extreme (5) a couple weeks back. Facets/hoar/ other dry spell words getting a big wet storm. Shit, it was extreme on the coast. December and most of January was brilliant though, as Alex was...
  49. Hiel Emperor Yamaha

    Hiel Emperor Yamaha
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    Haha that's about right!

    Haha that's about right!
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