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    As an aging Jeffrey owner, that sounds awesome.

    As an aging Jeffrey owner, that sounds awesome.
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    https://www.arapahoebasin.com/lessons-rentals/snow...

    https://www.arapahoebasin.com/lessons-rentals/snowsports/kids-programs/

    I did part time instructing at A-basin last year and was super impressed. They do a great job and the goal is progression,...
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    Not as cool as Kane Creek, but was free and a bit...

    Not as cool as Kane Creek, but was free and a bit closer to town last year. Tons of fire rings/spots to camp in this area
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    Rode chairlifts all alone at Breck on Monday most...

    Rode chairlifts all alone at Breck on Monday most of the day, it was honestly the least crowded I've ever seen. Guess everyone was at Beaver or WP. Fun was had, whale's tale to Y chute was great if...
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    Was in the same situation with my Billy Goats...

    Was in the same situation with my Billy Goats this year, they sat against the wall from November until February, but once they got on snow it made all the waiting worth it!
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    Easiest legal route would be to get a part time...

    Easiest legal route would be to get a part time job with the resort to snag a pass. I think if you work 5-10 days during the busy season (spring break is coming up), you're eligible for a full epic...
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    Thanks, I was wondering if I might be...

    Thanks, I was wondering if I might be over-thinking things a bit.
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    Bumping this hoping some of you mags may be able...

    Bumping this hoping some of you mags may be able to help me find resources for getting into big game hunting. Books, courses, whatever you recommend to learn would be great.

    I grew up hunting...
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    If you're having problems with your rental boots...

    If you're having problems with your rental boots (feet are always cold, hurting, etc), then I think it's a great idea to buy a pair of ski boots. They'll last a long time if you're only using them...
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    Drove up I-70 last night around 8pm coming from...

    Drove up I-70 last night around 8pm coming from sunny Ft Myers, FL. Loveland is going to be really great today, wind was moving a lot of snow around. Hopefully some of you guys are out there enjoying...
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    This hits on the real issue. We're all getting...

    This hits on the real issue. We're all getting the same info, some of us have different risk tolerances. If you understand that skier compaction has an effect on the snow pack, but probably not...
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    FWIW I've only taken AVY 1, but I did some...

    FWIW I've only taken AVY 1, but I did some volunteer bootpacking with Copper Ski Patrol one year. What I remember from that and the linked Slide podcast, is that skier compaction isn't enough to...
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    After a long time researching, I'm finally...

    After a long time researching, I'm finally joining the BG club. Just ordered a pair of stock 184's from ON3P, and can't wait. Stoked about the upcoming ski season and my updated quiver:

    180 Praxis...
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    Free bump, wish I could buy these but had an...

    Free bump, wish I could buy these but had an unexpected expense pop up.
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    Do the layers seem to be separating at the tails,...

    Do the layers seem to be separating at the tails, or is it just chips? Coming from the same year's Jeffreys, it seems like it's cosmetic.

    Any idea on shipping to 80435? I like these a lot, but...
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    Ugly, This may be beat to death by now, but...

    Ugly,

    This may be beat to death by now, but my daily driver is the old Jeffrey (110mm waist, similar to the Kartel) and I got to Demo the Wren 98's. Like you, I don't ski park. First off, you're...
  17. PM Sent on those viciks

    PM Sent on those viciks
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    If this is less prone to icing, meaning less...

    If this is less prone to icing, meaning less fiddling with it during transitions then this will be awesome.
  19. If you're worried about inconsistent waves book...

    If you're worried about inconsistent waves book lessons or talk to Wildmex about surfing. Good folks with a shop in Sayulita and one near La Lancha, and they'll drive you to where the waves are...
  20. I would totally do this if I weren't moving to...

    I would totally do this if I weren't moving to Breck this Summer. A-Basin + MC is really all you need, but I'm thinking if I live in Breck I'll want to ski there. We'll see after a year if I follow...
  21. I did the Mtn Collective this year (+ Epic local,...

    I did the Mtn Collective this year (+ Epic local, but I live in Summit), and was impressed at how easy/nice it was to do with a car. Telluride, Aspen, and Taos are all a reasonable drive from one...
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    Never ran into a bad attitude while I was there....

    Never ran into a bad attitude while I was there. In fact, a couple of locals and even some ski patrollers showed me and my group a few stashes around the mountain, leading to one of the best ski days...
  23. Tough call. I may be the only person that didn't...

    Tough call. I may be the only person that didn't really like the DPS 120s (non spooned, hybrid version). I blame it on the pintail, which was cool only in the deepest of light powder, but I didn't...
  24. I grew up an hour away from Myrtle Beach, and now...

    I grew up an hour away from Myrtle Beach, and now call Summit home. What you just said is ridiculously hyperbolic, bordering on stupid. Summit has it's flaws, but it's nothing like MB.
  25. Wow, great review. The insights were particularly...

    Wow, great review. The insights were particularly helpful, such as "This backpack is sick!"

    And so convenient that there's an affiliate link at the end of the article, so that when I buy you...
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    ESPN reporting LSU is going to keep Coach Eaux

    ESPN reporting LSU is going to keep Coach Eaux
  27. Thread: Sayulita mx

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    Maria's shrimp and fish tacos during the day ...

    Maria's shrimp and fish tacos during the day

    Tacos El Ivan at night

    XXX-er is spot on about walking North too.

    I couldn't surf last time I was there, so did a fishing trip one day, just...
  28. Used M+S Tires: Free if you pick them up in Frisco, CO

    I've got a set of 4 Arctic Claw Winter Xsi M+S tires that I need to get rid of. They were used on my Jeep JK for two Winters, and replaced. Some light cupping on some of the tires (my shocks were...
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    I doubt Keystone opens on time, all they've been...

    I doubt Keystone opens on time, all they've been able to get down so far are a few patches looks like. And even though it will be cold tonight it's supposed to warm right back up.
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    Mountain biked yesterday, skied the wrod today. ...

    Mountain biked yesterday, skied the wrod today.

    Colorado weather sucks.
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    There's been a lot of Backcountry talk lately on...

    There's been a lot of Backcountry talk lately on here, and I just want to say that they're an awesome option that doesn't get a lot of hype. I've got some 180 ULs mounted with Ions and they are...
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    Does anyone in the PAC-12 run a 3-3-5 like WVU?...

    Does anyone in the PAC-12 run a 3-3-5 like WVU? Seems like it would be a good defense against the big PAC-12 offenses.

    I don't really follow the PAC-12 but always have fun when I do watch.
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    Spot on, and on top of that, who cares what kind...

    Spot on, and on top of that, who cares what kind of skis someone else is on.
  34. Thread: Westworld

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    Premier was awesome, second episode left me...

    Premier was awesome, second episode left me craving a little more story development instead of just jumping around so much.
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    It depends, there are deed restrictions in Summit...

    It depends, there are deed restrictions in Summit ranging from "no short term rentals" to strict appreciation caps/resale regulated by the SCHA.

    Most of the heavier deed restricted properties that...
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    I'm sure he's got bills to pay, but I would hope...

    I'm sure he's got bills to pay, but I would hope for how long he's been active that he's got a fair amount of savings/investments/whatever. I'm basing this on absolutely no actual knowledge.
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    Would be awesome to see a legend like Morrison...

    Would be awesome to see a legend like Morrison with ON3P (or at least on some), and I feel like the BG is a pretty natural match for his style.

    I hope this means he gets more time and flexibility...
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    I'm 5'8"

    I'm 5'8"
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    In my brief experience with steeples and BG's,...

    In my brief experience with steeples and BG's, they are definitely maneuverable and easy to ski once you get a little used to them. I think if she's on 171 Kartels, 174 Steeples should be no problem...
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    So, has anybody not had a great time skiing in...

    So, has anybody not had a great time skiing in AK? Sounds like it's tough to go wrong when choosing a heli operation.

    Maybe the more appropriate question is, which operation has the best down day...
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    Sounds awesome! Thanks for the rec!

    Sounds awesome! Thanks for the rec!
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    Thanks for the info/time guys. You're making it a...

    Thanks for the info/time guys. You're making it a tough decision, seems like I couldn't go wrong with either ski.
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    They're on Steep And Cheap too for like $120. Not...

    They're on Steep And Cheap too for like $120. Not bad.
  44. If you're passing through Ouray, Maggie's burgers...

    If you're passing through Ouray, Maggie's burgers and Grumpypants brewery is a great stop. Be sure to bring cash as I don't think either accept credit cards.

    In Telluride, the two pizza places,...
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    Really appreciate your thoughts iggy. I was...

    Really appreciate your thoughts iggy. I was actually beginning to lean towards the Kartel 98 or PBJ after hearing the comments above.

    FWIW, this would be in a quiver with Jeffrey 110s, which would...
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    This makes me wonder how Canadian liability law...

    This makes me wonder how Canadian liability law is different from the US, as that will probably affect how VR handles the backcountry access.
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    Good info, that's really what I was concerned...

    Good info, that's really what I was concerned about.

    Aevergreene, I thought the new Wrens shape/flex made it more versatile and playful?
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    Moment Tahoe info?

    Has anyone got any time in on the new Moment Tahoe, with the Deathwish style triple camber? I've heard nothing but great things about the Deathwish, but I've already got a 110 underfoot daily driver...
  49. I live in Summit. Probably the most wearing...

    I live in Summit. Probably the most wearing things for me are the bitter old locals who just hate on everything, and then the crowd that just uses Summit as a place to come party/act like an asshole....
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    How are realtors still a thing?

    What do you guys think about paying 20% to 40% markup at a retail store to help pay for the goon standing behind the counter? Makes three percent for a competent agent who actually works hard and...
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