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  1. WRF-GFS forecasted snow between 5pm Friday and...

    WRF-GFS forecasted snow between 5pm Friday and 5am on Tuesday!

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  2. The magical northwest flow and orographic lift...

    The magical northwest flow and orographic lift delivered last night for the Cottonwoods with over 12" reported in most locations, official forecasts for last night only had numbers in the 2-6" range.
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    Found another nice free link to the ECMWF...

    Found another nice free link to the ECMWF https://www.pivotalweather.com/model.php
  4. No real reason I can remember now, I still really...

    No real reason I can remember now, I still really like the J Ski Metal on paper and would love to try it some day.
  5. Follow-up. I ended up buying the Fischer Ranger...

    Follow-up. I ended up buying the Fischer Ranger 102 FR in a 177cm, love them after several days of skiing them at Snowbird. For me at 150 lbs they float nice in the Powder (pic of Bounday Bowl) and...
  6. Lots of snow headed for the Wasatch over the...

    Lots of snow headed for the Wasatch over the coming week! Click HERE for some of my favorite Utah snowfall forecast links. Lots of forecast models to look at on-line these days but having forecasted...
  7. Boundary Bowl at Snowbird was still nice today....

    Boundary Bowl at Snowbird was still nice today. Time to bring on the next storms!

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  8. There are two publicly available automated snow...

    There are two publicly available automated snow stakes in little cottonwood, the Alta Collins study plot at 9662' and the Snowbird snotel site at 9177'. I do know of two automated snow stakes at...
  9. It has been a great year so far in the Wasatch...

    It has been a great year so far in the Wasatch with above normal snowfall to this point, I have had some fun days at Snowbird! Click HERE for a link to the Western US percent of normal snow water...
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    It has now been a month since my last post which...

    It has now been a month since my last post which is also when I started to track Alta and Snowbirds snow reports every so often on this Google spreadsheet...
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    This is the best free site for the ECMWF that I...

    This is the best free site for the ECMWF that I have found so far. https://weather.us/model-charts/euro
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    I did hear Peruvian Gulch opened on Wednesday...

    I did hear Peruvian Gulch opened on Wednesday around 1pm, I should have gone!

    Looking at today's Alta and Snowbird reports you will once again see why the Snowbird report makes no sense. Both...
  13. Climate change is real but the climate alarmists...

    Climate change is real but the climate alarmists are out of control. Yes the earth has warmed due to deforestation and urbanization. Link to a very interesting video that shows how data has been...
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    I was up at Snowbird this past Sunday December...

    I was up at Snowbird this past Sunday December 1st and Tuesday the 3rd (see attached pic from the 3rd), great skiing and coverage for this time of year! I don't know all of the reasons or the...
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    I have read the buyers guide but you have to pay...

    I have read the buyers guide but you have to pay for the "Best Of" skis.
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    Blister 19/20 "Best of" skis?

    What were the Blister 2019/2020 "Best of" skis?
  17. My growing list of options! Salomon QST 106 ...

    My growing list of options!

    Salomon QST 106 181cm 139-106-125 R22.0
    Dynastar Legend 106 182cm 139-106-123 R17.0
    Nordica Enforcer Free 110 177cm 140-110-129 R16.5
    Nordica...
  18. Does ON3P still make the Kartel 108? Looked at...

    Does ON3P still make the Kartel 108? Looked at the ON3P Woodsman 108 which I liked. The Deathwish "might" be a bit on the big side...Moment Commander 108 looks fun.
  19. Also thinking of some new boots, currently have...

    Also thinking of some new boots, currently have some 2008 Salomon Falcon Race boots. Looking for a lighter tech boot in a 120 ish stiffness, something like the Ranger Free 120 but does not have to be...
  20. 296051 Changed my old profile pic to something...

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    Changed my old profile pic to something new that I do on melted snow...
  21. Thinking I may go with some Fischer Ranger 102 FR...

    Thinking I may go with some Fischer Ranger 102 FR (136-102-126 R18) but still open to opinions coming off of some 2013 184cm Volkl Katana's (143-112-132 R25.8).

    I mostly ski on powder days at...
  22. I think you guys have talked me into a 104-108...

    I think you guys have talked me into a 104-108 waist width...so many choices! So far these are a few I like: ON3P Woodsman, Moment Commander 108, J skis Metal, Nordica Enforcer 104, Head Kore 105,...
  23. Lots of good information from most of you....

    Lots of good information from most of you. :smile: I was hoping to find the right ski without going the demo route by using this huge data base. Looking at all of the recommendations so far the J Ski...
  24. For what ever reason (likely just my older age)...

    For what ever reason (likely just my older age) the 184 cm Katana's with their 112 waist width combined with their weight has just become a tad too much for me the last few years, again I'm only 150...
  25. Funny, Rax is exactly what I don't need...

    Funny, Rax is exactly what I don't need...
  26. Opinions on best big mountain ski for me- Snowbird

    Looking for opinions on what ski to buy this year, I have skied at Snowbird for the last 30+ years and have a season pass there again this year even though the crowds are now insane. I mostly ski on...
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    I (and many others) think the amount of cosmic...

    I (and many others) think the amount of cosmic rays that reach the earths atmosphere is the real cause of climate change. I agree there has been some warming (around 1 degree C) due to human activity...
  28. I forgot to mention that I will use my touring...

    I forgot to mention that I will use my touring bindings in the resort more than in the backcountry. I just saw the new Marker Kingpin 13 which looks like possibly the first tech binding that would...
  29. Salomon Guardian MNC 16 vs. Tyrolia AAAdrenalin 16 vs. other

    I'm looking for opinions on which 2014/2015 touring binding is best? Will be touring in and around the Wasatch. Thanks
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    These are sold.

    These are sold.
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    Surface Live Life 191 w/ Tyrolia D9

    Surface Live Life 191 w/ Tyrolia D9

    2011-2012 Surface Live Life Skullcandy edition, 191 cm 156-120-135. Skied on about 12 days, still in very good condition, mounted with Tyrolia D9 bindings. I...
  32. Go to...

    Go to http://www.esrl.noaa.gov/psd/cgi-bin/enso/enso.pl?output=2&variable=cdprcp&region=usa&event=e&season=win&type=a for El Nino and La Nina precipitation Anomalies. The left picture is...
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    Link to my new Utah weather blog...

    Link to my new Utah weather blog http://utahweather.blogspot.com with links to detailed model projected snow fall maps and other Utah weather links focused on snow. I'm a meteorologist and will...
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    Utah is still on track for one of the worst snow...

    Utah is still on track for one of the worst snow fall years in history but things are looking up in the coming week and I still think March will be a big month. Check out my new Utah Weather blog at...
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    *Edited to new link. Link to the Cottonwood...

    *Edited to new link. Link to the Cottonwood canyons official snow safety forecast. https://www.weather.gov/slc/snow#tabs-3
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    Over 24" in the Wasatch the last few days and...

    Over 24" in the Wasatch the last few days and still snowing! Epic skiing today (Sunday) for the lucky ones, not me who is stuck at work. Check out...
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    I ended up getting a sweet deal on the Surface...

    I ended up getting a sweet deal on the Surface Live Life (191cm - 156-120-135) www.surfaceskis.com/gear/hardgoods.html and love them so far.
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    Level 9 has these...

    Level 9 has these www.levelninesports.com/Tyrolia-Ld-Power-Brake-Arms that look like they may work. Thanks

    These www.backcountry.com/tyrolia-peak-12-15-18-fat-brake may also work?
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    Tyrolia Wide Brake - where to buy?

    Does anyone know where I can buy a wide brake for the Tyrolia D9 binding? Picture of the bindings http://www.sportsgearguide.com/scripts/2002/alpinebindingpicture.asp?number=44 I want to use these...
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    TheDon, My Scot Schmidt Pro skis ski like old...

    TheDon, My Scot Schmidt Pro skis ski like old school (90's) GS race skis except they are wider. They are great for crud and groomers but dive in deep snow.

    Skidog, I (Scot Chipman) have been...
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    I do see a lot of S7's and hear good things about...

    I do see a lot of S7's and hear good things about them as well, my brother just bought a pair of Surface Live Life (191 cm 156-120-135) which I don't know much about.
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    I grew up in Utah and started skiing at 8 yrs...

    I grew up in Utah and started skiing at 8 yrs old, 42 yrs old now and ski 20 days a winter mostly at Snowbird on Powder days. I still ski hard and fast but have slowed a little, cliff jumping days...
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    Best Big Mtn (Snowbird) resort ski?

    I'm 5' 11" 155 lbs looking for a new ski, ski mostly at Snowbird. I like Ski Logik Howitzer and Volkl Katana so far but what else should I look at?
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    Someone must have it on video! What was the...

    Someone must have it on video!

    What was the guys name who took the beater?


    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VnsuDGPwGzk
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    Snowbird '08 Freeskiing Semi-Finals

    Where can I get the semi-finals video from Friday the 21st of March? On www.usfreeskiing.com all I can find in the finals from Saturday the 22nd. I'm really looking for the amazing crash in north...
  46. Both UTC and PST are valid times. Best to use PST...

    Both UTC and PST are valid times. Best to use PST (Pacific Standard Time), add one hour for Mountain. UTC is Coordinated Universal Time.
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    Utah Weather Discussion

    * Edited this original post and added a new post at the end of the thread discussing Snowbird and Alta snowfall reports.

    I'm now a retired meteorologist in Utah but I do still update my Utah...
  48. Best hour-by-hour weather forecast on the web!

    Go to http://www.atmos.washington.edu/~ovens/loops/wxloop.cgi?mm5d2_pcp1+//72/1 It is a GFS MM5 model that updates twice a day around 9am and 9pm Pacific.
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    FS: Stockli Stormrider Scot Schmidt Pro 194

    Hand made Swiss ski that came out in the fall of 2004, I bought new in the fall of 2005. Hard to find ski, especially in a 194cm. Mounted with Tyrolia D9 4-14 DIN. I have only skied on them about 15...
  50. Thread: Ronny Dry Top

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    Ronny Dry Top

    New Ronny Dry Top for $65, they retailed for $160! For a picture of the top and more information go to http://www.geocities.com/scotchipman/ronny The tops are $65 plus $8 shipping. If interested...
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