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  1. Newb questions: where to find used kayaks?

    Long time skier and mtn biker, I'm finally caving and buying hitewater kayaking gear. I live in Hood River, OR and I'm finding it difficult to source used gear. I assume this is related to current...
  2. Need South America trip recommendations

    Iím going to SA with a friend in late October. This is my first time traveling abroad so this is an exploratory mission. Skiing isnít a priority. However I would be pretty hyped if we were able to...
  3. Thread: Ikon Pass

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    Whoopsy forgot to quote the post.

    Whoopsy forgot to quote the post.
  4. Thread: Ikon Pass

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    If anybody knows where to get these stickers I...

    If anybody knows where to get these stickers I would love to buy some.
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    Would have been unreal if Mael had landed his run.

    Would have been unreal if Mael had landed his run.
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    Canít stay logged in

    So Iíve had issues with this site forever. I login and the website redirects to my profile but as soon as I leave that page I am logged out. I get stuck in this perpetual loop of logging in. I have...
  7. Hood river. I can meet you when meadows opens.

    Hood river. I can meet you when meadows opens.
  8. FS: Stock liners for Tecnica Zero G 25.5 (cheap)

    I pulled the stock liners from my Zero Gs and figured Iíd offer them up on here before throwing them in the trash. Just pay for shipping from Oregon.
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    That's kind of the idea. Obviously I wouldn't be...

    That's kind of the idea. Obviously I wouldn't be using the setup just for volcanoes but that's the inspiration for me looking at lighter gear. I'd definitely prefer not to spend $1200 on skis. But...
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    WTB: lightweight touring gear

    I want to ski some volcanoes this spring and my current touring setup is too heavy for the longer missions. I drove around salt lake today and looked at a bunch of different gear and created a...
  11. Just out of curiosity, why are you selling these?...

    Just out of curiosity, why are you selling these? Wondering because Iím about to pickup a pair of these boots and interested in peopleís opinions on the stock liners.
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    Winter camping tents??

    Hey I want to get into winter camping and multi-day ski tours and I'm looking for tent recommendations.
    I live in interior BC. I'm looking for a 2-3 person tent to use as a base camp. I've read...
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    PLEASE DO THIS

    PLEASE DO THIS
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    Wow thanks for all the irrelevant info. What Iím...

    Wow thanks for all the irrelevant info. What Iím trying to get at is: numbers like DIN (yes for fucks sake of course Iím talking about bindings) especially when subject to standard testing methods...
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    Now weíre talking!

    Now weíre talking!
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    Weíre finally starting to ask the right...

    Weíre finally starting to ask the right questions. I donít see any reason why you couldnít determine an overall dampness value. Itís not like you need to do a weighted average of all the materials....
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    Alright how about DIN?

    Alright how about DIN?
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    Oh ok. So flex index of 110 vs 130 when weíre...

    Oh ok. So flex index of 110 vs 130 when weíre talking about boots means nothing?
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    No no no I donít want to use number to describe...

    No no no
    I donít want to use number to describe the perfect ski. I want to use them to perfectly describe any ski.
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    Thanks for the quality input dingus.

    Thanks for the quality input dingus.
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    That is why we should use numbers instead. I...

    That is why we should use numbers instead.
    I guess a lot of people misinterpreted the objective of this thread.
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    Maybe you need an explanation of what it means to...

    Maybe you need an explanation of what it means to measure something?
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    Thatís exactly what Iím trying to get at. The...

    Thatís exactly what Iím trying to get at. The whole point of this thread was to start a discussion about how that could be accomplished, how to scientifically measure these things. Thereís got to be...
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    Ski reviews: Qualitative vs Quantitative

    When reading a review for a ski or the description on a manufacturers website, words like Ďpoppyí or Ďplayfulí often come up. The opposite of Ďplayfulí might be Ďdeadí which has negative...
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    Anybody still touring sans sled in the Koots...

    Anybody still touring sans sled in the Koots right now?
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    Who's still touring in BC?

    Who's still touring? Got laid off due to covid and I'm jonesing to fill the truck up and drive somewhere for a week to get some high alpine spring skiing (responsibly of course - bringing my own...
  27. Help me find something similar to the 4FRNT KYE

    Really liked the looks of that ski and sad that I never got my hands on a pair. Currently looking for a new touring ski. Hoping that one of you gear nerds can recommend something similar.
    stiff flex...
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    WTB: 4FRNT KYE

    Looking for 188s. Show me what you got.
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    American here. Also interested in a South...

    American here. Also interested in a South American summer. Will do more research tomorrow but decided to come here first. Maybe somebody has some first hand knowledge they can pass on?
    Cheers!
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    That's a nice jacket. What is your asking price?...

    That's a nice jacket. What is your asking price?
    Thanks
  31. Gave em a call earlier today and left a message....

    Gave em a call earlier today and left a message. Will try again next week if I don't hear back.
  32. This is my second pair of Krypton Pros and it...

    This is my second pair of Krypton Pros and it definitely wasn't as much of an issue with my Langes or Technicas.
  33. Why is it so damn hard to get replacement buckles?

    Every year I break at least one buckle and every year I go through the same damn process. I go to my local shop and they say, "Let's see if we have something in the back." They sort through their...
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    I don't know why the video won't embed. Anyway...

    I don't know why the video won't embed. Anyway here's the link.
    https://vimeo.com/305405594
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    Up and comer: Jonnie Merrill

    Has anybody else noticed this young man tearing up the Wasatch and British Columbia the last few years? He just dropped his 17/18 season edit and it's legit as fuck.


    https://vimeo.com/305405594...
  36. WTB: pow skis to replace my ON3P Jeffreys

    Broke ass college student.
    I've been riding these skis for too god damn long. This is my first thread so go easy on me. However, I'm a big deal over on newschoolers so you know I'm legit. Mainly ski...
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    I am covered for 75 visits. I realize at this...

    I am covered for 75 visits. I realize at this point that my recovery rate reflects how much time I put into it but I think that some of the stuff I was doing earlier on for ROM was totally...
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    Question about PT

    I've been going to physical therapy for about 3 months now. I started going to The Orthopedic Specialty Hospital in Murray, Utah for my knee rehab in early May. This was my first real injury so I...
  39. sounds expensive. I'd never pay for custom...

    sounds expensive. I'd never pay for custom outerwear, but most stuff fits me pretty well anyway.
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    FS: 09/10 K2 Obsethed 179

    Here we have the 2009/2010 K2 Obsetheds. These skis are fucking bomb.
    They have 1 1/2 seasons on them of me charging around Alta/Snowbird and they've held up great.
    I'd like $200 shipped for them...
  41. Hey there's no need for that negativity dude. I...

    Hey there's no need for that negativity dude. I came over to TGR for a change of pace from NS which is all about park/urban. Cheer up! A positive attitude is contagious. :)
  42. No doubt he's on top of his game, but no one has...

    No doubt he's on top of his game, but no one has perfect form 100% of the time. That makes sense that he's locking the DIN out though. I had never heard of that. That's pretty cool. I wonder why more...
  43. Well I first posted this on NS then realized most...

    Well I first posted this on NS then realized most kids on NS are park skiers and might not know too much about touring, and no I didn't think there were threads about this already, hence why I asked....
  44. How does Hoji slay so hard on Dynafit bindings?

    We all know Eric Hjorleifson skis some big lines and big cliffs. And he does it all on Dynafit bindings which aren't very burly. Dynafit is known for being the lightest AT bindings on the market. I...
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