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    Check out the 'Compare Binding' PDF at bottom...

    Check out the 'Compare Binding' PDF at bottom right on Knut's templates.
  2. One estimate I read was 2.5 million lbs on the...

    One estimate I read was 2.5 million lbs on the Dolores rock. They've created a single lane bipass to open access.

    Boom, how boulder babies are made:


    https://youtu.be/tu3rZThREeo
  3. And for grins, aerial views. You can just make...

    And for grins, aerial views. You can just make out Wiley at the top of the second image:

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    EDIT: from a friend at CDOT:
    "I asked one of our crew what he thought. He says, in...
  4. Yeah, super saturated soils on moderately steep...

    Yeah, super saturated soils on moderately steep slope in this case. They were from the the west slope (left of the original image) which has a cliff band and lots of boulders sitting on the slope in...
  5. Big Ass Boulders Destroy Hwy 145 between Dolores & Telluride

    #SWCODOT CO 145 ROCK FALL UPDATE:
    CO 145 between Cortez & Telluride is closed indefinitely due to a significant rock fall which occurred this afternoon. The slide is located approximately 12...
  6. Thread: Doggie stoke

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    A good bud's Golden Retriever, Bella just passed....

    A good bud's Golden Retriever, Bella just passed. He made this commemorative image:

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    She was a sweetie. RIP Bella :frown::frown::frown:
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    I thought Martin's interview on 60 minutes...

    I thought Martin's interview on 60 minutes was interesting:

    "....They (Benioff & Weiss) knew the books cold and convinced Martin that if HBO signed on, they would make an epic, cinematic...
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    ....and possibly with less headaches and wasted...

    ....and possibly with less headaches and wasted time which could be applied elsewhere. And for the owner, a better valued and more useful property. As Buffet stated: "Price is what you pay. Value is...
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    No one wants to pay up front, nor allow the time...

    No one wants to pay up front, nor allow the time needed, on a project for dialed in detailing on projects that would reduce padded bids and inherent construction inefficiencies leading to change...
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    Per this 60 Minutes piece...

    Per this 60 Minutes piece, the author is out of the loop and 'gave up his baby for adoption' a while ago and the writers are making the call. During the interviews after each episode, they clearly...
  13. Crazy Mass Start Skiing Race In Switzerland | Red...

    Crazy Mass Start Skiing Race In Switzerland | Red Bull Homerun 2019


    https://youtu.be/SR0RqU6j-y8
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    Happy 600th Club goal, Lionel! ...

    Happy 600th Club goal, Lionel!
  15. Open web truss joists are designed just like roof...

    Open web truss joists are designed just like roof trusses for what ever stiffness, loads and spans you need. You can even have them designed with plenums sized to fit larger ducts than might fit in...
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    A 'seasonal' contender, Mensa reject or lost a...

    A 'seasonal' contender, Mensa reject or lost a 1:50 odds bet?

    Cabin near Silverton ‘obliterated’ by avalanche
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    Cersei Lannister to Euron Greyjoy prior...

    Cersei Lannister to Euron Greyjoy prior to the Battle of Winterfell:

    "Make some popcorn, let's Netflix and chill."
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    Best spring coverage in the San Juans in ages: ...

    Best spring coverage in the San Juans in ages:

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  19. Thread: Doggie stoke

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    Dood, either get off your ass so I can take you...

    Dood, either get off your ass so I can take you for a walk, or I'll destroy you.

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    Then there are these guys and gals: 277645

    Then there are these guys and gals:

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    Yeah and unfortunately, Designers and Architects...

    Yeah and unfortunately, Designers and Architects need engineers, too. :wink:

    There is also a consulting approach where you can get some design input and you do the drawings. Hell, I'd do the...
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    Home Remodel: Do, Don'ts, Advice

    At what point of the remedial work you need to do would it be better to scrape it (or part) and start anew?

    And, what is the ‘cost’ of keeping the tree vs considering better or more options if it...
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    ^^^^^ This. The design is what you will be...

    ^^^^^
    This. The design is what you will be paying to build, regardless and affecting your family's daily lives. Short term 'pain' for long term gain.....and to avoid the woulda, coulda, shoulda's.
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    Can your existing foundation support the loads of...

    Can your existing foundation support the loads of an upper level addition? Often, beefing up an existing foundation and dropping loads to knew footings are necessary. In some cases supporting the...
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    Can a homeowner pull an electrical permit? If so,...

    Can a homeowner pull an electrical permit? If so, the electrical inspector may be an asset. I wired my shop and added a subpanel along with swapping out circuit breakers in the main panel and adding...
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    FWIW, I passed this link to a long time BC...

    FWIW, I passed this link to a long time BC enthusiast:

    "We've (CSAS and H.P. Marshall) been skiing with the pro sized version of this, LIDAR, for several years at Senator Beck. It will identify...
  27. Thread: Wildlife

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    They also love the pow: 276439 276438

    They also love the pow:
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  28. They couldn’t access the lodge for a few weeks....

    They couldn’t access the lodge for a few weeks. It was vacant not a ton of skiers and boarders on the pass.

    I thought I posted the Million Dollar flyover from a couple weeks ago:
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  29. It's been super warm the last couple days and I'm...

    It's been super warm the last couple days and I'm sure it transformed. Cooler temps tomorrow, however.

    Check out St Paul's Lodge:

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  30. CDOT worked their asses off and 550 is open after...

    CDOT worked their asses off and 550 is open after a 20 day closure. The skiing is great with over 110 inches while things are settling down a bit.

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  31. CDOT worked their asses off and 550 is open and...

    CDOT worked their asses off and 550 is open and the skiing is great with over 110 inches while things are settling down a bit.

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    Thanks to CDOT, RMP is open after 20 days of...

    Thanks to CDOT, RMP is open after 20 days of closure with over 110" of snow & St Paul's is buried and vacant:

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  33. Silverton/ San Juan County may "close the backcountry"

    PSA: from The Robert Report on Red Mountain and BC access

    https://therobertreport.net/2019/03/18/southwest-colorado-travel-update-crews-make-progress-on-us-550-red-mountain-pass/


    Stay out of...
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    I was thinking it was the basin above Matterhorn...

    I was thinking it was the basin above Matterhorn and the old Galloping Goose bed. There's a skin track from the nordic center that climbs up from there and is along the bike trail. I was eyeballing...
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    https://youtu.be/6goEmYr_gFI

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  36. I'm betting he knew. So sorry for your loss.

    I'm betting he knew. So sorry for your loss.
  37. PSA: Silverton Mountain, CO Suspends Operations...

    PSA:
    Silverton Mountain, CO Suspends Operations | An Avalanche Has Cut Off Access to the Ski Area
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    RIP Hans. He sounded like a good soul. From...

    RIP Hans. He sounded like a good soul. From Joel's Open Snow comments today.
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    By 'tapered hole' you mean countersunk, I take...

    By 'tapered hole' you mean countersunk, I take it? A flat head would be the call unless you could shape the underside of a pan head. At that length, you'd have lots of choices for a bomber mount with...
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    Why chance it? You have 3/4 of the minimum...

    Why chance it? You have 3/4 of the minimum purchase holding your ass on your skis as is 'suggested as a rule of thumb'.
  41. Sweet! Mine arrived yesterday. Thanks MiCol! ...

    Sweet! Mine arrived yesterday. Thanks MiCol!


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  42. Thread: Doggie stoke

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    Awesome! Did Echo make a wish and blow out the...

    Awesome! Did Echo make a wish and blow out the candle?
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    Is it more important that you ski with your kids...

    Is it more important that you ski with your kids or spent quality, positive time doing 'stuff' with your kids?

    I've spent a fair amount of time thinking about what I did right and wrong with my,...
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    For those who have been moving a lot of snow...

    For those who have been moving a lot of snow lately:
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    I think it's good practice to attach the toes to...

    I think it's good practice to attach the toes to the boots then align the toe piece over the toe holes to see where the BSC hits on this (and any) template. Then adjust the template relative to...
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    I blame CRS, bro. As a result, however, I have...

    I blame CRS, bro.

    As a result, however, I have a much clearer picture of Bear Creek than I had skiing by (and some in) and staring at it for decades. It truly knocks the legs out of how special it...
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    Well, a Lowes 'Wye'...

    Well, a Lowes 'Wye' is a lot like a Home Depot 'Street/Sanitary/Sweep Tee'
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    So the 'T' is a sweep/street?

    So the 'T' is a sweep/street?
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    Bear Creek-Telluride

    Is Tempter Chute across from Electra/Happy Thought? Seems like Wedding Chutes are roughly across from Electra and skier’s left of Revy.


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    Before 9 was in place and I was more of a dumb...

    Before 9 was in place and I was more of a dumb ass, I dropped in a few times from somewhere between 6 and Bushwacker. It was dicey and I was lucky with the chances I took, but back then it was a trip...
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