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    CAST boot conversion

    Want to make the switch to touring setup for the 20% that Iím skinning and leaning towards a pair of Shifts. Only problem is that I have a pair of alpine boots (with ďwalk modeĒ) that I donít want to...
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    Check out the Mammut Nirvana Flip. On the smaller...

    Check out the Mammut Nirvana Flip. On the smaller end at 25L but checks most of the other boxes. I have been using for a number of years and love it.
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    How significant was the change in flex?

    How significant was the change in flex?
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    Going from Marker Griffons to Barons

    Considering making the switch from Marker Griffons to Barons for the intermittent side country trips. Questions:

    1. Will the increased stack height make a noticeable difference?

    2. Iíve come...
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    2019 Black Crow Camox 181cm vs 186cm

    Debating whether to go with the 181cm or 186cm. Had a pair for the 2015 Camox at 181cm. Loved them, but dealt with tips diving when skiing chop, which sucked. Is this a function of a shorter ski? ...
  6. Bump - $90 shipped Link to details:...

    Bump - $90 shipped

    Link to details:
    https://www.osprey.com/us/en/product/kamber-abs-compatible-22-10-KMBRABS22.html
  7. Bump--$100 shipped

    Bump--$100 shipped
  8. Osprey Kamber 22+10 w/ ABS compatability - $120 shipping included

    Selling Osprey Kamber 22+10 w/ ABS compatibility. Used 3 times on summit/ski trip to Hood last spring. Great shape, just looking for something just a bit smaller. $120 w/ shipping included.
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    Thanks for the reply and info. I was also...

    Thanks for the reply and info. I was also wondering if meniscus could be the issue. Iíve read that it may not always come up on the MRI. Did you end up getting surgery or PT only?
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    Pain in the ass MCL injury

    Tore my MCL (Grade 2, no surgery) right near the C-1 lift at Baker last February. Did the whole PT circuit, got my second MRI in October, and was cleared by the ortho as fully healed. Despite all...
  11. Are you referring to Temple Quarry trail?

    Are you referring to Temple Quarry trail?
  12. Thanks fellas. Great advice. I was also...

    Thanks fellas. Great advice.

    I was also thinking Grizzly Gulch or White Pine trailhead. Sounds like the 1/2 mile off the road thing may eliminate WP trailhead, unless anybody knows differently?...
  13. Winter Camping Suggestions - Little Cottonwood

    Looking to do some winter camping in Little Cottonwood Canyon while skiing Snowbird/Alta. Not looking for a long slog, but somewhere 200-300 yards off the road... preferably past the road closure...
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    Possible I got too long of skis at 183cm (I'm...

    Possible I got too long of skis at 183cm (I'm 5'11 175lbs). Or am I just a shitty skier?
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    My shitty ski habits

    Looking for some free advice. Recently bought a GoPro, which helped me recognize a few bad skiing habits I never knew I had. Issue #1 is my floundering uphill ski when turning. Below is a vid from...
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    Thanks fellas. Interesting feedback. 181 Black...

    Thanks fellas. Interesting feedback. 181 Black Crow Camox (awesome set of sticks) is my daily driver with a decent amount of camber. Hoping I didn't get too far ahead of myself with the 189's.
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    Thanks Skerby. Do the 179's ski like 179's or...

    Thanks Skerby. Do the 179's ski like 179's or shorter? Wondering if I went too big with the 189's.
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    189cm K2 Pettitor 120 Mounting Point

    Just bought a pair of 189cm K2 Pettitors as my first designated powder ski for a trip to Alaska in February. I've seen mixed input on suggested mount point on the forums and could use some clarity....
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    PM Sent

    PM Sent
  20. Can't even begin to tell you how entertaining...

    Can't even begin to tell you how entertaining this is for me to see ma4149 getting shit on.
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    Thanks. And for the rest of you dickswingers:...

    Thanks.

    And for the rest of you dickswingers: Do not mistake me for ma4149. That guy sucks.
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    Good advice--Thanks Sillygoat.

    Good advice--Thanks Sillygoat.
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    Backseat Skiing

    (Going to get lit up on this one... queue "send this to Epic")

    Midwestern gaper who skis 15 or so days a year out west. Probably way too aggressive for my own good and have a tendency to get...
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    2017 Black Crows Camox - Thoughts?

    Has anybody demoed the 2017 Black Crows Camox? Not looking at the Freebird, but the standard Camox for an all mountain one quiver ski in the western/northwestern US. Any feedback? Not seeing much...
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    Thanks doebedoe. Have you messed around on the...

    Thanks doebedoe. Have you messed around on the Black Crows Camox at all? If so, that are your thoughts?
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    I get it, shitty skiier who doesn't know what...

    I get it, shitty skiier who doesn't know what he's talking about. Now that we've got that out of the way, sounds like I need to spend some time on the demos and practice technique. In what way will...
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    Thanks gregL--Appreciate the insight. What are...

    Thanks gregL--Appreciate the insight. What are your thoughts on the Salomon QST 99? I'm thinking the 99 may be a bit more versatile than the 106?
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    Bonafide to Soul 7 HD?

    Looking for an alternative to my 12/13 bonafides (173cm). Biggest problem I have with them is the inability to drive the ski in trees and bumps and get thrown into the backseat with difficulty...
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    Great ski

    Great ski, but the two sheets of metal makes it a bit stiff
  30. Thread: Shiffrin

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    10/10

    10/10
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