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  1. Toledo Chute already ripped, similar size to last...

    Toledo Chute already ripped, similar size to last week's storm slab.
  2. Backcountry report - Pretty good over on Cardiff....

    Backcountry report - Pretty good over on Cardiff. Surfy and fast. No instabilities noted. Resorts got some pretty impressive results with the Avalauncher. on northern aspects.
  3. Haven’t gotten out of the resort yet but fast and...

    Haven’t gotten out of the resort yet but fast and smooth.
  4. Today was an excellent day. Bird TC Alta. First...

    Today was an excellent day. Bird TC Alta. First real freeski day since the season started.
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    FS: 26.5 Scarpa Maestrale BNWT $280

    Scarpa Maestrale size 26.5 / 306mm bsl. Brand New with Tags and extra hardware. 2017-2018 Vintage. $280 + buyer pays shipping or local pickup in Alta/Salt Lake City.
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  6. LCC isn't a friendly place for overnight parking....

    LCC isn't a friendly place for overnight parking. Especially considering the forecast, I would recommend not trying to park in the canyon.

    Muted is right about Momentum on 33rd or Momentum down...
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    Quantifying CT/ECT Taps

    I recently had a discussion about the Stuffblock test as an alternate to the CT. Considering the variables in tapping on your column such as the size of the person, downward force applied, gloved had...
  8. 2” dense graupel this am in Alta. PI rates just...

    2” dense graupel this am in Alta. PI rates just picked up to 2”/hr +


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  9. WASATCH STOKE, CONDITIONS, OBSERVATIONS and ASSORTED DRIVAL 19-20

    Walked Beartrap to Silver. Couple of laps over there and, in Full Alta Form, traversed to Beartrap Aspens. Thick bush on the exit. A little crusty E facing. Dry with loud pow surface hoar.


    Dug a...
  10. Thread: Truck Tire Time

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    Very tempting for my f250, except I run very few...

    Very tempting for my f250, except I run very few miles in the winter. Currently running A/T3s at 50% tread and goddamn they're terrible.
  11. Lotsa fog but the snow surface is good quality....

    Lotsa fog but the snow surface is good quality. 3" Snow in almost 0.4" water. A little more dense than what we're used to here. Gonna go for a walkabout after lunch.
  12. 'Specially considering I still got a job!!

    'Specially considering I still got a job!!
  13. Had an excellent run down Cardiff this morning....

    Had an excellent run down Cardiff this morning. Went back around noon and had a mix of kick turning and walking down. That changed quickly.
  14. [QUOTE=tBatt;5821470]10” new in LCC today. Road...

    [QUOTE=tBatt;5821470]10” new in LCC today. Road closed due to an overturned cement truck. Forecast looks juicy. Im supposed to head East for the holiday, consider it a sacrifice.

    If anyone is...
  15. WASATCH STOKE, CONDITIONS, OBSERVATIONS and ASSORTED DRIVAL 19-20

    On today’s episode of “Ted learns to use the internet”...
  16. Bump for Price Drop

    Bump for Price Drop
  17. SLC FS: Tech Boots, Bindings, Skis, Intuition, Splitboard Skins, Ice Screws

    Woah, that's a long title. Cleaning out the gear shed a bit.

    Local sale preferred, otherwise buyer pays shipping.

    Located in Alta, UT.

    Cash or Venmo.

    Price Police welcome.
  18. Hmm. 5’9” 180 lbs. there’s a pair on Ksl with one...

    Hmm. 5’9” 180 lbs. there’s a pair on Ksl with one mount for $120. Might be worth pulling the trigger. I’ll still have the Cochise for the 6-12” / day after the storm ski.


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  19. I'm up in Alta but shoe size is considerably...

    I'm up in Alta but shoe size is considerably smaller.



    I've got about 600 days on the Cochise in the past four seasons with another 50 or so on the Spurs. Its not so much the stiffness that...
  20. Unpopular opinion, anyone ski the Rossi...

    Unpopular opinion, anyone ski the Rossi Experience 98?
  21. What ski am I? 95-100mm, 22m, 180cm, damp and stiff.

    Looking for a ski to replace my OG Cochise. I love them but sometimes they're just a bit much. Looking for something in the wheelhouse of:
    180-185cm length
    95-100mm waist
    20-25m sidecut
    mostly...
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    Six years in lodging/hospitality, two for the ski...

    Six years in lodging/hospitality, two for the ski area operations. The ski area won't sponsor visas, so that's a big 0% there. The lodge had been reluctant to sponsor visas, but is now going to...
  23. Alta is closing to uphill from 8p-8a. Not sure if...

    Alta is closing to uphill from 8p-8a. Not sure if it’s just tonight or going to be a nightly occurrence.


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    Anyone need a car? 03 Legacy Wagon, 89k Miles....

    Anyone need a car? 03 Legacy Wagon, 89k Miles. $3900. Posting for a friend.

    https://vermont.craigslist.org/cto/d/waitsfield-2003-subaru-legacy-low-miles/7017271773.html


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  25. 22 shot burst on the iPhone, better have the damn...

    22 shot burst on the iPhone, better have the damn point.

    The only time I hit bottom was with an overly-aggressive pole plant.

    Was gonna go back today but someone else skied it. Go figure.
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  26. Well, shit. 300105

    Well, shit.

    300105
  27. I had just finished a little Sup and One of the...

    I had just finished a little Sup and One of the Jones boys on the cam politely asked if I’d get out of his time lapse. Hate to be a beater.

    Today I skied the guntower to Watson, meadow to...
  28. Officially Thursday & Friday here.

    Officially Thursday & Friday here.
  29. :biggrin:

    :biggrin:
  30. Roads closed! Country Club!!!! Sent from my...

    Roads closed! Country Club!!!!


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  31. Lifty jobs will be posted in about two weeks. Not...

    Lifty jobs will be posted in about two weeks. Not sure about other departments.
  32. Thread: Wasatch 2019

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    It poured in PC this afternoon. I heard it hailed...

    It poured in PC this afternoon. I heard it hailed pretty good in Alta. Dirt's gonna be nice and tacky tomorrow.

    Does anyone know if any shuttle companies will do pickups at the bottom of WOW?
  33. Thread: Wasatch 2019

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    I picked up a PCMR bike haul pass today. Started...

    I picked up a PCMR bike haul pass today. Started the lift season with a double-flat coming down Loose Moose. Oddly enough there was another guy standing there with the same bike as me who also...
  34. Sure as shit. LCC closure 1415 est reopening...

    Sure as shit.

    LCC closure 1415 est reopening 1530

    I broke my midrange lens on my Coalpit trip a few weeks ago, so no good pics for a while without shooting really wide or really tight.
  35. Went up Flagstaff with a thought of hallway....

    Went up Flagstaff with a thought of hallway. Bailed. 10’ cracks coming from every step toward the top. Steeper breakovers near switchbacks would break and run over the skinner.

    Kicked off lots of...
  36. Skied a country lane today. 3/10. I kinda knew...

    Skied a country lane today. 3/10. I kinda knew that going in but the scenery at the bucketeria was getting old. 275436
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    Saw this posted in another thread. Good deal. ...

    Saw this posted in another thread. Good deal.

    https://www.sierra.com/ultimate-direction-28l-skimo-vest~p~569px/
  38. Skied a N facing Patsy this AM and the snow as...

    Skied a N facing Patsy this AM and the snow as still dry. A slight change in aspect can bring on a crust quickly.

    I went back up in the afternoon to check the harvest. SW at 1:30p had some...
  39. He's got it. Saw lights in Lisa Falls,...

    He's got it.




    Saw lights in Lisa Falls, Maybird, Tanners, White Pine...

    We were the third party up the Hypodermic Needle. 4:30 Start in White Pine up Red Pine Trees, over Small pass, up...
  40. Skied the resort this morning with phenomenal...

    Skied the resort this morning with phenomenal results. Headed for a S face Superior around 12:30p and dropped in around 3:15. We waited for a while for the sun to pop but the best we got was mediocre...
  41. Some damn good turns on the Alta periphery and...

    Some damn good turns on the Alta periphery and inbounds this week. Looks like more to come. I'm gonna start carrying a camera again soon.
  42. Jeeeesus it gets deep an all of a sudden everyone...

    Jeeeesus it gets deep an all of a sudden everyone is here. Doesn’t matter if it’s midweek or not.

    Had a few delectable S facing runs before noon yesterday. Went for an afternoon W facing run and...
  43. Thread: WTB vipecs

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    I have a pair of first gen ones. 120mm brakes....

    I have a pair of first gen ones. 120mm brakes. $150 shipped.
  44. Said patroller works for Alta now and frequents...

    Said patroller works for Alta now and frequents the forum.
    There was a big slide there back in 2011 (?) which resulted in a large lawsuit. Good luck. Guess you just gotta wait until it's socked in...
  45. Skier poached Coma chutes. One partial burial on...

    Skier poached Coma chutes. One partial burial on the cat road. Snowbird sent a probe line, dogs, and ran the Recco.
  46. What a week. ...

    What a week.

    https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7837/46448703934_802ac9b745_c.jpg

    https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7807/46448704134_dc3c54c973_c.jpg
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  47. Jeeepers it's been fun out there. Dense snow and...

    Jeeepers it's been fun out there. Dense snow and strong winds does a good job of filling in the cracks. I've skied some in bounds stuff that I didn't know existed. One of these days I'll grab for a...
  48. On February 6th, Alta's YTD snowfall passed the...

    On February 6th, Alta's YTD snowfall passed the season total for 2014-2015. 323".

    Quiet day out there today.

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  49. Grizzly Gulch closed today for WBR heli training.

    Grizzly Gulch closed today for WBR heli training.
  50. If the avalanche hazard is too much for you,...

    If the avalanche hazard is too much for you, consider staying at Keystone.

    https://www.tetongravity.com/story/news/inbounds-avalanche-in-taos-buries-multiple-people

    If you don't see any problem...
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