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    Hey Nick - glad things are okay at the lodge. I...

    Hey Nick - glad things are okay at the lodge. I hope the same is true with all of Hiro's and Yoshii's families. Send them my best. Keep my buds Tommy and Greg safe.

    -Brian
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    Second this. Thanks, Alex. I'm still amazed by...

    Second this. Thanks, Alex. I'm still amazed by the completely unexpected backflip.

    MMPH - hope your arm heals up.
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    I appreciate the idea, but i think "This is a...

    I appreciate the idea, but i think "This is a beacon" will be more effective than "This is kinda what a beacon looks like".

    Also, the inevitable jokes of holding it up to myself and making it beep...
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    WTB: Your broken/outdated beacon

    Hey All -
    Anybody have a broken/unusable beacon they'd be willing to let go of? I need it for a prop.

    I'm will pay shipping + a six-pack.
  5. Had a great time tearing around Smuggs with you....

    Had a great time tearing around Smuggs with you.

    We had an awesome day in the Bolton backcountry yesterday.
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    How heavy is the insulation in the Boost pants? ...

    How heavy is the insulation in the Boost pants?
    Are they going to roast me if i go for a hike in them or should the vents keep me cool? Or is it more of the just enough to keep me warm sitting on...
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    I'd call them back and demand a better...

    I'd call them back and demand a better explanation. I had the same thing happen in my Barryvox and Duracell bought me a new beacon. Mine had leaked way less than your's, just enough that when i...
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    It's my fault, i bought new skis last week. ...

    It's my fault, i bought new skis last week.

    Weekend looks promising though...i'll be somewhere on Monday, not sure where yet.
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    my ex-roomie skied the burnin' luvs for about a...

    my ex-roomie skied the burnin' luvs for about a week and sold them off. She said the only thing they were good for was carving groomers. Then she picked up a pair of PE's (04/05 model) and loves...
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    BD clip-fix leashes BD STS tail kit BD...

    BD clip-fix leashes
    BD STS tail kit
    BD telekenesis knee pads (beginning to se a pattern?)
    BD Stratos Gloves
    REI gift cert
    Cash towards new shell
    sea monkey kit :yourock:
    chia Homer :yourock:
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    Irregardless, i could care less.

    Irregardless, i could care less.
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    Yes, there is absolutely no reason to hike into...

    Yes, there is absolutely no reason to hike into the canyon at Big Mtn. The skiing off of Flower Point and that entire ridge is awful. Also, I would highly advise against skiing off the backside of...
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    I have wood.

    I have wood.
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    Skiing alone can be great. No waiting for other...

    Skiing alone can be great. No waiting for other people or disagreement on what trail to go down. All you have to think about is skiing and how great it is being out there.
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    Burlington is definitely a kick ass town. Only...

    Burlington is definitely a kick ass town.

    Only the most northern of the mountains in VT and ME aren't really doable as a day trip from Boston.
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    The high temperature gradient between the ground...

    The high temperature gradient between the ground (stays at 32 degrees) and the snow surface will pull moisture out of the earth into the snowpack. The moisture will refreeze and can cause hoar...
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    nice. very nice. I'm unbelievably jealous.

    nice. very nice.

    I'm unbelievably jealous.
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    I'll second Whitefish. Really cool town...fun...

    I'll second Whitefish. Really cool town...fun (cheap!) bars/atmosphere, tons of live music, etc.

    Terrain wise, Big Mountain isn't going to push your limits, but there is some great stuff if you...
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    the best are those long continuous face shots...

    the best are those long continuous face shots where you know there is a bunch of trees ahead of you and you just don't care.
  20. Congrats! free trips for the maggots as...

    Congrats!

    free trips for the maggots as celebration? :biggrin:
  21. The 3 ft. dump that hit northern New England in...

    The 3 ft. dump that hit northern New England in late October was actually a noreaster combined with the remnants of one of the hurricanes. Would this be the same thing?
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    There's your problem. Find a new crew to roll...

    There's your problem. Find a new crew to roll with.

    You can find powder on any given day in the easy, you just need to know where to look.

    Edit: And the Karma is going to by my ski this winter.
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    that whole section struck me as...

    that whole section struck me as ridiculous/irresponsible.

    It seems like Skiing has just been a utterly useless rag full of advertisements with zero useful content this year. This issue before with...
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    1. Home mountain? Just moved back east (hopefully...

    1. Home mountain? Just moved back east (hopefully temporarily) so i don't really have one....last year was Big Mtn (unfortunately)
    2. Years skied? 21
    3. Favorite band to get pumped to?...
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    UPDATE #2: (for all those riveted by my saga) ;) ...

    UPDATE #2: (for all those riveted by my saga) ;)

    Duracell is buying me a new beacon. :yourock:

    In case this happens to anybody else, make sure you keep the offending batteries to send in with...
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    Crap...i can't decide which company i hate more.

    Crap...i can't decide which company i hate more.
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    I'll be there with a few friends who did not...

    I'll be there with a few friends who did not realize the wicked awesomeness that is TGR. Not sure what you are looking for in terms of "spreading the word"...

    Is it possible to buy tickets in...
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    This a great idea. Maybe it's just me, but i'm...

    This a great idea.

    Maybe it's just me, but i'm having trouble differentiating between the multiple shades of blue for each snowfall amount.
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    Wanted to jump in and say great work guys!

    Wanted to jump in and say great work guys!
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    great job guys. Your dedication to getting this...

    great job guys. Your dedication to getting this ski (by skiers, for skiers) off the ground is inspiring (really). I'm sure your hard work will pay off. :cool:

    Sorry for the corny stuff, but it...
  31. nice...thanks for the info. Maybe if we get...

    nice...thanks for the info.

    Maybe if we get the huge winter they are predicting i'll get to hit them. (and post a TR) :cool:
  32. Chutes off of 93N in NH in the Flume Gorge area

    Driving up to Cannon on saturday I noticed some chutes/slides off of the peak of a mountain to the right off the I-93N. They were right at one of the exits...either the us-3 (exit 33) or Flume Gorge...
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    yeah, blue/whiteish corrorsion on the contacts....

    yeah, blue/whiteish corrorsion on the contacts. I'll be REALLY happy with Duracell if they do own up to it being a result of faulty batteries.

    (and it would really reinforce their advertising...
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    UPDATE: Mammut will not repair a beacon that...

    UPDATE:

    Mammut will not repair a beacon that battery acid has leaked into (understandably). They will sell me a replacement for $109.

    So...I decided to call Duracell and bitch at them. Turns...
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    Barryvox - Broken Battery Contact [UPDATE]....

    I was changing out the batteries in my Barryvox last night and one of the contacts basically fell right off. I know there was a run of their beacons that were recalled due to issues with the batter...
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    antijinx fucker!

    antijinx fucker!
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    I was thinking the same thing...especially since...

    I was thinking the same thing...especially since the reports were that the last storm ended with ice....3+ ft of heavy snow on an ice layer....
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    If you are really worried about them trying again...

    If you are really worried about them trying again and don't want to spend the cash on a upgraded alarm, you could pull the ecu out of the car when it's parked overnight. The theif would need a spare...
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    One of my favorites was dressing up as Hunter S....

    One of my favorites was dressing up as Hunter S. Thompson. Just need a floppy hat, aviators, a cigarette holder, some random print button down shirt and plain pants.

    The only problem was i got a...
  40. There is still probably a bigger US market for...

    There is still probably a bigger US market for that than beacons, probes, skins, AT gear, etc.

    Point being, products are developed and marketed for niche markets sometimes.
  41. Maybe you can even get the 10% discount!

    Maybe you can even get the 10% discount!
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    one of the things i really enjoyed that i don't...

    one of the things i really enjoyed that i don't think is very popular (by paris standards) was the catacombs. Pretty cool...definitely very macabre. Only took maybe a hour from start to finish.
    ...
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    http://www.ipodcopy.com/ I know there are free...

    http://www.ipodcopy.com/

    I know there are free ones out there, but you can use the 30 day trial on that.
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    2003 ALDS, down 0-2 to the A's ...

    2003 ALDS, down 0-2 to the A's

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/parenting/images/300/baby_crying_closeup.jpg

    Not until Saturday night. ;)
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    yeah, they've never shown the ability to comeback...

    yeah, they've never shown the ability to comeback from deficeits in the past.... :rolleyes:
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    I wanted to make sure it got to me, so I included...

    I wanted to make sure it got to me, so I included my social security # and mother's maiden name. Is that okay shawn? :rolleyes:
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    The best ski articles I read really make me feel...

    The best ski articles I read really make me feel like I'm there, skiing whatever the author is writing about. Sometimes when I put down the magazine I'll notice that my heart rate is elevated.
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    looks amazing...I would love to make it there...

    looks amazing...I would love to make it there sometime.
  49. Locals and management generally don't get along...

    Locals and management generally don't get along because what the locals want the ski mountain to be and what the management needs to make money are different.

    From the local standpoint, the less...
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    went through a similar situation... my...

    went through a similar situation...

    my suggestion is try to get personal information (business email vs. random yahoo email, home address, etc).

    I was also able to work out a deal where I...
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