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    I find you really have to tug the lever to the...

    I find you really have to tug the lever to the very top of the range, and it is difficult and not very positive brand new. After they break in, its much easier to get the lever up and locked. I...
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    No 27.5 :(. Thanks for posting though Sent...

    No 27.5 :(. Thanks for posting though


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    I think you’d want the wall to wall coverage, not...

    I think you’d want the wall to wall coverage, not being cambered makes the grip on firm and steep skin tracks a little more challenging on ravens and hojis I owned.
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    317212 This is a new one, don’t think I’ve...

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    This is a new one, don’t think I’ve seen this one yet. Is the lever “carbon infused”? No big gnarly fall for this one failure, and I always have the lever clamped down at the bottom when in...
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    Wow. Has anyone skied the devastator in 194 cm...

    Wow. Has anyone skied the devastator in 194 cm with the weight reduction and can compare vs the older models?


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  6. Only thing I can think of that is insulated and...

    Only thing I can think of that is insulated and can handle being an outer layer is the Arc'teryx Stikine (Discontinued, a few on ebay) or a Fission SV. I love my Atom AR as a puffy for transitions,...
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    Exact same sentiments as you on the Hojis, I have...

    Exact same sentiments as you on the Hojis, I have the White-Red 195cm with shifts mounted at +0.5 and skied with XTDs and they ski great. I use them for both touring and resort, and they handle...
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    I'm not expert, but I did experience some pain...

    I'm not expert, but I did experience some pain yesterday of my soles after adding a spoiler to increase my forward lean as an experiment, and maybe resulting of pressure/over tightening of the ski...
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    2019/2020 CANADIAN ROCKIES THREAD

    Hey Mex, pretty much everything opened today that was open previously, so I wouldn’t expect full fresh lines, I’d expect stashes to be around. They are good at getting everything open. It will still...
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    Curry Bowl is unreal! The coconut shrimp curry is...

    Curry Bowl is unreal! The coconut shrimp curry is my fav
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    Mountain Collective back on sale for Canadians:...

    Mountain Collective back on sale for Canadians: 509 CAD
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    For those Canucks who missed the spring Mountain...

    For those Canucks who missed the spring Mountain Collective Parity Sale... $509.00 CAD:
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    For anyone on the fence on these due to brake...

    For anyone on the fence on these due to brake widths, I do have a set of both 84-110 mm brakes, and 104-130 mm brakes (from Canada) that I can ship. I can also provide the bindings (with a toe shim,...
  14. Missed this. Sub #12594...

    Missed this. Sub #12594
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    http://www.cloudnineguides.com/resources

    http://www.cloudnineguides.com/resources
  16. Would like to confirm the subscription. Thanks!

    Would like to confirm the subscription.

    Thanks!
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    Heard red chair is down at castle... any...

    Heard red chair is down at castle... any information on what’s happening there?


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    Is there an el-cheapo/safe way to reverse shell...

    Is there an el-cheapo/safe way to reverse shell memory fit mold via home oven? Picked up some used xtd 130s that have been heated and molded, I want to bring the volume back down to the original...
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    Thanks for the tips guys. I wish I could get...

    Thanks for the tips guys. I wish I could get both, but the offering price for the Hojis are a little costly, going to grab the Rens. Judo Chop!, if I get them and i don't like em I'll PM you.
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    OK, so I bought the White-Blue Ravens, absolutely...

    OK, so I bought the White-Blue Ravens, absolutely fell in love with them. The reverse camber sidecut matching is extremely addicting. I'm picking them up over all of my other skis (BG, 9d8, Jeffrey...
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    My impression of the Pro tongue: Very very...

    My impression of the Pro tongue:

    Very very stiff at the cuff, and particularly thick behind the calf and down to the ankle. If you have chicken legs, that should help a lot, but I found it almost...
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    Not sure where I read it, but my go by is to...

    Not sure where I read it, but my go by is to squat all the way down in the boot until your butt is as low as it can go, and the goal is to just about to topple backwards, but not quite. Worked for...
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    9.8 had more of a thin race liner while the other...

    9.8 had more of a thin race liner while the other boots (i believe) are thicker.


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    Nordica GPX 130 and Nordica Promachine 130. I...

    Nordica GPX 130 and Nordica Promachine 130. I believe Tecnica Mach 1 LV is essentially the same last as well.


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    Castle is a great hidden gem and my best days,...

    Castle is a great hidden gem and my best days, powder or no powder have been there. The lack of traffic means after a big dump, runs aren't getting tracked out in 2 hours, they are getting tracked...
  26. Sorry, nothing to add regarding the fit of the...

    Sorry, nothing to add regarding the fit of the Lange. However in ski yard there is a 29 (UK 10) Nordica Dobermann EDT 130 93mm last boot for a good price. And if I am not mistaken, they may the...
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    Yup, thats the one!

    Yup, thats the one!
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    New Balance Minimus. Lots of space at the...

    New Balance Minimus. Lots of space at the forefoot, tight in the heel and ankle, and low stack height + minimal cushioning w/ 4mm drop
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    Vulcan with a powerwrap liner works for me.

    Vulcan with a powerwrap liner works for me.
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    I haven't seen coverage or snowfall like that in...

    I haven't seen coverage or snowfall like that in Louise since what, 2011? It was absolutely unreal.
  31. I wonder about this. In newschoolers, Matt Manser...

    I wonder about this. In newschoolers, Matt Manser (onenerdykid) offhand mentioned that the pros riding atomics like >15 degree lean.

    But I do agree its anatomy based. I'm tall with long limbs and...
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    This. Tecnica Mach 1 LV, and previous...

    This.

    Tecnica Mach 1 LV, and previous iterations of it - the R9.8 130, are the lowest volume in the midfoot, heel, and throat out of all the boots in that 98mm last category, but with tolerable...
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    I think the key is to have proper snow tires....

    I think the key is to have proper snow tires. You'd have to check with the rental company which cars do. I would hesitate go further west than banff on regular tires, and would avoid it completely...
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    Yesterday was unreal, but ridiculously cold. My...

    Yesterday was unreal, but ridiculously cold. My toes weren't very happy. Had to take an hour and a half break at lunch. And it looks like it was even colder today!
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    Castle was deeeeep up mid mountain, thigh deep in...

    Castle was deeeeep up mid mountain, thigh deep in some places. Even the lower mountain skied well despite the lack of base. The usual sharks and stumps were hidden, resulting in unaware skiers skiing...
  36. Thread: Name That Ski

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    Salomon QST 106

    Salomon QST 106
  37. What is this?? A ski for ants?? The ski has to...

    What is this?? A ski for ants??

    The ski has to be at least... 3x bigger than this!
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    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20171208/a37ba1fa...

    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20171208/a37ba1fa1f43ebe24970698a7dc674fd.jpg

    185 cm 9d8 Standard

    Honestly never imagined I’d be riding Praxis given exchange rate and such from Canada but by...
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    WTB: Mammut PAS Airbag Ready 30L+

    Hello,

    Quite a long shot, but I can get a good price on a mammut PAS system sans bag. I was wondering if anyone has a bag that can fit this?

    Thanks!
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    I'm not a huge fan unless the Dive and Goat's Eye...

    I'm not a huge fan unless the Dive and Goat's Eye is open. There are some hidden gems that can make it worthwhile, but I prefer the terrain at Louise most days.
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    I believe snowtips is open at 8 am, so you can...

    I believe snowtips is open at 8 am, so you can grab some skis before you head to sunshine/Louise. Or you can rent at the resorts. It will be more expensive at the resort. I’d be very surprised if...
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    Anyone have any beta on fernie conditions this...

    Anyone have any beta on fernie conditions this afternoon? Its looking precariously close to raining weather.
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    If snow forecast isn't teasing us, Castle will be...

    If snow forecast isn't teasing us, Castle will be epic next week!
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    https://skiyard.com/collections/boots-race/product...

    https://skiyard.com/collections/boots-race/products/dalbello-scorpion-sr-130-mens-race-ski-boots-lime-white-size-10-5-uk?variant=4821502211

    Another big boy boot. From what I've read Scorpions are...
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    I wanted to like the Mtn Labs, but the heel hold...

    I wanted to like the Mtn Labs, but the heel hold in those boots in a 26 and 27 was worse for me than a Mercury in a 28 (which was a size too large for me). Searching and waiting for 27 used Mercuries...
  46. For canucks, MEC also makes the T3 which is very...

    For canucks, MEC also makes the T3 which is very similar to this also with thumb loops, a zip up neck, and a helmet compatible hood. I've got two, one with hood and one without. My base layer for...
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    Poll: Hello Leavenworth. I agree with you completely...

    Hello Leavenworth. I agree with you completely that sizing up or compromising on performance is not an option. I am no bootfitter by any means, but I think Sloafer may be addressing the issue for...
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    How did the conditions progress throughout the...

    How did the conditions progress throughout the day? Looks like it was above zero at mid mountain. I'm thinking of hitting castle tomorrow.
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    http://www.thelasthunt.com/collections/mens-clothi...

    http://www.thelasthunt.com/collections/mens-clothing/jackets-vests+brands_norrona+sizes_xl

    Have friends in Canada?
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    I have some pro tongues in my Tecnica 95 mm last...

    I have some pro tongues in my Tecnica 95 mm last boots... I had to bake twice with some tight buckling and padding on the instep, then I removed the side material overlapping over the tongue of the...
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