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    Cross-post from Hookup STEVENS...

    Cross-post from Hookup

    STEVENS PASS/LEAVENWORTH AREA SKI TOURING PARTNERS
    Alright kids, recent transplant to the area and looking for touring partners.
    Haven't had a ski pass in several years so...
  2. STEVENS PASS/LEAVENWORTH AREA SKI TOURING PARTNERS

    Alright kids, recent transplant to the area and looking for touring partners.
    Haven't had a ski pass in several years so i've been enjoying the novelty of riding the cable . . .
    We've got a...
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    Hey PowTron so I've been looking at the Steeple...

    Hey PowTron
    so I've been looking at the Steeple 112's cuz i want a touring ski in that approx width. Steeples seem attractive just due to the evolved Billygoat heritage, although i've never skied...
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    Yo Mike BTW I was thinking that alot of SC AK...

    Yo Mike BTW
    I was thinking that alot of SC AK folks would like to hear some more detailed thoughts on your day on Goldpan.
    Not trying to get in your face; I say that with all due respect in case...
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    The CNFAIC had some aerial photos on their...

    The CNFAIC had some aerial photos on their website of the turny area, not sure if they're still there.
    Yeah, Joe's book was disappointing, though it could come in handy for an outsider.

    There is...
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    STEEPLE 112 INFO

    Thankyou Mr. Trapp. Sounds good.
    What length?
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    [/Have you looked through the old thread?...

    [QUOTE][/Have you looked through the old thread? There are a few recent reviews. https://www.tetongravity.com/forums/s...56#post4662056QUOTE]

    Thanks Kai,
    I'd been keeping an eye on that thread,...
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    Ok kids; i've been searching up down left right...

    Ok kids; i've been searching up down left right and sideways for a good review of the Steeple 112. I've found basically squat. A little bit on the 102.
    So who's skiing the 112? More importantly...
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    I picked up some 192 Protests ultralite layup...

    I picked up some 192 Protests ultralite layup med-stiff this fall. Thanks Muggy!
    Only had them out a small handful of days so far. Fun sweet smeary surfy amazingness fo sho. Still haven't done...
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    @ eskido Hehe, wasn't really wanting to get into...

    @ eskido
    Hehe, wasn't really wanting to get into all that, but they're Dynafit Speed Rad toes with B&D 6.4(I think)mm riser shims and Plum guide heels. Dynafits toes seem as good or better as other...
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    GO TEAM WOOTEST2.0

    GO TEAM WOOTEST2.0
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    Harpo, Forgot to weigh my Woo2's before...

    Harpo,

    Forgot to weigh my Woo2's before mounting.
    Praxis website lists my ski at 8.4#. Seems praxis skis often come in slightly under advertised weight tho?
    They weigh 9.8# with bindings on my...
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    Well have to say I'm loving the Woo2's so far. ...

    Well have to say I'm loving the Woo2's so far. Couple days in wet mashed taters and three days in 10+ inches of superlite pow we've gotten since the weather got colder. Smeary-drifty-floaty when I...
  14. Can't comment on the race heel, however-- I used...

    Can't comment on the race heel, however--
    I used a speed radical toe + B&D shim plate along with the Plum Guide heel on my Voile V6's last year. Prob about 40 days? No problems to report. Good...
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    Got my new Woo2's out for the first time for some...

    Got my new Woo2's out for the first time for some early season cat-track chunder with eggshell crust on top of a couple inches of extremely wet new snow. Same surface conditions off trail but on top...
  16. AT&T ??

    AT&T ??
  17. I don't think I'm man enough to cut notches in my...

    I don't think I'm man enough to cut notches in my skis. Dynafit system does look nice though.

    Think i'ma gonna pick up the G3 twintip connectors and see how it goes. Prob set em up...
  18. So yeah, the 70mm tip loop from Climbing Skins...

    So yeah, the 70mm tip loop from Climbing Skins Direct combined with a basic loop at the tail has been the hands down most secure attachment for me on three different twintip skis. Hardly ever kick...
  19. XXX'er, and anyone else who's listening. Yeah...

    XXX'er, and anyone else who's listening.

    Yeah ok I understand lots of folks don't like the stretchy tips. Not a newbie here though; I've got plenty experience with skins and skinning. Seems like...
  20. stretchy tip loops for climbing skins or homebrew alternatives

    So I picked up some skins for my new Protests. I've never liked the stretchy tail attachment style though, so was gonna buy a set of tip stretchers from Climbing Skins Direct (who I bought my last...
  21. OOOH Burn! At least you found a decent shot of...

    OOOH Burn!
    At least you found a decent shot of her. Guess you really are doing me a favor.
    Here she is on an off day.
    https://www.tetongravity.com/images/44164/a304_snakefish__forum.jpg

    ...
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    Fucking A Right. Much as I think Conways' an...

    Fucking A Right.
    Much as I think Conways' an effin tool, I gotta say I love his dancing banana reply to this whole issue.
    I'll try whatchu said BabyBear.
  23. "That was a main design point when kidwoo and we...

    "That was a main design point when kidwoo and we other mags lobbied for that ski to be made."
    I know man, I know.:rolleyes:
    Believe it or not I read thru pretty much the original "Gangrush" thread...
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    yeah just tried to post some photos and they show...

    yeah just tried to post some photos and they show up as the little box with the "x"
    agree this shouldn't be any harder than attaching photos to email
    I'm not so tech savvy at all really so not...
  25. Ouch, forgot the rules. It'll never happen tho,...

    Ouch, forgot the rules. It'll never happen tho, ya bloody scallywags.
    If you wanna see the pics, you can prob click on the little box. Works for me anyway.
    If not, JMars posted a pic on the main...
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    Fucking hell. Think I'm gonna retire n' take up...

    Fucking hell.
    Think I'm gonna retire n' take up bocce ball.
  27. Aargh, why aren't my photos showing up? They...

    Aargh, why aren't my photos showing up? They come up on another tab when I click the "x" boxes?
  28. BAM! Instant Praxis Family. Woodgrain Protest...

    BAM!
    Instant Praxis Family.
    Woodgrain Protest 192 med/stiff ultralite. Tsunami Wootest 187 med/stiff ultralite.
    LePetite for the LadyFriend.

    skis on the porch...
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    Bump to top. Come on now.

    Bump to top.
    Come on now.
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    Thread Reseurection OK ya'll So i was gonna buy...

    Thread Reseurection
    OK ya'll
    So i was gonna buy some Plum Guides last fall for my new voile's but after reading this thread as well as other sources i got pretty gunshy about the toepiece...
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    Arrgh, where are my skis? You guys are killing...

    Arrgh, where are my skis?
    You guys are killing me.
    Keith run out of topsheets again? Glue?
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    So I looked back thru my emails with praxis and...

    So I looked back thru my emails with praxis and it seems there was a minor snafu. One email saying the second payment would go thru June 15 but a second one later on saying July 15. Shot Keith a...
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    Well there's an idea. Hell I could just go to...

    Well there's an idea. Hell I could just go to South Tahoe and hit the craps table there. Pay for my trip AND pick up my skis myself.
    Anyhow does that mean the skis also won't ship until July? Or...
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    On that note, has anyone who did the layaway...

    On that note, has anyone who did the layaway plan for the early pre-order actually get billed for their second payment on Monday (6-15)? The second payment on my order should have gone through but...
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    Huh. Is the Mercury going away then or is it...

    Huh. Is the Mercury going away then or is it being detuned as well? Certain folks have given me shit for buying the Vulcan and detuning it to my liking, but hey I got them at a wicked deal...
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    Well shoot. I guess mine are going strong.

    Well shoot. I guess mine are going strong.
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    @XXX'er et al So, Me: 6'4" 215 beerbelly...

    @XXX'er et al

    So, Me: 6'4" 215 beerbelly athlete skiing since I was a kid but no race or competive experience.
    I really think Dynafit has hit a sweetspot with this boot given it's sort of...
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    187 Wootest. 192 Protest.

    187 Wootest. 192 Protest.
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    Preordered Wootest and Protest! Yar, psyched! ...

    Preordered Wootest and Protest! Yar, psyched! Can't wait!
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    Well Kid et al, I just pre-ordered the Woo2 in...

    Well Kid et al, I just pre-ordered the Woo2 in Ultralite core with Tsunami topsheet. Protests also in one of the woodgrain topsheets.

    Needed a 100-1`15 waist ski to replaceme my old JJ's, which...
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    Muggy: I just preordered some Wootest &...

    Muggy:

    I just preordered some Wootest & Protest. Didn't see the CCR thing as an option? I miss something in the process?
    Just checked the Praxis site, still don't see it.
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    What is this "CCR" thing ya'll speak of?

    What is this "CCR" thing ya'll speak of?
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    Thanks for that link spyderjon. Yeah my Vulcans...

    Thanks for that link spyderjon. Yeah my Vulcans have the bolt-on stops, so no worries with messing my boots up. My genius ass hadn't even thought of using the mercury tongue; I'll have to check it...
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    Tried that. Feels weird. Still stiff but felt...

    Tried that. Feels weird. Still stiff but felt "foldy-collapsey" when I pushed hard. Boot didn't fit nearly as well without the tongue to push my skinny calf and ankle back. I'm not really psyched...
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    So Lee and all . . . I just got some Vulcans and...

    So Lee and all . . .
    I just got some Vulcans and while they're pretty sweet overall and i'm happy with them, I've got a couple issues. I've been skiing on Zzeus's for the last five years with a...
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    I guess I'm a graduate now too. Had a bucket...

    I guess I'm a graduate now too. Had a bucket handle tear removed last week. Doctor thinks I'll be fine and it already feels pretty good.
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    So I had a big "bucket handle tear" removed. I'm...

    So I had a big "bucket handle tear" removed. I'm a week out from my surgery and the ortho thinks I'll be totally fine with rehab and should even be able to ski by Christmastime. The doc was a bit...
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    Surgery to remove a portion of my medial meniscus...

    Surgery to remove a portion of my medial meniscus scheduled for Sept. 26 . . .
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    Bump. Pulled some strings. MRI scheduled for...

    Bump. Pulled some strings. MRI scheduled for this Thursday. . .
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    Yeah mr. splat, i've checked out your stem-cell...

    Yeah mr. splat, i've checked out your stem-cell post. Sounds pretty incredible, in a good way. I know a guy here in girdwood who just recently had a similar procedure and he's had nothing but good...
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