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    TR: Sail & ski in Norway

    A little over a year ago moved to live in a boat and sailed to Norway & Svalbard for some skiing. After that I've spent less and less time here, but I thought you might still appreciate this. I'll...
  2. nice! any idea yet where exactly? :)

    nice! any idea yet where exactly? :)
  3. Thanks! Let's see what happens this winter and...

    Thanks! Let's see what happens this winter and I'll get in touch. Can you go outside the management area 10 as well?

    Boat insurance is the biggest problem unfortunately The SAR insurance we got...
  4. maybe next spring, not sure yet. It's a bit of a...

    maybe next spring, not sure yet. It's a bit of a hassle with the insurance and obligatory rifles etc! The skiing was very good though...
  5. Quick video TR: Living on a sailboat & skiing in N Norway

    Snowing hard in northern Norway right now! I know it's been a while TGR, but i moved into a sailboat and have been on my own ski & sail mission since then.. Sailed from Finland to Norway last year...
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    Snowing hard in northern Norway right now! I know...

    Snowing hard in northern Norway right now! I know it's been a while TGR, but i moved into a sailboat and have been on my own ski & sail mission since then.. Sailed from Finland to Norway last year...
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    skinning on a piste, a slightly amusing topic...

    skinning on a piste, a slightly amusing topic indeed that i don't claim to fully understand;) ... i guess we're all agreeing that the resorts should make a reasonable effort to communicate blasting...
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    It's like a morning jog for some people and they...

    It's like a morning jog for some people and they start skinning up way before the lifts would open or avy control starts. They should have a sign with a blinking warning lamp somewhere along the...
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    Hello snow for the euros, long time no see! I'll...

    Hello snow for the euros, long time no see! I'll be in Ibk/Andermatt this season, snow conditions look decent for once ;) I wasn't in the alps last season but spent a reasonable amount of time in...
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    hi tgr, long time no see! I skipped the Alps this...

    hi tgr, long time no see! I skipped the Alps this season, but just wanted to report that snow levels in Northern Norway & Finland are really good, close to record heights at some places. Gonna be a...
  11. Thread: Innsbruck

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    moved to instagram, forums are too much work. You...

    moved to instagram, forums are too much work. You can see some of the stuff from last season here:
    https://www.instagram.com/karhumur/ (scroll down to skip the sailing crap)
    klar and freak are in...
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    I've also skied that line a few times and know...

    I've also skied that line a few times and know that area somewhat well. We also skied the Nockspitze NNE chute+bowl couple days after your Nockspitze trip. Anyway it seems like you put some thought...
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    coldwater, you're going up the wrong way! gonna...

    coldwater, you're going up the wrong way! gonna be hard to get to the cross from that direction.
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    In Tyrol; insanely windy yesterday, temperatures...

    In Tyrol; insanely windy yesterday, temperatures high enough to make everything up to 2000m wet (also north facing). So basically as for skiing the new snow everything that came until yesterday is...
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    My problem is not really with the initial flex...

    My problem is not really with the initial flex but hitting the stoppers shortly afterwards, after which the boot doesn't flex at all anymore. I think your suggested mods probably won't really help...
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    Ditto on hitting the brick wall :/ The two new AT...

    Ditto on hitting the brick wall :/ The two new AT boots in the under 2kg category that seem to fit me OK are the Mercury and the Scarpa Freedom. I can't get over the fact how much better the forward...
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    Yes, I also compared the cuff heights and they...

    Yes, I also compared the cuff heights and they looked exactly the same. I began wondering because the bullshit marketing text that I saw said that height is different.

    Anyway, on Dynafit site the...
  18. Thread: Fucking ropes

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    I don't know what kind of gnar gnar you're...

    I don't know what kind of gnar gnar you're planning to rappel but double/twin ropes are designed so that you should be able to do normal rappels, ropes snapping due to abrasion/cutting shouldn't...
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    I don't care except if the women's version is...

    I don't care except if the women's version is much softer, and that is what I'm trying to find out. Carpet testing was inconclusive also because I haven't been able to find men's model in my size in...
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    Dynafit Mercury men's vs women's model

    hi Dynanerds,

    Does anyone know if there is a real difference between the men's and women's Mercury, except for the fit? Especially the German marketing texts say that the women's Mercury shell is...
  21. TLT speed turn mounting pattern = Dynafit comfort pattern?

    hi tech geeks.
    Can you please whether the TLT Speed Turn mounting pattern (both toe and heel) is the same as the old Comfort pattern?

    ... and TLT Speed Radical toe pattern is different?

    I...
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    "The last of the skibums"... what a fitting name...

    "The last of the skibums"... what a fitting name for a trip costing 900 for 5 days of skiing. True skibum style
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    I'm sure he can ski circles around me, was just...

    I'm sure he can ski circles around me, was just saying that I found the video... most interesting.
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    i've skied a few days on the adrenalins, no...

    i've skied a few days on the adrenalins, no problems so far. never had dukes (only dynafits) so can't compare.
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    That's true, shop around for a bit.. I wanted to...

    That's true, shop around for a bit.. I wanted to get a Thinkpad or something too, but ended up getting an Acer. Paid about 700 USD 8 months ago for a laptop that can do everything that you mentioned...
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    Voi vittu, I just realized that I was already...

    Voi vittu, I just realized that I was already late with my previous post. Maybe my tips will help you next year and I hope the Finnish guy will fill his proper Finnish role by getting proper drunk......
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    I'm from Finland and this thread is funny. First...

    I'm from Finland and this thread is funny. First of all, forget everything with an "". You're American so you won't be able to pronounce it anyway.

    Some of the suggestions from f2f are good....
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    too cool for gopro, now it's all about...

    too cool for gopro, now it's all about pseudo-complaining about conditions and terrain while at the same time implying own coreness
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    now I know what you meant by miserable fieldwork....

    now I know what you meant by miserable fieldwork. can't you just airlift in an excavator or something?
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    WHER iS the group buy for next years salomon? i...

    WHER iS the group buy for next years salomon? i heard they are going to be sweeeet! i heard if you remove half of the toepiece the din goes up to 20 and you can huck cliffs with them. i'm sure the...
  31. FWIW, on a very general and rough level the...

    FWIW, on a very general and rough level the Europeans don't seem to dig any snowpits at all while the North-Americans seem to be all fascinated about them..

    I have done two avy courses in Europe,...
  32. Reading this discussion as someone who primarily...

    Reading this discussion as someone who primarily skis the European alps is weird, funny and sad at the same time..
  33. sent you an email about the la sportivas and 5.10...

    sent you an email about the la sportivas and 5.10 shoes
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    What Meathelmet said. This is Scandinavia, people...

    What Meathelmet said. This is Scandinavia, people make holes in ice and swim in them voluntarily all the time. This guy is just taking it to the next level. Anyway, here is the same guy with a much...
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    Let me know if you can tell me something...

    Let me know if you can tell me something worthwhile about skiing in N-Greece / Macedonia.. :) I guess we are 1-2 days late for the dump in Abruzzo/Abruzzi area or however you spell that..
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    macedonia / northern greece beta/locals ?

    A sudden decision to head south for some skiing. Most probably taking the ferry from Italy to Igoumenitsa, Greece on Sunday. If I have not understood completely wrong the general area over there has...
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    no! OSTHANG!

    no! OSTHANG!
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    jaa, had you read further you would've noticed...

    jaa, had you read further you would've noticed that I already asked Mammut and they confirmed that stuff will be available next season

    by the way, go skiing pussies, it is -28 where I am now and...
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    Thanks. I'm still trying to get the hang of...

    Thanks. I'm still trying to get the hang of editing these things, at least I've managed to keep the videos reasonably short so the torture does not last that long.

    The black ski in the first video...
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    I can't sing but I can ask Kassu to ski behind me...

    I can't sing but I can ask Kassu to ski behind me next time and sing & give a live commentary perhaps
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    Thanks and yes, I think that was the band.. ...

    Thanks and yes, I think that was the band..



    btw, re: the Mammut RAS backpacks, I have received a reply from Mammut confirming that RAS-compatible backpacks should be available next season.
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    Powder baskets just get stuck and add resistance...

    Powder baskets just get stuck and add resistance amidst the masses of snow when skiing ;)
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    TR: MOAR SNOW in Europe

    Probably more than whereever you happen to be, so I thought I would post this one on the main forum too. This short clip is from last week or two in in Tyrol. It also gives you a taste of the...
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    Last couple of weeks in Tyrol (treeskiing...

    Last couple of weeks in Tyrol (treeskiing edition, sun&pow edition coming at some point). It is in Finnish too, BONUS POINTS!?

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    This is not exactly what I meant. What I meant...

    This is not exactly what I meant. What I meant was: Are you not supposed to be able to take the RAS system out of the backpack and put it into another RAS compatible backpack? And why are there no...
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    On another somewhat related topic: Have I not...

    On another somewhat related topic:
    Have I not understood the Mammut/Snowpulse RAS system backpacks correctly? I thought that one was supposed to be able to take out the balloon system from the...
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    yes it is, which also happens to be the reason i...

    yes it is, which also happens to be the reason i posted it in the thread
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    here is a stupid video addition from couple days...

    here is a stupid video addition from couple days ago with klar & the other usual people
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    Last couple of weeks have been nice. Conditions...

    Last couple of weeks have been nice. Conditions and coverage in Tyrol are great. Some areas are windblown but plenty of good snow still to be had. I haven't been carrying a camera at all and my...
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    Yeah brah, lucky thing we had the GoPro on! I...

    Yeah brah, lucky thing we had the GoPro on! I would be mad pissed otherwise! And in 720p 60fps mode too! SICK footagez
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