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  1. Thread: The Forerunner

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    ADD came with the '89 pickup, but apparently it...

    ADD came with the '89 pickup, but apparently it didn't make it to the 4Runner until the '90 model.
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    Just to clarify this thread for future posters:...

    Just to clarify this thread for future posters: The OP was referring to the Sliver Couloir on Nez Perce Peak in Grand Teton National Park, not the Silver Couloir on Buffalo Mountain in Colorado.
  3. Thread: The Forerunner

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    LOL, I have gotten numerous positive comments on...

    LOL, I have gotten numerous positive comments on my '87 4Runner in recent years. I even got a hand salute from some guy in a tricked-out Rubicon while on a 4WD road coming down from some summer...
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    Use a liquid or paste wax like Swix F4 on the...

    Use a liquid or paste wax like Swix F4 on the scales. You can hot-wax (or rub on hard wax and cork) the smooth sections, or just use paste wax on the whole ski. Using hard wax (hot or rub-on) will...
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    hh = hammerhead rr = russell rainey

    hh = hammerhead
    rr = russell rainey
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    That model of T1 is my favorite tele boot for the...

    That model of T1 is my favorite tele boot for the area. Powerful and really nice bellows flex.
  7. Thread: The Forerunner

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    I've got an '87 4Runner that I now mainly use for...

    I've got an '87 4Runner that I now mainly use for off-pavement excursions that the Subaru can't handle. It's also approved by mountain goats.

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    Final report is out:...

    Final report is out:
    https://avalanche.state.co.us/caic/acc/acc_report.php?accfm=inv&acc_id=801&view=public

    Relatively small terrain feature, but the crown was up to 10 feet high. Also check out...
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    If you can't find the Madshus Annum used or new...

    If you can't find the Madshus Annum used or new (old stock), look for the updated model, the Panorama M78.
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    That looks like more than a rumor. Some burning...

    That looks like more than a rumor. Some burning matter from that fire could have easily been blown to the apparent start of the fire at Cherryvale and Marshall Road, which is only a few tenths of a...
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    Yea, the wind gusts have recently picked up in...

    Yea, the wind gusts have recently picked up in south Boulder. I am cringing with each gust, thinking of the folks downwind in the fire zone.
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    This just makes me sick. And there were just a...

    This just makes me sick. And there were just a couple of big wind gusts past my place in south Boulder.
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    I might actually pay to watch that -- give us a...

    I might actually pay to watch that -- give us a heads-up if it's going down.
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    The wind in south Boulder has finally calmed...

    The wind in south Boulder has finally calmed down. I hope that others in the area are safe.
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    I've watched this video several times. ...

    I've watched this video several times.

    https://www.9news.com/video/news/local/wildfire/chuck-e-cheese-evacuates-in-superior-colorado-due-to-boulder-fire/73-da7e36db-0522-47c9-84d8-817d76375850
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    I've been in the same notoriously windy spot in...

    I've been in the same notoriously windy spot in south Boulder for over 26 years, and this is the worst I can remember. Everything is shaking so much I'm concerned I'm going to lose a window or the...
  17. Avalanche Fatality Near Cameron Pass, Colorado - 2021/12/24

    Preliminary CAIC report:

    https://avalanche.state.co.us/caic/acc/acc_report.php?acc_id=799&accfm=rep&view=public
  18. Lighter than mid-weight, but I've got barely used...

    Lighter than mid-weight, but I've got barely used Dynafit TLT7 boots in 28.5 that I'll sell cheap.
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    Jessie and Kikkan -- and Bill K too

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    With the Winter Olympics coming up in just six weeks (hopefully), here's something to get you fired up: Jessie Diggins and Kikkan Randall winning the first ever gold medal in nordic for...
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    That was indeed awesome -- thanks for posting.

    That was indeed awesome -- thanks for posting.
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    Although I'm certainly not giving up my plastic...

    Although I'm certainly not giving up my plastic tele boots, I still use my leathers several times a season. Those Asolo Extreme Plus boots were awesome back in the day, especially coming from...
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    They've updated the uphill access page since I...

    They've updated the uphill access page since I posted the link on Dec. 9. The biggest change is that they're charging $50 if you don't have a season pass.
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    Good thing I got the Pitbulls with the slots! The...

    Good thing I got the Pitbulls with the slots! The BD Resolutions with Pitbulls was one of my main setups in the late 90s. I never had a problem with them, and I still use them in early/late season at...
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    Thanks NotFlyingIsNotTrying, very useful advice.

    Thanks NotFlyingIsNotTrying, very useful advice.
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    I use the rub on and cork method a lot, and it's...

    I use the rub on and cork method a lot, and it's much harder to rub on the Mountain Flow all-temp wax compared to other brands.
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    Laps, since you were replying to ski-wpk talking...

    Laps, since you were replying to ski-wpk talking about his Bishop BMF/R binding setup, I'll respond about switching the Bishop bindings with switch plates on different skis like ski-wpk has in his...
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    https://skiloveland.com/the-mountain/uphill-access...

    https://skiloveland.com/the-mountain/uphill-access/
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    Devin, do your APs have factory inserts? I assume...

    Devin, do your APs have factory inserts? I assume they do, since you mentioned plates to convert to Outlaws.

    I have 181 APs, with early rise tips, with factory inserts. I have Switchbacks mounted...
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    Today, a second fatality at Eldora this season: ...

    Today, a second fatality at Eldora this season:

    https://www.9news.com/article/news/local/skier-dies-after-hitting-tree-eldora/73-bb3d1034-d5a9-4fef-9bdc-34dd9a253014
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    Very sad. I skied there the afternoon before, and...

    Very sad. I skied there the afternoon before, and Windmill had a few slick spots but was overall OK. The worst stretch in the afternoon was on International, below the traverse. Note that it was...
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    How about $400, plus shipping? I'll try to get...

    How about $400, plus shipping? I'll try to get photos up tomorrow, but the bases are in excellent shape. The skins are G3 Alpinist LT, so a bit lighter and more compact than most other skins; the...
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    Any interest in a pair of lightly used Movement...

    Any interest in a pair of lightly used Movement Session-X skis (1155gr/ski) with Kreuzspitze EL bindings (242gr/ski)? They are 177cm, 128-89-116, mounted at the line for 303 BSL.

    I will sell them...
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    I heard that 22 Designs will also have a...

    I heard that 22 Designs will also have a softer-flexing plate option for sale. It's not mentioned on the website yet.
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    I've been checking the Eldora webcams regularly...

    I've been checking the Eldora webcams regularly for weather conditions, etc., and, on the main mountain, I would expect only Windmill/International to be open on Friday. Until the last minor...
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    392865 392866 KS was one of my favorite...

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    KS was one of my favorite posters on TTips.
  36. I wondered about the same thing. Maybe they both...

    I wondered about the same thing. Maybe they both used the same entry route? Also, if you look at the magnified version of that third pic, you can see a faint ski-track-like mark to the left of...
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    You might check out Play it Again Sports in South...

    You might check out Play it Again Sports in South Boulder. I was in there recently, and they had a bunch of used skins. I didn't check the prices on the skins, but the prices on used skis and boots...
  38. Here's a second report of this incident that...

    Here's a second report of this incident that helps clarify what happened:
    https://avalanche.state.co.us/caic/obs/obs_report.php?obs_id=67123

    There were two skiers. First skier made the tracks...
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    If the mikey b pm doesn't pan out, I've got a...

    If the mikey b pm doesn't pan out, I've got a spare pair of lightly used large Outlaws (the version prior to the X version) that I'll let go for cheap -- and I'm in Boulder too.
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    Nice shot of Wild Child. Ahhh, those were the...

    Nice shot of Wild Child. Ahhh, those were the days before Lifts 8 and 9.

    Here's a photo from Zip Basin last March after the lifts stopped turning but before uphill access ended.

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    I got this photo of Patrol Bowl off the webcams...

    I got this photo of Patrol Bowl off the webcams this morning.

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    IME, that's not the case anymore. I have fairly...

    IME, that's not the case anymore. I have fairly old Fischer S-Bounds that have a negative pattern, but my newer S-Bounds have a positive pattern. My fairly new Voile Objective BC skis have a negative...
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    Thanks for the post and reminder of that tragic...

    Thanks for the post and reminder of that tragic day. A friend and ski partner of mine, Vern Lundsford from Littleton, CO, also died in that avalanche. He left behind a wife and daughter. Vern had...
  44. Any interest in some Dynafit TLT7 Expeditions,...

    Any interest in some Dynafit TLT7 Expeditions, size 28.5? They are lightly used, but are too high volume for me. I have enjoyed both TLT5 and TLT6 versions for a majority of my backcountry skiing and...
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    Thanks for the active junky tip, jerlane. I just...

    Thanks for the active junky tip, jerlane. I just got one from Cabela's.
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    I can send you a pair of well-used but functional...

    I can send you a pair of well-used but functional O1s for the shipping cost + $5 for "handling" -- so maybe $20 total?
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    Just an FYI to help in your search: Scarpa 26.5...

    Just an FYI to help in your search: Scarpa 26.5 and 27 share a shell size, and I think Dalbello and Salomon usually break the other way, i.e., 26/26.5 share a shell.
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    Nice! I skied yesterday too, but not in nearly as...

    Nice! I skied yesterday too, but not in nearly as pleasant conditions.
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    From July 23: I got a few runs in before incoming...

    From July 23: I got a few runs in before incoming storms chased me out.

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    One of three runs yesterday 333379 Hey...

    One of three runs yesterday
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    Hey tahoe420, this was 309 for me too.
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