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    +1 on the Betalight. The updated version with the...

    +1 on the Betalight. The updated version with the bug net skirt is very well done, super light, and fairly cheap. I have one and unless I was going somewhere incredibly wet don't think I could...
  2. Maybe they were caught off guard by some of this...

    Maybe they were caught off guard by some of this new super speedy Squaw Valley lighting...
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    I've used the non protection 30l pack with the...

    I've used the non protection 30l pack with the airbag and with it removed and would peg the loss in volume at 3L. It certainly could be more without strategic packing, but not super noticeable once...
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    I have the '12 comis and love them. I haven't...

    I have the '12 comis and love them. I haven't skied the WC but have the deathwish. Also in Tahoe and my current soft snow touring quiver is Volie Charger and Comi's. I would expect the floatation of...
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    I have the most recent iteration of the 30L non...

    I have the most recent iteration of the 30L non protection and have used the 2 year prior version of the protection. It's a great and super light airbag pack. There customer service is also really...
  6. Spring cleaning in the gear closet and have a...

    Spring cleaning in the gear closet and have a bunch of backpacks to get rid of. PM if interested.

    Ultimate Direction Women's medium running vest. Has plenty of front pockets and a larger one in...
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    Thanks for the insights. One question I had for...

    Thanks for the insights. One question I had for the masses was the float vs crud busting ratio on either of the BG tours. My main hesitancy on pulling the trigger on a pair of them is the time I...
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    Turd Mountain 3/11/19
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    To add to the existing stoke. Finally figured out...

    To add to the existing stoke. Finally figured out a winter camping setup that wasn't too heavy or cold. Was going for little slide --> backdooring the doodad, but corn on the S side was better than...
  10. Very much so. You only want to mix waxes that...

    Very much so. You only want to mix waxes that have adjacent ranges. i.e. Blue and red or red and yellow but not blue and yellow. Professional wax techs do this a fair amount
  11. More like 5 avy courses, a couple group tours,...

    More like 5 avy courses, a couple group tours, plus your standard weekend traffic. Not pictured are just as many people behind as in front. It seems like the game at Castle has been to all show up...
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    I protest! The old thread had too much...

    I protest!

    The old thread had too much goodness to retire, especially while conditions are this poor.
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    Bump because while the tide may be out this...

    Bump because while the tide may be out this thread has too many good photos and TRs to retire.
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    Not sure if you are already doing this but...

    Not sure if you are already doing this but shipping USPS through PayPal instead of the USPS click and ship platform is much cheaper. Once you exceed a certain total parcel dimensions it's pricey no...
  17. Stoke! 362547 Good times were had. Sunny East...

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    Good times were had. Sunny East aspects were getting manky by 9:45 and everybody and their brother was out splitboarding on the summit. Can't blame people for getting after it when...
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    Looking for insights into my next n+1 decision ...

    Looking for insights into my next n+1 decision

    BG108 tours vs regular BG tours? Specifically on either when do you start wishing you reached for a different pair of skis.

    Will exclusively be...
  19. One thing that I think often gets overlooked in...

    One thing that I think often gets overlooked in the "SAC ratings are soft" discussion is that we are pretty fortunate to have a comparatively large percentage of our skiable terrain not be as prone...
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    Bumping because it's dumping

    Bumping because it's dumping
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    WTB Marker Alpinist or Kingpin toe piece

    In search of a single alpinist or kingpin toe piece. Plenty of broken kingpin heels out there, what do you have?


    Really i just need the plastic toe lever but will take what I can get. Not super...
  22. Thanks for sharing. It's a really well done...

    Thanks for sharing. It's a really well done example of why being dialed for rescue is important.

    Not sure if there are any mags in the video or editing team but it would be really interesting to...
  23. I've often wondered what percentage of people who...

    I've often wondered what percentage of people who park at the sno-park actually make it to the summit of castle.

    One of my favorite all time junk show memories is seeing a snowboarder be turned...
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    Appreciate the offer whyturn. I borrowed a...

    Appreciate the offer whyturn. I borrowed a friend's drifters a few years back a had a great time on them but the 182's are the size I'd need. Hopefully someone else can put them to use.
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    Suggestions for a at 120+ underfoot touring ski

    I would love to here what people like in this realm.


    Currently have the Voile Chargers and the Moment Comi's. I love the long turn radius of the Comi's and consequently end up reaching for them...
  26. My opinion of them went down a fair amount this...

    My opinion of them went down a fair amount this spring after seeing them blatantly guiding in an area where the FS had frozen all use permits.

    I get that the shut downs were/are crippling for...
  27. All brakes are gone.

    All brakes are gone.
  28. It's all good. Skimo.co hooked things up. ...

    It's all good. Skimo.co hooked things up.

    Heel piece and one of the 3 pairs of brakes are gone.
  29. If you are interested in the heel piece you...

    If you are interested in the heel piece you should probably just buy something from skimo.co https://skimo.co/used-dynafit-parts but whatever makes you happy.
  30. FS: Speed Rad heel $5 and Free marker alpinist 95 brakes

    1 Speed radical heel for $5+ ship. Everything works great but the spring that holds the high heel lifter is broken so it flops around.

    Free marker alpinist brakes they are the 90mm size from the...
  31. Ditto: There have been a few documented cases of...

    Ditto: There have been a few documented cases of athletes training with mild COVID symptoms and F-ing up their lungs. Not everyone but enough that some of the endurance teams I know are recommending...
  32. Thread: The FIFTY

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    Hey Cody, Which of the lines that you have...

    Hey Cody,

    Which of the lines that you have skied so far would you most want to go back and ski again? Assuming good conditions one whichever one you pick.
  33. Sno park permits are only available through their...

    Sno park permits are only available through their online vendor per the CA state parks website.

    https://ohv.parks.ca.gov/?page_id=1233
  34. I have a new small Salomon ski helmet if anyone...

    I have a new small Salomon ski helmet if anyone in the Truckee/Tahoe area is in need. Ordered the wrong size and return shipping is more than I'd like so would love to find a home for it locally. QST...
  35. I don't think anyone is saying STR's, or tourists...

    I don't think anyone is saying STR's, or tourists for that matter, shouldn't be allowed. Rather that they have significant downsides for the community that aren't mitigated with the current...
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    winter ski camping camp footwear

    Would be interested to hear from the collective knowledge some ideas for lightweight packable camp footwear for winter/spring ski camping.

    Criteria:
    1. Want something to wear while around camp,...
  37. IDK the 7th is looking like a good option for an...

    IDK the 7th is looking like a good option for an early season stonegrind.
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    Sold

    Sold
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    Happy to sell directly through paypal, but was...

    Happy to sell directly through paypal, but was just being lazy about reposting the images.
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    FS: Hoji Pro Tour 27 $200

    Dynafit Hoji Pro Tour Boot size 27 -27.5. - Well used for 1 full season, but still have a lot of life left in them. All buckles and straps still work great and the boots still flex nicely. They are...
  41. Just to add to the secret bike trail/no long...

    Just to add to the secret bike trail/no long descents thread...

    PSA: The Martis downhill trails have a temporary closure notice on them for logging operations. In very respectfully worded notice...
  42. FWIW last week driving/biking up the south facing...

    FWIW last week driving/biking up the south facing side of pole creek and then bumping up and over to the north aspects in deep creek was pretty fun. We got two 500 ft laps including the little chute...
  43. For the dookeys and patch skiers among us. ...

    For the dookeys and patch skiers among us.
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    Very minimal sun cups as well.
  44. The Tahoe Backcountry Alliance needs you help to...

    The Tahoe Backcountry Alliance needs you help to establish legal parking for Lake Run off of Donner Peak in the West End Beach neighborhood. Parking there has become more limited/non existent in the...
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    Great. I'll send you a PM.

    Great. I'll send you a PM.
  46. I was initially pretty amped up to get down there...

    I was initially pretty amped up to get down there Saturday for a decent weather window, but Mono County making it pretty clear they don't want visitors...
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    WTB: BD Helio or ATK heel pieces

    In search of a pair heel pieces, but happy to buy the whole binding if the price is right. Looking for a black diamond helio 145 or 200 or the ATK trofeo, RT, or Haute route. Basically anything that...
  48. https://www.amazon.com/Sierra-Nevada-California-Ac...

    https://www.amazon.com/Sierra-Nevada-California-Academy-Sciences/dp/159714052X/ref=sr_1_1?crid=2N5O16KB5WY6N&dchild=1&keywords=laws+field+guide+to+the+sierra+nevada%2C+john+muir+laws&qid=1587852366&s=...
  49. I'll take the bait. Here are some selected phone...

    I'll take the bait. Here are some selected phone shots of my roommates and I from within a 15 mile radius of the house.

    There were some inversions...
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    The views of Granite Chief...
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    Just going to leave this one here. ...

    Just going to leave this one here.
    https://youtu.be/idvv1uZFm08
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