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    Turned out to be PERFECT! After talking to the...

    Turned out to be PERFECT! After talking to the climbing ranger we decided to camp at Horse Camp as the gusts at Helen weíre supposed to be 90 mph. Set up camp at Horse Camp on Saturday morning and...
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    Agree. Will stick to lower angle, lower...

    Agree. Will stick to lower angle, lower elevation slopes this weekend. On the plus side, there should be enough snow. Not too worried about the overnight conditions with our gear (and I do have a...
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    Looks to me like the snow line will be 6000-7000...

    Looks to me like the snow line will be 6000-7000 feet. I think itíll end up adding 3-5Ē on the mountain. I plan to camp at Helen Lake on Saturday night and try to get some skiing in the chutes even...
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    MS - if youíre serious about a Bonnie, my buddy...

    MS - if youíre serious about a Bonnie, my buddy has one for sale. Black/red 2006, very few miles - maybe about 1400. Perfect condition. He just bought a Thruxton R so selling the Bonnie. I could...
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    Oh very tempted to bring out my LX570 but I think...

    Oh very tempted to bring out my LX570 but I think Iíve already got a mountaineering commitment that weekend. Will check the calendar.
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    I am done with the NE for the season. Slapped...

    I am done with the NE for the season. Slapped some storage wax on the Enforcers and put them away. Iím going to go to Shasta weekend before Memorial Day for my last ditch effort for some summer...
  7. Very sorry for your loss. Dogs are wonderful.

    Very sorry for your loss. Dogs are wonderful.
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    Thanks for that. I have mountaineering crampons...

    Thanks for that. I have mountaineering crampons and B&D ski crampons too. And my pied a plat and pied a canard are on point. But not en pointe!
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    7am would be leaving Bunny Flat the first day. ...

    7am would be leaving Bunny Flat the first day. Summit day is an alpine start - probably up at 3:30 and on the move at 4:00.

    Getting out of Bunny Flat earlier on first day might just allow some...
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    Thanks for the beta. Agree with the earlier start...

    Thanks for the beta. Agree with the earlier start on day 1. A post-ski nap at Helen Lake is definitely in the cards that day so getting up earlier is a good idea.
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    Planning a standard Alpine summit and ski of Mt....

    Planning a standard Alpine summit and ski of Mt. Shasta the weekend before Memorial Day - avoid the crowds somewhat and take advantage of the full moon. My current plan is to do it via Avy Gulch...
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    Count me in for one. Black. L.

    Count me in for one. Black. L.
  13. Freeze Pro Shop has Look ST10 branded Speed Turns...

    Freeze Pro Shop has Look ST10 branded Speed Turns for $193. As much as I like the MTNs, thatís a good deal and will allow me to use the current TLTs for some powder touring boards or on my current...
  14. The one thing MTNs have as an advantage is...

    The one thing MTNs have as an advantage is adjustability, 30mm as opposed to 6mm I think. I suppose that might help resale value in another ten years LOL... but I suppose it could help if I swap...
  15. Thanks for the advice. Much obliged. Going to...

    Thanks for the advice. Much obliged. Going to see if I can find a deal on MTNs. If not, Iíll mount the TLTs.
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    Summited Mt Washington on 3/22 again this year...

    Summited Mt Washington on 3/22 again this year (First 2019 summit was in January). Much warmer than our January climb with windchill only around -20. Lots of snow though that made progress between...
  17. Simple question about TLTs vs. newer bindings

    Apologies for the jong question but Iím upgrading my touring skis for the first time in about ten years. Probably getting some Blizzard Zero Gís.

    My old skis have ďclassicĒ Dynafit TLTs and the...
  18. I had to come back east today on the red eye ...

    I had to come back east today on the red eye because the kids are in school tomorrow, but my wife is staying out a couple more days. She texted me to say that the refreeze made for an Easter...
  19. Itíll be slushy and grabby by lunchtime, but Iíve...

    Itíll be slushy and grabby by lunchtime, but Iíve been at Squaw last three days and there is tons of snow at High Camp/Siberia/Headwall/KT-22 and Shirley/Granite Chief. Silverado is closed but other...
  20. Theyíre $489 with free shipping from Backcountry.

    Theyíre $489 with free shipping from Backcountry.
  21. BSL and where in Tahoe are you. In Incline and...

    BSL and where in Tahoe are you. In Incline and interested!
  22. @North Thanks - but I actually just picked up...

    @North Thanks - but I actually just picked up some F1s over the weekend thinking along the same lines. I am going to use them for Shasta and then maybe spring for some Tecnica ZeroG.
  23. Boots sold.

    Boots sold.
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    Boots sold.

    Boots sold.
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    Interested in some Freedom SLs? Skied less than...

    Interested in some Freedom SLs? Skied less than 20 days, really good shape, liners molded one, no mods to shells. Call it $225 shipped in US or $200 picked up in NYC or Tahoe?
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    FS: Scarpa Freedom SL 27.5

    <20 days on them
    Liners molded once
    No shell mods
    $225 shipped OBO
    $200 if you pick up at my house in Westchester NY or Incline Village, NV.

    Also happy to trade for some light touring skis or...
  27. I figure someone might have gotten an aggressive...

    I figure someone might have gotten an aggressive fit and want something looser for touring. Weíll see. Happy to sell them outright too. Send me info on your mangoes.

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  28. Iíve got a pair of Scarpa Freedom SLs in great...

    Iíve got a pair of Scarpa Freedom SLs in great shape. 27.5. Iím looking for lighter boots so I could let these go cheap.
  29. Trade Scarpa Freedom SL 27.5 for 26.5 AT boot

    Everybody knows boots donít sell for anything. So letís swap.

    I have 27.5 Scarpa Freedom SLs. Liners molded once, no mods to shells. Skied no more than 20 days.

    I want: 26.5/27 Scarpa...
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    If anyone has a pair of these to sell hit me up....

    If anyone has a pair of these to sell hit me up. Iíve decided to go summit Shasta.
  31. Can you post pics of the Cochises? Interested!

    Can you post pics of the Cochises? Interested!
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    Love mine. It’s like an R1.5. I can skin in it...

    Love mine. It’s like an R1.5. I can skin in it near down to zero if I am headed uphill. Also good for trail running in the teens and (maybe) 20s.
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    Hereís a pic of us coming up above Split Rock

    http://christianedstrom.com/vsalon/iPhone/Camera_Roll/new%20phone/IMG_3594.JPG
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    We took the Tuckerman Ravine Trail to the bottom...

    We took the Tuckerman Ravine Trail to the bottom of the Lion Head winter Route, then up Lion Head across the Alpine Garden and back onto Tuckerman Ravine trail up to split rock and up the south side...
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    Iíd be curious to see a virtual physical...

    Iíd be curious to see a virtual physical altercation.
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    Mt. Washington - January 12

    Summited Mt. Washington on the 12th in a group of three. Fairly high winds, about 50 mph, with gusts into the 70s, but clear skies and 100-mile visibility. Temperature was about -21 Fahrenheit at the...
  37. Rose Knob

    Anyone skinned/skied Rose Knob lately? I'm up for the week during President's Day week, and thinking about Rose Knob to escape the crowds. Anyone skied it (or anything else in the Mt Rose...
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