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  1. Thread: Shift or Tecton

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    Plastic can be reliable as metal nowadays. Itís...

    Plastic can be reliable as metal nowadays. Itís not 1987.
  2. Thread: Shift or Tecton

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    I have 2 setups with Shifts and 3 with Tectons. ...

    I have 2 setups with Shifts and 3 with Tectons. I much, much prefer touring on the Tectons but I'm not crazy about skiing them inbounds, whereas I ski shifts inbounds all the time. So it really...
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    Sticky: Careful not to brand generalize. I had the Navis...

    Careful not to brand generalize. I had the Navis Freebirds and didnít like them at all. The Atris were pretty decent but didnít like them as much as my Moment Wildcat 108ís. But the Black Crows...
  4. Thread: Ikon Pass

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    Yeah, no point in renewing now whatsoever.

    Yeah, no point in renewing now whatsoever.
  5. This is a tiny little corner of the internet and...

    This is a tiny little corner of the internet and nearly irrelevant compared to instagram and other places. Whatever, I liked wobby's photos and glad to see those who live near the goods are getting...
  6. So, 500 and counting have died today already......

    So, 500 and counting have died today already... stop comparing it to the flu. Just stop.
  7. Damn, you know itís good when thereís still snow...

    Damn, you know itís good when thereís still snow floating in the air from your previous turn.

    I say bring on the stoke, itís not going to change anyoneís mind either way at this point.
  8. Yeah, I was more so referencing this in general:...

    Yeah, I was more so referencing this in general: https://snowbrains.com/42-human-triggered-avalanches-in-utah-in-past-5-days1/
  9. ^^ They closed it yesterday, I believe. ...

    ^^ They closed it yesterday, I believe.

    Meanwhile BC jongs are setting off slides in Utah left and right.
  10. ^^ He went out to a trailhead *after* testing...

    ^^ He went out to a trailhead *after* testing positive? WTF?

    People doing dumb shit like that is going to keep us all sheltered in place through the summer.
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    I have Ravens for mixed condition tours and...

    I have Ravens for mixed condition tours and they're absolutely great for that, but wouldn't want them for those deeper powder days. Definitely more of a quiver ski IMO.
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    Let's be honest, this is all Carole Baskin's...

    Let's be honest, this is all Carole Baskin's fault...
  13. Strap the skis to your bike frame...

    Strap the skis to your bike frame...
  14. You lost me... so whatís the issue again?

    You lost me... so whatís the issue again?
  15. Which part do you disagree with?

    Which part do you disagree with?
  16. The Official 19/20 Tahoe Ski Snowboard Thread. Plus bonus Bootfitting Recs!

    This was good to see. I donít rent out my place much (usually just holiday weekends when I have no interest in being there) but had already cancelled on some renters who were lined up for this...
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    Poll: Put money in the weed manís pocket!!!!

    Put money in the weed manís pocket!!!!
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    The Proposition is a good one too... came out...

    The Proposition is a good one too... came out about 15 years ago with Guy Pearce. Australian western.
  19. I laughed. SPIN TO WIN! I think it's...

    I laughed. SPIN TO WIN!

    I think it's important for people to get outside and get some exercise, just keep it local-ish. The longer this goes on we're going to have a major mental heath crisis on...
  20. Tahoe / Truckee has changed a lot since 2004. I...

    Tahoe / Truckee has changed a lot since 2004. I mean, it's still a sausage fest but the quality has improved by quite a bit, especially now that Truckee is less rough around the edges than it used...
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    I've got a lot of inbounds days on my shifts and...

    I've got a lot of inbounds days on my shifts and so far my experience makes me disagree. However, they are on 122mm powder skis, so they're only being exposed to soft conditions. I can see maybe...
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    All of the obvious have already been named, so......

    All of the obvious have already been named, so... I know it's a modern western, but I'm a fan of Hell or High Water.
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    Poll: My friend who is a mother of four, 36 years old...

    My friend who is a mother of four, 36 years old and in good health... went to the emergency room last night because she couldn't breath. So right now her husband is trying to figure out what to do...
  24. This. It's nice to hear some Tahoe locals agree....

    This. It's nice to hear some Tahoe locals agree. And definitely don't buy into this nonsense about it only being dangerous for old people. A friend of mine who is 36 and in good health finally had...
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    Poll: Yeah I mean, thereís no good solution here.

    Yeah I mean, thereís no good solution here.
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    Poll: I've read about two families that are close...

    I've read about two families that are close agreeing to be each other's backups in the case of kids or various scenarios similar to what you describe. Kind of a family buddy system of sorts. We...
  27. Asking this in the Tahoe thread because it's sort...

    Asking this in the Tahoe thread because it's sort of conditions / location dependent to some degree. Anyone here using Pomoca Free Pro 2 skins? I've heard good things in general but I imagine some...
  28. All parks here in Sonoma County were shut down...

    All parks here in Sonoma County were shut down this week due to overcrowding at access points and a small cluster outbreak related to it. It will happen in Placer and Nevada county soon enough.
    ...
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    Covid19 affected my skiing plans

    They came up because the ski resorts irresponsibly stayed open for that Saturday pow day. Direct your anger appropriately.

    And yeah, people from Truckee fly in and out of SFO or Reno just the same...
  30. And the same applies to Tahoe locals getting in...

    And the same applies to Tahoe locals getting in their cars and crowding at popular trailheads, but they donít want to hear that.
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    This was my whole fucking point in the Tahoe...

    This was my whole fucking point in the Tahoe thread but most of the local kooks don't get it.
  32. Thread: NFL 2019/2020

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    You know this how? Ever heard of NFL Sunday...

    You know this how? Ever heard of NFL Sunday ticket?
  33. Thread: NFL 2019/2020

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    That or maybe I watched the games.

    That or maybe I watched the games.
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    Demand will be fine. Supply could be a problem...

    Demand will be fine. Supply could be a problem for a lot of companies.

    It's definitely going to have some impact on the outerwear industry for the same reason.
  35. Fair enough. We've had a small cluster just...

    Fair enough.

    We've had a small cluster just start to breakout around here. The three who tested positive (so far) were at a party a few nights ago, hosted by a second home owner from the city. A...
  36. So you're at the store asking people where...

    So you're at the store asking people where they're taking those groceries? Or were they holding up a sign announcing their destination? Or are you just making an assumption?

    And again, the same...
  37. Push a narrative? lol... that shit has been an...

    Push a narrative? lol... that shit has been an issue for quite a while now and it's blatantly obvious.

    I invite you to check out the Truckee Tahoe People facebook group on any given week, but...
  38. Tahoe is a hotbed of toxic localism (it has been...

    Tahoe is a hotbed of toxic localism (it has been for a while) and the cognitive dissonance going on right now is impressive. The same person will say "STAY THE FUCK HOME!" and then get in the car...
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    They certainly are around Tahoe. Weíve had a...

    They certainly are around Tahoe. Weíve had a complete turnaround coinciding with all of this going down.
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    Last time I heard someone say they only ski black...

    Last time I heard someone say they only ski black diamonds my response was: ďIt must be really difficult to get back to the lift.Ē
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    Covid19 affected my skiing plans

    Someone who isnít nearly as good as they think they are. Like those tools who say they only ski black diamonds.
  42. Thread: NFL 2019/2020

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    Seriously. The 49ers rumors were driving me...

    Seriously. The 49ers rumors were driving me nuts... Jimmy G was a better QB than Brady last year, why the hell would we be interested?
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    Iíve heard itís very helpful for a lot of people....

    Iíve heard itís very helpful for a lot of people. Both mushrooms and cannibis. And certainly better than drinking to numb yourself.
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    Hahaha, nice.

    Hahaha, nice.
  45. The Official 19/20 Tahoe Ski Snowboard Thread. Plus bonus Bootfitting Recs!

    You know what activity is statistically way more dangerous than backcountry skiing and likely to take up a hospital bed? Driving. People need to get some perspective and chill out.

    Tahoe locals...
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    Sometimes science is just science...

    Sometimes science is just science...
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    Couldn't you just kiss your wife instead?

    Couldn't you just kiss your wife instead?
  48. Not to mention you could then tell everyone you...

    Not to mention you could then tell everyone you came into contact with the week prior, which is kind of a big deal. God this is some dumb fucking third world country shit going on.
  49. Truckee / SLT to Reno: 30 - 45 minutes. ...

    Truckee / SLT to Reno: 30 - 45 minutes. Nevermind Sacramento.
    Mammoth to Reno: 3+ hours.

    Plus Mammoth has a smaller population base and a significantly smaller hospital. Not really the same...
  50. On a serious note, I wonder how long before local...

    On a serious note, I wonder how long before local police are going to start stopping people coming into certain towns and questioning them? They have the authority now to issue citations and/or...
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