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    Bump for best touring boot ever

    Bump for best touring boot ever
  2. Cline butte got 6ish. Was pretty to look at while...

    Cline butte got 6ish. Was pretty to look at while working
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    That was really the deal with those skis. Trust...

    That was really the deal with those skis. Trust gravity and they come alive. Otherwise they sink.
  4. The spritzer of death fog/drizzle didnít help

    The spritzer of death fog/drizzle didnít help
  5. For what little it's worth, the 6-8 turns/run on...

    For what little it's worth, the 6-8 turns/run on Vista were still velvety soft today.
  6. My wife did a bc skiing 101 weekend class with...

    My wife did a bc skiing 101 weekend class with them and really liked it. Was supposed to be with the wife, but she got sick so the husband was the guide and the team seemed quite happy with the...
  7. And hauling water 🤯

    And hauling water 🤯
  8. Definitely this. I've got the jacket and it's the...

    Definitely this. I've got the jacket and it's the best touring jacket I've owned. Never take it off all day except frigid or slow days to put a puffy under it. Wide temp range, has the big...
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    Bend-ish people: if you donít have a snowmobile...

    Bend-ish people: if you donít have a snowmobile and donít know anyone with a snowmobile yet and wonít be getting a snowmobile this winter, is some kind fat fish scale (I.e. vector/objective BC) rig a...
  10. Thread: Rescue Sleds?

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    Totally agree with this. Try moving an average...

    Totally agree with this. Try moving an average sized adult on any kind of rigged sled over anything other than a groomer and you'll quickly see the extreme limitations. In theory it sounds good, in...
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    Following up on the skins: Black crows customer...

    Following up on the skins: Black crows customer service and cripple creek both say the skins have a standard tip loop. No special attachment. Maybe changed this year?
  12. Thread: ATK Spacer

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    Got it figured! Bonus for sollyfit users - one...

    Got it figured! Bonus for sollyfit users - one the two holes mentioned lines up perfectly with free holes just ahead of where a speed turn ends, making for perfect placement.
  13. Thread: ATK Spacer

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    I'm a tool gaper: How did you mount it to the...

    I'm a tool gaper: How did you mount it to the binding? Screw into plastic?
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    This topic has spawned some of the funniest...

    This topic has spawned some of the funniest replies ever in TGR's past (far from the first time it's come up). No idea who gets credit, but whoever replied to one of the old threads by saying "I...
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    Went at it with the heat gun and screwdriver...

    Went at it with the heat gun and screwdriver handle (broom stick ain't getting into the toes of these 24.5 slippers) last night and it worked pretty damned well. Required more heat and more force...
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    Perfect. Thank you.

    Perfect. Thank you.
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    Yes indeed - this is solving for post-punch. It's...

    Yes indeed - this is solving for post-punch. It's definitely the liner that's the issue.
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    Liners: stock ones are good everywhere but pinky...

    Liners: stock ones are good everywhere but pinky toe/6th toe where I need a serious stretch. But, these fuckers are lasted. Any method tips for really stretching that area? Already cooked them with...
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    I annihilated my ankle carrying a really heavy...

    I annihilated my ankle carrying a really heavy pack in those, so yeah. My bad for using that kind of shoe with that kind of load. Even if they were super stable the utter lack of cushion was fucking...
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    I've skied my 173s with TLT6Ps w/Powerwrap plug...

    I've skied my 173s with TLT6Ps w/Powerwrap plug liners and booster a bit and thought they drove the skis just fine in corn. As Mall Walker says, at speed in more variable BC snow, the TLTs get more...
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    Size fun: I'm a size 8 in basically all running...

    Size fun: I'm a size 8 in basically all running shoes, a 25.5 in Vulcans and TLT5/6 (perfect touring fit), 25.5 Lange FT LV and they're a touch big, 24.5 Lange RX130 LV (perfect alpine fit) and ......
  22. Bump. You know they don't really fit you and you...

    Bump. You know they don't really fit you and you don't do "missions" anyway. Set them free!
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    Even their own web site says it's a tip loop and...

    Even their own web site says it's a tip loop and shows photos of a standard loop (on a different ski, too) on the product page for the skins, so thanks for the update. Just saw that the page for ski...
  24. WTB: Low-mileage TLT6P, 25/25.5 - Prefer green

    Don't need/want liners or any other doodads, just the shell. Don't even need tongue if that's lost. Hoping to find a 25/25.5 shell in good shape, with a strong preference for the green one, as...
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    The second you said "spring" and "high peaks" the...

    The second you said "spring" and "high peaks" the answer was the 98 of the two. The 108 is pretty versatile for it's shape (VERY rockered - just a bit of flat under foot), but it's sure as shit not...
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    Miniperson feedback on the 177. Me: 5'8" 140 w/o...

    Miniperson feedback on the 177. Me: 5'8" 140 w/o gear. I LOVE the 184 metal Katana and have more days on it than any other ski I've owned.

    Got these as a no-new-snow ski, which I lacked. Ski at...
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    I've got about 7 days on my 173s. I'm 5'8" 140...

    I've got about 7 days on my 173s. I'm 5'8" 140 w/o gear. They're sweet. The "super stiff" bullshit in that article is just that. I've got dfit verticals on them and have managed not to die yet...
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    PM incoming on the arc teryx case. Dibs.

    PM incoming on the arc teryx case. Dibs.
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    Definitely have your eyes on that bond between...

    Definitely have your eyes on that bond between the rain crust and whatís immediately above it before the rain hits later in the week: crustó>grapueló>duffó>dry, cold night might lead to potential...
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    Because it has a shit ton of camber and side cut,...

    Because it has a shit ton of camber and side cut, which is the exact opposite of what the OP wants.
    Perhaps itís amazing in weird snow despite that....
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    Ordered 177s this morning (me: small, Alpental)....

    Ordered 177s this morning (me: small, Alpental). Have hit refresh on the shipping tracking 8,636 times so far.
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    Goddamn yes.

    Goddamn yes.
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    311757311758

    311757311758
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    I've got 6 touring days on 181s, 2 insane pow...

    I've got 6 touring days on 181s, 2 insane pow days, 1 springy slushy day, 1 deep/wet day, 1 6" on crust day. Mounted with Dfit Verticals, skied with TLT6Ps 2x, Lange Freetours 1x, Vulcans 2x. I'm...
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    Stevens area N-facing trees maintained their...

    Stevens area N-facing trees maintained their awesomeness until legs gave out at 3pm despite warming.311492311493
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    Fuck. Thanks.

    Fuck. Thanks.
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    And the TLT7 last was Sasquatchian in volume....

    And the TLT7 last was Sasquatchian in volume. Different strokes and all that, but itís always easier to make it bigger than smaller.

    Is the TLT8 Carbonio last more like the TLT6?
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    I like the cut of your jib.

    I like the cut of your jib.
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    Any turn radius info?

    Any turn radius info?
  40. Thread: The FIFTY

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    Youíd fucking love it. June?

    Youíd fucking love it. June?
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    The 18m radius in the 176 make it more cheap...

    The 18m radius in the 176 make it more cheap seats in that ballpark than the front row.
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    Yeah, itís a flat camber LD90 (ideally 95, but...

    Yeah, itís a flat camber LD90 (ideally 95, but close enough) with a bit less tip rocker that it sounds like folks are sniffing around. If youíre up to 104 youíre in Raven/Dynafit Beast/BMT 109...
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    If the plate wasnít already on the ski thatís...

    If the plate wasnít already on the ski thatís perfect. Dang.
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    Any suggestions for mounting these beauties on a...

    Any suggestions for mounting these beauties on a ski that has a metal sollyfit plate? I have to think even epoxy will just crack at some point (plastic glued to metal) yeah? There's a Loctite...
  45. Thread: The FIFTY

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    Huge thanks for showing the no-go decisions, and...

    Huge thanks for showing the no-go decisions, and having them not be positioned as failures. I'm sure there's a temptation not to show this kind of thing like in the Rainier episode as it's a bit...
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    The Dynafit Beast 98s camber is very very...

    The Dynafit Beast 98s camber is very very minimal. Damn near flat. Havenít skied it but just looked at a pair yesterday
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    Subscribed

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    Know your own fitness/ski ability/risk tolerance...

    Know your own fitness/ski ability/risk tolerance extremely well and try to match up similar people with similar goals. Speak up. If the gnarbros want to go ski widow maker couloir or whatever and you...
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    For FM in particular, the bunk room can be both...

    For FM in particular, the bunk room can be both sweltering and frigid in the same night. Be versatile.

    Like others said, donít let the weight limit scare hold you back on booze.
  50. Thread: AT Helmet halp

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    Mtn lab good.

    Mtn lab good.
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