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    When the bumps are hard granular and the...

    When the bumps are hard granular and the formation is spread out, I can feel the Twister loosing it underfoot and prevents me from approaching my next target the way I planned. That said, I have a...
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    I 've been skiing at your old stompin ground,...

    I 've been skiing at your old stompin ground, Pat's Peak. Hurricane is a great bump trail, yeah it has funky bumps at the entrance but the double fall line at skier's right is great. The troughs can...
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    Don't try to emulate other skiers. Work on speed...

    Don't try to emulate other skiers. Work on speed control, without it everyone ends up on the edge to regroup. Trying to control your speed on a steep run is best learn on a lower angle run. A general...
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    When you're picking up to much speed in the...

    When you're picking up to much speed in the troughs, get on the top and slide down the side. A more advance move is to skip across the chopped side if that is along the path of the line. Martin does...
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    I've been meaning to purchase Mead's book ever...

    I've been meaning to purchase Mead's book ever since it got on my radar a couple of weeks ago, this thread made me pull the trigger.

    As for DiPiro's book, its a great book since it breaks the...
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    another example of what present day skis can do. ...

    another example of what present day skis can do.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iSxw1Ku6Kho
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    Along with using those same tactics back then, we...

    Along with using those same tactics back then, we can leverage the shape of present day mogul skis. IMO, its another tool that can be used, YMMV.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-LgEhwSLHMU
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    IMO,there are two ways to ski moguls, a direct...

    IMO,there are two ways to ski moguls, a direct line or non a non direct line. Neither one implies staying in the troughs. In cases where the bumps are not seeded, knowing how to approach or ski at...
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    Lots of things changed, I agree that some bumps...

    Lots of things changed, I agree that some bumps have taken on weird shapes and we have some wide spacing in between. I will say that you will find a more symmetrical formation on trails where they...
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pcIb24PmGCY I...

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pcIb24PmGCY

    I have seen some that can do this in person and I'm still at awe.
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    PSA, Hart clearance sale

    I usually don't post on in this place anymore but I know there are some mogul skiers in this place. US Hart skis are selling dirt cheap, they have a couple of good deals left. BTW, don't get the...
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    the trail under the fix grip quad got seeded, 15...

    the trail under the fix grip quad got seeded, 15 to 16 turns, single lane and a jump at the midpoint . They have formed a freestyle team that will travel and compete at the local events. I talked...
  13. Thread: Mogul Skis

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    IMO, Twister has great value when cost is...

    IMO, Twister has great value when cost is factored in. Along with a seeded runs, I take mine into the glades and natural trails. It takes a beating on hidden rocks and to a lesser extent tree/bush...
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    I was there last week, 12/2. Lots was not filled...

    I was there last week, 12/2. Lots was not filled but maybe 3-4 rows to entrance. The place was crowded with race and ski school, racks was filled during lunch. I could see cars coming in to pick up...
  15. national ski team is using some concepts of this...

    national ski team is using some concepts of this to train the quads. A more challenging phase is making the platform more compact.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UYi72Ol2JWw
  16. ok, not ski building related but a potential...

    ok, not ski building related but a potential diversion or trainer. VR tread mills are coming out of late which places more of the physical activities in point & shoot and combative vid games. I...
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    Weatherbell's first guess..... ...

    Weatherbell's first guess.....

    https://www.weatherbell.com/prelim-winter-2017-18
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    Given boot sizes doesn't match bsl from vendor...

    Given boot sizes doesn't match bsl from vendor to vendor, once I found the boot I like, I bought a second pair at ~ 60% MSRP. I did this since the boot had the fit, flex, forward lean and ramp angle...
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    last year, we had a drought, local watering bans...

    last year, we had a drought, local watering bans and concerns if the snow making ponds will have enough water. Here's this year drought conditions. So far so good, I haven't brought out the water...
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    +1

    +1
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    hmm.... maybe its a sign that the season is...

    hmm.... maybe its a sign that the season is getting closer given there's a back and forth about kids ski boots.

    In terms of adjustable pole, those twist types were good for a couple for a couple...
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    ^^ Needless to say or perhaps I should say. When...

    ^^ Needless to say or perhaps I should say. When parents buy or rent boots before the season, they go for something on the tad bigger size and hope the kids feet will grow into that size by mid to...
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    Yep the Roces are for kids, I think its great....

    Yep the Roces are for kids, I think its great. They introduced them to this country ~ 8 years ago and its still going strong. Something to be said for that. From my experience, getting them adjusted...
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    Nah.... pull the trigger on the demo bindings. ...

    Nah.... pull the trigger on the demo bindings.

    /sarc


    btw, cool idea. There have been many days that was cut short because the feet was getting sore.
  25. The breakthroughs in semiconductors has made it...

    The breakthroughs in semiconductors has made it possible to add more "stuff" in a smaller amount of space at low cost and with high reliability. Few realize that this a manufacturing break through.
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