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    Locator Tags

    rumor has it that apple will be introducing shortly "airtags", like tile brand locator tags but using ultra wide band radio frequency. Anyone have any insight into whether these things would work to locate a ski buried under the snow?
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    Bolton

    What happened to the lift
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    Re: new boots

    Re: new boots Downhill vs. at. I started skinning last season and expect to go 3-5 times a season, but just sidecountry. The vast majority of my skiing will be resort trails and woods. My boot fitter says to go with regular alpine boots but wondering about the new "crossover" at models...
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    Re: Loon v. Bretton woods

    Re: Loon v. Bretton woods Have a friend who is going up to the area 12/26-1/2. family with Young kids. Where should they ski? Which mtn will have better conditions?
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    Re: EB-5 article

    Re: EB-5 article http://www.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2015/09/should-congress-let-wealthy-foreigners-buy-citizenship/406432/
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    Downhill

    http://nyti.ms/1F8bhld
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    Re: preseason shell maintenance

    Re: preseason shell maintenance I'm squarely in pregame mode. About time to get the gear ready. I've gotten into the habit of washing the shells with tech wash and then running them through a cycle with the water repellency refresher and then into the dryer. I've seen where some recommend...
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    Rochester NY Mtn biking

    Going next week. any suggestions for mtn biking? TIA
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    Re: FYI skiing

    Re: FYI skiing http://www.thewire.com/culture/2014/02/falling-popularity-downhill-skiing/357940/
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    BC trip 1/26-2/1

    My first trip out to BC was quite memorable. Skied the first 2 days at whitewater. they hadnt had any snow in 2 weeks so the conditions were challenging. anything in the sun was unskiable crusty crud. Shaded areas had hardpack that was chalky, so it was difficult but doable. That being said...
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    Re: Whitewater BC

    Re: Whitewater BC going in a couple weeks. first time there in particular and BC in general. havent been out west at all in 4 years. any helpful hints.
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    Re: prescription goggles

    Re: prescription goggles I wear contacts only for skiing but have been having increasing problems with them. Anyone have any recommendations???
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    Re: shipping skis out west

    Re: shipping skis out west Anyone ever do this? I'm thinking of doing it. how much does it cost generally?
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    Need new shell- opinions please

    So i ripped open the left sleeve on a tree branch this weekend. Major damage but nit irreperable. The duct tape actually looks good. But after 5 seasons and some 200 days it may be time for something new. The one i have was gore tex soft shell and while it was fine, i didnt love it, and want...
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    Re: helmets

    Re: helmets http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/01/30/wear-a-helmet-when-hitting-the-slopes/?hp
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    Berkshires Mtn biking

    maybe I'm just missing something, but I havent been able to find mtn biking trails in the berkshires. My in-laws live up there near the MA-CT border, and so I am desperate to get out and ride when I'm up there. I've checked online (singletracks), called the bike shop in Great Barrington, the...
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    grooming young skiers article

    http://www.nytimes.com/aponline/2012/01/04/us/AP-US-FEA-Parenting-On-the-Slopes.html?hp
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    ski porn NE style

    a little pov from the awful conditions over the holiday week. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DjlS6iXyVYQ
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    Re: Driving

    Re: Driving Interesting experiment in colorado. http://www.theatlanticcities.com/commute/2011/10/slowing-drivers-speed-roads-denver/352/
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    bootfitter in NYC/westchester

    Can anyone recommend a good bootfitter in the NYC/Westchester county area? TIA
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