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Forum: Resort Trip Reports   04-11-2016, 10:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 953
Posted By Peyto
There's only one reason to go down Shaken not...

There's only one reason to go down Shaken not Stirred, and it definitely isn't a family activity :grin:
Forum: Resort Trip Reports   03-31-2016, 08:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 953
Posted By Peyto
This is exactly the trade-off between SSV and LL....

This is exactly the trade-off between SSV and LL. Louise gets the edge in terms of terrain, with SSV generally having better snow.

Glad you got to check out both for yourself, I'm always...
Forum: Western Canada   03-28-2016, 11:49 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,691
Posted By Peyto
Are you looking at the Banff forecast? The resort...

Are you looking at the Banff forecast? The resort is a fair bit higher than the town so the temperature is usually a couple degree colder. Rain in town usually means snow on the mountain.

Another...
Forum: Resort Trip Reports   02-29-2016, 11:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 663
Posted By Peyto
Wicked trip and pics - looks like a hell of a...

Wicked trip and pics - looks like a hell of a time!




Banff is having a pretty average season in my books. Good Nov/Early Dec storms, followed by a really dry and cold Jan/Feb, usually...
Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   02-18-2016, 08:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 510
Posted By Peyto
Seam Grip. Amazon.com: Gear Aid Seam Grip...

Seam Grip.

Amazon.com: Gear Aid Seam Grip Repair Adhesive and Sealant,1 Ounce: Sports & Outdoors...
Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   02-16-2016, 09:15 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,035
Posted By Peyto
Terje was right.

Terje was right.
Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   02-14-2016, 12:15 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,133
Posted By Peyto
Now is the only brand I've ever actually...

Now is the only brand I've ever actually shamlessly pimped to other riders. Big fan of everything about them.
Forum: Resort Trip Reports   02-06-2016, 10:49 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,096
Posted By Peyto
Such an awesome thread. Popped my cat cherry...

Such an awesome thread.

Popped my cat cherry this season at Big Red Cats with conditions that look similar to your vid. Didn't take us long to book another trip for March. Timmytard totally nailed...
Forum: Outerwear and Accessories   01-30-2016, 09:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 615
Posted By Peyto
Arva is a french company that makes avalanche...

Arva is a french company that makes avalanche safety gear. Legit brand.
Forum: Western Canada   01-14-2016, 10:44 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,749
Posted By Peyto
In great agony. Seriously though, there's no...

In great agony.

Seriously though, there's no pain free way of riding that thing that I've discovered, but it's the only way of getting to the real goods.
Forum: Boards   12-31-2015, 02:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 531
Posted By Peyto
Oh yea that is totally different from what I was...

Oh yea that is totally different from what I was referring to. Interested to hear what rome has to say.
Forum: Boards   12-31-2015, 01:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 531
Posted By Peyto
Can you only see them once you've ironed the wax...

Can you only see them once you've ironed the wax into the board?

Inserts being a metal will hold heat longer than the rest of your snowboard base, meaning it will take longer for the wax to dry...
Forum: Western Canada   12-30-2015, 10:21 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,548
Posted By Peyto
5/7, would recommend. Louise during...

5/7, would recommend.



Louise during the Christmas break, what could possibly go wrong...
Forum: Outerwear and Accessories   12-24-2015, 05:06 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,762
Posted By Peyto
Worth in terms of performance alone or worth it...

Worth in terms of performance alone or worth it because they actually last? I have no problem paying that kind of money for gloves (or any gear) that perform well so long as they actually last.
...
Forum: Nightlife   12-23-2015, 12:29 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 10,630
Posted By Peyto
This is what I was thinking, not only because it...

This is what I was thinking, not only because it seems to be what they're looking for, but also because with the current exchange rate $1 US Dollar gets you $1.40 in Canuck Bucks.
Forum: Outerwear and Accessories   12-22-2015, 11:30 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,762
Posted By Peyto
I can also confirm that Outdoor Research has an...

I can also confirm that Outdoor Research has an awesome warranty. They just sent me a new pair no questions asked in 2 business days after I destroyed a pair after one season (seems to be the average...
Forum: Western Canada   12-20-2015, 06:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 739
Posted By Peyto
Panorama is fun, and if you know where to go...

Panorama is fun, and if you know where to go there is actually some pretty interesting terrain to ride. It's also got a well-developed village if that's your type of thing, with some good on-hill...
Forum: Western Canada   12-19-2015, 04:13 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,450
Posted By Peyto
+1 on taking Stoney instead of 16th Ave. The...

+1 on taking Stoney instead of 16th Ave.

The highway is fine, but people not accustomed to winter driving in the mountains will be uncomfortable if things turn hairy, especially in the passes....
Forum: Boots   12-08-2015, 01:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,420
Posted By Peyto
They're usually good about ordering stuff in for...

They're usually good about ordering stuff in for your size if its not in stock. Give them a call, good group of guys running that shop.

Northwave makes a super comfy boot, but it does pack out...
Forum: Bindings   12-08-2015, 12:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,160
Posted By Peyto
Based on the way my size 9 boots fit in medium...

Based on the way my size 9 boots fit in medium sized Now bindings I'd recommend you get the large, but all boots are different so YMMV.
Forum: Boards   12-02-2015, 12:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,231
Posted By Peyto
Same weight as you and I ride a 159 PYL, but I...

Same weight as you and I ride a 159 PYL, but I favour sizing down on all my boards. Real solid freeride board and you'll be happy either way.
Forum: Boards   11-10-2015, 11:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 405
Posted By Peyto
Your instinct is correct. I've had a Greats and a...

Your instinct is correct. I've had a Greats and a PYL in my quiver for a couple of seasons now, and the PYL is definitely more freeride oriented than the Greats - stiffer, tapered, more rocker in the...
Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   11-10-2015, 10:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,810
Posted By Peyto
Greyhound.

Greyhound.
Forum: Western Canada   11-10-2015, 09:47 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,258
Posted By Peyto
aiidoneus pretty much nailed it in his post...

aiidoneus pretty much nailed it in his post above. The "scariest" part is the drop in between rocks at a 50 degree incline (made even tricker by idiots side slipping). However, this can be avoided...
Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   11-09-2015, 03:15 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 7,899
Posted By Peyto
I could be wrong but in all the cars I've been in...

I could be wrong but in all the cars I've been in if you don't have TPMS sensors it throws a specific TPMS light...
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