Posts Tagged ‘backcountry skiing’

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  • Lou Dawson 2: Way better than yurts, so easy to place and move, rodent proof, very warm, ...
  • Kevin S: Interesting article and I see a "cottage industry" that with a few mining c...
  • Lou Dawson 2: Larry, they're both terms of art, add "mobile home" into the mix as well. ...
  • Lou Dawson 2: Sorry Ross, I usually use JB-Kwik 2 part epoxy for these sorts of things a...
  • Ross: Hi Lou, I assume that you used the JB-Weld 2 part epoxy & not the JB...
  • See: But it could present everyone else there at that time in a bad light, maybe...
  • JCoates: North of the Mason-Dixon="Tiny house" South of the Mason-Dixon="Double-w...
  • Larry: So, I have to ask the question with the proliferation of "tiny houses". Wh...
  • See: I don’t think the author thought that was the only way to write up KB’s fea...
  • Dillon: Lou. Fine by me if you want to delete my last post (and this post). I didn'...
  • Tom Gos: Is "camping shelter" a term that helps navigate some code issues? Cabin see...
  • Dillon: Bruno. I just thought of it, but a straw cowboy hat with an American flag h...
  • Lou Dawson 2: Ditto on Roux, am huge fan, have watched her jogging up the mountain, leadi...
  • Dillon: Buck. You said what I was trying to get at so I'm adopting your post as my ...
  • denalijay: This report might not sound like a review but my experience with F1’s after...
  • denalijay: This report might not sound like a review but my experience with F1's after...
  • Lou Dawson 2: Someone a while ago here asked why the heck we have that big truck. Hopeful...
  • Lou Dawson 2: Hi Jack, for privacy reasons I don't want to get into details, but the appr...
  • Jack: wow. what is the access like in winter season? long approach? water st...
  • Bruno Schull: I love it Dillion, especially the part about the long armed knuckle draggin...
  • Lou Dawson 2: Really, I think using JB Weld or JB-Kwik 2 part epoxy is the way to go for ...
  • Buck: safest BC group? it's the solo skier the sexism discussion is funny. ...
  • See: Did you try Vibra-tite or similar? I think “reuseable” type thread locker m...
  • atfred: Lou, I've always found that finding odd; the thinking being that in a mixe...
  • Lou Dawson 2: I did some experiments regarding this issue, interesting. https://www.wi...
  • Lou Dawson 2: See, quite the opposite, it's apparently been found that mixed gender group...
  • See: I’m not a fan of pro sports in general, so (in my opinion, at least) elimin...
  • Lou Dawson 2: I'll jump in. Firstly, I've always wondered, is it not sexist to even ...
  • See: I think I learned something interesting from the video— clean all grease fr...
  • Dillon: HI Bruno. Great post(s). I should clarify that I'm not actually a woman-hat...

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Welcome to Louis (Lou) Dawson's backcountry skiing information & opinion website. Lou's passion for the past 50 years has been alpinism, climbing, mountaineering and skiing -- along with all manner of outdoor recreation. He has authored numerous books and articles about ski touring and is well known as the first person to ski down all 54 of Colorado's 14,000-foot peaks, otherwise known as the Fourteeners! Books and free ski touring news and information here.

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