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Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 07-23-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 839
Posted By MtTripper
The Via Ferrata is the best hike in town! The...

The Via Ferrata is the best hike in town! The pics are from the glory section and it is super airy and downright spectacular! Much of it is less exposed.

Could a 9-year old reach the rungs? I...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 07-19-2014, 07:25 AM
Replies: 434
Views: 56,633
Posted By MtTripper
+1 for Basin in Mancos. They are excellent. ...

+1 for Basin in Mancos. They are excellent.

For storage, Bernie at AAA Storage will look after your kit for probably $1 a day. He's a great old fellow with a lot of stories, so don't be in a...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 07-16-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 376
Posted By MtTripper
Well played Morgan! You're doing a nice...

Well played Morgan!

You're doing a nice job of differentiating Highland Cycles with top notch brands like Kriega. I've got some of their soft packs and tugger strap for my 450 and have been...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 07-07-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 14,550
Views: 2,115,540
Posted By MtTripper
"Would she be willing to separate sell the flip...

"Would she be willing to separate sell the flip flops?"

What the heck else would she ride in?
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 07-06-2014, 07:49 AM
Replies: 14,550
Views: 2,115,540
Posted By MtTripper
Motoport Ultra II Stretch Kevlar Suit (Ladies 4 - 6 or M.P. size XXXS)

I just posted this on the Flea Market, but thought someone more local might be more able to check it out in person.

My wife is changing gears and asked me to put her Motoport (Cycleport) suit up...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 06-12-2014, 09:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 628
Posted By MtTripper
I might have some video, but I was more focused...

I might have some video, but I was more focused on the huge smile on my son's face during his first heli ride than on the work being done on the cliffs. Dig the shades on Iceman! (Goose?)
...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 06-09-2014, 09:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 451
Posted By MtTripper
Ophir Pass is open, but I can't help north of...

Ophir Pass is open, but I can't help north of that one...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 06-09-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 628
Posted By MtTripper
They just pulled most of their equipment off the...

They just pulled most of their equipment off the rockslide area, and are planning on opening by the 12th of June, I believe. A buddy is the heli pilot for the project, so we got the tour on...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 06-04-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 974
Posted By MtTripper
Ophir should be open tomorrow. It's a bit loose...

Ophir should be open tomorrow. It's a bit loose in spots, but certainly GS territory.

This was from today, just below the closure at the very top.
...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 04-29-2014, 09:55 PM
Replies: 5,152
Views: 270,305
Posted By MtTripper
Yep! Have at it.

Yep! Have at it.
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 04-29-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 5,152
Views: 270,305
Posted By MtTripper
Okay Dokay... Here's somewhat of a softball... ...

Okay Dokay... Here's somewhat of a softball...

http://ophirtodd.smugmug.com/Other/Life/i-xLG5S6N/0/XL/IMG_1587-XL.jpg
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 04-29-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 5,152
Views: 270,305
Posted By MtTripper
Monster Ditch?

Monster Ditch?
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 04-25-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 920
Posted By MtTripper
No worries! Have fun! This was before I...

No worries! Have fun!

This was before I traded out to TKC's...

http://ophirtodd.smugmug.com/Other/Life/i-3sGkkjX/0/XL/IMG_1141-XL.jpg
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 04-17-2014, 06:08 AM
Replies: 14,550
Views: 2,115,540
Posted By MtTripper
Sleeping Bag- Feathered Friends Eider EX -10F

I put this on the Flea Market, but suspect someone in the Rockies might have use for this sweet sleeping bag.

Feathered Friends builds their bags in Seattle, WA from the highest quality...
Forum: Equipment 04-16-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,472
Posted By MtTripper
Hikertrash, do you have the newest incarnation of...

Hikertrash, do you have the newest incarnation of GL tank bag? I have a 2 year old Fandango and it does OK, but is certainly not waterproof, despite a good deal of seam sealant on the stitching.
Forum: Equipment 04-04-2014, 07:04 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 17,991
Posted By MtTripper
My L/XL is 3.20 lbs, vs my Forcefield which is...

My L/XL is 3.20 lbs, vs my Forcefield which is 5.07 lbs.

The Leatt seems to breathe a lot better and is much more comfortable, although it "feels" somewhat less substantial. The latter is more...
Forum: Vendors 04-01-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,435
Posted By MtTripper
Impressive customer service! Thanks Mark, for...

Impressive customer service! Thanks Mark, for the great communication, quick shipping and the great price!
Forum: Layin' down tracks 02-08-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 24,779
Posted By MtTripper
Soft Reset function

I just used an InReach SE for a 3 week trip in S America and it worked great for sending/receiving texts, right up until it died on me (the day before our summit bid- my wife was not psyched...).
...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 01-01-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 1,015
Views: 87,934
Posted By MtTripper
Lisa voted too, so you might be on top!

Lisa voted too, so you might be on top!
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 01-01-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 1,015
Views: 87,934
Posted By MtTripper
Voted! Good luck Tom!!

Voted!

Good luck Tom!!
Forum: Vendors 12-06-2013, 06:44 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 22,742
Posted By MtTripper
Thanks for the great advice and impressive...

Thanks for the great advice and impressive customer service this morning! Best of luck at the NYC moto show.
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 11-15-2013, 08:03 PM
Replies: 14,550
Views: 2,115,540
Posted By MtTripper
Ogio Flight Vest

PM replied to and sold pending payment. Thanks!
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 11-15-2013, 07:58 AM
Replies: 14,550
Views: 2,115,540
Posted By MtTripper
SOLD - Ogio Flight Vest

I received this almost a year ago and never got passed trying it on, as I just don't think it's the route I'd choose to take. It is brand new, never used, but I optimistically took the tags off when...
Forum: Equipment 11-06-2013, 02:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 395
Posted By MtTripper
To follow up on what mefly2 said... Maybe try...

To follow up on what mefly2 said... Maybe try different, aftermarket insoles before walking away from your current boots. There are all manner of them out there these days, and you can get ones...
Forum: Equipment 10-26-2013, 10:33 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,894
Posted By MtTripper
Well, after wondering if I was a weenie for...

Well, after wondering if I was a weenie for buying the Element short gloves, rather than just using my Adventure gloves in the cold, I had a chance to put them both to the test over the past few...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 10-22-2013, 07:50 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,594
Posted By MtTripper
Pretty cool to give the spanking, rather than...

Pretty cool to give the spanking, rather than receive one, on your birthday! Wow...!
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 10-17-2013, 07:38 AM
Replies: 366
Views: 60,669
Posted By MtTripper
Mountaineering and Climbing Guide Services

Mountain Trip (http://www.mountaintrip.com)
970 -369-1153
info@mountaintrip.com


We are an American Mountain Guide Association (AMGA) Accredited Program, offering rock, ice and mountaineering...
Forum: Equipment 10-17-2013, 06:46 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,894
Posted By MtTripper
I've got the Element short gloves and the...

I've got the Element short gloves and the Badlands. I'm generally happy with the gloves, but they would be warm on a hot day, and I'd go with a lighter glove, personally. They have performed great...
Forum: Vendors 10-11-2013, 09:01 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,997
Posted By MtTripper
Great customer service!

Thanks for your help earlier. Order placed!
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 10-10-2013, 07:20 AM
Replies: 14,550
Views: 2,115,540
Posted By MtTripper
CRF 50 on W. Slope

My youngest has outgrown this 2005 CRF 50. It's in great shape, although the plastic is somewhat scuffed and scratched (imagine that?!?!). It starts easily, and has been a great bike. SOLD

I...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 10-04-2013, 06:45 PM
Replies: 1,015
Views: 87,934
Posted By MtTripper
F650 GS Windscreen

Thanks Photo82, but she'd like one that is a bit taller. I appreciate the response, however!
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 09-29-2013, 07:12 AM
Replies: 1,015
Views: 87,934
Posted By MtTripper
Need a windscreen for an 01 F650 GS

FOUND - THANKS!!

Winter arrived with gusto, a big gusto apparently...

The big GSA was in the CycleShell on the right. I've clocked 70 mph winds before and the shell has held tight, but this...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 08-25-2013, 01:04 PM
Replies: 14,550
Views: 2,115,540
Posted By MtTripper
Bunch of Husaberg/KTM parts

I posted a bunch of Berg / KTM parts off a 2007 FE 450e in the Flea Market. I listed the part numbers where I could to help with fitment questions.
...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 08-19-2013, 06:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 470
Posted By MtTripper
The Sheep Corrals is only day use these days. ...

The Sheep Corrals is only day use these days.

You'll probably not have trouble finding a site at Woods Lake. Most folks climb Wilson from the new trailhead off the end of the Silver Pick Rd or...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 08-16-2013, 05:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 874
Posted By MtTripper
Scotch Creek is pretty mellow, but has a ton of...

Scotch Creek is pretty mellow, but has a ton of fist and slightly larger sized cobble for a lot of the west side. It might be different this year, but I rode it last year on my smaller bike and...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 08-16-2013, 04:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 874
Posted By MtTripper
They are quite different, but right now, Ophir...

They are quite different, but right now, Ophir has two short, cruxy bits and one switchback on the west side that have been problematic for more than a few big bikes this summer.

Bolan doesn't...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 08-07-2013, 06:44 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,490
Posted By MtTripper
You might check in with Morgan at Highland Cycles...

You might check in with Morgan at Highland Cycles as well. He recently described some 100+ mile horror show link-up that you might enjoy (although after seeing your pics from above Silverton, it...
Forum: Equipment 07-28-2013, 10:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 640
Posted By MtTripper
I live in a rather narrow valley at just below...

I live in a rather narrow valley at just below 10,000' on the Western Slope of CO, and we get a bit of weather up here from time to time. This spring, I picked up a used Cycleshell for my big bike...
Forum: Equipment 07-24-2013, 07:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,819
Posted By MtTripper
I've got the Ultimate MX as well, mounted on an...

I've got the Ultimate MX as well, mounted on an '08 Tundra with a Leer canopy. I can open my rear canopy window easily with my Husaberg on the carrier.
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 07-09-2013, 09:02 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,633
Posted By MtTripper
There's a tight hairpin on the Ophir Pass, which...

There's a tight hairpin on the Ophir Pass, which would make trailering a bit exciting. I'd not recommend it. It's a good dirt road on the east side, but gets rougher and tighter on the west side,...
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