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Thread: Snowbird - Thursday 01.05 vs. Saturday 01.07.2012

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    Snowbird - Thursday 01.05 vs. Saturday 01.07.2012

    Went out for my first resort ride of the season on Thursday. Last year at this time, I probably had 15 resort days already which shows you how bad this season has been. No motivation from me so far. However, I went out and had a great time in the sun. Snow was hardpacked but I went in the afternoon so it was soft in the sun.

    Contrast that with today after 7 new inches of snow. It was great up there but a ton of rocks still. You had to try to remember how covered everything was or you could do some serious damage. I took a bunch of runs on Great Scot which required a downcrawl through the Rat's Nest as you can see in the video. Nasty rocky/dirt but the turns afterward were worth it.

    I also used my new (to me) board today which was pretty nice. I bought a used 2010 Never Summer Premier F1 161. It is my third Never Summer but my first with Rocker and Camber. Totally different ride for sure.

    Contrasts:

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    Nice, man! A couple more like that might lure me back up.
    Just where is it I could find bear, beaver, and other critters worth cash money when skint?

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    That looked pretty scrappy for sure. I'll bet the shot below was worth it.


    Things have improved mightily after this storm. we just need to see this happen on a regular basis for the rest of the season.

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    The snow was good below for sure. Went back up today and scrambled through rats nest a few more times. It was worse today!

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    Yep, bingo!


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