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Hard days

Posted 01-12-2013 at 10:05 PM by Donutz (This Side Up)

Today was a beautiful blue-sky day. Unfortunately it was a COLD day, with no recent snow. This meant that the snow was hard as rock. Definitely not the day for trying anything, and I mean ANYTHING. Even trying the tree run through Pete's almost got me killed.

After a couple of runs I started to wonder if part of my problem might be dull edges. After all, I've never had the Heritage sharpened. So I took it to the Seymour shop, and $20 and 15 minutes later I had new edges. I wouldn't...
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Bad start, good day.

Posted 01-06-2013 at 10:05 PM by Donutz (This Side Up)

I got up to Seymour today before opening. It wasn't an auspicious start. The fog was as thick as I've ever seen it. And by which I mean I actually could hardly make out the snow under my feet, let alone anything that was coming at me. In addition, there was a thin layer of new snow over top of refrozen lunar landscape. However, it was snowing, and it kept snowing, and by 11am the fog lifted. Made for a much better time.

I discovered (or confirmed) a couple of issues with my snowboarding...
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That's much better

Posted 01-01-2013 at 06:12 PM by Donutz (This Side Up)

New years day today, and I managed to get up the mountain for opening time. Surprisingly uncrowded, and I was able to get my favorite parking spot. It was totally blue sky this morning, and cold. The snow was pretty crisp, and I wouldn't want to pratfall on it, but it wasn't snowcrete.

I got a very pleasant surprise on Lodge. The park crew added a couple of jumps in the Young Guns area, just the right size for beginners. Actually just slightly larger than what I'd consider comfortable,...
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