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Just some updates

Posted 11-10-2012 at 11:52 AM by Donutz (This Side Up)

First, still nothing in the snow category. The freezing level has been hovering between 1000 & 1500 for the last several days and continues that way for the next week or so. There's occasional snow predicted - a cm here and a cm there - but nothing like the dumps we need. As Beetlejuice says, I'm feeling a little anxious here.

On a slightly more optimistic subject, Seymour has been awarded 3rd best parks in Western Canada. Sounds like faint praise, but when you consider that 1st...
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2012-11-01 God DAMN it!

Posted 11-01-2012 at 04:40 PM by Donutz (This Side Up)

For the last week or so, it's been nothing but pounding, driving rain and warm temps. Freezing level consistently between 2000-3000 meters. There's no chance that there's any snow left on any of the locals at this point! Snow-forecast is showing a faint hint of the freezing level maybe dropping to something sane by end of next week, but it's still only a hint. Certainly this has got to be a worst-case scenario. If we can recover from this and have a good opening on Seymour before Dec 1st, I'll just...
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Goals for this season

Posted 10-28-2012 at 05:03 PM by Donutz (This Side Up)

It's time to "officially" identify my goals for this season. They are:

- Stop being so cautious
- learn to hit the northlands jumps properly and dependably, without knuckling every other time.
- Do street-style boxes
- do rails
- Get 180's-at-will nailed
- Learn 360s on small jumps
- Do Devil's Drop, and all other runs on Seymour comfortably
- Ground tricks.
- Become completely comfortable with switch.
- Perfect...
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No Snow...

Posted 10-28-2012 at 02:28 PM by Donutz (This Side Up)

After a couple of epic days of snowfall, the freezing level bumped itself up to 2000m and has been hanging there for days. Add torrential rain the last 24 hours and i doubt there's anything left.

I think something very similar happened the previous two years as well. I guess the first snowfall of the year is really meaningless except maybe psychologically.

In other news, the Mystery chair is officially complete, which is good news.
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Snow!!!!

Posted 10-21-2012 at 08:15 PM by Donutz (This Side Up)

8" of snow on Seymour. Pix here: http://www.snowboardingforum.com/wes...tml#post529278

Also, the Mystery chair is complete, as near as i can tell.
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