Heliboarding - Page 2 - Snowboarding Forum - Snowboard Enthusiast Forums
User Tag List

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #11 of 13 (permalink) Old 03-21-2013, 07:31 AM
Senior Member
 
baconzoo's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: Western New York
Posts: 284
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Arrow white room turns

I'm close to your size and I've been to Valdez 4 times. My advice is to buy the longest board they sell from whichever brand you choose. 166, 168, etc.

A 161 is kinda a freestyle board for me. I just got back from cat boarding in CO and I took a 161 Arbor Nightrain. I also ride a Rome Anthem 166, and an Igneous 168 Supermodel remake.

The "AK turn" is where you get up to speed (terminal planing velocity) and then you dump the fattest arc you can muster.

If you are a mountain goat and thrive on getting in and out of sketchy lines, then I'd think the 161 might be perfect.



To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
baconzoo is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #12 of 13 (permalink) Old 03-22-2013, 12:16 AM
Rides Caturdayz
 
seriouscat's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Posts: 540
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 1 Post(s)
Blog Entries: 6
Heliboarding

Check package details, lot of companies include pow skis/ boards as part of the deal.

I train every day of my life as they have never trained a day in theirs. Alexander Karelin

Last edited by seriouscat; 03-22-2013 at 12:23 AM.
seriouscat is online now  
post #13 of 13 (permalink) Old 03-22-2013, 12:19 AM
Senior Member
 
wernersl's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: SoCal
Posts: 417
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
I'll be taking my RaptorX if I'm able to go next season.
wernersl is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Snowboarding Forum - Snowboard Enthusiast Forums forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.3
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome