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Old 01-14-2010, 07:15 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Anyone know how to get to chads gap from the bottom of alta?

As the title implies. I want to go ride chads. Im gonna be in Utah January 18-19th. Anyone who gets this, you win the prize ahahaha
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Old 01-14-2010, 07:23 PM   #2 (permalink)
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As the title implies. I want to go ride chads. Im gonna be in Utah January 18-19th. Anyone who gets this, you win the prize ahahaha
have you reserved the chopper to airlift you to the hospital yet?
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Old 01-14-2010, 07:33 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Old 01-15-2010, 09:05 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Chads gap is literally across the parking lot from Alta. It's really not that hard to find. It's also big, and if you need to dig the cheese wedge plan on spending a day doing it. I know a couple of skiers that hit it. Very, very good (one is sponsored now) skiers. They all exploded on landing. Definitely cleared it but it's a hell of a jump. One you don't want to come up short on.
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Old 01-16-2010, 10:55 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Here's some inspiration:
Rice killin' it:
YouTube - Travis Rice @ Chad's Gap
Hall gettin' nearly killed by it:
YouTube - Tanner Hall Chad's Gap
bjorn Leines hittin' it: (Erik also hit it)
YouTube - Bjorn Leines - Chad's Gap Snowboard Jump
some skiers:
chad's gap utah | PowderWorld.com

if you look closely at the shots you can figure out where it is pretty easily. If you weren't looking to commit the two or three days of man power required to build the in run and wedge it could make a cool step up or even a quarter pipe feature.(if there's enough snow) Also there is the smaller pyramid gap which is just down the canyon from chad's

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have you reserved the chopper to airlift you to the hospital yet?
Wasatch actually takes off from alta so no problem there

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Old 01-16-2010, 11:02 PM   #6 (permalink)
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post some vids if you hit it!
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its not buildable yet the snow totals are too low ...
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Ahh, That's where Hall bit-it. That piece of video is AWFUL, classic, and awful!
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Ahh, That's where Hall bit-it. That piece of video is AWFUL, classic, and awful!
I was amused watching Hall scream like a lil bitch...hehe.
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I was amused watching Hall scream like a lil bitch...hehe.
BRB, making fun of some one over busting his legs over a 100 foot gap.
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