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Old 01-16-2012, 01:17 PM   #1571 (permalink)
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Looks like a tentative day at C'burg on Thursday morning for my gf and I. Hopefully we get the snow that the TV weather guy said was on the way . I fell madly in love with powder during a couple days at Marquette Mountain last year.

Has anybody snowboarded Pando or Bittersweet? Are either of those decent for newbies to get their feet wet? Also, girlfriend needs a rental set of equipment; I didn't know if Pando rented boards or not.
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Old 01-16-2012, 01:22 PM   #1572 (permalink)
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Hmm, Pando, Bitter, C-Burg... all seem to be similar distance from Sabato. I haven't ridden any of those places.
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Old 01-16-2012, 07:56 PM   #1573 (permalink)
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Alpine was good today.

All you haters snaking my line to C-burg... I am going to try and do a double-shot hit Pando for a minute and also C-burg on Sunday. Pando lift tickets there are only like $13 or something. It is very small, only rope tows and I think they have decent park features set up usually.
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Old 01-16-2012, 08:18 PM   #1574 (permalink)
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Would any of these hills be worth making the trip from toronto for a day or two? I've been trying to ride as many different resorts as possible and wouldn't mind driving up to 5 hours or so for some different/interesting riding.
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Would any of these hills be worth making the trip from toronto for a day or two? I've been trying to ride as many different resorts as possible and wouldn't mind driving up to 5 hours or so for some different/interesting riding.
its not worth it in my opinion. i was at blue mountain last wknd and their park is as good as any setup in michigan. the resorts in northern michigan would be closet to what you'd experience at blue but then your looking at a 7-8 hour drive. every place in lower michigan is moreless a bunny hill with rope-serviced terrain parks.
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Looks like a tentative day at C'burg on Thursday morning for my gf and I. Hopefully we get the snow that the TV weather guy said was on the way . I fell madly in love with powder during a couple days at Marquette Mountain last year.

Has anybody snowboarded Pando or Bittersweet? Are either of those decent for newbies to get their feet wet? Also, girlfriend needs a rental set of equipment; I didn't know if Pando rented boards or not.
its been a minute but i have been to bittersweet. its def an okay place for newbs. i remember a few easy runs right off the main chair. i spent more of my time at timberridge tho. they had killer deals for college students and had better steeps. ive never been to pando. sounds like dave and i might be doing a double shot [pando/cburg] this wknd.
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If I wake up to rain again this winter I'm going to rob a Friday night hooker.
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Been puking snow at Crystal. I think I'm going to have to go there Friday and drive back home same day.
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Bit of homework, then off to hit some of today's fresh snow
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Boo I had to cancel Friday. Looks like I'm out of commission for a couple weeks. In-laws are out of country until the 8th and wife might have jury duty this Thursday which will cut my work hours so I need to work Friday if so.

Only way to get out now is if the sister in-law is willing to babysit. Now you know and knowing is half the battle. GOOOOOO JOOOOEE!
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