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|02-03-2016 12:14 AM|
|16gkid||Looks like granite is getting hit with some good snow tonight! Gonna take off at 4am and head up there, hopefully road conditions wont be too bad, the things we do for a chance at powder|
|01-28-2016 11:49 AM|
The most frustrating part is that I know they have the resources available to build excellent parks and have failed to live up to their potential for one reason or another for several seasons now. The Tyro park does look pretty badass though based on what I can see on FB, pumped to get up there on Friday and check it out. The downside is it sounds like Aspen will be closed this weekend and the lift by Tyro is the slowest on the hill, so it's probably going to be a shitshow over there if that's the only park that's open.
Anyway sorry for the rant, it's cool to get an employees perspective, appreciate the updates Derp.
|01-28-2016 10:50 AM|
Originally Posted by 16gkid View Post
I'm working tonight and will look to see if your around.
|01-27-2016 02:42 AM|
Ive gone 8 days so far this year and as a non-park rider, I've very much enjoyed the experience. True theres not a lot of park features up, but taking sugar maple down to comet, theres at least 7-8 spots where you can air it out on rollers, side hits, and lips. As someone who charges/carves and and just likes to air it out with some grabs, I think its pretty awesome.
Derp are you the white guy with brown hair and mustache? Im there all the time, brown jacket/black pants, white sticker'd helmet, usually on thurs and friday, say hi if you see me!
|01-21-2016 08:08 AM|
I only mentioned Mother Nature because GP focuses on opening runs before working on parks. It's just business for them. Majority of people that come are here to just ski or snowboard, not hit 50' kickers and firecracker down culverts. Parks take a backseat, plain and simple.
I try and tell people who are upset to voice their concerns. Social media, emails, calls, whatever. Just be constructive.
I'm just as disappointed as everyone else. Haven't even been motivated enough this season to even go out once.
As far as marketing goes, they do what they gotta do. I don't pay any attention to that.
|01-20-2016 04:47 PM|
Originally Posted by Brewtown View Post
They spend an inordinate amount of time/web site space comparing themselves to copper(LMAO) and trashing other area resorts with their "Vertical" and "74 runs"
Lets face it, they're all semi flat ant hills with slight variances in length and size(thats what she said)...
|01-20-2016 03:19 PM|
|01-20-2016 02:27 PM|
Mother nature is not cooperating at all this season, but we aren't alone.
All I can ask is to not blame the shop guys, snow makers, lifties, or the park crew. We are all being directed by a higher power. Have to love being told what to do by people who have never once in their lives done any of the jobs I just listed above. Been that kind of year. Morale sucks!
There are a few small features up now on Sugar Maple and there are whales on Mystery waiting to be pushed so Tyro can go up. My understanding is there will be no park in the West and the park in the East is going to be scaled back. There were just too many injuries on Mission Ridge last season.
|01-19-2016 02:50 PM|
|Brewtown||The parks are really far behind and from what I hear it's mainly due to management not giving the park crew the resources to do their thing. Really fucking frustrating for a pass holder like myself, 5 or 6 years ago they had some of the best parks I've ever rode, now it's mid January and they have two jumps up. And it's not like the last couple seasons were anything amazing either, clearly they've just shifted priorities.|
|01-19-2016 02:26 PM|
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