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01-06-2014 10:29 PM
scotty100
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Originally Posted by CassMT View Post
no doubt, i'm so thankful, feels like we hit the lottery this year...not saying that to blow my horn, if i could invite all y'all here for a week i would.

all the xmas tourists left today, actually looks kinda lonely now

Nice. This was Tahoe today. And last week. And the week before that, and the week before that, and the week before that and the week before...etc etc

01-05-2014 06:26 PM
NZRide For the O.P, I read all the comments before watching the video and figured it must be pretty bad. But just watched it and blown away at how average this run looks. I don't really think you've done anything wrong here at all, there wasn't many people around, you're not going crazy fast and regarding the merging trails mentioned in earlier replies, well you never cut across to "merge", really only holding your line on the run you've come down, so I say carry on dude!
Its the people (and I have to say its often skiers) that cut straight across the fall line that cause problems for people.
Saying all that, there were a couple of moments, where you could not see the person go back to their other edge away from you, before you went by, which put up some risk given that they could have stayed on the same edge longer than you were guessing, which would have made for some close calls. I personally would have given them a little more room, allowing for their unpredictable movements. Normally I do that early on, so you can maintain speed and flow.
The situational awareness as mentioned by others is critical, I always check above if actually merging or needing to get across a slope to another lift etc, but I don't think you needed to do so on the run in the video, all looked reasonable to me.
01-05-2014 04:15 PM
MarshallV82 I typically ride Keystone and Breck. I like Breck better but I hate paying for parking and the extra drive time.

I typically stay in the trees or the park but I admit, I like to bomb groomers once in a while if they're somewhat empty, mostly Starfire, Go devil and hit a few of those nice lips/rollers on the front side.

Last guy down buys the drinks! You can get going pretty good on those runs, 60-70 mph. I wish we didn't have our skier friend, he wins 70% of the time.
01-05-2014 03:57 PM
Noreaster
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Originally Posted by wrathfuldeity View Post
Y'all have big open shallow runs, with out rollers, with no traffic. You can tell the steepness by comparing the slope to tree angles. Here an example of what we have to deal with an some of the cattrack...and got to watch out for folks blasting out of the trees.

That looks like every third trail here on Ice Coast, minus deep snow, plus a few families with toddlers on skis zigzagging it down at 5mph at all times.
01-05-2014 03:45 PM
CassMT no doubt, i'm so thankful, feels like we hit the lottery this year...not saying that to blow my horn, if i could invite all y'all here for a week i would.

all the xmas tourists left today, actually looks kinda lonely now

01-05-2014 03:40 PM
tradnwaves4snow
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Originally Posted by CassMT View Post
love the cat walls, we have a run here called 1000 Turns, 15ft walls for half a mile, should be called 1000 FS Hits, yesterday it was kneedeep and 90% untracked, oh fuuuunk
thats the stuff dreams are made of. the snow gods are smiling down on you bro
01-05-2014 03:25 PM
BFBF
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Well, I admit I am not the best boarder. But I feel I am pretty descent. I was proud that I was able to get that speed and maintain good control. The whole run it never felt once like I was losing control. However one thing you can't tell from this video is when I exactly hit 43. It wasn't when the trails merged and the people where around. It was the shaded area more near the first half of the run.

This was the back side of the mountain where there signs saying not for beginners. Plus this was not a crowded day at all. It was not a beginner run. the mountain I was on was over 90% black. Plus there was no ice anywhere on the run. don't know where everyone is saying ice hard pack is at. So I guess I don't understand the issue there.

I admit from watching the video, to me, it doesn't look like I was going that fast. it was from the reading of my gps unit. and it wasn't until I got home and downloaded it, to know at what point I actually hit that speed. I had a good idea cause I knew where I was when I was going at that speed (don't want to say "fast" and start that up again).

It is just real annoying that on almost every post on these forums, it is always people criticizing others like that is the object of these forums. Why not constructive stuff. if you feel I was doing something wrong or my form was off, or whatever--why not help the person and give them pointers instead of bashing them in. That is what I thought these forums where mainly for was to help others and share knowledge.

Look at my original post, I was not saying I'm the best, look at me run over these guys, everyone else sucked. It was just something that I was excited about and wanted to share.

all the negative remarks gets tiring quick.

sorry, end rant
I have no negative remarks, but this is EXACTLY why friends don't let friends ride Fleastone..
01-05-2014 03:21 PM
CassMT love the cat walls, we have a run here called 1000 Turns, 15ft walls for half a mile, should be called 1000 FS Hits, yesterday it was kneedeep and 90% untracked, oh fuuuunk
01-05-2014 03:08 PM
wrathfuldeity Y'all have big open shallow runs, with out rollers, with no traffic. You can tell the steepness by comparing the slope to tree angles. Here an example of what we have to deal with an some of the cattrack...and got to watch out for folks blasting out of the trees.

01-05-2014 12:55 PM
CK93 I am hoping to make it to Norway in the next few years.
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