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07-09-2010 08:39 AM
k2snowboards1
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Originally Posted by PNW View Post
I just got my tax returns back and am planing on picking up a new board. My home mountain is mt baker and i am now riding a GNU riders choice btx 154. I really like this board but sometimes it gets a bit to deep for it.Next year im going to be going into the backcountry more and need to pick up a powder board. After a lot of looking i came up with the K2 Gyrator. What do you guys think about this board, any other i should check out?
heyy yeah K2 gyrator grate powder board its also grate for normal snow aswell as powder hope this helps mate
05-04-2010 10:32 AM
walove the gyrator is the bottomless beast. get it big though my girlfriend rides the 162. ride slackcountry is about the same board. Or look for something with taper (charlie slasher, mullet, summit, malolo) gives a little different feel with less switch riding.
04-29-2010 03:29 PM
killclimbz The board will be fine, it's a solid pow board and rides fine in chop or hard pack if needed. The main thing is how far out are you going to be going? I believe you can do resort laps off the arm, but I know there are spots there that once you drop, you have to have a way to get back up. It ain't going to be the chairlift. So if you are booting it up, you are limited to stuff that won't require a major hike out. A lot of splitboarders go out in that area, and go for huge deep tours far away from the ski area. You're not going to access that terrain on a Gyrator unless you split it. Snowshoes won't hack it.
04-29-2010 03:11 PM
PNW i was actually planing on going out the arm next year. So far I've only done artist point once and hemispheres probably like 20 runs. you think that the gyrator will be to soft?
04-29-2010 03:02 PM
killclimbz So slackcountry then? I take it you aren't going out to the Shuksan ridge line and that sort of thing. A Gyrator will be fine for backcountry light stuff.
04-29-2010 03:00 PM
PNW take the chairlift to the top and then hike
04-29-2010 01:49 PM
killclimbz How are you accessing the backcountry?
04-29-2010 01:47 PM
PNW
K2 Gyrator

I just got my tax returns back and am planing on picking up a new board. My home mountain is mt baker and i am now riding a GNU riders choice btx 154. I really like this board but sometimes it gets a bit to deep for it.Next year im going to be going into the backcountry more and need to pick up a powder board. After a lot of looking i came up with the K2 Gyrator. What do you guys think about this board, any other i should check out?

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