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03-07-2011 08:43 AM
baconzoo look at this crazy idea: Snowboard Pole
03-06-2011 08:47 PM
XdotNet KYSnowboarder - Hey there, we live in Evansville and spent most weekends at Paoli Peaks. We did go over to Perfect North once this winter. We really liked PN except the lift lines were REALLY long, 30 minutes + the day we were there. This will be our 2nd trip out west. We went to Eldora in Colorado last year. I didn't have the skills to enjoy it really. But this year I think i'll be able to enjoy Jackson Hole
03-06-2011 12:36 PM
AngryHugo
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Originally Posted by baconzoo View Post
Trip out on my JH Mentor getting some backcountry. He uses ski poles which is a trip but it works so well on all those long cat-tracks.
A bunch of the local snowboarders had collapsible ski poles on their packs. Traversing on a board blows. I'm definitely getting a pair for next year.
03-06-2011 08:41 AM
baconzoo Trip out on my JH Mentor getting some backcountry. He uses ski poles which is a trip but it works so well on all those long cat-tracks.
http://vimeo.com/20681891
03-06-2011 08:22 AM
baconzoo
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Originally Posted by Listheeb21 View Post
14 miles? At Jackson Hole?
from the top and zig zaging all the way across the mountain back and forth. All the way over to ApresVous and down.
03-05-2011 05:57 PM
Listheeb21
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My crew is going to Jackson in a couple of weeks. Question (probably stupid noob question), if you ride the Gondola up is there another trail down besides corbets coulier? Don't laugh i'm 40 :-) I really want to go up and appreciate the view more than I want to challenge corbets.
Corbet's is worth looking at from above, but in the end I pussed out. Even with the goat path, it was like dropping into an S-shaped water slide and being spit out onto a 45 degree slope at 35 mph.

To get there, go under the East Ridge chairlift (remnant from when they were rebuilding the tram, but no longer operational) and follow the ropes down to the entrance. From there, traverse right to get back onto Rendezvous Bowl as your heart rates slows to normal!
03-05-2011 05:52 PM
Listheeb21
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The Couloir is off the Tram. I used to teach a kid with no legs who was mounted to the board in a Kevlar body bucket. We rode every lift and the whole mountain. You'll be fine...

A-B it's 2.2 miles top to bottom. The longest cat-track down is 14 miles.
14 miles? At Jackson Hole?
03-05-2011 04:37 AM
kysnowboarder
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Cool, i'll appreciate any feedback. I've been boarding for 2 years now, I do the black diamonds at our local park in southern indiana but ya...its indiana...not the rockies :-)
Which southern IN park? Paoli or perfect north? Is this your first trip out west? Jackson is awesome, there is riding there for all levels
03-04-2011 10:35 PM
XdotNet Cool, i'll appreciate any feedback. I've been boarding for 2 years now, I do the black diamonds at our local park in southern indiana but ya...its indiana...not the rockies :-)
03-04-2011 04:11 PM
PowSurfer I'll be heading there in a week, hope the snow gods deliver some pow pow! sound like your having a great trip, would love to see some pics and videos before I go out.
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