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08-16-2016 09:59 AM
sabatoa Speaking of that new lift, I see Cab updated their trail map to show where it's unloading. This is a pretty major improvement.

With two lifts servicing the top of the hill, it's really going to cut down on the quad line. From the looks of it, the new lift will better service Canyon so that you don't have to skate for 50 yards after unloading.

Caberfae Peaks Ski & Golf Resort | TRAIL MAP

This may be a game changer for the experience at Cab.
08-16-2016 09:02 AM
ctoma This is showing a cold and snowy winter for us:



In the end weather predictions are just that, predictions. No one really knows what's going to happen, just do your daily snow-dance for the snow-gods.

Holy hell, can you size images before posting them on a thread?
08-16-2016 08:59 AM
david_z
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I'd like to try cab. Its not as long of a drive as nub and boyne. You guys see this?

Farmers Almanac predicting mild winter for MI. I hope they're wrong cuz they got me feeling some type of way.
Chomps & Sab are on point about the crowds sometimes, although in my experience the crowds usually don't get bad until after January 1. If they are open earlier in December, the crowds usually aren't too bad. They get a good amount of natural snow there, and the terrain is about as good as you'll find anywhere in the lower peninsula.

Definitely stay away on MLK and Presidents Day weekends. Xmas holiday is hit-or-miss all around, I usually ride Cab & Crystal that weekend and most of the time the crowds are pretty tolerable.

They're installing a new lift this summer which should help redirect & alleviate some of the congestion, most of the lifts there are older & slower, so when it's busy, it's busy.

Still, it is hands-down the best bang for your buck. You can get a season pass for $199 through the end of August. If you're not willing to make that commitment,t hey often do discounted lift tickets on Fridays for facebook fans, and they have lots of other discounts, and you can almost always score half-price tickets on Liftopia.
08-16-2016 08:53 AM
chomps1211
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I'd like to try cab. Its not as long of a drive as nub and boyne. You guys see this?

Farmers Almanac predicting mild winter for MI. I hope they're wrong cuz they got me feeling some type of way.
Early or late in the season when all the runs aren't open,..? Cab is -meh- If it's crowded also,..? It goes from -meh- to DAFUQ?? Full open, Cab is actually pretty good! But it does get CRAZY crowded!!

Do the math, Shorter drive +Decent terrain +cheapest lift prices around = higher mid week crowds with Weekends/Holidays SUPER ShitShow squared!!!

That said, it is worth a visit!!
08-16-2016 01:25 AM
bksdds I'd like to try cab. Its not as long of a drive as nub and boyne. You guys see this?

Farmers Almanac predicting mild winter for MI. I hope they're wrong cuz they got me feeling some type of way.
08-11-2016 07:01 AM
sabatoa ha, if I could ride the hill without the crowds then yep.

I may have learned how to ride at Holly and Brighton, but Cab is where snowboarding went from something I do to something I need.
08-10-2016 06:32 PM
david_z
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I wish Boyne would post up their college pass prices for this season. Something, anything, to make me feel like winter is on the way.

I need some new boots for this coming season, my DC Judges were always a bit too small and it's been a few seasons now so it's time to move on. I think I'm going to stick with my board and see how she rnides and my new playing weight. It might have more pop than I'm used to.

My daughter is six now, too old to ride free, so I need to pick up a pass for her this season. Kinda cray.
Cabbie sounding better every day eh?
08-10-2016 12:29 PM
sabatoa I wish Boyne would post up their college pass prices for this season. Something, anything, to make me feel like winter is on the way.

I need some new boots for this coming season, my DC Judges were always a bit too small and it's been a few seasons now so it's time to move on. I think I'm going to stick with my board and see how she rides and my new playing weight. It might have more pop than I'm used to.

My daughter is six now, too old to ride free, so I need to pick up a pass for her this season. Kinda cray.
08-05-2016 11:08 AM
slyder Keep me and Deacon in the loop. We have a few ppl here on SBF and friends we've met that would be awesome to get a group of us to hook up somewhere semi locally !!!
08-05-2016 10:55 AM
david_z Yep those are pipe gloves. And a cotton/hemp hoodie. I don't think it was very cold that day. At least, I didn't think it was.

I HATE jackets with a passion and only wear them when it's like zero degrees or hella windy.

My hands tend to overheat so I usually just do pipe/spring gloves unless I'm lapping tow rope, then I have to go with the Kincos which are also my colder weather gloves.
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