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Forum: Western Canada   12-11-2012, 09:32 PM
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Posted By unxetas
Mount Seymour was pretty incredible today. Took...

Mount Seymour was pretty incredible today. Took the girlfriend up after lunch, didn't really get to ride much, but the snow was awesome.
Forum: Western Canada   12-11-2012, 12:10 PM
Replies: 665
Views: 47,715
Posted By unxetas
You can do 4 days in a row. *makes jedi mind...

You can do 4 days in a row. *makes jedi mind trick move*

(I started working for a Lucasfilm company a couple months ago, I've been making jedi moves at every automatic door I see, it's awesome)
Forum: Western Canada   12-11-2012, 11:48 AM
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Posted By unxetas
Nah, I was only there from 7ish to 8.30, but that...

Nah, I was only there from 7ish to 8.30, but that sounds like fun haha.. It was bad enough with the lights on!

Yeah we should definitely meet up at some point. I'm always up for giving anyone a...
Forum: Western Canada   12-11-2012, 11:43 AM
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Posted By unxetas
Haha.. Yeah, not having been to Seymour in two...

Haha.. Yeah, not having been to Seymour in two years (and only ever having been up there twice), I had no idea where the runs were. Every intersection, I had to stop, look for a hint of a sign, hop...
Forum: Western Canada   12-11-2012, 09:57 AM
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Posted By unxetas
Finally got up to Seymour last night! The snow...

Finally got up to Seymour last night! The snow was alright, but visibility was the worst I have ever seen..

Was only there for an hour and a bit but it was good to dust off the cobwebs a bit! I...
Forum: Western Canada   11-26-2012, 02:24 PM
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Posted By unxetas
Weird, I thought the airbag was setup in a way...

Weird, I thought the airbag was setup in a way that you could ride out of it if you actually landed right.. Guess it's way too soft, eh? Looks like fun though.
Forum: Western Canada   11-26-2012, 11:59 AM
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Posted By unxetas
Forecast looks incredibly bad. Argh, things were...

Forecast looks incredibly bad. Argh, things were looking promising for a little bit!

Mount Seymour 6 Day Snow Forecast & Skiing Weather for 1100 m...
Forum: Western Canada   11-25-2012, 08:57 PM
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Posted By unxetas
Haha.. Yeah I was at Seymour printing my pass,...

Haha.. Yeah I was at Seymour printing my pass, the snow at the base was horrible.. Even my dog was suspicious of the whole thing. Looks like its warming up this week too, not good.
Forum: Western Canada   11-24-2012, 10:07 AM
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Posted By unxetas
Found a set last night, 175/65-14 on newish...

Found a set last night, 175/65-14 on newish steelies for 400.. They look pretty much brand new :)
Forum: Western Canada   11-23-2012, 10:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,762
Posted By unxetas
And always remember to keep your weight balanced!...

And always remember to keep your weight balanced! Focus on the leading foot, don't lean back!
Forum: Western Canada   11-22-2012, 07:07 PM
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Posted By unxetas
Cool :) I just looked at their map and they have...

Cool :) I just looked at their map and they have a separate beginner lift with cheaper tickets! I could leave the GF out there and go explore for a bit.

But I just realized I haven't gotten...
Forum: Western Canada   11-22-2012, 05:10 PM
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Posted By unxetas
Haha.. Anyone been to Mt. Baker? Ever? Heard...

Haha..

Anyone been to Mt. Baker? Ever? Heard they were open and had a ton of fresh snow, trying to convince the girlfriend to head down this weekend.. Is it gonna be packed to the point of not...
Forum: Western Canada   11-21-2012, 12:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 421
Posted By unxetas
You know, a carpooling thread here wouldn't be a...

You know, a carpooling thread here wouldn't be a bad idea.

I'm up for carpooling up to Seymour once night riding kicks in. I have a tiny little Mazda2 so probably limited to 2 of us and 2 boards,...
Forum: Western Canada   11-21-2012, 08:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,762
Posted By unxetas
It's very important that you practice riding on...

It's very important that you practice riding on your toe edge. Even at the bunny hill in Cypress, force yourself to ride down the whole run on your toes. You have to be comfortable on your toes...
Forum: Western Canada   11-20-2012, 05:49 PM
Replies: 665
Views: 47,715
Posted By unxetas
By the way, that video was awesome. The little...

By the way, that video was awesome. The little bit from 2:00 to 3:00, I'd be happy if that's all I ever did on a snowboard! So much fun..
Forum: Western Canada   11-20-2012, 12:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,762
Posted By unxetas
Collins is usually too busy to actually learn...

Collins is usually too busy to actually learn much, I think Panorama is much better, especially when it gets colder and everyone moves to Collins after lunch.

If you go during the week, they're...
Forum: Western Canada   11-20-2012, 11:38 AM
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Views: 47,715
Posted By unxetas
Yeah, I think we did. That project I was working...

Yeah, I think we did. That project I was working on was supposed to finish in early January, and got extended until April. Got a new job this year though, so.. Fingers crossed!
Forum: Western Canada   11-20-2012, 11:23 AM
Replies: 665
Views: 47,715
Posted By unxetas
Yeah, last season was such a waste for me. I was...

Yeah, last season was such a waste for me. I was so excited, bought a new board/bindings, fancy new jacket, watched tons of videos.. Then was stuck at work 6-7 days a week, 10 hours a day, from...
Forum: Western Canada   11-20-2012, 10:18 AM
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Views: 47,715
Posted By unxetas
I picked up the early bird pass to Seymour this...

I picked up the early bird pass to Seymour this year.. My first time buying a season pass, hopefully the job stays as quiet as it's supposed to!

I'm hoping to go up a few nights a week once the...
Forum: Western Canada   10-06-2012, 03:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 609
Posted By unxetas
Well, after a bit of googling, I found the...

Well, after a bit of googling, I found the Destination in West Van. Melvyn helped me out and the boots already feel sooo much better. He's still doing some work on the liners, but they're already a...
Forum: Boots   10-06-2012, 03:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,501
Posted By unxetas
Ah, I did manage to find a local shop with a...

Ah, I did manage to find a local shop with a great boot fitter.. Like you said, he fixed me up some custom insoles that made a huge difference, and he's also doing a bit of work on the liners....
Forum: Western Canada   10-06-2012, 12:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 609
Posted By unxetas
Good boot fitter in Van?

I might need new boots, and since I'm obviously not smart enough to pick a pair of boots that won't make me cry at the end of the day, I need some help.

Lots of videos online of how a great boot...
Forum: Boots   10-06-2012, 10:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,501
Posted By unxetas
stretching boots?

So I have pretty weird feet - very skinny, but extremely arched. When I bought my first pair of snowboard boots a few years ago, I had trouble finding boots I could get my feet into, due to the arch....
Forum: Western Canada   12-06-2011, 05:24 PM
Replies: 608
Views: 30,707
Posted By unxetas
been away from the forum for a while! Was...

been away from the forum for a while!

Was way too tired to go up last Sunday, but I'll be going this weekend for sure. When's the snow coming down again? Pfft..

Anyone been to Mt Seymour yet?...
Forum: Western Canada   11-22-2011, 04:02 PM
Replies: 608
Views: 30,707
Posted By unxetas
Went to cypress on Sunday.. I had forgotten how...

Went to cypress on Sunday.. I had forgotten how awful the lift lines were! It was OK for the first day of the season, but the snow wasn't all that great. I don't know if it's because of the man-made...
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