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Forum: Back Country Travel   09-30-2012, 02:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 733
Posted By JaneR
Sounds like good advice. I must admit I hadn't...

Sounds like good advice. I must admit I hadn't thought about getting a split board.

I also like the idea of picking the days to heli board rather than commiting to a whole week or two and having...
Forum: Back Country Travel   09-28-2012, 11:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 733
Posted By JaneR
Heli in Alaska

I am planning to spend a few weeks for a significant birthday heliboarding in Alaska. The trip is 3 years away but I want to start planning it now so I book the best possible trip I can and I know it...
Forum: Welcome New Riders And New Members   09-28-2012, 10:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 538
Posted By JaneR
New Zealand got off to a slow start but improved...

New Zealand got off to a slow start but improved massively last week of August and early September. Ended up getting a metre and a half in one week and a base of 2.5 metres. Well Treble Cone did...
Forum: Japan   09-04-2012, 06:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 10,164
Posted By JaneR
Thats interesting about Chinese NY. We usually go...

Thats interesting about Chinese NY. We usually go to Niseko first week Feb and were planning to do the same this year. I do not fancy sharing the accommodation and resorts with more people than usual...
Forum: Australia - New Zealand   09-04-2012, 06:23 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 13,040
Posted By JaneR
I am not a Kiwi- a Brit living in Oz actually. I...

I am not a Kiwi- a Brit living in Oz actually. I was in Wanaka on the South Island last week for my annual fun in Kiwiland. It was great as usual and we started with a powder day so that was good. I...
Forum: Australia - New Zealand   07-03-2012, 07:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,688
Posted By JaneR
In my opinion Hotham is the best resort, but I...

In my opinion Hotham is the best resort, but I can only speak for Vic resorts. Hotham has the steeper terrain and some good off piste when the snow is deep enough. Falls is a bit too gently sloped...
Forum: Australia - New Zealand   07-03-2012, 07:09 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 9,658
Posted By JaneR
I am an aussie boarder and have spent the last 3...

I am an aussie boarder and have spent the last 3 weekends at Hotham on really good snow for this early in the season. Hotham is my favourite resort in Vic and has some good steep runs (for Oz) and...
Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   05-27-2012, 02:21 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,473
Posted By JaneR
I started snowboarding in 2001 and I was in my...

I started snowboarding in 2001 and I was in my 30s. I had always been fascinated by footage of back country boarding so once I could afford time and money to learn I went for it. I started out on a...
Forum: Boards   05-14-2012, 06:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,606
Posted By JaneR
Sorry to do this..I know you had narrowed the...

Sorry to do this..I know you had narrowed the field down..but..you really should look at the Jeremy Jones Flagship as well. I bought one last year and it is sensational on powder, in the back country...
Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   10-16-2011, 10:26 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 9,017
Posted By JaneR
I find that what I have for breakfast makes the...

I find that what I have for breakfast makes the big difference on how much I scoff during the day. If I have a really good breakfast I don't need anything until lunchtime- having said that I always...
Forum: Welcome New Riders And New Members   10-13-2011, 04:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,271
Posted By JaneR
Sorry Xavier, I don't know what happened there....

Sorry Xavier, I don't know what happened there. the link is FindFriendsForFun (http://www.findfriendsforfun.com)

March is still good and the days are longer so thats a bonus.
Forum: Welcome New Riders And New Members   10-12-2011, 04:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,271
Posted By JaneR
Hey Xavier I also go to Niseko most years....

Hey Xavier

I also go to Niseko most years. Love the place. Hope to be there late January for a couple of weeks.

If you are looking to get a group together try out my website (in my signature)...
Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   10-03-2011, 05:36 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,266
Posted By JaneR
My boyfriend and I developed a website for...

My boyfriend and I developed a website for exactly this reason. We have lots of friends that want to go to the snow but do not have someone to go with and whilst we take them along as much as we can...
Forum: General Travel Forum   10-03-2011, 05:23 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,091
Posted By JaneR
I agree Mike50. If they don't like you in the...

I agree Mike50. If they don't like you in the trees don't go and thats why I always go to Niseko instead of Hakuba. My one trip to Hakuba I did go in the trees for a couple of runs on the last day...
Forum: General Travel Forum   09-29-2011, 06:47 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,091
Posted By JaneR
Thats good to know Mike 50. Have you been there...

Thats good to know Mike 50. Have you been there recently and found this to be the case? When we were there 3 years ago it was a problem at Happo 1. Awesome news if they have eased up on this. I would...
Forum: General Travel Forum   09-29-2011, 06:30 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,091
Posted By JaneR
Well done avoiding the ski patrol in Hakuba...

Well done avoiding the ski patrol in Hakuba Saudade101. If they catch you they tend to take your lift pass away which is what put us off going into the tree runs until our last day when it didn't...
Forum: General Travel Forum   09-24-2011, 04:54 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,091
Posted By JaneR
Japan is awesome! I have been to Hakuba once and...

Japan is awesome! I have been to Hakuba once and Niseko twice. Whilst Hakuba is steeper terrain I actually prefer Niseko as it gets more snow and has a lot of off piste terrain through tree runs....
Forum: Welcome New Riders And New Members   09-24-2011, 04:23 AM
Replies: 3,059
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Posted By JaneR
Hi I am a forum newby but have been snowboarding...

Hi I am a forum newby but have been snowboarding for 10 years. I live in Australia now but am originally from England.My boyfriend and I have 2 snowboarding holidays a year, one northern hemisphere...
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