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Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   04-07-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,433
Posted By karkis
for bombin steeps -practice bombing not so...

for bombin steeps
-practice bombing not so steeps. go so fast on blue runs that you get really scared, that air resistance is slowing you down rather than your edges, and when terror turns to...
Forum: Photography, Video, and Other Media   03-20-2014, 01:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,181
Posted By karkis
mine was dying on a daily basis in my pants...

mine was dying on a daily basis in my pants pocket til i realized that, since i was placing it there with the screen against my leg to protect the glass, that the back side with the battery was...
Forum: Western Canada   03-14-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,505
Posted By karkis
probably want your pow deck... might not be...

probably want your pow deck...
might not be much deep saturday am but should be piling up from then on...
start coughing at work this afternoon so it doesn't look suspicious when you call in sick...
Forum: Western Canada   03-11-2014, 01:09 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,505
Posted By karkis
in bounds yah, sub peak, short hike from the top...

in bounds yah, sub peak, short hike from the top of the stoke
the obvious chute is called Kamikaze
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   02-23-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,143
Posted By karkis
if your launching in a way to bring up your feet...

if your launching in a way to bring up your feet behind you you will likely be initiating some rotation and end up forward like you said.
if you launch like a straight air, as has been advised, it...
Forum: Neversummer   01-31-2014, 01:29 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 8,667
Posted By karkis
Phantoms are awesome! love em. super solid...

Phantoms are awesome! love em.
super solid bomber connection- the binding plate holds the board halves together very tightly. plates themselves flex a bit laterally, for a bit of softness side to...
Forum: Western Canada   01-17-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,067
Posted By karkis
its Juneuary up there now....

its Juneuary up there now....
Forum: Western Canada   01-15-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,067
Posted By karkis
generally speaking, if its not snowing in Rev,...

generally speaking, if its not snowing in Rev, its not snowing in BC
sometimes the north coast gets it when we don't, or the rockies (if its blowing upslope), but next week looks pretty dry all...
Forum: Neversummer   01-14-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 8,667
Posted By karkis
another take on it....

2014 Never Summer Prospector 167X
https://fbcdn-sphotos-g-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-ash3/1517422_10152155017155140_1540985588_n.jpg
set up with Phantom Splitboard bindings (Phos and dual heel...
Forum: Back Country Travel   11-21-2013, 09:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,773
Posted By karkis
another technique to make the ups easier, esp...

another technique to make the ups easier, esp steeper, trail breaking...
the 'rest step', you can look it up n shit, but in a nutshell:
instead of moving with a smooth continuous gait, you power up...
Forum: Back Country Travel   10-10-2013, 08:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,182
Posted By karkis
sounds like you have a pretty good handle on it...

sounds like you have a pretty good handle on it but for clarity and for other readers you might note that drought doesn't necessarily create a steep temp grade but if you're in CO it will tend to be...
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   09-27-2013, 09:36 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,670
Posted By karkis
i think you need to increase the forward lean on...

i think you need to increase the forward lean on your bindings
Forum: Off Season Recreation   09-20-2013, 08:46 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,552
Posted By karkis
hey neni chek out CU Belay glasses they maybe...

hey neni chek out CU Belay glasses they maybe look a bit bizarre but they're awesome


they dont call it rocktober for nuthin!!
Forum: Slam Section   09-12-2013, 01:14 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,814
Posted By karkis
Ankles are slow to heal up, theyre also a pretty...

Ankles are slow to heal up, theyre also a pretty complicated joint that docs often misdiagnose. i sprained? an ankle pretty badly once and it took 10 years to get to 97% recovery.
but if you're...
Forum: General Travel Forum   06-19-2013, 06:32 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,663
Posted By karkis
im not sure that you can get a Venture in the...

im not sure that you can get a Venture in the hood here. in Calgary theres Splitboard HQ (http://store.splitboardhq.com/store/department/40/Splitboards/), i think thats it if you're set on a Venture....
Forum: Boards   05-30-2013, 12:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,167
Posted By karkis
thats a good idea, i'd be super interested to see...

thats a good idea, i'd be super interested to see how it works for you.
i still have my old 168 t5, i loved it, super stable, big game shooter, all ya gotta do is keep the ptex to the snow, point...
Forum: General Travel Forum   05-20-2013, 11:14 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,663
Posted By karkis
oh hey yah, G/nar = gnarly with a capital Gee!! ...

oh hey yah, G/nar = gnarly with a capital Gee!!
Argo covered RMR, slack country around here means the lift does most of the work and you gotta hike anywhere from 10 mins to .... depends how much a...
Forum: General Travel Forum   05-16-2013, 07:44 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,663
Posted By karkis
kicking horse backcountry (slack country) check...

kicking horse backcountry (slack country) check out
A Guide to Backcountry Skiing Golden BC - North (http://www.skiinggolden.com/north/)
theres the south end too on that site but there's more...
Forum: General Travel Forum   05-16-2013, 06:15 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,663
Posted By karkis
aw yah i didnt mean you should do ALL that, just...

aw yah i didnt mean you should do ALL that, just puttin out options....

cuttin thru that list i would drop fernie and or nelson (unless you settle on Island lake or Baldface for cat skiing), each...
Forum: General Travel Forum   05-16-2013, 02:44 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,663
Posted By karkis
+1 on Lamps n killclimz, dont fuss bout...

+1 on Lamps n killclimz, dont fuss bout ElNino/SO, its not certian to happen next season and the correlation of ENSO to snowfall is weak, at least in the interior of BC.

i think you're best bet is...
Forum: Boards   05-01-2013, 11:18 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,093
Posted By karkis
yah i get that its not tapered, swallowtail,...

yah i get that its not tapered, swallowtail, whatever, its a charging deck.... and the best charging is thru powder!!
the OP's looking for something that can ride both ways, there's not much with...
Forum: Boards   05-01-2013, 10:41 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,093
Posted By karkis
the raptor does slay pow pows it's not exactly...

the raptor does slay pow pows
it's not exactly a twin tip tho
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   03-16-2013, 09:32 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 17,400
Posted By karkis
noooo.... not so much, pressure on my front foot,...

noooo.... not so much, pressure on my front foot, yah, like 60% to 40 on the back foot, the boards all on the snow, just lighter on the back so the inputs can be feathered lightly when needed but yah...
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   03-16-2013, 07:54 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 17,400
Posted By karkis
aw jeez... hate to be 'that guy'... but i like...

aw jeez... hate to be 'that guy'...
but i like riding flat based. its fast, its fun... its kinda like the diff b/w 180s frontside and blind side, it really feels better (to me) to go blind...
im...
Forum: Western Canada   03-13-2013, 11:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,302
Posted By karkis
sandman and best western are next to each other...

sandman and best western are next to each other just off the highway... bw has breakfast and good coffee included. theres a shuttle bus to the resort too.
in town theres also powder springs, swiss...
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