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Forum: Alaska   03-30-2015, 07:28 PM
Replies: 339
Views: 22,684
Posted By dreampow
Mmmmmm, Plum brandy. Keep the stoke coming...

Mmmmmm, Plum brandy.

Keep the stoke coming Neni.

I am hoping to set up an Alaska trip in the next 2 years.
Forum: Japan   02-03-2015, 12:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 939
Posted By dreampow
Its easy costs 1500 Yen and usually 3 days from...

Its easy costs 1500 Yen and usually 3 days from anywhere to anywhere in Japan, I use it loads.
Forum: Japan   01-18-2015, 06:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 575
Posted By dreampow
Avalanches info Japan

Avalanche info (cannot edit the title!)

Recently there have been a number of deaths here in Japan.

If you are going to come here for pow, please get the gear and training and find out about the...
Forum: Neversummer   12-30-2014, 08:25 PM
Replies: 299
Views: 95,578
Posted By dreampow
Only difference between the 2014 and 2015 is...

Only difference between the 2014 and 2015 is graphics as far as I know.

I would point both of you towards the 157 unless you want a more park focused deck. As I have said before I wouldn't ride...
Forum: Japan   12-10-2014, 08:04 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 12,899
Posted By dreampow
Just bumping this thread up to the top now that...

Just bumping this thread up to the top now that we have a Japan only sub forum in the International sections.

For anyone coming to Japan this thread contains lots of useful information.

Give it...
Forum: Japan   12-06-2014, 11:33 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,069
Posted By dreampow
Its reasonable to assume it will be full of...

Its reasonable to assume it will be full of drunken folk keeping you awake until the early hours mate! Bring ear plugs.
Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   12-06-2014, 11:05 PM
Replies: 10
  Japan
Views: 600
Posted By dreampow
Did you take one of his tours? Are you...

Did you take one of his tours?

Are you Simon?

not being awkward here I would like to know if he was a good guide and had you all decked out with avy gear and do beacon checks and so on.
Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   12-03-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 290
Posted By dreampow
Good find Snow hound. I grew up near that...

Good find Snow hound.

I grew up near that dry ski slope in Leeds, went there for my 10th birthday, sadly they didn't have any snowboards for rent then and I'd never heard the word "snowboarding"....
Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   12-03-2014, 05:05 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,626
Posted By dreampow
Liked, wouldn't have needed anything more than a...

Liked, wouldn't have needed anything more than a polite request.

Good luck to your boy with his career.
Forum: Neversummer   11-25-2014, 09:39 PM
Replies: 299
Views: 95,578
Posted By dreampow
If you come down to Nagano I will.

If you come down to Nagano I will.
Forum: Neversummer   11-25-2014, 09:11 PM
Replies: 299
Views: 95,578
Posted By dreampow
Variety is the spice of life, thats what I meant...

Variety is the spice of life, thats what I meant to say, loosin my English skilz livin hre in Japan so long:facepalm1:.

@Mountainking, don't over think it. The minor differences in profiles won't...
Forum: Neversummer   11-25-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 299
Views: 95,578
Posted By dreampow
Interesting I really don't think my 2014 HD is...

Interesting I really don't think my 2014 HD is softer than my 2012 CT.

Its much the same after being broken in maybe a tiny bit softer but hardly any difference.

Perhaps there is some...
Forum: Neversummer   11-25-2014, 06:32 AM
Replies: 299
Views: 95,578
Posted By dreampow
At your current weight definitely the 155 HDX...

At your current weight definitely the 155 HDX would be a good choice IMO.

Riding moguls is fine with the Proto as long as you have some fresh snow to work with. Its not a very damp ride, but if...
Forum: Boards   11-03-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,801
Posted By dreampow
Yep only in Japan and pricey, they are quality...

Yep only in Japan and pricey, they are quality though and have a unique all carbon construction, no wood whatsoever.

My buddy rode for their pro team for 10 years and still gets free boards.

He...
Forum: Outerwear and Accessories   11-02-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,857
Posted By dreampow
Icebreaker is quality no doubt I have quite a bit...

Icebreaker is quality no doubt I have quite a bit of their stuff.

For those is Japan and I think a few other countries Montbell make nice merino wool and synthetic base layers at about half the...
Forum: Boards   11-01-2014, 06:28 AM
Replies: 311
Views: 58,257
Posted By dreampow
The Unsinkables!

The Unsinkables!
Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   10-10-2014, 05:55 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,684
Posted By dreampow
I am by no means an expert just a beginner, but...

I am by no means an expert just a beginner, but from everything I have read and seen CO with its continental snow (further from the sea, thinner snow cover and cold temps) pack is in the higher risk...
Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   10-09-2014, 11:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,684
Posted By dreampow
Hard call, I am comfortable to ride BC here in...

Hard call, I am comfortable to ride BC here in Japan with a wife and young child.

I play as safe as I can, but if I were in CO, no way am I riding BC. Totally different levels of risk and...
Forum: Boards   10-03-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,443
Posted By dreampow
When you consider the quality and variety of the...

When you consider the quality and variety of the terrain and the amount of powder available within 40 mins drive, there are few places in the world that can compete with your location mate.

Good...
Forum: Boards   10-02-2014, 07:02 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,443
Posted By dreampow
Here we are again all recommending our preferred...

Here we are again all recommending our preferred powder boards that happen to match our style, weight and needs the best.

It never gets tired. Bring on the powder.
Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   06-28-2014, 06:02 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,904
Posted By dreampow
To The OP My wife rides a 144 pretty stiff...

To The OP

My wife rides a 144 pretty stiff posi camber deck and weighs about 10 kilos more than you.

I have a couple of friends who are in your weight range here in Japan and they ride a 138...
Forum: General Travel Forum   06-04-2014, 06:54 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,797
Posted By dreampow
At that time of year I would hit up Hokkaido all...

At that time of year I would hit up Hokkaido all the way. Way higher chances of scoring superb conditions. Rusutsu could work well with young ones.
Forum: General Travel Forum   05-17-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 926
Posted By dreampow
I ride in Nagano, but in the last 7 years here it...

I ride in Nagano, but in the last 7 years here it has almost always dumped pow around Christmas time.

Now thats my kind of white Christmas.

Not guaranteed, but pretty close to it, If you spend...
Forum: Neversummer   05-05-2014, 06:27 AM
Replies: 299
Views: 95,578
Posted By dreampow
I would say give it some more time, a few days at...

I would say give it some more time, a few days at least, after 3 or 4 days if you still don't feel its the board for you, trade her in while she still has market value.

I find it energetic and...
Forum: Boards   04-10-2014, 08:03 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 7,965
Posted By dreampow
The cobra is a twinish deck that does well in...

The cobra is a twinish deck that does well in powder, it is not even close to a true powder deck on a big day.

Yes I owned one, I am 170lbs on the 158. I liked it, but if you want to get the full...
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