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Forum: Outerwear and Accessories   02-24-2016, 11:48 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 915
Posted By Tarzanman
I own two motorcycle back protectors. (I also...

I own two motorcycle back protectors. (I also ride a motorcycle, but that is beside the point).

The original Icon Field Vest (...
Forum: Resort Trip Reports   02-24-2016, 11:38 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,389
Posted By Tarzanman
Every photo I've ever seen of friends at Whistler...

Every photo I've ever seen of friends at Whistler shows insanely massive lines by the lift. I've never been, but I've taken it off of my list of places to ride for that reason.
Forum: Resort Trip Reports   02-24-2016, 11:33 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,974
Posted By Tarzanman
When I visited Keystone many years ago it was a...

When I visited Keystone many years ago it was a groomer's paradise.

Or maybe its the lawn chairs and pop music they play at the bottoms of some of the lifts.
Forum: Resort Trip Reports   02-12-2016, 04:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,389
Posted By Tarzanman
When did JAC airport get those nice oversize...

When did JAC airport get those nice oversize baggage conveyors? Every time I've been there (which admittedly hasn't been in a few years) they would just open up the hatch from the tarmac and throw...
Forum: General Travel Forum   02-10-2016, 08:39 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,045
Posted By Tarzanman
If you know ahead of time that you're going to...

If you know ahead of time that you're going to make multiple trips out west, then it can be. I paid ~$550 for a Summit Pass in 2010 before they had stupid restrictions. I put in 10 days on the...
Forum: Outerwear and Accessories   02-09-2016, 03:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,834
Posted By Tarzanman
Complete overkill for all but the most insane...

Complete overkill for all but the most insane snowboard stunts. I wear something very similar when riding my motorcycle on the highway under jeans. (Icon Field Armor Shin Guards).

If you're just...
Forum: Nightlife   01-15-2016, 12:58 PM
Replies: 19
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Posted By Tarzanman
As I recall, The Hostel (now Hostel X?), the Inn...

As I recall, The Hostel (now Hostel X?), the Inn and the Grand Teton Lodge are the closest lodging properties to the Mangy Moose...
Forum: General Travel Forum   01-15-2016, 12:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 800
Posted By Tarzanman
I just noticed that you were a fellow Atlantan! ...

I just noticed that you were a fellow Atlantan! Hahahaha. Every time I have gone out west to snowboard I have run into people from Atlanta (which makes sense given the lack of options around...
Forum: General Travel Forum   01-07-2016, 03:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 553
Posted By Tarzanman
A couple of things 1. When i have visited...

A couple of things
1. When i have visited during the winter (years ago), Summit County was filled with young folks (kids, really) from south/central america on work visas. However, most people are...
Forum: General Travel Forum   01-07-2016, 02:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 800
Posted By Tarzanman
There are advantages and disadvantages no matter...

There are advantages and disadvantages no matter what you do. I've stayed in Teton Village its great being able to walk a couple of minutes to the lift. Not so great having to wait on the bus to...
Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   08-31-2015, 10:34 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,490
Posted By Tarzanman
Don't waste your breath trying to have a civil...

Don't waste your breath trying to have a civil conversation with BurtonAvenger, and I sure as hell would advise you to avoid becoming entangled in any sort of professional or financial relationship...
Forum: General Travel Forum   02-19-2015, 07:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 738
Posted By Tarzanman
Old? Lots of disposable income and you love...

Old? Lots of disposable income and you love bowls?

Sounds like Vail will be your new mecca :rofl:
Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   01-29-2015, 02:27 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,704
Posted By Tarzanman
I started at the age of 28 when I was single. I...

I started at the age of 28 when I was single. I used to do 10 days out west every year, but I had to stop flying out there for snowboard trips after I got a girlfriend, then got married, and and...
Forum: General Travel Forum   01-18-2015, 10:31 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,687
Posted By Tarzanman
I learned to ride at the Snow King. I have only...

I learned to ride at the Snow King. I have only ever done night sessions there. Snow King's only real problem is that it is located in Jackson Wyoming. It isn't a horrible place, but it cannot...
Forum: General Travel Forum   01-18-2015, 10:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 538
Posted By Tarzanman
Lol. Is that a joke, or is that what qualifies as...

Lol. Is that a joke, or is that what qualifies as "cheap" nowadays?
Forum: General Travel Forum   01-16-2015, 09:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 538
Posted By Tarzanman
Most resorts in the US stop selling season passes...

Most resorts in the US stop selling season passes after the season starts. The CO Vail resorts passes usually stop being sold sometime around Thanksgiving (usually November 26th or thereabouts).
...
Forum: General Travel Forum   01-15-2015, 02:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,045
Posted By Tarzanman
Hell, I had a summit pass one year when I only...

Hell, I had a summit pass one year when I only spent 2 weeks in CO (two seperate 1-week trips), and I still came out ahead.

$130-$160 for a lift pass would make me want to never visit CO again.
Forum: Outerwear and Accessories   01-15-2015, 01:42 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 13,118
Posted By Tarzanman
Short answer: Something very similar to what you...

Short answer: Something very similar to what you want exists, but they are systems made for motorcycle riders and don't have ideal form factors for snowboard helmets.

Long answer:

You have a...
Forum: Outerwear and Accessories   12-15-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,195
Posted By Tarzanman
Its on the pricey side, but not that unheard of...

Its on the pricey side, but not that unheard of for leather gloves. You should see what motorcycling gloves cost.

The Held Phantoms are one of the best reviewed motorcycling gloves around. ...
Forum: Outerwear and Accessories   12-15-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,062
Posted By Tarzanman
I would ignore this post. Yes, you can get away...

I would ignore this post. Yes, you can get away with cotton on days that aren't super freezing cold if you:
1. aren't exerting yourself very much
2. are conscientious about not getting too...
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   12-15-2014, 01:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,308
Posted By Tarzanman
My absolute guess is that your boots have been...

My absolute guess is that your boots have been too tight. Loosen them @#$@s up!
Forum: Boards   09-28-2014, 11:52 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 14,152
Posted By Tarzanman
This is 100% WRONG. Just thank the snowboard gods...

This is 100% WRONG. Just thank the snowboard gods that you have never had the misfortune of having to ride a rental board that has never been waxed. I am talking about a board at a southeast resort...
Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   06-24-2014, 07:08 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,292
Posted By Tarzanman
Everyone is different, but I do have experience...

Everyone is different, but I do have experience with the gymnastic trampolines (just not while wearing a snowboard).

I just don't think that a tramp is going to be a helpful teacher for teaching...
Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   06-23-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,292
Posted By Tarzanman
A tramp isn't going to help you much. You'll...

A tramp isn't going to help you much. You'll develop a teeny bit of air awareness with almost no context in an actual riding situation.

Also, you stand a very good chance of busting your ass...
Forum: Outerwear and Accessories   03-24-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 958
Posted By Tarzanman
Lifetime warranty? I have two foursquare items...

Lifetime warranty? I have two foursquare items that are in dire need of repair

How does the warranty work?
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