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Forum: General Travel Forum   01-31-2016, 12:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 112
Posted By DrnknZag
Tips for Niseko?

Heading to Niseko for a week mid February with some buddies and the wife....... Any tips on things to do in Niseko - both riding and stuff around the village. We're staying in Hirafu and plan on...
Forum: Northwest US   01-30-2016, 12:42 PM
Replies: 340
Views: 16,398
Posted By DrnknZag
Been a fun season so far...... Splitboarding...

Been a fun season so far......

Splitboarding at Yodelin.
https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1617/24684498976_8d4cd286b2_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/DBhvxW)

Splitboarding at Yodelin....
Forum: Back Country Travel   01-30-2016, 11:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 697
Posted By DrnknZag
Yeah its a pretty scary snowpack for much of the...

Yeah its a pretty scary snowpack for much of the west right now. We had a couple sketchy persistent buried layers that have been creating a few problems here in the PNW, though I'm hoping the rain...
Forum: Northwest US   11-07-2015, 10:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 636
Posted By DrnknZag
I renewed my pass last spring....couldn't pass up...

I renewed my pass last spring....couldn't pass up the deal. Looks like they extended the pass sale too.
Forum: General Travel Forum   06-25-2015, 11:05 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 459
Posted By DrnknZag
Hokkaido February 2016

After years of talk, my "bro trip" guys have decided to plan a trip to Hokkaido this coming February after the Chinese New Year. We've been throwing around a few ideas, but have no set plans yet. I...
Forum: Northwest US   04-13-2015, 01:11 PM
Replies: 405
Views: 21,045
Posted By DrnknZag
Anyone else hit the Stevens reopening yesterday?...

Anyone else hit the Stevens reopening yesterday? Splitboarded up and got one line off Hogs early, then lapped the trees under 7th and Winnie chutes until we couldn't move. Up to knee deep almost...
Forum: Northwest US   01-24-2015, 01:31 PM
Replies: 405
Views: 21,045
Posted By DrnknZag
^^No offense but.....sure doesn't look like much...

^^No offense but.....sure doesn't look like much on Google Earth......

Anywho, flying to Bozeman tonight for a few days at Bridger (using our free Powder Alliance passes). Booked the trip a few...
Forum: Northwest US   01-22-2015, 10:02 AM
Replies: 405
Views: 21,045
Posted By DrnknZag
Did anyone see the video NWAC posted on their...

Did anyone see the video NWAC posted on their instagram? Talk about a NASTY buried layer near Stevens. Hopefully this warmer weather and rain help get rid of it in a hurry, otherwise that's going to...
Forum: Northwest US   01-18-2015, 12:16 PM
Replies: 405
Views: 21,045
Posted By DrnknZag
Man, so frustrating. So much rain.

Man, so frustrating. So much rain.
Forum: Northwest US   12-25-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 405
Views: 21,045
Posted By DrnknZag
Stevens was surprisingly fun yesterday. 8"...

Stevens was surprisingly fun yesterday. 8" overnight, pretty decent snow quality up high over the nasty rain crust. Lapped Lower Terminal and Winnie Chutes all morning. Lots of scrapes, but no core...
Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   12-15-2014, 12:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 418
Posted By DrnknZag
I'll trade some beer for it if you're up in...

I'll trade some beer for it if you're up in Washington at all this season.

The SS is my fav all time deck. Definitely would love to have another one for the wall.
Forum: Back Country Travel   12-02-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 731
Posted By DrnknZag
Time for a factory split.....

So I'm starting to have a few too many issues with my DIY split where I don't feel super confortable going deep with it. The shop that built it didn't do a great job, in hindsight I should have just...
Forum: Northwest US   11-30-2014, 11:42 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,575
Posted By DrnknZag
Toured up Stevens yesterday, pretty low coverage...

Toured up Stevens yesterday, pretty low coverage but some nice low density pow on top. Got some great turns, but look out for core shots. Need one more big storm to get things going.
Forum: Northwest US   11-27-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 515
Posted By DrnknZag
Got rained out. I'm crossing my fingers for the...

Got rained out. I'm crossing my fingers for the next system coming in, hoping to get the split out this weekend.
Forum: Back Country Travel   10-01-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 775
Posted By DrnknZag
Sad day losing JP and Andreas, then the news...

Sad day losing JP and Andreas, then the news about Liz was just an extra kick to the gut. I've been following her trip reports for while, and I knew my guide from Chamonix and his wife were really...
Forum: Boards   08-30-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,222
Posted By DrnknZag
The waist is pretty narrow, depending on the...

The waist is pretty narrow, depending on the angles you ride you might have some heel/toe drag. Size 11 and up I would recommend considering a wide.
Forum: Back Country Travel   08-29-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 4
  Arva?
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Posted By DrnknZag
Good deal.....I'll have to see if what sort of...

Good deal.....I'll have to see if what sort of discount he gets on the beacons and pick one up.
Forum: Boards   08-29-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,222
Posted By DrnknZag
The Zerker is super fun....I absolutely LOVE the...

The Zerker is super fun....I absolutely LOVE the deep sidecut, wish more decks had a sid cut like that. Very stable but playful, good pop, etc.
Forum: Back Country Travel   08-28-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 4
  Arva?
Views: 1,017
Posted By DrnknZag
Arva?

So my buddy in the Army gets a proform with Arva this year (used to be BCA). I've been thinking of picking up a new beacon and was going to use his proform, but I don't know much about Arva. Anyone...
Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   08-09-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,018
Posted By DrnknZag
Yeah traffic around here does suck, but whatever....

Yeah traffic around here does suck, but whatever. You'll have your choice of mountains:
-Stevens Pass (where I ride)
-Mount Baker (where I grew up)
-Snoqualmie/Alpintal
-Crystal Mountain
-White...
Forum: Northwest US   07-30-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,934
Posted By DrnknZag
Saturday was a super sad day. I've spent a ton of...

Saturday was a super sad day. I've spent a ton of time (and money) down at the shop. I always found myself talking shop with one of the co-owners Adam. My fav memory is drinking beers with Eric...
Forum: Bindings   07-22-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 729
Posted By DrnknZag
Bought last years Chargers, shattered the CF...

Bought last years Chargers, shattered the CF highback on my second day. Warrantied and went back to my tried and true Ride Capos. Talking to the shop guy when I returned them, they've handled a TON...
Forum: Off Season Recreation   07-19-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 424
Posted By DrnknZag
Offseason Training on the Lake

Keeping myself fresh waiting for the winter.....

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5572/14668682896_27f041afc7_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/omdQnN)IMG_8568 (https://flic.kr/p/omdQnN) by jgusa14...
Forum: Back Country Travel   06-28-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,157
Posted By DrnknZag
I toured the Argentière glacier last winter when...

I toured the Argentière glacier last winter when I was in Chamonix, which is the first part of the Haute Route. Unbelievable views, go search for my trip report for some pics. But as a couple people...
Forum: Back Country Travel   05-24-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,230
Posted By DrnknZag
Sad stuff. They were climbing the north side,...

Sad stuff. They were climbing the north side, sounds like a big natural slough (or small natural slide) hit them from above. One guy was able to dig in, but his buddy got taken on a 2000'+ ride all...
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