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Forum: Southwest US   01-22-2016, 09:43 AM
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Posted By Kilgore Trout
Tahoe carpool this Sunday

Looking for someone to carpool with this Sunday. I was planning on leaving the East Bay no later than 5am to get up to Sierra-at-Tahoe first thing. Already have two discounted lift tickets I bought...
Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   04-20-2015, 01:04 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 5,262
Posted By Kilgore Trout
I live 5 mins from one of the most consistent...

I live 5 mins from one of the most consistent breaks in southern California and absolutely love surfing. That being said, I would trade that to live 5 mins from a mountain resort in a second.
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Forum: Boards   11-16-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 503
Posted By Kilgore Trout
That's not too big... maybe a 160-163 wide, all...

That's not too big... maybe a 160-163 wide, all mountain board (resort hills is a pretty broad spectrum, so I assume your are just cruising). There are plenty of boards that would suit you well. Look...
Forum: Southwest US   11-16-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,748
Posted By Kilgore Trout
My guess would be that they figure that people...

My guess would be that they figure that people are going to show up and buy lift tickets no matter what. If they can start generating revenue from lessons, they would want to open runs that cater to...
Forum: General Travel Forum   11-14-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,126
Posted By Kilgore Trout
Guess it depends on how much experience you have...

Guess it depends on how much experience you have if you don't have any connections.
Forum: General Travel Forum   11-14-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,126
Posted By Kilgore Trout
Have you considered working in the service...

Have you considered working in the service industry? Everyone I know that has worked for a resort hasn't had nearly as much time riding as one would expect. Resorts also generally their employees...
Forum: Southwest US   11-11-2014, 11:23 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,748
Posted By Kilgore Trout
Solid work buddy... I'll be up there as soon as...

Solid work buddy... I'll be up there as soon as it's good, I'll buy you a beer.
Forum: Southwest US   11-11-2014, 11:12 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,748
Posted By Kilgore Trout
Well, is it time yet? Looks like opening day is...

Well, is it time yet? Looks like opening day is going to be on a 3" base.
Forum: Southwest US   11-04-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 9,512
Posted By Kilgore Trout
Hopefully this turns into a more moderate El Nino...

Hopefully this turns into a more moderate El Nino weather pattern. Weak El Nino patterns seem to be very unpredictable meaning precipitation amounts can go either way. Fingers crossed.
Forum: Bindings   11-01-2014, 11:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,374
Posted By Kilgore Trout
Thanks Neach, I actually do have big feet (size...

Thanks Neach, I actually do have big feet (size 13 boot as well). But... I already ordered the damn things! Hopefully the newer ones are a little bigger. Did the Experiences have the adjustable heel...
Forum: Bindings   11-01-2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,374
Posted By Kilgore Trout
Thanks neach, I was looking at the NOW drives as...

Thanks neach, I was looking at the NOW drives as well but they are much much more expensive than the XV's I found. Any specific strengths or weaknesses with the Rossi bindings?
Forum: Bindings   11-01-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,374
Posted By Kilgore Trout
Thanks for the response, probably going to give...

Thanks for the response, probably going to give these bindings a shot. I was looking at some Ride (Capo) and Union (Factory) bindings and some of the reviews mentioned a "loose feeling" fit which...
Forum: Bindings   11-01-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,374
Posted By Kilgore Trout
Does Anyone Have Experience with Rossignol XV Bindings

I just bought a Rossi VX Magtek and am looking at the XV bindings to match to the board. Haven't been able to find any reviews on them. The manufacturer says they are stiff, which is what I am...
Forum: Bindings   11-01-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,080
Posted By Kilgore Trout
+1 for Cartels. A little more than what you're...

+1 for Cartels. A little more than what you're looking to spend but well worth it. By the way, have you ever tried wearing a smaller boot? I wear a size 14 shoe but can squeeze in to a 13 boot and I...
Forum: Southwest US   10-29-2014, 12:52 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 9,512
Posted By Kilgore Trout
Yup, just go to the season ticket office and...

Yup, just go to the season ticket office and they'll take care of you. :banana:
Forum: Southwest US   10-23-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 9,512
Posted By Kilgore Trout
Latest from Mammothweather.com is calling for a...

Latest from Mammothweather.com is calling for a potentially wet November and very cold December. Really hoping to get my money's worth from the Cali4nia pass.... fingers crossed.
Forum: Southwest US   10-21-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 285
Posted By Kilgore Trout
Long Beach Rider Looking to Carpool

Hey all, I live in Long Beach and am looking for people close by to carpool/ride with. Just got the Cali4nia pass for this upcoming season.

I'm an intermediate rider, comfortable on black diamond...
Forum: Off-Topic General Discussion   02-26-2013, 02:46 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 59,814
Posted By Kilgore Trout
You are a terrible friend and an immature asshole.

You are a terrible friend and an immature asshole.
Forum: Slam Section   02-14-2013, 04:55 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 8,329
Posted By Kilgore Trout
This. It's about the person on the equipment, not...

This. It's about the person on the equipment, not what they are riding. There are arrogant pricks on both. I've gotten into it with just as many punk boarders as skiers.
Forum: Southwest US   12-13-2012, 04:43 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,144
Posted By Kilgore Trout
We seriously need some more storms down here so...

We seriously need some more storms down here so we can get a decent base going. This last one is decent but not good enough. They're getting dumped on up north and we're here ice skating down the...
Forum: Boards   11-30-2012, 03:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,563
Posted By Kilgore Trout
Boards come from the factory waxed up.

Boards come from the factory waxed up.
Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   11-30-2012, 03:30 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,305
Posted By Kilgore Trout
So the 50 is my only option. South Lake or...

So the 50 is my only option. South Lake or something that's not on the hill. What do you think?
Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   11-30-2012, 03:26 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,305
Posted By Kilgore Trout
Crap, I might be staying out of the trees in that...

Crap, I might be staying out of the trees in that case. My NS doesn't like rocks.

Hey, on a side note. I'm driving from Orange County. I'm gonna stay in a hotel the night before I go to Kirk. I...
Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   11-30-2012, 02:05 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,305
Posted By Kilgore Trout
Hell yeah. Thanks Kirkrider!

Hell yeah. Thanks Kirkrider!
Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   11-30-2012, 01:29 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,305
Posted By Kilgore Trout
By all means, please do.

By all means, please do.
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