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Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   01-08-2013, 05:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,079
Posted By Snurf
Yeah, it's snowing like crazy in the North...

Yeah, it's snowing like crazy in the North Okanagan as well, I'll be riding tomorrow. I have no problem with taking off a day of work when conditions are like this. Life is too short.
Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   01-08-2013, 01:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,136
Posted By Snurf
As others have said, yes you can certainly...

As others have said, yes you can certainly suffocate by falling into deep powder.

IME you can experience severe breathing difficulties riding through deep, dry powder as well. You have to learn...
Forum: Western Canada   10-25-2012, 01:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,061
Posted By Snurf
I stand corrected. Just checked and there is a...

I stand corrected. Just checked and there is a scheduled service into Trail from Vancouver on Pacific Coastal.
Forum: Western Canada   10-25-2012, 01:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 476
Posted By Snurf
I have very fond memories of Shames as it was the...

I have very fond memories of Shames as it was the place I learned to snowboard - 15 years ago. I still try and get there every year if I can. Magical place.
Forum: Western Canada   10-25-2012, 01:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,061
Posted By Snurf
In terms of flying, you're going to find a lot...

In terms of flying, you're going to find a lot more flights into Castlegar (despite its nickname "Cancelgar" because of weather) even though its an hour or so away from Red. Trail has a very small...
Forum: Western Canada   04-12-2012, 11:27 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,892
Posted By Snurf
Good to have all perspectives. What I will say...

Good to have all perspectives. What I will say is that the Alberta and Saskatchewan economies are not the big story here - day skiers and a few condo buyers aside that's not where the money is...
Forum: Western Canada   04-10-2012, 01:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,892
Posted By Snurf
For what my opinion is worth, it ain't a gonna...

For what my opinion is worth, it ain't a gonna happen anytime soon.

Given the collapse in the economy (the recreation sector in particular) I can't see any investors being foolish enough to buy...
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   02-20-2012, 03:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,860
Posted By Snurf
How much can you make as an instructor where you...

How much can you make as an instructor where you are? In Canada you wouldn't be making a great deal of money.
Forum: Bindings   02-09-2012, 04:16 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,560
Posted By Snurf
I should have been clearer - I've tried both...

I should have been clearer - I've tried both ways. Perhaps my boots are to blame but they fit the other two sets of Burton bindings I have so I sure as hell am not changing them!
Forum: Bindings   02-09-2012, 12:45 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,560
Posted By Snurf
Just a quick update on this thread. I have...

Just a quick update on this thread. I have returned the Cartel refexes. I'm not sure what the problem was but my boots slip in the heelcup when hard carving on my toe edge. Same boots (2 pairs of...
Forum: Backcountry Trip Reports   01-27-2012, 03:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 733
Posted By Snurf
Sound like good qualifications to me.

Sound like good qualifications to me.
Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   01-27-2012, 03:19 PM
Replies: 556
Views: 30,055
Posted By Snurf
but getting wrinkled

but getting wrinkled
Forum: Western Canada   01-27-2012, 12:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 640
Posted By Snurf
Looking good. As I said in another thread, what...

Looking good. As I said in another thread, what a great place Kicking Horse is when they get the snow. Definitely on the A list of choices this year.
Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   01-27-2012, 12:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,364
Posted By Snurf
New fangled technology! I remember when I...

New fangled technology! I remember when I learned to snowboard I was on the chair within a few hours of getting on the board. I HATED the rope tow that much! It was awful. Carpet sounds much...
Forum: Resort Trip Reports   01-27-2012, 11:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,449
Posted By Snurf
Nice to see some good snow in the bowls. KH is...

Nice to see some good snow in the bowls. KH is such a great mountain when there is lots of snow. Glad to hear you are having a great time although, just a little criticism, I would rather hear more...
Forum: Backcountry Trip Reports   01-27-2012, 11:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 733
Posted By Snurf
Look forward to more.

Look forward to more.
Forum: Western Canada   01-27-2012, 11:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 640
Posted By Snurf
Will do. Just a FYI my buddy from Terrace is...

Will do. Just a FYI my buddy from Terrace is just getting ready to fly south and called to say that Shames Mountain put an appeal out in town to ask for volunteers to come up and help them clear the...
Forum: Slam Section   01-26-2012, 04:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,281
Posted By Snurf
Get some proper treatment. I had a partial...

Get some proper treatment. I had a partial shoulder separation a few years ago from a really simple and stupid fall on a cat track near the end of the day. It was painful for a while but I thought...
Forum: Western Canada   01-26-2012, 11:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 640
Posted By Snurf
Baker's right at the edge of our range so...

Baker's right at the edge of our range so conditions would have to be extraordinary for us to put it on the list. As I said we are heading to Shames Mountain in February and it is having a great...
Forum: Western Canada   01-26-2012, 11:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 640
Posted By Snurf
Heading off on the Powder Highway

For the last 7 or 8 years a buddy and I have done an annual road trip following the snow. We never plan anything and just go where the conditions are best. We limit our range to somewhere within 6...
Forum: Bindings   01-26-2012, 10:55 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,212
Posted By Snurf
+1 for the Cartels. I have had a set since 06...

+1 for the Cartels. I have had a set since 06 that are still going strong and I ride about 35 days a year. I've replaced a few ladder straps (stepped on one or two in very cold conditions and they...
Forum: Boards   01-25-2012, 11:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,716
Posted By Snurf
With all the different board profiles available...

With all the different board profiles available now, there is so much personal preference involved that you are going to be much better off demoing some boards at your local hill.

At various...
Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   01-25-2012, 10:57 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,065
Posted By Snurf
The OP said $15k or less remember.

The OP said $15k or less remember.
Forum: Bindings   01-25-2012, 10:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 892
Posted By Snurf
Just a FYI if you haven't seen this thread on the...

Just a FYI if you haven't seen this thread on the 390 Bosses
http://www.snowboardingforum.com/bindings/45708-problems-my-rome-390-bosses.html
Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   01-25-2012, 10:19 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 9,883
Posted By Snurf
I don't know what bindings you are using (did you...

I don't know what bindings you are using (did you say?) Most buckles are attached on the strap with a screw (phillips thread is common). Try tightening them if they are loose.
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