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Forum: General Travel Forum   02-10-2016, 09:39 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,722
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, 04:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,313
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, 01:58 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, 01:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 638
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, 04:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 503
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, 03:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 638
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, 11:34 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,424
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, 08:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 651
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, 03:27 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,602
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, 11:31 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,541
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, 11:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 503
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, 10:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 503
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, 03:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,722
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, 02:42 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 10,696
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, 02:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,028
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, 02:33 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,730
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, 02:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,080
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   09-29-2014, 12:52 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 13,149
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, 08:08 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,852
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, 11:29 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,852
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, 01:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 869
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?
Forum: Bindings   03-04-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 816
Posted By Tarzanman
I think that most people find flow bindings more...

I think that most people find flow bindings more difficult to get into when in a powder situation.

Besides the obvious added difficulty of kicking into something sideways on powder, wadded up...
Forum: Welcome New Riders And New Members   03-04-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,040
Posted By Tarzanman
Don't listen to these guys. I don't usually do...

Don't listen to these guys. I don't usually do this for just anyone, but I have some left over stock of goofy-footed, orthogonally cambered snowboards. These are not factory seconds... they are...
Forum: General Travel Forum   03-04-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 521
Posted By Tarzanman
If this week's weather is any indication of what...

If this week's weather is any indication of what you'll encounter then expect warm temperatures, wet slushy snow and maybe even some rain.

My old roommate is headed out there today and temps are...
Forum: General Travel Forum   02-11-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 957
Posted By Tarzanman
Economics? Why drop a couple of million on...

Economics? Why drop a couple of million on snowflex terrain when almost no one is thinking about riding a snowboard during the summer? Its not like people can't fly down to Chile or Argentina...
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