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post #21 of 33 (permalink) Old 01-27-2010, 02:47 PM
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I have a backpack.

Food
Water
Alcohol
Gloves or Mittens depending which one I have on
Balaclava
Snowboard Lock
Tool Kit
A fleece if I need to put on an extra layer
Med Kit in case I get hurt or someone gets hurt
50ft Climbing Rope (Comes in handy if someone is stuck in pow or in any other bad spots.)Shovel for digging a place to keep alcohol ice cold
Extra battery and accessories for GoProHD

So yeah I keep a lot of stuff in my backpack. Weighs in about 15 lbs. I know its a lot but you get use to it even in the park. Makes it a lot tougher to do spins but I end up taking it off and keeping it off to the side if it bugs me too much.
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I usually just carry one on the first run. I keep water/gatorade/beer in it. About half way down the run Ill stop and burry everything to keep it cold and throw the bag in a locker.

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rich people don't get rich by spending money

that's why they're rich
Yeh but rich peoples children spend money like it gong out of style, even stingy rich parents have a soft spot for their rotten kids.
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I wear a backpack. Even if you are staying on a slopeside condo then they can come in handy.

Mine holds:
1. Hydration pack - This is the entire reason I bought a backpack. I get thirsty as heck on the mountain. Powerade+water keeps me hydrated and helps prevent cramping up on the first day out after an entire year of not snowboarding

2. Spare goggles - if you have ever had to ride down a mountain during a blizzard with no eye protection, then you will understand.

3. Chemical warmers - I don't usually need these, but if I get wet enough/chilled enough to need them then they are available.

4. Beanie - Sometimes I like taking off my sweaty balaclava and dont want my (nearly) bald head to freeze.

5. Food - Sometimes I'll have lunch for the entire crew packed. Sometimes just a few nutty bars or cookies.

6. Board carrying - If you've ever hiked 1+ miles in semi-deep powder, then you'll understand why the ability to strap your board to your back is nice.
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I usually just carry one on the first run. I keep water/gatorade/beer in it. About half way down the run Ill stop and burry everything to keep it cold and throw the bag in a locker.
hit this one on the nose! My pack is a camel bak so it also carries my hydration pack
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I dont get it i live in maryland so pretty much the slopes around me are shit so im wondering why do kids wear backpacks? I always see the cocjy rich kids wearing backpacks and i just wanna know what could they possibly need in those that they couldnt just leave at the base? The mountains here are tinsy
As for rich kids inbounds...just another form of their "blankie" with pacifier devices...not quite weened from the old saggin tit.

But if ur carrying bc stuff and actually in the bc that's different.


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I usually just carry one on the first run. I keep water/gatorade/beer in it. About half way down the run Ill stop and burry everything to keep it cold and throw the bag in a locker.
WE did that once. Never found the beer again. Someone must have seen my buddy do it hehe. Good thing there were 10 more in the car
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There's a lot of things you can put in. Especially for removing layers when it gets toasty. I know I can't stand wearing too many layers on a hot spring day.
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