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Old 12-30-2010, 08:21 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I will start the list with my mishap today.

#1 - Went riding with a brand new (to snowboarding, but has skied for a while) rider at the bird in SLC today. Somehow, she managed to keep her goggles off long enough for ice to freeze to the insides. Of course, I wasn't told this until after we got off of Peruvian chair.

Chivalry and concern for a new rider won over common sense (she is my friend's GF, so there was no chance of extra-curricular activity later), and I gave her my goggles. I got to spend a good hour (was probably longer than that, her longest run without falling was probably 30 yards) riding down a hill with snowflakes flying up into my eyes.

Just to top things off, my buddy got held up in traffic, so he was unable to meet up with us to ride so, the bastard got to spend a few hours riding Peruvian by himself! We get back to the house, and she decides that she's taking a lesson tomorrow... so my buddy is off the hook again.

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Old 12-30-2010, 08:43 PM   #2 (permalink)
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I'd say somebody owes you a reach around... doesn't matter who
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Old 12-30-2010, 08:48 PM   #3 (permalink)
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I rode light fluffy waist-deep powder today, with beautiful lines all day long.

Life's a bitch.
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Old 12-30-2010, 08:52 PM   #4 (permalink)
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#1 - Went riding with a brand new (to snowboarding, but has skied for a while) rider at the bird in SLC today. Somehow, she managed to keep her goggles off long enough for ice to freeze to the insides. Of course, I wasn't told this until after we got off of Peruvian chair.
Interesting choice to take her directly to that lift. Some green runs could have helped the situation.
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Old 12-30-2010, 09:02 PM   #6 (permalink)
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wow this is just wrong it does matter
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Old 12-30-2010, 09:15 PM   #7 (permalink)
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well. in fairness, It was fucking freezing cold out there today. I had major goggle freeze issues in the morning as well. not so bad that I couldn't see though
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Old 12-30-2010, 09:35 PM   #8 (permalink)
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I almost started thread yesterday with the same subject line...however a vastly different story.

I arrive at the "Ski Area" at 10:30 yesterday. I had to park near the back of the lot in the gravel area. The outdoor lift ticket line wrapped around the building (If I hadn't driven two hours to get there I would have turned around at that site) I went inside to use the bathroom before getting in line and discovered that the lift line inside the building was considerably shorter...I ended up only spending ten minutes in line this would turn out to be only a small victory for the day. The lift lines at all five lifts were ridiculous long...I ended up spending more time in line than boarding. At noon the "Ski Area" reached capacity and the police had to be brought in as they were only allowing season ticket holders in at this point. The lifts which are already slow by ski resort standards were being stopped at intervals less than five minutes to accommodate all of the people that were falling trying to get on the lift or get off the lift...So once you made it on to the lift the wait still wasn't over. I had never seen this place that busy...it was amazing in a bad way. Once you made it on to the slope it didn't seem that bad as a lot of the people spent time just standing at the top of heal staring down the slope...lol I had hoped the lines would die down after 5pm when it started to get dark...not the case It got a little better after 6pm but by that time it started to rain....oh well, this was my 5th time riding this dec, a new record for me so at the end of the day I was happy to have went boarding!
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Old 12-30-2010, 10:03 PM   #9 (permalink)
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Slushfest in December?

Just received my new setup yesterday. Locked in the bindings, tried on my boots at least 4 times, checked my gloves, goggles, and gear. Couldn't sleep because I was so anxious to get out there.

Wake up this morning and it's 36 degrees and raining in Minnesota. Sweet. I decide to say "fuck it" and go anyways. New board, ya know? So i make the drive and the roads are perfect. Get to the hill and by this point the rain is turning into snow. All the lift chairs have a pile of slush on them. By our second run, we were all drenched from head to toe. Then the wind picks up to 40 MPH and it realllly starts snowing. We start leaving the hill on the crappy backroads and my buddy's car starts to slide on the slush and we fly into the ditch on the opposite side of the road (after doing a wicked 180 muffler grab to snow pile )

Sit outside freezing for an hour waiting for a tow truck. Finally get to my car and make the drive home. I've never been so wet, cold, and exhausted in a single day.

All that being said, it was worth every second. Slush or no, the fresh snow on top of the slush was actually a dream to ride. It had a decent amount of give but wasn't completely falling apart. The new board held up better than I thought considering how much of a cheapskate I am. Good stuff, gotta say.
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Old 12-31-2010, 08:18 AM   #10 (permalink)
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First day out this season.

Bought the kid his first setup for Christmas, so he coudln't wait to try it out. Got him a lesson, as well as for my GF who never went down a hill with something strapped to her feet. Since I bought a setup for the kid as well as a bundle of 9 group lessons, I was low on budget, so I decided to keep my old board for this year(getting into snowboarding again after almost 10 years break).

Dropped the family at the lesson and went on my own. Went for 2 warm-up rides then snapped my board! Went to the resort's shop to check out the boards, they had like 8 in stock... Luckily, the resort is like 10 minutes out of town, so I went to my local shop and got me a new board (2011 Nitro Addict 159W, 20% off). Wasted about 50 minutes in all, not that bad, but was an expensive day!

At least the kid had so much fun, I had to pry him off of his board!! The GF has a sore butt but want to try again! All in all it was a nice day!
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