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Old 04-18-2011, 09:46 AM   #41 (permalink)
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Was making 2 turn first track runs down off-the-map blacks yesterday...snow was great, knee deep fluff and filled-in...one of my best days of the year with a mix of whiteout and bluebird
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Old 04-18-2011, 11:25 AM   #42 (permalink)
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I am a keen explorer and tend to get off of the 'beaten track' often than not! Hence my completing a black, before I even realised, took a friend to 'aware' me afterwards...

Steeps don't bother me, never have. I am of the belief that if you have your 'linking' down what is there to fear? This is probably why it didn't register...

I should be a little more conscious of where I am heading, then again, I enjoy off-piste, so adventure is ensured - until you've exhausted all options... doubtful, where I am (still finding areas that didn't exist beforehand, in my reality)

Steeps! *pumps fist*
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Old 04-23-2011, 11:41 PM   #43 (permalink)
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Try Drifter for your first time down the backside at Northstar, it's a blue run near the top of the Zephyr lift. It's nice and long and wide. Once you master Drifter it's just a small step up to riding the black runs on the backside.
Done!!! It was fun!! Long and not bad at all!!
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