Days per season = hours = ????? - Page 2 - Snowboarding Forum - Snowboard Enthusiast Forums
SnowboardingForum.com is the premier Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 10-10-2011, 11:11 PM   #11 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
Ballistic's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: vancouver
Posts: 201
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by caneyhead View Post
Day by myself or with friend: 0900-till lift closes. 15 min lunch. Provided conditions are good.

All count as a day. Good.
this. exactly... short lunch before or after the lunch rush. some of the funnest runs we,ve had were mad scrambles to catch the last lift up before shutdown. theres something so effin cool about being the last one on the mtn. its sometimes so quiet.. kinda eery.. i love it
__________________
Vancouver, BC
Ballistic is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 10-11-2011, 12:04 AM   #12 (permalink)
SBE
Member
 
SBE's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: Brooklyn
Posts: 89
Default escort day

My day starts at 2:50 wake up grab bag, ride to the shop, print the list, get the rentals ready, call the bus,get on the bus,check everyone in,SLEEP for a few hours, get tickets for everyone,hand them out, tell everyone to get back at 4pm,check in with first aid, take safety break, get coffee, grab lifts, make turns, SEND IT,lunch, keep SENDING IT, end of day brew/safety break,check first aid,get on bus,do head count,pop in movie and pass out! The next day it starts over again! I LOVE MY JOB!
SBE is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-11-2011, 01:56 AM   #13 (permalink)
Veteran Member
 
NWBoarder's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Port Orchard, WA
Posts: 2,051
Blog Entries: 10
Default

Snowvols and David Z summed it up for me. If the board is strapped on and I'm riding, then it's a day. Whether that's 10 hours or 10 minutes does not matter to me. I'll still count it.
__________________
Oh yeah!? Well, my mom says I'm cool!
Quote:
Originally Posted by Clayton Bigsby View Post
It never gets old, if you're in it for the passion, and not the fashion
NWBoarder is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-11-2011, 07:25 AM   #14 (permalink)
Veteran Member
 
slyder's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Milwaukee Suburbs
Posts: 2,981
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by CheeseForSteeze View Post
out East as a weekend warrior, our season is so short you have to ride as much as you can while it lasts.
I can relate, here in the Midwest isn't much better. Our weekend plan is mostly all day riding and when we go during the weekday it's just a 2 hour session on the hill. This is all barring this old man doesn't slam to hard, then it's game over a little sooner
__________________
-I'm Slyder and I suffer from "Gummer Syndrome"
slyder is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-11-2011, 11:42 AM   #15 (permalink)
Resident Snowman
 
aiidoneus's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: Alberta, Canada
Posts: 585
Default

For me a day is minimum of 3 hours on the snow.
aiidoneus is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-11-2011, 11:53 AM   #16 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: London, Ontario
Posts: 303
Default

Man if a "day" is just strapping in then I got closer to 30 days then the 10 full days i thought counted. haha
many times we only do a couple hours of riding then call it quits.. never used to count those as days! but I will now!
notter123 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-11-2011, 12:03 PM   #17 (permalink)
Veteran Member
 
killclimbz's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Front Range
Posts: 10,876
Default

If I ride my board it's a day. Which can be an ord (one run day) or a trd (two run day). Most of the time I spend a lot more time than that riding. I suspect most do. If all you are doing is getting a run in and bailing most of the time, something is wrong.
killclimbz is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-11-2011, 12:25 PM   #18 (permalink)
Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: New Jersey
Posts: 86
Default

Anything counts, but being on the east coast and only getting about 15 days in, I ride for about 12 hours per trip. The shortest I've ever ridden was 4 hours because I was still drunk from the night before in tremblant so I didn't get on the mountain until 12. In those 4 hours I think I ate shit more than every other day I've ever ridden combined.
JRZBoarder is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-11-2011, 09:02 PM   #19 (permalink)
Veteran Member
 
slyder's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Milwaukee Suburbs
Posts: 2,981
Default

Remember that our hill is much smaller than for most of you guys. There are times that I can get 10 runs down the face run in 15 minutes. Stay strapped in, land on a chair, and ride off. So even though some trips may be short, if you count the hot lapping you could get nearly 60+ runs in under 2 hours.

Hey it's what we got.....riding is riding....
__________________
-I'm Slyder and I suffer from "Gummer Syndrome"
slyder is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-12-2011, 01:14 AM   #20 (permalink)
Veteran Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Mountains
Posts: 10,180
Default

3 run minimum to count as a day.
__________________
Angry Snowboarder Because someone has to call it how they see it!
BurtonAvenger is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 01:08 PM.



Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0 PL2
VerticalSports
Baseball Forum Golf Forum Boxing Forum Snowmobile Forum
Basketball Forum Soccer Forum MMA Forum PWC Forum
Football Forum Cricket Forum Wrestling Forum ATV Forum
Hockey Forum Volleyball Forum Paintball Forum Snowboarding Forum
Tennis Forum Rugby Forums Lacrosse Forum Skiing Forums