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Old 02-28-2012, 08:53 PM   #61 (permalink)
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Mt High was pretty good today. Had this white stuff lapping up over my board and hitting my ankles, very unfamiliar feeling this season. Most pow stashes tracked out by 11, until ducking the closed ropes but that was a bit rocky in places. Never ridden the west before. Nice setup, liked their lines of various size kickers.

Almost diverted to ss this morning, but I still have no chains.
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I'm glad I didn't go to S.S. I have no chains! There was a sign on the 15-N saying that you need chains if your going to the mountains and I was pretty worried but the road conditions were completely fine! I was slow to get up so I got to Mt. High at 10:40am or so. The snow was nice! I went up to the right side of the mountain after a good amount of time getting used to things again in the green trails. It was soooo nice up there! Better snow, super hazy, it was awesome! I was unfamiliar with the trails up there but I think I avoided the black diamond trails Not ready for that. I'll put up some pictures I took on my phone. I'm really tired! Today was my first time riding for the season and the first time on my own setup. The response on my board was so much better than the Burton LTR's I rented at the resort I need to put on the Rome stomp pad that came with my bindings. I didn't expect my topsheet to be soo slick in the snow. I've seen people without them so thought it would be fine but it was way too slick, it was very hard to skate. I got more used to it as the day went on but still not easy.
I got up to mt high around 745. My friend saw the chain sign but we went up anyway. Nobody was checking, but it was slick as hell. We had a brief fish tail moment, and then it was 25mph from there on out. It must have melted by the time you got there.
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Old 02-28-2012, 09:19 PM   #62 (permalink)
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I got up to mt high around 745. My friend saw the chain sign but we went up anyway. Nobody was checking, but it was slick as hell. We had a brief fish tail moment, and then it was 25mph from there on out. It must have melted by the time you got there.
I was nervous because my tires are worn and I don't have the money to replace all 4. I drove slow on the curvy turns but didn't have any problems. Don't think I saw any ice where all of the 'icy' signs were
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Old 02-28-2012, 09:52 PM   #63 (permalink)
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Should have kicked up the brightness so I could see what I was shooting but didn't want to risk draining my battery an hour away from home:











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Old 02-28-2012, 10:02 PM   #64 (permalink)
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Should have kicked up the brightness so I could see what I was shooting but didn't want to risk draining my battery an hour away from home:



Hey do you have this pic in full size? I think I might see myself lol.
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Old 02-28-2012, 10:18 PM   #65 (permalink)
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Haha which person? This was taken with my new-ish phone so I didn't mess with any picture sizing settings. The original isn't all that much bigger.
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Haha which person? This was taken with my new-ish phone so I didn't mess with any picture sizing settings. The original isn't all that much bigger.
hahaha dude its totally me. I zoomed in on it. I can see my green gloves, acid green forces, and gray DC pants. thats fucking funny.

BTW, i dont think you can change photo size on the iphone. It should be full size, but if you text it to yourself or something it resizes it to small like that. The full size image should be in your phone.

EDIT: Just realized you said phone, and not iphone.



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Old 02-28-2012, 11:49 PM   #67 (permalink)
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Hahah! Nice find, detective I have an android phone, it's tough to tell with the original version.
What are the odds! I took that picture when I just got to the base. I was looking for Zombaco in a black helmet(should have been a white one, whoops!) and a beard. Did ya see a short guy falling a lot in a black Analog jacket and grey pants?

edit: Oh! Nevermind, the actual version is pretty damn huge. I'll upload it on a file sharing site.

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Old 02-28-2012, 11:54 PM   #68 (permalink)
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Here you go: 2.jpg
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Just bought tickets for myself & a friend for tomorrow at Summit/Bear. Is anyone else going tomorrow?
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No. Going Sunday. Big exam Thursday I haven't studied for
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