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Old 03-06-2013, 03:38 AM   #101 (permalink)
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Yep! You should see the rider visibly move forward a couple of inches from center. Toward the end of the turn, they should be a couple of inches aft of center. If viewed from the side, this is clearly visible. The steeper the terrain, the more aggressive this move should be.

Thanks. I don't think I could find someone to video me constantly from the side. Next time I will just make a note to appreciate what I might be doing as I enter a turn.
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Old 03-06-2013, 03:42 AM   #102 (permalink)
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Haha! I figured you meant stoked. But I just couldn't resist the free shot.
I'm glad you did, I'm glad there are still people with a sense of humor ...
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Old 03-06-2013, 12:41 PM   #103 (permalink)
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nah bro I'm sure your just as good we should def go together though. I know when I go with my buddy I met I here I get so much better everytime because he really pushes my limits. plus I would like to board with someone my level so we can bounce ideas and thing we've learned with each other. plus it's always fun to progress with someone and almost better to watch someone progress. I know when skating I am always so stoned when my friends get better and better. I believe we are going Friday and always go Monday. pm me and we will get this shit going....
Cool, I'll give you a shout next time I'm going. I don't think I'll get to Stevens this week, thinking crystal tomorrow and maybe again on saturday. I usually get to stevens at least once a week though. Was gonna go today but the shuttle didn't run.

Sounds like you have people who know some good stashes. Most of the runs you talk about are not on trail maps. I've had a lot of fun on powder days going off by the power lines and usually falling on the steeps near the bottom there Would like to try out some new spots though. Some of the out of bounds stuff doesn't look too intimidating but I'll probably heed the warnings of the experienced people advising against that for now.
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Have now ridden every black run and with no to small moguls I can dynamic skidded turn down every run. May try 7th heaven this yr... May save it for next yr...
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Old 03-23-2013, 02:33 PM   #105 (permalink)
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They main run off seventh towards the top of hogs back is always a bump fest. Nancy Chute or solitude, lookers right as you go up the chair.

you mentioned in your post in the stevens thread about a good way from souther cross back to the front side, you should try big cheif bowl. Take the traverse just below the top of the Double Diamond chair into the bowl. The entrance is a little tight but it opens up. Steeper turns on the near side of the bowl, the further you traverse across the bowl the mellower the slope is.
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Old 03-26-2013, 12:01 PM   #106 (permalink)
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What are some tips to stop skidding so much and start carving more
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They main run off seventh towards the top of hogs back is always a bump fest. Nancy Chute or solitude, lookers right as you go up the chair.

you mentioned in your post in the stevens thread about a good way from souther cross back to the front side, you should try big cheif bowl. Take the traverse just below the top of the Double Diamond chair into the bowl. The entrance is a little tight but it opens up. Steeper turns on the near side of the bowl, the further you traverse across the bowl the mellower the slope is.
I've been wanting to ride this and the tye bowl
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meant to say "Nancy Chute or solitude, lookers right as you go up the chair are the best runs off seventh heaven"

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I've been wanting to ride this and the tye bowl
the slope in tye bowl is mellow, the traverse into it is pretty obvious from the chair. When the moon is full you can take night runs through the bowl. Dont attempt to enter tye bowl from the top, there are a couple entrances but they are steep and boney.
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meant to say "Nancy Chute or solitude, lookers right as you go up the chair are the best runs off seventh heaven"



the slope in tye bowl is mellow, the traverse into it is pretty obvious from the chair. When the moon is full you can take night runs through the bowl. Dont attempt to enter tye bowl from the top, there are a couple entrances but they are steep and boney.
Aren't those called the death chutes? So just traverse right under the top of the chair?
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the traverse into tye bowl is 100ft above tye rock, you can see it as you ride up the chair. Ride the chair line, or gully to riders left of the tye chair. As you near tye rock the gully ends and there is a wide opening riders right of the chair that enters the bowl. Once in the bowl, there are a couple small drops on the near side, or traverse across for lower angle open pow. All the tracks should funnel you into the exit trail, keep your speed on the exit its a little flat as you come out onto daisy.

"death chutes" are above big chief bowl, only named line into tye bowl from the top i know is "nasty gash"

ohh yeah, we are talking about making turns on steep runs...

get low, be powerful, stay in control. Hop turns will get you out of sticky situations.
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