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Old 02-09-2011, 07:38 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hello Snow bunnies and fellow boarders.... I have just fell in love with this amazing sport... I live 30 min from the "highest skiable mountain" in PA... Blue knob ski resort... So far I have been up twice, I have learned so much on my own and a few friends. My second trip I was able to make it down the whole mountain without falling. My "first board" was a 2001 Burton Rippey with Rossignol sis bingings and boots... I had so much fun the 2 times that I went that I decided to sell that board and purchase a new board... Which is awesome... Its a 2011 Ride DH 2.o Limited edition with Ride Nitrate Contraband bindings and the LE boots to match..... I havent rode it yet but Im going to this weekend... If anyone is in the area I would love to make an event of going the rest of the season... If your in the Central PA or the surrounding area shoot me a message...
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Old 02-09-2011, 08:47 PM   #2 (permalink)
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i have always wanted to hit the knob up. If there is ever a snowfall overnight into tuesday, i plan to head over from the philly area.
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Old 02-09-2011, 11:24 PM   #3 (permalink)
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i have always wanted to hit the knob up. If there is ever a snowfall overnight into tuesday, i plan to head over from the philly area.
Why a tuesday? lol... If you do make it out this way i wouldnt mind shredding the knob with you =)

me and some friends are headed out sunday... Ill be up there all this weekend, hopefully

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i have always wanted to hit the knob up. If there is ever a snowfall overnight into tuesday, i plan to head over from the philly area.

Hey Jersey Dude......know what you're getting into. Blue knob is great, I rode there from years (from Altoona), but I don't know if its worth the drive from the Philly/Jersey area. If you do go, check the base, with the snowfall. If there is a base and a foot falls, then there's all sorts of gnarly stuff to get caught-up in. However, if a foot falls ontop of crud snow, you'll be getting all sorts of gashes in your board. Personally, now that i live a little north of the Philly area, I just make a trip up to Vermont. And yes, because its the easiest for me to get to, I go to Killington. Mid-week killington after a snowfall isn't too bad....though can be pricey.
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Personally, now that i live a little north of the Philly area, I just make a trip up to Vermont. And yes, because I like to get hammered after riding, I go to Killington. Mid-week killington after a snowfall isn't too bad....though can be pricey.
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Fixed that for ya.
Lol Funny.... Is there anywhere that has snow "all year round" on the east coast?\


And I would get drunk at Blue knob... But Im not sure if I would be any good after lol
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I'm no expert, but I'm pretty sure you're not going to find year-round snow anywhere on the east coast. If you want summer snow start saving for a southern hemisphere trip! Pretty sure they've got glacier camps at whistler too.

Does anyone ever come to Blue Mountain?
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Why a tuesday? lol... If you do make it out this way i wouldnt mind shredding the knob with you =)

me and some friends are headed out sunday... Ill be up there all this weekend, hopefully
Tuesday because i have no classes and no work haha.

and to needsnow, i know plenty well what im getting into at the knob. I like to ride places that are minimally developed. I know for about an hour more i can be in vermont, but Blue knob is somewhere i would like to ride at least a few times in my life.
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I've been to Blue twice so far (just started). I like it, and will prob. be my reg. place to board being im in Mercer County. How 'bout you?
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I'm at blue mountain a couple times a week. always down to give advice/ride with new people.
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