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My local ski hill is an hour and thirty minutes away and has a vertical drop of wait for it… 292 ft :(. Here is a video of the chairlift ride.Virtual Chair Lift Ride at Mission Ridge Winter Park They say they have 3 blacks but they're all green with maybe one blue. Only one slow ass chair as well. For a shithole the park isn't terrible though, they did good with what they had in that area which isn't very much but I'm not really into park. Anyone have it worse off than me?
 

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My local ski hill is an hour and thirty minutes away and has a vertical drop of wait for it… 292 ft :(. Here is a video of the chairlift ride.Virtual Chair Lift Ride at Mission Ridge Winter Park They say they have 3 blacks but they're all green with maybe one blue. Only one slow ass chair as well. For a shithole the park isn't terrible though, they did good with what they had in that area which isn't very much but I'm not really into park. Anyone have it worse off than me?
:laugh::laugh:
I thought for sure this was gonna be another "buy my lift ticket" thread like that ride 4 nuk one. Bro, that hill sucks. Mine suck, compared to mountains, but at least there's like 5-6 spots within an hour from here.
 

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My local hill has 300 feet of drop with 5 chairs.

However, I live 8 miles from it. My goal is to go everyday it's open this year minus Christmas and New Years Eve (which will be my 40th b-day and I'll be too drunk to board). Probably won't happen, but I always need a goal.
 

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we need to catch up and ride sometime this winter. Two 40 year olds that have as many common hobbies as we do have to get along pretty well? Don't they.. LOL

My local hills are all similar to West badens except I live 2 hours from 3 of them.
 

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There's 4 hills locally. The two best, (...and I use that term in the loosest possible manner. ) Are also the furthest at about an hour/ hour n a half. 300-350 vert. 5-8 lifts. None with a run longer than 0.3 mi.

There is Mt. Brighton which is only 20 min. from me but is soooo small n miserable I won't ride there. It boasts 2-3 40-50 year old or more antique chairlifts and several rope tows. Lousy fascilities. The Longest run there is only 0.2 mi. Although, if u r into park, which I'm not, Vail supposedly dumped a ton of money into that aspect of the resort. So the park rats may be cheering Mt. B this year.

Aside from those, its a 4-5 hour drive to get to a resort with only 500 ft of vert, and a couple of mile long runs. Could be worse tho. I could live where KansasNoob does! Lol! (...dude! 11 hours? That sucks!) :dunno:
 

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:laugh::laugh:
I thought for sure this was gonna be another "buy my lift ticket" thread like that ride 4 nuk one. Bro, that hill sucks. Mine suck, compared to mountains, but at least there's like 5-6 spots within an hour from here.
Well I wouldn't turn down a free lift ticket :laugh:
 

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My local ski hill is an hour and thirty minutes away and has a vertical drop of wait for it… 292 ft :(. Here is a video of the chairlift ride.Virtual Chair Lift Ride at Mission Ridge Winter Park They say they have 3 blacks but they're all green with maybe one blue. Only one slow ass chair as well. For a shithole the park isn't terrible though, they did good with what they had in that area which isn't very much but I'm not really into park. Anyone have it worse off than me?
Learn to jib!

Or head to somewhere with REAL elevation....Asessippi, MB! 500ft!! :laugh::laugh: Thats what I did....or move to the mountains...also what I did.
 

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Learn to jib!

Or head to somewhere with REAL elevation....Asessippi, MB! 500ft!! :laugh::laugh: Thats what I did....or move to the mountains...also what I did.
Yeah when I get my degree I'd like to head to Calgary or even somewhere in the states for a while
 

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Aside from those, its a 4-5 hour drive to get to a resort with only 500 ft of vert, and a couple of mile long runs. Could be worse tho. I could live where KansasNoob does! Lol! (...dude! 11 hours? That sucks!) :dunno:
It only takes 8 to get to Denver. But I don't have a place to crash there, and I don't like crowds. At Wolf all the crowds stay away from the Alberta side. They used to stay away from Treasure for the most part, but the new lift is shiny so they'll prolly want to go stand by it, lol. Drive to Durango should be about 12 hours, but I'll be there a week. :thumbsup:

There actually is a little hill in Missouri, but it's hardly open and I've heard it sucks. Might check it out sometime though.
 

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6 months of the year i'm a good 7 hr drive to see snow (more like slush) and its packed full of tourists and posers. $110 a day for lift tickets!! the joys of living in australia...

as for the other 6 months, not so much of a sob story :D 2 mins standing on the road with my thumb out and im up at the first chairlift within the next 10 mins.. its hard living in BC too :p
 

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I'm like 175 yards from the lift, fuckin long ass walk in knee deep snow that I don't usually have to deal with because of heated sidewalks. Only like 3800' vertical and 5700 acres of terrain here. Fucking blows.:D

Anyone want to come share in my pain? Fuck this place! :giggle:
 

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I'm like 175 yards from the lift, fuckin long ass walk in knee deep snow that I don't usually have to deal with because of heated sidewalks. Only like 3800' vertical and 5700 acres of terrain here. Fucking blows.:D

Anyone want to come share in my pain? Fuck this place! :giggle:
You bastard! Heated sidewalks to the base of 3800'? I will trade you lives for a winter.
 
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