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SLUSHIE Name Bryan
Location Rocklin, CA, US
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Member Since 12/29/2010
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"I want a pizza I'm hungry lets go." 
General  
Gender: Male
Age: 28
Languages: English
Experience  
Years Riding: 6
Average Days/Year: 10
Skill Level: advanced
Riding Style: all mountain
Area of Expertise: general knowledge
Preferred Terrain: powder, backcountry
Sizing Info  
Height/Weight: 6'1, 130 lbs
Board Size: 160
Boot Size: 10
Clothing Size: L
Jacket Size: L
Pants Size: M
Thermal Size: S
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Region: California
Location: Nor-Cal
Resort: Northstar-at-Tahoe
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3/29/2015 11:29:52 AM Well I was thinking of heading up this weekend, but after looking at the cams I don't think it's worth it. I guess I'm calling it.  I know Open Snow has hopes for another storm, but it will probably be snowing on dirt by then. I did get 16 days on the hill this year... but 13 of those were in Colorado. Crossing fingers for next year.
2/24/2015 10:23:10 AM Wow I didn't know about that restriction on current season items. When does that switch?  I should probably wait and try to aim for 20015 goggles.
2/24/2015 10:19:46 AM I've been meaning to try this the past few seasons, and with the way the past few seasons have gone here in CA, I should probably try harder this summer. It's expensive though.
2/20/2015 12:40:47 AM I've been to Colorado three times and Utah once.  I like Colorado much better.  Of course with the Vail pass it makes a world off difference.  Last year I went to my local Tahoe resorts, Utah and Colorado all in the same season... on a $500 pass.  Doesn't get better than that.  Now with Park City on the Vail pass that could make a bit of difference, but there is just so much terrain available in CO for one cost. This year I've only gone to Northstar in California, and unless something changes soon I probably wont go anywhere again in CA.  I did however go to Colorado in January and went to the 4 major Vail resorts, and also to Arapahoe for the first time.  I'm now making plans to go back to Colorado for another week in March.
12/12/2014 10:37:11 AM Seems like this storm didn't really bring the 2 or so feet that they said we would get. Most resorts say they got around 7-9 inches, but based on looking at the web cams they seem to be rounding up quite a bit. Lets see how the rest of the day goes, but it seems the storm was a bit over-hyped.
12/8/2014 10:32:49 PM I find practicing switch on my own boring, that's why it's good to go with some friends, your girlfriend or family and just cruise around the hill with them riding switch. I'm not really a park rider, but I do find riding switch just makes you a better snowboarder all around, and also makes the time spent with the family on the easy runs a bit more entertaining.
12/8/2014 10:28:46 PM I haven't been in school for a long time and wont be ever again, hooray!
12/7/2014 11:22:37 PM That is a pretty good repair.  That little bit of damage was not at all something to warrant a new board, especially since you are just gonna bang it into something again anyways. The cardboard works fine for catching the extra epoxy, but next time use something a bit firmer that will help evenly distribute pressure from the clamps.
12/7/2014 11:17:57 PM No doubt the extra lens is the cheaper option, but like everyone says another pair of goggles is easier. It all depends on when you try to go riding.  Do you only like to go on sunny days, so this spare lens is for a 'just in case' situation.  If that is the case, then sure go with the spare lens. There are also certain types of goggles where swapping the lens is much easier than the normal kind. In general I just use a 'smoke' lens in all situations.  It does kinda suck when it gets overcast or start snowing but whatever, I've always managed.
12/7/2014 11:07:16 PM I'm hoping this next storm that is supposed t hit around wed-fri will bring some good snow.  Northstar likes to brag about the snow totals, but looking at the webcams, it sill looks pretty bad. I hope we at least get some good snow before Christmas and New Years Day.  I get both of those days off of work, and they both are pretty slow days as far as the number of people on the hill.
12/29/2013 9:03:28 PM There really isn't much snow right now. I went on Christmas day, and it was pretty firm with a light dusting on top from the snow machines.  Its up in the high 40s during the day, so it could possibly get slushy, though it didn't seem to when I was there. Really though, go to Northstar.  I can't really speak for the other resorts, but Northstar makes a lot of snow (though not nearly as much as they did in past seasons) and probably have much more open trails than the other north lake resorts.
1/6/2013 1:33:33 AM The best stance is whatever feels good to you. I put my stance at the reference points on my board and it felt normal so that's where I kept it.
1/5/2013 12:26:31 AM Anyone used the alpine replay app before? I've used things like My Tracks before, but this looks much better.  It seems a lot like EpicMix but with the use of GPS, so you get stats like speed and airtime and it shows you individual runs and everything, as well as giving you points and medals much like EpicMix does. I'm ganna try it when I go up on Sunday and see how it works.
1/4/2013 5:02:27 PM I would have to say Homewood.  Sugar Bowl is good too but I'm not sure I would call it a small local resort.  It's pretty well known. Same goes for Alpine.
1/4/2013 2:25:38 PM I'm staying at Breckenridge, but I will have to give the night sessions a try. Also at Keystone I see that they have a lot of places only accessible by cat.  There is a tour, which I wont be doing but it says there are also ones that you can ride for $5.  That's going to be a must do if there is powder.


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