Member Rewards
Extra 10-20% off select Purchases
More Info - Join Now
0 Staff | 10 Members
Live Chat
trusnow
Powered by 407,558 Members
Shopping Forum Out of Stock
username or email password
MEMBERS
Experts(17)  


Staff(8)  

MY PHOTOS
view allRecent Photos
MEMBER PROFILE(view profile)
snowmen Name John
Location Boston, MA, US
Level Instructor  (5280 points)
Member Since 4/13/2008
snowmen
snowmen is Offline
Bio
 
General  
Gender: Male
Age: 54
Languages: English
Experience  
Years Riding: 4
Average Days/Year: 15
Skill Level: picking up speed
Riding Style: all mountain
Area of Expertise: freeride
Preferred Terrain: powder, groomers
Sizing Info  
Height/Weight: 5'6, 150 lbs
Board Size: 152
Boot Size: 8
Clothing Size: M
Jacket Size: M
Pants Size: M
Thermal Size: M
Ride with Me  
Region: East Coast
Location: New Hampshire
Resort: Loon Mountain
Recent Points
Date Points Activity
December 20 2 Daily Login
December 17 2 Daily Login
December 16 2 Daily Login
December 15 2 Daily Login
December 14 2 Daily Login
Forum Threads
Date Threads
12/2/2014 6:49:04 PM Has anyone used the North Face warranty? I have a pair of Freedom pants that are leaking in the rear end which makes for an uncomfortable day on the snow. These pants have a "lifetime warranty" (although "lifetime" refers to the product lifetime and not mine) so I inquire with North Face about getting a replacement. I would like to move up to the NFZ model which is made from Gore Tex so I asked TNF customer service if I could buy the NFZ and get a warranty credit on my current pants when and if they determine the pants to be covered under warranty. There would be no risk to them as I offered to pay full price for the NFZ's and I would be hoping for a partial credit back on my pants in the future. TNF would not go for this as they want me to send my pants in for evaluation. I understand their rationale but these are my only snow pants and I can't give them up for 4-6 weeks during snow season. I also offered to bring them to a physical TNF store but they didn't agree to that either. At this point, I am leaning towards not buying North Face gear any longer. Does anyone have any experience with TNF warranty? Does anyone have any suggestions for pants?
2/23/2014 5:38:00 PM I have been riding a Burton Custom for about 6 years that I occasionally try to keep the edges reasonably sharp with a hand tool. I have been having lots of trouble recently holding an edge on icy or hard pack conditions so I decided to get a professional tune at the resort shop towards the end of the day. The edges looked great but as I did one run before closing, I noticed that it was definitely holding better on the steep, icy sections but I was also catching edges like I hadn't done since I was a beginner. I need to get our again with the board and maybe I just need to be more careful with the sharp edges. I don't do rails but just wanted sharp edges for the often icy conditions in the East. Does anyone detune their edges for free riding or is it primarily for rail riding? I am afraid  that if I detune then it will defeat my primary purpose of having better hold on ice. What are your thoughts? Thanks.
10/12/2012 5:57:27 PM Check out Living Social's deal to the Boston Ski and Snowboard Expo Nov. 8th to 11th at the World Trade Center. Regular admission is $12./ea but Living Social deal is: One-Day Admission for One ($7) or Two ($12) People, $10 Liftopia Gift Card, and One-Year Subscription to SKI or Transworld Snowboarding Magazine: https://www.livingsocial.com/deals/470380?ref=conf-jp&rpi=87419506
1/6/2012 9:18:18 AM I have been using the "Ski Report" app from On the Snow for checking on user added (as opposed to the resorts bias reports) snow conditions report. However, they use a manual filtering process before posting user comments which seems to often delay user posts by days. I have tried posting a couple of ski reports this season and both were never posted. Has anyone found a more reliable and timely source of snow condition information? I am in New England.
8/21/2011 11:49:03 AM I am looking to upgrade my 2007 Burton Mission bindings to something like the 2012 Cartels or maybe the Union Forces or Contact or recommend something else that you think is good. I ride mainly all mountain, steep groomers, some trees, some moguls, no park (hopefully this year??), Northeast Icy conditions prevail on many occassions. Does anyone have any comments specifically about the 2012 models? Burton claims this new re-flex technology while Union claims to have fixed the issues with the toe-strap. Thanks in advance for your comments.
7/30/2011 6:24:04 PM Has anyone been to the new Ski Ward "summer terrain park"? It looks pretty small but for people local to Boston, it might be worth it to get some riding in???? http://skiward.com/terrain-park/
9/14/2010 5:01:22 AM Looks like I will be needing glasses soon and I will have to wear them for the upcoming season. What are the problems and solutions for riding with glasses? What goggles fit best with them? Can you get a nice pair of spherical goggles (Oakley Splice, etc.) to fit with them? Do they have a tendency to fog? Are they prone to breaking with a hard fall to the goggles? Any suggestions are appreciated.
6/9/2010 4:58:09 AM We have used Liftopia a couple of times for discount lift tickets to 2nd tier resorts. However, how do you find discount lift tickets to places you really want to go such as Killington or Sunday River here in the Northeast?

Find Us Elsewherex

Daily Giveaway
Sierra Stunt
Sierra Stunt Snowboard
Snowboard
$275.0
Recent Winners
CrunchRunchjet467asukaluthien
  • Follow us on:  (view all)





    TruSnow is upfront

© TruSnow - All Rights Reserved
Snowboards
Snowboards View All

Mens Snowboards Womens Snowboards Kids and Youth Snowboards

Up to 40% Off
Bindings
Snowboard Bindings View All

Mens Bindings Womens Bindings Kids and Youth Bindings

Up to 40% Off
Boots
Snowboard Boots View All

Mens Boots Womens Boots Kids and Youth Boots

Up to 40% Off
Skis
Alpine, Downhill Skis View All

Mens Skis Womens Skis Kids and Youth Skis

Cross Country Skis


Mens Skis Womens Skis Kids and Youth Skis

Up to 40% Off On Skis
Bindings
Alpine, Downhill Ski Bindings View All

Mens Bindings Womens Bindings Kids and Youth Bindings

Cross Country Bindings


Mens Bindings Womens Bindings Kids and Youth Bindings

Up to 40% Off On Ski Bindings
Boots
Alpine, Downhill Ski Boots View All

Mens Boots Womens Boots Kids and Youth Boots

Cross Country Boots


Mens Boots Womens Boots Kids and Youth Boots

Up to 40% Off On Ski Boots
Skis
View All SkisView All Ski BindingsView All Ski Boots
Accessories

Up To 40% Off On Accessories
Brands
View All Brands
24/7
2XL
4Frnt
5150
686
Accurate
Adidas
Adio
Airblaster
Airhead
Alien Workshop
Almost
Alpina
Alpinestars
Alps
Altamont
Analog
Anon
Arbor
Arctic Edge
Armada
Arnette
Artec
Ashbury
Atomic
Audex
Avalanche
Axion
Backcountry Access
Bakoda
Bearpaw
Bent Metal
Bern
Big Agnes
Billabong
Black Diamond
Black Label
Blind
Bogner
Bond
Bones
Bonfire
Booster
Boulder Gear
Burton
Byerly
Capita
Cappel
Casual Industrees
Celtek
Chocolate
Chrome
Circa
Cliche
Coal
Coleman
Columbia
Connelly
Craft
Creature
CWB
DaKine
Dalbello
Darkstar
Darn Tough
DC
Deeluxe
Demolition
Descente
DNA
Download
Dragon
Drake
Drop
DSO
Dub
DVD
DVS
Dynastar
Eastern
Electric
Element
Elwood
Emerica
Enjoi
ES
Etnies
Eureka
Extrasport
Eye
F2
Fallen
Fast Wax
FBM
Fischer
Flip
Flow
Flybikes
Forum
Foundation
Foursquare
Fourstar
Fox
Fox River
Freestyle
Fresh
FSA
Full Tilt
Fundamental
Gator Boards
Girl
Giro
Globe
Gnu
Gold Coast
GoldCoast
Gran Royale
Gravis
Grenade
GT
Gullwing
Habitat
Head
Helly Hansen
Hitec
HO
Hoffman
Holden
Hurley
Hyperlite
Icelantic
Intense
IPath
Irish Setter
Jeenyus
Jessup
Jet Pilot
Jones
K2
Kampus
Keen
Kelty
Kemper
Kenda
KHE
Kidsnow
KMC
Krooked
L1
Lakai
Lamar
Lange
Leki
Lib Tech
Liberty
Lifetime
Line
Liquid Force
Lizard Skins
Look
LTD
M3
M4
M6
Marker
Marmot
Matix
Maxxis
Merrell
Morrow
Mountain Hardwear
Mystery
Neff
Nike
Nitro
Nitrous
Nixon
Nollie
Nomis
Nordica
O'Brien
O'neill
Oakley
Obey
ODI
Odyssey
Omatic
Orage
Osiris
Otnes
Outdoor Research
Palmer
Patagonia
Phase Five
Pig
Plan B
Planet Earth
Premier
Premium
Primo
Proboardshop
Proline
Protec
Quiksilver
Radar
Rafters
Rainbow
Rave
Rawik
Rayban
Red
Reef
Remind
Revo
Ride
Rip Curl
Ripzone
Rome
Rome - Sierra
Ronix
Rossignol
Roxy
Royal
RVCA
Ryders
S4
Salomon
Santa Cruz
Sanuk
Sapient
Saxx
Schwinn
SE
Sector 9
Sessions
Sierra
Sierra Designs
Sierra Sports
Signal
Silence
Sims
Sinz
Skullcandy
Slingshot
Smartwool
Smith
Spacecraft
Special Blend
Spy
Spyder
SST
Standard
Stepchild
Stereo
Stolen
Stormtech
Straight Line
Suncloud
Superfeet
Supra
Surface
Swix
Technine
Tecnica
Tektro
Tensor
Teton
The
The North Face
The Shadow Conspiracy
Think Thank
Thirty Two
Thule
Tres Bien
Trespass
Tresspass
Troy Lee Designs
Tubbs
Union
Vans
VAS
Vasque
Velvet
Venture
Verde
Voile
Volcom
Volkl
Von Zipper
Vonzipper
Wakeside
White Sierra
Wigwam
World Industries
Xposure
Forums
Snowboards
View All Snowboards
Mens SnowboardsWomens SnowboardsKids and Youth Snowboards
Bindings
View All Snowboard Bindings
Mens BindingsWomens BindingsKids and Youth Bindings
Boots
View All Snowboard Boots
Mens BootsWomens BootsKids and Youth Boots
Skis
View All SkisView All Ski BindingsView All Ski Boots
Clothing
Accessories
Brands
View All Brands