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Summer Climb Alpine Meadows 7/3/2017

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  • Summer Climb Alpine Meadows 7/3/2017

    Ending our season today with a climb up Alpine Meadows ski area that closed on May 14th . Here with my buddies, Michael ( on Icelantic scouts) and Billy on Hagan 130s. Hot weather has caused the bottom of the mountain to lose snow so the first part of the climb is carrying our skis. I really like that I can climb in snowboard boots rather than in ski boots.

    We finally reach the snow and I get ready to climb on my Rockered Condors ... DSCN0343

    Looking back toward the base from where we started our climb ..
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    My buddy Michael ready for the climb .... ( he is on Icelantic Scouts 143 cm )DSCN0341

    Heading up the hill
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    Looking back ... another skier has just come up toward the summit ...


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    Rest stop at the summit ...

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    Time for the descent ! Here is the video ... Great to be still skiboarding on July 3rd !
    Boards :
    Spliffs
    Condors
    Slingshots
    Sherpa

    Boot:
    K2 BFC 100

    Bindings:
    Zero Pro Non release Binding
    Modified Receptor Backcountry Bindings (Bill Version and Slow Version)
    Spruce ProPrime Plus Binding/Riser with Attack 13 GW binding
    Custom Risers with Fritschi Backcountry Bindings (Jeff Singer version 1, Bill version)

  • #2
    Toooo sweet, guys!
    171cm/190lbs
    Current Favorites:
    RVL8 Yin/Yang Blunts, Spruce Sherpas (x2) & Ospreys, Coda custom Yetis v1 140
    Spruce Pro Primes w/Attack 13's (x 4), Bomber Elite 1
    Other boards I'm trying:
    Summit Custom Carbon 110, Dynastar Twin 85, Coda custom Yetis v2 145

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    • #3
      What a great day.
      When does it usually start filling back in with snow?

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      • #4
        Originally posted by shortydude View Post
        What a great day.
        When does it usually start filling back in with snow?
        Usually starts snowing late Oct to early November
        Boards :
        Spliffs
        Condors
        Slingshots
        Sherpa

        Boot:
        K2 BFC 100

        Bindings:
        Zero Pro Non release Binding
        Modified Receptor Backcountry Bindings (Bill Version and Slow Version)
        Spruce ProPrime Plus Binding/Riser with Attack 13 GW binding
        Custom Risers with Fritschi Backcountry Bindings (Jeff Singer version 1, Bill version)

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        • #5
          Looks like they hada good weekend at Squaw.
          http://www.sfgate.com/news/article/s...photo-13184736

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