Riding Journal

Steamboat 12/19/07

I knew today I was gonna ride...mostly cause I had just gone two days in a row without riding and I needed to be on the hill.It took a while to get on the mountain, but I met up with a group of friends by chance. Rode up the gondola with Greg, Amy, and Ryan.Greg, myself and AmyWe made our way down to Storm Peak to meet up with Jakub then headed our way over to below the chutes to make some turns.I wore my knee brace ...

19 Dec 10:23 PM 2 Read More...

Steamboat 12/16/07

It was a rough start this morning that's for sure. Not only did I hang out at bar last night with friends for most of the night...but I also had offered to give my roommate a ride to the Hayden airport at 6am. So it was a late start riding kind of day.A lot of the flights have been arriving into Steamboat so tourists are back in town full swing. I figured today would be pretty packed but it wasn't too bad in terms...

16 Dec 5:32 PM 4 Read More...

Steamboat 12/15/07

I love weekends cause I get longer riding days but sometimes if you party the night before...it's hard to make it up early the next day. I managed to make it up by 10am to meet up with Amy to go riding for the day.She just got her hands on a 07-08 Never Summer Infinity that she is really stoked on!Amy enjoying nice smoke break in the trees on her infinity.Today was pretty chilly outside even though it was a bluebi...

15 Dec 5:57 PM 0 Read More...

Steamboat 12/14/07

I was stoked to make it up on the mountain today but definitely forgetting my face mask again was a mistake. I came off the hill and had my friend tell me my cheeks were white...first sign of frostbite. I took this pic on the chairlift while freezing...and dumb for not being my face mask. You can see my cheek where the cold would soon affect it. So needless to say it was a very cold day up on the hill and I will ...

14 Dec 6:29 PM 2 Read More...

Steamboat 12/12/07

Last night was snowing in Steamboat with a reported 5 inches of fresh powder this morning. I worked so I didn't get to enjoy the snow till my ride break. By the time I made it up to the mountain, the sun was coming out of the clouds and turning out to be a really nice day in Steamboat.Before hitting up the gondola ran into my friend Andrew who I gave a pair of Shocker Gloves to last year...his are totally destroyed...

12 Dec 5:04 PM 0 Read More...

Steamboat 12/11/07

I'm always stoked to make it up on the mountain during the workweek...relaxes me and helps me make it through the day. Unfortunately it also means working later to make up the hours. Ah well I can make sacrifices for the snow time.Today I made it up, hit up the gondola around 11am and texted my friends to see who was out on the mountain. Going up the gondola, I saw that Heavenly Daze was open but didn't look like ...

11 Dec 4:33 PM 0 Read More...

Steamboat 12/9/07

It was a rough morning after partying Saturday night but I managed to make it up for the day. Being on the mountain definitely helped me feel better especially with stopping in to drink some water. Never Summer was at the base putting on a demo day so it was good to stop by and say hi. I was hoping to see Lib Tech/GNU but for some reason it was a no-show day for them. Since i've already rode most of the NS's that I...

10 Dec 10:14 AM 0 Read More...

Steamboat 12/8/07

My plan originally was to hit up Winter Park today for a big snowboard demo. But with the amount of snow that Steamboat got, the fact that Storm Peak was opening today and that I didn't have anyone go with...made Steamboat the better choice. I was really bummed to miss out on demos...but tomorrow in Steamboat is a smaller demo day so that makes me happy.Bright and Early still in SteamboatI made plans with friends t...

08 Dec 4:49 PM 0 Read More...

Steamboat 12/7/07

Today I had a powder day...which meant I didn't have to show up to work till 11am.I left my place at 8am to head over to the mountain and get to the gondola pretty early. I have a new NS board to try out but with the new powder...I decided to spend the day on the K2 Gyrator to really take this board in the powder and see how it does.We definitely received a couple inches at my place.The first run of the day was head...

07 Dec 10:24 PM 0 Read More...

Steamboat 12/5/07

Today the gondola and 4 points chairlift were open which meant more terrain on the mountain.During midweek since I work I can take lunch breaks and hit the slopes to ride. Weekends are my longer days to ride. Today I hit the mountain for a couple hours.I took the gondola up, totally empty by myself which is amazing for this time of year. It offered pretty good views of the new chairlift and conditions overall on t...

05 Dec 8:17 PM 2 Read More...