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Thread: Taos Comp
02-11-2005, 07:37 PM #1
A storm hit just in time for the comp. 15 of 18 girls skied today, then vis got too bad. The other three girls and the guys are supposed to ski tomorrow, but that's obviously weather dependent. So, not great for the comp, but the conditions are awesome for freeskiing. Coming from Squaw the utter lack of attitude out here is refreshing. And the terrain is great. Actually scratch that, Taos sucks, don't come here.
02-11-2005, 07:42 PM #2
Cool. How many signed up to qualify?
02-12-2005, 12:07 AM #3
I have done a couple week long trips to Taos and have one coming up in March. It is really a great place. My trips have been w/ friends who ski bummed a couple winters at Taos and I got shown lots those great hidden little areas.
BTW: I highly recommend a late lunch at the Bavarian. you only have to ski the road back to the base, so you can enjoy "few" of those big beers
02-12-2005, 03:22 AM #4
I was in Taos this morning (now in SC) and was seriously impressed with Taos. We shredded untracked tree pow all day and scoped some seriously burly lines. Definitely the sickest lines in all of the rockies.
Good luck in the comp.
02-12-2005, 04:05 AM #5
02-12-2005, 09:05 AM #6Originally Posted by Big Blue
I appreciate that some appreciates this.
Go NED & Kristen!
I hope he brought his balls with him I mean his spatsPoints on their own sitting way up high
02-12-2005, 09:52 PM #7Registered User
- Join Date
- Jun 2004
- Market St. Station
Any news from the comp?
02-12-2005, 10:01 PM #8
Taos definately on the "NEED TO HIT" list for this year...
02-13-2005, 12:08 AM #9
gice er gfacking goodd
This shit has been fun snowing alot great skiers low vis and all the men wnet todat with mutli judges 2 up top cpu;le on th bottom real beer rules the 2judgeswwere hanging on the side of the mtn all day they rule
Kristen is in tomoroow no telling whata going to happpen the venues are rumered to stay trhe same int he w basin but maybe the peak.
she skis way better thaan me, I hace the judges cardss
02-13-2005, 12:15 AM #10
i skied 5 nth term big smoptth turns, but not enough to qualify. the other sjeirs were so good in such low vis great airs
couple inchs on top of the venue we all pounded during the inspection the day before
the snow is reqlly heavy covering alot of sharks, going to be good
i'll have lots of puics.
If it gies blue bird
dpps and shit
02-13-2005, 12:24 AM #11
You two kick some ass down there, Ned.
02-13-2005, 02:21 AM #12
02-13-2005, 01:15 PM #13
NM Extreme Freeskiing Championship Update
February 12, 2005
Taos Ski Valley, NM
The update on the Freeride competition is that it is on hold due to weather. There will be a competitorís meeting at the base of the venue at 10am. Tom Winter, Chief of Race, says the goal is to at least finish the womenís category from yesterday and then make a plan depending on visibility. Updates will be posted on the skitaos.org website.
02-14-2005, 12:10 PM #14
Its Monday... what happened yesterday?
02-14-2005, 12:14 PM #15
02-14-2005, 12:51 PM #16Originally Posted by splat
02-14-2005, 01:08 PM #17
Kirkwood Homie Wins!
02-14-2005, 01:14 PM #18These meaasge boards suck
Originally Posted by splat
- Join Date
- Feb 2005
Sickbird at Snowbird and first at Taos. Not a bad season for Craigers so far.
02-14-2005, 01:16 PM #19
Nice! Craig Garbiel slays it on his King Salmons. That guy is so much fun to watch! Fast, fast, fast. I hope they put some video up of the comp. Thanks for the info Splat.
02-14-2005, 01:26 PM #20Originally Posted by AKA
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02-14-2005, 01:52 PM #23Originally Posted by Lane Meyer
02-14-2005, 02:11 PM #24Originally Posted by AKA
FKNA CRAIG! Hopefully this dude will start to get some well-earned recognition. Damn that rocks!Waste your time, read my crap, at:
One Gear, Two Planks
02-14-2005, 02:23 PM #25Originally Posted by Foggy_Goggles
Oh and Congrats to Lynsey- what a great gal and quite the dominating skier. I hope she's having a stellar season at Jackson.