Search:

Type: Posts; User: Sky_Shoe

Search: Search took 0.00 seconds.

  1. Thread: Mission Ridge

    by Sky_Shoe
    Replies
    158
    Views
    10,882

    Good stuff. They start listening!? Forgive me...

    Good stuff. They start listening!? Forgive me if I am incredulous. Part of our problem is probably that they take after their parents.
  2. Thread: Mission Ridge

    by Sky_Shoe
    Replies
    158
    Views
    10,882

    Two boys, 2 and 4, elated that the older one...

    Two boys, 2 and 4, elated that the older one learned to ski this year.

    Would like to take a spin at Mission Ridge one of these years but it sure does seem out of the way from Santa Fe!

    sed -e...
  3. Replies
    616
    Views
    64,104

    Sad news. It sure seemed like prime time up...

    Sad news.

    It sure seemed like prime time up there a week ago.

    NF Fitz skied lovely 4/12
    http://skisickness.com/2019/04/whistler/nff2micahsm.jpg

    DOA and Foon were in prime shape 4/14...
  4. Thread: Mission Ridge

    by Sky_Shoe
    Replies
    158
    Views
    10,882

    That does look like a nice view from Mission. ...

    That does look like a nice view from Mission. However, I am going with Mt Baker Ski Area on the view.

    It was a scene at the base of Ski Santa Fe today. Maybe people around here are more...
  5. Replies
    178
    Views
    14,753

    After reading this thread I will consider 4frnt...

    After reading this thread I will consider 4frnt skis for purchase in the near future.
  6. Replies
    404
    Views
    54,762

    Seems like a higher base than Cypress and...

    Seems like a higher base than Cypress and significantly more vertical. But most interesting from my (perhaps outlying) perspective is that this would be a ridiculous access point for backcountry...
  7. Replies
    127
    Views
    8,117

    This one sticks in my head a little. The Finger...

    This one sticks in my head a little. The Finger does offer the possibility of a descent of more than 10k ft most years with the right timing. This is truly exceptional.

    When we did Liberty in a...
  8. Replies
    127
    Views
    8,117

    Dead Dog is pretty classic! I bought this book...

    Dead Dog is pretty classic!

    I bought this book a month or so ago. No regrets, lots of stoke.
  9. Replies
    7
    Views
    690

    Those lines look like some rowdy fun. It was...

    Those lines look like some rowdy fun. It was super good there a couple weeks ago.

    We had a great week there but I was skiing strictly solo (except for some with the wife and son).

    It would...
  10. Replies
    127
    Views
    8,117

    Agreed that Crestone Needle is all that. Skied...

    Agreed that Crestone Needle is all that. Skied it twice and will likely ski it again. Crestone Peak's northwest couloir deserves a lot of love when conditions are right, too.
  11. Replies
    127
    Views
    8,117

    Hey errybody, I stole that pic of the San Joaquin...

    Hey errybody, I stole that pic of the San Joaquin Couloir from lordhelmut14 on summitpost; it's not mine.

    Rainier: Mowich Face vs Liberty vs ? Liberty gets a lot of consideration because it's...
  12. Replies
    122
    Views
    9,695

    There was certainly such a sign in place last...

    There was certainly such a sign in place last week.
  13. Replies
    37
    Views
    2,555

    Maybe this was already clear, but I have never...

    Maybe this was already clear, but I have never known pow chasing. Not like this man. However the ruminations on solo skiing are more familiar, if for different reasons.
  14. Replies
    2,300
    Views
    189,340

    Kaj is 4 years old, will be 5 in August, just...

    Kaj is 4 years old, will be 5 in August, just skied 5 days in a row with the Telluride Ski School. He moved from their Level 1 to Level 3 and now he's taken his first chairlift rides. I'm super...
  15. Replies
    122
    Views
    9,695

    From a few blocks down Pine street from the...

    From a few blocks down Pine street from the trail's exit, here to agree that Bear Creek is one gigantic death trap. And a heckuva place to ski.

    Also, what's the story with the opulent, palatial...
  16. Replies
    8
    Views
    1,258

    Here's a shot from yesterday showing some...

    Here's a shot from yesterday showing some perspective on how big that crown actually was.
    http://skisickness.com/2019/01/natural/wk2crownsm.jpg
  17. Replies
    230
    Views
    15,242

    Plenty of resorts lack terrain and conditions...

    Plenty of resorts lack terrain and conditions that merit a beacon.

    This unfortunate Kachina Peak incident certainly supports arguments to wear a beacon while riding lifts. Personally, I generally...
  18. Replies
    8
    Views
    1,258

    Well the Fight Club rules were already broken by...

    Well the Fight Club rules were already broken by the posting of this thread. But it seems worth letting people know they shouldn't go bombing the chutes off Raven's Ridge any time soon. Most people...
  19. Replies
    8
    Views
    1,258

    (This is Santa Fe-ish.)

    (This is Santa Fe-ish.)
  20. Replies
    8
    Views
    1,258

    Crown estimated at 2 ft high. It didn't seem...

    Crown estimated at 2 ft high. It didn't seem like a good idea to get closer for a better estimate.
    http://skisickness.com/2019/01/natural/crownsm.jpg

    Looking down from the same spot as the...
  21. Replies
    8
    Views
    1,258

    Big Natural Slide, Southern Sangres

    Will post photos later. It seemed like nobody else had been there since I was there last Friday. Aspect ENE, elevation 12,200 ft, ~2 ft crown, saw debris more than 500 ft below.

    I hope people...
  22. Thread: ZBo

    by Sky_Shoe
    Replies
    94
    Views
    3,977

    This is awesome. Go Z-bo!

    This is awesome. Go Z-bo!
  23. Replies
    230
    Views
    15,242

    This in-bounds avalanche situation is indeed a...

    This in-bounds avalanche situation is indeed a real bummer.



    Skied Lake Peak solo Sunday and Today. The more aggressive terrain, right now no thanks. It is manifestly true that a JONG could...
  24. Replies
    510
    Views
    64,430

    And that's if you're lucky.

    And that's if you're lucky.
  25. Replies
    510
    Views
    64,430

    I've only skied a couple days at Highlands but it...

    I've only skied a couple days at Highlands but it reminded me a lot of Taos. This was before Kachina had the lift. Hike-to terrain to a 12,400 ft peak in the Rockies. Skied some great pow and hit...
  26. Replies
    510
    Views
    64,430

    Sounds very unfortunate. So sad for a 26yo to...

    Sounds very unfortunate. So sad for a 26yo to die in an avalanche skiing in bounds. Keenly interested in any analysis to come.
  27. Replies
    510
    Views
    64,430

    Looking good, B. I skied just outside the resort...

    Looking good, B. I skied just outside the resort a couple hours after it closed and hit a couple rocks. (And yes, I'm doing it wrong.)
  28. Replies
    510
    Views
    64,430

    Base in New Mexico, what?

    Base in New Mexico, what?
  29. Replies
    8,966
    Views
    721,662

    Do you need a backcountry pass these days?

    Do you need a backcountry pass these days?
  30. Real skiers ski 45 degree bulletproof glass in a...

    Real skiers ski 45 degree bulletproof glass in a low elevation swamp.

    I bought an Epic Pass this year, skied at Vail a couple weeks ago, and liked it.

    Paying for lessons for kids and things...
  31. TR - Parapet, Carr, Castle Towers and Sphinx, 2009.04....

    WHEW. Thot 420 killed bcbudz for a second there. Major buzzkill.

    Some things are worth the hike. Uno.

    Parapet Peak
    http://skibudz.com/2009/04/24/parapetpk.jpg
    Wanted to ski this neato...
  32. Replies
    23
    Views
    2,382

    TR - Carr and Castle Towers, 2009.04.04-5

    First we glide across the lake.
    http://skibudz.com/2009/04/05/un.jpg

    Flat light on the Sphinx Glacier.
    http://skibudz.com/2009/04/05/deux.jpg

    Flat light on the summit of Carr....
  33. Replies
    14
    Views
    1,824

    TR - Deception Peak, 2009.03.22

    Episode 3 from GPP.

    Garibaldi Lake is large and Sphinx Bay gives immediate access to big sweet terrain with any aspect available.
    http://skibudz.com/2009/03/22/uno.jpg

    Had other plans,...
  34. Replies
    20
    Views
    2,381

    TR - Trick Peak, 2009.02.27

    Find a line that rocks the king crown.
    http://skibudz.com/2009/02/27/a0.jpg
    Photo found here:
    http://avalanche.ca/Forums/forums/t/2506.aspx
    Thanks to tblair?

    Rising traverse from Ring Creek...
  35. Replies
    36
    Views
    7,533

    TR - Atwell Peak, 2009.02.19

    http://skibudz.com/2009/02/19/root.jpg

    I needed the advice of my attorney.
    BCBUDZ: Lee, given that it hasn't snowed this year in SW BC, would it be legal to ski sick steeps on a weekday?
    LEELAU:...
  36. Replies
    30
    Views
    6,081

    TR - North Face of Shuksan, 2009.02.07

    bcbudz and slogdawg:
    even if this winter stays strictly suck, we can still rip teh shuk!
    http://skibudz.com/2009/02/07/nf00.jpg

    take note of stuff to do over there with access from bc (don't...
  37. Replies
    33
    Views
    9,023

    TR - Success Glacier Couloir, 2009.01.18

    Skied a cooler on Mt Rainier. It was defiantly sick.

    https://www.tetongravity.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=53936&stc=1&d=1232418430
    ...
Results 1 to 37 of 37