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  1. #26
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  2. #27
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    Looks awesome ... at least till your bonehead buddy drops onto your spine, above you, and you get thumped in the back of the head with a bouncing rock knocked loose by aforementioned bonehead.

    You need looser material though - at least IMO. St Helens might be a good option! You could even compare. Crank a summit and descent out now, on snow, and then later on scree! [If you're really ballsy, you could do the first ski descent into the crater! [I'd wear a helmet though! ]

    I can tell you those bandits bend a lot easier than my Bodacious' did. If I'd tried that, it would have been the end of my bookcase/cabinet!

  3. #28
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    Took the summer off due to too much heat and drought wrecking the local soil/sand/gravel/scree conditions. Things are back to game on...finally.

    What if the hokey pokey really is what it's all about?

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    ^^^^^^*The only thing sicker than that first section was the Anthrax cover of Joe Jackson.

    Last edited by Core Shot; 09-18-2018 at 10:21 PM.
    “Life has become immeasurably better since I have been forced to stop taking it seriously.”
    Hunter S. Thompson

  5. #30
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    Skied sand dunes about 40 years ago.....skinny 150 cm on an adult worked great

  6. #31
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    Quote Originally Posted by wstdeep View Post
    Skied sand dunes about 40 years ago.....skinny 150 cm on an adult worked great
    Thats ^^ is not this, these are gravel cut banks, yeah there is ssome sand but skiing down them kicks out rocks as big as yer head

    I never did ski the Sand Blast event cuz skiing down a shitty gravel bank into a ditch with not enough hay was just too fucking scary so i did it on a freeride mtn bike and got the t-shirt

    lotsa people got hurt, lots of gravel rash, i know Scott B one of the organizers broke a leg on a pre run and still walks funny decades later
    Lee Lau - xxx-er is the laziest Asian canuck I know

  7. #32
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    Gravel skiing back on the menu. Figured out an optimum ski + shovel drag system for the boot packs ascents. Can't wait to try it on snow...could be another game changer.

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    What if the hokey pokey really is what it's all about?

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