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Forum: Downhill Skiing 04-28-2012, 04:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,196
Posted By Snowolf
Old thread, but interesting topic. Weight...

Old thread, but interesting topic.

Weight will tend to allow you to accelerate up to speed faster, but it will also create additional drag from the added friction between the skis and the snow. In...
Forum: Cross Country Skiing 04-28-2012, 04:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,529
Posted By Snowolf
Living in Seattle, the easiest Idaho locations...

Living in Seattle, the easiest Idaho locations will be in North Idaho along the I-90 corridor. Silver Mountain in Kellog has nordic trails. In addition, Schwietzer up in Sandpoint does as well. Mt....
Forum: General Skiing Discussion 11-29-2010, 04:45 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,953
Posted By Snowolf
I am primarily a snowboarder but do a little bit...

I am primarily a snowboarder but do a little bit of skiing. One thing that I have noticed with skiing is much better control and edge hold in ice. I have to be honest and say that I personally enjoy...
Forum: General Skiing Discussion 03-28-2010, 04:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,759
Posted By Snowolf
Yep, a little longer ski will help. As mentioned,...

Yep, a little longer ski will help. As mentioned, use a more skidded turn to be constantly scrubbing speed as you go down the run. Another thing to think about is working the top of your turns more....
Forum: Cross Country Skiing 03-28-2010, 04:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,256
Posted By Snowolf
This will "seal" the pores of the ski base and...

This will "seal" the pores of the ski base and help prevent drying out and hardening. While it may be a good idea, I don't think it is really critical. I had a pair of old waxless skis for years and...
Forum: Cross Country Skiing 12-28-2009, 06:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,820
Posted By Snowolf
If you snowboard like I do, have you given any...

If you snowboard like I do, have you given any thought to split boarding instead? For uphill and flat, it is just like Nordic, but when you are ready to ride down, you now have your board. Telle gear...
Forum: Ski Resorts and Conditions 12-27-2009, 04:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,837
Posted By Snowolf
I generally fly Southwest and have traveled with...

I generally fly Southwest and have traveled with my snowboard and they have never charged me extra. Even an airline that does charge, you are generally better off checking them and paying than you...
Forum: Cross Country Skiing 12-27-2009, 04:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,820
Posted By Snowolf
You can use a glide wax on these. Don`t bother...

You can use a glide wax on these. Don`t bother with the usual X country wax techniques based on temperature since your fish scales do the traction work. A good all temp flouro wax on the glide...
Forum: Skiing Forum Feedback 12-27-2009, 04:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,318
Posted By Snowolf
It`s hard to retain a positive balance when the...

It`s hard to retain a positive balance when the forum is so slow. I had my credits up over 100 and now they are back in the negatives....need people to talk to. It seems skiers are less drawn to...
Forum: Skiing Forum Lounge 12-27-2009, 04:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 752
Posted By Snowolf
It was one of those "related videos" you stumble...

It was one of those "related videos" you stumble on while looking for something else.
Forum: Downhill Skiing 12-19-2009, 04:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,067
Posted By Snowolf
Found Part One!

Part One:
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Forum: Skiing Forum Lounge 12-19-2009, 04:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 11,943
Posted By Snowolf
More Old School Gapers

Wow.....It`s like Flash Dance on snow....:eek:

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Forum: Skiing Forum Lounge 12-19-2009, 03:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 752
Posted By Snowolf
Talking This Is Just So Wrong!

:eek::eek::eek:
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Forum: Downhill Skiing 12-19-2009, 03:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,067
Posted By Snowolf
Here`s part 3 <object width="425"...

Here`s part 3


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Forum: Downhill Skiing 12-19-2009, 03:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,067
Posted By Snowolf
Yikes those are insane!!!

Yikes those are insane!!!
Forum: Skiing Forum Feedback 12-19-2009, 03:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,417
Posted By Snowolf
Nothing fancy, I just used MS Works and made a...

Nothing fancy, I just used MS Works and made a basic black and white flyer with the logo from skiingforum and snowboardingforum with the web address and left them in the instructors lounge as well as...
Forum: Ski Resorts and Conditions 12-19-2009, 03:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,306
Posted By Snowolf
Never been there, sorry not much help.

Never been there, sorry not much help.
Forum: Skiing Forum Lounge 12-19-2009, 03:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 11,943
Posted By Snowolf
I think the pink beanie really just compliments...

I think the pink beanie really just compliments that overall look; well, that and the mullet.......:D
Forum: General Skiing Discussion 12-19-2009, 03:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,678
Posted By Snowolf
No, they did not have any kind of locator. On...

No, they did not have any kind of locator. On Hood, there is a system known as a MLU (Mountain Locator Unit) it is`nt a very reliable system however. I carry an actual 401 MHZ personal locator beacon...
Forum: Skiing Forum Lounge 12-16-2009, 10:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 11,943
Posted By Snowolf
Some blasts from the past:

1970`s ski fashion...the age of horrid fashion sense.....:D

http://fuzzylizzie.com/myPictures/skiing/late60sSkiSuitdesignofthetimes.jpg

:eek:


Princess Leia Ski Beanie:
...
Forum: Skiing Forum Lounge 12-16-2009, 10:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 11,943
Posted By Snowolf
Talking More great finds.....

http://www.mattyrichard.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/05/gaper1.jpg

http://2.bp.blogspot.com/_shIvm4jjrIU/R_6j7lfXQXI/AAAAAAAAAJQ/1RjZORpCsPQ/s400/gaper+fools+day+003.jpg
...
Forum: Skiing Forum Lounge 12-16-2009, 10:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 11,943
Posted By Snowolf
Gapers

Seen a fashion disaster at your hill? snap a pic and add to the Gaper collection. The best are Texans visiting Colorado who drag out their 1970`s onsies.

If you are wondering what a Gaper is, this...
Forum: Skiing Forum Feedback 12-16-2009, 09:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,115
Posted By Snowolf
Right now with so few members we need a post...

Right now with so few members we need a post whore thread to keep up.....:D
Forum: Skiing Forum Feedback 12-16-2009, 09:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,115
Posted By Snowolf
When you don`t post regularly, they drop off and...

When you don`t post regularly, they drop off and go negative.
Forum: Skiing Forum Feedback 12-16-2009, 09:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,417
Posted By Snowolf
I`m working on it. Put up some flyers at Mt. Hood...

I`m working on it. Put up some flyers at Mt. Hood Meadows this week. Trying to get fellow ski instructors to sign up as well.

Had my Avalanche course this week so was super busy.
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