13 seconds of powder bliss for your pleasure

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13 seconds of powder bliss for your pleasure

Postby Woodserson » Thu Mar 29, 2018 9:10 pm

Me, from a couple of weeks ago. It went from packed powder to 3 feet deep with no way to identify where. Notice how packed my helmet is with snow! Stuff like this... damn I LOVE SKIING. LOVE IT

(turn it up to listen to that sweet sweet New England wind!)

(vid in HD)


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Re: 13 seconds of powder bliss for your pleasure

Postby lowangle al » Thu Mar 29, 2018 10:27 pm

Looking good Woods. I've had so much fun on a few days this year that it actually kept me up at night.

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Re: 13 seconds of powder bliss for your pleasure

Postby lowangle al » Thu Mar 29, 2018 10:31 pm

Packed pow to deep pow when you don't see it coming is when you want the big boards(110+ UF) They smooth out the ride.

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Re: 13 seconds of powder bliss for your pleasure

Postby Lo-Fi » Thu Mar 29, 2018 11:32 pm

Excellent! Weather looks a little gothic. What skis are you on? What does your color commentator/buddy yell?

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Re: 13 seconds of powder bliss for your pleasure

Postby Woodserson » Fri Mar 30, 2018 10:59 am

lowangle al wrote:Packed pow to deep pow when you don't see it coming is when you want the big boards(110+ UF) They smooth out the ride.


Well, yes but I don't have skis that are 110 underfoot. Honestly, I wonder about the stresses on the knee on any ski above the mid-90 mark with T4's. I think Vectors and KOMs are the limit and then after that I'm risking weird knee torquing. Thoughts?

Lo-Fi wrote:Excellent! Weather looks a little gothic. What skis are you on? What does your color commentator/buddy yell?


Objectives 178 and he's yelling CHUCK FLANNEL my super-popular and super-good-looking ski trail alter-ego! CHUCK FLANNEL!

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Re: 13 seconds of powder bliss for your pleasure

Postby fisheater » Fri Mar 30, 2018 11:07 am

Nice turns Woods! Really nice ski trail as well! Arc on Chuck Flannel!
Three exclamation marks, not sure what that means, but I think that is about 2 more than I would normally use. I guess that was a great 13 Seconds.

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Re: 13 seconds of powder bliss for your pleasure

Postby lowangle al » Fri Mar 30, 2018 12:40 pm

At one time skis in the mid 90s were my limit, maybe a little more than my limit and I do remember having issues with my knees getting them on edge. As time went on and I got used to them and my skiing got better I no longer had the knee issues.

I've had my powder boards about ten years and over time I was able to get them to work with lighter boots and in a wider variety of conditions.

The learning curve would have been a lot shorter if I spent more time at a resort using the gear, but up until about 5 years ago(when I got Vectors) 90% of my skiing was with leather boots and skinney skis.

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Re: 13 seconds of powder bliss for your pleasure

Postby Woodserson » Fri Mar 30, 2018 5:17 pm

lowangle al wrote:At one time skis in the mid 90s were my limit, maybe a little more than my limit and I do remember having issues with my knees getting them on edge. As time went on and I got used to them and my skiing got better I no longer had the knee issues.

I've had my powder boards about ten years and over time I was able to get them to work with lighter boots and in a wider variety of conditions.

The learning curve would have been a lot shorter if I spent more time at a resort using the gear, but up until about 5 years ago(when I got Vectors) 90% of my skiing was with leather boots and skinney skis.


If I'm reading this correctly, you are now skiing skis that are wider than the Vectors with the T4's?

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Re: 13 seconds of powder bliss for your pleasure

Postby Woodserson » Fri Mar 30, 2018 5:18 pm

fisheater wrote:Arc on Chuck Flannel!


Thanks Fish for the words- and this is my new motto! Now I must teach it to my commentator.

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Re: 13 seconds of powder bliss for your pleasure

Postby lowangle al » Fri Mar 30, 2018 8:46 pm

Woodserson wrote:If I'm reading this correctly, you are now skiing skis that are wider than the Vectors with the T4's?

Yep, old voile insanes 150-110-140 with X2s. They have inserts and I wanted to swap out the x2s for 3Pin HWs without the heel throws to see how that goes.


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