hemiboreal forest skiing in New Brunswick Canada

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Re: hemiboreal forest skiing in New Brunswick Canada

Post by Nitram Tocrut » Sun Nov 24, 2019 9:09 pm

lilcliffy wrote:
Sun Nov 24, 2019 8:19 pm
A fresh supply of the fresh stuff coming tonight!
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The only stuff I see is 2 cans of beer... awaiting a delivery of beer :lol:

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Re: hemiboreal forest skiing in New Brunswick Canada

Post by fisheater » Sun Nov 24, 2019 9:19 pm

Okay, I’ll bite. I am not sure that that is even a 3 pin HW, the only graphic I see is not this years Asnes. So what is the new ski, and how much snow are you expecting?
BTW, unlike many others I am almost immune to gear acquisition syndrome. All I want for Christmas is snow.
However I do very much enjoy your reviews. I have a Green Man wondering if he was shipped to Greenland. Looking forward to showing him the local trails.
Happy trails.

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Re: hemiboreal forest skiing in New Brunswick Canada

Post by lilcliffy » Mon Nov 25, 2019 12:26 pm

Hi Bob,
There are no new skis in that photo.
Those are my Koms on my ski bench- being stripped of glide wax and prepped with grip wax.
Gareth
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Re: hemiboreal forest skiing in New Brunswick Canada

Post by lilcliffy » Sun Jan 19, 2020 4:07 pm

Happy New Year free-heel skiers!
Despite a rain-induced meltdown in mid-December that ruined our hero snow that started in mid-October- the ski touring has been superb and we are gradually getting buried alive with- as of yesterday a solid metre of base- and 30+cm of fresh cold powder coming down today! I was out for a mid-day tour and the fresh powder is above my knees!
Wishing you all the best and hoping you are all getting out for a tur!
(My daughter wishes that Santa brought her Nordic skates!)
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Re: hemiboreal forest skiing in New Brunswick Canada

Post by fisheater » Sun Jan 19, 2020 7:46 pm

Happy New Year Gareth, we have snow and I finally had enough cover to take the Green Man for a ride. I wouldn’t want Santa to bring Nordic skates with your snowpack, you would have to give up skiing to keep the ice clean.
Your photo of the pig with your daughter skiing, makes me ask if that is a special breed of pig? I didn’t think pigs could be domesticated enough to one hang out with you and two be safe with a young child. Yes, I can tell she’s a “big girl”, probably very capable around the farm.

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Re: hemiboreal forest skiing in New Brunswick Canada

Post by lilcliffy » Sun Jan 19, 2020 7:55 pm

Incredible tour in the Upper Nashwaak Hills yesterday-
Spectacular forest, terrain, and snow.
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Massive ancient sugar maple- barred owl mansion!
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Re: hemiboreal forest skiing in New Brunswick Canada

Post by lilcliffy » Sun Jan 19, 2020 8:03 pm

fisheater wrote:
Sun Jan 19, 2020 7:46 pm
Happy New Year Gareth, we have snow and I finally had enough cover to take the Green Man for a ride. I wouldn’t want Santa to bring Nordic skates with your snowpack, you would have to give up skiing to keep the ice clean.
Your photo of the pig with your daughter skiing, makes me ask if that is a special breed of pig? I didn’t think pigs could be domesticated enough to one hang out with you and two be safe with a young child. Yes, I can tell she’s a “big girl”, probably very capable around the farm.
Hi Bob!
ANNNND! How did the Green Man treat you?
That is Bart- a young Berkshire boar that I am hand-raising to replace my aging 850lb boar Harry.
Bart is quite a boy- he follows me all around the farm while I do chores.
He has been following us out to the first brook when we go skiing from the farm.
My sows are so tame they are like 600lb lapdogs.
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Re: hemiboreal forest skiing in New Brunswick Canada

Post by lilcliffy » Sun Apr 12, 2020 8:36 pm

Some pics of late winter- early spring skiing in the New Brunswick hills!
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Cross-country AND down-hill skiing in the backcountry.
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Re: hemiboreal forest skiing in New Brunswick Canada

Post by lilcliffy » Sun Apr 12, 2020 8:53 pm

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Cross-country AND down-hill skiing in the backcountry.
Unashamed to be a "cross-country type" and love skiing down-hill.

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Re: hemiboreal forest skiing in New Brunswick Canada

Post by lilcliffy » Sun Apr 12, 2020 9:05 pm

Had a bunch more I wanted to upload...the file sizes are too large for some reason- something to do with how I manged them/downloaded them from Google Drive...Will figure it out and upload them soon!

I wish you all as happy an end of winter and beginning of spring as I can. These are dark days but I hope you are all finding brightness in your life. I wish you and yours all the best and look forward to continuing to share our love of skiing.
Cross-country AND down-hill skiing in the backcountry.
Unashamed to be a "cross-country type" and love skiing down-hill.

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