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Forum: North American Ski Resorts November 17th 09, 01:19 AM Posted to rec.skiing.resorts.north-america
Replies: 2
Views: 3,291
Posted By Jack O
Going skiing in Charleston, WV

The skiing referred to in the Gladesprings website is at Winterplace
(http://www.winterplace.com). This is small mountain - 600 feet of
vertical - at relatively low elevation (3600'). Snow is...
Forum: Alpine Skiing July 29th 09, 09:58 PM Posted to rec.skiing.alpine
Replies: 9
Views: 1,158
Posted By Jack O
Does Such a Ski Exist?

Thank you all for your thoughts. I think I have an idea now of what
to try out. December in the Cottonwood Canyons isn't that far away...

Jack

On Tues, 28 Jul 2009 21:01:07 -0400, Jack...
Forum: Alpine Skiing July 29th 09, 01:07 AM Posted to rec.skiing.alpine
Replies: 9
Views: 1,158
Posted By Jack O
Does Such a Ski Exist?

By the way...I'm 5' 10" and 170 lbs.

Jack

On Tue, 28 Jul 2009 21:01:07 -0400, Jack O
wrote:

I'm looking for advice on skis to demo this year for the kind of
skiing...
Forum: Alpine Skiing July 29th 09, 01:01 AM Posted to rec.skiing.alpine
Replies: 9
Views: 1,158
Posted By Jack O
Does Such a Ski Exist?

I'm looking for advice on skis to demo this year for the kind of
skiing that I do. I'm 53 years old and started skiing 5 years ago. I
ski about 20 days per year, mostly in Utah - Alta, Snowbird,...
Forum: Snowboarding January 28th 09, 01:13 AM Posted to rec.skiing.snowboard
Replies: 8
Views: 2,300
Posted By Jack O
No Fog Goggles - is there such a thing.

Another problem might be how you dress on cold days. If you cover up
your mouth and nose with a scarf or neck tube or whatever, then you're
going to tend to fog your goggles more.

I agree. I...
Forum: Snowboarding December 22nd 08, 06:51 PM Posted to rec.skiing.snowboard
Replies: 6
Views: 1,094
Posted By Jack O
Detuning

I agree with Neil. A flat board will follow the natural camber and you
can catch it if it misbehaves. Relaxing into it isn't always easy but
it comes with time.

I'm no expert at setting up a...
Forum: Snowboarding November 26th 08, 11:13 PM Posted to rec.skiing.snowboard
Replies: 6
Views: 1,094
Posted By Jack O
Detuning

On Tue, 25 Nov 2008 13:35:06 -0600, Neil Gendzwill
wrote:
It might help a little, but really you just need to develop the skill.

Thanks Neil,

I was afraid of that. It's so...
Forum: Snowboarding November 15th 08, 10:03 PM Posted to rec.skiing.snowboard
Replies: 6
Views: 1,094
Posted By Jack O
Detuning

I'm kind of new at snowboarding, with about 2 seasons of experience,
and I got a new board last year - a Burton Custom X. I can ride some
pretty steep stuff with ease, but often crash and burn when...
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