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Jul 01, 2010 @ 21:44
cant wait till the powder starts falling again
Nov 09, 2010 @ 16:40
I'm looking to get some new boots this year, any recommendations?

I'm sick of the burton ones I currently have.

which do you have? boots are MEGA subjective. everyone's feet are different..


Nov 09, 2010 @ 16:44
HOKKAIDO is where it's at. best snow in the world PERIOD!

going to hokkaido this season, come through!



Nov 10, 2010 @ 00:52
Just picked up the new forum destroyer

pretty stoked for this upcoming season

now i need some new boots.
Nov 10, 2010 @ 19:40
i think 32's lashed are a great overall boot, if you want to look into those
Nov 16, 2010 @ 12:41
heard from my friend that Mount High, CA opened earlier this week.... :D

woot woot just in time for thanksgiving break!
Nov 23, 2010 @ 01:55
jealous ^
Dec 01, 2010 @ 12:01
Just cawpd a Skate Banana. Can't wait for my trip to Switzerland in 28 days. Gonna be riding the French Alps. smokeyface
Dec 04, 2010 @ 13:03
just got my season pass...cant wait
Dec 13, 2010 @ 15:12
Wow this thread is DEAD
I just copped mount snow season pass for 275 along with an old Stairmaster off eBay

Dat college budget
Dec 13, 2010 @ 15:44
prolly hittin northstar a few times over winter break, then i'll be forced to ride mt high the rest of the season smh

Melo Gang All Day

Dec 21, 2010 @ 18:09
kinda new to snowboarding. are atomic snowboards any good? bout to cop a board + bindings for 80. but idk if its a nice brand or not. help pl0x
Dec 21, 2010 @ 18:21
they're not that great, but if you're a noob it doesn't matter that much. learn the basics then get something dope when you know you really wanna get into it

Melo Gang All Day

Dec 21, 2010 @ 18:33
never heard of atomic, idno man just try out Burton (safe route to go)
Dec 21, 2010 @ 18:35
atomic aint that great. but 80 bucks aint shit. Might as well do it. If you wanna get a nice board, you're gonna be spending atleast 400+ for bindings and a board. Look into Lib tech, forum, Gnu, etc.
Dec 21, 2010 @ 18:41
thanks brawdas. yea i wanna get a nice board, so i guess i wont be copping this.
Dec 21, 2010 @ 18:43
I learned on this 80s ass snowboard I bought from salvation army for $15. Dead serious. I'd go on craigslist and cop someone's old set up for even less than 80 and use it your first couple seasons. Who cares if you don't have brand new shiny gear? I'd rather be awesome on a shitty board than one of those rich kids tumbling down the mountain and breaking their arm with brand new shit on. Hate those bitches.
Dec 21, 2010 @ 18:45
honestly man, what's the point of getting a nice board? you're just starting out now, get a shitty all mountain board, ride it a season or two, then you can figure out whether you'd prefer freeriding or park. each way of riding requires different boots, bindings, and boards, not only in terms of size, but also in shape and stiffness. and you don't wanna start off with a park board, it's too soft and too short for a noob, you'd fall far too often.

Melo Gang All Day

Dec 21, 2010 @ 18:50
^^ yeah this is pretty much it.

I'd cop it, its cheap, don't need anything flash to learn on.
Its good to have 2 boards anyway, one to thrash around (jibbing, early in season, etc) and a better one for riding.

Plus you look like a tool if you have a good board and your shit.
Dec 21, 2010 @ 18:56
google your research, i advise something intermediate so if you like it itll last a bit better than a value board.

also look into an even balance of flex/stiffness so you can sort of do fast runs and park stuff as you get better

no need for anything crazy/pro enless money aint a thang.


Dec 21, 2010 @ 19:05
basically do what a couple posts above said; go on craigslist and cop someones old gear. thrash that for a couple season then buy a nice board.

if you dont want to pay 400+ for a new board, stores will usually have last years models in for a lot cheaper which is what i did


Dec 21, 2010 @ 19:21
oh yeah. when you are starting out dont be a pussy. Take risks or else you never gonna get good
Dec 21, 2010 @ 20:59
It doesn't really matter how you come off on the mountain, as long as you're learning. The important thing is to make sure that you're going to stick with it and that it's something you enjoy because it's an expensive sport.
Dec 21, 2010 @ 21:25
never heard of atomic...
board and bindings for 80 though? even if its complete shit itd be worth it.
Dec 21, 2010 @ 21:35
yeah if you're just gettin started, don't worry about gear
Dec 21, 2010 @ 21:45
du, brought the price down to 60, probably gonna cop now. also if im 5'8" how many cm's should the board be on average?
Dec 21, 2010 @ 21:55
147-155 imo
Dec 21, 2010 @ 21:55
du, brought the price down to 60, probably gonna cop now. also if im 5'8" how many cm's should the board be on average?

weight is a bit more important but i'd guess around a 157 would be good for all mountain. what size is the board?

Melo Gang All Day

Dec 21, 2010 @ 21:55
du, brought the price down to 60, probably gonna cop now. also if im 5'8" how many cm's should the board be on average?

I heard its relative to Weight more than height, but i think its a bit of both because ive heard both ways too.

In terms of height i heard it is relatively up to your chin maybe a little more (dont know how many cm that would be..)

Also if your feet are 10+ size a wide board is recommended but if it is 10- size, then you're fine with the regular boards.


Dec 21, 2010 @ 22:21
winter ftw
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