The Run Down

Ah, the view

img_1350.jpgYou know, we need a nice sunrise view on the parks page .

 

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Molly Rail Jam

img_1247.jpgOne of favorite events went down today, the end of season Molly Rail Jam.  This benefit event is like a reunion.  It serves as the end of season event for the Northern VT USASA series as the athletes prepare for Nationals in Copper.  Pictured here is SNSC coach Kiah showing the style on a back lip slide.

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Jump sesh

img_1061.jpgBirch Run was really nice, especially in today’s sun.  I was out with Rob, Brendan, Dana, and Brianard today.  They were rockin’.
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Riglet Park

img_0816.jpgJust finished grooming the Burton learn to ride Riglet park for our youngest riders. This is a picture from the greeting area.

After finishing my shift I went down to see it in use.  The riders were using the berms to learn turning movements and rollers to learn up and down movement.

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Method Air

img_0806-1.jpgIn my opinion, the most legendary trick in the history of snowboarding: The Method Air.

Pictured here is snowboard instructor Will Romeo tweaking one out off one of the jumps in Birch Run.

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View from the rig

img_0680.jpgHere’s looking down at the Zone early this morning.  We were able to patch the landings up a bit this morning thanks to the new snow.  If you haven’t hit the Zone up yet, do so.  It’s a great way to end a run on Sterling.

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New set up in Birch Run

img_0664.jpgThe snowmaking yielded a new down rail setup and a table top

 

 

 

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Getting ready for Slopestyle in Birch Run

img_0655.jpgWe are making snow in Birch Run so that we can add a second table top and some new jibs for the USASA Slopestyle event next weekend.  This picture is hard to see it, but there’s a good number of guns blasting away in there right now.

 

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A new look for the Zone

img_0656.jpgWe opened the Zone park the other day.  We took on a new concept with it.  This year we decided to go with a skate park like feel.  On the edges of the snow piles we have a few rails and jibs buried in so that they can be hit from the side or straight on.  It’s definitely a fun creative set up.  Pictured here is SSU coach Nick showing his camp group what’s going on at the Zone

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New Zone

The Park staff have been busy in the Zone. For the upcoming week we will have a medium jib park set up. It consist of four separate islands with two features each. So when the T-Bar is running you will have another option from Birch Run.  We have not ruled out our jump line in the Zone yet, but until we get more product the crew opted to use what we had and get another park up and running. So keep your fingers crossed for more snow!

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