The Run Down

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Classic natural jump

Sterling liftline a.k.a. Exhibition, has a good number of sweet natural airs that are around as long as the trail is snowy enough to be open which is pretty much always.  The three pictures here are of an unknown (to … Continue reading

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Terrain Parks Manager – Arlo Pouliot

Arlo is the new Terrain Parks Manager at Smuggs. He has been building and maintaining our six terrain parks for the last three years. Arlo likes to reach out to people and get new ideas for features to keep the … Continue reading

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Knight’s Revenge

This Fall’s annual inspection of Knight’s Revenge provided a challenge: a big spruce tree blew over and crushed an old feature. No sweat though it fell on one that needed to go. In the spirit of turning lemons into lemonade, … Continue reading

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Ah, the view

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

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Molly Rail Jam

One 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 … Continue reading

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Jump sesh

Birch 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

Just 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 … Continue reading

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Method Air

In 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

Here’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 … Continue reading

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New set up in Birch Run

The snowmaking yielded a new down rail setup and a table top      

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