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Getting ready for Slopestyle in Birch Run

We 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 … Continue reading

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A new look for the Zone

We 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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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USASA Slopestyle coming up

We will be hosting a Slopestyle comp in Birch Run next weekend.  In preparation for the event, we will be making snow in the park for a second table top.  So if you see some rails moving around, don’t sweat … Continue reading

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50/50 front 360 out

Here’s a nice slow motion shot of my ole buddy Nate today.  Hitting a front 360 of a rail is way more technical than doing one on a trail because off the rail you don’t get an edge to push … Continue reading

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Saturday action

A new flat box just got put in at the top of the park.  It goes well as a progressional option to the flat bar next to it. Thanks to the riders here who had no problem being pictured here. … Continue reading

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Frontside 50/50

What’s a 50/50?  It’s when you hit a rail straight on and slide it straight. What makes it frontside?  It’s all in the approach.  For a snowboarder it means the rail was in front of me, or in this case … Continue reading

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Fresh Groomed

We have had some sub par weather this season, but every morning the park crew goes out reshapes, retunes and gets the park back up to top condition. With snow in the forecast things should soften back up and Birch … Continue reading

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Knights Revenge Open from Link!

We opened the lower part of Knights Revenge today!  This half is lower angle and holds snow better.  It’s also where the new log jibs are.  Pictured here is Danielle hitting the log pile.

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Wall rides in the woods too

Yesterday I took a few laps on Sterling and lapped through Birch Run. The new Wall ride set-up at the bottom is super cool because it’s hittable a few different ways. Well that got me thinking: how are the wall … Continue reading

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