The Run Down

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Dana’s Ollie

We had a few spare moments today to pull off one of the most time-honored Snowboard traditions: the high ollie bar. We did this over on Sir Henry’s today.  All we needed was a shovel, three pieces of bamboo, and … Continue reading

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What looks nice, hits nice

The temps dropped a little bit today and looks like the park crew took full advantage. This type of weather swing is ideal for making clean, predictable ramps because the snow is packable and then freezes.  The tracks on the … Continue reading

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180 Off

Hugh was hanging out in the Birch Run Terrain Park for a while to get some photos.  The soft snow made for sweet landings. If you are wondering about 180 off, it means to do a 180 coming off the … Continue reading

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Catching some air off the rail

  There were quite a few skiers and riders hitting the features, hiking, and then hitting them again. The soft snow made for nice landings off the rails.                    

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Birch Run Terrain Park Open!

Hey Park Riders, Birch Run is open!  It’s an early season set-up, perfect for starting out easy and getting that magic you had back from last season.  I took a run through today after checking out the new PARK S.M.A.R.T. … Continue reading

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Birch Run Opens

The Birch Run Terrain Park is now open with natural features.  The top section of the trail is open with snowmaking whales.  The snow was pretty soft today so skiers and riders were having a great time playing on the … Continue reading

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New features

As I was driving past the Rail Barn I noticed our new wall ride, and rails were complete and outside.  What you are looking at is a wall-ride, battleship rail, banana rail, and a new box.  That there is some … Continue reading

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Burton Riglet Park’s new location

The Burton Snowboard Riglet Park Treehouse has a new home! Once located at the top of Sir Henry’s Hill, it is now located in the greeting area behind the Meeting House.  Now our youngest snowboard kiddos will be able to … Continue reading

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Another new log rail

The best thing about mild, early November weather is that we get to take care of projects that we thought we ran out of time for. The spruce tree we used here came from a big blow down in the … Continue reading

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Improvements in Knight’s Revenge

A couple of features got changed around this fall in Knight’s Revenge.  Gone is the broken down old bridge rail in the lower section. New is the one in the picture.  It’s been planed down pretty far to make it … Continue reading

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