The Run Down

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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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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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