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Wall Ride

We have a total of 14 features in Birch Run including a medium table table top jump. Our new wall ride was fitted yesterday and is ready to test your creativity and skill. It is set for multiple uses including … Continue reading

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Night School for Jibbin’

Each Tuesday, Wednesday, and Saturday night, SSU holds the Night School for Jibbing on Sir Henry’s.  This program, started by Tom Ference years ago has been very successful for introducing beginner to intermediate freestyle to skiers & riders. This past … Continue reading

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Birch Run is back to life!

What a difference a week makes!  By Monday this week, we were riding all open trails on Sterling, and now Madonna is open too.  Birch Run has made a come back as well thanks to our dedicated Park Staff. Pictured … Continue reading

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Mountain freestyle

Despite our park crews’ best effort, the Birch run terrain park sadly became a victim of melt-age.  Fear not though, we are currently making snow in the entire park for the in-season full build. In the meantime, recall that the … Continue reading

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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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