Tag Archives: Birch Run

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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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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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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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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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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