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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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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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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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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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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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Snow!

    It was cold this weekend and the ground is white from the snow. We are gearing up for another season and the tower fan gun is installed in the Zone. This will allow us to build more features … Continue reading

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Winter is Coming

The weather is getting cooler and our Park staff is gearing up for another season in the Parks. Some of the upgrades this year are a new tower fan gun installed in the Zone. This should allow use to use … Continue reading

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Birch Run Done

We finished tuning the upper end of Birch Run today. Look for a couple progression boxes and some updated rails, including our rainbow box. We also squeezed in another jump for a total of three. We will be focusing on … Continue reading

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