SKIVT-L Archives

December 2004, Week 1

SKIVT-L@LIST.UVM.EDU

Options: Use Monospaced Font
Show Text Part by Default
Show All Mail Headers

Message: [<< First] [< Prev] [Next >] [Last >>]
Topic: [<< First] [< Prev] [Next >] [Last >>]
Author: [<< First] [< Prev] [Next >] [Last >>]

Print Reply
Subject:
From:
"John Crowley, Jr." <[log in to unmask]>
Reply To:
Vermont Skiing Discussion and Snow Reports <[log in to unmask]>
Date:
Thu, 2 Dec 2004 07:44:46 -0800
Content-Type:
text/plain
Parts/Attachments:
text/plain (43 lines)
Hmmm.... the Kicking Horse I've skied at definitely had some steeps.


On Wed, 24 Nov 2004 14:29:32 -0500, Wesley Alan Wright
<[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> On Nov 23, 2004, at 10:54 PM, John Crowley, Jr. wrote:
>
> > It's
> > really important to start the run slowly with the right kind of turns,
> > above all being forward, even exaggeratedly so, with an athletic
> > stance.  It's best to start out that way on any flat above a
> > transition and continue it right onto the steeps.
>
> Just what I did:
>
>        http://www.uvm.edu/skivt-l/?Page=&dir=./Tuckermans
>
> Exaggeratedly forward into cartwheel on Chute at Tuckerman which led
> directly to my current distaste for steeps.
>
> That was Spring 1994. It wasn't until skiing Crested Butte with Jill
> Sickles-Matlock in March 1997
> (http://list.uvm.edu/cgi-bin/wa?A2=ind9703&L=skivt-l&P=R22240&I=-3 )
> that I sorta got over it. Sorta. I still don't like wide-open steep.
> Watching Jimmy tumble off his horse at Breckenridge didn't help.
>
> Covered with trees steep is another matter.
>
> Anyway, that's why we're going too Kicking Horse. Nuthin' steep there.
>
> - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
>
>
> SkiVt-L is brought to you by the University of Vermont.
>
> To unsubscribe, visit http://list.uvm.edu/archives/skivt-l.html
>

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
SkiVt-L is brought to you by the University of Vermont.

To unsubscribe, visit http://list.uvm.edu/archives/skivt-l.html

ATOM RSS1 RSS2