Good post ol ghostie and long overdue....too much talk lately about powder and cliff jumping and huckin and poachin and stashes and all kinda other stuff we frozen granular guys rarely experience.....let's talk about kicking the ol long boards into overdrive yeah baby!!!
Just a few of my speed demon favs from my 208 Rossi 7gk days....back when I was fffffast....these are a few places where I recall really turning on the gas......
-Steins/Sugarbush, VT after it is freshly groomed /rated double black
-Obsession /Sunday River, ME rated black
-Rime/ Killington, VT blue
-Noreaster/Okemo, VT (huge air about 1/3 of the way down
) /rated blue
-Zoomer/ Cannon NH /rated black (this one goes back to my 7' Head standard/ look nevada/ lange flo days)
-Nitro/Carinthia-Mt Snow / blue
-North Face area/ Mt Snow /some blue some black ripcord double black
-Exhibition/Mt Snow big speed with a big audience=showoff city and the site of my personal hugest most humiliating crash ever(long story) blue
-Challenger/ Wachusett Mtn, MA (tucked with one swooping turn on bottom 3rd allowed) rated blue
-Bretton Woods - pretty much anything with a clear path, hey Bode works there folks ain't no family ski area, let it rip!!!! Yep it's flat, yep it's ffffast...
and my home hill favorite.....
-Yellowjacket/Yawgoo Valley, RI (tucked
after a nice rain and a hard freeze) 240 vert of pure speed!!