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Best 4-5 day ski trip in (probably) Colorado in late March?

3 coworkers want to plan a 4-5 day ski trip, probably to Colorado, in mid-to-late March. Convenience is key (we want to spend more time skiing and less time traveling), budget is roughly $1,000-$2,000 (including airfare, transit, lodging, ski/board+boot rentals, and lift tickets). Where do we go? [more inside]
posted by xiaolongbao on Feb 21, 2013 - 12 answers

Newbie: ski OR snowboard at Windham Mountain

I'm going to get lessons to ski or snowboard for my very first time. This will be at Windham Mountain. Either looks like fun. If I have to pick one for my first outing on this mountain, and with this mountain's beginner classes, and this season's snow, which should I choose? [more inside]
posted by zippy on Jan 15, 2013 - 13 answers

Meet me slopeside in three weeks.

What is the best way to get two snowboards (and associated gear) from Seattle, Washington to Aspen, Colorado if we don't know where we will be staying while there? Flying with the snowboards would be hugely inconvenient, since travel plans include two continents and several cities with extended stopovers before we eventually meet up in Aspen for NYE.
posted by halogen on Dec 5, 2011 - 9 answers

Walkie talkies and snow sports

Does anybody use walkie talkies when skiing or snowboarding in a group? How well does it work? Any purchase recommendations?
posted by wayofthedodo on Dec 2, 2010 - 12 answers

A hard shell ski boot - that is soft (not plastic) on the outside foot part?

Does it exist yet? - A ski boot for super wide feet that uses snowboard boot type material on the outside part of the foot, but is hard plastic otherwise? (I have a wide foot and only snowboard boots are comfortable for me) [more inside]
posted by figTree on Nov 13, 2010 - 5 answers

Ski filter: Rocky Mountain Super pass vs the Colorado pass.

Ski filter: Rocky Mountain Super + vs the Colorado pass. [more inside]
posted by no bueno on Aug 22, 2010 - 7 answers

Best place for low-intermediate luxury snowboarding in French Alps, mid-April?

Going with a Swedish friend to escape insane work schedule for a week or so in mid-April. Both in our late-twenties. Never been down in the Alps skiing before, so want to get a good feel for it. Money is not an issue if the experience is good (within reason people...). Looking for a nice comfortable hotel, good slopes, fun people, good food, _great_ scenery. (We're used to the beauty of Sweden/Norway, so needs to be up there :) [more inside]
posted by avocade on Mar 9, 2010 - 3 answers

one with scantily lad clad ladies on the bottom, preferably

I have a 10 year old snowboard and am getting back into using it this season. It works fine, but I'm not 16 any more and I can afford something better. I know that skis have undergone a sea change since I stopped regularly skiing, is this also true for snowboards? Is it worth upgrading to a new board for a competent, but casual, snowboarder? [more inside]
posted by Large Marge on Mar 1, 2010 - 6 answers

ski package deals for downtown denver

what are some good package deals for transportation from downtown denver to area resorts that include a lift pass? [more inside]
posted by pennstatephil on Feb 26, 2010 - 2 answers

Shipping a snowboard

How do I ship a snowboard across the country? [more inside]
posted by Kimpossible on Feb 23, 2010 - 5 answers

Which Alpine board for a decent boarder?

What kind of Alpine snowboard should I buy? [more inside]
posted by unSane on Feb 22, 2010 - 9 answers

What's it like after an avalanche?

I was up in the mountains this morning and got curious about avalanches. Specifically: has anyone skied (or ridden) post-avalanche snow? Does it act like powder, hard-pack, or something totally different? Bonus points if anyone's done this in the Tahoe area.
posted by hammurderer on Feb 6, 2010 - 5 answers

Snowboard shop in Denver

Recommend a good snowboard shop in Denver ? I'm flying into DIA and have a few days for a little road trip to Steamboat. I'm after my first board, maybe a Bataleon or Lib Tech. Would it be cheaper to buy in Steamboat or pickup on the way ? I may even pop into Boulder, if there are some good shops there. Thanks !
posted by Sturdy on Dec 17, 2009 - 4 answers

Best audio/communication solution for snowsports helmet?

Best ski/snowboard helmet w/audio (mic preferred) integration? [more inside]
posted by Señor Pantalones on Dec 17, 2009 - 2 answers

Fit to Snowboard

I'm going to learn to snowboard this winter. I have at least a month to prepare. What sort of exercises and activities can I do to increase my fitness for this activity? I have access to a gym, skating rink, hiking, biking, etc., and a recently acquired snowboard that is sitting in my livingroom. [more inside]
posted by Foam Pants on Nov 10, 2009 - 22 answers

Best Tahoe resort for snowshoeing and snowboarding?

I'm looking for a resort in Tahoe that has both (a) good beginner snowboarding trails and (b) snowshoe trails. Nice to haves: group snowshoe outings and snowshoe rentals.
posted by benzenedream on Feb 18, 2009 - 5 answers

Novice Snowboard Costs, Zero To Sixty?

How much should I budget to both equip myself and my wife for snowboarding and get us enough instruction so that we enjoy it? I mean, we own nothing with the possible exception of some gloves we could use, and we want to get ourselves outfitted and capable of boarding happily all day at places like Heavenly or Whistler. What will this cost, or, barring that, what do we need to budget for?
posted by scrump on Feb 13, 2009 - 19 answers

Vermont ski resort bus trips from New Jersey?

Anyone know of any Vermont ski resort bus trips that leave from New Jersey? [more inside]
posted by exhilaration on Jan 6, 2009 - 2 answers

Elderly Snowboard Conundrum

Attn Experienced Snowboarders: How do I find bindings for this snowboard? [more inside]
posted by RedEmma on Jan 4, 2009 - 7 answers

Snowboarding Gift Ideas

I'm looking for gift ideas for a family member who is into snowboarding. He already has all the basics but I do know he needs a new pair of goggles (which shouldn't be hard to find). I'm also interested in any cool accessories that you could recommend beyond the basic stuff your average snowboarder would have. The price range I'm looking for is around $50. Thanks in advance!
posted by adustum on Dec 18, 2008 - 13 answers

Snowboarding gear for the small-footed.

I love snowboarding and want to get my own gear! Yay! I have tiny feet! Boo! [more inside]
posted by snickerdoodle on Dec 9, 2008 - 14 answers

Things to do in Denver

Should I go to Denver for a month if I want to ski a lot? [more inside]
posted by bluejayk on Nov 18, 2008 - 8 answers

How much is that snowboard in the window? The one with the beautiful...er...sticker?

Pricing a used snowboard for resale/auction: Please Help!! [more inside]
posted by CitizenD on Jul 15, 2008 - 2 answers

Switching from a board to skis?

This snowboarder wants to give skiing a try. How to go about it? [more inside]
posted by zardoz on Apr 19, 2008 - 10 answers

Nice rack.

Design for a home-made wooden snowboard/ski/snowshoe rack? [more inside]
posted by unSane on Jan 13, 2008 - 4 answers

Ski Vacation booking - acommodation recommendations?

Where’s the best place to book an all-inclusive ski vacation? Where’s a good powder accessible condo with a view/hottub? [more inside]
posted by lalochezia on Feb 9, 2007 - 6 answers

What do I need to take great snowboard photographs?

I want to get in to snowboard/ski photography. I'm new to DSLRs, but have a good eye and lots of time. I have a Nikon D40 and want to spend about $1200 on good glass. What do I buy? Filter recommendations? Any tips for shooting in the snow?
posted by mrunderhill on Dec 26, 2006 - 13 answers

Which muscles used to recover from heelside snowboard fall?

What muscles are used to recover from a heelside snowboard fall? If one were bad at getting up from such a fall, which exercises at the gym would you recommend to improve?
posted by Malad on Dec 26, 2006 - 10 answers

SnowboardFilter: Help me find some new gear.

I need new snowboard, boots, and bindings, but I'm not sure what to look for or how much I should be spending. [more inside]
posted by ibfrog on Nov 14, 2006 - 4 answers

swoosh! swoosh! snow in europe

Ski/Snowboard group trip in Europe - too many options, don't know where to start. [more inside]
posted by like_neon on Oct 24, 2006 - 5 answers

I want to sharpen the edges of my snowboard

Tuning my snowboard: I just got a Burton File Guide Kit to tune the edges of my snowboard. I am pretty sure i understand it; but just in case, does anyone know where to find directions for installing the files into the handpeice?
posted by MNDZ on Oct 2, 2006 - 1 answer

Sounds of Shredding

Music for Snowboarding. I need help creating a playlist for a friend to use while snowboarding next week. [more inside]
posted by FreezBoy on Jan 3, 2006 - 9 answers

Protection for a snowboard on an airplane?

I'm taking a snowboarding trip to Wyoming this winter break and I will be using a plane at least three times during this period. Naturally, I will be carrying a snowboard and all my other equipment on the plane. How should I go about protecting my board? Should I just use a soft case to protect from scratches or should I be more concerned? Also, are there any products anyone can specifically recommend?
posted by cyphill on Dec 1, 2004 - 6 answers

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