Step 2 Finding “Local” Powder

Disclaimer- If you are looking for long, super steep, and exposed back country runs this info will likely not help you much, as these are found  mostly well outside the Philly area day trip range. The next step in my Flatlander splitboard project is to start scouting out and reporting back on some “local” backcountryContinue reading “Step 2 Finding “Local” Powder”

Step 1 Gaining Access

UPDATED BELOW- The first step in my current Flatlander on the Mountain Splitboard project is to find out what local ski mountains allow uphill travel and the research/scout out some non-resort back country areas to ride. This week I started by sending an email to 10 Ski Resorts, these included: Blue Mountain PA, Elk MountainContinue reading “Step 1 Gaining Access”

Uphill Travel….

Last year I went up to NH for a weekend of Ice Climbing with Joe Miller @Sir_st33zy, however rain and warm temps kept us off the the ice. Instead we opted for some backcountry Snowboarding on the mellow slopes near the Mt Washington Cog Railroad. We agreed to hike up and ride down. I wasContinue reading “Uphill Travel….”