Forums Splitboard Talk Forum The Donner Split Party presented by 2/22-24/13
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    Yours truly, new Hovercraft 156, Castle Peak, earlier today:

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    Nice line DJ…..

    Thanks again to Chris and all the folks who chipped in to make this event happen! I’ll pop over to the trip report area once I get the couple photos I took together… Was a lazy camera guy this weekend… Lugged it around, but didn’t do much with it…


    Greg - NoKnees

    280 Posts

    Good fun this weekend. Great to meet everyone and share some stories.

    I’m not sure where to put this link to some of the better photos I took this weekend. Can you put this link in a iFrame? Then the lazy peeps don’t have to click on a link and leave this site.

    Huck Pitueee
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    Awesome time at the raffle / party. Here’s vid from Thursday at Sugar Bowl BC. West facing slope. We got 5 dream runs.

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    Great Event Chris! Thanks for putting it on…. I know how much of a pain in the ass it is to bring this together. You did a great job! Thanks to all the vendors who gave out gear and demos and thanks for all the good people who showed up. Without peps these things are not as fun. great to meet new folks. Thanks To Jeremy,Ryland and Jim Z. for coming out to tour with us slow pokes.
    Special thanks to JimW for lugging my ass around in the big van all weekend. I have some pics for later posting. Are we making a sepearte thread for pics?

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    I want to echo Tex’s thanks. Great time, great party. Great peeps. The loot was awesome and if anyone ever wonders if they should come to one of these things again, just consider this: their were 50ish people at the raffle, and there were four or five boards given away, several backpacks, skins, go-pro etc…..The company was great, the snow was good, and it was really fun for me, mostly an Eastsider, to just come and follow people around the Tahoe backcountry. Great terrain, and great access.

    Nicely done BCR, and it was great to see you and so many folks there that I hadn’t seen since last year: PJ/PuffNat, Wavy, Tex, Swanny, Josh H, JimW, Scruffy, Schwalbster (wait til you see this guy’s method off of the cornice on Judah), Ecobrad, etc, DJGee, NoKnees,(sorry if I forgot anyone), I didn’t get to ride with everyone I would’ve liked to have ridden with, but next time….

    Can’t wait to see the pics Tex!

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    Nat and I were glad we made it. tons of fun. good to see everybody and meet some other forum splitters.

    someone please start a trip report thread.

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    Thank you very much Chris and also Skyler for doing an awesome event! Father-Son tag team! You guys :rock:
    I had a great time riding and hanging out with some good friends, meeting new peps and I’m not gonna lie, going on a hike with some legends of the sport wasn’t too shabby either!
    Also thanks to the Clair Tappan Lodge for hosting us! I had a blast! Stoked to see everybody pictures!

    Hope to c-u next year or sooner!

    After much research, experimentation and consideration, I have decided adulthood is not for me. Thank you for the opportunity.

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    So glad I was in town for this… classic Sierra weekend with awesome people. Thank you Chris and Skylar for all the hard work and thank you and Voile for my shiny new Voile Artisan! :bananas:
    Made my winter to see you all. Hope to be back for some corn this spring.

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    Great event Chris. The trip on Sat. w/ the suprise guests was better than anyone expected. Always nice to meet new people who do what we do. Can’t say enough…still smilin’. Thanks for all your hard work and props to Skylar, great kid. :thumpsup: :rock:

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    I hope this isn’t the NeverSummer Lotus from the raffle :nononno:

    NeverSummer splitboard snowboard – $700 (oakland lake merritt / grand)

    Brand new 2012-2013 Never Summer Lotus 154 splitboard. This is a factory womens splitboard (or smaller guy) handmade in Colorado that retails for around 950$. NeverSummer makes award winning, hard charging boards that are super durable and so tight it could easily double as a resort board. 154cm length, 23.9 cm waist. Comes with Voile factory hooks and all factory inserts, just needs bindings. The spring back country riding in the Sierras is just starting, get after it!.Asking $700 or best offer.
    it’s NOT ok to contact this poster with services or other commercial interests

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    ^^^^ SUPER weaksauce! I sent the seller and email trying to confirm. He will be blackballed from future raffles if it turns out to be him. If he sees this and wants to do the right thing, contact me. I’d like to see that board go to one of the lady splitters at the event or someone that will use it. Not sell it. :thumbsdown:

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    HUGE thanks to everyone that came out!!! It meant a lot to be supported in this event. Thanks! :thatrocks:

    Here’s a crosspost from this thread. viewtopic.php?f=2&t=15177 (take not of the bottom if you want event shirts!)

    Just wanted to provide some follow up to the Donner Split Party presented by, give a big shout-out to all the attendees/sponsors, and share some pics from the event.

    First off, thanks to everyone that came out to support this event! We had about 30 people stay at the lodge and 50 show up for the raffle. We raised $1,402 for our local Avy Center (SAC)!!! They are stoked/grateful and these donations help ensure their valuable services to the bc community continue. For my friends that couldn’t make it (not mentioning any names!), hopefully we will see you next year!

    Second, thanks to the Clair Tappaan Lodge for having us and to the following sponsors for their support!

    Jones Snowboards
    Never Summer
    Local Knits
    Stance Socks
    Down The Middle splitboards
    Best Buy

    Also wanted to thank Andy from Sierra Avalanche Center for the Friday night discussion, Jeremy Jones and the Zellers for letting folks tag along on a group tour, as well as the the Jones and K2 reps that came out. :thatrocks:

    One of the things I look to improve next year is to have a better demo area. This year is was a little difficult to let folks demo boards due to limited space.

    Here’s some pics:

    Friday night avy talk

    Lunch line in the morning

    Skyler stoked to be splitting with a couple legends

    Saturday crew


    Skyler on the skintrack, he did great for a park-rat

    The Zellers, Jbay, Jeremy, and bcrider

    Jim Zellers

    Skyler and Donne Lake

    Donner Peak





    Jimw (photo Tex)

    Donner Peak

    Todd the keg dude

    Getting the keg to the lodge


    Splitter approved

    Saturday night raffle


    Jones winner

    Arbor winner

    Custom branded Spark Burners (you rule Will)

    Lucky winner

    Team father/son and the Venture raffle board

    Winner winner

    Wavy won the Voile package!

    Powderjunkie on Sunday’s tour

    Watch out for trains

    PJ, Ecobrad, and Puf Nattie

    Puff Nattie

    Cisco chute firsties


    “Get yo hands up…get yo hands up”


    Sky helping load up, thanks son!

    Got a bunch of shirts made in time for the event but couldn’t pick them up till Sunday. let me know if you want one…or two! Use the paypal button in this link to buy…add your size, color pref, and shipping address in the notes.

    $15+$5 (shipping anywhere in the US) for Donner shirts, $20+$5 for Only one shipping if you order more than one shirt. I’ll post a separate thread soon too.

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