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    Date: January 1, 2008

    Location: Desolation Wilderness, CA

    Weather: Sunny to partly cloudy, mild temps

    Participants: dishwasher dave, bcrider

    Gameplan: splitboarding

    Duration: 5-6hrs

    Vertical: around 3k or so

    Distance: couple miles

    Beta: see pics or ask

    Pics: dishwasher dave, bcrider

    Tech Specs: Camera = Canon Power Shot SD800IS, Computer = Mac, Edit software = Aperture

    Intro: It’s been a slow start to the season but beggars can’t be choosers…….and what better day to get out than the first day of the year. Thanks for the company dave!

    Conditions are still a little interesting down low on the approach and exit.

    Better higher up.

    Pyramid Peak starting to shape up.

    bcrider takes a sample.

    dave is next.

    bcrider tries for a method and comes up melancholy.

    A look over to line 1…

    and on to line 2.



    bcr hits a jib….

    ….misses the grab….

    ….and somersaults on his head. 😆

    Luckily he finds a little redemption.

    Great day to be out, thanks again for the company dave and for playing photog and photo-slut! :thatrocks:

    1514 Posts

    Wow!! Great shots. Theyremind me of the surfers along the cliffs at Steamer’s Lane.

    Putting the poo in swimming pool since 1968.

    178 Posts

    Well done Bcrider and Dishwasher Dave! I can feel it…the beginning of some serious Cali stoke!

    1113 Posts

    Very Nice guys! Some great shots in there

    740 Posts

    Nice lines guys…hopefully this next storm pans out. I’m itching to get out.
    How’s the vate-vate choc-o-late ride?

    98 Posts

    Is dishwasher dave actually dishwasher david blaine? Nice photo from the levitation point of view. Does he even need to skin or can he float to the top?

    @mtnrider wrote:

    I’m itching to get out.

    You’ve got a room in Colfax with parking for the sleds available. 🙂

    376 Posts

    Party time, excellent, woo woo woo!

    525 Posts

    looking mighty fun up there! great pics and looks like a great way to start the new year.

    663 Posts

    Dig the pics and the angles. Good stuff! Glad you guys are getting yours. I heard 6-8 feet predicted? Could that be? Better hold on!

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    @sanfrantastico wrote:

    Wow!! Great shots. Theyremind me of the surfers along the cliffs at Steamer’s Lane.

    Yeah, but the snowboarders are much less likely to try and start a fight with you if you decide to join them. 🙄

    1382 Posts

    Nice job. Is that the mojo your on?
    I haven’t popped my mojo’s cherry yet.

    141 Posts

    Great angles on the shots, you guys really do put the T&E on photography while out there, most of the time I am so stoked to be riding, the camera never comes out of the bag, thanks for a sweet TR. Nice lines too.

    440 Posts

    great pics, thanks for the stoke

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    Good lookin’ BCR and Dave. Nice lines, nice shots. Bonus points for flashing base graphixxx.

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