Forums TR Archive California Non-TR: Kirkwood 1/15 Viewing 4 posts - 1 through 4 (of 4 total) Author Posts January 19, 2005 at 9:49 am #566514 jimw 1421 Posts Well the gods are conspiring against me getting out in the bc so far this year, so this is the closest I’ve gotten to the backcountry yet. So while the rest of you are out there gettin’ some, at least I can provide some humor. My buddy Dan, his girlfriend, and I made it out to Kirkwood on Saturday. We decided to check out this small cornice. I dropped it: and got stuck in the heavier-than-expected snow and rolled all the way to the bottom: Doh! 😯 Dan didn’t fare much better, but somehow we didn’t manage to get him on film. Hmm, funny how that works. And never mind the fact that many other people jumping off didn’t seem to have any problem. I’m sure that the snow where THEY jumped was much better! 🙂 End of Non-TR. Hoping to get some real bc action soon. Jim January 19, 2005 at 5:03 pm #580700 Ecobrad 2068 Posts Nice tumble. I was up at Kirky on 1/12 (No boss, those aren’t racoon eyes, I was really sick). The snow was awesome when I was there except it got tracked out super early. Had to do some hiking to find the freshies. I too think that the bc gods are conspiring. I wasn’t able to get any bc action this weekend but did have a killer time in your neck of the woods. My parents rented a beach house on 12 Ave. I was able to get several blue bird mtb rides (Nisene, UCSC, Wilder), some body surfing, and beach runs. Pretty sweet long weekend in SC. January 21, 2005 at 1:07 am #580701 jimw 1421 Posts Nice. I’ve definitely been doing more mtn biking than bc stuff. PM me know if you ever want to hook up for a ride. I live on Empire Grade right by all the great UCSC trails. A lot quicker than driving 4 hours to Tahoe. 🙂 January 27, 2005 at 6:49 pm #580702 Ecobrad 2068 Posts I long for the days when I could ride from my house. I usually start my SC rides from a friends house in Bonny Doon and end them in Felton at another buddies house. Amazing s/t. Viewing 4 posts - 1 through 4 (of 4 total) You must be logged in to reply to this topic.