west carven

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  1. howdy I have been thinking of a catch phrase to shame straightliners, boarders and skiers alike... so we can call them out and shame um... like "gaypers" or something... "no talent losers"...
  2. snowreport: sat feb 18, 2017 howdy all was not psyched to go up, but went thru the motions anyways. Wednesday morning was wet with glazed ice, Thursday and Friday was warm and the snow in town was chunky corn and so the spring conditions is in full swing. the mountain was the same with the freeze/thaw and chunky ice on the southside, but the northside was o.k., but not the best. it's the presidents day weekend and the canadian family day which is a week long thing. it was really busy and crazy so just cruised around and took it really easy and made a few runs. it's raining lightly here in town right now at 9pm then maybe some snow on sunday. so will see what Monday does, but I know it will be very busy. heard a lot of rooms are booked up all over town. oh well, the snow conditions are crappy anyways... rode the 157fp from 9 till 12:30...
  3. snowreport: tue feb 14, 2017 howdy all happy valentines day... today was truly a beautiful bluebird day with no clouds as far as you could see. nice comfy temps and on the warm side. first few runs on ed's was on the icy side, then cruised around the backside and it was very good carving snow and did a bunch of runs just to wait for the front to soften up. the frontside started to get soft about 1pm and the east facing side got soft first then it got really fun and rode hard. hurt my shin yesterday so rode the softies and did nott feel like I brought the wrong board on a good groomer day. third to last chair... super great fun day... tight turns... rode the 152wfs from 9 till 4...
  4. snowreport: mon feb 13, 2017 howdy all nice comfy beautiful bluebird day, nice not too icy groomers in the morning. rode the tomahawk and had the bindings too forward and adjusted it after a few runs then had a better time. went to the backside to dial it in then rode hard. I was going to stay all day, but I some how hurt my shin on the right leg boot cuff so called it at 2pm. don't know what was the cause. just before that two boarders bombing toni matt, I saw them way back so I broke out my carve and headed to the side when one of um skidded hard coming for me and just misses me. snow was getting just right when I left. was a good day and wanted to stay all day. rode the 157tomahawk from 9 till 2...
  5. howdy illegal parking in front of a fire hydrant... dam montucky hillbillies... ruining all the groom...
  6. snowreport: sat feb 11, 2017 howdy all first run down ed's was a nightmare... icy groom and when scraped off makes hard chicken heads. so down to chair 1 and waited then rode the backside. hooked up with my nephew and his girlfriend. it was fun to ride with them as I would have not gone to many of the runs we did. we did a lot on flower point and a few down the front later in the day as it softened up a bit. it was mostly sunny and temps was very comfy. it turned out to be a great day considering the melt down from Thursday's night rain. the backside stayed soft even though it was chewed up. good times!!! rode the 152wfs from 9 till 4...
  7. snowreport: fri feb 10, 2017 howdy all worked in the morning and as I was about to get cut loose someone that came in said that chair 1 would not open till later in the day. so I checked the big's snow report and decided to take a nap... ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Deep thoughts by Mike*: 12 p.m. update: Chair 1 is open to the public. All chairs are now open. Thank you for your patience. The skiing is good up top, but where the snow line was yesterday, there is a change over. Groomers have irregularities and they're hard and slick. Off-groom skiing will be best on the North Side and Flower Point. The same thing happens off-groom. There's a change over between 5500-6000 feet. Clouds are beginning to move in. Pray for snow! 10 a.m. update: Chair 1 is still not open to the public. Thank you for your patience. Lift maintenance is working as fast and as hard as they can. Due to Chair 1's delay, chairs 7 and 11 will also be late. There's a very good chance Chair 7 will have the same problems as Chair 1 this morning, because it too is a detachable lift. Chair 8 and Hellroaring will open when Chair 1 starts to turn for the public. I'll continue to update the snow report as I receive info from ski patrol. 9 a.m. Update: It's a beautiful sunny and mild morning up here on the mountain. Chair 1 will have a delayed opening this morning due to the chairs at the summit sticking. And if Chair 1 is opening late then Chairs 7 and 11 will also have delayed openings. Chair 8 will open on time. Also in addition to chairs not turning, the kitchen staff will be late to the summit, so have patience when ordering food this morning. Lift maintenance is working hard to open the chair as soon as possible. 6 a.m. Report: A clear, starlit sky greets us this morning after a crazy day of weather all across the western U.S. yesterday. Here in our corner of Montana the snow-line slowly crawled its way up the mountain, but never made it as high as forecasts feared. So we can expect great skiing today, especially on the top half of the mountain and north facing slopes. Multiple ski resorts, even in Montana, had to shut down operations due to this past warm front knocking out power, so we were the lucky ones here in northern Montana. Yes, the weather got a little more wet than we like down in the Village, but with nearly 4 feet of snow this week, it's going to take a lot more than one pesky storm to take our good moods away. Our grooming crew is saying the runs are coming out great, especially on the upper mountain slopes. Down low we can expect springlike conditions on the groomers with a few irregularities. Off-groom skiing should still be great this morning. The Hellroaring Basin didn't open until 2:30 yesterday, so there ought to be tons of fresh lines in West Bowl. Forecasts are calling for a cooler system to arrive this afternoon, so we could get a nice refresh of snow today and tonight before a high pressure system arrives next week. Whitefish may be a sloppy mess, but we got new snow on the mountain. Pray4Snow!
  8. snowreport: tue feb 07, 2017 howdy all super high clouds with some blue spots and mostly good vis and maybe an inch over groom. kinda soft groomers from yesterdays pow, great carving with some deep trenches some places better than others. rode the soft carver and had a blast. not too crowded so made a bunch of runs and was pooped early. so much fun on the softies... rode the 152wfs from 9 till 1...
  9. howdy wingnuts514 how much just for the power plates? i'm in montana
  10. snowreport: mon feb 06, 2017 howdy all wow! the big reported 11 inches overnight and 14 inches in 24 hours. most schools in the northwest corner was cancelled and it was a super busy morning. it was mostly sunny and vis was really good. epic crowds for a Monday and the few runs I made was really good bottomless powder. today was fun cause you could see your line. the basin opened about 12:30pm. everyone in a good mood... rode the amp5 from 9 till 1...
  11. snowreport: sun feb 05, 2017 howdy all gotta work today, but off Monday, Tuesday, can you say SNOWMAGEDDON...
  12. snowreport: sat feb 04, 2017 howdy all epic pow day! epic weekend crowd! high clouds just above the summit so vis was kinda good with flat light. the big reported 8 inches overnight and it was good dry snow. it did not snow in the morning so it was nice. went retro with the amp5 softies and the first few runs was sweet butter untracked. did a hellfire run and it was fun, stayed mostly on the groomers with a few inches over it and some deeper stuff on the sides. the lift line wait was very long so did not get many runs in. left early to get home and shovel the side walk then went to our annual winter carnival and it was snowing. forecast for Sunday afternoon till Monday is 1.5 to 3 feet... rode the amp5 from 9 till 12:30...
  13. howdy dredman we didn't have to buy it... god gave us 8 inches overnight... 2-4-17... have fun and rub it in...
  14. snowreport: fri feb 03, 2017 howdy all worked in the morning and just a dusting as I left and it snowed on and off all morning. left for the mountain and there was just about 3 inches here in town and you could almost see the summit then it starts to snow then its whiteout. dumping all day and it was good dry snow. got on snow around 1pm and you could still carve thru the soft piles then as the day ends its pushing the push piles. it was nice dry snow and its Friday so did a few runs into night skiing. the days are getting longer and gets dark about 6:30pm. forecast is more snow so tomorrow should be an epic pow day... rode the 152wfs from 1 till 5...
  15. snowreport: thu feb 02, 2017 howdy all did not ride, but just to report that yesterday and today was super cold and bluebird and probably really good buffed out groomers. an article in the beacon about big mountain maybe of interest... http://flatheadbeacon.com/2017/02/01/whats-in-a-name-2/