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Old    Randy Scagliotti (wakedad33)      Join Date: Oct 2005       02-02-2008, 11:52 AM Reply   
8 straight days of snow and no end in sight The only good news is Alex told me he got into some waist deep stuff in the back bowls on Mt. B yesterday.

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Old    Sinko (sinkoumn)      Join Date: Jan 2007       02-02-2008, 11:55 AM Reply   
So you hate snow, or you hate shoveling?
Old    Jesse L Schaal (hyperliteguy_04)      Join Date: Jun 2007       02-02-2008, 12:12 PM Reply   
all of the above.....ive only been wakeboarding for about 1 summer and that im sitting and wait for this snow and cold temps to go away....im going CRAZY!!!! i cant wait to get back out on the water
Old    Randy Scagliotti (wakedad33)      Join Date: Oct 2005       02-02-2008, 12:20 PM Reply   
Sinko, mostly the shoveling , but being from MN. you know all about that part.
Old    Mike (ponyh8r)      Join Date: Dec 2004       02-02-2008, 12:23 PM Reply   
I know how you feel. It dropped into the 60's last night and the high today was only 72. Damn cold weather!
Old    Sinko (sinkoumn)      Join Date: Jan 2007       02-02-2008, 12:32 PM Reply   
I feel your pain, whenever the plows come by and clear the street giving you that concrete grade snow pack wall at the edge of your driveway it's always a kick in the junk.

But hey, it's good for ya! Keep those shoulders and back strong for riding in the spring
Old    E.J. (deuce)      Join Date: Mar 2002       02-02-2008, 1:00 PM Reply   
We have been hit hard as well.....but I have been embracing it. We have been trying to work our way our of drought and this Winter will go a long way into getting some much needed water into the lakes. So I will do a little of this...

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So this seasons trips to Powell the walls will look a little shorter than this....

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Old    Sinko (sinkoumn)      Join Date: Jan 2007       02-02-2008, 1:11 PM Reply   
You just need to go and do some of this to pass the time in between shoveling the driveway:
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Old    Randy Scagliotti (wakedad33)      Join Date: Oct 2005       02-02-2008, 1:19 PM Reply   
EJ, Damn you got the right idea, all I have is this..
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Old    Jeremy Dykstra (wake_passion)      Join Date: Jan 2008       02-02-2008, 1:28 PM Reply   
Winter does suck!!! I guess i can only blame myself for living in frickin Iowa and not moving to florida wit all the board bros down there!!!
Old    K.B.C.            02-02-2008, 2:21 PM Reply   
I'm in the same boat Randy. Been gitting hit for about 2 weeks and it keeps coming. I love getting out to ride in it, but am absolutely sick of removing snow.
Old    Linda Payton (wakebrdmom)      Join Date: Mar 2006       02-02-2008, 3:23 PM Reply   
At least you have snow. All we have is fog and rain. But not enough rain, just the drizzle that screws everything up. I am soooooo ready for summer.
Old    Tyler McCurdy (tyboarder03)      Join Date: Nov 2003       02-02-2008, 11:12 PM Reply   
Randy- Apparently it's supposed to just keep coming the rest of this next week too. We got six foot banks all around my driveway from the snowblower. My neighbor built a small lip on his roof with a nice quarter below to try out tommorrow after wheeling and shooting on China Hat.
Old    Joe Umali (dakid)      Join Date: Feb 2001       02-02-2008, 11:23 PM Reply   
groundhog saw his shadow, so 6 more weeks of winter!

just thought i'd throw that out there.
Old    Tyler McCurdy (tyboarder03)      Join Date: Nov 2003       02-02-2008, 11:29 PM Reply   
HAHA it appears so around here anyway... The funny part is Redmond 15 miles away is bare and today had only partially cloudy skies. Were just stuck in the thick of this. Over 145 wrecks in the last 2 days, body shops are packed tight, and there's no AWD or 4x4 rentals left to even be had.
Old    Henry Gates (captain_vilfo)      Join Date: Apr 2007       02-03-2008, 6:49 AM Reply   
what i would give to have snow like that up where we live, wakeboarding always starts in april/may for us but until then the lake is fronzen so at least we need snow to hold us over.
Old    Peter T (deltawake)      Join Date: Sep 2004       02-03-2008, 7:24 AM Reply   
Global Warming's a Bitch!
Old    Rich Dykmans (richd)      Join Date: Oct 2003       02-03-2008, 7:58 AM Reply   
Looks like I will be shoveling the deck again today, 3rd time in 4 days. We got another 2' last night.
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Old    Randy Scagliotti (wakedad33)      Join Date: Oct 2005       02-03-2008, 8:15 AM Reply   
"145 snow related wreaks in the last two days" Umali are you in town . Rich where are those shots taken?
Old    Nick Tomsyck (sidekicknicholas)      Join Date: Mar 2007       02-03-2008, 9:02 AM Reply   
the morning we left for florida... wisconsin roads were fine but IL was miserable, it was like a blizzard....but 4 wheel drive and V10 made it possible
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Old    Rich Dykmans (richd)      Join Date: Oct 2003       02-03-2008, 9:38 AM Reply   
My place in Truckee. My front yard snow pile is now just about even with the top of the rail (about 15'+ off grade)
Old    Lionel (lionel)      Join Date: Nov 2005       02-03-2008, 9:44 AM Reply   
At least the lakes will be full!
Old    Tyler McCurdy (tyboarder03)      Join Date: Nov 2003       02-03-2008, 12:51 PM Reply   
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Old    Jeremy Byrom (wakerider111)      Join Date: Jul 2006       02-03-2008, 1:09 PM Reply   
thought id show off some ice-cicle pics. They are cool but in no way show that it is above and beyond cold or anything





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Old    Face Planter (mastercraft1995)      Join Date: Nov 2002       02-04-2008, 10:39 AM Reply   
Tyler isn't it a little early put up xmas lights?
Old    Tyler McCurdy (tyboarder03)      Join Date: Nov 2003       02-04-2008, 11:43 AM Reply   
hahaha they just havent come down yet... and they're hibernating now
Old    J Jakober (jjakober)      Join Date: Apr 2002       02-04-2008, 12:22 PM Reply   
Rich,

I want to live where you live! Wakeboarding is great and everything, but we have winter for a reason, and that is Snowboarding!!

We are supposed to pick a couple of more inches in town tomorrow and the mountains are getting hammered, over 5 feet in the last week.

Good luck with the snow,
jjakober
Old    K.B.C.            02-04-2008, 1:34 PM Reply   
Rich, is that TD? That's where I'm at also. Came home last night to a 5' tall berm.
Old    Face Planter (mastercraft1995)      Join Date: Nov 2002       02-04-2008, 1:52 PM Reply   
We stayed at Government camp this weekend. I don't think water is going to be an issues this summer for Oregon. Upload
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Old    Jeremy Byrom (wakerider111)      Join Date: Jul 2006       02-04-2008, 2:17 PM Reply   
geeze... the supports on those roofs are getting their work cut out for them... thats a lot of snow...


... ok... i am sure there is worse, but remember i am from arizona ;)
Old    Nick McDonald (lsukuntryboy)      Join Date: Jul 2007       02-04-2008, 8:51 PM Reply   
i got one word for yall.... MOVE! you dont have to live like that. i was down in New Orleans for mardi gras yesterday wearin shorts and a t-shirt and complanin cause it was hot on burbon st. ill be boardin with just a heater shirt on in about a month. just cause the water will still be cold.
Old    Tyler McCurdy (tyboarder03)      Join Date: Nov 2003       02-04-2008, 8:55 PM Reply   
pshhh you move... I love having all our different seasons
Old    Rich Dykmans (richd)      Join Date: Oct 2003       02-04-2008, 9:18 PM Reply   
Scott,

Yep we're on Falcon Point. My berm (when the plow finally went through) was over 3'.

It was worth hanging around today, got a bunch of fresh tracks at Squaw when they finally opened the upper mountain.
Old    dave Noti_dad (noti_dad)      Join Date: Jul 2003       02-04-2008, 9:33 PM Reply   
It took some hiking but I got several first track runs of chest deep POW. After 6 days of snow the pass opened and we had 8-10ft of fresh. Best day I can remember. Who cares when summer's coming, I want more of that deep POW!
Old    Jeffrey Blanchard (eternalshadow)      Join Date: Nov 2001       02-05-2008, 4:07 AM Reply   
I head to Ft. McMurray today, doesn't look like the temp will be above 0 for more than two of the 10-14 days I'm supposed to be there. The trend puts me more in the -20 to -40 range.

Could be worse?
Old    Pete Mann (juiced4ever)      Join Date: Oct 2005       02-05-2008, 5:41 PM Reply   
Rich, Scott our house is on Tyrol. Well we lived there until last June when we got transfered down south. But we will be back for good hopefully in Sept. But the wife and I are coming up for a week at the end of the month. My neighbor who is looking after our house said that the snow is up to the second story windows.
Old    Rich Dykmans (richd)      Join Date: Oct 2003       02-05-2008, 9:08 PM Reply   
The wife thinks this is the most snow we've had piled up since 97. Good news for all the NorCal lakes and Delta as well this summer.
Old    Marc (wake_pirate)      Join Date: Mar 2007       02-05-2008, 9:16 PM Reply   
Some of our typical NorCal Snow, Just kidding Upload
Old    Randy Scagliotti (wakedad33)      Join Date: Oct 2005       02-05-2008, 9:30 PM Reply   
Poor taste Marc
Old    Marc (wake_pirate)      Join Date: Mar 2007       02-05-2008, 9:44 PM Reply   
its a joke, get it?
Old    Randy Scagliotti (wakedad33)      Join Date: Oct 2005       02-05-2008, 10:03 PM Reply   
I get it, but remember that there are 9 year kids on this board.
Old    Randy Scagliotti (wakedad33)      Join Date: Oct 2005       02-05-2008, 10:03 PM Reply   
I get it, but remember that there are 9 year kids on this board.
Old    Tyler McCurdy (tyboarder03)      Join Date: Nov 2003       02-06-2008, 12:09 AM Reply   
VERY POOR TASTE this is a recreational/family oriented(aka boating) website... keep that for your own time
Old    Rob Andrus (robandrus)      Join Date: Feb 2002       02-06-2008, 8:57 AM Reply   
Snow in Utah, -this pic is not me but I took the shot of my bro. 5-6 more feet since last week. Upload
Old    david rogers (davee22ve)      Join Date: Nov 2007       02-06-2008, 9:06 AM Reply   
I am sorry to hear about all of your snow problems. come visit me in Arizona water high 40's air ranging 50's to mid 70's water smooth as glass (priceless) I hit it both sat and sun
Old    C.I.E..... Evan (guido)      Join Date: Jul 2002       02-06-2008, 10:22 AM Reply   
Hey Rich.... I know right where your house is. I recognize the railing. You're right down the road from our place.

Scott, did you ride last weekend? Tons of snow, but pretty windy. We were up, but had a bunch of friends that were lazy sac's with us. Tried to go to Sugar Bowl on saturday, but they were crying about the wind. Sunday we split pretty early to get home for the Super Bowl.
Old    C.I.E. J-Rod (jarrod)      Join Date: May 2003       02-06-2008, 10:24 AM Reply   
Ahh...Evan, you didn't get to ride all that fresh pow at all?
Old    Cory Barineau (c_lennon_b)      Join Date: Jan 2008       02-06-2008, 11:37 AM Reply   
i hate that damn groundhog
Old    Rich Dykmans (richd)      Join Date: Oct 2003       02-06-2008, 8:01 PM Reply   
Cool! - Evan, I didn't know that! The guy that built our cabin uses that tree railing a lot and you'll see his houses all over TD.
Old    JHG (jhgsupra)      Join Date: Mar 2006       02-07-2008, 5:14 PM Reply   
We would kill for that snow back east. Rob's got it figured out. we don't even have enough snow for some good riding. This winter has been a complete waste...
Old    K.B.C.            02-07-2008, 6:29 PM Reply   
Yeah Evan, been riding a lot the last few weeks. Saturday was really gnarly, your friends probably made the right call.

Rich's house is actually on the other side of TD, Falcon Point is over by the gym/rec center.

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