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Fromme 2014 Conditions

Feb. 28, 2014, 8:04 p.m.
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I was just wondering if the lower trails are dried up..

March 1, 2014, 12:15 a.m.
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rode it all tonight and it's fine
only really sketchy part is the ride between the bathrooms and the top of KOTS….

March 1, 2014, 8:46 a.m.
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Thanks for the answer. :)

Im bringing my friend who hasn't rode anywhere other than Burnaby Mountain. Do you think the conditions are clear enough for him?

March 1, 2014, 9:17 a.m.
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he should be fine
climbing up if you can stay in the tracks it's fine…. down KOTS there's a bit of snow at the start but no big deal.
usually griffin has a bit of snowy patch near the middle of the first part in these conditions, i'd maybe watch out for that, we didn't go that way so i'm not sure how it is
if you're buddy is newer to shore riding you could also ride over to the demo forest area and check out richard juyrn, which is also good to go and a good beginner - intermediate trail

March 1, 2014, 9:33 a.m.
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Did you also ride Bobsled by any chance? Or see any snow at the exit?


March 1, 2014, 11:57 a.m.
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bobsled is fine

March 1, 2014, 12:19 p.m.
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Has anyone been up to Ladies or Leopard?

There's nothing better than an Orangina after cheating death with Digger.

March 2, 2014, 2:44 p.m.
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Rode Ladies -[HTML_REMOVED] Lower Skull today.

The 6th switchback is covered in hard snow that rides very slowly. Most of the woodwork on Ladies is rideable, including the teeter over the pond…but not confidence inspiring.

The lower trails, like Big Stupid and Skull are clear of snow and riding typically wet.

March 4, 2014, 8:40 p.m.
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anyone rode or attempted to ride ladies or pipeline lately?

March 5, 2014, 6:16 p.m.
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I hiked with the dog up to Ladies today. Lots of snow on the road from the 5th switchback. Top part of Ladies covered with snow/ice until Bart's bridge. From then on it looks pretty ridable.

I took some pics, but don't know how to embed them.

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March 6, 2014, 11:44 p.m.
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rode pipeline tonight. all the rain and warm weather has melted a ton of snow. the road was 95% clear on the climb on. there was a little bit of snow at the start of pipeline, but after that the trail was clear and in great shape. theres a new section of woodwork near the top of pipeline that i hadn't seen before. trail maintenance is underway on lower crippler.

March 7, 2014, 8:19 a.m.
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Snow line.?
Does it End at the 4th, 5th switchback or higher?

March 7, 2014, 3:46 p.m.
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The road is ride-able until just below ladies only. There is a tree down on ladies just before the zen pools/teeter. It's broken and moveable by 1 strong dude or 2 regular dudes. I would have tried but I have a bum leg right now.

It's pretty slick up there. Now would be a good time to mount those sticky new tires.

March 7, 2014, 4:44 p.m.
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Good advice, just so happens my new DHR 2's just arrived

March 8, 2014, 10:09 a.m.
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Krinkum is clear of snow, however 2 trees down on the trail close to the start.

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