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[*] posted on 1-23-2016 at 09:33 PM
ascending buggy


Today a few factors came together to complete a vision that until today had only resided in my head. Climbing a large snow sled hill at a park. A few factors have to line up for this to happen. some flavor of North wind, few or no people on the hill, It needs to be late fall / winter due to the trees bordering north edge of park blocking wind (leaves need to be gone), and when I have time to make it happen. Today, everything lined up except a little snow left on the ground which slowed me down and wind was less than predicted. People were gone mostly, however, the people that were there gathered at the top of the hill and were watching. I didn't mind the audience but they kept me from my ultimate goal which is riding the very top of the hill. None the less, I will chalk this up as a success. I made 4 runs riding up and down before the wind completely died. I enjoyed climbing the hill more than riding down and I can't wait to ride the entire length of the crest of the hill when conditions line up. some pictures of the ascent.





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[*] posted on 1-24-2016 at 02:01 AM


Nice one, Sean. :thumbup:



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[*] posted on 1-24-2016 at 05:19 AM


Ha! Bet that felt great. How was it descending?



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[*] posted on 1-24-2016 at 06:00 AM


Quote: Originally posted by Feyd  
Ha! Bet that felt great. How was it descending?


Descending was great as well. Kind of felt weird and I was a little guarded at first, trying to pick the right angle to go down the hill to maximize speed and still maintain line tension. That part was easier than I thought. I'm really looking forward to more hill practice on skis or buggy depending on what our weather is going to do.
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[*] posted on 1-24-2016 at 06:20 AM


Cool Sean! Its like one of those perfect wave scenarios that only happens once every few years!



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[*] posted on 1-24-2016 at 12:34 PM


Sweet! Toads Wild Ride. Glad you got to fulfil such a great goal.



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[*] posted on 1-25-2016 at 09:12 AM


making it happen, beautiful!



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[*] posted on 1-25-2016 at 06:24 PM


Nice bro!



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