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Peacepipes Ski Review (Park City-based RAMP)

Content Summary: Powder Ski Review

Manufacturer: RAMP (Technology) Type: Big Mtn / Powder Ski (Rocker & Reverse Sidecut Tip) Lengths: 169cm, 179cm, 189cm Sidecut: 146-110-134, 146-112-134, 146-115-134 Average Weight: 8.4, 9.8, 10.4 Turn Radius: 14.4, 17.5, 21.9

Testing Conditions: Powder (in & out of resort)/Chopped Powder/Cold Weather Snow/Groomers

A year ago this October I started [...]

Handmade Skis! (in U.S.A.) RAMP

For the past couple of winters I have been proud to be riding Garage Skis. Proud for one because my friend custom builds these out of his garage in the Salt Lake valley. But I was also proud to be on skis that were handmade in the USA, rather than built by machine in [...]

Garage Skis

I keep saying that one of these years I am going to come out of ski bum retirement, and get back to more LCC powder. Keep in mind 8″ of low density snow at Alta after a dry spell is “dust on crust”. I am talking about plentiful deep or storm ride days……..

At [...]

Ellie’s First Skis

And she already has her Alta pass, so WATCH OUT!

Used Skis & Evo

Paying full sticker is for suckers! Although it used to be more of a challenge for me (no Internet deals to turn to, no friends who were “skilebrities”, etc.), I always made it a priority to find the best buys possible on gear. Not to mention the fact that to pay retail was down right [...]

My Gang Likes Deep Powder Snow

Some time ago (measurable in the “years” category), I threw together a Squidoo lens all about powder & fat skis. It’s been sitting there neglected by me…yet with a respectable amount of traffic, especially in the winter months. Yessir ever since I can remember I have been in the top 5 serps in Google for [...]

TinyURL Aliases

Ever noticed that you can create TinyURL custom aliases from their main form (on homepage) for the service? Actually, I guess I should ask first if you know what TinyURL is. Haha. Here is the description on their site header. Pretty simple..

Making long URLs usable! More than 240 million of them. Over 2 billion [...]