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RootDKJ

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About RootDKJ

  • Rank
    'Safety' Expert
  • Birthday 05/03/1973

Previous Fields

  • Equipment
    Head Monster 88, Line Sir Francis Bacon, Volkl Mantra, Nordica Hot Rod Jet Fuel
  • Sport
    Skier
  • Total Vertical
    515415
  • Total Days
    32
  • Home Mountain
    Blue Mountain Resort

Profile Information

  • Gender
    Male
  • Location
    Hanover
  • Interests
    Skiing, Biking, Drinking, Smoking

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  1. RootDKJ

    Seriously, WTF is with this Weather?

    Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    Skison 18/19

    I’m still laughing at “Comin’ in hot!!” 🤣
  3. RootDKJ

    Jackson hole 2018

    Just rent a bike once you get there.
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    Ski Season 17 - 18 thread

    I got my wife into going to lakes too. In fact, I prefer it now. I'd rather save my beach trips for going somewhere truly magical, like Hawaii (or any tropical destination). Clearwater Beach Florida has the softest sand I've ever sat on. It's almost like flour.
  5. RootDKJ

    Ski Season 17 - 18 thread

    Thanks. Never been to a beach in DE so now I have a list to choose from.
  6. RootDKJ

    Ski Season 17 - 18 thread

    Which beach in Delaware is nicer than Long Beach Island/Spray Beach?
  7. RootDKJ

    Ski Season 17 - 18 thread

    Jersey has some really scenic areas that can make you question yourself (or forget) if you are still in NJ. They are nowhere near the shithole cities of Newark, Camden, Trenton, etc... The high theft tax rate is fucking horrible though. It’s disorganized plunder with no limits. There’s decent work here though, if you have marketable skills.
  8. RootDKJ

    Seriously, WTF is with this Weather?

    Meanwhile, in Antarctica... https://www.forbes.com/sites/trevornace/2018/06/28/its-almost-like-another-planet-coldest-temperature-on-earth-recorded-in-antarctica/
  9. RootDKJ

    Seriously, WTF is with this Weather?

    Gonna be a sweaty week! Can’t wait! Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  10. RootDKJ

    Alpine Touring (skinning) vs. hiking

    At least it’s not in the biking thread Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    Alpine Touring (skinning) vs. hiking

    I’ve done some night riding on the Columbia Trail, in NJ. That’s a neat spot to ride after dark. Pitch black, with very little visible sky, but once night vision kicks in, you can see clearly, as this was an old railroad line. The light cinder is such a contrast to everything else. The first night I rode there I was taking a safety break on a bench near Ken Lockwood George when I heard something very large crashing through the woods in front of me. Scared the shit out of me. I jumped on my bike so fast I forgot to grab my water bottle. Was probably a deer, but bear was on my nerves. Found the bottle the next day. I have also done a bunch of night rides on the Capoolong Creek/Landsdown Trail with just a 1W CREE light with great success. I believe this trail goes through @Shadows family’s lands. Once, I accidentally found a group night ride of about 10 people at the Nassau Trails. I was going to leave, but I rode with them for a while and had one of my more fun rides ever. I’d love to do some VT rides at night.
  12. RootDKJ

    Alpine Touring (skinning) vs. hiking

    Try some XC cross-country? I've been out XCing at night after fresh snowfall under moon light and it was surreal. Didn't even need my headlamp.
  13. RootDKJ

    Alpine Touring (skinning) vs. hiking

    Doug takes less risks now.
  14. RootDKJ

    Killington June 3

    We did a long weekend up by Lake Champlain, close to Canada. Right on the lake. It was beautiful. VBRO'd a place that had a patio facing the lake and a grill.
  15. RootDKJ

    Killington June 3

    Killy is beautiful when everything is all green and lush. Smells wonderful.
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