Most challenging trails in the southeast?

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dreamnofpow
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We have cornices in the SE? :o :lol:
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RMacSki wrote:
Thu Oct 11, 2018 12:31 pm
It's not even close!

ShredPirateRoberts - I live in Nashville too.
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Are you in the nashville ski club?

Im going to join the race team and try to make most races
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dreamnofpow wrote:
Thu Oct 11, 2018 4:47 pm
We have cornices in the SE? :o :lol:
I think he was thinking of his little Baggie. Not all snow is on the slopes
"You mean there is Two of them??"
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2slikstix wrote:
Thu Oct 25, 2018 11:59 am
dreamnofpow wrote:
Thu Oct 11, 2018 4:47 pm
We have cornices in the SE? :o :lol:
I think he was thinking of his little Baggie. Not all snow is on the slopes
I didn't know we had a ski club? What does it entail?
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ShredPirateRoberts wrote:
Tue Oct 16, 2018 7:06 pm
RMacSki wrote:
Thu Oct 11, 2018 12:31 pm
It's not even close!

ShredPirateRoberts - I live in Nashville too.
Nashville Represent!

Are you in the nashville ski club?

I am in Nashville as well. One of the few natives left.
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I would say a couple of the trails at T Line ike "off the wall" and the stuff in Cherry Bowl. The glades in the Cherry Bowl area are full on double black and can't be skied unless there is a lot of snow (logs and other dangers lurk underneath). T line logged that area and has since taken it off the trail map. I would be curious to hear if it is even skiable now. SS has lower SHay's which is quite steep as well.
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brigand wrote:
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Yeah, you're right on the money. I usually only ski the blacks at Snowshoe (Western, Choker, Grabhammer, etc) so it does get boring if that's all I am doing. Lucky(?) for me, I am a poor to fair snowboarder, and I can switch up midday and ride blues and be sufficiently challenged, and Snowshoe has a lot of blue terrain :)

Given the distance, I would only drive to Timberline if it offers something the closer resorts don't (since it requires an overnight stay that far away), I will take a look at davidski's trip reports. Thanks for the heads up - I need some good reading to pass the rest of the off-season.

Hey man!
I'm new to the forum and I'm heading up to snowshoe in about a month! Id rate myself as a fair intermediate snowboarder, do you think Cupp would be much out of my wheelhouse? I'm pretty confident on my turns, albeit I usually take things at a reserved/slow pace still! thanks!
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Hey man!
I'm new to the forum and I'm heading up to snowshoe in about a month! Id rate myself as a fair intermediate snowboarder, do you think Cupp would be much out of my wheelhouse? I'm pretty confident on my turns, albeit I usually take things at a reserved/slow pace still! thanks!
Just replied in your other thread. Nah, I think Cupp will be within your ability - just relax and take your time. This Christmas went to Snowshoe, but didn't take my skis. Surprisingly none of the black runs turned out to be too difficult (I had myself psyched out Grabhammer would be too hard, but pleasantly surprised it just felt like a blue that didn't have 500 other people on it :) ). I was able to cruise every slope there without pause, and that's not insignificant for me.

However, I had a bit of help - it snowed literally every day I was there, and having fresh powder every morning, even if only 2 or 3 inches, made all the difference. If it had been icy, I would have gone and rented skis. I think WT, GH, or Widowmaker would be quite scary on ice.
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Top Gun at Hawksnest used to be a lot of fun. The top had good pitch and the slope kept rolling over until close to the bottom.

I'd say Boulderdash or the bowl at Wolf are the steepest. I did like gunthers way a lot when I skied it a couple of years ago.
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brigand wrote:
Fri Jan 11, 2019 3:43 pm
jacksonhwall wrote:
Thu Jan 10, 2019 3:56 pm
Hey man!
I'm new to the forum and I'm heading up to snowshoe in about a month! Id rate myself as a fair intermediate snowboarder, do you think Cupp would be much out of my wheelhouse? I'm pretty confident on my turns, albeit I usually take things at a reserved/slow pace still! thanks!
Just replied in your other thread. Nah, I think Cupp will be within your ability - just relax and take your time. This Christmas went to Snowshoe, but didn't take my skis. Surprisingly none of the black runs turned out to be too difficult (I had myself psyched out Grabhammer would be too hard, but pleasantly surprised it just felt like a blue that didn't have 500 other people on it :) ). I was able to cruise every slope there without pause, and that's not insignificant for me.

However, I had a bit of help - it snowed literally every day I was there, and having fresh powder every morning, even if only 2 or 3 inches, made all the difference. If it had been icy, I would have gone and rented skis. I think WT, GH, or Widowmaker would be quite scary on ice.
ah Yep just saw that! Thanks so much man! that picture of the powder has me immensely stoked! thanks again and I hope you had a great trip!
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