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Make your own Glades?

Would you cut your own secret glade at your home mountain, if given the chance?

  • Hell Yeah. Let me grab my Stihl Chainsaw!

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  • Well...you first!

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  • Little late, don't you think? I already have my own network! You think that I sit here all day and

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  • No way. You wouldn't catch me doing this!

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  • Would if my mountain had enough snow!

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  • Other (feel free to elaborate).

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thetrailboss

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Personally, I don't know how I feel about this. If it was public land, I might clear some brush, but nothing major. I know that some guys got busted at Pico for doing this. I also know that SB diehards have their own secret stashes as well.
 

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First of all, never with anything mechanical - only hand tools please.

Second, you really should get to know a mountain and the terrain before you consider cutting anything. In some locales, it's getting to be a real problem with people coming in and cutting poor lines with wide open entrances and a lack of consideration for the environment in those sensitive mountain areas.

If at all possible, try to offer your services to the local hill in exchange for a pass or something, especially if on NFS land.
 

thetrailboss

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Tin Woodsman said:
First of all, never with anything mechanical - only hand tools please.

Second, you really should get to know a mountain and the terrain before you consider cutting anything. In some locales, it's getting to be a real problem with people coming in and cutting poor lines with wide open entrances and a lack of consideration for the environment in those sensitive mountain areas.

If at all possible, try to offer your services to the local hill in exchange for a pass or something, especially if on NFS land.

Though my comments were mainly sarcastic, Tin Woodsman has some good points here that I think people should consider. It is probably best to let the ski areas mark and clear glades.
 
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