Search found 6 matches

by telepariah
Tue Feb 25, 2020 7:12 pm
Forum: Aprés Ski Building
Topic: Looking for information on Hokkaido
Replies: 5
Views: 1833

Re: Looking for information on Hokkaido

I'll check in with more later. 8)
by telepariah
Tue Feb 25, 2020 7:11 pm
Forum: Aprés Ski Building
Topic: Looking for information on Hokkaido
Replies: 5
Views: 1833

Re: Looking for information on Hokkaido

I kind of avoid Niseko because it has become such a shit show. Overcrowded even in the backcountry. But there are some places you can get away from it. Staying at the base of Niseko Annupuri or Moiwa is quiet and is close to the backcountry around Iwaonupuri near Goshiki Onsen. I like to stay at Gos...
by telepariah
Tue Feb 25, 2020 5:43 am
Forum: Aprés Ski Building
Topic: Looking for information on Hokkaido
Replies: 5
Views: 1833

Re: Looking for information on Hokkaido

I now live in Sapporo. I would suggest that thinking about towns is not how you will locate the best backcountry skiing in Hokkaido. The best venues for the most part are not in towns. You will do better to target the ryokan (hot spring inns) that are at the ends of roads and at the foot of the good...
by telepariah
Wed Oct 27, 2010 6:17 am
Forum: Journals: Log Your Ski Building Progress
Topic: New project from Curacaví, Chile
Replies: 9
Views: 4330

Nice looking frame.

I'm just as interested in your guitars. 8)
by telepariah
Mon Oct 25, 2010 7:09 am
Forum: Equipment and Tools (e.g., ski press, core profiler, etc)
Topic: warning regarding Bosch palm router
Replies: 15
Views: 5378

Holy crap this is scary! When I think about what can go wrong in ski building it's usually around big pieces of metal ripping apart and flying round the shop. I wouldn't worry only about a flying router bit hitting in the balls. If it hits you just below there what about your femoral arteries? Maybe...
by telepariah
Wed Oct 01, 2008 8:33 am
Forum: Ski/Snowboard Design and Layup
Topic: Stuff I've learned from research! (New material)
Replies: 6
Views: 3431

My first post here. This site is an amazing resource for someone just getting interested in ski building. I have the book you are describing and will need to take another look at it. I actually went on a hut trip years -- I mean decades -- ago with Dave Lind. Got to spend some quality time with the ...