Wednesday, February 11, 2009

Split Personality

What is wrong (or right) with this picture?

It has a big line down the middle, for one. And if you're not careful, the whole thing will just fall apart:

After I did another round of snowshoeing in and snowboarding out with Adam and Keith, I had splitboards on my mind. I had been looking for a used one for a while, but couldn't find anything that struck my fancy. Yesterday, however, I found a pretty new board that was the perfect size and the price was right. Since I have lost all ability to exercise self-restraint, I bought it.

And when you factor in all of the lift passes that I won't be purchasing in the future thanks to this board, I would actually be losing money by not buying it. Yes, I can rationalize just about anything when left to my own devices.

There are a few scratches on the top of the board, but the bases and edges looked new. The skins and all of the hardware look brand new as well. Now, instead of doing this:

I'll be doing this:

I took her out for her maiden voyage this morning. One of these days, I might get around to writing about it...


South County Ciclista said...

And do you like climbing better with that then snowshoes? What is the difference?

Grizzly Adam said...

How'd it go? I was thinking about you guys this morning as I rolled outta bed.

Rick Sunderlage said...

Aaron- It was great to have you with us this morning. You have mad skills with that board. Almost makes me want to trade in my skis for a board....Almost.