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depends what kinda skiing you want to do. i live in juneau alaska, and we have a tiny resort called eaglecrest(if you wanna call it a resort, just a few lifts and a place to eat), but the best lift access terrain in north america, seriously. we have sick shit literally everywhere right off the lift, from some of the best trees, chutes, cliffs, steeps, and a short hike to access some really really narly terrain. the last 3 years we have had amazing winters, tons of pow. on top of that you could also do what im gonna do when i finish high school at the end of december next year, get a sled and go to haines, haines has by far the sickest mountains in the world, and its only and few hour 30 dollar ferry ride away. there are tons of jobs and our encomony is way better than most of the lower 48. no lines almost all the time, even on blue bird pow days (15 mins on a really unusal busy day, and we are getting another chair this year so there wont even be that!) tons of places around juneau and on douglas island to tour if you into that, and a few with really sick terrain(amazing natural features everywhere) for sledding/sled skiiing. its a town of 30,000. so theres usually some stuff to do, and lots of chill people for the most part.
but our park is a joke, they are supposly gonna step it up this year, we will see. and there are no roads out of juneau, so you gotta fly or take the ferry to leave. just depends on what your looking for. feel free to ask me if you have any questions. oh we do have some sick urban to, but dosent compare to the mountains. i wish i could show you videos from all over, but the cam i filmed with all year got stolen with our tapes, but ill try to include the spring break edit i made, that was only filmed at eaglecrest tho and dosent show shit for what we really have for terrain.
Eaglecrest Spring Break 2009 Edit from Craig Kasberg on Vimeo.
if that video dosent work and i fail, just check out my videos in my profile, look at my photos to and you get a little idea what im talking about.
just depends what you want, you gotta let us know before anyone can really suggest anything to you.
if you want the best terrain and snow by far move to alaska like i said. our park consisted of 3 rails (rainbow, A frame, and flat down), a terrible quarter pipe, and a 25 foot jump. but for me at least, theres so much other shit it dosent matter.
so let us know what you want so ns can make reasonable suggestions for you wants
^^^For sure thought about that! No need for a park when your trying to ski powder everyday. Who knows Revy is suppose to be the next Whistler so they could be starting up a park anytime.
of check out any video of haines, like seth killing it there. mountains just like that are accessable hear, and AK is the only place. i dont know anything about living in girdwood or anchorage and skiing alyeska, from what i hear its a tamer, but bigger resort.
and our park is fun when its icy or something, but yeah dosent compare. check out my only other video in my profile nad you will see our table from 2 years ago.