Heading out to Virginia Beach for surfing and some nicer weather here in a few weeks. Liberty snowflex is only a few hours away. Has anyone ever been? Worth the drive?
It'd be pretty radical to surf, skate and ski all in the same week.
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armchair_skierIdk maybe it's just me but hiking rails on a shadeless and scorching hot dry slope just doesn't sound fun. Virginia is super humid too.
I think they have a jump line but falling on that msnow space turf shit prolly hurts like hell. If they have tramps and foam pits inside with ac that would be gas but idk if they do.
CatdickBojanglesYou could ski actual snow a few hours away.
Lonelyso you haven't actually been
extravertmore edits to give you an idea: https://www.newschoolers.com/member/T-Sin.99792/Videos
MinggIn regards to clothing:
-If you go in a few weeks - it will not be that hot. Maybe not even hot at all.
-If by chance it is hot and you want to wear a t shirt:
step 1: take long socks.
step 2: cut the foot part off, leaving just the leg part.
step 3: use this on your elbows. The surface is no joke.
-Wear snow pants (an old pair if you don't want them getting torn up) or something that protects your skin.
-Wear rope tow and temp appropriate gloves/mitts (thin leather or fake leather or any glove you don't care about).
In regards to riding:
-As mentioned before, there is padding under the bristle surface so it is somewhat low impact if you crash. You won't feel much difference in impact for rails and boxes but on the jumps this is super helpful.
-It is cooler in the mornings and evenings but as mentioned, probs won't get that hot. The surface relies on water to reduce friction so if it's cooler, it will stay faster. Keep that in mind if you are out early, go in for a break and come back and suddenly everything is sticky or slower.
-Don't be afraid to pizza/switch pizza. It is not the easiest surface to carve on/hockey stop on. If you need to speed check just a little it is way easier to pizza that throw your skis sideways.
In regards to worthiness:
-Absolutely worth it. It is different and anyone who compares it to backyard setups is just straight yuck. You can legit ski and piece different lines. Also, jumps are super sick(knuckle, 10 foot, 20ish foot but also super long landing so you can send it pretty far). There's also no where or very few other places that compare so it's cool to have the experience. Also it's like less than $10 for a ticket so why not?
JhaekDefinitely worth it!
Take all the advice of protecting your skin from the surface.
Bring a bar of rub on wax.
LonelyI'll have plenty of surf wax. That's what you're supposed to rub all over the rails right??