In the Olden Days...

Discussiong about sledding, tobogganing and tubing. Homemade sleds, vintage sleds, and snow tubes.
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In the Olden Days...

Postby SnowPhoto » Wed Dec 26, 2012 3:30 pm

I'm not sure why Tom was out sledding with us, but it's a pretty good sled train. Tom and his daughter in front, Matt behind, then Sam, Jason, me, and Sara.

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and Jason...

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Re: In the Olden Days...

Postby Nobody » Wed Dec 26, 2012 3:32 pm

Thanks for sharing these... Good times! The sleds I used were my dads, from the early 1950's. He still has them. I remember waxing them up for the runs. :cool:
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Re: In the Olden Days...

Postby SnowPhoto » Wed Dec 26, 2012 3:44 pm

The train breaks down...

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... and the long trek back up...

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Re: In the Olden Days...

Postby SnowPhoto » Wed Dec 26, 2012 3:46 pm

I didn't own a sled, needless to say. We had a nice runner sled in Montana, but I think we ditched it, expecting that there wasn't going to be enough snow in WA to use it when we moved. I preferred the toboggan under most conditions, anyway :)
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Re: In the Olden Days...

Postby Nobody » Wed Dec 26, 2012 3:52 pm

I missed a metal runner sled at the Goodwill recently...guy was walking out the door with it :frown: Every sled type has it's use! I think I have a new backcountry sled spot scouted out!
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Re: In the Olden Days...

Postby Nobody » Wed Dec 26, 2012 3:55 pm

I missed that second set of pics you posted...taking me way back. I loved how we had to "stop" before hitting 99th ave. :laugh:
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Re: In the Olden Days...

Postby SnowPhoto » Wed Dec 26, 2012 4:14 pm

Yeah, that ditch in front of Christie West's house was a pretty good brake. On skateboards, too.
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Re: In the Olden Days...

Postby Mrs. Nobody » Wed Dec 26, 2012 9:23 pm

I just want to know how many people you know with the name Sara?

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Re: In the Olden Days...

Postby SnowPhoto » Wed Dec 26, 2012 10:37 pm

Oh, come now... a gentleman doesn't disclose that sort of thing.



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Re: In the Olden Days...

Postby n16ht5 » Mon Dec 31, 2012 7:47 am

nice.


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