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Parks Report: March 11, 2014
The massive (seriously, massive) amount of snow on Rocking Chair is starting to resemble a jib-covered slopestyle minipipe, right? Well, we said starting to. Lib Tech's Near Canada Open will go down this Saturday, March 15, and the Parks Crew is working hard to get the creative course in place. After the event, the crazy minipipe will actually be open to the public for a limited time, so make sure you check it out.
With The Sixth Annual Dumont Cup looming large, the top section of T72 is getting a complete renovation. Thus, upper T72 is closed until Thursday. When it reopens, it'll have a completely new jump line, in addition to the 600-foot superpipe. Terrain Parks Manager Morgan Rudd says it's going to be "way bigger," with each jump having two takeoffs. This is all in preparation for The Dumont Cup, but these features will be open to the public until the event course is fine-tuned. The Dumont Cup is March 28-29 and YOU can still register to compete with the pros at afpworldtour.com.
The jib park in the bottom section of T72 is currently open, and it's stuffed full with over 20 jibs, including the winning feature from Freeskier Magazine's Design-A-Feature Contest, an urban plaza, complete with a ride-through shipping container. Check the photos below and follow Sunday River Parks on Instagram for the latest. Oh yeah, make sure to tag your shots with #T72 or #HappyPlaceFound to contribute.
Speaking of contributing, we just wrapped up our #designafeature photo contest. A big congratulations to Chris Lee, who took home first place with this great shot. Feeling inspired to work behind the camera? Good, there are still a few digital media spots open for the Woodward Mini-Camp. Registering for camp is also a great way to gain access (the only way, really) to the exclusive Woodward park we're building on Dream Maker next week.
On 3D, you'll find mid-sized jumps and jibs, and it's conveniently located right next to T72 on North Peak. 3D and T72 are accessable via the North Peak Express and Chondola lifts.
Who-Ville, down on South Ridge, has an assortment of beginner rails, a line of rollers, and banked turns--designed for the marbles, enjoyed by all.
About the Parks
T72 15-Acres of new terrain dedicated to parks. Home of The Dumont Cup.
In the summer of 2013, Sunday River cut 15 acres of new terrain to create a park-specific trail called T72. The top section of T72 includes a rotation of medium to large-sized jumps and features. T72 is the new home of The Dumont Cup, which takes place every March.
Superpipe (T72) Big, ballsy, and the longest pipe in the East.
Sunday River's superpipe has 18-foot walls and stretches for 600 feet, making it the longest pipe in the East. It's located in the central section of T72, on skier's right. It is accessible from Second Mile or Dream Maker and serviced by the North Peak Express and Chondola lifts.
Jib Park (T72) Rails, boxes, and the like. Pick your poison.
T72's Jib Park can be accessed from Second Mile, Dream Maker, and Ridge Run (from 3D) and is serviced by the North Peak Express and Chondola lifts. The variety of this jib garden is sure to please both skiers and riders.
3D Go forth and prosper with our progression park.
3D is a progression park with mid-sized features in the upper section and a collection of mid-sized jibs in the lower section. Located on North Peak, accessible by riding upper 3D or cutting across from T72.
The Sticks 100% natural ingredients.
The Sticks is a natural terrain park in the woods on lower White Cap with 12 features, including a wall ride, jumps, a variety of natural, flat, and kink rails, and other wooden features. Right now, The Sticks is accessible from Starburst trail, serviced by the Little White Cap Quad. This park will be moving to lower North Peak for winter 2014-15.
Who-Ville Who said a beginner park could only enjoyed by beginners?
Who-Ville is designed as a fun park geared toward children and families, complete with super small jump lines, beginner boxes & rails, banked turns, and more rolls than your local bakery. Who-Ville is located on South Ridge and is serviced by the Chondola, the South Ridge Express, and the North Peak Express lifts. Lights line the trail making it available for night skiing.