6. You can meet a good crew

Matt McWhirter gives his dry slope setup a hose down after another productive session. Photo: Ed Blomfield
Matt McWhirter and Andy Nudds bond over some scum-cleaning. Photo: Ed Blomfield

Perhaps more so than anywhere else, a dry slope is the place to meet like-minded shredders. If they’re there too, they no doubt like to ride as much as you do. Cue fast friendships and stoker sessions. Most centres have a bar, too, allowing for a good post-shred pint.

Standing Sideways, one of the first dry slope movies – still awesome a decade later. And what a crew!


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