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Versant Avila - AKAMP jour 2 - 29 juin, 2019


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Après un vendredi soir tardif, nous nous sommes reposés samedi matin et je n'ai pas pu assister au jam Nikita Girls Who Ride, qui s'est déroulé de 13h à 17h, un quart de travail par rapport à la session du soir de l'an dernier, qui offrait des conditions parfaites de jour. Nous sommes arrivés à Saint-Sauveur vers 15h30, juste à temps pour le déluge de pluie tombant du ciel. En raison de la sévérité des conditions météorologiques, ils ont arrêté le télésiège pendant un bref moment jusqu'à ce que le risque de foudre et de vent soit passé. Nous avons traîné dans la voiture pendant la pluie et nous nous sommes préparés à rouler!15797862_June292019107.thumb.JPG.c4abfd62440707297c81c2225bc0f30f.JPG 

Après avoir enregistré, je me suis dirigé vers la remontée mécanique, les gens sont revenus après la pluie, et bientôt tous les sièges de la remontée ont été remplis d'un flot constant de skieurs et de riders. Les gens se regroupaient au sommet et se rendaient au parc, la première caractéristique étant un grand tube à enjamber, suivi d'un tuyau. Ensuite, la partie principale du parc comportait une douzaine d'éléments ou plus avec plusieurs lignes possibles.

J'ai skié sur un certain nombre de descentes, puis j'ai fait une pause rapide, juste à côté de la rampe de patinage, qui était également en pleine utilisation. La remontée était encore pleine et elle est restée comme ça la majorité de la nuit. À un moment donné pendant ma pause suivante, il a recommencé à pleuvoir, mais cette fois-ci, le tonnerre et la foudre sont restés à distance et le télésiège a poursuivi sa course. Ce n'est que vers la dernière heure de la nuit que le flot des gens s'est un peu atténué. Il était donc beaucoup plus facile de faire des boucles plus rapides dans le parc avec moins de skieurs et de planchistes à prendre en compte.

Après la fermeture des remontées mécaniques, nous nous sommes dirigés vers la fête de l'AKAMP au parc aquatique, malheureusement nous avons manqué l'heure limite pour accéder aux cours de surf gratuits et au glissade, mais ce fut formidable de rester au T-Bar et siroter des pina coladas. En fin de soirée, nous sommes rentrés chez nous pour l'après-ski : fromage grillé au cheddar vieilli sur pain aux pommes pour se détendre avant le troisième jour demain !

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La première partie, avec un tuyau immédiatement après.

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La vue depuis la chaise !

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Le parc vu du lodge, avec le sk8 park à l'ombre de la structure blanche.

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Il y avait toujours au moins vingt personnes ou plus dans le parc, le télésiège étant rempli de skieurs et de planchistes !

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Après la pluie, le soleil est sorti !

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L'arc-en-ciel AKAMP !

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Ilana déchire à travers le parc.

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Dernière descente de la journée pano !

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La brume flotte au loin au-dessus des montagnes.

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Girls who ride: late night edition.

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Ilana et le coucher du soleil.

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AKAMP after party avec une session de surf gratuite pour les participants AKAMP !

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Le T-bar qui sert de délicieuses boissons.

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Pano du T-bar, piscine à vagues et éclairage.

J'ai filmé le flot de gens qui frappaient le sommet des éléments du parc :

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