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Wild Ride Terrain Park

Established in 2004 the Wild Ride Terrain Park has been a fantastic addition to Mt Lyford Alpine Resort, which is already described as a natural terrain park. The man made features of the terrain park add a more exciting and challenging aspect to the resort.

The Wild Ride Terrain Park has been set up in its own basin to the right of the Cloudy T-bar.

The park has a lead in through a natural terrain shoot with a snow cornice up to the left perfect for wing over's.

First in the terrain park is a table top for massive air and tricks followed by the rails and fun box.

Terrain Features:

* Table Top/ Kicker

* 3 Rails* 1 C-rail

* 1 Fun Box

* 1 Log Rails (5.6m)

The International Truck Jump

For years the old 1956 International Truck (ex tow truck) has been a focal point of the resort next to the lodge. Used as a source of entertainment by many for jumps and photography.

             
Terrain Park, Jump and Half Pipe Tips

The Smart Style

*stretch before you hit the slopes*

*have a few warm up runs*

*look before you leap*

- scope and inspect the terrain features on your first run

- scope the area around jumps and rails

- know the landing area is clear

- have a spotter

- clear yourself before leaping or sliding

- clear yourself out of the landing area

*work through your style*

- know your ability

- start small and easy working your way up

(inverted aerials are not recommended)

*give respect get respect*

- from when you arrive in the car park to the lift line, the slopes and to the terrain park

**most important have fun**

wrist guards must be worn
wearing a helmet is strongly recommended

     
     
Mt Lyford Alpine Resort, Rural Delivery, Waiau, North Canterbury, New Zealand
Cell Phone:025 330 999
Ph: +64 3 315-6178
Fax:+64 3 315-6158
lyfordski@xtra.co.nz

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