And you really can't audition new boards in the ski shop, 'cause -- bingo, Slugger -- no snow. So look for demo days on the slopes. Yeah, they're coming up, just as the snow arrives. One comes to Hunter Mountain, just in time for the holidays. Mark Dec. 9/10 in your planner to test drive all the latest stuff and such from all of the major manufacturers. Pull out photo ID -- no fakies, yo -- and a credit card for a deposit and you're ready to ride.