A while back, I wrote a "tongue in cheek" reference comparing snowboarders to drivers with cell phones. I got some negative feedback, including from my good friend Nick (reader #5 out of 20 total readers).
On further reflection, I think that I may have been a bit unfair. Most snowboarders aren't bad people, they are just a bit misguided. So, I thought I'd try to improve the situation by giving some advice to those of you who prefer a single plank for your snow-riding activities: