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    Stratton does have some interesting trails but...

    Stratton does have some interesting trails but it's just not much of a challenge to the real ski enthusiast. Great for families though, especially with kids that want to ski but don't want to wait in...
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    Actually, I paid $77 for a one day lift ticket...

    Actually, I paid $77 for a one day lift ticket plus bus ride to Stowe on Saturday 2/8 last season through Nacski. Could have gone the third Saturday in March at $37 last year as they were running a...
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    I don't use it as I just do day trips with buses...

    I don't use it as I just do day trips with buses which getting the lift ticket from them is still effectively a lower price (about $37 over the cost of bus only pricing) for any resort including...
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    Agreed; you are essentially paying for a movie...

    Agreed; you are essentially paying for a movie and getting free ski passes because you went to the movie. Now, even for someone who makes $10 an hour, do you think driving to/from a movie theater,...
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    Judging by the traffic going into and out of the...

    Judging by the traffic going into and out of the resort, I'd find it hard to believe that people would've gone to other ski areas for the day unless they had a season pass.
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    A few Sunbowl trails can be accessed from Main...

    A few Sunbowl trails can be accessed from Main Mountain as you'd return to Ursa through a traverse. It is late season, so Sunbowl is unlikely to be opened unless they are expecting a good crowd.
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    Definitely there was quite a bit of gapers who...

    Definitely there was quite a bit of gapers who can't otherwise afford regular lift ticket prices plus the gas to get to the mountain. Word was midweek business has been incredibly slow for them...
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    Waterville 4/1 - April Fools Dollar Day

    I went to Waterville today and it was probably almost as best as spring skiing will get. Got ready and was on the slopes just in time for opening bell, and it was a busy one for sure as 80 people...
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    Waterville just announced they're pulling the...

    Waterville just announced they're pulling the plug on April 7th this year. All I can say is wow; that is early. Guess I have to make my way up and use my voucher sometime this week since I've been...
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    If you're from MA you can take the Nacski bus...

    If you're from MA you can take the Nacski bus from Boston, Braintree, or Woburn for $67 with promo code HAXNS; bus and lift ticket included. They offered me a $40 coupon code connected to my account...
  11. Thread: Loon 3.8.14

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    A good option if your close enough to Woburn,...

    A good option if your close enough to Woburn, Boston, or Braintree, hop on the Nacski bus. Nap on the bus and let someone else do all of the driving. The earliness of the arrival time allows you to...
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    Didn't take a pic of this one but White Peaks...

    Didn't take a pic of this one but White Peaks quad was backed up all the way to the quadzilla line last year with 2 lanes for each group size opened (8 total) at Watervile Valley for St Pattys Day...
  13. Thread: Loon 3.8.14

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    Wow; you rally hit Loon very lucky for a Saturday...

    Wow; you rally hit Loon very lucky for a Saturday especially w/ no singles line at the Kanc.
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    I love the chondola. You can get out of South...

    I love the chondola. You can get out of South Ridge fast and easy and you can practically go to base of barker, white cap, spruce, North Peak, and Aurora from the top of it. Only place you can't end...
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    Depends... if it's tough for you to make it out...

    Depends... if it's tough for you to make it out after the calendar turns to April with Spring Sports commitments, etc. and want to get at least 2 good days in, Okemo then is more favorable. If you...
  16. Thread: Jay Peak 3/1/14

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    Really, it's just the Tram that gets supercrazy...

    Really, it's just the Tram that gets supercrazy because of its limited uphill capacity unless you're talking a windhold (or lift malfunction). The flyer right by it will give you access to almost...
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    I think most resorts have gone to letting a side...

    I think most resorts have gone to letting a side of a trail bump up for those skiers. It's nice to see for the days where snow freezes over. I think about offering an enjoyable experience everyday...
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    Yeah; there's no additional cost for the ski...

    Yeah; there's no additional cost for the ski resort for you to be skiing 1/2 day vs full day especially in the morning when it's more crowded anyway. Gotta love the people that come at 10 am and say...
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    Well, I think with all the complementary...

    Well, I think with all the complementary activities, including a hotel with an indoor water park, shopping, etc. North Conway is quite an attraction for family skiers. For the avid skier? Only to...
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    Waterville 2/23/14

    Went to Waterville today. Was a combination of packed powder and frozen granular.

    Crowdwise, it was the slowest I've ever seen business at Waterville on a weekend. They probably did slightly more...
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    Interesting BW was busy today. Went to Waterville...

    Interesting BW was busy today. Went to Waterville and it was the slowest I've seen the resort on a weekend.
  22. Thread: Stowe 02/14/14

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    One of the tricks that I do is I stop at a...

    One of the tricks that I do is I stop at a grocery store and stuff my pockets full of larabars especially the Alts. It's dense nutritious energy food that is still way less expensive that Stowe's...
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    I wouldn't either. There's enough discounts...

    I wouldn't either. There's enough discounts around even for Stowe. They've had 3 buses that have gone up to Stowe for $67 (bus and lift ticket included) on Nacski.com with promo code HAXNS (or $77...
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    Nacski.com added an additional Stowe trip on...

    Nacski.com added an additional Stowe trip on March 9th at $77 from Braintree, Boston, or Woburn; bus and lift ticket included. Same price can be had for March 22nd. You can save $10 with promo code...
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    Good stuff; though I'd still ski Stowe @ $77 a...

    Good stuff; though I'd still ski Stowe @ $77 a head transit provided from Boston from posted over Smuggs @ $64 and drive yourself. Upper Spruce offers the Smuggs experience crowdwise w/ a fast lift,...
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