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    Capt'n & ginger beer

    Capt'n & ginger beer
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    That's the best part about skiing; Just when one...

    That's the best part about skiing; Just when one thinks they've mastered it, somebody hucks a double front corked 1080, kills the race course or outruns an avalanche straight lining a couloir. ...
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    I don't get sick of it but I certainly lose...

    I don't get sick of it but I certainly lose interest. Mid-season there isn't much that will stop me from skiing every weekend and often 3-day weekends. Early season I'll sometimes bail knowing that...
  4. Thread: Okemo 4/6/2014

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    You didn't miss anything at Killington. The...

    You didn't miss anything at Killington. The Friday/Saturday rain did a real number on the conditions there. Although snow depths are great there is a thick solid ice layer fairly near the surface. ...
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    This is the first year in countless that I...

    This is the first year in countless that I haven't made it to Waterville. Thanks for the memories!
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    I'm an annual customer of the ski 3. I've never...

    I'm an annual customer of the ski 3. I've never stepped up to the ski 5 because I'm afraid I wouldn't use them all. A couple years back they allowed the purchase of 2 ski 3 booklets which let you...
  7. Key words, "no injuries". A lucky shot and the...

    Key words, "no injuries". A lucky shot and the sacrifice of one old double probably saved the lives of a lot of skiers.
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    Out of Goslings rum so making Dark n' Stormy's...

    Out of Goslings rum so making Dark n' Stormy's with Captain Morgans. Tastes fine but the color is off.
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    I wish it had to do with snow pack but for many...

    I wish it had to do with snow pack but for many resorts it comes down to $$. Not skier visits but rather insurance. All resorts have expensive liability and worker's comp. policies which are term. ...
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    Agreed, that is not what I'd call a chute. ...

    Agreed, that is not what I'd call a chute. Plenty of room to turn and plenty of lumps and bumps to help control speed. When you do it, make sure you hit that lil' 10 footer on the right at 1:00....
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    Agreed. Bleeding speed in a chute gets pretty...

    Agreed. Bleeding speed in a chute gets pretty risky though. The reason we drop into the chute is because there's a fresh dump. After a fresh dump is when there's increased concern about how much...
  12. Thread: Waist size...

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    Unfortunately for me at least, most reviews are...

    Unfortunately for me at least, most reviews are like this one where edge to edge transition speed isn't even a factor. I don't judge skiers at speed and I often discount the speed performance of a...
  13. Sunday River Saturday and Sunday. Report looks...

    Sunday River Saturday and Sunday.

    Report looks like rain on Saturday and then freezing hard for bullet proof corduroy on Sunday. I guess things can only improve from that forecast.
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    Meh, tight mogul lines are created by teams and...

    Meh, tight mogul lines are created by teams and expert skiers. Although they're good practice for other skills they're a bit too predictable for a tree skiing and chutes. You're better off to find...
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    Wait out the fresh powder? I wish SO MANY more...

    Wait out the fresh powder? I wish SO MANY more people would do this. Please let this advice go viral!
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    When you go wide on hard pack you sacrifice edge...

    When you go wide on hard pack you sacrifice edge to edge transition quickness. If one is trying to support an upright object from tipping using the base, build a wider base. A skier is an upright...
  17. Saturday-Gunstock Sunday-Attitash

    Saturday-Gunstock
    Sunday-Attitash
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    68mm GS carver 68mm SL carver 74mm Bumps & crud...

    68mm GS carver
    68mm SL carver
    74mm Bumps & crud
    117mm Powder



    That's what's missing in my quiver as well. I have no desire for anything between the 88 and my 117s. I skied the Kastle FX84...
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    I'll give you some time to get from Mt. Ellen to...

    I'll give you some time to get from Mt. Ellen to Lincoln Peak then give you a ring.
    :beer:
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    Congrats on qualifying!

    Congrats on qualifying!
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    The food was good but I was disappointed they...

    The food was good but I was disappointed they didn't have a full liquor license. So, if you want Mexican with beer or Sangria you're fine but if you were expecting tequila with your meal, they don't...
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    Tim's Awesome Burger! If you've never had peanut...

    Tim's Awesome Burger! If you've never had peanut butter as a condiment, this is the place to give it a try. Ask the locals that are at the bar, they'll recommend the same.
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    Sat-Sugarbush Sun-Attitash PM me your digits...

    Sat-Sugarbush
    Sun-Attitash

    PM me your digits if you'd like to carve some corduroy with me either day.
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    Pretty much everywhere in the northeast saw rain...

    Pretty much everywhere in the northeast saw rain last Friday. The woods are toast until the next snowfall so from last weekend on it's been all groomers and I don't see a change in sight for this...
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    Toss that ski in the dumpster Cornhead, it's not...

    Toss that ski in the dumpster Cornhead, it's not worth the risk. Edges are thin, sharp and only safe when properly fastened and connected tip to tail. If an edge breaks, splits or separates it can...
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