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View Poll Results: Who will be open by early next week? (you can choose multiple)

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  • Killington

    28 84.85%
  • Sunday River

    28 84.85%
  • Sugarloaf

    7 21.21%
  • Okemo

    10 30.30%
  • Loon

    7 21.21%
  • Jay

    4 12.12%
  • Bretton Woods

    12 36.36%
  • Mount Snow

    16 48.48%
  • Jiminy Peak

    5 15.15%
  • Wildcat

    14 42.42%
  • Woodbury

    4 12.12%
  • Another hill that doesn't usually partake in early season action

    3 9.09%
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  1. #31
    Josh Fox @SingleChairWx Big negative North Atlantic and Arctic Oscillation point toward some possible late month festivities !

    This is some good news.


  2. #32
    Quote Originally Posted by andrec10 View Post
    Dam, wish I had time to go to Mt. Snow this weekend. Its free with my PeakPass...
    I'm gonna try to go Sunday. Them and Killington will be competing for my $$$. Like I said earlier... Mount Snow with multiple ways down is infinitely better than Killington if there's just one way down Snowdon, even if they can get Rime, Reason, and for haha's...Powerline open in the North Ridge. When was the last time they blew on that for early season turns? It's been forever...
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  3. #33
    Quote Originally Posted by Vortex View Post
    I think its jungle Road. Short narrow trail that lets Barker be used for everything quickly. I had heard Wed over the weekend. I thought that was pushing it, but the humidity looks low. I am just going to wait for Friday.
    I am ready to head up first thing tomorrow morning. Hoping it happens!

  4. #34
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    Killington for the win.Wednesday
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  5. #35
    Jiminy Peak says they will start making snow tonight and continuing whenever possible. They're pretty aggressive. It wouldn't surprise me if they open Saturday or Sunday.

    That's the furthest south hill I know of making snow.
    2017-2018 1 Day and counting...
    Mount Snow: 11/12
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  6. #36
    Guns running on NF at Mt Snow. Maybe the added water will allow them to add NF to normal day 1 frontside trails? That would make MS way more attractive.
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  7. #37
    Quote Originally Posted by slatham View Post
    Guns running on NF at Mt Snow. Maybe the added water will allow them to add NF to normal day 1 frontside trails? That would make MS way more attractive.
    My hunch is that you'll see a few different, additional opening day options at Mount Snow over the typical day 1 offering. With practically twice the water per minute available as before, that's a bunch water available to feed additional fan guns, even after the additional water, and air to feed the guns on the Northface are factored into the equation.

    It's obvious per the summit webcam that Freefall is part of the opening day plans. The post on their website about the opening day also said a "top to bottom" park at Carinthia, which to me may mean Nitro instead of and/or in addition to Gulch. I also wonder if say Ridge or Snowdance may be in the mix as well?

    Peak Admins at past passholders meetings described the upgraded system as basically "think of basically twice the terrain available on opening day as in the past." And with the quite favorable temps showing up shortly, I am quite curious to see what the new system can do!!

    While I can't make opening day on Saturday due to family commitments in CT, I am looking forward to experiencing things on Sunday firsthand!

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  8. #38
    Guns are on at Stratton. Webcam is down though.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SIKSKIER View Post
    Killington for the win.Wednesday
    If everyone can't buy a ticket is it a win? With that said I still believe that they will be the only ones open tomorrow so they should still win.
    Last edited by Smellytele; Nov 8, 2017 at 7:40 AM.
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  10. #40
    Quote Originally Posted by Smellytele View Post
    If everyone can't buy a ticket is it a win? With that said I still believe that they will be the only ones open tomorrow so they should still win.
    Fair question...but yes even with a public Thursday opening they should still be "first".

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