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    I think you are misunderstanding the issue. ...

    I think you are misunderstanding the issue. Sugarbush has the approvals to draw water from the river. They only use about 20% to 30% of whats allowed. The approvals they will need are for the...
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    Listen, people are getting bogged down with the...

    Listen, people are getting bogged down with the numbers based on what I reported. 2X, 3x what ever. I thought Win said that they wanted to go from 2K to 6K. That might be wrong. The point he was...
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    ASC's demise was about about leveraged buying and...

    ASC's demise was about about leveraged buying and development of lodging. They were trying to build housing and sell it to make money. that is what did them in. It has nothing to do with snow...
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    Excessive. Have you ever been at Sugarbush for...

    Excessive. Have you ever been at Sugarbush for the weeks after a rain or thaw event mid winter? It takes them a good long while to get things back in order. Only trails like Snow ball, Spring...
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    The discussion was not about the total. He said...

    The discussion was not about the total. He said that they do not use even close to the allowed total. it was about the GPM. I think he was saying that they want to go from 2000 GPM to 6000 GPM. ...
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    No he did not say anything about selling. He did...

    No he did not say anything about selling. He did say that he hoped to be the forerunner for the pond skimming for years to come. ;-)

    Highlights:
    - Spoke very broadly about the difficulties...
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    I hope that everybody realizes that the larger...

    I hope that everybody realizes that the larger resorts and the big conglomerates are raising the daily window prices to basically force people to consider season passes so they get their operating...
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    I guess I am just not that kind of skier to...

    I guess I am just not that kind of skier to relate to the dilemma of the person that walks up to the window, not knowing all the options and just buying full price. Who does that? Well unless they...
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    They are not $120 ever. Not if you go on line...

    They are not $120 ever. Not if you go on line and buy them. And I guess you would say the same thing about Killington, Stowe, Jay and any other ski major ski area. they are all close to that price...
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    Mach, they all suck. Don't try to put lipstick...

    Mach, they all suck. Don't try to put lipstick on a pig around here. I basically left SR because the big company ruined what was a perfect place for years. And from what I see Boyne is not much...
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    Look, I was just struck by this news and wanted...

    Look, I was just struck by this news and wanted to know. I have no idea if he is even considering selling. But...Considering that Win has always been really proud that Sugarbush is one of the few...
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    Ok then, since Win is now here I guess I can ask...

    Ok then, since Win is now here I guess I can ask him directly.

    This past weekend I had more than one local say that your time of owning Sugarbush might be coming to an end soon. I do not know the...
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    I don't know about bee's nests but if apples are...

    I don't know about bee's nests but if apples are any indication of how severe the winter will be then we are in business. Lots of apple up in the valley.

    One thing that was troubling to me is the...
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    The back side is no joke if you do not know where...

    The back side is no joke if you do not know where you are going and do not have the right back county gear. There are cliffs, gullys, large thickets of dense trees and in some places as much as a...
  15. Thread: Ski VT passes

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    It's always in October and you will not get an...

    It's always in October and you will not get an email unless you have purchased them in the past. Good luck.
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    It sounds like you scoped it out and know the...

    It sounds like you scoped it out and know the answer already. Either way it should not affect you. Just cut around the lift and access the trail. Don't let silly rules get in your way. LOL
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    Here's my criteria: - We are going with 4 to...

    Here's my criteria:
    - We are going with 4 to maybe 6 people.
    - We are all expert skiers, want to ski steeper terrain and have some adventure.
    - Planning on hiring a quide for at least one or...
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    I've been to Cham twice and without a doubt it is...

    I've been to Cham twice and without a doubt it is one of the most awesome experiences I have ever had. There is an electricity to that town I have not felt elsewhere. The only down side is the...
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    After reading all of this it has actually made my...

    After reading all of this it has actually made my decision even harder. Hearing that Zermatt can have low snow snowfall and questionable conditions makes me Leary. I have been skunked way to many...
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    Zermatt this Winter

    We are thinking of going to Zermatt this winter. I know a few of you guys have gone. Looking for some intel on where to stay and any do's or don'ts. Our only qualification is to not have a long...
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    I've skied Vail twice for a week each. Now mind...

    I've skied Vail twice for a week each. Now mind you both times I skied with a local that worked for Vail so Parking, lodging, tickets and all the other ridiculous costs were taken out of the...
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    There is another video out there of 2 guys that...

    There is another video out there of 2 guys that started last at the back of the pack on purpose to see how many people they could pass. One guy ended up 39th. That was an ever sicker video with the...
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    Sugarbush is having their Brewgrass festival this...

    Sugarbush is having their Brewgrass festival this weekend. Really good time if you like Vermont Beer. 23 Breweries in attendance:

    • 14th Star • Citizen Cider • Collaborative Brewing • Cousins...
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    Based on the forecast, Saturday Morning will be...

    Based on the forecast, Saturday Morning will be OK and definitely better than Sunday. With rain in the forecast I doubt there will be the usual crowds. I was toying with the idea but might stay...
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    No your wrong. This is a millennia construct. ...

    No your wrong. This is a millennia construct. If you bang stuff out fast and leave early the perception is that you don't have enough to do. And if you take the initiative to work longer hours,...
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