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    Was hoping for more on lessons/seasonal programs

    Was hoping for more on lessons/seasonal programs
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    The Killington announcement said masks are...

    The Killington announcement said masks are required at all times except when eating or drinking:

    "masks covering the nose and mouth are required at all times, except when seated while eating or...
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    Yikes

    Yikes
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    Uphill, yes you can access the whole mountain via...

    Uphill, yes you can access the whole mountain via Cannonball (which actually drops you slightly higher than the tram). No tram just creates some inconvenience at the bottom and doesn't allow lapping...
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    The weekends around the holidays are busier than...

    The weekends around the holidays are busier than normal but midweek holiday periods aren't bad at all. I think the busiest weekend last year was MLK weekend, and even that wasn't too bad by the...
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    I'd highly recommend booking on-property as it...

    I'd highly recommend booking on-property as it seems highly likely that most mountains will have some kind of reservation/lottery system this winter, which will inevitably give preference to people...
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    No foreign labor AND they can’t even offer...

    No foreign labor AND they can’t even offer unlimited skiing as a perk of employment if there is a capacity cap.
  8. Just make sure to check ahead that they are open...

    Just make sure to check ahead that they are open -- those two are often not open due to insufficient snow cover.
  9. I don't think there's much chance a vaccine has a...

    I don't think there's much chance a vaccine has a significant impact on this ski season - the timeline seems too small. Even if we have a proven and safe vaccine in December or January, you're...
  10. From DJ's you should be able to cut through...

    From DJ's you should be able to cut through around Banshee glade and get over to the Skateway to Zoomer without much hassle. From Kinsman I think you have to have left a car over there. Assuming the...
  11. Cannon update: Here are some plans we can...

    Cannon update:

    Here are some plans we can share right now, all of which come with a *subject to change:

    - Opening Day is scheduled for Friday, November 27th;
    - Snowmaking will begin as usual...
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    Yes it's nothing like that. Shops have...

    Yes it's nothing like that. Shops have established rates for boot work on boots they didn't sell and any shop that does boot work will do it. You will pay more than you would if you bought the boot...
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    Cannon is also no questions asked prior to...

    Cannon is also no questions asked prior to opening day.

    "Prior to our projected opening day, if you request a credit on your pass purchase, regardless of the reason, we will issue a credit for any...
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    Seasonal rental supply is so low that they can...

    Seasonal rental supply is so low that they can afford to be picky and just eliminate the risk, even if it's low. Our dog is crated when we aren't home, is never allowed on any furniture, we have...
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    Speaking from experience, with a dog makes it...

    Speaking from experience, with a dog makes it much tougher as seasonal rental inventory is low and probably 25% or fewer allow pets.

    Internet speeds are fine for working from home, as long as the...
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    You didn't say where you are looking so this will...

    You didn't say where you are looking so this will be more general.

    I check area realtors and also search craigslist for seasonal listing. I also look at AirBNB and VRBO and reach out to listings...
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    I think it's still really too early to have any...

    I think it's still really too early to have any answers, just curious how mountains are looking at it if they are and none of these high level interviews or statements have even really mentioned them...
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    I'm still waiting to see someone address lessons...

    I'm still waiting to see someone address lessons and seasonal junior programs. If the seasonal programs aren't running, it probably isn't worth it for my family, regardless of if the mountain is open...
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    "what the science says" has already been...

    "what the science says" has already been assimilated into the lexicon of generic meaningless management-speak.
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    +3 for Paul and Richelson's. The great thing...

    +3 for Paul and Richelson's.
    The great thing about Paul is he thinks only about your feet and your skiing needs, and doesn't adhere strictly to any hard and fast rules about sizing. I'd always...
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    Not sure if this got discussed upthread but Boyne...

    Not sure if this got discussed upthread but Boyne suspended all season pass sales June 15th - so Sugarloaf, Loon, Big Sky, Sunday River - no passes available to purchase now and no details about when...
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    Contrary to expectations, haven't seen any...

    Contrary to expectations, haven't seen any increase in seasonal rental inventory in New Hampshire. We're proceeding cautiously -- booking a rental but insisting on a COVID clause. Given the current...
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    Didn't see it mentioned in thread but Cannon has...

    Didn't see it mentioned in thread but Cannon has announced a similar season pass assurance program:

    EARLY PURCHASE PASS ASSURANCE:
    Valid through November 26, 2020*
    *(Projected Opening: November...
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    Bigger than passes, who has re-upped their...

    Bigger than passes, who has re-upped their seasonal leases? We lost our spot (sold) and I am interested to see if there's more inventory this year than in prior years.
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    Cannon pushed their best discount/bonus pass date...

    Cannon pushed their best discount/bonus pass date to June
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