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    Probably around 6 hours to Quebec. Another hour...

    Probably around 6 hours to Quebec. Another hour to Le Massif. Plenty of lodging options in Quebec or around Ste Anne. Not so much right near Massif.
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    A trip I have contemplated also. It would be...

    A trip I have contemplated also. It would be more for the experience and exploring a new to me region than anything else.

    A friend of a friend has been skiing and back country skiing there. He...
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    Been a few times and like staying in the village....

    Been a few times and like staying in the village.

    Nice to not have to drive once you get there.
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    I also like the terrain better at Ste Anne. Some...

    I also like the terrain better at Ste Anne. Some great bump runs and I like that big, wide La Crete black groomer run all the way to skiers right.

    Though there is better tree skiing, IMO, south...
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    Both Ste Anne and Le Massiff have a lot good top...

    Both Ste Anne and Le Massiff have a lot good top to bottom skiing. Ste Anne has some pods with less. Massiff has at least 1 chair
    where you don't have to ski all the way to the bottom. At...
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    We have been to Le Masiff and Ste Anne many...

    We have been to Le Masiff and Ste Anne many times. Both get about as crowded as a northern VT hill.

    Was last there Jan. 3. Not terrible but some 10 minute lines. Some less. Never been to...
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    We just got back from Steamboat last night....

    We just got back from Steamboat last night. 1/10-1/17. Great snow! Great timing! Great trees and bumps.

    We took a day off and did the Strawberry hot springs after skiing 3 straight days.
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  8. Thread: Big Sky

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    Both are great mountains, but, if in Jackson I...

    Both are great mountains, but, if in Jackson I would stay there.

    Big Sky is big and worth a week on it's own...takes a few days, at least for me, to learn where you want to go.
  9. I fly out west a couple times each winter and...

    I fly out west a couple times each winter and lately to Europe once r twice a year as well.

    Winter travel can be a real crap shoot and it is best to keep your options open. I say go with an...
  10. Thread: Storm on the way

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    Got about 3-4" of snow on top of 2+ inches of...

    Got about 3-4" of snow on top of 2+ inches of dense mix. Still coming down lightly. We are heading north from Sunape and will stop off at Kingdom Trails for xc on the way to Quebec.
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    I just drove over to Sunape to grab a trail map...

    I just drove over to Sunape to grab a trail map for a collage we are making. Place is shut down today due to a power outage.

    Still pissing down misty rain at 23 degrees outside according to the...
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    We are at a friend's house with a view of Sunape....

    We are at a friend's house with a view of Sunape. Well, can;t see the hill now everything is socked in. It is a mix here with less than an inch of some frozen substance on the ground...kind of a...
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    yep.

    yep.
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    lol. 26 years ago I stopped off from a business...

    lol. 26 years ago I stopped off from a business trip to LA in Denver for a long weekend of skiing, meeting some friends who had a condo rented in Silverthorne. I had a mid sized car reserved at...
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    That was probably my ex. First snow of the...

    That was probably my ex.

    First snow of the season is always worse. No material on the roads yet.

    I am not sure if the drivers are worse here, CT, or it's just that there are more of us. I...
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    As far as I'm concerned slow is safer and...

    As far as I'm concerned slow is safer and therefore better than a bunch of yahoos speeding in the snow. The key to not getting in an accident and not having to stop and possible get stuck is to...
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    Met a couple sitting in the seats right in front...

    Met a couple sitting in the seats right in front of ours who flew here from Jackson Hole for the shows. The guy said he'd lived there for 30 years and skis almost every day. I didn't ask what he...
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    It was really good. I love Tom's playing as...

    It was really good.

    I love Tom's playing as well. He has his own take on GD material and is not a Jerry clone. Oteil is awesome as well.

    I have seen JRAD a few times and while they are in...
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    Went to see a show at the capitol Theatre Friday...

    Went to see a show at the capitol Theatre Friday and they played a promo video for some Jerry Garcia cannabis?
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    At least they did something for you. That's...

    At least they did something for you. That's good.

    I have been to Tremblant, Ste. Anne and Le Massif.

    Ste. Anne is a half hour from Quebec and Le Massif is another 20 or 30 minutes east...
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    I am thinking that you had the good sense to not...

    I am thinking that you had the good sense to not follow him!
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    BTW, Colorado for Christmas sounds great! We are...

    BTW, Colorado for Christmas sounds great! We are heading north to Quebec for New Year's. BRRR!
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    I would have told them on the first phone...

    I would have told them on the first phone conversation to not do anything until you had a chance to make a few calls. Then you could have picked your stuff up and taken them to a shop, probably in...
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    Is that Vince on the slip into Corbett's?

    Is that Vince on the slip into Corbett's?
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    Sounds like OP has a sound plan. Just some...

    Sounds like OP has a sound plan.

    Just some info/corrections re Pow Mow. The cat skiing that cost $25 per ride is called Lightning Ridge. This access a canyon full of lines but is not free...
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