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    Supposedly one of the reasons Arapahoe Basin...

    Supposedly one of the reasons Arapahoe Basin ended their arrangement with Vail and the EpicPass was so they could control the guest experience and crowds. Of course, then they promptly joined...
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    Good post DrJ.

    Good post DrJ.
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    NH Epic Passer and Christmas: Wildcat for the...

    NH Epic Passer and Christmas: Wildcat for the win. Ascutney for back-up. Good XC in Mount Wash Valley.
    http://www.dcski.com/images/article_photos/1290969768_pic2.jpg
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    I kind of agree with above. I have memories of...

    I kind of agree with above. I have memories of horrendous lift lines back in the 1970s skiing in the mid-Atlantic. Much worse than any lines today. In recent years I've mostly been skiing out west...
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    This isn't so weird as it is amazing. DON'T...

    This isn't so weird as it is amazing.

    DON'T TRY THIS AT HOME! Three guys in a Mercedes specially equipped for speed, endurance and police avoidance broke the record for the "Cannonball Run," an...
  6. Where's raising Arizona? AZ Snowbowl got 54" of...

    Where's raising Arizona?
    AZ Snowbowl got 54" of snow over Thanksgiving Weekend!
    https://snowbrains.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/DSC_1793-min.jpg
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    He wasn't bad before he left either:-P Some...

    He wasn't bad before he left either:-P

    Some early Beatlemania featuring John's vocals on Twist and Shout:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RCuLkfaX9TM
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    Friday traffic heading west out of the Wash DC...

    Friday traffic heading west out of the Wash DC area (the direction of all our local ski destinations) is terrible and only getting worse all the time. Only a massive switch to telecommuting will...
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    Was that footage all taken within a couple miles...

    Was that footage all taken within a couple miles of AZ Snowbowl Ski area?

    I was very near AZ Snowbowl on May 23, 2019, but couldn't see the ski area! I drove from Flagstaff that morning on 180...
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    WORD! :grin:

    WORD! :grin:
  11. Sugarbush and Sugarloaf are pretty popular places...

    Sugarbush and Sugarloaf are pretty popular places to be considered under-rated.

    Over and under-rated are such subjective terms. You seem to equate under-rated with good places that get relatively...
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    Yeah! Good stuff. What's entailed in getting to...

    Yeah! Good stuff. What's entailed in getting to open bowl/Rustler's Peak at 1 and 3 minute marks??


    The reason gopros went the way of the dinosaur: The editing required to make mediocre skiers...
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    If it's not your credit card that's keeping the...

    If it's not your credit card that's keeping the light on, then it's kind of hard to complain.
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    Here's a trip report covering Telluride and CB. ...

    Here's a trip report covering Telluride and CB. Loved 'em both.
    https://www.pugski.com/threads/closing-week-at-telluride-and-crested-butte-april-2019.15144/

    For advanced skiing when the snow is...
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    This is a fun discussion. I've been a fan of CO...

    This is a fun discussion. I've been a fan of CO ski areas ever since I made a solo drive out there from VA in 1976 when I was a college senior on spring break. That spring I skied Vail, Aspen and...
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    LOL +1 Wildcat's one of my favorite ski areas...

    LOL +1

    Wildcat's one of my favorite ski areas in the USA and I've skied 90+ places. Super scenic and nice low key vibe. Aesthetically pleasing long and winding trails. Narrow and long fall line...
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    Good feedback so far.

    A few more comments:

    Polecat trail at Wildcat is IMHO one of the best and most scenic beginner runs in all of the East! That one run makes Wildcat worth 2 or 3 days of...
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    It would be an interesting exercise to try to...

    It would be an interesting exercise to try to determine which is economically better for a small town: numerous small businesses or one Walmart supercenter? Could a large and vibrant Walmart be...
  19. I'm going to jump on the hijack:-) Best reason...

    I'm going to jump on the hijack:-)
    Best reason to have kids: To Give another human being the Chance to Enjoy skiing.
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    A lot of posters migrated from Epic Ski to Pug...

    A lot of posters migrated from Epic Ski to Pug Ski dot com, including many CO locals.
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    Best wishes in your new business model with...

    Best wishes in your new business model with Alterra and Sugarbush. Thanks for all you did over the years to make Sugarbush great again!
  22. Congrats to Scotty on ski pass! I will be...

    Congrats to Scotty on ski pass!

    I will be skiing the mid-Atlantic early, then doing my annual geezer ski bum trip west for Feb-Apr. Will be skiing mostly at Snowbird, but also some other areas in...
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    I spent three days at Big Sky last Feb 2019 in...

    I spent three days at Big Sky last Feb 2019 in near white0ut conditions. Great snow, but hard to remember what the heck I skied. Summit tram was closed almost all the time I was there and I never...
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    Here's a few more: Exterminator Glades at Mt....

    Here's a few more:
    Exterminator Glades at Mt. Ellen
    https://web.archive.org/web/20170427125755im_/http://www.epicski.com/content/type/61/id/97684/width/500/height/1000/flags/LL

    Needles Eye at...
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    Lets see if I have photos from some my favorites....

    Lets see if I have photos from some my favorites. Can you guys see these?

    Casablanca Glades at Saddleback, ME...
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