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    What will be different for me is that I likely...

    What will be different for me is that I likely won't be able to visit any ski area in Vermont. I'd have to quarantine 14 days before even beginning to ski (because their standards are based on...
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    I've taken the ski bus when I was in Utah, since...

    I've taken the ski bus when I was in Utah, since my rental car didn't have chains/awd. It took forever, was extremely crowded, and was very warm inside.

    I refused to go back to SLC because of the...
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    You don't understand the Karen Meme. Karen is...

    You don't understand the Karen Meme. Karen is someone who just thinks about themselves and takes pride in annoying minimum-wage customer service workers.

    Wearing a mask doesn't help you (unless...
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    It's always a "boot up in the car, bring lunch"...

    It's always a "boot up in the car, bring lunch" type of season for me. If COVID prompts ski areas to lower their ridiculous food prices, it will be one of the positive things to come out of this.
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    Not surprised that Waterville hasn't joined, if...

    Not surprised that Waterville hasn't joined, if there's a smart decision you can always count on them to do the exact opposite.

    Examples:


    Green Peak expansion with a relocated World Cup...
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    I think we'll be skiing in November but I doubt...

    I think we'll be skiing in November but I doubt many (myself include) will step on a plane anytime soon, or ski outside New England.

    There have been numerous reports about people who were told...
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    They've been trying for 3 years to sell it and no...

    They've been trying for 3 years to sell it and no one wants Jay. Perhaps Vermont could make it state-run like Cannon?

    A Cannon-Jay-Burke pass would be sweet. One can dream

    I could see the...
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    Poll: Wow who would have thought that listening to...

    Wow who would have thought that listening to scientists, using modern medicine and not just ignoring the disease and hoping it goes away could be a viable plan to consider in 2020.

    I keep telling...
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    People don't realize that the economy isn't going...

    People don't realize that the economy isn't going to just magically "reopen".
    Many people are going to be hesitant to and will stay home.

    We can no longer return to normal, and honestly I'm ok...
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    The whole idea that people should purchases...

    The whole idea that people should purchases passes by now is crazy when you stop to think about it.

    Recently, early March is when the passes are released. There's still 2 months left of the year...
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    Considering that mountains seem to value day...

    Considering that mountains seem to value day tickets at $50s a day, calling a $600-700" pass cheap" is a little bit out of touch. Most people aren't like us on this board. They don't ski over 20 days...
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    Despite the rest of the country hating on...

    Despite the rest of the country hating on California in general, they were pretty smart when it came to this and quarantined earlier so now they can recover faster.

    The New England states were...
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    Yeah it's times like this that I wish I didn't...

    Yeah it's times like this that I wish I didn't live in Massachusetts. There's certainly a benefit to having mountains, climbing and skiing right outside your front door. The good news about Mass...
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    I'm definitely paying the extra $40 to get Pass...

    I'm definitely paying the extra $40 to get Pass Insurance on my Ikon next year.

    There's no telling when this COVID-19 thing will end. And even if it ends, I expect there to be a second wave next...
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    I agree. In NH you feel like you are actually in...

    I agree. In NH you feel like you are actually in the mountains. You get to ski while looking at other mountains, lakes and rock formations. In Vermont your view is usually just rolling hills and...
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    If you're coming from super far away cannon may...

    If you're coming from super far away cannon may not be worth going to. The mountain is too unpredictable. Every time I try to catch fresh snow there, it's blown off the mountain or completely icy. I...
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    Magic is like a smaller Smuggler's Notch ...

    Magic is like a smaller Smuggler's Notch

    Sunday River is the Killington of Maine (finally got up there this year, can confirm).

    Jay Peak is a better, less icy/better snow/better glades version...
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    Maybe those over 60 should just "pull themselves...

    Maybe those over 60 should just "pull themselves up by their bootstraps" like they keep telling younger people to do. Because that works so well, right?

    Meanwhile there's a whole generation of...
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    4/5 lifts you ride on the weekend are from...

    4/5 lifts you ride on the weekend are from out-of-towners (easy to tell from the way they'll drop the bar on your head if they don't say it first.

    I always find that people who say get upset about...
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    Oh so all the other ski areas are pushed to...

    Oh so all the other ski areas are pushed to close, but the state-owned ski area is allowed to remain open? Wow that's not a conflict of interest at all! /sarcasm.

    I just feel bad for the workers....
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    During the day on Friday, the Vermont ski...

    During the day on Friday, the Vermont ski industry was asking how many people they could load on a Gondola. Not us!

    By the end of the day on Saturday, Vail and Alterra announced they were closing...
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    Smuggs just sent an email saying that they are...

    Smuggs just sent an email saying that they are now closing.
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    Why should I keep supporting businesses that are...

    Why should I keep supporting businesses that are open? Obviously the ones that are open currently do not care about their employee's wellbeing otherwise they would also be closed.

    If you are not...
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    The problem with Slidebrook87 is that he just...

    The problem with Slidebrook87 is that he just comes of as condescending and entitled. Not sure if he means to, but it's how he writes.

    Now I am also a lift nerd as well. I have my favorite...
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    It's is kinda funny actually. Vermonters are...

    It's is kinda funny actually.

    Vermonters are worried about New Yorkers coming up spreading the virus. Meanwhile New Yorkers are angry that they can't take advantage of "working remote" and...
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