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    Tough roads here around K today, freezing rain...

    Tough roads here around K today, freezing rain and now a dusting on top as the temps drop.
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    Exactly why I said the decision to do that would...

    Exactly why I said the decision to do that would never occur!
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    Most years (and this year seems to be the worst...

    Most years (and this year seems to be the worst so far) it is very difficult to get fully staffed early on. It is not as simple as hiring earlier because the people just aren't out there, and many...
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    There is nothing but flurries in store for...

    There is nothing but flurries in store for Central VT on the 10 day.
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    Yes.

    Yes.
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    Attitash to run friday am to sunday shutdown then...

    Attitash to run friday am to sunday shutdown then resume monday. Long way to opening for them though.
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    Yes they made snow only above the booster station...

    Yes they made snow only above the booster station on Lynx.
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    It is just logging, no ski potential.

    It is just logging, no ski potential.
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    Yes, just the "Headwall'. Quoted several times...

    Yes, just the "Headwall'. Quoted several times now for emphasis.

    It is their very early season expert run, more a way to use excess water and get another route down to North Ridge early on.
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    As soon as Great Northern is open to get you from...

    As soon as Great Northern is open to get you from K1 down to North Ridge, Downdraft is usually open as well. In 9/10 years, this is before Sugarbush is open.

    Yes, East Fall comes much later on for...
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    The Downdraft "Headwall" is without question...

    The Downdraft "Headwall" is without question steeper than any section of Organgrinder. It is more in line with the pitch of Upper FIS, etc.

    East Fall is similar in pitch to OG, but obviously...
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    Based on current K Peak outlook, not likely for...

    Based on current K Peak outlook, not likely for this weekend.
  13. Not my idea of fun tree skiing lol.

    Not my idea of fun tree skiing lol.
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    Killington has 4 water sources - and they are...

    Killington has 4 water sources - and they are used in this priority order as it is less expensive to use water close to where you need it.

    -Roaring Brook (which replenishes the Snowshed Pond)...
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    In modern snowmaking with internal mix guns with...

    In modern snowmaking with internal mix guns with selectable stages, both air and water are variables. The new guns are not quieter because they use less air, they are quieter because the orifices are...
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    3800 GPM Lincoln, 2500 GPM Ellen. Not a lot of...

    3800 GPM Lincoln, 2500 GPM Ellen.

    Not a lot of capacity for that much acreage. Wildcat has a similar situation.
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    No - air is not their limiting factor, and never...

    No - air is not their limiting factor, and never was, water is. ASC used rentals and Summit Ventures installed electric fixed air. ASC also required more air back then as SR7's, etc were the norm....
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    Add a 0 to that figure, the K3000 will use up to...

    Add a 0 to that figure, the K3000 will use up to 600 CFM if you give it to them!
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    Is that standard? I used one 3 season ago, single...

    Is that standard? I used one 3 season ago, single 2" inlet. That is impressive...

    I prefer the HKD Diablo over all fans - due to the ability to change the stream with a lever and sheer simplicity....
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    No. The max a 2" hose can push is a little over...

    No. The max a 2" hose can push is a little over 200 GPM and 180 to 200 is the design max for the TF10, their largest model. Most people use 1.5" hose, so down to around 150 GPM, and you need good...
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    The tower guns are actually far easier to remove...

    The tower guns are actually far easier to remove than fans. Two people can remove them from the bracket without any equipment and lower to a Ranger, etc to move around the hill.

    I would think the...
  22. Not sure where the info came from that Outpost...

    Not sure where the info came from that Outpost does not run as much recently. It wasn't even inspected in the latter ASC days and runs every weekend snow allows now.
  23. Mid 80s install she's got plenty of life left.

    Mid 80s install she's got plenty of life left.
  24. Because its WV and nothing they do makes sense...

    Because its WV and nothing they do makes sense...
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    They have Reason and Upper East Fall if Rime is a...

    They have Reason and Upper East Fall if Rime is a concern with the lift too.
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