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    Unfortunately your Cat skiing experience sounds...

    Unfortunately your Cat skiing experience sounds all too familiar. I've only done it once (two years ago), the actual experience of riding the cat & skiing the glade is fun/unique, however "getting...
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    You do realize that the new lift will dump you...

    You do realize that the new lift will dump you out at Bullwinkles with direct access to the Bucksaw trails you mention. While I am scratching my head a little bit too on why some of the older lifts...
  3. I heard the land that KTA is pursuing is the old...

    I heard the land that KTA is pursuing is the old home of our dear friend from Jay Peak, Ariel Quiros....I am not sure if it is one of the 3 land owners that decided to ban the bikes on their...
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    Just got back from 4 days at the Loaf. All the...

    Just got back from 4 days at the Loaf. All the front side extensions skied great with bubblecuffer extension probably the worst of the bunch, however Powder Keg (minus the first turn into the...
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    Yep....Usually one of the better bump runs on the...

    Yep....Usually one of the better bump runs on the front face....All that snow making that blows off White Nitro collects right in Powder Keg.



    Agree it is confusing now. I didn't even realize...
  6. It's unfortunate as the loss of land access...

    It's unfortunate as the loss of land access literally splits the trail network in half with no way easy connection between the northern trails and southern trails on Darling Hill. As WoodCore...
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    First you probably need to define...

    First you probably need to define "Snowfields"...Traditionally it just used to mean the "Backside" (which included the High Rigger trail), but now they have labeled them as "Front side snowfields"...
  8. f.y.i....The handheld reading devices were out...

    f.y.i....The handheld reading devices were out yesterday at Sugarloaf. Can already see this will be a cluster F$%k on busy days.
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    Snowing currently at the Loaf...looks like an...

    Snowing currently at the Loaf...looks like an inch or so already on the ground with a forecast of 4-10 at elevation through today/tonight...Too bad with the base they had on closing day, they could...
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    Epic Reggae weekend at the Loaf....One of the...

    Epic Reggae weekend at the Loaf....One of the better ones in a while. Sun & Corn. Backside, glades, bumps, what ever you wanted (except for groomers). Sad to see 2 inches of rain in the...
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    The Loaf just announced they will be open DAILY...

    The Loaf just announced they will be open DAILY through May 5th!! With another 15 inches of snow this week, I am thinking there will be plenty of trails to ski on May 5th.

    And I see MadPatSki...
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    Coming off another stellar weekend at the Loaf. ...

    Coming off another stellar weekend at the Loaf. Most everything is open right now....Backside, Bracket, and most all the glades. Some of the best coverage on the backside that I've seen in recent...
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    Similar forecasts for the Loaf where the low at...

    Similar forecasts for the Loaf where the low at elevation on Friday night is forecasted to be 31 degrees...which makes frozen turns on Saturday a very likely possibility, however it would be nice to...
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    Being a regular at the Loaf....I've got to say...

    Being a regular at the Loaf....I've got to say (IMO) Kickback is the best glade on the mountain. Brackett gets all the press....Other glades can be steeper, others tighter, and still others too...
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    https://www.facebook.com/MeteorologistKeithCarson/...

    https://www.facebook.com/MeteorologistKeithCarson/?__tn__=kC-R&eid=ARAP_ytAyRIXj_47ACDLrIHmRgBjMptRNvsgbK3nwZexVsu2expDxpTo3HIgw95o9yYotN04tCoGf48B&hc_ref=ARSsxucxFVnv-iRJ7RuNy52g7wPGcJUD5_S-hPmfL9V_g...
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    The worst part of Bracket is probably the...

    The worst part of Bracket is probably the entrance/traverse in especially if you are attempting to get further away from the main trails. The steepest glades would be all your glades off Spillway...
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    Agree with most here except..You’re not coming to...

    Agree with most here except..You’re not coming to SLoaf to ski groomers. And I’d recommend staying away from skiing brackett below KPine base...too flat and not fun getting back. Been here for a...
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    To me this is the most important thing....You...

    To me this is the most important thing....You have to have space for people to just sit down & get away from the cold and not be forced to "buy food". That said I think it is perfectly "ok" for...
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    Having skied hundreds of days at the Loaf, I'd...

    Having skied hundreds of days at the Loaf, I'd say the backside is officially opened maybe 10% of the time on a very good year. It is a cool experience, and quite fun when the conditions are good. ...
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    Go to the LOAF...The extra hour drive is worth it...

    Go to the LOAF...The extra hour drive is worth it !! From those models, it looks like the Loaf will hang onto mostly snow, however I don't think anyone is escaping the mixed precip (and some r@!#)...
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    Pinch Me....Is this really happening in November...

    Pinch Me....Is this really happening in November !?!?

    Up at the Loaf yesterday as well....Incredible conditions not just for November, but for any time of year. One of my best powder days at the...
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    Thinking about heading to Wildcat...

    Thinking about heading to Wildcat tomorrow.....Would rather pay $$ for 2100 vertical vs skiing half a trail at the River for free.

    Ashamed to admit, I've never been to the Kitty, so wondering...
  23. I was 46.....One & only time pass was pulled at...

    I was 46.....One & only time pass was pulled at the Loaf. Came off 3T (skyline closed), and didn’t feel like hiking the short distance to spillway xcut (had Achilles issues and walking in ski boots...
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    I assume u are talking about Sugarloaf...Easy for...

    I assume u are talking about Sugarloaf...Easy for me to say (from the guy who only has to travel 2 hours to get there): "Yes of course it is worth it."

    The one thing that might hold me back is...
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    Reporting back from the Loaf....Still Epic !! ...

    Reporting back from the Loaf....Still Epic !!

    In a little over a week's time, the Loaf went from Wall to Wall coverage to what I'd consider "normal Mid April conditions"....Most everything below...
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