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    As a Mount Snow regular for 16 of the last 18...

    As a Mount Snow regular for 16 of the last 18 seasons (blame my 2 missed seasons 14 and 16 years ago on my kids being born! [emoji6]) Greg's report was accurate and quite nice today!

    Honestly...
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    Too bad Mother nature will get a bit damp before...

    Too bad Mother nature will get a bit damp before she gets cold again early next week.

    Granted the prevailing winds in a Nor'easter like we had this week drifts onto the deck of my condo at Mount...
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    They were making a big cloud back there today! ...

    They were making a big cloud back there today!

    My guess is they run the guns as long as they can tomorrow. Shut down ahead of the warm Monday/Tuesday weather system. Let everything drain out for a...
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    A bit crazy with a line stretching all the way...

    A bit crazy with a line stretching all the way out to route 100 about 8:30 just to get into the parking lots!!

    On the hill, actually quite reasonable crowd wise. I was riding the Bluebird all...
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    My anecdotal take from the Mount Snow perspective...

    My anecdotal take from the Mount Snow perspective over the last dozen plus years where it's gone from an ASC property to a "restricted" Peak property (with limited days for Peak pass product holders...
  6. I've got a personal rule where when the beers...

    I've got a personal rule where when the beers start, the ski boots are already off for the day.
  7. Let's put it this way, most any resort,...

    Let's put it this way, most any resort, regardless of what pass they are or aren't a part of, or even if they're a stand alone, had better be busy that week (and obviously "busy" is a relative term...
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    The 3-D cat scan images I saw posted in a...

    The 3-D cat scan images I saw posted in a snowmakers group FB page, with a link to the go fund me page for him, pretty much showed that most every bone on the right side of his face from essentially...
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    I'm hoping that at the opening bell on Saturday...

    I'm hoping that at the opening bell on Saturday that they have Canyon, Bluebird and Grand Summit spinning!!

    Going to more than likely need all the capacity they have in the base area to get the...
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    The video report today mentioned Sunbrook as...

    The video report today mentioned Sunbrook as "next week" so that's more likely a staffing issue for now..

    Trail count wise... Who knows, the classic post storm Mount Snow wind that we all know too...
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    More to do with today's society and the...

    More to do with today's society and the perspective that when something goes wrong, it can never be the "fault" of the individual, but instead must be the fault of someone/something else.
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    With the snow report showing that they've lit up...

    With the snow report showing that they've lit up the guns on Cooper's Junction, hopefully that means that they'll get Sundance Lodge open for the weekend, as both another parking lot/lodge as well as...
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    Post of the year material right there!! :beer:

    Post of the year material right there!! :beer:
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    Yup. Add in that some of the seasonal programs...

    Yup. Add in that some of the seasonal programs start this weekend, as well as that at least for now, lifts won't spin until 9 this weekend (the kick back to 8AM 1st chair on the weekends is...
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    That yellow color you saw is more than likely...

    That yellow color you saw is more than likely just natural ground water flowing and then freezing on the rock face. If you've ever seen the headwall on Ripcord in the non snow months, it has way...
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    Depending on what the wind did/does, I would...

    Depending on what the wind did/does, I would suspect that short of say Ripcord, they've probably got enough natural to open everything.

    I do see from their snow report that they've gone guns on on...
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    Given that this afternoons snow report is saying...

    Given that this afternoons snow report is saying that as of now, only The Bluebird, Challenger (on the Northface), Nitro at Carinthia and one of the Magic carpets are scheduled to spin tomorrow,...
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    Not a bad effort at all for not even a 24hr run....

    Not a bad effort at all for not even a 24hr run.

    Same thing on Lodge. Made some piles with the HKD's in less than 24hrs. And in the case of a section of Lodge in just over 15 hours from when the...
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    Most likely due to the simple reality that...

    Most likely due to the simple reality that getting Superstar ready for the world cup is a 24hrs a day effort.

    On a side note, I'm currently sitting in my car on the access road to the K1 lodge...
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    Solid recovery effort on the hill today....

    Solid recovery effort on the hill today. Basically everything except Chute has either already been or is being resurfaced currently. A few sloppy air/water HKD's here and there, but overall a decent...
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    The Friday afternoon Northbound and Sunday...

    The Friday afternoon Northbound and Sunday afternoon (or Holiday weekend Monday afternoons) Southbound on I-91 in the "Northampton curves" as I refer to them seem to regularly require a good dose of...
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    When I was recently listening to a Storm Skiing...

    When I was recently listening to a Storm Skiing Podcast with Killington's GM, Mike Solimano, he mentioend that sometimes even if one has a valid RFID pass on them, that if they also have an RFID...
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    Typically for Thanksgiving Weekend, if they have...

    Typically for Thanksgiving Weekend, if they have the coverage (which they should easily) and the crowds are there (likely), Canyon Quad will spin, especially with the N.E. Time to Snowdance route...
  24. Mount Snow on Friday and Sunday with a trip up to...

    Mount Snow on Friday and Sunday with a trip up to Killington on Saturday to sit in the grandstands and watch some of the fastest ladies in the world on skis do their thing in the GS course! :flag:...
  25. There was a great line from Magic's GM, Geoff...

    There was a great line from Magic's GM, Geoff Hathaway, on the Storm Skiing Podcast where (paraphrasing here on my part) he essentially said that there are some people that will never ski Magic...
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