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  1. Ski sale in Western Massachusetts (Amherst) January 5-6

    The Amherst Historical Society and Crocker Farm Elementary School PGO are holding a ski sale in Amherst on January 5 and 6. If you want to donate or sell equipment on consignment, you can drop it off...
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    Killington - 5/8/15

    Date skied: 5/8/15
    Ski area: Killington

    Here are some pictures for those who are thinking of going this weekend. The coverage was fantastic top-to-bottom on Superstar (of course). Skyelark...
  3. Thread: Best in MA

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    Berkshire East has the best terrain: steeper...

    Berkshire East has the best terrain: steeper steeps (except maybe that one trail at Catamount), a fair number of rarely-groomed trails, etc. But the snowmaking isn't that great so a lot of the...
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    Just one data point: I have friends (couple in...

    Just one data point: I have friends (couple in their 40s, two kids) in the described financial situation who are avid skiers. They used to live near Palo Alto and had a house in Tahoe. They moved to...
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    Well I did in fact have a great day, so thanks...

    Well I did in fact have a great day, so thanks for all the encouragement and tips. Traverses and runouts could get slushy, but the Superstar side of Skye was a lot of fun. Superstar itself was only...
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    Sorry, it was Blue Ridge, so I imagine the...

    Sorry, it was Blue Ridge, so I imagine the mountain will be a bit cooler. I'm a novice when it comes to understanding weather forecasts.

    Thanks for the other responses. And yes, it is snow...
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    When is it too warm to ski?

    I'm thinking of going to Killington on Monday because it's probably the only day that will work for me for the next two weeks. But the forecast is for a high of 75 degrees (already 60 by 9 am, and...
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    Thanks. That's just the information I was looking...

    Thanks. That's just the information I was looking for. I was just worried about a situation in which the only thing to ski was a top-to-bottom bump run, with no way to take a break.
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    Not having been to Killington in April before:...

    Not having been to Killington in April before: When they say Superstar will be open as long as possible, do they mean (1) Superstar and some other trails served by the Superstar Quad, or (2)...
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    Their latest marketing email says they "may...

    Their latest marketing email says they "may consider reopening" April 18-19 (they probably mean 19-20), although that's probably a longshot. One thing they have going for them is proximity to Boston....
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    As of 1:30 it looked like it might be starting to...

    As of 1:30 it looked like it might be starting to bump up, but I don't know how far it got or if they groomed it overnight.
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    Wachusett - 4/2/14

    Date(s) Skied: April 2, 2014

    Resort or Ski Area: Wachusett

    Conditions: Wet granular on top of hard pack

    Trip Report:

    I went to the much-maligned Wachusett because it's close and I had...
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    FWIW, Wachusett is open this week through Sunday,...

    FWIW, Wachusett is open this week through Sunday, then next weekend (April 11-13).
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    Berkshire East 3/24/2014

    Date(s) Skied: March 24, 2014

    Resort or Ski Area: Berkshire East

    Conditions: Packed frozen granular

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    Today was a great example of why a cold day in March can be a...
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    Wachusett says April 13.

    Wachusett says April 13.
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    Ski Sundown 3/19/14

    Date(s) Skied: March 19, 2014

    Resort or Ski Area: Ski Sundown

    Conditions: Packed powder/frozen granular

    Trip Report:

    I went to Sundown today because it's the most convenient if I'm on...
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    I was at Sundown today. The troughs were icy but...

    I was at Sundown today. The troughs were icy but the bumps were reasonable, especially in the afternoon. Sorry for the poor picture quality.
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    Mount Snow - 2/26/14

    Date(s) Skied: Feb. 26, 2014

    Resort or Ski Area: Mount Snow

    Conditions: Mainly packed powder with a dusting of powder; some powder over crud

    Trip Report: I didn't get to the mountain...
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    Blandford Ski Area - 2/10/2014

    Date(s) Skied: February 10, 2014

    Resort or Ski Area: Blandford Ski Area

    Conditions: Packed powder

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    There hasn't been a Blandford trip report in a long time, so I thought I...
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