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    Yup. That was one of the first things I thought...

    Yup. That was one of the first things I thought about when I considered the "long-term" data, it's not apples to apples as participants are generally engaging in more risky behavior at far higher...
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    Unless Mega passes eventually have a material...

    Unless Mega passes eventually have a material deleterious effect on skier recruitment, which is exactly my hypothesis, and that is because.........



    nothing could be further from the truth.
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    BINGO This is exactly how I see it, and I...

    BINGO

    This is exactly how I see it, and I cannot come to any other logical conclusion by crunching the data. C'est simple.
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    If you ask ski resort CEOs, the answer is, "no"....

    If you ask ski resort CEOs, the answer is, "no".

    If you ask most anyone else, the answer is, "yes".

    One aspect of this conversation that I do not believe is well-understood by many, is whatever...
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    I definitely have; I know it couldn't have been...

    I definitely have; I know it couldn't have been my skiing.
  6. I don't like to drink while doing anything...

    I don't like to drink while doing anything athletic. Seems to defeat the purpose to me.

    I don't even like to drink while golfing.
  7. Smuggs has a decent XC ski layout. BV & Stowe...

    Smuggs has a decent XC ski layout. BV & Stowe both offer it too.

    When I lived in Vermont I knew people who were into XC who went here (not associated with a downhill ski area).
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  8. Skiers are 43% more likely to crash after drinking alcohol

    Insurance company runs test & finds skiers 43% more likely to crash after boozing.

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    People always say this, but I dont know how true...

    People always say this, but I dont know how true it is.

    If you took 2 identical twins with the same solid level of skiing ability, I think the one skiing all day on blue runs would be in more...
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    I believe this finding: is misleading due...

    I believe this finding:



    is misleading due to data-skewing.

    The helmet adoptence rate is at the point where virtually the only people not wearing helmets are raw beginners or close to that...
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    I cant believe they had to go all the way to...

    I cant believe they had to go all the way to Fletcher Allen!
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    Smoother trails is a positive thing? On an avid...

    Smoother trails is a positive thing? On an avid ski forum?
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    See my prior post re: government run. The answer...

    See my prior post re: government run. The answer would be go pound sand & ski elsewhere, because we have no financial responsibility for this place succeeding or not.
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    I'm now trapped in Vermont & wont be coming home...

    I'm now trapped in Vermont & wont be coming home until Tuesday morning now.

    At least I'll be able to pass people on a double-yelllow line.
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    There 100% should have been, but thank god there...

    There 100% should have been, but thank god there wasnt.

    It was run as boring & as sterile as you'd expect from a government run facility, but if it was run competantly some historical treasures...
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    Every trail is the same as the last, it's dang...

    Every trail is the same as the last, it's dang near straight as a plumb line, it's groomed to death, there are no trees, and Muffy & Buffy annoy the **** out of me.
  17. Windham's terrain stinks compared to Hunter, and...

    Windham's terrain stinks compared to Hunter, and I'd rather ski Platty than any of the three.
  18. I lived in Vermont for 6 years & have been to...

    I lived in Vermont for 6 years & have been to Vermont 1000 times since then, am married to a Vermonter, and I did not know this.

    I am going to shoot my wife.
  19. There's also those exercise & outdoors apps that...

    There's also those exercise & outdoors apps that track where you go that's let-the-cat-out-of-the-bag on previously, relatively unknown woods as well.
  20. First time in my life I've ever heard Stowe's...

    First time in my life I've ever heard Stowe's trail system called, "bland"; it would be my choice for #1 trail system in the east.
  21. I could see a first time Jay Peak tree skier...

    I could see a first time Jay Peak tree skier thinking it's underrated, and a first time Jay Peak groomer skier thinking it's overrated.
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    <----- Hasn't understood the WROD desire

    <----- Doesn't understand the WROD desire

    <----- Will never understand the WROD desire
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    Why do you continually give it sustenance &...

    Why do you continually give it sustenance & nourishment?
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    Sticky: It wasn't the marketing that "attracted" the...

    It wasn't the marketing that "attracted" the people, it was primarily the several hundred millions dollars in crooked money which built out a massive tourist attraction.
  25. OVERRATED Sugarbush Whiteface Windham ...

    OVERRATED

    Sugarbush
    Whiteface
    Windham


    UNDERRATED

    Gore
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