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    K is reporting storm total of 8", I had 3"...

    K is reporting storm total of 8", I had 3" yesterday at 1800', and 3.5" this am. Better than 4, plus there was actually a "base" under it. Ropes dropped on North Star, Royal Fush, Double Dipper,...
  2. When it's good, it's vewy, vewy good. When...

    When it's good, it's vewy, vewy good.
    When it's bad, it's vewy, vewy bad.

    Choose wisely.
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    I was behind a bad scan last week, and whadaya...

    I was behind a bad scan last week, and whadaya know, the attendant came over, asked to see the RFID card, and he had 2 in his sleeve pocket. How does this basic information not get out there?
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  4. Catamount has some good variety, and yes Catapult...

    Catamount has some good variety, and yes Catapult is legit steep for Mass (for about 4 turns). It's well south of Jimminy, so much closer. For the Berkshires it would be my first pick too. ...
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    Next up: "Packed powder"

    Next up: "Packed powder"
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    I happen to be driving up to VT tonight, so I had...

    I happen to be driving up to VT tonight, so I had already checked my usual gas stops:

    Springfield, Racing Mart off Armory St Exit 291: Didn't check for this trip
    Holyoke, 202 exit, about a mile...
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    Yes, Birch Glades at Pico is very tree islandy.

    Yes, Birch Glades at Pico is very tree islandy.
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    Buy your gas in Holyoke (2.28 ) instead of Hadley...

    Buy your gas in Holyoke (2.28 ) instead of Hadley (2.39) and then with the money you save the coffee will be 'free'.
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    I always thought it was a schlep to get to...

    I always thought it was a schlep to get to Carinthia, I can't imagine the trek to Haystack.
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    1. Doesn't matter, Stair Season is over. 2. ...

    1. Doesn't matter, Stair Season is over.

    2. Think of Roundabout as a ski and a half wide. Plus Helter-Skelter. However, the narrowest has to be Vertigo ladies tee, it's only 3 feet wide at the...
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    Wondering if you're concerned with making bucks...

    Wondering if you're concerned with making bucks at your job. Wondering if you'd feel better if Win lost money and SB was in deteriorating shape. Wondering what you'd think if you'd invested your...
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    I remember when very young, small local hills...

    I remember when very young, small local hills would still staple the paper ticket to your jacket or sweater. They would staple over the old one, until eventually you sat down with a screwdriver and...
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    If you have 1 year old snow tires on a 10 year...

    If you have 1 year old snow tires on a 10 year old SUV, you might be a ski bum.
    If you can think of 5 things to put peanut butter on in 5 seconds,
    you might be a ski bum.
    If you get a discount at...
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    I've been to Ft Kent, St Andrews, Eastport, to...

    I've been to Ft Kent, St Andrews, Eastport, to name a few blended towns. I've also been to Machias Seal Island, the last disputed territory between the US and Canada. That would be the real...
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    Hopefully a surviving niche. Also Magic, Pico...

    Hopefully a surviving niche. Also Magic, Pico (sorta), Middlebury.
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    I agree that high prices discourage beginners at...

    I agree that high prices discourage beginners at resorts. There are great alternatives at local hills.

    Look at Blanford, a great local hill easily driveable from Hartford or Springfield, 3...
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    There's just so much you can afford to do on...

    There's just so much you can afford to do on 400,000 skier visits and a flat growth curve.
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    I was comparing Ascutney to SB. That's 80 inches...

    I was comparing Ascutney to SB. That's 80 inches at Ascutney (and a lot more rain events) vs 175" at SB. If you want to get technical, Mt Baker comes in 1st at 655", little Tug Hill even gets more...
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    And not the Ascutney model. Ascutney's problem...

    And not the Ascutney model.

    Ascutney's problem was low natural snowfall and small size, but right next to an interstate. SB is the exact opposite, great snowfall and terrain, but in the state of...
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    NOAA BTV is usually fairly close once it's within...

    NOAA BTV is usually fairly close once it's within 24 hours.

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  21. The section from High Traverse to GN is where...

    The section from High Traverse to GN is where they hold Loaded Rail Turkey Jam (Or whatever its called) and they break that out as a separate segment. All 4 segments open and close independently as...
  22. To me, tax policy should be both consistent and...

    To me, tax policy should be both consistent and competitive. Lift tickets shouldn't be taxed any differently than other services in the state. And the State should be mindful of the total tax...
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    Where I come from we call that a bad forecast, as...

    Where I come from we call that a bad forecast, as in most forecasts.



    GN is tunneled under upper Bunny, lower Bunny has no tunnels.
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    I didn't say anything about other people's...

    I didn't say anything about other people's experience. Some fit your description. Some don't. I agreed with bdfreetuna'a comment "not that skin color is real diversity anyway" .


    Skin color...
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    I have a family member with 20 years in teaching...

    I have a family member with 20 years in teaching in an urban school, tough kids. She says she has absolutely no use whatsoever for any Federal program that has come down the pike. They all end up...
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