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  1. Thread: Saddleback

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    I always enjoy reading the discussions here at...

    I always enjoy reading the discussions here at AlpineZone, and while I typically don’t have much to contribute to most of the threads, when I saw the touring conversation, I figured I could weigh in...
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    Unfortunately the measurements for new snowfall...

    Unfortunately the measurements for new snowfall at the co-op station on Mt. Mansfield arenít made at the Mt. Mansfield Stake, which is in a sheltered location at ~3,700í on the leeward side of the...
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    I typically work up my ski and weather summaries...

    I typically work up my ski and weather summaries over the summer, but I’ve now got those both completed, so I’m passing along some of the J&E Productions 2012-2013 Ski Season Summary here. I’ve got...
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    Iím still putting together our full season recap,...

    Iím still putting together our full season recap, but we recently finished compiling our 2012-2013 Bolton Valley Photo Gallery, so I figured Iíd pass that along for now since itís at least a...
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    I visited Mt. Mansfield...

    I visited Mt. Mansfield for turns on Sunday morning. Iíve added a couple of photos from my trip report below, and MadPatSki also has my story linked in his latest closing thread post mentioned...
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    I haven’t seen any updates in this thread since...

    I haven’t seen any updates in this thread since the summer, so I wanted to pass along the latest news on the preservation of the portion of Bolton Valley Nordic & backcountry land discussed in this...
  7. Thread: Stowe Pass??

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    Thatís probably a decent way to look at it. As...

    Thatís probably a decent way to look at it. As for the recent announcement about the no skinning, I didnít get a chance to see it, but I suspect itís like others have mentioned Ė thatís probably the...
  8. Thread: Stowe Pass??

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    Itís good to bring this up once in a while...

    Itís good to bring this up once in a while because not everyone is aware of how these policies work. Even though the ski areas are on ďpublicĒ land, the ski areas are leasing that land (or have some...
  9. Thread: Stowe Pass??

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    In terms of Vermont (http://www.vermont.gov/)...

    In terms of Vermont snowfall, thereís certainly a notable jump as one crosses the Winooski/I-89/Route 2 corridor, with sub 300Ē snowfall averages in the mountains to the south (Central Greens), and...
  10. Thread: Stowe Pass??

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    Huck, the best place to find reported snowfall...

    Huck, the best place to find reported snowfall for the Vermont ski areas on a storm-by-storm basis is to go to our Winter Weather Page:

    http://jandeproductions.com/winter-weather/

    On that...
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    Your Rebel T2i...

    Your Rebel T2i would certainly take some great ski photos; Powderfreak uses a Rebel XS for his work at Stowe Ė Iím not sure what lens he uses (perhaps the 18-55 lens often found in the kit), but heís...
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    Glad you liked the photos Nick; most of our...

    Glad you liked the photos Nick; most of our shooting is done with a Canon EOS 30D, typically with a Canon EF 24-105mm f/4L IS USM lens, but we also use other lenses on occasion such as the Canon EF-S...
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    Oh, we havenít actually skied since Memorial Day...

    Oh, we havenít actually skied since Memorial Day Weekend at Mt. Washington, itís just that I finally finished writing up the season summary and had time to post it a couple of weeks ago.
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    I hadnít noticed this 2011-2012 ski season recap...

    I hadnít noticed this 2011-2012 ski season recap thread until now, but since I just finished mine up a couple of weeks ago, I figured Iíd pass it along. Itís focused on Northern Vermont, with...
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    I was about to respond like deadheadskier and say...

    I was about to respond like deadheadskier and say that I agreed as well. At least in terms of what Iím used to skiing around here in Northern Vermont, six feet between trees seemed pretty narrow. ...
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    The current efforts being made by the Vermont...

    The current efforts being made by the Vermont Land Trust to acquire the land could be one of the best arrangements Ė Bolton Valley could get the money they are seeking for the land, they would no...
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    Thx Nick, hopefully you can experience Bolton...

    Thx Nick, hopefully you can experience Bolton at some point; bd definitely has it right in his comments below.



    Iíd say Bolton slips under the radar to make it the least crowded 300Ē+ snowfall...
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    I havenít heard anything about interruptions in...

    I havenít heard anything about interruptions in the lift-serviced skiing at Bolton Valley (and Iíve been in contact with both the patrol director and the director of sales and marketing in the past...
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    Congrats on moving to the area Ė based on the...

    Congrats on moving to the area Ė based on the information in your sidebar it looks like youíre in Berlin, so youíre basically right on the line separating the Northern Greens from the Central Greens,...
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    Nice snowmonster, I hope you get out for a good...

    Nice snowmonster, I hope you get out for a good tour. If we have a typical season, you should have a fairly large window in which to fit a backcountry ski outing with all the elevation and the...
  21. Sorry I didnít catch this inquiry back when you...

    Sorry I didnít catch this inquiry back when you made it, but I saw it when I referenced this report for a post in Morwaxís ďBolton Valley Land SaleĒ thread. Indeed most if not all of the terrain...
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    Just to comment on some of the posts above Ė it...

    Just to comment on some of the posts above Ė it would be extremely surprising if access to the land was somehow limited through the proposed sale. Indeed, the effort that Friends of Bolton Valley...
  23. I just stopped in at AZ today, saw the poll, and...

    I just stopped in at AZ today, saw the poll, and voted, so thanks for keeping it open the extra amount of time. That should make at least 90 participants now, so hopefully you'll be able to hit 100!
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    Glad to help vinny; based on your information...

    Glad to help vinny; based on your information above it sounds like Bolton would be a nice fit for you guys later in the season. Both of our boys have done a lot of their learning at Bolton Valley,...
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    Hi vinny, Iíd partly base my recommendation on...

    Hi vinny, Iíd partly base my recommendation on what type of skiing youíre looking to do, because the earlier into the start of the season one goes, the more the strengths and weaknesses of Bolton can...
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