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  1. This isn't true at all. There are plenty of...

    This isn't true at all. There are plenty of times when Mansfield stake has had 12" & there's rain to a dusting in town of Stowe. It's happened a few times this season alone. It tends to happen...
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    I ski Stowe regularly. Don't find crowds to be...

    I ski Stowe regularly. Don't find crowds to be any worse than before the Vail purchase. It does seem that it's a bit more crowded on weekends later into the season, but this is completely...
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    Stowe on windhold all day today. Looking like...

    Stowe on windhold all day today. Looking like the same tomorrow, at least in AM
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    Clearwater

    Clearwater
  5. The speculation is obvious because the owner of...

    The speculation is obvious because the owner of Smuggs is 80yrs old and it's adjacent to Stowe. I wouldn't be totally surprised if a Vail acquisition happened. I also wouldn't be surprised if it...
  6. I think one of the reasons they’re not in on the...

    I think one of the reasons they’re not in on the European market is because the ownership structure there is so different. In Austria & Switzerland the majority ofthe on-mountain amenities (as well...
  7. Didn't notice any price difference in Stowe's...

    Didn't notice any price difference in Stowe's food prices this past season compared to the prior. If there was an increase at all it was minimal & would be normal without the ownership change. ...
  8. Not quite fake news because skiing in Europe...

    Not quite fake news because skiing in Europe depends on alot of things. Where in Europe? There are lots of places there. Switzerland= expensive. France, ditto. Dolomites- can be, but there are...
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    i'm not one to defend Vail, but the window rates...

    i'm not one to defend Vail, but the window rates at Stowe (and most in the NE) were steadily increasing as it was. Vail didn't mess much with that, at least this year, so that can't be laid on them...
  10. what kind of ski shop in this day & age can't...

    what kind of ski shop in this day & age can't mount an AT setup? No wonder they're dropping like flies...
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    That seems to contradict what's on the Stowe FAQ...

    That seems to contradict what's on the Stowe FAQ section of snow.com...

    If I buy an Epic Pass now, and then decide to purchase a Stowe-only product once they are announced, can I exchange my pass?...
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    and/or arrested for attempted assault. there's...

    and/or arrested for attempted assault. there's video evidence & multiple witnesses. I have zero tolerance for nonsense like this
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    Interesting read. The only thing I disagree...

    Interesting read. The only thing I disagree wholeheartedly with is "Because once you’ve ridden modern high speed lifts, slow ones are anathema." I'd rather wait in a lift line than ski trails with...
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    you'll have the place practically to yourself

    you'll have the place practically to yourself
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    You do realize that your lift plan here goes...

    You do realize that your lift plan here goes directly over the Long Trail? I think there might be a slight opposition to this type of plan
  16. It really depends on what we mean by rain. Hard,...

    It really depends on what we mean by rain. Hard, heavy downpours- yeah that pretty much sucks. Very light mist or light drizzle with decent visibility, soft snow underfoot & no one else on the...
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    Great point & I think a re-visit of the real...

    Great point & I think a re-visit of the real estate in the future by Vail & MMC is inevitable. Because other than increasing the number of Epic passes sold, what is Vail really buying? Yeah they can...
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    TB- you make some good points, most of which I...

    TB- you make some good points, most of which I agree with. Regarding crowds, I think I said something similar to this in the beginning of this thread- I'm not sure how much more the mountain (in...
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    In all fairness to DHS, I am friends with a few...

    In all fairness to DHS, I am friends with a few people who are pretty high up the chain at Stowe & they were kept in the dark (they'd be similar level to Director of Marketing). Everyone around here...
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    The $50mil number makes sense only because of...

    The $50mil number makes sense only because of this nugget...

    "Other facilities such as the Stowe Mountain Lodge, Stowe Mountain Club, Stowe Country Club and certain real estate owned and held for...
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    Deal is done... ...

    Deal is done...

    http://finance.yahoo.com/news/vail-resorts-acquire-stowe-mountain-130000462.html
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    no press release but wall street now talking... ...

    no press release but wall street now talking...

    http://www.thestreet.com/story/13971085/1/vail-resorts-may-acquire-vermont-s-stowe-mountain.html

    in this article it says "nothing has been...
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    The Mansfield lot is not paved. Not sure what...

    The Mansfield lot is not paved. Not sure what you're referring to here
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    Weekend parking at Stowe nowadays is a complete...

    Weekend parking at Stowe nowadays is a complete clusterf*ck. They used to have lots over on the Spruce side as well. Those are now gone and any parking over there is private. Unless you get to the...
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    One would imagine a publicly traded,...

    One would imagine a publicly traded, multi-million dollar company wouldn't realize this after they purchase the mountain. They know full well what the potential costs are in a worst case scenario...
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