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  1. There is an old saying in the ski resort biz that...

    There is an old saying in the ski resort biz that the skiers/riders leave before the snow does. If the snow is gone in the major markets like boston and NY/NJ in April and kids sports have begun and...
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    Heady is sold is over 100 places, you just have...

    Heady is sold is over 100 places, you just have to match your visit with their delivery schedule listed on there website. Warren Store gets their Heady on Tuesday usually sells out by Wednesday. As...
  3. There is no town named Jackson Hole

    There is no town named Jackson Hole
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    So sad, so very sad...prayers to Andy and...

    So sad, so very sad...prayers to Andy and Violetta's families. Saw them last spring when they stopped in to say hi, think they were up at Smuggs heading back to kmart. Such a thrill when Andy got to...
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    Emerald State Park in East Dorset is a favorite...

    Emerald State Park in East Dorset is a favorite
    http://www.vtstateparks.com/htm/emerald.htm
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    While S&S is much bigger air than Corbets it has...

    While S&S is much bigger air than Corbets it has a safer landing zone. if you jump into Corbets and your still upright the danger actually begins. Most newbies land sideways so they are then headed...
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    Another reason Steins works well is it mostly...

    Another reason Steins works well is it mostly faces north as does Spring Fling. The issue with Spring Fling is getting to it via Snowball which faces east. This time of year if there is snow on...
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    Ownership finally read the memo from the...

    Ownership finally read the memo from the Accounting Dept. :smile: BTW, the Bush is technically closed, reopening for the weekend. Should be a party....
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    Acadia is one of the most visited NPs in the...

    Acadia is one of the most visited NPs in the country while being one of the smallest so hitting it up during the prime summer season gets pretty busy. Bar Harbor is a typical tourist trap but getting...
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    It was in the mid 60's and cloudy yesterday in...

    It was in the mid 60's and cloudy yesterday in the valley so I imagine it was in the 50's on the mountain so no need to move the resort to NYC.
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    I work with people who commute it everyday and...

    I work with people who commute it everyday and they advised it's in good shape. There are a few ruts so you might have to drive slow thru those spots but it's short so you should be fine.
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    B-east, first ski hill.....

    This is pretty cool...congrats to Berkshire East to be the first in the world....
  13. Poll: In addition to the considerations of business...

    In addition to the considerations of business levels vs marketing value several resorts are now selling spring passes($199 @ the Bush, for example) which puts added pressure to be open as long as...
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    132 people evaced in 2 hours, that's about 1...

    132 people evaced in 2 hours, that's about 1 minute per person, pretty good IMHO. Those who were not properly dressed it was abit uncomfortable. It was not warm. It was windy, temp around 30F. Each...
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    Fatties are great for pond skimming

    Fatties are great for pond skimming
  16. Snow Creek is the only real slopeside complex so...

    Snow Creek is the only real slopeside complex so you do pay more due to it's premium location. Since all Snow Creeks are 2br/2bath some have lofts, comparable units are Paradise and Glades. They are...
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    My ex is a Rutland native so we have stayed in...

    My ex is a Rutland native so we have stayed in pretty much in every flea bag motel. One thing interesting most of the motels are now owned by families from India. Great business people but not too...
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    The Bush puts extra snow during the winter on...

    The Bush puts extra snow during the winter on Steins as that is planned as the last trail open. I doubt they will be doing anymore snowmaking but you never know. As you mentioned mother nature is...
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    Hey Howie, started in August..I did see you guys...

    Hey Howie, started in August..I did see you guys eating on the deck one day. We did get 20 cases of Sunshine Double IPA today but it goes out fast.
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    Nope...giving my bad hip a rest this season plus...

    Nope...giving my bad hip a rest this season plus am uber busy. I'm now working at the Warren Store so be sure to stop in when you guys come up.

    Didn't see the other thread, tried to delete my...
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    Jay Cloud visits the Bush and MRG

    The the upper terrain of the Bush and MRG received 8-12" of very light powder overnight. We only had maybe 2" in the valley. I was abit skeptical when I heard the first report although from a very...
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    The Bush is planning on reopening the natural...

    The Bush is planning on reopening the natural snow trails on Wednesday.
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    To be honest, not sure if it would be worth the...

    To be honest, not sure if it would be worth the effort. No idea about your expectations. It is not fool proof as far as getting lost but due to the topography and the amount of traffic it gets it...
  24. Old farts can get the goods at Gore

    Shot by an old HS friend today at Gore.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gpwSm_Im_tM&feature=share
  25. I broke a broke a bone in the "snuff box" area of...

    I broke a broke a bone in the "snuff box" area of my hand at Grand Targhee. I took a friend there one time and the rental poles with the molded grips were too short for her so I let her use mine and...
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