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    Hum, never thought of delays being the result of...

    Hum, never thought of delays being the result of budget issues, and certainly haven't heard that, but I guess possible. Delays as I have heard them are due to issues that have come up during the...
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    The reality is IF you want to compete with the...

    The reality is IF you want to compete with the majors based on snowmaking alone, Sugarbush would have to be able to simultaneously make snow on multiple pods. To me this means at LEAST...
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    Yes, I recall that now. It was a fairly rare...

    Yes, I recall that now. It was a fairly rare combo though - drought, cold snap reducing runoff, and cold snap causing constant snowmaking.



    That would explain the need for more on mountain...
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    Re; the need for more water. Isn't the pond next...

    Re; the need for more water. Isn't the pond next to the Mad River enough, at least for Lincoln Peak? Have they run out of water before. IIRC it's 120 million gallons.
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    As I understand it, Pfister Mountain Services....

    As I understand it, Pfister Mountain Services. Same firm that did the Green Lift.
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    Models finally showing some significant cold in...

    Models finally showing some significant cold in the longer range. The last week of October looking like the real deal. The storm late this week might bring some high elevation snow but it does not...
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    Bingo! What length will affect your skiing more -...

    Bingo! What length will affect your skiing more - tip to tail, or the amount of edge on the snow? I say the later. And the more rocker, the less edge on the snow. Which is why my rockered up powder...
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    I agree. Too much personal and family history and...

    I agree. Too much personal and family history and connection to pass the Sugarbush legacy along to a yet another ski area conglomerate. Perhaps there is someone as passionate and dedicated to an...
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    Great idea to combo it up and let everyone enjoy....

    Great idea to combo it up and let everyone enjoy. Can you pass info on the charity? Great to help people get out and enjoy winter.
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    Just saw that on Twitter. Well I was wrong -...

    Just saw that on Twitter. Well I was wrong - thought they would wait until mid-month, a more substantial cold snap, and a better forecast. It's very aggressive but then I guess that's the point. The...
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    Models starting to hint at changes starting...

    Models starting to hint at changes starting mid/late next week. Definitely a different look than over the past couple of days. Need to watch this...
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    25438 Surprised nobody picked up on this....

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    Surprised nobody picked up on this. Probably fantasy, too early anyhow, but it is nice to see (especially after todays ridiculous heat)
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    The "Sugarbush Thread"

    And here I was thinking it would be something that would change the character of the mountain!

    But seriously Hawk, clue us in.


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    Early Oct cold shot is minor and in and out. Need...

    Early Oct cold shot is minor and in and out. Need to see whether a more significant cold shot materializes post Columbus Day weekend. Unfortunately the Euro weeklies do not show any sustained below...
  15. Why would you spend significant money to connect...

    Why would you spend significant money to connect to a mountain that by itself cannot justify being open 7 days a week? There would need to be a very significant increase in demand. Until then more...
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    "We plan on spending the next several months...

    "We plan on spending the next several months understanding the current systems and processes in order to build a robust integration plan, with the majority of the critical integration activities...
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    I can only comment on Catamount vs Platty. 2...

    I can only comment on Catamount vs Platty.

    2 hours to Catamount.
    Nearly 3 to Platty.

    Give equal conditions, I’d take the longer drive to Platty.
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    I’ve only been to Alps during the summer, but you...

    I’ve only been to Alps during the summer, but you get the feel for sure. MASSIVE. Otherworldly. I need to go during winter!
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    Wow, text book case of how to piss off your...

    Wow, text book case of how to piss off your clientele!!!! They need to give season pass holders a “pass” (pun intended) for this year on parking. Only fair way to deal with this.
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    Timing is being driven by daughter taking a...

    Timing is being driven by daughter taking a couple days at the end of her semester abroad to ski. If everything lines up I could join her. So more about family and Alps touring than a pure ski trip....
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    If you mean "will not change trail openings or...

    If you mean "will not change trail openings or closings" I am curious as to how that happens with a T-bar running? I presume skiers dodging running T's is not the answer.
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    Win I noticed that the new T-bar will cross both...

    Win I noticed that the new T-bar will cross both the entrance and exit of Semi-Tough. How will skiers access and exit Semi-Tough when the T-bar is running? There was no mention of trail work in the...
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    Thanks. Val Thorens had been on the radar. Was...

    Thanks. Val Thorens had been on the radar. Was also looking at Zermatt primarily as I have an Ikon pass, and it has glacier skiing in case of no snow.
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    Great info. How would your recommendations change...

    Great info. How would your recommendations change for a mid-December trip?
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    Yes this is me this winter. Heading to Taos to...

    Yes this is me this winter. Heading to Taos to ski with my brother (3-4 days) and at least one trip to Sugarbush to ski with my Brother in Law. So I bought the Ikon base pass. With these 2 trips I've...
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