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  1. asnowmobiler

    Weekend storm thread....

    Looking at MT Snow web cam, they got close to a foot.
  2. asnowmobiler

    Skier dies at Whiteface

    I don't know, I wondered the same thing. This year I bought a race style one for the extra protection.
  3. asnowmobiler

    Skier dies at Whiteface

    From what I heard he lost control and hit a tree. WILMINGTON — A 22-year-old college student from Pennsylvania died while skiing at Whiteface Mountain Tuesday, State Police said. Essex County Coroner Jerod Heidrick responded to the scene and pronounced Bernhard T. Kahlau, of Mountain Top...
  4. asnowmobiler

    Transitioning to Skis.(beginner-intermediate, gear recommendation)

    "Do you have any specifics I should keep in mind when looking for boots like stiffness, flexibility ect? I know that I should make sure they are true to size and not go slightly bigger since that will cause problems as your start breaking them in." Too many variables to make any recommendation...
  5. asnowmobiler

    Transitioning to Skis.(beginner-intermediate, gear recommendation)

    I think you are on the right track with your ski choices, they are both a mid level ski that should be great to progress with. As for boots, you should really find a shop with a highly qualified boot fitter. My boot fitter does not sell boots. After an hour or so evaluation, he recommends a...
  6. asnowmobiler

    Killington or whiteface for a beginner?

    I agree. That whole section on lookers right is a really nice secluded beginners area.
  7. asnowmobiler

    Hunter's Mt Status and Snow reports

    I know they say they are going to be open tomorrow, but I'm not sure if I trust them enough to get up early and drive 3 hours wondering the time if they will be open when I get there.
  8. asnowmobiler

    Jack Frost Ski area

    I have not been inside. You can only go in to go to the bathroom or grab a snack to take back outside to eat. The Epic pass can stay in your pocket, they have handheld RFID readers that work very well. You must boot up at your car. If you need to get a ticket for the day, you will need to stand...
  9. asnowmobiler

    VAIL SUCKS

    A friend took these pictures of the ticket line today at Jack Frost.
  10. asnowmobiler

    VAIL SUCKS

    Sadly because of the travel restriction, I'm stuck skiing Jack Frost and Big Boulder. They had two top to bottom runs on opening day, since then they have opened one new run, even though we received over a foot of snow and it has been cold enough to make snow almost 24 hrs a day for over a week...
  11. asnowmobiler

    VAIL SUCKS

    Yep... total BS that they don’t have More open, Blue is way ahead of them. My Buddy did say they were blowing on a lot of the closed runs today.
  12. asnowmobiler

    VAIL SUCKS

    I just got a call from a buddy skiing at Jack Frost, he said they had a line of almost 200 people waiting to get tickets. He also said the lift lines were getting so long that he left at 11:30 and having basically only three short runs open, it was not worth staying. He drove 3 hours to get...
  13. asnowmobiler

    A flatlander storm Wednesday?

    My 4 wheeler was screaming the same thing, it was not easy to plow. I normally do a much better job clearing my driveway, but I gave up after a few hours.
  14. asnowmobiler

    VAIL SUCKS

    My deck about 5 miles south (crows fly) of BB. Some sleet may have mixed in because it was not easy clearing my driveway.
  15. asnowmobiler

    VAIL SUCKS

    I took the day off with plans on digging out and heading to JF. I couldn't believe they didn't open any more terrain so I bailed on going, those two shitty runs they had open and a closed lodge made it not worthwhile IMO. I saw on Facebook that a lot of people were ducking ropes, so maybe I...
  16. asnowmobiler

    A flatlander storm Wednesday?

    It’s tough to tell hove much I got, it was blown around even though it was not as light and fluffy like I thought it would be. Best guess 15*?
  17. asnowmobiler

    A flatlander storm Wednesday?

    Full on blizzard up near Big Boulder. picture is about 45 minutes old.
  18. asnowmobiler

    A flatlander storm Wednesday?

    I reserved Wed and Thurs at Jack Frost even though I have zero faith in any weather forecast.
  19. asnowmobiler

    VAIL SUCKS

    Just got this email. Within the next few weeks, we will have successfully opened all 34 of our North American resorts from Whistler Blackcomb to Vail to Stowe. So many of our employees across Vail Resorts have spent countless hours helping to prepare for a re-imagined mountain experience...
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