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    Help with a 'Western' trip/destination

    I wanted to give an update for all those that helped me put together my first outside New England (western) ski trip. My son and I had as close to a perfect trip as was possible. We skied Solitude, Brighton, Snowbird back to back, then a half day at Brighton before we headed to the airport. The...
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    Help with a 'Western' trip/destination

    Thank you, thank you, thank you! I have decided for this trip, UT will be best for us. I really wanted a direct flight, and coming from Boston, DEN or SLC were best options. SLC was even better based on lower elevation and proximity of 3 Ikon Base mountains. Also, I hadn't known about TURO...
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    Help with a 'Western' trip/destination

    Great input, TB. Thank you. It’s funny you brought up Big Sky because I had looked at it as an option but decided not to because of the connecting flight, but I think I have to throw it in the mix. My son and I can both handle steep terrain. It’s the steep firm/icy stuff I avoid here in the...
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    Help with a 'Western' trip/destination

    Thanks for all the input. To answer one of the questions about cost, or willingness to spend on lodging, generally speaking, I hate spending ‘stupid’ money on lodging. I don’t need amenities as all I care about is the skiing, BUT, I have learned my lesson and will not penny pinch and sacrifice...
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    Help with a 'Western' trip/destination

    Thanks for the quick updates. To clarify, we both frequently ski 'expert' terrain, I just wouldn't classify us as experts where we rip down moguls or jump into thick glades.
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    Help with a 'Western' trip/destination

    Hello, first time poster, long time lurker. I was hoping to get some input from the experienced folks on this forum. I have never skied outside of New England and finally want to do so the last week in January. I need help in deciding what would be the best destination based on the following...
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