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    Quote Originally Posted by riverc0il View Post
    are you trying to talk people into going or out of going? some of the pics in that trip report have me reconsidring! just kidding, i am in pending no issues at work. and i agree, killington has no business labeling their opening "early season" as it is merely the beginning of the season for many areas. this whole 8:30 arrival thing has me confused... i will actually need to leave home by 6:30am to go skiing? does not compute!
    I think that trip report is probably sets a realistic expectation. I skied there November 2001 under far worse conditions. Surly this season will be better!

    8:30 am is just my target arrival time for KBL. That should get me out on snow by 9 am. And don't bitch. I have to leave home by 4:50 am to be able to pick up the crew to make that arrival time...

    My initial thought is maybe setup a 9:30 or 10 am meet-up at the top of the South Ridge (formally Glades) Triple. Thoughts?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Greg View Post
    I think that trip report is probably sets a realistic expectation. I skied there November 2001 under far worse conditions. Surly this season will be better!

    8:30 am is just my target arrival time for KBL. That should get me out on snow by 9 am. And don't bitch. I have to leave home by 4:50 am to be able to pick up the crew to make that arrival time...

    My initial thought is maybe setup a 9:30 or 10 am meet-up at the top of the South Ridge (formally Glades) Triple. Thoughts?
    I'm probably going to have to leave my house at 4:30ish to make sure I'm on time... At least I shouldn't hit any traffic...
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    Quote Originally Posted by bvibert View Post
    I'm probably going to have to leave my house at 4:30ish to make sure I'm on time... At least I shouldn't hit any traffic...
    You'll be there...with that big happy ski morning grin of yours...
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    Yeah, I'll be there. Not so sure about the grin that early though. Don't get me wrong I'll be happy, I just don't think I'll be awake enough to express it. Normally at 5am I haven't even rolled over to smack the snooze button for the first time...
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    Quote Originally Posted by bvibert View Post
    Yeah, I'll be there. Not so sure about the grin that early though. Don't get me wrong I'll be happy, I just don't think I'll be awake enough to express it. Normally at 5am I haven't even rolled over to smack the snooze button for the first time...
    Drink two less beers and go to bed an hour earlier the night before. You'll be fine...
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    i was just kidding about the time, i have gotten quite used to rolling out of bed at 7 and still making first chair, heh. i know you guys have it a whole lot worse.

    My initial thought is maybe setup a 9:30 or 10 am meet-up at the top of the South Ridge (formally Glades) Triple. Thoughts?
    a later time (i.e. 9:30 or 10 per your suggestion) for the official meet up would help if there were stragglers, folks running late, etc. that way the group wasn't waiting for people. perhaps an early KBL meetup time for those that want to get there early and then a later glades triple meetup time as the "official" time? i dunno. honestly, despite my earlier joke about gettng up early, if folks want to ski some good snow before the place gets mobbed, i'd suggest getting their as close to opening time as possible. even on a weekday the place is dangerous that early in the season.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Greg View Post
    Drink two less beers and go to bed an hour earlier the night before. You'll be fine...
    Not much of a drinker, so I don't think that's the problem... I'll definitely be going to be as early as my family allows!

    Quote Originally Posted by riverc0il View Post
    a later time (i.e. 9:30 or 10 per your suggestion) for the official meet up would help if there were stragglers, folks running late, etc. that way the group wasn't waiting for people. perhaps an early KBL meetup time for those that want to get there early and then a later glades triple meetup time as the "official" time? i dunno. honestly, despite my earlier joke about gettng up early, if folks want to ski some good snow before the place gets mobbed, i'd suggest getting their as close to opening time as possible. even on a weekday the place is dangerous that early in the season.
    I agree about the slightly later meet up time, some folks may even have a longer drive time than us. If we manage to make it up there early enough for your early meet up time then I'm game for that too. Just remember that you're gonna have to take it easy on us because some of us haven't been on snow yet this year...
    Brian

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    Quote Originally Posted by bvibert View Post
    Just remember that you're gonna have to take it easy on us because some of us haven't been on snow yet this year...
    Excuses, excuses

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    Quote Originally Posted by bvibert View Post
    Just remember that you're gonna have to take it easy on us because some of us haven't been on snow yet this year...
    yea, but i have only skied three runs, so i don't have that much more time on snow than any one else
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    An initial meet-up at KBL, say 9:00 am and then a second "synch-up" at the top of the Triple around 10 am or 10:30 am sounds like a really good plan. So far, I'm pretty confident I can identify most of the folks going so we should be able to all hook up at some point.

    Here's the list that have confirmed. Definites:

    Me
    bvibert
    JimG.
    thetrailboss
    riverc0il
    2knees
    Grassi21
    roark
    Marc
    Sky521
    BeanoNYC
    MichaelJ

    Maybes include:

    ALLSKIING
    highpeaksdrifter
    dmc
    I ski double black diamonds.

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