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2/5/21 Pico mountain

NY DirtBag

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Location
Mecox, NY / Winhall, VT
Resort or Ski Area
Pico Mountain
Date
Feb 5, 2021
Snow Conditions
  1. Powder
  2. Packed Powder
  3. Moguls
Was planning on heading to magic but called an audible when I heard the summit lift was closed.

I really wanted a similarly laid back experience and I my kid likes Pico so there we went .

it's about an hour from the house and it was already coming down at 8am

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Hit the summit lift first thing. The snow was piling up and getting smoothed by the wind. It turned into a beautiful wind buff by late morn. It probably ended up snowing 2-3".

Poma line and giant killer were worth repeats. There werent any lines but not too many chairs went up empty from 10-1.

There were woods about half way down the poma line too which were sweet. Really nice flow.

Coverage was great, even late in the trees. 20210205_142810.jpg

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A slope was a treat for 4 or 5 repeats today. Lots of soft snow and a nice steep pitch.

Never made the hike over to outpost area but it must have been sweet.
 

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NY DirtBag

Active member
Joined
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Messages
855
Points
43
Location
Mecox, NY / Winhall, VT
Pico is great 100% open with fresh snow. A nice mix of old and new lifts. Interesting and Varied terrain. Old school lodge feel (although we didn't step foot in it). A nice HSQ with 1600ft vert, smartly lowered at the top to avoid wind closures. Parking 50 yards from the lifts or closer.

I used to work at Killington for ASC years ago and very rarely made it over here. Probably because I could ski midweek most of the time.
 
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