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Best Trail Pod?

MadMadWorld

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North Bowl at Revelstoke
Whitewall, T1, Feuz Bowl at Kicking Horse

Goat's Eye at Sunshine Village

East

In the AM.....
 

Madroch

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Madonna 1 at smuggs using trail boss's theory, when in think pod I think things like castlerock, pico's outpost, etc- don't know why but i do
 

jaytrem

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If you're not into sharing, Granite at Discovery, MT. My favorite where you might actually see other people might be Putnam Creek at Silver Star, BC.
 

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You guys need to immediately move this discussion to the members only secret stash sub forum or I'm positing a link to this thread on TGR. Seriously, I will!
 

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Palaviccini at A-Basin. A little bit of everything. Glades, bumps, and small chutes.
Chair 1 and Chair 8 at Loveland. Chair 1 is steep and bumpy with good glades, 8 holds pow for a long time.
Deep Temerity at Aspen Highlands. Just steep, gnarly glades
Both Grouse Mtn and Rose Bowl pod at Beaver Creek. Rose bowl is great lowish angle bumps to warm up on. Also has a bunch of fun little optional cliffs on lower stone creek. Once you "graduate", grouse mtn has steeper terrain with bigger bumps. Royal Elk glades are legit as well.
Another vote for fourrunner at Stowe. Steep and fun
OZ at Sunday River. Not as steep as Stowe, but good glades. Too bad it seems like the quad never runs.

Number one goes to Mary Jane at Winter Park. Personally I think it is the best pod in the state if you're into bumps and glades, which are plentiful. Has short chutes too if you're up to the challenge.

Once a chairlift is added to Tucker Mtn at Copper like stated in their MDP, I'm sure that'll be in the running as well. Right now you have to hike over there or wait for the snowcat, which prevents lapping the runs.
 
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soposkier

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Kennebago at Saddleback
And if you consider bracket basin part of it king pine at Sugarloaf as well
 

ScottySkis

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Gore summit and high glades chair because lots of steep terrian and big verical.
 
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jaytrem

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Honeycomb Canyon @ Solitude on a powder day (Does that count as a pod?)

It only counts as a pod since they put in the return lift. Befrore that it would be classified as "in-bound side-country".
 

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I like the Kennebago at Saddleback mention above....incredible advanced/tree offerings up there but also some nice steep groomers and intermediate cruisers as well.
Others that come to mind: Castlerock, Outpost at Pico, Peak Express quad at Whistler, Cannonball quad
 
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