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Cannon Intel ?

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Cannonball Express has always been called that, ever since it replaced the T-bars. When the old Peabody double was replaced, I thought the new HSQ should be simply the Peabody Quad for consistency, but nobody listens to me.
 

Smellytele

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Cannonball Express has always been called that, ever since it replaced the T-bars. When the old Peabody double was replaced, I thought the new HSQ should be simply the Peabody Quad for consistency, but nobody listens to me.
The t-bars were replaced the same time the gondola was right? 1980?
 

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I had a midweek pass for years at Cannon and I don’t remember that, but I’m sure I made cracks about it. My mind is going.
 

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I skied there a few times in the 80’s but don’t remember the t-bars at the top. Must have ridden them but the 80’s for me were a little cloudy. 😎
 

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According to newenglandskihistory.com, the summit T-bars were removed after the 1989-90 season and the Cannonball “Express” Quad opened the following winter.
 

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The middle mtn is torched. Middle cannon will be gone after tomorrow leaving middle ravine and that's getting thin as well. On a normal year they could spin the top quad and download that tram I suppose but not this year. We will see.
 

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Delayed opening today for all lifts except Peabody - anybody know why? Wondering if its worth the trip up this weekend.
 

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Storm delivered 5” (so they say). That’s 0” in some spots and 8” in others. Ice, powder, something for everyone! It’s actually skiing pretty good, considering the month.
 

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What a difference five days makes. Full on spring here. Snow going fast.
 

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Hoping they can make it to Saturday.
Sincerely wishing you luck.

The top of the mountain has plenty of mashed potatoes in play -- Profile, Skylight, and Upper Cannon were all in good shape Wednesday. As @snoseek suggested before the last dump, the middle mountain is the weak link. Last Friday was my first trip there but I learned a useful thing that I used more than once today: Spookie gets you around the gravel on Middle Cannon. (Didn't know gravel was a ski trail thing until Cannon. Grass, yeah. Dirt, sure. Ice, of course. Gravel... really?!)
 
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