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Platty. Info directions ..( end thread.hyjacking in Bell trip report

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L.E.S. machine may begin to kick-up next week, Platty sometimes does well with that depending on wind.
 

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Just got up to the Hunter, seems to be a crust a lower elevations. Might have been some icing? Look for me, red pants.
 
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Any report or pictures from yesterday?
Have lovely time today who ever goes

It was insane.

Had fresh pwder/first tracks on the first 5-6 runs. Soft snow all day, ski-on lift lines.....utterly perfect day.



Those tracks were either skinners or patrol. We were about the 20th chair to load.



Later in the day:
 

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There are whales to be hunted at belleayre right now... I’m getting my Ahab on [emoji1689][emoji1689][emoji1689]
 
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one, no two of my best runs ever on Blockbuster, the rest of the day incredible too!
 

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It was insane.

Had fresh pwder/first tracks on the first 5-6 runs. Soft snow all day, ski-on lift lines.....utterly perfect day.



Those tracks were either skinners or patrol. We were about the 20th chair to load.



Later in the day:
Nice pics, did you get into the trees at all? Enough coverage?

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Nice pics, did you get into the trees at all? Enough coverage?

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We were in Lucian's Line, the woods skiers right of Free Fall (or was it blockbuster.....I think it was free fall...) and another shot around Lucian's. It was kind of 3 good turns, one turn hits a rock or root... So pretty fun, but I didn't feel completely at ease.
 

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I thought the trees were very good. There was some bottoming out, but certainly not enough to think about it much.

All in all an excellent day, spirits were high!



Full report on NYSB tomorrow morn.
 

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We didn't get stuck anywhere, we had fun on the line pictured above.

Were steep trees in play where you skied this week? The pics I saw from NoVT did look deep.

In the cats we had maybe ~24 inches of snow and we made it work.
 

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We didn't get stuck anywhere, we had fun on the line pictured above.

Were steep trees in play where you skied this week? The pics I saw from NoVT did look deep.

In the cats we had maybe ~24 inches of snow and we made it work.

I think more like 30" or so at Belle. That last 6-10" thurs-sat in lake effect really helped.

It's easy to stay low angle at Belle but even steeper pitches had good snow. I would have been careful in steeper trees at Platty though much rockier there.

Never got stuck.
 

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I think more like 30" or so at Belle. That last 6-10" thurs-sat in lake effect really helped.

It's easy to stay low angle at Belle but even steeper pitches had good snow. I would have been careful in steeper trees at Platty though much rockier there.

Never got stuck.

Dreamcatcher must have been perfect.
 
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