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ScottySkis

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To be clear, the storm at the END of next week might have questionable precipitation type (still a week+ away). The Monday/Tuesday storm will unquestionably be snow. Are they doing Powderdaize this year? Certainly a chance for 6"....
I not sure about midweek powder day I would think not but will try to find out
 

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To be clear, the storm at the END of next week might have questionable precipitation type (still a week+ away). The Monday/Tuesday storm will unquestionably be snow. Are they doing Powderdaize this year? Certainly a chance for 6"....
Correct - meant that second storm.

I don't know if they are or not, but I thought pwder Daze was 12" or more. Is it 6"?
 

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Good day today but a mixed bag. Some of the snow was fluffy mostly in the trees like California glade. I like a good base in the trees so I thought they were still a little sketchy, mostly due to numerous water bars. Assuming that soft snow blew in there. Trails were the mixed bag. Blockbuster received a good round of snowmaking big whales top to bottom. Also some windblown snow skier's left. Freefall had the best snow. Plunge was a mix of wind packed snow and loose powder. Northface had a base of manmade covered with wind packed snow. Different everywhere I went.

What was never different was that it was brutally cold and windy. -16 with the wind chill. Stayed out 3 1/2 hours and that's all I could handle. My boots got so cold my fingers were sticking to the buckles as I unbuckled them.
 

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Heading back tomorrow. Thought about going again today but the continuing bitter cold made staying home attractive.
 

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Platty might open tomorrow Tuesday for powered day click on link for the information
It official platty open Tuesday tomorrow for plattypowder day

We’re calling it. ‘Powder Daize’ tomorrow, Tuesday Feb 2. 4-6” and snowing with snow expected thru tomorrow. All tix sold ONLINE only. Limited supply! #myplatty #keepingitreal #catskillskiing
 

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We’re calling it. ‘Powder Daize’ tomorrow, Tuesday Feb 2. 4-6”

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This was one of the great days in my life, will never forget it:

 

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Great day at Platty today! Got something like 2 more inches of powder this morning then sunny high 30s this afternoon. I was attempting to telemark this morning, apparently I was the first person this year to rent tele skis from them. Hard to find places that rent them!
 

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Fun day today at patty. Definitely a little crust under all the recent snow, but in the AM, the bumps were great till the new snow got scraped off, and the woods were fun all day. Especially they low angle stuff. Groomers were perfect. Sun was out. Great f-ing day all around.
 

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This Friday tely day
"9th Annual Telefest at Plattekill Mountain this Friday. Free demos from Telemarkdown. Book online."
 

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From Facebook memories c rex
Life has changed so quickly for me compared to 6 years ago when this happens ed:
""Can't believe so much has changed since 2015 when I met someone from AZ that picked me by highway of NY thruway in Kingston and drove me to platty and back to their car after awesome ski day never meeting before:
"""Gave up my Plattekill Mountain virginity today. It's definitely my kind of mountain too. Steeps, narrow and technical trails, and some great glades. Riding the mountain bike trails was so fun. Cliffs and ladder drops everywhere! Gotta catch a powder day there and definitely need to go back this summer on a DH bike. Thanks to Scott Zager for showing us around!,"""
 

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Nice closer* at Plattekill on Saturday. Never really got too sunny, but the snow was soft, and very soft by end of day.

IMO Block, completely ungroomed, was the best:

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GREAT Apres, we stayed until dark on the deck, hanging Laz and Danielle and the employees.

L+D were happy to have had such a great season in the face of so much uncertainty in November.
 
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