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The NEW Magic Mountain

JamaicaMan

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Nice play JamicaMan!

I would imagine the power consumption is significantly lower running Red vs the New-to-You Quad. Right?

Haha
Yes, it is. We actually have to buy a new transformer for the Quad as it is about twice the power consumption of the old Black Chair (when the damn thing actually ran)


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MG Skier

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Haha
Yes, it is. We actually have to buy a new transformer for the Quad as it is about twice the power consumption of the old Black Chair (when the damn thing actually ran)


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Wow, one forgets how much work really goes into a lift removal and replacement. Considering the Black chair was DOA when your team took over and it "ran" 2017-18 at limited capacity, I certainly didn't see you guys dumping a ton of $$$ into it for a few weekends. Onward and upward! Think of the parking you will gain!
 

p_levert

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Couple of questions for JamaicaMan:

1. After looking at your season pass offerings, it seems like one option is missing. How about a powder pass+? This would be the powder pass plus Sundays.

2. How does the Freedom Pass look for the upcoming year? This has always been sort of a fluid thing, where you don't really know who's in until November. Can we expect more, or less, or about the same??
 

JamaicaMan

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Couple of questions for JamaicaMan:

1. After looking at your season pass offerings, it seems like one option is missing. How about a powder pass+? This would be the powder pass plus Sundays.

2. How does the Freedom Pass look for the upcoming year? This has always been sort of a fluid thing, where you don't really know who's in until November. Can we expect more, or less, or about the same??

1. You could buy our Sunday pass and a Powder Pass lol! Food for thought, though

2. Freedom went from 13 areas to 19 this last year, so I don’t see it going backward...


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Do Work

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Well, work is already well underway to remove the Black Chair and crews are already pulling out all the Snowbowl components for their upcoming fine-tooth-comb treatment.

Anybody here score one of the Black chair triples when they went up for sale? I got myself two (#7 & #77) for the fire pit in the yard!
 

drjeff

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Pretty cool announcement on Magic's social media feeds today that all the towers from the old black that are coming down have hit the ground, and that they're leaving 1 tower, that was just as the black crested the top of the pitch and headed across to the old unloading ramp.

Will be nice on a clear day looking up from the BLT after a day on the hill and seeing that piece of Magic history still standing!

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p_levert

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Way to get after it JamaicaMan and Do Work! I have been enjoying the chairlift porn :cool:
 

Do Work

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Pretty cool announcement on Magic's social media feeds today that all the towers from the old black that are coming down have hit the ground, and that they're leaving 1 tower, that was just as the black crested the top of the pitch and headed across to the old unloading ramp.

Will be nice on a clear day looking up from the BLT after a day on the hill and seeing that piece of Magic history still standing!

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One thing I want to point out that I haven't seen anybody excited about is the fact that the footings are being left- and there's a couple on Black Magic in particular that will provide an EPIC booter once covered in snow- we are talking MAJOR sendage! Can't wait to see that get stomped on a STE Freeride weekend.
 

slatham

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One thing I want to point out that I haven't seen anybody excited about is the fact that the footings are being left- and there's a couple on Black Magic in particular that will provide an EPIC booter once covered in snow- we are talking MAJOR sendage! Can't wait to see that get stomped on a STE Freeride weekend.

Ah, I did not realize the footings would remain. That could be fun, but I must admit it'll probably be more as a spectator. There's enough opportunity to get air on Black Magic without using a footing to aid my airtime!
 

slatham

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New Quad well underway....

Now the Act 250 approval for the snowmaking pond and other improvements is done! Wow what a slog fest for our friends at Magic, but perseverance does pay off eventually!

Time for, again, DO WORK!!
 

urungus

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Congratulations to the Magic team, amazing job on the improvements over the last couple years. Hopefully this will allow the West Side to open sooner ?
 
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