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    If anybody is reading out there...you should be...

    If anybody is reading out there...you should be skiing with us as soon as you can! Today was an amazing powder day! Heavy on the bottom 1/3 of mountain, but lovin' it nearly as much as the top of the...
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    Today was a lot less crowded than Saturday. With...

    Today was a lot less crowded than Saturday. With Fling a lot 'faster' than yesterday, the soft snow and early season bumps on Lower Snowball (and right side of bottom of Fling after Spring Road...
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    Another reason to be looking forward to the coming Sugarbush ski season!!

    Thanks for this update and for your efforts!
  4. Thread: RFID Tickets

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    Just spent first day of several upcoming at Big...

    Just spent first day of several upcoming at Big Sky. Same system as Sugarbush. Nothing negatively affected. Great day!
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    Everything in the above postings confirms the 50%...

    Everything in the above postings confirms the 50% off lift tickets at the other 15 resorts with purchase of a Sugarbush Premium Pass. However, I'm still confused whether or not "enrollment in the...
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    I would presume the 50% offer is for the...

    I would presume the 50% offer is for the Passholder, only, and not transferable, or meant to encourage multiple ticket purchases on same day for family/friends (though that would be sweet!). So,...
  7. Thread: Opening Day

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    I sent kudos to John, which I know will be passed...

    I sent kudos to John, which I know will be passed along...nice job!
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    Former snow reporter here...and I can tell you...

    Former snow reporter here...and I can tell you that SB used to only count seasonal total from Opening Day. However, that has changed, mostly because it's the only way to compare with the other VT...
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    Great mountains with great snow will equal great experience; plus this advice:

    #1) give yourself a day at the start to acclimate to the much higher-than-Utah elevation. Either skip the first day, and/or start with a day at Loveland, working your way west
    #2) stay...
  10. Thread: Food intel

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    Of course, one could always park across the...

    Of course, one could always park across the street at 'Smokehouse' :idea:
  11. Thread: 2016 game on

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    Perception is the key, indeed. And, conditions on...

    Perception is the key, indeed. And, conditions on different areas and exposures of the mountain change continuously. Though I stayed away on Monday, I later heard some of the same fantastic comments...
  12. Thread: 2016 game on

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    I overheard him telling an SLC friend that he was...

    I overheard him telling an SLC friend that he was with about the MRG single chair, and chimed in. Now, I'm going to have to seek you out in GHL or ME...when I return from Utah after our last (pow)...
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    302 (not sure why rotated pic...sorry) I've been...

    302 (not sure why rotated pic...sorry) I've been as lucky as gostan and am now on my second western trip of the season...CO in December and UT right now. Deer Valley yesterday (you can see how many...
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    Lookin' like a pretty productive storm Monday...

    Lookin' like a pretty productive storm Monday night into Tuesday!
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    FANTASTIC cartoon! Does it work above freezing...

    FANTASTIC cartoon! Does it work above freezing temps?
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    might be time to spin-off this conversation to a...

    might be time to spin-off this conversation to a separate thread! Of course, there's not much to write about today's skiing. Keeping hopes high, however. Kudos to Mt. Ops for making the most of a...
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    The plan is to open t2b tomorrow (Tuesday)....

    The plan is to open t2b tomorrow (Tuesday). Skiing today was very nice; Grinder even better than Sunday's good initial groom. Of course, fewer skiers today = conditions that held up well into the...
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    My GUESS for opening is Thanksgiving Day, based...

    My GUESS for opening is Thanksgiving Day, based on the return of favorable-looking snowmaking temps by next weekend.
  19. Great progress...all leading up to an exciting...

    Great progress...all leading up to an exciting season, I'm certain. As far as the comment about towers being higher, remember that you'll soon be looking at them with several feet!!! of snow taking...
  20. Thread: Mushroom

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    I believe that's been the plan all along (Mt. Ops...

    I believe that's been the plan all along (Mt. Ops relocated there, as well)...sorry to squelch the dreaming. However, the fun outside is more important than the fun inside!
  21. Thread: New VH lift

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    I like the idea of the 'slower' fixed grip vs....

    I like the idea of the 'slower' fixed grip vs. high-speed detachable. I prefer the least number of skiers descending the same runs I'm looking to enjoy...with the most elbow room possible. It's...
  22. Thread: New VH lift

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    I'll look for you at beer:30 sometime...but not...

    I'll look for you at beer:30 sometime...but not this weekend. Perhaps we should wear masks (with at least a sipping hole) to protect our anonymity.
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    Hey Win. Was forwarded a link to one of those...

    Hey Win. Was forwarded a link to one of those interview videos earlier today. You looked (and sounded) good! If anyone wanted to pick my brain today, I would have 'ranted' about the disservice the...
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    Don't believe for a minute that other resorts...

    Don't believe for a minute that other resorts don't run into their share of problems, too. Besides, if everything were perfect all the time, we wouldn't appreciate those truly special days when...
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    Not the full image Win presented Saturday, but...

    Not the full image Win presented Saturday, but for a glimpse, try this:

    http://www.sugarbush.com/vermont-real-estate/sugarbushliving/blog
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