Archive for January, 2010

Surprise! I’m out of witty powder taglines!
January 31st, 2010 | By:  Greg | 6 Comments

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We headed back up to Mount Mansfield for another glorious day of harvesting deep fresh snow--some of it was even legitimate blower! I wouldn't have thought it possible, but first tracks on Sunday at 4 weren't out of the question. Ben might be getting accustomed to this. I got a lot ... ...Read more

Greetings From Gulmarg
January 31st, 2010 | By:  Allen | 7 Comments

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Things are rough here right now. The alpine snow is too unstable to ski, and the low elevation is short on cover. The avalanche in the video was bomb triggered inbounds. There have been other slides that sounded louder in the BC but none that we have been able to ... ...Read more

Surprise! Sun and Powder!
January 30th, 2010 | By:  The F.I.S. | 4 Comments

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I still can't believe it r**n*d on Monday. It seems like ages ago. Indeed, since that horrible affair Stowe has received at least 20 inches, and everything is almost back to normal, and in many cases, currently exceeding snow conditions prior to the mini-thaw. Today was sunny, cold, deep and cold. Ben ... ...Read more

Surprise! Still Fresh!
January 28th, 2010 | By:  Greg | 7 Comments

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Thursday was a one-and-done affair for me since I needed to be somewhere else not near the mountain by 10:30am. I met up with Ben for first chair. We gambled on one of our favorite lines being untouched still, and what do you know(?), we won! No better way to start ... ...Read more

Surprise! Powder’s Back!
January 27th, 2010 | By:  Greg | 6 Comments

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Stowe Mountain Resort reported 6-8" at 6am, and by 9am they were reporting 8-12". At first I thought it was a joke; just two days ago a demoralizing deluge destroyed our deep delightful descendable snowpack, and I assumed the reports were just a ploy to get people to drive ... ...Read more

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