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  1. Can-Am National Holidays – July 1 & 5 2014 : World Cup, Humidex 106 & Still Sick!!!

    The tradition continues...posting over 3-weeks late TR at best. Wife's mom visiting for the last mom and too many pictures to choose from. I tried to get a different twist in this Eastern July TR.
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    July skiing in the East

    The tradition continues...posting over 3-weeks late TR at best. Wife's mom visiting for the last mom and too many pictures to choose from. I tried to get a different twist in this Eastern July TR.
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    It means I should review after I type something...

    It means I should review after I type something then modify it.

    Yeah, I meant I didn't know shit for stuff below NJ....with the exception of Southern Florida.
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    Wow Iceman, I love your rambling. :) I just...

    Wow Iceman, I love your rambling. :)

    I just got back from some touristy stuff in town with my visiting mother-in-law. I need to rest and read these posts (more later).

    Iceman, I've been to PEI...
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    EAST : Water + Beach with family suggestion

    Okay, I don't like planning ahead for anything these days.

    I had a few neat ideas for a family vacation, but my youngest daughter (11) said that she wanted to swim in (relatively warm) ocean. I...
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    +1 Definitely!!! The size of the patch...

    +1
    Definitely!!!

    The size of the patch doesn't matter.

    Driving and hiking a few hours to ski a snow patch in July = driving way farther to West Virginia in a Hurricane midweek to ski in...
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    The record amount of turns was 15 on Saturday....

    The record amount of turns was 15 on Saturday. Most people managed between 6-10 on the 50ft vertical patch (16 meters to be exact).

    Someone posted on AZ that he made July turns on Sunday. As for...
  8. Stowe VT via Toll Road : June 1, 2014 – Skiing patches for 105 turns

    Okay, I finally got around to finishing it. Just before the last Stowe (and Vermont) patch melts. Yes, there is still one patch left. Now I can focus on my next day. A trip with fellow maggots...
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    Okay, I finally got around to finishing it....

    Okay, I finally got around to finishing it. VT_Ski and MTL_Ripper joined me to make some silly Stowe skiing on snow. Just before the last Stowe (and Vermont) patch melts. Yes, there is still one...
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    Here is a bit more snow stoke!!! Snow and July...

    Here is a bit more snow stoke!!!

    Snow and July in the East...it ain't over. Only a few days away.

    I wasn't able to publish my variant twist on car-assisted turns on June 1, but in the...
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    Thanks Matt. I wouldn't call him a close friend,...

    Thanks Matt. I wouldn't call him a close friend, but he was a close co-worker.

    He was a great guy, I rarely meet him outside work besides at a bar or pub after work when we worked together (same...
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    Avila QC : February 10, 2014 – No Fun

    I wrote this TR in February, but never got around to upload the pictures and never published it. I generally wouldn't bother posting a link about to a TR of a small Laurentian hill that I just posted...
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    Okay, my skiing has slowed down and I don't...

    Okay, my skiing has slowed down and I don't fish....so I have a bit of time to catch up on some TR writing. Here is a TR from 2 of my last 3 days so far this season...I'm still working on Jay's day...
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    SJ, vibes to you and your dog. I've gone through...

    SJ, vibes to you and your dog. I've gone through that a few times with the family...it is never easy. Take care man.

    Rudeness...you've just in time for some Otto Rhodes action. Ripper and I are...
  15. Killington VT – Tuesday April 29, 2014 – Making the Most of Deception

    Killington VT – Tuesday April 29, 2014 – Making the Most of Deception

    Today is Killington's last day. I wanted to post this a while ago, but I've been overwhelmed lately. This was written a while...
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    Killington last day. Bummer, I wanted to return...

    Killington last day. Bummer, I wanted to return after my 1st visit in 9 years last April 29. But I couldn't ski this weekend...MSS decided to re-open this weekend and I'mplanning to go to MSS...
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    I guess the 5-8' snow and the forecast for the...

    I guess the 5-8' snow and the forecast for the long weekend made MSS change their minds. MSS decided to open for Sat-Sun and Mon. No definite word on a closing date.

    So there is still two lift...
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    Similar to what they had last year at this time...

    Similar to what they had last year at this time and they continued for an extra weekend. I'm not exactly in the know, but it would seem that MSS has decided to go on a fixed closing calendar. The May...
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    What a great weekend!!! Who is hanging on?...

    What a great weekend!!!

    Who is hanging on?
    Who is over?

    MSS and Jay said they were done. Skied both. A couple of feet (5-8') of base left at MSS and they could probably push for an extra...
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    Great one BigDaddy. Video of conception, HA. ...

    Great one BigDaddy. Video of conception, HA.

    Okay, not too far from topic.

    Oh Mother!!!

    Mother? Mothers' Day is going to be it for Jay and MSS this season.

    Oh Mother!!! The sun is out...
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    I was floored also. Not sure when the show...

    I was floored also. Not sure when the show started, sometime in the afternoon. I didn't know anything about it either even as I was skiing. You could clearing hear the sound from the top of the last...
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    Okay, I skied Killington on Tuesday. Still...

    Okay, I skied Killington on Tuesday. Still haven't loaded the pictures for the TR, however I managed to clean up and repost a TR from my last visit at Kmart, on May 14, 2005 with Camper Van...
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    Okay, this is called the EC Roll Call.... Roll...

    Okay, this is called the EC Roll Call....

    Roll Call for this weekend is SIX!!!!

    Mont Sutton is not reopening tomorrow due the R in the forecast. Wildcat is also calling it a season.

    So we...
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    I just update the blog post. The number is down...

    I just update the blog post. The number is down to 7 hoping to open this weekend.

    First word from one of the three tentatives for the weekend. Weather is pretty wet for the next few days. Wildcat...
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    Mondays.... I haven't skied this weekend which...

    Mondays....

    I haven't skied this weekend which is a first since November. My youngest daughter had a show.

    TC : Fuck man. Damn vultures.

    Huntington & MTWSP : Wow!!! Kudos to all involved....
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    Have fun...careful that Waterpark can eat your...

    Have fun...careful that Waterpark can eat your soul. ;)
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    Earned-turns and dogs BBQ? lol

    Earned-turns and dogs BBQ? lol
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    Update on the Closings: Mont Orford is done...

    Update on the Closings:

    Mont Orford is done for the season as the forecast this week and weekend isn't favorable (their words, not mine).

    Le Valinouet, with the new snow, is also opening...
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    I saw someone with BROs with NY plates next to me...

    I saw someone with BROs with NY plates next to me in the parking lot. I asked if he was a maggot. Mainly a lurker, but bought the skis from someone here. Meet Chris in his sit-ski. Actually rode the...
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    As the ski school director would say..."I don't...

    As the ski school director would say..."I don't get it? You don't done see me going to the grocery store in a wheelchair". Not sure if I knew about the surgery? I saw him a few times this Winter at...
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    Now that this late Easter is over...many ski...

    Now that this late Easter is over...many ski areas have shutdown for the season, however more than usual are looking into next weekend and into possibly May included the Rudeness' Le Valinouet.

    No...
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    AH!!! That would be Chris from Ottawa. We arrived...

    AH!!! That would be Chris from Ottawa. We arrived at Stateside on Saturday morning and I bumped into him in the lodge. For years, he was a volunteer with CADS (Canadian Association for the Disabled...
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    78F now in Ottawa. The warmest day in Ottawa...

    78F now in Ottawa. The warmest day in Ottawa since something like September 20...then back down to a high of 28F and rain/snow (2cm) tomorrow. The ski areas are still covered in snow, but no one is...
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    That sounds great. I'll revisit my list and edit...

    That sounds great. I'll revisit my list and edit a few probably tomorrow.
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    Amazing Spring conditions and skiing so much that...

    Amazing Spring conditions and skiing so much that I have neglected my TR writing this season.

    Here is a sample of the last two weeks:

    Wed 26 : Burke
    Thurs 27 : Smuggs
    Sat 29 : Edelweiss
    Sun...
  36. That is an awesome lift...happy that it is still...

    That is an awesome lift...happy that it is still there. I don't know any lifts in Quebec or in the Eastern ski areas south of the border that even close to that. The Mad River Glen single from 1949...
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    Holy masses is right!!! Last Friday, it was the...

    Holy masses is right!!! Last Friday, it was the perfect storm for liftline as mentioned in my TR.

    Where did these people come from? I had never seen so many people at Mad.
    a) People starved for a...
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    It was pouring in Ottawa. We'll see the kids GS...

    It was pouring in Ottawa. We'll see the kids GS race at Ste-Marie will go tomorrow.

    Last Friday was good....Day One off my Fox44 card.

    Mad River Glen VT : February 14, 2014 – Valentine’s Day...
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    Ottawa isn't Ontario...we generally drive across...

    Ottawa isn't Ontario...we generally drive across into Quebec to ski. ;)

    Mr Multiglisse...how about checking RADcliffe late next week? You know it should be good when you combine Cliff and Rad in...
  40. Happy New Year to all my maggots friends + Titus NY 31/12/13 New Year TR

    I'm still around although I don't spend much time online these days. I'm barely able to keep up with everything else, however I'm still skiing. I could have put this in the ECRC thread, but I have a...
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    Nice Mr. Multiglisse. It would be that the...

    Nice Mr. Multiglisse.

    It would be that the latest forecast is less Eastern Ontario and more focused on NY. I'm too far from some Georgian Bay lake effect snow. Tug Plateau is at 40" and is 3...
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    1) Yes...unless if like 54 and looks really...

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    Yes...unless if like 54 and looks really old. :)

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    Talking about old, some of you might be interested in my latest Ski Mad World post from my personal collection. Vintage Tremblant circa...
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    Every year I get that 2for1 voucher from Kmart....

    Every year I get that 2for1 voucher from Kmart.
    Every year I don't get to use it (not that it is the end of the World).
    I haven't been to Kmart in like 10 years.
    Tomorrow is a week day. Lift...
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    Yeah, I saw this one a few weeks ago as I was...

    Yeah, I saw this one a few weeks ago as I was searching for clips for the blog piece I was preparing. Awesome stuff and still going strong.
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    Pierre Tardivel turned 50 this week

    Yeah, one of the great "extreme" skiers of our time turned 50!!!

    Pierre Tardivel was born 50 years ago on November 26, 1963 in Annecy, Haute-Savoie, France. Influences by the movies and the first...
  46. Paging Sledneckripper!!! :o

    Paging Sledneckripper!!! :o
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    Day One and Month 97 is in the books and posted...

    Day One and Month 97 is in the books and posted on the blog.

    This is a late TR from Opening Day at Sunday River. Day trip from Montreal with fellow Eastern Maggot MTL_Ripper.

    (click link to...
  48. TR : Sunday River ME – October 26, 2013 – Hunt for White October!!!

    Day One and Month 97 is in the books and posted on the blog.

    A bit long to sort out all the non-related ski pictures. Here is a quick brief summary of the TR. Day trip from Montreal with fellow...
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    Another ski area online for October skiing....

    Another ski area online for October skiing. St-Sauveur opened for the season at 3pm. Open until 7pm. Note it has been the 3rd year out of the last 5 that MSS managed to open in October.

    MSS is...
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    That is not your picture, right???

    That is not your picture, right???
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