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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...
  4. 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...
  8. 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...
  14. 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...
  16. 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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    Winter tires are on. Nothing is set in...

    Winter tires are on.

    Nothing is set in stone...but I should be skiing this weekend.

    I need to figure my logistics like where am I sleeping on Friday (Montreal or Townships) and Saturday night....
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    Okay. I heard about the first version from one of...

    Okay. I heard about the first version from one of the person working on it.

    Agree on its value. I agree with Rog, you can pour over maps and look around, but the guide gives you good beta of what...
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    I'm in Ottawa and my skiing has been mostly tied...

    I'm in Ottawa and my skiing has been mostly tied to my kids now, especially my racing daughter.

    There are closer and most interesting touring options than going to Mont Joye - although you...
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    Is the "new" guidebook the same as the previous...

    Is the "new" guidebook the same as the previous one done in French?
  23. Ouch!!! Touché!!! Paging Paedde, come in...

    Ouch!!! Touché!!!



    Paging Paedde, come in Paedde. That sounds like one of his normal trips. :D
  24. How you they differentiate les 3 vallées and the...

    How you they differentiate les 3 vallées and the rest of the places? They are all part of les 3 vallées? La Tania is interconnected to Courchevel, just a few more building under a different name (its...
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    Yes, I do. I'll pass the word. One of them has...

    Yes, I do. I'll pass the word. One of them has spoken to me (member of the MRG Coop) and one that is a member of Shames' coop.

    Here is a piece (in French) in the local paper.

    Une coop voit le...
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    Quebec maggots : SAVING MONT ALTA!!!!

    Message for Quebec Maggots : Saving Mont Alta

    Efforts are being made to save Mont Alta. I'm just the messenger where my only interest is not seeing on of the rare cool place in the Laurentians to...
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    Quebec maggots : SAVING MONT ALTA!!!!

    I'm just the messenger and I have no vested interest except spreading the word that some people are getting together to save one of the most unique small ski hill in the Laurentians.

    Here is what...
  28. Late Summer 2011 : Skiing 85.7% of lift running Europe

    Here is a crosspost as I thought that some of you might be interested.

    I did a compilation TR (a few of the TRs have been posted here, but not all) of my 85.7% sample of European Late Summer...
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    I was also there Friday, Sunday and Monday. I...

    I was also there Friday, Sunday and Monday. I meet a bunch of people like me bagging both months on one trip.

    I was a bit scared on Monday as I left the parking lot at 3:45pm and got stuck in...
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    Anyone know of a cheap place where to crash in...

    Anyone know of a cheap place where to crash in Portland? Landing on Thursday evening. Leaving back to Eastern Canada on Labour Day.

    I also have a friend with family (the kid has skins and she...
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    I remember reading a article in Ski Canada (I...

    I remember reading a article in Ski Canada (I believe) maybe 8-10 years ago. They was 1 or 2 pictures if I recall, but no even close to featuring with pic like the one of the two girls above. :)
  32. Kudos!!! That is the way I started mine. The...

    Kudos!!!

    That is the way I started mine. The goal was 12 months...I'm up to 94. It is a bit harder going living in Ontario. :O
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    You already got info on the backcountry. Yeah,...

    You already got info on the backcountry. Yeah, the forest is the pits to bushwack out of.

    I've stayed at this Hostel both times I've been through Bariloche. It is pretty central...a short walk...
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    Thanks. October are always tough between both...

    Thanks.

    October are always tough between both my daughter's bday and parties, work deadlines, looking for Octoturns and home front.
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    You were kind enough to extend the invitation to...

    You were kind enough to extend the invitation to maggots across borders, unfortunately I never managed to make it down, regardless kudos for an excellence job. I'm sure it was greatly appreciated by...
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    Got the plane ticket on points :...

    Got the plane ticket on points : Ottawa-Toronto-Calgary-Portland. I could have done Ottawa-Vancouver-Portland, but I would have been cutting it too close for my liking with ski gear. Last thing I...
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    Trying to mix a ski trip and concert for the last...

    Trying to mix a ski trip and concert for the last weekend of August. Flying out to Portland for Aug-Sept turns. The Breeders are also playing that weekend and the show is sold out. Anyone know of...
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    Not now, it's too damn hot.

    Not now, it's too damn hot.
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    ^^^^^ This. Looking forward to see some of...

    ^^^^^

    This.

    Looking forward to see some of your travel adventures in América del Sur.

    Safe travels.
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    Thanks. The initial goal was to reach 12 months...

    Thanks. The initial goal was to reach 12 months and everything after was gravy, but I wasn't going to let some bastard situation stop me so close to three-digit month streak without a fight.

    Now...
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    That is a HOT TR !!! ((* *)) ((*

    That is a HOT TR !!!

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    That is a pretty big patch. If all goes as...

    That is a pretty big patch. If all goes as planned, Timberline would be my 95 and 96 in a few weeks from now. I've taken a serious option on making it by pulling the trigger on a FF flight for the...
  43. Holy white wedding. I presume it wasn't a summer...

    Holy white wedding. I presume it wasn't a summer honeymoon. :)
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    The storms from 2008 and 2010 which had the...

    The storms from 2008 and 2010 which had the biggest amount of snow at Pucon also bumped considerable amount of snow south. If it hits Chillan, it would be pretty good too. I remember 2007 when we...
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    Jski, Brutah and I had a similar plan to go to...

    Jski, Brutah and I had a similar plan to go to Pucon were it was to be the centre of the storm back in August 2008. Let just say, that it was a disaster. Nothing was open and the rain was fairly high...
  46. Swiss Combo : Zermatt & Saas-Fee - August 24-25, 2011 (late TRs)

    I've been stuck in a black hole of sucky life for a number of months. Never got the time to finish these summer TRs (this is TRs 4 & 5 out of the potential 7 from Summer 2011. The basic text were...
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    I'm hearing from a Chilean friend that I meet...

    I'm hearing from a Chilean friend that I meet last year that right now only the bottom green runs of Chillan are open now. Its been the case since he arrived a few days ago. I don't know the reason...
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    Definitely worth a visit if you've never been or...

    Definitely worth a visit if you've never been or skied in Summer.

    Not necessarily worth riding lifts for multiple days ... especially flying there. That being said, due to lingering health issues...
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    Thanks Hutash. It wouldn't have been possible on...

    Thanks Hutash. It wouldn't have been possible on my end, as mentioned in my TR, I was hoping to get to Tuckerman towards the end of your stay in Montreal, so I could have hooked up prior to going to...
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    It will all depend on my mental health...

    It will all depend on my mental health (uncontrollable anxiety issues)? Avila was the easier option (Tuckerman Ravine was my previous Eastern July turns options). Avila was 2 hours away from Ottawa...
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