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    Yesterday was another all-time spring touring...

    Yesterday was another all-time spring touring day! I agree with the others here in that I'm amazed at how much coverage is still left on most of the trails - beautiful sunny skies, smooth and surfy...
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    NEK that sunset shot of Jay is awesome - nice...

    NEK that sunset shot of Jay is awesome - nice pics to all! tomorrow is shaping up to be another warm and sunny one, hoping for another solid day of shreddin spring corn
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    yep, about halfway down the Jet - - some lower...

    yep, about halfway down the Jet - - some lower mountain runouts and woods have started getting thin and melting out a bit but overall the snowpack is holding strong, I'd say the base is still ~20"+...
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    Saturday was an all-time spring touring day, 55...

    Saturday was an all-time spring touring day, 55 degrees and sunny, it was downright hot on the way up.

    hung out on the back deck of the Patrol shack, excellent spot for a beer
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    Well this has been a pretty crazy April eh? the...

    Well this has been a pretty crazy April eh? the Jay Cloud dropped about 8" on us between Tuesday night and mid-morning yesterday so it was another genuine springtime pow day up here. Gorgeous...
  6. Thread: Skintrack stoke

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    couple of my favorite shots from this season: ...

    couple of my favorite shots from this season:

    more sunrise stoke
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    sunny springtime laps a few weeks ago
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    with VT extending stay-at-home orders I tend to...

    with VT extending stay-at-home orders I tend to think not. I have my doubts about the base holding up for another month as well. Anyone got recent pics of the superstar glacier?
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    Closed is a loose term in these parts; they have...

    Closed is a loose term in these parts; they have barricades up at the resort entrances but there's ways to get up there if you know your way around the area, plenty of other backcountry options as...
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    just changed over from liquid precip. to sleet...

    just changed over from liquid precip. to sleet down in town at Jay, I've got my fingers crossed its snowing up on the mountain. the early call from NOAA was close to 20" in this cycle for us up here,...
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    the people have spoken, here are some shots from...

    the people have spoken, here are some shots from yesterday:

    up at the summit with some gorgeous views
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    skin track stoke with my turns on the way down

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    can confirm that yesterday was absolutely...

    can confirm that yesterday was absolutely gorgeous out there on the slopes. snowed about 2-3" Monday night up my way. the sun was shining and the thermometer was reading 36 so we decided to go for a...
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    yesterday was awesome, soft corn snow ripe for...

    yesterday was awesome, soft corn snow ripe for some smooth springtime turns. gorgeous weather for a frontcountry tour in the NEK! saw a few other folks up on the slopes, everyone seemed to be within...
  13. Thread: New ACL

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    Tore mine somewhere around end of Feb./beginning...

    Tore mine somewhere around end of Feb./beginning of March 2019, it was a series of a few tweaks that did me in over the course of like 2-3 weeks. I could tell it was messed up but had very minimal...
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    Hoover

    Hoover
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    Jay updated the language on their website as...

    Jay updated the language on their website as well:

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    there's also been a state trooper sitting on 242 in the center of town all morning, I've seen a fair amount of traffic rolling thru but...
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    yea that was my bad, it got switched up when I...

    yea that was my bad, it got switched up when I copy-pasted that blurb from the article I was reading and I couldn't figure out what the normal font was to change back to.

    Great pics from you and...
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    From the article I read: "the Order directs all...

    From the article I read: "the Order directs all Vermonters to stay at home, leaving only for essential reasons critical to health and safety"

    I'd argue that skiing is both essential and critical...
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    we got about 8" +/- of heavy wet stuff, no FR on...

    we got about 8" +/- of heavy wet stuff, no FR on the back end which was good, heard rumors that Burke got a foot. ducked out of the home office for a lunchtime lap today; there was definitely still...
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    already a solid 2+" stacked up in the driveway...

    already a solid 2+" stacked up in the driveway here at Jay. Still firing but supposed to turn over to sleet/FR at some point.

    I poked around some lower mountain trails on snowshoes yesterday...
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    weird season on the east coast overall, missed...

    weird season on the east coast overall, missed out on December and most of January while still on the recovery train from a knee injury, but made up for it with some solid days in Feb. Fun to get out...
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    We didn't ski any woods yesterday; just took...

    We didn't ski any woods yesterday; just took Vermonter down off the summit.

    When we skinned/skied on Monday it was absolutely boilerplate, the 2" from Tuesday night and continued warm up made for...
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    HA! there are some kooks on that page for sure,...

    HA! there are some kooks on that page for sure, always some comments that are good for a few laughs

    skinned another afternoon lap at Jay yesterday, beautiful blue sky! 2" from Tuesday night felt...
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    skinned up Jay yesterday expecting the sunshine...

    skinned up Jay yesterday expecting the sunshine to have softened it up a bit but it was pretty much bulletproof. Uphill travel is technically closed but we didn't run into any trouble, couple...
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    if resorts shut down but still have snow I don't...

    if resorts shut down but still have snow I don't mind skinning a couple laps on some nice days this spring, not a bad way to get some exercise and a few runs in. Screw the cafeteria and base lodges...
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    this hotel is directly across the street from my...

    this hotel is directly across the street from my office, I'm screwed.

    +1 for City Tap in the Seaport if you want something within walking distance from the ICA. Plenty of funky spots north of the...
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    my company CEO issued a warning yesterday...

    my company CEO issued a warning yesterday afternoon stating - "All training sessions, meetings, and events that include a large number people and/or travelling from multiple states or countries are...
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    Nice pics! I repped the East Coast on top of...

    Nice pics! I repped the East Coast on top of Powder Assault last year myself; got up on the ridge and the top chute was pretty wind buffed, buddies and I were scouting the line when some girls from...
  29. Thread: New ACL

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    I knew something was wrong initially based on the...

    I knew something was wrong initially based on the weird twist/hyper-extension and classic "pop" feeling that occurred when I first tweaked it. I took about two weeks off to rest up and let the...
  30. Thread: New Gimp

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    Just had ACL surgery last May myself, definitely...

    Just had ACL surgery last May myself, definitely hear you on feeling trapped, it really does suck being limited for a while, it's a slow process but you'll bounce back. My docs and PT really stressed...
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    can confirm that conditions at Jay were all-time...

    can confirm that conditions at Jay were all-time - Saturday was best day of the season so far, knee deep in most spots and the wind loaded up the woods nicely, that 32" report on Saturday was...
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    I know where I'm getting all my weather reports...

    I know where I'm getting all my weather reports from now on, that guy tells it like it is
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    ripped a couple denim laps last spring myself, hawaiian shirt helped to set the vibe too
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    +1 for the BC Touring NE FB group, usually some...

    +1 for the BC Touring NE FB group, usually some pretty good trip reports there - also http://www.mountwashingtonavalanchecenter.org/ typically has some solid up-to-date info. on conditions as well...
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    Jay Peak, VT allows uphill for free, gotta sign a...

    Jay Peak, VT allows uphill for free, gotta sign a waiver and they give you a flashy reflective strap to throw on your pack so patrol knows you checked in. Personal note that I was really stoked...
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    Even with the Tram and Flyer on hold I didn't...

    Even with the Tram and Flyer on hold I didn't think the Bonnie lines were thaaat bad (in comparison to some other resorts), plus it kept a lot of the good spots fresh for Sunday. gorgeous bluebird on...
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    uphill travel is open tho!

    uphill travel is open tho!
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    Seems like it should be pretty good the next...

    Seems like it should be pretty good the next couple of days.... tomorrow looks like it'll be a free refill situation

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    Depends on where yer lookin' - Northern VT seems...

    Depends on where yer lookin' - Northern VT seems like it'll be spared from any liquid precip.
  40. Thread: New ACL

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    Crushed my final strength test last week and got...

    Crushed my final strength test last week and got back on the slopes for the first time this weekend. A little past the 8.5 month post-op mark, and have been working really hard on getting into solid...
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    anyone on the east coast say Sunday River yet?...

    anyone on the east coast say Sunday River yet? Extremely overrated, and the soup there sucks too.

    +1 for Mount Snow and K-Mart as well, lift lines up the wazoo, horrendously overcrowded slopes,...
  42. Thread: New ACL

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    glad to hear everyone is doing well thus far, I'm...

    glad to hear everyone is doing well thus far, I'm at 7 months out now with hopes to be back on skis in mid-Feb. I have a final strength test at the end of January where I'm hopeful they'll give me...
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    wonder how this will effect the sale of Jay down...

    wonder how this will effect the sale of Jay down the line...
  44. Thread: New ACL

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    had my 5 month check-in with the Ortho on Monday,...

    had my 5 month check-in with the Ortho on Monday, he's pretty happy with the progress overall. I've had full extension since the beginning of the rehab, nearing full flexion by doing lots of...
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    Yea for me its about the same with the early PT,...

    Yea for me its about the same with the early PT, first two weeks are easy movements and stretching. The original plan was to wait 2 weeks until the post-op but after several conversations with close...
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    Hey all, thanks for the stories and tips, there's...

    Hey all, thanks for the stories and tips, there's some great info on here - joined the club after a couple spills and one gnarly tomahawk out in Revy in Feb. Doc back home on the east coast confirmed...
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    256086256087256088 Confirmed that Jay has...

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    Confirmed that Jay has solid coverage - it's deep out there
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    unbelievable start to the season up at Jay, two powder weekends in a row and this past Saturday was one of the best days of my life

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    First tracks through Andre's and some of the deepest...
  49. can attest to Jay being great last weekend,...

    can attest to Jay being great last weekend, cheered on the Rando racers during my laps you guys were seriously bustin ass out there! the crew and I hiked Big Jay on Saturday (perhaps I saw a few of...
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    Will be heading up with the crew per the uszhe. Thinking that conditions will be pretty decent overall. Last weekend we got dumped on and then I heard a dusting on Monday night plus 4 inchers...
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