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    Hi PNW Maggots, Flying out from Eastern Canada...

    Hi PNW Maggots,
    Flying out from Eastern Canada to get some Aug/Sept turns on the last Timberline weekend. Hitting months 167-168.
    Any info on a cheap place to crash around Mt Hood. I know there is...
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    NE Roll Call 18/19

    Yep, same here. I’m flying from France in end of day Wednesday and Thursday would be impossible as we are picking up our pets.

    Here is an old TR from FTO, August 2001.
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    I’ve saw on FB (maybe last week) some people...

    I’ve saw on FB (maybe last week) some people making mid-July turns. Any recent info on what is left other than via the webcam.
    Also wondering if there is any chance of the extremely rare Eastern...
  4. Qué? No habla Español? Sent from my iPhone...

    Qué? No habla Español?


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  5. Thanks. Notice autocorrect likes messing with me....

    Thanks. Notice autocorrect likes messing with me.


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  6. Yukon skiing family in California: gear help

    Thanks for all the responses. The fact that the family has been on camping mode and moving around, they decided to rent a pair for $10 or $15, not sure.
    We skied together in Squaw, after skiing...
  7. I’m in town until after skiing tomorrow. He is in...

    I’m in town until after skiing tomorrow. He is in Yosemite and will be around Tahoe/Squaw Thursday.

    Yes, the ski is a 92. I thought it was odd also.


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  8. ExtremeSkiToddler (as I call their 4 yr old - her...

    ExtremeSkiToddler (as I call their 4 yr old - her dad old alias on the Quebec ski forum Zoneski used to be extremeskiboy. Anyway, in the last few days she skied Cornice, Scotty’s, Dave’s and Climax....
  9. Are they going to have 92cm skis???...

    Are they going to have 92cm skis??? Buying/finding a used pair would probably be cheaper.


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  10. Yukon skiing family in California: gear help

    Hi everyone, I haven’t posted in some time, blame it on life.

    I’ve been to Mammoth for almost one week. I crossed paths with a ski friend from Quebec now living in the Yukon. We skied together...
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    Say what? St-Sauveur is open tomorrow: skiing...

    Say what?

    St-Sauveur is open tomorrow: skiing + waterpark

    Say What??? Still Skiing in the East – Eastern Closing 2019 – Week 10...
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    Let's ski like it's 1997!!! Skiing in June –...

    Let's ski like it's 1997!!!

    Skiing in June – Eastern Closing 2019 – Week 9
    https://madpatski.wordpress.com/2019/05/29/skiing-in-june-eastern-closing-2019-week-9/
  13. Both are closing this Sunday, June 2. Fresh...

    Both are closing this Sunday, June 2.

    Fresh blog post:

    Skiing in June – Eastern Closing 2019 – Week 9
    https://madpatski.wordpress.com/2019/05/29/skiing-in-june-eastern-closing-2019-week-9/

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    You should have been skiing north of the border...

    You should have been skiing north of the border on Monday or previous weekend.

    Anyhow here is my rundown of who is spinning this weekend, most likely my last Eastern Closing post of the season.
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    Here is an idea if you want to ride lift to ski....

    Here is an idea if you want to ride lift to ski.

    Friday 18: MSS
    Saturday 19: MSS
    Sunday 20: MSS
    Monday 21: MSS
    Friday 25: Killington
    Saturday 26: MSS
    Sunday 27: MSS
    Monday 28: Killington
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    Great work rudeness and lucky. For those that...

    Great work rudeness and lucky.

    For those that are still looking for some quick laps, K and MSS are still going strong.

    Consistent as Mothers’ Day Skiing (again) – Eastern Closing Thread 2018 –...
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    I was away from a computer for a few days. Here...

    I was away from a computer for a few days. Here is the latest list posted on the blog earlier this week with today's edits (no Wildcat, reopening Big Boulder and MSS added an extra weekend and...
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    Valinouet not openning, that is a surprise. I...

    Valinouet not openning, that is a surprise. I read their website that the decision is based on the forecasted rain plus didn't want to leave staff on stand-by.

    Vallée Bleue has been consistently...
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    Many options open this weekend. Decisions,...

    Many options open this weekend. Decisions, decisions.

    Eastern Closing 2018 : Spring has sprung – Week 5
    https://madpatski.wordpress.com/2018/04/24/eastern-closing-2018-spring-has-sprung-week-5/
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    I was there last Wednesday, it was definitely...

    I was there last Wednesday, it was definitely firm. The summit was closed due to the firmness of the snow conditions. Planning to go back on Friday.

    Last weekend at many places this weekend...go...
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    Calendar creep = what I call people/ski...

    Calendar creep = what I call people/ski areas/whoever is saying the season is over because of a date on the calendar.

    To quote one great skier, philosopher and icon, Glen Plake:
    “Ski the snow on...
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    Still great out there... one off-snow busy week....

    Still great out there... one off-snow busy week. Planning to cross a few places off the Foxcard after Monday.

    Here is this week's update:

    Eastern Closing 2018 : April’s Second weekend or Is It...
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    I should have ask for some.... change for a...

    I should have ask for some.... change for a nickel. We were sitting at one point one or two tables away from you guys.
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    Okay, for those who care about lift served and...

    Okay, for those who care about lift served and who's open where... here is first blogpost of the Spring.

    You can ride lifts and ski from Newfoundland & Labrador to North Carolina - including...
  25. Thanks Brutah and everyone. Oct 30: plane...

    Thanks Brutah and everyone.

    Oct 30: plane YOW-YYZ-DEN
    Oct 31: A-Basin
    Nov 1: Loveland
    Nov 2: A-Basin
    Nov 3: Loveland - 14 runs til noon off to the airport with a slight detour to Red Rocks.
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  26. They are going the same thing North of Quebec...

    They are going the same thing North of Quebec City. I've already enquired with them, but decided skiing in Colorado would be more fun.
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  27. I looked at PDX, DEN and YYC and the easiest with...

    I looked at PDX, DEN and YYC and the easiest with a bit room for problems was flying into Denver. Leaving Ottawa on Oct 30 super early, one connection in YYZ and landing in Denver at 9:40am. Nothing...
  28. So after searching to get the best flight on...

    So after searching to get the best flight on points and dates. Leaving Ottawa on super early next Monday morning with only one connection in YYZ in 6 hours. I didn't want to go...
  29. Excellent thanks. I remember eyeing those dates,...

    Excellent thanks. I remember eyeing those dates, but now I really want to see him. I've seen him once ....way back in Montreal with the Smiths in 1986.

    Portland on Oct 31 and skinning on Hood....
  30. Right now...the only sure choice and snow are......

    Right now...the only sure choice and snow are...

    I'm hesitating right now between 5-hour drive flat 2km cross-country skiing or 8 hours drive-flight-transit for downhill turns.

    Denver or...
  31. That would be too easy... plus if I would count...

    That would be too easy... plus if I would count that... I would be able to add 2-months prior to month #1 back in 2005.
    August: Sand skiing, September: Grass skiing



    The forecast tonight is...
  32. October, October, October !!! Ski Streak may stall at 144

    SkiLife has been good since I started this thread "Should I even consider skiing in Colorado to continue a streak" back in October 2007....
  33. Here it is this folks...one last post for one...

    Here it is this folks...one last post for one last day of lift serve skiing in the East.

    Skiing in June: ski season is never over when it’s an endless season – Eastern Closing Thread 2017 – One...
  34. Not as far as October turns in West Virginia. :P...

    Not as far as October turns in West Virginia. :P

    Right now the forecast isn't great for Friday (Showers likely, mainly after 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 39. Very windy. Chance of...
  35. Any opinion on how much snow left in Great Gulf...

    Any opinion on how much snow left in Great Gulf and snowfields (wondering with the rain forecast in the 1st part of this week)? I'd like to head down to K on June 1 (if they open) then head to see...
  36. Yep, that is what I saw in Wednesday email. ...

    Yep, that is what I saw in Wednesday email.

    Busy day today, but I picked up my renewed passport (it was expiring last week), so if it's not crazy wet tomorrow, I'll head down to K town tomorrow...
  37. Where did you see that? Current road status is up...

    Where did you see that? Current road status is up to the treeline.

    http://mtwashingtonautoroad.com/status-weather



    Also, still no word on their FB page. Maybe this weekend?
  38. ***Update: Friday May 19, 3:00pm: The MSS crew...

    ***Update: Friday May 19, 3:00pm: The MSS crew couldn't save the snow; the heatwave killed St-Sauveur season this week. MSS's last day was Saturday May 13.
  39. There is some info on deals deep into their...

    There is some info on deals deep into their website (http://www.killington.com/site/tickets/tickets_and_cards/special_offers), here's a quote from my post.
  40. Damn... I had May 29, but I changed before I...

    Damn... I had May 29, but I changed before I published the post. I thought maybe I was mistaken in my info. The K website indicates that 2015-16 closing was on May 28...
  41. Planning to go to the Canadian Passport (it...

    Planning to go to the Canadian Passport (it expires this Monday) and ask for a rush job. Hoping to get it before the end of the month. No skiing for me this weekend, I'll be going to Toronto with the...
  42. Holy Caribou!!! "S" for Sweet Score!!!

    Holy Caribou!!! "S" for Sweet Score!!!
  43. You are correct. They will be reopening...

    You are correct. They will be reopening Sat-Sun-Mon, so May 22 is the new target. I've updated my blog.
  44. Actually I realized that it was the long weekend,...

    Actually I realized that it was the long weekend, I just knew that they were opening that extra weekend, so maybe they'll be open on that Monday also. Anyway, going to see Adrian Belew at Club Soda...
  45. Update: @SommetSaintSau announced extra wkend of...

    Update: @SommetSaintSau announced extra wkend of skiing. New closing date: May 21. @KillingtonMtn still going until the snow melts or June.
  46. ^^^ Need to get that passport renewed or should...

    ^^^
    Need to get that passport renewed or should I just wait until it expires at the end of May?

    For lift served option, we are down to the same old two...for a 5th year in a row. ;) MSS and Kmart...
  47. Not much around there, but great if the snow is...

    Not much around there, but great if the snow is good.

    Proper town with a vibe, San Martin de Los Andes and Villa Langostura as previously mentioned. Pucon and Las Trancas are also cool. That being...
  48. La Hoya / Esquel is probably my second favorite...

    La Hoya / Esquel is probably my second favorite place in SA, mainly do to the price/off-radar/terrain.

    Here is stuff from my last trip back in...

    2008:...
  49. Hard to time it right without any potential trips...

    Hard to time it right without any potential trips South of the border. Otto Rhodes opening? June turns? etc. I wanted to get the process going before I left out to Calgary late April, but too much...
  50. I need to get cracking on my passport renewal. It...

    I need to get cracking on my passport renewal. It expires at the end of the month.
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