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    Ski Bluewood!

    Thought I'd start a placeholder thread for Bluewood happenings (someone's got to represent!)

    Ski Bluewood is a great little area nestled in the Blue Mountains of Southeastern Washington! Second highest base elevation in the state. If you ever find yourself down this way stop for a run or two.


    VINTNER'S SNO-CAT RUNS TOMORROW (Sun., 1/27)*
    Starting around 11a, you can take the Sno-Cat to Vintner's Ridge to ride more than 200 acres of ungroomed side-country terrain. This expert area, also called "the other side" of Bluewood, is an amazing off-piste experience! Ask at the window when you arrive. #syotm
    *conditions permitting
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    Sentimental favorite. Learned to ski there when I was a kid.

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    I'll play in hopes for some cold and snow. NW Skier off of v ridge. (Last season)

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    When the snow pack is fat and conditions are right touring doesn't suck here either.

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    I would say I mostly Learned to snowboard here, and with some white pass thrown in.
    Quote Originally Posted by Patarero View Post
    When the snow pack is fat and conditions are right touring doesn't suck here either.

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    That's in the basin off vintner's, or keep going north into next one? My friends that live back home say there is some promising quick laps in that area.

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    anyone ski there this year?
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    We are looking at it flow, first week of March. Snowpack dependent. Skied there 15 yrs ago. Special little place.
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    sounds gangbusters let us know if so
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    can you sleep in the parking lot?

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    Quote Originally Posted by pogs4ever View Post
    can you sleep in the parking lot?
    I believe I saw an old-timer in snowed in RV in the parking lot on the opening day last year when I was visiting home in Dec '16 or '17

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    Quote Originally Posted by pogs4ever View Post
    can you sleep in the parking lot?
    I called them last year and they said no problem. Hope to make it out there at some point this winter.

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    maybe this’ll get kq to post a ski tr
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    I'll toss this into this thread. KQ, you likely know some of these people.




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    Quote Originally Posted by GoldMember View Post
    I'll toss this into this thread. KQ, you likely know some of these people.



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    How's the other little hill on the south side near there, Spout Springs? Will they still kick you off the "hill" if you go up to hike their terrain?

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    Quote Originally Posted by plugboots View Post
    Hey, Peak Media! That blows. I guess I'm not their target market.
    You're not Bluewood's target market. Peak Media really doesn't have much to say about that, just shoot and edit what the client wants.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mtnjam View Post
    How's the other little hill on the south side near there, Spout Springs? Will they still kick you off the "hill" if you go up to hike their terrain?
    They finally closed down.

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    Heard SS was for sale for a rediculous amount. OT another fun hill nearby is Anthony Lakes. $17.00 Thursdays.
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    Is Bluewood still for sale?
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    If I lived in WA, Oft would be my realtor. Seriously.

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    Quote Originally Posted by oftpiste View Post
    Is Bluewood still for sale?
    Wood definitely be worth more than Spout Springs.

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    Bluewood welcomed me with enthusiasm. It was a Great stop on my road trip.


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    super cool!

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    Best thread so far this season, keep up the stoke KQ!
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    Quote Originally Posted by KQ View Post
    (someone's got to represent!)
    do they call it blueballs when it’s icy? i wood
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