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oops. date correction.  This happened today.  
On Sat, 29 Oct 2005 16:55:13 -0400, Scott Danis <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

>Jim, Stan and I went back for more this morning.  Looking at the view from
>100 we couldn't believe our eyes.
>http://www.uvm.edu/skivt-l/?Page=image_upload/Vermont/stowe_from_100.jpg
>
>Bluebird skies and a well laid skin track made the time pass quickly.
>Hearing that the editor of BackCountry magazine was up in front of us, Jim
>set the land speed record trying to catch him hoping to see his name in
>print.  The bottom of Nosedive was more firm but much drier than Wednesday.
> The snow becam drier and lighter as we ascended.  After some exploration on
>upper nosedive
>http://www.uvm.edu/skivt-l/?Page=image_upload/Vermont/jim_on_upper_nosedive.jpg
>http://www.uvm.edu/skivt-l/?Page=image_upload/Vermont/above_the_quad.jpg
>
>
>Stan called for Goat.  We weren't sure if we'd find refrozen crud, breakable
>crust or powder.  It was powder.
>http://www.uvm.edu/skivt-l/?Page=image_upload/Vermont/20051028.avi
>
>It was hard to believe our eyes.  October 28 for crying out loud!
>http://www.uvm.edu/skivt-l/?Page=image_upload/Vermont/notch.jpg
>
>We were the only ones this morning to venture down goat.  Untracked all the
way.
>http://www.uvm.edu/skivt-l/?Page=image_upload/Vermont/stan_on_goat.jpg
>http://www.uvm.edu/skivt-l/?Page=image_upload/Vermont/scott_on_goat.jpg
>
>Below the steep part, we each picked a lane. Stan on the left, me on the
>right and Jimmy in the middle.  Untracked powder to the end.  Once off of
>Goat, the numerous cat, ski and board tracks made for some difficult turns.
> The sun softened skier's left and we bumped and thunked to the bottom of
>Nosedive.  Once back in the lot, we learned that we had the morning's best
>of what there was to take.  Reports from Starr were good, Chinclip so-so,
>but Goat(before us) was virgin.  Breakfast at Macarthy's.  Three phat and
>happy souls.
>
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