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 I konw they were getting pounded to 2 days before i left which was great, and there getting pounded even harder the last 2 days.

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> From: "Skip King" <[log in to unmask]>
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> Subject: Re: [SKIVT-L] Back from Lake Tahoe
> Date:         Fri, 3 Mar 2006 19:51:12 -0500
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> 
> Sorry, Mike, but you really blew it.   You need to go back for 
> another week and check out Alpine Meadows!  8->
> 
> At 07:31 PM 3/3/2006, you wrote:
> > What an amazing place and experience, i think i would enjoy living here.
> > Started my 2 week vacation with skiing Mt.Rose which had fresh snow and
> > everything open including the 55 degree chutes, which is where I spent
> > most of my time skiing each individual chute which I belive the middle
> > chutes are definately 55 degrees, but are short.
> >  Spent 2 days at Northstar at Tahoe which was much tammer than Rose but is
> > a glade skiiers heaven, from boundary to boundary, with nothing to
> > difficult or extreme, on the entire mountain including lookout mtn.
> >  The next 2 days were at Squaw which was by far my favorite area, with
> > good pockets of powder and soft loose snow days after the last storm, and
> > temps in the low 40s. Spent a lot of time around KT-22 which disappointed
> > me a little bit considering, people and magazines say it is 1 of the
> > better extreme areas in north america, which in my opinion i found that
> > cornice 2 area was by far much more extreme than anything on the entire
> > mountain, with areas hitting 60 degrees in pitch and tons of cliffs to
> > drop from, this is some scary stuff for anyone. And anyone that has skiied
> > this area knows what i am talking about, as well as all the locals who
> > told me about this area. I did find some cornices out there that where as
> > much as 100 foot drops in, no thanks.
> >  The next 3 days were spent at heavenly which was again a whole lot tammer
> > than sqaw and mt. rose with lots of terrain and fast lifts, and the 1 good
> > steep exception being Mott and killbrew canyon, which had some
> > similarities to terrain at squaw, but was still no challenge to cornice,
> > or granite chief, with pitches hitting up to 55 in some areas so i was
> > told.
> >  I did not make it to kirkwood, but did go to sierra at tahoe which
> > similar to northstar, with a lot of parks, and roughly 2000 acres of
> > terrain and glades everywhere.
> >  The nightlife and casinos where great in both nort and south, but i
> > enjoyed north tahoe and reno more than the south shore.
> >  More to come including pictures.
> >
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