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Marc1 wrote:

[*: We went south to Boulder and the Escalante-Grand Staircase NM for 
the weekend. Finally did the hike to Lower Calf Creek falls that I 
hadn't gotten to for 5 years.]


Now there's an OT subject we all can appreciate.  Post pics, please.

- Patrick
 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Vermont Skiing Discussion and Snow Reports 
> [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Marc Chrusch
> Sent: Tuesday, May 22, 2007 12:23 PM
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Subject: Re: [SKIVT-L] Counting them up
> 
> TOS, with great fortitude somehow managing to avoid any reference to 
> baseball, wrote:
> >54 seems low.  With such a long season, why so few days?
> 
> What?! I have to justify myself to *you*?!!? ;-)
> 
> My average here is 60, so it's not that far off. This year there 
> simply were more than the usual number of ski days where it just 
> wasn't worth driving up-canyon. This month I wasn't around* for the 
> surprise late-season powder days of May 4-6 and pretty much lost 
> motivation after that. Thus, I didn't bother with last weekend and 
> then only skied one of the remaining 3 days, or iow, only one of my 6 
> - 8 potential May days. IMHO, if you're out skiing just to up your 
> day count, then it's kinda pointless. I track mine (it's a 
> requirement in Utah), but I'm not a slave to the count.
> 
> If I'm going to do something outdoorsy after work in April and May, 
> it'll be rock climbing or bike riding. It sure won't be 
> hiking for turns.
> 
> BTW, Tony Crocker mentioned over on FTO:
> """""""""""
> Meanwhile today's report from Mt. Bachelor:
> 97-inch mid-mountain base
> 22 degrees
> Powdr Corp closed the mountain for the season yesterday.
> """""""""""
> 
> Yep. That Powdr Corp. The new owners of Killington.
> 
> 
> [*: We went south to Boulder and the Escalante-Grand Staircase NM for 
> the weekend. Finally did the hike to Lower Calf Creek falls that I 
> hadn't gotten to for 5 years.]
> 
> -m1  
> 
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