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Whiteface has been a c+ the two days I went this week.
 Jimski

--- roger Klinger <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> > On Fri, Mar 14, 2008 at 8:24 AM, Just.In Woods
> <[log in to unmask]>
> > wrote:
> > >
> > > what average?  this year's?  surely we're below
> it now with such a stellar
> > cycle.  but it's
> > > at least average given the bigger picture.  i
> know, i know -- arguing
> > whether or not it's
> > > average/below is ridiculous.  i'd call it C/C+
> even occasional B- skiing
> > this week.  rk
> > > suggests D/C range.
> 
> 
> Ok, for the sake of passing a few minutes while Amy
> puts the baby to
> bed, here's my propoposal for what it should take to
> earn various
> grades.
> 
> F: Uncarveable ice
> D: Dust on uncarveable ice
> C:  Dust on edgeable crust OR no new snow but
> surfaces still pleasant.
> B:  A few inches of powder, but you're still hitting
> the soft base
> underneath, eg. Much of
>       January
> A:  Powder in which you don't feel a base, eg. most
> of December.
> 
> Of course a + or - can be appended to these grades
> in order to account
> for the gray areas.



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