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In spite of the lease, I've seen people skinning up Smith-Walton
during the evening, while the lifts were turning.  It seemed slightly
silly to me.

--Matt K.

On Fri, Jan 8, 2010 at 4:12 PM, Patrick Haskell <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Wawa opens for business at 8am on weekend and 9am weekdays.  Several of us
> skin with some regularity during the week.  The rule of thumb is that if you
> see folksl heading up in the lift, it's time to peel and turn back around.
> Give the snowmachines a wide birth (as in skin where they're not grooming)
> and wave.  The lease explicily forbids uphill traffic during operational
> hours, but plenty of folks skiers, sledders, dog walkers, and hikers head
> uphill with some regularity.
>
> As for the other locations in Central MA.  They exist.  I'd be happy for
> skinning company some time.
>
> - Patrick
>
> ________________________________
> From: Dan Bjorkman <[log in to unmask]>
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Sent: Fri, January 8, 2010 3:47:47 PM
> Subject: [SKIVT-L] Hiking wa-wa
>
> Hey,
>
> Does anyone know if it's okay to skin and ski wachusett, say first thing in
> the
> morning, before the lifts start spinning?  I just don't want to get yelled
> at/fined...
>
> I would just skin and ski the backside, but last year when I went (after a
> 12"
> dumping) I was still knee-deep in rock.  Or if someone has other suggestions
> (in central MA), please pm me.  Now that I am all grown up and have 2 kids,
> I
> can't just drive up to VT every weekend...
>
> Dan

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