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thanks, Jay, for all the reporting. good stuff.

though there's only so much snow to ski.


On Wed, Jan 20, 2010 at 6:03 PM, Jay Silveira <[log in to unmask]>wrote:

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> *Iíve been able to catch up on this thread, but have been a little too
> busy to respond until now.  Iíd never have thought that a trip report
> about a previously published place would stir up such a hornets nest, but
> the discussion has been good.  I was going to comment on how things had
> generally been civil, but they went a bit south for a while.  Clearly
> there are folks on the list that have a different perspective than I do with
> regard to writing trip reports, but Iíve been doing pretty much the same
> thing for 15 to 20 years.  Step 1:  ski somewhere, Step 2:  write about it
> with a level of detail that time permits, in the hopes that someonorke can
> use the information.  Sure, Google/GPS plots have replaced drawings on
> topographic maps and pictures and video are much easier to manipulate, but
> itís pretty much the same formula.  Look at the SkiVT-L description on the
> web page:*
>
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> *ďFounded in 1988*, *SKIVT-L *began as and remains an electronic mail
> based listserv style discussion list dealing in all aspects of Vermont
> Skiing, including eye-witness accounts of terrain and conditions encountered
> by our team of on-slope reporters and daily Vermont ski and weather reports
> from the National Weather Service. *Best of all, it's free!!Ē***
>
> * *
>
> *I really enjoyed Leighís post about the photographer; itís very
> reminiscent of what itís like trying to explain this stuff to friends.  Thanks
> for all the supportive comments.  Thanks for all the other comments as
> well.  Itís definitely a fun and lively thread.*
>
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>
> *-J*
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