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Pay by the hour tickets: Mount Norquay has them..,JJ and. I were able to catch a couple of hours of skiing there to break up the drive from Calgary to golden. Cost us like ten bucks each. It was sweet. 

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On Oct 19, 2011, at 2:58 PM, Jeremy Malczyk <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> On Wed, 19 Oct 2011 11:14:53 -0700, Denis Bogan <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
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>> Thinking a bit more, I understand there is a free hour or more at every VT ski area.� It lies between 
> the groomers going home and lift opening.� You need skins.� Being a dirtbag helps too.� 
> 
>> 
> 
> There's that ... which reminds me of the other reason I liked the free hour at Okemo. Most of our friends 
> on the East Coast don't tour, and when they'd come up up to Ludlow with us we'd use the free hour to 
> ski with them then go off and do our thing. Won't be able to do that anymore. Of course for the price of a 
> couple days' lift tickets, they could get skins and Trekkers (although one could argue that skiing with a 
> newbie on Trekkers is about as enjoyable as paying to stand in line at Okemo).
> 
> I digress. One solution that might make everyone happy(er) is the single ride ticket, or even hourly ticket. 
> In other parts of the world these are commonplace. In  Japan you could often pay cash at each lift. Great 
> way to access the backcountry beyond the resorts or just bang out a run or two when short on time. As 
> RFID tech gets cheaper maybe you'll start to see this in VT.
> 
> Jerm
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