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Monday ski club?  

Mike

On Mar 30, 2012, at 5:31 PM, Scott Braaten wrote:

> Had an awesome FSC skiing with a variety of different people... last FSC of
> the lift serviced season here at Stowe and thanks to some new snow and sun,
> it should be a fun closing weekend.  Here's today's recap on how much of a
> difference 2" of snow can make to the skiing product...
> 
> Pulled into the lot at o' dark thirty and found about an inch and a half of
> snow from last night's snow showers.
> 
> http://www.backtotheearthgroup.com/scottb/Stowe%202012/March%2030/IMG_3995_edited-1.jpg
> 
> There was a line-up of around 10-12 people this morning waiting for the
> chair to open on this big, 2" powder day (2" was a good average for what was
> on the hill, the wind pushed it all over the place though).  I'm glad we got
> in line because the drifts on Nosedive were primed for Greg Petrics to rip a
> face shot.
> 
> http://www.backtotheearthgroup.com/scottb/Stowe%202012/March%2030/IMG_3999_edited-4.jpg
> 
> http://www.backtotheearthgroup.com/scottb/Stowe%202012/March%2030/IMG_4000_edited-2.jpg
> 
> Then I met up with New England Cable News weatherman Tim Kelley for some
> powder laps on Centerline to Gulch route.
> 
> http://www.backtotheearthgroup.com/scottb/Stowe%202012/March%2030/IMG_4014_edited-2.jpg
> http://www.backtotheearthgroup.com/scottb/Stowe%202012/March%2030/IMG_4016_edited-1.jpg
> 
> Gulch...
> 
> http://www.backtotheearthgroup.com/scottb/Stowe%202012/March%2030/IMG_4045_edited-3.jpg
> http://www.backtotheearthgroup.com/scottb/Stowe%202012/March%2030/IMG_4058_edited-1.jpg
> 
> Then I met up with Julie and JJ...
> 
> http://www.backtotheearthgroup.com/scottb/Stowe%202012/March%2030/IMG_4070_edited-1.jpg
> 
> And then I had to go in for a bit, and when I came out Wes and Scotty D had
> joined the pack.  Several runs down the bump route of Centerline to Gulch
> provided entertainment, but non-bump runs were also fun.
> 
> Even the groomed surface was soft and smooth.
> http://www.backtotheearthgroup.com/scottb/Stowe%202012/March%2030/IMG_4008_edited-1.jpg
> 
> Then we went on an adventure and were not disappointed.  For some reason 2"
> was enough and all it took to re-energize the skiing up there.  
> 
> http://www.backtotheearthgroup.com/scottb/Stowe%202012/March%2030/IMG_4079_edited-3.jpg
> 
> On Monday the entire mountain becomes 100% open if you have skins...I'm
> looking forward to the second season after the chairlift season.
> 
> -Scott
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