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Matt --

Do you mean "wreak" havoc? Or "wreck" havoc?


On Mon, Mar 11, 2013 at 10:50 AM, Matthew Kulas <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> Word has it that both the Old Indian Trail & the Pine Hill Trail were
> skiing nicely on Friday.
>
> With yesterday being "W. Day," the day we celebrate President George W.
> Bush's best decision of his time in office--his 2005 signing into law the
> move of the start of Daylight Saving Time approximately three weeks earlier
> in the year--it seemed that there would be no better way than to hit
> Wachusett's mighty slopes at 4 p.m.
>
> The sun was still shining and corn snow abounded. Frannie's Folly
> furnished fun first tele turns. The Smith Walton steeps were covered with
> good-sized, well-spaced, relatively soft bumps. Balance Rock--normally
> closed during the night-skiing hours of 4 p.m. to 10 p.m.--was a delightful
> meander down. A foray into the woods skier's right off Balance Rock to
> Roper's Road was not a poor decision. As the sun moved behind the mountain
> the piles of soft snow firmed up slightly, but only marginally so. At about
> a quarter to six, they had finished grooming Smith Walton, and with some
> deft maneuvering, I was able to lay first tracks down the headwall's
> unblemished corduroy before a hoard of straight-lining, largely incompetent
> boarders & skiers enveloped and passed me. With a liftline starting to
> form, it seemed like a good run to end the night on.
>
> Let's only hope that this week's warm-up does not wreck too much havoc
> upon the snowpack.
>
> Think snow!
>
> --Matt K.
>
>
>
> On Fri, Mar 8, 2013 at 3:01 PM, John Mc <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>
>>  Wachusett trip report.  15 inches of nice, light pow shared with 1,000
>> of my closest friends. A foot of hard crusty snow coupled with the new snow
>> meant the entire mountain was skiable.  Every bit of woods is doable if you
>> are willing to tolerate the occasional whips to the face.  Regardless of
>> any list whispering or full-on internets shouting about stashes, old or
>> new, there are no secrets on that mountain.  People were everywhere and
>> they were all having a blast.  Get it while you can ... mid 50s coming
>> Sun/Mon/Tue.
>>
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