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Where is the fancier feel base lodge at Stratton? And what makes it feel
fancy?


On Wed, Mar 13, 2013 at 9:58 PM, roger Klinger <[log in to unmask]>wrote:

> Both East and West have old fashioned and new fashioned lodges:
>
> Smuggs, MRG, Pow Mow, GoldMiners' Daughter, Whitewater, Red, Mansfield BL,
> SBN all have that old-timey feel.  Snowbasin, Spruce, SBS, Deer Valley,
> Stratton have a fancier feel. Both styles have plusses and minuses and are
> found everywhere.  It's not an East vs.  West thing.  The Tupac vs.  Biggie
> scenario is played out.
>
>
> On Wed, Mar 13, 2013 at 9:24 PM, Leigh Daboll <[log in to unmask]>wrote:
>
>> **
>> Yes, I have taken photos of the Snowbasin lodges (both main lodges)
>> including the bathrooms, especially the apparently real copper/bronze/gold
>> fixtures... WTF???
>>
>> Gotta agree, it ain't exactly roughing it there.
>>
>> Earl Holden's sister lodge at the top of Sun Valley is equally as
>> impressive in a more old money sort of way (note the ten different toppings
>> and china plates):
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>>
>>
>> Of course, at Sun Valley, this is the kind of jaw dropping (and not in a
>> good way) stuff you take clandestine photos of, since no one will otherwise
>> believe you (both photos taken on the same sunny March day on an epic
>> 2008 roadtrip):
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>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> *J. LEIGH DABOLL***
>>
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>> *From:* Vermont Skiing Discussion and Snow Reports [mailto:
>> [log in to unmask]] *On Behalf Of *Chris Silvester
>> *Sent:* Wednesday, March 13, 2013 8:58 PM
>> *To:* [log in to unmask]
>> *Subject:* Re: [SKIVT-L] VPR Commentary on skiing in VT
>>
>>  I was going to mention that but you beat me to it Marc. What a fabulous
>> lodge. I don't know how many people I have run into that actually take
>> pictures of the bathrooms (me included) because you wouldn't believe the
>> quality of the finish. The food is great also and pretty reasonably priced.
>>
>>  In a message dated 3/13/2013 4:57:31 P.M. Central Daylight Time,
>> [log in to unmask] writes:
>>
>> Earl's Lodge (ie: the base day lodge) at Snowbasin, where you can
>> change in/out of your boots (and put your bag in a locker or free
>> cubby downstairs):
>>
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