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now thatís a trip report

On Feb 1, 2014, at 9:10 PM, roger Klinger <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> List of characters:  twistedpfister, Brian C, Ben & Tawny B,, nonlisters Stuart and Calef
> 
> The Verdict: Kind of like last Saturday, only not.  Same trails, but no fresh snow.
> 
> For those thinking of going tomorrow, here's a list of conditions of what will be found underneath whatever falls tonight.
> 
> FIS-carveable until it gets steep, at which point it's a frightening sheet of ice.
> 
> Doc's, from the cutover- good snow, where there is snow, which is in between the sheets of ice and rocks.
> 
> Topmost part of Sterling liftline- Ditto
> 
> Lower half of Madonna- be careful.  The sheets of ice come up unexpectedly.
> 
> Smugglers Alley- Hug the left to avoid the sheets of ice.
> 
> Bootleggers- groomed buff, not bad.
> 
> Upper Pipeline- Actually carveable, for once
> 
> Chute-Actually not carveable, but you probably expected that
> 
> Hangman's Drop-point 'em sideways, sideslip and accelerate the whole way down and hope you don't hit someone at the intersection at the bottom
> 
> Harvey's hideaway and Jolly Roger-Soft grass and rock skiing
> 
> Full Nelson- Hard manmade skiing
> 
> T-bar line - soft snow and hard rocks
> 
> Exhibition- Fun Ice Flows
> 
> Tonight's 3" should make tomorrow epic?
> 
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