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Today was a totally different mountain. Freefall, FIS woods, bootlegger, and Poacher's woods were all highlights. Pipeline, Doc's and Harvey's were great on the white parts. 

4" or so of heavy snow. Exactly what the mountain needed. 


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> On Feb 2, 2014, at 12:59 PM, Wesley Alan Wright <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
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> now that’s a trip report
> 
>> On Feb 1, 2014, at 9:10 PM, roger Klinger <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
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>> 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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