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Nice.  The most interesting stuff at kmart is the ungroomed.  Its not
great, but its a lot more interesting.
A stretch of weather like this is a good time to work on drills and
technique changes, if you are so inclined.

John Bonin
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 On Jan 11, 2015 10:43 PM, "Mark P. Renson" <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> The small Nor'Inchers during the week helped a lot.  Groomers were great
> and the not groomed.....errr, ya' had to scratch and claw for the good
> turns.  On Saturday for sweep, I got Gazelle Glades which made me roll my
> eyes.  I found surprisingly good turns down upper Panther and was stunned
> at how good the skiing was there in Gazelle Glades.
>
> Today was pretty much the same thing in the am.  Terry Barbour the Ski
> Patrol Head gave us patrollers a 2 hour long clinic which was a blast and a
> great complement to a lesson I took at Sugarbush earlier in the season.
> Even the Flight Commander and Christian were in the clinic. Working with
> both skis, pointing the inside knee to where you want to go (almost like
> "Ski where you wanna be" per what the late Theo Meiners taught us in
> camp!), rolling the thighs - really great stuff. Instruction/techniques has
> changed a lot over the last 10 years and I think if you're not taking
> lessons, you're missing out on a lot even if you're an expert.  The more I
> take lessons, clinics and camps, the more fun I have skiing.  I'd love to
> hear what new list member La Nina has to say given her background in
> coaching/instructing.
>
> In the afternoon, a bit of wind picked up and scoured certain
> spots......which also deposited fluff in other spots.  Birdland stint was a
> great place to clinic and Sweep for me was down Quacky.  The latter had
> some nasty porcelain which is rare for that but also had some nice fluff
> down below - beware of the scoured spots!  I finished off with lower
> Liftline which was surprisingly good.
>
> Mark P. Renson
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