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I've been trying to post my trip report on Revelstoke, but it keeps
bouncing back. I will try again tomorrow. Must go back to Revelstoke some
day.

On Tue, Mar 10, 2015 at 10:26 PM, Leigh Daboll <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

>  Yeah, I am not sure I recall you posting about ever visiting Revelstoke
> before Sharon.  I remember thinking when you you booked the trip that it is
> really your kind of mountain and you will love it.  Some of the best
> in-bounds skiing in NA when it going off.
>
>
> *LEIGH *
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> *From:* Vermont Skiing Discussion and Snow Reports [mailto:
> [log in to unmask]] *On Behalf Of *Sharon Heller
> *Sent:* Tuesday, March 10, 2015 10:11 PM
>
> *To:* [log in to unmask]
> *Subject:* Re: [SKIVT-L] Non-VT: Kicking Horse 2/23-24
>
>  I agree Leigh...we just hit it bad and conditions were better at KH and
> it seemed like the sustained pitches were steeper and longer into the
> bowls. The layout is tough at KH for sure and it really beat us up (skiing
> all that vert each run). KH was just better this particular week. I'm
> jonesin to get back to ski the glades at Revelstoke.
>
> On Tue, Mar 10, 2015 at 7:30 PM, Leigh Daboll <[log in to unmask]>
> wrote:
>
>>  I have been to both mountains several times, in many types of
>> conditions, good and bad.
>>
>> Overall, Revi wins this contest hands down.  Way more snow, more skiable
>> terrain, more easy-to-get-to side country, just-as-good steeps with less
>> tracks (the short hike to the bowls sees to that, better lift layout
>> (although that's not saying much).  Much cooler vibe in town, Rogers Pass
>> is closer...
>>
>> I could go on.  But there is a reason Revi rated as the # 1 resort in
>> Powder's ski resort list this year and KH barely made the list.
>>
>> While both resorts have their boosters and detractors, there is a reason
>> that KH is nearly always empty in comparison to other relatively nearby
>> resorts, and it is not simply because of a lack of intermediate terrain.
>>  I could easily build a week-long group trip around Revi - not so with
>> KH.
>>
>> The only caveat to the foregoing  is that in extremely unusual years like
>> this one, Revi's rain line is higher.
>>
>> This is not to say that KH is bad, (far from it) but, Sharon, I don't
>> even think that you have been up into Revi's upper hike-to bowl
>> terrain....just sayin'
>>
>>
>> *LEIGH *
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>> *From:* Vermont Skiing Discussion and Snow Reports [mailto:
>> [log in to unmask]] *On Behalf Of *David Merfeld
>> *Sent:* Tuesday, March 10, 2015 7:19 PM
>> *To:* [log in to unmask]
>> *Subject:* Re: [SKIVT-L] Non-VT: Kicking Horse 2/23-24
>>
>>  This is one of those times when different folks have different
>> preferences.  We skied both Revelstoke and KH, the week prior.  Both were
>> on our bucket list.  For sure we’ll be going back to Revelstoke; it had
>> seemingly unlimited trees and glades, with a decent layout.  KH, on the
>> other hand, had just a weird layout, and was almost entirely open bowls and
>> chutes.  Just not our kind of terrain.
>>
>>
>>
>> David
>>
>>
>>
>> *From:* Vermont Skiing Discussion and Snow Reports [mailto:
>> [log in to unmask]] *On Behalf Of *Sharon Heller
>> *Sent:* Tuesday, March 10, 2015 3:59 PM
>> *To:* [log in to unmask]
>> *Subject:* Re: [SKIVT-L] Non-VT: Kicking Horse 2/23-24
>>
>>
>>
>> Thanks. KH is totally awesome. After going to Revelstoke, we kinda wished
>> we had stayed at KH...but we had digs all paid for, and it was on the
>> bucket list. We must go back.
>>
>>
>>
>> On Tue, Mar 10, 2015 at 3:55 PM, Miguel Naughton <[log in to unmask]>
>> wrote:
>>
>> Nice report, thanks.
>>
>> Looks pretty awesome, even in a bad snow year.
>>
>> Mig
>>
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