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And Then There Were Five
11.30.12 09:48 AM
Hmmm... well there isn't too much to write about this morning... EXCEPT THAT WE NOW HAVE FIVE SKI RESORTS OPEN! Almost a third of the way there (if you're waiting for the other 11) :-) As you're all well aware, Beech and App both opened less than two hours ago, and Snowshoe, Cat, and Sugar are well underway.
Beech Mountain Resort opened with five trails and four lifts and are putting in a full day from 9am to 10pm.
App Ski Mountain kicked off their 51st season today with the first 100 guests to the Ticket Cashier receiving a FREE ski ticket! They opened four lifts and four trails, one of which is AppalJack - a freestyle terrain. Their base depth is 10 - 20 " with groomed snow conditions. In honor of their 50th Anniversary, they're offering day session ski tickets at their original price (in 1962) of $5 from Saturday through Monday.
Snowshoe is up to 'all good.'
I know we're all holding our breath for this season to be better than the last, and dying for that one meteorologist to give us a straight up, concrete 'thumbs up' or 'thumbs down.' No one wants to jump the gun and make the wrong forecast, and understandably so. However, with absolutely no background in weather, I'm doing it - I'm alleging that this season is going to kick last season's butt. Personally, I think it's already better, and I haven't even gotten out yet.
Not much is new with Cat and Sugar. Sugar is offering all sessions, with Cat open until 4:30pm still.
You may have heard by now, TOMORROW starts our 25 DAYS OF CHRISTMAS GIVEAWAYS! Stay tuned to see how you can win a FREE PASS tomorrow.
Enjoy your weekend on the snow!
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