All Days

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Wachusett Mountain, MA: Sunday, March 15, 2020

Sunny. Temps rising from the mid 20s around 7:45 to the mid 40s when I wrapped up around 12:15. SL freeski on the short lift....

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Wachusett Mountain, MA: Saturday, March 14, 2020

Sunny. Temps rising from the high 20s to the low 40s. Skied 8-12 with Mango. Day started off with absolutely rock hard slick ...

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Wachusett Mountain, MA: Thursday, March 12, 2020

Overcast. Temps in the low to mid 30s. A quick 3 runs before work. Pretty empty, but the snow was pretty great on Challenger ...

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Butternut, MA: Monday, March 9, 2020

Home for the day to hang out with the parents. Came up with my dad to ski Butternut for an hour and a half in the morning. Br...

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Quechee Ski Hill, VT: Sunday, March 8, 2020

Temps rising from the high 20s to the mid 40s. Bright, sunny day. We set some panel SL for the whole team on Face. Got down t...

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Quechee Ski Hill, VT: Saturday, March 7, 2020

Bluebird day, temps in the 20s, rising into the low 30s. I set a ~30 gate SL on skiers left of Face, and it was a true search...

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Wachusett Mountain, MA: Thursday, March 5, 2020

Sunny. Temps rising from the mid 30s to the mid 40s during the hour of freeski before work. Started with a couple of laps on ...

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Nashoba Valley, MA: Wednesday, March 4, 2020

Night league finals! Warm - temps falling from the high 40s to the mid 30s. Course sets were interesting - turny out of gate ...

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Wachusett Mountain, MA: Monday, March 2, 2020

Night GS - "fun night". Super warm - temps dropping from the high 40s to the low 40s during the hour or so I was skiing. Cour...

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Quechee Ski Hill, VT: Sunday, March 1, 2020

Mostly cloudy. Temps rising from the low teens to the mid 20s. Snow was pretty sugary over a bulletproof base. Started the da...

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Burke Mountain, VT: Saturday, February 29, 2020

Temps in the low 10s. Snowing. Blustery. All-around cold day. But, it snowed a bunch overnight (maybe 4-6 inches) and it cont...

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Wachusett Mountain, MA: Thursday, February 27, 2020

Last week of Night GS (though a fun night next week). New GS suit. It was tight but will stretch out a bit. Temps dropping f...

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Wachusett Mountain, MA: Monday, February 24, 2020

Sunny. Temps rising from the high 30s to near 50 during the hour I was there before work. Snow was ... interesting. Corn/slus...

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Quechee Ski Hill, VT: Sunday, February 23, 2020

Sunny. Temps climbing from the high teens to the low 40s throughout the day. Started off by setting a combo-happy SL on Clean...

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Quechee Ski Hill, VT: Saturday, February 22, 2020

Sunny. Temps warming from the single digits to near 30. Set GS to start the day on skier's left of Face. It ran pretty well, ...

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Quechee Ski Hill, VT: Friday, February 21, 2020

Made it up early from work. Sunny, temps in the mid-20s. 1 hr of SL freeski on the '18 SLs before the lifts closed. Met a cou...

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Wachusett Mountain, MA: Thursday, February 20, 2020

Night league. Clear skies, temps in the low 20s. Pretty reasonable course sets, and pretty boilerplate surface. Pretty grippy...

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Nashoba Valley, MA: Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Rain. Temps in the low to mid-30s. Pretty miserable weather. Feeling pretty under the weather. Got matched up w/ Ben, so a pr...

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Quechee Ski Hill, VT: Sunday, February 16, 2020

Overcast, temps in the low-to-mid 20s. Big crowds in the AM. Set SL on Clean Break - a bit hard to find enough snow at the bo...

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Cochran's Ski Area, VT: Saturday, February 15, 2020

Sunny and cold - temps rising from about -10F first thing to the mid-teens in the afternoon. SL race for four Q athletes. Co...

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Wachusett Mountain, MA: Friday, February 14, 2020

Overcast, temps in the teens. A few runs of SL freeski before work. Snow was pretty inconsistent - some places were relativel...

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Wachusett Mountain, MA: Thursday, February 13, 2020

Night GS. Warm and wet. Temps in the high 30s, rain/drizzle throughout the day. Super slushy snow. I brought out the 30m skis...

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Nashoba Valley, MA: Tuesday, February 11, 2020

Misty, muggy, temps in the high 30s. Seemed much warmer than that. Snow was extremely slushy - could barely turn. Huge ruts i...

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Wachusett Mountain, MA: Sunday, February 9, 2020

After a quick break after returning home from Pats Peak, headed to Wachusett for night GS, a makeup from Thu, which was cance...

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Pats Peak, NH: Sunday, February 9, 2020

Day started clear and cold (around 0F), and gradually warmed up to the high 20s as the clouds moved in. Really small field (1...

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Middlebury Snow Bowl, VT: Saturday, February 8, 2020

Sunny and cold; temps rising from the low single digits to the low 10s. Breezy, with the wind picking up through the day and ...

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Purgatory, CO: Sunday, February 2, 2020

A quick 1.5 hour ski before heading back to Durango to pick up Joy and then head back for food tasting. Beautiful day - not a...

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Purgatory, CO: Saturday, February 1, 2020

Flew down to Durango last night. Went up to Purgatory for a couple of hours in the AM before cake testing. Mostly cloudy, tem...

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Loveland, CO: Friday, January 31, 2020

In CO for some work and wedding planning. Up to Loveland for a couple of hours. Overcast, temps in the low teens. Blustery. A...

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Nashoba Valley, MA: Tuesday, January 28, 2020

Warm. Temps near 40. Snow was just terrible. Sugary slush on nothing. Course sets were very turny on the top, then crazy stra...

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Okemo, VT: Sunday, January 26, 2020

Overcast. Temps in the 30s at the base, but well below that at the top. Occasional flurries. There for a GS race with 4 athle...

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Middlebury Snow Bowl, VT: Saturday, January 25, 2020

Temps in the high 20s. Damp. Very windy (from the south), which was weird - wind going downhill! Main lift was on wind hold a...

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Ski Sundown, CT: Friday, January 24, 2020

Mix of sun and clouds. Temps climbing from the high 20s to near 40. Couple hours of SL freeski with the family for my birthda...

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Wachusett Mountain, MA: Thursday, January 23, 2020

Night league. Temps in the low 30s. Course sets with a ton of swing, which was unexpected. Snow was a little sticky, and the ...

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Wachusett Mountain, MA: Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Sunny. Temps rising from the mid teens to the low 20s. Just an hour of SL freeski before work. Met up with Steve and made som...

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Nashoba Valley, MA: Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Night league week 3. Reverse order. Clear skies, temps in the high single digits. Really good snow for the most part - pretty...

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Quechee Ski Hill, VT: Sunday, January 19, 2020

Mostly cloudy (sun peeking through at times), with temps warming from the teens into the low 30s. About 4-6 inches overnight,...

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Quechee Ski Hill, VT: Saturday, January 18, 2020

Overcast and COLD. Temps rising from 1 F at 8 AM to around 10 F at the end of the day. Started with setting SL with Bernard a...

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Wachusett Mountain, MA: Thursday, January 16, 2020

Temps around 20 for week 2 of night GS. Course sets were a bit less straight than last time, but still pretty open. Snow was ...

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Nashoba Valley, MA: Tuesday, January 14, 2020

Temps over 40 for Night League Wk 2. Nashoba lost a TON of snow since last week. It's really bad. Snow was unbelievably soft ...

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Suicide Six, VT: Saturday, January 11, 2020

Warm (temps rising from the 30s to near 50), overcast, with occasional showers. Here for a SL with four athletes. Course sets...

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Wachusett Mountain, MA: Thursday, January 9, 2020

First week of night league. Temps in the low 20s. Fairly clear. Snow guns everywhere except the section of Challenger with th...

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Wachusett Mountain, MA: Wednesday, January 8, 2020

Mostly cloudy, temps in the high 20s. 45 min of skiing before work. Met up with Steve for the first five runs on the '19 SLs....

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Nashoba Valley, MA: Tuesday, January 7, 2020

First night of Nashoba night racing. Pretty ideal night - temps around 30, pretty clear. Snow on the race trail was nice - wi...

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Quechee Ski Hill, VT: Sunday, January 5, 2020

Mostly cloudy. Temps in the high 20s. Kind of winter like. Snow was pretty weird - the surface layer froze, but below that it...

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Middlebury Snow Bowl, VT: Saturday, January 4, 2020

Snow/rain. Temps around 30. Only the double running. Pretty soft, very wet snow. I set some GS on Cameron for our crew, and g...

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Wachusett Mountain, MA: Thursday, January 2, 2020

Practice race night at the Wa. Temps in the mid-30s. Took four runs through the course, and all within about a second of the ...

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Ski Sundown, CT: Wednesday, January 1, 2020

Mostly cloudy, temps in the 30s. A couple of hours of SL freeski to start 2020. Started with my dad on a mountain tour. Snow ...

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Quechee Ski Hill, VT: Tuesday, December 31, 2019

Temps rising from the 20s to the 30s, overcast skies. We set stubbies out of the start and about 18 gates of full-gate at the...

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Quechee Ski Hill, VT: Monday, December 30, 2019

Temps in the 20s. Consistent, driving sleet/freezing rain. Snow was fantastic - hard but fairly grippy. However, skiing meant...

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Quechee Ski Hill, VT: Sunday, December 29, 2019

Colder than the previous few days - temps starting out in the low 20s and rising to the low 30s. Day started pretty sunny, bu...

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Quechee Ski Hill, VT: Saturday, December 28, 2019

Cloudy skies becoming sunny and clear by around 11 AM. Temps warming from the mid-30s to the low 40s. Didn't freeze meaningfu...

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Quechee Ski Hill, VT: Friday, December 27, 2019

Showers. Temps in the mid-30s. Day 1 of Q holiday camp. Small group, '17 SLs. Made turns all over T-Bar and Face all day. Rea...

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Butternut, MA: Wednesday, December 25, 2019

Christmas day turns with my dad. Sunny, temps in the mid 30s. Since it was only my second time ever at Butternet, we went on ...

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Ski Sundown, CT: Tuesday, December 24, 2019

Mostly sunny, temps rising from the low 30s to the low 40s. About 3 hours of SL freeski on the '18 SLs. Met up with some clas...

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Wachusett Mountain, MA: Sunday, December 22, 2019

Slept in, so headed to Wachusett to ski for an hour after dark, hoping to avoid some of the crowd. Definitely succeeded on th...

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Quechee Ski Hill, VT: Saturday, December 21, 2019

Overcast. Temps rising from the mid-single digits to the teens. Only stagecoach to T-Bar was open. Took a few laps with some ...

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Wachusett Mountain, MA: Wednesday, December 18, 2019

A quick ski before work. Sunny, temps in the mid 20s. Felt much warmer than that though. With several inches of snow/sleet ye...

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Wachusett Mountain, MA: Thursday, December 12, 2019

Bluebird morning before work - just up for a couple of runs. Temps in the low 20s following a few days of warm and rain. Blow...

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Wachusett Mountain, MA: Sunday, December 8, 2019

Sunny. Temps rising from the mid-single digits to the mid-teens over an hour in the morning. SL freeski on Challenger and Ral...

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Ragged Mountain, NH: Saturday, December 7, 2019

Sunny yielding way to overcast skies. Temps rising from the high single digits to near 20. Went up with Deniz for a day of sk...

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Wachusett Mountain, MA: Thursday, December 5, 2019

Mostly cloudy, temps in the low 30s. Cut out from work a bit early and got to Wachusett around 4:15. Took my time before gett...

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Wachusett Mountain, MA: Sunday, December 1, 2019

Mostly cloudy, temps in the low 20s. Storm moving in tonight. Today, made 4 runs on Ralph's and Challenger. Ralph's was simil...

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Wachusett Mountain, MA: Saturday, November 30, 2019

Sunny. Low 20s. First below-freezing temps in a while, so they were blowing snow everywhere except on Ralph's and on the begi...

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Wachusett Mountain, MA: Friday, November 29, 2019

Temps in the mid 30s. Sunny. Six runs of SL freeski in the AM. Snow today was more like early-season eastern skiing. Scratchy...

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Wachusett Mountain, MA: Sunday, November 17, 2019

Sunny, temps in the low to mid 20s. Lapped Challenger and Ralph's for an hour in the morning before the clouds moved in. Felt...

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Wachusett Mountain, MA: Saturday, November 16, 2019

Day 1! Bluebird skies, temps in the low to mid 20s. First day in the new boots. One hour of lapping Challenger w/ Steve. Skis...

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Loveland, CO: Monday, April 22, 2019

Last day. Mostly sunny, fairly warm. Took a bit of a mountain tour on my own, but really focused on the great runs in Super B...

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Loveland, CO: Sunday, April 21, 2019

Pretty low motivation today. Was a bit dehydrated in the morning, and that probably played into it. Had a good breakfast, hyd...

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Loveland, CO: Saturday, April 20, 2019

Day started sunny with temps in the low 30s, rose to the mid-40s, and then the clouds came in around 1. Started the day on so...

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Loveland, CO: Friday, April 19, 2019

Cloudless bluebird skies. Temps rising from near 30 to the mid 40s at the base. Met up with Broc by chance and a couple of hi...

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Loveland, CO: Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Day started with it just nuking snow. About 2" fell between 9 and 1030. The light was pretty tough, so I lapped Chair 6 and P...

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Loveland, CO: Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Picked up my 2019-20 season pass and got on the hill. Day began sunny, temps near 30 and rising to near 40 before the clouds ...

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Wachusett Mountain, MA: Saturday, April 13, 2019

I got another day out of the eastern season! Overcast, temps around 60 F. Last day at Wachusett, and it was basically glacier...

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Cochran's Ski Area, VT: Sunday, March 31, 2019

TGFS SL w/ 4 athletes. Really challenging weatherwise. Day started in the high 40s and overcast, and then warmed up to nearly...

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Wachusett Mountain, MA: Saturday, March 30, 2019

Mostly cloudy, temps in the high 50s. Super warm, slushy snow. Got there around noon for an hour and a half of skiing. Enforc...

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Wachusett Mountain, MA: Friday, March 29, 2019

Overcast, threatening showers. Temps in the high 40s. Slushy snow over a solid base. Really starting to lose snow quickly her...

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Wachusett Mountain, MA: Wednesday, March 27, 2019

High 20s to mid 30s. Sunny. Absolutely gorgeous day. Met up with the Bishops for an hour of SL freeski. Learned my lesson fro...

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Wachusett Mountain, MA: Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Temps around 20, sunny. SL skis. Went to the summit for five runs with Steve and Frank, and the snow was surprisingly bad. De...

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Sugarbush, VT: Sunday, March 24, 2019

Sunny. Temps rising from single digits around 0730 to around 40 by 2. It snowed about 2 ft here on Fri-Sat, and Mt Ellen hadn...

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Quechee Ski Hill, VT: Saturday, March 23, 2019

Gradually clearing skies, temps rising from the high 20s to the high 30s. Day started with some rock hard glazed snow that wa...

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Wachusett Mountain, MA: Thursday, March 21, 2019

About 1:15 of skiing before work. Overcast, temps in the high 30s. I don't think it got much below freezing overnight, so I b...

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Wachusett Mountain, MA: Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Sunny, temps rising from the mid 20s to mid 30s. Snow was a mix of hard and scratchy and bottomless sugar. Still, snapped off...

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Quechee Ski Hill, VT: Sunday, March 17, 2019

Mix of sun and clouds. Temps in the high 20s to low 30s. Full day of bashing gates with a group. Steve set SL in the AM at 9-...

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Quechee Ski Hill, VT: Saturday, March 16, 2019

Mostly cloudy. Temps above freezing, peaking close to 40. Set a panel SL with Steve and a bunch of athletes from all age grou...

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Wachusett Mountain, MA: Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Sunny, temps in the high 20s. An hour of SL freeski before work on the '18 SLs. What a difference a day makes (and some lower...

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Wachusett Mountain, MA: Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Sunny. Temps in the low 30s. Snow was ... not consistent. Under the short chair, sugar - nothing to push against. Skiers righ...

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Quechee Ski Hill, VT: Sunday, March 10, 2019

Snowing! Temps in the mid 20s. It snowed about 3" before getting to the hill, and in the AM it probably snowed about that muc...

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Quechee Ski Hill, VT: Saturday, March 9, 2019

Came back to Q after the Pico race for about an hour and a half of freeskiing with the Bishops and Dr. Cunningham. Really fun...

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Pico, VT: Saturday, March 9, 2019

Beautiful day. Sunny, temps rising from the single digits to the low 30s. One athlete, so I did a bunch of skiing off the low...

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Wachusett Mountain, MA: Thursday, March 7, 2019

Sunny, temps in the mid teens. Really great snow again. Made a bunch of good SL turns, today focusing on getting more deflect...

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Wachusett Mountain, MA: Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Sunny, temps in the high teens. 1 hr of SL freeski before heading to work. Met up with Steve for a few turns. Really got the ...

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Quechee Ski Hill, VT: Sunday, March 3, 2019

Overcast, temps in the low to mid 20s. Set SL to start the day, and I skied it! Super fun, can't believe I've waited this lon...

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Stratton, VT: Saturday, March 2, 2019

Cloudy, temps in the mid 20s. One athlete for the U16 boys State Champs means I got to ski! Course sets were pretty straightf...

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Wachusett Mountain, MA: Thursday, February 28, 2019

Temps in the low 20s, clear, great night to wrap up night league. Course sets were pretty decent - good swing on the bottom, ...

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Wachusett Mountain, MA: Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Overcast and cold, temps in the high single digits. Just a quick four runs before work. I don't know how, but the conditions ...

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Nashoba Valley, MA: Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Clear, temps around 20F for the last night of Nashoba race league for the year. Super icy, and pretty turny course set. Reall...

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Quechee Ski Hill, VT: Sunday, February 24, 2019

Snow/Sleet/Rain, temps rising from the high 20s to low 30s. Set SL in the morning off T-Bar in about 2" of fresh snow that wa...

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Quechee Ski Hill, VT: Saturday, February 23, 2019

Sunny, temps in the mid 20s. Gorgeous day. Set a GS in the morning and it ran pretty well. In the afternoon, brought out the ...

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Wachusett Mountain, MA: Thursday, February 21, 2019

Warm, temps near 40. Soft snow, and very odd set tonight - really inconsistent distances and some crankers. I knew it was goi...

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Nashoba Valley, MA: Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Temps near 20F. Pretty grippy, hard snow. Course sets more across the hill than usual. A couple slick gates. I skied okay - j...

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Pico, VT: Monday, February 18, 2019

Snowing, temps in the high teens to low 20s. Here for a race. Surfaces were ... interesting. Rock hard and slick in places, a...

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Quechee Ski Hill, VT: Sunday, February 17, 2019

Sunny. Temps in the mid 20s. Gorgeous day, and really good snow in the morning. The '17 SLs had some issues though - the heel...

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Quechee Ski Hill, VT: Saturday, February 16, 2019

Partly sunny, temps crawling into the low 30s. Started the day by setting a GS on Face. Kids skied pretty well, but ... it's ...

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Wachusett Mountain, MA: Thursday, February 14, 2019

Temps in the high 20s for night GS. Course sets were reasonably normal, but SUUPER choppy. I wasn't on it today, and I'm not ...

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Nashoba Valley, MA: Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Snowing, temps in the mid 20s. Racing cancelled because of the impending snow, but I couldn't pass up 4 inches of fresh snow....

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Wachusett Mountain, MA: Monday, February 11, 2019

Mostly sunny, temps in the high 20s. Came mid-morning for a quick few runs on the '17 SLs. I don't know if this is normal, bu...

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Quechee Ski Hill, VT: Sunday, February 10, 2019

Sunny, temps in the low 20s. Gorgeous day at the Q. Started off with a SL set on Face, which still had decent snow depth. Had...

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Cochran's Ski Area, VT: Saturday, February 9, 2019

Mostly sunny, temps in the high teens. Really rock-hard surface for a SL. Only 4 kids from the Q, but we had a good time raci...

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Nashoba Valley, MA: Tuesday, February 5, 2019

Super warm. Temps in the mid-50s. Incredibly soft snow. Huge ruts. Felt pretty sick, but still, even for that, skied ... so t...

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Wachusett Mountain, MA: Thursday, January 31, 2019

Night GS. Clear and very cold - temps right around 0F, with a decent breeze. Course sets were not especially turny, but the t...

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Wachusett Mountain, MA: Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Quick five runs before work. Sunny, temps in the mid-teens. It snowed 3-4 inches last night here, so the groomers were super ...

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Nashoba Valley, MA: Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Night SL. Temps in the mid 20s. Snowing. Still very low energy after the ski day. Snow was very soft, and the course set was ...

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Ski Sundown, CT: Monday, January 28, 2019

Home for a day to visit the parents, so came to Sundown for the AM. Met KJ there, which was unexpected - didn't think he was ...

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Sugarbush, VT: Sunday, January 27, 2019

GS Race for the Q athletes. Had 5 here today. Temps in the low teens to mid-20s. Day started out partly sunny, but quickly tr...

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Quechee Ski Hill, VT: Saturday, January 26, 2019

Mostly cloudy. Temps in the teens. Snow was ... kind of awful. Weird bally icy stuff on top of a bulletproof surface followi...

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Nashoba Valley, MA: Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Reverse order week. Clear, temps in the high teens. A lot like last week, starting to feel a little sick and completely drain...

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Quechee Ski Hill, VT: Monday, January 21, 2019

Cloudy, cold, and windy. Temps between -10 and -6F, and blustery. I stayed up in Q last night in order to avoid driving home ...

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Quechee Ski Hill, VT: Sunday, January 20, 2019

Powder day! Snowed about a foot overnight, and it continued to snow (probably close to another 6-8 inches) throughout the day...

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Middlebury Snow Bowl, VT: Saturday, January 19, 2019

Cloudy and cold. Temps in the mid-to-high single digits, with snow starting to fall in the afternoon. At Middlebury with a gr...

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Wachusett Mountain, MA: Thursday, January 17, 2019

GS Race night. Clear, temps in the high teens. Still pretty low energy. Got there early to try and get home and into bed quic...

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Nashoba Valley, MA: Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Race night #2. Temps in the high 20s, clear. Snow was a little scratchy, but still pretty good. I was super low energy, start...

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Quechee Ski Hill, VT: Sunday, January 13, 2019

Beautiful day - sunny, temps rising from -5 in the morning to around 15. Snow was absolutely perfect. Hard, dense, and grippy...

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Suicide Six, VT: Saturday, January 12, 2019

Sunny and cold. Started the day at about -11 and temps rose to the mid-teens. Here for a SL race with some athletes. Relative...

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Wachusett Mountain, MA: Thursday, January 10, 2019

Night GS. Cold and breezy under clear skies, temps near 20. Course sets were very quick - icy not too turny, but a high tempo...

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Nashoba Valley, MA: Tuesday, January 8, 2019

First Nashoba race night. Temps in the low 30s with a light mist that turned slowly into a drizzle. Pretty good snow though. ...

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Middlebury Snow Bowl, VT: Sunday, January 6, 2019

Temps in the high teens/low 20s, and dumping snow. We joined with MSC for an AM training session on Cameron under the double....

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Quechee Ski Hill, VT: Saturday, January 5, 2019

Overcast, temps in the 30s. Started the day with a SL set on Face. Kids skied pretty well; it was fun to see some of the prog...

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Wachusett Mountain, MA: Thursday, January 3, 2019

First night league GS of the year. Temps near 30, clear skies. Sets were relatively turny, and the snow was perfect. The trac...

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Ski Sundown, CT: Tuesday, January 1, 2019

On the 25th anniversary of my first day on snow, it was warm and overcast. Temps in the high 50s for the annual 1/1 ski with ...

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Quechee Ski Hill, VT: Monday, December 31, 2018

Overcast, temps in the high 20s. Started the day by trying to set tall-gate SL for the 14s and 16s on Face - worked surprisin...

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Quechee Ski Hill, VT: Sunday, December 30, 2018

Mostly cloudy. Temps in the mid 20s. Set stubbies on face in the AM. Conditions were pretty brutal - a lot of sugar on top of...

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Quechee Ski Hill, VT: Saturday, December 29, 2018

Partly sunny to mostly cloudy, warm, temps in the mid 30s. Toby and I set some brush SL on Face in the AM, which was ... inte...

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Quechee Ski Hill, VT: Friday, December 28, 2018

Rain. Temps in the mid 30s. Really miserable. Still, the new rain pants were extremely effective, and I was happy with the ra...

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Quechee Ski Hill, VT: Thursday, December 27, 2018

First day of holiday camp. Mostly sunny, temps in the low 20s. Snow was pretty mediocre, but after a morning of drills, start...

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Quechee Ski Hill, VT: Monday, December 24, 2018

A couple hours cruising around with the coaches. Pretty awful snow, and only two ways down the Q are open (Face and T-Bar). R...

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Wachusett Mountain, MA: Tuesday, December 18, 2018

About an hour of SL freeski after work. Temps in the low to mid 20s, and blowing snow all over the lower mountain. The '17 SL...

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Jay Peak, VT: Sunday, December 16, 2018

Day 2. Temps in the high 20s, mostly sunny. Snow was weird - pretty icy up top, really perfect for about 500 vertical feet in...

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Jay Peak, VT: Saturday, December 15, 2018

Day 1 of a 2 day preseason camp with the Q. A bunch of rain at the base last night - driving in was a challenge - but the sno...

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Wachusett Mountain, MA: Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Practice GS night league. Temps in the mid 20s. Really nice, grippy snow for the first time all year - or maybe I was just on...

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Ragged Mountain, NH: Sunday, December 9, 2018

Cloudy, temps rising from the low single digits to the high teens during the morning. Made a bunch of turns with a Q athlete ...

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Wachusett Mountain, MA: Saturday, December 8, 2018

Sunny, temps in the teens. Making snow all over the short lift side. Challenger and Look Mom closed for snowmaking, so I took...

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Wachusett Mountain, MA: Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Night skiing for an hour after work. Temps in the mid 20s. Some quick laps on Challenger and Ralph's. Snow was very mixed - s...

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Wachusett Mountain, MA: Sunday, December 2, 2018

Skiing in the (cold) rain with Frank, an annual early-season tradition, apparently. Temps between 30 and 34, with a consisten...

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Wachusett Mountain, MA: Saturday, December 1, 2018

Mostly sunny, temps in the low-to-mid 30s. A group of kids from the Q out for a couple hours of directed freeskiing with some...

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Wachusett Mountain, MA: Friday, November 23, 2018

Sunny, temps in the teens. Making snow all over the mountain. The '17 SLs out for their first turns of the season, and I forg...

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Wachusett Mountain, MA: Sunday, November 18, 2018

Temps in the low 30s, overcast. Quick 1:15 of SL freeski in the morning. Lapped Ralph's before it got too crowded. The '15 SL...

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Wachusett Mountain, MA: Saturday, November 17, 2018

1st day on snow. Mostly sunny, temps in the 30s. Several runs on Ralph's, getting used to sliding and seeing if I could stand...