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About abe

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    Pizza Wedge

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    Crispi XP/22 Vice/Rossi Smash 7 Telemark; Blizzard Kabookie Alpine; Cross country hippie
  • Sport
    Skier
  • Home Mountain
    Blue/Roundtop/Montage

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    Lancaster

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  1. I hope the hotel if built is not visible from the Appalachian Trail or east side summit The pass situation could be interesting. Weren't there rumors of Camelback thinking of joining Ikon? A cheap off-peak pass for Blue like at Camelback would also be exciting
  2. Lancaster park city mall old bon ton is now doing walk ups no appointment necessary. They were doing moderna 2nd dose shots but idk if they still are, they have recently been doing mostly pfizer.
  3. It seems like a pretty cool place. Big but uncrowded and rustic and lots of sidecountry
  4. If the WNEP ski card becomes a thing again this year that could be an assortment of mountains for around here that could be more easily visited than the current Indy Pass lineup
  5. Indy adds Powder Mountain Utah, West Mountain NY, and Mt. Ashland Oregon. 40% price increase to $279. Blackouts added on Cannon and Saddleback weekends in January and March, Magic on MLK and Presidents Sat/Sun (but not Mon), and Waterville Christmas/New Years/MLK/Presidents. More mountains could be added before the season starts. Not quite as exciting for us here in PA as I had hoped.
  6. Haha I have gotten used to watching college online lectures at 1.25-2x speed depending on how fast the people talk and how confusing the subject is. The first few seconds few sound like gibberish still until I get adjusted. Some of these bonehead professors make videos longer than their regular lecture time would be
  7. https://www.stormskiing.com/p/podcast-40-montage-mountain-managing This is a month old now but I just listened to it (on 2x speed). I didn't see it mentioned anywhere here - an interview with Montage's owner Charles Jefferson. There is some pretty interesting stuff discussed: -The guy did not ski until after he bought Montage -Providing good customer and passholder experience, affordable season passes and midweek tickets, and making snow in March -Long Haul is being rehabilitated like the others lifts there but not replaced due to the unique Montage crowd flow -Hotel
  8. Got the shot today but vaccine passport talk needs to be shut down. That is none of the government's business. I can see it happening it Europe but I don't think it will be a legit thing here. Things are definitely looking like they will be back to normal by summer imo
  9. Indy pass pricing and additions drop April 27. They are hinting towards adding more mountains "in all regions" and slight price increase, but will "pack more value than expected" I hope the day trip offerings for PA increase. Indy would be a great alternative to Epic if that is the case. Ikon potentially coming to Camelback makes things even more interesting.
  10. dang. webcam looks like there is a good bit of snow still. Currently snow flurries down south in Lancaster here.
  11. abe

    Zee Lights

    I almost didnt go because I couldn't get a ticket and nobody answered the phone. A technically literate middle schooler could probably design a better website than most of these ski areas. Elk has the best website design imo. Nice and simple.
  12. abe

    Zee Lights

    It straight up said there was an error last week and to try again later for like a solid hour, I couldn't buy my night nicket. It would clear the guest name on the ticket every time I entered myself. Tried it in 3 different browsers.
  13. Thought I was done for the year at Blue on Friday but I might go to Camelback Friday evening due to a light work load this weekend. Waiting to see what the snow report looks like on Friday. I was looking into the bridge tolls you mentioned - it looks like all of those including white haven would be incredibly easy for locals to avoid - just get off, cross the river on the parallel local road, and get back on - not more than a couple minutes lost. I actually think this is a decent idea, make the interstate travelers and truckers pay for the interstate bridge replacements rather than usin
  14. two of my friends at the University of Delaware drove all the way to LV just to get White Castle
  15. This is going to be me, I hate to say, Roundtop tickets were insane this year and I didn't go there once. I drove the extra hour to the poconos every time. Probably going to give in to Vail and buy the dang pass but I am seriously concerned about what crowds at Roundtop/Liberty/Whitetail will look like next year - Indy+Bear Creek $25 night tickets is the other option. Highest price I paid for a lift ticket this year was $59 for Plattekill.
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