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  1. I work from home and have a very flexible schedule (self employed). Obviously part of moving here was to be able to ski more... wondering, does it make sense to go one further and work as an instructor at one of the local mountains? Or too much BS, not enough pay to justify the passes?
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    18/19 Opening day predictions

    LOL, I may go out shortly and try skiing down my sloping yard.
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    18/19 Opening day predictions

    wait... you can ski on leaves?
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    Maintaining own "ski trail"

    Central Jersey, Exit 8 on the pike.
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    Maintaining own "ski trail"

    The breakeven here in PA is a lot more than in NJ as the electric rates are about 30% less.
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    Maintaining own "ski trail"

    I got to say, I am liking the idea of blowing own snow.... Do wonder how much it would be in electricity... no solar installed yet but fortunately don't need to worry about water as we have our own well.
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    Maintaining own "ski trail"

    Oh boy....
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    Whitefish today pic

    Wow that IS insane. Wonder how long the hike up took.
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    Maintaining own "ski trail"

    Haha, thanks. So yes, would be predominately for my kiddos and kids of same age in the family. Main question was about whether would need to pack the snow or not... good idea on the snow blower. Have a lawn tractor attachment (snow blower) and can throw it in the right direction.
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    Maintaining own "ski trail"

    Hey all. So if you did not see my earlier post, moved out from NJ to Lehigh Valley, living about 10 mins north of Easton. Part of the appeal of our property is the nearly 2 acres and some nice hills. From one corner of the property to the other there is a fairly gentle slope, dropping about 50 vertical feet over 400 feet, with a nice bump which would make an awesome jump. Yes, it is not a replacement for a mountain... BUT I figure it would be awesome for my daughter who will be 3 by the time winter hits and our friends/family members. So.... How feasible? How much pain in the ass would it be?
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    Looking at their website... Those rates are nuts... https://www.tentrr.com/s/sites/?a=4&page=1&north=43.5326204268101&south=37.70120736474139&east=-69.9169921875&west=-78.046875&page_size=30
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    TF? For that money I would rather stay at a nicer hotel. Heck, if anyone wants, I have two acres and nearly in the poconos... you can set up a tent in my backyard on a hill. lol.
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    20 percent off giftcards

    Can you then use the gift cards at 20 off to buy the 3 packs?
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    Triple Play

    Glad to see these deals here. Seems like the prices overall for the areas is coming down. Wonder how much better, if at all, the deal will be on Black Friday.
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    Blue's Trade-In Program

    Wonder if there is a limit.... Buy up a bunch of used skis on craigslist...