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Snow Coverage of Vail in mid-december

Discussion in 'The West' started by chillindrdude, Oct 17, 2005.

  1. chillindrdude

    chillindrdude Turbo Monkey

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    i know its the wrong site, but since so much more traffic comes thru RM, i had to post.

    i have 2 days free from dec17 to dec 19 (i know its short) an i'd like to spend it snowboarding. i'm unsure about the snow coverage of vail around that time. what has it been like these past couple years? i'm also contemplating whistler or calgary. (which i would think would have better coverage) but the big plus about vail is that i would fly into eagle county and ground transit time between the airport and the resort would be short, which translates into more "on-snow" time for me. your thoughts and opinions would be appreciated

    thanks
     

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  2. ThePriceSeliger

    ThePriceSeliger Mushhead

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  3. chillindrdude

    chillindrdude Turbo Monkey

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    i posted there also...but not too much traffic there yet...and since i figure you guys are also locals...
     
  4. caputo1989

    caputo1989 Turbo Monkey

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    Vail usualy has all of their trails open by then but for the best snow and shortest lift lines you realy need to know how to ski the mountain; which is classified to locals. But for realy good skiing you should hit up Telluride.
     
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    If you have the ability to go to whistler, why hang out here?
     
  6. SkaredShtles

    SkaredShtles I love NEWCASTLE and will ONLY drink NEWCASTLE!!!!

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    Because Vail is the place to go....... everybody knows that. :rolleyes:
     
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    caputo1989 Turbo Monkey

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    Too many Tourists COLORADO the place being taken o
    Fvck resort skiing. Instead of a season pass to Vail etc. I got a set of tele. boots/bindings, skins, beacon, and probe.
     
  8. SkaredShtles

    SkaredShtles I love NEWCASTLE and will ONLY drink NEWCASTLE!!!!

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    Wow. That's hardcore. ;)
     
  9. T0mo

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    Get F***in' good with that beacon before you go out. Got a shovel too?
     
  10. SkaredShtles

    SkaredShtles I love NEWCASTLE and will ONLY drink NEWCASTLE!!!!

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    Ummmmmm.......... so how's Utah?
     
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    HAa haa haa....

    Tried that. In my opinion, it wasn't all that fun. Besides, There's chicks at Vail to look at and beer availability all over the mtn.
     
  12. caputo1989

    caputo1989 Turbo Monkey

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    Vail costs too much, concidering i have to buy my own season pass.
    Oh and I cant legaly drink beer. :mumble:
    Now Im trying to talk my dad into getting some sleds to shuttle on.
     
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    ... and more gapers than... but the coverage should be descent in mid December. Last few years, the mountains have had full coverage by this time. But expect to take some shots to the sticks, especially if you're in the trees.

    And, yeah, free the heal and the mind will follow.
     
  14. SkaredShtles

    SkaredShtles I love NEWCASTLE and will ONLY drink NEWCASTLE!!!!

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    Free the *heal*? :confused: :think: