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abubob
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Posted: Feb 04, 2010 - 9:53 PM GMT
Edited: Feb 04, 2010 - 9:58 PM GMT

I'm chicken. I freely admit it. I didn't ski Mittersill because it was closed. No doubt with good reason. As the suggestion of a couple SJer's I wanted to test the idea of skiing Mittersill by checking Middle Hardscrabble first - but that was closed too. So I tried Short Circuit which had plenty of man-made snow at first but when the trail changed to Lower Hardscrabble the cover became alarmingly thin. (Query: Why doesn't Lower Hardscrabble come directly after Middle Hardscrabble?) It didn't seem that anything without snow making was open - like Vista Way - one of my favorite spots for natural snow was closed. Anyway - ixnay on the Ittersillmay.

Almost everything else was uniform corduroy. The exception being the far left and right of Zoomer and The only icy spots were on the very imaginitively named Middle Cannon By-Pass. Snow making, btw, continues on Paulie's Ext, Avalanche and Gary's.

Some photos: Adaptive Sports Partners

If anyone knows where to find 190 cm "straight" ski please let the people at Adaptive Sports know. Find then at http://adaptivesportspartners.org/

More photos to follow - I just haven't uploaded then yet.
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Posted: Feb 05, 2010 - 4:47 PM GMT

More photos of the day:Cannon 2-3-10
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Posted: Feb 05, 2010 - 5:41 PM GMT

Thanks for the great photos, some angles I've never seen before.
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Posted: Feb 05, 2010 - 6:08 PM GMT

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Thanks for the great photos, some angles I've never seen before.


Thanks, mapnut.
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Posted: Feb 05, 2010 - 7:19 PM GMT


Thank you for the report, me thinks Cannon will be a bit crowded on the 2 f 1 Superbowl Sunday!

Boooooo Vista Way being closed!

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Posted: Feb 06, 2010 - 12:42 AM GMT

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Boooooo Vista Way being closed!


Maybe they're saving it for Sunday?

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