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Originally Posted by sabatoa View Post
How long a string of sub-30 degree days do we need before places start opening? This is my first time at the beginning of the season. I was really hoping for black Friday shred.
Don't get your hopes up... Compare to last year (approximately Mt. Holly/Flint):

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In retrospect I find it hard to believe they were able to open last year on 11/27. Those daytime highs are still awfully high in the 40s, but there were only 6 days prior to Black Friday with above-freezing overnight lows, and most of those were still in the 30s. This year we have overnight lows in the 40s and 50s. The ground isn't even close to freezing. >> Reviews | Trip Reports | Commentary

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