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Old 03-11-2013, 09:59 PM   #18 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by The Deacon View Post
THIS, sadly, is our best local hill. 350 whole feet of vertical, with the longest run being 3000' feet.

THIS is also what Vail Resorts just bought.

I was at Afton last Wednesday with my four kids. With 10 inches of new snow and clear skies it was a great day. We got there early and stayed late. By far the best day I have had at any resort in the metro area.

My wife is having some knee issues so she spent the day in the main chalet. A group of architects came through and were discussing the plans to remodel the main chalet. The new owners are investing $10 million in Afton.

I hope the rain last weekend didn't wreck the snow out there. I would like to head out there at least one more time this year. Let us know how the conditions are after you go this weekend.
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