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post #11 of 25 (permalink) Old 12-03-2012, 10:50 PM
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When I was in Wasaga for work Friday (the 30th) there was still snow to the top of my winter work boots and squalling off and on... On my way back I saw Blue with decent snow (fully covered base). Hopefully this mild spell won't get rid of it all, if the nights are atleast -2 they will turn on the guns
I was there this weekend, they have definitely been running the guns on the silver bullet runs, I think under the guns there was a good two feet of snow but in between ground was nearly baremand it was 12 C and raining when I left sunday afternoon. By Wednesday it's supposed to go back to zero, so not much melting after that I expect.

Maybe the weekend of December 15th?
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well we are expecting snow here tonight in Barrie, so maybe Collingwood will get some too. Supposed to be -3ish for tomorrow and be cold till friday according to forecasts, but it'll probably end up being day by day for any forecasts longer than 3 days...
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well you have 2 weeks left so hopefully there will have at least half the trails open by then!

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Opening day has been delayed, TBA soon

Moonstone is open tomorrow though! (Dec 7th)
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funny, I was at moonstone last weekend.. it was open... maybe it was just to locals?
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Just got the email. Blue opens tomorrow (Wednesday), Night skiing to start Thursday. Lift tickets are $19+tax until the weekend
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Just got the email. Blue opens tomorrow (Wednesday), Night skiing to start Thursday. Lift tickets are $19+tax until the weekend
3 runs and no park. Anyone in the GTA both lakeridge and dagmar are open with tons of park shit and 20-25 tickets
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ya not sure why blue waited so long when alot of the other options opened earlier
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Blue's explanation is that grooming and opening the trails before an insufficient base had been built would compromise the longevity of the base over the season. They wanted to give the best chance of the longest possible season.
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They also have a different micro-climate, so they don't get the snow dumps or temps that Moonstone and Horseshoe do.

I went up last night, here's the 'Graduate' trail. They got 2 blues open but it was moguls everywhere.

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