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Old 08-13-2014, 11:51 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I am a newbie having navigated 13 mountains this past winter. I can manage blues and want to try a mountain in CO, Utah or Wyoming. I am seeking easy to get to from Boston, easy to get to from the airport and beginner friendly with a park for my traveling companion. Thanks for your suggestions
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Old 08-13-2014, 12:18 PM   #2 (permalink)
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JACKSON HOLE, airport right across the street, and while you're there, grab a ride to Targhee
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Old 08-13-2014, 01:49 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Word on the street is that Utah is supposed to go-off this year from El Nino but its way to early to say for sure
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Old 08-13-2014, 01:58 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Baker don't have no park and its a wee bit of a drive...so don't come here.
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Old 08-13-2014, 04:15 PM   #5 (permalink)
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i live in mass. Of the 3 you listed Ive been to CO and UT. 99% sure ill be going to jackson this winter. All out of logan.

Im going to assume you have Summit County CO (breck,copper ETC) and Park City UT in mind, Along with Jackson Hole WY.

From a travel standpoint....

You cant fly to jackson non-stop like you can DIA (denver international airport) and SLC(salt lake city airport).

Between DIA and summit county CAN be a HORROR show. Dont quote me but i think its like an hour and a half. Although coming from the east coast I-70 is epic your first couple of times. IDK of any cheap easy transportation from airport to slopes. I had the luxury of friends in the area, and also did the rental car thing another trip.

Going between SLC and Park City is wiked easy. like 45 minutes, 80 buck round trip shuttle, no worries. A bus to SLC itself was like 6 bucks 1 way if you wanted to check out the city n shit.

From what ive found so far jackson seems just as easy as SLC. Ive only looked quick here and there for flights, no trouble finding 1 stop each way round trips. Cheap shuttle from the airport to the slopes, just like salt lake.

Park City is loaded with bars

Ill leave what mountains best suite what your tryna do to some of the local cats on the forum.
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Old 08-13-2014, 06:33 PM   #6 (permalink)
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I googled "tryna" and found nothing.
What language is that and what does it mean?
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Old 08-28-2014, 03:03 PM   #7 (permalink)
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Big Sky, MT. Easy drive from Bozeman airport and it's huge with something for every level. Oh and it's not crowded at all.
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Mammoth Mountain Ca.
one of the best parks in the country and has a huge variety of terrain.
Getting here is relatively easy. Hop on a plane to Reno and then from Reno take the puddle jumper to Mammoth.
When you get here message me and I'll give you the grand tour.
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