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snaplok 03-11-2009 12:15 AM

Any Easter Weekend(April 10-12) East Coast places to board?
 
New to the forum, and started late in the season. Went to Catamount two weeks ago and Windham this past weekend and would like to get one more in. I was thinking Jay's Peak VT, any other suggestions?
Thanks in advance.

QuebecKiwi 03-11-2009 10:56 AM

Yep, Jay will be your best bet. It can be awesome in April. Best day I had ot in the East was at Jay in April 2007 when it snowed constantly for most of the month with 8ft recorded! Plus, most people are in Spring mode by then, so there's hardly anyone there. They stay open as long as there is snow and demand. Stowe and Killington should still be open then too, but I suspect Jay might be a better bet for decent snow.

Technine Icon 03-11-2009 11:43 AM

Stowe and Killington are probably the best. Most other mountains are closing on the 10th

justdust 03-11-2009 12:18 PM

I've had good luck at Killington on Easter...no lift lines and decent conditions. Last year I think I was at Mt. Snow for Easter. Conditions were fine there too, but some bastard put a fake "free snowboard" certificate in a plastic Easter egg. :mad: My 10 year old son found it and was overjoyed to give it to me because the week before some other bastard (presumably) had stolen my board there while my son was supposed to be watching it for me.:mad: I did not have the heart to tell my son that the certificate was fake.

Wow, I can't believe how mad I just got thinking about that again!:(
DEEP BREATH...PHEW

talman3eb 03-11-2009 01:13 PM

damn that sucks about the egg and fake certificate thing. easter was in march last year so conditions for easter this year may be a little different, but hopefully lift lines will still be similar. i know i plan on going up to VT this easter since as stated above many mountains down by me are closing around 4/10

jonnydanger 03-11-2009 02:42 PM

I'm supposed to be up in VT for Easter Weekend as well.

snaplok 03-11-2009 03:05 PM

Thanks, it looks like Jay's Peak it is. :)

Trace63 03-11-2009 05:47 PM

Im hitting up Okemo :D

SnowBun 03-11-2009 05:54 PM

Do the VT mountains slash ticket prices by that time?

neednsnow 03-11-2009 06:58 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by SnowBun (Post 143479)
Do the VT mountains slash ticket prices by that time?

Not that I have seen. However, I have seen decent package deals that include lodging and lift ticket packages that are significantly cheaper than mid-season.


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