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Old 03-09-2011, 03:40 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Sunday sounds like it was a blast, I wanted to try to get at least a few hours in in the morning after we woke up to more snow but we had to get on the road
Sound like you're rolling with people who have mis-appropriated priorities!

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Old 03-09-2011, 03:57 PM   #12 (permalink)
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you sir are preaching to the choir

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Awesome pictures. Nothing beats a great day of snow.
I'm also planning a trip to Killington and wonder if you can shed some tips on the budget range, accommodation and such. I have probably a similar size group as yours around 10 +/- 2.
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We stayed in the Woods Resort & Spa community right off the access road because it was the only thing that was available. We got a 3br/3ba condo with a loft and it was actually pretty awesome and I would recommend it to others. Our unit slept 10 but we brought a group of 12 and everyone fit perfectly fine and it was about $180/person for 3 nights. With a group that big that's probably right about the average of what you're going to end up paying for a weekend, but try to book it as far in advance as possible so you don't run into availability issues. Initially I used VRBO is Vacation Rentals By Owner and craigslist to try to find a rental home but eventually gave up and called killington central reservations where you can get a ski & stay package for discounted lodging and lift tickets.
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Thanks, that helped alot.
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i'm heading up there march 25-27. how is killington at the end of march?
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Old 03-11-2011, 04:59 PM   #17 (permalink)
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NE can be real hit or Miss in March. You could get a good dump! YOu could get a good rainfall (like the begining of March has showed), or you could get a Kick-ass sunny day. There is def a lesser chance that you'll get a blustery cold day so you should be good in that regard.
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Thanks, that helped alot.
check Banchi Outdoor Adventures or College Ski & Snowboard Online Reservations College Ski Trips College Snowboard Trips - Home (These are legit links and not spam) I've used them for some good deals. Esp if you are going late season.
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Killington was the best mountain we hit in 'hoe last week. Monday the 27th was decent. Pretty windy which helped whip some snow over the mountain. We mainly rode Sieke(sp) and The Wall. No lines to wait in on Monday, but the lifts are a bit slow to go up.

The following Wednesday was a mad powder day with white out conditions and fun as hell.

All in all, this is a great local mountain with so much variety with the crossovers, you could NEVER do the exact same run twice if you chose.

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omg i feel like an idiot. i meant Kirkwood in Tahoe area, not Killington. It's a 40 minute drive or so from South Lake, but totally worth it. it's amazing what painkillers for a bruised rib can do to your mind.

Phew! Thank you for clarifying!!!! Kirkwood is Spctacular, for SURE! I was there the week before you and it was UNREAL! 10 feet of snow in 5 days..seriously? Although, I'm not sure what Sieke is? I assume you don't meant the Cirque (which is closed to regular riding). Either-way kirkwood is the best resort in the 'Hoe!
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NH is for Beaners!
Do you mean Redsox Fans? I saw all the NY/NJ plates at Killington.
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