Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: Sugarloaf, ME / Philly
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Oregon State --> Bend, OR --> Mt. Bachelor
Lewis and Clark --> Portland, OR --> Mt. Hood
Western Washington University --> Bellingham, WA --> Mt. Baker
University of Puget Sound (I went here, expensive though) --> Tacoma, WA --> Crystal and Stephens Pass
University of Washington --> Seattle, WA --> Same as above
East coast: University of Vermont --> Burlington, VT --> Jay peak and some others
University of Maine at Farmington, ME --> Farmington, ME (kinda nowhere) --> Sugarloaf
Choosing a place based on where you can ride is not a bad idea, as long as the school has a good program that you are interested in. I chose the University of Puget Sound, because it has an amazing science program and it 1:45 from Crystal and 2ish to Stephens Pass. And for a long weekend, Baker or Hood are only 3 to 4 hours away. You have a great GPA, so getting scholarships is totally possible. Keep that in mind. I had deans list and one for science, so for a few years I had 10 grand off my $40,000/year education. Then I realized how much better the ganja was on the west coast and lost my Dean's list scholarship... but hey, I was having a GREAT time!
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