I have solved the problem of spring skiing at Gore!

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Milo Maltbie Milo Maltbie
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I have solved the problem of spring skiing at Gore!

I have been thinking about spring skiing at Gore, and how to access the Straightbrook and High Peaks chair when the lower mountain is unskiable.
The solution is simple! A zipline down Pine Knot to Straightbrook, and another down Tannery to the Northridge chair.
The thing will pay for itself with in the summer tourist season, and it won't require maintaining any south facing or flat terrain.
How do we get ORDA to dump that stupid conference center plan, and build ziplines instead?

mm
raisingarizona raisingarizona
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Re: I have solved the problem of spring skiing at Gore!

You can't download on the gondola?
Harvey Harvey
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I bet a lot of people would do it, if they'd run the Straightbrook.  I would.

Maybe bring a pack and some walking boots.  Headwaters is a problem, but I'd deal with that too.

Milo that avatar rocks.
"If it's my mountain, I'm installing a fixed grip and telling the lifties to stuff the beginners into chairs as aggressively as they have to to keep it going full speed." —Brownski
Milo Maltbie Milo Maltbie
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Re: I have solved the problem of spring skiing at Gore!

Harvey wrote
I bet a lot of people would do it, if they'd run the Straightbrook.  I would.

Maybe bring a pack and some walking boots.  Headwaters is a problem, but I'd deal with that too.
If they extended lift 6 back up to the top where it belongs, Headwaters wouldn't be so important.

Harvey wrote
Milo that avatar rocks.
Thanks, but why wouldn't ORDA let me use it for my season pass?

mm
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Gore used to run the old gondola during spring season to get up and ski the Straight Brook lift and then down load when the day was over.
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Re: I have solved the problem of spring skiing at Gore!

A short inexpensive handle tow on the north aspect could get you back up to the gondola?
Ace Ace
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I'm not sure a handle tow works well without snow.  Maybe I am wrong.
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Re: I have solved the problem of spring skiing at Gore!

it provides a free stone grind that way
"It is better to go skiing and think of God, than go to church and think of sport."
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Milo Maltbie wrote
Harvey wrote
Milo that avatar rocks.
Thanks, but why wouldn't ORDA let me use it for my season pass?
Maybe they thought you were a Thacheronix.

       
  You Sir, are an imposture !!!  
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Ace wrote
I'm not sure a handle tow works well without snow.  Maybe I am wrong.
Right, especially at a ski area with a few hundred snow guns and a grooming fleet. A couple hundred feet of north facing tow line at the upper elevations might be too difficult to keeps snow on.

Ok fine. Can we just get a rotating titty bar at the top terminal at least. I really don't think I'm asking for that much. Just one in North America for crying out loud.
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