The Guns of Navarone

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Harvey Harvey
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The Guns of Navarone

We've got 35 degrees up here at 1900 with flurries in the air. Temps have dropped about 8 degrees in the last hour.

28 degrees is about the max for blowing when the humidity is low, which it ain't now, but I'm sure it will be dropping too.

So... if you live within sight or sound of guns on any mountain in NY or VT and you see evidence of action, post it up.

From Gore:

"Lines are charged. We'll start with the cold on top of bear as soon as we hit the magic number.  We'll follow the cold down Showcase and Sunway and eventually Bearcub as we can. We'll go through the day tomorrow, adding in Sleighride."
"You just need to go at that shit wide open, hang on, and own it." —Camp
GoreMountainLodge GoreMountainLodge
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Hey Harvey.  Spending our weekends and holidays at Gore, I've got to say, I love opening up the window and listening to the snowmakers at night or catching the glimpse of a snowcat grooming Burnt Ridge..  It's been rather quiet this year... as we all know... like a springtime without birds.  But fingers crossed, I imagine old mother nature is about to show her winter teeth.  I hope those teeth soon prove to be fangs.  All the best, and Happy New Year.
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Harvey wrote
We've got 35 degrees up here at 1900 with flurries in the air. Temps have dropped about 8 degrees in the last hour.

28 degrees is about the max for blowing when the humidity is low, which it ain't now, but I'm sure it will be dropping too.

So... if you live within sight or sound of guns on any mountain in NY or VT and you see evidence of action, post it up.

From Gore:

"Lines are charged. We'll start with the cold on top of bear as soon as we hit the magic number.  We'll follow the cold down Showcase and Sunway and eventually Bearcub as we can. We'll go through the day tomorrow, adding in Sleighride."
I just hope Gregory Peck is not the weather saboteur for this one. Looks like a good 40 hour window to make snow. Let's just hope we can get the job done, brave the raging storm, climb the impossible cliff, slip those destroyers in to save the men on Kheros - like saving Christmas week from the Nazi thermal invasion.
Don't ski the trees, ski the spaces between the trees.
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Awesome reference. I loved that movie, read every Alistair McClean book out there when I was a kid.
"You want your skis? Go get 'em!" -W. Miller
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Brownski wrote
Awesome reference. I loved that movie, read every Alistair McClean book out there when I was a kid.
+1.  Got my attention too.   Though my fav was Ice Station Zebra... Natch... Movie was pretty good too.  Or at least my memory of it is...
Harvey Harvey
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GoreMountainLodge wrote
I love opening up the window and listening to the snowmakers at night or catching the glimpse of a snowcat grooming Burnt Ridge..
I can see the PB600s headlight on Windy Hill and Upper Steilhang. It must be about 4 miles as the crow flies. If I see it while I am having early am coffee it's a good omen for the day.
"You just need to go at that shit wide open, hang on, and own it." —Camp
Harvey Harvey
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Telemark Dave wrote
Brownski wrote
Awesome reference. I loved that movie, read every Alistair McClean book out there when I was a kid.
+1.  Got my attention too.   Though my fav was Ice Station Zebra... Natch... Movie was pretty good too.  Or at least my memory of it is...
I have only three words for you:

Where Eagles Dare
"You just need to go at that shit wide open, hang on, and own it." —Camp
Harvey Harvey
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PeeTex wrote
I just hope Gregory Peck is not the weather saboteur for this one. Looks like a good 40 hour window to make snow. Let's just hope we can get the job done, brave the raging storm, climb the impossible cliff, slip those destroyers in to save the men on Kheros - like saving Christmas week from the Nazi thermal invasion.


So cool to have PeeTex on our side, even if he is kidding.

I'm embarrassed to admit I'm excited by the below freezing temps.  At least a miracle is possible.
"You just need to go at that shit wide open, hang on, and own it." —Camp
Brownski Brownski
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Yes! Where Eagles Dare was his best book and his best movie. Can't beat Clint Eastwood. Also gets the award for best use of a gondola in a feature film.
"You want your skis? Go get 'em!" -W. Miller
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Harvey wrote
Telemark Dave wrote
Brownski wrote
Awesome reference. I loved that movie, read every Alistair McClean book out there when I was a kid.
+1.  Got my attention too.   Though my fav was Ice Station Zebra... Natch... Movie was pretty good too.  Or at least my memory of it is...
I have only three words for you:

Where Eagles Dare
Ok, forgot about that one.  Yup.  
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