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Mt. Jefferson: Sunday, February 18, 2018
Submitted on February 18, 2018 by rocket21 (740 Rating740)
Session SessionMorning
Lift Ticket Ticket TypeRetail Price
Lift Lines Lift Lines0 minutes
Snow Trail Conditions90% open; Powder, Powder
Glades GladesFull snow cover, though the pre-storm snowpack has a breakable crust on it.
Moguls MogulsNone
Terrain Park Terrain Park(s)None
Run of the Day Run of the DayBirch Run
Food and Beverage Food and BeverageDid not partake.
Comments CommentsAbout 3 inches of powder fell overnight, making for fantastic conditions. It was like a private ski area this morning with less than a dozen skiers (more arriving around lunchtime).

All trails were open, with the exception of Willow Way (it had been groomed at some point, but it looks like a waterbar couldn't be covered). They had groomed during the storm, which helped bond some fresh snow with the boilerplate underneath. This, coupled with another inch or so that fell after the grooming, made for fantastic conditions. Pine Sluice Cutoff (double diamond) hadn't been groomed at all this season and thus was tricky. Everything else was good going. Despite not having snowmaking, there was good snowpack everywhere and we saw no rocks or dirt.

Very neat to have brief views (due to clouds) of Mt. Katahdin.

Though the area is only about 432 vertical feet, there are enough trails that it feels bigger than the stats suggest. Other than Pine Sluice Cutoff, there isn't anything terribly steep. Nevertheless, they are some neat, narrow trails, as well as some fun double fall lines. We ended up skiing longer than planned and could have kept going if we had more time.
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