Abenaki Ski Area
Abenaki Ski Area
Sunday, February 25, 2018
Submitted on February 25, 2018 by newenglandskier13 (382 Rating382)
Session SessionFull Day
Lift Ticket Ticket TypeComplimentary from Third Party
Lift Lines Lift Lines0 minutes
Snow Trail Conditions75% open; Powder, Powder
Glades GladesNot enough snow
Moguls MogulsNone
Terrain Park Terrain Park(s)Lots of park features and jumps set up on Main Slope
Run of the Day Run of the DayMain Slope
Food and Beverage Food and BeverageGood chicken sandwich
Comments CommentsPowder day at Abenaki! When the tow opened there was about three inches of new snow, and two more fell during the day. There was a good manmade base beneath the snow on open trails which made for fun turns and untracked could be found for the first half-hour. Everything except the glades and Twister was open and there were large jumps and other terrain park features set up. The rope runs as fast as a high speed quad, if not faster, which means laps can be done in under a minute. It can be loaded from either side, depending on which trail you want to ski, and it takes a good amount of upper body and arm strength to ride. Because of how fast the rope is, a full day's worth of skiing can be done within three hours, if your arms hold up that long. It was moderately busy and there was sometimes a wait for the rope tow, but lines were never more than a minute long. The majority of skiers there were kids and the hill is such a great resource for the area. With modern grooming, night skiing, a beautiful new lodge, and significant snowmaking, it is in better standing than most rope tow areas. It was a great day of skiing the new snow and I reccomend that everyone gives Abenaki a try if they aren't too far away.
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