All St. Pats Though notably short of Fenians, I’d say St. Pats at The Yurt was a roaring success. Somewhere north of fifty folks, I think. Plenty of curious folks stopped by to get acquainted and left with our business cards; that bodes well for us all. Thanks to Lois Adams, Maggie Goldman and DeborahContinue reading “Week Fifteen”
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All: It’s a beautiful day in the neighborhood and plenty of members are taking advantage of the fine conditions. I ran into Hugh Johnson who looked very strong as he did his rounds for the resort, video clip at this link. St. Pat’s – March 15th … End Of Season Banquet Wednesday March 29th BudContinue reading “Week Fourteen”
All: We have had a few days of just fantastic conditions, and as I write the snow-blower is doing double duty.The forecast shows the snow will stick around with maybe a top-up on Tuesday or Wednesday. St. Pat’s – March 15th … Be There!See below for details End Of Season Banquet Summer Activities Our EsteemedContinue reading “Week Thirteen”
All: We are back in business this week. The outlook suggests the snow will hold, and the worst of the chill will be off by Wednesday. As I write (Sunday) all the lifts are running and if you can ski the few closed runs you are a better skier than I – it wouldn’t takeContinue reading “Week Twelve”
All: This is Smuggs Presidents’ Day vacation week. We do not meet this week, but… … don’t let that stop you from skiing. The Members directory is at this link, so if you are stuck for a skiing buddy’s contact info, it may be there. (Only consenting members are listed, and you may be promptedContinue reading “Bye Week”
Covid The scourge is still with us. We have a handful of members who have come down with it. Most are not too badly affected. Badges We have found a new badge vendor, right in Morrisville, We have an order in and hope to have them available this Wednesday.$10 each, with a captive pin fastener.Continue reading “Week Eleven”
All, A chilly couple of days had forced Smuggs to partially close.Hopefully the weather will return to its senses by Wednesday. The Resort is looking for help for the presidents week, both paid and volunteer This from Harley Johnson… We are looking for help for President’s week. We are in need of instructors for lessons,Continue reading “Week Ten”
Week Nine – Sledding??
All, The resort is firing on all cylinders so there is plenty to go at. Sledding! Tony Telensky is running a sledding party in The Notch (the closed section of Rte 108) on – Tuesday the 31st meeting at 9:30 – 10:00 in the parking area by the road closure gate, just above Smuggs parkingContinue reading “Week Nine – Sledding??”
Week Eight – Volunteer!
There is more snow around, and we get the place to ourselves after the holidays. The forecast tells us it will remain below freezing, so conditions should be a good, if lacking a bit of sunshine. I’ll take it. As I write Smuggs has 11 miles of XC open, with 8 miles groomed, Madonna 1Continue reading “Week Eight – Volunteer!”
I liked skiing when it was a winter sport
Well, it was less than pretty out there today. I’ll be interested to see how Hugh’s Views spins it. I needed wipers on my specs and the One-&-Done club was well attended. Just under 20 showed up for the meeting, pretty good given the weather. Most ventured out and found several members on the hill;Continue reading “I liked skiing when it was a winter sport”