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Ridge and Pleasant valley - OPEN 29-06-2007

Discussion in 'Perisher' started by Austin, Jun 29, 2007.

  1. Austin

    Austin First Runs

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    They have opened the ridge and plesent valley [​IMG]

    Got this from the PB web site

    Blue Cow
    Ridge Quad Chair
    Summit Quad Chair
    Early Starter Double Chair
    Terminal Quad Chair
    Pony Ride Rope Tow [1]
    Snowsports School Rope Tow (Snowsports School only)
    Pleasant Valley Quad Chair
     
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  2. Austin

    Austin First Runs

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    Re: Ridge and Plesen valley - OPEN

    And the Pretty Valley Chair is open to

    edit: spelling
     
  3. MungBean

    MungBean One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Re: Ridge and Plesen valley - OPEN

    Weird Austin, that was all here on this site as well.

    Great news however (that I read on this site), snowmaking has made a huge difference to the Ridge's ability to open.
     
  4. Flopsky

    Flopsky One of Us

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    Re: Ridge and Plesen valley - OPEN

    just got back from the snow today.
    Yesterday i had a lovely ski on Rollercoaster ( best! i've even seen it) Exelerator was great to the bottom. Zali's had a bit of traffic but otherwise in good shape. A bit of fun was to be had in the trees off the right of Early Starter.
    The Guthega traverse is a bit hairy on the return, so whilst Guthega itself has some doable terrain open,( and NOBODY there) the upper traverse is a long walk back for boarders.

    Pretty Valley was opened by midmorning yesterday, very icy; The traverse to Blue Cow involved a hike uphill from the chair, and then a long skate right across the top ( why? have they cut such a high traverse i wonder?)

    Anyway, quite impressive for this early in the season.
     
  5. D-eye

    D-eye Photographer and skier Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    Re: Ridge and Plesen valley - OPEN

    Guthega had a bit more than some "doable terrain" today.

    Practically everything* was open and in great condition. The last bit of the Guthega-Blue Cow traverse at the bottom was the only really hairy bit as the drifts across it couldn't be seen all that well in the white out this afternoon. The part above Mother in Law could doing with a bit more building up, but apart from that not too bad.

    * Parachute and the Screw being the main closed runs.
     
  6. FourSquare04

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    Re: Ridge and Plesen valley - OPEN

    How far off would parachute be from opening ?
     
  7. D-eye

    D-eye Photographer and skier Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    Re: Ridge and Plesen valley - OPEN

    Hmmm, didn't really go close enough to see. The top part would be okay, not so sure about the run out. If the forecast snow comes off you might be lucky this weekend, otherwise longer.
     
  8. Podlet

    Podlet Part of the Furniture

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    Re: Ridge and Plesen valley - OPEN

    parachute always takes a while to open due to it's aspect. I'd say it's the run to the bottom of the chair that might be the issue, rather than the run itself. That is the run from the bottom of parachute AND the run from udner the double chair down to the ski centre and bottom of the chair.

    There might superficially be snow on it, but that latter access takes a shyte load of snow to open and keep it open, nothing worse than having to take skis off and walk the flat bit! Pretty funny to watch all day though [​IMG]
     
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  9. AlanD

    AlanD Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    Re: Ridge and Plesen valley - OPEN

    Parchute is open. The cover is good up the top but down the bottom it can be patchy and / or icey, depending upon the grooming.