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Poll Ski Season Opening Weekend

Discussion in 'Perisher' started by DidSurfNowSki, Mar 1, 2015.

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What will be open on the opening weekend ?

Poll closed Jun 9, 2015.
  1. Only the pub

    17 vote(s)
    19.3%
  2. The magic carpet on man-made snow

    15 vote(s)
    17.0%
  3. The V8 on man-made snow

    27 vote(s)
    30.7%
  4. The quad express up to mid-station

    19 vote(s)
    21.6%
  5. Half of the resort

    4 vote(s)
    4.5%
  6. All of the resort

    6 vote(s)
    6.8%
  1. Telemark Phat

    Telemark Phat Pass the butter Ski Pass: Gold

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    I'll believe it when I see it.
     
  2. Snow Blowey

    Snow Blowey Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    You mean man made crud?
     
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  3. bengarden

    bengarden One of Us

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    It makes a change from moaning about whether there will be any snow first day of season.....thats for sure
     
  4. bengarden

    bengarden One of Us

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    lol.....I've already resigned myself to the fact its not going to be Niseko last January,but at least its a good leg/body warmup for when something good falls from the sky.
     
  5. Donza

    Donza Pool Room

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    Does not look like crud.
    [​IMG]
     
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  6. Balsta

    Balsta One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Let's post it a third time, as it looks great :p
    [​IMG]
    I'm busy most of this weekend. I might be able to swing it so I can get up there on Monday though, this picture makes it hard to resist.
     
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  7. Snow Blowey

    Snow Blowey Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    Will be groomed hard and flat = boring.
     
  8. ryan_

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    I love front valley hard and flat. Best place for first runs of the season to get the ski legs back.
     
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  9. Ozgirl

    Ozgirl Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    *Sort*

    Anything worth skiing will be groomed too an inch of its life!
     
  10. Donza

    Donza Pool Room

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  11. sara777

    sara777 A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    Ok, there is still a hope for Friday: the colleague cannot swap my shift (everyone is going places for the long weekend it seems), but we could be only half operational. But will not know until Thursday afternoon :( I better pick up my skis with the newly mounted bindings from the shop on Thursday, just in case!
    Would love to race the first lift with you guys!
     
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  12. Ozgirl

    Ozgirl Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    I interpreted that to mean that it was less favourable to NSW resorts...
     
  13. Astro66

    Astro66 Still looking for a park in Thredbo Ski Pass: Gold

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    Centre Valley will be untouched. Some nice steeps in there.

    Should be nice if the extra 5-10 comes Friday.

    You can access it from the mid station.

    Then cut over to the quad from bottom.

    BTW That's the last secret I give out. :p
     
  14. Donza

    Donza Pool Room

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    Oh?
    I'll need to re-write
     
  15. nfip

    nfip Cold n' Rusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    ;)LOL
     
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  16. Ozgirl

    Ozgirl Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    Sorry no - What Jane said in here post on here yesterday.

    She said only southern resorts would get 15 - 20.

    But i may have interpreted wrong!
     
  17. Ozgirl

    Ozgirl Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    Roll Call,

    whose Skiing when?

    Friday
    @Astro66

    Saturday
    Ozgirl

    Sunday

    Ozgirl

    Monday
     
  18. nfip

    nfip Cold n' Rusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    nfip if the docs let him :cry:
     
  19. Astro66

    Astro66 Still looking for a park in Thredbo Ski Pass: Gold

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    Not quite right.
    Might not stay Saturday night.
    Depends how many lifts are open

    Friday

    Saturday
    Astro66
    Youngest Astro
    Gregoire.
    Ozgirl

    Sunday

    Ozgirl

    Monday
     
  20. DidSurfNowSki

    DidSurfNowSki One of them Ski Pass: Gold

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    So...

    Am I better off driving up Friday night or Saturday morning? Normally I would drive up Saturday morning but I'd hate a weather delay whilst driving up and missing 1st lifts Saturday morning.
     
  21. dawooduck

    dawooduck relaxed and comfortable Ski Pass: Gold

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    I may have a whirl on Sunday at ... Thredbo, depends if #1 son gets allocated his work pass or night. #4 son will be keen and I have to pick up my pass.

    Minimal PB love this year :( unless they start selling any day passes.
     
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  22. Astro66

    Astro66 Still looking for a park in Thredbo Ski Pass: Gold

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    Perisher Roll Call.

    Friday

    Saturday

    Astro66
    Youngest Astro
    Gregoire.
    Ozgirl
    DidSurfNowSki

    Sunday
    Ozgirl

    Monday
     
  23. Ozgirl

    Ozgirl Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    Hmm depends,

    Weather issue are mitigated against by leaving early Saturday. So depends on if you are someone who would prefer to drive where you need to be. Or get a good nights sleep at home and leave early enough to be up the mountain.

    ie 6am
     
  24. Ozgirl

    Ozgirl Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    Go post in the Thredbo thread then :p
     
  25. Astro66

    Astro66 Still looking for a park in Thredbo Ski Pass: Gold

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    I'd leave Canberra 4:30 am. Sat.

    We'll be in Perisher Centre from 7:15am having breakfast.
     
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  26. DidSurfNowSki

    DidSurfNowSki One of them Ski Pass: Gold

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    I plan on skiing all three days (Sat - Mon).
     
  27. Adamski

    Adamski Hard Yards

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    Me maybe for Sunday. Depending on which of Perisher or Thredbo has more open...:)
     
  28. Astro66

    Astro66 Still looking for a park in Thredbo Ski Pass: Gold

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    ???

    You're driving up but not skiing ??
     
  29. DidSurfNowSki

    DidSurfNowSki One of them Ski Pass: Gold

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    Lols, someone has to keep Normo company over the weekend.
     
  30. Astro66

    Astro66 Still looking for a park in Thredbo Ski Pass: Gold

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    Cool.

    Roll Call was for those who are skiing at Perisher Opening Weekend. At least I think that's what Ozgirl meant.
     
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  31. Ozgirl

    Ozgirl Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    Mental!
     
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  32. sara777

    sara777 A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    Oh gosh, you forgot Normo :oops:

    Update: I see now what you meant :thumbs:
     
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  33. Astro66

    Astro66 Still looking for a park in Thredbo Ski Pass: Gold

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    Pffft .......... Astro's don't need extra beauty sleep. :p
     
  34. Astro66

    Astro66 Still looking for a park in Thredbo Ski Pass: Gold

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    Normo hasn't posted since Ozgirl's Role Call.

    I would never assume. :D
     
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  35. DidSurfNowSki

    DidSurfNowSki One of them Ski Pass: Gold

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    I'd check the cams, he may be already lining up.
     
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  36. Normo

    Normo Mostly Harmless Ski Pass: Gold

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    Whoops! Missed this!
    I shall be there, First Lifts Friday (or sooner, if possible!) and each day thereafter, health permitting. :thumbs:
    I'll pop in for breakfast on Saturday!
     
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  37. Ozgirl

    Ozgirl Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    Perisher LWE Roll Call.

    Friday
    Normo

    Saturday
    Astro66
    Youngest Astro
    Gregoire.
    Ozgirl
    DidSurfNowSki
    Normo

    Sunday
    Ozgirl
    Normo

    Monday

    Normo
     
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  38. kiter

    kiter One of Us

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    To keep the fox out
     
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  39. Ozgirl

    Ozgirl Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    More like cats!
     
  40. Legs Akimbo

    Legs Akimbo Grumblebum Ski Pass: Gold

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    Wednesday
    Normo

    Thursday
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    Normo

    I'm beginning to see a pattern....
     
  41. Hammer

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    It appears Normo only skis on days that end in "y"
     
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  42. Donza

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    I'll be there at some point and some time
    Might be arvos ..... mornings.
    three hour slams
     
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    Olgreg One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    I'll be there either Saturday or Sunday, not sure yet. The minister for finance is planning some re carpeting which may involve a visit to Cooma, nearly as exciting as first lifts on FV.
     
  44. kiter

    kiter One of Us

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    Is it true that blue cow will also be open this weekend ?
     
  45. neko

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    It certainly looks skiable in snow making areas, but I doubt it.

    Perisher would need lifties, Skitube staff, hospitality staff, grooming staff, ski patrol etc. to get it open and they usually don't have that amount of staff available until later in June. See what happens, maybe they have been able to scramble enough people since I've heard from a few people down that way they're trying to get it open on the weekend.
     
  46. Nowada

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    I am looking to go down on Friday but have not seen any info on tickets for Friday. I have a freedom pass but, will it be valid ? Friday is officially before season start (Saturday).
     
  47. cam79

    cam79 Hard Yards

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    Good morning all,
    I just phoned perisher to ask about 1 day lift pricing and was informed they will be released Saturday morning. I then asked what about tix for Friday and was told they did not know at this stage. It's a bit strange to announce early opening but no pricing for the ticket.
     
  48. Donza

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    Media and Operations and Ticketing... Not talking ?
    LOL
     
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  49. cold wombat

    cold wombat Twitter Contributer Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    Freedom pass will be valid.
     
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    Is that official ? Proceeds of these days have previously gone to a charity.

    I was wondering if Perisher and Thredbo were playing Marketing games. The amount of activity on mountain suggests they may be able to open up more than they are saying, waiting for the last minute to get one over the opposition.
    Not much worse than saying something you cant achieve, and not much better than achieving more than expected.