Loon Mt Early January Ski report.

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Managing Real Estate Broker with Alpine Lakes Real Estate Inc., NHRE# 02863

I haven't seen so many guns going at one time in a number of years. At this pace I would assume all of the South Peak slopes will be open be the weekend. The North Peak Trails were all up and Running...all were in nice shape, I skipped Upper Walking Boss as that too had more than 30 snow guns blasting away.

It was a dark-ish day today and snowed intermittently - that combined with the New tower guns, made it a light lens day for goggles.

I took out my brand new skis today...that truly shows faith in the ability to lay down the man made stuff...and not ruin a new pair of skis. The Report of the Rossignol Statos - Gs 183 cm...was a resounding thumbs up BTW.

The two new trails opened for this season on the South Peak side of Loon (Twitcher & Jobber) presented a nice fall- line, great pitch and earned the Black Diamond rating they were given. Boom Run was open, the Double Black Diamond trail Rip Saw had 40+ guns as did Cruiser...so those will be open for the weekend worriers - if I were asked to venture a guess (with the new tower gun system) I would say they will be worth skiing the day they open.

Looking to Purchase a slope side Home - Building Site or Condominium at Loon Mountain, Give Alpine Lakes Realty a call - Our Parent Company Cargill Construction has just completed out 13th home on the South Mountain side at Loon and they are truly spectacular.

...I try to ski Mid-week as most of my second home showings happen during the weekend - Looking to ski midweek with a Realtor - Drop me a note.


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Comments (7)

Tammy Lankford,
Lane Realty Eatonton, GA Lake Sinclair, Milledgeville, 706-485-9668 - Eatonton, GA
Broker GA Lake Sinclair/Eatonton/Milledgeville

Never tried to snow ski. I used to love to water ski, have you water skied?

Jan 05, 2012 12:19 PM
Steve Loynd
Alpine Lakes Real Estate Inc., - Lincoln, NH
800-926-5653, White Mountains NH

Tammy I have tried everything twice, Water skiing is something I have done a few times.

Jan 05, 2012 01:06 PM
George Souto
George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages - Middletown, CT
Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert

Steve I bet the lack of real snow has not been good news in your book.  As for me I am not in a hurry to shovel the white stuff :)

Jan 05, 2012 01:29 PM
Steve Loynd
Alpine Lakes Real Estate Inc., - Lincoln, NH
800-926-5653, White Mountains NH

George, our ski area has over 300 tower guns that can be fired up all at one time...they can make an acre of snow every hour. Yes I wish it would snow but the best snow making technology works too.

Jan 05, 2012 01:59 PM
Steve Loynd
Alpine Lakes Real Estate Inc., - Lincoln, NH
800-926-5653, White Mountains NH

David...we on the east coast are used to making the man made stuff until mother nature kicks in.

Jan 06, 2012 11:45 AM
Marilyn Boudreaux
Marilyn Boudreaux, Century 21 Bono Realty - Lake Charles, LA
Lake Charles LA Century 21 Realtor

do you ski with your cell phone?  I would be afraid mind would drop out of my pocket on that ski lift trying to take a picture of my new skis LOL

Jan 06, 2012 06:24 PM