kingslug wrote:And, Stowe and Alta have about the same vertical. Although Alta has 5 times the acreage. Western folk might feel a bit claustrophobic.
That's trail acreage of 500 or so at Stowe. JSpin will remind us that Stowe is 2,500 acres boundary to boundary. In terms of ski reality, I believe Stowe skis about like a 1,500 acre western area. The local woodchucks will say I'm too conservative with that estimate.
Season length: 21 months, Nov. 29, 2010 - July 2, 2012
Days in one year: 80 from Nov. 29, 2010 - Nov. 17, 2011
Season vertical: 1,318K in 2010-11
Season powder: 291K in 2011-12