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March 29, 2015, Alpental
« on: 03/30/15, 07:50 AM »

The fancy new sign at the bottom of the express chair was showing red lights for every lift in the area, so we decided we'd have to walk.  We headed up under the express chair, and that was not the smartest choice.  (But if I have to be careful how I use the term "not the smartest choice" in describing this trip).  No snow til about the top of the Sessel lift, started skinning after crossing the creek that runs across the bottom of lower International.   Skinned up lower International, booted 15 feet or so at the step between lower and upper, and then skinned to top of Upper International.  Run down was bettert than expected - not too manky.  Wish I'd brought the fatter skis (but it's always easy to say that on the way down).  Walked down Sessel, and that was a much better choice.  Started sprinkling just as we left.  Well worth the trip.

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