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disman


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I am not trying to start a West Coast East Coast war but for those of us in the east I would like to know what they think. Personally I would say Smugglers Notch, graet Ice climbing and skiing at Smugs and Stowe. Also best snow in the East is Jay Peak, they average more than many in the West.


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This is a "NO BRAINER"...!!

Mad River hands downs..the best in the east. Nothin else comes close....it's "PARADISE".
Then take a little road trip up to Smugs (no ice for me)..but certainly for those who do, I'll take the lift up not the the axe!! Otherwise "Rumney" is the place to be!!! (when the snow goes)!!

"Ski It If You Can"

MAd River....

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I have yet to try Ice, but for the best skining in the East......


JAY PEAK!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! The Jay cloud just keeps spitting out the snow!!!!

You got that right disman!!




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Not much of a skier but Lake Placid NY and Stow Vermont have some nice skiing
As far as my forte Ice Climbing….Pock-o moonshine NY, cascade pass NY, Frankestine NH, Canon NH and a lot more secret spots have awesome climbing without going to Canada (once in Canada …it’s a different story )


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Although there are resorts in the east that get more snow, my heart belongs to Sugarloaf Mountain in Maine. I've been skiing there for over 12 years and even after skiing some incredible mountains in the west, it's still my favorite place to ski.

There's no climbing however....


-jj


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For both ice climbing and skiing at the same location, Smugglers Notch State Park is hard to beat. Then you have Stowe and Smuggler's Notch ski areas for a ride to the top.


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yeah,
but the only beef with smugg's is that its Too small and with the herds we got in the past couple of years its get crowded too damn fast...but it dose have nice climbing when no one is around


disman


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I think its pretty pathetic that the mid west has 15 posts on best ice climbs and here in the East we only have 6 PATHETIC


punk


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its only to keep the rifraf away


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disman


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It seems that people in the East are very terretorial and do not like to give out beta as to where the good stuff is. This is not limited to climbing only but also Mtn Biking and other sports. Why?


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Its all about availability and climber/outdoor enthusiast Vs resources look at the Daks for instance…a several years back I could climb everywhere without standing on line and have an actual line to climb without it being chopped off by a person that think that Ice climbing = Ice BASHING (look at the latest BD catalog at the picture "some dude hating it" on pg. 23 to understand what I mean) so naturally we guard our resources if we still would like to climb for the rest of the season (as u know some climbs once u chop them off will never reform for the rest of the season) it is NOT rock climbing and majority of the so call "Ice-Climbers" have no respect or ethics when it comes to ICE


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If you want to head up to Canada the best spot would be Quebec City. You have Montmorency Falls right in the city and don't forget Pont-Rouge. For skiing you have Mont-Sainte-Anne and Le Massif all within an hours drive of the city.


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Come down to the EV gym in NYC. I'm going to suggest they hose down the 50ft outside wall when it's below freezing out side.


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two words:

New Hampshire


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