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In the past we've celebrated Mother's day at A-Basin, which started 13 years ago. Wow, has it really been that many years?
Last year we realized how difficult it is to rely on good snow and good attendance when Mother's Day was later in the month
With Mother's day on May 12th we have switched it up and will be celebrating May at A-Basin a week early.
The good news is that we'll be celebrating on May 5th. Yes, that's right, we have a beach spot reserved for Cinco de Mayo.
Mark your calendars!
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Its time to hit the road, because there's a new day dawning
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But there will be some of the same fun you've grown accustomed to
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There will be grilling and chilling
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Hot dogging
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And Hot Doggin'
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There will be cornice action...
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Power slashing
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But lets not forget the Shotzski because it ain't gonna drink itself.
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Pack your chapstick
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And your sunscreen (I secretly love how Ziggy is looking at Phil on this one)
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Bring your family, or come alone but make sure to bring your flask and fill it with Tequila because this is a Cinco de Mayo you won't want to miss! IMG_9249.JPG

You may get to witness an incredible tech talk. (You'll definitely need a flask for that) :D
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*On Friday May 3rd, we may be celebrating @Betsy's birthday at Loveland.
 
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I'm definitely in for some of the days. It will be great to see you guys again (it's been a long time). Which days are you doing LL (wondering because of the tickets ask)?
 
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I'm definitely in for some of the days. It will be great to see you guys again (it's been a long time). Which days are you doing LL (wondering because of the tickets ask)?
For sure we'll be at Loveland on May 3rd to celebrate Betsy's birthday. This is usually May 1st, but she needs to delay the celebration a couple days due to other commitments.
 

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If I am not called out to work I am there! :crossfingers: :ogcool:

Last year the snow kinda sucked but the company was awesome! :daffy:
 
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If I am not called out to work I am there! :crossfingers: :ogcool:

Last year the snow kinda sucked but the company was awesome! :daffy:
This is why we're moving it up a week.
But then, your snow year has been incredible this year, almost too incredible.
 

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This is why we're moving it up a week.
But then, your snow year has been incredible this year, almost too incredible.
There is going to be a LOT more snow this year. The difference is dramatic. :eek: Wouldnt be surprised if there is even a powder day :D
 

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We've had powder before.

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May 9, 2013 @RachelV

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May 8, 2013. Part of the crew outside Black Mt Lodge. @Chris Geib , @FairToMiddlin and Dad, [edit:], @S.H., and guy we met that week.

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May 10, 2013 @Kevin F in new jacket on the corduroy.

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@tball outside Black Mt Lodge.


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May 10, 2016.
Remains of hut in woods near Falcon. Met this guy on a mountain tour. No one was around that day so took the tour and was the only one. We ran into some old timers who wanted to join. This guy told us about jumping off the now missing roof of that hut over 40 yrs ago.

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May 7, 2017 Going inside the Black Mt Lodge for water and a snack. It's snowing.

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Back outside to the skis.

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May 10, 2017 Storm coming in. @jimmy on East Ridge Traverse.

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May 13, 2017 @Drahtguy Kevin behind Mikaela Shiffrin in blue and mom in purple.
In May of 2013 Ruthie Peters ( with @ Bob Peters) asked Mikaela for a photo, telling her she's taken one with many gold medal winning skiers. Franz Klammer, Bode, the Mahres, Picabo Street etc. Next February in Sochi she wins gold in the slalom.

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May 10, 2014. Me in Montezuma woods.
 
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Sadly, this falls right in the middle of finals for me so I won't make it this year. If anyone skis Abasin or MJ on actual Mother's Day May 12th (also my birthday) I'll be at one or the other and can be persuaded as to which one.
 
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We'll make sure @Drahtguy Kevin brings the big bottle of Eagle Rare
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And for @margaritamarcia we'll set her up with @Gary Stolt who has put in a request for tequila and margarita mix. (I know Marcia prefers a real margarita not the mix but...Gary ;) )
No reason we can’t make it both ways and have a tasting contest. I am sure that we can persuade mm to mix up a batch
 

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See what I did there?
 
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