Glen Plake Brings Back the Down Home Tour

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  1. James

    James Skiing the powder Instructor

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    Maybe he didn't tell anyone? Where next? Mad River?
     
  2. Erik Timmerman

    Erik Timmerman Making fresh tracks Instructor

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    Didn't hear about it til I got home. Did have lunch w Donna Weinbrecht though.
     
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  3. James

    James Skiing the powder Instructor

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    You know that just makes it worse! Neither of you knew? No promotion at all, eh?
     
  4. Erik Timmerman

    Erik Timmerman Making fresh tracks Instructor

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    Gotta follow him on Instagram. Yesterday was Bolton Valley and he said he was Stowe-bound. Didn't say where he'll be tomorrow in today's post.
     


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    Dwight

    Dwight Practitioner of skiing, solid and liquid Admin Moderator

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    THIS!!

    This is what he and Kimberly have always done. They don't usually tell people until they show up.

    It's the only notification I have on my phone right now. :) https://www.instagram.com/glenplake/
     
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  7. James

    James Skiing the powder Instructor

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    Check out the stampede:
     
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  8. James

    James Skiing the powder Instructor

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    He was at Bolton the other day.

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    Plake said he was the very first ambassador for Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month, and one of his first official duties was a television appearance. Plake was already quite comfortable in front of a camera after his breakout in the 1988 classic “The Blizzard of Aahhh’s,” but said he was somewhat less than qualified for his Learn-To duties.

    “I ended up teaching the lady from the Today show how to ski, a first time, never-ever-before beginner,” he said. “The only problem was, I wasn’t a ski instructor! I didn’t really know what I was doing. I ended up carrying her on my back at one point.”
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    https://skivermont.com/on-surprise-...-of-learn-to-ski-and-snowboard-month-01-03-19
     
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  9. Chef23

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    What a great video of Plake with the kids. Very cool.
     
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    Glen showed up at my home bump Royal Mt. NY
    I was out west skiing sorry I missed it, but he made a HUGE impression on our kids and adults, skied all day in the woods and even gave a lesson on ski ballet: a friend took this video
     
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  12. Catskill carver

    Catskill carver Out on the slopes Skier

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    Reports from friends back east said he showed up at Plattekill for the weekend and skied everyone’s ass off bell to bell like he was still in his 20s.
    Sunday morning included a early skinning session and more nonstop bumps and some afternoon wall climbing in ski boots.
    Haven’t spoken to my Platty friends this morning, think Plake might have killed them but I know that would be how they would have wanted to go !
     
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    Dwight

    Dwight Practitioner of skiing, solid and liquid Admin Moderator

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    Looks like the tour is done. Glen and Kim are back at Mammoth.
     
  14. Slide of Hans

    Slide of Hans Putting on skis Skier

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    Just in time for the next Mammoth storm cycle. Awesome that he came out and spent time here in the ice coast.
     

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