More on the Gore Interconnect

I love this image the mountain is using to promote the interconnect. But … the bottom of the trail system will not actually connect to the village. It is MUCH closer, but you can’t actually see town from the bottom of the lift. It’s probably too far to walk to Main Street.

I’d love to know about the ZONING of the land right around the bowl. Will town expand to connect to the Ski Bowl? Will there be restaurants and business close enough for alpine booted folk to spend the cash “off mountain?” I realize none of this has mattered at Whiteface. The mountain is miles from town, and LP thrives.

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Powderqueen joins NY Ski Blog

Powderqueen has signed on as an NYSkiBlog author for the 09/10 Winter season. She’s exactly what I was looking really for in a second author. She skis a lot, she likes to write and takes solid photos.

She spends significant time at Gore and will add breadth to the blog by posting more pics and reports from Whiteface, Hickory, Snow Ridge and other mountains in New York, Vermont and out West. Her ski itinerary and experience should make things a little more interesting. Her reports will be tagged with the “PDQ” tag you see below to make them easier to find. Like the one she submitted last year on the late February dumpfest at Jay Peak.

Oh yea, she’s a ripper.  I skied with her only once, on that epic powder day last December. The girl can handle anything.  She’s not flashy, just totally competent.   Can’t wait to see her reports.