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October Powder Day at Plattekill The internet can be a tool for finding like minded people. We’ve found great ski partners through our forum and others like FirstTracks, TGR and SnowJournal. All the authors of NYSkiBlog connected through NYSkiBlog, and other social media. Let’s face it — epic powder and off-the-hook ski days like the one at Plattekill in October are more fun when shared with other ski fanatics.

nyskiblog on twitterOn Jan 3 2010, we posted a mobile blog report at 8:10 am – Gore Mountain was on windhold. The whole mountain was shut down. That was great, but it’s unlikely that many people saw it in time to use the information. If we’d tweeted that report, those following us on Twitter could have seen the report, and acted on the information.

We think Twitter can be a valuable tool for real-time ski conditions reporting directly from the mountains. Twitter is really well suited to getting out updates from the hill … alerting skiers to snowfall amounts, precipitation type, conditions on the trails and in the trees. If you’re skiing and want to share conditions or beta with us, include @NYSkiBlog in your tweet and we’ll retweet it as soon as possible. And if you follow us on Twitter, you’ll see our reports as soon as they’re available.

nyskiblog on facebook If you want to keep up with NYSkiBlog the easiest way is to “like” us on Facebook. Our fan page will be the first place we post links to trip reports and photos of the mountains we ski and the places we visit. For your convenience, here’s a selection of NY ski areas on Facebook:

Whiteface Hunter Mtn Snow Ridge Mt van Hoevenberg
Gore Mountain Belleayre Greek Peak Garnet Hill
Hickory Ski Center Plattekill Holiday Valley Lapland Lake
Big Tupper Windham Mount Peter Mohonk Preserve

The NY Ski Forums

The NY Ski Forums are intended to be a place that allows everyone involved with NYSkiBlog to share ideas in a format that is more conducive to exchange than The Blog’s commenting feature. Please register and join us in the NY Ski Forums. For your convenience (and ours), a directory of eastern ski forums:

NY Ski Forums Adk Forum SkiVT-L Ski MRV
VFTT-NY Alpine Zone NS Mtn Sports TGR
TeleTalk Forum Snow Journal FTO East K Zone

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