2023 Taos Mini-Gathering: February 4th - February 11th, 2023

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Jeff
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It's a side effect of being a Gathermeister... and can't be stopped.
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  1. The state of being in the power of another person or under the sway of an influence.
  2. One, such as a slave or serf, who is held in bondage.
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Olesya C

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One of my ski friends had to cancel his trip to Taos and room at Alpine Village Suites for next week because if an injury.

It's a spacious king bed room that is still available for 01/28-02/04 dates. Alpine Village Suites is a great place to stay at the resort base. I stayed there a few times and I am staying this year too.

The room:
 

Sandy_NYC

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@mdf on Fabian(?) off Chair 2 at Taos.

We did a few post-lunch laps on the lower front - Longhorn, Al’s Run, Edelweiss Gully, Rhoda’s, etc.

Finished the day off with this run.
 

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mdf

entering the Big Couloir
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@mdf on Fabian(?) off Chair 2 at Taos.

We did a few post-lunch laps on the lower front - Longhorn, Al’s Run, Edelweiss Gully, Rhoda’s, etc.

Finished the day off with this run.
This is why I love skiing with Sandy. After skiing Longhorn, I say "do you want to finish off the day with a groomer?"
"Sure, let's go up chair 2 and ski Blitz"
You notice she doesn't say no, she just pretends Blitz is a groomer.
We went through the rabbit hole and then punched through the trees into the next chute.
The snow in there had barely been skied. I'll bet Stauffenberg is even better.

Hint - when you punch through the trees, take the lower traverse over the ridge. The upper one required some downclimbing (or more guts than I have).
 

mdf

entering the Big Couloir
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Sandy and I got to ski a couple hours with Doreen this afternoon. (All but the last couple Sandy mentioned -- Al's, Edelweiss, Etchs, and a bunch of bump laps.) She is a great skier, and a lot of fun. Thanks!
 

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