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Was riding Jeizinen last weekend. One of the first places to be snow free for lift access DH trails. Riding some of the steepest and technically challenging terrain for the first runs of the season are always nerve wreaking.
 

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What we call "lift season" here won't start untill June when the upper lifts open. However when have many lifts and cable cars that provide access to villages and have to run 365.
These are mid station (as the typical ski resort lifts start at the upper village) runs but you can still have up to 13+ KM of natural single track all pointing DH. More of these mid station runs should be opening up thanks to the last two weeks of early summer type weather. I'm stoked for sure.
 

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What we call "lift season" here won't start untill June when the upper lifts open. However when have many lifts and cable cars that provide access to villages and have to run 365.
These are mid station (as the typical ski resort lifts start at the upper village) runs but you can still have up to 13+ KM of natural single track all pointing DH. More of these mid station runs should be opening up thanks to the last two weeks of early summer type weather. I'm stoked for sure.
not necessarly, 3 parks open Easter weekend in 4 weeks

Snow Summit | Big Bear Bike Park Announce Easter Weekend Opening
 

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We had a thaw late last week (temps around +10c to 18c) Then it turned freezing cold on the weekend, turning every trail into ice! Every climb and descent on double track was treacherous... but I suppose it's a good skill building exercise :)

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Once the snow and ice melts then the ground frost thaws and we'll be into mud/soup season :)
 

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We had a thaw late last week (temps around +10c to 18c) Then it turned freezing cold on the weekend, turning every trail into ice! Every climb and descent on double track was treacherous... but I suppose it's a good skill building exercise :)

Once the snow and ice melts then the ground frost thaws and we'll be into mud/soup season :)
yeah it was chilly in socal...wore my my regular short sleeve instead of mesh...it was slighly under 70 degrees in Socal......expecting 80's this week, so back to mesh jersey
 

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Here in NC we have been through the sleet, ice, snow, mushy thaw, back through the sleet, ice, snow.....blah, blah...broken record here. Low 70's over the wkend & calling for snow tomorrow!?!?
 
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