I started skiing 8 years ago at the age of 10, and since then have kept pushing myself to improve as my interest in it grew. My love for the mountains does not stop at skiing; I've enjoyed hiking and exploring nature since I was a toddler! I'm nowhere near a proffesional skier, but I have had the pleasure of skiing at many large mountains such...

I started skiing 8 years ago at the age of 10, and since then have kept pushing myself to improve as my interest in it grew. My love for the mountains does not stop at skiing; I've enjoyed hiking and exploring nature since I was a toddler! I'm nowhere near a proffesional skier, but I have had the pleasure of skiing at many large mountains such as Okemo, Tremblant, and Whiteface. I hope to showcase my skiing adventures through Slope Edge in the East, and hopefully in the near future, out West!  

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Mount Pakenham - December 4, 2021 (Opening Day)


Last week, Ski Mount Pakenham announced that they would be open on the weekend of the 4-5 of December. The cold nighttime temperatures allowed them to make enough snow to open up one intermediate trail (The Loop to Lower Exhibition), serviced by one quad chairlift (Mika). Their magic carpet and learning area was open as well. Below is a map of the resort with the open terrain highlighted in yellow. The tickets were priced at 34$, and provided access to the mountain from 9am-4pm. On the drive there, the snow started falling. 2-4cm had been forecasted. The conditions quickly deteriorated, with visibility being low.  When we finally arrived at the mountain half an hour late, the busy opening day we expected turned out to be a mere 15 cars in the parking lot! An idyllic setting, large clumps of snow were falling from the sky. The snowmaking appeared to have been successful, as the snow base was advertised to be over 30cm thick. From the chairlift, the open run was nearl...

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