Ok im gonna call BS on this thread. First off you have snow Killy, Mt Snow (carinthia), and a bunch of other resorts all have trails open and have been open for a while (before thanksgiving). Second, your from the east coast get used to it its our specialty to not have snow or good snow. Third, the east is not the west it never will be dust on crust my friend. Finally, i'm from the midwest and drove 3 hours to ski 2 runs on a 400 vertical foot hill with 2 rails. Suck it up cause you'll get a snow storm in mid February which will make you forget about the pain of the rest of the year (-meatheads) give it a couple weeks good days will come.
This year (so far) has been much worse in the MW. In SoDak we have had one real snowfall that amounted to about 2 inches.
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Western Europe is getting pounded, specially Switzerland and France. 2m of snowfall in some areas over the last 2 weeks. Not anywhere near that good in eastern Europe, but still looking better than the US.
Stowe is open with a bunch of good trails and decent early season conditions. Killington has been open for about a month now. Their early season park on Mouse Run has a 20 foot table and a dozen or so rails. Okemo is open. Mt. Snow is open. Jay Peak and Sugarbush are open.
New england has snow. In Maine saddleback, lost valley, sunday river, sugarloaf, and shawnee peak are all either making snow, or have small amounts if accumulation. Right now even though they aren't open yet, saddleback has the most snow for sure, so much natural, along with a shit ton of man made.
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