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GseilsMy Midwest hill (granite peak) takes about 3 minutes to get down with around 700 feet vert.
eheathSlightly steeper runs, lots of aspen trees, very, very slushy conditions.
dan4060Slightly steeper runs!!!! I hope you are being sarcastic. The west is astronomically steeper than the east or midwest. It is not even close. When I moved from the east to the west my eyes were definitely opened. I found out that I was not nearly as good of a skier as I thought I was.
For the OP, the runs will be steeper and longer. You might get a variety of snow conditions, it could be icy, there could be powder, windbuff, bumps, lots of different possibilities. Enjoy it.
Someone also advised you to ski bumps. This is exactly what you should do. Bump skiing is the best way to develop your skills for the steep terrain you will encounter out west. Skiing bumps all day as an east coast kid helped me when I moved west. The steeps still scared me and opened my eyes, but if I had not skied bumps all the time the transition would have been even more difficult.