Shay's & Cupp
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(Anonymous)
April 28, 2002
I thought I read somewhere that Shay's Revenge and/or Cupp Run are more than 50-60 degrees. Is this true and what is the slope of these runs?
ski_guy_59
May 5, 2002
Member since 11/9/2001
221 posts
I'd say Lower shay's is close to maybe 80, it gets pretty steep! But Cupp is probably about 50 or 60
Gill
October 16, 2002
Member since 06/23/2000
61 posts
Lower Shays is a 55% grade. Certainly nowhere NEAR a 50 degree pitch - more like 38-40 degrees max.
johnfmh - DCSki Columnist
October 17, 2002
Member since 07/18/2001
1,914 posts
It is 55% grade. See the following article:

http://www.dcski.com/news/1999/03_22_99/snowshoe.shtml

For the difference between pitch and grade, see JimK's explanation on this forum strand:

http://www.dcski.com/ubb/Forum1/HTML/000218.html

ski_guy_59
October 18, 2002
Member since 11/9/2001
221 posts
Hey guys! the articles clear things up a lot! On 10/18, snowshoe has a hint of new snow. don't look at their website though, its not there! I got it from my inside sources!
snowcone
October 18, 2002
Member since 09/27/2002
589 posts
Yes Indeedy! A friend at Snowshoe sent me pics of the snow on the 18th.
Its real! ... and, looking at the pics, they already have their snow guns out and positioned.
We are hoping for an early season blizzard!
ski_guy_59
October 18, 2002
Member since 11/9/2001
221 posts
yep, the guns are out! If you could, could you pass on the snow pics to me? I'd appreciate it! ski_guy_59@yahoo.com

Thanks! Jarrett

Chad
October 21, 2002
Member since 12/12/2000
270 posts
can you send the pics to me as well (chad@hansens.org)? i will post them on my webserver.
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