This is an invaluable trip report, although it's too bad you did not have a good time. I hope it doesn't put you off from taking your son out again.
The reason I say that the report is invaluable is that it seems like that in 90%+ of the trip reports everything was wonderful and if it wasn't wonderful it was fixed immediately. I understand that we are a bunch of "fanatical"
skiers here and we can put up with just about anything for powder, but actually hearing that Winterplace has a mile long lift line that they could fix but won't is just as valuable information to me as the quality of the runs (you can't ski them if you can't get to them).
Thanks again Travis.