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Though Edmonton didn't get hit, they got 18" of fresh white an hour east of here this week. Crappy, as snow came early and half the harvest for 2016 in a 150-200km circle around Edmonton is still in the field under snow. Farmers are dying to get out there and gather it up but can't yet.
 

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Though Edmonton didn't get hit, they got 18" of fresh white an hour east of here this week. Crappy, as snow came early and half the harvest for 2016 in a 150-200km circle around Edmonton is still in the field under snow. Farmers are dying to get out there and gather it up but can't yet.
It rained a lot south of Saskatoon in the fall so there was a lot of crops left on the ground. It didn't snow much so I seen combines on the fields 2 days before Christmas!
 

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I love it. See my avatar. I would be happy with one more month.
 
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I just love March dumps, they're the best.

Yeah ... I'm a snowboarder 10 minutes from great trails.
Yes, you are close to some decent hills. I've skied Bromont, Sutton and Orford. I like fast wide open terrain so Sutton wasn't to my taste but my ski buddy loves the glades so I put up with it for a day. When younger, I tucked one of the top to bottom runs at Orford about 3/4 of the way. Fantastic!
 

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I snowboard patrol at Sutton. You're right, it's not a racer paradise, but we get 50% less accidents than what Bromont gets. Tons of collisions between skiers there, barely any at Sutton. They are two very different hills, with their own clientele. I personally, wouldn't trade places with a patrol from Bromont.
 

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Hardly any snow here in Southern Ontario this year. February was like spring for just about the whole month. First couple weeks of March was more like winter but now its warming up again. Can't say its been a long winter. We didn't really get one.
 

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Though Edmonton didn't get hit, they got 18" of fresh white an hour east of here this week. Crappy, as snow came early and half the harvest for 2016 in a 150-200km circle around Edmonton is still in the field under snow. Farmers are dying to get out there and gather it up but can't yet.
Said farmers aren't crying that hard...the ones I know east of the city were glad to get their snowmobiles out for the first time this season! :)
 

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Hardly any snow here in Southern Ontario this year. February was like spring for just about the whole month. First couple weeks of March was more like winter but now its warming up again. Can't say its been a long winter. We didn't really get one.
I don't know how much of it was "hardly any snow" versus "snow that melted within 3 days".

We enjoy the above-zero temperatures but ya gotta wonder what it's like living in a place that doesn't have a winter, that also didn't see a seasonal dip.
 

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I snowboard patrol at Sutton. You're right, it's not a racer paradise, but we get 50% less accidents than what Bromont gets. Tons of collisions between skiers there, barely any at Sutton. They are two very different hills, with their own clientele. I personally, wouldn't trade places with a patrol from Bromont.
For those that like Sutton, they truly love it. It's always been known as the best glade skiing in the east.

As for 50% less accidents, there are likely 50% less skiers/snowboarders there and you can't go fast enough to get in an accident with anything but a tree.:)

The weatherman is calling for another substantial dump of snow for us later this week. Starting on Thursday and running until Saturday...*#*(
Yes, you'll get it soon; it's just starting here in NB.
 
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For those that like Sutton, they truly love it. It's always been known as the best glade skiing in the east.

As for 50% less accidents, there are likely 50% less skiers/snowboarders there and you can't go fast enough to get in an accident with anything but a tree.:)



Yes, you'll get it soon; it's just starting here in NB.
It feels like it's only minutes away from hitting us here in NS
 

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I don't know how much of it was "hardly any snow" versus "snow that melted within 3 days".

We enjoy the above-zero temperatures but ya gotta wonder what it's like living in a place that doesn't have a winter, that also didn't see a seasonal dip.
Not sure what it was like in London but here in Brantford we hardly got any snow. None I can think of in February. Got hit with a few inches of snow 2 different times in January but melted right away. Beginning of March There were a couple times we got less than an inch and it melted right away. Usually it takes about a 10 cm snow fall to warrant a snow day and I work from home. Didn't happen once. Although I did have a couple days working from home due to freezing rain reports.
 

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Trees still don't have leaves out here. They cancelled a few Cherry Blossom festivals (or something like that) on the Island. We didn't get more snow than usual, it just kept coming and going and coming and going when we were expecting the usual warm, wet ocean air that never quite arrived.

My furnace did double time a lot of the winter but the biggest issue for me is that my bike must be 200 or 300 km short of where it should be this time of year. I am admittedly not a cold-weather rider - because I haven't had to be in 25 years.
 
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