We went up Saturday; tried to beat the traffic by leaving at 7 but ended up in the middle of the parking lot. The good news was that it was only 2/3 full. The bad news was that only mt. Hood quad and shooting star were open with the three beginner chairs. Nice snow but a lot of tree tops sticking through with a few rocks. The quad was stopping several times each run to the top so we went over to the easy chair, found some untouched slopes and enjoyed playing in the fresh stuff. No lines, no fuss. Only about 8-10 inches but a still fun. The lift operator at Star was messing with people by letting the people from one line go while holding the other three lines hostage; Anarchy prevailed. Took me about 30 minutes to talk myself back into a good mood. I’m up there to play not to fight. The VW 4motion performed like a champ! Hope to see you up there.