I'm planning a late Jan midweek trip to JH, and I'm putting together a run plan to maximize the experience. I need some locals knowledge.
1) When do the Hobacks normally open each year, and what percent of time are they open?
2) What is the normal tram wait midweek? Trying to figure how long a tram lap takes (not racing, just normal skiing), and how may tram laps can be done in an average hour/day?
I'm figuring 45 minutes (10 minutes wait, 10 minutes ride, 5 minutes Union Pass chair, and 15-20 minutes skiing).
8 laps * 45 minutes = 360 minutes (6 hours), taking from 9:00am-3:00pm.
8 laps * 4139 feet = 33,112 vertical.
Therefore 8 runs through the Hobacks/Lower Faces would eat up a whole day.
Does this sound about right?