More Articles by Patrol

End of Seven Day Ops

More sunshine, warmer temps, and storms with more rain than snow confirm that our season has come to a close. The snowbunnies and ski bums are digging out bikes and rollerblades while varied thrushes sing in the morning and the saw-whet owls fill the night with music. Migration season is …Read More

April 25th, 2011 in Mountain News

February Storms in April

The blossoming megastorm hit us as forecasted. Chair Six didn’t open yesterday due to high winds. We were only able to open the North Face from the Sundeck down. It was blowing and snowing so hard that every run was a freshie. We woke the valley up by shooting all three guns today. …Read More

April 8th, 2011 in Mountain News

Mardi Gras Redux

Yesterday we talked at the Top of Two about how depressing it is that Steve Jobs and company have invented an app that will read to our children so we don’t have to. Today we skied pow. We finally got a Fat Tuesday after a long, long dry spell. Fourteen …Read More

March 29th, 2011 in Mountain News

Doggie Diploma

Brian and Fundy finished their evaluation series with Alaska Search and Rescue Dogs on Wednesday. We now have two operational teams at the Resort. Fundy and Zooka have trained together many times and both dogs will be utilized as part of our avalanche rescue response. If the debris area is …Read More

March 28th, 2011 in Mountain News

Spring has sprung

We took a heli ride up to Max’s Weather Station on Friday. A sling load of rescue gear followed us in the next load. The rescue gear will be permanently stored there so that we can prep venues or openings more quickly to take advantage of the good weather windows …Read More

March 7th, 2011 in Mountain News