Archive for ‘Mountain News’

Helo One

Patroller Scott Pattison waiting with Fundy as Brian McGorry loads Helo 1.

You may have noticed the AST’s Helo One flying around the resort yesterday. Patrol teamed up with Alaska State Troopers for some helicopter training. Pilot Mel Nading briefed us on the way he needs thing done around the helicopter. After briefing, we put the dogs in the ship. Once the …Read More

Posted by —February 16th, 2011

Outer Area Stoke

Cloud cover over Girdwood

Recent snow storms have left the outer areas with a nice amount of new snow. With over a foot of new snow this week riding has been great off of High T, and the upper parts of North Face. We got out there Thursday and Friday of this week. Everything …Read More

Posted by —February 13th, 2011

5 Inches of Fun

Last night is snowed 3 to 5 inches on the mountain. The new snow allowed conditions to soften up a bit, so we were at it bright and early this morning attacking the mountain top to bottom. Visibility was good for a majority of the day. On trail is skiing …Read More

Posted by —February 4th, 2011

More Terrain, Bring Your Beacon

We opened Christmas Chute for the first time on Wednesday and a bit of the High Silver Hike on Thursday. It’s great to finally have conditions that allow us to give more Powder to the People. As part of the ongoing project to help us help you, we are requiring …Read More

Posted by —January 28th, 2011

High pressures

The weather cycles so far this year remind me of the Johnny Thunders song, Love comes in Spurts. We get to ski fresh powder for a couple of days, then we wait and wait. Luckily, the groomers have done a great job this season. Carving the corduroy in the ever-increasing …Read More

Posted by —January 13th, 2011