Our first week of training culminated with Sourdough Weekend. Our volunteer staff helps immensely during busy periods. We often have a big variance in ticket sales from weekdays to weekends. Without the Volunteers we would not be able to open the Headwall or the Moneys nearly as often. They dig in and get the normal work done so we can focus our energies on the outer areas. Last season they put in over thirteen thousand hours helping us help you.
If you haven’t yet, it’s time to dig out your winter gear. Get the skis tuned, remold those boot liners, and put fresh batteries in your beacon. Remember that the Daylodge and parking lot are in avalanche run out zones. Wear your beacon everyday, it’s a good habit that may save your life. We have lots of tools to find you in the event of an avalanche; Recco units, dogs, probes and more. None of them is as fast as a patroller performing a beacon search. People wearing beacons will be found first, every time.