Kick-off Summer with Fiddlehead Festival

Grammy Award winning and 5 time Grammy nominee, Peter Rowan is a bluegrass singer-songwriter with a career spanning over five decades. From his early years playing under the tutelage of bluegrass patriarch Bill Monroe, and following his stint in Old & In the Way with Jerry Garcia and subsequent breakout as …Read More

Posted by —June 8th, 2011

Transition from spring to summer

With the temperature rising and the sun light lasting until midnight, the seasons of change from spring to summer are upon us. With rain comes melting snow and with melting snow comes accessible acreage for our mountain biking operations. The Alyeska crew is working hard to build trails and features for …Read More

Posted by —May 26th, 2011

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

Posted by —April 25th, 2011

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

Posted by —April 8th, 2011

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

Posted by —March 29th, 2011