Holiday Break Begins

Well it’s been 17 days since we’ve blown anything up. The skiing is fun with chalky conditions off-piste. Falls on snow like this can be unforgiving. We have three Pro Patrollers out with injuries, all life-changing, two may be season ending. Ski in control, this is a great time to …Read More

Posted by —December 20th, 2010

BBQ Ribs at the Sitzmark

“It ain’t no sin to get sauce on your chin.” “It doesn’t hurt if you get sauce on your shirt”. “It’s no disgrace to get sauce on your face.” “When it comes to BBQ, we go WHOLE HOG!.” BBQ Pork Ribs are the hottest item on the Sitzmark menu this …Read More

Posted by —December 14th, 2010

Opening Weekend

Opening weekend is bittersweet for us. We have the whole mountain to ourselves during set-up. We go from lifties, groomers, snow makers, and patrollers to all of the above and two thousand of our closest friends. We’ve shifted gears from skiing with signs and bamboo to customer service and medical …Read More

Posted by —November 29th, 2010

The True Meaning of Opening Day

“You always get a special kick on Opening Day, no matter how many you go through. You look forward to it like a birthday party when you’re a kid. You think something wonderful is going to happen.” —Joe DiMaggio Whether you’re a baseball fan, horse track gambler, hunter, or in …Read More

Posted by —November 21st, 2010

Patrol training

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 …Read More

Posted by —November 13th, 2010