Throwback: The Art and Science of Making Snow

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Tue, 10/17/2017 - 15:00

(Originally posted 11.14.13)

Ever wonder how the resorts are able to jump-start Mother Nature and get us on the slopes in October? It is all due to the guys with the big guns and the big toys at the resorts, the snowmakers! Check out what it takes to be one of the first resorts in the nation to open and how they maintain those stellar conditions all season long.

Ski Patrol: Training, Professionalism, Safety

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Sun, 04/10/2016 - 05:00

Skiing is inherently silly. As stated by Dexter Rutecki in Aspen Extreme: "We're not curing cancer here, we're sliding down a mountain with sticks on our feet."Skiing is fun. It's silly, and it's not to be taken too seriously... unless you're a member of Colorado's Ski Patrol.