Colette Maddock

Tree Well and Deep Snow Safety

Powder days and going “off-piste” into the trees fuels a skier’s passion for the sport. We dream of bottomless powder and savor the serenity that comes from skiing through the forest. Although these two experiences provide added excitement to our time on the slopes they also provide additional risks such […]

Save the Whitebark Pine!

As you ride the Scenic Lift (a.k.a. Chair 1) you may notice something strange on a trees. At the bottom of Ptarmigan Bowl just before you reach tower 17 look to your right as you ride up (left on the way down). On the uphill side of the Freebird bike […]

Finding Your Flow

So much has changed since 1996 when we built our very first lift-served mountain bike trail—The Summit Trail. Back then this narrow singletrack trail, nearly 8 miles long with more than 2,000 feet of vertical, was an epic excursion. In some ways it still is, yet mountain biking trails, like […]