“We would call that a big success,” says Resort Director of Maintenance and Operations, George Trousdell, “the people they were designed to serve really liked them.”
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Winter 2011 Issue
While Easy Acres and the Magic Carpets are undoubtedly the biggest news for winter at Mount Washington Alpine Resort, some other changes are afoot this season.
The mountain life suits Lana and Mark Blair, fulltime residents at Mount Washington Alpine Resort. The couple owns Grizzly Alpine Services, which has the transportation contract in the Alpine Village, and Lana is also the representative for Strata 799.
Jesse Percival looks at ease in his small office in the First Aid Building, tucked into a corner of the parking lot below the Hawk Chairlift.
Summer was all about the snow at Mount Washington Alpine Resort this year. No, that’s not a typo: there was enough snow left over from a record-setting year that for the first time ever, the Resort was open for summer skiing in July.
Mount Washington Alpine Resort is home to six snow sport clubs and one summer sport (mountain biking) club whose members spend their seasons practicing and competing on their “home” hill.
A company at Mount Washington has been teaching ski and snowboard instructors how to teach for the past four years.
In a time when many tourism-based entities are stagnating in a soft economy Mount Washington Alpine Resort is bucking the trend, says Sarah Nicholson, Manager of Tourism Mount Washington.
Extreme cold, and snow lingering well into the summer months, had the Vancouver Island Marmot Recovery Team worried about pups.