— Posted by Brent on November 24, 2006
Seems like we have said it a hundred times, "what a difference a day makes". It finally got cold last night and this has given the snowmakers the opportunity to make some big "whales". It should stay cold for several days now. We have snowmaking guns set up on Home Run from the summit to the bottom of Bonanza lift, upper Angle Road, Silver Queen, Payday, First Time, Pick'n'Shovel, the half pipe and now we are making some real progress. We expect to have Bonanza lift with Home Run to the base and Silver Queen open by Friday Dec 1. Town Lift should open on Saturday Dec 2 but only for access on the mountain and will also be available for downloading. Let's hope Mother is good to us early next week and stacks up several feet of the white stuff.
The lift retrofits on Payday, Bonanza, Silverlode, McConkey's and King Con are complete. This was the removal of the Kissling upper gear box and the lower planetary that the bullwheel is attached to. They were replaced with a different manufacturers gear box. I'm impressed that our crew was able to do a job this big in such a short time frame. They are truly professionals in their field.
Silver Star lift is just about ready to load test. Hope to have it open by Christmas.
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Andy has skied the Park City area for 20 years, and is excited to finally be a full-time PC resident and call Park City Mountain Resort his home mountain.
Samantha is new to Utah, joining the Park City Mountain Resort team in 2011 as the Marketing Coordinator.
When he's not up on the mountain checking on the cams, Eric is managing the interactive marketing for Park City Mountain Resort.
Brent is the director of mountain operations. He is a long-timer at the Resort, this is his 33rd season.
Bert has been with the Park City Mountain Resort Mountain Patrol since 1991.
Originally from the Pocono’s of Pennsylvania, Travis found his way to Park City three years ago and is now our grooming manager. When not in snowcat you can find him skiing or snowmobiling in the Utah backcountry or enjoying the skiing here at Park City Mountain Resort.
Jon is a Kids Ski & Snowboard School supervisor and trainer.