Summer Lift Maintenance

Summer maintenance has started on the lifts at Loon.  My name is Scot and I’m a lift mechanic at Loon.  I’ve been working here since 1993, as a liftie, a patroller and occasionally as a snow maker.  I’ll be contributing some  updates and photos from the perspective of a mechanic.  There will be lots of […]

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Mountain Update: 3.10.12

From the words of Ralph Lewis, Director of Skiing Operations Written by Katelyn Krumperman We had a great week of fantastic spring conditions with plenty of sunshine.  The forecast for the upcoming week is calling for milder temperatures which will mean another week of great spring conditions is ahead of us.  We are currently grooming 100% […]

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Mountain Ops Update 2/9/12

By Katelyn Krumperman From the words of Ralph Lewis, Director of Skiing Operations Snowmaking will continue into mid February and then we’ll reevaluate and see what the weather is doing.  At this point, all snowmaking terrain is open and our main focus right now is to resurface all open terrain and concentrate on grooming. One […]

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Better Late Than Never 1.13.12

By Katelyn Krumperman You know the saying, ‘Good things come to those who wait?’ Well good things finally came our way.  On Thursday, January 12 we picked up 4-6 inches of snow.  Yes, SNOW, you know, that white fluffy stuff that falls from the sky and makes everyone smile?  And today, even though it was […]

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A Word from the Slopes 12.28.11

From the words of Ralph Lewis, Director of Skiing Operations After the 1.1 inches of rain that we received last night, we are anxiously awaiting for temperatures to drop this afternoon in order resume snowmaking.  We will resurface all open terrain for the next two nights as well as opening additional terrain tomorrow.  We will work on […]

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What’s New at Loon this Winter

By Katelyn Krumperman I am sure you are all dying to know what is in store for you this winter at Loon Mountain, right?  Well, I’m here to tell you what’s new at Loon Mountain this winter. After investing $20 million in the past five years to add more terrain, uphill capacity and state-of-the-art snowmaking & […]

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UPDATE: New Trails!

By Katelyn Krumperman August 4, 2011 Hi there!  How are you?  Many of you are probably wondering what the status is on our new trails; Twitcher, Jobber, and Dropline.  Well, I am here to tell you about our progress. On May 1st, we started working on Twitcher and Jobber on South Peak.  As of right […]

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