In prior Steep Management newsletters, it has been the practice to only share with you information that could be helpful or of interest to you as it relates to mountain operations at a ski resort. In this issue this policy will be violated. Steep Management is proud to offer to the ski industry two products […]
As we all know there is a huge amount of activity at a ski resort both winter and summer. Most of us know the standard measurements that are reviewed daily, weekly and monthly to keep us on track. But are they really the right metrics? History is history, and it has its place, but if […]
Manager? ——– want to be a manager? Ah – the ongoing desire to be the department manager. Why? Are you the best mechanic, you know more about lifts, snowmaking, grooming than everyone else in the department? Does that qualify you to be a manager? It is not uncommon that in trade type departments such as […]
In the ski business, not many outside mountain operations recognize the oversight that comes from outside the ski resort that is directed to lifts. Many a lift maintenance manager’s life is made more stressful by maintaining the paper work than the actual electrical, electronic and mechanical issues of a lift. (for ease of documentation and […]
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X9ZnOjahtZc&list=UUh-45W_rEqNh3hpCw8tt_og Through meetings with ski resorts in North America and also having skied the West and Europe I have been fascinated by the professionalism, engineering and training in the area of snow safety, avalanche management at ski areas . In Europe the use of systems applied to manage avalanches is more mechanized and less human […]
Interview with Paul Duprey, Beaver Creek: recipient of the RMLA Lift Maintenance Employee of the Year Award The Scene: This past May, I was by chance sitting with the ops crew from Beaver Creek at RMLA awards luncheon. Paul Duprey was the only one at this table who didn’t know he was receiving this RMLA […]
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Ski Resorts Show High Interest in Steep Management’s Mountain Operations Software; NSAA Conferences, Steamboat, CO and Mount Snow, VT.
Snowmakers in demand as temperatures rise – The Boston Globe.
Summer Installation of New Super PoleCat Fan Guns – YouTube.