Meet the Cooper Family, Episode One: Dan Torsell, President/GM

Meet Dan, Cooper’s President/GM. Find out how Dan went from studying Petroleum Engineering to his nearly 40-year (to date) career in the ski industry! At Cooper, Dan has a lot of responsibility as the “head honcho.” But he doesn’t let that stop him from interacting with guests, and helping his fellow Cooper Family members. You’ll often find him parking cars, greeting guests in the plaza, helping out in the rental shop, flipping burgers, checking tickets, or running around in a snowcat to finish up last minute projects. Dan maintains an open-door policy among the Cooper Family, and is always happy to chat one-on-one with his employees, or guests.

Behind the Scenes: Grooming (and Why Cooper’s Snow is Always So Soft!)

by Patrick Torsell, Director of Marketing & Sales (formerly Cooper’s Grooming Supervisor, 2015 CSCUSA Groomer of the Year, and published 6 times by Ski Area Management Magazine on the topic of grooming) Grooming is an interesting topic. People have really strong opinions about it. One person says you groom too much; the next says you don’t groom enough. The trail that […]

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Welcome to the Cooper Blog 2.0!

Hello Cooper Fans! Two years ago, we maintained a blog about goings-on at Cooper. Well, things got a little busy, and posts became less frequent. But we’re ready to rock’n’roll with a blog again! This time, we’re going to open up the blog to a variety of topics and writers. You’ll still hear from Dan, our GM, but you’ll also […]

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Welcome to the Blog!

Hello, Ski Cooper enthusiasts!  This new blog will be authored by Dan Torsell, President and General Manager of Ski Cooper.  He will keep you up to date on the various events and happenings around Ski Cooper.  Check back soon for his first post! Without further ado, I introduce you to Mr. President, Dan Torsell, Commander in Chief of Ski Cooper, […]

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