A Night in the Life of a Snowcat Operator

By Patrick Torsell, Cooper Director of Marketing, IT, & Slope Maintenance For most people, a day at the ski resort ends around 4:00PM. But for a few twilight warriors, the day is just beginning. If you’ve ever wondered what it’s like to be a groomer, here’s your chance to get a sneak-peek into a “Night in the Life of a […]

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A Big End-Of-Season Shout-Out to the Cooper Staff Family

Everyone loves the great snow at Cooper, the uncrowded slopes, the amazing prices, the oldschool vibe. But if there’s one thing that truly sets Cooper apart from all of the other areas, it’s our Staff Family. These people make Cooper what it is, and they all deserve a huge thanks and congratulations for a remarkable 2015-16 ski season! So I […]

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

A PistenBully 400 lays down corduroy on 10th Mountain

by Patrick Torsell, Cooper’s Director of Marketing, IT, & Slope Maintenance (2015 CSCUSA Groomer of the Year; 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 is someone’s […]

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