Category Archives: Terry Peak

The Winter Witch Arrived…

The Winter Witch arrived bearing gifts on Friday and stayed through most of Saturday. The gifts were 9 inches of snow, stingy amount for us, wind and some sub-zero cold. When we moved here in 2003 I was a big fan of … Continue reading

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Play time at our house…

I have written before about Buddy our toddler and his love of chasing tennis balls or anything we throw. I choose tennis balls because he is found of catching them before they bounce and a lacrosse ball would take his teeth out. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q146fepHauEContinue reading

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A helping hand for Mother Nature…

Early Wednesday morning the snow guns on the Hill were fired up to begin the long and slightly complicated process of making snow for the ski runs. This is an early start compared to last year when the temps were not … Continue reading

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Getting back to normal…

After being gone for 5 1/2 months, I’m not sure we have time to get back to normal before we leave again in April. I know, it seems like a long time, but it will pass quickly and we are … Continue reading

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Dogs (Toddlers), weather and stuff…

This was started on Sunday and not posted until today…which means yesterday was actually Saturday… Yesterday it was 70 degrees and we could see all of our yard except for one patch of snow that is about six feet by … Continue reading

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The Guns of November Part II…

The snow guns were silent for a few days because of warm temps, but they are now blasting away again. The temps have dropped a lot and the high on the hill today was around 7 degrees and the temp here … Continue reading

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The Guns of November…

Not quite the same as “The Guns of August”, but they are our guns on the hill. The weather has finally turned cold enough to make snow and as of last night the snow guns are blasting away. The weather … Continue reading

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I’m back on the hill…

I returned to my part-time winter job at Terry Peak Ski Resort yesterday. No, we are not open yet, but there is always a lot of prep work to get ready for the season. Kathy and I have been to the … Continue reading

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