Monarch’s first female patroller

Uncle Poncho forced the car through freshly fallen snow, only sliding a little bit as he carefully negotiated the mountain curves. From the back seat Deb Davies watched as they drove deeper into the mountains that would define her life. She was only 15 years old, her love of skiing still new. In just a …Read More

Highway snow mitigation

It is almost dark. Packs are loaded with explosives and the route teams clicks into their skis. They would have preferred to have left by now but some things never go as quickly as planned. Four ski patrollers skate up and grab tow ropes behind two snowmobiles already idling, the driver ready to rip back …Read More