Author Archives: Stacy Maynard

Terrain Parks Manager – Arlo Pouliot

Arlo is the new Terrain Parks Manager at Smuggs. He has been building and maintaining our six terrain parks for the last three years. Arlo likes to reach out to people and get new ideas for features to keep the … Continue reading

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What looks nice, hits nice

The temps dropped a little bit today and looks like the park crew took full advantage. This type of weather swing is ideal for making clean, predictable ramps because the snow is packable and then freezes.  The tracks on the … Continue reading

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180 Off

Hugh was hanging out in the Birch Run Terrain Park for a while to get some photos.  The soft snow made for sweet landings. If you are wondering about 180 off, it means to do a 180 coming off the … Continue reading

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Catching some air off the rail

  There were quite a few skiers and riders hitting the features, hiking, and then hitting them again. The soft snow made for nice landings off the rails.                    

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Birch Run Opens

The Birch Run Terrain Park is now open with natural features.  The top section of the trail is open with snowmaking whales.  The snow was pretty soft today so skiers and riders were having a great time playing on the … Continue reading

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Birch Run Terrain Park

  We have had a wonderful start to the season. The coverage and conditions have been just great. We now have two terrain parks open – Birch Run and Knights Revenge.

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Fun in Birch Run

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Smugglers’ – Special Announcement!

Thanks to the hard work of our snowmakers with a little help from Mother Nature, we’re pleased to announce that we will be opening Sterling this Saturday and Sunday (November 22nd and 23rd). Available trails will include Upper Rumrunner, Crossover, … Continue reading

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Mother Nature starts her Winter job

Photo by Hugh Johnson

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Molly Rowlee Rail Jam – March 15, 2014

We just barely squeezed in the Molly Rail Jam benefit in the Zone this year. Barreling in from both sides was a March squall and heavy fog. Shaka bra!

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