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Summer Snow Recap

Timberline gives a hearty THANKS to everyone who came up to Palmer for summer snow training this year! What was accomplished at Timberline this summer: Consistent early openings Consistent early coach access (30 mins before) Short turn around times 15 Slalom runs by 11:00 Extended specialty terrain builds and support 110 training camps 36,136 people […]Read More
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    Heidi’s Fan Club

    By Scott Skellenger Heidi had a busy week at work  she was in high demand. She actually had a fan club show up for pictures with her. She had many doggie friend visitors, one was named Lucky and they played in the lobby together. Heidi is working on her off-leash manners and has done very […]Read More
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      Timberline’s New Cat

      The Works Progress Administration (WPA) built Timberline Lodge during the Great Depression of the 1930s, using unemployed laborers and local materials. The lodge, in a way, represents the skilled craftsmanship and determination of not just the WPA but of the Kohnstamm family, who brought the lodge back from the brink of destruction in the 1950s. Just imagine […]Read More
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        Palmer

        Why Isn’t Palmer Chairlift Open in the Winter? The Palmer Express chairlift gives Timberline the longest ski season in North America. We wish it was possible to maintain the Palmer Chair during the winter – but frequent and heavy winter storms coat the lift towers in thick snow and ice. These storms often have wind […]Read More
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          Mountain Operations

            What It Takes to Maintain Timberline Ski Area Timberline Lodge and Ski Area is open for the better part of the year, 11 months, the only ski resort that offers year-round lift access in the US. Without snow-making equipment. How is this possible? Perhaps a better question to ask is, who makes this possible? […]Read More
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            Snow Preservation Investments

            The 2016 Freeskier Resort Guide has recognized Timberline as one of the Top Ten terrain park programs in the West. To keep it that way, Timberline has purchased two state-of-the-art PistenBully 400 ParkPro Snowcats. These are the first terrain park machines that Timberline has ever owned. They will be dedicated to the terrain parks all […]Read More
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