Easter Egg Hunt…ready set go!!!!
Easter Bunny visits Wolf CreeK!
Things are piling up here at Wolf Creek! Two Wolf Creek Lift Operators are digging out a snow cat in the base area.
Great colors at the end of the day as skiers head down the mountain.
Sean Healen Band celebrates Wolf Creek's 75th Anniversary on the sun deck of the upper lodge on Saturday, February 7th!
Members of the Gray Wolves come out in full force to help celebrate Saturday's event!
The ski boot dance contest was in full swing Saturday afternoon with lots of prizes for contestants!
The kids did a great job in their ski boots to celebrate the 75th Anniversary!
The Gray Wolves broke into a line dance to show off their ski boot dancing skills.
Sean Healen Band is from Santa Fe and created a festive afternoon at the 75th Anniversary.
The kids danced up a storm but had stiff competition from all the adults.
The Sean Healen Band on the deck of the Wolf Creek Lodge.
Charles Elliott, the most senior Gray Wolf joins the dancing at the festive event!
Kids win prizes for their skill at ski boot dancing.
Ski Area Operators, Davey and Rosanne Pitcher dance to celebrate the historic day!
Romp Skis, out of Crested Butte were holding a Demo Day on Saturday, February 7th at Wolf Creek Ski Area.
Racers in the starting block for the MLK Jr. Race on 1.18.2015!
Racing towards the finish line at the MLK Jr. Race.
School Program kids in a class ready to ride the new Elma Lift.
Riding the new Elma Lift; enjoying the 14 inches of snow that came January 14, 2015!
Getting off the Elma Lift.
Coming out of the Alberta Lift area - ready to go back up and put more tracks in the 14 inches of snow on 1.14. 15.
Wolf Creek received 8 inches of powder on1.22.15!
Enjoying the 8 inches of fresh powder on 1.22.15
Conditions were excellent from the 8 inch storm on 1.22.15
Wolf Creek Lodge and Nova Beginner lift in the base area.
Beginner classes on Nova Run.
Private lesson on lower Powder Puff Valley.
Enjoying the powder on 1.22.15
Treasure Stoke with Alberta Lift in the background.
Treasure falls on a powder day!
Top of Treasure Stoke.
United Way Day 1.14.15; great powder skiing stimulated a great turn out for contributions to the United Way!
Fat skis come out on powder days making the skiing super fun!
Pajama day for the Gray Wolves on Tuesday, 1.13.15!
Awards ceremony on Race Day!
Alberta Grill gets busy for lunch on powder days!
Wolf Pups (Ages 5-8)
Wolf Pup with great helmet cover.
Wolf Pup Building in the Base Area
Wolf pup riding Magic Carpet.
Wolf Rider (Snowboarding program for children 5 to 8.
Wolf Riders waiting their turn.
Fun in the powder!
Friday, December 19th, Elma goes through the licensing and load acceptance test.
663 pounds of water in 2 barrels is loaded onto each up-going chair.
Water from the creek by the Alberta lift is pumped up to fill each barrel with approximately 40 gallons of water.
A series of safety checks are done while the chairlift is fully loaded.
After all the tests are completed the barrels are dumped.
Emptying the barrels to unload the lift.
Sunday, December 14th the ski area was in peaking out of the clouds. The view is looking at the west side of Wolf Creek Pass.
Skiers and boarders stopped to take a look and take photos over the backside of the ski area.
The inversion looking towards the town of Pagosa Springs.
Saturday, December 13th Wolf Creek received 4 inches of snow.
Faction Demo Day, Saturday, December 13th
75th Anniverary Vintage Costume Contestants on Sunday, November 30th, 2014
Highest Honorable Mentions to the Alpine Haus gang with ski clothing and equipment circa 1940's
Winner of the Adult Vintage Costume Contest Tiffany Pitts from Albuquerque, NM
Tall wood skis with bear trap bindings vintage 1940's.
Contestants vintage 1980's and early 90's
Memorable pants from Phil Mahre, US Olympic Champion, worn by Jeanie Synkey, 215 fiberglass skis!
Dan Parks takes a spin on his 10th Mountain Division skis.
Circa, 1940's clothing, skis, poles and boots worn by Juana Lee and Dan Parks!
Dan with first edition goggles worn by 10th Mountain Division troops.
1980's ski clothing
10th Mountain Division skis and later edition of wood skis.
Judges included: Will Spears, KWUF radio, Amy Maetes, editor Durango Herald, Sarah Stephens, Marketing WCSA, Susie Hanon Pagosa Springs artists. Far left: Rosanne Pitcher commentator.
Turns made on 11.17.14
Wolf Riders catching their breaths after working their heel side edge on Thanksgiving Day!
Wolf Rider learning where his heel edge is.
Wolf Pups on the go over Thanksgiving Weekend!
Everyone seems to ready to ride the Nova Lift.
Riding the Magic Carpet is the first step in the Wolf Pup Program. Rentals and lunch are in the Wolf Pup Building making it easy for parents to get their kids going for the day.
Wolf Pup tickets are purchased at the Ticket Office and then head up to the Wolf Pup Building where the Magic Carpet waits to take them up and away!
Many beginners started skiing over the Thanksgiving holidays. The Wolf Creek has an excellent ski school that makes the learning process fun.
Beginner skiers and snowboarders are ready to head up on the Nova Lift.
First time snowboarder makes it up on the Nova Lift ready for the downhill part of the lesson.
Treasure Stoke is in full swing over the Thanksgiving holidays.
Skiers ready to go down Treasure on a beautiful weekend in the San Juans.
Skiers meet at the main day lodge for taking a rest and getting lunch.
Being outside in the mountains is a good recipe for making hungry skiers.
Thanksgiving weekend, beautiful days, and big appetites are all part of the fun.
Bluebird day November 16, 2014 after 27" storm!
Wolf Creek's second weekend of being open came with 27" of fresh powder.
Propector Ridge, Sunday, November 16th
Boundary Bowl, Sunday, November 16th.
Wolf Creek is still reporting early season obstacles but here is a skier finding the line with the goods!
Snowcat operations are busy all night long preparing the slopes for the next day.
Early morning driver coming up to the top of Treasure Stoke.
Patrol doing HR work (Hazard Reduction) on Prospector Ridge.
Patrol moves along the ridge for HR work.
Treasure Stoke is opened for the first weekend of the ski season on Saturday, November 8th!
Skier checks out the snow on Prospector Ridge. There are many early season obstacles but skiers still enjoy exploring areas that have pockets of powder.
Ski school hiring clinic takes place opening weekend.
Ski School hiring clinic is underway with participants learning how to teach on the beginner slope.
Wolf Creek Ski School teaches many beginner ski and board lessons. Each season new ski school instructors go through the process of leaning the teaching method.
Employees work hard on harvesting the snow for the Nova Run.
Wolf Creek received 9" of snow on November 1st. The ski area will open for weekends starting this Saturday, November 8th.
Patrol gets an initial look at the mountain checking out the snowfall.
Groomers packed down the recent snowfall; lots of grass and early season obstacles .
Groomers knocking down tall grasses and packing the recent snowfall.
Skier enjoys getting out on the mountain for the first time this season.
Wolf Creek Ski Area has 5 acres of snowmaking. Nova and Susan's will be in good shape for the weekend.
Clearing the deck of the upper lodge.
Snowfall was heavy with lots of water content.
Clearing the parking lots and harvesting the snow.
Plowing the parking lots and making huge piles of snow.
Snow on the upper lodge deck 9.29.14.
Plowing the first snow of the season for the Season Pass Sale.