After a sub-par snow year last season at Winter Park and Mary Jane the resort is looking to bounce back this year with above average snowfall and a couple of on hill improvements.
As you can see in the picture to the left there is a some helicopter tree removal going on now to remove some of the pine beetle trees on the Winter Park side of the resort. Rumor has it that there will be more glade skiing on some of the older Winter Park and Mary Jane ski trails. The Outhouse trees on skiers right will be getting a serious thinning out. Making one of the best ski runs in all of Colorado a little bit more accessible for those squeamish about real tight tree skiing. Lat year skiers left of Outhouse was thinned and this year with right side thinned should make Outhouse a blast. Not that it wasn’t perfect before but maybe now it will be a little bit more perfect, if possible.
Winter Park is also installing a tubing hill right at the base of the Winter Park Village running under the red cabriolet, tea cups, that will be a treat for the young ones.
As for improvements at the Winter Park Village base we have Riverside Spirits liquor store opening for this ski season. Look for Riverside Spirits in the Zephyr Mountain Lodging Riverside building where Silver Creek Jewelry was located. Now the Winter Park base area has its own liquor store for all those wanting to skip the bars and head straight to your Winter Park Vacation Lodging Rental after a day on the ski slopes.
Sarah September 25th, 2012