Last spring we caught up with Katy DiPace before her grooming shift to find out a little more about her background and what it’s like grooming the terrain parks. Being the only woman Snowcat operator doesn’t phase her one bit, and you can tell she has a passion for her job and a job well done… [Read more…]
2008 NESCOM Production on Sugarloaf Grooming
The nocturnal business of grooming the slopes is vital to the daily experience for skiers & riders, even though the efforts of the night time crews are often taken for granted despite enormous challenges on a 4237 foot mountain in Maine! The Communications students at Bangor’s NESCOM gave us an inside view at the world of the largely unsung heroes, Sugarloaf’s Groomers: the machines may change, but the guts & care of these drivers does not!