Da: Snowmakers frum Hell

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frum da’ Top of da hill

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****To Da’*****

frumda_depths_below_by_cweeddepths below

da’ snowcat shop the lodges an the parking lot come the night crew

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to do what they do best, to help the snowmakers from hell make snow, yes i used to be a snomaker frum hell an a snocat repairman among other things also 🙂  lol…

Tip:don’t skii in front of or walk in front of a sno gun will tear ur skin off!

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i somehting they know how to do good. snowmakers frum hell: so is place the guns round..anyhow,,,follow q’s pic show a bit here fer a fun night on da hill er so 🙂

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…jest sumpin differnt an fun to do,,,the skiers don’t have a clue as to what the night guys do to make their day trip to the mountain an enjoyable one 🙂 

da' Los Angeles basin frum backside of snowsummitt big bear, ca.

da’ Los Angeles basin frum backside of bearmountain, big bear, ca.

.da snow cats we gots 5 here will come out evry night to “groom” da hill an push round the manmade snow also……

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..10,000 gallons nightly in diesel fuel for generators pumps an snocats to run all night long……

quark on left inspect broken kat track

quark on left inspect broken kat track

kasbo320_by_quarksire320 hp mercedez turbod with hydrostatic on hand drive an other had to control blade functions

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winchcat locked at top of hill winching cat below up

winchcat locked at top of hill winching cat below up

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big_pile_by_quarksire^^ an over head winch cat here by kasbo^^^

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makin a jump fer the snoboarders :)

makin a jump fer the snoboarders 🙂

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trying to finish loading ramp before skiers arrive

trying to finish loading ramp before skiers arrive

one of 240 guns on da hill

one of 240 guns on da hill

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frum da 16 million gallon pond @ top of da hill

it all comes frum frum da 16 million gallon pond @ top of da hill

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an u wundered why it cost so much for alift ticket lol..THis shown above is jest a micro piece of a very large operation to make skiers have a great day on the slopes 🙂 more to come…

don’t want to bore ya with 25 pics an too much info in opne page anyhow 🙂 

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….^^pushin piles @ basecamp lol ^^^….

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11 thoughts on “Da: Snowmakers frum Hell

    • mostly push bottom to top, push it back up hil da cats do all night long lol..an lebvel off all the bumps caused by the skiers every day…yep an don;’t leave no windrows for the yuppie skiers lol 😎 …..

    • once upon a time . yep yep 🙂 still have camera will travel 🙂 … next one i do bout grooming an sno cating will be bout grooming through the mountains of utah for the snowmobilers to have a roads to run on 🙂 .. snowing here in colorado as we speak … yuk, sure lewk forward to springtime in da’ rockies now…….. Q

  1. My family was in the ski business for many years. 😉 I was in Sun Valley and someone skiing down a fresh groomed slope called it powder … LOL! 🙂 Great job at explaining the difficulties in snow making and grooming. 🙂

    • yep agreed… dis post it is southern calif snomaking …i live here @ wolf creek, now though in colorado, where we get 3 er 400 or more inches of snow every year so ,,,don’t need snowmakin’, different story here,,, my family ski area my family had great interest in an i groomed 30 miles of snomobile trails fer was Brian Head Ski area,Utah. will do a post bout that place one day also. Q laters 😎 thanks fer commentin:) be safe.

      • auctually very happy to have growd up in da ol usa .. surfing an motorcycling an sailplanes airplanes an water an snow skiing an all, has been a fun adventure, now i jest ride motorcycles an fly my motorised hangliders…; easier on dis disabled re-tired guy lol 🙂 a blessing unless cold then go warm up ,,,sit by a fire till spring lol fer me here ,now ,,bye,,,

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