Cutter's Camp 2018 was a sold out camp with attendees representing more than 60 resorts worldwide.
The Prinoth Fireside Chat kicked off camp with a panel of industry veterans including (L to R) Landon Taylor, SPT; Nick Roma, White Industries; Krush Kulesza, Snowboy Productions; and Lucas Ouelette of Arena Snowparks who discussed lessons learned, biggest risks and success stories from their terrain park event experiences.
Gearing up to get on hill!
Mike Bettera of Effective Edge leads an indoor session on man-made features including jib design, construction, maintenance and popular trends.
TJ Moloney of Mt. Hood Meadows helps a camper refine his building techniques.
Snowshoe's Ken Gaitor showing the controls to an attendee before heading up on hill.
Indoor sessions and workshops were devoted to risk management, planning and logistics, building techniques and more.
Loon's Jay Scambio leading an on-hil coaching session.
Campers enjoying the BigAirBag outdoor lunch on the deck.
Nick Roma, White Industries; Caroline Tyra, Leica; Floreain Eder, Prinoth; and Lukas Ingold, Leica Alpine share the latest technoloiges of Prinoth and Leica Geosystems.
Campers experience 4-hour blocks of one-on-one coaching time with expert operators to work on building and shaping techniques.
Timberline provided a postcard setting every day of camp!
Boyne Resort's Brian Norton (center) shares his expertise on jib fabrication with fellow colleagues Tyler Wike from Timberline (left) and Mark Fiori from Okemo (right).
PistenBully's Josh Nelson speaks with the group on the latest technologies from PistenBully including the SNOWSat snow-depth management system.
(L to R) Ruth Nielson of Keating, Bucklin & McCormack; Mary Bozack, MountainGuard; Brad Stanford of Farleigh Wada Witt; and Richard Jolley, Keating, Bucklin & McCormack lead the risk management session on the state of the industry.
Back row: Tim Yates, Safehold Special Risk; Steve Lawlor, MountainGuard; Brad Stanford, Farleigh Wada Witt; and Richard Jolley, Keating, Bucklin & McCormack. Front row: Ruth Nielson, Keating, Bucklin & McCormack; and Mary Bozack, MountainGuard.
Ruth Nielson of Keating, Bucklin & McCormack leads a mock deposition with a lucky camper.
John Oboyle (right) shares design tips on hill with a fellow camper.
Timberline's Logan Stewart shares terrain park ROI insights with the group.
Campers enjoyed a night off at Windells to play on the skate ramps, bowls and indoor freestyle training bubble.
Prinoth's annual dodgeball tournament is not to be taken lightly!
Congrats to the 2018 dodgeball winner!
Loon's Jay Scambio helps lead the jump measurement session.
Prinoth's Florian Eder (left) goes over the controls with a camp attendee.
Peak Resorts' Elia Hamitlon leads a terrain park challenge workshop team, which tested their skills in strategic planning and critical thinking.
Campers present their solutions during the terrain park challenge workshop.
Nick Roma of White Industries (left) assesses the machine before heading on hill.
A big thanks to a few of our core panelists, some of whom have been part of Camp from the beginning: Elia Hamilton, Peak Resorts; Mike Bettera, Effective Edge; Jay Scambio, Loon Mountain; and Ken Gaitor, Snowshoe.
Timberline's John Oboyle shows a fellow camper the cat's many bells and whistles as they gear up for an on-hill building session.
Chris Hargrave, a 25-year industry veteran, leads the session on progression in terrain parks.
Tim Yates of Safehold Special Risk becomes the guinea pig during the progression session as Chris Hargrave teaches him a few new tricks.
SPT's Landon Taylor (left) preps with a fellow camper before heading on hill.
The annual terrain park manager's roundtable was a packed session and focused on a variety of topics including staff retention and training, and interdepartmental communication.
Crews from Prinoth, Leica, and PistenBully help lead a breakout pod discussion on snow-depth management and software.
Timberline's Danny Shupe (left) and Karl Sanderson of Young Mountain, Austria, talk shop before cutting the pipe.
Joe Pope of Summit at Snoqualmie shares his insights at the safety and risk management breakout pod.
PistenBully kicked off its sponsored evening with some light-hearted gambling...
Sol Sport Productions joined us at camp this year to showcase its Sam Adams Air and Apres extravaganza. And it was impressive!
Prinoth's Zach Collin (right) goes over the mechanics of the Bison X.
Timberline's Jesse McDonald leads a team during the Post- and Pre-Season Gameplan session.
HKD's Phil Van Why talks with campers about snowmaking planning, budgeting, and logistics.
Tom Scully of Safehold Special Risk leads a breakout discussion on keeping logs and documentation.
Mount Snow's Benny McGinnis leads a breakout dicussion on jibs and rails.
Above the clouds on Mt. Hood!
Boyne Resorts' Brian Norton (left) shares some building tips with a fellow camper.
The Prinoth crew enjoying some warm weather at Windells.
Andrew Roy of Woodward at Eldora getting geared up to get on hill.