John F. Russell |

John F. Russell

Snowmaking technician Pierce Delhaute takes a moment to check how one of snow guns near the top of the Tomahawk Ski Run is functioning during an early morning run at the Steamboat Ski Area. Pierce has been making snow for the Steamboat Resort for five years, and says he loves his job. Snowmaking operations run, which are often very dangerous and challenging for the men and women who work the shifts, is a vital part of ski area operations at the Steamboat Ski Area and other ski areas around the country.

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