I can turn snow into corduroy. So can you, if you pay attention during the Snowcat Driving Experience at Crested Butte Mountain Resort.
Snow groomers skim the chilly surfaces of ski resorts around the country each winter night, smoothing rough patches, freshening the snow and putting perfect, inch-high ridges called corduroy over the slopes. To learn how it’s done, I signed up for a class in the basics.
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If you go: Cost for the Snowcat Driving Experience is $199. Must be 18 years or older, with a valid driver’s license. For more information go to www.skicb.com. To book call 970-349-4554.