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The Wachusett Wire

The Wachusett Wire

By Wachusett Mountain

Wachusett Mountain Ski Area explores the stories, memories, operation, and inner workings of the mountain.
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Michael Bisner: Technology in the Ski Industry
Michael Bisner: Technology in the Ski Industry
Michael Bisner from Axess joins me to discuss the latest technological advancements in skiing, but also balancing tech with the joy of the outdoors. 
26:33
September 08, 2022
Joe O'Brien: History of Wachusett pt. 3
Joe O'Brien: History of Wachusett pt. 3
Joe O'Brien, Wachusett General Manager from 1974 - 1992 joins me to discuss the early days of Mountain Operations at Wachusett. 
32:37
August 18, 2022
Stuart Winchester: The Storm Skiing Podcast
Stuart Winchester: The Storm Skiing Podcast
Stuart Winchester, host of The Storm Skiing Podcast joins me to discuss the ski industry, interview techniques, and breaking your leg. Be sure to check out the Storm Skiing Blog and Podcast at https://www.stormskiing.com/ 
43:50
July 28, 2022
Al Rose: Red Apple Farm
Al Rose: Red Apple Farm
Al Rose, owner of Red Apple Farm, joins me to discuss farm ecology, business partnerships, sustainability, and apple cider donuts.  
42:17
June 10, 2021
Nick Krause: Ski Racing
Nick Krause: Ski Racing
Former World Cup Ski Racer Nick Krause joins me to discuss the race program at Wachusett and his skiing career.
34:57
May 06, 2021
Charles Santry: HKD Snowmakers
Charles Santry: HKD Snowmakers
Charles Santry of HKD Snowmakers joins me to discuss the process of snowmaking, the history of the company, and the latest and greatest snowmaking technology.
37:30
November 30, 2020
Chef Cassie Koranda: On Mountain Dining
Chef Cassie Koranda: On Mountain Dining
Chef Cassie Joins me to discuss some exciting new menu items at the Black Diamond, as well as giving us the scoop on serving food safely during the pandemic. 
20:56
October 29, 2020
Thom Norton: Snow Sports
Thom Norton: Snow Sports
Director of Snow Sports Thom Norton joins me to discuss the learning center and different ways to learn how to slide on snow!
14:14
October 15, 2020
Chris Crowley: Polar Beverages
Chris Crowley: Polar Beverages
Chris Crowley joins me on the phone to discuss Wachusett's sister company Polar Beverages. Chris gives insight on the early years at Polar and the difference between running a ski area and a beverage factory. 
23:50
September 24, 2020
Carolyn Stimpson: History of Wachusett pt. 2
Carolyn Stimpson: History of Wachusett pt. 2
Carolyn picks up where Jeff left off giving us some fun family business stories including the creation of the famous Wachusett Jingle.
14:32
September 08, 2020
Jeff Crowley: History of Wachusett pt. 1
Jeff Crowley: History of Wachusett pt. 1
Jeff Crowley walks us through the early years of the mountain, and gives some perspective on the team of visionaries that made Wachusett happen. 
21:57
August 25, 2020
The Wachusett Wire - Trailer
The Wachusett Wire - Trailer
Here's the trailer for the new Podcast from Wachusett Mountain, make sure to tune in soon for the first full episode that will cover the history of Wachusett, featuring an interview with Jeff Crowley and Carolyn Stimpson
01:34
July 24, 2020