36 tableofcontents Okemo Mountain Resort Winter 2017/18 D E P A R T M E N T S 7 Muellers’ Welcome 10 Okemo Overview 14 Okemo Lodging 16 Okemo Dining 20 Okemo Ski + Ride School 23 HomeFront An inside look at your home away from home. 69 Calendar of Events 92 Area Lodging Okemo Mountain Ops – Experience is the Okemo Difference! Ah yes, the perfect world of snow, skiing and sunshine! And yes, it does happen at Okemo, thanks to a dedicated and talented mountain operations team of snowmakers, groomers, lift operators, and ski patrol. Unfortunately, Mother Nature doesn’t always deliver perfect weather conditions. By Tom Horrocks 42 48 54 Après like your parents Remembering when runaway straps were attached to skis, and after the lifts stopped turning, skiers headed for the bar for food and drinks and dancing, to make a day on the slopes last a little longer. By Lorna Colquhoun Favorite Things Okemo’s Director of Retail Snowsports Sean Meszkat provides a preview of some of his favorite things that will be available in Okemo’s Snowsports Shop and Mountain Outfitters this winter. Anna Valentine’s snowboarding career takes off From young shredder to junior world champion silver medalist, the Okemo Mountain School student is a model student and champion halfpipe rider. By Peggy Shinn okemo.com > 802-228-1600 > page 5