Winter Trail Stories

Each year, the Foundation auctions off naming rights for local ski runs. These are some of the stories behind the names.

HOW TO USE THIS MAP
Hover-over the Trail Name label to view its location on the big map.
Click on the Trail Name to read the full story.

Base Map

Click Image to Enlarge

2021 – Dodgeball

Peter & Amy Christodoulo, Rishi & Kristin Chandra, Ray & Angelique Waddell, Anurag & Lindsay Sharma, & AJ & Melissa Rohde

Click Image to Enlarge

2020 – Daku’s Dip

Arani & Shumita Bose

“Growing up in the late 70’s, I had a beautiful all black German Shepard named Daku. Daku is the Sanskrit / Bengali word for bandit. We used to joke that Daku was the best looking member of our family. The first time we visited Moonlight was Christmas 2015. We had to rush back from our great skiing trip because we were getting delivery of our families first dog, a Tibetan Terrier that we named Daku in homage to the first Daku in the family decades before. A few years later, we ended up buying a plot of land on Cowboy Heaven Spur Road and are building a home there. When the run naming opportunity came up just above our home it seemed like a chance to indelibly mark the connection to our beloved Daku, his previous namesake, and our new Moonlight home.”
– Arani

Click Image to Enlarge

2019 – Community Matters

Jerry Hood, Ania Bulis, Larry & Toni Landry, Tim & Robin Sheehan, Bob & Patty Rhea, John & Jean Geisler, Matt & Heather Morris

Click Image to Enlarge

2019 – Jayhawk Lift

Will McCollum

Click Image to Enlarge

2018 – Jaws

Tim & Robin Sheehan

Click Image to Enlarge

2017 – PB and J

Bryan & Katherine Bottarelli

“The name PB and J is simply our daughters initials – although it is widely believed to be our love of peanut butter and jelly sandwiches. Our daughters are Julia and Paige Bottarelli. They go together like peanut butter and jelly. We thought it was kind of clever to use their initials in a way that wouldn’t be so obvious to the public at large. Jeff Stickler has a little blurb about the run in his book.” – Katherine

Click Image to Enlarge

2016 – White Witch

Larry & Toni Landry