dan raedeke

Name: Dan Raedeke
Department / Title: President
What is your favorite season? Why? I like the change of seasons. Each season is great!
What is your favorite home cooked meal? Anything I can eat at home with my family is my favorite!
What is your favorite Taylors Falls Recreation activity? In the winter time I love to ski. In the summer time, my favorite place is to be on the St Croix River in a canoe or on the paddlewheel boats. In the fall - the alpine slide and the chairlift ride are hard to beat.
If you could have one super power, what would it be? To be able to control the weather.
What kind of skis/ snowboard do you use? Head skis & Rossignol Snowboard

 

 

amy

Name: Amanda (Amy) Frischmon
Department / Title: Vice President
What is the #1 song played on your iPod? It changes based on my mood and what I am doing.
What is your favorite season? Why? All seasons - I love the variety and change of seasons!
What is your favorite home cooked meal? Stew
What is your favorite Taylors Falls Recreation activity? Skiing in the winter, boats & go-karts in the spring, waterpark & canoes in the summer and alpine slides in the fall!
If you could have one super power, what would it be? To make myself be in more than one place at a time and to give myself more hours in the day.
What kind of skis/ snowboard do you use? Atomic

 

 

kevin

Name: Kevin Starr
Department / Title: General Manager
What is the #1 song played on your iPod? Bon Jovi, "Lost Highway"
What is your favorite season? Why? Spring
What is your favorite home cooked meal? Homemade pizza, salad and a bottle of wine
What is your favorite Taylors Falls Recreation activity? The Alpine Slides
If you could have one super power, what would it be? Telepathy (reading minds)
What kind of skis/ snowboard do you use? I have an old pair of Atomic Slaloms, a newer pair of Hart Phoenix and a Rossi (rental) board when needed!

 

 

capt mike 9522

Name: Mike Kelly
Department / Title: Vice President/ Boat Captain
The best part of Wild Mountain Is: Fun, Exciting, something different all the time.
What is your favorite home cooked meal? Turkey Dinner
Hobbies: Skiing, snowboarding, scuba diving, tennis, waterskiing
If you could go anywhere in the world, where would you go? Salt Lake City, UT
Favorite vacation Spot: Snowbird
Favorite Quote: "Pain is just weakness leaving the body."

 

 

 

davelindgren

Name: Dave Lindgren
Department / Title: Mountain Manager
The best part of Wild Mountain is: The variety
What is your favorite food? Shrimp
If you could go anywhere in the world, where would you go? Venice, Italy
Favorite vacation spot? Florida
What kind of skis/ snowboard do you use?
Favorite quote: " If you want to change something in your life. You need to change something in your life."

 

 

capt ryan

Name: Ryan Ramaley
Department / Title: Boat captian / Operations Manager
What is the #1 song played on your ipod? BTO "Taking Care Of Business"
What is your favorite season? Why? Summer: Love for boating
What is your favorite home cooked meal? Steak on the grill
What is your favorite Taylors Falls Recreation activity? Dinner Cruises
If you could have one super power, what would it be? Flying
What kind of skis/ snowboard do you use? Currently using Fischer skis.

 

 

 

jim

Name: Jim Koski
Department / Title: Controller
What is the #1 song played on your ipod? Fleetwood Mac/Lindsey Buckingham, "Go Your Own Way"
What is your favorite season? Why? Winter: Skiing
What is your favorite home cooked meal? Anything Julia would like to make
What is your favorite Taylors Falls Recreation activity? Skiing
What kind of skis/ snowboard do you use? Atomic

 

 

 

julie

Name: Julie Samuelson
Department / Title: Office Manager
What is the #1 song played on your ipod? I don't have an iPod, but if I did it would be "How Great Thou Art" by Carrie Underwood
What is your favorite season? Why? Fall: beauty of the color change on the trees
What is your favorite home cooked meal? Spaghetti
What is your favorite Taylors Falls Recreation activity? Riding on the Scenic Boat Tours
If you could have one super power, what would it be? Superpower Hearing!
What kind of skis/ snowboard do you use? Rossignal Skis

 

 

 

Denny

Name: Denny Cunningham
Department / Title: Wild Mountain Ambassador
What is the #1 song played on your ipod? Top Bands: Korn, Godsmack, In This Moment
What is your favorite season? Why? Winter - Ski! Ski! Ski!
What is your favorite home cooked meal? Cajun Turkey Pasta
What is your favorite Taylors Falls Recreation activity? Ski! Ski! Ski!
If you could have one super power, what would it be? the ability to create Snow! Snow! Snow!
What kind of skis/ snowboard do you use? Fischer Skis, boots and bindings

 

 

 

timr

Name: Tim Rassmussen
Department / Title: Maintenence
What is the #1 song played on your ipod? Van Halen " Hot For Teacher"
What is your favorite season? Why? Winter: skiing, ice fishing, snowmobiling and I just like being cold
What is your favorite home cooked meal? Smoked Ribs
What is your favorite Taylors Falls Recreation activity? Fishing on the St. Croix River
If you could have one super power, what would it be? Be able to make the weather do what I want!
What kind of skis/ snowboard do you use? Elan Skis

 

 

 

lee

Name: Lee Samuelson
Department / Title: Maintenance, Boat Captain
What is the #1 song played on your ipod? I don't have an iPod, but if I did it would be "Folsom Prison" by Johnny Cash
What is your favorite season? Why? Winter: so I can snowmobile. Fall: so I can ride my Harley and see the fall colors
What is your favorite home cooked meal? Hamburger bean hotdish
What is your favorite Taylors Falls Recreation activity? Taylors Falls Scenic Boat Tours
If you could have one super power, what would it be? Superhuman strength!
What kind of skis/ snowboard do you use? Atomic Skis & Burton RK2

 

 

 

dona

Name: Dona Lammert
Department / Title: Bookkeeper
What is the #1 song played on your ipod? " Best Day of My Life" - American Authors
What is your favorite season? Why? Fall for the inspiring colors and winter for Skiing!
What is your favorite home cooked meal? Thanksgiving Dinner
What is your favorite Taylors Falls Recreation activity? Skiing!
If you could have one super power, what would it be? Teleportation
What kind of skis/ snowboard do you use? Fischer & Atomic

 

 

 

Me

Name: Wendy Lee
Department / Title: Designer
What is the #1 song played on your ipod? I usually have it on shuffle, but the most recent song played is "The Walk" by Mayer Hawthorne
What is your favorite season? Why? Fall- because the colors are vivid, the sun is warm, the air is cool and ski season is right around the corner!
What is your favorite home cooked meal? Chili with home-grown & harvested vegetables from the garden.
What is your favorite Taylors Falls Recreation activity? Skiing!! I love spending time on the river canoeing & kayaking too.
If you could have one super power, what would it be? Teleportation
What kind of skis/ snowboard do you use? Fischer Skis

 

 

annmarie

Name: AnnMarie Campeau
Department / Title: Wildwood Manager
What is the #1 song played on your ipod? Rocket Club "North Country"
What is your favorite season? Why? All of them! Spring because everything is new and fresh and I get to play softball. Summer because I can ride horse and get the opportunity to work at Wildwood. Fall because it is so beautiful and relaxing, and winter because I get to hunt coyotes!!!
What is your favorite home cooked meal?
Fettuccine Alfredo
What is your favorite Taylors Falls Recreation activity?I love to canoe down the St Croix River with staff, family and friends.
If you could have one super power, what would it be? I wish I could grant happiness and comfort to others when they are in a moment of need.
What kind of skis/ snowboard do you use? Brewskis...hehe:)

 

josh

Name: Josh Fischer
Department / Title: Management Team
What is the #1 song played on your ipod? Bartender - Dave Matthews Band
What is your favorite season? Why? Summer because I like to hang out on the St. Croix River.
What is your favorite home cooked meal? Grandma's cheesy potatoes
What is your favorite Taylors Falls Recreation activity? Canoeing on the St. Croix River.
If you could have one super power, what would it be? Taco Bell on demand.
What kind of skis/ snowboard do you use? Currently Rossi skis and an Academy board

 

 

 

dean

Name: Dean Schuster
Department / Title: Food & Beverage Director
What is the #1 song played on your ipod? Mumford & Sons, "Little Lion Man"
What is your favorite season? Why? Fall: cool, crisp air & NO bugs!
What is your favorite home cooked meal? A Thanksgiving type meal.
What is your favorite Taylors Falls Recreation activity? Alpine Slides
If you could have one super power, what would it be? To be invisible
What kind of skis/ snowboard do you use? None. See you at the tubing hill!

 

 

 

Monique

Name: Monique Schaffer
Department / Title: Group Sales/Event Coordinator
What is the #1 song played on your ipod? I don't have a number one song on my ipod – I love many different styles of music so I prefer to keep my ipod on shuffle.
What is your favorite season? Why? Summer is my favorite season. I like the hot weather and love to fish, canoe, swim and camp.
What is your favorite home cooked meal? My favorite home cooked meal is steak, salad and potato
What is your favorite Taylors Falls Recreation activity? My Favorite Taylors Falls Recreation activity is canoeing the St. Croix River. There is nowhere else on earth as beautiful as the St. Croix River.
If you could have one super power, what would it be? If I could have one super power I would want to have the ability to fly simply because I think it would be fun.
What kind of skis/ snowboard do you use? I am currently searching for a new board to ride this winter – any recommendations?

 

Mike V

Name: Mike Valento
Department / Title: Department manager
What is the #1 song played on your ipod? Boo - pinback
What is your favorite season? Why? Winter! Snowboarding isn't just a passion, it's a way of life.
What is your favorite home cooked meal? Tuna steaks, secret red potato mash with a HUGE salad.
What is your favorite Taylors Falls Recreation activity? Tie between snowboarding at Wild Mountain and floating the St. Croix in a canoe/kayak.
If you could have one super power, what would it be? Flying - no more lift lines or car payments.
What kind of skis/ snowboard do you use? Jones Mountain Twin 162 with Ride El Hefe bindings; Never Summer Proto CTX 158 with Union SL bindings.

 

AdamT

Name: Adam Tagtmeier
Department / Title: Management Team
What is the #1 song played on your ipod? Don't Forget - Atmosphere.
What is your favorite season? Why? Summer and Fall. I can enjoy my favorite activities
What is your favorite home cooked meal? Grandma's Spaghetti
What is your favorite Taylors Falls Recreation activity? Being on the river on the boat rides.
If you could have one super power, what would it be? To be a Genie and grant people wishes.
What kind of skis/ snowboard do you use? Anything in Wild Mountains HUGE rental selection.

 

 

 

Kerry

Name: Kerry Hill
Department / Title: Management Team
What is the #1 song played on your ipod? I don’t have a number one song, but I do have a number one group, AC/DC.
What is your favorite season? Why? My favorite season is fall; I love the cool weather and the trees turning colors.
What is your favorite home cooked meal? My favorite home cooked meal is anything grilled.
What is your favorite Taylors Falls Recreation activity? My favorite Taylors Falls Recreation activity is hiking.
If you could have one super power, what would it be? If I could have a super power it would be to control the weather (just like Storm in X-men).
What kind of skis/ snowboard do you use? I use a Burton Feather when I snowboard.

 

 

aimee2

Name: Aimee Dufresne
Department / Title: Management Team
What is the #1 song played on your ipod? I don't have a #1 song, I like all music!
What is your favorite season? Why? All of them, I love our four seasons.
What is your favorite home cooked meal? Spaghetti with garlic toast
What is your favorite Taylors Falls Recreation activity? Canoeing on the St. Croix and enjoying the fall colors.
If you could have one super power, what would it be? Mind reading.
What kind of skis/ snowboard do you use? Burton Freestyle snowboard

 

 

 

 

daveR

Name: Dave Rosenbrook
Department / Title: Assistant Snow Sports Director
What is the #1 song played on your ipod? I don't have an ipod, but I love pea pods.
What is your favorite season? Why? Winter. SNOW!
What is your favorite home cooked meal? Tater tot hotdish
What is your favorite Taylors Falls Recreation activity? Anything on the snow
If you could have one super power, what would it be? To make it snow as much as I wanted where ever I am (or to make a mountain out of a mole hill).
What kind of skis/ snowboard do you use? VOLKL

 

 

 

JennyD

Name: Jenny Diedrich
Department / Title: Sales Team
What is the #1 song played on your ipod? Chris Issak, "Wicked Game"
What is your favorite season? Why? Spring: watching everything turn green again and the sun is shining
What is your favorite home cooked meal? Swedish Meatballs
What is your favorite Taylors Falls Recreation activity? All of it; it's non-stop family fun!
If you could have one super power, what would it be? I would want to be able to time travel!
What kind of skis/ snowboard do you use? I ride a forum snowboard

 

 

 

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Name: Erin Madden
Department / Title: Event Coordinator/Group Sales
What is the #1 song played on your ipod? I don't have a #1 song, I usually have it on shuffle.
What is your favorite season? Why? Fall, because I love the colors and the cooler temps.
What is your favorite home cooked meal? Turkey, mashed potatoes and gravy.
What is your favorite Taylors Falls Recreation activity? Skiing at Wild Mountain with my kids!
If you could have one super power, what would it be? To be able to be in more than one place at a time!
What kind of skis/ snowboard do you use? Rental for now, looking to buy my own equipment.

 

 

 

 

Hanna

Name: Hanna Miller
Department / Title: Management Team.
What is the #1 song played on your ipod? Anything country.
What is your favorite season? Why? Summer, because I love the outdoors.
What is your favorite home cooked meal? Steak & Potatoes
What is your favorite Taylors Falls Recreation activity? Alpine Slides
If you could have one super power, what would it be? To be able to stop bad things from happening.
What kind of skis/ snowboard do you use? Burton Snowboard

 

 

 

 

MikeL

Name: Mike Lutey
Department / Title: Department Manager
What is the #1 song played on your ipod? AC/DC Back in Black
What is your favorite season? Why? Spring/Fall, I love the changing of the seasons.
What is your favorite home cooked meal? Steak and asparagus on the grill.
What is your favorite Taylors Falls Recreation activity? Snowboarding in the winter and Alpine Slides in the summer.
If you could have one super power, what would it be? Flying.
What kind of skis/snowboard do you use? Any snowboard from the rental shop at Wild Mountain.

 

 

 

steph

Name: Stephanie Wiggins
Department / Title: Sales Team
What is the #1 Song played on your ipod? A Warriors Call.
What is your favorite season? Why? Fall! Love the weather.
What is your favorite home cooked meal? Grilled chicken, mushrooms and green beans.
What is your favorite Taylors Falls recreation activity? I haven't had a chance to do them all, but if I had to pick, I think it would be Wildwood!
If you could have one super power, what would it be? to fly.
What kind of skis / snowboard do you use? This year it will be rental.

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