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TC Staff
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Meet some of the permanent team and some from the 2017 season

The Treble Cone crew is chock full of wonderful and sometimes wacky personalities from all walks of life and all corners of the globe. Some are hard out riders who flock to Treble Cone for the famous freeride terrain and powder days, and some, first time skiers and snowboards visiting us just for one season.

Together our crew makes up a passionate team, dedicated to providing helpful service and a fun and friendly atmosphere for everyone to share collectively. Below are some of the faces you might see on your next trip to Treble Cone.

TC Staff - 2017


Pip GillespieName: Pip Gillespie
Department: Ticketing / Guest Services / Rentals
Nationality: Kiwi As!
Seasons working at Treble Cone: 7
Number of days riding last season: Not enough
Other resort worked at: No!

Describe your typical day working at Treble Cone:  You know its busy busy busy! As well as helping customers it is just loads of fun with a heap of smiles.

What’s your favourite after work Wanaka activity? Spending time with family, walking up Mt Iron, chillaxing with a glass of red wine.

What is one item you could not live without working at Treble Cone? A seasons pass, because without it you are not allowed to get through the gates or to get coffee!


 

Rob Cliff

Name: Robin Cliff
Department: Snowmaking
Nationality: English
Seasons working at Treble Cone: 15
Number of days riding last season: 60
Other resort worked at: Canyons

Describe your typical day working at Treble Cone: There is no typical day snowmaking, that is why I love it so much. I have come to expect the unexpected. Basically we'll make a game plan based on variables like weather and where we need more snow. Then spend the next 12 hours making as much snow as possible - with gusto!

What makes Treble Cone special for you? I have a spiritual reverence for Treble Cone. I love the steep varied terrain, challenging backcountry, endless natural hits, great climate, awesome views and most importantly my fellow TC enthusiasts, for it's people that make places.

What is a Treble Cone ‘must do’ for all visitors? Hike the summit or for absolute beginners walk out to viewpoint

What’s your favourite after work Wanaka activity? Snowboarding.


Ash WilsonName: Ash Wilson
Department: Ski and Snowsports School
Nationality: Australian
Seasons working at Treble Cone: Second season
Other resort worked at: Whistler & Perisher

Describe your typical day working at Treble Cone: A mix of office work + skiing + teaching!

What do your summers / Northern winters consist of? It's a tough choice between attempting to get a tan + biking + swimming or chasing the pow.

What is a Treble Cone ‘must do’ for all visitors? Hit up the Saddle Basin on a powder day.

What’s your favourite after work Wanaka activity? Hanging out by the lake.

What is one item you could not live without working at Treble Cone? My coffee keep cup - coffee makes TC go round.


Ben GregoryName: Ben Gregory
Department: Guest Services
Nationality: British
Seasons working at Treble Cone: 2
Number of days riding last season: All of them
Other resort worked at: None!

Describe your typical day working at Treble Cone: Banter with the guests, rocking TC Cat.

What do your summers / Northern winters consist of? Manchester rain - though hoping to stay here.

What is a Treble Cone ‘must do’ for all visitors? Get stretchered off Main Street. Whaaaaaat! - don't do that!

What’s your favorite after work Wanaka activity?  Happy Hour

What is one item you could not live without working at Treble Cone? A full Keep Cup of....


Jayde RobertsName: Jayde "Jayderrr" Roberts
Department: Safety
Nationality: Australian
Seasons working at Treble Cone: 2
Number of days riding last season: 90
Other resort worked at: Whitewater, Nelson BC Canada

Describe your typical day working at Treble Cone: Busy and full of laughs and surrounded by an amazing team!

What do your summers / Northern winters consist of? Nature, outdoor sports and more travel! Whether it be an epic 1 year motorcycle trip around the South American continent, surfing in Hawaii or Indonesia, diving Malaysian Borneo and the Great Barrier Reef, whitewater kayaking in Ecuador, climbing/mountaineering in Peru’s Cordillera Blanca or camping in Iceland and Patagonia!

What is a Treble Cone ‘must do’ for all visitors? Hike the Summit to check out the amazing 360 degree views or if your ability allows, drop into the epic Motatapu Basin and famous Chutes!

What’s your favourite after work Wanaka activity? Definitely enjoying the sunset from the lakeside - watch as the mountains are transformed in beautiful shades of pink and orange!

What is one item you could not live without working at Treble Cone? A camera!


Ryan LachapelleName: Ryan Lachapelle
Department: Ski and Snowsports School
Nationality: Canadian EH!
Seasons working at Treble Cone: 1
Number of days riding last season: 60
Other resort worked at: Red, Revelstoke, Castle, Sunshine, Blue Mtn (Canada)

Describe your typical day working at Treble Cone:Teaching little freeriders how to GIVE'R

What do your summers / Northern winters consist of? Event Coordinator at Red

What’s your favourite after work Wanaka activity? Yoga Baby!

What is one item you could not live without working at Treble Cone? My beautiful mid-layer.

What makes TC different to other mountains? The Saddle Terrain

Is winter about early mornings or late nights? Early mornings & GIVEN'R at night!