dan raedekeName: 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 summertime, 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 superpower, what would it be? To be able to control the weather.

What kind of skis/ snowboard do you use? Head skis & Rossignol Snowboard

 

 

amyName: 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? Stir Fry

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 superpower, what would it be? To make myself be in more than one place at a time and to give me more hours in the day.

What kind of skis/ snowboard do you use? Atomic

 

Name: Joe YasisJoe

Department / Title :General Manager

What is the #1 song played on your iPod? “Don’t Let me Get Me” PINK

What is your favorite season? Why? Summer: Water, Lakes, and Rivers- Paddling

What is your favorite home cooked meal? Homemade soups and Bread

If you could have one superpower, what would it be? X-Men-Storm. Control the Weather.

Ski or Snowboard? Ski

 

capt mike 9522Name: 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."

 

davelindgrenName: 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 ryanName: Ryan Ramaley

Department / Title: General Manager/Boat Captain / 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 superpower, what would it be? Flying

What kind of skis/ snowboard do you use? Currently using Fischer skis.

 

jimName: 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

 

julieName: 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: the 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 superpower, what would it be? Superpower Hearing!

What kind of skis/ snowboard do you use? Rossignol Skis

 

DennyName: 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 superpower, what would it be? the ability to create Snow! Snow! Snow!

What kind of skis/ snowboard do you use? Fischer Skis, boots and bindings

 

Name: Edward ChewEdChew

Department / Title: Maintenence

What is the #1 song played on your iPod? “A Window Seat” by Dawes

What is your favorite season? Why? Summer: Less Cold

What is your favorite home cooked meal? Pozole

If you could have one superpower, what would it be? Be Invisible

Ski or Snowboard? Neither

 

leeName: 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 superpower, what would it be? Superhuman strength!

What kind of skis/ snowboard do you use? Atomic Skis & Burton RK2

 

donaName: 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 superpower, what would it be? Teleportation

What kind of skis/ snowboard do you use? Fischer & Atomic

 

MeName: 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 superpower, what would it be? Teleportation

What kind of skis/ snowboard do you use? Fischer Skis

 

deanName: 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 superpower, what would it be? To be invisible

What kind of skis/ snowboard do you use? None. See you at the tubing hill!

 

AdamTName: Adam Tagtmeier

Department / Title: Management Team I Licensed Boat Pilot

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 superpower, 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.

 

Name: Amy Lynn HendricksonAmyLynn

Department / Title: Group Sales I Event Coordinator

What is the #1 song played on your iPod? I don’t have an iPod... But I love anything by Blake Shelton

What is your favorite season? Why? Fall, because I love the nice crisp air and the beautiful changing of colors.

What is your favorite home cooked meal? Tater Tot Hotdish

If you could have one superpower, what would it be? Cure all Cancer

Ski or Snowboard? Snowboard

 

HannaCateringOnBoatName: Hanna Carty

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 superpower, what would it be? To be able to stop bad things from happening.

What kind of skis/ snowboard do you use? Burton Snowboard

 

KatieShawName: Katie Shaw

Department / Title: Group Sales

What is the #1 song played on your iPod? No one song. My favorite band/artist is Needtobreathe

What is your favorite season? Why? Autumn, for the colors, and the smell

What is your favorite home cooked meal? Spaghetti

If you could have one superpower, what would it be? Breathe underwater

Ski or Snowboard? Ski

 

Claudia

Name: Claudia Alm

Department / Title: Group Sales

What is the #1 Song played on your iPod? NPR Podcasts

What is your favorite season? Why? I watch too much TV, my first reaction was "season of what? Do you want me to say the show and the season?" LOL, So I'll just say...I love all aspects of all seasons. However, I enjoy Fall the most. The trees are changing colors, the onset of hoodie weather. Sitting outside by the bonfire with a cup of tea and a book, I'm a happy camper!

What is your favorite home cooked meal? New York Strip on cast iron, garlic rosemary mashed potatoes, and steamed asparagus.

What is your favorite Taylors Falls recreation activity? Skiing and Canoeing the St. Croix with friends and family.

If you could have one superpower, what would it be? The power to instantly know and perform a person's biggest pet peeve, which only activates when said person is being annoying.

What kind of skis/snowboard do you use? Head Absolute Joy Skis.

 

BethPeterson Name: Beth Peterson

Department / Title: Sales/ Management Team

What is the #1 song played on your iPod? “Happy People” Little Big Town

What is your favorite season? Why? Fall, because everything is my favorite color... ORANGE!

What is your favorite home cooked meal? Homemade Mac N Cheese

If you could have one superpower, what would it be? Teleportation

Ski or Snowboard? Ski

 

Heidi

Name: Heidi Jo Karlsson

Department / Title: SnowSports School Director

What is the #1 song played on your iPod? 

What is your favorite season? I Love them ALL!  Why... That's why I live in Minnesota, I love the change of seasons, each season brings awesome activities!

What is your favorite home cooked meal? Lasagna

What is your favorite Taylors Falls Recreation activity? Kayaking, hiking, SKIING!

If you could have one superpower, what would it be? Extra sharp vision

Ski or Snowboard? Ski

 

Name: Michelle Licknessheadshot

Department / Title: Group Sales

What is the #1 song played on your iPod? A Star Is Born soundtrack.

What is your favorite season? Why? Absolutely love the winter season for all of the winter sports and fresh snow.  Ice fishing, figure skating, skiing and snowshoeing.

What is your favorite home cooked meal? Spaghetti

What is your favorite Taylors Falls Recreation activity? Hiking and bird watching

If you could have one superpower, what would it be? Cure people

What kind of skis/snowboard do you use?

 

 

 GriffinName: Griffin Olson

Department / Title: Management Team

What is the #1 song played on your iPod? I don’t have an iPod, but the #1 one song on my phone is Simple Man by Lynard Skinard

What is your favorite season? Why? Summer, because of the Alpine Slide!

What is your favorite home cooked meal? Lasagna

If you could have one superpower, what would it be? Invisibility

Ski or Snowboard? Ski

 

DominickRadekeName: Dominick Raedeke

Department / Title: Management Team

What is the #1 song played on your iPod? Anything by Five Finger Death Punch or Starset

What is your favorite season? Why? Winter, because I get to go skiing

What is your favorite home cooked meal? Venison Stew

If you could have one superpower, what would it be? Flying

Ski or Snowboard? Ski

 

headshotName: Jacob Maristuen

Department / Title: Maintenance / IT

What is the #1 song played on your iPod? Anything by Amon Amarth

What is your favorite season? Why? Winter... Making snow and grooming

What is your favorite home cooked meal? Lasagna

If you could have one superpower, what would it be? None. I'm already awesome

What kind of skis/snowboard do you use? Snowboard

 

 

Name: Wally WallenWally

Department / Title: Maintenance

What is the #1 song played on your iPod? Anything Country

What is your favorite season? Why? Spring/Fall: The Weather

What is your favorite home cooked meal? Pizza

What is your favorite Taylors Falls Recreation activity? Make myself rich

If you could have one superpower, what would it be? 

What kind of skis/snowboard do you use?

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