Carolyn LaHart is one of the few women in the country who runs a ski area, and that includes doing lift maintenance, grooming the slopes and making snow at Maple Ski Ridge in Rotterdam.
Carolyn LaHart stands next to a snowmaking machine at Maple Ski Ridge.
Carolyn LaHart moves one of the snowmaking machines into place at Maple Ski Ridge.
Carolyn LaHart, manager of Maple Ski Ridge, uses a torque wrench to tighten lugs during yearly preventive maintenance on a snow groomer on Tuesday.
Maple Ski Ridge mountain manager Carolyn LaHart and helper Max Greppe get ready to move one of the snowmaking machines into place at the ski center.