Snoqualmie Valley Record


Ski film legend Glen Plake visiting Snoqualmie Summit Thursday

January 15, 2013 · 2:37 PM

Elan Skis and The Summit at Snoqualmie announced today that world famous ski personality Glen Plake will visit the resort this Thursday, January 17.

Glen is inviting all skiers to come and ski with him at the Summit West base area where he’ll show participants some freestyle tricks as well as generally improving their freeskiing skills. Additionally, there will be an Elan ski demo evening in conjunction with Glen Plake’s visit to The Summit, also at the Summit West base area.

Known for his appearances in ski films, and and for his trademark Mohawk hairstyle, often dyed blonde, purple or blue, Plake, 48, was a pioneer of extreme skiing in America. He is currently the host for the RSN program Reel Thrills.

“It’s always a great moment when Glen Plake comes to The Summit as he is one of skiing’s best, most enthusiastic ambassadors,” Summit at Snoqualmie Marketing Director Guy Lawrence said in an e-mail. “Glen is always a huge attraction for our skiing guests due to the fact he is both an incredible athlete and just a fun guy to ski with so we always expect an energized crowd of all ages to meet up with him.”

Plake is partnered with Elan Skis, so visitors to Summit West on Thursday evening will also be treated to a chance to demo the latest skis from Elan. Both events will start at 5 p.m. and are expected to wrap up by 9 p.m.

More details are available by visiting www.summitatsnoqualmie.com.


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