The chips fly when Christoph and Dale "put their backs" into peeling green spruce logs for the new entranceway. If you think you would like to have a backcountry skiing business, put yourself in this picture.
When Vertebrae Lodge was built, over 100 large logs were peeled by hand. It was an enormous project. A similar number of logs were peeled for Solitude Lodge. This link provides some photos of the logging that was done for for Vertebrae Lodge