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Schmitz named ‘trails boss’ on the mountain

Tony Schmitz has joined Detroit Mountain Recreation Area as the rental shop manager and trails boss.

In this dual role, Schmitz will be in charge of all ski and board rental equipment in the Lodge at Detroit Mountain.

This includes ensuring the equipment is maintained to the highest level of quality, overseeing staff, and providing a positive customer experience for winter sports.

As trails boss, Schmitz will oversee the construction, development and maintenance of the Detroit Mountain purpose-built biking trails.

He is an avid mountain biker and shares the vision for developing Detroit Mountain as a premier mountain bike destination.

Schmitz, who previously worked for Meadowland Surveying, is originally from Detroit Lakes and learned to ski and snowboard on Detroit Mountain.

He lives in Detroit Lakes with his wife, Nicole and three children.