Sanctuaries in the Snow

The "Lizard Lodge" Cabin (Snowmass)

"Lizard Lodge" is a cabin on Snowmass near the Scooper run. It is named after Tony Lizotte, whose nickname is "Lizard."  (This cabin at one time was also called "Scooper Cabin.")

This page on the web site used to state the material quoted below about Tony Lizotte, but the link no longer works (

Tony Lizotte

Nick Name:    Lizard
Gender:    Male
Base Mountain:    Snowmass
Home:    Burlington, VT
Skiing Certification:    Level III
Number of Years Teaching:    30
Languages spoken:


Many thanks to Tony Lizotte, Dario Del Piccolo, and Mike Britt for their help with the items on this page.

Photos of the lodge are below.  In the first photo section below, the first 5 photos were taken in 2011; the last 2 in 2018.  The photos in the second photo section below were taken in March of 2019.  If you have any information about this item that you would like to share for use on this page, please send to the author at [email protected].

(For a related item, see this page on this web site for the Lizard Lane trail which leads to the Lizard Lodge:


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The 7 photos below were taken inside Lizard Lodge in March 2019.

Sanctuaries in the Snow

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