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NW Skier, Vol. 1, No. 7 - Mt Shasta ski bowl

Published: 12/18/58 Topics: Comments:

During two days of hearings in Seattle on March 30-31, more than 100 witnesses commented on the proposed Wilderness Bill, with opinions generally split between industry and recreation. Mountaineers and conservationists fell together, while skiers seemed divided on the question. Alan F. Read more

NW Skier, Vol. 1, No. 6 - Bachelor Butte ski area opens

Published: 12/11/58 Topics: Comments:

During two days of hearings in Seattle on March 30-31, more than 100 witnesses commented on the proposed Wilderness Bill, with opinions generally split between industry and recreation. Mountaineers and conservationists fell together, while skiers seemed divided on the question. Alan F. Black of the Seattle Cedar Lumber Manufacturing Co. testified in favor of the bill. On page 4, two letters are printed. Marion F. Whiting, PNSA president, writes opposing the Wilderness Bill, citing the growth of skiing and the need for new development. He writes that "chairlifts and aerial tramways are as necessary to modern skiing as a court is to tennis." He characterizes proponents of the measure as a "comparative handful of bird watchers." Read more

NW Skier, Vol. 1, No. 4 - 3/4 million NW skiers in 1957-58

Published: 11/27/58 Topics: Comments:

During two days of hearings in Seattle on March 30-31, more than 100 witnesses commented on the proposed Wilderness Bill, with opinions generally split between industry and recreation. Mountaineers and conservationists fell together, while skiers seemed divided on the question. Alan F. Black of the Seattle Cedar Lumber Manufacturing Co. testified in favor of the bill. Read more

NW Skier, Vol. 1, No. 3 - "Let's Go Skiing," Pete Eyraud

Published: 11/20/58 Topics: Comments:

Northwest skier is a new publication supported by the Pacific Northwest Ski Association (PNSA) and published by Bill Tanler in Yakima, Washington. Summer 1958, p. 1: "New Northwest Ski Paper Planned" * Read more

NW Skier, Vol. 1, No. 2 - Crystal Mountain permit issued

Published: 11/13/58 Topics: Comments:

Northwest skier is a new publication supported by the Pacific Northwest Ski Association (PNSA) and published by Bill Tanler in Yakima, Washington. Summer 1958, p. 1: "New Northwest Ski Paper Planned" * Read more

Northwest Skiers: Pre-publication issue #1 - Summer

Published: 06/01/58 Topics: Comments:

Northwest Skier, 1958 Northwest skier is a new publication supported by the Pacific Northwest Ski Association (PNSA) and published by Bill Tanler in Yakima, Washington. Summer 1958, p. 1: "New Northwest Ski Paper Planned Read more

NW Skier, Vol. 1, No. 5 - Cayuse Pass ski area

Published: 06/01/58 Topics: Comments:

Hurricane Ridge ran its tows for the first time this season and attracted enough skiers to encourage a summertime improvement program. Also on this page is a photo by Lyle Christopherson of Mrs. C.D. Hessey, Jr. [Marion] standing next to snow flocked trees in the Gold Hill area near Crystal Mountain. The 2-12-59 issue (p.1) has a picture of Marion Hessey on skis next to the "Black Tusk" across the valley from the proposed Crystal Mountain ski area. Read more

Northwest Skiers: Pre-publication issue #2 - Fall

Published: 05/01/58 Topics: Comments:

Northwest skier is a new publication supported by the Pacific Northwest Ski Association (PNSA) and published by Bill Tanler in Yakima, Washington. Summer 1958, p. 1: "New Northwest Ski Paper Planned" * Read more