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NW Skier, Vol. 3, No. 11 - Crystal Mountain road

Published: 12/30/60 Topics: Comments:

Construction of the six-mile road from U.S. 410 into the site of the Crystal Mountain ski area is expected to begin next spring. The road question has been reported in previous issues of Northwest Skier. The 11-6-59 issue (p.2) included an editorial in favor of state Read more

NW Skier, Vol. 3, No. 9 - Otto Trott medical award

Published: 12/16/60 Topics: Comments:

The King County Medical Society honored Dr. Otto Trott for his many years of service in mountain Read more

NW Skier, Vol. 3, No. 5 - Charles Hessey letter re: Hart Lake proposal

Published: 11/18/60 Topics: Comments:

Charles Hessey argues against the proposed Hart Lake ski area in the Olympic Mountains on the grounds that it is against the spirit of the National Park Service Act. What's more, the access road would cost far more and the ski basin would offer far less potential than the promoters claim. Hessey urges a comprehensive Read more

NW Skier, Vol. 3, No. 3 - Hart Lake Basin proposed ski area

Published: 11/04/60 Topics: Comments:

A group from Seattle and Port Angeles has proposed a million dollar ski area development in Hart Lake Basin in Olympic National Park. Spokesman Bob Millpointer stated: "If developed, the area would become an Alpine Sun Valley of the Pacific Northwest." Development would require five miles of new road beyond So Read more

NW Skier, Vol. 2, No. 11 - Hyak ski area opens

Published: 01/08/60 Topics: Comments:

In 1949, the lodge at the Milwaukee Ski Bowl burned to the ground and operation of the area was abandoned by the Milwaukee Railroad. On January 9, 1960, the area will reopen as the Hyak Ski Area. The area has been completely redeveloped with a new A-frame lodge, two Pomalift Read more