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NW Skier, Vol. 6, No. 11 - Silver Skis revival at Crystal Mountain

Published: 12/20/63 Topics: Comments:

A third chairlift (in Green Valley), a ski jump, the new Silver Skis Chalet, and other improvements have been added at Crystal Mountain. According to this article, almost 1,000 Washington families bought stock in the development of the ski area. A 2-3/4 mile downhill race course has been cut. The course will be Read more

NW Skier, Vol. 6, No. 10 - "Ski Nanny"

Published: 12/13/63 Topics: Comments:

Seattle KING-TV's cartooning weather man, Bob Cram, will host a new half-hour weekly ski program, "Ski Nanny," Read more

NW Skier, Vol. 5, No. 21 - Ski lift stories

Published: 11/15/63 Topics: Comments:

The editor laments that skiers and mountaineers find themselves in opposition on wilderness and National Parks. He blames this on the conservation clubs for opposing permanent ski lifts of Read more

NW Skier, Vol. 6, No. 4 - Duke Watson letter re: North Cascades park

Published: 11/01/63 Topics: Comments:

R. Duke Watson challenges the USSA's position on a national park in the North Cascades. He cites as Read more

NW Skier, Vol. 6, No. 3 - Mission Ridge ski area proposal

Published: 10/25/63 Topics: Comments:

Stockholders of Wenatchee Mountain, Inc., gave formal approval to plans for development of a ski area in upper Squilchuck Basin on Mission Ridge Read more

NW Skier, Vol. 6, No. 2 - Mt Pilchuck; North Cacades park study; buckle boots

Published: 10/18/63 Topics: Comments:

All major boot manufacturers have added at least one new buckle boot to their product lines this season. Buckle boots have been available for a few Read more

NW Skier, Vol. 5, No. 3 - Overnight facilities at Mt Rainier

Published: 10/18/63 Topics: Comments:

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NW Skier, Vol. 5, No. 24 - 1st Crystal Mountain season, poor snow year

Published: 03/29/63 Topics: Comments:

Snow depths during the winter of 1962-63 were the lowest in forty years. Despite the poor winter, Crystal's gross revenues were 70 percent of the original estimates and plans are being discussed for a third chairlift in Green Valley. On page 1 is an aerial photo of the ski area with Mt Rainier in the background. Read more

NW Skier, Vol. 5, No. 20 - One million Northwest ski area visits in 1962

Published: 03/01/63 Topics: Comments:

There are twenty-nine National Forest ski areas in the Pacific Northwest region. These areas recorded more than one million Read more

NW Skier, Vol. 4, No. 6 - Sun Valley 25th anniversary, history

Published: 02/15/63 Topics: Comments:

This article has a good summary of how the Stevens Pass ski area got started in 1937, including the role of the Wenatchee and Everett chambers of commerce, early access by road and train, and development of lodges and rope tows. This information can be found in other sources I've reviewed, but perhaps not so co Read more

NW Skier, Vol. 5, No. 18 - Stevens Pass 25th anniversary, history

Published: 02/15/63 Topics: Comments:

This article has a good summary of how the Stevens Pass ski area got started in 1937, including the role of the Wenatchee and Everett chambers of commerce, early access by road Read more

NW Skier, Vol. 5, No. 12 - Release bindings; Marcel Schuster

Published: 01/04/63 Topics: Comments:

During the past ten years release bindings have come into popular use in hope of reducing injuries caused by excessive Read more