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NW Skier, Vol. 11, No. 5 - Snowmobiles: new winter sport

Published: 11/06/68 Topics: Comments:

"The newest and fastest-growing sport in the country is known as snowmobiling." Four years ago there were about 25,000 snowmobiles and just six manufacturers in the United States. Today, there are over 300,000 snowmobiles and over fifty manufacturers. The following advantages are noted: Read more

NW Skier, Vol. 11, No. 14 - North Cascades Park dilemma

Published: 03/28/68 Topics: Comments:

The 1963 North Cascades Study Team report noted that substantial wilderness was preserved in the vicinity of the proposed North Cascades National Park. It conditioned its recommendation to establish a park upon development of adequate facilities and means of entry to provide a large number of visitors access to park attractions. "Means of access must not be limited by the National Park Service to the traditional roads and trails. The area calls for more imaginative and creative treatment utilizing helicopters, trams, perhaps funiculars, and narrow-gauge railroads." Read more

NW Skier, Vol. 10, No. 18 - Grays Harbor proposed ski area

Published: 03/22/68 Topics: Comments:

Dennis Sackrider, Andy Aarhaus and Jerry Sopko of Montesano have investigated the Three Peaks area north Read more

NW Skier, Vol. 10, No. 8 - Yodelin lot sales; Mt Hood Meadows opens

Published: 01/12/68 Topics: Comments:

Lot sales begin this weekend for Yodelin, a new residential ski area east of Stevens Pass. Yodelin is being developed by Wendell Carlson and Art Granstrom of Everett. They purchased the Read more