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NW Skier, Vol. 19, No. 18 - Aspen drops Early Winters plans

Published: 06/01/77 Topics: Comments:

Aspen Skiing Corporation decided to defer further action on developing a major resort at Early Winters and closed its office in Winthrop. The company cited administrative delays, legal costs and uncertainty due to proposed additional regulations. The company continues to hold options for the purchase of land in the area. Read more

NW Skier, Vol. 19, No. 15 - Kehrs sell Stevens Pass, retire

Published: 03/21/77 Topics: Comments:

Bruce Kehr and his friend Don Adams skied at Mt Rainier before there were rope tows. When they heard about a tow in the eastern U.S. made from an endless rope, they fashioned one of their own without having seen one. Adams cleared the way with the Forest Service and Kehr came up with the tow and they went into business at Stevens Pass in 1937. They charged a dollar for all-day use or eight rides for a quarter. Total gross sales for their first season were about $80, which did not compare well against Read more

NW Skier, Vol. 19, No. 13 - Daily snow ranger reports by phone

Published: 02/21/77 Topics: Comments:

"A taped phone report of snow and avalanche conditions outside developed ski areas at Snoqualmie Pass is being offered in Seattle again this winter for ski touring Read more