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NW Skier, Vol. 24, No. 1 - Ski mountaineering gear

Published: 09/01/81 Topics: Comments:

Highlights: Alpine touring gear is heavier, more durable and better for steep terrain. Nordic touring gear is lighter, more comfortable and better for walking and long tours with variable terrain. Read more

NW Skier, Vol. 23, No. 1 - Flattop ski area

Published: 07/01/81 Topics: Comments:

In the mid-1960s, Patrick Parrish and his wife bought land at the bottom of Flattop Mountain, which is on state Department of Natural Resources (DNR) land near Trout Lake, south of Mt Adams. They built a rope tow and ran it for a few years, then convinced DNR that it would be better to use the whole mountain as a ski Read more

NW Skier, Vol. 23, No. 19 - Morse Creek, Eagleslair proposal

Published: 07/01/81 Topics: Comments:

This full-page advertisement was paid for by the "We Favor Multiple-Use of the National Forest" committee, Ed Nowak chairman. It argues against including Morse Creek in the proposed Cougar Lakes wilderness area. Most of the text was written by Ward Meeks. The following three pages Read more