Comments on: Kelly’s Blog: History of our Summit
Vermont's Closest Big Mountain Ski & Snowboard ResortSat, 19 Apr 2014 10:57:16 +0000hourly1http://wordpress.org/?v=3.8.1By: Kelly Pawlak
Tue, 19 Mar 2013 10:46:49 +0000http://mountsnow.com/?p=15007#comment-16087John – I tried to repeatedly give credit for chairlift.org info and directed readers to their website. And often I would find that the information I could find in our files was similar to if not almost identical to the info posted on their website. However, most of the material for this blog I found in the Mount Snow historical files and cannot be found on their website. But very good point and I will certainly use more quotes and footnotes to sources in the future.
Tue, 19 Mar 2013 03:21:51 +0000http://mountsnow.com/?p=15007#comment-16034Kelly most of this was plagiarized by you off the work of Chairlift.org not cool!
Fri, 15 Mar 2013 00:58:07 +0000http://mountsnow.com/?p=15007#comment-15484Thanks for helping me get started on my next history blog, Bri. I tried to stick with the lifts that took guests to the summit in this one. I will have to try to find that old tower base on Shootout. I would like to have the entire history of our lifts laid out in the near future.
Wed, 13 Mar 2013 12:04:30 +0000http://mountsnow.com/?p=15007#comment-15411Goggles – I have tried to find out if there was a building called North Tore but to date have not talked to anyone that can confirm that. There is a trail map that lists it and it is grouped with buildings. It may have been Walt’s plan to have such a building – he often spoke of future plans in his brochures.
Wed, 13 Mar 2013 01:25:49 +0000http://mountsnow.com/?p=15007#comment-15379Thanks Kelly! Looking forward to hearing more about the plans!
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Tue, 12 Mar 2013 20:32:32 +0000http://mountsnow.com/?p=15007#comment-15367great story Kelly. Several things I had not learned over the years. You left out the 2 chairs we built in 1984 though. That year we built the Yan Sundance triple ( which has now been cut in 2) which went from next to Sundance lodge ( where the medical buliding now stands) to the current top station. We finished construction of chairs and opened, in the snow, Christmas week. We also built a lift that went from where the Valet parking lot is now to the top of Yardsale. That lift was torn down to make way for the Grand Summit Hotel as the lift would have gone right thropugh the lobby. if you look closely in the concrete base of tower 15 on Shootout you will see the initials of the foundation digging crew from that summer led by Robin Tripp.
Tue, 12 Mar 2013 00:56:30 +0000http://mountsnow.com/?p=15007#comment-15333Amazing story! Btw was there a building called the North Tore?
Mon, 11 Mar 2013 18:49:39 +0000http://mountsnow.com/?p=15007#comment-1532030 years ago i worked with a man who said he grew up in Wilmington and as a young man was on the crew that installed the G1. He told me the lift was from an Italian company and the specs/instructions were in Italian, holding up the job while the information was translated. can’t verify this, of course, but a good story.
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Mon, 11 Mar 2013 17:26:41 +0000http://mountsnow.com/?p=15007#comment-15319yes, the attendant taking your poles. such luxury! but then the big plastic pistol grips came into vogue and they wouldn’t fit into the tubes, so you had to carry them.
Sun, 10 Mar 2013 19:12:34 +0000http://mountsnow.com/?p=15007#comment-15291http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/vault/article/magazine/MAG1072372/index.htm