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Construction '78

SAM spot-checks some construction activities across North America.

Press Passes

Written by Tanler,Bill
Bill Tanler, ski writer and founder of Ski Racing, advises areas on how to handle this potentially sticky problem. 

Bill Killebrew Takes Charge

Written by Dorworth,Dick
Dick Dorworth profiles he interesting, dynamic young man who took over the reins of enormous Heavenly Valley on his father's death last year. 

Yellow Flag Management

Written by Saltonstall,Bob
Bob Saltonstall, area manager of VP of Waterville Valley, N.H., starts the first of a 3-part series on management. A practical, effective program every...

Loveland

Written by Meyers,Charlie
Charlie Meyers writes about Colorado's dynamic Loveland Ski Area in this issue's "Profiles in Profits" series. He calls it "The Little Resort that Coul...

Wedding X-Country & Alpine

Written by Woodward,Bob
Bob Woodward takes a look at the tricks of the trade in having a cross-country operation as a legitimate profit center at a primarily Alpine resort. 

Rope Alignment

Written by Diener,Bob
Bob Diener, our rigging and spliicing authro, has some thoughts and suggestions on this all important subject. 

Sam At College

Written by Nelson,Janet
Janet Nelson surveys those colleges that offer courses in ski area management, and asks some graduates to evaluate. A follow-up to a study she did in S...

Safety Control Circuits

Written by Berger,Phil
Phil Berger of Enduratek looks into the NSI Code on chairlift safety systems and pressnts his suggestion on what is needed to meet-and exceed-the stand...
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Alcoholism

Written by Beebe,Mike
Mike Beebe follows up on his piece in the Winter issue on this problem that affects most buisness-probably yours, too.