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Tweedledum & Tweeledee Contest

We have some fun-and you will too-with the covers of the consumer ski publications.

Feeding The Hungry Skier

Written by Rowan,Ann
We introduce a new food column by Ann Rowan. 


Written by Editor
A review of that important lift standard on automatic braking. 


Written by Conklin,Pan
Pam Conklin's column writes about joining forces for energy clout. 

The Rental Shop

Written by Shaw,Jim
We introduce a new column by Jim Shaw. 

X-Country Skiing

Written by Woodward,Bob
Nordic expert Bob Woodward launches his new column in SAM. 

Restaurant Operations

Written by Linnett,Mike
Still another new column, this one by Michael Linnett, Squaw Valley-based ski area food service expert. 

The Locals Win

Written by Robbins,Paul
A fascinating account by Paul Robbins of the attempt by Stig Albertsson of Bromley to purchase control of Okemo. 

Lift Crew Training

Written by Stoddard,Chris
Completes a 2-part article by Chris Stoddard of mountain Management Services. 

Schools For Ski Workers

Written by Nelson,Janet
Executive Editor, Janet Nelson, surveys the various schools and in-service programs available for employee training in the ski area field. 

Magnetic Particle Inspection

Written by Ericksen,Nils
SAM Technical Editor, Nils Ericksen, in the second of his series on various non-destructive testing methods.

The Slow Road From Bankruptcy

Written by Rose,Carl
One in our series of "Profiles in Profitability"- this one by Carol Rose on Big Vanilla, N.Y. 

Safety Through Ski Schools

Written by Duke,Peter
Peter Duke of heavenly Valley has a rigorous program of training ski school staff in skier safety.