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January 1982

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Detachable Quad At Breckenridge

The backround, the specs, the load test...everything is included in the profusely illustrated cover story.


Written by Woodward,Bob
Bob Woodward on the need for quality in rental equiptment. 
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Hall Ski-Lift Co

Written by Rowan,David
We start a new series of industry profiles on the suppliers to the ski resort industry. Hall Ski-Lift and its founder, Victor E. Hall, are the first su...

Lifts 1981

Written by Editor
Our annual index of new lift construction shows a modest year, but stronger than many had thought possible after last winter. 

Club Med Is Coming

Written by Conklin,Pam
Pam Conklin looks at the cub Mediterranee-its Copper Mountain ski operation and its operating philosophy to see what our industry can learn from how th...
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1980-81 Economic Study

Written by Farwell,Ted
Ted Farwell again highlights and interprets the results of the latest NSAA Economic Study. Significant!

Lost Valley, Maine

Written by Gatlin,Dana
In our series of Profiles in Profits, ski writer Dana Gatlin studies this unusual, innovative and unique downeast operation. 

Controlling Lifts With Computers

Written by Odegard,Gary
Gary Odegard and Dave Alerman go into the details of the effective use Steamboat makes of micro computers in monitoring and reporting on the safety sys...

Timesharing Condos

Written by Robbins,Pam
A detailed examination by ski writer Paul Robbins on the pros and cons of selling ski resort condominiums on a time-sharing basis. A lot are swearing b...