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Trans Mississippi

The great American river was spanned for the New Orleans World's Fair with a Pomagalski gondola system. A technical description by David Rowan and Jim Fletcher....
Colorado meeting determines new goals are needed. 

XC Monitor

Written by Echelberger,Herbert
Season's final report

Six Regions Eye Future Olympics

Written by Friedland,Lois
The appeal of holding the Winter Games has hit a new high. 
A report on meetings and buisness at the NSAA convention. 

Vehicles/Implements For Cross Country

Written by Wiesel,Jonathan
Manufacturers are responding to XC needs. 

Emile Allais Returns

Written by Fry,John
A skiing great offers wisdom and insight on area design and planning. A fascinating interview by John Fry. 

Press-- The Lazy List

Written by Nelson,Janet
One of the ski resort's most important marketing tools is the press list, but the task of keeping it in order is often ignored. By Janet Nelson. 

Hunter's People Racing Plan

Written by Pepe,Paul
Special interest groups get priority treatment with their own races and the publicity output is fantastic according to Paul Pepe. 

The Names Game

Written by Conklin,Pam
Celebrities are used to attract attention and press coverage for ski resort events. The results vary from area to area reports Pam Conklin. 

In-House Video Comes Of Age

Written by Conklin,Pam
Ski resorts are finding multiple uses for video, either using their wn on-premises staff or with hired specialists according to Pam Conklin. 
For the first time, guns and nozzles that make snow are catergorized and tabulated in a readable format. An important contribution by SAM Technical Edi...

Churning Ski School

Written by Gatlin,Dana
Nashoba Valley's marketing success is based on selling tickets in the spring. A profile in profit study by Dana Gatlin. 

The Density/Capacity Conundrum

Written by Collins,Michael
Defining and standardizing the data has plagued the ski industry for years. It is time for a solution to this problem says Michael Collins. 

Montana Eyes

Written by Adams,Jackie
Opposition to the Great Northern Mountain comes from various fronts.