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The Case For Standardized Signs

Western Canadian resorts have adopted a new system of mountain signs. An explanation and description by Jimmie Spencer is worth careful consideration by all res...

XC Monitor

Written by Echelberger,Herbert
The cross country business took off with a surge according to th first report compiled by Herbert Echelberger. 

On-Line-- Accident Information

Written by Bender,Curt
Accident Information

Consultant's Corner

Written by Branch,Jim
Keeping Secrets

Keeping Safe

Written by Sothan,Norm
Down at the shop

4 Areas 4 Sale

Written by Friedland,Lois
Colorado may be booming, but four small ski areas are available to the highest bidder. A report by Lois Friedland. 

Hungry Skier

Written by Rowan,Ann
Customizing Canned Foods


Written by Conklin,Pam
Unlisting Prices

Christmas In Meribel

Written by Rowan,David
The French are different and consumer demands result in ski resorts that work in ways often contrary to those in the U.S. Some impressions by David Row...

B-77 Standard Commentary

Written by Dwyer,Charles
Reconsider "interpretation"

The Case For Status Quo

Written by Conniff,Cal
More is not necessarily better argues Cal Conniff. Any change in signs must be carefully studied for its impact on mountain sites. 

Control And Communication Wiring

Written by Kinsella,Ed
Safe and efficient wiring is essential to lift operations. Ed Kinsella provides a detailed explanation of this important electrical component along wit...

The Telemark Trend

Written by Shimek,Steve
How important is this new cross-breed sport and how far will it go? Steve Shimek looks at what is happening out West. 

A Tale Of Two Words

Written by Nemethy,Andrew
Nordic rental equiptment is not only getting better, it is also getting simplier. What is new on the scene and what to expect from this equiptment is r...

Resurgence Of Rentals

Written by Masia,Seth
Quality rentals in alpine gear are meeting consumer demands. Manufacturers are looking forward to another banner year according to Seth Masia. 

Outlaw Instruction

Written by Hofferber,Michael
Who should be allowed to teach skiing continues to be a headache. But in some cases the cure may be worse than the symptoms. By Michael Hofferber. 

Consolidate And Innovate

Written by Thibaudeau,Guy
A new look and new management turned a small ski area into an entertainment center in the Laurentians. A profile and profit about St-Sauveur by Guy Thi...

Ski Area Management At College

Written by Hewett,Jackie
The number of schools offering advanced training in the ski area specialization grows. Here is a comprehensive compilation by Jackie Hewett.