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Mount Allan - Planned By Computer

The 1998 Winter Olympics will be hield on slopes that were created in a new way. Paul Mathews explains how and hwy it was done.

Privatization

Written by Houlihan,Richard
A new financial idea can be employed by ski areas to fund major projects. Richard Houlihan and Craig Bott explain what it is and how to use it. 

Press Investment

Written by Nelson,Janet
A learge group of foreign journalists were entertained in Utah last season. The net effect will be seen in the future. By Janet Nelson. 
Selecting kitchen appliances calls for weighing many factors. The decision is tricky according to Jim Austin. 
A cooperative approach between many entitles is used successfully promote the sport. An overview by David Rowan. 

Can You Clone Gray Rocks?

Written by Nelson,Janet
A perennial success, a star in the ski resort galaxy and the mountain is all of 600 feet high. The secret revealed by Janet Nelson. 

Scale Model Snow Control

Written by Hayter,Bryan
The effects of slope modification can be seen in dramatic thtree dimensions with this new technique, according to brian Hayter.

Good Mountain, Poor Snow

Written by Thibaudeau,Guy
Lack of snow had Bromont's management stymied, but massive snowmaking and clever marketing produced a big turnaround. By Guy Thibaudeau. 

Moving Snow By Chopper

Written by Buckingham,Jim
The idea seems like overkill until you minimize the variables. Then patching makes sense according to Jim Buckingham. 

The Brand Study-- An Analysis

Written by Spring,Jim
Whether or not the revelations prove to be valid, the ski industry has a new viewpoint on its customer says Jim Spring. 

Engine/Air Compressor Direct Coupling

Written by Gallagher,James
The two machines can work together using an innovative coupling system. Jame E. Gallagher tells how it was done. 

Where Are Gondolas Going?

Written by Mclellan,Robert
Some outstanding breakthroughs have occured in gondola technology. Here's a review of the recent past and look into the future by Robert McLellan. 

Happy Birthdays!

Written by Walter,Claire
When you have something to celebrate, there may be more than one way to make the most of it. By Claire Walter. 
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Management-- Hiring Employees

Written by Mohler,Chaco
Hiring Employees
Beyond money, there are some other good reasons to sell season passes. 

Ski School-- Instructor Pay

Written by Campbell,Stu
Instructor Pay

Research Reports-- The Midwest

Written by Rowan,David
Business survey questions and the Midwest market. 

B77 Standard Commentary

Written by Hannah,Sel
The Standard's purpose

X-Country Skiing-- Rentals

Written by Frado,John
The Rental Dilemma
Western areas are dealing harshly with offenders.