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May 1985

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Skier Safety Act Is Together

Organizations and individuals in the ski industry are firmly addressing this crucial problem. Lew Cuyler looks at the results.
Search and rescue: a Mind-Boggler. 

Rental Shop

Written by Meader,Cliff
When To Retire Bindings
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Real Estate And Skiing

Written by Lewis,Chuck
Chuck Lewis draws on his experience and knowledge to provide provocative opinions on this vital topic. 

New Tax Law-Coming Down The Pike

Written by Houlihan,Richard
It may be tax simplification to some, but the fingers indicate tough consequences. Richard Houlihan gives an accounting. 

Second Homes Still Going Strong

Written by Gatlin,Dana
Buyers are still buying according to a survey, but they are selective. By Dana Gatlin. 

The Vermonters Are Restless

Written by Robbins,Paul
Groups are mobilizing to impose restrictions on real estate expansion. Paul Robbins examines the conflicts. 

The Doppelmayr Dream Machine

Written by Janoff,Paul
The new gondola at Kitzbuehel is a dramatic example of what the future holds in dimensions and capacities. By Paul Janoff. 

Moving To Monocables

Written by Creissels,Denis
One of the world's most innovative lift engineers says lift technology is on the brink. An interview qith Denis Creissels. 

Keystone's Avant Garde Gondola

Written by Rowan,David
A lift that is both inovative and controversal may result in major changes in the industry. By David Rowan with illustrations by Jacek Sokalski. 

Lift Ticket Prices

Written by Whitteron,Jim
using customer research, Deer Valley applies economic theory to make vital decisions as explained by Jim Whitteron. 

Deer Valley's Service Sector

Written by Nelson,Janet
Call it service or call it pampering, the extras are mostly people. By Janet Nelson. 

1985 Roundup Of Over-Snow Vehicles

Written by Ericksen,Nils
There may be few totally new machines on the market this year, but the improvements have made the standards better than ever. By Nils Ericksen.
Guest relations skills do make a difference, both to customers and employees according to Jack Bogart. 

People Movers Meet

Written by Dwyer,Charles
Advances in systems and technology are showing up in mnay places besides the ski slopes as revealed by Charles F. Dwyer.