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1987 Directory Of Products & Services

Directory Of Products & Services
Hustler Mows Snow

Ski School

Written by Campbell,Stu
Racing For Profits


Written by Mcmurtry,John
Fall Prepping

New Drive And Control System

Written by Paucek,Roger
Total U.S. electrics to be used on detachable at Spirit Mountain. 

Colorado Tort Reform

Written by Greenberg,Kerri
A coalition of disparate groups attacked the insurance crisis and effected significant changes in the law. 

Olympic Update-- The Word Is Nakiska

Written by Collins,Michael
The Calgary Olympic site is ready for testing this winter, both by racers and the public. But getting to this point has not been easy. 

Tax Reform

Written by Houlihan,Richard
Good, Brand and Ugly Implications. Dangerous rulings for the ski industry lurk in the new tax bill and much of its impact depends on how the IRS interp...

Area ExpANSIon 1986

Written by Editor
We take a look at some of the lift and snowmaking construction activities this past summer. 

Whistler's Peak Chair

Written by Janoff,Paul
There were problems galore to solve in this huge relocation project, not the least of which was the agressive profile and the bolting into fractured ro...

Genus Skier-A Research Report

Written by Rowan,David
Using data generated exclusively for SAM, the demographic and psychographic differences between skiers and the general public are demonstrated. By Davi...

Selecting An Advertising Agency

Written by Van Pelt,Scott
The task begins with self analysis-each area must know its unique situation, personality and problems and convey this information to potential agencies...

Zero Base Rental Shop

Written by Austin,James
Instead of simply filling space, Mt. Hood Meadows set out to solve a problem. The result is a state-of-the-art rental facility that offers maximum conv...

Writing A Marketing Plan

Written by Millican,Manyon
This is a living document that must fit into the overall business plan of the ski area in order to warrant the funding necessary to do the marketing jo...

Data Acquistion For Ropeway Systems

Written by Jacubowicz,Andrew
An inside look at the computer controls of the VSL shuttle in Reno. By Andrew Jacubowicz. 
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