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A Revolution In Ski Teaching

Greek Peak is trying something that many thought was a dream-free lessons.
Oitaf Symposium A Major Success
Safety Incentive Programs
Public vs. Private Development

Employment Crisis Call To Action

Written by Goodspeed,Linda
NSAA Personnel Committee seeks solutions to problems facing the industry. 

Signs-- Mammoth Name Droppers

Written by Nelson,Janet
Mammoth Name Droppers

An Exercise In Teamwork

Written by Marshall,Nancy Briggs
At Sugarloaf, strategies and morale got a boost. 

Wildlife And Ski Areas-- Living Together

Written by Alldredge,A.William
Benefits for both sides are spelled out by a biology professor. An important and rational approach is suggested. 

Designing For The Senses

Written by Bull,Henrik
In ski area buildings, touch, sight and sound are as important as the shape and function of the structure. 

User-Friendly Split System

Written by Ryman,Chris
Guests at Vail make their own ability estimates by viewing demonstrations on video. 

Pico Sells Privates

Written by Wood,Joe
Lessons and lift tickets are packaged at one price with a resulting increase in lesson-takers. 

Great Gimmick For The Little Guy

Written by Husted,Jens
Skiers are attracted to Big Vanilla to participate in a high-tech lesson system. 
Three new regulations could catch some employers by surprise. Now is the time to plan ahead. 

Where Rust Doth Corrupt

Written by Schmoldt,Hans
An investment in underground snowmaking pipe, out of sight and perhaps out of mind, can literally be eaten up bycorrosion. Here's what you can do. 
It takes a systematic approach, some skill and some luck to eliminate vibrations. 

Compacted Wire Rope

Written by Baumann,Max
There has been controversy and debate over its potenial for ski lifts. Now the focus is on actual performance. 
We found 21 different software proframs developed especially for the ski industry. Here is a roundup of the offerings.