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Lift Maintenance: Periodic Load Testing

An overview of the proposed amendment to the ANSI B77 standards that would require periodic load testing for aerial tramways and lifts. The idea has received fa...

Saalbach Snubs Snowmaking

Written by Claire Walter
Austrian resort is relying on a mini-system to prepare for the 1991 World Championships. 
An overview of events and highlights from the 29th annual NSAA convention and trade show. The ski industry puts a good face on a sub-par season and pla...
A report on the events and highlights from the annual meeting of Colorado Ski Country USA at the Broadmoor, in Colorado Springs, Colo.
An overview of the events and highlights of the annual Cross Country Ski Areas Association convention at Wasatch Mountain, Utah. Of note was the emergi...

Sepp Ruschp, 1908-1990

Written by Sam Editorial
An obituary for Sepp Ruschp, who died recently in Stowe, Vermont. Sepp was a respected leader in the ski industry, known for his standards of excellenc...
USIA bought baseline research for tomorrow and tried to whip it into a sales pitch for today. SAM attempts some perspective on the research and suggest...
A review of the results from studies by the National Sporting Goods Association and the American Sports Data company on the levels of participation for...