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by Adi


skiing / music & a ski tower 

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S    K    I    I    N    G
from a mountain top is breath taking. You begin dancing, engulfed in  glistening white and tranquility, toward the valley below and experience the grandeur of nature and  your capability to play in it. You invested in skill that keeps on growing with every run you take. Family and friends can join you.

You have the option of sailing radius turns from wide open to short wedel, from skidding, carving, railing, to cruising, or hugging the fall line. You may add dynamic, rhythm, flow, and personality. Just like in dancing you let choreography unlock an other world, your world.

In America SKIING truly caught fire around the 60's, where hundreds of local  lift installations and most of todays major  ski resorts erupted onto the scene. Nearly 65 areas operated  in Massachusetts and Connecticut alone. Nationally, Mount Snow,Okemo,Aspen Highland, Killington, Sugarbush, Sugarloaf, Whiteface,  Hunter, Sunday River, Windham, Breckenridge, Alpine Meadow, Crested Bute, Vail, Park City, Steamboat, Jackson Hole, Waterville, Snow Mass. Tahoe, Keystone, Copper, Telluride, all opened their doors within a short time frame,  and this is just to name a few. SIA, the Ski Industry incorporated in 1961, along with  PSIA, the Professional Ski Instructors of America. NSAA, the National Ski Area Association  formed in 1963, and many veterans of the army 10th mountain ski division stood by all along. Obviously,  the economic prosperity was high. Experts explain it with the wave of people emerging after world war II.

In time with this groundswell the compassionate ski enthusiast Frank Schneider opened Stratton  Mountain                              in fall of 1961.  He also imported the genuine Alpine ambiance

                                                                                              ,,,,  with the iconic skier Emo Henrich: