Volume 22, No. 2 June 2010

On the Cover: 
This 1935 lithograph was created by artist Molly Luce to promote more winter sports in Yosemite National Park, which billed itself as the "Snow Capital of California." The lithograph is from the Mason Beekley Collection at the Mammoth Ski Museum in Mammoth Lakes, California. To purchase a poster, go to

18 Five Generations in Aspen
The Marolts are hometown heroes in a town where that status isn't easy to earn. by Jay Cowan

23 Miracle on Snow
The U.S. Ski and Snowboard Team won a record 21 medals at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver. by Andy Bigford

29 Out by Many, One
Canada was the first country outside of Europe to form a national ski instructors association. by Byron Reupel



3 Readers Respond
Skiiing Heritage Week, memories of Tremblant and the Rustler Lodge

8 News from ISHA
New partnership between ISHA and the U.S. Ski Hall of Fame

11 Snapshots in Time
Tax shelter, heel thrusts, and high-speed quads

12 Website News
Vancouver Olympics boost Website traffic. by Seth Masia

13 Museum News
New exhibit at Alf Engen Museum in Utah; updates from New England

14 Where are they now?
High-flying Corky Fowler is back on the slopes at Bridger Bowl after a 25-year hiatus. by Seth Masia

36 Historic Lodges
After World War II, the Sky Tavern near Lake Tahoe was a leading destination resort for film stars and other celebrities. by Mark McLaughlin

42 The Industry
From pine tar to high-tech fluorocarbons, ski waxing has come a long way since Scandinavian ski-sport and Sierra longboard dope. by Seth Masia

45 Skier's Bookshelf
On Dartmouth, the Crazy Canucks and the Ultimate Skiing techniques

48 Long Thongs
Martie, Ken, and the Happiness Hotel. by Martie Sterling

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