Volume 22, No. 4 December 2010

On the Cover: 

This cover reproduction from the December 8, 1928, issue of Judge Magazine isfrom Gary Schwartz' large format, soft-cover book The Art of SkiingTo order the book ($4.88), contact Powell's Books, Portland, Oregon, 800-878-7323,


18 The Original 7
A look back at PSIA's founding 50 years ago. By Peter Kray

23 What's In A (Trail) Name
Passion, history, humor color the trail naming process. By Andy Stonehouse

26 Sun Valley Archives
In the early days, celebrities mixed with the help. By John Fry

34 A Brief History of the Season Pass
A resort staple from the beginning, and now a revolution. By Ken Castle


4 Readers Respond
Corky Fowler on Hart, plus Fred Iselin anecdotes.

5 Short Turns
Featuring ISHA, Museum and Website News, Snapshots in Time and Story Behind the News.

12 Resorts: Then & Now
Crested Butte celebrates 50  years of skiing.

14 Historic Lodging
The Pitcher Inn,  a reborn lodgein the shadow of Sugarbush.

16 Competition
Cindy Nelson recalls her $243  non-ski race.

17 Collectibles
Vintage ski races bring the museum to the mountain.

38 Where Are They Now?
Anne Heggtveit, Canada's first Olympic gold medalist.

41 Gear
Denny Hanson's quest for a comfortable boot.

42 Technique
World Cup race move with historic precedent.

43 Nordic
Biathlon boom with a 10th Mountain twist.

44 Remembering
Georges Salomon, Martie Sterling, Sepp Kober, Ivar Halvorsen, Elizabeth Aprea, Erwin Stricker.

47 Skier's Bookshelf
The Skier's Journal, Lost Ski Areas of Southern vermont.

48 Last Run
On the Rocks, reprinted from Ski Magazine, November 1968.

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