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In the fall of 1937, Ski Lifts, Inc., owned by James Parker, Chauncey Griggs and others, built rope tows at Snoqualmie Summit, Mount Rainier and Mount Baker, bringing the latest in ski technology to the northwest. Those lifts transformed local skiing, as skiers no longer had to hike up hills with skins on their skis for a short run down, but could ride to the top and take what seemed like unlimited runs throughout the day.
John W. Lundin
downhill skiing, Pacific Northwest
United States History
Lundin, John W., "Ski Lifts, Inc. Bring Tows to the Northwest" (2020). Works by Local Authors. 15.