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The Seattle Park Board opened its Municipal Ski Park at Snoqualmie Summit in January 1934, on U.S. Forest Service land, and operated it as a park facility through the ski season of 1940. This was likely the only municipally owned and operated ski area in the country at the time. The Ski Park was made possible by the availability of federal funds under programs adopted by the Roosevelt Administration to put people back to work in the Great Depression, and reflects how skiing had grown in popularity in the Northwest by the early 1930s.
ski, mountaineers, patrol races, Snoqualmie Pass, Stampede Pass
United States History
Lundin, John W., "SEATTLE’S MUNICIPAL SKI PARK AT SNOQUALMIE SUMMIT 1934-1940" (2018). Works by Local Authors. 9.
Spatial Coverage (for ex: Ellensburg, WA)
Seattle, Snoqualmie Pass