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November 21, 1960
Sports Illustrated presents a guide to Midwest ski resorts which have added facilities since last year. New trails are followed by their length-drop; new lifts by their length/rise/capacity (skiers per hour). In addition, the guide lists the person and phone number to call for further information during the season.
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November 21, 1960

New Ski Facilities

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Lookout Mt., Virginia: Three new trails, ski-school practice slope 600/100, intermediate 2,200/150, expert 1,500/300; unloading platforms on double chair lift improved; parking for 100 cars; eight-man ski school directed by Don Schwartz. Tel. Don Schwartz, Virginia, Sherwood 9-1510.

Powder Ridge, Kimball: New Hall T bar 1,250/200/1,200; Larchmont Sno-machine to provide artificial snow on two new slopes; building enlarged; ski shop; parking lot increased to 1,000-car capacity. Tel. James Holes, Kimball, Express 8-5295.


Mt. Telemark, Cable: Two Hall T bars, 1,500/250/1,000 on Stormoen, 1,248/248/1,000 on Tapley; two open slopes graded and contoured; parking lot for 2,000 cars adjacent to chalet. Tel. Tony Wise, Hay ward 15.

Rib Mt., Wausau: 3,000-foots lope called Duskey Bowl with 590-foot vertical drop; Larchmont Sno-making equipment expanded to provide complete coverage on main upper slopes. Tel. Delmar Drumm, Wausau 2-1011.

White Cap Mt., Hurley: New 400-acre area designed by Otto Schniebs, with six trails, novice to expert, ranging in length from 1,800 feet to 3,000 feet; maximum vertical drop 350; two Hall T bars, one 1,550/350/4,000, the other 1,650/350/4,000; 2�-story chalet at base of main slope with restaurant, first aid, ski shop, apparel shop, club room, observation balcony; warming hut; eight-acre parking lot; ice skating. Tel. World Wide Travel Agency, Ironwood, Mich., 2070.


Blue Mt. Winter Park, Collingwood: Enlarged to 1,000 acres; novice area added; three large cafeterias; parents can leave small children at Kiddyland Winter Park, where under-10-year-olds can ski and skate under expert supervision ($1 a day including lifts). Tel. George Hendrickson, Collingwood 1737.

Peterborough Ski Club, O'Brien Heights: Hall T bar, 1,700/300/600. Tel. Al Osborne, Peterborough, Riverside 2-2062.

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