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SKIING IN AMERICA
James Laughlin
December 06, 1954
Skiers and their automobiles crowding against the slopes of Big Bromley Mountain at Manchester, Vt. are a colorful reminder that this week thousands of Americans will try their luck at one of the most thrilling adventures in sport. From the packed trails of the East to the wide-open powder runs of the Pacific ski regions, eager tyros and graceful veterans (next page) will join the greatest armada of enthusiasts in the history of winter sports
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December 06, 1954

Skiing In America

Skiers and their automobiles crowding against the slopes of Big Bromley Mountain at Manchester, Vt. are a colorful reminder that this week thousands of Americans will try their luck at one of the most thrilling adventures in sport. From the packed trails of the East to the wide-open powder runs of the Pacific ski regions, eager tyros and graceful veterans (next page) will join the greatest armada of enthusiasts in the history of winter sports

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SEPP RUSCHP
Ruschp, one of original Skimeisters in the US., heads ski school teaching Arlberg technique. Group costs $5 per day, private $6 per lesson. Two skiers can hire instructor at $9 per lesson.

SUN VALLEY, IDAHO

Transportation by train to Shoshone, then 56 miles by limousine to Sun Valley; or plane to Twin Falls, bus 80 miles to ski area. No need for car.

Best season Feb. 20 to March 20, with snow from Dec. 18 to April 10.

Package deal offers six days room at chalet in village, meals at Challenger Inn, lifts, lessons, $92. Write Winston McCrea, Sun Valley, or contact Union Pacific agent for other housing.

Uphill facilities include eight chair lifts, totaling 24,683 feet.

Best runs feature powder and corn on open slopes. Choice of runs, according to ability.

Ski equipment available for rent at ski shop at foot of mountain. Cost per day for boots, poles, skis: $3.

After ski entertainment at Sun Valley is best on continent. Parties, billiards, dancing, skating, sleigh rides, bowling, heated swimming pools, movies, etc.

SIGI ENGL
Engl heads school of 50 instructors, teaches modified Arlberg technique. $5 per day for group, $22 for six days' group. Private lessons cost $8.50 per hour, $3 each additional person.

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