Trivia Week 18

Who was President of Mount Mansfield Lift Inc. that built the original Stowe single chairlift?

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3 Responses to Trivia Week 18

  1. Mike Leach says:

    Roland Palmedo raised money for the single chair and was the first President. J.N. Cooke was Vice President. Lowell Thomas was an investor.

    • Mike says:

      In 1939, Roland Palmedo (President of the Amateur Ski Club of NY) suggested to the Mt. Mansfield Ski Club that a fun race in the spring would be a fitting way to end the ski season. On April 30, 1939, the Club held the first Sugar Slalom!

  2. Lyndall Heyer says:

    It was Roland Palmedo, but didn’t know he was instrumental in getting the first US Ski team into FIS racing.

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