RetroSki 2019-2020


March 2019

Trivia 2019 Week 18

In 1941 the state of Vermont started charging Stowe skiers to park in the Mansfield lot. What did the state charge for parking? Bonus points for the year the state stopped charging!

Stowe 1969

I’ve reached the point in this ski season that marks the 50th anniversary of the first time I skied Stowe! I didn’t remember the actual date, but some deduction led me to believe that it was on March 29th. I… Continue Reading →

Trivia 2019 Week 17

What new lift did Stowe install for the 1968-69 season?

Waterville Valley 1969

This year’s FIS Alpine World Cup Finals are this week in Andorra, wherever that is?. Mikaela Shiffrin took a lot of the drama out of the weekend by wrapping up her third consecutive overall World Cup in advance of the… Continue Reading →

Trivia 2019 Week 16

Where were the FIS Alpine World Cup finals held for the 1968-69 season?

Sepp Ruschp

I grew up in Conway, New Hampshire, which became a center of skiing thanks to Hannes Schneider and Harvey Dow Gibson. Now I live in Stowe and there are a lot of parallels between the two towns. Both became nationally… Continue Reading →

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