What ski area was known for the Skimobile?
January 19, 2023
January 19, 2023 at 9:37 pm
January 19, 2023 at 9:38 pm
Submitted at 4:37
January 20, 2023 at 2:10 am
It seems a couple people beat me on this one. I immediately remembered it is Canmore.
I think the reason I remember it so vividly is that every time I see a vintage movie showing it I shudder about the possibility of getting some clothing caught up in the wheels when riding up the slope. Probably a good thing it is no longer operating.
On that subject, Greg, why did the mothball the skimobile?
January 20, 2023 at 9:54 pm
This isn’t fair! I don’t get the paper until Friday afternoon!!!
January 21, 2023 at 6:06 pm
In late 1989s Eastern Slopes Ski Club revived the prestigious Gibson Cup races from the 30s & 40s. as a Madters race. Wife and I ran the Downhill which was run from top, well above terminus of Skimobile. Downhill skis & Skimobile we’re incompatible and after that wrestling match, schlepping 215-223 cm DH skis up to start made it memorable
January 24, 2023 at 9:49 pm
mount cranmore north conway NH. Skied it many times back in the early 1960s
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