LS: History Here and Column January 16, 2009

Model T engine powered skiers’ rope tow on mesa

Photo courtesy of Bob Beverly
SKI AREA AT MESA CREEK. Ski runs from left to right: Force Run, Pruess Run and Hill Run. The lift is on the far right. Force Run was named after Jack Force, who ran the ski lift.



011609 history

Photo courtesy of Bob Beverly
SKI AREA AT MESA CREEK. Ski runs from left to right: Force Run, Pruess Run and Hill Run. The lift is on the far right. Force Run was named after Jack Force, who ran the ski lift.

First in a four-part series on the history of local skiing. In 1935 when you strapped on your boards for skiing, it was an uphill climb all the way. There was no ski lift, not even a rope…




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