The history of ski resorts in North America is little known by most skiers in the US and Canada. This video, which sounds like it was made in the 1950s, gives us some quality information about the history of ski areas in North America.
Squaw Valley’s 1960 winter Olympics were the first televised Olympics and helped catapult skier visits in the USA from 1/2 Million to 3 Million from 1960-1968.
This video gives a ski resort history in North America from the 1950s to modern day.
Looking back this film traces the evolution of American Ski Areas over the last fifty years. From rope tows to high speed chairlifts, from the East Coast to the West, this the story of how skiing grew. Sel Hanna was a master planner and his company Snow engineering became SE Group and is responsible for the design of most of the Ski Areas in North America. – SE Group