Unfortunately, my Dad didn't take early photos of us skiing, otherwise I'd have even older stuff. Here's one from 1979, on my way to a formal party at tree-line, complete with Scott boots and bell bottoms:
...and yes, you can ski powder on 67mm skinny skis.
I've got some from as far back as 1966 my first day on ski's at Hidden Valley at Estes Park Co. Don't know how (maybe someone does) I could put them on to digital medium to show them here. Also some good photos of Smugglers Notch (Madonna Mt Ski Area in those days) circa 1969-1971.
Lake Hopatcong, NJ
Me at 2 yrs (1970) in the backyard:
Whatever hits the fan will not be distributed evenly.
Wait Till Next Year!!!
Iceman 10/11 Season
This is Ajax(Aspen Mt) in 1969. I used a Kodak Instamatic. We were ski bumming around CO during college break, sleeping wherever we could(hotel basements, car, couches, etc.) The week in Aspen it snowed every night and every day was a bright bluebird masterpiece.
" Some failure in life is inevitable. It is impossible to live without failing at something, unless you live so cautiously that you might as well not have lived at all -- in which case, you fail by default,"
To beat the grim reaper in life it's not about how long you live but how you live it.
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