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    Question Rope Tow Trivia

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    Where was the longest rope tow in the U.S.?
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    You got it.

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    What year was it installed?
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    Jan 27 1935

    3100 ft long
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    You got it. What was it's original name?
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    Mt Gunstock Ski hoist.Next door in 1938 Belknap ski area added a lift.Mt Rowe is also another name out there.
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    Boy SI skier, you've done your homework.

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    What was the "Bang board"?
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    The bang board was at the top of that 3100 ft rope tow and was used as a safety.If a skier got caught up in the tow they would bang up against the board setting off the switch and stopping the lift.
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    Did Bill buy the History of Gunstock book ?

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