History: A track of its own | AspenTimes.com
YOUR AD HERE »

History: A track of its own

“In the early 1970s, Snowmass had its own ski track system. It was the first in the valley and a predecessor to the now extensive Aspen/Snowmass Nordic Council system that will eventually reach from Snowmass, through Aspen to Difficult Campground,” stated an article in the Dec. 15, 1985, Aspen Times. “Magne Nostdahl, Amund Ekroll and Jan Johannessen started the Snowmass Touring Center and gave Snowmass the distinction of initiating track skiing in the Roaring Fork Valley.” Pictured here is Toby Morse, who was the director of the center and managed more than 30 kilometers of groomed trails in 1985. Photo by Devon Meyers.


Support Local Journalism

Support Local Journalism

Readers around Aspen and Snowmass Village make the Aspen Times’ work possible. Your financial contribution supports our efforts to deliver quality, locally relevant journalism.

Now more than ever, your support is critical to help us keep our community informed about the evolving coronavirus pandemic and the impact it is having locally. Every contribution, however large or small, will make a difference.

Each donation will be used exclusively for the development and creation of increased news coverage.

For tax deductible donations, click here.
 

Start a dialogue, stay on topic and be civil.
If you don't follow the rules, your comment may be deleted.

User Legend: iconModerator iconTrusted User