History: Burlingame lift on Snowmass from the start | AspenTimes.com

History: Burlingame lift on Snowmass from the start

In 1966, the construction of the new Snowmass-at-Aspen ski area was just getting into full swing. Infrastructure was being laid, and the first two lifts, Fanny Hill and Burlingame, were being built. The land used for the mall and surrounding hotels and condominiums was being cleared with only a few structures in place, and the snowmelt road was yet to be laid out. Just 10 years later, a very different picture of the base area was seen. Aspen Skiing Co. just completed the removal of the Burlingame chairlift last week. Photographers: Joan Lane, 1966, and Steve Stratford, circa 1978.

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