Lost Ski Areas of the Southern Adirondacks

Lost Ski Areas of the Southern Adirondacks

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The Adirondack region has long been a favorite of skiers, as its beautiful mountains and deep snow cover provide it with the perfect landscape. Downhill ski areas developed during the Great Depression, when New Yorkers looked for an affordable escape to beat the winter blues. Over the coming decades, ski areas expanded with new lifts, lodges and trails. Despite the popularity of the sport, many ski areas have disappeared, yet countless people still hold fond memories of them. Ski historian Jeremy Davis chronicles the history of these vanished ski areas with photographs and memories from those who enjoyed them, while also paying homage to restored and classic skiing opportunities still available in the Adirondacks.A true family area, it flew under the radar and was never mentioned in newspaper accounts or ski area guidebooks. ... Mr. Adams would cruise through town early Saturday morning and we would throw ourselves and our gear into the back of a anbsp;...

Title:Lost Ski Areas of the Southern Adirondacks
Author:Jeremy K. Davis
Publisher:The History Press - 2012


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